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July 11, 2021


matt - deplore me if you must








Dritte (sorry)





Trump coming up on CPAC pretty soon. Probably about 1/2 an hour.


I do not like this California gal doing interviews. She has a very negative view on conservative chances and did a suck-up interview of Caitlyn Jenner yesterday which just got repeated.


I should say California conservative chances


Debate clause, clarice. No can do.





From Diana West July 9, 2021.

“Why Did Perkins Coie Have a Copy of Seth Rich’s Laptop?

One of the top weapons in the arsenal of deception is time. Big Lies + Time = False Narrative. Batter the truth long enough and there comes that point after which a smoking gun and other evidence matter little more than any other point of argument, perhaps to be won, yes, but to be savored only as the emptiest of victories. Or, rather, the loneliest of victories. The train has left the station and there are just a few stragglers on the platform to notice.




RSBN LIVE - President Trump Speaks at CPAC in Dallas, TX



One of the best parts of that speech was hearing him talk about the problems with the aircraft carrier Gerald Ford, the design flaws, cost overruns, talking to the sailors who ran the catapults, etc. You just know all of the Pentagon big shots hated his questions. Ha!


Texas Now Investigating 386 More Cases of Voter Fraud, Attorney General Tells CPAC

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton on Sunday told an audience at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) his office is investigating nearly 400 more cases of voter fraud and called on audience members that concern about election fraud is not overblown.

The 386 cases that are being investigated come in addition to more than 500 cases that his office has prosecuted, Paxton said, without elaborating on the details of some of the cases.










Ignatz Ratzkiwatzki

Lucky we have the brainless Scarecrow-in-Chief to encourage the Cuban freedom fighters with his soaring rhetoric and rock solid commitment to anti communism.
He'll probably tear down Trump's wall and ship it to Cuba so they can build one to keep the Cubans in.


Why now you might aak 27 years ago tuesday was one of the most brutal acts of the caatro regime the sinking of the march 13th tug.

Dave (in MA)

Rainbow Monkey Dildo Story Hour

[No, CNN didn't rename one of their shows again.]

Dave (in MA)

Garbage Newspaper Update

I love how the NYT acknowledges that “freedom” is an “anti-government slogan.”

Indeed. pic.twitter.com/QRgdZB0Iwo

— Ted Cruz (@tedcruz) July 12, 2021


We're in the most inand timine



Apparently the new player in the haiti fracas is a 63 year old doctor because why not.


Came to the right place



“Tofu-dreg project” is a phrase used in Mainland China to describe a poorly constructed building.


Jane--many congratulations on Sweetie--an affectionate older cat sounds just right for you (and obviously for Sweetie, who has I know a sweet deal with you). Does she like lizards?


Heading to bed.

Good night, everyone!

Dave (in MA)

Jane, we had a Himalayan named Sweetie several years ago.


Its like junk bonds


Ignatz Ratzkiwatzki

I have to confess I'm drawing a blank on the manner in which a rainbow colored monkey with a dildo between its legs is anti-racist.


Its fairly easy, barely an inconvenience.



A definition like that needs only highlighters and sparklers as sourcing.

Ignatz Ratzkiwatzki

LOL, narc.


Which wormhole did we slip through, and when did it happen?

Ignatz Ratzkiwatzki

I'm pretty sure if Breitbart produced a cartoon featuring a rainbow colored monkey with a dildo between its legs it would be seen as an obvious, open and demeaning racist statement.
And well, I agree...it is, and it's also a revoltingly perverted one even were it not in front of kids in a library. That it is all those things at once it sounds not unlike some of the grotesqueries the Ammonites, Moabites and other demented Moloch worshippers were practicing back in the day.
We've come a long way baby.


For anyone who might care. The Milwaukee Bucks opened a can of WHUP-ASS on Phoenix tonight.
Phoenix leads the series 2-1 with game 4 here in Milwaukee. At the same ARENA that the COMMIE CONVENTION was "supposed to use".
Giannis ANTETOKOUNMPO had 41 points and 13 rebounds. He got injured 2 weeks ago. NBC SPORTS (Nothing But Commies) told me the next morning that GIANNIS had a SEVERE ACL INJURY. Apparently it healed.


I think even they would be impressed,


At the depths of our depravity.


I've never seen Missssssshhhhhelle Obama in a RAINBOW outfit..

