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BR

God has become bored with American politics, fools who squandered their liberties, and is off to Bali to for a party :)

rse

Now that made me smile.

And Clarice is back.

And Melinda mentioned me in a story Small Dead Animals did on higher ed. Which caught the attention of the proprietor while I was making the now infamous, but quite good, Penne a la Vodka.

So yesterday was a big day at the now not so Invisible Serfs Collar. It's interesting because a doctor who had just returned from vacationing in Nova Scotia was telling me a few days ago how many teachers she met and how angry and mystified they were on what was happening.

Now to dig back into the fallacies of a caring economics. With people like Desmond Tutu, Gloria Steinem, Deepak Chopra, and Jane Goodall just on the backcover, too few will have the knowledge to cut through the nonsense.

Extraneus

Randy Barnett has postulated that a Penaltyon whose energy is below the compulsion threshold is actually a Taxon. His equations required application of the new Roberts Saving Construction to support the theory.

Melinda Romanoff

rse-

Kate's place is great. I drifted to this basement from that basement. Let me know if you want something posted there. She has an audience much more attuned to the transit experience. Courtesy of the Desmarais family experiment.

Melinda Romanoff

"Transit"="tranzi" (stupid kindle autocomplete)

Clarice

I love Iowahawk and I don't care who knows it.

Melinda Romanoff

Welcome back, Clarice.

I hope there were no Peter Malle-ian events in your travels.

Melinda Romanoff

It appears the iBama administration is taking credit for busting Barclay's for the LIeBOR fiasco.

Like Jimmy John's, that was quick.

Melinda Romanoff

Fictional, but quick.

centralcal

Welcome home, Clarice. I look forward to your PJ Lifestyle pieces when they publish.

Hey, Mel, I checked my email and see I did not receive my super duper Mel decoder ring, so do you suppose you could give us the gossip and rumors about JJjr in something even idiots like me could understand (at least a little). I saw yesterday at L.I. (I think) some speculation he may have attempted suicide.

daddy

Clap, clap, clap, clap, clap!

Iowahawk is brilliant.

daddy

G'morning!

Just arrived in Summit New Jersey.

The ad on JOM is "Stop Chris Christie---Tell him to Stop the assault on New Jersey's Middle Class."

Yesterday in Memphis the ad was against some guy named Donnaly in I think St Louis.

I don't believe I've ever seen an ad on JOM for any political person in Alaska.

Yesterday mid 90's in Memphis felt way hotter than the 101 in Indy from last week.

daddy

5-4, The Penumbra of the Beast?

narciso

DPR's opinion, as you dig through it, is much like Heisenberg's cat, I guess only Iowahawk could capture, like the best of Doug Adams,

Welcome back, clarice,

Jane - talk is cheap!

Nice to have you on EST Daddy. I have no idea how you constantly adjust to those time zone changes.

narciso

Now Iowahawk couldn't quite imagine a govt official openly saying this, I'm sure bgates
will give it a whirl.


http://hotair.com/archives/2012/07/06/lahood-golly-i-envy-the-chinese-government/

Ignatz

Heisenberg had a parakeet.
Shrodinger's cat, Sylvester, ate it when Granny wasn't looking.

Jack is Back

Good NY Times Mag story on the drone program.

Not my father's or mine Air Force that's for sure but Frederick is probably qualified already:)

Then there is this - another sign of his mental illness, I-me-Bama uses I and Me 117 times in a speech in Ohio.

narciso

Among other heavy metals, you have to consider 'can you believium'


http://legalinsurrection.com/2012/07/elizabeth-warrens-husband-also-claimed-to-be-cherokee/

narciso

It wasn't till I read Hitchens, that I found out, that they were really two countries, stitched together,


http://www.timesofisrael.com/tensions-run-high-in-libya-ahead-of-first-post-gaddafi-elections/

Janet

Oh my goodness, narciso! Oriental Beef Stir-Fry!! Hahahaha

"How insulting to the Cherokees that their heritage was used and abused by pretenders so cavalierly."

