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October 16, 2021

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Narciso

not particularly, but I have browsed through wells, including that relatively near future account,


https://news.sky.com/story/sir-david-amess-murder-terror-suspect-accused-of-killing-mp-is-son-of-former-top-aide-to-somali-pm-12436198

Tom Bowler

Narciso, your substack revolving door article shows how regulatory capture has progressed to the point where people are now regulated for the benefit of the "regulated" companies.

MissMarple2

https://www.wsj.com/articles/indecency-art-institute-of-chicago-docents-diversity-firing-11634310172

The Art Institute of Chicago has fired all of its docents, apparently because too many were white and wealthy. Shameful and self-defeating.

henry

I don’t want a “clean grid” whatever that is. I want a grid that reliably works through storms, extreme cold / heat, CMEs, hackers, and Chinese EMP attacks.

@cnbc

The U.S. electric grid is an impressive but outdated system. Here’s what it will take to make a 100% clean grid a reality. Watch the full video here: cnb.cx/3ch7fk3

Narciso

isn't it though, it's like the security cartel, that framed the letter to cover for hunter, likely because it affected their commercial interests, re burisma, like the bribed senators jugurtha had in his pocket,

Narciso

who says such idiotic things, henry, and why don't they get the ash treatment with the chainsaw

MissMarple2

henry,

I am with you. The first winter we were here our furnace (gas) went out and the only reason we survived were electric space heaters powered by our reliable power company.

Old Lurker

If Trump picks Haley it will communicate to me at least that he learned nothing whatsoever about hiring questionable believers for important jobs.

And do not ever try to tell me that she was a solid MAGA supporter before.

Narciso

she is akin to priti patel, who is a 'prickly personality' and she seems to have moved up now foreign ministry I think, our choices have to be perfect, while their's are designed to be most destructive,

Old Lurker

Since Trump failed the first time (my opinion) by becoming POTUS without having in place a cadre of senior fellow warriors (the great strength of the Left) who could attack on all fronts on Day -50 (Landing Teams), that lesson remains the biggest "Prove It" test for me next time. I frankly question where he will find enough such fighting generals.

Otherwise it is same old, same old, but this time from the bottom of a much deeper hole.

Narciso

you see how thick the webs are, going back to scott mcclellans slightly smarter brother, the tories are same sort of wet toff, with few exceptions,

MissMarple2

Old Lurker,

The difference this time is that there are far more supporters aware of the treachery of those who inhabit the DC bureaucracy, NGO's, and corporations.

I remind everyone how glad we were when John Bolton was appointed.

I am no longer willing to look at ANY GOP nominee simply because that person was recommended by a Republican wheeler-dealer.

Narciso

desantis has been very good, noem has had a few misteps, but on the big issue of last year she was good, pompeo has some pretty good instincts, but here again he was apparently mislead about assange,

Narciso

if the gang of 50 were this easy to fool, or self deceive, what else have they been wrong about,

Narciso

jackass,


https://babalublog.com/2021/10/16/coach-popovich-of-the-san-antonio-spurs-talks-columbus-and-forgets-china/#comments

Ignatz Ratzkiwatzki

I regret ever admiring or rooting for the Spurs.
What a tool.

Old Lurker

And that is a big difference, I agree MM.

But he stills needs experienced fighting generals and supporting officers.

Ignatz Ratzkiwatzki

Trump seems pretty smart to me. I suspect his miscues were less about bad judgment and more about as OL says, a very limited number of people available, partly because the Swamp is pervasive and because good people were discouraged by rabid progs and nevertrumpers. On top of that you had the GOP foisting tools onto him over and over.
Not sure there's an easy solution but I suspect he's smart enough to find at least a partial solution should he be reelected...again. [did that last word make me a domestic terrorist? Sorry, NSA guys.]

Narciso

was my local fishwrap ever this bad,

https://www.news-journalonline.com/story/opinion/columns/2021/10/17/fight-against-covid-mandates-threatens-vaccination-rate/6087184001/

Narciso

indeed,


https://www.americanthinker.com/articles/2021/10/the_unvaccinated_are_looking_smarter_every_week.html

Jack Lillywhite

Narciso,

The News-Journal is only good at covering NASCAR, forget all other topics. Beyond their expertise or reach.

