Elon Musk: I Agreed to Let a Group of Leftwing Censors Advise Twitter on Content Moderation If They Agreed Not to Conspire to Pressure Advertisers to Boycott Twitter to Kill the Site.
I Did That, But Then They Pressured Advertisers To Drop Me Anyway.

A few weeks ago, conservatives were disappointed when Elon Musk announced Twitter would be consulting with leftwing censorship groups such as the noxious Southern Poverty Grifting Center, I mean Law Center, and the Democrat front group the ADL.

A couple of days ago, the head of the ADL complained that Twitter had restored Donald Trump's twitter account. Donald Trump -- who has Jewish grandchildren.

And then he asked, "Is it time for Twitter to go?"


Jonathan Greenblatt
@JGreenblattADL

For @elonmusk to allow Donald Trump back on Twitter, ostensibly after a brief poll, shows he is not remotely serious about safeguarding the platform from hate, harassment and misinformation.


As we've said before, Trump used Twitter to foment intolerance, issue threats and incite a violent attack against the US government. Moreover, he has shown no indication that he would do anything different if given the opportunity.

I'm sorry, what is the Anti-Defamation League's interest in censoring a former president? That has nothing to do with defaming the Jewish people.

Is the ADL about defamations against the Jewish people, or is it just a Kosher-branded Democrat front group that just agitates for every agenda item on the Basic Bitch Democrat Party Checklist? Don't bother answering, we all know the answer.

When @ADL and other #StopHateforProfit leaders met with Elon Musk on 11/1, he committed to not replatform anyone, regardless of stature, until he installed a transparent, clear process that took into consideration the views of civil society.

@elonmusk's decisions over the last month have been erratic and alarming, but this decision is dangerous and a threat to American democracy. We need to ask -- is it time for Twitter to go?

Spoken like the nasty little capo you are.

Conservatives were also baffled that he had appointed Yoel Roth, the former head of Twitter's "site integrity" and "fact checking" censorship board -- and the very man who decided to ban mention of the Hunter Biden Laptop story before the 2020 election -- as his chief advisor on speech issues as the new head of the hated "Trust and Safety Council," Twitter's Secret Speech Police.

Why would he do that? Why would Musk spend $45 billion to acquire Twitter in order to get rid of the old members of the Trust and Safety Council -- and then install the guy who swung the 2020 election to Biden through censorship to be head of the New and Improved Trust and Safety Council?

Well, this seems to be the answer: He was attempting to appease the left by meeting their demands for some censorship half-way.

But then they f***ed him over.

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It seems like Musk is alleging that he did what they asked -- but then, behind his back, they pressured advertisers to boycott Twitter anyway.

It sure seems like Yoel Roth was always playing for Team Boycott Twitter, because right now, he's lobbying Google and Apple to collude (as monopolists, remember) remove the Twitter app from their gatekept app-stores so as to violate anti-trust law by using their power as monopolists to leverage out a competitor.

Unless he plays ball and re-installs all the old censorship codes beloved by leftwing idealogues, of course.

Yoel Roth, the rabidly anti-Trump former Twitter employee who briefly served as the site's top censor, has penned an article for the New York Times explaining how a coalition of regulators and corporate interests can prevent Elon Musk from fully restoring free speech on the platform.

In the article, Roth, who briefly led Twitter's notorious "Trust & Safety" department -- responsible for the platform's sitewide censorship policies -- outlined the establishment's playbook for restraining any platform that attempts to move towards free speech on its own.


Roth outlined a path for restraining censorship that will be familiar to other social networks, like Parler and Gab, that attempted to provide users with an environment of free speech -- in particular, blacklisting by Google and Apple's app marketplaces.

Via the New York Times:


Failure to adhere to Apple's and Google's guidelines would be catastrophic, risking Twitter's expulsion from their app stores and making it more difficult for billions of potential users to get Twitter's services. This gives Apple and Google enormous power to shape the decisions Twitter makes.

That's right -- monopolies have enormous power to illegally squeeze their competitors, Yoel.

Until they sue under anti-trust laws.

Breitbart's Allum Bokhari concludes:


Roth's article is a neat overview of the machinery of censorship that the establishment has constructed over the past half-decade to ensure that free speech no longer flourishes online. If advertisers fail to constrain Musk, Roth argues that regulators and app stores will fill in the gaps.

And what's this next breadcrumb I see along the trail?

Clinton-linked dark money group targeted Twitter advertisers amid Elon Musk's takeover
Accountable Tech and dozens of left-wing groups have targeted Twitter's top advertisers

A Hillary Clinton-linked dark money group set its sights on Twitter advertisers amid Elon Musk's acquisition of the social media platform, Fox Business has learned.

Accountable Tech spearheaded a letter to top Twitter advertisers as part of a larger pressure campaign demanding "non-negotiable" requirements for their business, saying that Musk's takeover will further "toxify" the social media giant and directly threaten public safety.

"Twitter has outsized influence in shaping both public discourse and industry-wide platform governance standards," the letter states. "While the company is hardly a poster-child for healthy social media, it has taken welcome steps in recent years to mitigate systemic risks, ratcheting up pressure on the likes of Facebook and YouTube to follow suit."

"Musk intends to steamroll those safeguards and provide a megaphone to extremists who traffic in disinformation, hate, and harassment," it continues. "Under the guise of 'free speech,' his vision will silence and endanger marginalized communities, and tear at the fraying fabric of democracy."

The group demands that advertisers commit to keeping accounts of politicians and public figures removed for "egregious violations" off the platform, ensuring "algorithmic accountability" and continuing their "commitment to research transparency and researcher access" - or drop their business.

It's unclear what companies received Accountable Tech's letter, which is also signed by 25 other liberal groups, including Media Matters and the Black Lives Matter Global Network Foundation.

This is at least the second letter sent from a large coalition of activists to Twitter's top advertisers after Musk's acquisition.

On November 1, dozens of left-wing groups co-signed a letter calling on advertisers to embrace content moderation or boycott the platform, Business Insider reported, which included Accountable Tech.

Accountable Tech is not a standalone organization. Instead, it's a fiscally sponsored project of the North Fund, a nonprofit incubator closely tied to a billion-dollar dark money network managed by the Arabella Advisors consulting firm, Washington D.C. business records show.

The left-wing group is also closely linked to Hillary Clinton's Onward Together nonprofit, which the failed presidential contender created following her 2016 loss to Donald Trump to allow her to be a part of the resistance.

Arabella Advisors, you say?

The North Fund, you say?

Those are two closely-linked central cogs in the dark money machine by which Democrats and Progressives raise hundreds of millions from leftwing billionaires in untraceable donations. I'll let you speculate who those leftwing billionaires might be.

The Massive Progressive Dark-Money Group You've Never Heard Of

Over the past half decade, Democrats have quietly pulled ahead of Republicans in untraceable political spending. One group helped make it happen.

By Emma Green

In a trendy co-working space in Washington, D.C.'s Dupont Circle--where people wear Chucks and fuss about fancy coffee--lies the progressive movement's empire of political cash. Over the past half decade, Democrats have quietly pulled ahead of Republicans in so-called dark-money spending, funneling hundreds of millions from anonymous donors into campaigns around the country.

The groups that spend money this way tend to have innocuous-sounding names and promiscuously spawn mini-organizations that take up particular state and local causes. The North Fund, for example, spent nearly $5 million trying to legalize marijuana in Montana last year. The Sixteen Thirty Fund--the indisputable heavyweight of Democratic dark money--was the second-largest super-PAC donor in 2020, according to the investigative organization OpenSecrets, giving roughly $61 million of effectively untraceable money to progressive causes. The organization that connects many of these groups--what a critic might call the mothership--is called Arabella Advisors.

Arabella hates this narrative. The organization's CEO, Sampriti Ganguli, insisted to me that she runs a relatively small business-services organization that does HR, legal compliance, accounting, etc., for clients such as the Sixteen Thirty Fund. Ganguli comes from a consultant background, and she talks like it: Arabella's mission is to make philanthropy more efficient, effective, and equitable, she told me.


But Arabella, like the Sixteen Thirty Fund, undeniably benefited from the rush of panicked political giving on the left during the Trump years. As the Sixteen Thirty Fund's revenue exploded, it spent more money on Arabella's services--a tenfold increase from 2014 to 2019. And Arabella, as a mission-driven, progressive organization, is caught in a major tension on the left: How can progressive groups justify using billionaires' money to influence American politics and civic life while earnestly advocating for a wealth tax or political-spending reforms?

"I think a lot about the role billionaires have to play--maybe they're part of the problem and part of the solution," Ganguli told me.

How convenient for her to say that, as she collects a huge salary and cut of the fundraising take.

More at Tablet on Arabella Advisors, by Hayden Ludwig.

Behind the closed doors of an unassuming philanthropic consultancy in Washington, D.C., is one of the most powerful lobbying forces in the United States. The Atlantic has called it "the massive progressive dark-money group you've never heard of" and "the indisputable heavyweight of Democratic dark money." The Washington Post believes its potent lobbying arm is reason enough for Congress to enact forced donor disclosure laws, while Politico labelled it a "dark-money behemoth." "The system of political financing, which often obscures the identities of donors, is known as dark money," wrote The New York Times, "and Arabella's network is a leading vehicle for it on the left."

Meet Arabella Advisors, the brainchild of ex-Clinton administration staffer Eric Kessler and the favorite tool of anonymous, billionaire donors on the progressive left. Since 2006, the Arabella hub has overseen a growing network of nonprofits--call them the "spokes"--that collected $2.4 billion in the 2019-20 election cycle, nearly twice as much as the Republican and Democratic national committees combined.

These nonprofits in turn manage and supervise a vast array of "pop-up" groups--mainly political attack-dog websites, ad campaigns, and "spontaneous" demonstrations staffed by Arabella's network of activist professionals who pose as members of independent activist organizations. These groups--such as Fix Our Senate, the Hub Project, and Floridians for a Fair Shake--typically emerge very suddenly in order to savage the political opposition on the policy or outrage of that particular day or week, then vanish just as quickly. The pop-ups do not file IRS disclosures or report their budgets, boards, or staff. In most cases, their connection to Arabella goes unreported. Many of them have offered sympathetic ordinary voters the opportunity to donate to whatever the "grassroots" cause happens to be, when in fact the money feeds back into Arabella's enormous dark-money network.

The relatively novel and innovative model of political activism perfected by Arabella, which was founded 2005, went more or less unnoticed until 2018, when I was reporting on the activist groups that attempted to prevent the Senate confirmation of Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh. Among the sea of picket signs outside the court in July 2018 was the name of an unfamiliar group: Demand Justice. A search of the IRS nonprofit archives showed the name itself wasn't listed. What did turn up in an online search was a downtown address on Connecticut Avenue shared by dozens of other organizations, including the Arabella "spoke" that appeared to be running Demand Justice, Sixteen Thirty Fund.

It isn't uncommon for political groups to share expensive D.C. office space, especially when they're affiliated, like the Center for American Progress (CAP) and its lobbying arm, CAP Action. But Arabella's arrangement is unique: A for-profit consultancy (Arabella Advisors) is the central hub; four (perhaps five) tax-exempt nonprofits (New Venture Fund, Sixteen Thirty Fund, Hopewell Fund, Windward Fund, and possibly North Fund, all founded and led by Arabella leadership) are the spokes; and countless ephemeral pop-ups branching out from the nonprofits.

In early 2019, the Capital Research Center (where I work) released a report on the network. Since then, my colleagues and I have collected large amounts of data on Arabella's origins, lobbying, pop-up campaigns, board connections, and donors, which helped lay the groundwork for later reporting on Arabella in mainstream outlets like The Atlantic and New York Times--which have since acknowledged that the political "left" has outraised and outspent the political "right" using dark money in recent years by a margin of nearly 2 to 1.

And yet today, the vast majority of American voters remain unaware of Arabella's existence, even as it promises to play an increasingly central role in American politics, and as the culture wars and fight for control of federal institutions reaches a fever pitch in the fall of 2022.

Before Arabella Advisors, there was Eric Kessler. Today he is the company founder, principal, and senior managing partner, and at one point served as a board member for four of the Arabella network's five nonprofits. Kessler is considered by many in Washington to be a leading expert on philanthropy and foundation-giving.

Kessler's career began over 30 years ago not in philanthropy but in grubby political activism.

...


Why so many nonprofits? There are advantages in shuffling money around and having multiple different pots to collect cash from different donors. Windward Fund appears more focused on environmental causes, while Hopewell supports many of the network's pro-abortion rights campaigns. The Sixteen Thirty Fund was created with seed funding from the Sierra Club and the radical defunct group ACORN, among others. In turn, the Sixteen Thirty Fund appears to have provided seed capital for the North Fund in 2019, which almost exclusively provides money to state ballot initiatives. If nothing else, this arrangement makes the money harder to follow.

Arabella Advisors itself makes its money from client consulting fees--typically from wealthy donors and left-leaning foundations--and management fees charged to its nonprofit network. The company likes to convey the impression that, as outgoing Arabella CEO Sampriti Ganguli said, according to an Atlantic report, it's a "relatively small business-services organization that does HR, legal compliance, etc." for the nonprofits that just happen to share its address and hire Arabella for contract work--$182 million of it for pop-up campaign staffing, office space, and similar services between 2008 and 2020.

Strictly speaking, Ganguli's description is accurate. But it also helps obscure the reality of how large and active the network really is.

More at Tablet.

And now, poof!, new organizations have "popped up" to demand that Elon Musk re-install the Stalinesque censorship protocols that resulted in the 2020 election being thrown to Biden by a coordinated Deep State/Corporate Media information op, or have his $45 billion investment made worthless.

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1 Oh hai

Posted by: antisocial justice beatnik at November 23, 2022 12:20 PM (DTX3h)

2 You mean lefties lie if it suits their purposes?

Posted by: windbag at November 23, 2022 12:21 PM (l8Upr)

3 whoa, lots of content.
Hi Ace
Happy almostThanksgiving.

Posted by: sharon(willow's apprentice) at November 23, 2022 12:22 PM (Y+l9t)

4 And now, poof!, new organizations have "popped up" to demand that Elon Musk re-install the Stalinesque censorship protocols that resulted in the 2020 election being thrown to Biden by a coordinated Deep State/Corporate Media information op, or have his $45 billion investment made worthless.

No problem, lefties, just go start your own Twitter.

Posted by: Archimedes at November 23, 2022 12:22 PM (eOEVl)

5 Is the ADL about defamations against the Jewish people, or is it just a Kosher-branded Democrat front group that just agitates for every agenda item on the Basic Bitch Democrat Party Checklist? Don't bother answering, we all know the answer.

Well, according to Candace Owens they're terrorists.

Posted by: kallisto at November 23, 2022 12:24 PM (dCxaZ)

6 Elon, Elon...I can't believe you are playing Charlie Brown to the NWO's Lucy.

Be better my dude

Posted by: kallisto at November 23, 2022 12:25 PM (dCxaZ)

7 Gather all twits somewhere in the desert...tell 'em to bring their guns and ammo...we'll settle this once and for all.

Posted by: BignJames at November 23, 2022 12:25 PM (AwYPR)

8 I don't think Elon Musk-who doesn't seem like a shrinking violet to me-would take very kindly to being threatened.

Posted by: FenelonSpoke at November 23, 2022 12:25 PM (vH/6k)

9 4
No problem, lefties, just go start your own Twitter.
Posted by: Archimedes at November 23, 2022 12:22 PM (eOEVl)

And learn to code, bitches.

Posted by: Our Country is Screwed at November 23, 2022 12:25 PM (N39Ws)

10 9 And learn to code, bitches.
Posted by: Our Country is Screwed at November 23, 2022 12:25 PM (N39Ws)

Unfortunately, most coders seem to be hard-lefties.

Posted by: XTC at November 23, 2022 12:26 PM (UnA8+)

11 They are still censoring conservatives that are not "rich and or famous"

Posted by: Nevergiveup at November 23, 2022 12:26 PM (Irn0L)

12 I'm shocked to hear that lefty's are fascists at heart.. shocked

Posted by: Inogame, non alius regit at November 23, 2022 12:26 PM (53oGX)

13 It's amazing how often I get to use my bitemyshinymetalass.gif when dealing with the left-o-bots on twitter.

Posted by: Tex Lovera at November 23, 2022 12:27 PM (wtvvX)

14 Musk must learn the hard lesson that leftards have no morals, scruples, or honor. He should have realized that fact from the outset. Maybe he isn't so smart after all.

Posted by: Xipe Totec at November 23, 2022 12:27 PM (QSjkU)

15 Southern Poverty Call Center > Southern Poverty Law Center

Posted by: antisocial justice beatnik at November 23, 2022 12:27 PM (DTX3h)

16 That's very much like the left. They don't honor deals, they see any giving of ground as a sign of weakness and a signal to push and bully harder.

Posted by: Red Turban Someguy - The Republic is already dead! at November 23, 2022 12:27 PM (eYoxG)

17 "They broke the deal."
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I don't know what's gonna happen next, but that sounds like the tagline of an action movie...right before the hero goes John Wick over everyone's ass...

Posted by: "Perfessor" Squirrel at November 23, 2022 12:27 PM (YIVH2)

18 The problem here is not the monopolies or whatever, its the idiots working at these companies who listen to Wormtongue. What do you gain by doing so? How does Subway Sammiches gain anything by pulling their ads from Twitter. What price do they pay for NOT doing so?

Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at November 23, 2022 12:28 PM (cP/Ah)

19 Where are the right wing billionaires?

Posted by: sharon(willow's apprentice) at November 23, 2022 12:28 PM (Y+l9t)

20 Is the ADL about defamations against the Jewish people, or is it just a Kosher-branded Democrat front group that just agitates for every agenda item on the Basic Bitch Democrat Party Checklist?
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See: ACLU, SPLC, 'People for the American Way', etc.

Posted by: Mike Hammer, etc., etc. at November 23, 2022 12:28 PM (21vDQ)

21 Musk must learn the hard lesson that leftards have no morals, scruples, or honor. He should have realized that fact from the outset. Maybe he isn't so smart after all.
Posted by: Xipe Totec at November 23, 2022 12:27 PM (QSjkU)
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Or maybe he wanted to give them the rope with which they will now hang themselves because he's now all out of fucks to give about their feelings...

Posted by: "Perfessor" Squirrel at November 23, 2022 12:28 PM (YIVH2)

22 If the left had any morals, that would be a first

Posted by: Nevergiveup at November 23, 2022 12:28 PM (Irn0L)

23 Musk won't cave to the Left until the Chinese Communist Party orders him to.
But itsstill for homos so who cares

Posted by: Word to your mother at November 23, 2022 12:28 PM (n5qr8)

24 I absolutely love how Musk is putting all of this out in public. It's all stuff that we knew was going on, but he's confirming every one of our darkest suspicions about what they were up to daily.

Posted by: Tom Servo at November 23, 2022 12:29 PM (trdmm)

25 Is the ADL about defamations against the Jewish people, or is it just a Kosher-branded Democrat front group that just agitates for every agenda item on the Basic Bitch Democrat Party Checklist?

The ADL IS NOTHING but a left wing sub committee of the DNC

Posted by: Nevergiveup at November 23, 2022 12:29 PM (Irn0L)

26 19 Where are the right wing billionaires?
Posted by: sharon(willow's apprentice) at November 23, 2022 12:28 PM (Y+l9t)

Realized that if they wanted to keep their money, they'd have to become leftists.

Posted by: XTC at November 23, 2022 12:29 PM (UnA8+)

27 Or maybe he wanted to give them the rope with which they will now hang themselves

Honestly this feels more likely to me of the two options. Its not like he was unaware of the untrustworthy nature of the left.

Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at November 23, 2022 12:30 PM (cP/Ah)

28 I don't know what's gonna happen next, but that sounds like the tagline of an action movie...right before the hero goes John Wick over everyone's ass...

Posted by: "Perfessor" Squirrel

...And then the murders started.

Posted by: sharon(willow's apprentice) at November 23, 2022 12:30 PM (Y+l9t)

29 So where is the Northern Affluence Law Canter? Martha's Vineyard?

Posted by: Just Sayin' at November 23, 2022 12:30 PM (DhOHl)

30 I guess conservatives will just have to make our own universe to escape these maniacs.

Posted by: Thomas Bender at November 23, 2022 12:30 PM (up/3i)

31 You can vote your way into socialism, but you have to shoot your way out of it.

You cain't fix this shit, you have to kill it and burn the carcass.

Posted by: Whispering words of wisdom at November 23, 2022 12:30 PM (ohOnZ)

32 I'm shocked to hear that lefty's are fascists at heart.. shocked
Posted by: Inogame
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Scratch a Liberal, find a Nazi.

Posted by: Mike Hammer, etc., etc. at November 23, 2022 12:30 PM (+apjR)

33 *Center

Posted by: Just Sayin' at November 23, 2022 12:31 PM (DhOHl)

34 12 I'm shocked to hear that lefty's are fascists at heart.. shocked
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Always have been.

Posted by: Puddinhead at November 23, 2022 12:31 PM (0CuV9)

35 I don't think Musk was surprised or duped. He had a LOT of knowledge about how Twitter worked.

He actually gets how to do "give them enough rope."

Too many people do it now and then they go oh I guess I have to give them more rope. That will show them!

Musk gives them enough rope to hang themselves. And then he pulls the noose tight.

Posted by: blaster at November 23, 2022 12:31 PM (hEWkd)

36 White House Tries to Politicize Thanksgiving with Leftist Talking Points to Defend Joe Biden

What a scrunt. They take the fun out of everything they touch or even think about

Posted by: Nevergiveup at November 23, 2022 12:31 PM (Irn0L)

37 They broke the deal.

Bust a deal, face the wheel. Where's Aunty Entity when you need here.

Posted by: Fox2! at November 23, 2022 12:31 PM (cKnoj)

38 Posted by: Word to your mother at November 23, 2022 12:28 PM (n5qr8

My mother is no longer alive but if you want to have a word with her, go ahead. Put on your psychic hat. She'd probably think suggesting that the only people on Twitter were homos was stupid too. Adios.

Posted by: FenelonSpoke at November 23, 2022 12:32 PM (vH/6k)

39 Way too much drama. Some still believe Musk is a tool of the NWO, that his ties to Epstein were more real than he let on.

So if there are mixed messages coming out of his mouth, it's possible he isn't going to be the savior of "free speech" all the so-called conservative internet thought he was.

Posted by: BurtTC at November 23, 2022 12:32 PM (NWBBy)

40 29 So where is the Northern Affluence Law Canter? Martha's Vineyard?
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I believe they call it the Ivy League plus Stamford.

Posted by: Puddinhead at November 23, 2022 12:32 PM (0CuV9)

41 18 The problem here is not the monopolies or whatever, its the idiots working at these companies who listen to Wormtongue. What do you gain by doing so? How does Subway Sammiches gain anything by pulling their ads from Twitter. What price do they pay for NOT doing so?

Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at November 23, 2022 12:28 PM (cP/Ah)

I find it hilarious that the sammich company that employed a ped0 as its spokesman is pulling their ads from twitter now that Elon Musk has kicked out all of the child pornographers.

Interesting optics.

Posted by: Tex Lovera at November 23, 2022 12:32 PM (wtvvX)

42 > Musk must learn the hard lesson that leftards have no morals, scruples, or honor. He should have realized that fact from the outset. Maybe he isn't so smart after all.

At least he seems to learn from his mistakes. Or maybe he's giving people he distrusts enough rope to hang themselves. He seems to be playing the game pretty well to me.

I was really upset when Musk was saying he had full confidence in Yoel. But that situation got fixed.

Posted by: bonhomme at November 23, 2022 12:32 PM (eyxn4)

43 Heartwarming news out of DC.

https://tinyurl.com/Stupidity-Its-Own-Reward

Kevin Blowe was driving some colleagues home from his job as a security guard when he was caught up in an automobile accident.

Who was Kevin Blowe you ask?

Kelvin Blowe, a 32-year-old activist with DC Justice Lab helped pass "criminal justice reform."

What reward did Kelvin get?

After the accident he exited his vehicle for reasons unknown and was promptly shot dead by someone on the street. Police say that no arrests have been made and the case remains under investigation.

"Because I am a scorpion," said the democrat voting criminal. "You however are a sucker."

Posted by: sven at November 23, 2022 12:33 PM (Lzpvj)

44 This all just goes to show that social media is for retards.

Posted by: Dr. Bone at November 23, 2022 12:34 PM (geVLo)

45 The smart play would be to now form a "moderation" council of conservatives. Say Ace, Crowder, The Other McCain, etc.

The only way to get the left to stop doing things is to do it right back to them?

Claim the clot shot is safe and effective? BANNED

Claim Trump caused a "violent insurrection"? BANNED

and so on

Posted by: 18-1 at November 23, 2022 12:34 PM (ESjRY)

46 36 What a scrunt. They take the fun out of everything they touch or even think about
Posted by: Nevergiveup at November 23, 2022 12:31 PM (Irn0L)

That's the point of politics.

It's either no fun because fun gets in the way of conducting serious business, or no fun because of weird psychotic hatreds and a need to turn the whole world miserable and psychotic.

