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November 09, 2021

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Narciso


what is this cnn you speak of pin?

https://www.zerohedge.com/geopolitical/taliban-inaugurates-islamic-emirate-army-largest-ever-convoy-us-armored-vehicles

Pinandpuller

Also remember, load your mags wearing gloves.

Davod

I cannot understand why the DC prison is not providing medical care. Maybe it is all about money- stealing funds supposedly used for medical services.

sbwaters

Me again, and almost every day:

View from afar

Davod

P&P. I do not know if you remember, but having loaded magazines immediately available was not always the case. Initially, troops had the magazines and had to fill them from boxes of ammo, even while on the battlefield. My, how things have changed.

Pinandpuller

LAFLEUR
Replace, dear lord, or else the game is lost!
Alarum. Enter Mark Murphy

MARK MURPHY
A Favre! a Favre! my teamdom for a Favre!

LAFLEUR
Forfeit, my lord; I'll help you to a Farve

MARK MURPHY
Knave, I have set his life upon a vaxx,

And I will stand the hazard of his death

Would there be six flags on the field;

Five I would slay to-day, instead of him.

A Favre! a Favre! my teamdom for a Favre!

Pinandpuller

Davod

I was speaking evidentially. In Minecraft.

Davod

P&P. Ok.

Davod

Lightening, the moment it hits the sea.
Physics and Astronomy Zone

http://ace.mu.nu/archives/lightningstrikewater.jfif

Stephanie Nene Not Your Normal Granma

A young man named John received a parrot as a gift. The parrot had a bad attitude and an even worse vocabulary. Every word out of the bird's mouth was rude, obnoxious and laced with profanity. John tried and tried to change the bird's attitude by consistently saying only polite words, playing soft music and anything else he could think of to 'clean up' the bird's vocabulary.

Finally, John was fed up and he yelled at the parrot. The parrot yelled back. John shook the parrot and the parrot got angrier and even more rude. John, in desperation, threw up his hand, grabbed the bird and put him in the freezer.

For a few minutes the parrot squawked and kicked and screamed. Then suddenly there was total quiet. Not a peep was heard for over a minute. Fearing that he'd hurt the parrot, John quickly opened the door to the freezer. The parrot calmly stepped out onto John's outstretched arms and said "I believe I may have offended you with my rude language and actions. I'm sincerely remorseful for my inappropriate transgressions and I fully intend to do everything I can to correct my rude and unforgivable behavior."

John was stunned at the change in the bird's attitude. As he was about to ask the parrot what had made such a dramatic change in his behavior, the bird spoke-up, very softly, ...

"May I ask what the turkey did?

Davod

Pentagon memo: Biden abandoned "dozens" of military's immediate family members in Afghanistan; Ed Morrissey Nov 09, 2021 6:01 PM E

https://hotair.com/ed-morrissey/2021/11/09/pentagon-memo-biden-abandoned-dozens-of-militarys-immediate-family-members-in-afghanistan-n428090

MissMarple2

Ahem:

Jane

Excellent SBW!

And excellent in an entirely different way, Steph!

Pinandpuller

I’m old enough to remember when a Dollar was worth Fifty Cents.

Neo

LOL! “The View” Host Humiliates Adam Schiff For Pushing Fake Russian Dossier...Schiff Tries To Deflect…Accuses Trump of 'Inciting an Erection'
https://100percentfedup.com/lol-the-view-host-humiliates-adam-schiff-for-pushing-fake-russian-dossier-schiff-tries-to-deflectaccuses-trump-of-inciting-an-erection-video/

MissMarple2

https://www.reuters.com/world/europe/greek-pm-defends-migration-policy-heated-exchange-with-journalist-2021-11-09/

Article and video at the link.

MissMarple2

President Trump endorses Janice McGeachin for governor of Idaho. She is currently the Lieutenant Governor.

Statement at this lin

https://twitter.com/TayFromCA/status/1458220799471480836/photo/1

MissMarple2

Early bedtime for me.

Good night, everyone!

Pinandpuller

Going worldwide:

From the BBC
Dated 11/8/2021

"Hay bale and barn fires on farms in East Sussex were started deliberately, police have said.