Narciso


is the sentinel worse, magic eightball says yes

https://www.orlandosentinel.com/politics/os-ne-vaccine-passport-law-enforcement-20211016-umfqxfp3inhzvihi5tlppgnkqy-story.html

DCSCA

P&P- 'You’re so old, I bet you sold apples for the dime with the Mercury on the front and the fasces on the back'

No, PP- Roosevelt dimes-- but then, they were still minted out of silver, not clad, until the mid'60s-- you know, when money still had value and America truly was great, and didn't need it stitched on a silly red hat. ;-)

Narciso

shirley


https://twitter.com/BitcoinSenpai/status/1449526339929878533

DCSCA

'Gus- SERIOUS QUESTION. And not to keep clubbing Pete Buttigieg, WHO THE F-CK THOUGHT PUTTING THIS LOSER IN CHARGE OF ANYTHING WAS A GOOD IDEA????"

Gus: he's gay, young, an ex-midwestern mayor, a veteran, white, envoronmentalist and can ride a bicycle.

Seven boxes checked!!!! But in case you haven't figured it out, ol'JoeyBee always leaves the last box- 'competence' ----unchecked. ;-)

Davod

Now THIS is how you drop a mic: WATCH State Trooper with 22 years of service sign off after Gov. Inslee (1:30):

https://twitchy.com/samj-3930/2021/10/17/now-this-is-how-you-drop-a-mic-watch-state-trooper-with-22-years-of-service-sign-off-after-gov-inslee-fired-him-for-not-getting-vaxxd/

DCSCA

'P&P- 'You’re so old...'

Yet still younger than Joe, who sold me the apple seeds for an indian head penny. ;-)

Narciso

honestly it's like a hive of locusts, they are firing cops doctors, the tip of the spear, when it comes to our top flight operators, what will be the result,

Davod

DCSCA. Joe traded the apple seeds for some glass beads.

Davod

Ranchers launch effort to build own meat
plants to fight against low beef prices

"Like other ranchers across the country, Rusty Kemp for years grumbled about rock-bottom prices paid for the cattle he raised in central Nebraska, even as the cost of beef at grocery stores kept climbing. He and his neighbors blamed it on consolidation in the beef industry stretching back to the 1970s that resulted in four companies slaughtering over 80% of the nation’s cattle, giving the processors more power to set prices while ranchers struggled to make a living. Federal data show that for every dollar spent on food, the share that went to ranchers and farmers dropped from 35 cents in the 1970s to 14 cents recently."

https://www.foxnews.com/us/ranchers-launch-effort-to-build-own-meat-plants-to-fight-against-low-beef-prices

DCSCA

narciso- Rule #1- The Donald will never choose a VP who could draw the spotlight away or get a TIME cover of their own. He'll pick a younger woman w/mixed racial heritage, a great familied American success story as a subordinate he has managed before-- with just a hint of the scent of Reagan aftershave... Nikki Haley.

Goiven Harris's incompetence, and as an ex-UN ambassador and member of the Trump team who wisely and strategically left on her own terms, her campaign slogan is ready made:

"I've been to Europe."

Jack Lillywhite

Davod,

In a nutshell, your 1:56 of the State Trooper going out -31- tells me that the politicians are using a fake epedemic to seize more control. It's what they do, they never let a crisis even make believe ones go without demonstrating that they are basically evil fuckers.

Narciso

they want to take down every node of the system, energy transport security, they have colonized education media, and large swath of corporate america,

Old Lurker

You knew that 18 months ago, Jack.

clarice

https://www.medpagetoday.com/special-reports/exclusives/94985
cut the carbs

anonamom

I'd like to second this:

If Trump picks Haley it will communicate to me at least that he learned nothing whatsoever about hiring questionable believers for important jobs.

And do not ever try to tell me that she was a solid MAGA supporter before.

Davod

Jack. I agree. And, don't expect the next election to solve the problem.

Davod

Oh. No. Not the carbs. Is nothing sacred? I will have to drink more Coke, to make up for the loss.

