The Morning Rant: Minimalist Edition

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The destruction of the traditional nuclear family is one of the goals of the progressive movement in America. How else can they create a society in which government is the primary caregiver? Push the wife into the job market, feed the kids at school, and be sure to teach them anal sex and how to put on condoms. Make them dependent on government for healthcare and food and shelter, and minimize religiosity, and what is the purpose of the family?

And when people flee the cities, which are ground-zero for this monstrous remaking of culture, where do they go? The suburbs, where zoning laws limiting high density housing, and the cost of living, prevent most wards of the state from exporting their dependence.

And we can't have that! It's just not fair that only blue cities have to accommodate the consequences of three generations of the welfare state!

Joe Biden's disastrous plans for America's suburbs

Biden’s plan is to force suburban towns with single-family homes and minimum lot sizes to build high-density affordable housing smack in the middle of their leafy neighborhoods — local preferences and local control be damned.”

Luckily President Trump ended the Obama catastrophe-in-the-making:

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This morning I brought the garbage to the curb, because my little town changed its procedures for pickup because of Chinese Lung Rot, and they don't go into people's yards to get the trash.

I noticed two teenagers running down the street, probably cross-country team members or maybe just out for an early morning run. They happened to be Black, which in my lily-White town is unusual. But not by design...unlike in the 1950s and 1960s when the real estate agents carefully avoided selling homes to Blacks and Jews. No, it's unusual simply because it's expensive to live in the NYC suburbs, and American Blacks have been hamstrung since the Great Society of the mid-1960s. For all I know their dads are venture capitalists or owners of their own businesses or garbagemen who worked two jobs to afford to live here. I don't know and I don't care. They and anyone else who can afford to live here are welcome. Because this is America.

Having government force zoning changes to accommodate high-density housing on the very people who worked to flee high-density housing is vile. Forcing private developers to build some percentage of low-income housing whenever they develop anything may be even worse.

Allowing communities to develop organically isn't up to government. Controlling how and where people can live doesn't just feel like totalitarianism; it IS totalitarianism. What's next? Government permits to relocate? Licenses for more than two children? Forcing empty-nesters to take in boarders from the slums?

This is disgusting social engineering, and I applaud President Trump for finally ending it. If you want a clear difference between Trump and Biden; here it is. I hope Trump hammers this home in every speech and campaign event. MAke those soccer moms who love their idyllic suburbs with carefully manicured lawns, and lots of space between houses, and clean safe schools, and no crime other than the occasional TPing of a house to face up to the undeniable fact that Biden and the Democrat party will destroy their way of life to regain the White House.

This is a perfect talking point. It's not a matter of race, it's a matter of hard work and perseverance and the desire to better one's self and one's family. Have a couple of minority families from the suburbs on stage with him while he extols the virtues of the American Dream, and then ask them why they live where they live? If they are recent arrivals then it may be because the idea of the Crips or MS-13 or a bunch of crank-dealing thugs roaming and owning the streets was unacceptable. And if they are 2nd or 3rd generation suburbanites it is because grandpa got out before LBJ's Great Society destroyed Black America.

But either way, shove Biden's dream to destroy traditional America down their throats. Alinsky was a smart man, and his techniques can be used by both sides!

Posted by: CBD at 11:00 AM




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1 Agenda 21 again?

Posted by: Lizzy at July 30, 2020 11:01 AM (bDqIh)

2 coulda been a contender

Posted by: Boomers remember stuff at July 30, 2020 11:01 AM (vI+F1)

3 Projects everywhere for everyone!

Posted by: BignJames at July 30, 2020 11:02 AM (X/Pw5)

4 not first

Posted by: TheJamesMadison, running from a biplane in a cornfield at July 30, 2020 11:02 AM (UWqZJ)

5 Herman Cain -- RIP

Posted by: marhot at July 30, 2020 11:03 AM (FWcuP)

6 Herman Cain -- RIP
Posted by: marhot

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Yeah, just saw this news.

Posted by: Tonypete at July 30, 2020 11:03 AM (6WCwE)

7 5 Yep

Posted by: CN at July 30, 2020 11:03 AM (ONvIw)

8 5 Herman Cain --

So sad.. And RBG survives... Won't say what I would like to

Posted by: It's me donna at July 30, 2020 11:03 AM (Zmnko)

9 Biden also wants more Islam in schools.
Womp womp!

[]"I wish we taught more in our schools about the Islamic faith," Biden, a Catholic, said during his video remarks played at the Million Muslim Votes summit organized by the Muslim American political action committee Emgage Action.

video remarks
so this was scripted, rehearsed, taped.
not a gaffe

Posted by: Lizzy at July 30, 2020 11:03 AM (bDqIh)

10 Agenda 21 again?

Posted by: Lizzy at July 30, 2020 11:01 AM (bDqIh)

If you won't come to the city, they'll bring the city to you!

Posted by: BignJames at July 30, 2020 11:04 AM (X/Pw5)

11 Sad news about Herma Cain

Posted by: Lizzy at July 30, 2020 11:04 AM (bDqIh)

12 I'm glad Trump stopped this forced high density housing stuff at a national level. I wish NJ could stop this crap.

Posted by: CN at July 30, 2020 11:05 AM (ONvIw)

13 >>If you won't come to the city, they'll bring the city to you!

You can check in anytime you like
But you can't never leave!

Posted by: Lizzy at July 30, 2020 11:05 AM (bDqIh)

14 Something wierod going on. Some text in the first and third paras is winking in and out of existence, and the whole page has St. Vitus Dance.

Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon at July 30, 2020 11:05 AM (bNb8V)

15 "I wish we taught more in our schools about the Islamic faith," Biden, a Catholic, said . . . "

Posted by: Lizzy

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The report is asserting facts not in evidence.

Posted by: Tonypete at July 30, 2020 11:05 AM (6WCwE)

16 RIP Mr. Cain.

Posted by: Mr. Peebles at July 30, 2020 11:06 AM (oVJmc)

17 Cabrini Green is a color, right? Sounds pretty.

Posted by: getting the banned back together at July 30, 2020 11:06 AM (spCpY)

18 >>I'm glad Trump stopped this forced high density housing stuff at a national level. I wish NJ could stop this crap.


Denver's been pushing it for years.
They want to pack the bodies into the city - high density housing!!

Posted by: Lizzy at July 30, 2020 11:06 AM (bDqIh)

19 hiya

Posted by: JT at July 30, 2020 11:06 AM (arJlL)

20 That ain't gonna' fly out here in the hinterlands.

Posted by: FIIGMO at July 30, 2020 11:07 AM (Qf08A)

21 Ugh, Herman Cain dying really is sad. He's who should have been our nominee in 2012.

Did he get it at a Trump rally?

Posted by: Dig Dug at July 30, 2020 11:07 AM (RW5iU)

22
Denver's been pushing it for years.
They want to pack the bodies into the city - high density housing!!
Posted by: Lizzy at July 30, 2020 11:06 AM (bDqIh)

NJ wants to move Trenton to the suburbs.

Posted by: CN at July 30, 2020 11:07 AM (ONvIw)

23 14 Something wierod going on. Some text in the first and third paras is winking in and out of existence, and the whole page has St. Vitus Dance.
Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon at July 30, 2020 11:05 AM (bNb8V)

You got the 'rona.

Posted by: getting the banned back together at July 30, 2020 11:07 AM (spCpY)

24 The Lewis circus is beginning shortly. Obama giving the euology, PBUH.

Posted by: Jane D'oh at July 30, 2020 11:08 AM (ptqGC)

25 "...love their idyllic suburbs with carefully manicured lawns, and lots of space between houses,"


Now, what to do about that damned mole??!!

Posted by: Diogenes at July 30, 2020 11:08 AM (axyOa)

26 FIRST!!!!!

Posted by: Sponge - China is Asshoe! at July 30, 2020 11:08 AM (tjClK)

27 You got the 'rona.
Posted by: getting the banned back together at July 30, 2020 11:07 AM (spCpY)

Now that I'm hearing more about wuflu presenting like a sinus infection, I'm toying with an antibody test

Posted by: CN at July 30, 2020 11:08 AM (ONvIw)

28 I just removed the embedded tweet and switched it to a JPEG. Has that cured the twitching?

Posted by: CharlieBrown'sDildo at July 30, 2020 11:09 AM (dLLD6)

29 Rest In peace, Herman Cain. God bless and comfort your family.

Posted by: Jane D'oh at July 30, 2020 11:09 AM (ptqGC)

30 The New York Times said that Trump's appeal to the suburbs was "racist," because, of course, no black and brown people live in the suburbs and if they did, they would definitely want dysfunctional urban pathologies imported into their backyards.

Posted by: Victor Tango Kilo at July 30, 2020 11:09 AM (BeYX8)

31 From the NYT on this topic:

The tweet, sent from aboard Air Force One as Mr. Trump traveled to Texas, was the latest example of the president stoking racial division as he seeks to win over voters in his bid for re-election.

Posted by: Anonosaurus Wrecks, Tyrannosaur Wrangler at July 30, 2020 11:09 AM (+y/Ru)

32 The garbage men go into your yard to get the trash? Mine won't even bend down to pick up trash that falls off the back of the truck.

Posted by: Cat Ass Trophy at July 30, 2020 11:10 AM (dNzKv)

33 RIP Herman Cain.

Article said he had the 'Rona, but not that he died of it.

Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon at July 30, 2020 11:10 AM (bNb8V)

34 You have to admit, the urban hipsters admitting that the suburbs are better managed and cities are horrible places to live is pretty gratifying.

Posted by: Victor Tango Kilo at July 30, 2020 11:10 AM (BeYX8)

35 The trash guys that collect in my neighborhood are usually black. If I'm outside when they come by, I always hand them a Gatorade or Powerade if I have any.

Same with my mail carrier.

They're always appreciative. I complement them on the hard work they do and say thanks.

It's who I am.

It has nothing to do with their skin color.

Posted by: Sponge - China is Asshoe! at July 30, 2020 11:10 AM (tjClK)

36 Hey! Mass Soviet apartment blocks were such a hit for the Roosskies we want them for you peons.

Posted by: Archer at July 30, 2020 11:10 AM (gmo/4)

37 Biden's plan is to force suburban towns with single-family homes and minimum lot sizes to build high-density affordable housing smack in the middle of their leafy neighborhoods

The Peninsula has been doing something like this for years. The "affordable housing" is then allotted to teachers, illegals, and other public employees but with some stipulations: you can't sell it for market price. The town always has control of the subsidized price, which may only rise 1% (if I recall) per year.

In other words, no American Dream for you!

Posted by: t-bird at July 30, 2020 11:11 AM (KDCRD)

38 The northern VA politicians rolled over in bed and told their developer buddies, " omg, that racist trump is hurting our bottom line."

Theyre squealing like stuck pigs. Theyve been telling us for years about how we need upzoning. Because "affirdable housing." And racist.

What they DO is gentrify the affordable housing that DOES exist and stick in 3 "units" of affordable housing, not section 8. Its still pricey.

Then they tell the homeowners to build stalking horse ADUs (granny flats) and plan punative taxes if you dont lay out capital for infill while ignoring infrastructure and while narrowing roads.

They ran out of land to develop. They want yours.

Posted by: dagny, first of her name at July 30, 2020 11:11 AM (nRWPy)

39 Why were they not giving Cain the Trump cocktail?

MULTIPLE doctors around the world claim 100% effectiveness against 'rona.

Some even call it a cure.

Posted by: Sponge - China is Asshoe! at July 30, 2020 11:11 AM (tjClK)

40 The New York Times said that Trump's appeal to the suburbs was "racist," because, of course, no black and brown people live in the suburbs and if they did, they would definitely want dysfunctional urban pathologies imported into their backyards.
Posted by: Victor Tango Kilo


That'll be news to the black family 4 doors down and the three Hispanic families directly across the street.

Posted by: rickb223 at July 30, 2020 11:11 AM (dhqL5)

41 The garbage men go into your yard to get the trash?
Mine won't even bend down to pick up trash that falls off the back of
the truck.

Posted by: Cat Ass Trophy at July 30, 2020 11:10 AM (dNzKv)

Yup. They do a great job. The local government is mostly bloated and wasteful, but these guys are excellent.

Posted by: CharlieBrown'sDildo at July 30, 2020 11:11 AM (dLLD6)

42
The Lewis circus is beginning shortly. Obama giving the euology, PBUH.
Posted by: Jane D'oh


It is only appropriate - after all, he himself was there on the Pettus Bridge in Selma with John when the fire hoses and police dogs were set upon the protest marchers in the early 60s.

Just ask him.

Posted by: Krebs v Carnot: Epic Battle of the Cycling Stars (TM) at July 30, 2020 11:11 AM (pNxlR)

43 Cabrini Green is a color, right? Sounds pretty.

Posted by: getting the banned back together at July 30, 2020 11:06 AM (spCpY)


"Cabrini-Green was once a model of successful public housing, but poor planning, physical deterioration, and managerial neglect, coupled with gang violence, drugs, and chronic unemployment, turned it into a national symbol of urban blight and failed housing policy."

Got that?...it was a MODEL!

Posted by: BignJames at July 30, 2020 11:12 AM (X/Pw5)

44 Never First! sometimes close..

Posted by: Silent at July 30, 2020 11:12 AM (CrU4U)

45 Our garbage men come into our yard. We live 10 minutes outside the city. Apparently in town, they've cut back on services so the garbage men can socially distance. Or something.

Posted by: Jane D'oh at July 30, 2020 11:12 AM (ptqGC)

46 If cities and towns would stop sucking on the Federal teat they couldn't be blackmailed (is it okay to call it that?) into these zoning rules.

It's the usual, Federal money, taken from us in the first place and handed back like candy that "forces" communities to zone according to their rules.
It's the way they've been controlling the herd as long as I can remember, from the Drive-55 (and before) to today.

You want to get your tax money back from King John, you have to follow his rules Mr. Hood.

Posted by: DamnedYankee at July 30, 2020 11:12 AM (TYUJ+)

47 And we can't have that! It's just not fair that only blue cities have to accommodate the consequences of three generations of the welfare state!
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Allowing communities to develop organically isn't up to government. Controlling how and where people can live doesn't just feel like totalitarianism; it IS totalitarianism. What's next? Government permits to relocate? Licenses for more than two children? Forcing empty-nesters to take in boarders from the slums?

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Merely the first steps. It isn't that the blue cities cannot be the only bearers of consequences. Socialism in all of its forms - and perhaps totalitarianism in general (though most totalitarianism has been socialist, so it's hard to say) - is about the distribution of suffering. Not wealth, not opportunity. Suffering.

The cities suffer more than the suburbs. So the suburbs must must be made to suffer equitably. That is a good enough first step. But so-called "blue states" suffer more than "red states." Why not that for the next step after that? After all, we can't leave the redistribution of suffering to its own devices. Californians prefer certain formerly habitable parts of the Interior West and Texas. They need to be forcibly redistributed so as to ensure equitable suffering throughout the red states.

Eventually, this will peter out. Permits for relocation? Nyet, comrade. The migration tends to appeal to their desires. The problems will arise when it peters out. No, permits for relocation may come but they won't be necessary. Forcible relocation will be a much better answer. Forced migration according to the parameters of "social justice" will bring much more suffering to all. Much more than mere permits. Internal passports will come, too, once the suffering has become endemic.

Whatever policies will maximize suffering are the policies they will pursue, at whatever scale they think they can get away with.

Posted by: Joe Mannix (Not a cop!) at July 30, 2020 11:12 AM (hYcqw)

48 Rest In peace, Herman Cain. God bless and comfort your family.
Posted by: Jane D'oh at July 30, 2020 11:09 AM (ptqGC)


ditto

He went fast after contracting it.

Lots of conservatives dying from this.
Everyone should be on HCQ and Zinc by now.
You know damn well half dead RBG and Pelosi are. And Nadler and the rest of the scumbags.

Posted by: artisanal 'ette at July 30, 2020 11:12 AM (t4of4)

49 Listening to the Lewis funeral on radio. I have never heard so much over the top BS since the McCain funeral.


I
doubt 5% of the country knew who he was a week ago and it might be
20% in Atlanta at best. And just what did he ever do in congress
worthwhile for his district or the country? Oh yeah, "good trouble", fiery, hateful
speeches and conscience of the nation.

Posted by: Ripley at July 30, 2020 11:12 AM (MxEKc)

50 24 The Lewis circus is beginning shortly. Obama giving the euology

It will be a catered affair, only the best wagyu beef, and dog.

And the Pillsbury Doughboy is racist. So is Bob's Big Boy. Pretty sure H. Salt is too.

Posted by: getting the banned back together at July 30, 2020 11:12 AM (spCpY)

51 - any black person who is successful in life is not "authentically black"
- therefore all black people are poor and downtrodden
- therefore all black people need Uncle Sugar to make their miserable lives even close to bearable.... it's all white people's fault. And only white people can save them.

Their logic is impeccable.

fucking swine.

Posted by: Warai-otoko at July 30, 2020 11:12 AM (/EuRN)

52 BLM wants to destroy the nuclear family? You mean like the changes to the civil rights legislation republicans were pushing in 1965 that gave equal rights to minorities but ended up being a massive welfare scheme that targeted those same minorities?

That right there shows us the dems are still dividing America by race today, just like 50 years ago, just like 100 years ago and all the way back to the beginning of our nation.

Posted by: DanMan at July 30, 2020 11:13 AM (XTiHL)

53 I'm on the pointy end of the Development Spear. It's all politics and dick neighbors. Sprinkle some power trip in there as well.

The average planning commission member thinks you don't need a car or parking for said car.

The average city council member wants to restrict any development and squawk about lack of affordable housing.

The hardest part of my job to keep my mouth shut.

Posted by: nip at July 30, 2020 11:13 AM (yoqcZ)

54 The architectural magazines and places like Brookings have been lauding soviet and east German bloc housing for a few years.

It worked they giggle.

Posted by: dagny, first of her name at July 30, 2020 11:13 AM (nRWPy)

55 I just removed the embedded tweet and switched it to a JPEG. Has that cured the twitching?
Posted by: CharlieBrown'sDildo at July 30, 2020 11:09 AM (dLLD6)

It sure did! Thanks, CBD. On that note, I was mowing the yard the other day, and across a dead blackbird on the ground. It got turned into shredded tweet.

Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon at July 30, 2020 11:13 AM (bNb8V)

56 Herman Cain -- RIP
Posted by: marhot at July 30, 2020 11:03 AM (FWcuP)
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That sucks. I hope his family can find blessings in this time.

Posted by: Joe Mannix (Not a cop!) at July 30, 2020 11:13 AM (hYcqw)

57 In America 2020 commies don't have to obey Federal Laws. Memos were sent!

Posted by: Case at July 30, 2020 11:13 AM (frO9V)

58 Alinsky knew how to disrupt and destroy things, but he didn't know shit about governing society. The left doesn't know this,. They think Alinksy proscribes how to seize power and govern.

Posted by: sniffybigtoe at July 30, 2020 11:14 AM (xfb67)

59 ... The average planning commission member thinks you don't need a car or parking for said car. ...
Posted by: nip at July 30, 2020 11:13 AM (yoqcZ)
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Oh, not if you get them drunk and tune into in vino veritas. They don't want you to have cars. That's all.

Posted by: Joe Mannix (Not a cop!) at July 30, 2020 11:14 AM (hYcqw)

60
That'll be news to the black family 4 doors down and the three Hispanic families directly across the street.
Posted by: rickb223 at July 30, 2020 11:11 AM (dhqL5)


As with my black neighbors, the lesbians with the adopted black daughter across the street and the Mexicans around the corner.

Posted by: Sponge - China is Asshoe! at July 30, 2020 11:15 AM (tjClK)

61 When I was a kid, the garbagemen in the city were all black. Now, their deal was they got paid for a full shift no matter how early they finished. It was a truly well oiled machine when these guys went down the street.

Posted by: bill in arkansas at July 30, 2020 11:15 AM (C1Lsn)

62 ..Cabrini Green is a color, right? Sounds pretty.

Posted by: getting the banned back together at July 30, 2020 11:06 AM (spCpY)



"Cabrini Green *is* a color. Pantone pigment No. 168 is Dried Blood.



Jim
Sunk New Dawn
Galveston, TX

Posted by: Jim at July 30, 2020 11:15 AM (QzJWU)

63
"Cabrini-Green was once a model of successful public housing, but poor planning, physical deterioration, and managerial neglect, coupled with gang violence, drugs, and chronic unemployment, turned it into a national symbol of urban blight and failed housing policy."

Got that?...it was a MODEL!
Posted by: BignJames at July 30, 2020 11:12 AM (X/Pw5)

Yup. Back when it was all balsa wood little houses on a city-planner's table, it was paradise!

Then they went and built the damn thing to scale and let all those icky people into it, and it all went to shit.

But the model was heaven on earth, I tell ya!

Posted by: Warai-otoko at July 30, 2020 11:15 AM (/EuRN)

64
That'll be news to the black family 4 doors down and the three Hispanic families directly across the street.
Posted by: rickb223 at July 30, 2020 11:11 AM (dhqL5)


Same here. Yet there is a declining office complex behind us that would be a right tempting target for setting down some Section 8 housing if so ordered.

Posted by: Krebs v Carnot: Epic Battle of the Cycling Stars (TM) at July 30, 2020 11:15 AM (pNxlR)

65 The Lewis circus is beginning shortly.

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Get your clown noses on!

Posted by: Anonosaurus Wrecks, Tyrannosaur Wrangler at July 30, 2020 11:15 AM (+y/Ru)

66 Looking out the windows here at the office in a leafy suburb of Minneapolis, I can see two massive apartment buildings and a choo choo train being built to further the destruction of the suburb.

Posted by: SkylerKat at July 30, 2020 11:16 AM (SXIn9)

67 Alinsky knew how to disrupt and destroy things, but he didn't know shit about governing society. The left doesn't know this,. They think Alinksy proscribes how to seize power and govern.
Posted by: sniffybigtoe at July 30, 2020 11:14 AM (xfb67)
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Consider their perspective. It is all perfectly sensible, really. To them power *is* governance. The entire postmodern worldview is power and dominance. If they get power, the governance flows from it. It is one and the same. Governance is the expression of power and nothing more. Whatever they do is correct by definition, because they are powerful. The same people who decry US military activities truly believe, philosophically, that might makes right.

Posted by: Joe Mannix (Not a cop!) at July 30, 2020 11:16 AM (hYcqw)

68 I'll always remember John Lewis claiming tea party members spat on him and called him the "n" word, and how he refused to attend PDT's inauguration.

Klassy.

Posted by: Jane D'oh at July 30, 2020 11:16 AM (ptqGC)

69 You look at all the "apartment" buildings being built here in North Texas and if you've gotten outside your American bubble, the first thing you think is "Oh, look, we're building apartments that look like they were designed in Germany or Sweden".

We're in areas that were built in the lat 80's. The Multifamily housing is showing up in new developments all around us as old farmers die off and the last open land is sold for housing.

Posted by: DamnedYankee at July 30, 2020 11:17 AM (TYUJ+)

70 They tried this in my neighborhood in Houston, in IIRC 2016-2017. We are close to "Uptown" Houston and about 20-30 min from Downtown.
The area is one of the most diverse affluent areas in town--with many patio homes (semi-dense, i.e., houses on small lots) and more typical suburban houses. The public schools are good--esp. the elementary school--and naturally our taxes are high.
Many in the neighborhood were able to defeat this--even gaining support from our Dem mayor Sylvester Turner.
But under a Biden administration, I don't think we'd be successful at such a defeat.

Mind you, there was absolutely NO rationale for this as there are plenty of less expensive housing alternatives nearby given the laxness of Houston zoning. And fwiw, Houston is one of the most diverse cities in the USA--mostly happy because--drumroll--people are able to make a living.

Posted by: groovygirl at July 30, 2020 11:17 AM (DCjk/)

71 My town went with the Herbie Curbies a decade back, and the trucks with the grabbers, so the Sanitation Engineer doesn't even have to get out of the cab.

To the extent that we still have "Moanbacks", they are all "Trustees" from the City Jail.

Posted by: Grump928(C) at July 30, 2020 11:17 AM (yQpMk)

72 I haven't seen a garbage man in years, it's one guy driving a truck with a robot arm grabbing the container, dumping it and putting it back on the curb. Your cities must pay a fortune for garbage collection

Posted by: Tinfoilbaby at July 30, 2020 11:17 AM (YxRHs)

73 "Cabrini-Green was once a model of successful public housing, but poor planning, physical deterioration, and managerial neglect, coupled with gang violence, drugs, and chronic unemployment, turned it into a national symbol of urban blight and failed housing policy."

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And the graft! Don't forget the graft!

Posted by: Anonosaurus Wrecks, Tyrannosaur Wrangler at July 30, 2020 11:17 AM (+y/Ru)

74 >>38
The northern VA politicians rolled over in bed and told their developer
buddies, " omg, that racist trump is hurting our bottom line."


Theyre squealing like stuck pigs. Theyve been telling us for years
about how we need upzoning. Because "affirdable housing." And racist.Posted by: dagny, first of her name at July 30, 2020 11:11 AM (nRWPy)


Old Town Alexandria gives absolutely zero fucks about affordable housing. Oh, it used to, and how, but no more.

Time was the streets just off King had several large plots of ghetto-brick townhouses. Those are being razed and replaced with million-dollar condo units. The visual contrast is cynical-chuckle-inducing.

Black live may matter, but black housing--at least in ultra-white Old Town--smells the glove.

Posted by: Zod at July 30, 2020 11:17 AM (yvnmY)

75 24 The Lewis circus is beginning shortly. Obama giving the euology.
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In which Obama will explain how lucky John was to know him.

Posted by: WisRich at July 30, 2020 11:18 AM (G0vdT)

76 Got that?...it was a MODEL!
Posted by: BignJames at July 30, 2020 11:12 AM (X/Pw5)
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It was. And no one would acknowledge defeat for decades, decades longer than it should have taken.

The one thing I will hand to Saint Louis is that they acknowledged the reality of government housing tower blocks long before anyone else. They tore down Pruitt-Igoe long before most other cities finally followed suit. And Chicago only surrendered Cabrini Green when HUD forced their hands.

Posted by: Joe Mannix (Not a cop!) at July 30, 2020 11:18 AM (hYcqw)

77 The Lewis circus is beginning shortly.
...


Who cares?


Posted by: Not Voting Our Way Out Of This at July 30, 2020 11:18 AM (EiNjl)

78 Thanks Jane, of forgotten that.

Very helpful memories.

Posted by: dagny, first of her name at July 30, 2020 11:18 AM (nRWPy)

79 72 I haven't seen a garbage man in years, it's one guy driving a truck with a robot arm grabbing the container, dumping it and putting it back on the curb. Your cities must pay a fortune for garbage collection
Posted by: Tinfoilbaby at July 30, 2020 11:17 AM (YxRHs)

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Same here.

Then again, I live in a town of less than 3500.

Posted by: SMH at July 30, 2020 11:18 AM (RU4sa)

80 Our garbage collection has changed with COVID too. Everything must be bagged and tied off. No loose items or they won't take it. Must use the company's bin(s) or they won't take it. Nothing on the ground, even if it's bagged. It goes on and on...

Posted by: Martini Farmer at July 30, 2020 11:18 AM (3H9h1)

81 It goes beyond destroying the nuclear family.

Identity warfare (it's gone beyond mere politics at this point) is an effort to destroy all pre-existing identity.

Religious identity has been hammered for decades, the national identity is under assault, and the self is now in the crosshairs - evidenced by all of the authoritarian measures that make the individual seem powerless against the state.

All that will remain will be tribe/clan/subculture level identities, and those will be targeted once the rest are broken.

The idea is to destroy every affiliation and allegiance that pre-exists their imaginary utopia, and replace it with an ant's role in their collectivist hive.

This is an evil beyond words, and it must be opposed and destroyed by any means.

Posted by: Cato, Collectivism Delenda Est at July 30, 2020 11:18 AM (qLjRe)

82 "Cabrini-Green was once a model of successful public housing, but poor planning, physical deterioration, and managerial neglect, coupled with gang violence, drugs, and chronic unemployment, turned it into a national symbol of urban blight and failed housing policy."

-
And the graft! Don't forget the graft!
Posted by: Anonosaurus Wrecks, Tyrannosaur Wrangler at July 30, 2020 11:17 AM (+y/Ru)


I'm betting Chitcago is missing ole Jane Byrne right about now.

Posted by: Sponge - China is Asshoe! at July 30, 2020 11:19 AM (tjClK)

83 The trash guys that collect in my neighborhood are usually black. If I'm outside when they come by, I always hand them a Gatorade or Powerade if I have any.

Same with my mail carrier.

They're always appreciative. I complement them on the hard work they do and say thanks.

It's who I am.

It has nothing to do with their skin color.
Posted by: Sponge - China is Asshoe! at July

Do the same thing. County juveniles stacking firewood or the CenturyLink installer fixing my DSL connection in 101 degree heat. Even the guys rebuilding the chimney in the cold rain get coffee or hot chocolate.

On hot days I leave a cooler with ice and various drinks on the porch for the mail and package delivery people.

Posted by: Embarrassing Stain at July 30, 2020 11:19 AM (IYZ+m)

84 Let me know when the guys with the shovels are done.

I got a wicked number two brewing that'll be perfect for the occasion.

Posted by: Warai-otoko at July 30, 2020 11:19 AM (/EuRN)

85 I can say unequivocally that I do not want to live anywhere near high-density, multi-family communities.

I pity those who do have to settle for that kind of subsistence level living, these areas seem to just radiate hopelessness.

Posted by: Scorpions at July 30, 2020 11:19 AM (6mvRv)

86 I have said it before.. i'll say it again.. not a matter of if but when and where the cancer has to be killed or you are killed.. we are moving at an ever increasing rate toward that decision. Buy ammo!

Posted by: Silent at July 30, 2020 11:19 AM (CrU4U)

87
I'll always remember John Lewis claiming tea party members spat on him and called him the "n" word, and how he refused to attend PDT's inauguration.

Klassy.
Posted by: Jane D'oh


I was there, standing on the steps of the Cannon House Office Building at it closest corner to the Capitol. No such thing happened.

Posted by: Krebs v Carnot: Epic Battle of the Cycling Stars (TM) at July 30, 2020 11:19 AM (pNxlR)

88 Didn't the mayor of Chicago move in to Cabrini Green for some PR stunt and then run away like a day later?

Posted by: sniffybigtoe at July 30, 2020 11:19 AM (xfb67)

89 "Consider their perspective. It is all perfectly sensible, really. To them power *is* governance. The entire postmodern worldview is power and dominance. If they get power, the governance flows from it. It is one and the same. Governance is the expression of power and nothing more. Whatever they do is correct by definition, because they are powerful. The same people who decry US military activities truly believe, philosophically, that might makes right." posted by Joe Mannix at 11:15.

Exactly so Joe--and this "approach" to governance was on full view during the AG Barr "hearing" on Tuesday. Bully, talk over the witness and claim their power via "reclaiming" their time.

Posted by: groovygirl at July 30, 2020 11:20 AM (DCjk/)

90 >>Listening to the Lewis funeral on radio. I have never heard so much over the top BS since the McCain funeral.


I'm getting very tired of the endless parad of national funeral services for DC people.

They are not royalty.
Is this the SOP for any DC bigwig's death?

Posted by: Lizzy at July 30, 2020 11:20 AM (bDqIh)

91 "What's next? Government permits to relocate? Licenses for more than two children? Forcing empty-nesters to take in boarders from the slums?"

Wait, who let this guy in to our x-box group?
-Commies planning insurrection.

Posted by: Flyover at July 30, 2020 11:20 AM (Rbu5d)

92 77 The Lewis circus is beginning shortly.
...


Who cares?


Posted by: Not Voting Our Way Out Of This at July 30, 2020 11:18 AM (EiNjl)

---

This^

Don't get why anyone would watch that crap.

Posted by: SMH at July 30, 2020 11:20 AM (RU4sa)

93 Not watching the Lewis circus.

It angers me to no end that four dear friends from our church have died since the WuFlu, and we couldn't have memorial services for them.

But Ebenezer is packed.

Posted by: Jane D'oh at July 30, 2020 11:20 AM (ptqGC)

94 RIP Herman Cain

I was rooting for him. I wonder if, now, we'll get the truth about him, his run for president?

Posted by: Mark Andrew Edwards, Never Kneel, Free WA, Buy Ammo at July 30, 2020 11:21 AM (l4C/z)

95 Built during the Soviet era in Poland:

The Falowiec is a whopping 850 metres in length (2,788 feet), so it requires three separate bus stops. 11 floors. In North Korea as you age you get moved down to the bottom, Probably no elevators.


I can see it now, and probably Biden wants us all to live in one long building, Soviet style.

Posted by: Colin at July 30, 2020 11:21 AM (TftQW)

96 The destruction of the traditional nuclear family is one of the goals of
the progressive movement in America. How else can they create a society
in which government is the primary caregiver? Push the wife into the
job market, feed the kids at school, and be sure to teach them anal sex
and how to put on condoms. Make them dependent on government for
healthcare and food and shelter, and minimize religiosity, and what is
the purpose of the family?


The end result is a stoopid, pliable populace who never question anything they're told by gubmint. Much like we're seeing with the China Wu-Flu and the coming requirements to wear hazmat suits everywhere including inside our homes.


I always wondered why we were suddenly awash in zombie films and TV shows some years ago. Now I understand.

Posted by: BackwardsBoy - Mask Rebel at July 30, 2020 11:21 AM (HaL55)

97 you can't have a dystopian future without sprawling graffiti shit in the hallways dwelling places.

Even better if they are just shipping containers piled at all angles with wires strung like they were done by spiders on LSD. And rope walks and rickety scaffolding to provide access.

Because what they really want is America like you see in the cool end of the world disaster movies from the late 70's.

Posted by: DamnedYankee at July 30, 2020 11:21 AM (TYUJ+)

98 They don't want you to have cars. That's all.

Know someone with property specifically zoned to park cars, in this case unseen from street, yet every now and then a meter reader or dwp employee will try to rat him out and tow/confiscate them all. We're talking about a small business renting to movies cars and trucks from 1918 to 1960s, unrestored (no show cars) and authentic. But to The City/State they are Bad Things.

Posted by: getting the banned back together at July 30, 2020 11:21 AM (spCpY)

99 Old Town Alexandria gives absolutely zero fucks about affordable housing. Oh, it used to, and how, but no more.

Time was the streets just off King had several large plots of ghetto-brick townhouses. Those are being razed and replaced with million-dollar condo units. The visual contrast is cynical-chuckle-inducing.

Black live may matter, but black housing--at least in ultra-white Old Town--smells the glove.


Wilson is about to destroy Arlandria and took property for his developer buddies on Henry, rt 1. 2-3 units of affordable housing in each giant condo. The "berg" in old Town is almost gone. Still in crime reports though.

But he's busy calling trump a racist. So is Beyer.

Posted by: dagny, first of her name at July 30, 2020 11:21 AM (nRWPy)

100 Didn't the mayor of Chicago move in to Cabrini Green for some PR stunt and then run away like a day later?
Posted by: sniffybigtoe at July 30, 2020 11:19 AM (xfb67)
++++++++++++
Sort of. I think she made it a couple of weeks. But it was a total debacle on multiple levels. It was indeed as dangerous and violent and decrepit as claimed. To protect the mayor, they had to armor her unit (steel doors, welded covers on ingress points, etc.). When she finally gave up and pulled out, the gang shot-callers looted the apartment and discovered just how cheaply and easily their units could be armored. And then much of the higher echelon gang areas became fortresses.

Posted by: Joe Mannix (Not a cop!) at July 30, 2020 11:22 AM (hYcqw)

101 Don't get why anyone would watch that crap.

Posted by: SMH at July 30, 2020

And then start bitching about it.


Very odd.

Posted by: Not Voting Our Way Out Of This at July 30, 2020 11:22 AM (EiNjl)

102 Zod is white. Zod worked on a trash truck summers in high school. Dirty job, good money. Many, many stories to tell.

Rummies would go on the wagon and throw out their entire liquor cabinet on the curb. Audiophiles converting to CD threw out milk-crates full of LPs. Dope. Electronics. Money. Dead cats. A shotgun.

