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March 13, 2021

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BuffyUK

Hi

BuffyUK

Michael Yon is posting a lot about the serious border problem heading to Texas. He thinks 2 million this year and up to 3 million next year.

MissMarple2

Hi, BuffyUK!

Yon reported live from Panama on Bannon's War Room show yesterday or Thursday (can't remember which) and said we had Border Patrol down there trying to screen for terrorists and other bad guys.

This will be a horrendous mess because it's not like these folks will be hanging around in Texas and the other border states. They will scatter all over the country.

BuffyUK

The reason anyone discusses Harry and Megan is due to Netflix and spotify working with Oprah to market them. She had 9 million and reportedly 6 hours of on film interviewing and what's come out is dull, duller, dulles (to quote Winston Churchill).

I wonder why nothing has been said about the Rose Hanbury rumours (she and William allegedly had a thing possibly when Kate was pregnant with child number 3). I heard that got out because Megan passed it on. The thing is, Harry allegedly is sexually incontinent, so when lockdown ends, Megan will be in the same boat.

I distract myself from the really quite awful news with soap opera rubbish like this.

BuffyUK

Miss M, I am a patreon of Michael Yon and he sends two or three emails a day. He says Border patrol is down there trying to figure things out, given that Joe Biden has thrown down the welcome mat.

He also says some kind of American public response is inevitable, from April, definitely by June.

My meditation teacher sent us all an Indian astrologer's take on the next year which says American is going to be in turmoil.

MissMarple2

BuffyUK,

It wouldn't take rocket science for that astrologer to predict that!

I live i central Indiana, and we have seen the city's murder rate increase dramatically. It's mostly gang violence or domestic disputes which got out of hand. Our stupid democrat mayor (formerly Al Gore's campaign manager and good for nothing but photo-ops) has done nothing to address it. I surmise from the large increase in Hispanic groceries, restaurants and taco trucks that we will be seeing an influx of cartel employees and MS-13 gang members, which is not conducive to peace and quiet.

MissMarple2

The general population is getting the message. Video at the link, a little under one minute. (Alas, while the guy who made this did a great job of representing the issues, he misspelled "peasant".)

Nailed it 🔥 pic.twitter.com/MuRf0RAPJi

— 🧢Mac (@beingrealmac) March 13, 2021
BuffyUK

"May I tie my shoes?" That was funny!

MissMarple2

Ben Rhodes
@brhodes

· 15h
Andrew Cuomo is a good lesson that treating people terribly for years ultimately forces a reckoning.
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Janice Dean
@JaniceDean
·
17m
Bandwagon guy.

MissMarple2

From the replies to Janice Dean's post above:

Here's her thread with replies:

https://twitter.com/JaniceDean/status/1370719100415119362

henry

Received package last night. Contents: one shoofly pie. Kryptonite to my keto schemes. So tasty.

Narciso

That does sound good henry.

Narciso


He still has bad instincts


https://amgreatness.com/2021/03/12/greg-abbott-is-cornered-and-scared/

Old Lurker

Re: Tytler

Iggy, any misquotes are on Cox, not Tytler.

Tytler studied various societies back to Socrates, but you are right that until the American Experiment, no other had tried precisely our formulation of rights, checks and balances. So you might hold out for some "secret sauce" though it is difficult not to see data points in the US along the path he described. However this goes or ends, we are near that point.

Narc, the end of your quote was "...for "While man is being instigated by the love of power—a passion visible in an infant, and common to us even with the inferior animals—he will seek personal superiority in preference to every matter of a general concern".

And that is precisely the point. Humanity is a Bell Curve that shifts over time. But at the far end there is ALWAYS a group that will seek to control "by personal superiority" the rest of the Bell Curve. There are ALWAYS kings, dictators, chiefs, commissars, Popes, generals, capos, dons and so on. The weaker the population, the more people will boss them around. And they will ALWAYS have princes, dukes, SS Officers, other toadies and now, KARENS, to do their bidding for them. That is the human condition, always has been, always will be.

CCGirl, the words "Bondage" and "Serfdom" are two sides of the same coin and they too change over the centuries and in country by country. But in whatever flavor of the day, it is always a measure of how much freedom and liberty is afforded an individual vs whomever bosses him around, and what that boss can do to the individual to force compliance.