DCSCA

Biden is the best campaigner for Trump THe Donald has ever had.

DCSCA

anonamom - he's a savvy marketer.

He's never going to pick someone who could draw the spotlight away. It's all about his time in office, and she's the perfect fit for the era and a perfect counterpoint to Harris. She's worked in his administration and has differed with him on occasion, she's more articulate, more attractive on camera than Harris, a confident, secure woman who wears a dress [unlike the insecure Harris or Hillary, who wear pants suits to projcect the 'man look.']

And... she's "been to Europe."

Narciso

how much damage will he do in the interim, this is why we didn't want this, 'not with a house, not with a mouse,' lets go brandon,

clarice

Let's get thru the midterms first.

Davod

Jussie Smollett's case is going to trial, finally.

This includes a link to Chappelle's excellent rant about this.

https://hotair.com/john-s-2/2021/10/16/jussie-smolletts-case-is-going-to-trial-finally-n422905

Davod

I may have been mistaken. Because Chappelle is talking about the French actor Jussie Smollett.

anonamom

cut the carbs

I told you that nearly a decade ago.

DCSCA

narciso- 'how much damage will he do in the interim, this is why we didn't want this, 'not with a house, not with a mouse,' lets go brandon,'

Some other blogs continue to stovepipe, drive 'fplks away' in denial, by "pontificating" so called "principles" [yet abandoned their party nominee [yet backed an unprincipled plagiarist] for this putz, even when warned of his shortcomings-- a person they'd never support in any other time. Rockefeller Republicans didn't leave in 1964... These fair weather dweebs backed Biden because they didn't like The Donald's persona... even after granting them conservative SCOTUS judges-- and swoon for the days when the 'tales' of Will, Goldberg, French, Charen, Kristol etc., 'wagged the dog'-- and Cruz and Romney were their future.

They cling to cry baby Kinzinger and the war monger Cheney-- and can't accept their party has swopped ends on them at last-- as populism- which has been simmering for decades, finally triumphed w/Trump. Just look at his numbers. Even w/losing this cycle, he garnered more votes than the previous cycle. It's still growing. Look at his rallies. Fun stuff. The complete opposite to the Old Scold: 'Eat your peas, finish your milk, get your shot!'

The ideologues are dead. It's glorious. Welcome to 1964.

Old Lurker

DCSCA "anonamom - he's a savvy marketer."

We stipulate that he is the best marketer on the political stage in decades...probably since FDR.

But at the end of the day if he can't control the government that he heads and steer it in the direction promised by his words that got him there, it is all for naught.

The purpose is not to WIN the WH, it is to lead the country in the right direction for the benefit of this and future generations of citizens.

Being the best marketer got him elected in 2016 but he failed to capture control of the government, so the State ate his lunch in 2020.

Now Mussolini made his trains run on time, but he forgot the marketing aspect and so his lunch was eaten too and he was left hanging from a light pole.

The lesson is you have to be good at both.

DCSCA

'Let's get thru the midterms first.'

McConnell isn't helping, cutting idiotic deals. Playing party games w/t 'full faith and credit' of the U.S. is just stupid - a fault of both major parties. But he doesn't care. This is his last rodeo, as it is for Pelosi and several other ancient sticks in the mud.

Old Lurker

Personally I have never known if Mitch actually wanted to win control of Congress.

DCSCA

The Brits have a better system of democracy. NcConnell, Schumer, Pelosi, McCrthy-- ll would have been forced to resign party leadership after losses. Instrad, they stick around literally or decades. This is what Trump means when he short-hands w/t phrase, 'the elections are rigged.' They actually are-- by 'the powers that be' in these parties- from the local level up- for too many decades. The Royalists. THe 'folks' who leave our borders wide open for illegals to literally break into the country while at the same time wall off the U.S. Capitol to inhibit access by American citizens.

Given the incompetence we've seen so far from 50 years of swamp creatured experience- where 100% is 90%; where $2000 is $1400.... etc., etc., a General Election would have been called and the Biden government would dumped. Instead, we're stuck with this old fudd for 3 more years-- and he begins his 80th year of life in a month.

