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May 15, 2019

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Captain Hate

Regarding Scooter Libby: I always thought it was crap that Bush 43 only commuted his sentence. The lack of a pardon meant he lost his law license, if I remember correctly.

The Bushes really look out for nobody beyond the family. Powell and his tubby little catamite, Armitage, should've been drawn and quartered for causing this for which Saint Blocked Colon has never uttered a peep of contrition.

Narciso79

Correction 500/1 odds

https://www.historyextra.com/period/victorian/when-21-sikh-soldiers-stood-against-10000-men-the-battle-of-saragarhi/

Jane

I think politicians get weirder when they get older .

Captain Hate

I assume that film is being released in the US. I'll have to ask my son in law about it. The Sikhs are very hard assed.

MissMarple2

Captain Hate,

The policeman whose brother spoke today at the police memorial was named Singh, I believe. Would he have been a Sikh? (I know nothing about the names.)

Captain Hate

Singh is a Sikh name but other castes can use it. If he didn't have a beard, which I don't think he did, he probably wasn't a Sikh.

MissMarple2

I really, REALLY like Dan Bongino's podcast. It's on M-F and you can find it on YouTube.

Here is today's, which is titled "They're Turning on Each Other."

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zcrVp2hBdus

MissMarple2

Captain Hate,

Thanks. Recommend finding the clip of that brother speaking and thanking the President. It was very moving, and he said the White House had contacted them multiple times. I think I posted the clip which Gateway Pundit had.

MissMarple2

Nytol!

Ignatz Ratzkiwatzki

Huwei to take pledge not to spy. To suggest it is to admit it.
On a par with a Dean Martin sobriety pledge or Warren Beatty promising marital fidelity.

Pinandpuller


You can't have babies, they said.

You can't have an opinion on abortion, they said.

Ignatz Ratzkiwatzki

I understand these damned whippersnappers just get worse and worse.
But is it possible a small part of that observed devolution is due to a change in the observer's perspective?
IOW, the further off the youngsters are from the observer perhaps the poorer the perception; especially if he has cataracts, a relentlessly hypertrophying prostate and they're on his lawn.

Threadkiller

Paul Sperry

@paulsperry_

WTF?! Former FBI Director James Comey started out as a Communist like CIA Director John Brennan in the 1970s: "I’d moved from Communist to whatever I am now," Comey told New York Magazine in 2003

http://nymag.com/nymetro/news/politics/n_9353/

5:32 PM - 15 May 2019

https://mobile.twitter.com/paulsperry_/status/1128820454985293824

Threadkiller

Nytol

President-Elect Jim,SunnyvaleCA

MissM: "The comments on that trailer are very approving from people from India and Nepal."

Yes, I detected a bit of MIGA goin' on. (Make India Great Again). :) :)

rich

good evening. almost time for the kjom hour.

food on the stove and working on beer!

another day in the books.

rich

i live close to some main roads here and it sounds like a drag strip tonight ...

Pinandpuller


Einstein doesn't know how babies are made? Unlikely

Ignatz Ratzkiwatzki

Seems to me pretty simple for the pro death people on these heartbeat bills; they need merely show the woman has two hearts. If she does then it's her body and she can do what she wants with it.
If however, the second beating heart is the fetuses then they have a problem.
After all, they may hate men and boys, but half of those tiny beating hearts they wish to snuff out are girls, so who are the misogynists?

rich

Posted by: Threadkiller | May 15, 2019 at 10:47 PM

maybe another thumb through of the mitrokhin archive would be worthwhile

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

Narciso79

Si they have to be Vulcan in this scenario?

Narciso79

Funny thing about that, Tomlinson the guy who burned about 150 other British spies was involved in bringing mitrokhin out of the cold.

clarice

TK, I read the MY Mag article Sperry links to and Comey said no such thing that I could find in it,

Ignatz Ratzkiwatzki

So is JF suggesting a woman Einstein would be too stupid to have a kid and be a physicist?
After all the real Al had three.

rich

i promise to drink no less than 6 beers tonight.

any ideas for a kjom playlist ...

Narciso79

Marie curie had two, einsteins wife mileva was a physicist in her own right

rich

Posted by: Narciso79 | May 15, 2019 at 10:55 PM

hummm ... so we have to look at all that with a skeptical eye.

didn't know about that backstory. i looked over the Afghanistan papers mostly ... thought it was quite the scandal in Italy.

