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February 23, 2018

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Buckeye

First?

Captain Hate

Per Tammy Bruce and Todd Starnes the crowd at CPAC is very young. Suck it Schoooomer.

Threadkiller
But the president, in defiance of the N.R.A., has since publicly embraced the age increase and ordered the Justice Department to develop regulations to ban bump stocks.

Oh? From the NRA:

The NRA believes that devices designed to allow semi-automatic rifles to function like fully-automatic rifles should be subject to additional regulations.

https://home.nra.org/joint-statement

Future Never Trumpers?

Ralph L

You're going to be hearing from the NRA again, especially if you don't pay them more. After I started editing his mail, it took several years for them to stop dinging my dad, but others haven't stopped (Zinke's PAC the worst, followed closely by SE Legal Foundation).

I'd like to know where other alleged LE charities got my phone number.

Threadkiller

Trump is a sucker for injured/slaughtered children. This has been knows since he Tomahawked a Syrian airbase at the beginning of his presidency.

The Americans who have wisely not associated themselves with the Never Trumpers won't flock to that group of backstabbers should Trump get wobbly. They will head towards the Arpaio/Clarke/ variety of leadership.

henry

FL Gov Scott is angling for his own Strange New Respect status by declaring a minimum age of 21 for gun purchases. (Rule by decree, how European).

GUS

Even 21 year olds are prohibited from buying SCARY LOOKING guns in SCOTTland.

Davod

we are back to the you can vote and go to war but not drink [buy a rifle].

Kevlar Kid

Yo GUS! :>) I sounded out an old Troggs tune (not "wild thang") last night... went to YouTube for "how to". The Irish dude in the video said the original tune was capo 6th. That was the progression I was playing in 1st.

Hummin and strummin.... my rehabilitation continues!

Good to see you BFAM!

Kev

Kevlar Kid

Paw dropped a couple of soul grenades on me today re the school slaughter:

1. Misplaced emphasis on background checks: who actually follows up on the b/c after the permit app is turned in at Wal-Mart or a gun shop etc.

"You should see who runs the gun counter at the Wal Mart here in Lynchburg VA. They don't inspire any confidence in the process overall. Then I imagine the paper pushers for the state of VA...about as satisfied with their jobs as DMV employees. Is anyone looking at the actual system before we spend a ton-o-money in DC making new regs and laws?"

Have they been trained to profile applicants?
Would it help if they could?

2. Everyone has mental health issues to some degree or other because *ALL* of us have been at one time or another---to varying degrees for varying lengths of time--- "not in our right minds."

I listened.

Kevlar Kid

Looking for this t-shirt:

"God, why did you allow the shooter into our school?"
---Student
"I am not allowed in your school."
--- God

Or something to that effect.

Kevlar Kid

3 Conference call re-schedules this morning.

Weather must be nice wherever. Been freezing our gardoonz off here in the East Bay area. chingao.

Threadkiller

Daddy posted an image to such a shirt last night, Kev. I think it came from Lucciane.

Porchlight

Mr Porch (a gun owner and NRA member) thinks the mental health background checks are a good idea. I told him he was nuts.

How would it even work? Who is going to compile this national mental health registry? Who will have access to it? What about HIPAA?

So many problems.

Threadkiller

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Threadkiller

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Threadkiller

Typepad...

Threadkiller

I told him he was nuts.

Now he can't buy a gun.

Threadkiller

"god not allowed in school tshirt" in your search field gives some results.

Porchlight

Exactly TK. :)

Threadkiller

Students in Louisiana thought this math symbol looked like a gun. Police were called

https://www.miamiherald.com/news/nation-world/national/article201604224.html

Will Tapper assemble a forum consisting of these powerful young voices?

#ListenToTheKids

Kevlar Kid

Thanks, TK. It was the thought that counted. :>)

I want to track down the vendor and order a carload.

Me like pissin off the Pope et al. (call the media)

Kev

GUS

Hey Kev, my main man. Any song is easier and I think cleaner in first progression, Not all songs are possible in 1st.

Kevlar Kid

After Goggling the t-shirt phrase, there is already a swarm of commie beez proclaiming that "God *IS* allowed" in schools--- just not forcing others to accept it.

Then there is the laughable exception "Unless the school is catholic."

My HS alma mater is charging imported Chinos from Beijing $30,000 cash per year as of 2 years ago. Compulsory morning prayers are no longer said.

I think I'll pass on the shirt afterall. Don't need another bullseye.

