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June 15, 2021



the gird from the post-quote paragraph reminds me of what an overweight relative wore in the 60s to family reunions.

Remember how I keep warning that the phrase School Choice is a red herring and not the hoped for solution. That unesco even refers to it as "non-state actor providers" and loves it?

Here's their affiliate launching a cartoon competition in support today. https://gemreportunesco.wordpress.com/2021/06/15/join-our-cartoon-competition-on-school-choice-launched-in-partnership-with-the-cartoon-movement/

Told you it was part of the planned pincer action.


This virtual summit tomorrow may interest some of you who also track the Left's plans for us. https://ash.harvard.edu/event/virtual-summit-continuing-threats-free-and-fair-elections

Dave (in MA)

The Wiki page for ERCOT claims that the North American Electric Reliability Corp.'s 2019 report says that TX was the sole part of the country without sufficient resources available to meet projected peak electricity demand in summertime.

Reliable under Goldilocks conditions, apparently.

Dave (in MA)

Not sure of the clown nose status at this point.

I applaud Jon Stewart for showing up 18 months late and saying what everyone is already saying when it became fashionable to do so https://t.co/QkcQw2CjHT

— AntifaBook.com (@JackPosobiec) June 15, 2021

Dave (in MA)

Jon Stewart newshttps://t.co/IISiFWGWhh

— David Burge (@iowahawkblog) June 15, 2021

Mr Maguire, I assume by the GREATEST CITY in the WORLD, you mean NYC.. Have you been there lately??? Bwahahahahahahaahahhahahahhahhahahhaha.



When Naomi Wolf gets deplatformed and banned from Twitter and ends up on Bannon’s show opposing vaccine passports, it looks like I simply don’t know what’s going on.

Jim Eagle

One of the reasons ERCOT is in the news is that except for a small portion in the north and north east of Texas it is a stand-alone region - no interconnections like the other 5 regional councils.

So, if plants go down, there is little interconnections from utilities outside Texas to back up their needs.


Trying to gin up angst for a "Summer of DJT Love" going into Session for 2022?


From Froomkin's pan banging:

Dan Froomkin/PressWatchers.org
Could everyone stop for just a minute to contemplate the fact that the former president of the United States told his Department of Justice to get the Supreme Court to throw out the election results in six states he lost and hold a re-vote?

Dan Froomkin/PressWatchers.org @froomkin
!! Trump had his assistant email the acting AG he'd just installed urging DOJ to file a Supreme Court brief to “declare that the Electoral College votes cast” in 6 states “cannot be counted,” and order a re-vote.

And House Oversight has the emails!




Heh. Operation Mockingbird shouldn't have let the outlets hire only snowflakes:

Ed ☯️ The Obsolete Man...a Free Thinker
We have reached the point in the story of #MSM narrative propaganda control where Putin has the moral high ground in his point...stunning.

Election Wizard @Wizard_Predicts
Putin goes after NBC Reporter Keir Simmons for trying to silence him during an interview.


matt - deplore me if you must

It would seem to me that there would be an opportunity to build a NG a fired power plant somewhere near, say, the oil fields or even the pipeline hubs in Texas, wouldn't ya think?

Texas' population has been growing, so it's no wonder that the system is being strained.

She-it, maybe selling Texans their very own power plants could be a thing.They could sell a King Ranch version and make a killing.


Definitely calls for a tax cut, preferably focused on the wealthy.

Dave (in MA)

Leftugees from Newsome's state will feel right at home, though.


How Zuckerberg Millions Paid for Progressives to Work With 2020 Vote Officials Nationwide

In the months leading up to November’s election, voting officials in major cities and counties worked with a progressive group funded by Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and its allies to create ballots, strategically target voters and develop “cure” letters in situations where mail-in ballots were in danger of being tossed out.

The Center for Tech and Civic Life, or CTCL, provided millions of dollars in private funding for the elections that came from a $350 million donation from Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan. The CTCL gave “COVID-19 response” grants of varying amounts to 2,500 municipalities in 49 states.



24% of absentee ballots in Fulton County, Georgia dont have proper chain of custody paperwork?

I wonder if approximately 24% of mailed out absentee ballots were returned to sender from Fulton addresses?

