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October 30, 2021

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Narciso

they can jan that indian islamists sad sack story, but someone who came up from poverty to become a successful doctor, to speak truth to power nah


https://eugyppius.substack.com/p/the-vaccines-cannot-do-what-is-asked

Jim Eagle

Thanks, MM2. Ghent pretty much looks the same today, sans the double-deck buses:)

Jim Eagle

Sorry about that. Didn't mean to post the same image MM2 had already done.

henry

Marlene, tough news for you this week.

Miss M, thanks for the color. My pile of logs (home) is getting re stained, so the windows are all covered with plastic. Cant see anything outside this morning. Very odd experience.

Narciso

yes I blanked on huma abedin's name,

Narciso

sorry to hear that marlene,

Jim Eagle

Speaking of Marlene, Maine first state to declare a "right to food". I can live with that:)

https://apnews.com/article/election-2021-maine-right-to-food-605019e60df5b3e32bc70c86dcf957b3

clarice

https://amgreatness.com/2021/10/31/who-eventually-won-the-cold-war/
A must read from VDH

MissMarple2

Michael P. Senger has a book coming out called "Snake Oil". It details Xi's background, rise to power, and how he managed to get almost everyone in the world to accept lockdowns as a solution to Covid, even though there was no proof it worked at all.

It also discusses how they use human "bots" to bypass the algorithms designed to detect fake accounts.

He has posted a very long, documented thread on Twitter. Here is the link:

https://twitter.com/MichaelPSenger/status/1454831901173186561

Narciso

so thats' the skinny on the author,

clarice

https://nypost.com/2020/08/29/political-insider-explains-voter-fraud-with-mail-in-ballots/

Stephanie Nene Not Your Normal Granma

Michael Smith
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We all know there are people on the left - most of them, actually - who either are genetically unable to get satire or take a joke - or have worked so hard to be outraged by everything they don't like, they have trained themselves out of having any sense of humor at all.
I just got the below screenshot for a group of which I am an administrator, proving that fact. This is about a clearly photoshopped image of cargo vessels off the coast of California spelling out "Let's go, Brandon".
Farcebook is calling it “stolen satire”, claiming it is “stolen” from the Babylon Bee and presented as fact.
Well, alrighty then.
I’ve always thought that is kind of the definition of satire, something so absurd that it couldn’t be true but with just enough connection to the truth to be funny. I’m pretty sure the Bee counts on their work getting shared. That is the point – at least as I understand the Internet of funny things.
It even sounds like the perpetually aggrieved leftist raw nerve scolds may well have misunderstood the Southwest pilot when he said, “Let’s go, Braves” on a flight from Houston to Albuquerque to cheer on his favorite MLB team (playing in Houston that night) rather than him saying “Let’s go, Brandon”.
When you are so hypocritical and indoctrinated, sometimes you hear what you want to hear or maybe you know Biden sucks worse than an F-5 tornado and are primed to hear other people say so.
A regular contributor at NBC/MSNBC, Ken “Collusion” Dilanian, reported that he called the Secret Service about a gun manufacturer who put “Let’s go, Brandon” on the uppers for AR-15 builds, claiming it was a direct threat against Biden.
And as President Depends would say, “God love him, he was serious”.
Malcom Muggeridge, the great British journalist, author and satirist, once said:
“We live in an age in which it is no longer possible to be funny. There is nothing you can imagine, no matter how ludicrous, that will not promptly be enacted before your very eyes, probably by someone well known.”
This has come to be known as Muggeridge’s Law.
In 1989, Tom Wolfe explained the genesis of Muggeridge’s Law:
“While Malcolm Muggeridge was editor of Punch, it was announced that Khrushchev and Bulganin were coming to England. Muggeridge hit upon the idea of a mock itinerary, a lineup of the most ludicrous places the two paunchy, pear-shaped little Soviet leaders could possibly be paraded through during the solemn business of a state visit. Shortly before press time, half the feature had to be scrapped. It coincided exactly with the official itinerary, just released, prompting Muggeridge to observe: We live in an age in which it is no longer possible to be funny. There is nothing you can imagine, no matter how ludicrous, that will not promptly be enacted before your very eyes, probably by someone well known.”
Given our times, I am actually surprised the Babylon Bee can continue to be as successful as they are. Glenn Reynolds of Instapundit fame has taken to calling them “America’s Newspaper of Record”, simply because so much of their satire comes true.
There was even a lengthy “fact check” from USA Today.
Unbelievable.
Almost, anyway.
These people are so mentally ill and possess so little self-awareness, they can’t even see how absurd and ridiculous they are. If we lived in a serious culture, where there wasn’t a market for outrage on the left, these people would all be homeless – because ginning up agitprop is their only skill.
I’ve been around the sun a few times and I have learned that the people who react the strongest to mocking are those who know they deserve to be mocked – and these people deserve every bit of mockery and ridicule that can be heaped upon them.
My advice to the leftist media?
Get help.
Now.

