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June 17, 2015

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lyle

Transcurrency, yes!! You decide what your legal tender is worth and your counterparty can microaggress you in return over its value! Now we're getting somewhere.

Rocco

Here's where I lost all of my money in the early 70's

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Cispigmented Heteronormative Microagressive Ignatz

--On Twitter they were suggesting letting you order sheets of 10 bills with your choice of portraits. Could be a moneymaker for the Treasury.--

Considering our genius government goldbricks, pretty sure every grifter in the country could successfully offer them two fives for a twenty, so I'm doubtful on the profit angle.

Threadkiller

The Five EXPLODES after Dana Perino accuses Eric Bolling of covering for Trump just to get on his show

http://therightscoop.com/the-five-explodes-after-dana-perino-accuses-eric-bolling-of-covering-for-trump-just-to-get-on-his-show

Dave (in MA)

Where is that, Rocco? The pool tables in the game room @ NU were cheap or maybe even free. I used to waste time between classes playing Battlezone.

Rocco

Bibi's Pool Room in Marlboro. Bibi would hear the crack of the ball and come collect the dime it cost to play the game. The table at the top of the pic was a billiards table and the two guys playing were good friends.

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For a buck I used to buy a quart of beer and a pack of butts

Cispigmented Heteronormative Microagressive Ignatz

Frank Costanza's is clearly the most wonderful.
Not that there's anything wrong with that;

Cispigmented Heteronormative Microagressive Ignatz

Donald Trump is the Arnold Schwarzenegger of national Republican politics.

Captain Hate

Wow, I just watched TK's clip. Was PeRINO having her period? I don't think I've heard her so shrill and animated before. Things must not be going so well with the GOPe candidates.

Threadkiller

Probably banging Bolling, CH.

Cispigmented Heteronormative Microagressive Ignatz

I thought she was joking at first but I suspect it was actually that special time right before her period, CH. : )

Captain Hate

TK might be on to something; sweating up the sheets with somebody gives license to be specially hectoring. Or so I've heard...

Stephanie

Y'all can kill me later...

https://www.facebook.com/Mr.Braddy/photos/a.454952861254184.1073741826.388360461246758/859837464099053/?type=1&theater

Threadkiller

Yep. That was her "pillow talk" voice. She was making certain Eric knew it was personal.

Captain Hate

You may have dislocated Zuckerberg's mangina, Steph.

Captain Hate

Strangely enough, that's the only time I've found Perino attractive with her hair longer. Maybe all that soul lacking GOPe pretense was left behind and the honest harridan revealed herself.

On that note, Nytol.

glasater

I've been to Belize a couple of times and its a great little country. The outer islands are just wonderful and a couple perfect for St Jane's and for Caro ; )

Ann

1) I can't believe DOT has not come back when a JOM thread pages John Kerry here. Btw, what was that "military form" Kerry was going to let everyone view. You would think all the hacking of government files would of at least produced it. Ha ha

2) Ig, I am so glad you are enjoying your pup. They really are a "spoonful of sugar"! XO

3) I want George Patton, President of the USA!
AND the closest thing I have seen is Trump.

Look he loves our country, his family is all class. They really could earn fashion awards! (Have you seen his daughter's shoe line at Nordstroms? To die for!!)

His family has their own planes, houses,vacation houses and golf courses. No charge to us taxpayers!

I love everything he says!!! If he would promise to appoint Mark Levin as AG, we would all be out campaigning for him.

GUS

TK, where is Trumps Mother from?

Stephanie

Trump Tunnel. Duh.

Threadkiller

TK, where is Trumps Mother from?
Scotland, Gus.

But she did the correct thing, unlike other imports.

She naturalized into the country she wished to be a member of. Her timeliness ensured that her son, Donald, would be natural born. Pure.

JATFI

Threadkiller

Nytol

GUS

YES TK. Stornaway, Isle of Lewis Scotland.
My Mom was from Scotland was naturalized and is buried at Arlington National Cemetery.

anonamom

Carly emailed during the night to thank me personally for my donation, which reminds me again that if you like listening to what comes out of her mouth, signaling your support to her with a five dollar donation lets her know you do.