Gar.

Davod

imported Chinos may well appreciate the opportunity to pray at school.

Sbwaters

Tried calling Enterprise. The call cannot be connected.

Enterprise may not be answering phones today.

Davod

The Enterprise phone people quit because they are NRA members.

Threadkiller

I called the dealership where we bought my wife's car. Enterprise is their in house service.

The service manager was somewhat stunned to hear how far I will take a protest.

Sbwaters

Email to Enterprise:

I have rented from Enterprise earlier this year. I am disappointed that your company decided to sever its relationship with the NRA.

You probably were bullied into it. How unfortunate when politics interferes with commerce. So many of us are grown up enough to do business with those of differing political views.

The NRA taught me safe and responsible use of firearms as a young Boy Scout -- and taught many who later defended your freedom.

Your schooling left you unarmed to fight against words, words, words. How sad.

GUS

I used to do a lot of bidness with Enterprise. They are a lot bigger than people realize.

Fuck em.

Kevlar Kid

One would think, Davod. But it wasn't what the elite families from their wanted for their money. 95% are not baptized in the faith. 49% of those are members of the Chinese communist party.

Then there is the Catlick vs Protestant Christian rub based on dogma and doctrines. So religion classes are now "ethics" classes without mentioning Big Ernie.


PS: You do know that "Chinos" is Mexican slang for Chinese, right? Not an epithet. Just sayin.

Davod

Re. the policeman outside the school. Now we know the sheriff is a Democrat who keeps the Democratic machine on his payroll, maybe we need to look at the resignation and police guarding his house differently.

The policeman was allowed to resign and keep his benefits providing he tells nobody why he did not go inside.

It is to early for him to have a car accident, so the police are outside his house to make sure he doesn't change his mind.

Kevlar Kid

Enterprise Holdings
Car rental company

Enterprise Holdings, Inc. is a private holding company headquartered in the Clayton suburb of St. Louis, Missouri, United States.

Headquarters: St. Louis, MO
CEO: Pamela Nicholson (Jun 2013–)

Revenue: 20.9 billion USD (2016)

Number of employees: 93,000 (2015)

Subsidiaries: Enterprise Rent-A-Car, National Car Rental, MORE

Parent organizations: The Crawford Group, Inc., Towne Insurance Agency, Inc.

Davod

KK.

That's why I said they might appreciate being able to pray in school.

GUS

Over 10,000 drunk driving deaths per year. Maybe peeps shouldn't buy cars from Enterprise.

Ed

Buckeye...
A quick note of feedback on my rehab listening...I replayed the Kobrin guitar solo, and enjoyed it again...then plucked up the harmonica player on right sidebar...LOL...sounds like a big catfight!!!

Still have lotsa work to do. I do think I could distinguish high vs middle C today, though.

Thanks again.

Kevlar Kid

One would think, Davod.

It was a full-court press to take down morning prayer.

$120,000 cash for a high school education (a good solid school) versus ($48,000 4-year average tuition for the non-Chinese national part of the student body, with 63% paying deferred installment tuition over 8 years, and deep financial aid discounts for 25% non-deferred.

Enrollment is topped out. Low end tuition rates keep climbing b/c of all seats taken.

When I was there it was Italian, Portugese, and Irish in the majority. We all paid the same tuition of $400 per year. Financial assistance? Contact your credit union or your extended family.

The next wave was less of the former, way less, and more East Indian, Filipinos and Mexicanos.

And now the wave is changing again.

Surrounding area schools are war zones that don't make headlines. Cartels are here and business is good. Bay Area catholic high schools are safe havens to a degree, but the surrounding neighborhoods not so much.

But I digress.

Old Lurker

Gus makes a good point about auto deaths.

How many school age kids die each year from:

Car Wrecks
Car Wrecks from drunk or drugged driving
Car Wrecks from cell phone/texting driving
Drugs and Booze
Suicide
Other accidents

Mass shootings at school

Kevlar Kid

My wrist and fingers on my left hand are sore after 2 hours of D, G, Em A with some old scales thrown in for variety.

Sailors speak of getting their "sea legs" back.

What do rusty guitar players call this?

Extraneus

Callouses.

Extraneus

Getting one's callouses back.

Threadkiller

2nd Honeymoon?

Extraneus

Mick Mulvaney dodges Elizabeth Warren on payday loans with allusion to her support from trial lawyers

Mick Mulvaney demonstrated Friday that he won't shy from confrontation with Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren.