The fires at Beddingham, Alfriston, Tarring Neville and Litlington happened between 2 and 7 November.

Police are working with the fire service to find who is responsible and have increased patrols in the area.

Sgt Jon Attfield from the Sussex Police rural crime team described the attacks as "disturbing".

"This is a highly destructive crime that impacts our farming community and livestock supplies," he said."

(The entire article fit in this post)

Article Link: https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-sussex-59203939

Pinandpuller

From Wane (Local CBS News of Fort Wayne)
Dated 10/23/2021

"GOSHEN, Ind. (AP) — A reward is being offered as investigators try to find whoever has set at least a dozen barn fires at northern Indiana farms this year.

The Farm Bureau groups in Elkhart, Kosciusko, St. Joseph and Marshall counties created a $10,000 reward fund seeking information for police that can lead to criminal convictions in the fires.

Police have reported eight barn fires in Elkhart County alone, with the two most recent happening Oct. 4. Those fires have destroyed the buildings, along with equipment, hay and livestock."

Article Link: https://www.wane.com/top-stories/reward-offered-after-string-of-northern-indiana-barn-arsons/

Pinandpuller

From Wane (Local CBS News of Fort Wayne)
Dated 10/23/2021

"GOSHEN, Ind. (AP) — A reward is being offered as investigators try to find whoever has set at least a dozen barn fires at northern Indiana farms this year.

The Farm Bureau groups in Elkhart, Kosciusko, St. Joseph and Marshall counties created a $10,000 reward fund seeking information for police that can lead to criminal convictions in the fires.

Police have reported eight barn fires in Elkhart County alone, with the two most recent happening Oct. 4. Those fires have destroyed the buildings, along with equipment, hay and livestock."

Article Link: https://www.wane.com/top-stories/reward-offered-after-string-of-northern-indiana-barn-arsons/

Davod

I was in the laundromat today and a young woman insisted I put a mask on! Masks are not mandatory in VA, and the sign had been removed from the laundromat. When I explained that the mask she was wearing, and the one I had, wouldn't stop the virus, she exclaimed that she worked in the medical field and the mask had saved her. How in the world would she know what the mask did

sbwaters

she exclaimed that she worked in the medical field and the mask had saved her.

Apparently not.

Davod

""With more than 700,000 reported [Chinese] Covid-19 deaths in the United States, it is now evident that lockdown strategies failed to protect older high-risk Americans." (that number of actual deaths from the virus is probably a fraction that - jjs)
No, the Doctors Who Opposed Lockdowns Aren't to Blame for Lockdowns' Failure

{When will someone do the exercise that the Italians did, and separate those who died of Covid from those who died of something else but also had Covid].


matt - deplore me if you must

Davod,

Maybe you should have really blown her mind and told her that you had the Ivermectin/Hydroxylquinone cocktail which verily saved your life. Then asked her if she had been born again.

No mercy for the Karens!

clarice

I have 2 emal addys for MM. Does anyone know which she uses now--comcast or gmail? Thanks

Davod

The Mid-West Survival guide [3:07] He is donating any profit to a veterans center this week.

https://youtu.be/90K3VFMS8y4

Melinda

Clarice,

I'll have her reach out to you in the AM, directly in an email.

clarice

OK
Thanks, Mel

Melinda

May take a bit, since she's forgotten a lot of her passwords, but I'll get direct contact going.

Strawman Cometh

Would someone please tell Gorka we need a Directed Verdict, not a mistrial.

Dave (in MA)
    Gerry Callahan@GerryCallahan·
    I just looked out my hotel window and saw his body floating by
      Breaking911@Breaking911 ·
      BREAKING: Fake news pioneer Brian Williams to quit NBC News after 28 years
Melinda

Strawman,

Might learn something about juries in the coming weeks. Good AND bad.

Strawman Cometh

Hopefully the jury learned something.

jim nj

https://www.popsci.com/science/gravitational-wave-black-hole-events-new/

Astronomers recorded a whopping 35 gravitational wave events in just 5 months

Ripples in spacetime hint at the evolution of our universe.

"In the latest run of observations for gravitational waves, an international team of astronomers have observed a significant number of these events. From November 2019 to March 2020, using the LIGO and Virgo observatories, the team recorded 35 gravitational wave events in less than five months.

