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Anybody else notice Joe Biden styling himself as Abe Lincoln this week? Uh, bad career move, pal. Someone ought to notify the Democratic Party leader that a) Mr. Lincoln was a Republican, and b) he was a racist through and through (BLM certified). The presidential frontrunner is unlikely to win more “woke” hearts-and-minds with this latest stunt. Maybe if they put him in a wheelchair the voters might think he was the second coming of Franklin Roosevelt (though he actually looks more like post-stroke Woodrow Wilson, a racist to the bone, they say).

Notice, too, that Uncle Joe appeared in Honest Abe drag to announce that US coronavirus deaths had reached “a hundred and twenty million.” Say, what? That would be roughly one-third of the US population! Excuse me for wondering if the candidate is being a little less than perfectly frank with us. And the costume didn’t really put that gag over, either. Anyway, the Democratic Party must be lovin’ it, despite the crocodile tears about the virus shed by The New York Times, because a new wave means that even more American businesses will be destroyed, more jobs lost, more careers extinguished, the battered economy will get brutally smacked down again, and it will all make President Trump look even more unelectable.

Suspicious minds may be prompted to wonder whether years of fake news from Wokesterdom’s media allies have finally produced the ultimate hoax: a completely fake candidate for president. Mr. Biden has gone-to-ground for three months since sweeping the Super Tuesday primaries by some strange coup of polling station magic. No campaign glad-handing, baby-kissing, and maiden-sniffing among those virus-saturated crowds for Uncle Joe this time around! And Gawd forbid any press conferences or spontaneous remarks — poor Mr. Biden tends to flub even his scripted statements. It’s a bit hard to imagine how his acceptance speech will go… and… Lordy… the debates!  In the immortal words of rap impresario Jay-Z, “Nigga, Please!” (available on Amazon Music, by the way— thank you, Jeff Bezos, humanitarian).

This Joe Biden thang is being set up as some kind of  bait-and-switch, but the scheme is a little too obvious, dontcha think? Mr. Biden has obliged himself to choose a “woman-of-color” as his running mate, of course, and so it is assumed that about twenty minutes after the swearing-in on January 20, 2021, Stacey Abrams (or Val Demings, or Kamala Harris, or Tawana Brawley) will become de facto president, and we’ll be off to the races, so to speak. It’s a cute gambit, but I don’t see it playing out. You may be unaware of this but the Democratic Party is actually owned, lock-stock-and-barrel, by the Clinton Foundation. It has something else in mind. Due to the unfortunate last minute discovery of Joe Biden’s incapacity to serve, She Whose Turn Was Thwarted in 2016 will perforce be the party’s nominee for an epic rematch with the Golden Golem of Greatness. Let’s face it: everybody wants to see that contest. And an election with mail-in ballots will cinch her victory.

In the meantime, she remains concealed deep in her Chappaqua, New York, Fortress of Solitude, mirthfully free of having to offer her views on the current goings-on across America. Speaking of which, you’d think that her place-holder, Mr. Biden, would grudge up a comment or two about all the mayhem loosed upon the land these recent fevered weeks, a few soothing words requesting that the Resistance youth corps of America desist from looting, arson, and pulling down statues of every dead white person ever mistakenly placed on a pedestal to beam waves of racist hatred at the oppressed multitudes. But he remains enigmatically silent about it. Perhaps no one has informed him of all the action in the streets since the tragic killing of George Floyd.

What’s quite a bit stranger, though, is the silence of Joe Biden’s mentor and spirit-guide, former president Barack Obama. Surely Mr. Obama has witnessed the mayhem from Seattle’s Capitol Hill to Chicago’s Magnificent Mile, from Midtown Manhattan’s Fifth Avenue to Lafayette Square just across the way from the place he called home for eight years. Surely he would be The One to call for an end to the violent destruction. Has something got him distracted? What could it be…?

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  1. bluekayak June 26, 2020 at 10:19 am #

    Consider this dystopian alternative – Biden and the wicked witch of westchester get leapfrogged by “Draft Cuomo” movement; Emperor Cuomigula FINALLY gets the big chance to put his “daddy issues” to rest by running for the big job.

    Of course, if the choice for the office of president of the United States comes down to two blowhard narcissists from Queens, we really do deserve the giant asteroid.

    • redrock June 26, 2020 at 10:29 am #

      Well said.

    • fugeguy June 26, 2020 at 11:27 am #

      well said indeed.

    • Walter B June 26, 2020 at 8:53 pm #

      I think that Cuomo comes into play next time after they give DJT another 4.

    • Iananna June 27, 2020 at 5:38 am #

      Too true. And the sooner the better for the rest of the planet where sentient beings live.
      Seriously, how did it come to this?
      Rhetorical question but, just for giggles, try to answer.

  2. Nightowl June 26, 2020 at 10:23 am #

    Ha, ha, ha. The Biden/Lincoln thing. That pic.

    Comedy gold. Nail meet hammer. I cannot believe I missed that.

    Great stuff!

    • Majella June 26, 2020 at 7:26 pm #

      How childish can you get, Tweets?

      • Nightowl June 27, 2020 at 3:55 am #

        IDK, Jello. Our host posted the pic and pointed it out. Perhaps you have an issue with him?

        • Majella June 27, 2020 at 5:39 am #

          Your infantile chortling about it is what’s so pathetic.

          • Nightowl June 27, 2020 at 6:17 am #

            LOL.

          • Majella June 27, 2020 at 7:38 pm #

            …proving my point. Thanks.

      • UN OUT OF USA June 27, 2020 at 9:37 pm #

        I didn’t read Nightowl’s reply as “childish”, but I certainly read yours as judgmental. Chill out.

        • Nightowl June 28, 2020 at 3:47 am #

          The Jellyfish is attacking our host, but lacks the spinal fortitude to do so.

          • Nightowl June 28, 2020 at 3:47 am #

            … directly.

            🙂

          • Majella June 28, 2020 at 7:39 am #

            ‘I have injured the narcissist?’

          • Nightowl June 28, 2020 at 2:50 pm #

            She’s run out of lines and is back to using my material.

            LOL.

          • Majella June 29, 2020 at 7:02 am #

            You just keep proving your infantile level of inanity.

  3. MiddlePeninsula June 26, 2020 at 10:25 am #

    This week, I dutifully watched white men being asked if they had been the recipient of white privilege. They answered in the affirmative. I wished they had asked me. “No, I have not been the recipient of white privilege”. I seem to recall a struggle through college while working more than one part-time job. A later struggle in graduate school while working a demanding full-time job. Oh, and that three day professional exam I took was no picnic.
    In my professional career, there was nothing better than a qualified minority. And goodness, if you were female and a minority, well hot damn, you were going places. White privilege, oh please….

    • Kevvia Knack June 26, 2020 at 10:59 am #

      The term “white privilege” riles up Trump supporters and working class white people to no end. Using the term is a sure fire way of getting Trump supporters to the polls.

      • Rupert June 26, 2020 at 12:33 pm #

        Everything relating to the new ideology, crit theory, and what have you get my blood to a boil. It’s a pernicious, alien ideology that is dissolving the republic in acid and it all seems to serve as a toolkit for a naked power grab by sophists of ill intent.

    • King of Comedy June 26, 2020 at 11:02 am #

      The standard response to that idiocy is to run off the list of inventions/discoveries by whites (primarily males):

      The scientific method

      The train

      The car

      The airplane

      The internal combustion engine

      The printing press

      The typewriter

      The camera

      The telephone

      The radio

      The television

      The light bulb

      The refrigerator

      The laws of motion

      Calculus

      The Periodic Table

      General/special relativity

      Theory of Evolution

      Direct current

      Alternating current

      X-rays

      The electric motor

      The transistor

      The integrated circuit

      The microprocessor

      The computer

      Computer programming language

      The internet
      The microscope

      The electron microscope

      DNA molecule

      Gene-splicing

      The antibiotic

      The vaccination

      Anesthesia

      Liquid-fueled rockets

      The satellite

      The telescope

      Nuclear fusion

      Nuclear fission

      Radar

      etc, etc

      Then say, “I am indeed privileged to be part of the group that is responsible for all that human ingenuity and innovation. Thanks for noticing.”

      I would go even further and propose a Day Without the White Man’s Inventions where POC™ forgo all of the above (and that’s just a partial list). When a culture that did not exactly define the cutting edge has to look at that level of achievement, a little resentment on the part of its members is only natural (I suppose that’s another way of rephrasing Peterson’s notion that what the postmodernists hate the most is competence) but if you can’t stomach the “patriarchy”, you don’t get to use the stuff it created.

      As far as these effeminate whites in love with self-debasement go, they’re a lost cause. If what appears to be the proto- Sturm Abteilung phase of American history leads to Civil War 2.0, they will quite literally be men (?) without a country, objects of disgust by one side and objects of distrust by the other.

      • Sredni Vashtar June 26, 2020 at 12:01 pm #

        Quite so. And the whole purpose of our university system is turn out these abominations. Hopefully the riots and the virus (both real and imagined) deal a death blow to this Leviathan. The ongoing economic disaster should help too. What healthy parent would bankrupt themselves just to ruin their children?

        • King of Comedy June 26, 2020 at 12:25 pm #

          I doubt we’ll see a #DefundTheUniversity hashtag anytime soon but that doesn’t mean it isn’t trending in parents’ (and taxpayers’) minds.

          The pathetic case of Evergreen College and Brett Weinstein is an excellent illustration of this phenomenon (as an aside, how is a college that accepts 97% of applicants, as Evergreen does, different in any particulars from Trump University or any of the other online diploma mills?… as another aside, how does one make it into that 3% rejected group?- it literally confounds the mind considering the possibilities).

      • Jigplate June 26, 2020 at 1:11 pm #

        “As far as these effeminate whites in love with self-debasement go, they’re a lost cause. If what appears to be the proto- Sturm Abteilung phase of American history leads to Civil War 2.0, they will quite literally be men (?) without a country, objects of disgust by one side and objects of distrust by the other.”

        Much has been made recently about the comming American civil war 2.0 If you’ve not heard it already, there is an interesting podcast “It could happen here”
        https://www.iheart.com/podcast/1119-it-could-happen-here-30717896/
        It’s a story told from a leftist point of view. For example, the author thinks that the next American genocide will be perpetrated by Christian fundamentalists, and at the end , the fictional protagonist winds up as a border guard for the only functioning polity left in the old US in the Pacific Northwest ( A la Seattle) who gets his ironic jollies by deporting white conservative border crossers. There is however, a telling chapter that I think the author nails spot on. “How the American people can defeat the US military” describes the terrorist “maker” culture of ISIS and Syrian rebel groups, and how “off the shelf” and low-cost hacked technology can be used to defeat high-tech military resources. A dozen US cities erupting in a drawn out long term period of unrest, will overwhelm military resources, and generate an entire population of resentful militias of every political ideology.

      • Mountain gal June 26, 2020 at 1:59 pm #

        @ King O Comedy

        Good one. I suspect the truth hurts.

        • BackRowHeckler June 26, 2020 at 2:28 pm #

          This King of Comedy chap is a wise man.

          • Q. Shtik June 27, 2020 at 11:48 am #

            It’s true BRH. I’ve found all of his comments to be excellent.

      • EnterpriseSpaceship June 26, 2020 at 3:58 pm #

        Any of above long list of inventions/discoveries by male and female whites, yellows, blacks, browns and others – can NOT violate the laws of Physics:

        “No energy system can produce sum useful energy in excess of the total energy put into constructing it.
        This universal truth applies to all energy systems.
        Energy, like time, flows from past to future.
        The Fifth Law of Thermodynamics and The Arrow of Energy”, proposed 2017.

        https://the-fifth-law.com/pages/the-peak-oil-musical-chairs%E2%84%A2-calculator?JHK=LongList

      • benr June 26, 2020 at 11:53 pm #

        Something else missing from this video can you figure it out?

        https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u71BJlwDyRo

      • Iananna June 27, 2020 at 5:44 am #

        Any particular reason that you didn’t mention gunpowder, porcelain, glass lenses, paper money (cash is a Mandarin word for scrip given to coolies) and, the biggie, a civil service?
        Oh, and pasta.

      • Ivehadenough June 27, 2020 at 11:52 am #

        Nice post King! Well, we didn’t exactly invent DNA but we sure discovered what it is where you find some. And I can’t believe anyone with an IQ over 3.00001 can’t look and see this whole BLM thing actually doesn’t matter. Mayhem, looting and arson being done by essentially stupid street thugs/punks along with misinformed white social studies majors and grads and their wanna be” Che” make believers count for anything that has any value. It’s sickening to watch these useless as*holes pulling down statues of America’s greatest citizens. Bummer there’s but a few POC to actually erect statues to. To me when/if they really get too far afield true Americans will finally take the law into their own hands and “quell” these stupid morons and it probably won’t be pretty. The majority of Americans black/white will one day finally put this nonsense to an end. Voting to disband the Minneapolis police force by the city council is, in my opinion, just bringing that day of reckoning closer. Sadly I would expect a lot of innocent people will be victims as well as the afore mentioned idiots and losers. When the violence and mayhem explodes there if they actually disband the PF watch out. Friends have mentioned you can’t find many calibers of ammo as they are being bought out. Not looted by these pathetic knuckleheads but legally purchased. Take a guess who’s purchasing them……yup. I worked hard my whole life, served in the military and raised a daughter alone. If these useless stupid morons want to take my home and belongings b/c they somehow think they’re “entitled to them” it comes with a price. Even the thought of reparations is so silly it makes one wonder exactly how stupid these people actually are. Trillions spent on POC and every advantage imaginable given to them and most still can’t act like like normal people. I have no beef with anyone except when they step over my property line and/or think I somehow owe anyone anything. I’m first generation so no one in my family had any dealings with slavery or any of it’s legacy.

        Also, I wonder why no country in the world with the exception of the USA has any of these “reparations” nonsense or so called racial advantages or even “black privilege’s”. Africa was the epicenter of slavery with black on black ownership and which country fought it’s own white population to end it? People all over the world want to sneak in to the USA, I say shut up or find a new country. Enough.

    • Doc Holliday June 26, 2020 at 11:55 am #

      Amen to that fellow Virginian.

      • NickelthroweR June 26, 2020 at 12:04 pm #

        Greetings,

        I find it odd as I work as an inventor these days and occasionally go to events where there are tens of thousands of other inventors just like me in attendance. It may seem strange but 99% of the inventors are white or Asian men. In the decades that I’ve done this, I have yet to see a black female inventor – not once.

        I’m not saying that black females lack the capacity to invent just that it doesn’t seem to interest them.

        I should also mention that I’ve been a gamer for 40+ years. I’ve also noticed that the gaming community is 99% men. It isn’t that women can’t play games only that it would appear that women do not want to play them.

        Finally, we’ve never had a female world champion chess player – not in all of the history of chess. How can that be if women are the equal to men in every regard?

        • King of Comedy June 26, 2020 at 1:55 pm #

          When one looks at animal populations, inequality is the foundational principle. Survival of a species depends on the superiority of one trait over another and therefore as that trait is expressed, the superiority of the group or individuals possessing that trait over those who do not. Whoever finds that problematic should blame God (if you’re into that kind of thing).

          Human beings of course do many things to counter the natural order but the natural order wins in the end. It’s always just a matter of time.

          • Ivehadenough June 27, 2020 at 11:55 am #

            Another great lesson explained. Woefully I suspect these idiots will never understand these words of wisdom

        • Q. Shtik June 26, 2020 at 2:02 pm #

          I’m not saying that black females lack the capacity to invent just that it doesn’t seem to interest them.

          It isn’t that women can’t play games only that it would appear that women do not want to play them.

          Finally, we’ve never had a female world champion chess player – NickelthroweR

          ===========

          Women have a tough row to hoe in life. If they are straight, which I assume the vast majority are, they are driven in pursuit of an acceptable mate. That translates into pursuit of Beauty. There is only so much time in a day so invention and games must fall by the wayside.

          • Q. Shtik June 26, 2020 at 2:15 pm #

            I have observed this pursuit of Beauty all my life. I am a husband and father of a daughter. Once Beauty is achieved it doesn’t end there. It ends when they draw their last breath. As I have described before, my 91 year old mother-in-law would climb into the passenger seat of my car and immediately access the sun visor mirror to check her look. I once was rude enough to say “Mom, at your age, how could you even ‘give a shit?”