Lorton Landfill has at least one of everything ever created by man in it.

Posted by: Zod at July 30, 2020 11:22 AM (yvnmY)

103 It's all just part of the "you will be made to care" government brought to you by Big-Ears and his buttbuddies.

Posted by: DamnedYankee at July 30, 2020 11:22 AM (TYUJ+)

104 The New York Times said that Trump's appeal to the suburbs was "racist," because, of course, no black and brown people live in the suburbs and if they did, they would definitely want dysfunctional urban pathologies imported into their backyards.
Posted by: Victor Tango Kilo at July 30, 2020 11:09 AM (BeYX

And all of Cuckservative Inc. agrees.

Posted by: SDN at July 30, 2020 11:22 AM (K9d/B)

105 Cain is in a better place.

He no longer has to deal with the bullshit of this world.

Posted by: SMH at July 30, 2020 11:23 AM (RU4sa)

106 The Lewis circus is beginning shortly. Obama giving the euology

How many times will he refer to himself?

Posted by: Northernlurker, still lurking after all these years at July 30, 2020 11:23 AM (lgiXo)

107 Trump wins the election if he can convince suburbanites of how much the Democrats hate suburbs.

This isn't a big secret - hatred of suburbs is taught in every university "urban planning" course.

They hate cars, and intend to make it prohibitively expensive to own and operate motor vehicles.

They hate good suburban schools, so they intend to flood the suburbs with Section 8 housing, because it is "unfair" that suburbs have good schools and the cities don't, even though the cities generally spend far more per student.

But above all, they hate - hate - single family housing. You should be forced to live in a 500 square foot high-rise apartment within walking distance of a mass transit station.

In my suburb, I can drive four miles to a light rail stop, and take the light rail into downtown Portland. They hate that too - they don't want any parking at light rail stops, because it makes it possible to live in a suburban house and use mass transit.

The point of this, of course, is control. Cars provide too much mobility, backyards provide too much privacy, and even though suburban schools are left-wing, they're not as insanely left-wing as the city schools.

Suburbanites need to understand that.

Posted by: The ARC of History! at July 30, 2020 11:23 AM (I2/tG)

108 Herman Cain died of COVID?


With COVID is about the most one can say definitely, Joe.

Posted by: Grump928(C) at July 30, 2020 11:23 AM (yQpMk)

109 104 It's all just part of the "you will be made to care" government brought to you by Big-Ears and his buttbuddies.
Posted by: DamnedYankee at July 30, 2020 11:22 AM (TYUJ+)

Oh, I care, all right.

Just not in the manner prescribed.

Posted by: Warai-otoko at July 30, 2020 11:24 AM (/EuRN)

110 Will Herman Cain be layed to rest after weeks of laying it state in a Capitol Building...You know the answer.

Posted by: Colin at July 30, 2020 11:24 AM (TftQW)

111 Something wierod going on. Some text in the first and third paras is winking in and out of existence, and the whole page has St. Vitus Dance.

Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon at July 30, 2020 11:05 AM

It's been doing that for a couple of weeks for me. If I had to pinpoint it, probably since the blog died and the new server was set up.

I'm on a Kindle, using the Brave browser.

Usually the St. Vitus dance and blinky stuff is only in the post itself and the top 15-20 comments. And not on the main page -- only on the comments pages. And only about one or two posts each day are gettin' all jiggy like that. I figured it was my Kindle or nonstandard browser.

Posted by: Taqiyyologist at July 30, 2020 11:24 AM (j3jZX)

112 Poll on which industries have gained or lost public trust since the 'Rona. Guess which side of the line the MFM is on.

https://bit.ly/2P7fLFd

Posted by: Anonosaurus Wrecks, Tyrannosaur Wrangler at July 30, 2020 11:24 AM (+y/Ru)

113 Even better if they are just shipping containers piled at all angles with wires strung like they were done by spiders on LSD. And rope walks and rickety scaffolding to provide access.

An illegal unzoned warehouse in the bay area like that burned to the ground killing many people.

Posted by: getting the banned back together at July 30, 2020 11:24 AM (spCpY)

114 If I were Czar, I would ban all residential buildings larger than 8-suiters. I don't mind the "garden apartment" style; some are quite attractive, although I would not choose to live there. But high-rise dwelling boxes have to go.

Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon at July 30, 2020 11:24 AM (bNb8V)

115 The usual suspects are losing what little minds they have left over these Tweets, so l think we can conclude they are effective.

Posted by: Venus at July 30, 2020 11:24 AM (iYXhj)

116 I think someone called it right that in our future is going to look a lot like South Africa and South America. Suburban homes will have walls, barricades, and private police forces.

Posted by: Victor Tango Kilo at July 30, 2020 11:24 AM (BeYX8)

117 I notice Trump did not go the Lewis funeral or attend any of services and procession in DC. Nor did he offer statements about what a great man he was blah blah blah... Almost no mention at all, just a short message of condolence to his family. He understood this man was no friend to him or America. .

If only Republicans could learn from this, many (who he trashed the regularly) have been honoring memory of this American "hero" the past week offering praise and denouncing systemic racism.

Posted by: Ripley at July 30, 2020 11:25 AM (MxEKc)

118 43 Cabrini Green is a color, right? Sounds pretty.

Posted by: getting the banned back together at July 30, 2020 11:06 AM (spCpY)


"Cabrini-Green was once a model of successful public housing, but poor planning, physical deterioration, and managerial neglect, coupled with gang violence, drugs, and chronic unemployment, turned it into a national symbol of urban blight and failed housing policy."

Got that?...it was a MODEL!
Posted by: BignJames at July 30, 2020 11:12 AM (X/Pw5)

On second thought, let's not go to Cabrini Green. Tis a silly place.

Posted by: Insomniac - Ex Cineribus Resurgo at July 30, 2020 11:25 AM (NWiLs)

119
How many times will he refer to himself?
Posted by: Northernlurker, still lurking after all these years at July 30, 2020 11:23 AM (lgiXo)


He will refer to John Lewis far fewer times than he will refer to himself. Bank on it.

Posted by: Krebs v Carnot: Epic Battle of the Cycling Stars (TM) at July 30, 2020 11:25 AM (pNxlR)

120 Hey! The democrats don't hate the suburbs! They like the walled communities where they can stretch their legs on 10 acres of land per house inside the wall!

Now YOUR part of the suburbs, well, after they get their flying cars only they'll be authorized for, it'll all become more "fly over country" to them.

Posted by: DamnedYankee at July 30, 2020 11:25 AM (TYUJ+)

121 Lorton Landfill has at least one of everything ever created by man in it.


AH. The playing fields near the Lorton landfill. Spent most of the last 2 winters sitting near there in a sleeping bag watching winter lax.

Turned into a nice hill.

Posted by: dagny, first of her name at July 30, 2020 11:25 AM (nRWPy)

122 I have no animus toward John Lewis but I don't remember anything he ever did in public life except marching with King in the late 60s and lying about being spit on and called the n-word by Tea Partiers (which film shows never happened).

Now, of course, he must be remembered as the conscience of the House.

I'm sorry for his family that he passed but this hagiography is nauseating.

Posted by: Blacksheep at July 30, 2020 11:25 AM (6mvRv)

123
He will refer to John Lewis far fewer times than he will refer to himself. Bank on it.
Posted by: Krebs v Carnot: Epic Battle of the Cycling Stars (TM) at July 30, 2020 11:25 AM (pNxlR)

Heck, he'll probably mention Trump more than Lewis.

Posted by: Warai-otoko at July 30, 2020 11:25 AM (/EuRN)

124 I think someone called it right that in our future is going to look a lot like South Africa



District 9.

Posted by: Grump928(C) at July 30, 2020 11:25 AM (yQpMk)

125 What are you supposed to do with dead cats?

Posted by: dagny, first of her name at July 30, 2020 11:26 AM (nRWPy)

126
*Munkey*

Posted by: IllTemperedCur at July 30, 2020 11:26 AM (EGyGV)

127
Is Mittens at the funeral?
What about Megatonnage McCain?

Posted by: Krebs v Carnot: Epic Battle of the Cycling Stars (TM) at July 30, 2020 11:26 AM (pNxlR)

128 28 I just removed the embedded tweet and switched it to a JPEG. Has that cured the twitching?

Posted by: CharlieBrown'sDildo at July 30, 2020 11:09 AM

No twitching here. But also, no link to the Twitter thread.

Posted by: Taqiyyologist at July 30, 2020 11:26 AM (j3jZX)

129 124 I think someone called it right that in our future is going to look a lot like South Africa



District 9.
Posted by: Grump928(C) at July 30, 2020 11:25 AM (yQpMk)

So...cat food, local warlords and fookin' prawns.

Posted by: Insomniac - Ex Cineribus Resurgo at July 30, 2020 11:26 AM (NWiLs)

130
Didn't the mayor of Chicago move in to Cabrini Green for some PR stunt and then run away like a day later?

Posted by: sniffybigtoe at July 30, 2020 11:19 AM (xfb67)


Jane Byrne moved in there for 3 weeks in 1981.


Byrne and her husband took over a fourth
floor apartment, but a police and substantial personal body guard
presence remained at all times. Additional security measures were put in
place for her stay, the rear entryway of the unit was welded shut so
that there was only one main access point to her apartment.

Posted by: TheQuietMan at July 30, 2020 11:26 AM (Xzbrz)

131 46...
You want to get your tax money back from King John, you have to follow his rules Mr. Hood.
Posted by: DamnedYankee at July 30, 2020 11:12 AM (TYUJ+)

Oh?

Posted by: Robin H. at July 30, 2020 11:27 AM (Rbu5d)

132 >>But high-rise dwelling boxes have to go. Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon at July 30, 2020 11:24 AM (bNb8V)

If the proles could be made to live in tunnels, Metropolis-style, we would not have to look at them.

Posted by: Zod at July 30, 2020 11:27 AM (yvnmY)

133 Taking bets on the number of self references Obama will make.

Odds say 6 to 1 - Obama over Dead Lewis.

I can't have much respect for a guy who's idea of fighting the Democratic created shit that squashed blacks like Jim Crow and the Klan was to JOIN that side.

Posted by: DamnedYankee at July 30, 2020 11:27 AM (TYUJ+)

134 A little comic relief from a guy whose program I like-Mark Simone-on NYC conservative talk radio: Jerry Nadler tries to take his mask off:

https://tinyurl.com/y26sbs5w

Posted by: FenelonSpoke at July 30, 2020 11:27 AM (oDRcK)

135 If the proles could be made to live in tunnels, Metropolis-style, we would not have to look at them.
Posted by: Zod at July 30, 2020 11:27 AM (yvnmY)
++++++++
It ain't all it's cracked up to be.

Posted by: Morlocks at July 30, 2020 11:27 AM (hYcqw)

136 Wow. The funeral is already going full left political. Sound like a BLM rally at the moment. Resentful, nasty, threatening...

Posted by: Ripley at July 30, 2020 11:27 AM (MxEKc)

137 The plan is to turn purple into blue.

Posted by: davidt at July 30, 2020 11:27 AM (l3+k2)

138 >>The average planning commission member thinks you don't need a car or parking for said car.


THIS

Part of Denver's updates to zoning was easing on the parking requirements. So you have these spacious in-city condos/townhomes and only one parking space/one car garage.

In Colorado.

Where people not only have an SUV (in addition to regular car) for mountain trips, but also things like bikes, kayaks, etc.. They are creating a parking crisis where there doesn't need to be one in hopes that this will "nudge" people into giving up their cars.

Posted by: Lizzy at July 30, 2020 11:27 AM (bDqIh)

139 Do the same thing. County juveniles stacking firewood or the CenturyLink installer fixing my DSL connection in 101 degree heat. Even the guys rebuilding the chimney in the cold rain get coffee or hot chocolate.

On hot days I leave a cooler with ice and various drinks on the porch for the mail and package delivery people.
Posted by: Embarrassing Stain


Did the same thing with the foundation leveling crew. At the end if the day, bonus of a cold case of cervezas. 10 years later when they came back to do the front of the house, half the crew remembered me.

Posted by: rickb223 at July 30, 2020 11:27 AM (dhqL5)

140 Sorry to hear about Herman Cain. He would have had my vote for President. Would have actually tried to defeat Obama.

Posted by: Ridiculous at July 30, 2020 11:27 AM (m3RIE)

141 It's not the housing size or structure that matters: it's the people.

There are uber expensive high rises in Seattle. The residents there don't go around pissing in alleys or smashing car windows to merk the stuff inside.

You can put dirtbags in a four bedroom ranch and crime will go up in that neighborhood.

Lazy, drug addled fucks ruin everything and that includes where they live.

Posted by: Mark Andrew Edwards, Never Kneel, Free WA, Buy Ammo at July 30, 2020 11:28 AM (l4C/z)

142 >>District 9. Posted by: Grump928(C) at July 30, 2020 11:25 AM (yQpMk)


Prawn Lives Matter

Posted by: Zod at July 30, 2020 11:28 AM (yvnmY)

143 Will Herman Cain be layed to rest after weeks of laying it state in a Capitol Building...You know the answer.


He got laid in the Capitol? Guess not the first time.

(Grammar joke)

Posted by: dagny, first of her name at July 30, 2020 11:28 AM (nRWPy)

144 I can say unequivocally that I do not want to live anywhere near high-density, multi-family communities.

I pity those who do have to settle for that kind of subsistence level living, these areas seem to just radiate hopelessness.
Posted by: Scorpions at July 30, 2020 11:19 AM (6mvRv)


They're building this shit all over my town. I now hate it there, mostly, and have a 3 to 5 year plan for moving away.

The day my daughter graduates from high school, the migration starts.

Posted by: Sponge - China is Asshoe! at July 30, 2020 11:28 AM (tjClK)

145 Now YOUR part of the suburbs, well, after they get their flying cars only they'll be authorized for, it'll all become more "fly over country" to them.

Yeah, you're never going to see section 8 housing and high-rise apartments built in Atherton, Woodside Portola Valley, or Los Altos Hills, where the tech titans live.

It's middle-class suburbs that are being targeted.

Posted by: The ARC of History! at July 30, 2020 11:28 AM (I2/tG)

146 I really don't think Lewis has yet received the accolades that George Floyd has.

Posted by: Mike Hammer, etc., etc. at July 30, 2020 11:28 AM (DMQdU)

147 136 Wow. The funeral is already going full left political. Sound like a BLM rally at the moment. Resentful, nasty, threatening...
Posted by: Ripley at July 30, 2020 11:27 AM (MxEKc)

Thanks for reporting.

Posted by: m at July 30, 2020 11:29 AM (ORD9/)

148 The Nazis were the first to build massive public house projects except they built it as a "vacation" resort where you went to the beach and attended indoctrination seminars.

Posted by: sniffybigtoe at July 30, 2020 11:29 AM (xfb67)

149 Twatter embeds are a pain in the dick.

The site pre-loads a placeholder which is smaller than the tweet itself, so that as the site finishes loading, everything jumps as the full-sized tweet takes its place on the page.

It really sucks when you're trying to click "jump to bottom of page", but it spazzes down and you click on some revolting video of some revolting leftist fuck doing some revolting leftist fuckery that you were trying to avoid watching in the first place.

Posted by: Warai-otoko at July 30, 2020 11:29 AM (/EuRN)

150 If I recall correctly, this Obama-Biden rule was essentially a way to import blue voting base into bright red towns. Take away the school boards, township positions, etc. It was a nasty plan (at taxpayer expense, no less) and I am happy as hell that this garbage, commie plan is dead, for now.

Posted by: Eli Cash at July 30, 2020 11:29 AM (67sg6)

151 102 Zod, my ex wife's cuz used to go up to Montgomery county and stay a couple blocks ahead or the garbagemen. He had an agreement with them. He would usually load his pickup in a couple hours, and would head to some monster flea market in West VA on the weekend. He did well, and took care of the garbage crews.

Posted by: bill in arkansas at July 30, 2020 11:29 AM (C1Lsn)

152 >>District 9.

District B13, too

Posted by: Lizzy at July 30, 2020 11:30 AM (bDqIh)

153 Joe Biden's disastrous plans for America's suburbs



This was Barry's or one of his minions plans to flood the burbs the Dem voters to flip districts



Posted by: TheQuietMan at July 30, 2020 11:30 AM (Xzbrz)

154 Now, of course, he must be remembered as the conscience of the House
How many consciences does the House have?

Posted by: Northernlurker, still lurking after all these years at July 30, 2020 11:30 AM (lgiXo)

155 Wait! You say John Lewis was killed by the police after testing positive for Covid?

Hands up! Don't shoot!

Posted by: DamnedYankee at July 30, 2020 11:30 AM (TYUJ+)

156 135 If the proles could be made to live in tunnels, Metropolis-style, we would not have to look at them.
Posted by: Zod at July 30, 2020 11:27 AM (yvnmY)
++++++++
It ain't all it's cracked up to be.
Posted by: Morlocks at July 30, 2020 11:27 AM (hYcqw)

Here's a question for the Horde:

Would you rather fuck an Morlock or an Eloi?

Posted by: Mark Andrew Edwards, Never Kneel, Free WA, Buy Ammo at July 30, 2020 11:30 AM (l4C/z)

157 Funny that dumbocrats equate getting low income housing out of suburbs is somehow "racist". Apparently they think blacks only live in low income housing.

Posted by: Menack at July 30, 2020 11:30 AM (buTO7)

158 Resentful, nasty, threatening...
Posted by: Ripley at July 30, 2020 11:27 AM (MxEKc)

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

Well, that's how Lewis lived most of his life. He may have been in Kings shadow, but he sold out to the same people that opposed King.

Posted by: sniffybigtoe at July 30, 2020 11:31 AM (xfb67)

159 156 Here's a question for the Horde:

Would you rather fuck an Morlock or an Eloi?
Posted by: Mark Andrew Edwards, Never Kneel, Free WA, Buy Ammo at July 30, 2020 11:30 AM (l4C/z)

========

I love it when our intellectual and literary side comes out.

