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November 24, 2018

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Pinandpuller

I saw a really cute Papa John's girl but I have to say that place has really gone downhill. She looked like an Emo Rodeo Clown.

Buckeye

Well, back from the game and just finished my second bowl of victory chili Mrs. Buckeye had waiting.

I just have to say to my Wolverine JOM friends....

Yes it was a GREAT game!

Enough so, that I didn't even complain about $9 beers.

The #1 defense in the country got a serious beatdown in the 3rd quarter.

Best game with "the team up North" I have witnessed over the last 50 years.

MissMarple2

https://theconservativetreehouse.com/2018/11/24/riots-in-paris-against-economic-policies-of-president-emmanuel-macron/

The comments have additional information.

anonamom

Glad somebody enjoyed the game buckeye. ;-)

I thought my 86 year old mother was going to have a stroke.
"They missed ANOTHER tackle!"

And my youngest:
"I'm getting home at midnight because I wanted to watch this game with grandma?!?!?"

At least the airport isn't too crazy. And it's not snowing yet.

MissMarple2

See. if you are an IU alum you are used to losing, so you don't get upset.

Purdue won the Old Oaken Bucket game.

Narciso79

Evening all, it's hard to figure out this desert game of thrones

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-saudi-khashoggi/senior-saudi-prince-says-cia-cannot-be-trusted-on-khashoggi-conclusion-idUSKCN1NT0G5

Perhaps this round of the coup failed

Narciso79

Oh really now:

https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/homesick-jihadi-bride-has-family-link-to-john-cantlie-kidnap-vfz0jz03r?shareToken=5e989f7e4f5bac661cf6e45c67070201

Apparently Kemp garnered 8% of black Male support, it's a narrow slice admittedly

daddy

Good Evening.

2 AM over here and we easily arrived by Taxi at our Hotel in Bercy, which is on the Right Bank of the Seine River, about a mile and a half to the east of the small island Notre Dame Cathedral sits on. All the action seems to be on the Champs Elyesee Avenue (however it is spelled) near the Arc de Triumph, which is also on the right bank of the Seine but is about a mile or 2 to the west of the island Notre Dame sits upon. Nothing going on in our sleepy district so we stopped for a quick couple pints in the Hotel Lobby, then hit a nearby grocery and local Patisserie just before closing for a couple bottles of vino and Panini's.

Local TV News is all recorded and live shots of the action along the Champs. Christmas decorations are all over the City from what we saw as we approached Bercy in the cab, as is easily seen in the TV images of the red lights lighting the trees along the Champs where the cops and protesters clashed, but we did not have to cross the City to get to Bercy so I am afraid I did not actually smell tear gas nor get water cannoned, so I doubt even John Kerry could twist my uneventful night into a citation for his 4th Purple Heart 4 regardless how hard he tried lied.

The only surprising thing worth mentioning is that this was the quickest cab ride from the airport I can recall---about 25 minutes max. Traffic was very light, and I suppose that was a consequence of people staying home in apprehension of the Yellow Jersey's clobbering traffic. Tomorrow I will head down to the Cathedral at wake-up via the Metro and see what's what, now that I'll be fully rested and on Europe time body clock wise. I was pondering doing this excellent guided walk which I have done before with my tour-guide buddies, but since it starts at the Place De La Concorde where some of the action took place today, I have to wonder if my tour guide buddies will cancel:

Sun 25 2.30pm Paris during the Occupation and Liberation: Hear how the Parisians survived the dark years of the Occupation from 1940-44 on this walk in the area of the Champs Elysées, with stories of daily life, the Gestapo, the Resistance and the Liberation. Meet at metro Tuileries

The more things change...or as Mister Twain told us, "History doesn't repeat itself, but it does rhyme."