        • Mountain gal June 26, 2020 at 2:04 pm #

          I think that different things appeal to women than men in general. So it’s not that women can’t program computers, do engineering or invent things; some in fact do just that. But mostly it’s men this appeals to. Women have higher verbal skills as well as other traits. I can also tell you that it has been difficult for women to gain skills and experience using tools and building things. When shop classes were routinely offered in schools, most girls were relegated to home ec; don’t think a lot of schools even offer shop anymore. Dad’s generally taught their sons how to use tools but not their daughters.

          • ThorsHammer June 26, 2020 at 3:29 pm #

            Mountain gal

            Socialization is not the key to understanding the differences in life choices between men and women.

            Like females of all sentient species, all women are biologically programed to be interested in bearing children and raising a family. Obvious to anyone not blinded by politically correctness.

            Far more admirable than males, who are driven by testosterone to dominate other males, fight wars, accumulate the symbols of wealth and power, and impregnate as many females as possible.

          • Ozymandius June 26, 2020 at 6:56 pm #

            Higher verbal skills? Maybe women talk more, but most of what I hear them talking about is vacuous nonsense. Talking for the sake of talking.

        • Sredni Vashtar June 26, 2020 at 2:51 pm #

          Well women have now gotten into Gaming and seem intent on destroying it via political correctness. In Dungeons and Dragons, Orcs are now just “people” and Elves nothing special. Denuded of the sense of hierarchy, of high and low, good and evil, which is the bedrock of European Mythology (or any other!) then the Game just falls flat into flatland.

          Magic the Gathering has also been recently savage, with many cards deleted for pc reasons.

          • 100th Avatar June 26, 2020 at 4:28 pm #

            This is oh so insightful.

            A D&D hobby lobby kind of fella, with white supremacist leanings, autodidact who dabbles in Buddhism, theology, rainy days and library books, fantasy, somewhere in Oregon, or maybe upper Idaho. The preoccupation with losing his white women suggests a small penis, or inability to perform, or inability to attract.

            Medford? No, Klamath

          • Sredni Vashtar June 26, 2020 at 6:49 pm #

            Classic Tribe talk. You’re the cliche, bub, not me.

          • 100th Avatar June 26, 2020 at 7:50 pm #

            Read
            Like a book

            Special
            Like everyone else

          • PeteAtomic June 27, 2020 at 9:04 pm #

            Oh, how do I miss those teen years of marijuana & booze filled afternoons of rolling 20 sided die & making up new & interesting characters to explore fantastical places.

            some good times

          • PeteAtomic June 27, 2020 at 9:05 pm #

            I bet Janos was a real “killer DM”

            lol

        • Sredni Vashtar June 26, 2020 at 3:00 pm #

          A guy who big arms want to use those arms and show them off. A girl with great legs want to show them off and attract men with big arms. A greyhound wants to use those long legs and run. A pit bull wants to use those powerful jaws and bite something. Thus do the mind and body go together. I doubt if Black women could invent anything. Those who can, generally do.

          I once saw an unfortunate guy who had the shoulders of a Hercules and a very feminine lower body. And his face? To reconcile these divergent elements in his being he would have had to have been a god. Instead he had the face of a bum. He wasn’t an overman but an underman.

        • Doc Holliday June 26, 2020 at 8:49 pm #

          Are suggesting a correlation??

        • toktomi June 27, 2020 at 1:24 am #

          @NickelthrowerR

          An equation is an abstract method of saying, “I can’t detect any differences.” It is, quite literally, an illusion used in many working hypotheses with some apparent success. Used in the meaningless comparison of male and female humans, equality was foisted on the masses some time back while it’s continued practice does little more than feed the beast beasty treats.

          But I don’t make up the rules; I just enforce them. You’re fired.

          ~toktomi~

        • Iananna June 27, 2020 at 5:46 am #

          Lack of interest in pissing contests?

          • Iananna June 27, 2020 at 6:02 am #

            This was to the 5 cent flicker in case it wasn’t apparent… the bent arrow seems to have evaporated.

        • Ivehadenough June 27, 2020 at 12:08 pm #

          Oh man, brother, you’re not supposed to write like that, you know, the obvious. I suspect you’ll get thousands of females writing about it’s all patriarchy and blah, blah, blah. When my daughter was young my ex wife was a child abuser and it took me 84 trips to court to get full custody. After that she walked away and never visited my daughter again. I note this b/c any man that has been thru the un-family court systems knows first hand how men and children are treated. The truth will NOT set you free, like talking about White Lives Matter *snort*. We only matter to work and pay taxes so many of these welfare sloths can remain sloths and breed us into extinction.

    • Robert White June 26, 2020 at 12:12 pm #

      I am a white Anglo-Saxon male with an actual last name of White and I have never had any work at all aside from a six month stint in E.B. Eddy Forest Products Ltd. back in the 80s right after graduating a two year diploma programme in Mechanical Engineering / Tool & Die Making. Post 80s I went to university and attained an Honours degree in Experimental Psychology. Since graduation and attainment of that degree I have never worked full time or even part time as only odd contracting jobs for a few days here & there supplied subsistence level living at bare minimum as my chances of attaining employment dwindled in complete abject poverty living in my parents’ basement until the age of 48 when they took dirt naps in unison as my fraternal twin sister from Hell pilfered family coffers via POA & POAFC.

      After literally starting work at the age of 15 and now arriving at the age of 60 I, for one, can honestly state that ‘white privilege’ did not help myself one iota when it came to gainful employment via education.

      Society broke the social contract with myself, and others, long ago I would say. In 40 years of searching for work of either blue collar variety or white collar variety I have had exactly zero success to date.

      Last night I saw an old fortune cookie in the top drawer of the kitchen drawers and I decided to scarf it down. Inside the cookie contained six double digit numbers with the fortune written as follows,

      ‘A financial investment will yield returns beyond your hopes.’ and the number is typed below.

      Tertiary education offers the same fortune as the stale fortune cookie that I found in my upper cutlery drawer last night with no exception or difference whatsoever as I see it after forty years of looking to survive & prosper.

      Not even Albert Einstein would counsel one to continue down that dead ended course of thinking & inaction.

      White privilege is real enough as I can see instances of it daily, but as for being one that has experienced white privilege myself I would not agree with that at all.

      I am as white male as they get and I have never accumulated any assets worth mention. No work translates into victim blaming for people such as myself. For forty years I have been the poor sot attempting to get work via education, but after attaining education in all the right areas there was only part time minimum wage service sector work with no hours and only precarious employment at best.

      RW

      • Q. Shtik June 26, 2020 at 2:29 pm #

        RW,

        You have told your story before and I have found it gut wrenching. I truly feel bad for you.

        When I read the line about attaining “an Honours degree in Experimental Psychology” an old line I used to use on my daughter when she informed me she was going to major in “Women’s Studies” popped into my head: “That, and 2 bucks, will get you a ride on the subway.” Truth be told, though, she has been able to make a living in Retail, of all things.

        • Robert White June 26, 2020 at 4:02 pm #

          I was supposed to do the Ph.D. thingy after my first degree but my professors were jealous of my connections in Clinical Psychology and did not want to see me excel past them at Carleton so I was never recommended for graduate school but the best in the world did ask me to attend the University of Hawaii Clinical Studies programme for M.A. & Ph.D. Unfortunately, one cannot attend graduate studies in the USA without a whole heck of a lot of cash to burn that I was not imbued with via heritage.

          Instead of graduate school I, for one, got to take care of my ungrateful parents, their clone home in the suburbs, and domestic pets, plus my older Functionally Retarded brother that is not unlike Fredo in the Godfather in so far as he would sell me out for a slice of pizza just like my evil fraternal twin sister from Hell except he is stupid like Fredo.

          If you think my situation is gut wrenching I assure you it is something much worse for myself. Gut wrenching would be a welcome relief to my actual life, Q.

          Life does go on even though it completely sucks IMHO. Some are lucky and others are not so much. At least I am realistically screwed for life and not deluded about winning the lottery, eh.

          I have always bet long on rags to riches so I don’t give up until the fat lady sings.

          Cheers, Q.

          Robert

      • Sredni Vashtar June 26, 2020 at 2:54 pm #

        Robert from above: White privilege is real enough as I can see instances of it daily, but as for being one that has experienced white privilege myself I would not agree with that at all.

        SV: Could you be any less clear? Care to try?

        • Robert White June 26, 2020 at 3:48 pm #

          Vlad, I live in Ottawa CANADA where Parliament is stacked to the rafters with white dudes that think they are multicultural in breadth & scope of white dude hegemony.

          Ottawa just got our first black chief of police and our first area councillor last electoral round because our city of one million people could no longer hide the fact that Ottawa is a racist city with racist leanings in so far as we had one bad ass mayor back in the 50 & early 60s that liked to wave a gun around in politicians faces and threaten them with a bullet if she did not get her way much like Phil Spector did before he was jailed for murder.

          Mayor Charlotte Whitton was a white Anglo-Saxon douchebag racist piece of excrement that even went as far as to deny Jews safety in CANADA post World War Two.

          I see white privilege every single day in Ottawa CANADA via the racist white-centric news media too, Vlad.

          Or should we refer to you as Sredni Vastar ferret God instead?

          Which is it, Vlad?

          RW

          • Sredni Vashtar June 26, 2020 at 6:48 pm #

            If we weren’t “racist” (or loving ourselves) we would have never come over here and created a United States or a Canada. Which is it? Do you want to live and be comfortable if not happy or do you want to be “non-racist”?

            You Indians have huge holding in the North, yet they always winter in the border Cities. Guess White Men have their uses, eh? I’d tell them, Don’t push it guys. Enjoy what we have given you and I won’t point out what you are.

          • Sredni Vashtar June 26, 2020 at 6:56 pm #

            Your not You.

          • Robert White June 26, 2020 at 8:02 pm #

            I’m not First Nations, but I am seventh generation Canadian, and related to Sir Isaac Newton via my father’s mother’s side of the family constellation as my grandmother was a Newton related to that Newton. Ancestry on both sides is from England. I respect First Nations but they sure as heck have no reason to respect my heritage I assure you.

            Colonialism is not something First Nations ‘Indians’ cotton to as they say down south USA. To refer to Canadians as ‘Indians’ is a bit much given my ancestry & genomic lineage by comparison with aboriginal Canada.

            First Nations would not like that comparison either.

            RW

          • Sredni Vashtar June 26, 2020 at 11:08 pm #

            So you need to leave. Now. Immediately. Go back to Europe, YT. You can become a slave of the Muslims over there.

    • elysianfield June 26, 2020 at 12:19 pm #

      MP,
      I did one relate that a black Sergeant on the San Jose Police Department, one hick department in a then hick town, became…Police Chief of Atlanta…Police Commissioner of New York, and then Drug Czar of the United States.

      He was a decent sort, clean cut, played the game. Not necessarily more intelligent than the next guy…unthreatening, black and likeable.

    • UN OUT OF USA June 27, 2020 at 9:39 pm #

      Spot on, MP.
      https://youtu.be/yE8TvNxir2s

  4. PeteAtomic June 26, 2020 at 10:27 am #

    This is a profoundly senseless time for our country. To say it is sad doesn’t do justice to this time. It is beyond sad, or senseless. It is stupid. It is willfully neglectful. It’s criminal. It’s thoughtless.

    I was struck by a picture I saw yesterday of the military guarding the Lincoln Memorial.

    It feels like we are going to the brink of the end of civilization. As an adult with young children (and someone who has seen countries like Yugoslavia collapse), this is extremely, extremely scary. I know what lies on the other side– and there is long & brutal way from that reality to what was written in A World Made by Hand novels.

    • DrTomSchmidt June 26, 2020 at 11:56 am #

      Yes, it’s a long collapse. Most important is this: we burned through all the easy fossil fuels in order to learn what we learned. The knowledge gained at the price of fossil fuels meant we could escape the Malthusian trap.

      Except now we have a radical movement that doesn’t care about knowledge and is setting about destroying it. The crown jewel of Western civilization. Meanwhile, no one can restore the easy fossil fuels.

      If there is a world made by hand, and a forgetting of what was needed to create solar panels, there is no way to re-learn that knowledge by burning fossil fuels.

      • Sredni Vashtar June 26, 2020 at 12:08 pm #

        Despite all of our knowledge, we simply could not forgive ourselves for being human. To accept that the world is a place of strife and that we had to conquer and displace the natives in order to win ourselves a home.

        When the radicals say, “You’re living on stolen land”, are you going to argue with them? Or that the Founders were racists? Of course they were. We have to take the blow and go with it. Execute a judo throw. There is no other way. We must love ourselves as the Founders did. And for the rest of humanity? Our defense must be an inner, Who cares? Christianity is the enemy now. We need the Old Testament, not the new.

        The Muslims put it very well: Jesus taught the Way to the other world, but Mohammad taught that Way and also the Way in this world.

        • 100th Avatar June 26, 2020 at 12:41 pm #

          Vlad has a new handle

          • Q. Shtik June 26, 2020 at 2:37 pm #

            No shit Dick Tracy, where have you been?

          • Sredni Vashtar June 26, 2020 at 6:45 pm #

            Damn Q. I remind you how you politely asked me: I say old Boy, are you the gent I used to know? On the Island, Anglo-Saxons would tip toeing around each other for weeks before introducing themselves. Meanwhile Akmo and his peeps would have secured half of the acreage. Ditto the East Asians and Hispanics. The smart, sleek Anglos would have said, eff this, I’m going with the Tribe.

        • elysianfield June 26, 2020 at 12:57 pm #

          Sredni,
          Argue with them? Nooo. Just admit that…”Yes, we stole the land from the (XYZ)…who did THEY steal it from?”

          • Sredni Vashtar June 26, 2020 at 1:10 pm #

            Quite so. It’s not as if they were pacifists. We’re all warlike – we were just better at it, mostly because of our technology and then our numbers as well.

            Several Sioux went back East as curiousities to be displayed. Their elders told them to count how many Whites there were. When they got back eventually, they told them of the disaster. They had stopped counting the first day. The Whites were as locusts and they should prepare for the End.

            Sometimes these and other tribes fought well. Thus we honored them by naming teams after them etc. Some Indians find this offensive and some don’t. Our attitude should be, So what? Either that or prepare to leave. There’s no middle ground here.

    • Robert White June 26, 2020 at 1:43 pm #

      Jim has artistic license and likely knows better than to write futurist novels overladen with negative prospects for the future. Moreover, if Jim had written a morose & darkly themed futurist novel not many adherents to his writing would be gained assuming that the real future will be one much more onerous than the one Jim wrote, and that people generally like to think of the future as prosperous by some measure whether material or otherwise instead of the alternative.

      Writers pick their material and write about it knowing that some aspects will be fiction and others will end up as non-fiction when all is said and done lending synthesis to afterthought.

      From what I can see he is not far off reality and closer than most in the futurist realm.

      RW

    • Iananna June 27, 2020 at 6:15 am #

      Yugoslavia was never a country but a collection of disparate states which reverted to the norm.
      Like the Czech Republic & Slovakia. And Ireland, Scotland & Britain.
      Watch the on-rushing deunification of the neolib wet dream, the EU.
      Common Market – fine; EC (European community) – OK but I like soft cheese; Euroid Union – a single, political entity, a united states of euroland?
      Not a snowball’s chance in Hell, which it increasingly resembles.

  5. PeteAtomic June 26, 2020 at 10:31 am #

    If you wanna see a pretty OK (meaning somewhat realistic) movie (and true story) about civil collapse watch the HBO film “Shot Through the Heart”. I cried the first time I watched that movie, it was so on point.

    I think it realistically shows the reaction of normal families during a time of breakdown.

    If you think it won’t or can’t happen to the US, or that there is a firm line in civilization to stop this from happening, or that “people will just do the right thing”, you are seriously & dangerously deluded.

    • Billy Hill June 26, 2020 at 11:58 am #

      “Behind Enemy Lines” had some scenes of small arms and mortar fire and finally tanks rumbling through what was an urban shopping zone during the Yugoslavian disintegration.

      Imagine the opposing sides slugging it out at the Mall of America with tanks and artillery.

      We’d all be wishing for the good old days of just your average neighborhood looter/arsonist.

      No worries though. The Woke are buying handguns in great numbers. Studies show 1 in 8 newbies shoot themselves.

      It’s a start.

      • Sredni Vashtar June 26, 2020 at 12:12 pm #

        Tucker last night showed a gun fight in one of our cities – with the police just driving right by it without stopping. In France a few days ago, White cops curled up into fetal balls as Black women beat them. They decided not to defend themselves lest they be destroyed by the system. The sun is far down in the western sky, and night comes.

        We refuse to support our own. We refuse to love ourselves. This was inevitable since the racial equality laws went into effect, admitting vast numbers of people who will never assimilate into our lands and in effect, putting them over ourselves.