Posted by: TheJamesMadison, running from a biplane in a cornfield at July 30, 2020 11:31 AM (UWqZJ)

160 Here's a question for the Horde:

Would you rather fuck an Morlock or an Eloi?
Posted by: Mark Andrew Edwards, Never Kneel, Free WA, Buy Ammo at July 30, 2020 11:30 AM (l4C/z)
+++++++++
Eloi. Submissive. Pliable. Probably fun in the sack, due to their hedonism. Wouldn't want an Eloi for a wife, but for a roll in the hay? Why not.

Posted by: Joe Mannix (Not a cop!) at July 30, 2020 11:31 AM (hYcqw)

161 Even better if they are just shipping containers piled at all angles with wires strung like they were done by spiders on LSD.

---

Prior to heading north into Iraq in 2003, my unit lived in shipping containers in Kuwait for about a week, until the boats came in with our stuff.

Some of us slept on top of them, especially after seeing camel spiders for the first time.

Posted by: SMH at July 30, 2020 11:31 AM (RU4sa)

162 Lewis enriched himself over the years. His district? Not so much.

Posted by: Jane D'oh at July 30, 2020 11:31 AM (ptqGC)

163 Low income housing is JUST as important as white housing!
-- Joe Bidet

Posted by: Menack at July 30, 2020 11:32 AM (buTO7)

164 68 I'll always remember John Lewis claiming tea party members spat on him and called him the "n" word, and how he refused to attend PDT's inauguration.

Klassy.
Posted by: Jane D'oh at July 30, 2020 11:16 AM (ptqGC)

Yeah, wish I could've skipped it...

Posted by: Barry Davis O. at July 30, 2020 11:32 AM (Rbu5d)

165 @141 - I rather sheepishly admit I live in such a building. I love it, it's more like a hotel than an apartment. It's across the street from where I work, so my commute is like 45 seconds or so, depending on whether I catch the light.

Posted by: Blacksheep at July 30, 2020 11:32 AM (6mvRv)

166 AFFH is about moving their voters and shock troops into every district.

Posted by: ... at July 30, 2020 11:32 AM (E/gBi)

167 >>>Would you rather fuck an Morlock or an Eloi?


Which would rather fvck you?

Posted by: davidt at July 30, 2020 11:32 AM (l3+k2)

168
In my suburb, I can drive four miles to a light rail stop, and take the light rail into downtown Portland. They hate that too - they don't want any parking at light rail stops, because it makes it possible to live in a suburban house and use mass transit.

The point of this, of course, is control. Cars provide too much mobility, backyards provide too much privacy, and even though suburban schools are left-wing, they're not as insanely left-wing as the city schools.

Suburbanites need to understand that.
Posted by: The ARC of History! at July 30, 2020 11:23 AM (I2/tG)






The really schizophrenic thing is that everything you say is true, but at the same time the commies luuuuuuuv them some high speed rail. Which is specifically designed as a subsidy to allow commie elites to get out of their closet-sized apartments in Frisco and buy McMansions in Fresno and other cities in the San Joaquin Valley, while still keeping their trendy job by The Bay.

Posted by: IllTemperedCur at July 30, 2020 11:32 AM (EGyGV)

169 148 The Nazis were the first to build massive public house projects except they built it as a "vacation" resort where you went to the beach and attended indoctrination seminars.
Posted by: sniffybigtoe at July 30, 2020 11:29 AM (xfb67)

Time share Nazis....

Posted by: Mark Andrew Edwards, Never Kneel, Free WA, Buy Ammo at July 30, 2020 11:32 AM (l4C/z)

170 I don't see why I'm supposed to impressed by John Lewis. He was in the Civil Rights movement in his early 20's, got elected to Congress on the basis of that but did basically nothing else and either he or his wives were rip off artists. Did he do anything to help the community which he represented?

Posted by: FenelonSpoke at July 30, 2020 11:32 AM (oDRcK)

171 Lewis enriched himself over the years. His district? Not so much.
Posted by: Jane D'oh at July 30, 2020 11:31 AM (ptqGC)
++++++++++
He was a poser.

Posted by: Baltimore's Elijah Cummings at July 30, 2020 11:32 AM (hYcqw)

172 What are you supposed to do with dead cats?

-
Bounce them.

Posted by: Anonosaurus Wrecks, Tyrannosaur Wrangler at July 30, 2020 11:32 AM (+y/Ru)

173 They are creating a parking crisis where there doesn't need to be one in hopes that this will "nudge" people into giving up their cars.

Portland loves approving "car-free" apartments without parking.

75% of the people in these apartments own cars, so street parking becomes impossible in areas where these apartments are being built. This is an intended consequence.

Meanwhile, all the elected officials and senior bureaucrats live in single-family houses with nice backyards.

Posted by: The ARC of History! at July 30, 2020 11:33 AM (I2/tG)

174 157 Funny that dumbocrats equate getting low income housing out of suburbs is somehow "racist". Apparently they think blacks only live in low income housing.
Posted by: Menack at July 30, 2020 11:30 AM (buTO7)

"Poor people are just as smart and good as white people, man!"

Posted by: Joe Biden at July 30, 2020 11:33 AM (/EuRN)

175 167 >>>Would you rather fuck an Morlock or an Eloi?


Which would rather fvck you?
Posted by: davidt at July 30, 2020 11:32 AM (l3+k2)

I'm very pretty, so either

#BaldIsBeautiful

Posted by: Mark Andrew Edwards, Never Kneel, Free WA, Buy Ammo at July 30, 2020 11:33 AM (l4C/z)

176 >>Would you rather fuck an Morlock or an Eloi? Posted by: Mark Andrew Edwards, Never Kneel, Free WA, Buy Ammo at July 30, 2020 11:30 AM (l4C/z)

I would rather pay to have a fully catered box-seat at the ring where the Morlock has sex with the Eloi while eating it.
I don't think that was the answer you were seeking. Is this the right classroom?

Posted by: Zod at July 30, 2020 11:34 AM (yvnmY)

177 Totally OT: I'm sick to death of listening to Tom Selleck telling me about all his rodeos. Damn!


OK...back to our normally scheduled BSing.

Posted by: Diogenes at July 30, 2020 11:34 AM (axyOa)

178 172 Serve with a little mint jelly. Times are hard.

Posted by: bill in arkansas at July 30, 2020 11:34 AM (C1Lsn)

179 162 Lewis enriched himself over the years. His district? Not so much.
Posted by: Jane D'oh at July 30, 2020 11:31 AM (ptqGC)

Yeah, I figured he went with the Democrats for the same reason Maxine and the rest did, it was "in their best interest" and they could "help their people best from inside the tent. The big tent, the really nice tent they could now afford in the suburbs, with all the perks and privilege and power."

Posted by: DamnedYankee at July 30, 2020 11:34 AM (TYUJ+)

180 With Wuhan Flu, the garbage men take the recyclables and just dump them into the trash truck. LOL

Posted by: JAS at July 30, 2020 11:35 AM (2BZBZ)

181 Cabrini Green Golf and Tennis Club

Posted by: Jean at July 30, 2020 11:35 AM (sITaU)

182 Lorton Landfill has at least one of everything ever created by man in it.


Posted by: Zod


I didn't realize you were local. I do get the sense that a significant fraction of the AOSHQ regulars are.

Posted by: pep at July 30, 2020 11:35 AM (v16oJ)

183 138 >>The average planning commission member thinks you don't need a car or parking for said car.
======

It gets worse. My son found himself without a car and was relying on public transportation. Well, in SoCal they dont have public transport around the clock so am forced to loan him my car.

No one ever works off our jobs or needs to get somewhere after hours. Right?

If they want people to move to public transportation
then they need to provide a real alternative. They havent.

Posted by: Pliney at July 30, 2020 11:35 AM (nzKWW)

184 159 156 Here's a question for the Horde:

Would you rather fuck an Morlock or an Eloi?
Posted by: Mark Andrew Edwards, Never Kneel, Free WA, Buy Ammo at July 30, 2020 11:30 AM (l4C/z)

========

I love it when our intellectual and literary side comes out.
Posted by: TheJamesMadison, running from a biplane in a cornfield at July 30, 2020 11:31 AM (UWqZJ)

It was a funny co-incidence, I was reading the Time Machine recently and I really didn't find the Eloi attractive. They struck me as the 'lay back and not do anything' type of lay.

Posted by: Mark Andrew Edwards, Never Kneel, Free WA, Buy Ammo at July 30, 2020 11:35 AM (l4C/z)

185 What are you supposed to do with dead cats?

Stuffed pussies are all the rage.

Posted by: Zombie Mrs. Slocombe at July 30, 2020 11:35 AM (6WCwE)

186 82...
I'm betting Chitcago is missing ole Jane Byrne right about now.
Posted by: Sponge - China is Asshoe! at July 30, 2020 11:19 AM (tjClK)

Mayor Lori makes Jayne look good.

Posted by: Flyover at July 30, 2020 11:36 AM (Rbu5d)

187 I don't know if anyone mentioned this, but I suspect the plan was to import Democrat voters into Republican voting areas to then give the Dems a better chance to win (or steal) seats in Congress as well as state legislatures.

when it comes to what the Democrats are pushing, always ask yourself, will this help them gain power? because we pretty much know that Pelosi doesn't give a shriveled rat's ass about Black people in the projects. A few decades ago when the Dems seemed to almost be the permanent majority party, they were all for gerrymandering minorities into their own Congressional districts. Now? Not so much.

Posted by: mallfly the Peach of Hoboken at July 30, 2020 11:36 AM (4a9Vv)

188 Speaking of bald, Zod has gone to Wahl #1, sides, back, top. The comb, it pouts.

When bomber jackets and Dr. Martens make their return, Zod will be prepared.
Oi!

Posted by: Zod at July 30, 2020 11:36 AM (yvnmY)

189 In my progressive city, there is pretty much a totalitarian building code.

So if a lot is 5000 sq ft and zoned R3 (Residential 3 unit), you can only build 2 houses because minimum size is 2500 sq ft per house even though zoned for 3 residential units. OK, I get that.

However if you put in 2 houses and an "affordable" housing unit you can build 3 units. Also your plans sail through the many, many building and zoning commissions.

BUT
If you put in 2 houses and 2 "affordable" housing units, that's OK too. because affordable.

We are already at changing the law for the less fortunate at the local level.

Posted by: Jukin the Deplorable and Totally Unserious at July 30, 2020 11:36 AM (pw+jk)

190 184
I love it when our intellectual and literary side comes out.
Posted by: TheJamesMadison, running from a biplane in a cornfield at July 30, 2020 11:31 AM (UWqZJ)

It was a funny co-incidence, I was reading the Time Machine recently and I really didn't find the Eloi attractive. They struck me as the 'lay back and not do anything' type of lay.
Posted by: Mark Andrew Edwards, Never Kneel, Free WA, Buy Ammo at July 30, 2020 11:35 AM (l4C/z)
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Well, they probably at least have their body hair under control.

Posted by: TheJamesMadison, running from a biplane in a cornfield at July 30, 2020 11:36 AM (UWqZJ)

191 176 >>Would you rather fuck an Morlock or an Eloi? Posted by: Mark Andrew Edwards, Never Kneel, Free WA, Buy Ammo at July 30, 2020 11:30 AM (l4C/z)

I would rather pay to have a fully catered box-seat at the ring where the Morlock has sex with the Eloi while eating it.
I don't think that was the answer you were seeking. Is this the right classroom?
Posted by: Zod at July 30, 2020 11:34 AM (yvnmY)

I don't think the classroom would matter: Zod is Zod

Posted by: Mark Andrew Edwards, Never Kneel, Free WA, Buy Ammo at July 30, 2020 11:36 AM (l4C/z)

192 Laid, layed, there, their, etc. Its the thought that counts.

Posted by: Colin at July 30, 2020 11:36 AM (TftQW)

193 "Cain is in a better place"
That sentiment is always fascinating given that when the common refrain when someone remarks about being old ,etc the common answer is " well, it's better than the alternative"
Well which is better?

Posted by: Lebron Horowitz at July 30, 2020 11:36 AM (UFgOG)

194 It helps when you stack neighborhoods 4 to 1 with your voters, right?

Posted by: DamnedYankee at July 30, 2020 11:36 AM (TYUJ+)

195 Just got back from taking my sweet black cat, Spike, to the vet for the last time. Knew this day was coming for a while, but it still hurts. RIP Spikey boy. You were a good kitty.

I think this was our last furry companion. We are too old to take on a 20 year commitment we may not be able to keep and we are also too old for any more heartbreak.

Posted by: cfo mom at July 30, 2020 11:37 AM (RfzVr)

196 Meanwhile, all the elected officials and senior bureaucrats live in single-family houses with nice backyards.

Dachas for party officials. Krushcheby for the workers.

Posted by: Victor Tango Kilo at July 30, 2020 11:37 AM (BeYX8)

197 116 I think someone called it right that in our future is going to look a lot like South Africa and South America. Suburban homes will have walls, barricades, and private police forces.
Posted by: Victor Tango Kilo at July 30, 2020 11:24 AM (BeYX

It's also the Feudal period in Europe. Lords had castles, townspeople had city walls which were sealed at night, and and the landed gentry (better than serfs, but no titles) mostly lived in fortified manor houses.

I remember reading an account during the fighting in Afghanistan, a US soldier had written of patrolling the countryside for Taliban and other fighters, and he said what made it so hard was that it was a land of 40,000 alamos. Every house in the entire country was heavily walled and fortified.

Posted by: Tom Servo at July 30, 2020 11:37 AM (Kpl3J)

198 I really don't think Lewis has yet received the accolades that George Floyd has.
Posted by: Mike Hammer,

He was a Colossus straddling America with one foot on home invasion robberies and the other on drug overdoses.

Posted by: Anonosaurus Wrecks, Tyrannosaur Wrangler at July 30, 2020 11:37 AM (+y/Ru)

199 Neal Boortz via Twitter:

Herman Cain has succumbed to COVID-19.
My heart is broken.

Posted by: Jane D'oh at July 30, 2020 11:37 AM (ptqGC)

200 It's middle-class suburbs that are being targeted.

Another thing on the long list of "stuff I just don't grok" is this hatred of the middle class. Why do the "elites" hate us and what did we do to earn that hatred? All we want is to live our lives in peace, have some security and have the opportunity to perhaps move up the economic ladder just a bit.


But there are quite a few people in power who are dead-set against that happening for reasons that remain a mystery to me.

How would they like it if the same thing was done to them? I just don't get it...

Posted by: BackwardsBoy - Mask Rebel at July 30, 2020 11:38 AM (HaL55)

201 "92 77 The Lewis circus is beginning shortly.
...
Who cares?
Posted by: Not Voting Our Way Out Of This at July 30, 2020 11:18 AM (EiNjl)
---
This^
Don't get why anyone would watch that crap.
***********
Herman Caine more richly deserves a six day funeral. He accomplished something with his life and probably helped more people out of poverty than any lifelong "public servant".

Posted by: Cosda at July 30, 2020 11:38 AM (CVCCM)

202 190 184
I love it when our intellectual and literary side comes out.
Posted by: TheJamesMadison, running from a biplane in a cornfield at July 30, 2020 11:31 AM (UWqZJ)

It was a funny co-incidence, I was reading the Time Machine recently and I really didn't find the Eloi attractive. They struck me as the 'lay back and not do anything' type of lay.
Posted by: Mark Andrew Edwards, Never Kneel, Free WA, Buy Ammo at July 30, 2020 11:35 AM (l4C/z)
=========

Well, they probably at least have their body hair under control.
Posted by: TheJamesMadison, running from a biplane in a cornfield at July 30, 2020 11:36 AM (UWqZJ)

Well yeah, they are probably not 'hairy like animal'.

Posted by: Mark Andrew Edwards, Never Kneel, Free WA, Buy Ammo at July 30, 2020 11:38 AM (l4C/z)

203 I don't know what an Eloi or a Morlock is. I'm guessing they're beings from "The Time Machine"-a book which I have never read.

Posted by: FenelonSpoke at July 30, 2020 11:38 AM (oDRcK)

204 I think this was our last furry companion.

One may show up on your back porch.

I call our new backyard cat Junji, because he has a cursed face.

Posted by: Victor Tango Kilo at July 30, 2020 11:38 AM (BeYX8)

205 Public transportation seems to work Ok in some cities like Boston, NYC and DC, but not at all in other cities such as Houston and Miami. Who the hell wants to be outside in thousand degree heat waiting on buses and trains?

Posted by: Blacksheep at July 30, 2020 11:38 AM (6mvRv)

206 Yeah, I figured he went with the Democrats for the same reason Maxine
and the rest did, it was "in their best interest" and they could "help
their people best from inside the tent.


They went with the Dems, because being darkskinned isn't a qualification to the Republican electorate. Other than that, what did they bring to the table? Certainly not ethics or brains.

Posted by: pep at July 30, 2020 11:38 AM (v16oJ)

207 I think this was our last furry companion. We are too old to take on a 20 year commitment we may not be able to keep and we are also too old for any more heartbreak.
Posted by: cfo mom at July 30, 2020 11:37 AM (RfzVr)

Condolences, cfo mom.

Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon at July 30, 2020 11:38 AM (bNb8V)

208 193 "Cain is in a better place"
That sentiment is always fascinating given that when the common refrain when someone remarks about being old ,etc the common answer is " well, it's better than the alternative"
Well which is better?
Posted by: Lebron Horowitz at July 30, 2020 11:36 AM (UFgOG)

Always look on the bright side of life/

Posted by: m at July 30, 2020 11:38 AM (ORD9/)

209 >>I didn't realize you were local. I do get the sense that a significant fraction of the AOSHQ regulars are. Posted by: pep at July 30, 2020 11:35 AM (v16oJ)

Way local, and married an Alexandria native. Whose parents were Alexandrians. Whose grandparent worked on the Orange Alexandria RR. Some of her kin even have the odd "Alexandria accent."
See you at the MoMe.

Posted by: Zod at July 30, 2020 11:39 AM (yvnmY)

210 It gets worse. My son found himself without a car and was relying on public transportation. Well, in SoCal they dont have public transport around the clock so am forced to loan him my car.

No one ever works off our jobs or needs to get somewhere after hours. Right?

If they want people to move to public transportation
then they need to provide a real alternative. They havent.
Posted by: Pliney at July 30, 2020 11:35 AM (nzKWW)


This gets to the point of how political these things are. If you listen, you'll hear the folks who think they're speakin' for the folks, talk about how rayciss it is for buses to not run into the suburbs.