Narciso79

Some of these attacks seem to be coming from the multitude anarchist crowd not the right

Narciso79


I would say he smells of elder berries:


https://www.express.co.uk/news/uk/1049414/Jeremy-Corbyn-news-Labour-Party-security-veteran-latest-update

Pinandpuller

I do have one question mr narciso:

What's an example of where I would use tuyo or suyo instead of tu or su?

jim nj

https://www.dailywire.com/news/38556/walsh-boyhood-not-mental-disorder-matt-walsh?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=social&utm_content=062316-podcast&utm_campaign=mattwalsh&fbclid=IwAR07NV1X2K1ZuvByJ_jE0ZkLJfpVvqwiVwIrK9SBEiUYMy6-IlcymTHxm4w

This makes sense, being a raucous boy isn't a mental disorder.

Narciso79

One of adjective the other addresses the subject your rather than you,

MissMarple2

daddy,

Glad you made it into the city and weren't stranded at the dreary airport hotel! Looking forward to meeting up on the 28th!

ATTENTION!! Bubarooni and Gentlejim. 11:30 at Shapiro's deli on South Meridian in Indy. You are welcome if you can come!

Also anyone else who may be in the vicinity!

jim nj

MM, and others,

I thought I might get some push back on Andy McCarthy's article, but I wanted to contrast that with what John Solomon wrote in The Hill a few links above McCarhy's.

I thought Solomon had the better take, what say you?

daddy

For what its worth, the local news channels are eating this stuff up, with all the TV News channels showing live pics of the Champs flooded with body-armored Gendarmes and French Paddy-Wagons amid clips of smoldering earlier action, and tons of very passionate In-Studio guests animatedly wave hands round round tables, shouting "J'accuse" and "Sacre Bleu's," etc.

Like me, James Taylor is nowhere to be seen on the streets of Paris this evening, but only one of us is ashamed of that absence:(

Narciso79

I would think so, McCarthy is short on specifics


https://dailycaller.com/2018/11/24/black-male-voters-georgia-kemp/

Narciso79

He's looking for the silver lining in the cloud
https://dailycaller.com/2018/11/24/climate-change-donald-trump-report/

MissMarple2

Narciso,


As I wash my dishes, I'll be following a plan,
Till I see the brightness in ev'ry pot and pan.
I am sure this point of view will ease the daily grind,
So I'll keep repeating in my mind.

Look for the silver lining
When e'er a cloud appears in the blue.
Remember somewhere, the sun is shining
And so the right thing to do is make it shine for you.

A heart, full of joy and gladness
Will always banish sadness and strife
So always look for the silver lining
And try to find the sunny side of life.

By Jerome Kern as sung by Judy Garland.

anonamom

Busy guy!

https://www.theguardian.com/science/2018/nov/24/sperm-donor-man-who-fathered-200-children

Jack is Back!

daddy,
Mrs. JiB, the francophile and sister of a French citizen says the gilet Jaunes are assholes and should be shut down immediately. They are keeping fuel from all he homes and busiensses. She is livid and cheering on the cops.

The gilet jaunes are not friends of the people.

daddy

ATTENTION!! Bubarooni and Gentlejim. 11:30 at Shapiro's deli on South Meridian in Indy. You are welcome if you can come!

Narciso,

I'm watching the channels in French language, since they are more animated, and they just showed a pic of Marine Le Pin who I believe is happy to be brought back into the political discussion by the Interior Minister's damning remarks blaming her and the hard Right. I think she will make hay of this. All of the Paris street reporters on the English language channels, in reply to the ministers remarks blaming her and the Right, said that they found the protestors to be an unguided, leaderless bunch, made up of all levels of society and multiple political persuasions. The BBC TV Hosts appeared to be intentionally trying to buck-up Macron because his expressed "noble" intentions for these Taxes was to fight Climate Change, but the street protesters were saying to reporters they also were against Climate Change, but were personally against Macron and his tax burden laid upon them. You are probably getting much the same Macron justification spin back stateside.

Narciso79

Yes we get France 24, with a sorbet of Deutsche welle, of course any large scale protests will lead to inconvenience, but it is marvin the Martiams pig headed scheme that lit the flame

Jack is Back!

daddy,

This will fail on Le Pen. She supports the delay of heating oil in the near winter to French ciitizens. Wrong hill to die on, according to Mrs. JiB.

