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October 14, 2018


Another Bob

Did I break the blog?



Antonio García Martínez @antoniogm

Why is it suddenly the fever dream of every Valley techie or Davos technocrat to construct an ex nihilo 'smart city' somewhere, usually in cahoots with some autocrat? This is just a euphemism for megalomaniacal fantasies around exclusive cities sans the poor and unskilled, right?

Miss Marple

Another Bob,

I don't know what happened. I tried twice to go to that NYT story and gave up, then I got some odd message about Safari couldn't locate JM.

Everything seems ok now. Maybe jus a glitch.

Miss Marple


That sounds about right in that guy's assessment.

All of those techie people seem to be consumed with how superior they are in their intellect and morality. Creepy bunch of people if you ask me.

I would be fine if they walled themselves away from the rest of us and left us alone, but they won't be satisfied unless they control us as well.


Byron York @ByronYork

More liberal post-Kavanaugh thinking: Yes, Senate is undemocratic. But constitutional structure hard to change. So let's just add two new Democratic states. From NYT: ow.ly/Alxd30mef1F


Miss M, that way they get richer. The same lust for power as all the Dems.


LOL on the naming conventions:

Byron York @ByronYork

In NH, the Democratic Party's traditional Jefferson Jackson dinner in 2016 became the Kennedy-Clinton dinner after protests over slave-owning. This year, after MeToo, it became the Eleanor Roosevelt dinner. First speaker: Alec Baldwin. ow.ly/SToN30mexUe


As GUS says, this is full commie:

Nicholas A. Christakis @NAChristakis

Strategy of getting young people to report others, often anonymously, is making a comeback, on the Left & Right. Whatever the motivation, these systems risk causing much harm. They do not, so far as I know, have evidence of effectiveness for actually enhancing social welfare. 1/


Man Tran


The team that put together the discovery and recovery of the Central America were from an adjacent dept at Ginormous Research. I knew a couple of them pretty well. Their neighbors were the backers of the project. Sadly, I think the original loss was a jinx and that carried over to the recovery people. No one benefited. :(


Interesting man Tran,

wasnt that the subject of a bad novel and a worst novel for Hanks, a hologram for the king.

Brunson has to virtue signal with the worst feign since major Renault.


hoyden, great news on your leek stock! You can also use the broth as a detox/weight loss drink, per French Women Don't Get Fat. I did it once and enjoyed it. Just Google Magical Leek Soup - here is a blog post:


I'm inspired to go get some leeks. :)


Worst film, if he left 20 minutes later, obviously his not there, the ministry's forensic expert was in turkey five years ago, not last week.

Captain Hate

Keep the feds out of Portland; it's strictly a local problem for those idiots to clean up. Let the governor call out the national guard.

Frankly they can burn the fucking place down for all I care.

Man Tran


They wrote a decent book about the original events and the modern recovery called The Ship of Gold in the Deep Blue Sea. Never knew anyone borrowed that for a thriller.


I'm inspired to go get some leeks. :)

Me, too, and I just made my famous pumpkin pea soup the other night. Maybe I'll try potato leek soup this coming weekend.


Political Polls @PpollingNumbers

#NEW #NVSen:
@DeanHeller (R - Inc) 48% (+7)
@RosenforNevada (D) 41%

A 9 point shift towards Heller in a month


Different project, so that's what that concerned.


Via James Woods, from the story about Lizzie's DNA test: "To make up for the dearth of Native American DNA, Bustamante used samples from Mexico, Peru, and Colombia to stand in for Native American." Very sciency! Maybe she could have gotten her appointment as a Hispanic.

JM Hanes

LOL. Donald Trump, Light Bringer!

"[T]his is the only place where we can make progress — the states, where Donald Trump can’t stop us."

He has turned Democratic governors into flaming 10thers! Congratulations, guys! Pretty soon, you'll be wanting your guns back, too.


