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March 20, 2021

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Ignatz Ratzkiwatzki

--Their superior knowledge" is EXACTLY how most of these dim bulbs act on Twitter.--

Noting the stupidity of someone else who actually is stupid is often an act of kindness.
But when you're the dope, noting others' stupidity relative to yours, or more commonly your group's, is a mark of severe insecurity.

Buford Gooch

Asians have to see themselves as a victim group, or, horror of horrors, they might continue leaving for the Republican Party.

Narciso


We dont need to go far back into the jurassic

https://mobile.twitter.com/queens_parents/status/1372235782283476994

This is the new prog guru henry rodgers prescription

Narciso

The cdc the nhs the french health ministry tell me ian:


https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.wsj.com/amp/articles/ian-mcewan-on-the-pandemic-year-good-government-is-the-only-solution-11616173369

Narciso

Now rupar has earned his entry in the urban dictionary


https://dailycaller.com/2021/03/19/media-aaron-rupar-misleading-context-atlanta-shooting-jay-baker-bad-day/

Narciso

Its really confusing what the preferred prog is supposed to be, asians are discriminated because of their academic and entrepreneurial and other bourgeouis traits, but that isnt considered

Narciso

The latter element


https://dailycaller.com/2021/03/20/san-francisco-school-board-alison-collins-asian-americans-racism/

Narciso

One feels a little like syme even one is perfectly disposed to prog sentiments

Narciso

It was a selective audience


https://babylonbee.com/news/330-million-americans-sue-cardi-b-for-mental-damages

Narciso

We're through the looking glass


https://mobile.twitter.com/JackPosobiec/status/1373092916432883714

Narciso

Of coursr

https://mobile.twitter.com/AlexBerenson/status/1373016183205675010

GUS

I asked a couple days ago, and didn't notice any response.

2 MEN MURDERED at work Roundy's warehouse distribution center, murdered by a fellow employee, who thankfully, blew his own head off as the cops surrounded him 25 miles away ...in Milwaukee.
Three names.
Guess the perp.

Kevin
Kevin
Fraron.

Any takers?

Jim Eagle

Kevin Ali!

Jane

OL
; re
; your 1:24 in the last thread. I bet Trump feels the exact same way.

Ignatz Ratzkiwatzki

--good-government-is-the-only-solution--

The founder of the Dem party said 'that government is best which governs least' and he had slaves on his plantation.

They have jettisoned the first principle and embraced the second.

Ignatz Ratzkiwatzki

And don't get me wrong. I'm not saying Dems are racists who only want black slaves.
They want us all totin Unkle Karl's barge and liftin his bale while Miss Nancy and Ashley sip mint juleps on the veranda.

henry

The whites running Harvard and Yale admissions do discriminate against Asians.

Unwashed flyover Americans (whatever race) do not.

Simple.

So those unwashed flyover Americans must be terrorists. Just ask FBI director Wray.

Old Lurker

"Ashley"

I can NEVER see that name and not think of Gen. Wesley Clark.

jimmyk

In short, blacks are killing Asians because of whitey. And Orange Man, of course.

anonamom

MM, your arguments do not repudiate OL's point--Trump failed on Covid by allowing Fauci and Brix to determine our path.

He was the boss; he chose to follow what the two of them were saying, despite having access to others giving him different information. He chose to not add anyone with a differing perspective to the advisory team until it was far too late.

Donald Trump did that, not any corrupt Swamp dweller, FBI agent, or Republican lawyer. Paul Ryan had not a thing in the world to do with it either.

OL is NOT "throwing pot shots" at Trump, and continually characterizing any criticism or even analysis of Trump as that is how to earn the cheerleader label and diminish the value of your opinion.
It makes you sound like a Trump cultist, or a school girl with a crush on her favorite teacher. That is who has blindspots--somebody who doesn't want to see.