Gravitational waves are ripples in space-time that are produced when large masses accelerate, like when two black holes collide. The first gravitational wave was detected in 2015, and this new haul bumps up the total number of observed events to 90. Among the catalog of findings were 32 likely black hole mergers and at least two mergers between a black hole and a neutron star. The paper, which has not yet been peer reviewed, was published on ArXiv."

I wonder if this was an extraordinary number of events, or if, with more findings that the consensus becomes, that, no, this kind of thing happens all the time, so to speak.

It's a new technology, so I assume they are getting better at using it. Is it an average of 15 events a year (90/6) or 7 per month (35/5)?

Either average suggests that there must be hundreds of millions, or billions, of these high-density objects out there to be colliding this often.

Pinandpuller

Here’s an idea, drink all of the old wine first:

https://www.theguardian.com/food/2021/nov/05/warning-over-extremely-low-wine-production-in-europe-due-to-bad-weather

MissMarple2

clarice,

Try the gmail one. Let me know if it doesn't work.

clarice

Sent a test,MM. Let me know if you got it.

Neo

WINNING: The Washington Post, which has been pushing critical race denialism for more than a year, now admits that critical race theory is absolutely being taught in Virginia public schools. Their lies are crumbling.
https://mobile.twitter.com/realchrisrufo/status/1458214914984534030

MissMarple2

clarice,

Got it!

MissMarple2

Neo,

All I have to do is look at what is being parroted on Twitter. Of course they are, and their stories are getting more and more ridiculous.

MissMarple2

Bonchie
@bonchieredstate
·
1h
Random thought: Does daylight savings time make the country fatter and unhealthier? I don’t know a lot of people who work until 5pm who then go walk or jogging in the dark.

Jane

Strawman! So nice to see you!

MissMarple2

https://theconservativetreehouse.com/blog/2021/11/09/treasury-department-nominee-says-biden-administration-purposefully-wants-to-bankrupt-oil-coal-and-gas-companies/

Sundance has a concise but compelling article on this nominee, along with video of her comment. Reader comments are good, too.

Jane

Inflation rate at .9. It was predicted to be horrible at .6. . This is more horrible.

Narciso

move the decimal point and double it, jane,

henry

PPI yesterday was 8.6%. CPI will catch up very quickly.

Narciso

try the brown acid,


https://www.usatoday.com/story/opinion/2021/11/10/covid-vaccination-jobs-biden-approval-rating/6352888001/

henry

@wsj.

U.S. inflation hit a three-decade high of 6.2% last month. Supply shortages and strong consumer demand continue to push up prices.

Narciso

they are incapable or unwilling of telling the truth,

gannett covers up the prosecution total collapse with a parachute,

MissMarple2

Is tomorrow a federal holiday or not?

Narciso

this is what they salvaged of their souls

https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2021/11/09/kyle-rittenhouse-trial-prosecution-rests-defense-opens/6362457001/

Melinda

Correlation between CPI and PPI has not always existed.

Melinda

Exchanges will be open, but the Fed Wire System will be closed, so it's "Observed" by Banks and Govt, would be my expectation.

Narciso

i try to be cynical...

https://www.orlandosentinel.com/politics/os-ne-infrastructure-law-florida-20211109-m37brttckzayfhpe3wpfxlvybu-story.html

MissMarple2

Daniel Horowitz
@RMConservative
·
39m
Pfizer: We lied so badly about efficacy that we need even more mandated boosters than we thought. But dont worry, we were totally truthful on the safety side.

Melinda

Scammer Who Cheated Buffett’s Berkshire of $340 Million Gets 30 Years for Ponzi Scheme

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/scammer-cheated-buffett-berkshire-340-040837208.html

MissMarple2

Narciso,

No one ever seems to trace this money once it's doled out. The media always acts like it's jobs for the unemployed but you never see any evidence of that. Instead it's all earmarked for studies, think tanks, etc. which means jobs for the usual crew of political insiders who probably donate a portion of it to politicians.

And the coal miners, oil workers, restaurant servers, and warehouse workers get nothing.