Pinandpuller

If you want a small laugh one of the senators that voted to Abolish Abortion in Alabama was named Chris Elliot.

clarice

we old timers here know this:https://www.wnd.com/2019/05/the-roots-of-valerie-plames-anti-semitism/?fbclid=IwAR1afnRY0EvxBZRR8nrngdEk_7W-eBgrAyIUX1uVQM6lNM9a8_xlw87MBBw#PGchCSGOElMxUZux.01

Narciso79

There has been whole lot of revelations like melita Norwood the Soviet spy inside their nuclear program of course Ted Kennedy's cutout to Soviets haddad the hijacker in the pflp and the campaign that birthed the JFK films

Pinandpuller

Sorry, that's two T's. Check out Senator Jabo Waggoner. Jiminy Crickets.

I remember all those people who didn't think a 16 year old could consent to letting an adult sign her yearbook but apparently they are totally fine with her having deadly surgery behind her parent's back.

Pinandpuller

Marie Curie had two:

A. Scoops

B. Terms

C. Abortions

Narciso79

Children, pin, there were a whole host of persons in the 80s like say rob Lowe who was liberal from his youth who have changed, Dennis Miller was another but he was more a 70s figure

Neo

NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio to announce he is a candidate for the Democratic nomination for President tomorrow morning

Pinandpuller

Hey at least Ruth Vader Ginsberg is consistent. She thinks the age of consent for sex should be 12.

Narciso79

I can imagine a gang of groundhogs swearing vengeance, against him.

Pinandpuller

Rob Lowe did his dirty underaged porn threesome at the DNC CONVENTION.

Tom R

Ext @ 8:25

If you have an open mind there is new info coming out that indicates Comey’s version of the story is correct while Brennan’s is the lie. The theory is that Comey knew everything the Obama criminal cabal had done and was still doing after the election and he spilled the beans to Trump and told him everything to include that the White House was bugged. Consider it similar to a plea bargain deal. I pointed out recently Comey has either gone insane or he is subtly telling the American public of all the crimes committed by the Obama administration. If the latter is true it supports the theory that Comey is making up for past sins perhaps to get a pardon.

https://twitter.com/dawsonsfield/status/1128849696208949248?s=21

clarice

I don't know who dawsonsfield is, but my impression is that he's spouting nonsense.

Narciso79

Yes it's a bridge too far, clarice.

Tom R

Clarice,

Did you read that link I just posted. Doesn’t sound like nonsense to me.

rich

>>>Kennedy's cutout to Soviets haddad the hijacker in the pflp and the campaign that birthed the JFK films

Posted by: Narciso79 | May 15, 2019 at 11:05 PM<<<

this is a sobriety check ... mark lane?

clarice

No, I haven't read it. There;s so much nonsense I can bear to read in one dat.

clarice

daY.

Narciso79

Yes he bit on the lure, he didnt set it out himself but also the pieces in French and Italian papers referenced in the film. Years later following the same leads he slandered Howard hunt,

clarice

Having read that tweet and the cite he links to, I can only conlcude he was being sarcastic.

rich

Posted by: Tom R | May 15, 2019 at 11:22 PM

fuck man, this is bullshit. full stop. comey was doing his "lieberman pivot" ... deplore the conduct, but whoa ... she should still be president.

he's trash. stop trying to convince anyone otherwise.

[i'm working on my 6+ beer goal and it was another shitty day at my shitty job in this shitdump i live in ... fuck everyone offended, i'm going to offend!]

rich

some ...

bloody cape

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lu5GvoAhnY8

deftones

to lighten the mood

[sorry tom, should have hit post on my last.]

Narciso79

And the druid philosopher is still at it (ht ewok) I have to switch to another language, to Express the cobvolutex incredulity, Comey would have dispatched around season 2 of the blacklist

rich

... and it should have been shouldn't have hit post ... but i did.

>>>Posted by: Narciso79 | May 15, 2019 at 11:41 PM

i understand this reference!!!

MORE BEER!!!

need some of our devop crew to show up to bounce some ideas off of ... i'm quitting, but want to leave of some good terms, and think i have a grain of sand i might do something with as i walk out the door.