I think you were referring to a comment I made a few weeks ago about how much we are already "serfs" since our Masters (Fed, State & Local Governments) demand of our productivity and wealth (approaching half of our combined productivity and half of what is left when we die, and there at present is no private property immune to being taken away by the State, and under Covid, no private contract between "free men" that cannot be abrogated by decree from the state...ALL under penalty of prison.) My comment was that THAT amount of paying unto Caesar, depending on the country and the century, is in the same ballpark of what Feudal Lords and Kings were able to demand from their "Serfs", not to mention their "Slaves" who were the next rung down on the ladder.

Narciso

That was an actual not apocryphal quote i could find, in the Unlearning period that followed the Depression those were the lessons we learned.

Narciso

In the era priof to tyttler it was likr 1984 monarchical regimes vs monarchical regime european vs ottoman

Narciso

Athens is a clear example from hippias to tbe 30, then they were consumed by a greater power, rome had a longer cycle.

clarice

https://taibbi.substack.com/p/the-sovietization-of-the-american

Today's US media reminds Taibbi of Pravda.

GUS

Please don't forget that our GRACIOUS HOST voted for SLOPPY JOE. He doesn't talk much about it, but he voted for SLOPPY JOE.
Who is that stupid???

MissMarple2

It was my understanding that serfs were tied to the land they inhabited, at least in England of the Middle Ages. They were not bought or sold like slaves, but they had no right to move to another estate, duchy, or (for that matter) country.

Manuel Transmission

Test...

https://www.revolver.news/2021/03/fbis-ridiculous-capitolsiege-pipe-bomb-video-is-an-all-out-assault-on-common-sense/

Manuel Transmission

Hmmm, that disappeared on the first try.

Must read the shredding that Revolver gives the FIBbers in their meticulous search for the 1/6 bomb placer.

MissMarple2

clarice,

My curiosity about the press's behavior leads me to be concerned about how many are getting stipends from the CCP or affiliated NGO's.

henry

Miss M, all of them... plus the media corporations.

Manuel Transmission

OK, now I have a mystery to solve and OL may be the best to offer an answer.

We have gone down to one of the largest malls in the Seattle area for years. It’s in a suburban area between Seattle and Everett near Paine Field home of the big Boeing plant where we keep our 4-Trotter. Like most malls, the parking density fluctuates seasonally with the Thanksgiving/Christmas time you can hardly find a parking spot. Off season weekdays it might be 1/3-1/2 full. Foot traffic inside matches the parking situation.

So yesterday we drop in for lunch at our fave PF Chang’s which is back open inside at reduced capacity. (No waiting at 12:30.) The parking lots are jammed, which seemed strange, but the mall is essentially empty! As you would expect these days a significant number of shops are boarded up and the rest have a handful of customers meandering around and fewer clerks standing around.

Who’s parking their cars there? There’s heavy construction across a four lane street with chain link blocking both sides, but these aren’t worker’s trucks. It’s certainly not overflow dealer cars.

Any theories?

MissMarple2

Manuel Transmission,

Here's a theory which concerns me:

What if they looked at those shoes (assuming that the alleged pipe bomber was actually intending to make a statement with the bombs) and because that shoe is so distinctive, they scanned on line orders looking for someone who ordered the shoe, was part of a Trump donr list, and was in DC on that day? Easy peasy set-up.

OR, what if the FBI made the bombs but decided that on the off-chance their plot was revealed, they made sure they wouldn't go off so they wouldn't be involved in attempted murder charges? FBI conspirator would be masked, hooded and unidentifiable, except for those pesky shoes. Notice that the FBI calls attention to the shoes, while just a general statement on the clothing. A hired guy from DC (paid in cash) would be told to dress in such a manner as seen in the video, but wasn't warned about identifiable shoes. Or perhaps was GIVEN the shoes by the FBI as a bonus.

henry

MT, Airport rental cars?

Jane

Turning into a nice day here. I’m glad we are springing forward because I’m sick of waking up with it 52 degrees. Hard to go to the pool. 76 now. High of 85 later.

Now that I’ve given you our daily forecast, I find I have little else to say!

MissMarple2

Bannon has a 2 hour special on the war plans of the CCP. Current guests Gordon Chang, Rudy Guiliani and Frank Gaffney.

