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Beasts of England

Content avalanche!

Stephanie VIP shhhhh its fight club

Michelle Obama is a product of the SHITCAGO school system that Ayers and his ilk and the unions have been dominating since she was a high schooler.

Add this address to the other embarrassing things liberals do to ironically personify their goals.

I'd call this another own goal.

hit and run

"Who’s got time to go to the fruit stand? Who can afford it, first of all?"
--stuff Michelle said

"We'll bring in more illegal immigrants to pick our fruit. Problem solved!"
--stuff Democrats (more or less have) said

Porchlight

She thinks we're stupid. The feeling is mutual.

Dave (in MA)

I keep reading that regularly drinking red wine in moderation is good for you. How about adding that to school cafeteria menus?

NK(withnewsoftware)

Porch/Dave-- too funny, heh.

Beasts of England

What happened to her garden? Shouldn't she be getting the soil ready for the spring?

Stephanie VIP shhhhh its fight club

That soil is parched, dry and a bit sandy, beasts. :)

NK(withnewsoftware)

Nah-- she's just kickin' it with her second bottle of wine right now.

narciso

Ron Fournier, got his brainslug reattached, re the Federalist,

Captain Hate

I think Mooch suffers from believing that everybody is as dumb as her husband.

NK(withnewsoftware)

I think she's just really dumb as well... ugly too.

NK(withnewsoftware)

ever read her Princeton thesis?... oy.. and she probably got cheating help on it. double oy.

daddy

Yesterday via Lyle's link we learned the following bit of Science:

Global Warming Will Cause 180,000 More Rapes by 2099

That surprised me because the greatest amount of Rapes in America currently occur, not in our warmest States, but in our coldest State---Alaska.

Here's a few headlines from this month:

Juneau Empire (Oct 1013) Alaska, unfortunately, leads the country per capita in incidents of domestic violence as well as rape and the physical and sexual abuse of children and young people.

Juneau Empire (oct 2004) Alaska leads U.S. in violence against women

National Coalition against Domestic Violence: The Alaska rape rate is 2.5 times the national average.

Alaska Justice Forum: Alaska has the highest rate of forcible rape reported to law enforcement out of all U.S states..the average Alaska rate was 2.6 times higher, the average Anchorage rate was 2.9 times higher, and the average Fairbanks rate was 5.0 times higher.

And here's this months Marie Claire: Rape in Alaska: 'Lawless' Areas of the Last Frontier State Lead to Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault

And what is the first reason listed as the reason for so many Rapes in Alaska:

"There are many reasons Alaska's rates of violence against women are thought to be so high—from the long, dark winters...

So not to make fun of a sad topic, but how come, if Rape is most prevalent in the coldest state in the US and the reason it is so prevalent is because of cold, long winters, why would reducing the coldness and the length of cold long winters suddenly lead to increased rates of Rape?

All the evidence tells us exactly the opposite---less winter, less cold, less rape.

Stephanie VIP shhhhh its fight club

Sorry, I don't read Klingon.

narciso

It's the vampires in Barrow, daddy, what other explanation is there

George

I am so tired of this Harper Valley PTA scold when she is "doing" her "job" as FLOTUS that I pretty much welcome when she goes on an extended expensive vacation. At least she doesn't lecture us from the Cote D'Azur

exploding duck livers

You really like those elves eh?

narciso

Re Jacobsen, the Tea Party has recovered the popularity rating, it had back in the spring of 2010, the unpopularity is still marginally higher, but that can't be helped.

Stephanie VIP shhhhh its fight club

Don't forget that they actually tried to get her position added to the payroll.

Captain Hate

MOAR Stacy Keibler.

rich@gmu

knuckleheads don't know how to shop either.

and speaking of food was looking for a way to make a weeks worth of food on Sunday and have everything packed for the week? not sure that makes since but any suggestions would be helpful. didn't want to limit my choices to salad and a can of tuna or chicken.

rich@gmu

>>>MOAR Stacy Keibler.

Posted by: Captain Hate<<<

Iggy in 5,4,3,2...

narciso

Did you catch her pic at the Vanity Fair party, definitely an after 6 pic,

jimmyk on iPhone

Can't search it now, but I'm sure I read yesterday somewhere that childhood obesity is way down. Not that facts matter.

Danube on iPad

Unexpected:

"The U.S. government slashed its estimate for fourth-quarter growth, but tentative signs are emerging that the worst of the economy´s slowdown may be over. Gross domestic product expanded at a 2.4 percent annual rate, the Commerce Department said on Friday, down sharply from the 3.2 percent pace reported last month and the 4.1 percent logged in the third quarter."

narciso

Al AP reminds us, who the new management trainee in AQ's Afghan franchise is, they don't point out that he's one of those up and coming Quahtani lads, who cause so much
mischief,

rich@gmu

this article...

