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March 19, 2021



Just in case you people in WIsconsin nad Michigan are thinking you won't have much of a problem...

JUST IN - Biden admin considers flying migrants to states near the #Canadian border, according to Department of Homeland Security officials (WaPo)


JohnH, I did not attend UW. I posted that comment because I thought Clarice would enjoy it.


Case against National Review dismissed. Vanity litigation still alive against Steyn and CEI. Mann can appeal dismissal against NR.


All those (including Justice Thomas) who are chomping at the bit to overturn NYT v. Sullivan, and allow public figures to freely sue for defamation seem to forget that a large portion of these cases will be decided by New York City and D.C. juries -- that's where public figures and the people who publicly criticize them are concentrated. Gee, how do you suppose that will turn out?

The "actual malice" standard is hardly perfect, but without it or something like it, defamation suits will become another political weapon. The result will truly be the chilling effect on free speech the Sullivan court sought to avoid.

Dave (in MA)



U.S. DOJ accuses Google of dragging its feet in antitrust trial reut.rs/3eTTqt2



The Biden Administration is like a 2X2 Relay Race, we just don’t know when the baton is getting handed off.

John S

Neo, where did you see the dismissal of the NR case? Styneonline.com does not have it, nor Wattsupwiththat.com



Ignatz Ratzkiwatzki

Why is it I never read stories like this when there is a Rep Senate and President?
The filibuster is an oddity that harms American democracy.
If they were really honest they would simply state that the filibuster is a disaster for all of mankind when Dems have power and is a vital bulwark [heh] of democracy when the GOP does.

Jim Eagle

It's almost as if this administration is trying out for Comedy Central.


Inb4 the ADL makes talking about “Medical Apartheid in Israel” Strikeable, Censorable or flat out Illegal:

OUTCRY TO THE WORLD, FROM ISRAEL!!! (NL+ENG subtitles) youtu.be/WMsn0bj_P6o via @YouTube


Coroner Calls for Audit As People Who Recovered 9 Months Ago Counted as COVID Deaths

Chicago, IL — Monroe County Coroner Bob Hill is making waves in his home state of Illinois this week after he examined a portion of the list of possible COVID-19 deaths. What he found was utterly shocking and has led to calls for an audit of COVID-19 deaths in his state.

According to the Center Square, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention listed 19,893 deaths through the end of February in Illinois where COVID-19 was listed among multiple causes. Of those deaths, about 1,830, or 9.2%, had COVID-19 listed as the sole cause of death.

That percentage is higher than it was in September 2020 when the rate was about 6%.

However, Hill calls these numbers into question after reviewing many of the cases, finding that people who died from clearly non-COVID-19 issues are being counted as dying from COVID-19.

“My concern is, I’ve reviewed several cases, (of 100 cases) about ten of them here in Monroe County, that the state has deemed COVID-related deaths and none of them have had underlying conditions or contributing factors to COVID,” Hill said. “So my concern is no matter when the person was tested positive, the state is automatically giving them a death classification as related to COVID.”


Old Lurker

F*ck American "Democracy", Iggy.

We are a Constitutional Democratic Republic precisely because the Founders knew better than attempt "Democracy" by itself.

Everything the Left does in furtherance of "Democracy" is so they can get unfettered Mob Rule assuming they can control said mob. Everything.

And the Sheeple are too maleducated to even know what is being done and why they will rue the day. Or even what my objection above means.


As if this turd can be trusted.


Old Lurker

MJW "...forget that a large portion of these cases will be decided by New York City and D.C. juries..."

All true but that fact underscores the cancer that is close to killing the American Experiment.

At our founding, there WAS a semblance of a consensus on Right & Wrong, and there WAS a semblance of an acceptance that the law applies to all.

But if no democrat can be convicted of heinous crimes against the Constitution in DC (hell, or even charged with same)...and no democrat pretending to be a "journalist" can be convicted in NYC, then it is difficult to figure a way back to the basis upon which our compact was accepted.


If someone gets their arm cut off would it help to give them the. Covid vaccine to stop the bleeding?

Dave (in MA)

2020's Chevy Chase looks a lot more like 2020's Joe Biden than 1970's Chevy Chase looked like 1970's Gerry Ford, but he'd probably break a hip.