Hillary Clinton: Bill Boffing Monica Wasn't An Abuse Of Power Because "She Was An Adult"

When asked if he should have resigned, Hillary replied "absolutely not," since "She [Lewinsky] was an adult." Of note, Bill Clinton was 49 and Lewinsky was 22 at the time, less than half his age. He was also the President of the United States and she was his suboordinate.


As the Daily News notes, "New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, one of the most outspoken politicians against both former Sen. Al Franken and Trump, has said several times that Bill Clinton should have resigned at the time."

"I think this moment of time we’re in is very different," Gillibrand said during an appearance on "The View" in January. "I don't think we had the same conversation back then, the same lens, we didn’t hold people accountable in the same way that this moment is demanding today. And I think all of us — or many of us — didn’t have that same lens, myself included."


Another video of Kyrsten Sinema trashing Arizona: 'The meth lab of democracy'

“The states are the laboratory of democracy,” she is seen saying in the video. “And then my state – Arizona – is the clearly the meth lab of democracy. And I did not write that line. Someone at the Daily Show wrote it, but I’m happy to steal it and use it all the time.”

The “meth lab” video comes just days after the release of a separate tape showing Sinema referring to both Arizona and the people who live in it as “crazy,” and advising Texans how they can "stop your state from becoming Arizona."

"Over the past several years, people would watch what's going on in Arizona and be like, 'Damn, those people are crazy,'" Sinema said in the video released earlier this week. "Is it something with the water? No, the water's fine, we stole it from Colorado."

Dave (in MA)

1/512th on Twitter.

JM Hanes


"Bustamante used samples from Mexico, Peru, and Colombia to stand in for Native American."

Good grief. Whose DNA was used as a stand in for Lizzie's?

Hope you saw my Agnus Dei mea culpa at 3:36 AM.

daddy on iPad

So on Voting Day when Antifa blocks the streets to the polls, whats the Oregon Mayor going to do then? Ask them politely not too?

He's already given them license to act unlawfully so I assume they will tell the dummy to shove it. Nice job, moron.


Yes that's about the size of it:

Who Is Jamal Khashoggi? by Avi Melamed - I

Thomas Collins

Re 1/512th Liz: Above the fold blaring headline in this morning's paper paper edition of The Boston Globe. Detailed article on the DNA test. El Globo officially kicks off its campaign for 1/512th. I guess it's tough luck for Deval Patrick. Perhaps Deval should get a DNA test. Perhaps he can claim some Siberian American DNA.


I'm sure that 1/512 is pure princess.


JMH, yes, I saw your followup. I know next to nothing about the Catholic mass, other than having sung some of this stuff in choirs back in the day. But the wiki page on the "Great Mass in C minor" has mp3 links to the whole thing, and the Youtube is definitely the music of the opening "Kyrie" section. I think what may have happened is that someone set the "Agnus Dei" to the same music so as to "complete" the mass. (The same thing happened with the Requiem: Mozart's student "finished" it by reusing music from the beginning.) Anyway, whatever it is, it's great music. I recall it was a dramatic moment in the movie "Amadeus."

Ralph L

Why do we & Trump care about Khashoggi? I thought he was on our side until this morning--I've ignored it 'til now.

Dave (in MA)

This is the biggest news since Lurch released 1/512th of his military records.


Khashoggi is this week's Blowsi Ford.

Ralph L

Enjoyed the Cherubim, JMH. I've no idea what kind of music the Russian Orthodox use or how, perhaps that's their style.

daddy on iPad


Liz should have used the guy who swabbed Chrystal Mangum's vagina. He could have come up with tons more blood brother hits for Fauxcahontas.



The Daily Caller @DailyCaller

FBI Has Evidence That ‘Directly Refutes’ Premise Of Trump-Russia Probe, GOP Rep Says


Miss Marpl


Not fans of T UMW, but they think he controlled the interview .

Miss Marpl

Not fans of Trump...


Good morning. Well, the kid is still without power. The city has announced 90% of customers have been restored; guess I'll have to be satisfied to be that top 1% guy!