Would Runbeck know?


=Now you know why Georgia officials are suddenly throwing each other under the bus to try and get ahead of the actions taken by innocent election workers that they chose to ignore until the threat of an actual FORENSIC audit arrived at their door steps this week.==



Oh really



Mostly harmless though



California offers $100 million to rescue its struggling legal marijuana industry
California's priorities seem a bit .. askew


They can even screw up pot sails


Run for your lives


CNN: Pelosi says Trump DOJ's targeting of political enemies 'goes even beyond Richard Nixon

Jim Eagle

Matt, that is exactly where the power plants (except the two nukes) are sited in Texas. NG is the largest form followed by Coal.

Here is the list: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_power_stations_in_Texas

Jim Eagle

BTW, the issue isn't generation but rather Transmission capacity.


Putins kill rate is just rather weak, camt get good help anywhere nowadays glushkov is the only one i can think of


Green energy failed in TX. In particular, the wind didn’t blow. TX needs to use hydrocarbons (which it has plenty off) and find a way to connect the intermittent green energy to someone else’s grid. (Hopefully not my grid, which is chasing TX levels of green reliability on its own).


Wikileaks just dumped all of their files online. Everything from Hillary Clinton's emails, McCain's being guilty, Vegas shooting done by an FBI sniper, Steve Jobs HIV letter, PedoPodesta, Afghanistan, Syria, Iran, Bilderberg, CIA agents arrested for rape, WHO pandemic. Happy Digging! Here you go, please read and pass it on....


Project Veritas new vid



Morgan Stanley CEO wants NYC staff back in the office full time by Labor Day and anyone who doesn't could face a salary cut....


Thats an old story neo.



Ivory Hecker tape.


Who knows



Narc, it's what he does.


Say what




Got a link?

Mel, got a link that works?

Dave (in MA)

Ivory Hecker, the new, mini-Sharyl Attkisson?

She said yesterday that she was being muzzled, and that O'Keefe would have the scoop. All that reveals is that she's being suspended for yesterday, right? What's the topic of whatever it was that got her muzzled?


I wonder if this is material to earnings?



It drops tonight, Dave.

Dave (in MA)

C'mon, man.

PrtScn from the video I just watched. (Rotated for ease of reading)


"Trudeau overheard telling staffers he expects Kamala Harris to be President by the end of 2022, per WH official attending G7."



matt - deplore me if you must

But I think the King Ranch home power plant idea has legs.

Dave (in MA)


Annoying now-commonplace slang adopted from hip-hop lingo
[not directed at you, Mel]

matt - deplore me if you must

Jim, I think they may need more turbines, then. The issue was that solar and wind failed and then the grid began to have those issues related to a lack of steady current. Snapped power lines? Just an uneducated guess.


I hope urban dwellers enjoy a lack of stores within public transportation range of themselves. That is the trajectory they are on.


Cell phone video taken inside a #SanFrancisco Walgreens shows a man packing a garbage bag full of items while multiple people, including security filmed from feet away. Video shows him riding right past them on his bike down the aisle and out the door. abc7ne.ws/3vpSukK



Antifa Command & Control Structure in field action.
Structure, insignia and other identifiers.


It’s why Walgreens is removing its San Francisco footprint entirely.


Facebook and other Silicon Valley giants could face more scrutiny and sanctions in the European Union after the bloc’s top court backed national privacy watchdogs to pursue them, even when they are not their lead regulators reut.rs/3gtVC9O



Actress Lisa Banes has died after being the victim of a hit-and-run crash in New York City. She was 65.
The "Gone Girl" star, who was struck by a scooter or motorcycle while crossing a street on June 4, died Monday at Mount Sinai Morningside Hospital, a police department spokesperson said. The driver did not stop, police said. Police have made no arrests.


Wow. Utterly, utterly the epitome of Ego:

Wait....obvious conservative frauds include VDH and....LIMBAUGH????