Every day she stands and fights--or chats with gals on The View-- is another day the lie of the War on Women as well as the incompetence of our former SoS is exposed.

daddy

From Stephanie's 12:00 midnight Link:

Marlene

Oh no! I just got up to put the dog out and read the headline on Drudge about the shooting. This is going to have so many implications. Prayers for the victims.
Jack,are you still in Charleston?

Beasts of England

Happy US Open Day!! Woot!

rse

This link is for tonto and ties in with the Frank Costanza pic above. http://www.city-journal.org/2015/eon0617hs.html

Harry on Jerry Seinfield's campus epiphany about the lack of humor. I got a phone call from my alma mater last night as I was making dinner asking for a donation. I said no, as far as I was concerned they were on the wrong track. You could hear the student gasp.

of course it was also a misfire for the class director to end his email by stating we should make a donation so we could attend next year's 35th with a "clear conscience."

Excuse me?

Jack The Transformer

I wake to the tragic news of the mass shooting at the AME church here in downtown Charleston. It's only a few blocks from where we are staying. But we didn't hear any sirens. 9 dead, all AA, and a small white guy in his twenties is the alleged shooter.

rse

And this is for kim-https://www.thersa.org/discover/publications-and-articles/rsa-blogs/2015/06/the-pope-and-the-planet-waiting-for-francis/

So,meone needs to tell Anthony Watts that "denialists are at the end of their tether"?

Oh, no!

Jeff Dobbs

Daddy, that was a wonderful post about Twain and Darwin's pool tables. Truly one of your best. It moved me.

Oh look, the stats are already out this week!

I identified as a hot Asian-American female for my league pool match this week.

Being Jeanette Lee really helped - as of now I am ranked fourth in the nation this week (though that will change once all the stats have been entered - probably closer to 20th).

Here was my reaction when I won the match:

"Eyes up here, buddy" really works on your opponent to rattle them during a match.

DublinDave

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Jeff Dobbs

Rocco - yours are also fantastic posts about pool!

Bibi's Pool Room in Marlboro. Bibi would hear the crack of the ball and come collect the dime it cost to play the game.

Back in college - the campus game room had 5 great pool tables and a snooker table. It was a penny a minute per person to play. We'd play for like five hours, go to check out Vic would say, "three dollars, guys". Good ol' Vic ran the thing. Mean looking sunuvagun - a rather large hispanic guy who alternated between a goatee and a handle bar moustache. Kinda a cleaned up Danny Trejo who had put on a few pounds around the mid-section. But he was sweet as a new Gordon pup sleeping at your feet snoring and chasing cats in his dreams.

Of course, these days I've got even that price beat. My bar lets me play for free. I do do them a solid by drinking them into a profit for their generosity.

Janet

A funny comment at a video of the latest nutcase lady speaking in Baltimore. Her spray tan leaves her lookin' orange.


Josh Apple ~ "Oompa Loompa Lives Matter!"

Hah!

Miss Marple

Morning!

PCharleston police have released footage from security cams of the suspect, which I offer hear without comment as I want to see what you guys think.

Miss Marple

What type of car is that? I am, of course, totally clueless about car makes.

Jane

Today I feel like an Eskimo. Hope it doesn't get too hot.

Miss Marple

Radio host Tony Katz this morning is saying that the money thing isn't something he thinks we should get upset about.

I disagree. It's not marching-in-the-streets level, but I do not like messing with the money and erasing an historical figure.

I suppose we will be treated to a bunch of yahoos not knowing who Hamilton is, and then we will be shown a bunch who can all identify Harriet Tubman or whoever they pick.

DebinNC

Looks like a slightly older version of the Sandy Hook nutcase. Al Sharpton's on the way.

Beasts of England

It's a Chevy, Miss Marple. And it looks like the shooter is a White Hispanic.

Beasts of England

This shooting is going to be revealed to be drug-deal related. Killing nine people? That's a message, not a hate crime.

Hope you're kidding about the idiot Sharptongue being en route. Ugh

DebinNC

Nope. Al tweeted he's on the way.

Extraneus

Ace dusts off the psychology couch.