MissMarple2

Melinda,

I have little sympathy for Buffett and I also wonder how much of the fines will be kept by the government (aka democrats).

Melinda

MM-

You misspelled "Repurposed".

Jane

9% Narc?

Melinda

Don Lemon accuser discusses sex assault allegations against the CNN host on Megyn Kelly Show
https://thepostmillennial.com/accuser-details-sex-assault-allegations-against-don-lemon?utm_campaign=64474


The Post Millennial
Don Lemon accuser discusses sex assault allegations against the CNN host on Megyn Kelly Show

"Anybody that acts like that in public without any fear of what it might it do to somebody or the consequences it might have, that’s a pattern."

https://t.me/DineshJDSouza/7933

Narciso

oh

https://dailycaller.com/2021/11/09/bruce-schroeder-rittenhouse-judge-strikes-brandon-cramin-testimony/

henry

Jane, a 0.9 increase in the month, 6.2 for the year. Excluding food and fuel.

Highest inflation in 30 years however you look at it.

Melinda

Das Meatster
https://thefederalist.com/2019/04/29/watch-ben-rhodes-squirm-when-asked-if-obamas-wh-was-involved-in-fbi-investigation-of-trump/


The Federalist
Watch Ben Rhodes Squirm When Asked If Obama's WH Was Involved In FBI Investigation Of Trump

"Literally, I learned about the investigation into Trump as a private citizen in the freaking Washington Post," Rhodes said.

https://t.me/The_Library_II/60856

https://thefederalist.com/2019/04/29/watch-ben-rhodes-squirm-when-asked-if-obamas-wh-was-involved-in-fbi-investigation-of-trump/

Davod

Clarice:

There is no avenue to stop judges doing what Jackson just did.

"...Judge Frees J6 Prisoner Once He Denounced Trump and Promised Not To Watch TV News

Thomas Sibick had to agree not to watch “any news programs or political programs or talk shows” and not to attend any “political rallies”
Posted by Ameer Benno Wednesday, November 10, 2021 at 07:00am

https://legalinsurrection.com/2021/11/judge-frees-j6-prisoner-once-he-denounced-trump-and-promised-not-to-watch-tv-news/

Narciso

but of course,


https://www.frontpagemag.com/fpm/2021/11/adl-convenes-summit-anti-semites-fight-anti-daniel-greenfield/

matt - deplore me if you must

The media had no problem highlighting Vindman's treasonous accusations, or any of the others for that matter.

But woe to Megyn Kelly for airing a gay lout's accuser. The forces of

PDinDetroit

Hello everyone! Migraines are good, just been lurking awhile.

I work for a Federal Contractor who is in process of "making sure" every employee is got the jab x2 (special reporting systems, electronic signatures, etc.). I didn't report in the system at all, none of their "business". I really don't want to get the shot and may put in for a religious exemption (they have a bunch of those). I have been at the company for 20+ years now and really don't want to leave.

This really SUCKS. Anyone who thinks that the vax should be mandated should be required to take whatever else someone else thinks should be mandated.

Jane

Thanks Henry! I had a JYIS moment.

Kyle Rirrenhouse is testifying. He’s amazingly good.

MissMarple2

I am having trouble with internet all of a sudden. We had a 5-second power outage here and now i cant access except by my phone. No tv via Roku either. Grrr.

Never had this problem until the local power company got bought by that Chicago-based group.

MissMarple2

Oh, I am posting via my phone.

Jane

RiTTenhouse.

Old Lurker

PDinD "Anyone who thinks that the vax should be mandated should be required to take whatever else someone else thinks should be mandated."

By now we all know that the Vax essentially does nothing we were told it would do if we took it.

I think making people take it and announce they took it is simply the Interrogator of Winston in 1984 saying the goal was not to make 2+2=5 but to get Winston to agree that it does if that is what the State wants him to.

This Vax mandate is simply a way to measure the degree of compliance in the population from which knowledge they can decide where to turn the heat up more.

clarice

https://www.theepochtimes.com/america-needs-an-emergency-plan-right-away_4094825.html?utm_source=partner

Neo

State Department urgently tells employees to change passwords 'immediately'

Thank goodness that the adults are in charge

matt - deplore me if you must

Half the passwords at State are "password"

Ignatz Ratzkiwatzki

--Kyle Rirrenhouse is testifying. He’s amazingly good.--

Learning from Chauvin's mistakes.