Narciso79

So what is the right tack to tail, the French state emasculated the public presence of the right, in search of sky dragons

MissMarple2

French politics are a mystery to me.

However, I am glad to see the arrogant Macron having problems. I know that is bad of me, but that is how I feel.

jim nj

https://www.realclearscience.com/blog/2018/11/19/why_doesnt_a_super-bacterium_take_over_the_ocean.html

Pinandpuller

henry

Isn't it universal that you have to stop hunting a half hour before sunset?

I saw a really nice buck leaving out today. Monday afternoon I might take this old brown bedspread out to my tree line and lay up. The sun would be at my back. Uphill shot but three acres of my woods as a backstop.

MissMarple2

ATTENTION!! Bubarooni and Gentlejim. 11:30 at Shapiro's deli on South Meridian in Indy. You are welcome if you can come!

On the 28th!!

Just thought I would make it clear what day.

MissMarple2

Ack! My sister who is next to me in age order has pneumonia!

Just got the word from her daughter, and then called my nurse sister who took her to the ER.

She has COPD, so would appreciate prayers.

Account Deleted

Barack Obama was the first birther. For 16 years(1991-2007) he was marketed by his publisher as being "born in Kenya & raised in Indonesia & Hawaii".

https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2012/05/17/the-vetting-barack-obama-literary-agent-1991-born-in-kenya-raised-indonesia-hawaii/

If Obama didn't write the bio but the publishers did....where in the world did they get the idea he was born in Kenya? His book doesn't say that...unless early drafts of his book said that.
How crappy are the book publishers if they didn't even read the book?

I don't think he was born in Kenya, but he might have fudged his bio to seem more exotic to sell more books....sorta like Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) listing herself as a Cherokee to get hired at Harvard.

henry

Pin, yes on the hunting stop time... but your local refs should be online to be sure,

henry

Regs

jim nj

https://arstechnica.com/science/2018/11/physics-can-explain-the-fastballs-unexpected-twist-new-study-finds/

Account Deleted

a comment from another JOMer at the time (I didn't copy the name) -

"He almost certainly approved that bio before it was published. At minimum, he had to have given someone at the agency the basic facts to put in it. I'm pretty sure no one at the agency knew that his mother was "an American anthropologist" and his father a "Kenyan finance minister" before he told them.
After it was printed, he must have seen it, right? And if the born in Kenya part was untrue, he must have told Dystel it was inaccurate, right? It's interesting that Dystel categorically refuses to answer any questions about him and has done for a long time. I wonder what was offered to her for her silence."

Narciso79

Its like you vote and you still end up with the wrong lesson:

https://www.express.co.uk/comment/expresscomment/1049920/jacob-rees-mogg-brexit-news-theresa-may-deal-uk-eu-latest

MissMarple2

https://www.wsj.com/articles/bribery-trial-spotlights-chinas-belt-and-road-1542978000

Behind the paywall, but the first 2 paragraphs seem pretty important.

Narciso79

Well they gave them the Pulitzer:


https://mobile.twitter.com/Fahrenthold/status/1066060978180239361

Which means its virtually worseless like the Nobel piece prize

MissMarple2


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Pinandpuller

henry

I took Hunter's Safety in 9th grade in school. During PE. That's one great thing about growing up in Wyoming, besides Driver's Ed in school.

I think I can shoot a max per year of three antlered deer so I'm not even worried about that right now I'm surprised my White Trash neighbors haven't scairt them off yet. They aren't even rednecks. Just Crummy Above Ground Pool Degrnerate White People. They keep moving in more of those portable sheds for their kinfolk to live in. The good thing is they are perpendicular to the bullet trajectory.