      • Kim June 26, 2020 at 9:49 pm #

        People need long guns for war. Only 15% of whites in the USA own a long gun. A hand gun is of limited use in a civil war situation.

        “Studies show 1 in 8 newbies shoot themselves.”

        Utter bs.

        • Iananna June 27, 2020 at 6:18 am #

          Like long arms, an axe, a spear, an arrow or a knife have multiple uses.
          A sword has only one.

    • BackRowHeckler June 26, 2020 at 2:43 pm #

      PA

      Yes Shot thru the Heart very moving

      I can’t remember now if that film came before or after ‘Enemy at the Gates’, but one reminded me of the other.

      Brh

    • Daddyotis June 26, 2020 at 6:14 pm #

      Pete: any idea where I might watch Shot Through the Heart? It’s not on any streaming site (including HBO) that I can find, and not on iTunes. I don’t really feel like paying $100 for the dvd on amazon

      • PeteAtomic June 26, 2020 at 8:10 pm #

        hmmm

        might be on youtube

  6. snagglepuss June 26, 2020 at 10:31 am #

    Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.

    Napoleon Bonaparte

    If Obama and the Dems can stand back from the scene of the accident and avoid being splattered with blood they are going to do it, hoping the President will take the blame for everything. Gutless is the only word to describe that, and they better hope the american public isn’t smart enough to see through it. Or see through blaming Trump for the ‘handling’ of the Covid crisis when really everything is under state control just as is the CHOP crisis in Washington state. I think most americans know a swindle when they see one and with only 4 months to go I still think he’ll get a second term. If the opposite occurs and americans get snookered into electing the Dems then it will truly be a case of getting the government you deserve. Take a look north at the asshole who got elected and be guided accordingly.

    • ThorsHammer June 26, 2020 at 3:56 pm #

      Is there really any reason why Biden cannot Appoint Obama to be his Vice President? The constitution prohibits Obama from being Elected to a third term, but it is vague about who the acting President can Appoint as his Vice.and whether an appointed vice president could then secede to the Presidency. As for the Constitution, it didn’t stop the Repugs from choosing Dick Cheney to be the mentally deficient Little Bush’s minder/VP in spite of his candidacy being Constitutionally prohibited because Cheney physically resided in the same state as Bush.

      As for the nightmare of the Return of the Hildabeast, Biden (or his handlers) has stated that he will choose a woman of color as his Vice. Hillary is already yellow from jaundice and old age, so she is fully qualified.

    • Kim June 26, 2020 at 9:59 pm #

      “I think most americans know a swindle when they see one”

      Do you really believe that? The entire society is a swindle yet the population still rolls around in it like a dog in manure.

      For Godsake, if you ask people about their favorite commericals, they’ll quick as you like rattle off five or six. Then ask them to tell you about the last informative book they read. You’ll get the silence of the tomb.

      How can people spot a swindle when their whole identity as competitive consumers is dependent on rejoicing in being swindled?

      I sometimes thnk that the greatest advice that any young person can ever get is “Don’t believe your own bullsh1t”. But it is advice that the people of the United States have apparently never heard.

      • K-Dog June 26, 2020 at 10:14 pm #

        Then ask them to tell you about the last informative book they read.

        You might be in the wrong place for that question.

        • Iananna June 27, 2020 at 6:33 am #

          Delete the word “informative” and the chances are, like the orange ogre, the answer would still be “crickets chirping“.
          Old joke, bloke gives his mate a book for his birthday.
          Mate sez, “thanks but I already have one”.

    • Sredni Vashtar June 26, 2020 at 11:10 pm #

      They tried some mob shit with Napoleon and he just fired a cannon into the crowd. That was it. He had plenty more cannon balls to fire if need be. Nixon, return to us.

  7. elysianfield June 26, 2020 at 10:33 am #

    She Whose Turn Was Thwarted…

    Mr. Kunstler,
    You almost got it right;

    Rather…She who’s Turn Was Already once Thwarted…

    She TWAT for short….

    • Nightowl June 26, 2020 at 10:44 am #

      I said long ago that I believe she will run again. But I think lots of people have figured this out already.

      They can’t put her in public because they know she will end up fainting or seizuring out again.

      It is amazing to watch multiple hoaxes coming together all at once: The Corona Hoax, Biden as a serious candidate, and the increasingly powerful tremors leading up to the earthquake of Obamagate.

      Epic times.

      • abbybwood June 26, 2020 at 1:10 pm #

        I see the Biden team choosing Susan Rice for VP.

        She is thick into the coup attempt against Trump.

        I will be shocked if anyone else is chosen.

    • redrock June 26, 2020 at 10:54 am #

      A poster child for why some animals eat their young.

  8. shabbaranks June 26, 2020 at 10:37 am #

    “With malice toward none; with charity for all.”

    — In his Second Inaugural Address on March 4, 1865, Abraham Lincoln offered one of the most quoted lines in American oratory.

    ******************************

    “I mean, you got the first mainstream African-American who is articulate and bright and clean and a nice-looking guy. I mean, that’s a storybook, man.”

    — Joe Biden referring to Barack Obama at the beginning of the 2008 Democratic primary campaign, Jan. 31, 2007.

    • redrock June 26, 2020 at 10:43 am #

      Left out full of empty rhetoric for salivating liberals.

    • Kevvia Knack June 26, 2020 at 10:53 am #

      I’ve never forgotten Biden’s comment about Obama being “clean”. I’ve always Wondered how the Obamas could tolerate him after that

      • benr June 26, 2020 at 4:32 pm #

        Bidet is a useful idiot now more than ever.
        Thats how.

  9. redrock June 26, 2020 at 10:40 am #

    Make it easier and better for the children. Should have been less and tougher. Now we are paying the price for that tidal wave of permissiveness. This is what is known as a death spiral in aviation. You can only survive it if you break into the open and can see before impact. Anybody hear the warning blaring, PULL UP – PULL UP – PULL UP ?????

    • King of Comedy June 26, 2020 at 11:15 am #

      That’s exactly it. A colossal failure of parenting.

      This is what the “everybody gets a trophy” model looks like when the spoiled monsters run up against reality because life on this planet has never been in the business of giving participation trophies (although, speaking of colossal failures, I suppose one could argue that things the Great Society attempted to circumvent that reality).

      • DrTomSchmidt June 26, 2020 at 12:06 pm #

        Oh, come on.

        You have a Boomer elite that has monopolized all the premium positions in the Professional Managerial class. They only let go of those when grim death seizes them. Or, perhaps, Me Too or “racism” displaces them.

        The poster child for this was the Philadelphia Inquirer editor, solid liberal he, who was fired for “buildings matter, too.” Nice that a well-paid position opened up.

        The young didn’t create this clusterfuck. They’re just much more able to push things to their logical limit, like ruthless child soldiers in Africa. The good news is that what was comfortable liberalism 12 years ago (Obama opposing gay marriage) is unforgivable today, which should get a lot of the liberal elite defenestrated.

        Enjoy the show.

        • Sredni Vashtar June 26, 2020 at 12:18 pm #

          There are many facets to this. Children in adult bodies who have no moral compass, no compassion towards non-believers, and who worship minorities is a big one.

          Hillary said the same about gay marriage. They roll it out when it’s time. Timing is everything. If you knew what they actually believed, it might be stunning. Perhaps nothing at all! Or in sex with children, etc.

        • King of Comedy June 26, 2020 at 12:31 pm #

          I would recommend you have a nice discussion with a millennial or two. Generalizations are always partial pictures but there is a distinctly different worldview at work there.

          Plenty of blame to go around though and the Boomers most definitely played the lead role in building the bed we’re lying in, including the parenting model I cite.

          • 100th Avatar June 26, 2020 at 12:45 pm #

            The bed they built?

            -Mindless/endless consumerism
            -Imperialistic/endless war
            -Debt slavery (secondary education, medical expenses)

            Often you hear people say, “…future generations will look at us and ask…”

            They are here, and they’re past asking.

          • King of Comedy June 26, 2020 at 1:32 pm #

            @100th Avatar

            Weird thing on this site but you have to reply to yourself in some cases.

            What’s that old axiom? Hard times create strong men; strong men create good times; good times create weak men; weak men create hard times… rinse, repeat (sexist I know but “men” has a better ring to it imo).

            (Or maybe a more apt quote from Adams:

            I must study politics and war, that our sons may have liberty to study mathematics and philosophy. Our sons ought to study mathematics and philosophy, geography, natural history and naval architecture, navigation, commerce and agriculture in order to give their children a right to study painting, poetry, music, architecture, statuary, tapestry and porcelain.”

            that has now morphed into:

            I must study critical race theory in order to give myself the right to destroy statuary.)

            The Boomers were a central-casting rendition of those weak men but alas, the free stuff for everybody generation does not seem to be the strong men coming to rejuvenate the system, just weaker men trying to make their weakness a universal value.

          • Iananna June 27, 2020 at 6:40 am #

            Like the bed of Odysseus & Penelope?

  10. Pucker June 26, 2020 at 10:48 am #

    What’s the Point of Biden’s candidacy? It’s only a very embarrassing punctuation point to his embarrassingly lucrative, corrupt career.

    And what’s the point of this book?

    Bruce A. Glasrud and 2 more
    Black Cowboys in the American West: On the Range, on the Stage, behind the Badge

    I like the Historian bloke who researched the role of Chinese people fighting for the Confederacy during the US Civil War. I guess that the point of that research was that Chinese people are just as much a part of American history as everyone else? I wonder what happened to all of the Cherokee slave owners during the Civil War?

    Who was the Comanche Geezer who thought that he’d teach the Comanche to get off the Reservation by becoming big cattle ranchers like the Cartwright’s in the 1960’s TV show “Bonanza”? “Don’t scalp ‘em; Get low interest loans from the White people and Sell shit to ‘em” and then plow the profits back into the ranch.” Of course, the response from the other Comanche was: “But if we do that, then we can’t scalp ‘em, so what’s the point?”

    Did they ever make a black “Bonanza”?

    • Nightowl June 26, 2020 at 10:57 am #

      Bonanza II: Electric Boogaloo.

    • Mountain gal June 26, 2020 at 2:09 pm #

      @ Pucker

      What’s the point of Biden’s candidacy? Maybe to prevent Warren or Sanders from getting the nomination?

    • Q. Shtik June 26, 2020 at 3:02 pm #

      the 1960’s TV show “Bonanza” – Pucker

      ===========

      Have I mentioned lately that Michael Landon (Little Joe) and I lived a few blocks away from one another and went to the same HS in Collingswood, NJ. His real name was Eugene Orowitz, a stellar javelin thrower, and Jewish on his father’s side, I believe.

  11. HowardBeale June 26, 2020 at 10:49 am #

    “But he remains enigmatically silent about it. Perhaps no one has informed him of all the action in the streets since the tragic killing of George Floyd.”

    Jabberwocky Joe probably knows little of ground-level goings-on, as he hasn’t yet worked his way through all the seasons of ‘The West Wing’ on Netflix. It wouldn’t be surprising to find that his wife is in control of the remote and she keeps playing the same episode–which looks slightly familiar to Joe and makes him think he has predictive powers–so as not to frighten him with the reality upstairs.

    • DrTomSchmidt June 26, 2020 at 12:13 pm #

      “The killing of George Floyd” as JHK wrote assumes facts, don’t you think?

      https://www.unz.com/article/or-did-george-floyd-die-of-a-drug-overdose/

      • HowardBeale June 26, 2020 at 3:39 pm #

        Ok, Doc,
        What do suppose the outcomes–societal repercussions–are for the following verdicts returned by the jury?

        1. Innocent
        2. Involuntary manslaughter
        3. Voluntary manslaughter
        4. Felony murder (as charged)

        If you are unsure of the definitions:

        https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Homicide#Criminal_homicide

        • DrTomSchmidt June 26, 2020 at 5:21 pm #

          Involuntary Manslaughter, which is still killing. Not murder, but still. From your link:

          “Involuntary manslaughter: the unintentional killing of another person through an act of recklessness that shows indifference to the lives and safety of others, or an act of negligence that could reasonably be foreseen to result in death. The act that results in death may be intentional, such as pushing somebody in anger, but their death (such as by their subsequently falling, striking their head, and suffering a lethal head injury) is not.”

          My guess is “not guilty” (different from innocent) would lead to rioting, and felony murder isn’t provable. Can they convict for involuntary manslaughter if they charge felony murder? If not, you might get a not guilty verdict.

          • Kim June 26, 2020 at 10:14 pm #

            Forget the law. The racial composition of the jury and the word from on high will give you the result.

            The trial will be as fair and objective as the trial of James Fields of Charlotteseville fame.

            In that case, a morbidly obese woman, Heather Heyer, had a heart attack while part of a mob trying to assault Fields in his car. Fields was subsequently charged with murder and found guilt.

            The sentence? Life in prison with an additional 419 years. In order to avoid the death penalty, Fields also had to plead guilty to 29 of 30 federal hate crime charges. For these charges he was sentenced to an additional life sentence.

            So, yeh, Justice is blind, dontchaknow?

  12. 100th Avatar June 26, 2020 at 10:56 am #

    This is precisely the plan.

    Elect the white senile man, and replace him in a few with a “minority” female.

    The VP candidates all read the memo. They know the game-plan. They know they do not stand as good as a chance of getting elected outright.

    Why do you think they acquiesced so quickly and quietly?

    Biden is the foot being shoved in the door.

    When he is indicted, begins drooling years part 2, gets lost in the rose garden, or simply drops dead, he will be replaced.

    While the imbecilic voting public, the consumers, or citizens, are once again preoccupied with plandemics (to allow for mail-in voting or at least hard to identify masked voting) and purposefully stoked historical/racial animus, the DNC led by Obama, Clinton Inc., and McAuliffe, etc., are continuing their orchestrated campaign to hijack this country by an way shape or means be it a soft coup or trojan horse candidacy

    • Urinthe Village June 26, 2020 at 11:46 am #

      Despite the dogmatic devotion to democracy that we’ve all been browbeaten with since Kindergarten, the sad fact is that democracy allocates the 50% of people with an IQ below average the same voting power as the 50 per cent who have greater than average intelligence.

      I’ve been amused for years about how the only thing Republicans and Democrats agree upon is how stupid the voters are, depending on the outcome of the last election. People only truly believe in democracy when the votes are going their way. This is most easily observed now by watching the panties-in-a-wad snowflakes spouting off about “burning the system down if we don’t get what we want. Waah.”

      Whenever I hear a politician or a pundit preface a statement with, “I think the American People are smart enough to realize that…,” I immediately tune out. They are of course lying, because no politician has the slightest respect for the voters or their putative intelligence. The preface would more accurately be replaced with, “Maybe enough of the American People are stupid enough to believe what I am about to say….”

      Democracy guarantees that stupidity reigns most frequently. A Dictatorship or Monarchy may have some good moments, but ultimately evil will reign. They are both lousy systems, mainly because a sizeable chunk of people are just plain baseline stupid, and all people have the capacity for evil.

      The demise of civilizations was baked into the cake when it began. The momentary illusion that we somehow had things figured out was fueled, literally, by the discovery of petroleum that transiently has allowed a lot more people to eat and successfully breed. As it winds down, things will return to economies based upon conquest and enslavement of both animals and people. Any World Made by Hand is going to have to contend with the people over the hill that want your village’s potato crop, shovels, horses, oxen, and females. To protect all that the village is going to have to cough up taxes for the local warlord’s protection. Feudalism was the dominant pre-industrial system, and will be the predominant post-industrial system.

      Along the way, watch for much wailing and gnashing of teeth. Mark your calendars, it began in earnest in 2020. Or 1973. Or 2008. Or argue about some other date, it doesn’t really matter, does it?

      • Sredni Vashtar June 26, 2020 at 12:22 pm #

        Quite so. An utter contempt for human beings is at the root our System, but better contempt than mindless overestimation and silly glorification. People are dummies for the most part. The Founders loathed Democracy and wanted voting restricted to the very few. A far better idea, even it their criterion for qualification was too narrow.

        • Billy Hill June 26, 2020 at 4:01 pm #

          Democracy is pretty much summed up by the dinner question between two wolves and a sheep. Ultimately it just ain’t good logic if you happen to be outvoted.

          Greer used to comment about the yeoman farmers who would listen to the Lincoln-Douglas debates which went on for hours involving much parsing. Greer and I would submit they were not dummies — maybe not educated but not dummies. There is some speculation that people have become less intelligent as the rigors of life have eased in the modern world. We get pissed off when the “easy-open” “convenient” package of salami fails us. Savages attacking the homestead requiring presence of mind and truly real survival skills are not even a distant memory.