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/02/26/health/obesity-rate-for-young-children-plummets-43-in-a-decade.html?_r=0

let's move to declare a victory in the war on fat kids and go home.

hit and run

jimmyk:
I'm sure I read yesterday somewhere that childhood obesity is way down. Not that facts matter.

Yeah, and you are probably also open to the idea that global temperatures not rising means that global warming science isn't settled.

I know your type.

narciso

Krugman will be teaching at the graduate center at CUNY, so just another venue for mind arson.

Janet -  the districts lie fallow, while the Capitol gorges itself

Why is it that EVERYTHING nowadays has to be made to sound like we are heroic as we do the same mundane things that people have been doing forever?

"So there you stood, alone in some aisle in a store, the clock ticking away at the precious little time remaining to complete your weekly grocery shopping,..."

Good Lord.
We do it with the weather, with bike riding,...now grocery shopping. It's all so stupid.

Beasts of England

The idiotic David Corn tried to slander conservatives with the following tweet:

'Nothing confounds many conservatives like #science and #reserach. Someone should do a study on this.'

Stupid is as stupid does, Cornie.

Stephanie

the clock ticking away at the precious little time remaining to complete your weekly grocery shopping,..."


Do grocery stores blow you up if you don't shop in that precious little time?

Where's the countdown clock?

Is the device in a handbasket or a cart?

When are they gonna be put on the terrorist watch list?

Stephanie

Bootjack your car?

Steal your bus tickets?

Make you check out in the regular lane instead of the express even if you have 15 items or less?

Invalidate your SNAP card?

Inquiring minds want to know.

rich@gmu

making a virtue out of necessity.

it's hard out there presidentin' and shit. and then those knuckleheads can't tell the good arugula from the crap...

Porchlight

Totally agree, Janet. Like we have it so much harder than our forebears because instead of hulling corn or grinding wheat or washing ashes to make lye for soap, we have to stand in a grocery store aisle and peer at labels.

hit and run

Janet:
Why is it that EVERYTHING nowadays has to be made to sound like we are heroic as we do the same mundane things that people have been doing forever?

Hah! When I re-read that quote, I did so with the voice of Don LaFontaine....

"In a world where parents deserve to have the information they need to make healthy choices for their kids . . . one woman stood alone in a store, the clock ticking away at the precious little time remaining..."

MarkO

Post hoc ergo propter elf.

Threadkiller
Mr. Speaker:Two weeks ago, President Obama visited the drought-stricken Central Valley of California.  He announced his administration’s response: he wants to spend another billion dollars to study climate change.

I can save him the trouble.  The planet has been warming – on and off – since the last ice age, when glaciers covered much of North America.  The climate has been changing since the planet formed, often much more abruptly than it has in recent millennia.  Until the earth begins moving into its next ice age, we can reasonably expect it to continue to warm.  That will mean less water can be stored in snow packs and therefore more will need to be stored behind dams.

There, I just saved a billion dollars.

Everyone thinks that the Colorado River is the mother lode of all water in the Western United States, but the Colorado is a junior sister to the mighty Sacramento River system.  The difference is that we store 70 million acre feet of water on the Colorado and only 10 million acre feet on the Sacramento.

Droughts are nature’s fault and they are beyond our control.  WATER SHORTAGES, on the other hand, are OUR FAULT.

We have not built major water storage on the Sacramento system since 1979 because of opposition from the environmental left, and most recently from this administration...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9A0z7_cAkE8

http://mcclintock.house.gov/2014/02/california-water-its-the-storage.shtml

Stephanie

Eagle cam alert

momma is feeding the baby

http://www.georgiawildlife.com/BerryEagleCam

rich@gmu

thought for sure Iggy would have stepped up to the plate by now.

hit and run

I figure Ig's either out sawing logs or . . . in sawing logs.

Janet -  the districts lie fallow, while the Capitol gorges itself

knuckleheads don't know how to shop either.

Hah!

How is it that the knucklehead remark wasn't bigger? I'd put that everywhere if I was the RNC.
...and paint the entire Dem. party with it.
If nothing else, make every single Dem. respond to it.
Do you think all people 26 & under are knuckleheads? Why or why not? Is your own child a knucklehead? Why do you believe 20 yr. old Native Americans are knuckleheads? When do you think you yourself ceased being a knucklehead...26, 29, 35,...are you still a knucklehead?