Dave (in MA)


Dave (in MA)

An American who understands neither freedom or oppression drapes himself in Castro, while Cubans who understands both drape themselves in the American flag. pic.twitter.com/uNT0Jb8dA0

— Will Cain (@willcain) July 12, 2021

Verdad que si (yes indeed)

Dave (in MA)


I'll never forget those protests against the German Measles pic.twitter.com/tRDUHJMQm5

— Ron Coleman (@RonColeman) July 12, 2021

Unsurprisingly the cuban regimes handling of the bug has been terrible.


Shes an investment banker from warburg pincus oh frabjous joy.


No price is ever paid for being completely wrong.
We've got a low i.q. chick who is now BELOVED in the MORON COMMUNITY. Her skill set???? Being a bartender for a few years. NOTHING ELSE.
Biden, wrong for the better part of 50 years, is part of a MASSIVE MASSIVE FRAUD. And these MORONS may ACTUALLY not recognize SLOPPY JOE, is on the way out. Nor do they care of the consequences.
It's exactly as I predicted many years ago.


She probably put lemon juices in the mai tais of course captain oveur is a bad harvey korman that has gone over time.


Take marcy wheeler she bought every sub story from a terrorist every russian forgery so grey poupon but of course.


All of what was foisted upon DJT was a LIE. It would take hours, to illustrate or present all the liars/players/and insurrectionists. There are obvious culpable TRAITORS, including PELOSI and SCHUMER, but the actors were INTEL, FBI, RODHAM, PERKINS COIE, COMEY, and dozens of FBI and DOJ criminals. THAT IS THE TIP OF THE ICE BERG. SETH RICH, ANTHONY WEINER, on and on and on and on and on. NO ONE HAS BEEN BROUGHT TO JUSTICE nor PUNISHED. What does that lead to??


Dave (in MA)
As I understand the logic, it's this: if you have enough money to fund your own space program, you shouldn't have enough money to fund your own space program
Lileks, on the libtardosphere's calls for confiscatory taxes on rich people.

Dave, it's not as if MUSK has been funded by US. Errrrrrrrrrrrrr I mean GUBMINT subsidies.
TESLA gets TONS AND TONS of OUR CASH, because ELECTRIC CARS are powered by outlets in our garages.


Btw, I'd have no problem with giving AMERICAN funding to PRIVATE SPACE programs, IF THAT FUNDING had ANY SORT OF BASIS, in being PATRIOTIC, and more so, aiding the UNITED STATES of AMERICA.
Goofy assed libtard commie clowns, DO NOT have a clue as to what this means. So, AMERICAN and BRITISH OLIGARCHS, are taking US, to where no MAN or BIRTHING PERSON has ever gone before. And in doing so, these WHITE SUPREMACIST OLIGARCHS, will own the technology and ALL REVENUES-thereof.
And the OLIGARCHS, will own all of the TECHNICAL, SCIENTIFIC, and MILITARY or NATIONAL SECURITY ADVANTAGES, therein. Which will OBVIOUSLY, lead to U.S. GUBMINT LAWS, that shit on those who took the risks, and more so, MADE THIS SHIT HAPPEN.


Just learned about vinegar pickles on Gunsmoke. Good thing I planted Horseradish:


Jack Lillywhite

An early good morning to all.


Good morning!



An excellent analysis by Sundance. In case you have doubts about that letter from the Philly US attorney, down in the comments someone unearthed a video of Tony Schaefer saying that Barr called him personally and asked him to back off investigating election fraud. So that's two strikes against Barr.

I also would remind you that after Trump won the election, Jeff Sessions insisted on being named AG rather than Homeland Security (which one would have thought given his stance on immigration) and one he got the appointment, HE PROMPTLY RECUSED HIMSELF FROM INVESTIGATING SPYGATE. That seems to me to be a deliberate effort to slow things down and at the same time plunk himself down in a position where it was almost impossible to fire him.

I do not want to hear one criticism of Trump's personnel choices. Joe DiGenova was on his radio show almost every day swearing what a good appointment Barr was. Manafort was inserted into the campaign at the insistence of the RNC. Almost everyone here thought John Bolton was a great appointment.

If it weren't for Trump we would have no idea how corrupt our institutions really are. Those people in DC will be lucky if they aren't facing France, 1789.


Lou Aguilar
I have not missed Trump as President more than I do at this historic moment with my fellow Cubans rebelling and leftist jackasses in charge of our country. Our commies love their commies. If anyone can screw the movement, it’s the Bidenistas. They’re already lying about the cause


From Twitter:



Fauci calls for vaccine mandates: ‘This is serious business’

Fed government isn't requiring shots but full FDA license may prod firms, schools
This guy needs to be arrested.