So, Narcissitic Women and Social Attention Warriors Now Want to Be Praised for Being Too Lazy to Shave Their Hairy Armpits

DebinNC

Shooter's car was left behind, and LE have clear pics of him, so they know who he is. Why haven't they id'd him and gotten other pics from his family and aired them? I see the need to get his family to safety, but that shouldn't take this long.

Beasts of England

Hopefully they'll burn down a few city blocks and Rev. Bobblehead will be trapped in the conflagration. I say that will all due respect, of course, and in the nicest way possible.

Jack The Trans-Former

According to local TV here in Charleston, they seem to think that the police know who the perp is and its only a matter of time they find him. Mrs. JiB thinks he may even be, drum-roll please, a muzzie! Another lone wolf attack on Christianity. Just as good a guess as any.

I don't think the AA community here in Charleston is anxious to have Sharpton.

We are getting ready to roll out for Chalottesville and need extra time because of all the roadblocks. Traffic is said to be a mess.

Extraneus

Well, at least she was the first ever Latina director of OPM.

Encryption “would not have helped” at OPM, says DHS official

House Oversight Chairman Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) told Archuleta and OPM Chief Information Officer Donna Seymour, "You failed utterly and totally." He referred to OPM's own inspector general reports and hammered Seymour in particular for the 11 major systems out of 47 that had not been properly certified as secure—which were not contractor systems but systems operated by OPM's own IT department. "They were in your office, which is a horrible example to be setting," Chaffetz told Seymour. In total, 65 percent of OPM's data was stored on those uncertified systems.
Extraneus
President Obama is standing by Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Director Katherine Archuleta despite a series of massive data breaches that have shaken the federal government, the White House said Wednesday.

"The president does have confidence that she is the right person for the job," spokesman Josh Earnest told reporters.

...

On November 4th, [2013] Archuleta was sworn in to begin her tenure as the 10th Director of OPM, and the first Latina to head this federal agency.

Director Archuleta began her career in public service as a teacher in the Denver public school system. She left teaching to work as an aide to Denver Mayor Federico Peña. When Mayor Peña became Secretary of Transportation during the Clinton Administration, Archuleta continued her public service as his Chief of Staff. Later, Peña was appointed to head the Department of Energy and Archuleta served as a Senior Policy Advisor in the Office of the Secretary.

After the Clinton Administration, she went back to local government and became a Senior Policy Advisor to Denver Mayor John Hickenlooper.

Archuleta spent the first two years of the Obama Administration serving as the Chief of Staff at the Department of Labor to Secretary Hilda Solis.

As the Director of OPM, Archuleta is committed to building an innovative and inclusive workforce that reflects the diversity of America. As a long-time public servant, she is a champion of Federal employees.

https://www.opm.gov/about-us/our-people-organization/senior-staff-bios/katherine-archuleta/

henry

Ext, if you give the Chinese ROOT access to your data center, they have all the encryption keys and ANY security measures you may have taken are moot. Granted, this group ran a terrible HR/Payroll data center from a privacy / security perspective* -- but even if they were perfect and no hacker could break in, they opened the door and gave them the keys and authority to do whatever the hackers wanted to do!

* My firm runs a private sector payroll / HR cloud service -- perfect never happens but the OPM is ridiculous.

Extraneus

So she f*cked up. Lost a bunch of sensitive personnel data to the Chinese. But what about her commitment to diversity, huh? Isn't that what really matters?

Miss Marple

http://www.breitbart.com/texas/2015/06/17/abbott-signs-law-to-bring-1-billion-in-gold-reserves-back-to-texas/

Private citizens will also be allowed to store gold in the Texas depository. I think this is pretty interesting.

henry

Ext, Libby got how long for "outing" Plame? (Yeah, total b.s. but go with it). Ms Archuleta just outed the entirety of the US clandestine services.

Jane

Hey MarkO,

Insty references you - sort of

http://twitchy.com/2015/06/17/nancy-pelosi-unsure-why-her-colleagues-find-this-weird-instapundit-gives-her-a-big-clue/

Janet

Why is the assumption always white/black?

Maybe the guy is an atheist & hates church goers?
Maybe it's a sexual orientation crime?
Maybe he hated one of the women at the church?
"Six females and three males were killed, police said."