But either way, you get no fun.

Welcome to the uniparty.

Posted by: XTC at November 23, 2022 12:34 PM (UnA8+)

47 ---
Or maybe he wanted to give them the rope with which they will now hang themselves because he's now all out of fucks to give about their feelings...
Posted by: "Perfessor" Squirrel at November 23, 2022 12:28 PM (YIVH2)

I agree - I think Musk knew that he had to make the effort, to demonstrate that he was both fair and trying to deal fairly with his critics - but I also think he knew ahead of time that the effort was guaranteed to fail.

as to advertising - I think all web based apps need to go to a subscription model for revenue, I think the ad revenue foundation was always weak and is increasingly failing. As to companies - if they make money from advertising, they'll do it. If they don't, they won't. Simple as that.

Posted by: Tom Servo at November 23, 2022 12:35 PM (trdmm)

48 I have a dream, perhaps impossible: that one day, "thought leaders" like Musk and others on the side of freedom will finally understand who the Left really is and act accordingly. Is it that hard?

Posted by: Ordinary American at November 23, 2022 12:35 PM (H8QX8)

49 Two men enter, one man leave!

Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls... Dyin' time's here.

Posted by: SMOD at November 23, 2022 12:35 PM (RHGPo)

50 Wow.... Troll season started?

Posted by: Romeo13 at November 23, 2022 12:35 PM (oHd/0)

51 The Anti-Defamation League is ALL ABOUT defamation.

Posted by: Adirondack Patriot at November 23, 2022 12:36 PM (lf83v)

52
"Because I am a scorpion," said the democrat voting criminal. "You however are a sucker."


Now that the left has complete control of the FNM it believes it can let criminals go to terrorize the populace into agreeing to an ever stricter police state.

The problem for the left is rural/suburban cops are beyond their direct control so the criminals roam the cities they live in...

Posted by: 18-1 at November 23, 2022 12:36 PM (ESjRY)

53 Reminds me of "The Fountainhead": a principled newspaper publisher stood up to the mob for weeks, defending architect Howard Roark until ... he could not afford to defend him any longer.

Hoping, praying Musk does not buckle.

Posted by: JM in Florida at November 23, 2022 12:36 PM (D5xLZ)

54 Kelvin Blowe sounds like an absolute zero of a human being.

Posted by: Bulgaroctonus at November 23, 2022 12:36 PM (j8OfL)

55 I think turning ad revenue into a partisan play means that ad revenue ceases to be viable.

Posted by: blaster at November 23, 2022 12:36 PM (hEWkd)

56 Media is nothing more than an extortion/protection racket. Always has been but back in the day most cities had more than one newspaper and reporters actually reported facts.

Posted by: Puddinhead at November 23, 2022 12:36 PM (0CuV9)

57 I always look at these "non-profits" and am astounded at the money they make. I am in the wrong business to make that kind of money.

Posted by: pookysgirl, modestly-paid caregiver at November 23, 2022 12:36 PM (XKZwp)

58 There is somebody brushing their toes on the sidebar.
Ecchh.

Posted by: fd at November 23, 2022 12:36 PM (sn5EN)

59 Kevin Blowe was driving some colleagues home from his job as a security guard when he was caught up in an automobile accident.


Kelvin Blowe, a 32-year-old activist with DC Justice Lab helped pass "criminal justice reform.
(So he was a security guard and did activism on his free time? M'Kay)

After the accident he exited his vehicle for reasons unknown and was promptly shot dead by someone on the street. (Sound like a hit to me).

Posted by: Seth Rich's Ghost at November 23, 2022 12:36 PM (WjnyL)

60 Elon trolls the twatterers who are no more at HQ:

https://tinyurl.com/5nbkdyuv

Posted by: kallisto at November 23, 2022 12:37 PM (dCxaZ)

61 Northern Affluence Law Canter?
___________

In a roadside tavern near Utica, NY.

Posted by: Adirondack Patriot at November 23, 2022 12:37 PM (lf83v)

62 @42

>>At least he seems to learn from his mistakes.

The problems for Musk are the same problems Trump faced, very powerful factions are arraying against him, he will abide or he will be destroyed.

From their perspective, it doesn't matter which course Musk takes, they'll be happy with either result.

Posted by: Thomas Bender at November 23, 2022 12:37 PM (up/3i)

63 Non-profits are mostly scams. You can give money to your relatives and friends tax free as long as they claim some nebulous "good".

Remember when the MSNBC points pointed out the Lincoln project only spends 15% of their income on "getting Trump"? Presumably the other 85% goes to underage male prostitutes.

Posted by: 18-1 at November 23, 2022 12:38 PM (ESjRY)

64 I was really upset when Musk was saying he had full confidence in Yoel. But that situation got fixed.
Posted by: bonhomme at November 23, 2022 12:32 PM (eyxn4)

I believe he had no illusions about Yoel, but for reasons needed to make a public show of support. You saw how briefly it lasted; obviously Yoel resigned because he was never given any real power by Musk.

Posted by: Tom Servo at November 23, 2022 12:38 PM (trdmm)

65 Elon posts weekly updates on new twitter users:

https://tinyurl.com/3wvc544p

Posted by: kallisto at November 23, 2022 12:38 PM (dCxaZ)

66 Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at November 23, 2022 12:28 PM (cP/Ah)

I find it hilarious that the sammich company that employed a ped0 as its spokesman is pulling their ads from twitter now that Elon Musk has kicked out all of the child pornographers.

Interesting optics.
Posted by: Tex Lovera at November 23, 2022 12:32 PM (wtvvX)

I always wonder if Jared was exposed because he just got caught by someone who was unwilling to look the other way, or if there was some kind of op employed to get at Subway, for whatever reason.

Because in the grand scheme of things, Jared wasn't really doing anything all that different from many of our so-called elites. Including quite possibly, Elon Musk.

Posted by: BurtTC at November 23, 2022 12:38 PM (NWBBy)

67 FIRST!!!!!

Posted by: Sponge - F*ck Joe Biden at November 23, 2022 12:38 PM (tjClK)

68 I have altered the deal. Pray I do not alter it further.

Posted by: ADL at November 23, 2022 12:39 PM (yQpMk)

69 Michael Knowles has a pretty good sketch about triggering your left wing family at Thanksgiving.

https://bit.ly/3AGD2Gq

Posted by: bonhomme at November 23, 2022 12:39 PM (eyxn4)

70 52 Posted by: 18-1 at November 23, 2022 12:36 PM (ESjRY)

Quite, of course "A Clockwork Orange" was an unflinching look at the soft socialist democrat impulse ran wild in indulgent governance in the 50s to 60s transition.

People forget the reason the elected officials wanted the "therapy" to work was they wanted room for political prisoners-further they also fail to grasp that the gangs were the recruiting grounds for the cops.

In essence the democrat taken to their logical conclusion advocates a state of constant and open warfare on domestic opponents while offering up a lubed asshole for foreign ones.

Just like now.

Posted by: sven at November 23, 2022 12:39 PM (Lzpvj)

71 YET AGAIN, THIS IS MY LAST POST ON TWITTER!

TWITTER IS ABOUT TO DIE!

TRULY!

I'D POST ON MASTODON INSTEAD, BUT THEY BANNED ME FOR TRANSPHOBIA!

Posted by: Guy Who Is Never Going To Quit Twitter! at November 23, 2022 12:39 PM (KCOCK)

72 60 Elon trolls the twatterers who are no more at HQ:

https://tinyurl.com/5nbkdyuv
Posted by: kallisto at November 23, 2022 12:37 PM (dCxaZ)

I hope he hands them all out to the homeless in San Francisco. He probably will.

Posted by: Tom Servo at November 23, 2022 12:39 PM (trdmm)

73 Argle bargle stormfront gleepfud beep@!

Posted by: nope at November 23, 2022 12:39 PM (ICgRT)

74 Because in the grand scheme of things, Jared wasn't really doing anything all that different from many of our so-called elites. Including quite possibly, Elon Musk.

Musk seems to have a type and it ain't kids. Crazy yes...underage no.

Posted by: 18-1 at November 23, 2022 12:39 PM (ESjRY)

75 Some lessons are learned hard. You canNOT trust the left. Period. They will stab you in the back. Look at how often they stab each other in the back. They will not hesitate to stab you. Period.

They are The Devil incarnate.

Posted by: Sponge - F*ck Joe Biden at November 23, 2022 12:39 PM (tjClK)

76 The Leftists have all gone to anti 1st Amendment. They want their Propaganda to be the only words heard

Posted by: Skip's phone at November 23, 2022 12:40 PM (BRD//)

77 I agree - I think Musk knew that he had to make the effort, to demonstrate that he was both fair and trying to deal fairly with his critics - but I also think he knew ahead of time that the effort was guaranteed to fail.


Yup. He knows exactly who he's dealing with.

Posted by: Archimedes at November 23, 2022 12:40 PM (eOEVl)

78 So where is the Northern Affluence Law Canter? Martha's Vineyard?

---------

Specifically, Obama's private bathhouse.

Posted by: ShainS -- The Humiliation is Part of the Kink at November 23, 2022 12:41 PM (zO2Ol)

79 76 The Leftists have all gone to anti 1st Amendment. They want their Propaganda to be the only words heard
Posted by: Skip's phone at November 23, 2022 12:40 PM (BRD//)

this... and yes, this IS THE HILL TO DIE ON YOU F'N REPUBLICAN SHILLS!

Posted by: Romeo13 at November 23, 2022 12:41 PM (oHd/0)

80
You mean lefties lie if it suits their purposes?
Posted by: windbag


By
Any
Means
Necessary

Posted by: Bertram Cabot, Jr. at November 23, 2022 12:41 PM (63Dwl)

81 59 Posted by: Seth Rich's Ghost at November 23, 2022 12:36 PM (WjnyL)

Ironically there is an English fella named "Kevin Blowe" who is "cop watcher."

I suspect Kelvin sorry for the typo, was feeling heady and idealistic and dismounted and ran into a gangbanger.

Sadly the resistance to the "feed the criminals my political opponents" movement is not really as organized as Hillary's Sewing circle.

Posted by: sven at November 23, 2022 12:41 PM (Lzpvj)

82 As Sponge wrote they will turn on Elon at every chance they can get

Posted by: Skip's phone at November 23, 2022 12:41 PM (BRD//)

83 The ADL is not a Democrat front group they are a Jewish ethnic advocacy group which specializes in shutting down things Jews don't like, especially criticism of Israel and Jewish social activism in the United States. They work heavily with social media companies on this as well as working with the FBI to criminalize criticism of Jews. To boil them down to some functionary of the Democratic party is fundamentally dishonest.
Posted by: nope at November 23, 2022 12:39 PM (ICgRT)


Then why don't they like Trump?

Posted by: G'rump928(c) at November 23, 2022 12:41 PM (yQpMk)

84 Media is nothing more than an extortion/protection racket. Always has been but back in the day most cities had more than one newspaper a newspaper, at least, and reporters actually reported facts.
Posted by: Puddinhead

Edited.

Posted by: Gannett. We bought and destroyed 100 local newspapers at November 23, 2022 12:42 PM (Pnbfv)

85 61 Northern Affluence Law Canter?
___________

In a roadside tavern near Utica, NY.
------------------
Guarantee they serve Utica Club. Genesee, too.

Posted by: Puddinhead at November 23, 2022 12:42 PM (0CuV9)

86
this... and yes, this IS THE HILL TO DIE ON YOU F'N REPUBLICAN SHILLS!
Posted by: Romeo13


But what about tax cuts and enterprise zones?

Posted by: Bertram Cabot, Jr. at November 23, 2022 12:42 PM (63Dwl)

87 Musk has said that there has been loads of new users. There is a new program coming to differentiate corporate, news and individual users. It may get to the point where advertising is not as critical as it has been.
It feels like he knows what he is doing.

Posted by: sharon(willow's apprentice) at November 23, 2022 12:42 PM (Y+l9t)

88 Because in the grand scheme of things, Jared wasn't really doing anything all that different from many of our so-called elites. Including quite possibly, Elon Musk.
----------
Musk seems to have a type and it ain't kids. Crazy yes...underage no.
Posted by: 18-1 at November 23, 2022 12:39 PM (ESjRY)

I don't presume to know what any rich and powerful person's type is. Who they marry is not a good indicator.

Posted by: BurtTC at November 23, 2022 12:42 PM (NWBBy)

89 But what about tax cuts and enterprise zones?
Posted by: Bertram Cabot, Jr. at November 23, 2022 12:42 PM (63Dwl)

Corporate
tax cuts.

Posted by: G'rump928(c) at November 23, 2022 12:43 PM (yQpMk)

90 73 Posted by: nope at November 23, 2022 12:39 PM (ICgRT)

Right, coincidentally they make open alliance with democrat flaming anti-semites and attack conservative traditional Jews but that is just "a cosmic coincidence."

The ADL's underwear is red.

Posted by: sven at November 23, 2022 12:43 PM (Lzpvj)

91 The "reporter" for the San Francisco Chronicle is an absolutely unhinged Elon Musk hater, who posts a daily update explaining why Musk is evil.

His latest:

Elon Musk is reportedly micromanaging remaining Twitter workers

Asking for a weekly status update, sent directly to Musk, is "micromanaging", you see.

Posted by: The ARC of History! at November 23, 2022 12:43 PM (KCOCK)

92 The 'global economy' needs to lose another $30 billion of fake money. More corrections are coming.

Posted by: Dr. Bone at November 23, 2022 12:43 PM (geVLo)

93 Money for nothing

Posted by: fd at November 23, 2022 12:43 PM (sn5EN)

94 Tortious interference. Musk will buttfuck these people.

Posted by: x at November 23, 2022 12:43 PM (ZC2go)

95 77 Yup. He knows exactly who he's dealing with.
Posted by: Archimedes at November 23, 2022 12:40 PM (eOEVl)

Unfortunately, Just because you know they're going to turn on you doesn't always mean you can stop them.

Posted by: XTC at November 23, 2022 12:43 PM (UnA8+)

Posted by: The ARC of History! at November 23, 2022 12:43 PM (KCOCK)

97 nope
==
You are confused about what they are supposed to be/say they are vs. what they do.

You are what you do, not what claim you mean to do.

Posted by: Fundamentals of Reality 101 for slow learners at November 23, 2022 12:43 PM (xT5Yk)

98 A tweet to Musk: Elon Musk could be chilling in a $100,000,000 mansion right now, getting massaged by 100 women, as a team of private chefs prepares him a 5-star meal! Instead
@elonmusk is literally sleeping at Twitter HQ and working his butt off daily to improve the world

Posted by: JM in Florida at November 23, 2022 12:44 PM (D5xLZ)

99 It's a tort to maliciously interfere in another's business.

Is Musk not going to sue?
He's got to get his HQ to a favorable jurisdiction so he can have a chance in court.

Posted by: torabora at November 23, 2022 12:44 PM (Y274z)

100 The ADL is not a Democrat front group they are a Jewish ethnic advocacy group which specializes in shutting down things Jews don't like, especially criticism of Israel and Jewish social activism in the United States. They work heavily with social media companies on this as well as working with the FBI to criminalize criticism of Jews. To boil them down to some functionary of the Democratic party is fundamentally dishonest.
Posted by: nope at November 23, 2022 12:39 PM (ICgRT)

NO it is not. They have taken a partisan left view on things for the last 10 years, if not more at least. Nor do they "shutting down things Jews don't like". Nor to they work "to criminalize criticism of Jews". Sounds more than a little anti-semitic to me

Posted by: Nevergiveup at November 23, 2022 12:45 PM (Irn0L)

101 Posted by: G'rump928(c)

It's weird that President Trump is a supporter of the free Jewish State. Probably did more for them than any President before.
Maybe the ADL has something against a Jewish State?
Na. Couldn't be.

Posted by: Bosk at November 23, 2022 12:45 PM (ZVuYy)

102 DU is squeeing over Will Weaton's recent attack on Musk lol
BREAKING: Actor Will Wheaton just said it ALL about MAGA Twitter chief Elon Musk.

Some excerpts from his posts: I can not fathom the emptiness, the insecurity, the insatiable need for attention and validation, the staggering arrogance, the malevolence and total void of human experience that is Elon Musk.

He bullies and threatens and harasses and trolls and behaves like the weak, scared, insecure child he has always been. That’s a tragedy for him, but it’s dangerous for us. He doesn’t care what he destroys or who he hurts as he chases this existential thing he can not ever have.

You know the saying “hurt people hurt people”? He’s a hurt person who is hurting our society, making people I care about less safe. The consequences of this one man’s midlife crisis are global, and that terrifies me.”


Will is projecting Daddy issues and failure anxiety, methinks.

Posted by: Intrepid Democratic Underground AoS Liaison at November 23, 2022 12:45 PM (OnEJl)

103 But what about tax cuts and enterprise zones?

It's time for the Republican Party to return to its roots - corporate tax cuts and unlimited immigration!

Posted by: GOPe (he/him)! at November 23, 2022 12:45 PM (KCOCK)

104 To boil them down to some functionary of the Democratic party is fundamentally dishonest.
Posted by: nope at November 23, 2022 12:39 PM (ICgRT)

Then why don't they like Trump?
Posted by: G'rump928(c) at November 23, 2022 12:41 PM (yQpMk)

He's right. They're not a functionary of the Democrat Party.

The Democrat Party is a functionary... of them and others who are part of the NWO.

We can say that, can't we? That there are groups like ADL that put on the Jewish mantle, but are really part of the NWO? Or will I be accused of something something worse than Hilter for saying so?

Posted by: BurtTC at November 23, 2022 12:45 PM (NWBBy)

105 Look at how often they stab each other in the back. They will not hesitate to stab you. Period.
-------
This is about me, isn't it?

Oh, I thought you said, 'Stabbed in the butt'. Never mind.

Posted by: Caroline Ellison at November 23, 2022 12:45 PM (hjwuP)

106 I see that FRT is selling WOTs. Is this a trap?

Posted by: G'rump928(c) at November 23, 2022 12:45 PM (yQpMk)

107 Posted by: nope at November 23, 2022 12:39 PM (ICgRT)

None are so blind that cannot see. Or just purposely being obtuse and ignorant.

Posted by: polynikes at November 23, 2022 12:45 PM (nBhwo)

108 But the Southern Poverty Law Center is totes about Southern Poverty it says so right in the name!!!!

Posted by: Nope the dope at November 23, 2022 12:45 PM (xT5Yk)

109 "The Ballad of Kelvin Blowe"

Well I used to drive to D.C.
Before the rooster crowed
Searching for social justice
To get myself some dough
Opened door at the corner
Stared down a 44
Cashed it in and gave my money
Gasped a man named Kelvin Blowe

Posted by: stu-mick-o-sucks at November 23, 2022 12:45 PM (w9Wax)

110 This isn't the hill to die on.

Posted by: GOPe (he/him)! at November 23, 2022 12:46 PM (KCOCK)

111 61 Northern Affluence Law Canter?
___________

The were drawn at Random, NY

Posted by: SMOD at November 23, 2022 12:46 PM (RHGPo)

112 "That Uncle" needed to put a handgun on his belt. That would have been perfection,

Posted by: Fox2! at November 23, 2022 12:46 PM (cKnoj)

113 You are what you do, not what claim you mean to do.
Posted by: Fundamentals of Reality 101 for slow learners at November 23, 2022 12:43 PM (xT5Yk)

I read somewhere Ye shall know them by their fruits.

Posted by: Xipe Totec at November 23, 2022 12:46 PM (QSjkU)

114
Some excerpts from his posts: I can not fathom the emptiness, the insecurity, the insatiable need for attention and validation, the staggering arrogance, the malevolence and total void of human experience that is Elon Musk.
-----

Gee, kinda looks like projection.

Posted by: Mike Hammer, etc., etc. at November 23, 2022 12:46 PM (hjwuP)

115 I can not fathom the emptiness, the insecurity, the insatiable need for attention and validation, the staggering arrogance, the malevolence and total void of human experience that is Will Wheaton

Posted by: its a disguised autobiography at November 23, 2022 12:47 PM (xT5Yk)

116

“a majority of Americans dying from the coronavirus received at least the primary series of the vaccine.”

The latest data shows that 58% of COVID-19 deaths in August 2022 were from people who were vaccinated or boosted. Based on past figures and the current trends, we can reasonably estimate that the number of vaccinated/boosted COVID-19 deaths will only rise. (In September 2021, the vaccinated accounted for 23% of COVID-19 deaths; in January/February 2022, the vaccinated were 42%.)

Posted by: SMOD at November 23, 2022 12:47 PM (RHGPo)

117 "They work heavily with social media companies on this as well as working with the FBI to criminalize criticism of Jews. To boil them down to some functionary of the Democratic party is fundamentally dishonest.
Posted by: nope"

They work with social media companies and the FBI? Ok then.

Posted by: fd at November 23, 2022 12:47 PM (sn5EN)

118 Elon Musk is reportedly micromanaging remaining Twitter workers

Asking for a weekly status update, sent directly to Musk, is "micromanaging", you see.
Posted by: The ARC of History! at November 23, 2022 12:43 PM (KCOCK)
.........

Better get some shit done or Elon the Repo Man is gonna end up with your Tesla.

Posted by: wth at November 23, 2022 12:47 PM (v0R5T)

119 The ADL is every bit as Jewish as Catholics for Abortion is Catholic.

Posted by: Just Lily at November 23, 2022 12:47 PM (RLLZj)

120 stfu Wesley

Posted by: x at November 23, 2022 12:47 PM (ZC2go)

121 Northern Affluence Law Canter?
___________
They all stupt each other like minks.

Posted by: torabora at November 23, 2022 12:47 PM (Y274z)

122 Sad news. Imperial Tech Wizard over at Anti-Idiotarian Rottweiler needs a liver transplant. If not, doctors give him 4-6 months to live.

Here is the link:

https://nicedoggie.net/?p=18643

Posted by: Adirondack Patriot at November 23, 2022 12:48 PM (lf83v)

123 Southern Poverty Rent-a-Center > Southern Poverty Call Center > Southern Poverty Law Center
Posted by: antisocial justice beatnik

Posted by: Taq, Rickrolled by Jesus at November 23, 2022 12:48 PM (YJwUM)

124 Firs(censored)t!

Posted by: CtHillary, dead but dreaming at November 23, 2022 12:48 PM (zSyrn)

125 You can never trust lefty organizations and celebrities. Better to treat them like enemies until they act differently.

Posted by: Gunner at November 23, 2022 12:48 PM (CvVND)

126 109 Posted by: stu-mick-o-sucks at November 23, 2022 12:45 PM (w9Wax)

10 internets!

The hilarious thing is the "reformers" swearsies are not about leniency while ignoring safety you guys!

They seek balance*.

*Letting PARTICULAR miscreants off scot-free

Posted by: sven at November 23, 2022 12:48 PM (Lzpvj)

127 The Left have more projection than a frat party that served bad oysters and beer watching a Lena Dunham sex tape.

Posted by: polynikes at November 23, 2022 12:48 PM (nBhwo)

128 Personal computer company HP will dismiss between 4,000 and 6,000 employees, joining other firms in the technology sector making efforts to reduce headcount amid economic headwinds. The company reported net revenues of $14.8 billion in the fourth quarter, marking a decline from $16.7 billion in the same period last year. The effort to reduce payrolls, which will conclude by the end of fiscal year 2025, will save approximately $1 billion.

Posted by: SMOD at November 23, 2022 12:48 PM (RHGPo)

129 The smart play would be to now form a "moderation" council of conservatives. Say Ace, Crowder, The Other McCain, etc.

The only way to get the left to stop doing things is to do it right back to them?

Claim the clot shot is safe and effective? BANNED

Claim Trump caused a "violent insurrection"? BANNED

and so on
Posted by: 18-1 at November 23, 2022 12:34 PM (ESjRY)

Can you imagine Ace moderating Twatter?

Posted by: Robert at November 23, 2022 12:48 PM (1Yy3c)

130 Will is projecting Daddy issues and failure anxiety, methinks.
Posted by: Intrepid Democratic Underground AoS Liaison at November 23, 2022 12:45 PM (OnEJl)
........

Sheldon should kick his ass.

Posted by: wth at November 23, 2022 12:48 PM (v0R5T)

131 Wil Wheaton greatest accomplishment to date was blowing Jonathan Frakes.

Posted by: 18-1 at November 23, 2022 12:49 PM (ESjRY)

132 I'm no lawyer but that would seem to be a textbook definition of extortion among many other laws.

Posted by: Jukin the Deplorable a Clear and Present Danger at November 23, 2022 12:49 PM (u4CEu)

133 Have very little confidence in Musk but if provoked enough apparently he does have a base of common sense and non-totalitarian instincts. Re-establishing the idiotic censorship organs with any of the same people or mentalities is a pretty stunning illustration of his limitations.

And FFS Elon when an idiot like Greenblatt barfs up the laughable delusional propaganda like he does, just confront it directly and demand substantiation. A failure/refusal to confront ridiculous lies inventions and slanders - immediately and without exception - is a key feature of our current dumbed-down public square.