If their answer is the least bit clumsy...then beat them with that too. Over & over....everyone with a (D) next to their name.
That's what the Dems do.

Janet -  the districts lie fallow, while the Capitol gorges itself

knuckleheads don't know how to shop either.

Hah!

How is it that the knucklehead remark wasn't bigger? I'd put that everywhere if I was the RNC.
...and paint the entire Dem. party with it.
If nothing else, make every single Dem. respond to it.
Do you think all people 26 & under are knuckleheads? Why or why not? Is your own child a knucklehead? Why do you believe 20 yr. old Native Americans are knuckleheads? When do you think you yourself ceased being a knucklehead...26, 29, 35,...are you still a knucklehead?

If their answer is the least bit clumsy...then beat them with that too. Over & over....everyone with a (D) next to their name.
That's what the Dems do.

Janet -  the districts lie fallow, while the Capitol gorges itself

Oops...sorry.

rich@gmu

and there is a package of hit biscuits whispering my name.

I could heroically resist the temptation to eat the entire package-I'm not a cookie monster after all-but today is not that day. I will heroically ignore the label and eat the cookies and eat them all.

rich@gmu

amazing what they can get away with.

daddy

I pledge allegiance to the EPA and to the ex-Republic for which it stands...

EPA to protect Bristol Bay salmon fishery in move that could lead to Pebble mine veto

A federal agency (The EPA) announced Friday it is taking steps to protect the Bristol Bay sockeye salmon fishery, the largest in the world, under the Clean Water Act that could lead to a virtually unprecedented administrative veto of the proposed Pebble mine even before developers formally submit plans.

I personally don't know the answer but there's this:

Republican political leaders including Gov. Sean Parnell, U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski and Rep. Don Young have faulted even the whisper of a veto as extreme "federal overreach."

While Dem Senator Begich mouthed this fluff:

U.S. Sen. Mark Begich, who has called Pebble the wrong mine in the wrong place, on Friday said he too was concerned about "federal overreach from an administration that has already demonstrated it does not understand Alaska's unique needs."

"The residents of Bristol Bay and Alaska Peninsula need certainty to plan their future and I will be making sure the administration does not take any actions that could have unintended consequences down the road for this region or other development projects in Alaska," Begich said in a statement.

Basically Begich said nothing. He is very good at saying nothing.

Threadkiller

Did that link not work? Trying again:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9A0z7_cAkE8

This is a hell of a speech. Another excerpt:

Because of radical environmental regulations, 800,000 acre feet of desperately needed water – that’s a one acre column of water 150 miles deep --was drained from Shasta, Oroville and Folsom lakes last fall – knowing full well that we were heading into a potentially catastrophic drought.

I am of the opinion that a Cspan's Greatest Current Conservative Moments Hour should be broadcasted everyday at the same time slot as O'Reilly.

The ratings will tell us if the folks prefer a mug and doormat salesman or not.


Bori

DoT,

That 4.1% growth. Was that after they changed the way the GDP was calculated?

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/07/28/your-money/getting-creative-with-the-gdp.html

Using the new calculations, it boosted GDP by up to 3%, according to some sources.

rich@gmu

>>>Did you catch her pic at the Vanity Fair party, definitely an after 6 pic,<<<

wow!

Porchlight

Thanks for the McClintock links, TK.

Captain Hate

Since Iggy hasn't responded with MOAR Stacy, this is what you get:

http://www.zombietime.com/really_truly_hillary_gallery/

rich@gmu

think I'll google MOAR Stacy.

peter

thanks, Captain. You'll be the one to blame when my wife asks me why I have Clorox burns on my eyeballs

NK(withnewsoftware)

CaptH-- here's a lock, Ig will comment about the HildaBeast - Natalie Portman photo.

jimmyk

Why is it that EVERYTHING nowadays has to be made to sound like we are heroic as we do the same mundane things that people have been doing forever?

I don't know about you, Janet, but I was on the edge of my seat reading that bit about the clock ticking away. If only she'd started it off with "It was a dark and stormy night...."

Captain Hate

That picture of Slick with the beard is a accurate indicator of his hilljack roots.

--"if Barack Obama had been president instead of Ronald Reagan, I'd still be a citizen of the Soviet Union."

Garry Kasparov--

daddy

How is it that the knucklehead remark wasn't bigger? I'd put that everywhere if I was the RNC.
...and paint the entire Dem. party with it.

Janet,

Example number one million why we should dump Reince and replace him with Dennis Miller.

BR

OT - Hilarious telepathy at 19:00

Charlie Chan - The Scarlet Clue.