Dave (in MA)

Cuomo trails Deshaun 12 to 7.


Pin, sounds like AstraZeneca might cause the needed clotting. Just sayin.

fdcol63 🇺🇸


Hell ... we have almost 50% of the electorate supporting a party that despises the US Constitution itself and wants to “radically transform” the country itself.

No, this won’t end well .... despite all the optimists who claim everything will be hunky-dory.


From Miss M’s earlier post, in part:
“Jack Posobiec

This morning Biden yelled at Blinken for bringing a staffer with purple hair to the CCP summit, per WH official.”

Come on man, don’t purple haired lives matter? #PHLM!
Aka - phlegm.

fdcol63 🇺🇸

Purple hair BAD .... but transgender officials GOOD.

God, you can’t make this shit up.


What in God’s name is Biden talking about.


You can change your haircolor, but not your identity, except when you can


This morning Biden yelled at Blinken

Got a picture of it:





Just so you know: we all hate Asians because of the virus - according to Biden. “WEAR YOUR MASKS!

(maybe we need eye masks too.)


End the masks, thus end the reason to hate Asians. BlameFaucci.


Ohio State (ranked #2)got beat by Oral Roberts (ranked #15)this afternoon. OSU KNELT for the National Anthem. Oral Roberts did not. Oral Roberts also said a group prayer at the end of the game.

Losers who also knelt: Drexel and Colgate.

News courtesy of a text from my local phone friend. She and her husband are avid college basketball fans.





CNN's Chief Medical Correspondent Tries To Defend Fauci's Mask Nonsense...Ends Up Peddling More COVID Idiocy







Iceland’s volcano just lit up.


🎶Young man! walk away from the hate 🎶 pic.twitter.com/6dIqXZCyhN

— RyMac (@theonlyrymac) March 19, 2021

Video at the link.


Henry, are you seeing any pix? Where?

matt - deplore me if you must

The Chinese were out and out mocking Blinken, Winken, and Nod while Vlad the Impaler was doing the same to Biden.

General General over at That building is telling the Noko's he's ready to go to the mattresses, probably with no authorization from the White House. It's like his own personal military now.

Iran is re-starting one of their uranium reactors.

Massive waves of illegals are bumrushing the border.

Our foreign policy has become a train wreck in less than 60 days.

But somehow Asian Americans have become the sole victims of hate crimes.



Heres a quick pic


matt - deplore me if you must

The good news MM is that CNN has lost close to 50% of its already paltry audience since the Orange Man retired to Elba.


Like major major its like catch 22 on steroids


Jane, it just started erupting an hour ago. A couple pics here while the media tries to spin it as anti Asian violence or something. (As if plate tectonics care)



Or the twitter from Iceland’s meteorological office:


The first image of the eruption. Taken from the Coast Guard helicopter. The southern end of the lava flow is about 2.6 km from Suðurstrandarvegur. According to initial information, the fissure is about 200 m long.


Thomas Collins
"Cuomo trails Deshaun 12 to 7."

Did you hear the talk on WEEI and WBZ sports radio this week, Dave (in MA), about how His Hoodiness, having stocked up with free agents, now could unload many draft picks for Watson? Something tells me noone is offering anything for Watson unless there is a happy ending for Watson in these charges (and I don't mean a Krafty Bob happy ending).


A quick video from the helicopter.



You cam say that again henry.


Pompeo put up tweet which just said "1327 Days" (how many left in the Biden regime).

Triggered lefties answer with "suffering through the horror of the last 4 years," "Trump almost destroyed democracy." blah blah.

I fail to understand why these people hate us so much, what Trump did that they think harmed them, etc. It's just like they want to say hateful things for entertainment.


Cuomo is now at 8

Thomas Collins

The lawyer for the Jane Does, henry, says there could be ten more for Deshaun. So it could be 22-8 Deshaun.



TC, smart money bets the over on this contest?


Nice Iceland lava vid:


Thomas Collins

I would say the over has already been blown, henry, but that would probably be an unfortunate choice of a phrase.

matt - deplore me if you must

The volcano is on the peninsula between Keflavik and Rekjavik; lousy spot for a volcano. As Jane would say, "how rude".