Posted by: rhomboid at November 23, 2022 12:49 PM (OTzUX)

134 Pope Francis tied Russia’s war on Ukraine to Joseph Stalin’s 1930s Holodomor, when the Soviet leader engineered a man-made famine that killed millions of Ukrainians. “Let us pray for peace in the world, and for an end to all conflicts, with a special thought for the terrible suffering of the dear and martyred people of Ukraine,” the pontiff told pilgrims and tourists gathered in the Vatican Wednesday for his weekly general audience.

Posted by: SMOD at November 23, 2022 12:49 PM (RHGPo)

135 "Can you imagine Ace moderating Twatter?"

Cruelty meter goes to 11.

Posted by: Bosk at November 23, 2022 12:49 PM (ZVuYy)

136 Musk still has some work to do. A popular conservative Twitter user named Julia got put in Twitter jail for correctly reporting information from a recent court hearing on election irregularities.

https://bit.ly/3gt34WP

Posted by: bonhomme at November 23, 2022 12:50 PM (eyxn4)

137 Will is projecting Daddy issues and failure anxiety, methinks.
Posted by: Intrepid Democratic Underground AoS Liaison at November 23, 2022 12:45 PM (OnEJl)

As they say, projection ain't just a river in Egypt.

Will was consumed and destroyed by Hollowood execs like a Dorito on an ant infested picnic blanket.

Posted by: BurtTC at November 23, 2022 12:50 PM (NWBBy)

138 So close to Kwanzaa?

Posted by: Commissar of Plenty and Lysenko Solutions at November 23, 2022 12:50 PM (/JEi0)

139 I was watching Mike and Rich from RLM talking about Picard . The kept showing excerpts from these interviews with the actors in the show and this guy was such a left wing douche. Finally I realized the guy doing the interviews was Wheaton.

Posted by: steevy at November 23, 2022 12:50 PM (yezA1)

140 135 135 "Can you imagine Ace moderating Twatter?"

Cruelty meter goes to 11.
Posted by: Bosk at November 23, 2022 12:49 PM (ZVuYy)

Up to 20 if he lets the Horde vote on it.

When 99 is needed.

Posted by: XTC at November 23, 2022 12:50 PM (UnA8+)

141 The ADL's underwear is red.
----------------
They are basically scammers. Easy money for little work. Pretty much all Dem NGOs and advocacy groups are the same. They do nothing more than run their whore mouths to canned applause from the Church of Manhattan Media. Is one nasty circle jerk in perpetual motion forever.

Posted by: Puddinhead at November 23, 2022 12:50 PM (0CuV9)

142 I'll be up to my 'elbows' in cooking for and entertaining the whole family tomorrow and will miss the daily hit of witty banter that I have grown so accustomed to every day. Happy Thanksgiving, countrymen! I hope you get your bellies full of your favorite things and can count your many blessings.

I am thankful for Salvation and the assurance that the King of kings rules and absolutely zero politicians will be running anything in Heaven. I am also thankful I have no liberal freaks in my earthly family, so I can enjoy the food and fellowship.

Posted by: Miss Issippi at November 23, 2022 12:50 PM (sI15f)

143 >>>>Re-establishing the idiotic censorship organs with any of the same people or mentalities is a pretty stunning illustration of his limitations.

and yet it worked like a QB hard count to draw the opponents offsides.

Posted by: x at November 23, 2022 12:50 PM (ZC2go)

144 127 Pure poetry, Polynikes. Pure, cruel poetry.

Posted by: Bulgaroctonus at November 23, 2022 12:50 PM (j8OfL)

145 But the Southern Poverty Law Center is totes about Southern Poverty it says so right in the name!!!!
Posted by: Nope the dope
-----

To be fair, all of their hundreds of millions of dollars are stashed in the Caymens, so, yeah 'Southern'.

Posted by: Mike Hammer, etc., etc. at November 23, 2022 12:50 PM (m0EjK)

146 The ADL is not a Democrat front group they are a Jewish ethnic advocacy group which specializes in shutting down things Jews don't like, especially criticism of Israel and Jewish social activism in the United States. They work heavily with social media companies on this as well as working with the FBI to criminalize criticism of Jews. To boil them down to some functionary of the Democratic party is fundamentally dishonest.
___________

Was this taken from The Onion or Babylon Bee?

Posted by: Adirondack Patriot at November 23, 2022 12:50 PM (lf83v)

147 Wil Wheaton greatest accomplishment to date was blowing Jonathan Frakes.
Posted by: 18-1 at November 23, 2022 12:49 PM (ESjRY)

Funny you mention it but right now on Pluto is the episode of TNG where everyone on the Rnterprise is mind controlled by a game that causes brain orgasms. I believe it costars a young and delicious Ashley Judd.

Posted by: Robert at November 23, 2022 12:51 PM (1Yy3c)

148 102 DU is squeeing over Will Weaton's recent attack on Musk lol
___________

Set a course for the Projection Nebula, warp factor e11envty Mr. Crusher!

Posted by: Jean-Luc Petard at November 23, 2022 12:51 PM (fs1hN)

149 Posted by: Miss Issippi at November 23, 2022 12:50 PM (sI15f)

Happy Thanksgiving

Posted by: It's me donna at November 23, 2022 12:51 PM (bs+z0)

150 Did someone say blow?

Posted by: Comma Lah at November 23, 2022 12:52 PM (DhOHl)

151 Yeah, he basically used it to give him cause. He is cleaning the place out, slowly but surely now to get the last holdouts.

Posted by: steevy at November 23, 2022 12:52 PM (yezA1)

152 Data saves the day by giving everyone epileptic seizures.

Posted by: Robert at November 23, 2022 12:52 PM (1Yy3c)

153 Can you imagine Ace moderating Twatter?
Posted by: Robert at November 23, 2022 12:48 PM (1Yy3c)
---
I can imagine Musk bellowing from the top of Twitter HQ:

RELEASE THE EWOK!

Posted by: "Perfessor" Squirrel at November 23, 2022 12:52 PM (YIVH2)

154 Will is projecting Daddy issues and failure anxiety, methinks.

Posted by: Intrepid Democratic Underground AoS Liaison at November 23, 2022 12:45 PM (OnEJl)

Wil is suffering from a failed Vulcan Mind-Meld with a tardigrade...

Posted by: Tex Lovera at November 23, 2022 12:52 PM (wtvvX)

155 The Anti Defamation League can shove it up their asses. They aren't Jewish...they are leftists.

President Trump was the best friend Israel and the Jews have ever had, and for them to claim some sort of mantle of authority because they are pretend Jews makes me want to puke.

Posted by: CharlieBrown'sDildo at November 23, 2022 12:52 PM (XIJ/X)

156 Is one nasty circle jerk in perpetual motion forever.
==
This is about me, isn't it?

Posted by: Jeff Toobin at November 23, 2022 12:53 PM (4hDfF)

157 > Wil Wheaton greatest accomplishment to date was blowing Jonathan Frakes.

Wheaton managed to be the worst part of two fun sci fi series and a popular movie.

Star Trek TNG
Eureka
Stand By Me

Posted by: bonhomme at November 23, 2022 12:53 PM (eyxn4)

158 I have every reason to believe that in a short time span, Apple and Google will absolutely ban the Twatter app in their stores. The Left is all about threats and pressure, with violence mixed in. And they abhor free speech of any kind except their own.

Posted by: Lady in Black at November 23, 2022 12:53 PM (sVtYq)

159 Hiya

Posted by: JT at November 23, 2022 12:53 PM (T4tVD)

160 The Leftists have all gone to anti 1st Amendment. They want their Propaganda to be the only words heard

Posted by: Skip's phone at November 23, 2022 12:40 PM (BRD//)

--------

Totalitarian States ALWAYS crush ALL dissent.

And to think ... it was a mere six years ago when some treasonous hag screechingly declared that dissent was patriotic!

Posted by: ShainS -- The Humiliation is Part of the Kink at November 23, 2022 12:53 PM (dHLsA)

161 ADL and SPLC are both hate groups.

Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon at November 23, 2022 12:54 PM (r8v4s)

162 We can say that, can't we? That there are groups like ADL that put on the Jewish mantle, but are really part of the NWO? Or will I be accused of something something worse than Hilter for saying so?
Posted by: BurtTC at November 23, 2022 12:45 PM (NWBBy)

Yeah, all ya need to know about the ADL is that they really do NOT support Israel.

Posted by: Romeo13 at November 23, 2022 12:54 PM (oHd/0)

163 I don't know who is more stupid.

Will Weaton or the reporter who thinks we give a shit about what Will Weaton says.

Posted by: Adirondack Patriot at November 23, 2022 12:54 PM (lf83v)

164 Wait he spells Will with only one L? More douchbaggery!

Posted by: steevy at November 23, 2022 12:54 PM (yezA1)

165 The enemy ship looks kinda like a giant flat penis complete with a bulbous head.

Posted by: Robert at November 23, 2022 12:54 PM (1Yy3c)

166 They all stupt each other like minks.

No shtuppah without the chuppah!

Posted by: CtHillary, dead but dreaming at November 23, 2022 12:54 PM (zSyrn)

167 The Anti Defamation League can shove it up their asses. They aren't Jewish...they are leftists.

President Trump was the best friend Israel and the Jews have ever had, and for them to claim some sort of mantle of authority because they are pretend Jews makes me want to puke.
Posted by: CharlieBrown'sDildo at November 23, 2022 12:52 PM (XIJ/X)

Well said

Posted by: Nevergiveup at November 23, 2022 12:54 PM (Irn0L)

168
Wil is suffering from a failed Vulcan Mind-Meld with a tardigrade...
Posted by: Tex Lovera
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[casually buffs nails]

Have observed such under microscopes.

Posted by: Mike Hammer, etc., etc. at November 23, 2022 12:54 PM (m0EjK)

169 The latest data shows that 58% of COVID-19 deaths in August 2022 were from people who were vaccinated or boosted. Based on past figures and the current trends, we can reasonably estimate that the number of vaccinated/boosted COVID-19 deaths will only rise. (In September 2021, the vaccinated accounted for 23% of COVID-19 deaths; in January/February 2022, the vaccinated were 42%.)
Posted by: SMOD at November 23, 2022 12:47 PM (RHGPo)

They spent months farting around with the data, including confusing the issue of mingling deaths from BEFORE the vaccine was available, with deaths that came after, so they could say "see, those who weren't vaccinated were dying at higher rates."

Now we know the "vaccine" has about as much effect on death rates as me doing a rain dance has to do with the weather.

Posted by: BurtTC at November 23, 2022 12:55 PM (NWBBy)

170 Posted by: Miss Issippi at November 23, 2022 12:50 PM (sI15f)

Amen! Nice post and a blessed Thanksgiving to you!

Posted by: FenelonSpoke at November 23, 2022 12:55 PM (vH/6k)

171 President Trump was the best friend Israel and the Jews have ever had

In fairness, he was the best friend black Americans have had since Lincoln.

Posted by: G'rump928(c) at November 23, 2022 12:55 PM (yQpMk)

172 The enemy ship looks kinda like a giant flat penis complete with a bulbous head.
Posted by: Robert at November 23, 2022 12:54 PM (1Yy3c)
---
Kinda like the Lexx?

Posted by: "Perfessor" Squirrel at November 23, 2022 12:55 PM (YIVH2)

173 158 Posted by: Lady in Black at November 23, 2022 12:53 PM (sVtYq)

So?

Not being ugly, so they ban twatter the reality is they lost one of their control valves on thought...

they cannot simply make Twatter 2 electric boogaloo and frankly a lot like cancer twatter is something people are better off without.

Posted by: sven at November 23, 2022 12:55 PM (Lzpvj)

174 158 I have every reason to believe that in a short time span, Apple and Google will absolutely ban the Twatter app in their stores. The Left is all about threats and pressure, with violence mixed in. And they abhor free speech of any kind except their own.
Posted by: Lady in Black at November 23, 2022 12:53 PM (sVtYq)

And as we see the Courts continue to punt on Constitutional Questions, allowing Rights and privileges to be diluted .... don't expect help from them.

I mean, why does Congress need Trump's Tax Returns? Are they using them to craft legislation? He is now a Private Citizen.

Posted by: Romeo13 at November 23, 2022 12:55 PM (oHd/0)

175
"Can you imagine Ace moderating Twatter?"

Ace has a YUGE barrel
Ace has a YUGE barrel

Posted by: Bertram Cabot, Jr. at November 23, 2022 12:55 PM (63Dwl)

176 169 And bonus, it kills you if the COVID don't!

Posted by: steevy at November 23, 2022 12:56 PM (yezA1)

177
I like this storyline in the soap opera, because for once, it doesn't matter which way it turns out because we win, instead of losing no matter how it turns out.

Musk wins, and Twitter becomes a force for free speech. Or the Left "wins" and Twitter is dead. Either way, they lost a shiny toy.

Posted by: Yudhishthira's Dice at November 23, 2022 12:56 PM (oINRc)

178 The Florida Loser Charlie Crist added a "Donate to the Hurricane Ian Victims" button on his campaign website. Most of the money you donated went to the Democrat Act Blue Campaign Fund.

Posted by: rd at November 23, 2022 12:56 PM (Z32m1)

179 Was this taken from The Onion or Babylon Bee?

Posted by: Adirondack Patriot at November 23, 2022 12:50 PM (lf83v)

Stormfront. Or maybe Nick Fuentes.

Posted by: CharlieBrown'sDildo at November 23, 2022 12:56 PM (XIJ/X)

180 The Anti Defamation League can shove it up their asses. They aren't Jewish...they are leftists.

They hate Bibi, too.

Posted by: GOPe (he/him)! at November 23, 2022 12:56 PM (KCOCK)

181 "Can you imagine Ace moderating Twatter?"

Well he did threaten to ban me here back when I was fighting with that chem professor LOL. Over Vera Johnson and Eminent Domain

Posted by: Nevergiveup at November 23, 2022 12:57 PM (Irn0L)

182 139 I was watching...these interviews with the actors in the show and this guy was such a left wing douche. Finally I realized the guy doing the interviews was Wheaton.
Posted by: steevy at November 23, 2022 12:50 PM

Sadly, my far left, TDS-afflicted wife watches all the low-budget indy nerd crap on social media, so I always see Will's soy face trying to stay relevant. One gay gig after another, sucking up to more powerful, famous and successful people...what a pathetic existence. I'm sure he feels empty and worthless.

Posted by: Intrepid Democratic Underground AoS Liaison at November 23, 2022 12:57 PM (OnEJl)

183 Miss Issippi at November 23, 2022 12:50
==
'at a girl!

Posted by: 'ron at November 23, 2022 12:57 PM (0JLsK)

184 If ace ran twitter, we'd get buttons for Like, Retweet, and Crucify.

Posted by: Tex Lovera at November 23, 2022 12:57 PM (wtvvX)

185 178 The Florida Loser Charlie Crist added a "Donate to the Hurricane Ian Victims" button on his campaign website. Most of the money you donated went to the Democrat Act Blue Campaign Fund.
Posted by: rd at November 23, 2022 12:56 PM (Z32m1)

Isn't that Fraud? Bait and Switch?

Posted by: Romeo13 at November 23, 2022 12:57 PM (oHd/0)

186 Goddamn, Wesley, you fucking faggot.

Ashley Judd kisses him smack on the lips and he only wants to be friends,

I'd bang her harder than a screen door in a hurricane.

Posted by: Robert at November 23, 2022 12:57 PM (1Yy3c)

187 Democrats in emergency lame duck session vote to rescind 230 protections for Twitter.

* in 1,2,3....

Posted by: stu-mick-o-sucks at November 23, 2022 12:57 PM (w9Wax)

188 After Musk had a poll on whether to reinstate Trump, he has a new poll out. "Should Twitter offer a general amnesty to suspended accounts, provided that they have not broken the law or engaged in egregious spam?"

https://bit.ly/3i9njcv

Posted by: bonhomme at November 23, 2022 12:58 PM (eyxn4)

189 178 The Florida Loser Charlie Crist added a "Donate to the Hurricane Ian Victims" button on his campaign website. Most of the money you donated went to the Democrat Act Blue Campaign Fund.
Posted by: rd at November 23, 2022 12:56 PM (Z32m1)

Well, that would be a big fat stinky and greasy ZERO.

Posted by: Xipe Totec at November 23, 2022 12:58 PM (QSjkU)

190 The enemy ship looks kinda like a giant flat penis complete with a bulbous head.
Posted by: Robert at November 23, 2022 12:54 PM


This is about us, isn't it?

Posted by: The Ambiguously Gay Duo at November 23, 2022 12:58 PM (tpYQB)

191 There is an ocean of bad cartoons memes about Musk from the left, its hilariously weak and full of salty tears.

Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at November 23, 2022 12:58 PM (cP/Ah)

192 I was really upset when Musk was saying he had full confidence in Yoel. But that situation got fixed.
Posted by: bonhomme at November 23, 2022 12:32 PM (eyxn4)

Maybe he had full confidence that Yoel would step on his dick, and he did.

Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon at November 23, 2022 12:58 PM (r8v4s)

193 Everyone I know who was vaccinated has gotten COVID, some up to 4 -5 times.

Posted by: steevy at November 23, 2022 12:58 PM (yezA1)

194 I mean, why does Congress need Trump's Tax Returns? Are they using them to craft legislation? He is now a Private Citizen.

It will be fun when Congress demands George Soros' tax returns in January.

The precedent has been set.

Posted by: GOPe (he/him)! at November 23, 2022 12:58 PM (KCOCK)

195 184 If ace ran twitter, we'd get buttons for Like, Retweet, and Crucify.
Posted by: Tex Lovera at November 23, 2022 12:57 PM (wtvvX)

Elon.

ELON!

Make it so.

Posted by: Robert at November 23, 2022 12:59 PM (1Yy3c)

196 The Anti Defamation League can shove it up their asses. They aren't Jewish...they are leftists.

President Trump was the best friend Israel and the Jews have ever had, and for them to claim some sort of mantle of authority because they are pretend Jews makes me want to puke.

Posted by: CharlieBrown'sDildo at November 23, 2022 12:52 PM (XIJ/X)
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As Dennis Prager has noted (and he shares your contempt for the ADL): "Leftism" is the most dynamic religion of the past century.

Posted by: ShainS -- The Humiliation is Part of the Kink at November 23, 2022 12:59 PM (9mIGO)

197 The enemy ship looks kinda like a giant flat penis complete with a bulbous head.
Posted by: Robert at November 23, 2022 12:54 PM

This is about us, isn't it?
Posted by: The Ambiguously Gay Duo at November 23, 2022 12:58 PM (tpYQB)


Ahem.

Posted by: Bezos Penis Rocket at November 23, 2022 12:59 PM (yQpMk)

198 "Arabella hates this narrative. The organization's CEO, Sampriti Ganguli, ..."

Why would an American do these kinds of things...?/s

Interesting, from wiki: The Sixteen Thirty Fund operates under dozens of different trade names with titles like Arizonans United for Health Care, Floridians for a Fair Shake, Michigan Families for Economic Prosperity, and North Carolinians for a Fair Economy. These groups have collectively spent millions of dollars to pressure Republican members of Congress on their stances on health care and economic issues through advertising and activism.

Posted by: Flyover's Kohlrabi at November 23, 2022 12:59 PM (Rbu5d)

199 187 Democrats in emergency lame duck session vote to rescind 230 protections for Twitter.

* in 1,2,3....
Posted by: stu-mick-o-sucks at November 23, 2022 12:57 PM (w9Wax)

Kinda wonder why they aren't trying to "get stuff done" before they lose the House. Almost like they have nothing to fear about the Rs taking control.

Posted by: sniffybigtoe at November 23, 2022 12:59 PM (UuD2k)

200 187 Posted by: stu-mick-o-sucks at November 23, 2022 12:57 PM (w9Wax)

and again....

"so?"

That is a good thing it will expose that 230 is a political shield and sword and removes an argument the limp dick GOP had to "protect it."

Posted by: sven at November 23, 2022 12:59 PM (Lzpvj)

201 Musk had a poll on whether to reinstate Trump, he has a new poll out. "Should Twitter offer a general amnesty to suspended accounts, provided that they have not broken the law or engaged in egregious spam?"

Posted by: bonhomme at November 23, 2022 12:58 PM (eyxhttps://bit.ly/3i9njcvn4)




LOL, vote yes for me and tell them to reinstate me:

Nevergiveup
@Nevergi95414627



Posted by: Nevergiveup at November 23, 2022 12:59 PM (Irn0L)

202 In fairness, he was the best friend black Americans have had since Lincoln.

Posted by: G'rump928(c) at November 23, 2022 12:55 PM (yQpMk)

I agree.

Posted by: CharlieBrown'sDildo at November 23, 2022 12:59 PM (XIJ/X)

203 ... looks kinda like a giant flat penis complete with a bulbous head...

I've seen bigger.

Posted by: Comma Lah at November 23, 2022 01:00 PM (DhOHl)

204 “Let us pray for peace in the world, and for an end to all conflicts, with a special thought for the terrible suffering of the dear and martyred people of Ukraine,” the pontiff told pilgrims and tourists gathered in the Vatican Wednesday for his weekly general audience.
Posted by: SMOD at November 23, 2022 12:49 PM (RHGPo)

You want world peace, Frankie? How's about you excoriate the U.S. for sending in billions of dollars in weapons, contributing to the massive increase in deaths. How's about you condemn the Biden Administration for saying they absolutely will NOT negotiate with Putin, and that their goal is his ouster.

Any midwit can see this is not going to end well. Either Putin starts lobbing nooks, or it just drags on and on and on for years. Your calls for "world peace" ring hollow, you communist prick.

Posted by: BurtTC at November 23, 2022 01:00 PM (NWBBy)

205 President Trump was the best friend Israel and the Jews have ever had

In fairness, he was the best friend black Americans have had since Lincoln.
Posted by: G'rump92
===
because he was the worst enemy of the deep state. So in that way, he is the best friend to all mankind, since he is the enemy of the enemies of mankind.

Posted by: Son Sue, wearin' his ballcap backwards at November 23, 2022 01:01 PM (HFgy4)

206 Musk had a poll on whether to reinstate Trump, he has a new poll out. "Should Twitter offer a general amnesty to suspended accounts, provided that they have not broken the law or engaged in egregious spam?"

I will give Musk this: he's great at marketing and getting attention.

Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at November 23, 2022 01:01 PM (cP/Ah)

207 In fairness, he was the best friend black Americans have had since Lincoln.

Posted by: G'rump928(c) at November 23, 2022 12:55 PM (yQpMk)

I agree.
Posted by: CharlieBrown'sDildo at November 23, 2022 12:59 PM (XIJ/X)

He was the best friend AMERICA had

Posted by: Nevergiveup at November 23, 2022 01:01 PM (Irn0L)

208
They spent months farting around with the data, including confusing the issue of mingling deaths from BEFORE the vaccine was available, with deaths that came after, so they could say "see, those who weren't vaccinated were dying at higher rates."


They were also counting people that got one jab, or got COVID within a couple weeks after getting the 2nd jab as "unvaccinated" as well. I presume that is true here as well?

Posted by: 18-1 at November 23, 2022 01:01 PM (ESjRY)

209 Now we know the "vaccine" has about as much effect on death rates as me doing a rain dance has to do with the weather.
Posted by: BurtTC at November 23, 2022 12:55 PM (NWBBy)


But My-ocardia!

Posted by: rd at November 23, 2022 01:01 PM (Z32m1)

210 178 The Florida Loser Charlie Crist added a "Donate to the Hurricane Ian Victims" button on his campaign website. Most of the money you donated went to the Democrat Act Blue Campaign Fund.
__________

Ahckshually, since DeSatan did as decent a job as you expect that a reasonably competent governor would do in response to a natural disaster, the Dems were the real victims of the hurricane!

Posted by: Blue Check with Ukranian flag in bio at November 23, 2022 01:01 PM (fs1hN)

211 After Musk had a poll on whether to reinstate Trump, he has a new poll out. "Should Twitter offer a general amnesty to suspended accounts, provided that they have not broken the law or engaged in egregious spam?"
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I didn't perceive it as being real but my cousin's dogsitter provided the pedagogy that I could earn a king's ransom just with my electronic connection alone.

Today I receive 407.13 Malaysian ringgits every 36 minutes suspending accounts that engage in egregious spam. Go to twitter.com to learn how you can afford scabies medication just like me.

Posted by: Sara at November 23, 2022 01:02 PM (oINRc)

212 If ace ran twitter, we'd get buttons for Like, Retweet, and Crucify.

Posted by: Tex Lovera at November 23, 2022 12:57 PM (wtvvX)

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Maybe a Flaming Clown Boner button instead of Dislike.

Posted by: ShainS -- The Humiliation is Part of the Kink at November 23, 2022 01:02 PM (9mIGO)

213 "...Instead, it's a fiscally sponsored project of the North Fund, a nonprofit incubator closely tied to a billion-dollar dark money network managed by the Arabella Advisors consulting firm, Washington D.C. business records show."

Yeah, The North Fund. It's quite liquid.