Account Deleted

This is an interesting old link too - Here are page views of the different edits that were done to President Obama's bio over the years. This was no random mistake.
'Barack Obama's biographical brief edited repeatedly over 17 years, but Kenyan birthplace changed just weeks after his presidential run announced'

https://directorblue.blogspot.com/2012/05/barack-obamas-biographical-brief-was.html

Pinandpuller

henry

Wasn't it your neck of the woods where that Hmong hunter went nuts? I think White People repressed him.

Narciso79

Its atop being funny when they gave her any authority:

https://mobile.twitter.com/mattbc/status/1066414876027994112

henry

Pin, you hat Hmong was closer to Minneapolis.

jimmyk

Still on catch up. That $300K for Aretha's house sounds low, even for Detroit. I grew up about a mile from there (wrong side of the tracks, though). In fact one of my first summer jobs was as a bus boy at the Detroit Golf Club.

Houses in that area of similar size go for more like $500K. So it must be in bad shape on the interior. Still, looks like a good buy.

henry

This guy, from St Paul:

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chai_Vang

daddy

Jack,

Thanks for the Mrs JiB input which is probably correct, but I also am no fan of Macron with his idiot ideas of damning Trump for "Nationalism" while at almost the same time saying he wants an EU Army to protect Europe from some potential American invasion. What an historically ignorant fool he is as VDH so beautifully explained a couple days back. That said, I rejoice in the domestic difficulties reaped by the undeniable stupidity of our European betters, Macron, Merkel, and May, on full display to their cheerleaders in our Anti-Trump MSM.

jimmyk

narc, it's been 40+ years since I studied Spanish, but I thought tuyo/suyo meant "yours," as in "This is yours," while tu or so means "you" or "your." As in "su libro" vs "Este libro es suyo."

The Infamous Ignatz

In CA for many years legal shooting time was one half hour after sunset. At some point it was changed to the current sunset.
I well remember getting rousted by the local game warden for plugging quail in the roost but he couldn't touch us because our last shot was exactly one half hour after the sun went down.

And he knew our family. :)

The Infamous Ignatz

KJOM;
The Bats; Free All the Monsters.
Pretty catchy tune by a kiwi band; but a video most notable for an awesome collection of Japanese monster movie clips from what looks like one of the greats, which I unfortunately have never seen; Gamera vs Guiron.
Bucket. List.

henry

Iggy, WI publishes start and stop times by date. Less confusing that way.

daddy

Briggs loved baseball. Intrigued by the curve ball question, he enlisted the help of the Washington Senators pitching staff

Let's say it all together now: "Well there's his problem right there."

MissMarple2

More info on Midwest blizzard warning, with maps:

http://www.mikesmithenterprisesblog.com/2018/11/bulletin-830-pm-saturday-winter-storm.html

The Infamous Ignatz

Also notable for a little half breed kid with a striking resemblance to a Nipponese Beaver Cleaver.

MissMarple2

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-6422635/How-enemy-Obama-secretly-feared-surveillance-abuse-exposed-Trump.html?ito=social-facebook

Pretty interesting article.

henry

Weather dot com now says 4-9” of snow... but the heavy snow likely to the south (aka Kenosha and Illinois).

Captain Hate

ATTENTION!! Bubarooni and Gentlejim. 11:30 at Shapiro's deli on South Meridian in Indy. You are welcome if you can come!

On the 28th!!

Just thought I would make it clear what day.

Weather allowing I might try and meet up.

The Infamous Ignatz

--Iggy, WI publishes start and stop times by date. Less confusing that way.--

And they call themselves bureaucrats.

I think the CA gubmint calls in Confuse-a-Cat on a regular basis whenever they find their Byzantine opacity lacking.

MissMarple2

Captain Hate,

Hope the weather allows you to come! Would love to see you!

Captain Hate

I'll do my best, Miss Marple, without doing something foolhardy.

When rich stops in:

https://www.beeradvocate.com/beer/profile/63/259357/

sbwaters

In New York it is sunrise to sunset for deer. Tomorrow, where I’ll be out with my son, it will officially rise at 7:04 am.

MissMarple2

Time for me to head to bed.

Nytol!