* * *

I see the Democrats are still whistling past their graveyard but all you really need to know, as far as I'm concerned, is this: The New York Times called Florida's 27th Congressional District "the best Democratic pick-up opportunity in the country" because of Ileana Ros-Lehtinen's retirement.

In the 2016 presidential election, Florida CD27 favored Hillary Clinton by 20 freaking points, her highest margin for *any* Republican-held district (Cook Political Report’s Partisan Voting Index says the District is a +5 Democrat lean).

And a quick note that may be relevant: Miami-Dade County is the only one of Florida’s 67 counties that does *not* have an elected Supervisor of Elections; the County mayor (a Republican) appointed the current supervisor.

So, it's "the best Democratic pick-up opportunity in the country," huh? Well, this poll says the Democrats are toast:



She's more than likely going to lose because she's about as unlikeable as Hillary is. But even if she wins . . .

    she'll only barely squeak by.

There is no blue wave; the possibility of a Red Tsunami, however, is still out there. It may not be probability but it remains a very real possibility.

Miss Marple


Sorry you still don't have power!

Thanks for the polling news!


An RG sighting!

I scream, you scream, we all scream at an ice cream cone.

Backing up jimnj's early AM comment, the Greenland icecap sits in a bowl, so it can't slump suddenly into the sea. As he says, the center is accumulating ice, but that is likely just weather.

The narrative lies about climate and energy.


make that 1/024

7:28 AM - 15 Oct 2018



the Basques created artificial life on a computer.



oops typo above. Warren is 1/1024 "native American" after correcting the math error. Something tells me the error brackets around that finding are greater than her 0.1% native american heritage.


Your link to the Daily Caller article is excellent.
Now we only need to know who it was who decided to conceal the exculpatory evidence
Radcliffe has urged the declassification of the FISA warrant documents.
We must do this in the next 3 weeks BEFORE the election to add to the Repub momentum🌝
Ext :
Agree Khashoggi story is a look squirrel and like Rich I say so what and who cares.
No one resolved the Daniel Pearl murder
Just ignored it.


Is 1/512th a drop? Doesn’t a drop of blood make you something? didn’t it used to?

Doesn’t sound liberal to me.


Sorry for your power situation, RG. My friend in Virginia is in the same fix except she has lots of livestock to care for and no water pump. Is having to haul water every day with buckets!

1/512 is hysterical. For my birthday, my daughter gave me a canine DNA test for my rescue pup, Emma. We know she is over 50% Black & Tan Coonhound - but maybe there is some 512th percentage in there that I can proudly claim. Poodle maybe or hairless Chihuahua would be great if she decides to go into politics.


Excited about the Floridaracetbat Shalala is losing.
Met our soon to be governor, hopefully on Sunday and all other candidates for state office.
We have a strong republican base of good people in Ohio.


1/1024!! She's probably more white than 99% of the rest of the country.

No lie.

Judy Curry's post and comments about the worst climate case are worth reading @ judithcurry.com


Warren and Biden will probably be the last 2 standing after the Dem primary.
Neither can beat President Trump.


As for Fauxcahontas . . . my DNA test says I am 1% Native American. So, math people, does that make me 10 times the Indian that Elizabeth Warren is ???

Take that, Paleface.

It's not the percentages of her DNA, it's the content of her character.

Dave (in MA)

How about coming over to Moonbat land and stinking up the site SemanticLeoBenDana style:


Muslim Cab Driver Shouting “Allah!” Beats 62 Year-Old Jewish Man in Brooklyn Street (VIDEO)

A 62-year-old Jewish man claims his attacker repeatedly shouted ‘Allah’ as he beat him in the middle of the road in Brooklyn, New York Sunday morning.

Lipa Schwartz was on his way to synagogue when livery driver Farrukh Afzal, 37, battered him until another Hasidic man came to the rescue.

‘All of a sudden ‘boom!’ I tried to protect myself, run away. I fell. He come again on me,’ Schwartz told ABC7 Eyewitness News.