Thread by Emerald Robinson on what happened at the meeting in Alaska:

https://twitter.com/EmeraldRobinson/status/1372915767562399745 (includes replies)

Wrapped version:

https://threadreaderapp.com/thread/1372904048224010240.html (no replies)

Best reply so far:

"I’ll bet China agreed in advance to make this a show of US strength against China to help Joe bc everyone knows about #1-3. And they lied. THAT is China."

(This accounts for the long phone call with China, now doesn't it? --MM)



That video at 7:53 is excellent! Thanks!

fdcol63 🇺🇸

Sadly, Cameltoe Harris will be POTUS all too soon.


And the functional difference is what?


Jim Eagle

I lived there as a kid (Iceland). Lots of fun and excitement.


Some scary stuff in that article, Narc. I didn’t bother to finish it, as this turned me off:

In recent remarks before members of the U.S. House Homeland Security Committee, the chief of the D.C. Homeland Security and Emergency Management Agency claimed that domestic extremism has become “part of the cultural mainstream.”

Former DHS official and USA Today contributor Elizabeth Neumann agrees: “Far-Right Extremists went mainstream under Trump.”

“Extremists have gone mainstream,” echoes journalist Zahra Ahmad. “Lawyers, realtors and every-day folks make up their ranks.” Ahmad cites a figure suggesting a quarter of Americans hold “ideas incubated by white nationalists.”

Not to be left out, NPR warns that white extremism “seeps” into the mainstream. The Atlantic says the mainstream has gone extremist too. A study by the Chicago Project on Security and Threats warns that most January 6 “insurrectionists” were mainstream to the extreme:

They work as CEOs, shop owners, doctors, lawyers, IT specialists, and accountants. Strikingly, court documents indicate that only 9 percent are unemployed. Of the earlier far-right extremist suspects we studied, 61 percent were under 35, 25 percent were unemployed, and almost none worked in white-collar occupations.


The people who murder cops and burn out storefronts they are just 'high spirited'


Henry, Thanks. Those are great. I wonder how many people are in the crosshairs? I think I read when we first heard about the volcanoes there weren’t a lot of people at risk. I hope that’s true.


Thats dissapointing


matt - deplore me if you must

That sounds an awful lot like the shopkeepers that Napoleon purportedly said. We know how that turned out.

On the other hand we have a minority of what the English might call layabouts and poofters playing war against a deeply constrained law enforcement community. God help them if they push too far.

The left has always used the language to define the battlespace. Their semantics have created Newspeak that has laid the foundation for their crazy ideologies. Dr. Seuss bad, Cardi B good.

Unfortunately for them they now have the apparatus of control, but there is massive resentment abroad which they are calling racism, white privilege, right wing extremism and all sorts of other falsehoods.

HR 1 and the Schumer shenanigans will be, I think, the last straw. The Constitution is clear and has been upheld for almost all of its existence to mean what it says.


The 10% that are black, or 2% that are LGBT can’t possibly be extreme. They define the middle. Too bad math is white supremacist, or these dimwits might figure out 10 + 2 << 25 + the mainstream (whatever that is).


I’m a bit uncomfortable as a shop owner, second on the “list.” 😳


CCgirl, I’m a CEO. If only my canoe hadn’t had that accident...


Jane, the lava appears to be flowing out the coast and not the towns. Plus it is lava flows, not explosive eruptions. (More like Kilauea). Roads will get blocked, but towns and people not at risk so far.



Here's another video to cheer you up!

😂😂😂 pic.twitter.com/5tUFrVPAkk

— ilDonaldoTrumpo (@ilDonaldoTrumpo) March 19, 2021


Here is a map:


The estimated location of the fissure is in "Geldingadalur" literally means "Castration Valley" which is on the side of #Fagradalsfjall...the green blob on the southern side of the map is roughly where it's located. #Iceland #Volcano



Henry, I suppose I am also a CEO. Technically I am the treasurer. Double yikes!

So this radical shop owner was planning on buying a bunch her favorite jeans with her stimulus money (I’m a thrifty Yankee at heart), but I discovered that the label notes they are made in China. LL Bean. Who knew? Turns out they are on the list of companies that may use slave labor.