Live link here:

https://pandemic.warroom.org/listen-live/

MissMarple2

Did anyone here know that Deng Xou Ping (excuse spelling) started a biowarfare program to wipe out all of the population of the USA so they could colonize it? (Courtesy of Frank Gaffney)

Jane

Boy this is fascinating: https://justthenews.com/nation/science/scientists-say-theyve-reconstructed-secrets-ancient-greek-computer

This is a computer dating back to BC

MissMarple2

A question I have: What are the rates of infection and mortality of Chinese students and residents here in the US?

Gaffney says they are now working on pathogens that Chinese will be immune to but will kill everyone else?

Narciso

We're in good hands


https://legalinsurrection.com/2021/03/chauvin-pre-trial-day-5-seventh-juror-seated/

Melinda

MM-

Heinlein wrote a book using that exact angle, just the inverse After the Asian invasion.

Ignatz Ratzkiwatzki

Heh;

Pinandpuller

Don’t you kill dogs and cats and stuff them in dumpsters:

Terrified geese have their throats slit before their feathers are stuffed into jackets—nothing could make that right.

There’s no such thing as humane down.

https://twitter.com/peta/status/1370118189976289280?s=21

Marlene

Beautiful day here. We just returned from the farmer's market. Gus and henry, you'll get a kick out of this...the longest line at any vendor was for Wisconsin cheese curds!
It is also my observation that it is very true that Florida is being infested with New Yorkers. It seems that almost every other car has NY license plates.

Manuel Transmission

Henry, nah, too generic mix. More like any random parking lot not at a trendy, upscale place. Of course that makes me think of those weird ads that show thousands of identical SUVs, or whatever that are supposunly parked in some remote field.

henry

MT, that leaves “AnteFa staging area”. ;)

Melinda

Pin-

When you bite on a fundraising program, just remember what you're looking at, projection art.

Narciso

Geese have to take one for the team.

Narciso

Professional twit


https://meaninginhistory.blogspot.com/2021/03/too-good-to-pass-on.html?m=1

MissMarple2

MT,

That makes me wonder what they are going to do with those 250,000 Post Office delivery vehicles when they are replaced with electric ones. They all have steering wheels on the right side instead of the left, so that the driver can reach out and put mail in the box.

Bulk sale to the UK?

Melinda

MM-

Opposite problem.

Jane

Marlene,

I’m seeing more out-of-state license plates lately too. Must be vacation time. They can’t move here unless I approve. (Do you think I can get that law passed?)

Narciso

Even sharper than camelbert (a low bar)


https://mobile.twitter.com/wakeupfromcovid/status/1370188597366784003

Narciso

This is the jackrabbit looking for skydragons

https://www.linkedin.com/in/joseph-bryan-55100181

Melinda

@julie_kelly2
The truth, eventually, will be told:

https://twitter.com/julie_kelly2/status/1370804306828529664?s=21

Good one.

Porchlight

Hi all! Long time no see. I guess a lot of folks are commenting on JOM2 now. Sad to see the flow break up here, but I understand.

henry, I love shoofly pie and have been fascinated by it ever since I read Shoo-Fly Girl by Lois Lenski when I was a kid.

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/42451.Shoo_Fly_Girl

Lenski would be canceled now, even though I think she was liberal as could be for her time.

henry

I can understand Shoofly girl eating a whole pie for breakfast. I was similarly tempted this morning (without the necessity of dropping it on the floor). My grandfather was Pa Dutch (though not Amish) from Tamaqua and later Shamokin before West Point. I got my name from him along with the Shoofly Pie gene.

Narciso


Close to breaking through

https://www.wsj.com/articles/cuomo-and-the-covid-death-count-11615590254

clarice

Narciso, I think the Jenkins article is wrong.

Jane

Clarice,

Are you in Florida?

MissMarple2

Narciso,

Seems to me there wouldn't have been any need to quarantine nursing hole workers if the Corona virus victims hadn't been sent to the nursing homes to begin with.

I didn't read the entire article because of the paywall, but it sure looks to me like they are trying to deflect blame from Cuomo to nursing homes (who are absolved of liability by an EO that Cuomo signed) and the workers there.

I consider this despicable, and the blame rests squarely on Cuomo.

MissMarple2

"nursing hole" should be "nursing home" in the first paragraph.

Narciso

It struck me as odd, and hes usually pretty sharp.

MissMarple2

The Hill
@thehill

GOP leader to try to force Swalwell off panel, argues he is a national security threat http://hill.cm/57D71PO

MissMarple2

Comments by Sydney Powell. Video at link, a little under 2 minutes. I did not know that the Georgia state policeman investigating the explosion of the car which killed the staffer of Kelly Loeffler was found dead within a week with a bullet wound to the head.