Failure to step back and remove emotional attachment from this man who did do a huge amount of good is of absolutely no benefit in moving the MAGA agenda forward.

Acknowledging mistakes so as to not repeat them will.

Pointing out how Trump failed on Covid does NOT in any way say HE was a failure, or that he did not make magnificent strides in energy independence, our economy, foreign relations, border safety and security.
Or that he doesn't love and put America first. Or that one won't be forever grateful for all of that.

We need a candidate in 2024 who will have Trump's strengths without his weaknesses and the ability to find good help.
(A certain governor of Florida comes to my mind. We'll see--it's a long way off.)

But demonizing people who won't join in pretending Trump is some kind of perfect president isn't going to help in the search for a winning candidate.

You are not defending Trump when you do that--you are defending your idealization of him, and that is not dealing with reality.

CCGirl

Ig, the dems want (as my brother says) to be the pajama class, while the rest of us work for a salary they deem worthy of what we do, but not too much.

I’m happy to be in the “working” class (as opposed to the dem’s “working class,”) as long as they simply leave me alone. But that ain’t happenin’.

anonamom

Here's an address for anyone wanting to send a check to MTG

https://www.mtgforamerica.com/

anonamom

I miss Karl Haas and his radio program (Adventures in Good Music).

I grew up listening to him too JiB, like jimmyk, on WJR--where I still tune my radio as soon as I pick up the rental car.

Narciso

The system (michael senger outlined its tentacles) is designed to grind down if not kill or mutilate, and not just on health policy.

Narciso

Considet what ae laughably call national security policy with regards to the afghan war, the enemy is ruthless and savage but also cunning and weve thrown a generatuon of young men at then, with less success than we initially started.

sbwaters

Anon: But demonizing people who won't join in pretending Trump is some kind of perfect president isn't going to help in the search for a winning candidate.

Fweet! Hyperbole alert!

It is one thing to say, "In retrospect I wish Trump had others than Fauci and Birx or that he had kept them off the stage." It is quite another to say that Trump screwed up.

O.L. can be forceful, repetitive, and persistent in his presentation and I don’t mind. I take in the useful points and SOB when to me it seems to overlook Trump’s positives. Trump deserves credit as THE ONLY ONE who could have done what he did faced with over-the-top failure of Democrats who stand for party over country, and media infatuated with popular opinion in place of news. And that he uncovered for us snakes hidden under every bureaucratic rock.

Perfect? Of course not. Flawed? A helluva lot less flawed than anyone else on that stage. Important and timely? Damn straight!

Generally we have JOMKerfuffles on slow news days. It’s the way it is.

Jane

Hear! Hera! Amom. I love Trump. He’s the hero of my lifetime. But even heroes make mistakes, and Fauci was a huge mistake. Easy mistake to make. I wonder how many of us would have had the clarity (along with lack of experience) to avoid it. But it was still a mistake,

Cold in FL - assuming the low 70’s are cold - but Ugh.

Jane

SBW,

Have you determined the dates for next year’s trip? I’m planning a petty and happy to have it revolve around you!

Jane

A PARTY

CCGirl

Speaking of parties, oldest is popping over for family dinner night (instead of Fri). So night all!

If I begin posting late at night tell me to go to bed!

Narciso

Thank you sbw, for summing up, what i sonetimes have trouble with.

sbwaters

happy to have it revolve around you!

That’s so sweet, but when we went to your place in Massachusetts for our first JOM event, it revolved around each individual JOMmer. All contributed. All were delightful. Party of a lifetime.

It would be so nice to meet more that we have not yet seen in person.

On the schedule, Palm Beach, Oct 23-30th. Mrs. sbw says we could come before or after (but she would prefer after).

MissMarple2

anonamom,

What people were there to take Fauci's place, or Brix's? He had TWO of them giving him advice at the same time. I certainly am not an expert in viruses, nor was I able to recommend someone who would have been better. I am not a doctor, and neither is Trump, who is pretty smart but not in medicine. Did you send a letter to his chief of staff or DNI? How was Trump to know what a scumball Fauci was? FBI or CIA intelligence reports? Yeah, right.