It shows nobody in the "press" looked at Pow Wow Chow.

daddy

"It shows nobody in the "press" looked at Pow Wow Chow."

Absolutely correct Janet.

Just imagine if there was an "R" behind Liz's name. She would have been buried under a media onslaught months ago.

Threadkiller

" SACRAMENTO — With the fate of his tax initiative hanging in the balance, Gov. Jerry Brown was in a tight spot.

So he called Dave Macdonald, the top elections official in Alameda County, for a conversation about Macdonald's progress in verifying thousands of petition signatures needed to help move Brown's measure onto the November state ballot.

The governor's backers had submitted the documents to California's county registrars late, and now, in mid-June — only a couple of weeks before the deadline —couldn't be certain the measure would qualify.

Within a week of Brown's call, Alameda County —where Brown has a home, was mayor of Oakland and had the second-largest number of signatures outstanding — had finished work on his proposal and sent the results to the secretary of state, who places propositions on the ballot. But the county's work remained undone on petitions submitted earlier, state records show.

Macdonald insists the governor didn't ask for, or receive, special treatment. Brown's office referred queries about the call to Ace Smith, a spokesman for the governor's tax campaign. Smith said it was merely a "friendly inquiry."

But the episode highlights what Brown's critics say is a pattern of the governor and fellow Democrats unfairly manipulating the electoral process."

http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-jerry-brown-20120701,0,177012.story

And Thadeus Mccotter is the bad guy?

Captain Hate

When's the last time Mustang was here?

narciso

That's a good question, you can see the difference in coverage between an oligarch they like, and one they despise like Mubarak


http://pjmedia.com/barryrubin/2012/07/06/yasir-arafat-is-still-dead-and-we-know-who-really-did-him-in/?singlepage=true

Porchlight

Not sure, Cap'n. Rob Crawford and Pofarmer have also not been around too much.

Extraneus

Steyn seems to be getting more and more pissed off.

MarkO

Steyn loves to expose the vital lies of our political class.

narciso

Reports from Pangloss Central, aren't being readily accepted by the natives


http://www.miamiherald.com/2012/07/06/2885353/turning-the-corner-south-floridas.html

Captain Hate

Rob found TM's inability to rid the site of the Bard of Pitzer bothersome and Po comes and goes, although I'm sure he's suffering through the heat.

Threadkiller

When will Steyn be pissed off enough to look into "rinky dink technicalities?"

http://dailycaller.com/2011/04/28/steyn-dont-end-obamas-presidency-on-the-birther-rinky-dink-technicality/

What a putz.

narciso


Remember when they were criticizing Governor Brewster, two summer ago;

http://www.miamiherald.com/2012/07/06/2885248/arizona-drug-cell-linked-to-sinaloa.html

Jane - talk is cheap!

TK,

A couple of days ago - when you were no doubt celebrating, I left you a link about an investigation into the SS# debacle, and how the author thinks it is much bigger and much easier to prove.

I have no idea where it is, or where I found it, but you might want to google it.

GMax

Its not just me telling you the landslide is coming. Here is Ralph Nader from the left saying it too:

“The coming days await a new and open jolting push by prominent outside Democrats who fervently want to wrench their party back from the abyss, from its own self-imposed sense of dread before a devastating, self-inflicted November defeat.”

Politico has more, but why would you want to subject yourself to Nader BS, seriously?

rse

Rob has been commenting on some of the same posts at PJ.

Porchlight

Thanks, rse.

Danube of Thought

Minus 12 at Raz today.

Tied with Romney at 45.