Jane

Marlene,

Sorry for your loss.

Jim Eagle

Probably a better laugh if you are ex-Navy or even ex-AnyBranch. So true, it is absolutely the funniest thing I have read in a long time. I hope I didn't rupture my spleen laughing so hard.

https://twitter.com/James_RP_Barnes/status/1455342844747534342/photo/1

Len

Marlene - sorry for your loss. A difficult week for you and your friends.

clarice

https://amgreatness.com/2021/11/01/regarding-president-trumps-letter-to-the-wall-street-journal/

Melinda

This one I can get on board with...

The Hill
@thehill
DOJ sues to block Penguin Random House merger with Simon & Schuster hill.cm/X7Eew8k

https://twitter.com/thehill/status/1455564886860304385

https://thehill.com/regulation/court-battles/579599-doj-sues-to-block-penguin-random-house-merger-with-simon-schuster

Giving everything to Bertelsmann is not the right direction.

henry

@vickimckenna

Well known local developer (and known conservative) Terrence Wall proposes a "green cemetery". Suddenly the greens show how totally unserious they are about RECYCLING!

https://madison.com/wsj/news/local/govt-and-politics/proposed-green-cemetery-in-mega-subdivision-north-of-lake-mendota-stirs-mixed-feelings/article_7356aa07-ae98-51f2-a09c-f35714c0973e.html

henry

@vickimckenna

Twitter creates feature to promote ONLY leftwing climate change content. @climatedepot

https://amgreatness.com/2021/11/02/twitter-announces-new-pre-bunk-feature-to-provide-authoritative-information-on-global-warming/

Melinda

Eric
@The_OtherET
This seems like it could be a big deal. A research group director filed a report to the FDA regarding many issues regarding the Pfizer trials. The director was fired by the research group the exact same day. Regardless of your thoughts on vaccines, we need transparency here.

The BMJ @bmj_latest
NEW: Our latest investigation hears from a whistleblower engaged in Pfizer’s pivotal covid-19 vaccine trial. Her evidence raises serious questions about data integrity and regulatory oversight ow.ly/9RXL50GEjoT

https://twitter.com/The_OtherET/status/1455564091284725762

Covid-19: Researcher blows the whistle on data integrity issues in Pfizer’s vaccine trial


https://www.bmj.com/content/375/bmj.n2635

henry

@vickimckenna

Wisconsin's Racine County GOP Finds 23,000 Voters with the Same Phone Number and 4,000 Voters Registered on 1/1/1918 (Biden Awarded State by 20,000 Votes)

https://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2021/11/wisconsins-racine-county-gop-finds-23000-voters-phone-number-4000-voters-registered-1-1-1918-biden-awarded-state-20000-votes/

henry

The above is Racine County alone. The single phone number is in the city of Racine. (Echoes of the Chavez Center in Racine during the Walker recall).

Narciso

indeed


https://amgreatness.com/2021/11/01/regarding-president-trumps-letter-to-the-wall-street-journal/

Narciso

will they though?


https://www.theepochtimes.com/pentagon-ordered-to-specify-how-it-treats-religious-exemption-requests-to-vaccine-mandate_4080020.html

Melinda

Imagine that.