Darn. I have principles, so will need to find some other favorite jean. Unless someone has proof that they have changed their ways.


Thanks MissM! Every time I hear that song I smile!

Sunny today. I started tomatoes, brussels sprouts, and a few other seedlings today. I also bought a blueberry bush today. After chatting with hubs we decided to buy some more, as well as blackberry and raspberry bushes.

It doesn’t take much to cheer me up! Tomorrow it will be nicer, and so I hope to finish the fence this weekend. I’m off from my “shopkeeping” duties.


Matt, I missed your post. I sure hope you are right about HR1 and The Constitution.




Seen on the internet:

I read on Parler that these new $1400 checks are still showing Donald Trump's signature. If true, WTF.


Mine arrived via direct deposit. Totally ridiculous- $5600! Married filing jointly with two dependents. CRAZY. I will just give it back in the form of taxes in May. What a complete mess.


Folks, I have worked a lot today and will be doing a bunch of stuff tomorrow while the sun is out.

So, bedtime for me.

Goodnight, all!

Dave (in MA)

Instagram is deleting the video of Biden falling for “incitement of violence” pic.twitter.com/KU3SU8t7La

— ELIJAH SCHAFFER (@ElijahSchaffer) March 20, 2021
Stephanie Nene Not Your Normal Granma

What turbotax says about whether you got all your stimulus payments:

What if I got different payment amounts?

It's OK, stimulus payments were issued based on your most recent return on-file with the IRS at the time the payments were issued. Our calculations here are for the Recovery Rebate Credit and are based on info you've entered for this year's tax return.

The good news is, if you got more money than what we've calculated, you don't have to pay it back, There are no penalties or consequences, you just get to keep it.

If you got less than what we've calculated, you'll get the Recovery Rebate Credit on this year's tax return to make up for it.


Ignatz Ratzkiwatzki

The Lives of Others Us

Digital Trails: How The FBI Is Identifying, Tracking, & Rounding-Up Dissidents

Ignatz Ratzkiwatzki

My head hurts;
People Are Snapping Up Virtual Land Like Hotcakes -- And Now There's A Fund
Some huckster...sorry, entrepreneur....just got some sucker...sorry, investor to plunk down $500k for a virtual house made entirely of pixels while some other suc....rats, investor paid $1.5 million for five virtual vacant lots that no one has built a fake Tron house on yet.
At least the tulip bulbs actually existed.

jim nj

Multi-tasking tonight. JOM seems to have slipped to the bottom of the list. Almost caught up though.

I'm working with some of the genealogical source books I bought with some of my stimulus money.

When I was fixated on this years ago I used to do the figuring out at night and then do the data entry the following day.

I'm doing that now for the Schenectady Reformed Church baptisms 1694-1811 and Marriages 1694-1852.

I've had photocopies of the first 30 pages of the baptisms for some time and have entered that stuff in my database. These early Schenectady families first appeared in the Albany DRC records that start about 30 years earlier.

So working from the known to the unknown I've firmed up the early families of Schenectady. It's a little tedious as these families don't intersect with the ones I mainly follow, so now I'm working on the families I do follow that migrated to Schenectady a little later.

The first generations of these families are rather static. They show up in the same baptismal books. It's relatively easy to follow the family groups. After that they start o move around a lot more and it's like so that's where they moved to.

I offer a little history:


jim nj

And roughly 60 years later:


The Beukendaal Massacre

Scroll down a little to find it. It's amazing that accounts exist that lead up to and cover this.

Albany, originally known as Fort Orange, was the premier fur-trading post, but there was an advantage to moving even further north to Schenectady. They paid a price for that more than once.

Jim Eagle

Good morning.

Today's comment gap runs fromJim NJ's 3:29 to my 6:14 post:)

James D.

To go back to the topic of this post:

Hey, TM, you voted for Biden, and by extension all of the jackasses he’s appointed. You own this, and all the other garbage we’ve seen so far, and all the horrors yet to come.

And it’s not like you weren’t warned. You had hundreds of comments a day screaming about exactly what you could expect with Biden, and you mocked us here and on Twitter. I hope you enjoy what you’ve bought with your vote.