Threadkiller

Was it the Cashill article, Jane?

narciso

They've lashed themselves, to the mast, and broken the rudder,

narciso
marlene

Morning all! In the woods,posting on hubby's laptop,using mobile hot spot.The parents were here,and Dad must watch NBC News(we have sat tv).I jokingly said,geez Dad do we have to watch the propaganda channel?He went into grumpy old man mode(he's 82)and informed me all the news is propaganda.But he believes NBC!Stay cool everyone!The cool breeze here is great!

narciso

I'm curious, marlene, how do they cover Governor Lepage, up there, he must seems like one of those mythical creatures, the chimera
or the basilisk, to them.

henry

Despite warnings of continued extreme temps, I am enjoying a nice easterly breeze. Lake Michigan helps even 20 miles inland.

rse, thanks for the hints on our Ed Waiver. I'll pass them through channels next week.

pagar

While Arizona is sending Christians to jail for holding bible study on their own property; the Obama regime is: "calling prolifers and anti Fidel Castro Americans terrorists"

http://www.fireandreamitchell.com/2012/07/06/obama-regime-calls-pro-lifers-and-anti-fidel-castro-people-terrorists/?utm_source=FAM_Blog&utm_medium=twitter&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+FireAndreaMitchell+%28Fire+Andrea+Mitchell!+Exposing+Liberal+bias+cause+the+MSM+doesn%27t+have+to.%29

Meanwhile every Obama regime government function seems determined to punish any employee or American who does anything to upset any Muslim.

". The Muslim Brotherhood determines U.S. counterterrorism policy and its operatives meet regularly with Janet Napolitano as well as the Department of Justice staff."

Read more: Family Security Matters http://www.familysecuritymatters.org/publications/detail/obama-or-romney-think-again-theyre-not-running-the-show#ixzz1zxCLP3Jh

IMO, no Obama regime action occurs unless CAIR and OR the MS concur.

http://www.jihadwatch.org/2012/07/muslims-to-oppose-anti-terror-efforts-at-the-dnc.html

narciso

Well they did go after Posada Carriles, the fact that they don't classify by nationalist
groups, like with Cuba and Croatia, leave out Palestinians in their example, or the FALN,
or the Weathermen, makes their nomenclature ominous.

narciso

The second decision on this list, will be worse in the short run, than NFIB;


ttp://pjmedia.com/blog/the-final-week-of-judicial-activism/

caro
If I were to file a background report of investigation with a Fortune 500 or Fortune 100 client with the information developed about Barack Hussein Obama, I could only reach one conclusion with the highest degree of certainty: the man known as Barack Hussein Obama II would FAIL in all aspects relating to his true identity.

For a Fortune 100 company, that is problematic. For America, that is terrifying.

Jane, I think what you read initially was in WND but this is a very interesting article in the Canada Free Press a couple of days ago.

Here is another exerpt:

To further complicate matters, certain self-proclaimed fact-checking websites and even some news sites have actively edited or even expunged their records regarding this issue over the last few years, thus creating more confusion for an inquiring public. As investigators know, guilty persons and accomplices embrace and perpetuate confusion to hide the truth behind such matters.

pagar

In my 12:14 comment, the last sentence should read "CAIR and OR the MB (Muslim Brotherhood)concur."

There is also another group that the Obama regime is really intend on helping.

"Marcelo Rivera, representing the group Latinos Para La Revolución (“Latinos for the Revolution”), told the Chicago Civil Rights Examiner, “The individual mandate was the most important part of the law… We are still working with officials to make sure that undocumented Latinos will receive only the best health care possible. We don’t want them attending those free clinics with doctors that have no experience.” Apparently, the free clinics with young doctors who know all of the current medical procedures are to be reserved especially for Americans who have been put out of work by under-priced illegal laborers".

I expect the free clinics (with the untrained doctors) will actually be for the Americans working in private industry which the Obama regime seems to oppose more day. Illegals coming to America will be given the absolute best care the American taxpayer can provide.

cathyf

So I have a hypothetical question. Suppose Romney is elected, but the Senate stays Democrat and Dingy Harry prevents repeal of Obamatax. Can President Romney, purely using executive authority, eliminate all health insurance plans for all federal employees? Then the federal gov would "pay" the "tax" (to itself) and the federal employees would all pay the tax and wouldn't have insurance.

caro

I should have asked about the reputation of Canada Free Press before posting. Clarice??