Jane

The Judge needs to dismiss this case based on the prosecution’s conduct.

Stephanie Nene Not Your Normal Granma

Michael Smith · ·

In any organization, there are two kinds of power – there is ceremonial power and there is real power.
Ceremonial power often comes with a fancy title – I have known many with people with a “C” level title who had little but ceremonial power because someone else – a board member, a major investor, a banker, or a subordinate within the organization - held the real power. Real power is when things can’t happen without your agreement or influence or you sit in a position, an intersection, where your actions or inactions are critical to the organization’s actions.
I’ve had both.
I have held “C” level positions in an organization that was totally controlled by a member of the Board of Directors, who was also a major investor. He could control the Board, thereby controlling the business. I didn’t stay long there – it was my mistake for not understanding the “ceremonial power” situation when I signed on. I have also been a subordinate power – when I was with a company and was responsible for all global manufacturing, engineering, and quality, neither the General Manager or VP of Business Development of the business would make a move without consulting me and I set the performance expectations for the business.
It is interesting how these power dynamics work. Those holding ceremonial power are often at risk and suffer the consequences of the actions of those below them on the org chart, while those further down the food chain with real power are shielded to some degree. Ceremonial power tends to come with being the tallest blade of grass, ergo the first to get cut. This is not always the case, but more often than not, it is.
The lower levels in an organization, often where the real power lives, come with far less visibility and risk. One can spend an entire career under the radar. It has also been interesting to me that those with real power shun the spotlight and as they do, they have far more freedom to move around and do things. There are far fewer eyes on a VP of Manufacturing than there are the COO or CEO.
My point is this – when applied to everyday politics and government, the left as captured most, if not all, of the real power positions by burrowing into the bureaucracy and settling into powerful positions, positions that nobody really thinks about. These include appointed or non-elected positions as county or city managers, appointed department heads at local and state levels or even seats on school boards. Of course, one can add elected positions as well. Until the past couple of years, I’m pretty sure that not a lot of attention got paid to who was elected to local and state school boards, held District Attorney positions, sat on planning commissions or even who was the County Clerk.
The County Clerk for our county retired before the end of his term, opening the office for an appointee. By rule, the party holding the seat got to nominate a replacement to fill out the unexpired term. Our Democrat controlled County Council approved a Democrat, a former magistrate court judge who was the first and only in history to not be returned to that office by a vote of the eleven Federal District judges for our circuit. The reasons were kept confidential by law, but we do know the vote was unanimous.
Now that person controls our election scheduling and the counting of the ballots. That is real power. Given the nature of elections these days, one would think that before bestowing real power on a person with such a history, the citizens of the county would have a right to know why this person was the first in history not to be retained before they vote in 2022.
The positions with ceremonial power always seem to get the pomp and circumstance treatment – and most of them tend to be electoral offices – but not always.
But I digress.
In the past, I have noted that people want to term limit Congress to a few terms – let’s say 5 two-year terms in the House and 2 6-year terms in the Senate. The President is already limited to 2 terms – so that’s 10, 12 and 8 years respectively. The Office of Personnel Management (federal government agency) records the average seniority of a civilian federal worker at 13.7 years. Slightly over half have a undergraduate degree. There is also a category called the Senior Executive Service (SES) – people who serve in the key positions just below the top Presidential appointees – where the average length of federal service is 23.4 years. The administrative state is filled with people who understand how to work the levers of Leviathan. Even without term limits, the elected branches of government are transient – the bureaucracy is forever.
Based on these facts, just who do you suppose truly runs government?
While I have guesstimated that our elected officials have maybe, on a good day, control over 30% of the operation of the government Leviathan, it may be far less. There were three co-equal branches of government established by the U.S. Constitution. To combat the checks and balances provided in that document, a progressive movement started by the Constitution hating Woodrow Wilson, expanded by FDR, and enhanced by every successive progressive official, created a powerful, unelected, unchecked fourth branch - the bureaucracy, often referred to as the administrative or Deep State.
Today, that “Deep State” extends all the way to the tree-lined streets of your hometown or PS 131 around the corner from your apartment building in the city.
The real point is the American left, through conscious action or simple chance, have come to dominate the non-ceremonial positions that hold real power, and these positions have accrued that power with very few consequences for actions – most of which are done away from the eyes of those affected and simply “happen” with zero public announcement or awareness.
Sitting on a school board and controlling the education of local children used to be one of those positions. Loudoun County has garnered the most attention recently, that School Board presides over a system that “serves” around 85,000 students. Deciding the fate of that many children is real power.
America is waking up to that fact thanks to the battles over CRT and gender policies at the local and state levels, and in doing so are changing the power dynamics - and that is one of the most important keys to fighting back against a Deep State that has been built upon decades of leftist infiltration in every facet of American governance, down to your local schools.
We, as freedom-loving, law- abiding, citizens must root out every one of these burrowed-in power centers that have gone unnoticed and unchallenged and raise the level of risk of visibility and consequences for the holders of that power.