Pinandpuller

Gas prices are so high the Biden Administration is considering rolling out a new line of ‘Carpooling Liberty’ Dollars.

Pinandpuller

When asked for a comment Joe Biden said, “Saint Gaudens has always watched over the Biden’s fortune. You can believe that!”

DCSCA

General question:

Would you say Al' Tawana Brawley' Sharpton & Maxine Waters are the true 'racists'-- for playing their 'race card' to spark 'white guilt' with the living over trangressions by generations long dead to stoke talk of reparations, when the Texas border patrol officers used their reigns to control their horses and not whip illegals breaking into the U.S.??

DCSCA

Lurker- 'But at the end of the day if he can't control the government that he heads and steer it in the direction promised by his words that got him there, it is all for naught.'

Nobody does it alone, but he did what a classic corporatist does w/t bureaucracy where he could- he kept those officials "unconfirmed' - and thus, when underperforming, he could fire them.

But never forget this axiom: in this day and age, Americans don't want to be governed, they wish to be ENTERTAINED.

Trump does that in spades. 'The Joe Show'-- not so much.

DCSCA

'New American Century' war monger Bill Kristol actually said, "Biden's not getting enough credit for the good economy."

And he wonders why The Weekly Standard went bust.

Idiot.

clarice

https://rumble.com/vnprrw-video-clowns-fauci-et-al-over-rapidly-devolving-narrative-on-vaccine-effect.html

DCSCA

One of the funniest 'old lady' Royalist rants came when Pelosi kept chirping, 'He's impeached! He's impeached!'

She's doesn't get it- the parties have cheapened the cache of "impeachment" so much since 1974 and dumbed down the 'rule of law' that it just doesn't have much bite to it any more. Felicity Huffman did more time than Richard Nixon ever did-- or Donald Trump ever will. The $15-a-pint-ice-cream gal just doesn't get it.

Jane

More than 16,000 people have died this year from the COVID vaccine.

1600 people have died from the flu vaccine since it came out well over a decade ago.

Jane

https://www.breitbart.com/border/2021/10/17/exclusive-16k-covid-19-positive-migrants-released-into-u-s-by-ice-says-whistleblower/

Gee - I’m shocked - not!

Davod

anonamom:

So you prefer fuel injection instead of carburetors.

Davod

Jane. This is BS. How do they know it's only 16K.

DCSCA

Jane- this is the drill-

1. Haitian illegals break in to America.

2. U.S. officials apologize to Haiti for horseback border guards doing their job.

3. Haitians kidnap 15 American missionaries.

I'm damn near 70 years old and this is by far the worst American president of my lifetime.

No wonder Carter is smiling.

Narciso

there's that former police officer 'barbecue' who might be involved,

Narciso

the first impeachment was over interrupting the country team, for which pelosi biden et al, have a cut, the second was over the delta house jamboree,
pass

Jane

Davod,

That is the number they caught. 100’s of thousands have not been tested.

Davod

Headline on Ace:

Champagne Socialists -- Always Wrong But Always Comfortable
—CBD

Narciso


you notice how far away from an issue they strive to ignore

https://spectatorworld.com/topic/governing-complicated-biden-administration/

Narciso

you are the weakest asa, well probably larry hogan


https://news.grabien.com/story-gov-asa-hutchinson-gov-hutchinson-trumps-comments-about-elec

Davod

Will write for chocolate - The comma!

http://ace.mu.nu/archives/20211017%20book%20pic%2003.jpg

Narciso

yes that's the ticket


https://news.grabien.com/story-pete-buttigieg-supply-chain-americans-are-buying-because-inc

Narciso

well i'm overreliant on semicolons, so

matt - deplore me if you must

So Steele was on one of the interview shows and is still peddling the Russian dossier. Even as Durham tightens his grip on the plot to destroy Trump they still think they have a storyline. Fantasy or are they so corrupt they think they'll get away with it.

And Petey Buttplug was also making the rounds telling everyone his place is at home nursing little Xerbert or Xsally or whatever and blaming Big Bad Manchin for the transportation crisis, apparently. Has there ever been an administration so awfully incompetent and venal?

More kids and cops murdered this weekend and homicides are up 30% while Soros umps more money into destroying our legal system.