The Hill
@thehill
Pfizer expects $36 billion in sales from COVID vaccine hill.cm/y71uqN5

https://twitter.com/thehill/status/1455576965558194178

https://thehill.com/policy/healthcare/579615-pfizer-expects-36-billion-in-sales-from-covid-vaccine

Melinda

You have to be kidding me.

James Lyons-Weiler
@lifebiomedguru
Italian Department of Health has revised all-time Covid deaths down from 130,000+ to 3783.

https://twitter.com/lifebiomedguru/status/1455365815679737862

https://www-iltempo-it.translate.goog/attualita/2021/10/21/news/rapporto-iss-morti-covid-malattie-patologie-come-influenza-pandemia-disastro-mortalita-bechis-29134543/?_x_tr_sl=it&_x_tr_tl=en&_x_tr_hl=it&_x_tr_pto=nui

Narciso

no one seems concerned,


https://amgreatness.com/2021/11/01/where-are-the-real-domestic-terrorists/

Marlene

Thanks everyone for the kind thoughts. So, to distract myself, I've been researching how to refresh my cedar chest. Looks like the best option is to lightly sand the cedar to restore the scent. The other option is to apply cedar oil and let the wood dry. Any JOM woodworkers with ideas?

Melinda

Sand it and then follow with lots of tack cloth.

henry

@chiiium

Yesterday, the Governor @JBPritzker declared “gun violence” a public health crisis.

Seated behind him while he announced this was @chicagosmayor …who appears to have fallen asleep like Biden.

Narciso

so the figures were 97% off,

Narciso

and mayor groot is firing how many cops, this is bad theatre,

MissMarple2

Voice of America reporter says the Taliban have banned all foreign currency.

Jim Eagle

I think Diwali starts today. Break out the Naan and best curries:)

Jim Eagle

The greatest impersonation of Trump you will ever hear:

https://twitter.com/Shawn_Farash

Narciso


ray shielded


https://mobile.twitter.com/ChristinaPushaw/status/1455515467456598020

sbwaters

So at the Virginia voting sites you needed a mask but not a voter ID?

Narciso

yep


https://www.tabletmag.com/sections/news/articles/facebook-fake-whistleblower-lee-smith

DCSCA

"I guess people should be worried." - President Plagiarist, Glasgow, Scotland 11/2/21

No sh-t. If you catch his presser, it's positively terrifying. It's as if he's having micro-strokes on live TeeVee.

Which, of course, he'll blame on Covid, too.

DCSCA

MissMarple2 -""U.S. Navy investigators have concluded that a submarine that sustained significant damage in the South China Sea ran into a previously uncharted seamount while operating in international waters."
=====================================
This seems strange. Don't they have sonar or something to detect how close they are to the bottom? (This is not my field of expertise, so maybe this is normal.)"

At lese they didn't say it was a wether bslloon, a flock of seagulls --- or the planet Venus.

Hard to believe nuclear subs are blindly zipping around the oceans like a loose birthday balloon in a winsstorm.

Narciso

map reading is a cisnormative skill,

DCSCA

P&P - "If you were a Foundling Father and your makeup didn’t contain mercury or lead you were considered half a fag."

When I was living in London, 'half a fag' was a butt in the ashtray.

sbwaters

MM, the minute you ping a sonar to ecolocate obstacles — called active sonar — everyone knows where the ping came from.

It would be like a big "Kick Me" sign for anyone with a very big boot.

DCSCA

'American Airlines now admitting that the problems over the weekend were caused by a labor shortage, not the weather.'

Flaps down: now flyin’ means lyin’…

“WE’RE AMERICAN AIRLINES, DOING WHAT WE DO BEST!”

Jack Lillywhite

DCSA,

Where did you live in London, and what years?

We were there from 1983 to 2003. First in Harrington Gardens (Kensington) then Chester Close in Belgravia. Found out after 9/11 or actually doing it, that we were considered neighbors to the Palace and got a visit from the anti-terror unit of Metro. My FIL was there and got a big kick out of seeing these anti-terror cops show up and ask me who I was and where I live right in front of my front door:)

We all shared a nervous laugh over that but the helicopters patrolling over head all night reminded me we did live next to the Queen. According to the Met we were the closest living neighbors out side the offices near the Gardens.