Posted by: Peter North at November 23, 2022 01:02 PM (ToD91)

214 Republican House majority climbs to 220 with win in California

Posted by: SMOD at November 23, 2022 01:02 PM (RHGPo)

215 nitter.net/beyondreasdoubt had this nice little quip about one of the Greenblatt tweets the other day:

@beyondreasdoubt
Nov 20
“is it time for Twitter to go?”
area man unfamiliar with how private companies operate

Jonathan Greenblatt
@JGreenblattADL
Nov 20
@elonmusk's decisions over the last month have been erratic and alarming, but this decision is dangerous and a threat to American democracy. We need to ask — is it time for Twitter to go?

https://tinyurl.com/452v648d

Posted by: m at November 23, 2022 01:02 PM (GkGYg)

216 Republican House majority climbs to 220 with win in California
Posted by: SMOD at November 23, 2022 01:02 PM (RHGPo)

A landslide LOL

Posted by: Nevergiveup at November 23, 2022 01:02 PM (Irn0L)

217 Japan stuns Germany....

KICKBALL!

Video is not working

Posted by: sven at November 23, 2022 01:02 PM (Lzpvj)

218 Musk must be a hellova sales man. Hell he sells shit cars to people who hate his guts. Can't beat that with a stick.

Posted by: Xipe Totec at November 23, 2022 01:03 PM (QSjkU)

219 214 Republican House majority climbs to 220 with win in California
Posted by: SMOD at November 23, 2022 01:02 PM (RHGPo)

Has Boebert "officially" won in CO ?

Posted by: It's me donna at November 23, 2022 01:03 PM (bs+z0)

220 Either Putin starts lobbing nooks, or it just drags on and on and on for years.
==
The US will not be able to keep pumping billions to them every few months. It will end due to financial collapse and then Pooty will waltz in and take what he wants.

Posted by: Or everything will work out just fine, Biden will wake up one morning sane at November 23, 2022 01:03 PM (xT5Yk)

221 19 Where are the right wing billionaires?
Posted by: sharon(willow's apprentice) at November 23, 2022 12:28 PM (Y+l9t)

He's running fur Prsident.

Posted by: Flyover's Kohlrabi at November 23, 2022 01:03 PM (Rbu5d)

222 171 President Trump was the best friend Israel and the Jews have ever had

In fairness, he was the best friend black Americans have had since Lincoln.
Posted by: G'rump928(c) at November 23, 2022 12:55 PM

Hey! What about me? Sent soldiers in to force white schools to accept black students? Conducted Operation Wetback to get illegal Mexicans out of the US, freeing up jobs for low wage/skill workers...

Posted by: Dwight Eisenhower at November 23, 2022 01:03 PM (OnEJl)

223 Japan Stuns Germany!

Accidentally (every 24,000th sexual encounter) produces a child.....

Germany is still trying to rut with Doorknobs and only gets the child every 96,000th time....

Posted by: sven at November 23, 2022 01:03 PM (Lzpvj)

224 The Democrats with a 1 seat majority would get their shit DONE

Posted by: steevy at November 23, 2022 01:03 PM (yezA1)

225 Apropos of nothing, I did turn one of my window A/C units around in the barn to see if it will work effectively as a heat pump. It isn't cold today so I won't get to see if there is any kind of thermostat that would cut off the compressor if the air outside gets too cold. I don't think there is one on this $99 dollar unit.

Posted by: G'rump928(c) at November 23, 2022 01:04 PM (yQpMk)

226 Is Greenblatt a cousin of Silver from the nba?
Inquiring minds want to know

Posted by: Nevergiveup at November 23, 2022 01:04 PM (Irn0L)

227 Have the Dems got the lower house in PA? All in all, actually more important than the House. Possibly.

Posted by: rhomboid at November 23, 2022 01:04 PM (OTzUX)

228 Japan stuns Germany!

It turns out gigantic robots are more believable than German dancers.

Posted by: sven at November 23, 2022 01:04 PM (Lzpvj)

229 After Musk had a poll on whether to reinstate Trump, he has a new poll out. "Should Twitter offer a general amnesty to suspended accounts, provided that they have not broken the law or engaged in egregious spam?"

https://bit.ly/3i9njcv
Posted by: bonhomme at November 23, 2022 12:58 PM (eyxn4)

By that standard, Alex Jones would get his account reinstated. Let's see if Elon follows through on that.

Posted by: BurtTC at November 23, 2022 01:04 PM (NWBBy)

230 Think about this as you read just this one Ace post:

Add up all the individual people employed by every one of these prog Foundations, Centers, Leagues, Associations -- just the ones mentioned in the post -- and multiply that number by a thousand more, just in this nation.

There are probably more people in this Managerial Class, this indescribably useless nanny-bully field of employ than there are working manufacturing and service industry jobs combined.

It's sick. It's evil. It's the entropic fall of a nation, and a big part of me is eagerly looking forward to everyone in this class begging in the streets, and the working people whispering,

"No."

Posted by: Taq, Rickrolled by Jesus at November 23, 2022 01:04 PM (YJwUM)

231 Some circles said that the Clintons were no longer players. The Clintons probably started that rumor.

Posted by: Braenyard, _ want nuremberg trials? badger your congressman at November 23, 2022 01:04 PM (gfCY0)

232 Trump has Orthodox Jewish grandchildren.
Klain, Blinken Garfinkle and Schiff don’t even have Jewish grandchildren.

Posted by: Avi at November 23, 2022 01:04 PM (7NhAL)

233 I think I know why Elon Musk laid off almost all Twitter's Sales and Marketing Staff last week.

They were likely the people telling their own advertising accounts to leave Twitter.

"I'll Show You Daddy!"

Posted by: rd at November 23, 2022 01:05 PM (Z32m1)

234 219 214 Republican House majority climbs to 220 with win in California
Posted by: SMOD at November 23, 2022 01:02 PM (RHGPo)

I that the Repub. in CA that voted for the Jan. 6th Kangaroo court because if so we know how he will vote

Posted by: It's me donna at November 23, 2022 01:05 PM (bs+z0)

235 He was the best friend AMERICA had
Posted by: Nevergiveup
___

Has.

Posted by: SMH at what's coming at November 23, 2022 01:05 PM (kwfA1)

236 217 Japan stuns Germany....

KICKBALL!

Video is not working
Posted by: sven at November 23, 2022 01:02 PM (Lzpvj)

Ganbare! Samurai Blue!

Posted by: XTC at November 23, 2022 01:05 PM (UnA8+)

237 "After Musk had a poll on whether to reinstate Trump, he has a new poll out. "Should Twitter offer a general amnesty to suspended accounts, provided that they have not broken the law or engaged in egregious spam?"

Define, "Egregious."

Posted by: davidt at November 23, 2022 01:05 PM (oTZbj)

238 231 Some circles said that the Clintons were no longer players. The Clintons probably started that rumor.

Posted by: Braenyard, _ want nuremberg trials? badger your congressman at November 23, 2022 01:04 PM (gfCY0)

Why would they? It'd seem to cut into profit margins.

Posted by: Red Turban Someguy - The Republic is already dead! at November 23, 2022 01:06 PM (eYoxG)

239 216 Posted by: Nevergiveup at November 23, 2022 01:02 PM (Irn0L)

Eh, wrap your head around this....

"national popular vote you guys!" the GOP beat the mules by about 4 million actual live voters....which you would take as an indicator of you know "enthusiasm" but golly the mules got the right number of ballots in the right places....

at least as real as the WWE baby.

Posted by: sven at November 23, 2022 01:06 PM (Lzpvj)

240 In this day and age, who the heck names their kid Sampriti Ganguli?

Posted by: Muldoon at November 23, 2022 01:06 PM (ykeLU)

241 Sometimes when you walk into a place you have to cut some tits and balls. Twitter is ripe.

Posted by: Dr. Bone at November 23, 2022 01:06 PM (geVLo)

242 >>>Musk wins, and Twitter becomes a force for free speech. Or the Left "wins" and Twitter is dead. Either way, they lost a shiny toy.


wrong, if the left punishes Musk to the point where he's unwilling to sustain further losses, he sells it back to the left at a huge loss and they re-institute all the speech controls again.

I really do not understand what the fuck is up with you guys rooting against Musk. What, because he makes electric cars?

Posted by: Madam Kinzinger at November 23, 2022 01:06 PM (C1Zwz)

243 Either Putin starts lobbing nooks, or it just drags on and on and on for years.
==
The US will not be able to keep pumping billions to them every few months. It will end due to financial collapse and then Pooty will waltz in and take what he wants.
Posted by: Or everything will work out just fine, Biden will wake up one morning sane at November 23, 2022 01:03 PM (xT5Yk)

You have more faith in the U.S. government than I do. What would stop them from pumping in more billions? The oligarchs rule the Democrat Party, and half the Republican Party. If they say keeping pumping in the billions, the billions will be pumped.

Posted by: BurtTC at November 23, 2022 01:07 PM (NWBBy)

244 Diversity, Inequity, and Exclusion (DIE) doctrine

Posted by: SMOD at November 23, 2022 01:07 PM (RHGPo)

245 > Unfortunately, most coders seem to be hard-lefties.

Not so! Though it would be easy to get that impression from the comments sections of sites like Ars Technica. The commentariat is self-selecting -- the righties who don't get banned get tired of the soy and move on to "smart military blogs" and so forth.

Posted by: The Chap in the Deerstalker Cap at November 23, 2022 01:07 PM (N/KJF)

246

ATC should be the new Twitter super duper moderator, with not only a banhammer but powers of execution.

And show us her tits.

Posted by: Just Sayin at November 23, 2022 01:07 PM (QGfD2)

247 Sometimes when you walk into a place you have to cut some tits and balls. Twitter is ripe.
Posted by: Dr. Bone at November 23, 2022 01:06 PM (geVLo)



This cried out for a Children's Hospital nic.

Posted by: G'rump928(c) at November 23, 2022 01:07 PM (yQpMk)

248 The organization's CEO, Sampriti Ganguli

She doesn't even have a Wikipedia entry, which I suspect requires direct intervention by Wikipedia management to keep her off the radar.

Posted by: GOPe (he/him)! at November 23, 2022 01:07 PM (KCOCK)

249 188 After Musk had a poll on whether to reinstate Trump, he has a new poll out. "Should Twitter offer a general amnesty to suspended accounts, provided that they have not broken the law or engaged in egregious spam?"

https://bit.ly/3i9njcv
Posted by: bonhomme at November 23, 2022 12:58 PM (eyxn4)

early results - 3 to 1 in favor.

I believe Musk puts these up to justify doing what he's already decided to do. If you noticed after the Trump poll, in favor of reinstating him, Musk tweeted "Vox Populi, Vox Deii." It was a lot nicer than posting "Vox Muskii, Vox Deii" which is closer to the truth.

Posted by: Tom Servo at November 23, 2022 01:07 PM (trdmm)

250 Trump the antisemite also moved the embassy to Jerusalem.

Posted by: Phil at November 23, 2022 01:07 PM (WE3Da)

251 Stop Uyghur Genocide@FJnyc
Are Hamas & the Taliban terrorists?
Whoopi Goldberg & Sunny Hostin on
The View, today,
“that depends on who you talk to.”

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And there's no use talking to dead people. They never respond.

Posted by: Anonosaurus Wrecks Now With Pumpkin Spice! at November 23, 2022 01:08 PM (FVME7)

252 In this day and age, who the heck names their kid Sampriti Ganguli?
__________

Parents named Ligma Balz and Julie Ganguli.

Posted by: Adirondack Patriot at November 23, 2022 01:08 PM (lf83v)

253 What Taq said, but even more so.

The number of people "working" to actively degrade and impoverish the US, to destroy freedom - and now to aggressively destroy civilizational norms that long predate the young USA - funded by *your* money, probably dwarfs those "working" for these toxic billionaire-funded outfits.

ObamaCare and many other attacks on prosperity, health, and freedom include massive funding that effectively supports these cancerous parasites. A few have documented and talked about this over the years. The concept of "defund the left" goes back as far as Reagan - when the problem was tiny compared to today.

Posted by: rhomboid at November 23, 2022 01:08 PM (OTzUX)

254 What the fuck is vegetarian corn muffin mix?
I thought corn was a fucking vegetable.

Posted by: rickb223 at November 23, 2022 01:08 PM (80bH5)

255 50 Wow.... Troll season started?
Posted by: Romeo13 at November 23, 2022 12:35 PM (oHd/0)

Never stupid. It just went low key since the midterms because they had to climb out of mom's basement to replenish their stash of red bull, doritos, and twinkies.

Posted by: Flyover's Kohlrabi at November 23, 2022 01:08 PM (Rbu5d)

256 242 Posted by: Madam Kinzinger at November 23, 2022 01:06 PM (C1Zwz)

It is pretty easy to make a fortune when the feds underwrite 9000 dollars of it per car.

Posted by: sven at November 23, 2022 01:08 PM (Lzpvj)

257 "BREAKING: Actor Will Wheaton just said it ALL about MAGA Twitter chief Elon Musk.

Some excerpts from his posts: I can not fathom the emptiness, the insecurity, the insatiable need for attention and validation, the staggering arrogance, the malevolence and total void of human experience that is Elon Musk."

That would be idiotically ballsy coming from anyone, but particularly an imbecile geek who peaked as a child actor.

The Trump Administration, and Jared Kushner in particular, made legendary accomplishments on behalf of the Israeli people. But it turns out that Wall Street, Hollywood, and the Bloomberg/ Soros coalition desperately needed him destroyed anyways.

Why is that? Could it be that Epstein was state sponsored and the tribe had to do ANYTHING to make sure no one important was held accountable?

Posted by: trev006 at November 23, 2022 01:09 PM (igJSL)

258
I really do not understand what the fuck is up with you guys rooting against Musk. What, because he makes electric cars?

Posted by: Madam Kinzinger at November 23, 2022 01:06 PM (C1Zwz)

I'm not rooting against Musk. He seems like a cool guy. I just don't care. About this or any other story in the soap opera. It's fun to watch, but none of it matters IRL.

Posted by: Yudhishthira's Dice at November 23, 2022 01:09 PM (oINRc)

259 Israel, In it's hate for Trump, started naming towns after him.

Posted by: Xipe Totec at November 23, 2022 01:09 PM (QSjkU)

260 Ligma Balz


What a ridiculous name.

Posted by: Dick Gozinya at November 23, 2022 01:09 PM (yQpMk)

261 214 Republican House majority climbs to 220 with win in California
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If push comes to shove Maricopa County may be a win in the Senate and Governors Mansion. Interesting stuff happening out there.

Posted by: Puddinhead at November 23, 2022 01:09 PM (ifUkZ)

262 If musk reinstates accounts,I guess I will be the holder of 4 or 5? LOL

Posted by: Nevergiveup at November 23, 2022 01:09 PM (Irn0L)

263 Trump the antisemite also moved the embassy to Jerusalem.

Posted by: Phil at November 23, 2022 01:07 PM (WE3Da)

Trump absolutely sucks at being an anti-Semite.

Posted by: CharlieBrown'sDildo at November 23, 2022 01:09 PM (XIJ/X)

264 ♫ ♫ ♫

I'm Sampriti, oh Sampriti
I'm Sampriti, so witi and gay!
And I piti, anyone who isn't me, today...

Posted by: Muldoon at November 23, 2022 01:09 PM (ykeLU)

265 Republican House majority climbs to 220 with win in California
Posted by: SMOD at November 23, 2022 01:02 PM (RHGPo)

I that the Repub. in CA that voted for the Jan. 6th Kangaroo court because if so we know how he will vote
Posted by: It's me donna at November 23, 2022 01:05 PM (bs+z0)

There was another. Not just the guy who voted to impeach. The other guy had what they were calling a "commanding lead" yesterday. Today's numbers were supposed to decide it... I think. Today is also the release date for the Alaska race. Which looks like a Dem win.

What a shitty state that icebox turned into.

Posted by: BurtTC at November 23, 2022 01:10 PM (NWBBy)

266 I'm not rooting against Musk. He seems like a cool guy. I just don't care. About this or any other story in the soap opera. It's fun to watch, but none of it matters IRL.
Posted by: Yudhishthira's Dice
___

This^

It beats actually watching soap operas on TV.

Posted by: SMH at what's coming at November 23, 2022 01:10 PM (kwfA1)

267 Japan stuns Germany....
_________

Ach du lieber, Daniel san!

Posted by: Adirondack Patriot at November 23, 2022 01:10 PM (lf83v)

268 Now we know the "vaccine" has about as much effect on death rates as me doing a rain dance has to do with the weather.

Yeah, that's not exactly true, but not in the way you think.

Because the shot weakens the immune system of those that get it; it literally only has a chance of protecting against one specific variant of the disease. Against the OTHER variants of the disease, it makes you more vulnerable, and literally is killing people who took the shots.

Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at November 23, 2022 01:10 PM (cP/Ah)

269 LET'S GO: Georgia Supreme Court reinstates heartbeat abortion ban

-
Let the sweet, sweet liberal tears flow.

Posted by: Anonosaurus Wrecks Now With Pumpkin Spice! at November 23, 2022 01:10 PM (FVME7)

270 242 I really do not understand what the fuck is up with you guys rooting against Musk. What, because he makes electric cars?

Posted by: Madam Kinzinger at November 23, 2022 01:06 PM (C1Zwz)

1) He likely does not believe in what Rush would call "All three legs of the stool".

2) He likely is not cruel enough to be the warrior that is needed.

Posted by: XTC at November 23, 2022 01:10 PM (UnA8+)

271 I like this storyline in the soap opera, because for once, it doesn't matter which way it turns out because we win, instead of losing no matter how it turns out.

Musk wins, and Twitter becomes a force for free speech. Or the Left "wins" and Twitter is dead. Either way, they lost a shiny toy.
Posted by: Yudhishthira's Dice at November 23, 2022 12:56 PM (oINRc)

This is my opinion also.

Posted by: Pork Chops & Bacons at November 23, 2022 01:10 PM (BdMk6)

272 wrong, if the left punishes Musk to the point where he's unwilling to sustain further losses, he sells it back to the left at a huge loss and they re-institute all the speech controls again."

It can't go back, Musk has already deconstructed the old Twitter completely. He's committed himself to the project; either he builds what he is calling Twitter 2.0 and it makes a phenomenal amount of money, or else it dies and he loses same. There's no going back now.

Posted by: Tom Servo at November 23, 2022 01:10 PM (trdmm)

273 Twitter with true free speech is massively important for countering the left and their ability to set the narrative.

Posted by: steevy at November 23, 2022 01:10 PM (yezA1)

274 Southern Poverty Grifting Center
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Socialist Progressive Blacklisting Center

Posted by: Axeman at November 23, 2022 01:10 PM (OaZlZ)

275 >>>>It is pretty easy to make a fortune when the feds underwrite 9000 dollars of it per car.
Posted by: sven

not that easy. all the other new electric carmakers fail

Posted by: x at November 23, 2022 01:11 PM (ZC2go)

276 205 Posted by: BurtTC at November 23, 2022 01:10 PM (NWBBy)

"You're welcome!"

//Lizxa Murkosowki

Posted by: sven at November 23, 2022 01:11 PM (Lzpvj)

277 Posted by: G'rump928(c) at November 23, 2022 01:04 PM (yQpMk)

They actually make Window A/C Heat Pumps.

https://www.hvac.com/heat-pumps/best-window-heat-pumps/

Posted by: rd at November 23, 2022 01:11 PM (Z32m1)

278 Republican House majority climbs to 220 with win in California
------------------
If push comes to shove Maricopa County may be a win in the Senate and Governors Mansion. Interesting stuff happening out there.
Posted by: Puddinhead at November 23, 2022 01:09 PM (ifUkZ)

I kinda lost faith in Team Kari. They kept saying she had it in the bag, and then when the cheat happened, they were all red faced and saying "oh no, they cheated!"

Posted by: BurtTC at November 23, 2022 01:12 PM (NWBBy)

279 Ligma Balz


What a ridiculous name.
Posted by: Dick Gozinya
==
I know right?

Posted by: Phil McCrackin at November 23, 2022 01:12 PM (YF4AH)

280 There sure is a lot of leftist dark money chasing socialism. I guess they are committed - they would have their money expropriated if they won anyway.

Posted by: Thomas Paine at November 23, 2022 01:12 PM (lTGtQ)

281 Had to look up Will Wheaton. Pretty sure he's a fag.

Posted by: Puddinhead at November 23, 2022 01:12 PM (ifUkZ)

282 Japan stuns Germany

SAUDI'S over Argentina

Notice the Countries that are NOT woke beat the Countries that are Woke?

See a pattern here

Posted by: Nevergiveup at November 23, 2022 01:12 PM (Irn0L)

283 Trump does not "have Jewish grandchildren". Under Talmudic Law Jewish heritage comes ONLY from a true JEWISH MOTHER - unit Ivanka Trump is not. That Jared Kushner is supposedly a Jew has no bearing.

Posted by: griff at November 23, 2022 01:12 PM (8PuN1)

284 Either Putin starts lobbing nooks, or it just drags on and on and on for years.

There is going to be a severe political reaction in Western Europe as winter starts to bite.

Not only is heating going to be a problem, but a big chunk of Western European industry is already shut down due to energy costs.

Posted by: The ARC of History! at November 23, 2022 01:12 PM (KCOCK)

285 What the fuck is vegetarian corn muffin mix?
I thought corn was a fucking vegetable.
________

Since it has girth, corn sometimes identifies as a meat.

Posted by: Adirondack Patriot at November 23, 2022 01:12 PM (lf83v)

286 do they obscure the identity of the diners from the politicos that get the dough? Bet NOT!

Posted by: Dino58 at November 23, 2022 01:12 PM (LVPff)

287 wrong, if the left punishes Musk to the point where he's unwilling to sustain further losses, he sells it back to the left at a huge loss and they re-institute all the speech controls again.

Yeah but its so severely damaged a brand and so much a loss, its not going to be what it used to be, so either way, Twitter isnt the lefty playground any longer.

Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at November 23, 2022 01:12 PM (cP/Ah)

288 "BREAKING: Actor Will Wheaton just said it ALL about MAGA Twitter chief Elon Musk.

Some excerpts from his posts: I can not fathom the emptiness, the insecurity, the insatiable need for attention and validation, the staggering arrogance, the malevolence and total void of human experience that is Elon Musk."

-
Does he not own a mirror?

Posted by: Anonosaurus Wrecks Now With Pumpkin Spice! at November 23, 2022 01:12 PM (FVME7)

289 Personally, I don't "root" for anything. I figured out a long time ago that my "rooting" had precisely jack shit effect on the outcome.

Posted by: sniffybigtoe at November 23, 2022 01:12 PM (UuD2k)

290 doners

Posted by: Dino58 at November 23, 2022 01:12 PM (LVPff)

291 Yeah Tesla is heavily subsidized and shouldn't be but SpaceX is doing great things

Posted by: steevy at November 23, 2022 01:13 PM (yezA1)

292

Was it over when the Japs bombed Berlin?

Posted by: General Disarray at November 23, 2022 01:13 PM (QGfD2)

293 I have every reason to believe that in a short time span, Apple and Google will absolutely ban the Twatter app in their stores. The Left is all about threats and pressure, with violence mixed in. And they abhor free speech of any kind except their own.
Posted by: Lady in Black at November 23, 2022 12:53 PM (sVtYq)

All Musk has to do is offer several different ways for wanna-be Twits to get the app outside of the "stores", and then say, "If you are too stupid to be able to follow these directions, you're too stupid to be on Twitter."

Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon at November 23, 2022 01:13 PM (r8v4s)

294 83...Then why don't they like Trump?
Posted by: G'rump928(c) at November 23, 2022 12:41 PM (yQpMk)

Because they're a Democrat front group... 😁

Posted by: Flyover's Kohlrabi at November 23, 2022 01:13 PM (Rbu5d)

295
Actually, in all seriousness, this story does actually matter. Somebody from outside the writer's room is pushing a storyline in the soap opera. It's a good thing, and it's funny.

Posted by: Yudhishthira's Dice at November 23, 2022 01:13 PM (oINRc)

296 It can't go back, Musk has already deconstructed the old Twitter completely. He's committed himself to the project; either he builds what he is calling Twitter 2.0 and it makes a phenomenal amount of money, or else it dies and he loses same. There's no going back now.

Musk is also clearly having the time of his life right now.

Posted by: The ARC of History! at November 23, 2022 01:13 PM (KCOCK)

297 Japan stuns Germany....
==
In a battle of sexually perverse cultures . . .

who could have predicted this result

Posted by: I'm not Dr. Ruth but at November 23, 2022 01:13 PM (4hDfF)

298 Trump does not "have Jewish grandchildren". Under Talmudic Law Jewish heritage comes ONLY from a true JEWISH MOTHER - unit Ivanka Trump is not. That Jared Kushner is supposedly a Jew has no bearing.
Posted by: griff at November 23, 2022 01:12 PM (8PuN1)

Yeah NO. Ivanka had an Orthodox Conversion.

Posted by: Nevergiveup at November 23, 2022 01:13 PM (Irn0L)

299 Either Putin starts lobbing nooks, or it just drags on and on and on for years. Your calls for "world peace" ring hollow, you communist prick.
Posted by: BurtTC at November 23, 2022 01:00 PM (NWBBy)

I get what you're saying, but this morning Russia forced all of Ukraine's nuclear plants into shutdown, annihilating the country's electrical grid. There is a considerable chance that the entire population of Kiev will be turned into European refugees, at a time the continent is facing the worst energy challenges since WWII.