Captain Hate

I'll bet nobody is more upset about this than the JEF and he only found out about it through the newspapers: http://minx.cc/?post=347524

Jane

--"if Barack Obama had been president instead of Ronald Reagan, I'd still be a citizen of the Soviet Union."

I flew home from the Netherlands sitting next to a Russian. He told me he thought Russia was more free than the US. I had to think about it.

daddy

This looks promising---AGW skeptics on offense:

Climate Change: The Facts 2014

Watts and a number of other contributors are coming out with a book on the facts about Climate Change. Hopefully I can get my Library to order a copy and have it on the shelves prior to the November Election.

BR

It may be true, Jane, but Russians shouldn't crow, they should take responsibility for spreading communism and clean up the mess instead.

clarice

Rich, get a chuck roast, make a basic pot roast recipe of it, It improves with reheating in the microwave. You can also take some of the meat and heat it with barbecue sauce for a change of pace and another portion served over noddles..

Or take a breast of turkey, roast it, use leftovers to make club sandwiches or turkey pasta salad, orturkey and lettuce and cheese and tomato salad, etc etc.

daddy

So Begich isn't much help on a mine that has the potential of employing thousands and creating enormous wealth for the state, but look how quick he jumps on the announcement of the closure of a Golf Course on an Anchorage Military Base:

Military officials said Thursday they may close one of the three golf courses on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, saying the courses are under-used and losing money.

Sen. Mark Begich's office said it is urging JBER officials to find a way to keep Eagleglen open and to involve the public as it explores options, including the possibility of leasing or selling Eagleglen to a non-profit entity.

On his facebook page he said he's already been wrestling with this Golf Course closing for 2 weeks.

Captain Hate

He told me he thought Russia was more free than the US. I had to think about it.

No way. The institutions are still in place that a big win in both houses of Congress can begin stalemating the JEF from doing any more damage. But the last five years have been very bad by any standard.

clarice

Was it the Clintons who invented that phony general point to the audience and act as if they are orgasmic to see someone oh so special in it?It's so uber phony, isn't it?

Thomas Collins

Michelle is definitely correct. How could one possibly figure out, without Michelle O approved labelling, whether a dinner of asparagus, sweet potatoes and baked chicken is a more balanced meal than than Coke and Fritos? Come to think of that, how did those 19th century western migration pioneers decide what to hunt and grow for food without Michelle O approved labelling?

peter

I find that an annoying trait, Clarice, but the Clintons did not invent phoniness in politicians, although they went a long way in perfecting it.

Captain Hate

I'm thinking Earl Long could've destroyed Slick at his own game, including snagging cooch.

NK(withnewsoftware)

Clarice-- which agency regs were recently repealed by the DC Circuit?

clarice

Hmm, NK--It was the IRS regs requiring cerification of tax preparers.

NK(withnewsoftware)

Could be -- I'll have to look it up. If it was an IRS reg, that would be interesting.

Threadkiller

"Snagging cooch"

Bori

Clarice, wasn't the past CEO of H&R who wanted and push for those?

Marlene

I just back from grocery shopping.There I was,standing in the checkout aisle,precious minutes ticking away while I waited my turn. I was confused and bewildered,because I was reading the National Enquirer with Hillary on the cover. She may never be president! Torrid love affairs with men and women! Why she hates Michelle! Why she fears Monica! I think I'm heroic for having read those headlines. :)

NK(withnewsoftware)

Anything about the Hillary brain tumor?

Bori

I don't know if Daddy is around, but I thought he might enjoy the latest excuse as to the lack of warming that the models could not predict, coincidence.

http://www.bishop-hill.net/blog/2014/2/27/the-mind-boggling-coincidence-hypothesis.html

MaryD

Marlene, you're so brave! (This is my awe-struck face.)

But I don't believe the part about men. Too funny.

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CH,

I would prefer Congress to put out a continuous flow of legislation putting BOzo and the Progressive Fascists on the back foot right through 2016. The GOP Congress better have a tax cut plan handy for the recession which is brewing as well. Mitigating further damage by BOzo is important but going on offense is, IMO, more important.

anonamom

I bravely went to the grocery store today too, and bought bananas and apples a birthday card, making those decisions without a label on any of the items.

NK(withnewsoftware)

RickB@3:57-- very important point. I trust Mcconnell to get the votes in the Senate for legisation put together by Lee and Johnson and even Rubio, as well as the Budget. Boehner needs to be replaced as speaker, he did his job, played defense well enough, he can't play offense. Trey Gowdy? If only.

Ignatz


Please let FLOTUS get punched in the stomach over a can of soup.