Hardly slept that night.

henry

Yep, sonar is a nono for the nukes. Volcanic seamounts do their own thing under the seas… it might not have been there when the map was made.

Satellites can only see a little bit into the ocean, thus big things like the Malaysian Air plane or a new seamount could be anywhere. Even when you know where the are, it is tough… the Red October sprint through “red route one” is an example.

Melinda

David Sirota
@davidsirota
NEW: The specific provisions Dems are cutting out of their bill are the ones that are most opposed by their corporate donors and most desired by voters, according to polls. dailyposter.com/the-democracy-…

https://twitter.com/davidsirota/status/1455595792664776710

https://www.dailyposter.com/the-democracy-crisis-that-is-never-discussed/

Pinandpuller

Which holiday shall we eliminate for Kyle Rittenhouse Day?

Pinandpuller

DCSCA

I probably don’t have to tell you this, but the original definition of a ‘faggot’ was a ‘troublesome woman.’

Dave (in MA)
    'American Airlines now admitting that the problems over the weekend were caused by a labor shortage, not the weather.'
A lie can fly Business Class halfway around the world and back again while the truth is still checking its baggage for Coach (and getting charged for it).
MissMarple2

Well, since I am on my phone I can’t seem to get this to copy. Biden apparently revealed his grandaughter is working for Bloomberg. Video seen on Twitter.

Pinandpuller

Hey, since you all are bringing up living in Europe, why don’t you give me your take on Vinegar Pickling?

I started doing that this year. I might mess with Water Bath next year, but I was doing a speed run this year.

The highest I can find here is 6% acid vinegar, but I read people use as high as 9% in Europe.

Davod

P&P. "Which holiday shall we eliminate for Kyle Rittenhouse Day?"

The defense counsel responsible for jury selection just quit.

Pinandpuller

Davod

I don’t know man, John Brown has been elevated by some despite getting the death penalty. The left has zero dissonance viz Bill Ayers and people who kill cops and flee to Cuba.

henry

Does the defense counsel for jury selection have continuing duties? Seems to me, task complete, move on. You don’t keep the guy who dug your cellar on site and on payroll until the roof is finished.

Our click bait world needs to be taken with a grain / dry carrier hold of salt.

Narciso

apparently if you do if for the revolution, like that jackwagon that has a sweet gig, after murdering people on the indianapolis speedway, it's totes golden

Narciso


that's not even original, didn't you get the brochure

https://thepostmillennial.com/cnn-analyst-lets-go-brandon-coded

Narciso


they had on the ground and aerial surveillance of the entire rittenhouse incident,

https://twitter.com/JackPosobiec/status/1455579165739167752

Melinda

That's quite the clip of "Shut Up Juice".

Dave (in MA)
    Jewish Deplorable@TrumpJew2·

    How long before the water pipes burst in Virginia?

Dave (in MA)

A lot of that video was on social media the night of.

Narciso

not the aerial footage though,

henry

Any networks call VA for McAwful yet?

Narciso

the exit polls seems promising for youngkin,

DCSCA

JackLillywhite -" DCSA, Where did you live in London, and what years? We were there from 1983 to 2003. First in Harrington Gardens (Kensington) then Chester Close in Belgravia. Found out after 9/11 or actually doing it, that we were considered neighbors to the Palace and got a visit from the anti-terror unit of Metro. My FIL was there and got a big kick out of seeing these anti-terror cops show up and ask me who I was and where I live right in front of my front door:)"

Jack- From 1968 to 1972. Princes Gate, Knightsbridge, SW7. The stories I could tell. remember the Horse Guards barracks there on Knightsbridge Road? It was caddycorner to our block of flats; it took them 5 years to build it- never understood that-- in the U.S. it would have been built in 12 months.