Meanwhile, buses are ALSO not running into the areas where industrial and commercial jobs are.

No restaurant that stays open late is going to let the waiter leave at 9:30, so he can catch the last bus home. Sorry, it doesn't work that way. But all you ever hear is the buses don't run to suburbia... where there aren't any jobs in the first place.

Posted by: BurtTC at July 30, 2020 11:39 AM (hku12)

211 Well if the Eloi broads look like the one in the movie...

Posted by: Archer at July 30, 2020 11:39 AM (gmo/4)

212 Meal Boortz got me listening to talk radio. He was/ is awesome. Does he still come on WSB every one in a while?

Posted by: Mr Aspirin Factory at July 30, 2020 11:39 AM (5ZC0v)

213 Laid, layed, there, their, etc. Its the thought that counts.


Posted by: Colin at July 30, 2020 11:36 AM (TftQW)


Lay Lady Lay

Posted by: TheQuietMan at July 30, 2020 11:39 AM (Xzbrz)

214 Also a perfect intro for an overall immigration pause, or drastic slowdown.
All this need for density, loss of open space, fights over "scarce" public parks and school seats has SOMETHING to do with the fact of our extreme, unnatural population growth over the past decades, accellerated in the past 20 years.
A country doesn't go from 200 M to 330M in a generation without some drastic loss of quality of life.

Posted by: xnycpeasant at July 30, 2020 11:39 AM (SqopC)

215 I'll always remember John Lewis claiming tea party members spat on him and called him the "n" word, and how he refused to attend PDT's inauguration.

Klassy.
Posted by: Jane D'oh at July 30, 2020 11:16 AM (ptqGC)

Yeah, wish I could've skipped it...

Posted by: Barry Davis O.


***

I was there that day (of the Obamacare vote) and I actually got to speak with him for a bit. It was all very polite, friendly, cordial. He smiled and shook my hand. Nobody spit on him that I ever saw.

Posted by: Diogenes at July 30, 2020 11:39 AM (axyOa)

216 Read this tweet about Herman Cain:

https://twitter.com/ellencarmichael/status/
1288841949131284480?s=21

Posted by: Notsothoreau at July 30, 2020 11:40 AM (YynYJ)

217 Totally OT: I'm sick to death of listening to Tom Selleck telling me about all his rodeos. Damn!

-
One of the few Hollywood types I like.

Posted by: Anonosaurus Wrecks, Tyrannosaur Wrangler at July 30, 2020 11:40 AM (+y/Ru)

218 What's the over/under on the amount of stuttering Gaylord does? I'll take the over because it increases significantly with his Streets the Clown fake accent.

Posted by: Captain Hate at July 30, 2020 11:40 AM (y7DUB)

219 200 It's middle-class suburbs that are being targeted.

Another thing on the long list of "stuff I just don't grok" is this hatred of the middle class. Why do the "elites" hate us and what did we do to earn that hatred? All we want is to live our lives in peace, have some security and have the opportunity to perhaps move up the economic ladder just a bit.


But there are quite a few people in power who are dead-set against that happening for reasons that remain a mystery to me.

How would they like it if the same thing was done to them? I just don't get it...
Posted by: BackwardsBoy - Mask Rebel at July 30, 2020 11:38 AM (HaL55)

It's part of the Marxist attack on America:
Tear down Christianity
Tear down the Nuclear Family
Tear down heterosexuality
Tear down Capitalism
Tear down Democracy

Posted by: Mark Andrew Edwards, Never Kneel, Free WA, Buy Ammo at July 30, 2020 11:40 AM (l4C/z)

220
How would they like it if the same thing was done to them? I just don't get it...
Posted by: BackwardsBoy - Mask Rebel at July 30, 2020 11:38 AM (HaL55)
Because when you start having something worth owning, you start thinking 'sharing' it is a less good idea than when you had less and wished someone would 'share' with you. Plus the Middle Class pays it's bills and watches it's money, which is how they got to be and stay in, the Middle Class.
How the hell do you convince them the redistribution plan is GOOD for them? On average, you don't. So they need to be eliminated.

Posted by: DamnedYankee at July 30, 2020 11:40 AM (TYUJ+)

221 60
That'll be news to the black family 4 doors down and the three Hispanic families directly across the street.
Posted by: rickb223 at July 30, 2020 11:11 AM (dhqL5)

As with my black neighbors, the lesbians with the adopted black daughter across the street and the Mexicans around the corner.

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

And the gay guys two doors down with the 11 howling pugs...

Posted by: Neil Cavuto's Fat Head at July 30, 2020 11:40 AM (MkuC5)

222 It was a funny co-incidence, I was reading the Time Machine recently and I really didn't find the Eloi attractive. They struck me as the 'lay back and not do anything' type of lay.
Posted by: Mark Andrew Edwards, Never Kneel, Free WA, Buy Ammo at July 30, 2020 11:35 AM (l4C/z)
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Well, they probably at least have their body hair under control.
Posted by: TheJamesMadison, running from a biplane in a cornfield at July 30, 2020 11:36 AM (UWqZJ)

I don't think Wells intended for them to be attractive, that came from the various movie versions that have been done over the years. Wells intended for both groups to be de-evolved versions of modern humans, each inferior to us. Morlocks had strength and some intelligence but were disgusting, Eloi were like children; stupid, weak and passive.

Posted by: Tom Servo at July 30, 2020 11:41 AM (Kpl3J)

223 >>215
I'll always remember John Lewis claiming tea party members spat on him
and called him the "n" word, and how he refused to attend PDT's
inauguration.
Klassy.

Posted by: Jane D'oh at July 30, 2020 11:16 AM (ptqGC)

IIRC, someone (Breitbart?) put out a $10k bounty for audio proof of that. Prize has gone unclaimed.

Posted by: Zod at July 30, 2020 11:41 AM (u4/yY)

224
In my progressive city, there is pretty much a totalitarian building code.

So if a lot is 5000 sq ft and zoned R3 (Residential 3 unit), you can only build 2 houses because minimum size is 2500 sq ft per house even though zoned for 3 residential units. OK, I get that.

However if you put in 2 houses and an "affordable" housing unit you can build 3 units. Also your plans sail through the many, many building and zoning commissions.

BUT
If you put in 2 houses and 2 "affordable" housing units, that's OK too. because affordable.

We are already at changing the law for the less fortunate at the local level.
Posted by: Jukin the Deplorable and Totally Unserious at July 30, 2020 11:36 AM (pw+jk)








So if you build the "affordable housing" units along with your main house, do you REALLY have to rent them out? Because my devious mind starts thinking that they'd make dandy workshops for my hobbies.

Posted by: IllTemperedCur at July 30, 2020 11:41 AM (EGyGV)

225 What is the purpose of the family?According to George Gilder, in 'Men and Marriage', it is to reign in men's violent impulses and focus his energy on building a better, secure society for his children. With marriage's assurance of paternity providing that incentive.

Without it, well you get the violent inner city dysfunction, and the white Anti-FA and spree shooter men not really caring about society in general, more concerned with their standing in their immediate pack. Usually established through aggression and strength. So, burn it down and tear it down whatever justification you state, is really simply about impressing those around you-- not improving society. Because, hell, as a single man you really don't need much to get by. Place to lay your head, beer in the fridge, and hanging out with your clan. Good times.

Posted by: You're in hell, the world ended at July 30, 2020 11:41 AM (R2QtZ)

226 Here in Oregon we have Urban growth boundaries that restrict the city and suburban sprawl. The boundaries can be moved through a complicated process.

Because of mainly Californians fleeing their shit holes the available room to build single family homes is greatly limited. So now the cities are dropping appartment buildings with 4 to 8 units in people's backyards.

Of course this now fucks up the traffic, local school is bursting, and crime skyrockets.

I understand the reasoning behind the boundaries but like all commies it's used to punish.

Posted by: Embarrassing Stain at July 30, 2020 11:41 AM (IYZ+m)

227 So sorry, cfo mom.

We had a sweet kitty named Spike years ago. I still miss that fur baby.

Posted by: Jane D'oh at July 30, 2020 11:41 AM (ptqGC)

228 Posted by: cfo mom at July 30, 2020 11:37 AM (RfzVr)
====================
I feel you, cfo. I'm sorry you can't re-pet, but I totally understand your thinking. Sometimes you just have to walk through the pain.

Posted by: Brave Sir Robin, Conservative Blogger at July 30, 2020 11:41 AM (7Fj9P)

229 I didn't realize you were local. I do get the sense that a significant fraction of the AOSHQ regulars are. Posted by: pep at July 30, 2020 11:35 AM (v16oJ)

Way local, and married an Alexandria native. Whose parents were Alexandrians. Whose grandparent worked on the Orange Alexandria RR. Some of her kin even have the odd "Alexandria accent."
See you at the MoMe.
Posted by: Zod at July 30, 2020 11:39 AM (yvnmY)
----
Howdy neighbors!

Posted by: Weasel at July 30, 2020 11:41 AM (MVjcR)

230 Out the door. Line on the left. One cross each.

Posted by: Grump928(C) at July 30, 2020 11:41 AM (yQpMk)

231 Biden: King of the Morlocks!

Posted by: Anonosaurus Wrecks, Tyrannosaur Wrangler at July 30, 2020 11:41 AM (+y/Ru)

232 >>as the 'lay back and not do anything' type of lay.

Posted by: Mark Andrew Edwards, Never Kneel, Free WA, Buy Ammo at July 30, 2020 11:35 AM (l4C/z)

And yet, Japanese dolls.

Posted by: Zod at July 30, 2020 11:42 AM (u4/yY)

233 193 "Cain is in a better place"
That sentiment is always fascinating given that when the common refrain when someone remarks about being old ,etc the common answer is " well, it's better than the alternative"
Well which is better?
Posted by: Lebron Horowitz at July 30, 2020 11:36 AM (UFgOG)

Life is painful, death is peaceful - it's the transition that's the problem.

Posted by: Cato, Collectivism Delenda Est at July 30, 2020 11:42 AM (qLjRe)

234 Way local, and married an Alexandria native. Whose parents were
Alexandrians. Whose grandparent worked on the Orange Alexandria RR.
Some of her kin even have the odd "Alexandria accent."
See you at the MoMe.


My wife was born and raised in Lorton. Some of her ancestors fought in the Revolutionary War and are buried at Pohick Church. Looking forward to it.

Posted by: pep at July 30, 2020 11:43 AM (v16oJ)

235 We are the People's Front of Judea

Posted by: Archer at July 30, 2020 11:43 AM (gmo/4)

236 Garbage men go into your yard to get the garbage? Damn that is some VIP service right there.

Posted by: Asshoes at July 30, 2020 11:43 AM (dgqkd)

237 Howdy neighbors!

Posted by: Weasel


Hola!

Posted by: pep at July 30, 2020 11:43 AM (v16oJ)

238 What will Senile Joe call Lewis?

Posted by: Northernlurker, still lurking after all these years at July 30, 2020 11:44 AM (lgiXo)

239 235 We are the People's Front of Judea
Posted by: Archer at July 30, 2020 11:43 AM (gmo/4)

Posted by: DamnedYankee of Judean People's Front at July 30, 2020 11:44 AM (TYUJ+)

240 "Cain is in a better place"
That sentiment is always fascinating given that when the common refrain when someone remarks about being old ,etc the common answer is " well, it's better than the alternative"
Well which is better?
Posted by: Lebron Horowitz at July 30, 2020 11:36 AM (UFgOG)


Some heavens are more equal than others.

Posted by: BurtTC at July 30, 2020 11:44 AM (hku12)

241 235 We are the People's Front of Judea
Posted by: Archer at July 30, 2020 11:43 AM (gmo/4)
I meant to say - POSERS!

Posted by: DamnedYankee of Judean People's Front at July 30, 2020 11:44 AM (TYUJ+)

242 I'll always remember John Lewis claiming tea party members spat on him

and called him the "n" word, and how he refused to attend PDT's

inauguration.

Klassy.


Posted by: Jane D'oh at July 30, 2020 11:16 AM (ptqGC)

IIRC, someone (Breitbart?) put out a $10k bounty for audio proof of that. Prize has gone unclaimed.


Posted by: Zod at July 30, 2020 11:41 AM (u4/yY)

It was Andrew Breitbart. And John Lewis was a tremendous liar. I was there and nobody called him the N word or spat on him... he and the other Ds crossing the road were roundly booed, however.

Posted by: redbanzai the Southerner at July 30, 2020 11:44 AM (nAiE/)

243 232 >>as the 'lay back and not do anything' type of lay.

Posted by: Mark Andrew Edwards, Never Kneel, Free WA, Buy Ammo at July 30, 2020 11:35 AM (l4C/z)

And yet, Japanese dolls.
Posted by: Zod at July 30, 2020 11:42 AM (u4/yY)

Well there's a kink for everyone.

Personally, I'm waiting for the fembot model that can cook and clean as well as fuck.

Posted by: Mark Andrew Edwards, Never Kneel, Free WA, Buy Ammo at July 30, 2020 11:44 AM (l4C/z)

244 >>my devious mind starts thinking that they'd make dandy workshops for my hobbies. Posted by: IllTemperedCur at July 30, 2020 11:41 AM (EGyGV)
Under controlled circumstances, occupied affordable housing can serve as human workshops for hobbies.
This is

(peers through plexiglass window at Zod Fixed-Residence Experimental Living Human Laboratory Facility)

known.

Posted by: Zod at July 30, 2020 11:44 AM (yvnmY)

245 Splitters.

Posted by: Popular Front for the Liberation of Judea at July 30, 2020 11:45 AM (yQpMk)

246 Cherry 2000!

Posted by: Archer at July 30, 2020 11:45 AM (gmo/4)

247 Personally, I'm waiting for the fembot model that can cook and clean as well as fuck.
Posted by: Mark Andrew Edwards, Never Kneel, Free WA, Buy Ammo at July 30, 2020 11:44 AM (l4C/z)
How long before they bitch because you don't put the seat down, and demand a better oven and stove top?

Posted by: DamnedYankee of Judean People's Front at July 30, 2020 11:45 AM (TYUJ+)

248 Local govts are pushing this shit too. My red county has incentives for developers that put in low income housing in new subdivisions. And a rule that for every single family home built there has to be a certain ratio of multi family units built as well.

Follow the money. More money in apartments than homes.

Posted by: Asshoes at July 30, 2020 11:45 AM (dgqkd)

249 >>Personally, I'm waiting for the fembot model that can cook and clean as well as fuck. Posted by: Mark Andrew Edwards, Never Kneel, Free WA, Buy Ammo at July 30, 2020 11:44 AM (l4C/z)


Optional "Redneck Cuss-Pack" Install: $99.99.

Posted by: Zod at July 30, 2020 11:46 AM (u4/yY)

250 What will Senile Joe call Lewis?
Posted by: Northernlurker, still lurking after all these years at July 30, 2020 11:44 AM (lgiXo)


Poll: Biden will refer to John Lewis as...

A. Joe Lewis
B. Lennox Lewis
C. Jerry Lewis
D. John Lewis

Posted by: BurtTC at July 30, 2020 11:46 AM (hku12)

251 But there are quite a few people in power who are dead-set against that happening for reasons that remain a mystery to me.

How would they like it if the same thing was done to them? I just don't get it...
Posted by: BackwardsBoy - Mask Rebel at July 30, 2020 11:38 AM (HaL55)

It's part of the Marxist attack on America:
Tear down Christianity
Tear down the Nuclear Family
Tear down heterosexuality
Tear down Capitalism
Tear down Democracy
Posted by: Mark Andrew Edwards, Never Kneel, Free WA, Buy Ammo at July 30, 2020 11:40 AM (l4C/z)

It goes back to Marx himself, with his attacks on the "Bourgeoisie". Marx recognized that the middle classes mostly benefited from a laissez faire economic system and thus would never support violent revolution and a total social overhaul. Therefore, he, and all of those who have worked to implement his schemes like Stalin, Mao, and Pol Pot have recognized that wiping out the middle classes is ALWAYS the starting point for the total reworking of society, and creating the Great Socialist World.

So as to not understanding why they want to destroy the middle classes; you must see that this is in fact the most IMPORTANT part of their plan, it is the starting point for all the rest that they wish to bring about.

Posted by: Tom Servo at July 30, 2020 11:46 AM (Kpl3J)

252

Commies have hated suburbia for a long time.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Little_Boxes

Posted by: Bertram Cabot, Jr. at July 30, 2020 11:46 AM (aKsyK)

253 one of the 2 Fags Krassensteins are back on twatter using his wife as who is really twatting & I can tell by the wording it is the Fag she married

Posted by: Ghost Of Qassem Soleimani at July 30, 2020 11:46 AM (1Dmt5)

254 It was Andrew Breitbart. And John Lewis was a tremendous liar. I was there and nobody called him the N word or spat on him... he and the other Ds crossing the road were roundly booed, however.
Posted by: redbanzai the Southerner at July 30, 2020 11:44 AM (nAiE/)

I miss Andrew Breitbart. If he were still alive, he'd be making an absolute mockery of everything going on right now.

Posted by: Cato, Collectivism Delenda Est at July 30, 2020 11:46 AM (qLjRe)

255 iirc, Breitbart offered a $100,000 reward for video/photographic evidence of the spitting and racist yelling. No takers, even though there were hundreds of cameras, etc.


Lewis etal normally took the tunnel for such trips, they purposely walked through the Tea Party protest to try to provoke.


They failed, but lied, as always.

Posted by: davidt at July 30, 2020 11:46 AM (l3+k2)

256 Personally, I'm waiting for the fembot model that can cook and clean as well as fuck.
Posted by: Mark Andrew Edwards, Never Kneel, Free WA, Buy Ammo at July 30, 2020 11:44 AM (l4C/z)
How long before they bitch because you don't put the seat down, and demand a better oven and stove top?




HAAAAARRRRTTTTCOOOUUURRRTTTT!