Tom R

What did Rush say yesterday?


https://twitter.com/mikayesfiona/status/1128336553678397441?s=21

Ignatz Ratzkiwatzki

Comey is self evidently a nutjob.
It makes one fear for the nation to stop and think that a guy as hopelessly and undeniably as mental as he is has been promoted time and again to the highest echelon of Federal LE.
That he lacks sufficient self examination to understand how bizarre his behavior is doesn't explain the blind eye his colleagues' and superiors' turned to a guy either out standing in a corn field like some mesmerized stork honking cryptic sermonettes into the scouring wind or waiting for someone to shout Ollie, Ollie Oxenfree so he can emerge from the shielding presidential drapery without having to talk to the boss.
I'm starting to think he's setting up a pretty plausible insanity defense should an actual prosecutor ever take up his case.

clarice

Heh, Iggy! Smooches and nytol

Narciso79

Yes he was William o Neil or cliff dehaven, people who seem sane at first glance, but turn out to be the villain.

rich

secret footage of rich quitting his job

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

jimmyk

Yes, if someone as loathsome as Comey were really on Trump's side, I would almost have to rethink my support for Trump. But the chances of that are nil.

Narciso79

McCabe is like major major from catch 22, everytime he screws up he gets promoted.

Pinandpuller

What's up with all of the Back Alley funeral homes and why are they always Black? ::drink::

https://sacramento.cbslocal.com/2019/05/14/stockton-church-operating-unlicensed-funeral-home/

Narciso79

Ah a Rick roll, should have known.

Pinandpuller

When "Did you bring enough for everybody?" Goes Wrong:

https://philadelphia.cbslocal.com/2019/05/14/5-year-old-boy-brings-22-packs-of-crack-cocaine-to-day-care-philadelphia-police-sources-say/

Narciso79

So now the people who ruined game of thrones want to take a crack at star wars. I was using 90s references stuart Wilson in non watchman roles is who I was thinking of

JM Hanes

I'd watch that Sikh film, Jim!

Comey a good guy? Sorry, TomR, you're the one watching the fantasy film. That's the only way you can ignore decades of what should have been paradigm shifting anomalies.

JM Hanes

Shoulda just let Ignatz deal with the Comey claptrap!

rich

and rich?

come on ... there was some good stuff there if you can work though the typos ...

... and vulgarity.

... and beer.

... and killfile.

... ought to rethink all this.

some more kjom.

rich

were are my devops people ... come on ab and buckeye and capt hate!

Pinandpuller

Even the Sikhs are turning out cupcakes:

https://nypost.com/2019/05/15/long-island-bar-turns-away-stony-brook-graduate-wearing-turban/

Pinandpuller

Posted by: Narciso79 | May 16, 2019 at 12:15 AM

They ruined GOT so they could have a little time off before they ruined SW. I think they may have gotten the idea that all constituencies want their expectations subverted from Romney.

Another Bob

Well OK rich, I can hang around for a few minutes before bed. (The customer is testing my team’s stuff in Japan as we speak, and finding shit they should have found months ago, had they not been insisting we spend that time moving HMI elements two pixels and having custom fonts made...)

Tom R

JMH @ 12:16

Where did I say anything about Comey being a good guy?

Another Bob

Another botched game by NHL referees costs St. Louis a game.

The league supervisor on site refuses to say the referees got it wrong, even though it was about as obvious as a meteor strike.

Another Bob

Gimme the idea rich, I’ll catch up in the AM.

Pinandpuller

@timjacobwise
So w/Trump proposing a 'merit' based immigration system to prioritize high-skilled migrants, I can't wait to see the look on his face when he learns African immigrants are among the most educated of any migrant group, w/ over 40% having college degrees

I can't wait to see everyone's faces when I tell them Tim Wise lives in a 99% Huwight neighborhood in West Nashville.

Pinandpuller

I personally wouldn't sign an anti abortion bill but I have to support the right of a woman governor to do so.

rich

Posted by: Another Bob | May 16, 2019 at 12:48 AM

a debugger tool linked to labview, searchable schematic pdfs, and sap ... the idea would be to put a 10% fail population around a failed test article by test subtype and print out a schematic of previous part fail history and bom ... the article would then be moved to re-work or retest.

i'm sort of close, just don't have the coding skills to automate it.

don't think that made much sense ...

a better idea just struck ...

rich

not sure how well the dbs would communicate with this one though ...

rich

maybe qdr?