The Biden regime is absolutely ready to pump billions more into the Ukrainian rathole, and the Western training efforts will very likely have led to hundreds of thousands more infantry ready to fight for Ukraine. But Russia has successfully broken the back of the Zelensky regime. Merely plunging Ukraine into irredeemable poverty, and by extension all of Europe, will offer Putin benefits he never could have gained from combat maneuver.

Posted by: trev006 at November 23, 2022 01:14 PM (igJSL)

300 There's a Mexican dude on a riding mower, out "cutting" the dirt around the pond.

I guess we're still paying them.

Posted by: BurtTC at November 23, 2022 01:14 PM (NWBBy)

301 >>>I'm not rooting against Musk. He seems like a cool guy. I just don't care. About this or any other story in the soap opera. It's fun to watch, but none of it matters IRL.
Posted by: Yudhishthira's Dice

It doesn't matter except for the part where fascist speech control is now completely normalized. You really think the government is not going to start banning speech directly, now that they've done so and gotten away with it behind the thinnest fig leaf?


Posted by: ace at November 23, 2022 01:14 PM (C1Zwz)

302 >It is pretty easy to make a fortune when the feds underwrite 9000 dollars of it per car.
Posted by: sven

not that easy. all the other new electric carmakers fail
Posted by: x at November 23, 2022 01:11 PM (ZC2go)


5-10 years ago, I was "sure" Tesla would fail too. I listened to the experts on the Web. It's sort of like listening to Jim Cramer for Investment Advice.

I learned. luckily I had no money in the game.

Posted by: rd at November 23, 2022 01:14 PM (Z32m1)

303 283 Trump does not "have Jewish grandchildren". Under Talmudic Law Jewish heritage comes ONLY from a true JEWISH MOTHER - unit Ivanka Trump is not. That Jared Kushner is supposedly a Jew has no bearing.
Posted by: griff at November 23, 2022 01:12 PM (8PuN1)

She converted iirc.

Posted by: Red Turban Someguy - The Republic is already dead! at November 23, 2022 01:15 PM (eYoxG)

304 I kinda lost faith in Team Kari. They kept saying she had it in the bag, and then when the cheat happened, they were all red faced and saying "oh no, they cheated!"
----------------
As they did with the 2020 Iowa Dem Prez Caucus they fucked it up so badly no one knows who won it. Its the same MO in Maricopa. If brought to court there's not much an honest Judge could rule other then a do over. The supply of honest Judges is limited, however. Sometimes you have to rub a puppy's nose in its own shit to teach it not to shit on the rug.

Posted by: Puddinhead at November 23, 2022 01:15 PM (ifUkZ)

305 Trump does not "have Jewish grandchildren". Under Talmudic Law Jewish heritage comes ONLY from a true JEWISH MOTHER - unit Ivanka Trump is not. That Jared Kushner is supposedly a Jew has no bearing.

I don't think that is how it works. Yes, the direct heritage comes from the mother, but that doesn't somehow negate converts or make someone Not Jewish because their mother in law is not Jewish.

Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at November 23, 2022 01:15 PM (cP/Ah)

306 >> Actor Will Wheaton

Quit jacking off on the holodeck, Wesley.

Posted by: Space Daddy at November 23, 2022 01:15 PM (Mzdiz)

307
It doesn't matter except for the part where fascist speech control is now completely normalized. You really think the government is not going to start banning speech directly, now that they've done so and gotten away with it behind the thinnest fig leaf?

Posted by: ace at November 23, 2022 01:14 PM (C1Zwz)

Oh no, I do believe they will.

And that nothing Musk or anyone else does can change it.

It doesn't matter because the situation here is irretrievable.

Posted by: Yudhishthira's Dice at November 23, 2022 01:16 PM (oINRc)

308 BREAKING: Actor Will Wheaton just said it ALL about MAGA Twitter chief Elon Musk.

Some excerpts from his posts: I can not fathom the emptiness, the insecurity, the insatiable need for attention and validation, the staggering arrogance, the malevolence and total void of human experience that is Elon Musk."

-
Does he not own a mirror?

***

Who?

Posted by: Azathoth at November 23, 2022 01:16 PM (wb1YC)

309 If push comes to shove Maricopa County may be a win in the Senate and Governors Mansion. Interesting stuff happening out there.
________

If "ifs and buts were candy and nuts..."

If so, it might be the first time Dems would pay any consequence whatsoever for election cheating. Odds are low, I suspect, in part because the McCain wing of the R party was likely in on it.

Posted by: Chuck Martel at November 23, 2022 01:16 PM (fs1hN)

310 that the entire population of Kiev will be turned into European refugees, at a time the continent is facing the worst energy challenges since WWII.

Not just Kiev.

Remember that the Ukrainian government still refuses to let males of military age leave the country.

Posted by: The ARC of History! at November 23, 2022 01:16 PM (KCOCK)

311 >>>I kinda lost faith in Team Kari. They kept saying she had it in the bag, and then when the cheat happened, they were all red faced and saying "oh no, they cheated!"

she said that to try to prevent them from cheating, to make it so that their cheating would seem outrageous. They didn't care, they cheated anyway.

Posted by: ace at November 23, 2022 01:16 PM (C1Zwz)

312 269 LET'S GO: Georgia Supreme Court reinstates heartbeat abortion ban
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Let the sweet, sweet liberal tears flow.
Posted by: Anonosaurus Wrecks Now With Pumpkin Spice! at November 23, 2022 01:10 PM

Won't somebody think of the evil, child-eating demons!?!?

Posted by: Ba'al at November 23, 2022 01:16 PM (OnEJl)

313 Kelvin Blowe sounds like an absolute zero of a human being.
Posted by: Bulgaroctonus at November 23, 2022 12:36 PM (j8OfL)

Don't know about before, but he definitely is now!

Posted by: Agitator at November 23, 2022 01:16 PM (pvvSy)

314 Musk is one of my favorite African Americans. Not to say I don't have favorite Americans who happen to be black, such as my beloved Justice Thomas, who I would put on Rushmore, but he isn't African.

Posted by: Xipe Totec at November 23, 2022 01:16 PM (QSjkU)

315 Fig leaf's are actually kinda big. Big enough to cover a human's junk at least.

Posted by: sniffybigtoe at November 23, 2022 01:16 PM (UuD2k)

316 I don't think that is how it works. Yes, the direct heritage comes from the mother, but that doesn't somehow negate converts or make someone Not Jewish because their mother in law is not Jewish.
Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at November 23, 2022 01:15 PM (cP/Ah)

Ivanka had an ORTHODOX CONVERSION...so she is perfectly Kosher and are her kids.

Posted by: Nevergiveup at November 23, 2022 01:17 PM (Irn0L)

317 It can't go back, Musk has already deconstructed the old Twitter completely. He's committed himself to the project; either he builds what he is calling Twitter 2.0 and it makes a phenomenal amount of money, or else it dies and he loses same. There's no going back now.
Posted by: Tom Servo at November 23, 2022 01:10 PM (trdmm)

Right now Wall Street and their minions in the ADL are doing their damnedest to turn Elon Musk into Torba 2.0.

Needless to say, I'm very excited.

Posted by: trev006 at November 23, 2022 01:17 PM (igJSL)

318 299 Posted by: trev006 at November 23, 2022 01:14 PM (igJSL)

If only there were an abundant, cheap, and simple energy source easily harvestable in the majority of western EUtopia other than effete smugness that was so rugged in extraction the electrical plants survived a sustained bombing campaign in Germany....

it would be easy if it were solid, and transportable by machines powered by get this the fuel itself....

like say coal?

Ah well Greta Bork Bork is happy she got her way, and all it cost is Sovi-er Russian domination.

Posted by: sven at November 23, 2022 01:17 PM (Lzpvj)

319 Under Talmudic Law Jewish heritage comes ONLY
==
"heritage" that doesn't mean you aren't of the jewish faith. How does one ever convert otherwise? If you are going to quibble, just be clear about what you are quibbling over.

Posted by: I'm no Rabbinical Student but at November 23, 2022 01:17 PM (dyAL6)

320 I get what you're saying, but this morning Russia forced all of Ukraine's nuclear plants into shutdown, annihilating the country's electrical grid. There is a considerable chance that the entire population of Kiev will be turned into European refugees, at a time the continent is facing the worst energy challenges since WWII.

The Biden regime is absolutely ready to pump billions more into the Ukrainian rathole, and the Western training efforts will very likely have led to hundreds of thousands more infantry ready to fight for Ukraine. But Russia has successfully broken the back of the Zelensky regime. Merely plunging Ukraine into irredeemable poverty, and by extension all of Europe, will offer Putin benefits he never could have gained from combat maneuver.
Posted by: trev006 at November 23, 2022 01:14 PM (igJSL)

I guess I'm not REALLY predicting an outcome here, just that I don't expect the U.S. to let Ukraine lose.

One way or another, this so-called Pope is doing jack shit to promote "world peace."

Posted by: BurtTC at November 23, 2022 01:17 PM (NWBBy)

321 Trump does not "have Jewish grandchildren". Under Talmudic Law Jewish heritage comes ONLY from a true JEWISH MOTHER - unit Ivanka Trump is not. That Jared Kushner is supposedly a Jew has no bearing.

Posted by: griff at November 23, 2022 01:12 PM (8PuN1)

She converted in an Orthodox ceremony. She is Jewish, and her children are Jewish.

Posted by: CharlieBrown'sDildo at November 23, 2022 01:17 PM (XIJ/X)

322 the tabulation machines in Republican counties on a day when Republicans vote just didn't work

whoops

whoopsie

Posted by: ace at November 23, 2022 01:17 PM (C1Zwz)

323 I get what you're saying, but this morning Russia forced all of Ukraine's nuclear plants into shutdown, annihilating the country's electrical grid. There is a considerable chance that the entire population of Kiev will be turned into European refugees, at a time the continent is facing the worst energy challenges since WWII.
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This fits in with a winter campaign. A slow creeping offensive designed to wear them out. Not heat or lights would do that.

Posted by: Puddinhead at November 23, 2022 01:17 PM (ifUkZ)

324 I saw Klain, Blinken, Garfinkle and Schiff open for Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young at Five Guys Arena in '92.

Don't judge me, the tickets were comped by my bosss.

Posted by: Muldoon at November 23, 2022 01:17 PM (ykeLU)

325 315 Fig leaf's are actually kinda big. Big enough to cover a human's junk at least.
Posted by: sniffybigtoe at November 23, 2022 01:16 PM (UuD2k)

Maybe YOUR junk stubby.....

Posted by: Xipe Totec at November 23, 2022 01:17 PM (QSjkU)

326 I read somewhere Ye shall know them by their fruits.
Posted by: Xipe Totec at November 23, 2022 12:46 PM (QSjkU)


but enough about the White House

Posted by: Kindltot at November 23, 2022 01:18 PM (xhaym)

327 Posted by: griff at November 23, 2022 01:12 PM (8PuN1)

Didn't Ivanka convert to Judaism? If they're raisng their kids as Jewish doesn't that mean they're all Jewish?

Posted by: FenelonSpoke at November 23, 2022 01:18 PM (vH/6k)

328 It doesn't matter because the situation here is irretrievable.
Posted by: Yudhishthira's Dice
___

Short of Christ's return? Nope.

Pray and prepare.

And thank the good Lord that we're not alone.

Posted by: SMH at what's coming at November 23, 2022 01:18 PM (kwfA1)

329 "Twitter has outsized influence in shaping both public discourse and industry-wide platform governance standards,"

Why, God? Why?

Posted by: gp Is Not Remotely Serious at November 23, 2022 01:18 PM (24fqN)

330 Arabella Advisors, you say?

The North Fund, you say?

Those are two closely-linked central cogs in the dark money

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

Amazing, we independent, libertarianish, law and order and Constitution loving Republican types go along sending our $20 and $100 dollars - and our polls do get some big money, HOWEVER THESE BASTARDS FUNNEL MORE MONEY THAN SOME NATIONS GDP TRYING TO BEAT US. _ amazing

Posted by: Braenyard, _ want nuremberg trials? badger your congressman at November 23, 2022 01:18 PM (gfCY0)

331 277
They actually make Window A/C Heat Pumps.

https://www.hvac.com/heat-pumps/best-window-heat-pumps/
Posted by: rd at November 23, 2022 01:11 PM (Z32m1)

Heat pumps are what the greenie libtards (BIRM) want everyone to switch to. Replace your gas/oil furnaces for electric heat and a/c.

Its been a few years but I had a heat pump in my house in NC in the mid-late 1990s. A/C worked great. Heat - only if the temps were >45 degrees. Get some colder nights and you weren't warm.

Posted by: Our Country is Screwed at November 23, 2022 01:18 PM (N39Ws)

332 The simple fact is that Twitter is a lot more fun these days. I don't pay a lot of attention to it. But Elon made Lefties flip out by turning up Trump's account, which he doesn't even use. That's pretty amazing.

Posted by: Notsothoreau at November 23, 2022 01:18 PM (uz3Px)

333 306 >> Actor Will Wheaton

Quit jacking off on the holodeck, Wesley.
Posted by: Space Daddy at November 23, 2022 01:15 PM

While watching me bang three stacked alien blondes at a time. What a creeper. At least he always offers to clean and sanitize the room when I'm done.

Posted by: Will Riker at November 23, 2022 01:18 PM (OnEJl)

334 313 Posted by: Agitator at November 23, 2022 01:16 PM (pvvSy)

Amazing his security work had him out and about at 0300....

wonder what he was guarding?

Posted by: sven at November 23, 2022 01:18 PM (Lzpvj)

335 i think people are busting out their "Natural Born Citizen" arguments with respect to Judaism

Posted by: ace at November 23, 2022 01:18 PM (C1Zwz)

336 I guess Wil Wheaton finally found an African-American he felt butch enough to insult in public.

Of course being Wil Wheaton, he picks on a guy who can probably kill him from space with a laser.

Posted by: Azathoth at November 23, 2022 01:19 PM (wb1YC)

337 i think people are busting out their "Natural Born Citizen" arguments with respect to Judaism
Posted by: ace at November 23, 2022 01:18 PM (C1Zwz)

????

Posted by: Nevergiveup at November 23, 2022 01:19 PM (Irn0L)

338 I guess I'm not REALLY predicting an outcome here, just that I don't expect the U.S. to let Ukraine lose.
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Well, there was Vietnam.

Posted by: Puddinhead at November 23, 2022 01:19 PM (ifUkZ)

339 like say coal?

BTW, Zelensky is demanding that Australia give Ukraine free coal to run Ukraine's power plants.

Isn't that killing the planet, or something?

Posted by: The ARC of History! at November 23, 2022 01:19 PM (KCOCK)

340 I kinda lost faith in Team Kari. They kept saying she had it in the bag, and then when the cheat happened, they were all red faced and saying "oh no, they cheated!"
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she said that to try to prevent them from cheating, to make it so that their cheating would seem outrageous. They didn't care, they cheated anyway.
Posted by: ace at November 23, 2022 01:16 PM (C1Zwz)

I'm less impressed with her team than I am with her. They were the ones saying "we got this." I assume she believed in them too, and is probably where I am with it, which is to say, WHAT THE F WERE YOU DOING TO PREVENT THE CHEAT IN THE FIRST PLACE!!!!!

Posted by: BurtTC at November 23, 2022 01:20 PM (NWBBy)

341 Arabella? Hmm. I think I heard that name before/

Posted by: CN at November 23, 2022 01:20 PM (Zzbjj)

342 >>>337 i think people are busting out their "Natural Born Citizen" arguments with respect to Judaism
Posted by: ace at November 23, 2022 01:18 PM (C1Zwz)

????
Posted by: Nevergiveup

I mean, making esoteric arguments that you have to be born Jewish to be Jewish and cannot become Jewish "through naturalization"

Posted by: ace at November 23, 2022 01:20 PM (C1Zwz)

343 the tabulation machines in Republican counties on a day when Republicans vote just didn't work

whoops

whoopsie

Posted by: ace at November 23, 2022 01:17 PM (C1Zwz)
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"Old news, h8r ... BTW, that didn't happen, and it's good that it did!"

Posted by: ShainS -- The Humiliation is Part of the Kink at November 23, 2022 01:20 PM (doV7r)

344 Yeah Tesla is heavily subsidized and shouldn't be but SpaceX is doing great things
Posted by: steevy at November 23, 2022 01:13 PM (yezA1)

I've liked Musk quite awhile just on what he's doing with SpaceX. He's revolutionized the aerospace industry.

Posted by: Pork Chops & Bacons at November 23, 2022 01:20 PM (BdMk6)

345 >>> WHAT THE F WERE YOU DOING TO PREVENT THE CHEAT IN THE FIRST PLACE!!!!!

fair enough, kinda where I am on Trump

Posted by: ace at November 23, 2022 01:20 PM (C1Zwz)

346 Remember that the Ukrainian government still refuses to let males of military age leave the country.
Posted by: The ARC of History! at November 23, 2022 01:16 PM (KCOCK)

Unless they're being trained in Warsaw or England. It's a relatively smart way to make total mobilization of your male population a reality, but it won't matter if most Ukrainians are trapped without heat, light, and water in the dead of winter. And Ukraine certainly can't repair its infrastructure, while Russia can attack it with complete impunity.

Posted by: trev006 at November 23, 2022 01:20 PM (igJSL)

347 The Biden regime is absolutely ready to pump billions more into the Ukrainian rathole, and the Western training efforts will very likely have led to hundreds of thousands more infantry ready to fight for Ukraine. But Russia has successfully broken the back of the Zelensky regime. Merely plunging Ukraine into irredeemable poverty, and by extension all of Europe, will offer Putin benefits he never could have gained from combat maneuver.
Posted by: trev006 at November 23, 2022 01:14 PM (igJSL)


When it all ends? The West will pump Billions of Dollars into rebuilding Ukraine. A good fraction will end up in Swiss and Cayman Islands Bank Accounts. The accounts will belong to Ukrainians and all the kind caring politicians of the US and NATO Countries.

Why do you think the Clintons restarted the Clinton Global Crime Initiative Fund again. They are going to skim a whole lot of Ukrainian Cream, just like Hunter and the Bidens.

Posted by: rd at November 23, 2022 01:20 PM (Z32m1)

348 These nonprofits in turn manage and supervise a vast array of "pop-up" groups--mainly political attack-dog websites, ad campaigns, and "spontaneous" demonstrations staffed by Arabella's network of activist professionals
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I call your attention to the rent-a-mob innovator Jim Jones in San Franfecal...

Posted by: Axeman at November 23, 2022 01:20 PM (OaZlZ)

349 319 "heritage" that doesn't mean you aren't of the jewish faith. How does one ever convert otherwise? If you are going to quibble, just be clear about what you are quibbling over.
Posted by: I'm no Rabbinical Student but at November 23, 2022 01:17 PM (dyAL6)

I've always sort of wondered how one qualifies for conversion to begin with, but have honestly been afraid to ask.

Posted by: XTC at November 23, 2022 01:21 PM (UnA8+)

350 the tabulation machines in Republican counties on a day when Republicans vote just didn't work

whoops

whoopsie
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But its because the messaging was bad, or the candidates were bad, or Drumpf or something.

Posted by: They've been stealing it for a long time at November 23, 2022 01:21 PM (ohOnZ)

351 I've always wondered, does an uncircumcised man that converts to Judaism have to be circumcised in the traditional manner?

Cause that would scare off the insincere.

Posted by: sniffybigtoe at November 23, 2022 01:21 PM (UuD2k)

352 The West will pump Billions of Dollars into rebuilding Ukraine. A good fraction will end up in Swiss and Cayman Islands Bank Accounts.

This is going to be better than Haiti!

Posted by: Clintonites! at November 23, 2022 01:21 PM (KCOCK)

353 337 i think people are busting out their "Natural Born Citizen" arguments with respect to Judaism
Posted by: ace at November 23, 2022 01:18 PM (C1Zwz)

????
Posted by: Nevergiveup at November 23, 2022 01:19 PM (Irn0L)

Well Orthodox Judaism does seem to have a kind of automatic Judaism thing going on for matrilineal descendants that's relatively sticky(can't be discarded per the view of their authorities).

Catholics have something slightly similar as far as permanence goes, in that a person validly baptized (which can be happen as a baby with the consent of parents/remaining guardian) is effectively permanently Catholic.

Posted by: Red Turban Someguy - The Republic is already dead! at November 23, 2022 01:21 PM (eYoxG)

354 335 Posted by: ace at November 23, 2022 01:18 PM (C1Zwz)

In a world where guys can pretend to be chicks to win races, where "they" that identify sexually as AH-56 Comanche Attack Choppers are "not insane" we are to believe that "no no my friend you cannot identify as Jewish even though your mom and dad are" is a sober argument?

There are posters here who live in a very interesting internal world.

If Ivanka says she is Jewish, and Jared was born Jewish the kids are whatever they choose to be or we need to start cleaning out a lot of Aegean stables before we start quibbling over religious identification.

Posted by: sven at November 23, 2022 01:22 PM (Lzpvj)

355 I mean, making esoteric arguments that you have to be born Jewish to be Jewish and cannot become Jewish "through naturalization"
Posted by: ace at November 23, 2022 01:20 PM (C1Zwz)



Ah yes. I would use the word "conversion" rather than naturalization but yeah. And of course we don't want to get into what kind of conversion it is LOL, we would not want a jewish civil war.

Posted by: Nevergiveup at November 23, 2022 01:22 PM (Irn0L)

356 cannot become Jewish

Say what?

Posted by: Zombie Sammy Davis Jr at November 23, 2022 01:22 PM (KC4f+)

357
Out: Money in politics is evil.

In: Republican money in politics is evil.

Posted by: Hadrian the Seventh at November 23, 2022 01:22 PM (MoZTd)

358 129...Can you imagine Ace moderating Twatter?
Posted by: Robert at November 23, 2022 12:48 PM (1Yy3c)

It would be glorious!

Posted by: Flyover's Kohlrabi at November 23, 2022 01:22 PM (Rbu5d)

359 She converted in an Orthodox ceremony. She is Jewish, and her children are Jewish.
Posted by: CharlieBrown'sDildo at November 23, 2022 01:17 PM (XIJ/X)

There was a movie, I can't remember the name, Jewish family, and one of them married a blonde gal who converted. She was the one keeping EVERYONE else in the family in line, when it came to observing the faith.

I guess it was supposed to be funny, but honestly I don't remember anything else about the film, so who knows.

Posted by: BurtTC at November 23, 2022 01:22 PM (NWBBy)

360 342 >>>337 i think people are busting out their "Natural Born Citizen" arguments with respect to Judaism
Posted by: ace at November 23, 2022 01:18 PM (C1Zwz)

????
Posted by: Nevergiveup

I mean, making esoteric arguments that you have to be born Jewish to be Jewish and cannot become Jewish "through naturalization"
Posted by: ace at November 23, 2022 01:20 PM (C1Zwz)

This is true.

Posted by: Pork Chops & Bacons at November 23, 2022 01:22 PM (BdMk6)

361 353 Posted by: Red Turban Someguy - The Republic is already dead! at November 23, 2022 01:21 PM (eYoxG)

Uh oh....I am what 24 years late for confession then.

Posted by: sven at November 23, 2022 01:23 PM (Lzpvj)

362 The ADL stopping being a legitimate pro-Jewish lobbying group long ago. Sad, because it once did good work. Several of my clients were actively involved so I went to a lot of ADL events. It's now just another leftwing front group and grifting operation pimping victimhood. I swear some of their positions on Jews and Israel would make Hamas blush.

Posted by: Elric Blade at November 23, 2022 01:23 PM (iFTx/)

363 355 I mean, making esoteric arguments that you have to be born Jewish to be Jewish and cannot become Jewish "through naturalization"
Posted by: ace at November 23, 2022 01:20 PM (C1Zwz)



Ah yes. I would use the word "conversion" rather than naturalization but yeah. And of course we don't want to get into what kind of conversion it is LOL, we would not want a jewish civil war.
Posted by: Nevergiveup at November 23, 2022 01:22 PM (Irn0L)

Splitter!

Posted by: Red Turban Someguy - The Republic is already dead! at November 23, 2022 01:23 PM (eYoxG)

364 Well Orthodox Judaism does seem to have a kind of automatic Judaism thing going on for matrilineal descendants that's relatively sticky(can't be discarded per the view of their authorities).

Not sure where you are going with that

Posted by: Nevergiveup at November 23, 2022 01:23 PM (Irn0L)

365
Playing with Stellarium right now, if it weren't for the stupid atmosphere, and the sun was a little less bright, I'd have a beautiful of Venus, Mercury, the Moon, all around the Sun with the Milky Way band right next to them.

Stupid atmosphere.