The acting director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau brushed off the Massachusetts senators' detailed questions about his oversight of payday lending in a letter Friday, and instead addressed only her insinuation that he eased up on payday lenders because they have contributed to his political campaigns.

...

Mulvaney invoked trial lawyers' campaign donations to Warren, saying that he could easily argue that the contributions influenced one of Warren's votes related to class-action lawsuits. "Shall we agree that such accusations are baseless and discuss policy matters...?" he asked.

"Civil discourse rests upon our reciprocal understanding that no matter how strongly we may disagree on matters of policy, we are motivated by principle and our mutual desire to serve the American people to the best of our abilities," Mulvaney admonished Warren.

He didn't answer any of the specific questions that Warren and other lawmakers sent in January, demanding a response by Feb. 9.

Send more like this dude.

Buckeye

Ed

Glad you enjoyed it.

Any particular genre your favorite?

Once I know, I will search my archives and query my audiophile friends.

Buckeye

What do rusty guitar players call this?

Sore finger tips:)

Threadkiller

Cashill:

Cruz, Trayvon and Their Telltale Backpacks

https://www.wnd.com/2018/02/cruz-trayvon-and-their-telltale-backpacks/

Captain Hate

LOL TK.

Just when you thought Lawrence O'Donnell couldn't be dumber:

https://acecomments.mu.nu/?post=373997

James D.

I've never had that thought, CH. I know there is no bottom there. He can ALWAYS be dumber.

Ed

Buckeye...my past listening might be described by some as coming from a broad but shallow pool.
Thinking on your question brings to mind so many musicians and genres it's hard to pin down.

Here's one I really long to hear again...did you ever hear of "Four Men and a Dog?" Irish/Celtic rock and traditional. Heavy on the Celtic Drums. I liked most of their own compositions (I think) better than their covers. "Struggle On" was an early favorite...it resonated with my own life at the time.

Extraneus

Just when you thought Lawrence O'Donnell couldn't be dumber

That's pretty funny. Sheesh.

matt - deplore me if you must

What ever happened to the old "We reserve the right to deny service to anyone"?

Sounds like a simple thing.

"I'm sorry sir, but we would rather not, with those crazy ass eyes, sell you a gun today."

Momto2

I guess Lawrence O'Donnell was thinking of these bullets.

Wasn't his motto: "Superman, 3X faster than a speeding AR - 15 bullet?"

Threadkiller

Is anyone watching any of the Olympics? I just stumbled upon the men's biathlon. Last night channel surfing brought me to the women's biathlon.

I have always considered it to be the best of the Olympic challenges. But right now the real challenge is to determine who is who, and what country they are from, based off of their uniforms. Has this whole Olympics been this way?

These outfits are for clowns. They all look like Folsom Street Fairies.

Threadkiller

Maybe the "bi" has a different meaning.

Porchlight

The last few Olympics have featured incredibly ugly uniforms, TK, with little association with that country's flag or anything else that would give you a clue to nation of origin.

Tom R

Trump haters are convinced Mueller is trying to get Manafort and Gates to turn on Trump. What if Mueller is a White Hat and he is squeezing Manafort and Gates to provide evidence against Tony Podesta, who they had a formal business deal with?

If that turns out to be the case then Manafort and Gates have to worry about becoming victims of Arkancide. If Mueller indicts Tony Podesta then that IMO is a sign that the ultimate Big Fish are the Clintons.

Threadkiller

It is incredibly stupid, porch.

henry

Lotta "if's" strung together there Tom R. One can hope, but seems delusional to count on that.

Clarice Feldman

who posted the tweet from Larry Schweikert on the prior thread? I can't find the tweet on his site nor can I find any confirmation

Davod

Peters is on Fox saying the AR15s are weapons of war.

Clarice Feldman

Miss Marple--where did you get that Schweikert twwt? It's not on his twitter site.

Threadkiller

I saw this commercial during the Olympics:

https://youtu.be/NSWfv6dN1Xs

Talk about progress. Through computer driven saftey features relying on the best technology the 21st century has to offer, a 2018 Toyota Camry stops about as well as a mid-80s 4 ton POS motorhome.

Beasts of England

I ordered some new ammo today and specified the fastest bullet thingies possible. Those slow ones sucked...

Threadkiller

Did Larry Schweikert change his name to ImpertorRex?

Another Bob

O’Donnell isn’t dumb. He’s exploiting dumb people to construct a narrative.