Tom R

Another great idea we have Obama to thank for.

https://twitter.com/realsaavedra/status/1128891128877477889?s=21

Pinandpuller


And the immigrant smiled

MJW

Where did I say anything about Comey being a good guy?

I assume JMH meant more precisely: Comey working on Trump's side?

rich

fuck that. he was working for clinton.


any ideas, i'll be up at the yardarm and will check my email and comments ... i'm pretty sure i've got an idea, just need to implement it

... for those fucking cocksuckers who i work for who will take all the credit for it and still put me in the unemployment line

assholes one and all!

BEER!
BEER!!
BEER!!!

jim nj

Sikhs have a reputation as fierce warriors.

Some in the US do cut their hair and are clean-shaven. I worked with one years ago who did that, he still wore the bracelet and had a miniature dagger hanging from a chain on his neck.

If I remember correctly a baptized Sikh is known by the five K's - uncut hair, wooden comb, usually worn under a turban, iron bracelet, dagger and special cotton underwear.

Underwear, shades of Orthodox Jewry and Mormons.

jim nj

Rich, been on the unemployment line more than once in my life.

Better to move from one job to another without it, but it does help subsidize a full-time job search is you have some savings.

Last time I was unemployed, circa 1989, they paid for computer classes at the local community college. Thay's back when being computer literate was still a big deal.

Main thing to worry about right now is your mental health. If you're not happy that will effect everything in your life.

jim nj

Talking about trees some more I recently read that the largest single organism on Earth is an Aspen grove. They start with a single seed. The root system allows new trees to grow up from the common root system. Those new trees expand the root system and the process continues.

Let's go to Wiki for a quote:

"Aspens are also aided by the rhizomatic nature of their root systems. Most aspens grow in large clonal colonies, derived from a single seedling, and spread by means of root suckers; new stems in the colony may appear at up to 30–40 m (98–131 ft) from the parent tree. Each individual tree can live for 40–150 years above ground, but the root system of the colony is long-lived. In some cases, this is for thousands of years, sending up new trunks as the older trunks die off above ground. For this reason, it is considered to be an indicator of ancient woodlands. One such colony in Utah, given the nickname of "Pando", is estimated to be 80,000 years old,[3] making it possibly the oldest living colony of aspens. Some aspen colonies become very large with time, spreading about 1 m (3.3 ft) per year, eventually covering many hectares. They are able to survive forest fires, because the roots are below the heat of the fire, and new sprouts appear after the fire burns out. The high stem turnover rate combined with the clonal growth leads to proliferation in aspen colonies. The high stem turnover regime supports a diverse herbaceous understory."

80,000 years old! Damn.

jim nj

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-05-15/china-s-economy-lost-momentum-even-ahead-of-trump-s-new-tariffs

"China’s economy lost steam in April, underscoring the fragility of the world’s second-largest economy as it girds for an intensified face-off with the U.S. over trade.

Industrial output, retail sales and investment all slowed more than economists forecast."

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china-options/no-easy-options-for-china-as-trade-war-u-s-pressure-bite-idUSKCN1SL0OU

"The medium- to long-term ramifications on supply chains are being deeply underestimated. I would be severely concerned if I was China,” Robert Lawrence, a nonresident senior fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics, recently told journalists in Beijing, where a group from the think-tank met with senior Chinese officials."

Let the hostilities get out of hand and the people using the Chinese supply chain are going to go elsewhere.

Take the next with a grain of salt as the NYT spins a little here.:

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/05/14/world/asia/china-propaganda-trade.html?action=click&module=Top%20Stories&pgtype=Homepage

This last one has me confused. China feels a need to unleash the press over this? Why? To bleed off anger ahead of a trade deal? Or do they think that an anti-American outburst will scare the US.

Personally, I think that if this got wide coverage in the US that the American people would be less motivated to buy Chinese products.

Trump hasn't played this card here. It's a shame Xi feels the need to play this at home. China as victim?

I don't understand this at all.

jim nj

https://www.thedrive.com/the-war-zone/28015/a-b-52h-nicknamed-wise-guy-becomes-the-second-to-ever-come-back-from-the-bone-yard

Buffer brought back from the dead.

jim nj

https://www.realcleardefense.com/articles/2019/05/15/indonesiavietnam_maritime_clash_a_sign_of_rising_indo-pacific_tensions_114424.html

Indonesia defending it's fisheries from Vietnam. Also mentions Chinese incursions on their economic zone.