He explained to Boro Park 24 that ‘In that instant I saw death for my eyes’ but ultimately felt he should ‘fight back and wrestle myself out of this attack’.

The Borough Park neighborhood incident was captured on surveillance camera and shows the Church Avenue Car Service worker delivering blows to the victim who was left with cuts to the side of his face and head.

He then chased the man who tried to help and was arrested at the scene.

Schultz was taken to Maimonides Medical Center for the minor injuries.

(Click to open.)

Video at the link.


The reference above to smart cities ties to the idea now that political authorities can set goals for so-called human 'systems' like a city and then use data to monitor gap between what is desired and what is and adjust accordingly. It's an update on collectivist five year plans, but still collectivist.

It ties to what I wrote about today http://invisibleserfscollar.com/embracing-a-troika-of-collectivist-social-engineers-as-defining-student-learning/ except the city is a different level of Urie Bronfenbrenner's Bioecological Systems Theory from the microlevel of the human mind. Both, though, have bullseyes painted on them in a Bipartisan manner.


Morning Joke can’t stand the fact that President Trump ‘s policies are working and that we are continuously winning on the foreign and domestic fronts.
Under Obama it was the “NewNormal” on the economy which was flat growth or no growth and leading from behind in foreign affairs , which had countries like China walking all over us.
Which policies do most voters want for the future?



PROGRESSIVES TARGET COMMUNITY COLLEGE STUDENTS: NextGen America, a political organization funded by Democratic billionaire Tom Steyer that's focused on the youth vote, has been organizing heavily on community college campuses this election cycle. Among the 400 college campuses it's targeted in 11 states, 135 are community colleges.

— The drive has led to 20,000 community college students registering to vote, the group said. That includes 1,500 voters at Modesto Junior College in California and 1,085 voters at Lansing Community College in Michigan.

— Sarah Landers, a campus organizer with NextGen focused on Mesa Community College in Arizona, told Morning Education the students she's worked with are excited to see the campaign on their campus. The work they are doing is not just about voter registration, but educating students on propositions in play and candidates, she said.

— Landers said many students are recent high school graduates who saw their teachers walk off the job last spring as part of the #Redfored movement, and are energized now about increased K-12 funding. Another key issue is free community college — an idea David Garcia, the Democratic candidate for governor, has embraced.

— "They experienced the walkout, they experienced their teachers going on strike, and they are excited to see what will happen in this next legislative session," Landers said.

Miss Marple

I have been laughing about Warren and her stupid DNA test.

Several people pointed out that her original claim was that her parents had to elope because of her mother's Native American ancestry. What a crock!


Can't anybody do 5th grade math?

"Math Correction" Confirms Warren Could Be 0.001% Native American

1/1,024 = 0.001 = 0.1%

By the way, @realDonaldTrump: Remember saying on 7/5 that you’d give $1M to a charity of my choice if my DNA showed Native American ancestry? I remember – and here's the verdict. Please send the check to the National Indigenous Women’s Resource Center: https://t.co/I6YQ9hf7Tv pic.twitter.com/J4gBamaeeo

— Elizabeth Warren (@elizabethforma) October 15, 2018

Portland has always been weird, isn't that where John reed was from, he was a,mark for the Bolsheviks who didn't work for the times.

Miss Marple

I bet if Trump took a DNA test he would end up with more Native Ame I am DNA than Warren, and his mother was Scottish!


Janet Reno rocked with LOVER BOY.



I wonder of her private DNA tester is partners with Blowsey's private polygraph guy.

Janet 🚬

"Bustamante used samples from Mexico, Peru, and Colombia to stand in for Native American."

Explains why her recipe in Pow Wow Chow was for Mexican Oatmeal Soup.


Maybe I'll try potato leek soup this coming weekend.

Why not some Mexican Oatmeal soup from Lizzie's Pow Wow Chow cookbook, in honor of her DNA test?


So she is POSSIBLY, less tham 1/5 of 1% INJUN, yet her CHEEK BONES are all INJUN.