Posted by: Mr. Peebles at July 30, 2020 11:47 AM (oVJmc)

257 Sure If I can figure it out so can twatter commies & Jack

Posted by: Ghost Of Qassem Soleimani at July 30, 2020 11:47 AM (1Dmt5)

258 Everyone should be on HCQ and Zinc by now.

OT: I have a feeling that HCQ is going to be much bigger than we think. It seems to breech cell walls and transport whatever Brawndo you want. Enjoy the ride, Kodak!

Posted by: t-bird at July 30, 2020 11:47 AM (Lt1JN)

259 The township I live in has so far been able to keep low income housing at a minimum. Homes are pretty cheap here anyway, my house is appraised at 126,000. The expensive homes are across the city in another suburb where the politicians, lawyers, doctors live. Biden's plan probably wouldn't affect them at all.

Posted by: Colin at July 30, 2020 11:47 AM (TftQW)

260
I love it when our intellectual and literary side comes out.
Posted by: TheJamesMadison, running from a biplane in a cornfield at July 30, 2020 11:31 AM (UWqZJ)

It was a funny co-incidence, I was reading the Time Machine recently and I really didn't find the Eloi attractive. They struck me as the 'lay back and not do anything' type of lay.

Posted by: Mark Andrew Edwards, Never Kneel, Free WA, Buy Ammo


***

Hell, ya got a time machine! Go back and grab the hotties and bring 'em to the future. Sophia Loren, Rachel Welch, Rhona Mitra, and Cindy N...that little bitch from high school that wouldn't give me the time of day. She can go visit the Morlocks.

Posted by: Diogenes at July 30, 2020 11:47 AM (axyOa)

261
I think someone called it right that in our future is going to look a lot like South Africa

District 9.
Posted by: Grump928(C) at July 30, 2020 11:25 AM (yQpMk)

So...cat food, local warlords and fookin' prawns.
Posted by: Insomniac - Ex Cineribus Resurgo at July 30, 2020 11:26 AM (NWiLs)







The funny thing is, segregating the prawns into a district of their own was the right thing to do. Because the prawns were hunting down humans and eating them. The movie glosses over that bit, but it's in there at the beginning.

Posted by: IllTemperedCur at July 30, 2020 11:47 AM (EGyGV)

262 So if you build the "affordable housing" units along
with your main house, do you REALLY have to rent them out? Because my
devious mind starts thinking that they'd make dandy workshops for my
hobbies.

Posted by: IllTemperedCur at July 30, 2020 11:41 AM (EGyGV)

===
I see where you are going, I don't know. All of the elites live in R1 areas, so the point is mute for them. We live in an old section which is mostly all single family homes with a few granny flats.
A friend went through the "affordable" housing bullshit when he developed some rentals. I just hate that the law is flexible for the correc...lefty causes.

Posted by: Jukin the Deplorable and Totally Unserious at July 30, 2020 11:47 AM (pw+jk)

263 The Campaign for a free Galilee

Posted by: Archer at July 30, 2020 11:47 AM (gmo/4)

264 254 It was Andrew Breitbart. And John Lewis was a tremendous liar. I was there and nobody called him the N word or spat on him... he and the other Ds crossing the road were roundly booed, however.
Posted by: redbanzai the Southerner at July 30, 2020 11:44 AM (nAiE/)

I miss Andrew Breitbart. If he were still alive, he'd be making an absolute mockery of everything going on right now.
Posted by: Cato, Collectivism Delenda Est at July 30, 2020 11:46 AM (qLjRe)

And I firmly believe that's why he's not here.

Blame God, the Devil or the DNC...

Posted by: Mark Andrew Edwards, Never Kneel, Free WA, Buy Ammo at July 30, 2020 11:47 AM (l4C/z)

265 I always liked Herman Cain. In retrospect, it makes sense, because I like Trump, and they're similar in certain regards.

And, who knows how things might have turned out had he been the nominee? It's food for thought.

Posted by: Yudhishthira's Dice at July 30, 2020 11:47 AM (Tm4zg)

266 265 I always liked Herman Cain. In retrospect, it makes sense, because I like Trump, and they're similar in certain regards.

And, who knows how things might have turned out had he been the nominee? It's food for thought.
Posted by: Yudhishthira's Dice at July 30, 2020 11:47 AM (Tm4zg)

He'd have been SO much better than Mittens.

Posted by: Mark Andrew Edwards, Never Kneel, Free WA, Buy Ammo at July 30, 2020 11:48 AM (l4C/z)

267 Poll: Biden will refer to John Lewis as...



A. Joe Lewis

B. Lennox Lewis

C. Jerry Lewis

D. John Lewis




Lemon Custard

Posted by: pep at July 30, 2020 11:48 AM (v16oJ)

268 Another thing on the long list of "stuff I just don't grok" is this hatred of the middle class. Why do the "elites" hate us and what did we do to earn that hatred? All we want is to live our lives in peace, have some security and have the opportunity to perhaps move up the economic ladder just a bit. ...
Posted by: BackwardsBoy - Mask Rebel at July 30, 2020 11:38 AM (HaL55)
+++++++++
The middle class is subversive. The poor are dependent for their handouts. The rich are dependent for defense and maintenance of their positions.

But the middle is independent. The middle want to go their own way, go to work, get married, raise their families, put something aside for the future, and enjoy their liberty and freedom. The middle class is insanely dangerous. It's most dangerous manifestation - the independent family business - is hated most of all.

The middle class needs to be destroyed. There can be no independent people. Everyone must depend on the state, either for sustenance (the poor) or for protection (the rich).

Posted by: Baltimore's Elijah Cummings at July 30, 2020 11:48 AM (hYcqw)

269 Posted by: Jane D'oh at July 30, 2020 11:16 AM (ptqGC)

IIRC, someone (Breitbart?) put out a $10k bounty for audio proof of that. Prize has gone unclaimed.


Posted by: Zod at July 30, 2020 11:41 AM (u4/yY)

It was Andrew Breitbart. And John Lewis was a tremendous liar. I was there and nobody called him the N word or spat on him... he and the other Ds crossing the road were roundly booed, however.
Posted by: redbanzai the Southerner at July 30, 2020 11:44 AM (nAiE/)


I'd have to care more to remember which is which, but I think there was somebody who claimed he was spat on, and somebody ELSE who claimed to hear the N word.

Not sure which one Lewis was, but he was one or the other.

Posted by: BurtTC at July 30, 2020 11:48 AM (hku12)

270 Ugh. Sock off.

Posted by: Joe Mannix (Not a cop!) at July 30, 2020 11:48 AM (hYcqw)

271 247 Personally, I'm waiting for the fembot model that can cook and clean as well as fuck.
Posted by: Mark Andrew Edwards, Never Kneel, Free WA, Buy Ammo at July 30, 2020 11:44 AM (l4C/z)
How long before they bitch because you don't put the seat down, and demand a better oven and stove top?
Posted by: DamnedYankee of Judean People's Front at July 30, 2020 11:45 AM (TYUJ+)

And that's how they will get you to buy the upgrade.

Posted by: Romeo13, USN Ret. at July 30, 2020 11:49 AM (NgKpN)

272 Poll: Biden will refer to John Lewis as...

I'm going with Joe Louis. I *hope* he doesn't go with St. Louis.

Posted by: t-bird at July 30, 2020 11:49 AM (2nFxy)

273 If Andrew Breitbart was alive today, would he be

A. Starting a Conservative News Channel
B. Running for public office
C. Scratching frantically at the lid of his coffin

Posted by: Grump928(C) at July 30, 2020 11:49 AM (yQpMk)

274 260
I love it when our intellectual and literary side comes out.
Posted by: TheJamesMadison, running from a biplane in a cornfield at July 30, 2020 11:31 AM (UWqZJ)

It was a funny co-incidence, I was reading the Time Machine recently and I really didn't find the Eloi attractive. They struck me as the 'lay back and not do anything' type of lay.

Posted by: Mark Andrew Edwards, Never Kneel, Free WA, Buy Ammo


***

Hell, ya got a time machine! Go back and grab the hotties and bring 'em to the future. Sophia Loren, Rachel Welch, Rhona Mitra, and Cindy N...that little bitch from high school that wouldn't give me the time of day. She can go visit the Morlocks.
Posted by: Diogenes at July 30, 2020 11:47 AM (axyOa)

Yeah, the Time Traveller was sort of an idiot.

Because H. G. Wells.

Posted by: Mark Andrew Edwards, Never Kneel, Free WA, Buy Ammo at July 30, 2020 11:49 AM (l4C/z)

275 All we want is to live our lives in peace, have some security and have the opportunity to perhaps move up the economic ladder just a bit. But there are quite a few people in power who are dead-set against that happening for reasons that remain a mystery to me.

How would they like it if the same thing was done to them? I just don't get it...
Posted by: BackwardsBoy - Mask Rebel at July 30, 2020 11:38 AM

We middle-class have enough money and gumption to say no to their demands to lick their boots. What they really want is an insurmountable wall between them and the lower class, so they can pay as little as they like for all the improvements and niceties.

Speaking of garbagemen, by the way, this is how I found out jobs were coming back: two weeks ago, our pick up was really late. I asked why.

Young guy said it was his first day; he didn't know. Old guy said a lot of workers got tired of ten-hour days and took jobs for a little more money elsewhere. So were down to two trucks for a while.

Posted by: NaughtyPine at July 30, 2020 11:49 AM (/+bwe)

276 actually Dexamethasone is what you give severely ill Wuflu patients. And double blind studies were done so it's an accepted drug to use. But Mr. Cain had fought cancer and this may have been too much to deal with.

Posted by: notsothoreau at July 30, 2020 11:49 AM (JKNZq)

277 261
I think someone called it right that in our future is going to look a lot like South Africa

District 9.
Posted by: Grump928(C) at July 30, 2020 11:25 AM (yQpMk)

So...cat food, local warlords and fookin' prawns.
Posted by: Insomniac - Ex Cineribus Resurgo at July 30, 2020 11:26 AM (NWiLs)







The funny thing is, segregating the prawns into a district of their own was the right thing to do. Because the prawns were hunting down humans and eating them. The movie glosses over that bit, but it's in there at the beginning.
Posted by: IllTemperedCur at July 30, 2020 11:47 AM (EGyGV)

=========

The funny thing is that I randomly decided to watch that last night.

Posted by: TheJamesMadison, running from a biplane in a cornfield at July 30, 2020 11:49 AM (UWqZJ)

278 246 Cherry 2000!
Posted by: Archer at July 30, 2020 11:45 AM (gmo/4)

I saw that again recently and it was actually a better movie than I remembered. He wants a robot lover because towards the beginning, he goes into a future bar looking for a hookup with a Real Girl, and the bar keeps on hand a helpful attorney who will provide the contract that two people have to sign before they spend a night together, detailing EVERYTHING that is going to happen explicitly, and in what order. No dates unless you sign the binding contract first.

Posted by: Tom Servo at July 30, 2020 11:49 AM (Kpl3J)

279 Poll: Biden will refer to John Lewis as...

A. Joe Lewis
B. Lennox Lewis
C. Jerry Lewis
D. John Lewis

My money's on "Ringo Starr"

Posted by: Lebron Horowitz at July 30, 2020 11:50 AM (UFgOG)

280 Speaking of raw materials for generic drugs. They say that over 90 percent of the raw materials come from Wuhan, China.
Some are saying you should stock up on your meds, but the insurance doesn't allow that.

Posted by: Colin at July 30, 2020 11:50 AM (TftQW)

281
Personally, I'm waiting for the fembot model that can cook and clean as well as fuck. Posted by: Mark Andrew Edwards, Never Kneel, Free WA, Buy Ammo at July 30, 2020 11:44 AM (l4C/z)


Optional "Redneck Cuss-Pack" Install: $99.99.
Posted by: Zod at July 30, 2020 11:46 AM (u4/yY)






Call me when they come out with the "Posh English Accent v1.2" download.

Posted by: IllTemperedCur at July 30, 2020 11:50 AM (EGyGV)

282 Lemon Custard


Posted by: pep at July 30, 2020 11:48 AM (v16oJ)


Popcorn's cousin?

Posted by: Archer at July 30, 2020 11:50 AM (gmo/4)

283 We will miss Josh, uh, Louie, uh, you know, The Thing!

Posted by: Joe Biden at July 30, 2020 11:50 AM (l3+k2)

284 251 But there are quite a few people in power who are dead-set against that happening for reasons that remain a mystery to me.

How would they like it if the same thing was done to them? I just don't get it...
Posted by: BackwardsBoy - Mask Rebel at July 30, 2020 11:38 AM (HaL55)

It's part of the Marxist attack on America:
Tear down Christianity
Tear down the Nuclear Family
Tear down heterosexuality
Tear down Capitalism
Tear down Democracy
Posted by: Mark Andrew Edwards, Never Kneel, Free WA, Buy Ammo at July 30, 2020 11:40 AM (l4C/z)

It goes back to Marx himself, with his attacks on the "Bourgeoisie". Marx recognized that the middle classes mostly benefited from a laissez faire economic system and thus would never support violent revolution and a total social overhaul. Therefore, he, and all of those who have worked to implement his schemes like Stalin, Mao, and Pol Pot have recognized that wiping out the middle classes is ALWAYS the starting point for the total reworking of society, and creating the Great Socialist World.

So as to not understanding why they want to destroy the middle classes; you must see that this is in fact the most IMPORTANT part of their plan, it is the starting point for all the rest that they wish to bring about.
Posted by: Tom Servo at July 30, 2020 11:46 AM (Kpl3J)

Tom Servo is right again

Posted by: Mark Andrew Edwards, Never Kneel, Free WA, Buy Ammo at July 30, 2020 11:50 AM (l4C/z)

285 >>Go back and grab the hotties and bring 'em to the
future. Sophia Loren, Rachel Welch, Rhona Mitra, and Cindy N...Posted by: Diogenes at July 30, 2020 11:47 AM (axyOa)


You will retrieve Anne Baxter in your time machine and you will deliver her to Zod.

Posted by: Zod at July 30, 2020 11:50 AM (yvnmY)

286 Poll: Biden will refer to John Lewis as...





A. Joe Lewis


B. Lennox Lewis


C. Jerry Lewis


D. John Lewis

----
E. My good friend Elijah Cummings.

Posted by: Jukin the Deplorable and Totally Unserious at July 30, 2020 11:51 AM (pw+jk)

287 Neal Boortz via Twitter:

Today you will see the left expose themselves as the hate-filled frauds that they are as they celebrate the death of a fine man.

Posted by: Jane D'oh at July 30, 2020 11:51 AM (ptqGC)

288 271 247 Personally, I'm waiting for the fembot model that can cook and clean as well as fuck.
Posted by: Mark Andrew Edwards, Never Kneel, Free WA, Buy Ammo at July 30, 2020 11:44 AM (l4C/z)
How long before they bitch because you don't put the seat down, and demand a better oven and stove top?
Posted by: DamnedYankee of Judean People's Front at July 30, 2020 11:45 AM (TYUJ+)

And that's how they will get you to buy the upgrade.
Posted by: Romeo13, USN Ret. at July 30, 2020 11:49 AM (NgKpN)

And you'll pay it. Because it's worth it.

Posted by: Mark Andrew Edwards, Never Kneel, Free WA, Buy Ammo at July 30, 2020 11:52 AM (l4C/z)

289 I jsut hope the Navy does not name a supply ship after John Lewis.

Posted by: Anna Puma at July 30, 2020 11:53 AM (d/vl/)

290 Poll: Biden will refer to John Lewis as...

I'm going with Joe Louis. I *hope* he doesn't go with St. Louis.
Posted by: t-bird at July 30, 2020 11:49 AM (2nFxy)


Yeah, I think we're approaching damn close to 100% the chance he'll refer to him as "Joe" somewhere between now and whenever Lewis' funeral ends, sometime in 2021.

Posted by: BurtTC at July 30, 2020 11:53 AM (hku12)

291 The entire premise of the bastardized pseudo-ideology that gets called "progressivism" lately is that The Government is your only valid path forward.

What you would have called "success", "comfort", or even "The American Dream" are in fact illusions.

Your only hope is within the comforting embrace of Your Betters.

And anyone exhibiting such signs of "success" can only do so by having exploited Others.

Posted by: Warai-otoko at July 30, 2020 11:53 AM (/EuRN)

292 Cabrini Green gets all the glory that Pruitt-Igoe deserves. They made all the same mistakes first. I think it's because St. Louis looked at it after only a little more than a decade and said "Uh-oh! We need to tear this thing down, and now." Chicago let theirs fester until the nineties, so that it became an otherworldly nightmare zone out of a sci-fi movie by the time they finished scraping it.

Posted by: Yudhishthira's Dice at July 30, 2020 11:53 AM (Tm4zg)

293 I read "Japanese doll" and I think "Telly Savalas getting a bunch of lip from Talking Tina."

Posted by: Zod at July 30, 2020 11:53 AM (yvnmY)

294 195...
Posted by: cfo mom at July 30, 2020 11:37 AM (RfzVr)

I'm sorry to hear that, mom.

Posted by: Flyover at July 30, 2020 11:53 AM (Rbu5d)

295 POPCORN!!!!

Posted by: Joe "Ruprecht" Biden at July 30, 2020 11:54 AM (tjClK)

296 Personally, I'm waiting for the fembot model that can cook and clean as well as fuck.
Posted by: Mark Andrew Edwards, Never Kneel, Free WA, Buy Ammo at July 30, 2020 11:44 AM (l4C/z)
How long before they bitch because you don't put the seat down, and demand a better oven and stove top?
Posted by: DamnedYankee of Judean People's Front
***

As an experiment I started putting the lid to the seat down so Mrs D would have to lift it to sit. I'm thinking since I have to lift the seat then this makes us equal.
Yeah.
No.
She was on to me in about three day.
"Quit putting the damn lid down!"

Part of science is for other to be able to replicate your results. So far, no one has taken up the challenge.
So much for science.

Posted by: Diogenes at July 30, 2020 11:54 AM (axyOa)

297 I bet on John L Lewis....wasn't he a union boss?

Posted by: Colin at July 30, 2020 11:54 AM (TftQW)

298
I'd have to care more to remember which is which, but I think there was somebody who claimed he was spat on, and somebody ELSE who claimed to hear the N word.

Not sure which one Lewis was, but he was one or the other.
Posted by: BurtTC


Andre Carson (D-Indiana) claims to have been spat upon.