Another Bob

Matt, the problem starts the first tome a young minority male comes in to buy and is refused.

henry

TK, I liked the closeup to show the enormous amount of smug induced before passing the stopped motor home. That Camry must be 90% Prius.

Another Bob

Which, actually, could be an effective way of closing gunshops.

They’re racist.

Threadkiller

They are teaching their kid to be as unaware of a driver as his dad, henry.

Kevlar Kid

Insanity continues its run in Berkeley Unified (Communist) School District:

https://www.dailycal.org/2018/02/22/berkeley-school-board-cuts-safety-officer-positions-reach-target-1-8m-budget-cuts/

Kevlar Kid

Know what a group of Dreamers call a a mid-80s 4 ton POS motorhome?

The suburbs.

Here all weekend. Try the veal.

Davod

I’m a military man and I think we should ban assault weapons - By Ralph Peters February 22, 2018 | 9:52pm |

"...But I believe, on moral, practical and constitutional grounds, that no private citizen should own an automatic weapon or a semi-automatic weapon that can easily be modified for automatic effects.

These are military weapons. Their purpose is to kill human beings. They’re not used for hunting (unless you want to destroy the animal’s meat). They’re lousy for target shooting. But they’re excellent tools for mass murder..."

https://nypost.com/2018/02/22/automatic-weapons-dont-belong-in-the-hands-of-everyone/

Jane

I was watching the curing finals between S.Korea and Japan. I had to turn it off because of all the high voices screaming. Is that a characteristic of Asian women? Do they all have ridiculously high voices? Am I racist for asking?

Threadkiller

LOL, Kev.

Davod

I never thought the highlights of the Winter Olympics would be the Curling.

Davod

"...How many kids or law-abiding adults have to be gunned down before we apply common sense and simple decency?

The demagogues who grow wealthy by convincing responsible gun owners that some shadowy government agency can’t wait to seize their deer rifles will have a great deal to answer for on Judgment Day.

As for putting weapons in schools, that’s a punk idea. More innocents would die..."

henry

Davod, next he'll say my 40 gigawatt pulse rifle is bad for hunting because it vaporizes the animal's meat. As long as it makes the govt nervous, it fulfills its Constitutional role.

Another Bob

Peters seems remarkably ignorant for “a military man”. Was he an actual soldier or a REMF?

He also seems to be answering a question that nobody is asking. Who’s wanting to legalize full auto?

Davod

Don't go there with the 40 gigawatt pulse rifle! But is it semi-automatic?

Davod

A while ago I read that the reason the AR15 design is so liked by consumers is because, unlike your regular Flintlock, parts of it, such as the stock, can be adjusted to suit the individual.

Another Bob

David, true. It’s designed to be modular in look-and-feel. And some hang “scary” attachments on it.

Doesn’t change the essence of it being a pretty basic semiauto rifle.

Miss Marple the Deplorable

clarice,

Sorry, I was doing some work. I copied it from his feed. However, later this afternoon I saw that it showed up in one of those Qanon posts which means it came from 4chan or 8chan and therefore not reliable. I bet he deleted it after hearing it from someone and then discovering the original source.

I am sorry to get everyone all excited. Larry is usually reliable (which is probably why he deleted it.)

Another Bob

Davod keeps getting autocorrected to David.

Could you change your handle please?? ;)

exdemocrat

"Is anyone watching any of the Olympics? I just stumbled upon the men's biathlon. Last night channel surfing brought me to the women's biathlon."

As i've noted here before, TK, i'm boycotting the Olympics until they dispense with such naked sexism and allow (i.e. compel) those identifying as 'female' to compete directly with those identifying as 'male.'

After all, that follows from the newly-required paradigm, right?

Clarice Feldman

Thanks for clarifying that MM.

Extraneus

As for putting weapons in schools, that’s a punk idea. More innocents would die...

They'd be shot by teachers?

F*ck Peters. Let's have it out at the ballot box.

Frau Nur die Gedanken sind frei

The Thought Google/YouTube Police have struck my PC. I tried to watch a Tucker Carlson interview with Colton Haab and got this on *two* different videos:

YouTube (owned by Google) does not let you watch videos anonymously. As such, watching YouTube videos here will be tracked by YouTube/Google.

This is new to me. Let me say how much I hate our would-be overlords.

exdemocrat

If Manafort and Gates are bad guys - which seems reasonable - the question becomes how and why did they play a part in Trump's team?

My money's on them being planted infiltrators.