He didn't do it on Sunday morning, so he must have known about the prayer group.

At this point, why assume a racial hate crime?

new lurker

Perino isn't having an affair with Eric. She is "all in" for JEB! and is very upset that Trump is creating an uproar. She loves, loves her dog and husband. I call her "Goody Two Shoes," but my husband likes her.

Janet

or how 'bout some Clinton reasoning -

"Was it because of a protest or was it because of guys out for a walk one night and decided they’d go kill some Americans," Clinton said."

Maybe he's just a guy out for a drive & decided he'd go kill some people?

Threadkiller

What if he identifies himself as black? Is hate crime off the table?

henry

Now a shooting at a Memphis Church. (ht, Chitown unit).

Janet

The Ace link at 8:07 is great.

"The human animal is an egotistical, vain one, always searching for reason to believe herself to be superior than the others. And when there is no real reason for this belief of superiority -- no real accomplishments, no victories in contests, no test scores, no promotions, no awards at work, no generally-acknowledged superiority in a virtue or field -- she will go making up her own fantasized reasons for believing in her own superiority.

She will begin making up Ribbons, Medals, Trophies, and sundry other Marks of Distinction -- Best Armpit Non-Shaver; Most Conscientious Whole Foods Reusable Bag Mom -- and then festoon herself with them and march them up and down the parade grounds."

NKonChrome

so an incompetent hack was put in charge of millions of personnel records, and she was given that job because her surname came from someone in Spain?

Do Tell!!

Extraneus

Good one, Janet.

A decreased polar/equatorial temperature gradient leads to calmer climate, not a more violent one.

Heh, EB, I like to say that 'denialist' is slithertongue for 'denier'. A thoughtful essay, and thanks for the link, but a hopeless true believer.

sbw

From that picture, I ain’t buying "white".

Extraneus

(I meant @ 8:41.)

new lurker

White Hispanic, sbw?? And, why call it a hate crime before all the facts are in?

henry

That picture also show a lot of blood on his right shoulder / arm. As our Chicago lurker asks, did he have a head wound entering the church?

NKonChrome

we live in the age of Obummer, I agree with Mrs JiB, ISIS wannabe shooter is the highest probability, followed by Colorado manic type.

Marlene

I've been up with the dog since 5am. He saw our neighborhood red fox last night,went into a frenzy and this morning sniffed every inch of the front lawn for scent.
sbw,I agree.When I saw the picture of the perp,I thought,why are they so sure he's white?

Miss Marple

http://www.cbs46.com/story/29350533/shots-fired-into-church-on-pendleton-street

Memphis, Tennessee

hrtshpdbox

What happens if the Donald doesn't rank in the top ten in polls and therefore doesn't qualify for a spot in FOX's debate? Does he try to buy FOX from Murdoch? Or would it be cheaper to just declare war on FOX, gold-plating the entire studio, perhaps replacing all the set furniture with rococo divans? The suspense is killing me.

Porchlight

I'm not either, sbw. Looks light brown to me.

Extraneus

So Brian Williams is too valuable to lose. That's really something.

Marlene

This headline blares from the Bangor Daily this morning..."Maine's most famous transgender teen makes acting debut." Nicole Maines is the he/she who won a Maine transgender rights case. *She* will appear in an episode of the USA Network show "Royal Pains." She will be featured as trans choreographer who discovers that the the hormones she is taking may be putting her health in danger.
What a world.

Miss Marple

http://www.cbs46.com/story/29350533/shots-fired-into-church-on-pendleton-street

Memphis, Tennessee

jimmyk on iPhone

Looks white to me from the mop top hair. But Janet is right, why assume this is racial? When blacks kill whites it's never pushed as racial.

Miss Marple

I am wondering about the shooter sitting with them for an hour last night during the prayer service.

Suppose he came to proselytize for Allah and was in discussions with them.

When they refused to convert, BLAM.

Yes, I know this is a fantasy, but why was he sitting with them for an hour?

Threadkiller

If Fox obeys their debate rules, anchor-baby dual-citizens, like Rubio and Santorum, and naturalized citizens, like Cruz, will be disallowed to participate.

Trump's odds keep getting better.