Posted by: publius, Rascally Mr. Miley (Mzdiz) at November 23, 2022 01:23 PM (Mzdiz)

366 All Musk has to do is offer several different ways for wanna-be Twits to get the app outside of the "stores", and then say, "If you are too stupid to be able to follow these directions, you're too stupid to be on Twitter."
Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon at November 23, 2022 01:13 PM (r8v4s)

What's more, if they try kicking him off they offer Musk an incentive to set up a competing app store which could take some of their market away. They might not want to push him into that.

Posted by: Tom Servo at November 23, 2022 01:24 PM (trdmm)

367 Yeah Tesla is heavily subsidized and shouldn't be but SpaceX is doing great things
Posted by: steevy at November 23, 2022 01:13 PM (yezA1)


The Falcon line is doing great. The Starship seems like an unworkable idea to me.

Posted by: G'rump928(c) at November 23, 2022 01:24 PM (yQpMk)

368 Cause that would scare off the insincere.

And leave my bacon out of this!

Posted by: Commissar of Plenty and Lysenko Solutions at November 23, 2022 01:24 PM (KC4f+)

369 Read but not sure it was right that the US has spent more on Ukraine war than the Russians have

Posted by: Skip's phone at November 23, 2022 01:24 PM (BRD//)

370 And now, poof!, new organizations have "popped up" to demand that Elon Musk re-install the Stalinesque censorship protocols that resulted in the 2020 election being thrown to Biden by a coordinated Deep State/Corporate Media information op, or have his $45 billion investment made worthless.

Posted by: Ace at 12:20 PM

And yet it still took shutting down tabulation in multiple states for us to wake up to a Biden residency

Posted by: OneEyedJack at November 23, 2022 01:25 PM (FCbAQ)

371 I mean, making esoteric arguments that you have to be born Jewish to be Jewish and cannot become Jewish "through naturalization"
Posted by: ace at November 23, 2022 01:20 PM (C1Zwz)

It's monumentally irritating to see otherwise ignorant Westerners explain who is a "real" Jew. From Orthodox rabbis to whatever Reform has, no Jew thinks that has any more credibility than the Nuremberg Laws.

Now, the Black Hebrew Israelites- well, that's just entertaining as hell.

Posted by: trev006 at November 23, 2022 01:25 PM (igJSL)

372 266 I'm not rooting against Musk. He seems like a cool guy. I just don't care. About this or any other story in the soap opera. It's fun to watch, but none of it matters IRL.
Posted by: Yudhishthira's Dice
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This^

It beats actually watching soap operas on TV.
Posted by: SMH at what's coming at November 23, 2022 01:10 PM (kwfA1)
---------------------------------

Put you two on a boat together
Y'all can cheer each other up.


Posted by: Braenyard, _ want nuremberg trials? badger your congressman at November 23, 2022 01:25 PM (gfCY0)

373 339 Posted by: The ARC of History! at November 23, 2022 01:19 PM (KCOCK)

Yes western people burning coal kills the Earf...

The Chinese have a secret process that allows them to burn limitless coal without environmental harm.

Posted by: sven at November 23, 2022 01:25 PM (Lzpvj)

374 Ah yes. I would use the word "conversion" rather than naturalization but yeah. And of course we don't want to get into what kind of conversion it is LOL, we would not want a jewish civil war.
Posted by: Nevergiveup at November 23, 2022 01:22 PM (Irn0L)

By the by, anyone who hasn't seen Ari Shaffir's Youtube special, appropriately titled "Jew," you should rectify that asap.

Posted by: BurtTC at November 23, 2022 01:25 PM (NWBBy)

375 Japan beat Germany? Was that in the Losers' Bracket of the World War competition?

Posted by: Wally at November 23, 2022 01:25 PM (FJYfm)

376 Ah yes. I would use the word "conversion" rather than naturalization but yeah. And of course we don't want to get into what kind of conversion it is LOL, we would not want a jewish civil war.

There's a big fight going on within the new Israeli government - the Law of Return currently says that you have to have one Jewish grandparent, but the religious parties want to tighten that up considerably.

Posted by: Clintonites! at November 23, 2022 01:25 PM (KCOCK)

377 So I am actually working my Navy Yob today but every Email I send I get a return message " On leave will be back on ......." LOL. No Gov business will really get done now till Jan 4th or 5th

Posted by: Nevergiveup at November 23, 2022 01:25 PM (Irn0L)

378 fair enough, kinda where I am on Trump

Me too, but every time it seems like if a Republican wins, they just stop caring about fraud and do nothing to stop it. There are some exceptions but this is still the retard pattern.

Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at November 23, 2022 01:25 PM (cP/Ah)

379 it would be hilarious if Elon responded by making Google and Apple unreachable on Starlink

Posted by: x at November 23, 2022 01:25 PM (ZC2go)

380 364 "Well Orthodox Judaism does seem to have a kind of automatic Judaism thing going on for matrilineal descendants that's relatively sticky(can't be discarded per the view of their authorities)."

Not sure where you are going with that
Posted by: Nevergiveup at November 23, 2022 01:23 PM (Irn0L)

Their status is literally natural-born isn't it? As far as the religious authorities perceive it.

Posted by: Red Turban Someguy - The Republic is already dead! at November 23, 2022 01:25 PM (eYoxG)

381 364 Well Orthodox Judaism does seem to have a kind of automatic Judaism thing going on for matrilineal descendants that's relatively sticky(can't be discarded per the view of their authorities).

Not sure where you are going with that
Posted by: Nevergiveup at November 23, 2022 01:23 PM (Irn0L)

Would guess it's likely a "converts don't count" argument.

Posted by: XTC at November 23, 2022 01:25 PM (UnA8+)

382 305 Ivanka made an orthodox conversion

Posted by: CN at November 23, 2022 01:26 PM (Zzbjj)

383 I get what you're saying, but this morning Russia forced all of Ukraine's nuclear plants into shutdown, annihilating the country's electrical grid. There is a considerable chance that the entire population of Kiev will be turned into European refugees, at a time the continent is facing the worst energy challenges since WWII.
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This fits in with a winter campaign. A slow creeping offensive designed to wear them out. Not heat or lights would do that.
Posted by: Puddinhead at November 23, 2022 01:17 PM (ifUkZ)


We had to destroy the Ukraine to save it.
- V. Putin

Posted by: rd at November 23, 2022 01:26 PM (Z32m1)

384 Catholics have something slightly similar as far as permanence goes, in that a person validly baptized (which can be happen as a baby with the consent of parents/remaining guardian) is effectively permanently Catholic.
Posted by: Red Turban Someguy - The Republic is already dead! at November 23, 2022 01:21 PM (eYoxG)

This could be good news or it could be bad news.

Posted by: Pork Chops & Bacons at November 23, 2022 01:26 PM (BdMk6)

385 TWITTER = GAY

Posted by: Word to your mother at November 23, 2022 01:26 PM (n5qr8)

386 Aos has graduated from coffee to thc vapes. Quite the escalation.

Posted by: deplorable me. Usntakim. at November 23, 2022 01:26 PM (ZMPCu)

387
Y'all can cheer each other up.

Posted by: Braenyard, _ want nuremberg trials? badger your congressman at November 23, 2022 01:25 PM (gfCY0)

I'm a very cheerful guy. I used to take this stuff seriously, and I was much less happy then. Once you just write it off, it gets funny.

Posted by: Yudhishthira's Dice at November 23, 2022 01:26 PM (oINRc)

388 Catholics have something slightly similar as far as permanence goes, in that a person validly baptized (which can be happen as a baby with the consent of parents/remaining guardian) is effectively permanently Catholic.
Posted by: Red Turban Someguy - The Republic is already dead! at November 23, 2022 01:21 PM (eYoxG)


Our local Catholic church fielded a men's softball team that was about half Baptist as the priest would sign off on anybody, saying that they were just lapsed Catholics.

Posted by: G'rump928(c) at November 23, 2022 01:27 PM (yQpMk)

389 NHL
@NHL Official
Replying to @BlueMountian12
Trans women are women. Trans men are men. Nonbinary identity is real.
7:29 AM · Nov 22, 2022
Who can reply?
People @NHL follows or mentioned can reply
People @NHL follows or mentioned can reply

Posted by: BetaCuck4Lyfe at November 23, 2022 01:27 PM (MFZ8i)

390 The Chinese have a secret process that allows them to burn limitless coal without environmental harm.

Which is why they don't have to pay the "reparations" that we are going to pay, even though they burn far more coal than us.

Posted by: Clintonites! at November 23, 2022 01:27 PM (KCOCK)

391 DU is squeeing over Will Weaton's recent attack on Musk lol
BREAKING: Actor Will Wheaton just said it ALL about MAGA Twitter chief Elon Musk.


The guy who pretended to fly spaceships thirty years ago has issues with the guy who's building them today. Wow.

Posted by: Thing From Snowy Mountain at November 23, 2022 01:27 PM (gHSfI)

392
Stupid atmosphere.
Posted by: publius, Rascally Mr. Miley
==
What you need to do is release chalk dust into the upper atmosphere...

Posted by: Bill Gates, squirming and grinning at November 23, 2022 01:27 PM (gB5F6)

393 Anytime Wil Wheaton speaks the response in Picard voice should be "shut up, Wesley"

Posted by: Smell the Glove at November 23, 2022 01:27 PM (87Ur0)

394 There's a big fight going on within the new Israeli government - the Law of Return currently says that you have to have one Jewish grandparent, but the religious parties want to tighten that up considerably.
Posted by: Clintonites! at November 23, 2022 01:25 PM (KCOCK)

Yes but they will not succeed. And that is the "proposed new Israeli Gov" Netanyahu is having trouble cobbling together his coalition

Posted by: Nevergiveup at November 23, 2022 01:27 PM (Irn0L)

395
Catholics have something slightly similar as far as permanence goes, in that a person validly baptized (which can be happen as a baby with the consent of parents/remaining guardian) is effectively permanently Catholic.
Posted by: Red Turban Someguy - The Republic is already dead! at November 23, 2022 01:21 PM (eYoxG)

__________

Damn straight

Posted by: Edgardo Mortara at November 23, 2022 01:27 PM (MoZTd)

396 Put you two on a boat together
Y'all can cheer each other up.
Posted by: Braenyard

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Ummm...who's in a bad mood?

Posted by: SMH at what's coming at November 23, 2022 01:27 PM (kwfA1)

397 Well Orthodox Judaism does seem to have a kind of automatic Judaism thing going on for matrilineal descendants that's relatively sticky(can't be discarded per the view of their authorities).

Catholics have something slightly similar as far as permanence goes, in that a person validly baptized (which can be happen as a baby with the consent of parents/remaining guardian) is effectively permanently Catholic.
Posted by: Red Turban Someguy - The Republic is already dead! at November 23, 2022 01:21 PM (eYoxG)

All of this is Old World thinking - you are who you were Born to Be, and can never be anything else. America, and Americans, from the founding of the nation, have ALWAYS rejected those views. In America, you are who you CHOOSE to be, no more and no less. Any other view is Distinctly Un-American.

Posted by: Tom Servo at November 23, 2022 01:27 PM (trdmm)

398 The organization's CEO, Sampriti Ganguli

Svengooli > Ganguli

Posted by: RedMindBlueState at November 23, 2022 01:28 PM (tpYQB)

399 Would guess it's likely a "converts don't count" argument.

I think its an attempt to try to reduce the overwhelming evidence that Trump is a friend to Jews.

Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at November 23, 2022 01:28 PM (cP/Ah)

400 the tabulation machines in Republican counties on a day when Republicans vote just didn't work

whoops

whoopsie
Posted by: ace at November 23, 2022 01:17 PM

"LOL CRY MOAR" -- The Cheating Left

Posted by: Taq, Rickrolled by Jesus at November 23, 2022 01:28 PM (YJwUM)

401 381 364 Well Orthodox Judaism does seem to have a kind of automatic Judaism thing going on for matrilineal descendants that's relatively sticky(can't be discarded per the view of their authorities).

Not sure where you are going with that
Posted by: Nevergiveup at November 23, 2022 01:23 PM (Irn0L)

Would guess it's likely a "converts don't count" argument.
Posted by: XTC at November 23, 2022 01:25 PM (UnA8+)

That'd be reversing automatic membership. Automatic membership doesn't imply it's impossible to join.

Posted by: Red Turban Someguy - The Republic is already dead! at November 23, 2022 01:28 PM (eYoxG)

402 Would guess it's likely a "converts don't count" argument.
Posted by: XTC at November 23, 2022 01:25 PM (UnA8+)

Well even the Orthodox accept ORTHODOX conversions.

Posted by: Nevergiveup at November 23, 2022 01:29 PM (Irn0L)

403
Though I gotta say - "Months-Long Freakout About Twitter" has been replaced as funniest soap opera storyline by "Crackhead and Trollwife Steal $10b From Rich Retards."

Posted by: Yudhishthira's Dice at November 23, 2022 01:29 PM (oINRc)

404 Nina Jankowicz, the would-be “disinformation czar” who was dropped from the Department of Homeland Security after public scrutiny, has now registered as a foreign representative under the Foreign Agents Registration Act (FARA), on behalf of the Centre for Information Resilience, a British organization devoted to countering disinformation online.

Posted by: SMOD at November 23, 2022 01:29 PM (RHGPo)

405 327. There are many views on this.

Posted by: CN at November 23, 2022 01:29 PM (Zzbjj)

406 Also the Clintons are the herpes of American politics

Posted by: Smell the Glove at November 23, 2022 01:29 PM (87Ur0)

407 390 Posted by: Clintonites! at November 23, 2022 01:27 PM (KCOCK)

Those "reparations" by the way....guarantee manufacturing will NEVER come home.

They are living up to the saw from my early adulthood about "socialists want to raise taxes to 110% and put us all on welfare."

Whatever, the GOPe cannot bother to be bothered.

Posted by: sven at November 23, 2022 01:29 PM (Lzpvj)

408 the radical defunct group ACORN,

********

Ah, from a tiny ACORN a mighty hoax doth grow.

Posted by: Muldoon at November 23, 2022 01:29 PM (ykeLU)

409 or we need to start cleaning out a lot of Aegean stables before we start quibbling over religious identification.
_________

The only qualification that matters is if we can accuse Trump of hating Jews and totally ignore his Jewish grandchildren (er, Jewish adjacent, or since related to Orangeman not really Jewish, whatever, it isn't important). Easy, actually.

Posted by: ADL at November 23, 2022 01:29 PM (fs1hN)

410 When it all ends? The West will pump Billions of Dollars into rebuilding Ukraine. A good fraction will end up in Swiss and Cayman Islands Bank Accounts. The accounts will belong to Ukrainians and all the kind caring politicians of the US and NATO Countries.

Posted by: rd at November 23, 2022 01:20 PM (Z32m1)

I'm sure that was always the plan, but the Wall Street cabal can't even stop Twitter from falling out of their control. By April we may see a vastly different view of all Europe after mass industrial collapse. Ukraine really will be the least of their worries.

Posted by: trev006 at November 23, 2022 01:29 PM (igJSL)

411 I mean, making esoteric arguments that you have to be born Jewish to be Jewish and cannot become Jewish "through naturalization.

Posted by: ace at November 23, 2022 01:20 PM (C1Zwz)

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Born & raised a Catholic, and abandoned religion all together as a teenager.

I've been telling people my entire life, were I to convert to a religion -- It would be Judaism instead of Christianity, being more of an Old Testament "eye for an eye" type Justice Freak than a "turn the other cheek" Jesus Freak.

Posted by: ShainS -- The Humiliation is Part of the Kink at November 23, 2022 01:29 PM (GOTxH)

412 No Gov business will really get done now till Jan 4th or 5th

Federal employees get a month's vacation a year - use it or lose it, so a lot of vacation gets taken between Thanksgiving and New Year's.

Posted by: The ARC of History! at November 23, 2022 01:29 PM (KCOCK)

413 Me too, but every time it seems like if a Republican wins, they just stop caring about fraud and do nothing to stop it. There are some exceptions but this is still the retard pattern.
Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at November 23, 2022 01:25 PM (cP/Ah)

Kari was VERY vocal about voting "irregularities" after her primary win. I don't know enough about how that has gone, but needless to say whatever they threw at the November election was more egregious than whatever was done during the Republican primary.

Posted by: BurtTC at November 23, 2022 01:29 PM (NWBBy)

414 358 129...Can you imagine Ace moderating Twatter?
Posted by: Robert at November 23, 2022 12:48 PM (1Yy3c)

It would be glorious!
Posted by: Flyover's Kohlrabi
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You want an explanation why you are timed out?
I'll give you an explanation. Are you sure you want this?

Posted by: Braenyard, _ want nuremberg trials? badger your congressman at November 23, 2022 01:30 PM (gfCY0)

415 There's something about being a minor character on a Star Trek series that makes someone an insufferable prick. Must be a side effect of going into space.

Posted by: Wally at November 23, 2022 01:30 PM (FJYfm)

416 DU is squeeing over Will Weaton's recent attack on Musk lol
BREAKING: Actor Will Wheaton just said it ALL about MAGA Twitter chief Elon Musk

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Someone should point out to Wesley that Elon owns the thing that consists of what Wil Wheaton calls a life.

DC and Marvel killed the comic book industry and Disney is busy having sex with the corpse so Wheaton has to fill the time during the day with something since no one's opening comic book stores anymore for him to show up to us a "celebrity".

Posted by: Azathoth at November 23, 2022 01:30 PM (wb1YC)

417
Their status is literally natural-born isn't it? As far as the religious authorities perceive it.
Posted by: Red Turban Someguy - The Republic is already dead!


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That is a very European view of Religious Membership, just like the European views of Citizenship. Child born in Germany to immigrants? Not German. Some dude born in Argentina to German Emigrants? German

Posted by: anon at November 23, 2022 01:30 PM (Z32m1)

418 FTX is almost like if Ricky & Julian ran a hedge fund, but with more meth.

Posted by: Yudhishthira's Dice at November 23, 2022 01:31 PM (oINRc)

419 Some guy named Simu Liu, who starred in one of those crappy Marvel movies everyone’s already forgotten, took to the Twitterz Tuesday to attack legendary directors Quentin Tarantino and Martin Scorsese as racist.

Liu is “clapping back” because Scorsese and Tarantino are not Marvel movie fans. Their lack of affection for superhero movies, in general, appears to be based on three solid reasons: 1) Scorses and Tarantino are not 11 years old; 2) they believe superhero movies are not cinema but rather $250 million amusement park rides that say nothing about the human condition, and 3) superhero movies suck all the oxygen out of the theaters leaving no room for anything else.

Posted by: SMOD at November 23, 2022 01:31 PM (RHGPo)

420 Two years ago I would have said he was nuts (eh, still kinda is). BUT...Ye ain't wrong. Seriously, just do a little digging and the phrase "every single time" makes much more sense.

Posted by: Oldgun at November 23, 2022 01:31 PM (nqa7v)

421 There's a big fight going on within the new Israeli government - the Law of Return currently says that you have to have one Jewish grandparent, but the religious parties want to tighten that up considerably.
Posted by: Clintonites! at November 23, 2022 01:25 PM (KCOCK)

Strange. Isn't that what the nazis did when they screened for pure arayon blood?

Posted by: Pork Chops & Bacons at November 23, 2022 01:31 PM (BdMk6)

422 Report: Stuffing Up 69%, Pumpkin Pie Up 22%, Turkey Up 21%…

Up your's biden

Posted by: Nevergiveup at November 23, 2022 01:31 PM (Irn0L)

423 402. Most, but largely if they are within their own branch of orthodoxy. Kushners are modern orthodox, Satmars might not accept that. There is no one size fits all

Posted by: CN at November 23, 2022 01:31 PM (Zzbjj)

424 In America, you are who you CHOOSE to be, no more and no less. Any other view is Distinctly Un-American.
Posted by: Tom Servo
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Dad, I wanna cut off my boobs and grow a beard.

Posted by: Somethings are not a matter of intention and some things are at November 23, 2022 01:32 PM (4hDfF)

425 Wil Wheaton is a professional retard. No one gives a fuck what Wesley thinks about anything. He's a gayer, less relevant version of George Takei.

Posted by: bear with asymmetrical balls - an election is simply a festival for the majority at November 23, 2022 01:32 PM (KFhLj)

426 Ummm...who's in a bad mood?
Posted by: SMH at what's coming at November 23, 2022 01:27 PM (kwfA1)

Ooh! Ooh!! Meeee!!!

Thanks for asking.

Posted by: BurtTC at November 23, 2022 01:33 PM (NWBBy)

427 417
Their status is literally natural-born isn't it? As far as the religious authorities perceive it.
Posted by: Red Turban Someguy - The Republic is already dead!

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That is a very European view of Religious Membership, just like the European views of Citizenship. Child born in Germany to immigrants? Not German. Some dude born in Argentina to German Emigrants? German
Posted by: anon at November 23, 2022 01:30 PM (Z32m1)

Afaik the Orthodox treat converts the same, so their matrilineal descendants are also automatically permanent Orthodox Jews. So not quite the same.

Posted by: Red Turban Someguy - The Republic is already dead! at November 23, 2022 01:33 PM (eYoxG)

428 This fits in with a winter campaign. A slow creeping offensive designed to wear them out. Not heat or lights would do that.
Posted by: Puddinhead at November 23, 2022 01:17 PM (ifUkZ)

It's not just wearing them out- humans cannot survive in urban Ukraine if the power and heating is out. Once Kiev and Nikolaev are evacuated, Putin can likely Tsar Bomba them into ash without any risk to his armed forces and without horrendous civilian casualties.

You'll see a permanent refugee crisis in an impoverished Europe, all with a flood of Western armament entering the black market.

Posted by: trev006 at November 23, 2022 01:33 PM (igJSL)

429 I become somewhat Jewish when I find a good Deli. There are none in NOVA. None. There used to be some in DC but I think those guys retired. Once Delis are gone there won't be anymore Jews.

Posted by: Puddinhead at November 23, 2022 01:33 PM (ifUkZ)

430
Stuffing Up 69%, Pumpkin Pie Up 22%, Turkey Up 21%…

Posted by: Nevergiveup at November 23, 2022 01:31 PM (Irn0L)

Invest all your money in my proprietary Turkeycoins. They're going to change the world of things in ways. Big ways. Turkeycoin is the future. Don't miss out on Futurecoin. I mean Turkeycoin.

Posted by: Yudhishthira's Dice at November 23, 2022 01:33 PM (oINRc)

431 > There's a big fight going on within the new Israeli government - the Law of Return currently says that you have to have one Jewish grandparent, but the religious parties want to tighten that up considerably.

Like all the Native American tribes are doing so they don't have to share those casino profits.

Posted by: bonhomme at November 23, 2022 01:34 PM (eyxn4)

432 ADL has been leftist for a while, but it's silly to argue that most secular Jews are against this. Most are ardent donks.

Posted by: CN at November 23, 2022 01:34 PM (Zzbjj)

433 Once Delis are gone there won't be anymore Jews.
Posted by: Puddinhead at November 23, 2022 01:33 PM (ifUkZ)

THAT is definitely True LOL

Posted by: Nevergiveup at November 23, 2022 01:34 PM (Irn0L)

434
Ummm...who's in a bad mood?
Posted by: SMH at what's coming at November 23, 2022 01:27 PM (kwfA1)

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That's not the question. When am I in a good mood?

Posted by: Hadrian the Seventh at November 23, 2022 01:34 PM (MoZTd)

435 We should make a Suckercoin!

Posted by: sniffybigtoe at November 23, 2022 01:34 PM (Y5qcH)

436 I see precious little difference in a Tarantino movie and a Marvel movie.

Posted by: Xipe Totec at November 23, 2022 01:34 PM (QSjkU)

437 Scorses and Tarantino are not 11 years old

Tarantino would have to grow up considerably to be 11 years old. Dude made a two-part girl-power ninja/kung-fu revenge movie for fuck's sake.

Posted by: bear with asymmetrical balls - an election is simply a festival for the majority at November 23, 2022 01:35 PM (KFhLj)

438
I've been telling people my entire life, were I to convert to a religion -- It would be Judaism instead of Christianity, being more of an Old Testament "eye for an eye" type Justice Freak than a "turn the other cheek" Jesus Freak.
Posted by: ShainS -- The Humiliation is Part of the Kink at November 23, 2022 01:29 PM (GOTxH)

For the last century (at least) far too many Christians have been accentuating passivity, when it is NOT the actual message.

Matthew 10:34 - 36: “Do not suppose that I have come to bring peace to the earth. I did not come to bring peace, but a sword. For I have come to turn
a man against his father, a daughter against her mother, a daughter-in-law against her mother-in-law; a man’s enemies will be the members of his own household."

Posted by: Tom Servo at November 23, 2022 01:35 PM (trdmm)

439 Rookie mistake. The Left never bargains in good faith. They make an offer, send the messengers' heads back as your response. Your choice metaphorical or literal.

Posted by: Brother Tim, still the worst commenter on the blog at November 23, 2022 01:35 PM (OUMaO)

440 Turkey Up 21%…

Up your's biden
Posted by: Nevergiveup at November 23, 2022 01:31 PM (Irn0L)
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Chris Plante said in his show, that that is up *this year*. It was up 14% 2020-2021, for 36.8% over 2 years.