NK(withnewsoftware)

Another Kasparov tweet, he's just killin Kerry/JEF: @Kasparov63: Need big supply of this in DC & Brussels! Maybe in time to save Ukraine. Also cures chronic blurry red line disease. http://t.co/fBRAhzPEO1

Ignatz

-- (I blame the Keebler elves.)--

And well you should; they're riff raff;

clarice

Yes, Bori--and the agency did a fancy fandango to get around that ethical impropriety, Obviously the regs would reduce competition from private preparers to the benefit of H & R Block.

Thomas Collins
"reading the National Enquirer with Hillary on the cover"

Next thing you know, we'll have Michelle O approved acceptable reading labels for checkout publications.

Jack is Back

I usual go to our local Publix every day. Buy fresh is my motto.

But I have noticed the apprehension, anxeity and doubt in certain female shoppers especially in the dairy aisle. So many yoghurt choices. You have Greek Yoghurt - 2 or 3 brands - whole milk, low fat and zero fat all in multiple flavors, some pretty exotic. Then you have the traditional yoghurts by mutiple producers including the one with fibre in it.

I once watched a young mother with her 2 year old in tow spend at least 2 minutes trying to decide between Chobani Pear Yoghurt and Activa Vanilla with fibre. All the while the little guy was playing with the carrots in the cart.

This is serious stuff and the sooner we deal with the psychosis of grocery shopping we can move on to what to do with Iran's nuclear program or healthcare.

Ignatz

By popular demand;

She's pretty cute for a terrapin now that she's come out of her shell, but she's seems a bit light up top, if no one minds me being a judgmental cad, and I kinda wonder what she looks like sans a pound or two of make up.

What is she famous for anyway? Besides skin I mean.

Jack is Back

daddy,

Regarding the golf courses at Elmendorf. There have been some very successful privatizations of military golf courses. Two great examples are the Presidio, where I was a member when living in San Francisco, and the two great courses at Ft. Ord. The Bayonet course at Ft. Ord is often mentioned as a potential US Open venue. It is one of the hardest golf courses in the world (believe me).

Arnold Palmer Golf runs the Presidio and I think Bill Casper Golf has the Bayonet. Of course, you can play both of those year round and they are in population centers versus the same condition at Elmendorf. But when I think about it, why not deed that course to Obama so he can have a well deserved retirement hobby in Alaska:)

I wonder if he has ever played golf on snowshoes?

Janet -  the districts lie fallow, while the Capitol gorges itself

how did those 19th century western migration pioneers decide what to hunt and grow for food without Michelle O approved labelling?

I know. In so many areas the insanity is the same.
Dog food market - blueberries, no bones, only quality meat,...
How did dogs ever make it in the wild?

The other recent thing sorta like that is Bill Nye. One of his big points lately is that if people believe in the Bible/creation ...science will be destroyed. He's an idiot.
How did America ever get to this point with all the discoveries & inventions?
Now he thinks a person has to be an atheist to be a scientist? Seriously, he is an idiot.

jimmyk

she's seems a bit light up top

I take it that's not a statement about her IQ....

Thomas Collins
"a bit light up top"

Ignatz, your 4:24 PM post highlights something I fail to understand about many of my fellow males. If I were asked the following question -- with which woman do you want to spend time in the jacuzzi: older or younger (within reason, of course), curvy or slender, busty on top or light on top, chunky on the bottom or slender on the bottom, blonde, brunette, redhead, grey, raven or emo colored hair, not tatted, moderately tatted or heavily tatted, smokes or doesn't smoke, drinks or doesn't drink, bites or softly kisses -- my answer is . . . YES!!!!

Ignatz

I wonder why Barry hasn't proposed looting all retirement accounts and replacing them with government issued bitcoins. What could go wrong?

NK(withnewsoftware)

CABIN FEVAH!!-- JimmyK and ThomasC getting all jiggy.

Jack is Back

Porch,

Isn't it something to ponder how much smarter and prescient an ex-small town mayor from Alaska who majored in journalism in a podunk university in Idaho can be than the brilliant ivy leaguer's and their ilk?

I would not be surprised that a quote surfaces from that time period about how the US Government sucks at website design.

Thomas Collins

I'm just a believer in diversity and respecting the rainbow in the jacuzzi, NK. :-)

Ignatz

--If I were asked the following question -- with which woman do you want to spend time in the jacuzzi:--

Well TC, we're talking two different questions.
One is a practical one of who would it be nice to share a jacuzzi with.
The other is a more theoretical one of what constitutes the ideal girl.

In my own particular case, having already experienced the ideal for real for quite a few years I guess I've become a girl snob.
Wait that didn't sound right.....a snobby girl.
Wait....

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