Porchlight

Moptop hair? Did I miss a photo? He looks to me to be wearing a brimmed hat.

NKonChrome

Ext @909:
"Brian Williams knows where too many NBC bodies are buried to litigate with. So we humiliate him for a couple of years and destroy his credibility for when he writes his 'memoirs'."

THERE, fixed it for you.

Jack The Trans-Former

Still here waiting for the packing to finalize.

Hate crime can also be to attack one's religion not just race. It was a hate crime to killl someone in their place of worship because of their religious beliefs.

NKonChrome

henry-- I love you soccer players, see the link for the Clint Dempsey follies. BTW this gives Klinsmann a perfect opportunity to leave Dempsey off of this summer's Gold Cup roster and go with his young guys: http://www.sounderatheart.com/2015/6/17/8796653/clint-dempsey-seattle-sounders-red-card-suspension-ussf-referee

Threadkiller

http://theconservativetreehouse.com/2015/06/18/ame-church-shooting-police-have-identified-a-specific-suspect-surveillance-video-and-cctv-captures/#comments


Janet

So Brian Williams is too valuable to lose. That's really something.

This is just so ridiculous. The guy messed up & he should be fired. His whole job was reading news & telling the truth. He blew it...so what?
Thousands of people are fired every day for messing up at work. It isn't the end of the world.
Be embarrassed, Brian...pick yourself up...& start again.

Jeff Dobbs

Porch:
Moptop hair? Did I miss a photo? He looks to me to be wearing a brimmed hat.

Looks like his hair to me...

henry

NK, when the talent goes, blame the refs. Sadly this tells me Dempsey is past his peak. It is time for new guys.

Captain Hate

So Brian Williams is going to MessNBC along with the rest of the retards? That's almost better than firing him.

Janet

Will the "it's okay to lie" rule apply to ALL NBC employees?

James D

Ext @ 8:22

That bio of the OPM Director is a summation of everything that's wrong with government in three paragraphs. Starting with the term "public servant."

Just because you receive your salary from the taxpayers instead of a private company, does not make you automatically worthy of praise.

That would be a good point for the GOP to start making.

NKonChrome

henry@9:30- is that you Jurgen? Is 'henry' anglo for Jurgen?

CH-- NBC is looking to humiliate Williams, and buy him out in exchange for a release saying no one else at NBC never..ever...EVAH... made anything up, like he did.

rse

That is a very odd haircut. As someone with very curly hair who figured out ways to straighten it until I was 25 or so (why couldn't I have Peggy Lipton's hair from The Mod Squad), it looks like the way thick curl hair looks when you blow it dry so it loses its kinks.

NKonChrome

BTW henry-- 'when the talent goes, blame the refs"
I'll try that line at my next O-40 game.

henry

NK, one of my first coaches was Werner, followed by my first club coach (U16) Siggy, then Hubert in college. I know how to "pair up in threes, yes."

Threadkiller

Why Is Rachel D Less “Authentic”  Than Barry O?
Jack Cashill

http://www.wnd.com/2015/06/why-is-rachel-d-less-authentic-than-barry-o/

Porchlight

Thanks, Jeff - that photo is much clearer.

Old Lurker

"why are they so sure he's white?"

Because he says he is?

Jane

His hair certainly doesn't look sandy blonde as they are reporting.

Clearly this is an assault on Christianity. Why else would he choose a prayer group?

Porchlight

And that does seem to be blood on his shoulder. Weird.

Miss Marple

TK,

Down in those comments there is a link to an NBC affiliate interview . The interviewee, who had spoken to the survivor, reported that she said the gunman said:

Sylvia Johnson, a cousin of church shooting victim Pastor Clementa Pinckney says she spoke with one of the survivors "and she said that he had reloaded five different times... and he just said 'I have to do it. You rape our women and you're taking over our country. And you have to go.'"

I believe we should award Mrs. JiB the Marple Award for Excellence in Crime Solving.

Wanna bet?

Schizzie.
=====

rse

henry-WI is one of the states selected for rural broadband expansion along with IL and WV,

http://www.routefifty.com/2015/06/fcc-rural-broadband-connect-america/115597/?oref=rf-today-nl

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