Buckeye

Price of gasoline has been plummeting in this part of the country.

I suspect it will go south of two bucks a gallon in a week or so.

How many corrupt Muslim Brotherhood "journalists" need to get whacked to get it below a buck??

henry

NBC goes full race card:

https://twitter.com/nbcnews/status/1066436131976347653?s=21

The Infamous Ignatz

We'll never know til we try.

daddy

Here's a good write up on what to expect from the NASA Probe scheduled to do a dangerous touchdown on Mars tomorrow (26 November) Nailing It: Caltech Engineers Help Show That InSight Lander Probe Can Hammer Itself Into Martian Soil

They devised some device to hopefully dig a probe down @10 feet into the Martian surface where it will supposedly be shielded from daily temperature variations on the surface and can give legitimate readings of what's going on inside Barsoom's geological substrata.

Paging FOX Reporter Kat Timpf:

Gentlejim

Sadly, I can’t make the Shapiro’s meet up. I’m working midnights Wednesday.

Try to keep the pickles off the floor. :)

jim nj

https://www.metrotimes.com/detroit/despite-demolition-effort-blight-spreads-undetected-throughout-detroits-neighborhoods/Content?oid=17692371

Very long article, but its germane if you want to know more about Detroit housing.

The Land Bank Trust takes over abandoned properties and demolishes them, holds them for re-hab or a later decision. Problem is they don't really how many homes are actually abandoned. The official number is 22,000, but the article explains how poorly the numbers were developed and suggests the true number might be twice that.

"According to Crystal Perkins, the city official spearheading an effort to board almost all of the city's empty houses with blown-out windows or doors, crews will have to seal an estimated total 30,000 houses — 19,000 more than initially advertised. "

Buckeye

Picked up an interesting tidbit at Thanksgiving with the family.

My BIL has a nephew who graduated from Clemson and is getting ready to start law school. The nephew is recently engaged to a gal who's father is dating Nikki Haley. Seems she is separated from her hubby.

My BIL's mother (nephew's grandma) has become close to Nikki. Grandma says Nikki leaving the UN job is all about her relationship with the guy. Guy owns a big construction company in Columbia.

She also said Nikki and DJT get along fine.

Captain Hate

How many corrupt Muslim Brotherhood "journalists" need to get whacked to get it below a buck??

If a few more of those MB bitches can get me below $20/fill up, then break out the Ginsus and chippers.

Narciso79

Meanwhile the Syrian john Stewart raed fared was whacked and crickets, I think there is a certain equilibrium point, at which they can't lower the price enough but were not there yet.

Narciso79

So selwyn Duke was at least a little too downbeat about our prospects.

Narciso79

Blexit seems to have played a marginal role:

https://www.google.com/amp/s/legalinsurrection.com/2018/11/wapo-faces-backlash-over-criticism-of-black-males-who-voted-republican-georgias-governor-race/amp/

Narciso79

This carp again?


https://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2018/11/senate-intel-chairman-burr-says-russia-probe-to-extend-deep-into-2019/

jim nj

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/memos-to-nobody-inside-the-work-of-a-neglected-fed-agency/ar-BBQ2Gl3?li=BBnbcA1

Robbins is the sole member of the 3 person Merit Systems Protection Board. Two appointments are pending, but without another member Robbins can't vote on anything by himself.

Stephanie Nene Not Your Normal Granma

7 OT and counting. LSU 72 - TAMU 66.

Their basketball game had fewer points.

Stephanie Nene Not Your Normal Granma

Aggies win 74 - 72. Wow.

Stephanie Nene Not Your Normal Granma

Smurf Turf time. Looks cold.

bubarooni

I'm sitting here knocking down a couple of cold ones in the garage with my bro and we stumbled upon the LSU-TAMU game.

We look at the score, he looks at me and I say 'I don't care who wins, I just wanna see who wins so I can say I saw it!'

We had watched a crazy volleyball game a little earlier that saw Wisconsin beat Penn State in a fifth set that finished out at 21-19.