Good morning!

Working on my first cup of coffee.

Jim Eagle

Very windy, gusts up to 45mph. No rain but chilly. Ocean is deafening.


So in all my years (25) of living on this hill last night was the only time I have seen marine one. It was the sound of the ospreys again that alerted us that it was coming about 7:50 last night. Flying quite low, just above the tree line for flatter areas.

So PDK, which is probably the 2nd busiest airport in the state and all FBO aviation because it is close to DT, Buckhead, and perimeter was essentially closed all yesterday. AF1 into dobbins, never saw or heard marine one going to PDK in the afternoon, just leaving last night.

Seem to be keeping time in motorcades to a minimum distance wise, unlike trump.


In 1922, the @nytimes reported 100F (38C) temperatures in the Arctic. Imagine the mass hysteria if that occurred now.https://t.co/asl9bzy23i pic.twitter.com/FtLow1phM6

— Tony Heller (@Tony__Heller) March 20, 2021

Link goes to a screen cap of the article reporting the temperature.


Pakistan PM Khan tests positive for COVID-19, health minister says http://reut.rs/3rZXfR7


KCB Group Plc, Kenya’s biggest bank by assets, is in talks to form digital payment partnerships to expand revenue streams, CEO Joshua Oigara said




Hmmm....Cannon is investigating a murder on a sheep ranch. A band of sheep pile into a ditch and smother.

Cannon: “Why do they do that?”

Miguel: “Where one goes, they all go.”



hoyden sleeping in this morning?


Tom Bowler

Miss M, Flying illegals to northern facilities is part of a strategy for turning red states blue.


james d, how can you still not get it?

It's fine to let the Marxists take over and become a socialist/communist country, as long as the mean tweets by the outsider exposing all the rot stop.

James D.

Oh, I get it. I guess I hold out hope against hope that TM (and the many others like him out there) still have some tiny shred of sanity that can be reached, or that they can be shamed into acknowledging.


From late last night, “My head hurts;
People Are Snapping Up Virtual Land Like Hotcakes -- And Now There's A Fund”

Sounds like Bitcoin to me. How is it different?


james D--we are on the same page!

I addressed this very topic yesterday with a good friend, as she had had dinner with a mutual NPR listening, NYT reading friend, who started to talk about masks and "The Science."

My friend said "Apparently my science is different from your science, and we are not going to discuss this tonight."

So I told her the proper response in the future is to say "Oh, you are a BlueAnon."
I had to explain what a BlueAnon IS--by listing the factless conspiracy theories they've swallowed over the past four years--but friend one agreed, that is EXACTLY how we are going to handle this from now on.

If our friends and family STILL don't know how unrooted in reality they are, it's our job to show them.
Yes, shame them in their ignorance.

Remember--36% of Biden voters were COMPLETELY UNAWARE of the Hunter laptop/emails. TOTALLY.
But they know all about THE SCIENCE of masks.


Here's a hilarious "news segment" that might wake a few of them up, depending on their tolerance for being wrong.
(Yes, you have to be logged in to FB to view it--sorry)


That's an Alinsky rule, isn't it?
Ridicule is man's most potent weapon.

Make fun of what they value most--their superior knowledge.



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

They persist in acting like Trump supporters are white trash ignoramuses who don't know anything, and that President Trump is uneducated, racist, unsophisticated, and a complete moron.

The power of the media/academia/Hollywood complex is unbelievable. The fact that the man received an award for race relations from the NAACP the same year as Rosa Parks, was friends with Mike Tyson and Herschel Walker, built a business empire, and published a number of best-selling books is apparently lost on them, along with the fact that until he ran as a GOP candidate for president they ALL wanted him on talk shows, guest roles in movies, and attendance at fund-raisers.

It drives me crazy. My democrat sister actually stood in my family room and told me how she watched "The Apprentice" every week, and I should too, because she got lots of good ideas for business and sales from listening to him. She thought he was wonderful. Now she acts like that never happened and that he is an evil moron!

My only explanation is that network TV must be putting out some sort of hypnotic signals that turn people into rabid Trump-haters.

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