Jack Lillywhite

At least at 80 years of age, he should hang it up and move to Arizona or California but please not Florida.

Ignatz Ratzkiwatzki

I don't mind guys funding their own space programs if they earned the money to do it, but they haven't.
Forty years ago the country decided to go on a debt fueled binge of asset bubbles. They got most of the money to build their giant Estes rockets by the Federal government borrowing trillions of dollars to inflate their stock prices and handing the taxpayers the bills.
Once the bubbles pop they'll still be quite rich, but the dopes on pensions with deflated houses won't.
But somebody still has to pay that $30 trillion [and counting] back.

James D.

If it weren't for Trump we would have no idea how corrupt our institutions really are. Those people in DC will be lucky if they aren't facing France, 1789.

Screw France 1789. I’d like them to face the Book of Revelations.


You see how crooks like mayorkas sale through.


Geoff Bennett

· 2h
Unopened Super Mario 64 game from 1996 sells for $1.56M https://apnews.com/article/busine
There's one born every minute.


Steve Cortes
Smart global capital places giant, bullish Oil bets for two reasons:

a. The broad #BidenInflationSpike caused by a mammoth surge in borrowing/spending

b. Biden’s War on American Energy production

Terrific for big-money speculators, dreadful for everyday Americans.


Is she a soulless ghpul discuss



OK, now we know what projects we are paying the Chinese to do.


A World Health Organization committee released gene-editing recommendations aimed at preventing unfair and potentially dangerous applications of experimental techniques, including altering DNA to enhance athletic ability

Ignatz Ratzkiwatzki

--Unopened Super Mario 64 game from 1996 sells for $1.56M--

Only 11 minutes to confirm my 8:36.

Old Lurker

Ig "But somebody still has to pay that $30 trillion [and counting] back."

Only if the USA comes out the other end as a "Going Concern".

THAT is not a given.

James D.

OL, I think it’s more of a given that we won’t be a going concern by the time this is all over.


Trying to cut off all energy sources that work.


The Rothermere family is weighing a plan that would break up the owner of Britain’s Daily Mail newspaper and potentially take it private


Security researcher Joseph Tartaro thought NULL would make a fun license plate. He's never been more wrong.

How a 'NULL' License Plate Landed One Hacker in Ticket Hell


Wouldn’t it be wonderful if the fall of Cuban communism was another tear down the Berlin Wall moment? Would Che Biden take credit?


Things China Doesn't Want You To Know
JUST IN - A Four Seasons Hotel in China collapsed. At least 1 person has been killed and 10 or more are still missing. The hotel had just opened in 2018.

July 12, 2021
188 Youche Road, Songling Town, Wujiang District, Suzhou City, Jiangsu Province



Edwin Dorsey
Tomorrow morning a powerful executive will be exposed for corruption and I will call for their resignation.

Turn on notifications and check my timeline at 10am ET.



Edwin Dorsey
Persis Drell Should Resign as Stanford’s Provost




A Four Seasons Hotel in China collapsed.

“Tofu-dreg project” is a phrase used in Mainland China to describe a poorly constructed building.

Stephanie Nene Not Your Normal Granma

Michael Smith
Now, I'm a jet fuel genius - I can solve the world's problems
Without even trying
I got dozens of friends, and the fun never ends
That is, as long as I'm buying...
~ Styx, Too Much Time On My Hands, Paradise Theater (1980)

So far we have covered these three rules I use in considering problems in the political realm:

1. Always ask "Who benefits?"
2. Always look for the contradictions.
3. Always look for examples of magical thinking.

Given that Kamala is searching for root causes in the same manner as O.J. is looking for the "real" killer, number 4 on the hit parade is this:
4. Has the problem or issue been defined correctly?

Team Harris/Biden has decided Cubans are protesting lack of a Covid vaccine rather than an oppressive regime. That is a laughable assertion, but they are in a tough spot because much of what socialism is in Cuba, they want to bring to America.

True problem solving requires doing one important thing – defining the problem. Doing so is so essential and critical to actually getting a desired result that nothing can be resolved without accurately taking this first step. Trying to solve something that isn’t the problem is a waste of time and resources and a sure guarantee that the situation will never be resolved.

I want to highlight an article by Dwayne Spradlin I ran across in the Harvard Business Review several years ago.

At the time, Spradlin was the president and CEO of InnoCentive, an online marketplace that connects organizations with freelance problem solvers in a multitude of fields. Now the CEO of Buzz Points, he also coauthored with Alpheus Bingham, "The Open Innovation Marketplace: Creating Value in the Challenge Driven Enterprise" (FT Press, 2011).