It looks as if the conspiracy between Garland, the National Socialist School Boards Association and the teachers unions is unraveling as well.

And the work week hasn't even begun yet.

You know, I did a little digging and it turns out that the first national Columbus Day was celebrated after the lynching of a dozen Italian-Americans in New Orleans in the 1930's. we have gay pride and black pride and Irish pride and Puerto Rican pride and Vietnamese pride days, and even Polish and German celebrations and yet the wreckers zeroed in on Columbus.

God help us.

Neo

Tony Bennett Sets New Guinness World Record

The Grammy Award-winning singer just set a Guinness World Record for being the oldest person to release an album of new material. "Love for Sale," a collaboration with Lady Gaga, was released on Oct. 1, and at the time, Bennett was 95 years and 60 days old, according to Guinness.

Narciso

because they want to erase the country at the foundation, of course it's bollocks as the brits say,

Jim Eagle

Since I have been upsince 1130 hrs last night, the sleep is finally conquering me; Off to bed and hope to wake at a proper time to reset my clock,

Slaap Lekker, Tot Morgen:)

Davod

From Don Surber

"The Trump presidency was a bright shining moment in the history of the United States of America. Wages rose. Unemployment fell to 3.5%. Our foreign policy put America first. ISIS was gone. The Taliban quit killing American soldiers. Illegal border crossings were low. Mexico protected our borders. Taxes fell. Revenues rose. For the first time in 50 years, we were energy independent and a net exporter of oil..."

MJW

Personally I have never known if Mitch actually wanted to win control of Congress.

Honestly, I find that nonsensical. There are far too many Republicans who seem to relish the role of the loyal (to the point of obsequious) opposition, but I've never seen the least evidence McConnell is a member of that crowd. In fact, his bitterness at losing control of the Senate due to the Georgia losses led him to act in a very unfortunate manner.

sbwaters

OL: The lesson is you have to be good at both.

Too glib, OL, for not describing the depth of mendacity of the Deep State that Trump was up against.

sbwaters

Larwyned.

Davod

sbwaters. You are correct. It is easy to fob off the issue with bad Trump. However, the enormity of Trump's opposition was the main problem.

Narciso

we have a 50/50 tie and he did not insist on imput into committees, thats just word 1, then we can go back to no punishment for those who voted for austin, mayorkas, garland, then we can go back how he didn't push for the wall in negotiations, and so and so on,

Davod

Compelled Speech: Canadian Court Orders
Pastor To Tell Congregation His Views
Contradict “Medical Experts”

https://bigleaguepolitics.com/compelled-speech-canadian-court-orders-pastor-to-tell-congregation-his-views-contradict-medical-experts/

boris

"the depth of mendacity of the Deep State that Trump was up against"

One of the things that surprised Rush after he got to know Trump was that Trump was actually surprised by the hostility and non cooperation he received. Followed of course by the outright sabotage.

Maybe in the circles where Trump lived any reports of anti-conservative, anti-Christian, anti-US hostility seemed exaggerated.

boris

"In fact, his [McConnell] bitterness at losing control of the Senate due to the Georgia losses led him to act in a very unfortunate manner"

Still one might suspect McConnell blames Trump for that and may not be disappointed that he's gone.

Narciso

indeed


https://twitter.com/I7Bomb/status/1449799293578121217

MissMarple2

Just one example:

How is it that we didn't know that Betsy Chou's sister built ships in China? Seems like as McConnell's wife and Transportation Secretary that was a pretty big conflict of interest.

Why didn't this get brought up in her confirmation hearing? The dems didn't say a word. The media ignored it. Intelligence seemed to have blinders on. Where was Pence?

I notice that the information has faded into the background again.

Narciso

remember what happened to bond's section chief, in the prologue to casino royale?

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-10100991/Christopher-Steele-Cohen-DID-meet-Kremlin-officials-Trump-golden-showers-tape-probably-exists.html

Pinandpuller

In the move ‘Brannigan’ John Wayne’s handler said her dad had only three things to say about Yanks: “They’re overpaid, oversexed and over here.”

That joke still holds up. If you say it about any other group than Americans they’ll throw your arse in gaol.