E.LIES A BIT WARREN has bigger balls than a KENNEDY. I suppose RODHAM is NATIVE AMERICAN too. After all she likes her some FIRE WATER.


Janet and I were thinking along similar lines...


MEXICO, PERU, COLOMBIA. Are they all voting this NOVEMBER too??


Did the Indians like leeks?

Clarice Feldman

My grandfather always said his grandchildren were :wild Indians". Does that mean I can check "Native American" and teach at HLS?


The last post I can see is timed at 7:44 AM

Captain Hate

She knows that Kamala is going to steal her thunder.

She must really hate Hillary right now.
Posted by: TheJamesMadison, Order The Battle of Lake Erie in Paperback Today! at October 15, 2018 09:34 AM (elLTo)

You have to be delusional to think that a Masshole fraud like Warren would have broad appeal across the country.
Posted by: Captain Hate at October 15, 2018 09:38 AM (y7DUB)


People keep forgetting, but she and Obama were on the same ballot in 2012.

She ran 10 points behind him. In Massachusetts.

She'd get slaughtered in a presidential election.
Posted by: TheJamesMadison, Order The Battle of Lake Erie in Paperback Today! at October 15, 2018 09:39 AM (elLTo)

Miss Marple


Something I think we could do without. Indiana didn't observe Daylight Savings Time until Mitch Daniels pushed it through the legislature, something I hold against him to this day.

It used to be that Arizona and Indiana were the two hold outs because the publisher of the Indianapolis Star and the Arizona Republic, Eugene Pulliam, hated it and fulminated in the papers every time anyone suggested it.


Warren seems to think that one ancestor six to ten generations back validates her claim. That's nonsense on stilts, given that she was happy to be listed as a minority for HLS's publicity and thus was certainly claiming a much greater inheritance than that.

And how nice that Donna Shalala is doing poorly.

Am back home to snow and a big maple limb down--oogh--was at the beach dodging red tide just Saturday afternoon!

Miss Marple

Captain Hate,

Elizabeth Warren is sort of like Nellie Olsen in Little House on the Prairie.

Always lecturing people and thinking she is superior.

Miss Marple


If one generation is 20 years and she is 1/1024, I would say that puts her more than 10 generations back. The DNA would have entered her family around 1000AD.

Janet 🚬

((I wonder of her private DNA tester is partners with Blowsey's private polygraph guy.))

He's a GENIUS I tell ya....a GENIUS!!
from the Hill - "Warren gave the results of the analysis, conducted by Stanford University professor and MacArthur genius Carlos Bustamante, to The Boston Globe."

When Dems are caught out in a lie, they ALWAYS get 'a friendly' to do an investigation or study to exonerate them.
Hillary did that with Benghazi. A total sham led by Pickering.

A few bits -

"Among the revelations:
*Secretary of State Hillary Clinton handpicked the two leaders of the ARB who were given the job of investigating her department.
*Several senior Clinton advisers were provided draft copies of the ARB report before it was released to the public.
*The panel was largely staffed by current and former State Department officials and worked out of State Department offices.
*The ARB did not speak with nine key military officials on the ground in Libya or Germany who were deeply involved in the US response to the attacks. Among those who was never interviewed: Lt. Colonel Steven Gibson, who was on the ground in Tripoli and whom State Department official Greg Hicks has testified was on the receiving end of the “stand-down” order that Obama officials have repeatedly disclaimed.
*Although the ARB did not interview Secretary Clinton as part of its investigation, they provided her with a two-hour briefing about the details of the report before it was finalized and released to the public.
*The board did not interview either Cheryl Mills or Deputy Secretary of State Thomas Nides, another close adviser to Clinton.


Captain Hate

Don't get me started on daylight saving...


For mm--


Nice ad there for qantas on their arrival.

Man Tran


Glad you enjoyed that softball lob I set up for you re the pinkie. :)

Captain Hate


I'm loving the Crews family stories.


Michael Ahrens @michael_ahrens

So Elizabeth Warren is *possibly* 1/1024 (0.09%) Native American.