He put supposedly trustworthy Pence in charge of the program. He got the vaccination program into high gear. He got one of those GM plants to build more ventilators, according to the best recommendations at the time. When he talked about HCQ a bunch of doctors started carrying on about how it was dangerous. When he tried (and I will admit inartfully) to explain how some of the vaccines worked, the press accused him of telling everyone to inject themselves with bleach.

Fauci was not in the Rose Garden every day, although Pence pretty much was. (When Fauci wasn't, he was on CNN or MSNBC, so I don't see what difference his location made.)

I see no way that Trump could have stopped him from being the spokesman. He was deemed THE expert by the media. He couldn't have been fired because he is a civil servant, and unless there was PROOF of his wrongdoing, which we hadn't an inkling of until much later in this fiasco, there was no way to get rid of him.

If Trump had ordered him to quit speaking, you know damn well Fauci would have been in front of the cameras playing the noble victim and abuse of power would have been added to the impeachment charges.

I don't idealize President Trump, but it does seem to me that he stepped forward when we needed someone like him, and I will not be apologetic of my admiration for him. Period.

MissMarple2

I am now going to make up my Kroger order. I have a ten-dollar coupon on a $100 order and one can't get enough peanut butter and tuna for the stockpile!

Jim Eagle

We experiencing a cold front in my part of NE Florida. Cold, Windy, innermittent rain. Eve. the Beagles hate it.

Jim Eagle

.....intermitment...Even...grrrr

henry

Nice warm sunny day in SE Wisconsin.

Stephanie Nene Not Your Normal Granma

We decided that today was going to be an explore day, so after breakfast we jumped in the car and headed for Boca Grande and adventures west.

Boca was nice, we will need to explore the town more. The beach was chilly and the water was about Amelia Island water temps over last Memorial Day (coldish). Ariel got to the top of the slope down to the waves and came to a dead stop. The waves were not large, but it was choppy. I started picking up a few shells and she finally joined me. We lasted about 20 minutes on the beach.

On to Sharky's on the Pier in Venice. 45 minute wait for lunch indoors (90 outside) but it was chillier than Boca was, so we opted for inside. We took Ariel out on the pier and she saw some birds, but no one was catching anything. Lunch was good. Back in the car and Ariel was about to zone out, so we skipped the planned trip to the bird rookery at the Audubon Park and headed home.

I need more recs for places to go. Payne Park is also on my list as it evidently has a large kids playground themed around circuses... what a surprise from the home of Ringling Bros.

Mote Aquarium, Ringling Museum and ????

We're going to go to Venice Beach next weekend and maybe downtown Venice for some shops if anyone has any suggestions on fun shops. The weather is projected for low 90s YEAH!!!

Comanche Voter

When your "expert" is a lying little weasel who changes his advice more often than he changes his underwear, you've got a problem And when the lying little weasel is almost 80 years old and is the highest paid Federal employee in the government, we've got a problem. Both Hyman Rickover and Saint Anthony Fauci stayed on well past their sell by date.

Neo

Federal ‘COVID’ Spending Surpasses $41,870 Per Taxpayer.
Is that the Check You Got?

Jim Eagle

Stephani.

I will askl Capt. Eric for the best spots and pass on to you. He knows your part like the baclk of his hand.

clarice

https://www.theepochtimes.com/arizona-state-senate-ordering-hand-recount-of-2-1-million-ballots-for-2020-presidential-election_3742329.html
full audit of Maricopa County.

Jane

So who here wants to come to Florida for a party in late October
/. Are you coming back to /,y coast in the spring SBW? That might be easier for you?

Jib it’s been an ugly day. In the 70’s but no sun and cold. I came inside early. Hope it gets better6 soon.

henry

Jane, October sounds good to me.