"He was vaporized..."

This is not a game.
These people are sick. pic.twitter.com/Suj0f6VbRr

— Squawk (@CaptainStash1) March 13, 2021

MissMarple2

Ha!

jimmyk

I think Jenkins got this right: “Some might even wonder if Mr. Cuomo’s heavy-handed way of letting women know of his sexual availability became ingrained because it didn’t always fail.”

Ignatz Ratzkiwatzki

It is my understanding that some women are even prone to letting the rich and powerful grab them by the nether regions, jimmy.

Len

There might even be a term for it like silver miner? Gee, it escapes me at the moment as it is so arcane and totally inappropriate in our enlightened times.

Ignatz Ratzkiwatzki

The fundraising page for that vet who was arrested and held without bail for being somewhere in the vicinity of the capitol and having bad thoughts.

MissMarple2

https://www.dailywire.com/news/eric-bolling-reportedly-considering-congressional-run-in-south-carolina

Jane

Did the women r6eally have a problem with it? Why drid they wait years to complain? It will be a perfect cover-up for the nursing homes.

MissMarple2

Jane,

Agree. I bet they are getting stipends and protection from the DNC. You will notice the charges are escalating, from "wanna play strip poker" to groping under a blouse.

I bet they are holding a rape charge in reserve.

And you are right. It's a diversionary strategy to keep the public from paying attention to the nursing home deaths.

Jim Eagle

I thought Eric Bolling was in New Jersey?

Also I like how the Korean golfers on tour are waking billboards,

jimmyk

Remember that woman who said she’d gladly sleep with Slick Willy in gratitude for keeping abortion legal, or something to that effect? Can’t imagine where these pols get the idea that some of their female admirers might be willing and able to go down for the cause.

MissMarple2

jimmyk,

Exactly.

Ignatz Ratzkiwatzki

Jane,
A lot of actual rapes are never reported so that has never struck me as a very strong argument.
There are women who make stuff up, apparently a lot of them, so you have to approach each case individually.
My criteria are pretty much the same as everyone else's; if I like the guy or agree with him politically I believe him. If I don't then I believe her. : )

MissMarple2

https://www.theepochtimes.com/us-white-wheat-growers-cash-in-as-china-snaps-up-supplies_3731540.html

MissMarple2

The Hill
@thehill

· Mar 12
SCOOP: National Park Service rejects request for July 4 fireworks at Mount Rushmore http://hill.cm/heUVKEw
======================================
Petty democrat crap, as usual.

Ignatz Ratzkiwatzki

Go set em off by Crazy Horse.

Ignatz Ratzkiwatzki

65-Year Old Texas Woman Tackled, Arrested For Refusing To Mask A Day After Abbott Lifted Mandate

She was going in to close her account.
Now, in the case of a restaurant I get a business being able to require a mask.
But in the case of a bank, they have her property. She entered into a contract with that bank that presumably included her right to remove her property when she wanted and I doubt it had a proviso that they could keep her property unless she wore a mask or met some unknown requirement they might lay down outside the contract.

Ignatz Ratzkiwatzki

Excellent, short column with a great cartoon at the end;
The Cannibalization Is Complete: Only Inedible Zombies Remain

MissMarple2

https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2021/03/13/exclusive-former-trump-epa-administrator-media-buried-climate-progress-made-under-trump-administration/

Jane

Iggy,

I have no doubt he’s a groper. So is Xiden. That is apparently acceptable in the woke world until your repacement has been decided.

clarice

https://www.aier.org/article/the-new-yorker-conundrum/
New Yorker at a loss w/o Trump to blame it on

Ignatz Ratzkiwatzki

That Darren Beattie guy at Revolver seems to get it.

Catsmeat

Porch! I'll be in Austin starting April 4th for at least ten days--really any day will be fine, except the first one! Email me--I've lost yours--mine is lwhite the number four at unl dot edu.

Pinandpuller

You don’t need to worry about the US Military taking your guns, they’re too busy taking pictures and getting in manhood measuring contests with news commentators.

Pinandpuller

I think Kong vs Godzilla is the last thing Black/Asian relations need right now.

Manuel Transmission

Well, I think I figured out the weird parking situation. As living conditions evolve and more and more people are squeezing into smaller and cheaper places and likely crammed with more bodies each, where do you park all those extra cars? No long term parking fees!