Tom Nichols @RadioFreeTom
"Conservatism Inc. was stuffed full of people who were obvious frauds: Matt Schlapp, Victor Davis Hanson, Limbaugh, Brent Bozell, Hewitt, Jerry Falwell Jr., Mark Levin... Of course they would all throw in with a proto-authoritarian game show host." thetriad.thebulwark.com/p/a-song-of-wo…



A proposal for the biggest change to U.S. antitrust law in decades would almost exclusively target Google, Facebook, Apple, Amazon and potentially Microsoft politico.com/news/2021/06/1…



Dems gotta shake down whoever has the money. Right now that is big tech, the already destroyed big oil.

Dave (in MA)
    would almost exclusively target Google, Facebook, Apple, Amazon and potentially Microsoft
Gotta get Captain Nose Ring in there.
Jim Eagle

Henry, when I was in Washington, the average House or Senate member, in order increase campaign funds, would just introduce a measure or make noise of introducing same that would signifincantly be problematic for a certain constituency.

Ala, special interest contributions to their "neutral" PACs:)

Jim Eagle

They are singing the national anthems of France and Germany at Euro21 and Germany's is by far NOT superior much to their regret:)


BabylonBee: Kamala Harris Suggests Biden Has Dirt On The Clintons

Reporter Who Broke Clinton-Lynch Tarmac Story Found Dead – Moved His Family After Numerous Death Threats


The "Gone Girl" star, who was struck by a scooter or motorcycle while crossing a street on June 4, died Monday

That was by Lincoln Center. A couple months ago someone was killed right around the corner from me by someone on an electric bike. They ride in the deadly bike lanes created by DeBlasio even though they go as fast as cars. Thanks to our lazy, incompetent mayor the city has become a danger zone. If it's not crazy homeless people attacking, gang bangers freed with no bail, it's this.

Stephanie Nene Not Your Normal Granma

Michael Smith:

Biden is the only president who can show up two hours late for a press conference and still not be there.

Xi, Putin and the leaders of the G-7 are licking their chops after the display of senility and weakness Biden put on.

Biden is the doddering old man these conmen have targeted and intend to scam out of his life savings (which will be our tax money).
Something I noticed as we witnessed my mother mentally slip away - she was most comfortable in familiar settings with people with whom she was familiar - and to cope with change, in her mind she would often substitute similar situations and people from her past for current events.

If you pay attention to Biden's handlers, they are being obsessively careful to protect him from anything new or unfamiliar. I think that is why you only see him going to places he visited when he was Obama's VP and doing things in which he used to have a role.

I think that is probably why he confused Libya for Syria. Libya wasn't the public failure that Obama's inaction on Syria was and he remembers it, probably because he and Hillary were deeper engaged than anyone knew at the time.

It is my belief that when this man is placed in a stressful situation, he will default to one of two modes - as my mother did - either complete anger and frustration or complete shutdown.

As a nation, we are in more danger from our own leadership than any time since Woodrow Wilson.

Manuel Transmission

Sheesh. The boss scrambles in to get me after spotting a fledge Junco over on Jane’s deck. I grab my big camera and head over to see a little guy snuggled against the edge of the deck. As I crouch down to get a decent perspective, I hear a thunk on the window over my head and see a hummer drop in front of me. WTH! The boss picks him up and carries him over to a table in the sun and then I notice a 2nd fledge Junco right there. She brings the 1st one over to where the 2nd one was and about that time the parents show up and give us shit, so we repair to a remote spot. Don’t know if the folks can keep them safe and fed or not. And no sign of whatever nest they fell out of. Maybe there is a bird void bubble that drifted in.

Of course we are a sanctuary county, so maybe that’s a factor.




That’ll fix the border. By eliminating it.


The Biden administration says it is expanding a program designed to allow children and teenagers from Central America come to the U.S. legally


More distractions.


A New York judge ruled that Harvey Weinstein can be extradited to Los Angeles, paving the way for the former Hollywood producer to face sex-crimes charges in California after more than a year of delays because of the pandemic and his health

jim nj

Fireworks display tonight in NY as they hit the 70% Covid vaccination goal.


Jim Eagle

Sitting up on my Upper Terrace overlooking the 18th green and the beach. Young ladies are in a practice round for the Ladies Florida Open that starts Thursday. Boy are they good:)


But of course


jim nj

Fireworks, no - bobbleheads, yes, as California also reopens.