Jane

Good Henry! But hell you should come down before then! We’re open!

anonamom

MM, Just off the top of my head--
Americans who could have been Trump advisors include two of the the three authors of the Barrington Declaration, Scott Atlas, the epidemiologist from Yale who spoke out early on about the fallacy of lockdowns, and the Johns Hopkins MPH whose op ed I posted last week.
These are some of the advisors whose advice he could have taken beside Fauci's and Brix's.
At the least, they should have been in the room challenging Fauci's assertions, like Rand Paul did the other day... because he wouldn't have had much anything to defend them with, like the other day.

Posting your laundry list of the good he did do--and he did plenty-- does NOT change the fact that his reliance on F and B proved to be a HUGE error.
The list could be ten, a hundred times longer--it will not change the fact this happened.

Your admiration of Trump for all the good he has done is not what I am addressing--your accusing anyone discussing his errors in judgement or execution and missteps as spreading gloom and doom or being disloyal is.


anonamom

Hmmm- Michigan judge last week says the Secretary of State ordering the mail in ballots to be treated as they were is unconstitutional.
Maricopa is to be recounted--what happens if those two states' elections get UNverified.
Can that happen??
Is something going on in GA right now as well?

MissMarple2

Finally! done with the Kroger order.

Went out to get a Diet coke and discovered I had put the ice cream in the fridge instead of the freezer. Hoping it wasn't THAT much melted , I pulled the lid off and dropped it and got about a quart of ice cream, mostly melted, all over the floor! Spattered up on the cabinet and on the register vent, too!

So then I had to wipe it up with paper towels and then mop. Ugh. That will teach me to be more patient and less argumentative. LOL!

Narciso

It took time for these advisors to come to fruition

https://andrewsullivan.substack.com/p/when-the-narrative-replaces-the-news-9ea

MissMarple2

anonamom,

OK. I have learned my lesson by dropping the ice cream.

Marlene

Yeah, my plan today was to read out on the lanai, but as soon as I sat down, the clouds rolled in. Stephanie, all the shops in Venice are fun! Ariel will love the toy store. Venice Beach is known for shark teeth. Walmart sells the nifty tool to sift for the shark teeth. We'd like to take you to Snook Haven on the Myakka River. It was a fish camp back in the day and now is a very rustic restaurant (same owners as Sharky's and Fin's). Old Florida. Legend says that Tarzan movies were filmed on the Myakka, but we learned from a visit to the Venice Historical Society that isn't true. Although a few really old movies that required "jungle" settings were filmed on the Myakka.

James D.

Both Hyman Rickover and Saint Anthony Fauci stayed on well past their sell by date.

At least Rickover did a lot of good and made the country stronger when he was at his best. What has Fauci ever done that actually was a positive for our country in any way?

MissMarple2

Victor Davis Hanson
@VDHanson

· 11h
In our chaos, are we Rome or Constantinople, teetering on the brink as the Western Roman Empire in the 5th Century AD, or able to recalibrate and last for another 1,000 years in the East as the Byzantines?

jimmyk

I don't think Trump could have done anything that would have altered the blue state governors' power grab, but if he had brought in the likes of the people I mentioned (Bhattacharya, Ioannides, Atlas) early on, he could have had the best of both worlds: A bully pulpit preaching that the lockdowns aren't necessary or even helpful, that the panic and fear are overreactions, while letting the guvs take responsibility for their policies. That would have rallied support for him from the sane side of the political spectrum. In the end I'm not sure how much difference it would have made, though, given the MSM howling dogs and the vote fraud.

MissMarple2

Susan H
@yepsuzn
Banned AGAIN for 3 days on Facebook for posting this. Those sorry bastards don't like the truth much.

THIS is the dam truth.
8:28 PM · Mar 20, 2021


================================
She posted this as a screen cap, I imagine, to avoid the algorhytms and escape the Twitter censors.