Posted by: Bertram Cabot, Jr. at July 30, 2020 11:54 AM (aKsyK)

299 Herman Cain dying before RBG just isn't right at all.

Posted by: Maskhole at July 30, 2020 11:54 AM (+hfeb)

300 99 Herman Cain dying before RBG just isn't right at all.

I have to agree

Posted by: It's me donna at July 30, 2020 11:55 AM (Zmnko)

301 I join the nation in morning the passing of Joe Lewis. I'll never forget watching him fight Sunny Listerine.

Posted by: I'm Joe Biden & I massage this approval at July 30, 2020 11:55 AM (Izzlo)

302 > I jsut hope the Navy does not name a supply ship after John Lewis.


The next big aircraft carrier should be the USS Ruth Bader Ginsburg


it could never be destroyed in battle

Posted by: DB- just DB. at July 30, 2020 11:55 AM (iTXRQ)

303 Posted by: Yudhishthira's Dice at July 30, 2020 11:53 AM (Tm4zg)

What am I...chopped liver?

Posted by: Robert Taylor Homes at July 30, 2020 11:56 AM (dLLD6)

304 E. My good friend Elijah Cummings.
Posted by: Jukin the Deplorable and Totally Unserious at July 30, 2020 11:51 AM (pw+jk)


Cummings is dead too, right?

I'd love to see Joe turn to somebody like the Revrund Jaaaaaaacksun or Al Sharpton or whomever, and talk about the deceased by the name of the person to whom he's speaking.

Such as: "Hey you, I'm glad to see you here, but so sorry it has to be under the these circumstances. Reverend Jackson was a friend of mine. He will be missed."

"You damned fool, I AM Jesse Jackson!"

Posted by: BurtTC at July 30, 2020 11:56 AM (hku12)

305 Has the Trump bashing, i mean Lewis funeral, started yet?

Posted by: It's me donna at July 30, 2020 11:56 AM (Zmnko)

306 Plop Section 8 housing in nice neighborhoods and watch the tax base deteriorate. Idiots.

Posted by: Furious George at July 30, 2020 11:56 AM (9vQJW)

307 Plop Section 8 housing in nice neighborhoods and watch the tax base deteriorate. Idiots.
Posted by: Furious George at July 30, 2020 11:56 AM (9vQJW)
++++++++++
Nah. They'll just up the assessments and tax rates...

Posted by: Joe Mannix (Not a cop!) at July 30, 2020 11:57 AM (hYcqw)

308 AIs and cooking, yeah that could get a bit iffy.

Vraicu on the F6F Hellcat, "If it could cook I would marry it."

Posted by: Anna Puma at July 30, 2020 11:57 AM (d/vl/)

309 Appreciate the condolences folks. Wanted to commemorate his passing in perpetuity even if it's just one little corner of forever.

Posted by: cfo mom at July 30, 2020 11:57 AM (RfzVr)

310 Herman Cain dying before RBG just isn't right at all.
Posted by: Maskhole at July 30, 2020 11:54 AM (+hfeb)

OTOH, he can be there to slip a whoopee cushion under her knees as she kneels before St. Peter.

Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon at July 30, 2020 11:57 AM (bNb8V)

311 225 What is the purpose of the family?According to George Gilder, in 'Men and Marriage', it is to reign in men's violent impulses and focus his energy on building a better, secure society for his children. With marriage's assurance of paternity providing that incentive.

Alas, marriage does not serve those functions anymore with rampant cuckoldry and no-fault divorce being the order of the day. Part of the whole destructive process. It exists, but it's been hollowed out and, in fact, made into a massive liability if you're a man.

Posted by: Insomniac - Ex Cineribus Resurgo at July 30, 2020 11:58 AM (NWiLs)

312 WOW ... Kodak soared from 2.10 to 36.30 ... I wonder how many congresscritters got the inside info and jumped in early ... it's one way corrupt fortunes are made in DC.

Posted by: illiniwek at July 30, 2020 11:58 AM (Cus5s)

313 307 Plop Section 8 housing in nice neighborhoods and watch the tax base deteriorate. Idiots.
Posted by: Furious George at July 30, 2020 11:56 AM (9vQJW)

Did that in my daughters neighborhood... Cops there all the time.. She was fortunate enough to sell her house

Posted by: It's me donna at July 30, 2020 11:58 AM (Zmnko)

314 >>"Quit putting the damn lid down!" Posted by: Diogenes at July 30, 2020 11:54 AM (axyOa)


Canis Zod Jr. is a young, thirsty dog, and he has Much To Learn.

Posted by: Zod at July 30, 2020 11:58 AM (yvnmY)

315 Personally, I'm waiting for the fembot model that can cook and clean as well as fuck. Posted by: Mark Andrew Edwards, Never Kneel, Free WA, Buy Ammo at July 30, 2020 11:44 AM (l4C/z)


Optional "Redneck Cuss-Pack" Install: $99.99.
Posted by: Zod


Clean a deer & run a trot line: $199.99

Posted by: rickb223 at July 30, 2020 11:58 AM (dhqL5)

316 286 F. My good friend Ernie Shavers.

Posted by: bill in arkansas at July 30, 2020 11:59 AM (C1Lsn)

317 The next big aircraft carrier should be the USS Ruth Bader Ginsburg
it could never be destroyed in battle


But it would always tack left and make flight ops difficult.

Posted by: Anna Puma at July 30, 2020 11:59 AM (d/vl/)

318 Obama talking over Biden:

https://preview.tinyurl.com/y5tlbgka

Posted by: m at July 30, 2020 11:59 AM (ORD9/)

319 I used to watch the Chicago news on WGN during the Cabrini Green era. Always appalled me. They would show rentals in the area that had no heat or running water. Landlords get fined and places condemned for that in most parts of the country. You knew there had to be some big time graft involved.

Posted by: notsothoreau at July 30, 2020 11:59 AM (JKNZq)

320 Four more years of DJT are essential but he wont get there if he equates low income housing with crime. Not thrilled with this tweet.

WH must push back and say YOU (media) are equating low income people with crime not us.

Posted by: Actually Inside the Beltway at July 30, 2020 11:59 AM (fMhOl)

321 Thank you, DeWine, for finally doing something smart.

Posted by: Captain Hate at July 30, 2020 11:59 AM (y7DUB)

322 I think it's because St. Louis looked at it after only a little more than a decade and said "Uh-oh! We need to tear this thing down, and now."
==========================
The father of a girl I dated worked in construction and helped build Pruitt-Igoe. He then went on to law school, and was a part of the legal team that sued the Feds to tear it down.

Posted by: Brave Sir Robin, Conservative Blogger at July 30, 2020 11:59 AM (7Fj9P)

323 Greetings:

Back in my Economics studying daze, I had a course in Urban Economics. The Professor used to enjoy saying that there were two important concepts in Mass Transit, mass and transit.

I grew up in the Bronx of the '50s and '60s. Our small neighborhood was mostly apartment buildings. The one I lived in had 35 apartments and took up half the block. The other half of the block was a similar edifice. That's what mass looks like.

From our building a three block walk in one direction got you too the IRT subway station and a three block walk in the other direction put you on the IND station.Three different buslines, two north and south, one east and west, cordoned off our "hood. That's what transit looks like.

If you don't have something similar, you're just digging a hole for the taxpayers' money to fall into.

Posted by: 11B40 at July 30, 2020 11:59 AM (evgyj)

324
As an experiment I started putting the lid to the seat down so Mrs D would have to lift it to sit. I'm thinking since I have to lift the seat then this makes us equal.
Yeah.
No.
She was on to me in about three day.
"Quit putting the damn lid down!"

Part of science is for other to be able to replicate your results. So far, no one has taken up the challenge.
So much for science.
Posted by: Diogenes at July 30, 2020 11:54 AM

I don't want to break up anyone's marriage, but I hope I find a man like you someday. I close the lid after years of apartments with tiny bathrooms. No one wants toothbrush or a watch falling in the toilet!

Posted by: NaughtyPine at July 30, 2020 12:00 PM (/+bwe)

325 Plop Section 8 housing into Hollywood, Malibu,
Silicon Valley, Arlington, and anywhere else those rich leftist fucks live. See how long that experiment lasts.

Posted by: Insomniac - Ex Cineribus Resurgo at July 30, 2020 12:00 PM (NWiLs)

326 Do these goggles make our butts look big?

Posted by: A Scold of Karens at July 30, 2020 12:00 PM (vtcmf)

327 As an experiment I started putting the lid to the seat down so Mrs D would have to lift it to sit. I'm thinking since I have to lift the seat then this makes us equal.
Yeah.
No.
She was on to me in about three day.
"Quit putting the damn lid down!"

Part of science is for other to be able to replicate your results. So far, no one has taken up the challenge.
So much for science.

======

I tried the same experiment with identical results

Posted by: Embarrassing Stain at July 30, 2020 12:01 PM (IYZ+m)

328 Edit to add: Even back in the 60's, Pruitt-Igoe was a no-go zone for cops and EMTs. The only public employee who could go into that shit-hole was the mailman, b/c he delivered the welfare checks.

Posted by: Brave Sir Robin, Conservative Blogger at July 30, 2020 12:01 PM (7Fj9P)

329 A reality show MTV will never run - The Hood in the Hamptons.

Posted by: Anna Puma at July 30, 2020 12:01 PM (d/vl/)

330 "Where's Goggle?"

Posted by: The Hills Have Zod at July 30, 2020 12:02 PM (yvnmY)

331 Some are saying you should stock up on your meds, but the insurance doesn't allow that.





Posted by: Colin at July 30, 2020 11:50 AM

---

Somehow I can do that with Express Scripts through Tricare. No idea why they do it but I have three 90 pill bottles in my bathroom for my heart medication.


Every time I get an email that says it's time to order I click the button and they send me another bottle.

Posted by: Mr. Scott (Formerly GWS) at July 30, 2020 12:02 PM (JUOKG)

332 Ive heard Houston has no zoning at all. Build what you want where you want it. That sound insanely me but whatever works for you.

Posted by: Asshoes at July 30, 2020 12:03 PM (dgqkd)

333 So the organist-who is quite elderly-asked me if-considering
that choral singing has been eliminated in churches-whether we should not have hymns? (We don't have a choir) I said "Yes; Singing is an important part of our service and choral directors are not doctors. We also have masks available and are separated by six feet on each side"

Good grief! I have to deal with this bs.

Posted by: FenelonSpoke at July 30, 2020 12:03 PM (oDRcK)

334 Canis Zod Jr. is a young, thirsty dog, and he has Much To Learn.


Posted by: Zod



Dog of Diogenes has learned respect for the rolled up magazine.
Mrs D, not so much.

Posted by: Diogenes at July 30, 2020 12:03 PM (axyOa)

335 Black lives matter, except Cain.

Posted by: Menack at July 30, 2020 12:03 PM (buTO7)

336 Clinton blathering. Is he there without Hillary? I'll bet there are some nice young ladies that need consoling he will be seeking out.

Posted by: Ripley at July 30, 2020 12:03 PM (MxEKc)

337 Seattle area yard waste guy I talked to yesterday says no workers have been out with china-flu. Same with the Port-o-let honey bucket service guy(s) I have talked to. And both those services have been on duty w/o masks (speaking strictly off the record here, of course)

Posted by: Rex B at July 30, 2020 12:03 PM (hl0kg)

338 321 Thank you, DeWine, for finally doing something smart.
Posted by: Captain Hate at July 30, 2020 11:59 AM (y7DUB)


Yep, just read that, good on him.

Posted by: WeBoned! at July 30, 2020 12:04 PM (8k7U7)

339 Do these goggles make our butts look big?
Posted by: A Scold of Karens at July 30, 2020 12:00 PM (vtcmf)


No, but your ass does.

Posted by: Sponge - China is Asshoe! at July 30, 2020 12:04 PM (tjClK)

340 Edit to add: Even back in the 60's, Pruitt-Igoe was a no-go zone for cops and EMTs. The only public employee who could go into that shit-hole was the mailman, b/c he delivered the welfare checks.
Posted by: Brave Sir Robin, Conservative Blogger at July 30, 2020 12:01 PM (7Fj9P)


I can't remember which one is which, but I've occasionally been in those buildings. The high rise ones, and the little squat shacks all clustered in a square.

One time, I had a 70 year old woman I needed to see, and she escorted me into and out of the building/complex. Saying "if they see you with me, they'll leave you alone."

I won't say where or when, but when I've been in some of those complexes, I carried a briefcase. In said briefcase was a loaded handgun.

Posted by: BurtTC at July 30, 2020 12:04 PM (hku12)

341 I am old enough to remember when the parking at the Vienna Metro station was free. They were trying to get suburbanites to take the rail into DC.

Posted by: JAS at July 30, 2020 12:04 PM (2BZBZ)

342 USS Ruth Bader Ginsburg? Shoot, it would sink and they'd continue to pretend they were repairing it while having another ship send in position and action reports for it.

Posted by: DamnedYankee of Judean People's Front at July 30, 2020 12:05 PM (TYUJ+)

343 319
I used to watch the Chicago news on WGN during the Cabrini Green era.
Always appalled me. They would show rentals in the area that had no heat
or running water. Landlords get fined and places condemned for that in
most parts of the country. You knew there had to be some big time graft
involved.

Posted by: notsothoreau


Valerie Jarret....

Posted by: Puddleglum at work at July 30, 2020 12:05 PM (MVR7y)

344 You know, I was shopping the other day, and going down the health aisle, aspirin was pretty bare. I usually get the 100-125 count bottles to keep them sealed, Sold out so I got a big bottle. I use the stuff for BP and as an NSAID for Arthur.

Posted by: bill in arkansas at July 30, 2020 12:06 PM (C1Lsn)

345 You have to have hymns and hyrs for gender equity.

Posted by: Insomniac - Ex Cineribus Resurgo at July 30, 2020 12:06 PM (NWiLs)

346 I am old enough to remember when the parking at the Vienna Metro station was free. They were trying to get suburbanites to take the rail into DC.
Posted by: JAS at July 30, 2020 12:04 PM (2BZBZ)


Did they give out free sausages?

Posted by: Sponge - China is Asshoe! at July 30, 2020 12:06 PM (tjClK)

347 Posted by: BurtTC at July 30, 2020 12:04 PM (hku12)
======================
Pruitt-Igoe was demo'd.

Posted by: Brave Sir Robin, Conservative Blogger at July 30, 2020 12:06 PM (7Fj9P)

348 Dexamethosone (sp?) is Clomid. Very very familiar with that nasty ass medicine as I took it for infertility for over a year. it's VERY rough. I was young then, too, and healthy. do not like Clomid.

Posted by: BlackOrchid_j9HX3 at July 30, 2020 12:07 PM (j9HX3)

349 RGB isn't going to be seeing St. Peter.

Posted by: JAS at July 30, 2020 12:07 PM (2BZBZ)

350 Three minutes of Pruitt-Igoe; should be Must-See viewing for anyone who wants to build a large scale public housing project. (last 30 seconds are the best part)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rf2GrF3_BDM

Posted by: Tom Servo at July 30, 2020 12:07 PM (Kpl3J)

351 Posted by: Insomniac - Ex Cineribus Resurgo at July 30, 2020 11:58 AM (NWiLs)

Massive liability? Depends on the man. My husband and I have never been unfaithful to each other, we love each other and don't plan to ever be divorced and no doubt there are other men-even today-who can say the same thing.

Posted by: FenelonSpoke at July 30, 2020 12:07 PM (oDRcK)

352 Part of science is for other to be able to replicate your results. So far, no one has taken up the challenge.
So much for science.

======

I tried the same experiment with identical results

Posted by: Embarrassing Stain



Woohoo!!!
Success!!!
We should publish a paper for the 'Rons and 'Ettes Journal of Medical Review.


Imagine: A paper submitted by Diogenes and Embarrassing Stain and reviewed by Charlie Brown's Dildo, Masturbatin' Pete, Zod, Asshoes, and a Scold of Karens.
I'm smelling a Nobel!!!

Posted by: Diogenes at July 30, 2020 12:08 PM (axyOa)

353 #MapleSyrupOnFrenchToastBad!

Posted by: FoodThreadTroll at July 30, 2020 12:08 PM (DMUuz)

354
I think this was our last furry companion. We are too old to take on a 20 year commitment we may not be able to keep and we are also too old for any more heartbreak.
Posted by: cfo
--------

I know the feeling only too well. Mike Hammer's Cat is 18, and having renal trouble. Getting him to eat has become difficult.

Our little dog, Sophie is 15+, deaf and eyes failing badly, joint troubles.

I look down at these two when they gather in the kitchen and look up at me for a treat, and wonder, "What am I going to do without you guys"?

Posted by: Mike Hammer, etc., etc. at July 30, 2020 12:08 PM (CTJwJ)

355 AFFH forced my city to build a housing project in an area that did not want it, a few years back. Local politicians were ~terrified~ by the two Fed guys in fancy suits who came in here to enforce it. Nobody dared ask the suits why they didn't volunteer their own damn neighborhoods, in their own damn city, to site the project.

Posted by: gp at July 30, 2020 12:08 PM (qpX6U)

356 Posted by: Tom Servo at July 30, 2020 11:49 AM (Kpl3J)

Kind of prescient. Matches reasons why a lot of men are just walking away now. Too much hassle and too much risk for a prize that increasingly isn't even worth winning.

Posted by: Cato, Collectivism Delenda Est at July 30, 2020 12:08 PM (qLjRe)

357 332 Ive heard Houston has no zoning at all. Build what you want where you want it. That sound insanely me but whatever works for you.

I own property in West Virginia, not far from the Ohio River. There's no zoning. I have a doublewide. There's a bricks and sticks house at the entrance to my private road. On the hill behind me is a scratch built shanty that looks like it was built by two retarded blind hippies who were stoned.

My property assessment is twice what either of those places are. Go figure.

Posted by: Martini Farmer at July 30, 2020 12:08 PM (3H9h1)

358 Posted by: BurtTC at July 30, 2020 12:04 PM (hku12)
======================
Pruitt-Igoe was demo'd.
Posted by: Brave Sir Robin, Conservative Blogger at July 30, 2020 12:06 PM (7Fj9P)


This would have been back in the 90s. There were some high rise buildings still along Tucker, I don't know if they're still there or not. I think it was more or less across from them where the single story units were clumped together. I'm not sure which was worse.