In 2012, I attended a corporate study program at the International Institute for Management Development in Switzerland, and our class had the opportunity to interview Mr. Spradlin via video conference.

Spradlin said:
“If I were given one hour to save the planet, I would spend 59 minutes defining the problem and one minute resolving it,” Albert Einstein said.

Those were wise words, but from what I have observed, most organizations don’t heed them when tackling innovation projects. Indeed, when developing new products, processes, or even businesses, most companies aren’t sufficiently rigorous in defining the problems they’re attempting to solve and articulating why those issues are important. Without that rigor, organizations miss opportunities, waste resources, and end up pursuing innovation initiatives that aren’t aligned with their strategies. How many times have you seen a project go down one path only to realize in hindsight that it should have gone down another? How many times have you seen an innovation program deliver a seemingly breakthrough result only to find that it can’t be implemented or it addresses the wrong problem? Many organizations need to become better at asking the right questions so that they tackle the right problems."

I would argue that while we do have complex, multivariate problems to solve, the most likely reason that we aren’t solving them is that we are not working on the right problem (there are, of course, many reasons for not working on the problem so there are political reasons for ignoring a true definition).

When politicians practice the black art of politics, the goal is often to apply a band-aid to a bleeding wound to create the appearance of a solution when the only therapy available to save the body politic may be amputation – but they will never tell you that. Their political success depends upon creating the illusion of success – but that “success” is often defined as avoidance of a problem by simply kicking the can down the road.

There is also another aspect of false reasoning that is created by the use of a certain logic tool at an inappropriate stage of the problem solving process. I submit that is the use of the Hegelian Dialectic in the problem definition stage. This dialectic is defined as an interpretive method in which the contradiction between a proposition (thesis) and its antithesis is resolved at a higher level of truth (synthesis).

The assumption that damns this approach to failure is that there can be a “higher level of truth” (one subject to interpretation by the individual) rather than simply an objective truth.

I would argue that while the use of this postmodern acceptance of a “third way” or “third answer” might be appropriate in creating a response to a problem, it is not effective in defining a problem. It leads to a thought process that allows the denial of objective truth and allows the protagonist or antagonist to confuse fact with opinion. This leads to a denial that objective truth exists, in essence, to substitute a “user-defined”, malleable “higher truth” in its place. We get in trouble with this dialectic when one side or the other refuses to set the boundaries on the argument – a relevant example would be the discussions about “fair” taxation. I’ve yet to have any liberal tell me what limit they place on “fair”. Right now, that seems only to mean “more”.

I would wager to say that even though I accept the proposition that a problem may have too many inputs to define, the individual inputs are definable – and as a result, they are solvable. On a macro level, our problems are definable – for example, we either have too much debt or we don’t, either revenue exceeds expenditures or they don’t or we either have too high a tax rate or we don’t. That is where we must start if we are ever going to stop the bickering and get on to the resolving part. Without an agreed definition, there can be no understanding.

There are causes for our issues and to ignore that fact is folly. I am not advocating a cold, heartless and purely unemotional approach to issues like welfare and other entitlement spending but to simply ignore them as a contributor to our problems because they are emotionally disturbing is wrong. We may choose not to deal with them in any way but let’s make that an active decision and not a passive acceptance. Without understanding what role they play means that we will continue to attack the wrong issues and work on problems that will have no effect on improvement while burning valuable assets and calories in haste and waste.

Real solutions to problems are never emotive. Emotions cloud the mind and obscure the facts. As an electorate, we often want the emotion and not the real answer because the real answers are often difficult. Fixing problems is hard work and is seldom flashy or popular.
Cast against Obama, an emotive president defined by soaring rhetoric consisting of empty words and cloying platitudes and the rapidly declining faculties of Joe Biden, President Trump represented the type of "fixer" required.

As Einstein stated, 98.4% the work is in the definition of the problem, 1.6% is so solving it. The reason I always ask the definition question is because in politics, it is the reverse. They spend 1.6% of the time defining the issue and 98.4% of our time and treasure in "solving" it.


Kurt Schlichter on Twitter;

“I am going to name my new band The Ceaucescu Option.”

matt - deplore me if you must

It is heartbreaking to hear how bad it has gotten in Cuba. Ever since Obama's visit the regime has become more oppressive. There is a video that is a catalyst for resistance done by several Cuban rappers called Patria y Vida.