GUS

Anonamom, Trump couldn't fire BENITO FRAUDSKI or Dumb as a Birx. He might have gotten impeached.

Davod

"Dangerous ‘Safe Storage’ Bill Progresses through Colorado General Assembly
Teresa Mull Mar 15, 2021 3 Comments"

[I am watching the run on to the 24 program. During the first episode, terrorists attacked the house of a retired special forces sergeant. His wife ran to the combination lock gunsafe, took out an automatic, inserted a magazine, and was ready to go. It seemed like an eternity when you are being attacked.]

https://www.gunpowdermagazine.com/dangerous-safe-storage-bill-progresses-through-colorado-general-assembly/

James D.


I don't think Trump could have done anything that would have altered the blue state governors' power grab

Looking back, maybe he should have come out super-aggressively for total lockdowns, masks, the whole Karen-fear-porn package, and demanded that all governors get with the program.

That would have guaranteed that the blue state governors and Dems and MSM generally would have violently opposed all those policies and we'd have been massively better off.

henry

Safe storage. My house is locked. Isn’t that safe? If not, why not? Make the tyrants explain.

Davod

Henry. I forgot to mention the automatic was in its own locked box.

Dave (in MA)

I would like to unsee this pic.twitter.com/ERh73UXcZ6

— Caleb Hull (@CalebJHull) March 21, 2021
Ignatz Ratzkiwatzki

--I don't think Trump could have done anything that would have altered the blue state governors' power grab...--

Bingo. It wasn't Trump's fault or responsibility how the nation responded, nor was it under his control.
He should have ordered that little shitbird Fauci to go sit in his office and shut the hell up and Birx was hopeless but I'm not sure anything would have turned out much different.
The whole world pretty much went bananas thanks to the evil CCP and our own Quisling progs.

Ignatz Ratzkiwatzki

You know, Asians, homosexuals and Jews all overachieve as far as income and career success and when corrected for mitigating factors women do too.
And we purposely give any number of advantages and slots to Hispanics and blacks who are underqualified compared to the whites and Asians they displace.

Amurikkka just doesn't seem to do racism, homophobia, anti-Semitism or misogyny very well.

henry

Cool volcano vid from Iceland.

https://twitter.com/ffloresm/status/1373439870790635520?s=21

Dave (in MA)
    In the 70’s but no sun and cold
😆
Ignatz Ratzkiwatzki

Excellent question by VDH at 8:28.
I wonder what OL's response is.

Dave (in MA)

😂😂😂 pic.twitter.com/YsJXG4Er7P

— ilDonaldoTrumpo (@ilDonaldoTrumpo) March 20, 2021
GUS

That gif of Biden stumbling and falling on the AF1 stairs.

Did it really happen?

Stephanie Nene Not Your Normal Granma

Thanks Jack!

Thanks Marlene. I've heard about Snook Haven. That will be fun! There is also something similar on the Peace River that is supposed to be good.

Tonight was the first night we actually fixed dinner in the new house. We've been alternating between ff take out and trying a new restaurant somewhere.

The only other attempt at cooking on the ELECTRIC stove (spit), I burned the bacon for breakfast, so I've been doing take out for that as well. It's ONLY $6K to add propane to the kitchen with a propane tank install and running the plumbing in the attic.. plus another 2K for my favorite slide in range... Like that is going to happen. LOL

MissMarple2

GUS,

Yes, it happened.

jimmyk

Who are the Huns and Visigoths in the VDH metaphor? The Chinese? Or is the view that the Romans destroyed themselves from within? I know that's the conventional view, but I recently read Peter Heather's book arguing that it was really the barbarians who brought down the empire, not internal corruption and decay. We are certainly destroying ourselves.

henry

Jimmyk, look south for the invading barbarian hordes.