I.U.'s qb threw for 345 yards and they still lost. ND did win to go to 12-0 though. They better get moved up to Number 2.

Did my side of the family Thanksgiving today so the typtohpan/sports/beer thing I believe has just about pushed me over the edge...

jim nj

Re-posting:

https://www.patheos.com/blogs/standingonmyhead/2018/11/does-dna-prove-noahs-ark.html

This mis-states the Adam and Eve DNA finds. Yes, there is a genetic Eve given the current evidence. There is no current DNA evidence that Adam was her husband. Good discussion below:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mitochondrial_Eve

If a woman produces no daughters, her matrillineal line dies out. Similarly, if a man has no sons, his line dies out.

Beyond that, if you find "Eve," she, of course, had a mother.

Anyway, this Eve seems to exist before the "out of Africa" period began. That does not mean that a prior "out of Africa" did not occur, just that we have no evidence of it.

Somebody mentioned the "Younger Dryas" as a possibility. No, that happened too recently. But I think that's the right tack to follow.

Something climatic or catastrophic may have occurred 150,000 years, or so, ago that left Africa as the only viable land mass capable of sustaining life. Maybe a series of events left Africa as the only continually supportive environment for a VERY long time.

Was it very fast, or a series of disasters that species could adapt to? Fast leads to extinction of species. Slow lead to the possibility of migration to a safer environment.

Ice ages, meteors, volcanoes and all kinds of other stuff happening are possible.

clarice

https://www.frontpagemag.com/fpm/272026/new-crooked-congressional-black-caucus-daniel-greenfield

jim nj

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UwWWuttntio

Illustrates continental drift over 3.3 billion years.

4:21 video shows several super continents.

Dinosaurs found on every continent, even Australia, although rare there.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Australian_and_Antarctic_dinosaurs

In Australia no dinosaurs found from the Triassic period, the earliest dinosaurs.

"Birds are now recognized as being the sole surviving lineage of theropod dinosaurs." quoting Wiki. Which kind of makes sense, they can flee further and faster.

Reptiles also survived. Mammals appeared roughly 40-50 years ago in the Eocene Era.

https://www2.palomar.edu/anthro/hominid/australo_1.htm

Covers the evolution of our ancestors the hominids. We know they arose in south and eastern Africa. 2-5 million years ago and slowly evolved into modern mankind.

And recent discoveries have suggested that modern humans may have been in Europe longer than previously thought.

https://www.nytimes.com/2011/11/03/science/fossil-teeth-put-humans-in-europe-earlier-than-thought.html

Most accept this.

https://www.newsweek.com/first-hominin-europe-east-africa-human-evolution-613494

This is extremely controversial and was not well received.

https://www.iflscience.com/plants-and-animals/oldest-human-fossils-in-western-europe-revealed-to-date-back-a-million-years-/

I'm not sure if anyone other than the authors has accepted this.

My point in all of this, if I haven't lost you yet, is that we still haven't pinned down all the time lines. Africans may have emigrated to Europe long before we thought possible.

If they did, which is questionable at this time, they may well have not survived the several ice ages of Europe. Or other catastrophic events we are still not aware of.

Personally, I like the idea that, currently, we don't know everything, but I think that Africa is probably the mother continent responsible for most of what roams the earth now.

jim nj

Clarice,

The CBC piece was disturbing.

jim nj

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joseph_Campbell

Some of my thoughts were influenced by his work, particularly his "Power of Myth."

I don't accept everything he wrote, but as a natural-born skeptic, it made sense that certain "myths" were world-wide. Either they were universal "truths" or so common to humanity that the values were shared, or that there was something experienced in ancient history handed down that there were events that were global.

"The Flood" appears in so many histories that it was a common event, or a series of similar events, either close or distant in time. And it correlates to the idea of missing cultures such as Atlantis.

jim nj

"The Flood." I'm not going to try to document this, it's too complex to try, but for your own thought experiments follow along.