Welcome home,by the way.

A very comfortable 66 degrees in the mountains at 10:30 this am.

Captain Hate

The Hatettes and Hater-tot will all be here just in time for the cold front to break through; everyone but son-in-law who will be holding down the home front. Plus I got a facebook friend request from our French exchange student from the 90s and hopefully we'll be able to do a family skype session with her.

Danube of Thought

So glad Clarice is back.

That Randy Barnett article linked by Ext. is wonderful. A very concise, lucid discussion of the "is it a tax" question.

Melinda Romanoff

caro-

CFP is a "to the right of the right" type of publication, but without any of the militant stuff.

narciso

More than a little effort into debunking Latell's claims, but the main part is not in dispute

http://www.canadafreepress.com/index.php/article/the-communists-killed-kennedy

Melinda Romanoff

And actually, fairly reliable, aside from some of the more paranoid stuff that can get thrown up there.

Danube of Thought

Naval Aviators' views on drones:

"Drones will not be late to briefings, start fights at happy hour, destroy O-clubs, attempt to seduce others' dates, spill flaming hookers, purchase huge wristwatches, insult other Services, sing 'O'Leary's Balls," dance on tables, yell 'Show us your tits!!!' or do any of the other shit that we know wins wars."

pagar

I think this may be another version of the link Jane was talking about the lady suing over Obama's social security #.

http://floppingaces.net/2012/07/05/news-president-obama-was-born-in-1890-well-the-person-who-originally-owned-his-social-security-number-was/

Jane - talk is cheap!

Was it the Cashill article, Jane?

Beats me TK, but Caro probably has it right.

matt

mel, thanks for the clarification. If you're looking for Django, try his stuff with Stephane Grapelli. Wonderfully evocative. Grapelli died not too long ago in his early 90's I believe, and did some great stuff with Toots Thielemans as well.

Will wait for Clarice to recover before welcoming her back....but welcome back if you're on line now, Clarice.

Jane - talk is cheap!

Caro's article is the one I read. Here it is.

caro

Melinda,thanks for the info on CFP. I guess it is too much to hope that any outlet that is not "right of the right" will touch this stuff. I just think that fraud on the BC, SS number and the draft registration, as well as no school records being released is unconscionable. The situation is rife with possibilities for blackmail. Nor do I think impeachment is a good idea.

Just enough solid reporting to help in his defeat.

caro

I should have said landslide defeat.

Ignatz

More audacity from the dope; Barry takes dig at Mittens' 'extravagant' vacations.
A man without shame or decency.

MorningStar

@Pagar -- You Go!! It's just getting worse. There's a book out that is a must read about Americans in a small town who stand up to federal tyranny. It's a thriller & about each of us to do something. I am recommending it to everyone.

www.booksbyoliver.com

Let the Nov. elections decide who will rule in the White House cause it will make little difference since congress has only a 7% approval rating & still not representing the people. It's just wrong.

Chubby

the nerve of obama criticizing romney for vacations he pays for himelf, while taxpayers are paying for the obamas exorbitant vacations, parties, etc. I don't think I'm the only one who can figure that out, so I think attacks along that line are going to backfire on Ohypocrite.

Clarice

I never even read the CFP after I observed the wice publishing articles that were pure bullshit.

Caro, I was accompanied on my wine buying by Sheral Schowe of Park City, a certified French wine scholar who I'd love for you to meet.

Clarice

**theM Twice publishing*

Clarice

Later.. Time to get in the pool and move my aching muscles.