Anti-terror cops? Here's a true story for you- one from "the spce age"--- back in '69 we would fire off those toy model rockets in Hyde Park - grandfather mailed the Estes gunpowder rocket motors over from the U.S. - no customs hassle in those days. But batteries were a problem. No 6V lantern batteries in the UK. So kids in science club wired batteries up in a series- but the charge didn't last long. One Saturday we just left them by a trash binin the park cross from the Dorchester Hotel- "littered" in typical American fashion. But the UK Eveready batteries were long rectangles and bright orange with the wires still on them. Next day we went back w/fresh batteries to fire off more and the cops had them roped off. Thought they were an IRA bomb. Canadian kid w/me ducked under the yellow tape and kicked them, telling the cops it was just a pile of dead bateries-- 50 cops hit the dirt. It was unreal. WA-wa-Wa-wa came the paddywagon -- took us kids off to the little police station inside Marble Arch [who knew there was one tucked inside it?!?!] Turns out the cops called the British Army bomb disposal team which at the time was in Wales and they were flying in on a C-130, so the police told us. I had to explain to the cops they were just toy rockets. I ws sternly to never to do fire them off again and "banned" from ever do it from ANY of Her Majesty's parks. As we left we heard nervous laughter from the other cops. But their concern was real. A few months later the IRA blew out the observation deck of the GPO Tower in central London.

Totally true story.

Narciso

a ringside seat


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rHN-QQATUkw

DCSCA

Jack- another true story. Back in 68/69 there were filming a movie called 'The Battle of Britain'- you've probably seen it. In the movie, there are a few scenes they had to film w/German bombers, ME-109s, Spitfires and Hurricanes flying and shooting it out over Central London-- the camera plane was a B-25. So a few days before, one of the tabloids [Evening Standard if memory serves] ran a story alerting the old British pensioners who'd been through the Blitz not to be frighten if they saw German planes, Spits and Hurricanes over the city again-- it was just for a film.

We all went out into Hyde Park to watch them filming it-- and the sight-- but more importantly, the SOUND of the bombers and fighter planes t such low levels was surreal-- you really got a sense of what Londoners endured all those months. Will never forget it. After living there and seeing so much of their country- and of Europe and even the then USSR, my admiration for the British is unbounded. They're a good people.

Jack Lillywhite

DCSCA,

Yes, they are, and they had a heroic queen to lead them.

DCSCA

Jack-- I vividly recall a concert going on one warm Sunday afternoon and I had the window open while trying to do my Algebra homework and the Rolling Stones was playing over in Hyde Park. It was surreal. Similar thing happened out near St. John's Wood- my school for a semester was in Finchley [Thatcher was the PM then BTW] but on the way the #2 bus out to Swiss Cottage and Finchley would go by the cricket grounds -- where Abbey Road is and one day we saw the traffic and commotion as the Beatles were playing on the roof of their studios. We just took all this stuff in stride-- who know any of it would be significant decades later.

DCSCA

Oops- Thatcher was Finchley's MP then- not the PM. Wilson, then Heath were the PMs in out time there. Funny thing is, at the time the big debate there was always about Brits clamoring to create/get into the "Common Market".. and 50 years later, just the opposite: Brexit!

DCSCA

Jack- Yes, Queen Mother and Liz were/are both incredibly admirable people. Duty-bound. Sure, a bit "royal" but knew how to inspire and lead. What both did for the WW2 war effort was incredible. The Brits are a tenacious people.

Stephanie Nene Not Your Normal Granma

NEW

DCSCA

McAuliffe’s closing message: Va has too many white teachers “50% of the students at Va. schools K-12, 50% are students of color & yet 80 percent of teachers are white. – source, NYPost

https://nypost.com/2021/11/01/mcauliffe-laments-number-of-white-teachers-ahead-of-gov-vote/

Stoking “white guilty.” Utter BEAUSH!T!

Terry’s a racist. Just like "El Presiente Plagerino."

But hey, no mean tweets!

What's worse and more infurating:

[ ] Biden

[ ] Turncoat ideological conservatives & Lincoln Project dweebs

[ ] Cher re-releasing 'Half-Breed' in 2021

Choose.

Catsmeat

Ok, 9:00 pm CST. They are going to call it for Youngkin, not wait days, because the margin between the two will be less than, say, two-thirds of 89,000 which is the outstanding number of absentee ballots. Just my prediction.

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