Miss Marple the Deplorable


Donald J. Trump
‏Verified account @realDonaldTrump
13m13 minutes ago

Today, @FLOTUS Melania and I were honored to welcome Prime Minister @TurnbullMalcolm and Mrs. Turnbull of Australia to the @WhiteHouse!

🇺🇸🇦🇺Press Conference: https://45.wh.gov/eP8du1

Extraneus

10/30/2017:

Tony Podesta stepping down from lobbying giant amid Mueller probe

Podesta’s decision to leave the firm came on the same day that former Donald Trump campaign aides Paul Manafort and Rick Gates were indicted on multiple charges, including money laundering, operating as federal agents of the Ukrainian government, failing to disclose overseas bank accounts and making false statements to federal authorities. Trump campaign foreign policy advisor George Papadopoulos pleaded guilty earlier this month for lying to the FBI about his contacts with Russian officials, according to court records.

The investigation into Podesta and his firm grew out of investigators’ examination of Manafort’s finances. Manafort organized a PR campaign on behalf of a nonprofit called the European Centre for a Modern Ukraine. Podesta Group was one of several firms that were paid to do work on the PR campaign to promote Ukraine in the U.S.

I'd forgotten about this particular scumbag.

Miss Marple the Deplorable

https://theconservativetreehouse.com/2018/02/23/president-donald-trump-delivers-speech-to-cpac-audience-video-and-transcript/

This has both the video and the transcript.

Miss Marple the Deplorable

exdemocrat,

I agree with you. I think they were there to set him up.

Captain Hate

I'm skeptical of reaching any conclusion on Manafort being a bad guy before I see it from someone I really trust. My assumption from Day 1 was that the Trump campaign had a temporary need for whatever skill set he has.

Davod

From Lucienne:

Friday, February 23, 2018

"Four governors announced a coalition this week to attempt to stop out-of-state guns from coming into their localities with an information-sharing database to trace and intercept firearms. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy, New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy and Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo call their coalition "States for Gun Safety," and said their quad-state database will supplement the federal National Instant Criminal Background Check System and launch the nation´s first Regional Gun Violence Research Consortium. Cuomo charged that the "federal government´s continued inaction..."

[How do you create a database to track guns that are illegal?]

https://pjmedia.com/news-and-politics/four-states-form-coalition-track-guns-federal-governments-continued-inaction/

Extraneus

From that same link:

Podesta Group has struggled in the wake of the Mueller investigation. More than a dozen of its lobbying clients have cut ties with the firm this year, according to lobbying filings. Revenues have also declined: The firm brought in an estimated $4.8 million in the third quarter of 2017, down from $5.2 million in the second quarter of 2017 and from $6.1 million in the third quarter of 2016.
boatbuilder

"you do know that "Chinos" is Mexican slang for Chinese, right? Not an epithet. Just sayin."

As God is my witness, I thought all of our chinos were imported, not just the ones at Banana Republic.

Extraneus

Ex-Playboy model's notes on alleged Trump affair written a decade later

The centerpiece of a New Yorker story on Karen McDougal, who says she had an affair with Donald Trump, is scribbled notes kept by the former Playboy playmate.

These notes, obtained by journalist Ronan Farrow, are presented as her personal reflections on the relationship –“later memorialized in an eight-page, handwritten document provided to the New Yorker.”

Readers could easily get the impression, as many journalists have, that McDougal wrote these notes during what she describes as a consensual relationship that began in 2006. But that is not the case.

A telltale marking on the entries, reproduced by the magazine, shows that McDougal wrote these pages either during or since the 2016 campaign—relying on memories that were at least a decade old.

Davod

Another Bob. No..

Reminds me of many years ago when I was told I could no longer list the Church of England as my church because there were not enough spaces in the field, and they wouldn't accept an abbreviation.

boatbuilder

Yeah, Davod. It's all those "out of state guns" that get smuggled into CT that are the problem. Malloy is such a transparently phony weasel that I feel I am being unfair to weasels in writing this sentence.

https://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Connecticut-has-deep-ties-to-gun-makers-4142268.php

And look who gets quoted in support of the gun industry and in favor of stronger mental health measures and enforcing the laws we have. Tricky Dick Blumenthal! Apparently he's "evolved" since way back in 2012 when Obama was preezy.

henry

So Cuomo and pals are going to misuse the NICS by storing data? [that is against federal law, but so is most of what they do], maybe illegales will compile the stats?

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