Chubby

I think the best line of attack against Ohypocrite is to point at Europe and call him a Pied Piper who is leading America off the same cliff. That attack touches not only economic notes, but historic and patriotic notes about what America is all about, as opposed to Europe.

marlene

narciso,the liberal pc crowd in Maine has expressed much feigned outrage at Gov.Lepage's gruff,brusque,un-pc comments.He has an interesting life story.He was kicked out of the house by an abusive father at the age of 11,to fend for himself.The issue of domestic violence is very important to him and sadly accounts for many homicides in ME.Now,about the Romney's vacations.Wolfeboro,NH is dear to our hearts because hubby and I met there while working summer jobs.(38 years ago!)Wolfeboro is not Martha's Vineyard or Kennebunkport.Yes,beautiful homes have been built on the lake.But Wolfeboro has remained a charming little village.

caro

I never even read the CFP after I observed the[m t]wice publishing articles that were pure bullshit.

I am sure you are right,Clarice,but how many people said that about the Enquirer re John Edwards at the time?

Still looking for slivers of light,I am.

Will keep my eyes open for your wine guru.

Clarice

I will say that the fake ss card story has been circulating for a long time.I do think he was not using the proper ss no. It might be that he just made up that number and kept it. It may be something more sinister. But I sure won't take the CFP's word for it.

Chubby

the left just doesn't have anyone like Iowahawk, a truly brilliant humorist. All their humorists, so-called, are mean, vulgar and nasty. This is one more proof that our side is the right side.

matt

and he's a hell of a car guy. That's Jake in my book.

Jane - talk is cheap!

Caro,

Are you back home - your western villa, I mean?

Chubby


((and he's a hell of a car guy. That's Jake in my book))

do Matchbook cars count? lun


daddy

8,000 year old Penguin poop.

What can't it do?

Danube of Thought

As I say, the Barnett article is lucid and concise.

Captain Hate

Another thoroughly miserable day in Room 666 at Pitzer.

LouP

OBAMA: THE WARTIME PRESIDENT

- War on Jobs
- War on the Economy
- War on Health Care
- War on Self-Reliance
- War on Religion
- War on the Military
- War on Southern States..

or the short version:
- War on America

Carol Herman

The particle has no mass.

It's not new to science, because the math was needed when it became obvious the "atom" wasn't the whole enchilada. So you got "quarks." Richard Feynman's colleague, Gell-Man, loved to read James Joyce.

Gell-Man plucked "quark" from Joyce. Fitting. Since Joyce didn't believe in god, either.

Carol Herman

Well, the republican party never identifies its internal problems, publicly. However, there's still: Nixon. Ford, who never got elected. And, the elder Bush who got only one term. And, who gave the Supreme Court Souter and Thomas.

How could the party have done better?

Maybe, stepping up to the plate and being honest about past mistakes ... would have improved the party's image?

What have you got now? Romney. Why? Because the republican party let "Iowa" begin the "debate" on who'd be presidential enough to "choose."

DEWEY WRIT LARGE.

How come you gleefully go after Obama, and not McCain?

Clarice

daddy, I guess that's what is meant by world without end.

Sara

Yes, yes, everyone, let's vote for the guy this potty-mouth and BF want, that man of such great talent, depth and breadth. The man of such great skill, he set about destroying America and has managed to come close to doing so in a short 3.5 years. Our Liar-in-Chief, the court jester of the credentialed idiot class. We give you that great statesman and economic powerhouse ... Barrack Hussein Obama, Jr. His greatest talent, spending other people's money. Forget the man running against him who spends his own money, who is even more credentialed than those who oppose him, who has more integrity in his little finger than they can gather under their Greek columns in a lifetime.

LouP

After the thread of a couple of days ago, I have to admit that I was surprised this came out from AP:

http://apnews.myway.com//article/20120707/D9VS2E3O0.html

Selected quotes:

"The health care law "includes the largest set of tax law changes in more than 20 years," according to the Treasury inspector general who oversees the IRS. The agency will have to hire thousands of workers to manage it, requiring significant budget increases ..."

"The IRS is expected to spend $881 million on the law from 2010 through 2013, hiring more than 2,700 new workers and upgrading its computer systems. But the IRS has not made public information about its spending plans in the following years, when the bulk of the health care law takes effect."