'California is turning the page.' Reopening celebrated with dancing after midnight and baseball bobblehead giveaway



You need to build them a house on my deck!

jim nj

I forgot the link:



Excellent letter at link.


.@jonstewart @StephenAtHome enjoyed your Late Show Wuhan virus discussion. Since I was mentioned, let me share this email I got from a constituent. Open minds can save lives.


Dave (in MA)

Just spitballin', but how about we try throwing "czars" into a volcano?

Didn’t sacrifice enough? What the hell is wrong with him? Hard to imagine a more callous and plainly stupid comment from someone who is supposed to be the “COVID czar.” https://t.co/kFYeHZWz6i

— Dan Crenshaw (@DanCrenshawTX) June 15, 2021
    Tom Elliott@tomselliott

    Biden’s Covid czar,
    , says the pandemic wouldn’t have been as bad if Americans “had sacrificed a little bit” more.

    Avoiding social interaction "requires a certain amount of sacrifice and change."


Do lawyers get paid by the question? (cnbc report)


Judge throws out Elizabeth Holmes’ 100+ questions for jurors, citing potential jury “fatigue”

jim nj


Dave (in MA)

https://t.co/tS5hHPF9kW pic.twitter.com/dEeWB70p1V

— Dave (in MA) (@DaveinMA) June 15, 2021

The Washington Post pic.twitter.com/R0SanxbNfl

— Jon Levine (@LevineJonathan) June 15, 2021
jim nj


I'm not saying that Gov. Murphy bribed somebody, but...


Its a good first step dave.


Facepalm with an old one.

jim nj



Who will bell that cat, or wrap it in wlecyrical tape



Electrical tape


These people are certifiable



Tucker has been amazing tonite. He started the show with the guy who wrote the piece about the FBI guys involved in the 1/6 riots. It’s looking more and more like this was all a set up by the government, to bring down 100 million people in the country - and it’s not ending unless we stop it.


A mixed blessing



I think that I read back during the Winter Crisis that energy producers were regulated by the Texas Railroad Commission.

The commission has been infiltrated by renewable energy types over the last 20-30 years foisting their new religion.

If I recall correctly, some northener, an Illini type who had imbibed the green energy hoax was forced off the commission due to debacle.

Hopefully for The Lone Star, that was only the start of bloodletting and they will get back to producing reliable, coal and gas fired electricity soon.

I know there are some pretty knowlederable peeps on the board who have discussed the timeline of producing that type of energy.

What would you say, 10 years to rectify the situation?


Theyve thrown a lot of spanners into the wprks



I dont know where they were going with this


Ignatz Ratzkiwatzki

The responses to Ron Johnson's letter at henry's 7:20 link are like reading the thoughts of another species.
There is no more reasoning with these things than a rabid dog. And they're less pleasant.


Theyve double stocked on pods use flamethrowers on the nests.


For Jim Eagle, video at link;

The Beagles are making a comeback


— Kevin W. (@Brink_Thinker) May 16, 2021

Yeah. Govt workers need another day off. [can only watch so much pron]


Senate passes Juneteenth bill by unanimous consent

Ignatz Ratzkiwatzki

Were Your Ancestors Oppressed, Possibly Entitling You To Reparations? Take The Quiz!


What is Juneteenth?


Celebration of emancipation of slaves started in texas.

jim nj

Texas Kwanza.


No its genuine it goes back to 1866.

jim nj



Well, how come I don't get a holiday for my people?

I know GUS and I would like a Scottish-American Day.

Or maybe one for the Scandinavians, like my Danish relatives.



But it exclusiomary the way they put but it has more roots than kwanza.


Oh, well.

Heading to bed. Still not totally up to snuff. Bronchitis isn't much fun, or a chest cold, or whatever hit me due to my allergies. Yuk.

Good night all!


I’m a tenth of the way through Catturd’s SciFi "Rabbitskin" on Kindle and I like it so far. Who knew?




jim nj



Pompeo's new PAC

jim nj


Gaza unrest: Fire balloons, airstrikes mark a new round of violence in Israel

The Israelis decided not to ignore the incendiary balloon launches coming from Gaza.

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