Posted by: Axeman at November 23, 2022 01:35 PM (OaZlZ)

441 Me too, but every time it seems like if a Republican wins, they just stop caring about fraud and do nothing to stop it. There are some exceptions but this is still the retard pattern.
Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at November 23, 2022 01:25 PM (cP/Ah)

Kari was VERY vocal about voting "irregularities" after her primary win. I don't know enough about how that has gone, but needless to say whatever they threw at the November election was more egregious than whatever was done during the Republican primary.
Posted by: BurtTC at November 23, 2022 01:29 PM (NWBBy)


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The Lake Campaign sued in June to get rid of the problematic voting machines. The suit was thrown out by the courts. Kari had "No Standing" to sue. Just like how many other election suits.

No Standing - Premature - Sorry, Too Late.

Posted by: rd at November 23, 2022 01:35 PM (Z32m1)

442 1) Scorses and Tarantino are not 11 years old; 2) they believe superhero movies are not cinema but rather $250 million amusement park rides that say nothing about the human condition, and 3) superhero movies suck all the oxygen out of the theaters leaving no room for anything else.

1: you don't make a billion dollars making films for 11 year olds. They're for more than little kids, obviously.
2: Neither do Tarantino's movies. I mean, come on, seriously? He makes superhero movies, they just don't have capes, don't feature heroic figures, and don't have superpowers.
3: Jealousy is ugly.

That's not their main reasons for complaint. Their complaints is that because studios are only interested in making superhero movies, you get nothing else financed or greenlit. They aren't so much upset at comic book stuff as they are the fearful culture of movie studios where they are afraid to take chances and make something fresh and creative. Comic Book movies are just a stand in for that concern, which is very valid and real.

Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at November 23, 2022 01:35 PM (cP/Ah)

443 You'll see a permanent refugee crisis in an impoverished Europe, all with a flood of Western armament entering the black market.
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This is what you get with CIA proxy wars. I can't believe we're still pulling this shit off for quick personal profits and brinkmanship in holding America hostage. Fuck these guys.

Posted by: Puddinhead at November 23, 2022 01:35 PM (ifUkZ)

444 He's a gayer, less relevant version of George Takei.
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that's pretty damn gay, and pretty damn irrelevant.

Posted by: Well Done Sir!!! at November 23, 2022 01:35 PM (xT5Yk)

445 439 Rookie mistake. The Left never bargains in good faith. They make an offer, send the messengers' heads back as your response. Your choice metaphorical or literal.
Posted by: Brother Tim, still the worst commenter on the blog at November 23, 2022 01:35 PM (OUMaO)

Spot on.

Posted by: m at November 23, 2022 01:35 PM (GkGYg)

446 Is this one of those "How many Jews can dance through the eye of a camel?" type religious debates?

Posted by: Muldoon at November 23, 2022 01:36 PM (ykeLU)

447 FTX is almost like if Ricky & Julian ran a hedge fund, but with more meth.
Posted by: Yudhishthira's Dice at November 23, 2022 01:31 PM (oINRc)


I dunno, it is almost like it was set up to steal and forgot that methed out wunderkindern have greater urge to steal than to enable theft for the people who put them into their position.

Posted by: Kindltot at November 23, 2022 01:36 PM (xhaym)

448 419 Liu is “clapping back” because Scorsese and Tarantino are not Marvel movie fans. Their lack of affection for superhero movies, in general, appears to be based on three solid reasons: 1) Scorses and Tarantino are not 11 years old; 2) they believe superhero movies are not cinema but rather $250 million amusement park rides that say nothing about the human condition, and 3) superhero movies suck all the oxygen out of the theaters leaving no room for anything else.
Posted by: SMOD at November 23, 2022 01:31 PM (RHGPo)

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Also, Liu is all about the Golden Age of Hollywood being too white.

Because he's a racist.

Posted by: TheJamesMadison, drinking whiskey and getting into fights with Sam Peckinpah at November 23, 2022 01:36 PM (LvTSG)

449 Though I gotta say - "Months-Long Freakout About Twitter" has been replaced as funniest soap opera storyline by "Crackhead and Trollwife Steal $10b From Rich Retards."

Posted by: Yudhishthira's Dice at November 23, 2022 01:29 PM (oINRc)
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If F. Joe is dispatched to hell while "in office," the resultant soap opera will likely make "The Death of Stalin" look like "Plan 9 from Outer Space."

Posted by: ShainS -- The Humiliation is Part of the Kink at November 23, 2022 01:36 PM (GOTxH)

450 Matthew 10:34 - 36: “Do not suppose that I have come to bring peace to the earth. I did not come to bring peace, but a sword. For I have come to turn
a man against his father, a daughter against her mother, a daughter-in-law against her mother-in-law; a man’s enemies will be the members of his own household."
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Sounds like a real passive dude. /s

Posted by: SMH at what's coming at November 23, 2022 01:36 PM (kwfA1)

451 I take issue with the phrase ... 2020 election being thrown to Biden ...
This implies that Biden actually got more votes than Trump, when he only got more ballots. Completely fraudulent ballots.

Posted by: Angzarr the Cromulent at November 23, 2022 01:36 PM (S7une)

452 436 I see precious little difference in a Tarantino movie and a Marvel movie.
Posted by: Xipe Totec at November 23, 2022 01:34 PM (QSjkU)

if you mean that they both have hackneyed, derivative plots based on the fantasies of 12 year old boys, I agree.

Posted by: Tom Servo at November 23, 2022 01:37 PM (trdmm)

453 > Wil Wheaton is a professional retard. No one gives a fuck what Wesley thinks about anything. He's a gayer, less relevant version of George Takei.

Ask AtC about Wheaton some time. I do believe she has shared that Wheaton is infamous at conventions for trying to entice women to his hotel room with the promise of weed. Wheaton is married.

Posted by: bonhomme at November 23, 2022 01:37 PM (eyxn4)

454 Muldoon, I think you have pinned the very tail on that pile of bricks.

Posted by: Kindltot at November 23, 2022 01:37 PM (xhaym)

455 Tarantino would have to grow up considerably to be 11 years old. Dude made a two-part girl-power ninja/kung-fu revenge movie for fuck's sake.

Scorcese has real reason to feel that way but yeah Tarantino makes kid's stuff with swearing and violence thrown in to make it seem grown up. I don't say that as a criticism, I'm fine with that. Its just this idea that Die Hard is all mature and wise when Captain America Winter Soldier is childish crap is simply imbecilic.

Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at November 23, 2022 01:37 PM (cP/Ah)

456 Is this one of those "How many Jews can dance through the eye of a camel?" type religious debates?
Posted by: Muldoon
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It's Wednesday, another day ending in a y.

Posted by: SMH at what's coming at November 23, 2022 01:37 PM (kwfA1)

457 Tarantino would have to grow up considerably to be 11 years old. Dude made a two-part girl-power ninja/kung-fu revenge movie for fuck's sake.
Posted by: bear with asymmetrical balls - an election is simply a festival for the majority

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And he sold a shitload of tickets to both!

Posted by: rd at November 23, 2022 01:38 PM (Z32m1)

458 Don't forget.

The Bush Center was one of those advising Musk. They are as treacherous as every last left wing scum.

Posted by: Justin Castreau at November 23, 2022 01:38 PM (ai2Yq)

459 453 Ask AtC about Wheaton some time. I do believe she has shared that Wheaton is infamous at conventions for trying to entice women to his hotel room with the promise of weed. Wheaton is married.
Posted by: bonhomme at November 23, 2022 01:37 PM (eyxn4)

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The sad part is that he can't use his celebrity. He has to use promises of weed.

Posted by: TheJamesMadison, drinking whiskey and getting into fights with Sam Peckinpah at November 23, 2022 01:38 PM (LvTSG)

460 >>>Can you imagine Ace moderating Twatter?

>His COBs would be going nutso before the first 100 tweets.

Posted by: Dr. Bone at November 23, 2022 01:38 PM (geVLo)

461 Posted by: BurtTC at November 23, 2022 01:29 PM (NWBBy)

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The Lake Campaign sued in June to get rid of the problematic voting machines. The suit was thrown out by the courts. Kari had "No Standing" to sue. Just like how many other election suits.

No Standing - Premature - Sorry, Too Late.
Posted by: rd at November 23, 2022 01:35 PM (Z32m1)

Jeez. She was saying state law is written in such a way that the voting scheme hatched by Gov. Douchey, alongside the Dems, was a clear violation of the law.

So I guess she was asking the courts to enforce the law, rather than follow the policy. Douchey is as much responsible for election chaos in that state as anybody.

Posted by: BurtTC at November 23, 2022 01:38 PM (NWBBy)

462 Strange. Isn't that what the nazis did when they screened for pure arayon blood?

Posted by: Pork Chops & Bacons at November 23, 2022 01:31 PM (BdMk6)


No, actually a rayon is made out of wood fiber, or other cellulose. You might be thinking of the Viscose process

Posted by: Kindltot at November 23, 2022 01:38 PM (xhaym)

463 My comment wasn't to dispute Wheaton is gay. It was to point out he's a complete asshole.

Posted by: bonhomme at November 23, 2022 01:38 PM (eyxn4)

464 I've been telling people my entire life, were I to convert to a religion -- It would be Judaism instead of Christianity, being more of an Old Testament "eye for an eye" type Justice Freak than a "turn the other cheek" Jesus Freak.
Posted by: ShainS -- The Humiliation is Part of the Kink at November 23, 2022 01:29 PM (GOTxH)

The church has been emasculating and feminizing men in Jesus' name and taking any hint of masculinity and muscularity out of Christianity for a long time now.

Posted by: Too much pussification at November 23, 2022 01:39 PM (pLSJi)

465 > The sad part is that he can't use his celebrity. He has to use promises of weed.

Yep. Complete loser.

Posted by: bonhomme at November 23, 2022 01:39 PM (eyxn4)

466 His COBs would be going nutso before the first 100 tweets.
Posted by: Dr. Bone
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lol

Posted by: SMH at what's coming at November 23, 2022 01:39 PM (kwfA1)

467
I do believe she has shared that Wheaton is infamous at conventions for trying to entice women to his hotel room with the promise of weed.

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Weed? I'm surprised he doesn't say bootleg hooch.

Posted by: Hadrian the Seventh at November 23, 2022 01:39 PM (MoZTd)

468 My understanding is as follows:

Threatening even legal activity if it's intended to induce someone else' action is extortion is it not?

Getting together to do it is conspiracy to extort is it not?




Posted by: Dirks Strewn DA at November 23, 2022 01:39 PM (kfcYC)

469 446 Is this one of those "How many Jews can dance through the eye of a camel?" type religious debates?
Posted by: Muldoon at November 23, 2022 01:36 PM (ykeLU)

We do this amongst ourselves too.

Posted by: CN at November 23, 2022 01:40 PM (Zzbjj)

470 The church has been emasculating and feminizing men in Jesus' name and taking any hint of masculinity and muscularity out of Christianity for a long time now.
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This is true.

Posted by: SMH at what's coming at November 23, 2022 01:40 PM (kwfA1)

471 Matthew 10:34 - 36: “Do not suppose that I have come to bring peace to the earth. I did not come to bring peace, but a sword. For I have come to turn
a man against his father, a daughter against her mother, a daughter-in-law against her mother-in-law; a man’s enemies will be the members of his own household."
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Sounds like a real passive dude. /s
Posted by: SMH at what's coming


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He and his whip also rearranged the furniture at the Temple that one time.

Posted by: rd at November 23, 2022 01:40 PM (Z32m1)

472 Do any of yous guys listen anymore. THC vape products for sale on the front page! It's like nobody cares anymore! Coffee is ok mary jane is great too. Like i don't even know yall anymore.

Posted by: deplorable me. Usntakim. at November 23, 2022 01:40 PM (ZMPCu)

473 And he sold a shitload of tickets to both!
Posted by: rd at November 23, 2022 01:38 PM (Z32m1)

I think it was P.T. Barnum who said "No one ever went broke UNDERestimating the Taste of the American Public."

Posted by: Tom Servo at November 23, 2022 01:40 PM (trdmm)

474 It might be good for the world if Ace were to moderate Twitter, but it would not be good for Ace.

Posted by: m at November 23, 2022 01:40 PM (GkGYg)

475 I do believe she has shared that Wheaton is infamous at conventions for trying to entice women to his hotel room with the promise of weed.

I'm telling you, just start calling him the Con Creeper.

It's catchy and could stick.

Posted by: GMan at November 23, 2022 01:40 PM (GfWuY)

476 464 I've been telling people my entire life, were I to convert to a religion -- It would be Judaism instead of Christianity, being more of an Old Testament "eye for an eye" type Justice Freak than a "turn the other cheek" Jesus Freak.
Posted by: ShainS -- The Humiliation is Part of the Kink at November 23, 2022 01:29 PM (GOTxH)
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I'd go Zoroastrian. Those guys rock.

Posted by: Puddinhead at November 23, 2022 01:40 PM (ifUkZ)

477 Someone dug up Yoel Roth's college paper where he argues in favor of creating safe spaces for homosexual, male minors to hook up on more mainstream platforms, instead of being forced into places like Grindr.

He reckoned that minor homosexual males online are hindered by child protection laws, making it difficult to engage in sodomy.

Posted by: Bitter Clinger at November 23, 2022 01:41 PM (Ll5Vg)

478 476 I'd go Zoroastrian. Those guys rock.
Posted by: Puddinhead at November 23, 2022 01:40 PM (ifUkZ)

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Have you considered the Church of Religious Consciousness?

Posted by: TheJamesMadison, drinking whiskey and getting into fights with Sam Peckinpah at November 23, 2022 01:41 PM (LvTSG)

479 476 464 I've been telling people my entire life, were I to convert to a religion -- It would be Judaism instead of Christianity, being more of an Old Testament "eye for an eye" type Justice Freak than a "turn the other cheek" Jesus Freak.
Posted by: ShainS -- The Humiliation is Part of the Kink at November 23, 2022 01:29 PM (GOTxH)
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I'd go Zoroastrian. Those guys rock.
Posted by: Puddinhead at November 23, 2022 01:40 PM (ifUkZ)

*insert incest joke here*

Posted by: Red Turban Someguy - The Republic is already dead! at November 23, 2022 01:41 PM (eYoxG)

480
Yeah. Weed. I bet cocktails are also involved. Cosby-style.

Posted by: Yudhishthira's Dice at November 23, 2022 01:41 PM (oINRc)

481 I've been telling people my entire life, were I to convert to a religion -- It would be Judaism instead of Christianity, being more of an Old Testament "eye for an eye" type Justice Freak than a "turn the other cheek" Jesus Freak.
Posted by: ShainS -- The Humiliation is Part of the Kink at November 23, 2022 01:29 PM (GOTxH)
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I'd go Zoroastrian. Those guys rock.
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Persian?

Posted by: Naw bro, lighting bonefires on top of hills is not much of a liturgy at November 23, 2022 01:42 PM (/hCxZ)

482 Rookie mistake. The Left never bargains in good faith. They make an offer, send the messengers' heads back as your response. Your choice metaphorical or literal.
Posted by: Brother Tim, still the worst commenter on the blog at November 23, 2022 01:35 PM (OUMaO)
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It's been one of my realizations that 20th- century "liberals" *never* argued in good faith, because their are so few left in the 21st.

I used to wonder how they got so bad with words. But they never largely meant the words they used back then either. "Who decides?" used to be a major concern of theirs. Now they regularly answer "somebody needs to" and "experts (them)".

I remark that the goal of the progressive is very simple: they want their way. Capital doesn't give Musk control over Twitter if they can scheme and force Twitter into doing things their way.

Posted by: Axeman at November 23, 2022 01:42 PM (OaZlZ)

483 472 Do any of yous guys listen anymore. THC vape products for sale on the front page! It's like nobody cares anymore! Coffee is ok mary jane is great too. Like i don't even know yall anymore.
Posted by: deplorable me. Usntakim. at November 23, 2022 01:40 PM (ZMPCu)

I wondered if you were talking about THC vapes or if you had misspelled "the" in "the vapes":

386 Aos has graduated from coffee to thc vapes. Quite the escalation.
Posted by: deplorable me. Usntakim. at November 23, 2022 01:26 PM (ZMPCu)

Posted by: m at November 23, 2022 01:42 PM (GkGYg)

484 Do any of yous guys listen anymore. THC vape products for sale on the front page! It's like nobody cares anymore! Coffee is ok mary jane is great too. Like i don't even know yall anymore.
Posted by: deplorable me. Usntakim. at November 23, 2022 01:40 PM (ZMPCu)

Only ad I see is King Harv's coffee.

Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon at November 23, 2022 01:42 PM (RBO7N)

485 =============

The Lake Campaign sued in June to get rid of the problematic voting machines. The suit was thrown out by the courts. Kari had "No Standing" to sue. Just like how many other election suits.

No Standing - Premature - Sorry, Too Late.
Posted by: rd at November 23,
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She's still fighting.

Posted by: Braenyard, _ want nuremberg trials? badger your congressman at November 23, 2022 01:43 PM (gfCY0)

486 I'd go Zoroastrian. Those guys rock.
Posted by: Puddinhead at November 23, 2022 01:40 PM (ifUkZ)

They basically forbid converts, like Druze

Posted by: CN at November 23, 2022 01:43 PM (Zzbjj)

487 Its important to remember that Christianity is at its essence about spiritual battles, not physical. At no point did the apostles counsel Christians to overthrow Rome even though the government was immensely evil and corrupt. Never did the Israelites get instructed by God to depose their wicked kings.

There's definitely been a trend away from strong masculine Christianity in the 20th and 21st century (after a start with "muscular" Christianity in the early 20th), but its a mistake to think that means true Christian strength and masculinity means some rebellion or army against evil in the world, fighting governments and peoples.

Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at November 23, 2022 01:43 PM (cP/Ah)

488 Only ad I see is King Harv's coffee.
Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon
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Same here.

You must use Brave.

Posted by: SMH at what's coming at November 23, 2022 01:43 PM (u9YxO)

489 It might be good for the world if Ace were to moderate Twitter, but it would not be good for Ace.
Posted by: m at November 23, 2022 01:40 PM (GkGYg)



He would accidentally ban himself.

Posted by: G'rump928(c) at November 23, 2022 01:43 PM (yQpMk)

490 He reckoned that minor homosexual males online are hindered by child protection laws, making it difficult to engage in sodomy.
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Love is love.

Posted by: Yard Sign Intelligence at November 23, 2022 01:43 PM (/hCxZ)

491 sidebar: Rumors swirl again that Kathleen Kennedy may get kicked out of the Star Wars job at Disney with Iger coming back.

Hyman Roth has been dying from the same heart attack for the last twenty years

Posted by: Michael Corleone at November 23, 2022 01:43 PM (xttsV)

492
Yeah I just have the King Harv* ad, too. No weed stuff.

*King Harv is an impostor. I looked it up, and there is no country with a King Harv.

Posted by: Yudhishthira's Dice at November 23, 2022 01:44 PM (oINRc)

493 There's definitely been a trend away from strong masculine Christianity in the 20th and 21st century (after a start with "muscular" Christianity in the early 20th), but its a mistake to think that means true Christian strength and masculinity means some rebellion or army against evil in the world, fighting governments and peoples.
Posted by: Christopher R Taylor
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Thank you for this reminder.

Posted by: SMH at what's coming at November 23, 2022 01:44 PM (u9YxO)

494 I'd go Zoroastrian. Those guys rock.

I would too. If I were not Christian, that's where I'd lean. Its a simple, tight, easy religion and the afterlife feels reasonable: you are weighed between good and bad deeds, and if the bad outweighs the good you are thrown into a sea of boiling lead. If the good outweighs the evil, you get to go to paradise.

Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at November 23, 2022 01:44 PM (cP/Ah)

495 Ask AtC about Wheaton some time. I do believe she has shared that Wheaton is infamous at conventions for trying to entice women to his hotel room with the promise of weed. Wheaton is married.
Posted by: bonhomme at November 23, 2022 01:37 PM (eyxn4)
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Little Will doesn't like the D? Really? I'm surprised at that.

Posted by: Elric Blade at November 23, 2022 01:44 PM (iFTx/)

496 Speaking of Religion, I've noticed that Scientology is running some kind of ad blitz. Come see us! We are wonderful!

Fuck off.

Posted by: Xipe Totec at November 23, 2022 01:44 PM (QSjkU)

497 I don't know what you're talking about. I'm still getting toenail fungus and this one thing I'm supposed to eat before bed.

Posted by: sniffybigtoe at November 23, 2022 01:44 PM (Y5qcH)

498 This is what you get with CIA proxy wars. I can't believe we're still pulling this shit off for quick personal profits and brinkmanship in holding America hostage. Fuck these guys.
Posted by: Puddinhead at November 23, 2022 01:35 PM (ifUkZ)

In Libya, Afghanistan, and Iraq the theory is that most of the damage will remain far away from the West. Oh, the West did import millions of refugees with questionable scrutiny, but let's just skip over that for now.

But the globalist influence has degenerated into complete retardation, and they think that Ukraine will be resolved in years instead of months, with no collateral damage to the West. Not so: Putin has forced them into an entirely unpalatable situation. Going "all in" means that the fate of Europe itself is now on the table.

I'm sure quite a few members of the Schwab tribe were planning to buy up European assets at fire sale prices, but there is a considerable possibility for multiple European governments to experience coup d'etats. At which point many if not most European assets will be unavailable to Wall Street.

Posted by: trev006 at November 23, 2022 01:45 PM (igJSL)

499 Sen. Chuck Grassley (Iowa), the highest-ranking Republican on the Judiciary Committee, pressed new Twitter CEO Elon Musk over data security concerns raised by a Twitter whistleblower who came forward before Musk completed his acquisition of the company. Grassley’s Wednesday letter to Musk focuses on issues Musk inherited when taking over Twitter, differing from pushback from the senator’s Democratic colleagues that centers on changes Musk has made since taking the reins at the end of October. Grassley told Musk Twitter’s former CEO cited “the ongoing litigation with you as an excuse” to sidestep questions about the whistleblower allegations.

Posted by: SMOD at November 23, 2022 01:45 PM (RHGPo)

500 I'd go Zoroastrian. Those guys rock.
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Persian?
Posted by: Naw bro, lighting bonefires on top of hills is not much of a liturgy at November 23, 2022 01:42 PM (/hCxZ)

There's an interesting intellectual argument that can me made that 1st century Christianity is (at least partially) a fusion of classical Judaism and Zoroastrianism, which was widely known in the middle east at that time.

Posted by: Tom Servo at November 23, 2022 01:45 PM (trdmm)

501 Have you considered the Church of Religious Consciousness?
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They gave me a book back in the day when they loitered in airports. Nice illustrations. If I were to go polytheist it be either Viking or Greek. Both liked boats and spears and axes and raiding places for slaves and loot and chicks.

Posted by: Puddinhead at November 23, 2022 01:45 PM (ifUkZ)

502 Twitter with true free speech is massively important for countering the left and their ability to set the narrative.

Posted by: steevy at November 23, 2022 01:10 PM (yezA1)

The Left amplified twitter through the so-called journalism industry. They will do the same to shush it and find something else to amplify in its place.

Posted by: ... at November 23, 2022 01:45 PM (y/BPO)

503 459 The sad part is that he can't use his celebrity. He has to use promises of weed.
Posted by: TheJamesMadison, drinking whiskey and getting into fights with Sam Peckinpah at November 23, 2022 01:38 PM (LvTSG)

Weed isn't even illegal in California, how would he possibly think that would work?

Posted by: XTC at November 23, 2022 01:45 PM (UnA8+)

504 386 Aos has graduated from coffee to thc vapes. Quite the escalation.
Posted by: deplorable me. Usntakim. at November 23, 2022 01:26 PM (ZMPCu)

If you are seeing vapes that means you have been looking for vapes.

All my ads are women in bikinis

Posted by: Crusty Old Lady at November 23, 2022 01:46 PM (M+Lyo)

505 476 464 I've been telling people my entire life, were I to convert to a religion -- It would be Judaism instead of Christianity, being more of an Old Testament "eye for an eye" type Justice Freak than a "turn the other cheek" Jesus Freak.
Posted by: ShainS -- The Humiliation is Part of the Kink at November 23, 2022 01:29 PM (GOTxH)
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I'd go Zoroastrian. Those guys rock.
Posted by: Puddinhead

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We need someone to create a Church of Jesus Christ -Militant.

Matthew 10:34 - 36: “Do not suppose that I have come to bring peace to the earth. I did not come to bring peace, but a sword. For I have come to turn
a man against his father, a daughter against her mother, a daughter-in-law against her mother-in-law; a man’s enemies will be the members of his own household."

Posted by: rd at November 23, 2022 01:46 PM (Z32m1)

506 477 Someone dug up Yoel Roth's college paper where he argues in favor of creating safe spaces for homosexual, male minors to hook up on more mainstream platforms, instead of being forced into places like Grindr.

He reckoned that minor homosexual males online are hindered by child protection laws, making it difficult to engage in sodomy.
Posted by: Bitter Clinger at November 23, 2022 01:41 PM (Ll5Vg)
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Yea, but that's kinda the point

Posted by: Elric Blade at November 23, 2022 01:46 PM (iFTx/)

507 The church has been emasculating and feminizing men in Jesus' name and taking any hint of masculinity and muscularity out of Christianity for a long time now.
Posted by: Too much pussification at November 23, 2022 01:39 PM (pLSJi

AND making Christianity a "selling point" instead of a way of life.