          Hence Lincoln could offer his famous aphorism about not fooling all the people all the time. Maybe that could have been said with truth about the yeoman farmers. Looking around at today’s barnyard Lincoln might have second thoughts.

          • benr June 26, 2020 at 4:33 pm #

            That is precisely why we live in a Representative Republic.

      • Doc Holliday June 26, 2020 at 12:26 pm #

        245 years ago, the phrase, “No taxation without representation” was THE catch phrase. How quaint. Now a days, I believe a more apt phrase would be “No representation without taxation”. The free stuff crowd, contributing little or zero, should not be allowed to determine how my taxed wages are spent on their behalf with none of my input. My ‘feelings get hurt’ when they get my stuff for no effort. And we know its all about ‘feelings’…..

      • 100th Avatar June 26, 2020 at 12:29 pm #

        Excellent points. Thank you

      • BackRowHeckler June 26, 2020 at 1:22 pm #

        Well, right now it appears what they want most is sneakers, cell phones and designer clothing … if what stores were frequently looted a few weeks ago is any indication.

        Brh

        • Q. Shtik June 26, 2020 at 3:13 pm #

          What about 65″ flat screens?

      • Mountain gal June 26, 2020 at 2:11 pm #

        Yeah, I’m always forgetting that not only is the average IQ only 100, but that many fall below this! It does explain a lot about not just this country but also the world.

    • Kim June 26, 2020 at 10:17 pm #

      If Stacey Abrams gets the VP position, will she still be able to stay on as the Governor of Georgia?

      • Mountain gal June 27, 2020 at 10:28 am #

        @ Kim

        That is too funny! 😉

    • JohnAZ June 27, 2020 at 7:24 pm #

      Obama, Clinton, Mcauliffe small potatoes

      Until the “big guys” are IDed and dealt with, the soldiers in the field will continue to chip away at America until there is no America left.

      Then Russia, the EU or what is left of it.

      We went to war with ahole dictators in the 1940s. We are at the same juncture now.

  13. Pete June 26, 2020 at 11:01 am #

    Tawana Brawley

    A blast from the past!

    Wasn’t Tawana Brawley’s story eventually proven to be a hoax?

    Al Sharpton’s road that hoax to be the spokesperson for black people everywhere. Leadership at it’s finest, since November 1987. How much has changed in these 33 years.

    • 100th Avatar June 26, 2020 at 11:08 am #

      And this same egomaniac gave a speech or sermon at Floyd’s funeral.

      Imagine Rush Limbaugh or Ann Coulter having an open invitation to any white bloke’s funeral?

      ..say, not a bad idea.. get me their agent

    • King of Comedy June 26, 2020 at 11:31 am #

      Good old Al also played a significant role in ginning up the antisemitic lynch mob that murdered Yankel Rosenbaum (a black lynch mob… go figure).

      Al though is just one in a long line of black folks who have tiptoed to the Himmler Shuffle. I suspect the antisemitism coming from the intersectional crowd in general and black folks in particular is born of the fact that Jews, although among the most persecuted peoples in history, have generally been very successful wherever they have settled (the fact that Jews, comprising .2% of the world’s population, have accounted for 22% of the Nobel Prizes in the sciences is a remarkable testament to this phenomenon). Demonstrating pretty convincingly that “oppression” doesn’t preclude success is simply bad form. It makes the underserved look bad.

      • Mountain gal June 26, 2020 at 2:15 pm #

        @ King of Comedy

        Yes indeed. I always suspect that some of the antipathy that blacks reserve for Jews has to do with the fact that Jews have managed to succeed despite all that has happened to them(us). In Israel it is so nice to be around blacks that don’t hate you for being a Jew as they too are Jewish!

        • King of Comedy June 26, 2020 at 2:28 pm #

          I am not Jewish but I admire achievement. For similar reasons, I have great respect for the academic achievements of people of Asian descent in the US. Blanket statements about one group or another of course are always generalizations but creative, intelligent people of any shade inspire; the perpetual victim crowd has quite the opposite effect.

          • elysianfield June 26, 2020 at 6:44 pm #

            ” US. Blanket statements about one group or another of course are always generalizations but creative, intelligent people of any shade inspire; the perpetual victim crowd has quite the opposite effect.”

            King,
            Don’t be so goddamned judgmental…there was that guy who did things with peanuts….

          • Mountain gal June 27, 2020 at 10:31 am #

            @ K of C

            Yes, and Jews and Asians can be found living harmoniously in the same communities here in the US as they have similar values and attributes: hard work, education, family, community etc. US Jews and Asians struggle and have conflict trying to share an area with blacks however as the value systems are quite different.

        • Sredni Vashtar June 26, 2020 at 3:20 pm #

          They will find other reasons to hate you. No? They’re have already been many riots.

          • Sredni Vashtar June 26, 2020 at 3:21 pm #

            There not They’re

    • Jigplate June 26, 2020 at 12:42 pm #

      Early in my edumacation career, there was an older woman on our staff who was Rev Al’s Social studies teacher in H.S. She said that he ran his shtick on the other kids in the class. He learned his hustle early.

  14. ricksinger June 26, 2020 at 11:08 am #

    Jim, how do you know all these ~facts~ described in your post? Do you have sources that you can share with us? Or did you just conjure them up as you do in your fiction?

    Rick– I got them from your wife when she came here for an extra-conjugal visit earlier in the week. — JHK Admin.

    • 100th Avatar June 26, 2020 at 11:10 am #

      It’s augur dipsh*t.

      Learn to read.. and code

      • K-Dog June 26, 2020 at 11:30 am #

        *doom = [America] (stringlist &cantidates){
        vector* electTrumpAgain = new term();
        string theFact = ‘abandon all hope ye who enter here”;
        electTrumpAgain->AddNewTerm(cantidates.addTheDonald);
        return “death and destruction”;
        }

        Learn this code.

    • PeteAtomic June 26, 2020 at 11:40 am #

      “Rick– I got them from your wife when she came here for an extra-conjugal visit earlier in the week. — JHK Admin.”

      wow!

      Mr. K is channeling a Goodfellas character here LOL, even made me chortle a bit, and that’s tough!
      🙂 ha ha

      • K-Dog June 26, 2020 at 11:52 am #

        She needed a long emergency.

        • PeteAtomic June 26, 2020 at 11:55 am #

          oi vey!

          • K-Dog June 26, 2020 at 11:58 am #

            Leaving ricksinger in a world made by hand.

          • MiddlePeninsula June 26, 2020 at 11:58 am #

            Coffee came out of my nose on that one!

          • capt spaulding June 26, 2020 at 12:14 pm #

            Two zingers, K-Dog.

    • DrTomSchmidt June 26, 2020 at 12:15 pm #

      Oh, my inner 12yo laughs with you, JHK.

      Where did you get the fact about the “killing” of George Floyd, as opposed to his simply dying?
      https://www.unz.com/article/or-did-george-floyd-die-of-a-drug-overdose/

      • Sredni Vashtar June 26, 2020 at 12:29 pm #

        Inner childishness will do the trick too. Black Lives matter? No, my life matters. That’s all that need be said.

        As for Floyd, are you really a doctor? Then you know or should know that a confluence of events is always happening. Do people die of the Flu or its symptoms? Or because they’re old or fat, etc. Same thing here probably.

        Some have said that Blacks are weaker against choke holds than White are. The races do differ in subtle physical ways. I have no problem with knees on necks being banned. Many police seem very callous when it comes to prisoners.

        • DrTomSchmidt June 26, 2020 at 5:22 pm #

          The knee on the neck, apparently used by Israelis against Palestinians, supposedly isn’t lethal. But the optics are horrible.

      • BackRowHeckler June 26, 2020 at 12:29 pm #

        Sometimes when you mix doses of fentanyl, meth, THC and alcohol … your heart stops.

        • BackRowHeckler June 26, 2020 at 12:35 pm #

          And throw in the dreaded Covid infection. I don’t know maybe St George mixed up his own medicinal cocktail to fight the virus, like my Screwdriver Smoothie.

          • abbybwood June 26, 2020 at 1:34 pm #

            I thought Mr. Floyd had has hands cuffed behind his back the entire time he was on the pavement with the cops knee on his neck?

            If he was resisting that much with cuffs placed that four cops could not arrest him then perhaps the psych unit of the paramedics should have been called? A nice straight jacket and some ankle bracelets might have been appropriate. And 10 mg. of Valium IM?

            At least they are finally discussing the fact that we need national policing standards and new rules on policing. Here’s one I like. If a cop murders someone in the line of duty or is fired with cause, he/she cannot be hired as a cop in any other state.

          • Nightowl June 26, 2020 at 1:42 pm #

            I agree that cops are too violent, and that there are major issues to be solved; however, Floyd fought them. There is another video where he is struggling with them in a squad car.

            Furthermore, there is additional footage that Keith Ellison refuses to release. And when a guy like Keith “Antifa” Ellison is holding the footage back, this is a good indicator that there is a lot more to the story that we are not privy to.

          • DrTomSchmidt June 26, 2020 at 5:25 pm #

            Read the article, Abby. It suggests what and why
            George might have needed 4 men to subdue him. It also suggests that they knew he was going into a drug-induced episode.

            They called paramedics before he died, suggesting that they knew the issue was beyond a simple resisting arrest.

          • Kim June 26, 2020 at 10:21 pm #

            “If a cop murders someone in the line of duty”

            Leftists might like to learn to distinguish between – at the very least – the words “(lawfully) kill” and “murder”.

            But of course, clarity never suits them.

    • benr June 26, 2020 at 2:20 pm #

      A better question to ask and this is to you Rick Singer or Seawlof, kakadoo, asoka, janet, legion is how do you not know this already?
      Pretty sad how ignorant you made yoursel flook in just one post.

      Slink off and lick them wounds.

  15. akmofo June 26, 2020 at 11:09 am #

    I just went on Twitter and typed Joe Biden in the search. Well, almost 100% of the results were complementary to Joe. What’s also interesting is that these tweets were almost without replies and without retweets.

    Twitter is scrubbing/concealing negative tweets of Biden and spamming the results with pro-Biden bots.

    This kind of partizan behavior by the tech monopolies needs to be addressed. It’s not enough to fine them. These monopolies need to be fundamentally restructured so that this kind of bias no longer exists and that the public has true access to and ability to voice itself and be heard.

    • Nightowl June 26, 2020 at 1:43 pm #

      They have been doing it for 3 years. Project Veritas has them on tape talking about various methods they use.

      • Rupert June 26, 2020 at 3:26 pm #

        I think my Twitter account is shadowbanned ten ways to Sunday.

        I suppose it beats the auto-banhammer I’d get if I were actually visible to the people I disagree with. That’s what happened to my old one- having opinions on certain issues which were supermajority opinions not ten years ago can now be banworthy if the wrong person takes offense. I wasn’t even presenting them in particularly baleful ways, but disagreement of any kind ist now verboten.

  16. wm5135 June 26, 2020 at 11:16 am #

    “The modern Little Red Riding Hood, reared on singing commercials, has no objection to being eaten by the wolf.” McCluhan

    “We’re not going to have the America that we want until we elect leaders who are going to tell the truth – not most days, but every day.”
    Ann Richards

    “My faith in the Constitution is whole, it is complete, it is total, and I am not going to sit here and be an idle spectator to the diminuation, the subversion, the destruction of the Constitution. It is reason and not passion which must guide our deliberations, guide our debate, and guide our decision.”
    Barbara Jordan

    “Politics will eventually be replaced by imagery. The politician will be only too happy to abdicate in favor of his image, because the image will be much more powerful than he could ever be.” McCluhan

    ” The real bias of the media is not to the left or to the right, but to the thin strata of economic elites at the top of our society.”
    Jim Hightower

    Never let Truth get in the way of what you want to believe – This is all someone else’s fault.

    However I am still pissed off that a couple of Karens had Dizzy Dean removed from calling baseball on TV – if you want to know when polictical correctness really got started, there it is.

    “Hold er down Pee Wee, I’m goin for dawgs”

    MiddlePeninsula, are you by any chance from Lake Woebegone?

    • MiddlePeninsula June 26, 2020 at 11:57 am #

      Negative wm5135. I have been banished to the willy wags for telling transgenders they are still whatever biological sex they got in the conception lottery. I don’t have a problem with any delusions but don’t expect me to play along. Apparently, among my many failings these days.

      • 100th Avatar June 26, 2020 at 1:06 pm #

        It’s rather amazing, isn’t it? The delusions we are forced to play along in?

        That’s why the irony of “woke” strikes me senseless.

        I’m forced to accept religion -well, we all are- myths, superstitions, stories, ceremony as sacred. As truth. Or, we are forced to accept that even if we do not believe in them, we must tolerate another’s belief in them. That they are special. Protected. Non-profits, and .org’s out in analog-land.

        Now, that’s baseline stuff. That’s a starting point in civil society.

        Next, one is expected to believe that all cultures and ways of life are equal, and if not equal, acceptable. Special. Unique.

        Moving through the ether, the figment of imagination known as human constructs, or nominalism, or abstraction, or the non-physical world is society, or the system, and the one many of us believe exists right here: democracy.

        To question this, and its legitimacy does not make you woke, it makes one conspiratorial.
        Cynical.

        These people are not woke. Not awake. They’re living in their heads, or in the interwebs.

        They are “selves” infected by memes, trapped in their minds.

        To be truly woke takes you to the place where most beer to tread.

        It’s where you’re meaningless and it’s A O K.

      • elysianfield June 26, 2020 at 6:40 pm #

        “sex they got in the conception lottery

        MP,

        I believe the correct terminology is “gender as assigned at birth”…I see this phrase occasionally in commercials on the TeeVee.

  17. zekesdad June 26, 2020 at 11:24 am #

    Probably more important than who wins the presidency in 5 months is what happens if Democrats take over the Senate and keep control of the House. If they do that and take over the presidency and / or flip a state or two like Texas it’ll be Katie bar the door. Their wish list is too long to list here, but a piece in today’s Wall St. Journal opines that getting rid of the filibuster will be one of their first moves. That will allow all of the rest: a packed Supreme Court, much higher taxes including a wealth tax, “free” college and healthcare, a flood of immigrants and dreamers who will likely vote Democrat, open borders, a bailout for mismanaged states and cities, reparations for African Americans and Native Americans, repeal of the 2nd amendment, etc. In short, they’ll do everything they can to re-make the country in the image of California and New York with permanent one-party rulers who will keep blaming others for all of their failures.

    • DrTomSchmidt June 26, 2020 at 12:20 pm #

      There won’t be a wealth tax. That tax would affect their backers. Reparations for Native Americans would be a good thing, frankly, and maybe the Indians could then demand that all Europeans, Asians, and Africans leave their lands.

      If you don’t think it’s important to get ClarenceThomas to retire so he can be replaced by a younger Conservative, you don’t believe in the scenario you outline.

      • Sredni Vashtar June 26, 2020 at 12:33 pm #

        So it would be good for Whites to leave America? Your Life Force is in a suppressed state – making you a disease vector in a psychic sense. Ideas like the above a cognitive viruses.

        We’re not leaving. The Indians were weak and we took over. If we hadn’t, you wouldn’t even exist to make such puerile comments like the above.

    • draupnir June 26, 2020 at 12:30 pm #

      They aren’t going to have time to enact their wish list before the Doom of Valyria falls on our collective heads and they become entirely superfluous.

    • abbybwood June 26, 2020 at 1:39 pm #

      If the Democrats can make The Electoral College go bye-bye they will do that. Perhaps the only move that can be made to save the Democrat Party.

      • DrTomSchmidt June 26, 2020 at 5:33 pm #

        They can, if they want to. The advantage in the EC comes from the fact that a resident of Wyoming has a LOT more power than one from CA, because 3 EVs are divided amongst a very small number of people.

        If the Democratic Congress increased the size of the House to 1500 members then the voters in CA and WY would have nearly the same electoral power. It would make the EC more closely match the popular vote result.

      • Linda June 29, 2020 at 12:20 pm #

        The EC is in the Constitution. To remove and amendment or to add an amendment it needs to be introduced into Congress and passed by a 2/3 majority in both Houses of Congress. Or by a Convention of States. It must then be ratified by 2/3 of all state legislatures.

        I remember very clearly how the ERA could not get that 2/3 ratification from the states. Doubt the EC will be removed.

  18. teddyboy46 June 26, 2020 at 11:26 am #

    I would never say JHK is wrong, but I saw Obama on TV the other night. Looking smug and gloating over the violence on the streets. I could tell by his words, tone, and body language that this was always his plan. Hillary was supposed to finish it. But than Trump happened.