MissMarple2

The White House
@WhiteHouse
The cost of the Build Back Better Agenda is $0.

The President's plan won't add to our national deficit and no one making under $400,000 per year will see their taxes go up a single penny. It's fully paid for by ensuring big corporations and the very wealthy pay their fair share.
12:05 PM · Oct 17, 2021
=================================
Another example of the caliber of brainpower in charge.

Narciso

there are no standards


https://twitter.com/jtLOL/status/1449887550487859200

Davod

October 17, 2021, Nebraska AG's devastating critique of the suppression of effective COVID therapies, By Jarrad Winter.

"Legal opinions usually aren't terribly fun to read, but if you've been an ivermectin and/or hydroxychloroquine advocate for use against Wuhan Plague, this one definitely will bring you much joy.

It's a rather lengthy and full spectrum opinion issued by Doug Peterson, Nebraska's Attorney General, in response to a query from the state's Department of Health and Human Services as to whether physicians can be persecuted and tormented for prescribing ivermectin or hydroxychloroquine to patients sick with the China Flu. What the AG's response amounts to is a full and complete takedown of the conspiracy to suppress cheap and effective early Covid-19 treatments..."

https://www.americanthinker.com/blog/2021/10/nebraska_ags_devastating_critique_of_the_suppression_of_effective_covid_therapies.html

Narciso

oh,


https://twitter.com/walterkirn/status/1449782399001407489

clarice

https://www.foxnews.com/politics/loudoun-county-prosecutor-soros-mcauliffe

MissMarple2

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1z-9ODgu45k

If you are downsizing, this woman is very good at valuing items. She also has a web site (link at bottom of video) and will give phone appraisals.

Ignatz Ratzkiwatzki

Not sure I'd call any of those gormless social climbers "ideologues".
I consider all ideologies among the banes of mankind, but they're characterized by a rigid, unswerving adherence to a fixed dogma.
These fat ass dopes jaw-jaw about their conservative bona fides interminably but if they exist at all they are in some esoteric realm that has nothing to do with the real world.
The true ideologue or even fierce conservative would have no problem overlooking Trump's flaws and recognizing the advancement of conservative ideas he accomplished on the ground in the real world.
Instead they pretend to care about their fake conservative principles suspended somewhere in the ether where only they can access them while fighting hammer and tong, without principle or honor, against people actually engaged in the flesh and blood battle with the tyrants of progdom.

As James Burnham pointed out long ago, real conservatism is not an ideology in the first place, it is a political philosophy, and I would place populism a little less securely in that realm as well.
These poltroons are neither ideologues nor philosopher-kings. They're thin skinned, fat headed dilettantes defending their tiny, little, impotent fiefdoms like modern day Don Quixotes, except they're neither funny nor even oddly honorable as the Don was.
Most of them have large heads filled with tiny minds and even smaller characters.

Davod

Jetpack Inventor Goes Zipping Between Royal Navy Boats In Open Water Tests.

Includes two short videos of the transfers between the patrol boat and RHIBs (2 mins and 26 secs).

"...Earlier in July 2019, the P2000 Archer class patrol boat HMS Dasher, along with two rigid hull inflatable boats (RHIB), carried Browning and other members of his team into the Solent, a strait that separates the Isle of Wight in the English Channel from mainland England. The Gravity Industries founder is also a former Royal Marine Reservist and serves as his company's main test pilot for the Daedalus, which has been in development since 2016..."


https://www.thedrive.com/the-war-zone/29207/jetpack-inventor-goes-zipping-between-royal-navy-boats-in-open-water-tests

Davod

MM2. Thanks for including the video about valuing items.

Davod

Metro Washington, DC, announces that 60% of rail stock will be unavailable tomorrow!!!!!!!!!

"ALERT: As part of the investigation into the Blue Line derailment, Metro is holding out of service all of its 7000-series railcars, which is about 60% of its rail fleet. Without these rail cars, Metro will operate about 40 trains tomorrow. 1/2
7:59 PM · Oct 17, 2021·Twitter for iPhone"

MissMarple2

Good night, everyone!

Davod

Good night MM2.

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