My sidekick is down in Santa Cruz helping his mom out (he lived there most of his life until moving up here). Anyway, he is boggled by the density of on street parking all around that area. Same situation.

Pinandpuller

I’m getting kind of tired of all these talking head officers acting like the military is just like Lake Woebegone.

MissMarple2

Manuel Transmission,

We have people double parked on the street into their yards. Our neighborhood is made up of 1950's bungalows with one-car garages. I estimate 1/3 are rentals judging by the changes in cars, school bus stops, etc. My neighbor to the south has rented her garage out to a guy who converted it to living quarters and makes his money selling scrap metal, so he has 2 trucks and a trailer plus her car.

He always keeps things neat, though. He works at sorting and disassembling things during the day and everything is taken away when the trailer is full. Nothing is left lying around.

North of us is a rental with no garage and a one-car wide driveway, so whoever is there always parks one car in the street.

Some of the rentals seem to have a LOT of cars in their front yards next to the street. That may be people who do off-the-books cash repairs, since the cars seem to change.

CCGirl

Cars - So many people are working from home, and many of their family members have left the cities to live in the “country.” Lots of cars not being used as they were in normal times. We have four cars - with two college kids at home. Oldest is threatening to move back in May - so that will make it five.

Almost everyone who had an empty house for the winter (provided it’s winterized) had a relative from Boston or NYC living there last March. Winter rentals used to be easy to find - not anymore. I don’t know anything about Santa Cruz though:-)

MissMarple2

CCGirl,

Good thing my daughter works from home, with gas going up. Her commute would be to the far north side, about 15 miles one way.

We are always getting calls from people wanting to know if we want to sell the house for cash.

Since we are near a small university, I figure a lot of them are wanting to own rental property. A lot of the calls come on my line, so I just put on my pathetic grandma voice and say "My daughter owns the house." (She does.)

That way, they will leave me alone.

Melinda

Breaking911
@Breaking911
NYP: Along with nursing homes, the Cuomo administration forced group homes for the intellectually disabled to take in the COVID-infected

That order is still in effect today, even though Cuomo reversed the nursing home order months ago

https://twitter.com/Breaking911/status/1370540533744074752

MissMarple2

Raheem Kassam
@RaheemKassam

CORRUPT: WHO Investigator on CCP Payroll Blasts Bannon & Media for Asking Inconvenient Questions... Admits He Refused to Look at Wuhan Lab Data.

https://thenationalpulse.com/news/daszak-slams-bannon-reveals-database-lies/

Pinandpuller

New movie pitch: ‘Who’s Killing the Retired Black Sports Stars of America?’

I won’t spoil it for you:

#RIP “Marvelous” Marvin Hagler

Just like Hank Aaron, died from complications of the effects of the #COVID19 #COVID19Vaccine

https://twitter.com/covertmma/status/1370884279174111234?s=21

MissMarple2

Melinda,

This is sounding awfully Third Reich-ish, isn't it?

CCGirl

RIP, Marvin Hagler.

How many here remember watching boxing on the Wide World of Sports on Saturdays? Having four older brothers probably helped!

Ignatz Ratzkiwatzki

Thanks for that AIER link clarice.
I didn't realize George Gilder had stopped writing incomprehensible, digital gobbledygook and had gone back to cogent criticism of idiots.

Dave (in MA)
    Away we go.
How sweet it is.
The Miami Beach audience is the greatest audience in the world.
Dave (in MA)

I used to watch Wide World of Sports, but if boxing came on I usually switched channels or went outside.

CCGirl

When I was a kid I recall reading or hearing George Gilder say, “Wealth is created.” So basic, but it introduced me to a basic tenet of conservatism at a young age.

henry

RIP Marvelous.

@WSJ

Boxing great Marvin Hagler, the undisputed middleweight champion from 1980 to 1987, died Saturday. He was 66.

Melinda

Very.

That's why I'm editing Bettye LaVette cuts.

MissMarple2

CCGirl,

My Dad and Grandad used to watch the fights (sponsored by Gillette) every Friday night. This was back in the 50's. I think I saw Rocky Marciano on there one night.

We 4 girls would go find something else to do. One TV only, a console, black and white with a small screen.

Howard Cosell came along much later, about the same time as Wide World of Sports.

Davod

"NBC: Wear A Mask While Exercising And Showering. Maybe Even Two"

I won't provide a link.

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