This part intrigued me:

"The warning by US Chief of Naval Operations Admiral John Richardson to his Chinese counterpart in January conveyed the Pentagon’s resolve to treat coastguard and maritime militia the same as the Chinese Navy: ‘I made it very clear that the US Navy will not be coerced and will continue to conduct routine and lawful operations around the world in order to protect the rights, freedoms and lawful uses of sea and airspace guaranteed to all’, Richardson said."

I read that as don't expect the US to give the benefit of doubt to Chinese ships, not formally part of the Chinese Navy, when they try to coerce our warships. It's not accidental and we will no longer consider it accidental, but deliberate.

jim nj

https://www.realcleardefense.com/articles/2019/05/15/iran_seeks_to_cement_legitimacy_of_shia_militias_114425.html

It's a large network of Shiite combatants in many countries.

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-iran-iraq-idUSKCN1SL0F6

I think the message here is if Shiite groups in Iraq are hosting Iranian missiles and the central government can't stop it, we will.

We're probably pointing out that these groups should be reined in now.

MissMarple2

Retweeted by the President. Photo at the link.

Tonight, the White House was lit in blue in honor of Peace Officers Memorial Day. pic.twitter.com/Tv9nAn5M2G

— The White House (@WhiteHouse) May 16, 2019
MissMarple2

https://www.theepochtimes.com/aussie-diplomat-at-center-of-russia-hoax-also-has-china-clinton-foundation-links_2925092.html

Alexander Downer currently sits on the board of Huawei and also as foreign minister directed $25 million to the Clinton Foundation in 2007.

MissMarple2

https://www.asiatimes.com/2019/05/article/panda-sinks-claws-deep-into-canada-author/

Detailed review of a book about China's influence in Canada.

MissMarple2


Conflict News
‏ @Conflicts
9m9 minutes ago

BREAKING: Saudi Arabia accuses Iran of ordering Yemen rebel pipeline attack - @i24NEWS_EN

MissMarple2

US Attorney Durham, here you go--@JudicialWatch forced release of DOJ & FBI documents that show the shady, cash-based relationship the Obama FBI had with anti-@RealDonaldTrump Clinton-DNC operative Steele-11 FBI payments to Steele in 20016! https://t.co/fICH35a59c pic.twitter.com/0Pff4BawvR

— Tom Fitton (@TomFitton) May 16, 2019

Video of Tom Fitton at link.

MissMarple2

Joseph Otting, chief of the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency: "I find that insulting that you would make that comment."

Sen. Elizabeth Warren: "Good." https://t.co/LV4sqd1hCU pic.twitter.com/WwoId0SZxk

— The Hill (@thehill) May 16, 2019

Video at link.

This woman does not belong anywhere near the White House. Also, she is grandstanding for the cameras and comes across as an angry shrew.

jim nj

https://www.msn.com/en-us/money/markets/new-york-deals-critical-hit-to-dollar1-billion-shale-gas-pipeline/ar-AABq42z?li=BBnb7Kz

NY is going to go un-heated in the winter if this keeps up.

jim nj

just watched an old B&W film "I Am a Fugitive from a Chain Gang (1932), with Paul Muni.

I don't know if it was a restored print or not. The subject itself was fascinating, but man the film popped like a videotape would. Incredibly sharp with no artifacts.

MissMarple2

https://www.breitbart.com/entertainment/2019/05/15/kelsey-grammer-praises-trump/

MissMarple2

https://www.asiatimes.com/2019/05/article/rapper-fugitive-and-lobbyists-in-new-1mdb-twist/

Details on that rapper and Malaysian funneling money through him to Obama.

MissMarple2

https://www.apnews.com/ebfdb84b4e084a6ab83133c5e41365de?utm_medium=AP&utm_source=Twitter&utm_campaign=SocialFlow

Latest developments in Persian Gulf, Yemen, etc.

MissMarple2

https://dailycaller.com/2019/05/15/trump-immigration-plan-border/?utm_campaign=atdailycaller&utm_source=Twitter&utm_medium=Social

He will present his plan with a 2:30 PM speech today in the Rose Garden. (Eastern time)

jim nj

nytol

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