    BTW in regards to Hillary. You would be surprised how many middle age white and black women do not like her. BTW I have noticed that the Hispanic community are staying out of the Black & White wars.

    • Sredni Vashtar June 26, 2020 at 12:40 pm #

      Good point about the Hispanics. They will be heard eventually though. They’re playing the long game just as the Democrats did against us. As Alan Ginsburg once said to a cop at demonstration, “We’ll get your children” – and they did just that. Perhaps a double meaning considering his proclivities.

  19. Soloview June 26, 2020 at 11:39 am #

    I don’t think it matters a whit to haters of all things Trump what Biden’s political nurses feed into the teleprompter this week. You know, the thing,…that matters least here is whether the Confidence Twit in Chief can out-debate the No-malarkey Plagiarist, now more demented than Reagan in the second term. If there are to be debates, and I doubt that, then you rest assured the talking will be supplied via ear-plug. But even that is too risky because in the scramble for the next syllable, Biden might get lost trying to remember which one he forgot he skipped. It doesn’t matter. Symone Sanders will find an excuse for Joe’s no-show and Nancy with the media will keep the cities ablaze until November with the promise they put an end to the chaos that Trump created. Is that a winning strategy for the Dems ? I think so. I am on the record here saying last winter that no matter what, Trump is not getting a second term. I thought he was going to fail because people are just tired of his shenanigans. Now, he has nothing to hang his hat on. The V-shape recovery is a pie-in-the sky. The political bone in his head works reliably for 35% of the electorate, and that number will be shrinking in the weeks ahead with more Covid-19 overkill, slumping economy/derelict finance, and raging twits in the streets bent on mayhem. It’s a perfect trifecta for Dems to hold America hostage. I will be very surprised if the Land of the Woke Halfwits and the Home of the Cowed Creeps doesn’t respond by developing the Stockholm syndrome big time.

  20. K-Dog June 26, 2020 at 11:44 am #

    Bait and Switch

    Yes, it had run last time and now it rises again from the deep. The nightmare corpse-city of Hil’lihreyh.


    I suppose that only a single mountain-top, the hideous monolith-crowned citadel whereon great Cthulhu was buried, actually emerged from the waters. When I think of the extent of all that may be brooding down there I almost wish to kill myself forthwith. Johansen and his men were awed by the cosmic majesty of this dripping Babylon of elder daemons, and must have guessed without guidance that it was nothing of this or of any sane planet.

    • K-Dog June 26, 2020 at 11:47 am #

      KDFP

    • draupnir June 26, 2020 at 12:37 pm #

      I always found Lovecraft overwrought.

      • Sredni Vashtar June 26, 2020 at 12:42 pm #

        But he works up to such purple moments with a down to earth journalistic style in many of his stories.

        You probably don’t like Beethoven either.

        • draupnir June 26, 2020 at 1:06 pm #

          Purple indeed. I didn’t say I don’t like Lovecraft. I have a collection of his complete works in my bookshelves, but you must admit he is overwrought. I prefer Beethoven and Wagner to Bach or Puccini.

          • Sredni Vashtar June 26, 2020 at 1:40 pm #

            Over implies error. I say he is wrought just right or rightly wrought.

        • Iananna June 28, 2020 at 3:27 am #

          Beethoven’s music is quite as bad as it sounds. Or so some say.

  21. patrickd June 26, 2020 at 11:50 am #

    Another day in the life…

    If Hillary becomes president, there’s a good chance we will see Russian MP’s at every corner within two years. They will know when she’s about to throw nukes at Moscow, and they will take this country over. Hillary will be imprisoned and then tried in front of a military court, as will all her co-criminals.

    Here’s my offering for protest T-shirts:

    I CAN’T BREATHE
    I TOO DAMN HIGH

    or maybe this:

    DON’T ARREST US
    WHEN WE DO CRIME

    Call it an alternate view…

    Patrick

    • BackRowHeckler June 26, 2020 at 12:25 pm #

      Patrickd

      The last offering there pretty much sums it up, explains what the excitement is really all about.

      Brh

    • Q. Shtik June 26, 2020 at 3:49 pm #

      I CAN’T BREATHE – patrickd

      ==========

      I had been thinking of ordering a T-shirt that read as follows:

      I CAN’T BREATHED

      but I figured I’d need a death wish to actually wear it.

  22. wwg1wga June 26, 2020 at 11:53 am #

    ***********************************************
    The FINAL mad rush out!
    http://www.got-truth.com/docs/The%20FINAL%20mad%20rush%20out.pdf
    ***********************************************

  23. Pucker June 26, 2020 at 12:21 pm #

    “Hello everyone I’m cumming on you for ask a quick favor”

  24. Sean Coleman June 26, 2020 at 12:25 pm #

    Very funny. Interesting to see hints of voter fraud. I heard similar things here in Ireland, where I heard that there are half a million voters on the electoral register who cannot be accounted for. (I do not know if that is wholly or partly true or neither.)

    What are Trump’s chances this November? I heard one man saying they are nil. But I do not follow the media so I do not have the benefit of their wisdom.

    By the way, in a recent video E Michael Jones claimed that the knee-on-neck technique is from Israel. He says that the ADL were encouraging police departments around America to learn it and that officers from Minneapolis attended a training session in Chicago (in 2018?), Paul O’Neill actually linked to the video here about two weeks ago but did not mention this. I had been wondering from the beginning where it had come from and if it had become standard practice. Jones said that the Palestinians know all about ti. I cannot see why the Israelis are so keen to encourage it. (I am not being ironic.)

    Clinton is an introvert woman. Not very popular in politics (eg Teresa May) although there are a few of them around. Thatcher was an exception, at least in her early years.

    • benr June 26, 2020 at 2:26 pm #

      California tossed out over 5 million registered voters for a variety of things.
      FIVE MILLION!
      So much for the cankles popular vote theme.
      Motor voter ID is rife with fraud here in Kommie Kalifornia.

  25. BackRowHeckler June 26, 2020 at 12:45 pm #

    Due to riots and Covis 19 restrictions, Pride Month festivities have been curtailed. However there will be events this weekend … our Governor wants to know, how will you be celebrating Pride this weekend? Oh, you’re not celebrating? Duly noted, my friend, duly noted.

    Brh

    • Pucker June 26, 2020 at 1:08 pm #

      How do the Queers practice Social Distancing?

      Didn’t Dr. Fauci say early in the pandemic that masks and rubbers don’t work?

      What better way to Getcha-Freak-On than to wear a mask when you strap it on?

      • PeteAtomic June 26, 2020 at 2:32 pm #

        “How do the Queers practice Social Distancing?”

        6 ft. from the nearest butt plug?

        🙂 heh heh

    • malthuss June 26, 2020 at 1:17 pm #

      linked in has a rainbow icon.

      • Nightowl June 26, 2020 at 1:49 pm #

        They are pushing this nonsense even in areas where it isn’t explicitly stated.

        Here in Germany, the Open Society types were trying to start a trend during the height of the CoronaHoax. They wanted parents of children to put a rainbow in the window.

        They claimed the rainbow was to signify that a child was in that home and that it would help give a feeling of solidarity to other parents and children in lockdown mode.

        The choice was no conicidence IMO. We were in Antwerp before the crisis started, and the whole fucking city is decked out in rainbows and diversity signage as though one was attending a pride event.

        • benr June 26, 2020 at 2:35 pm #

          Nambla has been demanding access to the allowed new normal for at least a decade.
          Love is love….right?

          Makes my skin crawl this aint sparta boys.

          • Kim June 26, 2020 at 10:32 pm #

            They already have access to the children. Mass sexualization of children is freedom!

            Give that child a graphic-sex-indocrtrination-tool, oh excuse me, I mean “smart phone”.

            https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-8457447/Girls-aged-six-sending-sexts-lockdown-total-number-sent-children-183-lockdown.html

            Girls aged SIX are sending ‘sexts’ in lockdown: Number of sexually explicit texts sent by children has risen by almost 200% during coronavirus pandemic, research suggests
            New research has looked into the number of explicit text messages in the UK

            – ‘Sexts’ typed out by children has risen in the UK by 183 per cent in lockdown

            – There has also been a 55 per cent rise in sexting during normal school hours

            – 11-year-old girls and 13-year-old boys were the groups who sent the most ‘sexts’

    • PeteAtomic June 26, 2020 at 2:36 pm #

      “Due to riots and Covis 19 restrictions, Pride Month festivities have been curtailed. However there will be events this weekend ”

      hmmm, you’d think a population that has high HIV/AIDS and Hepatitis infections and all of its attendant impact on immune systems wouldn’t even entertain an idea about big gatherings..

      • Kim June 26, 2020 at 10:36 pm #

        People who will force their genitals inside someone else’s rectal cavity – or invite others to do it to them – and then call it “sex” are well out of reach of anything one could call reason or common sense.

        • Iananna June 28, 2020 at 3:30 am #

          So you are OK with Sappho?

          • Kim June 28, 2020 at 5:47 am #

            I don’t believe in granting their relationships the legal status of marriage or allowing them to adopt.

  26. gustafson.robert.22 June 26, 2020 at 1:11 pm #

    Democrats have absolutely nothing to offer unless hastened decline is the most desireable choice, which might be true. Dems have abandoned their most righteous message, real environmentalism, which is now the purview of “eco-fascists and malthusian fascists.”

    • Rupert June 26, 2020 at 3:45 pm #

      They sold out to the cheap labor lobby in the name of ‘anti-racism’.

      Critical overshoot gets a lot sloppier when the demographic core of a land is shattered. I suppose those who benefit do not care, however.

  27. Sredni Vashtar June 26, 2020 at 1:47 pm #

    White Men were more than willing to abase themselves, painting their faces and even wearing jerseys bearing the name and number of their favorite Black NFL players. All these fat everymans asked was some minimal respect for American tradition. But even this token was too much for the Marxists and the Blacks to give. What next? Water down the beer? You want War? You’re gonna get one!

  28. EnterpriseSpaceship June 26, 2020 at 2:08 pm #

    The Western Civilisation that Is Built On Suspending Fundamental Human Senses is No Civilisation But Rather a Circus of False Realities;

    https://the-fifth-law.com/pages/the-peak-oil-musical-chairs%E2%84%A2-calculator?JHK=baitnSwitch

  29. benr June 26, 2020 at 2:27 pm #

    Well nmo

  30. benr June 26, 2020 at 2:32 pm #

    HAHAHAHAH connections and wheels within wheels.

    https://www.oann.com/black-lives-matter-co-founder-connected-to-maduro/

    BLM your about to be toast middle America is about to fail your gravy train.

    https://nypost.com/2020/06/25/blm-co-founder-describes-herself-as-trained-marxist/

    Trained by whom sunshine?

  31. benr June 26, 2020 at 2:33 pm #

    Well aint that something else.

    https://nypost.com/2020/06/25/oregon-county-revises-mask-order-exempting-non-white-people/

    More proof this is nothing but a big long con.

  32. Soul Forensics June 26, 2020 at 2:42 pm #

    Trump bumper sticker: “Make America Great Again!”

    Biden bumper sticker: “You know … you know, the thing!”

    • Sredni Vashtar June 26, 2020 at 3:18 pm #

      Or posters of him sucking his wife’s finger.

  33. Sredni Vashtar June 26, 2020 at 2:45 pm #

    GOP Freedom Caucus are almost speechless at the enormity of the ongoing desecration. They demand that Attorney General Barr stop obsessing about John Bolton’s book and do his fucking job and arrest and prosecute these vermin.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=18&v=TIUl540qQUI&feature=emb_logo

    We have to be get real and quickly. Barr may be an deep state infiltrator like so many others. If so, he needs to be fired – that is assuming that Trump isn’t one too!

    Barr’s dad gave Epstein his first job. So many are connected with Epstein. Truly he “brings us together”. The Elite will unite despite their factions to forever hide the list of who went to Lolita island. Not that I would hold this against William Barr per se. But if he comes from Deep State connections, well I doubt anyone who does will consistently put America’s best interests first. In other words, if he actually did his job I wouldn’t hold it against him.

    • BackRowHeckler June 26, 2020 at 2:52 pm #

      Yeah, and there are Republican Senators — looked on favorably by the likes of George Will — who just this week were talking about slapping more sanctions on Iran — while the city around them, Washington DC, crumbles into dust.

      • Rupert June 26, 2020 at 3:49 pm #

        The Uniparty is powerful and most of elected Washington are either part of it and on the take or blackmailed to the point it makes no difference.

        Unsure why the oligarchy would want collapse, but collapse seems to be what they’re desiring.

        • K-Dog June 26, 2020 at 4:17 pm #

          He hydra has lost direction is why.

          KDFP

          • K-Dog June 26, 2020 at 4:23 pm #

            The

        • Kakadu Man June 26, 2020 at 6:53 pm #

          Unsure why the oligarchy would want collapse, but collapse seems to be what they’re desiring.

          Because it’s populated by rich white men who are bone-headed stupid. And profoundly racist … they have obsessed about it since the day Barack Obama won the presidency, and they continue to drop the ball – or rather they’re in the wrong game.

          If they actually had a brain and cared about anything – and had calmed down bad cops a generation ago – none of this might have happened. Dumb and stupid.

          • Rupert June 29, 2020 at 9:24 am #

            I think if they were profoundly racist and had White identity they’d not be so on board with mass migration and other anti-White policies, you know?

        • elysianfield June 27, 2020 at 10:21 am #

          “Unsure why the oligarchy would want collapse…”

          Rupert,
          Maybe it is as simple as a technique to unass Trump from the Presidency. They might feel able to control the ferals after the election….

  34. BackRowHeckler June 26, 2020 at 2:48 pm #

    It looks like the MSM, academia, corporate America and Big Show Biz are behind Biden (and against Trump) 100%. As the election draws nearer they’re really piling on.

  35. Kakadu Man June 26, 2020 at 3:04 pm #

    I expect all normal rational people of whatever stripe are really hoping that the Trump regime is kicked out. The sky won’t fall, there won’t be a plague of locusts.

    And at least Joe Biden is Man Enough to wear a face mask in public, unlike the pussy-grabber. And if Uncle Joe does win, he’ll have to make sure the White House gets a really deep clean on the afternoon of 20 January 2021.

    • benr June 26, 2020 at 4:37 pm #

      He is also man enough to swim in the birthday suit while female special agents are forced to watch him!
      How you think Trump is more loathsome I will never know but there it is you tolerate lil plugs cause he opens his yap and out flows the kind of verbal diarrhea you agree with.

      • Nightowl June 26, 2020 at 5:01 pm #

        Kaka Man of Media Matters.

        • Kakadu Man June 26, 2020 at 6:28 pm #

          I’m enjoying Media Matters btw … grown-up and smart … thanks for the heads-up!

          • Nightowl June 27, 2020 at 3:57 am #

            That was the line you were using before your posts were wiped and you changed your name.

            LOL:

  36. Sredni Vashtar June 26, 2020 at 3:09 pm #

    Thousands of new “cases”. Define new “cases”. Sniffles? A dry cough? A couple of bad days, days lost form work? What? Antigens with no symptoms whatsoever?

    They’re fucking with us again. My Company doesn’t seem to even be bothering to open – I think they know we’re going to close right up again. There not going to let up on the scam until after Nov 3. And then only for awhile until they get ready to bring us down to an even lower plateau via forced testing, tracking and vaccinations – all enforced by Masked Multiracial/Gender Peace Officers who hate your guts.

    • Q. Shtik June 26, 2020 at 4:26 pm #

      Thousands of new “cases”. Define new “cases”. Sniffles? A dry cough? – Sredni

      ===========

      My financial advisor at Wells Fargo called yesterday. He’s 45 years old. Said he had had the virus in late March but it wasn’t that bad. Had mild temp increase, aches and pains which went away in fairly short order but left him with a horrendous cough for 2 weeks.

      For his extended family the news was much worse: 3 Covid deaths. Two were oldsters and one was a 59 year old uncle with pre-existing diabetes.

      • Sredni Vashtar June 26, 2020 at 5:04 pm #

        These things happen. Some kind of congential weakness perhaps, passed from one to another. Should we all tremble together now in unison, wired up so “they” can gauge our trembles on the tremblometer?

        • Q. Shtik June 26, 2020 at 7:51 pm #

          so “they” can gauge our trembles on the tremblometer? – Sredni

          ==========

          That’s a great line… can I use it?

          • Sredni Vashtar June 26, 2020 at 11:18 pm #

            sure, yt.