Melinda

The prosecutor needs to be taken away in handcuffs. We are watching a serious crime right in front of us.

https://twitter.com/ColumbiaBugle/status/1458481872967712788?s=19


Twitter
The Columbia Bugle

Judge Scolding The Prosecution In The Rittenhouse Case “The problem is this is a grave constitutional violation for you to talk about the Defendant’s silence.” “You are r...

https://t.me/The_Library_II/61165

https://twitter.com/ColumbiaBugle/status/1458481872967712788?s=20

matt - deplore me if you must

Too often we have figureheads like Biden and many members of Congress are puppets of someone hiding behind the green curtain.

One of our local House members is a perfect example. Her husband is a developer high up in the Republican Party and she pretty much follows his orders.

We have 2 or three local state legislators and Members of Congress who represent George Soros.

henry

Stephanie, the sad part is the school board is a ceremonial position, as is the superintendent. Both ceremonial to the the real power in the accreditation organization for curriculum, and the teachers unions for budgets. It’s good that parents are taking over school boards… but they will have no power when they get there.

MissMarple2

clarice,

Remembering the discussion on the sub hitting something in the South China Sea a few days ago, that Epoch Times article says 3 senior officers were cashiered. I never saw any mention of that before.

henry

Yeah. Sure.

https://www.zerohedge.com/political/gavin-newsom-reappears-claims-he-skipped-climate-conference-go-trick-or-treating

matt - deplore me if you must

Yes, the commanding officer, the executive officer and the Chief of Boat. The three top positions.

clarice

And the cashiering was well-deserved. WTF is going on in the Navy?

Narciso

from arturius (on telegram)


This same prosecutor's office is going after Chrystul Kizer, a minor, for killing the man who raped and trafficked her.

Narciso

good grief

https://twitter.com/annarayner2020/status/1458163948868489216

Dave (in MA)
    Highest inflation in 30 years however you look at it.

GHWB giving the progs everything they wanted after Read My Lips made me vote for Clenis, which I soon regretted but it probably didn't matter which one we ended up with.

Dave (in MA)

Narciso, does pressing ♥ on that tweet indicate approval for the snark or for the idea?

Narciso

thats a good question, thats why I just link it

Narciso

where is he going with this?

https://twitter.com/lawselfdefense/

matt - deplore me if you must

Brian Williams is leaving NBC after being shot at in Iraq and experiencing the horrors of bodies floating by his hotel room in NOLA and being under fire with Hillary in Bosnia and reporting on MacArthur's landing at Leyte and the atomic bomb tests at Kwajelein.

Who will replace him? I think NBC should consider Nikole Hannah Jones or Adam Schiff. Maybe Vindman.

henry

Which tweet?

PDinDetroit

Judge in Rittenhouse case to the prosecuting attorney (likely about acting in good faith): "I don't believe you".

Priceless.

Narciso

last one first.

Narciso

beeks really gets on my nerves, the police were doing nothing for the people of kenosha,

Jane

I wonder is the prosecutor in the Rittenhouse case is a Soros guy.

Narciso

oh


http://ace.mu.nu/archives/twitterwantsyoutoknow.jpg

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