GUS

Has anyone seen this story. It is hilarious, and it is not FAKE NEWS.

https://www.foxnews.com/media/cnn-jeffrey-toobin-matthew-dowd-liberal-hack-tournament-zoom-masturbation-scandal

jimmyk

henry, I think I mentioned here when I was reading the Heather book that he cites the decision by Rome to allow the Hun "refugees" to cross the Danube into the Empire's realm that was a major turning point in the events leading to Rome's fall.

anonamom

Speak of the devil--Scott Atlas at Hillsdale

https://imprimis.hillsdale.edu/science-politics-covid-will-truth-prevail/

Ignatz Ratzkiwatzki

Almost without doubt Rome fell from a combination of the above...just as Byzantium eventually did.

MissMarple2

Bedtime!

Good night, all!

Stephanie Nene Not Your Normal Granma

The daughter called tonight and wanted to know if I could find her an apartment around here. ASAP. Even if she has to break her lease in Charlotte.

There was a shooting IN THE FOOD COURT at Northlake Mall in Charlotte right in front of her today while working at the CFA. Most of her employees working that shift were like 15 yo's, too. She had to call all the parents to come and get them. Now how many will show up for work on Monday??? The store owner is on vacay and K is managing everything (like usual - he barely even comes in his own damn store). He's gonna shit a brick when she moves. :)

Once the po-po got everything under control, the mall shut everything down, and they were only allowed to turn off the cooking equipment before they were forced out of the building. No throwing out the cooked food or anything. Gonna be a hell of a mess come Monday.

GUS

Looking at couple NCAA games. The men have LADY haircuts. Many of them that is. They need attention.

Narciso

Sorry to hear that stephanie

https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/joes-bidens-opponents-cheer-his-stumble-its-the-only-misstep-theyve-got-lfg83jstf

The most trite observations are not on this side of the pond

Dave (in MA)

Yike.

GUS

Narciso, is that effing rubbish supposed to be NEWS?? This is attributable to UNIVERSITIES shitting all over their students.

Narciso

They called it macaroni gus.

Jane

Henry,

Do you know what the substance of Lava is?

Very cool indeed!

GUS

Stuck a feather up his ass, and called it macaroni

Narciso

This list is repetitive


https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.history.com/.amp/news/8-reasons-why-rome-fell

GUS

Narciso, the list is bullshit.

sbwaters

Akshully, Gus, NYU is bullshit.

GUS

No WAY sbw. They are all about honesty values and SCIENCE!!!!!

Dave (in MA)

Partial tweet

[...] I'm reading the @DavidAFrench book, "Divided We Fall" [...]
Tom Maguire March 21, 2021

GUS

Dave, why do you think he thought people needed to know that?? Oh that's right, he voted for BIDEN.

sbwaters

My reply:

@sbwTweet
You are the first person I know ever to have read a book by David French. I thought librarians kept them under lock and key.

Narciso

French mustard doesnt seem to understand the point in small doses, why would he get the bigger picture any better.

Its like the snyder cut, the abridged version was grim and unappealing one twics as long is better

GUS

Sbw, I had him pegged long ago.

Narciso

I picked up his cluelessmess when he threw zimmerman under the bus after the acquittal then he became the cruise directord first mate.

Narciso


Heh

https://t.co/1rNcxBLm58?amp=1

GUS

The Asian LIE is this weeks special @ the DINER,

Narciso

Take charles murray i have agreed with him on some points more than others but he has always been interesting

Narciso

Instead consider this

https://www.amazon.com/Fallout-Nuclear-Washington-Enriched-Dynasties/dp/1642935719

ENRDV

Jane, Caro and I could probably get down there for your JOM party if it’s in the second half of October.

Stephanie, if you have room for it, an induction cooktop runs off electricity, changes temperature as quickly as or quicker than gas burners, and is super easy to clean. The only hitch is that you have to use cooking utensils with iron in them, like stainless steel and cast iron. Induction is almost the perfect cooktop solution.

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