Posted by: Pork Chops & Bacons at November 23, 2022 01:46 PM (BdMk6)

508 Xi losing the battle for Zero-COVID

CNBC: China may have ‘passed the point of no return’ as Covid infections soar

In the last few days, the mainland China daily Covid case count has climbed to around or more than 28,000 — near levels seen in April during a stringent lockdown in Shanghai, according to CNBC calculations of Wind Information data.
“China might have already passed the point of no return, as it’s unlikely to achieve zero Covid again without another Shanghai-style hard lockdown,” Macquarie’s Chief China Economist Larry Hu said in a report Tuesday.
In GDP terms, nearly 20% of China’s economy was negatively affected by Covid controls as of Monday, close to the high of 21.2% recorded in mid-April during Shanghai’s lockdown, Nomura’s Chief China Economist Ting Lu said, citing the firm’s model.

Posted by: SMOD at November 23, 2022 01:46 PM (RHGPo)

509 487 Its important to remember that Christianity is at its essence about spiritual battles, not physical. At no point did the apostles counsel Christians to overthrow Rome even though the government was immensely evil and corrupt. Never did the Israelites get instructed by God to depose their wicked kings.

There's definitely been a trend away from strong masculine Christianity in the 20th and 21st century (after a start with "muscular" Christianity in the early 20th), but its a mistake to think that means true Christian strength and masculinity means some rebellion or army against evil in the world, fighting governments and peoples.
Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at November 23, 2022 01:43 PM (cP/Ah)

Sometimes it helps. As in the case of Spain.

Posted by: Red Turban Someguy - The Republic is already dead! at November 23, 2022 01:46 PM (eYoxG)

510
There's an interesting intellectual argument that can me made that 1st century Christianity is (at least partially) a fusion of classical Judaism and Zoroastrianism, which was widely known in the middle east at that time.
Posted by: Tom Servo at November 23, 2022 01:45 PM (trdmm)

The 3 wise men were likely Zoroastrian.

Posted by: sniffybigtoe at November 23, 2022 01:46 PM (Y5qcH)

511 There's definitely been a trend away from strong masculine Christianity in the 20th and 21st century (after a start with "muscular" Christianity in the early 20th), but its a mistake to think that means true Christian strength and masculinity means some rebellion or army against evil in the world, fighting governments and peoples.

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Eh. My hope is that Christianity sees a return to tough and self-assured and - yes - combative strength.

If not, the next era of human history belongs to Islam, by default.

Posted by: Yudhishthira's Dice at November 23, 2022 01:47 PM (oINRc)

512 There's an interesting intellectual argument that can me made that 1st century Christianity is (at least partially) a fusion of classical Judaism and Zoroastrianism, which was widely known in the middle east at that time.
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No there isn't. I mean "interesting and intellectual" nope. You might see something like this on the history channel tho, right after ancient aliens.

Posted by: I saw it on the internet too at November 23, 2022 01:47 PM (HFgy4)

513 Front page banner add at the bottom of the page. Won't even let me scroll past. Annoying. Maybe just targets me or us Colorado morons. Anyhow party on.

Posted by: deplorable me. Usntakim. at November 23, 2022 01:47 PM (ZMPCu)

514 Twitter with true free speech is massively important for countering the left and their ability to set the narrative.

Posted by: steevy at November 23, 2022 01:10 PM (yezA1)

The real attack on free speech will come from Europe, Indonesia, India, and China.

All places that have Censorship enshrined in their laws... and they WILL come after Twitter... and try to stymie free speech in the US.

Key question will be, which side does the US Government decide to fight on.

Posted by: Romeo13 at November 23, 2022 01:48 PM (oHd/0)

515 I'd go Zoroastrian. Those guys rock.
Posted by: Puddinhead at November 23, 2022 01:40 PM (ifUkZ)

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Plus, they have the coolest of all prophet names: Zarathustra

Posted by: Elric Blade at November 23, 2022 01:48 PM (iFTx/)

516 We need someone to create a Church of Jesus Christ -Militant.

Matthew 10:34 - 36: “Do not suppose that I have come to bring peace to the earth. I did not come to bring peace, but a sword. For I have come to turn
a man against his father, a daughter against her mother, a daughter-in-law against her mother-in-law; a man’s enemies will be the members of his own household."
Posted by: rd at November 23, 2022 01:46 PM (Z32m1)

The Church-Militant are living Christians.

Pagans are civilians, not yet recruited.

Posted by: Red Turban Someguy - The Republic is already dead! at November 23, 2022 01:48 PM (eYoxG)

517 There's an interesting intellectual argument that can me made that 1st century Christianity is (at least partially) a fusion of classical Judaism and Zoroastrianism, which was widely known in the middle east at that time.
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It precedes Christianity, but yeah, Christianity is the fusion of Zoroastrian and the Old Testament. Remember, Moses received the 10 Commandments on a desert mountain with a babbling brook and burning bush. Fire and Water - that's totes Zoroastrian mojo there.

Posted by: Puddinhead at November 23, 2022 01:48 PM (ifUkZ)

518 Someone dug up Yoel Roth's college paper where he argues in favor of creating safe spaces for homosexual, male minors to hook up on more mainstream platforms, instead of being forced into places like Grindr.

I am guessing that there are homosexual men who do not lust after and prey on underage boys, but if so, they are a pretty small minority.

Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at November 23, 2022 01:48 PM (cP/Ah)

519 but its a mistake to think that means true Christian strength and masculinity means some rebellion or army against evil in the world, fighting governments and peoples.
Posted by: Christopher R Taylor

we have 500 years of experience in Europe to show us that whenever Christianity becomes an arm of the Government, it goes very very wrong.

Posted by: Tom Servo at November 23, 2022 01:48 PM (trdmm)

520 504 386 Aos has graduated from coffee to thc vapes. Quite the escalation.
Posted by: deplorable me. Usntakim. at November 23, 2022 01:26 PM (ZMPCu)

If you are seeing vapes that means you have been looking for vapes.

All my ads are women in bikinis
Posted by: Crusty Old Lady


My ads are all Toe Fungus. Want to trade?

Posted by: rd at November 23, 2022 01:49 PM (Z32m1)

521 If you are seeing vapes that means you have been looking for vapes.

All my ads are women in bikinis
Posted by: Crusty Old Lady at November 23, 2022 01:46 PM (M+Lyo)

Damn. All I get is divorce lawyers.

I already HAVE one, you peabrains!

Posted by: BurtTC at November 23, 2022 01:49 PM (NWBBy)

522 No there isn't. I mean "interesting and intellectual" nope. You might see something like this on the history channel tho, right after ancient aliens.
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Are you questioning the Ancient Aliens? Steps aside.

Posted by: Puddinhead at November 23, 2022 01:49 PM (ifUkZ)

523 NOOD and on my way home

Posted by: Skip's phone at November 23, 2022 01:50 PM (BRD//)

524 511 If not, the next era of human history belongs to Islam, by default.
Posted by: Yudhishthira's Dice at November 23, 2022 01:47 PM (oINRc)

Unless the Chinese can somehow defeat them.

Posted by: XTC at November 23, 2022 01:50 PM (UnA8+)

525 Sen. AZKellyT, Chairman of the Govt & Elections Committee, serves maricopacounty with an official subpoena of records with a demand to present the materials prior to certifying the election

✅AG formal request
✅@azgop formal request
✅Official subpoena 👑
🎤Sen. Kelly Townsend@AZKellyT 17h

https://arizonadailyindependent.com/

Posted by: Braenyard, _ want nuremberg trials? badger your congressman at November 23, 2022 01:50 PM (gfCY0)

526 I've been telling people my entire life, were I to convert to a religion -- It would be Judaism instead of Christianity,


No love for Norse paganism? They have the blood eagle.

Posted by: Archer at November 23, 2022 01:50 PM (gmo/4)

527 518 Someone dug up Yoel Roth's college paper where he argues in favor of creating safe spaces for homosexual, male minors to hook up on more mainstream platforms, instead of being forced into places like Grindr.
________________

"What's wrong with Griner?"

-- Brittney

Posted by: Elric Blade at November 23, 2022 01:50 PM (iFTx/)

528 517 There's an interesting intellectual argument that can me made that 1st century Christianity is (at least partially) a fusion of classical Judaism and Zoroastrianism, which was widely known in the middle east at that time.
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It precedes Christianity, but yeah, Christianity is the fusion of Zoroastrian and the Old Testament. Remember, Moses received the 10 Commandments on a desert mountain with a babbling brook and burning bush. Fire and Water - that's totes Zoroastrian mojo there.
Posted by: Puddinhead at November 23, 2022 01:48 PM (ifUkZ)

Zoroastrianism is dualist. There's really not that much similarity when you look closely. In terms of doctrines the closest to Christianity of the non-Abrahamic faiths tends to be Taoism (and in consequence aspects of Confucianism) though there is no apparent connection.

Posted by: Red Turban Someguy - The Republic is already dead! at November 23, 2022 01:51 PM (eYoxG)

529 I have Jesus to cheer me. Man does not do a good job of that.

Posted by: ... at November 23, 2022 01:51 PM (y/BPO)

530 507 The church has been emasculating and feminizing men in Jesus' name and taking any hint of masculinity and muscularity out of Christianity for a long time now.

Posted by: Too much pussification at November 23, 2022 01:39 PM (pLSJi



You might want to read a book entitled "Why Men Hate Going to Church" by David Murrow if you are interested in a deeper-dive into this perspective.

Posted by: Bitter Clinger at November 23, 2022 01:51 PM (Ll5Vg)

531 There's an interesting intellectual argument that can me made that 1st century Christianity is (at least partially) a fusion of classical Judaism and Zoroastrianism, which was widely known in the middle east at that time.
Posted by: Tom Servo at November 23, 2022 01:45 PM (trdmm)

And the Legions main religion was Mithraism, of which very little is known....

Posted by: Romeo13 at November 23, 2022 01:51 PM (oHd/0)

532 I'd go Zoroastrian. Those guys rock.

I would too. If I were not Christian, that's where I'd lean. Its a simple, tight, easy religion and the afterlife feels reasonable: you are weighed between good and bad deeds, and if the bad outweighs the good you are thrown into a sea of boiling lead. If the good outweighs the evil, you get to go to paradise.
Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at November 23, 2022 01:44 PM (cP/Ah)

I'd be pretty much fucked in that religion then .

Posted by: Pork Chops & Bacons at November 23, 2022 01:51 PM (BdMk6)

533 There's an interesting intellectual argument that can me made that 1st century Christianity is (at least partially) a fusion of classical Judaism and Zoroastrianism, which was widely known in the middle east at that time.

Its an interesting argument but its almost completely without merit. There are a lot of similarities between various middle eastern religions, such as specific events (most have a flood narrative, for example). But there are a few ways to look at that:

1) The earliest written religion was the first one and influenced all the others
2) All of them shared myths between each other and were derivative
3) It really happened and stories of the past handed down were shared relating something that took place long ago.

Nearly every culture on earth has a Flood story, which strongly suggests a shared memory more than a shared myth.

Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at November 23, 2022 01:51 PM (cP/Ah)

534 Anyway, a lot of Thanksgiving stuff to do. Kid2 is coming with husband and I have pies to bake.

A quick look at the ADL site will tell you that the group is completely left and still overwhelmingly Jewish, but focused on "our democracy" and deny the possibility of fraud. The group does Jews very little good, but is still widely respected for what they once were. They insist that J6 was an insurrection, but love BLM, and their "protests".
It has become nothing but harmful.

Posted by: CN at November 23, 2022 01:51 PM (Zzbjj)

535 519 but its a mistake to think that means true Christian strength and masculinity means some rebellion or army against evil in the world, fighting governments and peoples.
Posted by: Christopher R Taylor

we have 500 years of experience in Europe to show us that whenever Christianity becomes an arm of the Government, it goes very very wrong.
Posted by: Tom Servo at November 23, 2022 01:48 PM (trdmm)

One of the major causes of the east-west divide was the idea of Imperial supremacy over the Church. West claiming papal supremacy.

Posted by: Red Turban Someguy - The Republic is already dead! at November 23, 2022 01:52 PM (eYoxG)

536 Front page banner add at the bottom of the page. Won't even let me scroll past. Annoying. Maybe just targets me or us Colorado morons. Anyhow party on.
Posted by: deplorable me. Usntakim. at November 23, 2022 01:47 PM (ZMPCu)

You are using the wrong browser.

Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon at November 23, 2022 01:52 PM (RBO7N)

537 Its an interesting argument but its almost completely without merit. There are a lot of similarities between various middle eastern religions, such as specific events (most have a flood narrative, for example). But there are a few ways to look at that:

1) The earliest written religion was the first one and influenced all the others
2) All of them shared myths between each other and were derivative
3) It really happened and stories of the past handed down were shared relating something that took place long ago.

Nearly every culture on earth has a Flood story, which strongly suggests a shared memory more than a shared myth.
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Well there goes interesting an intellectual. What's next you going to debunk the pyramids being built by aliens?

Posted by: I saw it on the internet too at November 23, 2022 01:53 PM (HFgy4)

538 There's an interesting intellectual argument that can me made that 1st century Christianity is (at least partially) a fusion of classical Judaism and Zoroastrianism, which was widely known in the middle east at that time.
Posted by: Tom Servo at November 23, 2022 01:45 PM (trdmm)


I am told that there is a muslim argument that the Church of Rome is the latest in an unbroken line from Alexander the Great's importation of Mithraism from Persia. (and despisable for that because they are all fireworshipers)
Mithraism was a largish cult in Imperial Rome, and there are arguments that the forms of the early Christian church were adopted from that cult. Other people who know more would have to fill me in though.

Posted by: Kindltot at November 23, 2022 01:53 PM (xhaym)

539 we have 500 years of experience in Europe to show us that whenever Christianity becomes an arm of the Government, it goes very very wrong.

its been a consistent pattern that Christianity thrives and is more "pure" the less power it has, and more corrupted and destructive the more power it has.

Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at November 23, 2022 01:53 PM (cP/Ah)

540 No there isn't. I mean "interesting and intellectual" nope. You might see something like this on the history channel tho, right after ancient aliens.
Posted by: I saw it on the internet too at November 23, 2022 01:47 PM (HFgy4)

Almost all of the parts about Satan and demons and "the lake of Fire and the Final Judgment come directly from Zoroastrian beliefs, and NOT from the OT (where an afterlife is barely ever mentioned) Satan = The Father of Lies is direct Zoroastrian Doctrine, from the beginning. Not Jewish.

Posted by: Tom Servo at November 23, 2022 01:53 PM (trdmm)

541 Well there goes interesting an intellectual. What's next you going to debunk the pyramids being built by aliens?

What's the easiest thing to build in the world? What's the first structure you make as a child? A pile. That's all a pyramid is. Its the simplest possible human construction to make.

Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at November 23, 2022 01:54 PM (cP/Ah)

542 I am told that there is a muslim argument ....
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and by "argument" you mean completely made up bad faith bullshit?

Posted by: protocols of the elders of zion ring a bell at November 23, 2022 01:54 PM (HFgy4)

543 And the Legions main religion was Mithraism, of which very little is known....
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Umm, I don't really want to take a shower of bull's blood to join a church. Not my thing.

Posted by: Puddinhead at November 23, 2022 01:54 PM (ifUkZ)

544 538 There's an interesting intellectual argument that can me made that 1st century Christianity is (at least partially) a fusion of classical Judaism and Zoroastrianism, which was widely known in the middle east at that time.
Posted by: Tom Servo at November 23, 2022 01:45 PM (trdmm)

I am told that there is a muslim argument that the Church of Rome is the latest in an unbroken line from Alexander the Great's importation of Mithraism from Persia. (and despisable for that because they are all fireworshipers)
Mithraism was a largish cult in Imperial Rome, and there are arguments that the forms of the early Christian church were adopted from that cult. Other people who know more would have to fill me in though.
Posted by: Kindltot at November 23, 2022 01:53 PM (xhaym)

There was conflict between the early Church and a wave of Mithraism, but we've got decent sources in the likes of Iraneus that establish things as pretty distinct very early on.

Posted by: Red Turban Someguy - The Republic is already dead! at November 23, 2022 01:54 PM (eYoxG)

545 The real attack on free speech will come from Europe, Indonesia, India, and China.

All places that have Censorship enshrined in their laws... and they WILL come after Twitter... and try to stymie free speech in the US.

Key question will be, which side does the US Government decide to fight on.
Posted by: Romeo13 at November 23, 2022 01:48 PM (oHd/0)

__________________

The Government is made of men. Our current government is made up of power grubbing, money hungry, vain and very stupid men and women.

Of course they see censorship as a good thing for them as it will keep and grow them in power, so they can satisfy their base appetites at the expense of American Citizens.

Posted by: rd at November 23, 2022 01:55 PM (Z32m1)

546 What's the easiest thing to build in the world? What's the first structure you make as a child? A pile. That's all a pyramid is. Its the simplest possible human construction to make.
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Kids can't build stone structures to guide the spaceships. They just can't.

Posted by: Puddinhead at November 23, 2022 01:56 PM (ifUkZ)

547
The Lake Campaign sued in June to get rid of the problematic voting machines. The suit was thrown out by the courts. Kari had "No Standing" to sue. Just like how many other election suits.

No Standing - Premature - Sorry, Too Late.
Posted by: rd at November 23,

———

No standing before, point is moot, no evidence after.

But if the legislature passes a law requiring ID to vote, that gets stopped toot sweet.

Posted by: MAGA_Ken at November 23, 2022 01:56 PM (vrB62)

548 What's the easiest thing to build in the world? What's the first structure you make as a child? A pile. That's all a pyramid is. Its the simplest possible human construction to make.
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But but but they are all perfectly aligned with the stars, setting forth the coming of the great space fleet from Acturus in 2125!!!

Posted by: I saw it on the internet too at November 23, 2022 01:56 PM (YF4AH)

549 Most of the theories about Mithraism and Zoroastrism influencing Christianity come from an early 20th century book (can't remember the name) that has been hilariously discredited and shown to be ahistorical and unBiblical nonsense. Bill Maher relied very heavily on this for his Christian section of Religulous and got absolutely demolished for it.

Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at November 23, 2022 01:56 PM (cP/Ah)

550 504 386 Aos has graduated from coffee to thc vapes. Quite the escalation.
Posted by: deplorable me. Usntakim. at November 23, 2022 01:26 PM (ZMPCu)

If you are seeing vapes that means you have been looking for vapes.All my ads are women in bikinis
Posted by: Crusty Old Lady at November 23, 2022 01:46 PM (M+Lyo)

Its because these idiots never shut up with their Reefer Madness bullshit. Yesterday somebody was blaming the CO Springs shooting on weed. Google's software says "Damn, these people are obsessed with weed"

Posted by: Word to your mother at November 23, 2022 01:56 PM (n5qr8)

551 540 No there isn't. I mean "interesting and intellectual" nope. You might see something like this on the history channel tho, right after ancient aliens.
Posted by: I saw it on the internet too at November 23, 2022 01:47 PM (HFgy4)

Almost all of the parts about Satan and demons and "the lake of Fire and the Final Judgment come directly from Zoroastrian beliefs, and NOT from the OT (where an afterlife is barely ever mentioned) Satan = The Father of Lies is direct Zoroastrian Doctrine, from the beginning. Not Jewish.
Posted by: Tom Servo at November 23, 2022 01:53 PM (trdmm)

Genesis? Satan literally means adversary. A variety of metaphors were used for Hell in the NT, like Gehenna which was an actual contemporary garbage pit. That doesn't much imply the afterlife theology is wholesale borrowed.

Posted by: Red Turban Someguy - The Republic is already dead! at November 23, 2022 01:57 PM (eYoxG)

552 11th century Crusader Christianity for the win.

Posted by: Archer at November 23, 2022 01:57 PM (gmo/4)

553 No love for Norse paganism? They have the blood eagle.
Posted by: Archer at November 23, 2022 01:50 PM (gmo/4)


Otherwise known as "spatchcocking"

Posted by: Kindltot at November 23, 2022 01:58 PM (xhaym)

554 Most of the theories about Mithraism and Zoroastrism influencing Christianity come from an early 20th century book (can't remember the name) that has been hilariously discredited and shown to be ahistorical and unBiblical nonsense. Bill Maher relied very heavily on this for his Christian section of Religulous and got absolutely demolished for it.
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HOW DARE YOU BLASPHEME THE PROPHIT BILL MAHER

Posted by: Woke Cleric Bishop of the History Channel at November 23, 2022 01:58 PM (YF4AH)

555 nood thanksgiving klain

Posted by: m at November 23, 2022 01:58 PM (GkGYg)

556 Reefer madness...
(Scribbles notes)

Posted by: Bob from NSA at November 23, 2022 01:59 PM (DhOHl)

557 Meh, the idea of a Mesiah is preceded by the Zoroastrian Saoshyant. Jews picked this up and incorporated into their faith.

Posted by: Puddinhead at November 23, 2022 01:59 PM (ifUkZ)

558 just more reminders that the GOP and the right are no longer political forces in America. How many times has a corporation reacted to a backlash from the right by donating a few bil to our version of the ADL?

never? really?

Posted by: sockamster, Aos ShowRunner at November 23, 2022 02:00 PM (MLrvz)

559 HOW DARE YOU BLASPHEME THE PROPHIT BILL MAHER


During PRIDE month?

Posted by: Quarter Teeni at November 23, 2022 02:00 PM (DhOHl)

560 Looks like Musk is following Trump's path of ripping off the masks of the Deep State and the Leftists coalitions that are the cultural leaders in DC.

DC is beyond repair, I'm afraid. Something needs to be done to decentralize the power these people have accumulated.

Posted by: pawn at November 23, 2022 02:01 PM (kYVzH)

561 Meh, the idea of a Mesiah is preceded by the Zoroastrian Saoshyant. Jews picked this up and incorporated into their faith.
==
RIIIIIIGHT. Everything is derivative. So why did it have to come from a religion. Why not just literature/story - a hero's journey. I think I saw this on PBS.

Posted by: Because everything on PBS is valid at November 23, 2022 02:01 PM (dyAL6)

562 557 Meh, the idea of a Mesiah is preceded by the Zoroastrian Saoshyant. Jews picked this up and incorporated into their faith.
Posted by: Puddinhead at November 23, 2022 01:59 PM (ifUkZ)

The Messianic type precedes Zoroastrianism. The presence of seraph-like creatures in Aztec religion doesn't imply that they copied them from the Jews.

If one were to argue a contemporary inspiration of Judaism, Atenism is a more likely candidate.

Posted by: Red Turban Someguy - The Republic is already dead! at November 23, 2022 02:01 PM (eYoxG)

563 there can't really be a GOP until we have our own ballot harvesting and somehow secure these elections where Detroit can submit empty ballot boxes as full.

Also, where's our sissy judge to tell Maricopa to keep the polls open?

Posted by: sockamster, Aos ShowRunner at November 23, 2022 02:02 PM (MLrvz)

564 of course, we can't be a viable political party with Mitch McConnell.

Posted by: sockamster, Aos ShowRunner at November 23, 2022 02:02 PM (MLrvz)

565 of course, we can't be a viable political party with Mitch McConnell.
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even if we were, it wouldn't matter because the voting is rigged.

Posted by: And that's the real WOMP WOMP at November 23, 2022 02:03 PM (dyAL6)

566 557 Meh, the idea of a Mesiah is preceded by the Zoroastrian Saoshyant. Jews picked this up and incorporated into their faith.
Posted by: Puddinhead at November 23, 2022 01:59 PM (ifUkZ)

Zoroastrian was established prior to Moses? Serious question.

Posted by: polynikes at November 23, 2022 02:15 PM (nBhwo)

567 Does Alison Fauci still work for Twitter ?

Posted by: SMOD at November 23, 2022 02:17 PM (RHGPo)

568 Why is it that Asian Indians are always such nasty little pits of oppression? They seem to be everywhere free speech is being squashed.

Almost like they are enemies of the United States.

I suppose they are still pissed that they can't suttee (burn the wives) when the husbands die anymore, and really hate the lack of castes here. I think they are working hard to get those back.

Posted by: Justin Castreau at November 23, 2022 02:39 PM (ai2Yq)

569 DC is beyond repair, I'm afraid. Something needs to be done to decentralize the power these people have accumulated.
Posted by: pawn

I'd be working on that, but I have a billiards game with Jupiter I can't avoid. But I will keep it in mind!

Posted by: SMOD at November 23, 2022 02:41 PM (ai2Yq)

570 Elon Musk needs to fund Brandon Eich to develop a competitor for IOS and Android. There is KaiOS operating on retro Nokia phones, but a full smartphone with its own app store.
Eich has developed the Brave browser off of Chrome, and has a beta search site.

Posted by: MikeN at November 23, 2022 03:37 PM (HVIzT)

571 To the victor goes the spoils. Quit complaining. It's unseemly. Go do something.

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