The regime concocted their own vaccine, which apparently doesn't work and Cubans by the thousands are experiencing the worst of Covid in a hot, tropical environment. How much more miserable can you get?

No medicine for even routine illnesses. No doctors because they are all being pimped out to earn foreign currency. So much for the Cuban medical miracle.

Thing is, the Cuban people know all of this and are perhaps at a breaking point.

Won't that just twist the heads of the establishment in this country around if they do decide to change regimes?


GUNNED DOWN KTS Dre dead latest – Rapper, 31, dies after being shot 64 TIMES while leaving jail in deadly Chicago ambush

Somebody really wanted him dead.

Sammy Small

On the Michael Smith writeup, "Suite Madame Blue" from Styx might be a better reference to use.


TheAmishOne @ThatAmish1
Or, and stay with me here, maybe don't use "RACIST" as an imaginary "I win" button in every conversation, and save it for when there is, you know, actual racism.

Racism isn't just something you don't like but are not articulate or nuanced enough to verbalize why.

Christopher Orr @OrrChris
"They're going to call us racist no matter what we do."

Is there any possible way to read this other than as license to behave in a more openly racist manner? twitter.com/thehill/status…


Replying to @ThatAmish1
"You can't win, you can't break even and you can't get out of the game."

Have you seen this? Perfect explanation of the trap they are laying with 1619 and CRT.




From Insty:
HIGHER EDUCATION BUBBLE UPDATE: Columbia University president: ‘Critical race theory’ is ‘urgent and necessary.’

My intro would have been:


Brian Hassine
You actually believe that they believe that. That's worse.

Nikki Haley @NikkiHaley
Some members of the Biden administration actually think the protests in Cuba are about COVID-19 and not decades of oppression and suffering under a brutal communist regime.

How embarrassing.



But of course!

Pfizer said its phase 3 study found protection from its COVID-19 vaccine fades over time.
#KHOU11 #HTownRush



Salon: Ashli Babbitt as the 21st-century Horst Wessel: Symbolic martyr to the fascist cause
Trump's followers are trying to turn Babbitt into their movement's martyr: All she needs now is a hit song

Ignatz Ratzkiwatzki

--Is there any possible way to read this other than as license to behave in a more openly racist manner?--

Imagine that. Trying to break people's wills by lying about them constantly has negative and undesirable consequences.
The color blind society that rewarded merit took a long time and a great deal of effort to build. But that doesn't mean it was impregnable. If you start calling people racists and blaming them for other people's failings and punishing them for it, those gains will in fact be reversed. People who were on the margin but willing to live in a colorblind society will cross back over that margin to open racism. And people who remain committed to a colorblind society will become and will remain openly hostile to any further advancement along those lines because they will quite properly resent like hell the lies about themselves and the threat to their livelihoods and liberties that other races are being turned into by the Marxists.
This can't and won't end well, unless this idiocy is ended peremptorily.

Dave (in MA)
    Robert J. O'Neill@mchooyah ·
    I might start painting. That shit looks lucrative!

Police made lists of activists rioting in Wauwatosa.


#Leftists don't like the idea of being put on LISTS? And the so-called "free press" is outraged? Funny, because we've heard crickets from them on old Joe declaring all Trump supporters domestic extremists!



Him: I’m going to the store. Need anything?
Me: I need some pre-cooked bacon to take with me to the ranch.



Judicial Watch: New Documents Show Wuhan Lab Asked NIH Official for Information on Disinfectants; Nine Fauci Agency Grants for EcoHealth Bat Coronavirus Research

matt - deplore me if you must

So the articles in the NY press are already starting to cast doubt on Vance's case against Trump's executive.

Well, duh?

There was a funny meme showing Vance getting out of his chauffeured company car to go and prosecute Weisselberg for his company car. You cannot make this stuff up.


Arthur Kimes
Leftwing New York Magazine Admits That Children Have Never Been Threatened By Covid

Arthur Kimes @ComradeArthur
"Most remarkably, it has been known to be true since the very earliest days of the pandemic -- indeed it was among the very first things we did know about the disease."
Well SOME PEOPLE were pointing this out at the time and were SHUT DOWN for stating the truth.



Mattea Merta🕊
Klaus Schwab says nationalism is a threat to the Great Reset.



Bet Vance pay taxes on his chauffeured ed limo.


Surprising ernst

Dave (in MA)

Melinda | July 12, 2021 at 11:48 AM Lileks mentioned that stuff about a year ago, but I haven't spotted any. It must be a Midwest thing?


That ny piece comed from david wallace wells who said last week skydragons kill 10 million people a year to tater.

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