Posted by: BurtTC at July 30, 2020 12:08 PM (hku12)

359 To 311
225

.....
Alas, marriage does not serve those functions anymore with rampant
cuckoldry and no-fault divorce being the order of the day. Part of the
whole destructive process. It exists, but it's been hollowed out and, in
fact, made into a massive liability if you're a man.
....
Which is why, unsurprisingly, more and more men are rejecting participating in the institution, often based on the experience of seeing what their and their friend's mothers put their families through. Many disassociated from their biological fathers, and following the path Gilder predicted- indulging in violence as part of some group having had no role models for exercising restraint

Posted by: You're in hell, the world ended at July 30, 2020 12:08 PM (R2QtZ)

360 320....

So, your not thrilled with telling the truth.

Posted by: PacosMojo at July 30, 2020 12:08 PM (BuiC1)

361 Thank you, DeWine, for finally doing something smart.


What did he do? Sorry if it's been discussed already.

Posted by: Notorious BFD at July 30, 2020 12:08 PM (vtcmf)

362 349 RGB isn't going to be seeing St. Peter.

Yes she is... He needs to show her all the evil she has caused and then kick her scrawny ass to hell where she belongs

Posted by: It's me donna at July 30, 2020 12:08 PM (Zmnko)

363 Seattle area yard waste guy I talked to yesterday says no workers have been out with china-flu. Same with the Port-o-let honey bucket service guy(s) I have talked to. And both those services have been on duty w/o masks (speaking strictly off the record here, of course)
Posted by: Rex B at July 30, 2020 12:03 PM

Our guys don't wear masks, a couple young guys wear their T-shirts around their necks on hot days, and at least one old-timer still smokes while working. Yay, township life.

Posted by: NaughtyPine at July 30, 2020 12:09 PM (/+bwe)

364 #MapleSyrupOnFrenchToastBad!
Posted by: FoodThreadTroll at July 30, 2020 12:08 PM (DMUuz)

You DICK!!!!

Posted by: Jeff Spicoli at July 30, 2020 12:09 PM (tjClK)

365 The destruction of the traditional nuclear family is one of the goals of the progressive movement in America.
________

I have one problem with that. It's not clear when family defenders speak exactly what is meant by "nuclear family". A lot of the time it does sound as if they think the standard TV families of the 50s and 60s are what they have in mind. And that wasn't EXACTLY what the traditional family meant. Hell, it wasn't quite accurate even for the Boomer upbringing I and my friends knew.

It leaves out grandparents - a big deal, historically - and Sir Joseph's "sisters and his cousins, Whom he reckons up by dozens, And his aunts!"

I'm also a bit puzzled at how often our side falls into the trap of buying their line that it is a "Western" institution. Tell that to Asians.

Of course, the attack is real, and needs to be repelled. I just am wary of how much our side FAILS to attack among their claims.

Posted by: Eeyore at July 30, 2020 12:09 PM (LMs+g)

366 I used to watch the Chicago news on WGN during the Cabrini Green era.***
You wouldn't believe just how putrid that channel's "news" is today. Unwatchable.

Posted by: Old Dude at July 30, 2020 12:09 PM (LGXGf)

367 Thank you, DeWine, for finally doing something smart.


What did he do? Sorry if it's been discussed already.
Posted by: Notorious BFD at July 30, 2020 12:08 PM (vtcmf)


Ordered the HCQ ban reversed.

Posted by: Captain Hate at July 30, 2020 12:10 PM (y7DUB)

368 Posted by: You're in hell, the world ended at July 30, 2020 12:08 PM (R2QtZ)

No; I'm not in hell and have no expectation in being there.

I see this is another cheerful thread.

See you all at a later thread,

Posted by: FenelonSpoke at July 30, 2020 12:10 PM (oDRcK)

369 We should publish a paper for the 'Rons and 'Ettes Journal of Medical Review.


Imagine: A paper submitted by Diogenes and Embarrassing Stain and reviewed by Charlie Brown's Dildo, Masturbatin' Pete, Zod, Asshoes, and a Scold of Karens.
I'm smelling a Nobel!!!
Posted by: Diogenes at July 30, 2020 12:08 PM


Hot Iron Therapy: Theory and Praxis?

Posted by: Duncanthrax at July 30, 2020 12:11 PM (DMUuz)

370 USS Ruth Bader Ginsburg?

-
Hell of a damage control detail!

Posted by: Anonosaurus Wrecks, Tyrannosaur Wrangler at July 30, 2020 12:11 PM (+y/Ru)

371 Poll: Biden will refer to John Lewis as...





A. Joe Lewis


B. Lennox Lewis


C. Jerry Lewis


D. John Lewis






Joe Biden: We're here to honor my good friend Al Lewis. Who can forget when he played Eddie Munster on the Addams Family?

Posted by: TheQuietMan at July 30, 2020 12:12 PM (ekmlY)

372 USS Ruth Bader Ginsburg?

-
Hell of a damage control detail!
Posted by: Anonosaurus Wrecks, Tyrannosaur Wrangler at July 30, 2020 12:11 PM (+y/Ru)


Runs solely on the blood of aborted babies.

Posted by: Sponge - China is Asshoe! at July 30, 2020 12:12 PM (tjClK)

373 350 Three minutes of Pruitt-Igoe; should be Must-See viewing for anyone who wants to build a large scale public housing project. (last 30 seconds are the best part)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rf2GrF3_BDM
Posted by: Tom Servo at July 30, 2020 12:07 PM (Kpl3J)

yikes

Posted by: m at July 30, 2020 12:12 PM (ORD9/)

374 Ordered the HCQ ban reversed.

Guess that's good. If the Little Hitler of Ohio would now just admit he was wrong on mandatory Maskapalooza and rescind it, he'd be making some progress.

Posted by: Notorious BFD at July 30, 2020 12:12 PM (vtcmf)

375
Joe Biden: We're here to honor my good friend Al Lewis. Who can forget when he played Eddie Munster on the Addams Family?
Posted by: TheQuietMan at July 30, 2020 12:12 PM (ekmlY)


No love?

Posted by: Emmanuel Lewis at July 30, 2020 12:12 PM (tjClK)

376
I used to watch the Chicago news on WGN during the Cabrini Green era.***
You wouldn't believe just how putrid that channel's "news" is today. Unwatchable.


Posted by: Old Dude at July 30, 2020 12:09 PM (LGXGf)


Agreed. It's nothing but left wing garbage and so is its website

Posted by: TheQuietMan at July 30, 2020 12:13 PM (ekmlY)

377

Herman Cain morte? Did the whale finally get 'im?

Posted by: Saf at July 30, 2020 12:13 PM (5IHGB)

378 Joe Biden: We're here to honor my good friend Al Lewis. Who can forget when he played Eddie Munster on the Addams Family?


Posted by: TheQuietMan at July 30, 2020 12:12 PM (ekmlY)


Stand up Al, you son old of a gun!
Basement Joe

Posted by: Archer at July 30, 2020 12:13 PM (gmo/4)

379 I don't want to break up anyone's marriage, but I hope I find a man like you someday. I close the lid after years of apartments with tiny bathrooms. No one wants toothbrush or a watch falling in the toilet!
Posted by: NaughtyPine at July 30, 2020 12:00 PM (/+bwe)


Yep. Ever since I dropped a blow dryer in the toilet, I've put the lid down. In our household, it was also handy for directing the cat toward cleaner water sources.

Probably also cuts down on germ spew when flushing. And it protects the husband's cell phone.

Posted by: Emmie at July 30, 2020 12:14 PM (+ljgK)

380 Three minutes of Pruitt-Igoe; should be Must-See viewing for anyone who wants to build a large scale public housing project. (last 30 seconds are the best part)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rf2GrF3_BDM
Posted by: Tom Servo at July 30, 2020 12:07 PM (Kpl3J)


Punningly appropriate use of Philip Glass music to accompany the mess.

Posted by: BurtTC at July 30, 2020 12:14 PM (hku12)

381 We have one guy at work that is hysterical about the Wuflu. he just emailed, asking who is physically in the office. Then he wanted them to explain why they had to be there. he has to go in and pick up equipment and is uncomfortable with anyone being in the office.He probably drinks bleech.

Posted by: notsothoreau at July 30, 2020 12:14 PM (JKNZq)

382 Late in the thread, but I wanted to share an observation I had. Related to "Trump shot down on DACA" screeches and Trump saying "okay, but DACA is closing lol".

It occurred to me that constant Eeyoring on Trump failing to implement something or having done a "betrayal" in retreat and reconsolidation is because all other Republicans have acted in bad faith, for our whole lifetimes.

Every time they've brought something up for "defeat", most of the time on purpose, it has been followed by a wringing of hands. "Nothing we can do, sorry, we lost". Trump, on the other hand, is willing to use a "defeat" to publicize or message on an issue, actually tries things with uncertain outcome, and retrenches when pushed back, finding other ways to go around.

Nowhere is this more apparent than on the wall. He promised a wall, he has been using every hook and crook to get one.

This is, incidentally, why Ann Coulter is a gasbag. Each time Trump has been "defeated" on the wall, she has claimed the battle lost and therefore the war. She has no concept of a tactical retreat or continued commitment to a cause by all means necessary because she'd rather talk about it. She bizarrely seems incapable of realizing Trump Isn't That Kind of Republican.

...but maybe she is.

Posted by: Sporkatus at July 30, 2020 12:15 PM (CGB5H)

383 Then he wanted them to explain why they had to be there. he has to go in and pick up equipment and is uncomfortable with anyone being in the office.He probably drinks bleach.
Posted by: notsothoreau at July 30, 2020 12:14 PM (JKNZ)


Not enough apparently.

Posted by: moon_over_vermont at July 30, 2020 12:15 PM (kUmUV)

384 We have one guy at work that is hysterical about the Wuflu. he just
emailed, asking who is physically in the office. Then he wanted them to
explain why they had to be there. he has to go in and pick up equipment
and is uncomfortable with anyone being in the office.He probably drinks
bleech.


How sad.

Posted by: Notorious BFD at July 30, 2020 12:16 PM (vtcmf)

385 Ive heard Houston has no zoning at all. Build what you want where you want it. That sound insanely me but whatever works for you.
Posted by: Asshoes at July 30, 2020 12:03 PM (dgqkd)

Houston has restrictions in the deeds where needed.

Posted by: MAC SOG'''' at July 30, 2020 12:16 PM (P4Pk9)

386 Most zoning rubs me the wrong way. And I roll my eyes extra hard at NIMBYs.

I think that a mix of housing would generally be the best thing, but note that's not shoving a government housing project into suburbs. It's more like having the odd, posh, two or four unit condo in the expensive neighborhood because single professionals might not need the 4 bed room mini-mansion. Or maybe allowing residential development next to places that people work, including the groceries or bodegas and corner deli so people can buy food.

Posted by: Synova at July 30, 2020 12:16 PM (BD/yx)

387 OANN announcing Cains death. Said Cain was hospitalized two days after diagnosis as he was severely affected by the virus. He also had been diagnosed in2006 with stage four colon cancer. I had forgotten that Trump had nominated him to the Federal Reserve this spring.

Posted by: Jen the original at July 30, 2020 12:16 PM (nuimE)

388 Hot Iron Therapy: Theory and Praxis?
Posted by: Duncanthrax
------

"The Role of Otters as Emotional Support Animals"

Posted by: Mike Hammer, etc., etc. at July 30, 2020 12:17 PM (1vynn)

389 Confederate flag spotted! OK, actually it's a Norwegian flag but let's not split hairs.

https://bit.ly/39GG5iW

Posted by: Anonosaurus Wrecks, Tyrannosaur Wrangler at July 30, 2020 12:17 PM (+y/Ru)

390 NOOD SNITCHES

Posted by: Joe Mannix (Not a cop!) at July 30, 2020 12:17 PM (hYcqw)

391 Because when you start having something worth owning, you start thinking
'sharing' it is a less good idea than when you had less and wished
someone would 'share' with you. Plus the Middle Class pays it's bills
and watches it's money, which is how they got to be and stay in, the
Middle Class.

How the hell do you convince them the redistribution plan is GOOD
for them? On average, you don't. So they need to be eliminated.


The means for anyone to reach a modicum of self-sufficiency is available to all, or at least it was. There's no need for me to give away any of my stuff when someone else can do what I did and get it for themselves legally and peacefully. I didn't take anything away from anyone else to get what I have. In fact, I helped make others more prosperous while climbing the economic ladder.

This Marxist notion of a 'zero-sum game' needs a lot of pushback. It ignores the entire idea of creating wealth for everyone.

Again, it boils down to hatred of others and the insane need to control what someone else does. That is satanic, purely and simply.

Posted by: BackwardsBoy - Mask Rebel at July 30, 2020 12:18 PM (HaL55)

392 This is, incidentally, why Ann Coulter is a gasbag.

Ann's business model is attention whoring. She sells television appearances, columns, and books. It's all about her. She has no beliefs; she's on no one's side but her own. It's always been that way. And that's how it is for 90+ percent of the commentariat.

Posted by: bear with asymmetrical balls at July 30, 2020 12:19 PM (H5knJ)

393 This is, incidentally, why Ann Coulter is a gasbag. Each time Trump has been "defeated" on the wall, she has claimed the battle lost and therefore the war. She has no concept of a tactical retreat or continued commitment to a cause by all means necessary because she'd rather talk about it. She bizarrely seems incapable of realizing Trump Isn't That Kind of Republican.

...but maybe she is.
Posted by: Sporkatus at July 30, 2020 12:15 PM (CGB5H)


The Skull Gearshift Knob's primary goal is to draw attention to herself. If she advances a conservative principle that's a bonus.

Posted by: Captain Hate at July 30, 2020 12:20 PM (y7DUB)

394 I remember when my good friend Jerry Lee came out with Great Balls of Fire.
Joe Biden

Posted by: Brother Northernlurker just another guy at July 30, 2020 12:20 PM (lgiXo)

395 337 Seattle area yard waste guy I talked to yesterday says no workers have been out with china-flu. Same with the Port-o-let honey bucket service guy(s) I have talked to. And both those services have been on duty w/o masks (speaking strictly off the record here, of course)
Posted by: Rex B at July 30, 2020 12:03 PM (hl0kg)


That's interesting information to contrast with the theory that fecal matter/restroom fumes might be a transmitter of Covid.

Posted by: Emmie at July 30, 2020 12:20 PM (+ljgK)

396 Poll: Biden will refer to John Lewis as...





A. Joe Lewis


B. Lennox Lewis


C. Jerry Lewis


D. John Lewis
--------

E. Joe Louis

He was a hell of a fighter.

Posted by: Mike Hammer, etc., etc. at July 30, 2020 12:21 PM (1vynn)

397 "This is, incidentally, why Ann Coulter is a gasbag.
Each time Trump has been "defeated" on the wall, she has claimed the
battle lost and therefore the war. She has no concept of a tactical
retreat or continued commitment to a cause... " Sporkatus

imo she saw good men passed over (Kobach) and Trump installing open border advocates in key positions. This indeed happened ... Coulter pushed back ... I don't think she ever said the war was lost, she still is pushing to elect Trump, just not happy with many of his choices (including Manhattan libs Jarvanka)

Posted by: illiniwek at July 30, 2020 12:21 PM (Cus5s)

398 After 4 years of Trump/Russia collusion memes, the New Yorker bringing out Joe McCarthy is a bit risky.
Voters might draw some sort of unwanted parallel.
But it does complete the circle of Democratic "projection".

Posted by: SMOD at July 30, 2020 12:22 PM (3aI0K)

399 Yes, Emmie @ 395. The "poop swirl vapor vortex" study LOL.

Posted by: Rex B at July 30, 2020 12:23 PM (hl0kg)

400 " She has no beliefs; she's on no one's side but her own. It's always been that way."

sheesh .. read any of Coulter's books and you'll see elements on How to Fight the leftist invasion. She used the "Trump techniques" of sarcasm for a long time, Trump learned a lot from her Adios America book ... helped him win in 2016.


But yes, god Forbid, she makes money selling her ruckus attitude and sharp wit, and is not afraid to appear on leftist platforms (as the famous clip of her with Bill Maher, where she predicted Trump to be the nominee.

Posted by: illiniwek at July 30, 2020 12:30 PM (Cus5s)

401 What's next? Government permits to relocate? Licenses for more than two
children? Forcing empty-nesters to take in boarders from the slums?


Forcing people to strap a rag on their face in order to purchase food?
Forcing people to maintain 6 foot distances from each other...forever?
Abridging freedom of speech, assembly and religion?

Quartering troops?

It's not going to stop. And we are not going back. I wish we were but nothing I can see offers a road map back to sanity.


The "phased reopenings" are screwed. The people are cowed and beaten down.


It's Fascist Disneyland.

Posted by: deplorable unperson - refuse to accept the Mask of the Beast at July 30, 2020 12:36 PM (luzVb)

402 That'll be news to the black family 4 doors down and the three Hispanic families directly across the street.
Posted by: rickb223 at July 30, 2020 11:11 AM (dhqL5)


Slightly different variation here, but my neighborhood is far, far more diverse than the one in which I grew up in the 1960s. No one divides themselves into victim groups. Still, our precinct votes more than 90% Republican.

Posted by: Michael the Texan at July 30, 2020 12:40 PM (9IdCK)

403 "and no crime other than the occasional TPing of a house"
...or whacking of a rural mailbox (the most annoying vandalism around these parts).

Posted by: Miley, the Duchess, also a Karen at July 30, 2020 12:58 PM (rCwaK)

404 Sorry the country club GOP are responsible in 1965 for passing the civil rights act which was the greatest con in American history. It ended freedom of association, property rights, community controls, states rights. No one ever said the bill would do these things, they denied it would lead to racial quotas and all the rest.

So now we have an all powerful government that demands we wear masks, closes down businesses and cuts our economy by 33%, closes our churches? Societies commit suicide, we are seeing this today. Our craziest members are leading the lemmings over the cliff. I will not follow but what follows is the darkness.

I can only say I will not be forgiving nor will my family.

Posted by: I am not corey Booker at July 30, 2020 02:51 PM (Ju2mK)

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