Scientists say the average European-American is 0.18% Native American. (nytimes.com/2014/12/25/sci…)

That'd make Warren even less Native American than the average European-American.


Clarice Feldman

More on Kashoggi:https://www.frontpagemag.com/fpm/271623/jamal-khashoggi-media-fights-muslim-brotherhood-daniel-greenfield

Bernardo de la paZ

And that was the occupy election, in so far as 2010 was the tea partys

Captain Hate

What function did Cheryl Mills serve for Tub Dive? Diversity? She seems like a hack attorney known only by being attached to an Edmund Fitzgerald level political shipwreck.

Miss Marple

Captain Hate,

We used to never change our clocks. Daniels did it because of "confusion" for transportation companies and factory schedulers.

To me it was always easy: in the winter we were on Eatern Time and in the summer on Central.

We will never get rid of it. As an early riser and gardener, I hate it. Moving the day hour to the evening means you have that hour when it is HOT. I would rather not have to pull weeds in the dark or wait until 8:30 to get my outside work started.


Don't get me started on daylight saving...

It's a semiannual JOM tradition. As I always say, people from the western part of time zones don't like it, those from the eastern ends are more likely ok with it. What was really stupid, though, was adding those extra two weeks on each end of DST, which put us out of sync with the rest of the world, caused endless headaches with airline schedules, all supposedly to save electricity.


Dana Ward a 70 year old Psychopath, spends 40 plus hours a week posting here. NOBODY READS his nonsense, yet he keeps on posting.


Ralph L

It would be funny if Warren really is descended from Pocahontas. Many of the FFVs are, but she was their last Indian ancestor.


Ironically, Capn', when RODHAM and the RAPIST hire someone, that SOMEONE, is akin to them. DISHONEST and SLEAZY. Who would be a lawyer for those 2 slime balls. Just like OBAMA, money grubbing sycophants are all they attract. No one of any substance would would for a criminal enterprise that is ongoing. 2 words. Lanny Davis.
Apparently he slithered off into relative obscuraty again.


Save electricity?????? It's free. Comes straight out of your wall.


From clarice's front page link--

"The media wants the Saudis to answer questions about Jamal Khashoggi. But maybe the media should be forced to answer why the Washington Post was working with a Muslim Brotherhood propagandist?

The real mystery isn’t Khashoggi’s disappearance. It’s why Republicans aren’t asking those questions.

The media’s relationship with Khashoggi is far more damning than anything the Saudis might have done to him. And the media should be held accountable for its relationship with Osama bin Laden’s old friend."


Osama attacked what was most dangerous about the US... (hint, not a newspaper).

Bernardo de la paZ

Be use the likes of Khalid saffuri, are still till connected to norquist and rove, did miss olayan give to corker and or graham.

Stephanie, Nene, Not your Normal Grandma

new fred....


Cops alleged Da Boss and his co-conspirators had access to the Holy Grail for any Internet-age scam artist: a surveillance technology that police and debt collectors use to track most of the United States’ 325 million inhabitants via their Social Security numbers, license plates, address histories, names and dates of birth. The mass-monitoring tech, called TLO, is a product of the Chicago-based credit reporting giant TransUnion,


Miss Marple

Clarice's Front Page links is at the end of the previous page. It is quite good.

I would like to know why the Muslim Brotherhood hasn't been labeled a terrorist organization here in the US. It is, in many countries.

Are we succumbing to some unknown lobbyist pressure? Or are we letting them hang around in our country so we can keep an eye on their communications and money transactions?

I have no idea.


How did that MO-BRO Arab Spring thing work out???

I can guaranDAMNtee you, that a bar of MO-BRO SPRING in your hand is NOT like taking a shower in IRELAND.


"My grandfather always said his grandchildren were :wild Indians"."


Mine always said we came from horse thieves and Indians. So I should get double your HLZ salary.


Maybe E LIES A BIT WARREN could NAME one of her INDIAN relatives.

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