    • elysianfield June 27, 2020 at 10:18 am #

      “Thousands of new “cases”. Define new “cases”. Sniffles? A dry cough? ”

      Sredni,
      No. Bad enough to seek medical help, and thus confirmed through testing. I was once run over by a forklift…didn’t go to the hospital…many people do not seek medical help for the dry cough and sniffles….

  37. Kakadu Man June 26, 2020 at 3:13 pm #

    I can’t be persuaded that the Clinton Foundation has that much control over the Democratic Party, and nor do I think Hillary will be parachuted in at the last minute. It would be a very bad move on lots of levels.

    I saw Joe Biden talking for several minutes yesterday – he was more coherent, cogent, and human in that brief time than Trump has been in six months of talking gibberish!

    I’m not a huge fan of Biden, both because of his age and the baggage, but he’s still a huge improvement on the Big Orange. And has a far better brain.

    • BackRowHeckler June 26, 2020 at 3:23 pm #

      Why would you need to be persuaded?

      If you’re where you say you are, you can’t vote in our elections.

      Its curious someone 10,000 miles from here would be so invested in American politics, because I can assure you not 1 American in 10,000 gives two sh#ts about Australian politics.

      Brh

      • Nightowl June 27, 2020 at 3:58 am #

        Kaka Man out of Australia, by way of DC.

    • Laundromat Blues June 26, 2020 at 6:35 pm #

      Biden is old and a little slow. So what. We elected this idiot because some were impressed with his quick repartees and acerbic wit. That’s about as valuable to a president as a bicycle is to a fish. Biden is a good decent man who has the humiltiy of someone who has suffered great loss. Exactly the kind of man America needs in this moment. To replace Cheeto Brain.

      • capt spaulding June 26, 2020 at 7:14 pm #

        Gotta disagree on that. Biden is a corrupt old school politician, and his family, from his kids to his brother in law and who knows who else, ride his influence to make money. His only saving grace is that he’s not Trump. Trump will destroy the democracy, Biden & his family will just use it to make more money. I’m gonna hold my nose & vote for Biden. He beat out my choice for president.

        • Majella June 26, 2020 at 11:55 pm #

          Hear, hear, Capt.

          The almost inconsequential stories of his twice-weekly motorcades from DC to Baltimore when VP tell the story of a man riding the Gravy a train and not giving a shit who knows it.

        • benr June 27, 2020 at 1:22 am #

          I got news for you Trump is not the causation for the destruction of our Republic not even close.
          Rather it is the utter lack of respect the media has for the process and ultimately the selection of Donald J Trump.

          Its a shame your hate for the man blinds you to the reality of just how far the media and the DNC have colluded with each other to cover up the absolute skullduggery being played out on Trump and the American people by the DNC to win at all costs.

        • elysianfield June 27, 2020 at 10:15 am #

          I’m gonna hold my nose & vote for Biden.

          Captain,
          For the love of God, don’t do it! Trump is practically useless, perhaps, in your eyes. But greater evil lurks in the shadows. Trump loses, the game is over for what I consider civil culture in this country. The Red guards are straining at the barricades even as I write this. We watch them nightly on the TeeVee. Do not aid in delivering us into their hands.

    • Kim June 26, 2020 at 10:42 pm #

      “I can’t be persuaded that…”

      Great state of mind for taking part in public discussion.

      But we already knew that about you.

  38. Kakadu Man June 26, 2020 at 3:23 pm #

    Thousands of new “cases”. Define new “cases”. Sniffles? A dry cough? A couple of bad days, days lost form work? What? Antigens with no symptoms whatsoever?

    Good grief – I think you flogged this horse to death some months ago. Be as sceptical as you like, but like Trump you can deny diminish downplay the pandemic as much as you like, but the virus doesn’t take the slightest notice, and nor do the lab technicians that are identifying those people who have the virus

    Nobody is “fucking with you” on case numbers … you just can’t handle the truth.

    • Sredni Vashtar June 26, 2020 at 4:11 pm #

      In other words, you have no answer or you don’t care to answer. Noted.

      • Majella June 26, 2020 at 11:58 pm #

        *yaaaawn* New material? Nope…

        • Sredni Vashtar June 27, 2020 at 12:32 pm #

          1+1 continues to equal 2 – even if it bores boors like you to smears.

    • gustafson.robert.22 June 26, 2020 at 9:39 pm #

      surprise surprise, 4 months lockdown measures prevented nothing, only delayed.

      • K-Dog June 26, 2020 at 10:10 pm #

        Getting to live an extra four months is hardly nothing. I’m happy to have had the delay and extra time. Sorry you feel otherwise.

        Now as the nation of sheep pussies out we who are about to die say fuck you. I can’t salute. He was never my Caesar.

  39. Cactus Girl June 26, 2020 at 3:35 pm #

    Is it just me, or does CUJ have really small hands?

    • Sredni Vashtar June 26, 2020 at 4:36 pm #

      Cujo has paws not hands.

  40. Sredni Vashtar June 26, 2020 at 4:13 pm #

    Is General Flynn the One to lead us to Victory? Is he the Warrior Lord of Thebes?

    https://thezman.com/wordpress/?p=20762

    Flynn/Tucker Carlson, 2024

  41. PeteAtomic June 26, 2020 at 4:39 pm #

    The MSM was reporting that 31% of black Americans knew someone who died of the Wuhan flu.

    Oh, really?
    31% ? that comes to nearly 13,250,000 black people knew one of the
    125,000 people who have died.

    seriously?

    smh

    • PeteAtomic June 26, 2020 at 4:45 pm #

      so on average

      for each person who have died of coronavirus,

      106 black people knew that person..

      hmmm…. ha ha

      smh

    • Nightowl June 26, 2020 at 5:06 pm #

      Because it is a hoax.

      • PeteAtomic June 26, 2020 at 5:14 pm #

        winner winner chicken dinner

        ding ding ding

      • Laundromat Blues June 26, 2020 at 6:31 pm #

        “You keep using that word. I don’t think it means what you think it means.” Inigo Montaya

        • PeteAtomic June 26, 2020 at 8:50 pm #

          still one of my favorite movies!

  42. Roundball Shaman June 26, 2020 at 5:13 pm #

    “What’s quite a bit stranger, though, is the silence of Joe Biden’s mentor and spirit-guide, former president Barack Obama…Has something got him distracted?”
    .
    STATUES are being torn down all around. Next to be torn down? STATUTES. Like this one, for example: 22nd Amendment – No person shall be elected to the office of the President more than twice.
    .
    Time to tear that one down, maybe? Working behind the scenes, maybe? Run for your third term, maybe, after a seemingly broken and brokered convention without consensus cries out for healing amidst a national time of crisis…and THEN in comes…

    • Kakadu Man June 26, 2020 at 6:14 pm #

      Next to be torn down? STATUTES. Like this one, for example: 22nd Amendment – No person shall be elected to the office of the President more than twice. Time to tear that one down, maybe?

      The Bill of Rights | Constitutional Amendments are not “statutes”, and are extremely hard to adopt or rescind, including approval by 37 states.

    • Laundromat Blues June 26, 2020 at 6:20 pm #

      I believe it says 2 consecutive terms. Edwin Edwards did it in Louisiana to win 2 8 year terms sandwiched around a 4 year absence.

      • Kakadu Man June 26, 2020 at 7:00 pm #

        No – two terms is the limit at the presidential level:

        Section 1. No person shall be elected to the office of the President more than twice, and no person who has held the office of President, or acted as President, for more than two years of a term to which some other person was elected President shall be elected to the office of President more than once.

        • benr June 27, 2020 at 1:25 am #

          I heard Cankles for President and Barry Soetoro for VP when Biden is declared unfit.

  43. PeteAtomic June 26, 2020 at 5:24 pm #

    I think a good sign or portent of the luciferian, power hungry sociopath known as Hillary Rodham Clinton, is to see how often she reappears on ABC’s morning show, the Ellen show, the View, etc.

    if later this summer, Hillary starts to appear suddenly on all of these shows, spewing her usual lies & manipulations– then she just might be the VP.

    I don’t know. I’ve been saying this for a long time on CFN. You can’t keep a power hungry sociopath down for long. So, we’ll see.

    God, I hope I’m wrong.

    • Nightowl June 26, 2020 at 6:07 pm #

      They are also desperate to harm those who injured their frail egos. Which is why she can’t let it go. She is a full-on narcissist.

      I will never forget how she claimed Trump would never concede or accept a loss. And, ofc, that is exactly what she did, even sending Skippy Podesta out to announce she was not speaking.

      And when she finally did appear, she was dressed in her Purple Revolution garb to launch the McResistance — refusing to support the peaceful transfer of power that has been a hallmark of this country since its inception.

      • capt spaulding June 26, 2020 at 7:20 pm #

        If Trump loses, he won’t give up power easily. Hell in the last election he was already making noises about the election being fixed, but he calmed down after he won. This next election is gonna be nasty & ugly.

        • PeteAtomic June 26, 2020 at 8:08 pm #

          yeah it’s gonna be rough, man

          • Laundromat Blues June 27, 2020 at 7:42 am #

            Give up power! The military will throw his ass out onto the street..

          • benr June 28, 2020 at 6:09 pm #

            @LB

            I can tell you without a doubt the military is not going to get involved in this and if they did the Democrats would be the ones getting tossed out of power.
            Unlike you I served and still have daily access to people in the military.
            You should consider what you actually know verses what you “think” you know and stop posting drool such as this you like even more foolish than usual.

      • Majella June 27, 2020 at 5:22 am #

        ’ — refusing to support the peaceful transfer of power’

        Huh? How so? I guess you haven’t read The Fifth Risk by Michael Lewis, then. What balderdash. The Presidency wasn’t ‘hers’ to hand over. Twaddle.

        • Nightowl June 27, 2020 at 6:20 am #

          That is why the word “support” was used.

          Own goals. Every. Thread.

          LOL.

          • Majella June 27, 2020 at 10:57 am #

            Still need your much vaunted ‘evidence’ for the claim.

            Did you used have a side-hustle writing for Gawker?

          • Nightowl June 28, 2020 at 3:41 am #

            “I just got rekt, now rek me again.”

    • Kakadu Man June 26, 2020 at 6:07 pm #

      a power hungry sociopath

      Come on … Hillary Clinton wanted to be president, sure, but in addition to that she’s had a pretty spectacular career and life – and is just a mainstream Democrat, no radical.

      For true power-hungry sociopaths, look at Moscow Mitch, other senators, and the Trump regime.

      • PeteAtomic June 26, 2020 at 7:25 pm #

        think about and consider for a moment, all of these separate personality traits of an individual:

        what hurdles in your own mind, or what motivations do you need to do to overcome, to let’s say, stay married to a spouse that had his dick sucked in the bathroom of the Oval Office, or take dozens of flights with Jeff Epstein, some to his private island– or be linked to years of a myriad of affairs or trysts with other people. What level of commitment do you need to engage in that relationship? Put that aside for a moment…

        now think about an individual who is willing to do the extraordinary to wheel and deal and to get their hands on the levers of power & influence, say a small example like moving to another state simply to assume (or secure) power as the appointed US Senator– or say a big example, like running the Clinton Foundation. An organization which took millions of bribes from foreign governments which directly enriched Bill & Hillary & directly impacted Hillary’s decisions while in positions of authority. Money they could use for a political campaign, for whatever.. a pet project, whatever. What kind of hurdles in your own mind would allow you to engage in that level of corruption?
        Put that aside for a moment..

        What would have to change in your mind on so many policy issues, for so many years? Do you think political expediency is at play? Or do you think, apart from the political nature of your marriage (and private life), and the political & corrupt nature of your private foundation, that you decide to stand on policy on principle? I don’t believe so.

        So, if it walks like a duck & sounds like a duck…

        and hey look– a big problem with politics in the US is that it attracts some really fucking awful people, so. She’s not the only power hungry sociopath out there! lol

      • Q. Shtik June 26, 2020 at 8:23 pm #

        Come on … Hillary Clinton wanted to be president, sure, but in addition to that she’s had a pretty spectacular career and life – Kaka

        ==============

        Yeah, but… uh… the cankles.

  44. PeteAtomic June 26, 2020 at 5:28 pm #

    The Star Tribune is reporting “In a highly unusual move, four former Minneapolis police officers charged in the Memorial Day killing George Floyd want their pretrial court hearings recorded for public viewing”

    1) notice how the Star Trib has already manipulated the reader into believing that its “highly unusual” that the 4 cops want the public court hearings to be recorded..

    2) It also informs me that there is much more to the arrest that these four officers want everyone to understand, then what has been seen.

    3) the plot thickens…

    • BackRowHeckler June 26, 2020 at 5:48 pm #

      Pete I see the Minneapolis City Council voted 12-0 to disband the PD, replace it with some touchy-feely, wholistic, restorative peace collective This in the midst of about 20 people shot in the past 2 weeks, and 700 businesses and govt offices destroyed during the riots.

      The city council … are they serious politicians and adminstrators, or poseurs, ideologues with their heads up their asses? What are they, exactly?

      I used to think of Minnesota as a state populated by people of Scandanavian and German stock. What the hell happened?

      Brh

      • Kakadu Man June 26, 2020 at 6:22 pm #

        Settle down … no need to resort to white victimhood quite yet. The Black population in Minnesota is 336,505 – or just 6.1% of the total state population.

        Northern states and cities have significant Black populations because few smart people want to live in the shit-eating South. Have you ever walked around New Orleans? There’s hardly a sidewalk in the whole place that’s fit for human perambulation.

        • Sredni Vashtar June 26, 2020 at 6:28 pm #

          You didn’t give the Black population of the City – which is what he asked about. Noted.

          Are you saying Blacks create shitholes? If so, we are in agreement at last.

          • PeteAtomic June 26, 2020 at 6:42 pm #

            nobody really knows how many blacks there are in the Twin Cities there, Vlad.

            George Floyd’s story of how he ended up in Minneapolis is actually very common here. Floyd is a guy from Texas who, after getting out of prison, moved to Minneapolis to become…. what? a bouncer at a bar? Who knows. He didn’t have any family in the area, ostensibly.

            So, who knows. I’ve met a black fellas with very similar stories here as Floyd’s. They drift in and out of the state, generally.

          • Kakadu Man June 26, 2020 at 7:52 pm #

            You didn’t give the Black population of the City – which is what he asked about. Noted.

            No he did not – quote:

            “I used to think of Minnesota as a state populated by people of Scandanavian [sic] and German stock. What the hell happened?”

            Your ideology-induced lack of comprehension is noted, comrade.

        • PeteAtomic June 26, 2020 at 6:33 pm #

          Minnesota is and always will be a frontier area. It’s a pretty transient state. The black population is very transient here as well. Maybe one year there will be 4% black, the next 7%, the next 3%.

          You need to remember that the winter here is a real force. Two years ago I was working outside on my vehicles and the standing air temp was -50 F.

          not many people, regardless of color, are tough enough to deal with that.

          • Sredni Vashtar June 27, 2020 at 12:36 pm #

            There are Arabs living near the Arctic Circle in Canada. What does it matter if they have heat and someone else pays for it? Lots of Somalis in cold Minnesota. Caucasian Muslims in cold Dearborn, Michigan.

          • K-Dog June 27, 2020 at 1:39 pm #

            I’m suppressed you are worried about them. I figure you’d figure they would just burn white people too keep warm if they have to. There should be enough white people to keep them warm while the earth warms to make the arctic home.

            Far from the Nile. Camels in Antarctica. Through the long dark night the caravans saunter on. Sacks of seeds and spice from the Falkland Islands destined for sleepy towns far from the sea. Where sand gives way to mountain and the long endless summer soon to rise grows next years food.

            Easy and slow in the cool of the long night the silent travelers flow.

          • Sredni Vashtar June 27, 2020 at 1:59 pm #

            In other words, Blacks have to be everywhere to insure maximum misery for all. Only this is “freedumb”.

          • cbeard June 28, 2020 at 7:03 am #

            I understand loving the area and people where you live, and your pride in dealing with harsh weather. As for me, I’ll stick with the Sweet Sunny South. With summer temperatures at high nineties, low 100’s, and the extreme humidity, the heat index can approach 110 or 120. I’ve worked hard in that heat all my life. Not many people are tough enough to deal with that. In either of our respective climates, the words tough and stupid could be interchangeable considering your point of view.

        • RocketDoc June 27, 2020 at 7:03 pm #

          If memory serves, the black population in MN in 1977 was 2%. At a think tank in DC we created a quality of life indicator that showed MN was better than MS. My boss suggested the reason was better government policies. Being from AL, I thought it might be demographics but I did not dispute that “policy” played a role…..
          Dumping on Southerners is permitted prejudice. I am sure wherever you live is Paradise….