The Mediterranean was thought to be land-locked at one time due to water being stored in an ice cap. It is thought that at some time the rise in water levels breached the Straits of Gibraltar thus opening the Mediterranean to a rise in water level.

The Black Sea already existed as a repository of river water from the north. Some believe that as the Mediterranean rose at one point it breached the Dardanelles and the Straits of Bosporus, pouring an enormous amount of water into the Black Sea very quickly.

How many of us have seen video of tsunamis from earthquakes, hurricanes, cyclones or typhoons? That's what, "The Flood?"

We assume that the ice age came and went over a long period of time. What if some of the changes were sudden? Volcanic action or meteors releasing enormous amounts of water at once? If so, goodbye to coastal civilizations.

And we know from recent evidence that a lot of communities were off our current coasts. Did they have time to migrate, or not?

Spitballing here, but it's hard to argue against this as I have no proof and you can't prove the opposite either.

Scientifically, it's a null hypothesis, I can't prove it, therefore it doesn't pertain, but you can't disprove it either, so it remains a viable conjecture. A guess with no proof, but I think some of you will at least think about it.

jim nj

It's truly amazing how Budweiser can lead to insights one has never expressed before :)

jim nj

nytol, there's no one here to keep me in check.

daddy

Good Morning.

Rainy Paris morning, coming up on 10 AM. Here's a live shot of the Arc for the last 24 hours. If you scroll along the bottom you can see that between about 17:00 and 22:00 last night was all the smoke and action, but currently you can see it's overcast and traffic appears to be moving normally, just much less crowded than normal.

French24 in English has a very canned report that tells you nothing going on today. Local French language channels have reporters on the Champs. You can still see some Yellow Vests in various shots, but mainly it is scattered Parisians carrying umbrellas and strolling the Champs-Elysées storefronts. Cars are few and far between in the background and the news shows video of bulldozers earlier pushing aside and picking up the rubble and structures knocked over yesterday by the protesters as they attempted to create traffic barriers. Looks like an overall peaceful day compared to yesterday.

Off to grab a double Espresso, then jumping the Metro toward the Arc de Triomphe to see what's what.

Pinandpuller

Rod Stewart getting his stomach pumped was a Universal Myth.

Pinandpuller

3.3 billion years if the continents have been moving at a consistent rate but how can you prove that?

Pinandpuller

So how does asexual reproduction beget sexual reproduction considering that humanity seems to be regressing?

Pinandpuller

sbwaters

The most beautiful sound at dusk is the sound of a rifle shot.

Pinandpuller

So a mi me gusta tu cabello

A mi me gusta tuyo casa?

Pinandpuller

If the probe is successful on Mars can't it show Man Made Global's Warming is a hoax?

Pinandpuller

I might show up at Shapiro's. It's theoretically a five hour drive. I don't know about as the snow flies though.

Pinandpuller


#metoo

Pinandpuller

Is it too early for Transgender Researcher Genocide

3 Year Old Gendercide

daddy

Excellent Dennis Prager column: PRAGER: Even Astronauts Fear The Left

...if you do not understand the left is a wholly destructive force whose primary mission is to tear down the leading institutions and individuals of the Western world, you do not understand the left.

Pinandpuller

Daddy's flown across the ocean
Leaving just a memory
Snapshot in the family album
Daddy what else did you leave for me?
Daddy, what'd'ja leave behind for me?!?
All in all it was just a brick in the wall.
All in all it was all just bricks in the wall.

"You! Yes, you! Stand still laddy!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O45U0VIprSw

daddy

Via Insty: Riot in Paris as Protests Against Taxes Gain Steam

Apparently, the government is looking to blame the whole thing on the nationalists...
...Obviously, this is far more than a protest by the National Front. There probably aren't 8,000 right-wingers in all of Paris. The government of President Macron is looking to shift blame to the far right and avoid the uncomfortable fact that the people of France are sick and tired of high taxes.

Thats probably true, and equivalent to trying to blame the Antifa Riots in Berkeley on the John Birch Society.

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