"The lack of information makes it impossible to determine whether the IRS will have adequate workers to enforce the health care law, the Treasury inspector general for tax administration said in a report three weeks ago. The report, however, concluded that "appropriate plans had been developed to implement tax-related provisions" of the law."

"In 2010, House Ways and Means Committee Republicans issued a report saying the IRS may need as many as 16,500 additional auditors, agents and other employees "to investigate and collect billions in new taxes from Americans.""

Cross your fingers that more like this will appear to help LIVs understand they are about to get screwed.

Captain Hate

How come you gleefully go after Obama, and not McCain?

LOL. Yes this is a hotbed of Juan McRINO support.

GMax

Even Robert Reich has had it with this miserable incompetent:

"In Ohio yesterday, Obama reiterated that he had inherited the worst economy since the Great Depression. That’s true. But the excuse is wearing thin. It’s his economy now, and most voters don’t care what he inherited."

Yes and its amazing to watch the rats getting off the good ship Obama which is taking on water deep...

rse

CH-I believe it is Room 911 at Pitzer.

We can try to figure out which makes less sense, BF, or Riane Eisler's caring economics.

So how would you feel if you were reading nonsense clearly tied to what you were seeing implemented all over the world and this is where you ended up as what the advocates all have in common.

http://globalspirit.org/

Extraneus

Wow, and I thought there were a bunch more posts to read to get to the end. What a time saver!

narciso

I think he's the Robert Klein role in 'Men in Tights' at this point


http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Government/2012/07/06/Obama-Malaise-Speech

GMax

It sucks to be a Democrat at least according to according to Michael Podhorzer, political director for the AFL-CIO.

“For example, one path to victory for Romney is through Ohio and one of Michigan and Pennsylvania,” Podhorzer said. “In an ordinary presidential campaign, he might have money try to attack in one of those states and Obama would have resources to fight back. But with super PACs, they can continue the campaigns in all of those states. That’s a much harder thing to defend against.”

Fighting to a draw in the cash battle also assumes that even if one side has a financial edge, it’s not gaping -- $1.2 billion to $1.7 billion, for instance. But Democrats publicly and privately fret that with the help of outside groups, Romney could open up a gap much larger than that.

“Yes, Democrats should be worried,” Burton said. "If Mitt Romney has the resources to dramatically outspend the president, it will be” damaging.

My heart bleeds, did you hear any of this when Zero was outspending McCain about 3 to 1? Sucks dont it Progs!

caro

I need help from some of you Navy guys.

I received an email from a friend that asks me to sign a petition. The study sounds bogus to me and I am not sure how to check it out.

Hi,

The Navy is required to include comments on their Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) re: the use of high frequency underwater sound for testing in Hawaii, the California and Atlantic Coasts, and the Gulf of Mexico.According to their estimates it will deafen more than 15,900 whales and dolphins and kill 1,800 more over the next 5 years. Whales and dolphins depend on sound to navigate and live. Your signature and comment will have to be included in the EIS and could stop this Naval program, potentially saving the lives of these ocean creatures. The comments must be in by July 10, 2012.

That's why I signed a petition to U.S. Navy EIS Comments.

Will you sign this petition? Click here:

http://signon.org/sign/navy-under-water-sound?source=s.em.mt&r_by=1671582

Thanks!

Yes, I am home,Jane. When I visited the friend mentioned above in Concord, Mass. a couple of weeks ago I got a question about what was it like living in a (backward and conservative insinuated) state like Utah. I responded that in my town I am to the right of most of my friends. The topic was dropped.

Ignatz

Endless c&p tedium on a Saturday.

matt

Well if Elizabeth Warren is Cherokee......we can all be what we want to be...

With all this talk of Ohio and Pennsylvania being strong for Obama, I wonder what the bitter clingers are saying? That has still got to tick them off.

GMax

Mark Steyn skewers the worthless incompetent one:

Has Obama considering solving unemployment through a not having a job tax?

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