          • K-Dog June 27, 2020 at 8:42 pm #

            Where it gets cold enough to kill you half the year people get along better. I believe that is true. People in the south risk anger more.

            I grew up in that 2%. Racism to some Minnesotans is like covid and they are without natural resistance. To others forged in fires of Lutheran reminders of burning hell, race issues are seen to be an alien affliction and an affliction to which they are fully inoculated.

            I’m not of the Lutheran stock directly but as I’m able to explain the distinction to you figuring out what kind of Minnesotan I was when I moved to Seattle is not hard to figure out.

            KDFP

      • PeteAtomic June 26, 2020 at 6:27 pm #

        “I used to think of Minnesota as a state populated by people of Scandanavian and German stock. What the hell happened?”

        Alot, BRH! lol, obviously.. Minnesota is a very complicated state. There were various French, British & US imperial interests in the area early on. French trading companies were active here, and I hike the same routes they took regularly. Minnesota (or large parts of) could have easily become British American at different times in history, particularly in the earlier part of the 19th Century. For example, one of the proposed boundaries between the US and British America was the St.Louis River, which flows just south of where I live now. There are large and influential tribal governments & lands in the northern part of Minnesota (where I grew up). Only tribes may operate casinos in Minnesota.

        Minnesota is extremely rich in minerals, lumber, agricultural products like soybeans & corn, and has phenomenal fresh water resources (which is becoming more important). Water flows to Lake Superior, the Gulf of Mexico, or the Hudson Bay. Minnesota has healthy & abundant wildlife, including the largest Grey Wolf population in the lower 48.

        Over 2/3 of the population of the population of the entire state live in 7 counties more or less– some say more, some say less (out of 87 counties), that comprise most of the Mpls/St.Paul metro area. Minnesota has these tightly populated, very concentrated populations in a limited amount of counties– and then the majority of counties being small towns & small cities (like mine here in Duluth)– or very rural, with few towns at all.

        Demographics change, and they have in Minnesota to a degree– at least most acute in the Twin Cities. Minneapolis is a part of the urbanized, generally left wing or liberal demographic in the US. You could pick up a person living in one of the neighborhoods in Minneapolis and transport them to Seattle, or San Fran, or (name a city) and they wouldn’t miss a beat. There are many people in Minneapolis who know very little of life in Minnesota outside the Twin Cities. I’ve personally met people who know zero state geography outside Minneapolis. They couldn’t have told you a sentence of what I’ve just wrote in the last couple paragraphs there. Maybe they are there because one of their parents moved for a job in some corporate HQ that’s based in Minneapolis, or Lutheran social services moved their family in from some corner of the planet, or perhaps their grandparents did live in a town like Alexandria, or Moorhead, or Winona, or International Falls, Minnesota– at one time, but they have no connection anymore.

        Minnesota has a very complicated political history. For example, the democrat party here is actually a separate political party. Its the DFL, or Democrat Farmer Labor Party. For a time the republicans were known as the IR, or Independent Republicans. Jesse Ventura helped create the Independent Party. Of course, the DFL is neither farmer or labor much anymore– but that’s a separate topic.

        Much of the state actually is up for grabs. In 2016, HRC won Minnesota very narrowly, by only 1.5% of the vote. Much of Minnesota outside the Twin Cities now votes republican.

        • Kakadu Man June 26, 2020 at 8:17 pm #

          Minnesota is a very complicated state.

          Thanks for the brief history PA – interesting. The Great Lakes states is one of our few remaining US bucket-list regions … Niagara Falls to Thunder Bay via the Upper Peninsula and Duluth.

          • PeteAtomic June 26, 2020 at 8:41 pm #

            yep anytime 🙂

            its beautiful!

          • Iananna June 28, 2020 at 3:56 am #

            Didn’t Jesse Ventura, the dope smoking pro wrestler, rise to high office there?

      • PeteAtomic June 26, 2020 at 6:49 pm #

        Here’s another question for ya BRH..

        why would Floyd move from a zero state income tax state like Texas, to a state with the 4th highest in the US at 9.85% ??

        why would anybody do that..

        unless…

        hmm.. they will never have to pay (or plan to pay) that 9.85% ??

        food for thought

      • scoubidou123 June 27, 2020 at 10:10 pm #

        Minneapolis, MN

        Year Percent White
        1940 99%
        1950 98%
        1960 97%
        1970 94%
        1980 87%
        1990 78%
        2000 63%
        2010 60%

        Minneapolis used to be a peaceful, educated, orderly, productive, place with plenty of scandinavians, and its main problem that it was a bit too deep into the boring side. Now the city is burning and rioting and it’s on its way to become another Baltimore.

    • BackRowHeckler June 26, 2020 at 6:15 pm #

      The George Floyd toxicology report will loom large in any trial, IMHO.

      After acquittal another round Burning, Looting, and Murder.

      What’s left to burn and loot, anything?

      Brh

      • PeteAtomic June 26, 2020 at 6:35 pm #

        Great questions!

        I think it really depends on much normal, workaday people, feel like they can live there with their children and be safe.

        If I were living in a neighborhood there, I’d train myself and then train with my neighbors to respond to the coming insecurity.

        Or most likely I’d just move back north LOL 🙂

        • BackRowHeckler June 26, 2020 at 6:41 pm #

          Thoughtful posts, PA, very informative.

          Thanks.

          • PeteAtomic June 26, 2020 at 6:49 pm #

            anytime 🙂

      • Sredni Vashtar June 26, 2020 at 6:36 pm #

        Millions of White racist homes. And all Whites are racist….

        • Laundromat Blues June 26, 2020 at 6:44 pm #

          If it wasn’t for the white man there’d be no racism. Who would replace him? The yellow man? The red man? The brown man? The black man? The Eskimo? The Eskimo Pie. Yeah that’s the ticket.

          • PeteAtomic June 26, 2020 at 7:37 pm #

            The Han Chinese?

          • Sredni Vashtar June 26, 2020 at 11:20 pm #

            You don’t know about humanity if you think Whites are the only racists, naif.

      • Laundromat Blues June 26, 2020 at 6:46 pm #

        If you found a man in the street just having been hit by a car. Would you not treat him if he was full of drugs? Or if you smelled alcohol on him? No, he’s hurt and needs help. Ditto George Floyd.

        • PeteAtomic June 26, 2020 at 6:53 pm #

          If I were living in an urban area with no effective police force, i.e.no security, similar to that of Sarajevo in the 90s, and there was a stranger lying dead (?) on the street– I would get the hell out of there– because he may have been a victim of a sniper. Who would know?

        • Kim June 26, 2020 at 10:52 pm #

          If I saw him hit by the car, and there were no blacks around who might blame me for it or assault or rob me while I was trying to help him, then I would try to help him.

          If he were just lying there and I did not see the presumed contact, I would be very careful indeed because it might be a trap of some kind. I would call 911 but not approach and I would keep my eyes out on stalks.

          • elysianfield June 26, 2020 at 11:28 pm #

            “I would call 911 ”

            Kim,
            To what effect…this is a no-cop scenario, yes?

          • Kim June 27, 2020 at 1:38 am #

            911 is for the ambulance, no? I am assuming there is some apparent injury. I have not got to the stage of performing CPR or tearing up my shirt to make a splint.

          • elysianfield June 27, 2020 at 10:07 am #

            Kim
            To assume that, without police, other emergency services would be up and running is…optimistic.

            A few cities still employ the police to provide ambulance service. Ask St Elmo if they ever required police protection during a fire call out….

          • Kim June 27, 2020 at 9:04 pm #

            It can be dangerous to help blacks. Notwithstanding that we may not talk about it, their affinity for unprovoked violence is well known.

            “Originally, the officer pulled up to a car accident right after it occurred. The officer approached one of the cars and was suddenly stabbed by the driver — a woman. The officer was stabbed in the shoulder area.

            He immediately pulled back to separate himself from the woman and her weapon.

            As the officer retreated, the woman began stabbing the other car driver multiple times.”

            https://bigleaguepolitics.com/woman-stabs-police-officer-and-fellow-driver-after-accident-ends-up-dead/

  45. akmofo June 26, 2020 at 6:03 pm #

    Brixton and now Glasgow, they’re getting closer, Mrs Green.

  46. Laundromat Blues June 26, 2020 at 6:11 pm #

    Trump does not want a second term. His behavior clearly shows that. Repeal Obamacare in the middle of a pandemic. Open the country up too soon. Pull funding for additional testing. He’s not kidding either. He never wanted to be president, he wanted to win the presidency. Now he has. Now go the fuck away. He’s gonna quit on all of you, like LBJ before him. And if he’s like LBJ, he’ll go back to Trump Tower and proceed to lose what’s left of his mind.

    • Sredni Vashtar June 26, 2020 at 6:38 pm #

      H.R Puffinstuff,
      You can’t do a little,
      But you can’t do enough.

  47. Laundromat Blues June 26, 2020 at 6:41 pm #

    Yes I seem to remember George W Bush and his cohorts all screaming when they torn down Saddam Hussein statue’s, “No stop. That is your history!” Bunch of fucking hypocrites.

    • 100th Avatar June 26, 2020 at 7:53 pm #

      Sea
      Dolt

      Much improvement

      I want regression

      To your

      Mean

      Mean

      T-R-U-M-P

      How you feel in’

      You mad brah?

      • Laundromat Blues June 26, 2020 at 8:27 pm #

        Bee Bee Beep. Somehow I guess you’re- Bee Bee Beep. Ain’t no thing, just people- Bee Bee Beep. Maybe next time.

        • 100th Avatar June 26, 2020 at 10:16 pm #

          T
          R
          U
          M
          P

          Rent free

          In your li’l mind

          4 years

          Banging on ceilings
          Stamping on floors

          • benr June 26, 2020 at 11:47 pm #

            You forgot to add the echo effect and some reverb for the empty space betwixt his ears with a side of old dried out bean in a tin can rattling around in tunnel.

            https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9kUE5cM2n7I

          • Laundromat Blues June 27, 2020 at 8:04 am #

            No. He’s gone in November. Worst president in history. He knows it. You know it. Everyone knows it.

          • benr June 27, 2020 at 11:06 am #

            @seadolt

            I live in California and in my state there are a ton of Trump supporters who were not at first, in fact some of them really did not like the man.
            The last several years have opened a bunch of eyes to the reality that Democrat party rule only brings more Detroit, Chicago, and Los Angeles decay. It is starting to happen here in fair sunny San Diego the decay of Democrat enclaves and sanctuary cities.
            Which is why they are using this corona virus to enact mail in ballots for all so they can cheat and steal the election.

            Does cheating to win and defeating Trump mean so much you are willing to destroy our Republic?
            Do you hate this country so much you want to see history destroyed and rewritten?

    • GreenAlba June 27, 2020 at 8:33 am #

      LB – Yes, George and his cohorts made no effort whatsoever to prevent the looting of the Museum of Iraq. Never mind Saddam (seriously, let’s not mind Saddam), think artefacts thousands of years old and never recovered – now languishing in the private collections of the super-rich.

      https://theconversation.com/fifteen-years-after-looting-thousands-of-artefacts-are-still-missing-from-iraqs-national-museum-93949#:~:text=On%20April%2010%202003%2C%20the,the%20National%20Museum%20of%20Iraq.&text=The%20looting%20is%20regarded%20as,stolen%20in%20the%20years%20since.

      And Rumsfeld the Respecter of History: ‘Stuff happens’.

      I guess, for these people, when it’s in one’s own very young country it’s ‘history’, and when it’s in the cradle of civilisation, it’s just ‘stuff’.

  48. benr June 26, 2020 at 7:03 pm #

    psssst your Marxist roots are showing fucking commie.

    • Kakadu Man June 26, 2020 at 8:34 pm #

      psssst your Marxist roots are showing fucking commie.

      Just so eloquent when angry! Have a nice day comrade.

      • benr June 26, 2020 at 11:39 pm #

        What can I say stupidity is annoying and you Marxists wannabes are a fricking joke.

        • Majella June 27, 2020 at 5:33 am #

          So, ARE ‘they’ Marxists or just ‘wannabes’? Get your ad hominems straightened out, FFS!

          • benr June 27, 2020 at 10:57 am #

            You tell me.

  49. 100th Avatar June 26, 2020 at 8:04 pm #

    This is how I see Mr. Kunstler:

    https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Augur

    He sees what you see, but he has a vocabulary.
    A preternatural ability to get to he root of the matter.

    Why I’ve been reading him for years.

    I was driving, can’t remember where, but it was everywhere, and that’s what struck me. The more I traveled the more I noticed and the more it tormented me. Am I only the one? When I spoke, in polite company about our built landscape, I received looks, the kind that tell you they’re 1/2 following, but deep inside they feel you’re missing the point, or you’re making much ado of the trivial. We don’t live there after all.
    They do.
    But it infects.
    And is everywhere.
    When I read him, and watched him. Wow.
    I’m not alone.

    This is crazy.
    And someone sees through it

    The augur

    • Laundromat Blues June 26, 2020 at 8:30 pm #

      Nobody cares how you see anything. You’re as deep as “The Karate Kid,” and nowhere near as entertaining.

      • PeteAtomic June 26, 2020 at 8:54 pm #

        “The Karate Kid”

        LOL!

        I remember watching that in the movie theatre when I was in 4th grade. There were weeks of karate fighting in elementary school after that

        ha ha thanks for the memory

      • 100th Avatar June 26, 2020 at 10:13 pm #

        Sea dolt

        You care

        It hurts

        Being a simpleton and all.

        • Laundromat Blues June 27, 2020 at 7:45 am #

          No

          I don’t

          No

          It doesn’t

          Being a simpleton and all.

          • Nightowl June 29, 2020 at 3:02 am #

            Why are you here? Who returns after a ban?

      • benr June 26, 2020 at 11:44 pm #

        ROTFLOL as if anyone gives a rip about your ridiculous claws on the chalk board screeds either.
        At least avatar has something interesting to say not the same old tired trope of lies and propaganda.
        Hell even Q shtik has a worthwhile post or two.
        Like this one!

        Q. Shtik
        June 26, 2020 at 8:23 pm #
        Come on … Hillary Clinton wanted to be president, sure, but in addition to that she’s had a pretty spectacular career and life – Kaka

        ==============

        Yeah, but… uh… the cankles.

        Damn that is GOLD!

        • Kakadu Man June 27, 2020 at 1:09 am #

          Yeah, but… uh… the cankles.

          Better than Trump’s morbid obesity and very obvious mental disintegration.

          • benr June 27, 2020 at 1:28 am #

            In your huge and worthless opinion non citizen.
            You don’t count and neither does your opine on the matter.
            Get it?

          • Kakadu Man June 27, 2020 at 2:39 am #

            You don’t count and neither does your opine on the matter.

            LOL … well if my “opine” (haha) doesn’t matter, you sure spend a great f time and energy responding, and getting very steamed up about it too.

            I don’t expect to change any minds – after all we’re dealing with the way-out fringe right here – even Trump has been able to mainstream the extreme views so often expressed week in and week out.

            But it’s a free country (still), and there are no immigration requirements for participating on the Internet, so I enjoy putting up a counter view, and occasionally making the lunar right try and justify their position.

            BTW – calling everybody to the left of you a “Marxist” or a “Commie” might have had some effect in the 1950s and 1960s, but really comrade, they have lost all their punch – they’re just marshmallow these days – nobody cares.

            And I’m quite proud of being on the correct side of history – caring about the working class, minorities, the environment, and much else. It’s a comfortable place to be.

            Have a nice day 🙂

          • Kakadu Man June 27, 2020 at 2:42 am #

            even Trump has not been able to mainstream the extreme views …

          • Kakadu Man June 27, 2020 at 3:14 am #

            Anyway, the Arctic heat wave has sent Siberian temperatures soaring to around 100 degrees Fahrenheit on the first day of summer …

            This is far more important than Old Guy v Old Guy … but even global warming is pooh-poohed on here – such is the far-right fruit-loopery!

          • benr June 27, 2020 at 11:21 am #

            @cargill

            “Even trump has not been able to mainstream the extreme views.”

            Please do tell what is extreme in any of Trumps views?

            Where did you get so brainwashed that you believe putting your own country and people first is wrong?
            Stopping illegal immigration and the flow of human trafficking and drugs is wrong?
            Tell me do you like girls being shipped in to work as sex slaves or be abused along the way? Guess what most women smuggled into America get raped and abused along the way.

            Who told you the reality you think you know about the United States? CNN, MSNBC, NPR?

            What makes you “think” you are being told reality much less anything resembling the truth especially about Trump?

            You don’t live here or see the truth for yourself all you see is a carefully scripted and crafted version of what the above news agencies want you to see. So since it aligns with what you believe to be true you don’t even question the narrative being splattered out.

            Twitter and Facebook actually censor the truth so you are not getting anything from there either.

            This blog Jim has put up maybe the only place you see something of the truth being exposed by a man that cares more about the truth than he does about his personal distaste for Donald Trump.

            Do you read his blog or do you just come here to troll as I suspect and you all but admitted above?

            Do you believe Jim is to dumb and he has been hoodwinked by Trump the evil tangerine tornado?

            Did Jim tell you why he banned your other name Cargill?

            How many other versions of yourself have been banned?

        • Laundromat Blues June 27, 2020 at 7:44 am #

          Self-congratulation, the mark of a true idiot.

          • benr June 27, 2020 at 10:27 am #

            Takes one to know one.
            Derp derp.

  50. 100th Avatar June 26, 2020 at 10:19 pm #

    Oh, when the water was cold
    You would tremble and hold me so tight
    And we’d sit on the beach
    Just to wait for the stars to come out at night
    The heat wave and crowds are just old news
    But I’ve still got some sand in my shoes

    Sand in my shoes

    Ain’t it all

    • Laundromat Blues June 27, 2020 at 7:43 am #

      You think I give a rat’s ass what you think. You’re as delusional as your hero.

  51. K-Dog June 26, 2020 at 10:34 pm #

    KDFP

  52. toktomi June 27, 2020 at 1:53 am #

    @JHK

    Oh, wow, what a great story, James.

    I refer to all endeavors that we, humans have that we find terrifically entertaining but virtually pointless as “video games”.

    I’m envious that you have everything in such a state of readiness that you have time to play video games.

    If I could offer a small twist to your game thread that you might consider for incorporation, it would be that all the scenarios that you perceive are products of computer simulation runs and have been implemented automatically by the simulator/switch controller [AI] not in building 7.

    Well, I’m off to the salt mines. I never imagined that the ending the world would ever include being experienced as, among many other things, intermittently, frog-boiling slow, sad, and fun.

    ~toktomi~

  53. SoftStarLight June 27, 2020 at 5:21 am #

    Joe Biden is definitely a big hoax. The UN wants global government with fangs. They said so yesterday. Uncle Joe says he will make you wear a face mask if he is President (hint hint medical sharia). The UN also said the world can’t go back to the way it was before corona. So let’s see here. The lockdowns consolidated power for the ruling class by wiping out the constitution, a huge chunk of small businesses, and the ability of the ruled to gather, among many other things. Then the riots and unrest have further consolidated power for the elites since they totally control the destructive weapon known simply as cancel, as well as the mob itself who can be violently triggered by any artifact of western civilization at a moments notice. And Joe sure does seem to approve of the lockdowns and the mobs. Does he or his handlers approve of a real global government?

    • Majella June 27, 2020 at 5:37 am #

      What utter twaddle.

      • Kakadu Man June 27, 2020 at 5:45 am #

        What utter twaddle.

        Is that Kiwi expat speak for complete and total bullshit? I assume so.

        The execrable “SoftStarLight” has spewed a lot of crap in their time, but this post above takes the biscuit. Talk about the neurons not being connected! Bugger me!

        Where does the fruit-loop ultra-far–right on this forum get their energy from … what Trumpian swamp?

        • benr June 27, 2020 at 10:26 am #

          Rational thought and seeing what is happening!

          Normal people see looting and rioting as wrong!

          Normal people call it out for what it is!

          When a group of people say they are trained marxists and are doing things that have been done to over throw other governments at other times rational thinking people start thinking hey they are trying that shit here.
          Since you appear to be Marxist or Communist of course you distract or dissemble.

        • Sredni Vashtar June 27, 2020 at 12:45 pm #

          Nobody wants to bugger you, Bugs.

          • benr June 27, 2020 at 12:49 pm #

            Now don’t crush his spirit I am sure someone somewhere would bugger him like the thousands of other times before.

        • SoftStarLight June 27, 2020 at 2:29 pm #

          At least my neurons are capable of thinking beyond not so neatly pre-packaged ideas and slogans. I would rather be detestable anyday than be a mindless lobotomized drone. Now return to your pod you brain dead babbling bugger bunny lol!

      • benr June 27, 2020 at 10:13 am #

        More truth than twaddle I am afraid but you can’t or won’t see it.

    • GreenAlba June 27, 2020 at 7:07 am #

      The ability of the ruled to gather?

      You should have visited Bournemouth last weekend.

      https://www.bournemouthecho.co.uk/resources/images/7755692/

      “the mob itself who can be violently triggered by any artifact of western civilization…”

      Yeah, like a waste bin.

      https://www.thesun.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/VP-HERO-BOURNEMOUTH-v4.jpg?strip=all

      The only thing that ‘triggered’ this lot was the notion that they might clean up after themselves rather than leaving their crap for the townspeople to clear once they’d gone home. Apparently it’s easy to transport something while full, but hard to transport it home again when it’s empty, if tens of thousands of you and your invading, sun-seeking cohort overwhelm the local waste bins. Physics turned on its head. And we can assume, since they came from up to two hours’ drive away, that they came in cars, complete with that storage-space thingy cars have.

      The head of the local council said they used local parks as a toilet while there were actual toilets there beside them (probably involved the horror of queuing). And the council workers emptying the overflowing bins had to have police with them to protect them from an abusive crowd.

      Wiping out the ability of the ruled to gather? Hahaha…

      *Apologies to pigs, which tend to clean up after themselves.

      • GreenAlba June 27, 2020 at 7:13 am #

        I’d love to have done an impromptu Brexit referendum on that beach.

        ‘Keep your effete European manners, this is ENGLAND, where we dump our crap where we please’.

      • GreenAlba June 27, 2020 at 8:03 am #

        Just noticed I deleted the paragraph with the first reference to pigs, hence the hanging asterisk. But yes, piggy manners from the ‘ruled’ who are apparently unable to ‘gather’, bless their pointed little heads.

        • SoftStarLight June 27, 2020 at 2:49 pm #

          Yes, especially miniature pigs are so adorable. I actually wished you had taken a brexit survey amongst the beachgoers. Since the remain votes were just like two points behind the leave votes I simply can’t help but imagine many of the beach goers were ideologically left wing. Funny you didn’t link to pics of their destruction in London. But either way I don’t condone nastiness so what are you saying? Yes, a society that believes in personal responsibility and accountability is noble. But impossible when rioting and looting are considered totally cool. Nobody is gonna think about trash on the beach.

          • GreenAlba June 27, 2020 at 5:12 pm #

            Just saying ‘the ruled’ don’t seem to be being confined if they don’t want to be was all. They seem to be ‘gathering’ if that’s their choice. Destruction in London is the same as destruction in cities in the US (and related to the demonstrations, rather than people simply insistent on doing their own thing without any political motivation) so wasn’t in my mind.

            The little rant about the mess was just an add-on, since it annoyed me! I can’t get my head round people thinking it’s OK to do their thing and leave all their rubbish behind, as if having to take it home with them was some kind of outrage. So entirely lateral to the main point…

            And yes, piglets are adorable. And pigs quite clever too, allegedly.

          • GreenAlba June 27, 2020 at 5:14 pm #

            I realise you didn’t mean piglets as such, but anyway…

  54. BackRowHeckler June 27, 2020 at 6:41 am #

    Trumpian Swamp? Why do you spend so much time here then?

    SSL posts as a citizen with interests in the future of the country. (As does JHK) There’s nothing out of the ordinary or outrageous in what she says. What about you, what do you post here as? A disinterested observer? That hardly seems likely. At any rate who gives a sh#t what you foreign critics say … it has no bearing on anything.

    Brh

    • Nightowl June 27, 2020 at 7:44 am #

      I think this site attracts a handfull of these loons as it has traditionally foucused on sustainability (a good thing), but modern progs are not particularly good thinkers, and tend to emotionally react either positively or negatively based on whatever information they are confronted with first.

      There is very little (if any) middle ground with people like this. TBH though, even finding middle ground requires the more intelligent party to accept that their interlocutor is absolutely nuts on some level.

      • Laundromat Blues June 27, 2020 at 8:02 am #

        Don’t overthink it. You’ll give yourself an enema.

        • Nightowl June 28, 2020 at 3:49 am #

          Why aren’t you called Seawolf anymore?

      • benr June 27, 2020 at 10:16 am #

        For years i heard how Conservatives are the enemy.
        Its time to except that progressives, communist, anarchists all see rational normal thinking people as the enemy.
        Which is why so many leftist trolls react and engage the way they do.
        I noticed the incivility during George W’S reign and it just has gotten worse over time.

    • SoftStarLight June 27, 2020 at 3:09 pm #

      Kakadoodoo is just mad that anyone colors ouside the lines. He wants everyone to color like he does and he throws tantrums when he doesn’t get his way. Plus his diaper needs changing bad and he has a severe rash.

  55. Pucker June 27, 2020 at 7:22 am #

    I wonder what Joe Biden’s wife is like? She must be a mess, like Michelle or Hillary?

    Eleanor Roosevelt acquired meaning and purpose in her Life as a nurse to FDR only after FDR was stricken with polio. Do you remember the movie “Misery” starring Kathy Bates?

    FDR seems to have contracted Polio in the early 1920’s by swimming in a freshwater lake in Maine. There was probably contaminated feces in the water? Do you remember Alex Jones’ rant about people urinating in the public pool. You see a lot of these fat kids hanging out in the public pool for hours without leaving the pool to use the restroom. This Covid 19 virus may have put us back to a 1920’s health predicament. The era of antibiotics and vaccines may not be the “Norm”?

    • SoftStarLight June 27, 2020 at 3:47 pm #

      Yes, that movie Misery is a very good movie. It’s funny though how you just insert that in there and just leave it. For consideration I guess lol? Did Eleanor actually disable Frankie just so she could be a nurse?

  56. Pucker June 27, 2020 at 7:41 am #

    The chickens were eating one of their own eggs this morning in the chicken coop. I wonder how that works? In America, the Old eat their young too. And the Rich eat the working class. The problem is that we need the eggs because if you run out of eggs, then….

    • elysianfield June 27, 2020 at 9:59 am #

      Puck,
      Reminds me of a book, authored by PJ O’Rourke, entitled;
      “Eat the Poor, Kill the Rich, Fuck the other Son of a Bitch”….

    • benr June 27, 2020 at 10:20 am #

      Is this an analogy or a real event for you?
      If so add calcium into the chickens diet.
      Easiest way is to grind the egg shells back into their feed.
      I had an actual egg business as a preteen sixty hens and two roosters.
      Made a tone of money till the next door neighbors dog got in the coop and murdered all but three of my hens and one of the roosters in one day.

      Back to the analogy you just import more eggs to abuse.

      • Laundromat Blues June 27, 2020 at 7:25 pm #

        You must work in security now, huh?

        • benr June 27, 2020 at 10:11 pm #

          Actually you are partially right I do work a bit of security, IT security.
          #ITLIVESMATTER
          #LBCOOKSFRIESFORALIVING

        • Kim June 28, 2020 at 5:57 am #

          And if he did have a low level security job, would that be bad? Why?

          No one is ever a more disagreeably hypocritical snob than a leftist.

          • benr June 28, 2020 at 4:47 pm #

            Federal security guards at the borders and in law enforcement lobbies can make $35 dollars an hour!
            They tend to work 12 hour days and make overtime after 8 and three day work weeks so some security guards make decent money.

            see below!

            Federal – Security Officer
            SAVE

            U.S. Pacific Fleet
            San Diego, CA
            Apply on Federal Government Jobs
            3 days ago85,865–111,629 a yearFull-time
            Federal Security Officer Job in SAN DIEGO, CA

            federalgovernmentjobs.us | No Government Logins | No Fees | Free Email Alerts
            • You will Serves as the Command Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) Program Manager (PM), must oversee, supervise, and manage all resources for SCI and SCIF programs.
            • You will act as the Team Leader and Senior Security Specialist, planning, organizing, prioritizing, and overseeing the daily tasks, duties, and work schedules for the SCI Team.
            • You will serve as the Type Wing SSO, must provide Headquarters Staff and subordinate commands with guidance, assistance, and interpretation of all SSO and SCIF program related policies, procedures, and requirements.
            • You will serve as the Subject Matter Expert (SME) for SCI operational security for all assigned SCIFs (CONUS/OCONUS).
            • You will guide, direct, and conduct SCI security related analysis, training, and contingency planning in support of HSMWINGPAC subordinate unit deployments and training…

            My guess is the dolt never came close to this kind of scratch!

  57. BackRowHeckler June 27, 2020 at 7:59 am #

    In Bridgeport, Ct, so many Community Members shot in the past few weeks the Mayor has requested State Troopers be brought in to help quell the violence.

    Note: Bridgeport is NOT a city that is disbanding the PD. The mayor is a hard nosed Italian who spent 9 years in Federal Prison, convicted for corruption as mayor in the 90s, reelected after he served his prison term.

    These most likely are the same troopers who accompanied mobs of ‘protesters’ when protesters walked up onto Interstate US 95 and US 8, major roads leading into NYC, stopping traffic for miles and miles, taking a knee with some of the distinguished citizens while other distinguished citizens circulated thru lines of stopped cars kicking in doors and punching stranded motorists. In all fairness troopers were under orders not to interfere … so the governor could announce that the protests were ‘nonviolent’. So who knows how effective this addition of manpower will be in Bridgeport? Shooting season has only just begun, the PD is demoralized, and a long bloody summer looms ahead of us.

    Brh

    • Sredni Vashtar June 27, 2020 at 12:48 pm #

      Only felons would reelect a convicted felon, right? Is Bridgeport majority community members?

      • benr June 27, 2020 at 12:52 pm #

        Ask yourself who would re-elect a failed governor yet California put Jerry Brown in office one of the worst most corrupt idiots ever to hold office.

        https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jerry_Brown

        Never under estimate the power of stupidity, lack of a better choice, mixed with media hype, and name recognition.

      • Billy Hill June 27, 2020 at 1:43 pm #

        Marion S. Berry of Washington DC. Went to prison for smoking crack and was re-elected after release.

        That was probably the high point in local D.C. politics.

      • BackRowHeckler June 27, 2020 at 1:47 pm #

        Well, Mayor Ganim is a gangster, no two ways about it.

        But he’s our gangster. He’s a snappy dresser favoring suits that cost thousands of dollars, which is one of the things that got him in trouble his 1st time around as mayor.

        Ethnic whites down to about 30% in Bridgeport. Hellacious housing projects were built in the 1950s and 1960s; one, called Father Panik Village, was infamous for murder, rape, drug abuse and mayhem. The project is still there but the name has been changed. Same conditions, tho.

        Brh

        • Q. Shtik June 27, 2020 at 2:27 pm #

          Ethnic whites down to about 30% in Bridgeport. Hellacious housing projects were built in the 1950s and 1960s; – BRH

          ==========

          Around 1968 – 1970 I managed a district of 16 stores in CT. One was in Bridgeport. Even then it was a sad town. New Haven was still pretty decent but the ghetto was beginning to encroach on ‘the Green.’ Yale was soon to be engulfed.

  58. 100th Avatar June 27, 2020 at 9:28 am #

    “You may be unaware of this but the Democratic Party is actually owned, lock-stock-and-barrel, by the Clinton Foundation. It has something else in mind. Due to the unfortunate last minute discovery of Joe Biden’s incapacity to serve, She Whose Turn Was Thwarted in 2016 will perforce be the party’s nominee for an epic rematch with the Golden Golem of Greatness. Let’s face it: everybody wants to see that contest. And an election with mail-in ballots will cinch her victory.”

    This is why Ghislaine Maxwell is still free in la Paris.

  59. snagglepuss June 27, 2020 at 10:31 am #

    ‘Jim, how do you know all these ~facts~ described in your post? Do you have sources that you can share with us? Or did you just conjure them up as you do in your fiction?

    Rick– I got them from your wife when she came here for an extra-conjugal visit earlier in the week. — JHK Admin.’

    So funny! And so well deserved for the little troll RS.

  60. Vinnie the Vintner June 27, 2020 at 10:51 am #

    “You remember Uncle Joe. He was the one afraid to cut the cake”.

    “Joe’s run off to Fire Lake.” Aviators hiding those beady little eyes staring at bronze beauties, no doubt.

    Merriam-Webster
    Leadership (noun)
    1. The office or position of a leader
    2. Capacity to lead
    3. The act or instance of leading

    Capacity to lead?

    Current administration sans leadership.
    Next administration (take your pick) sans leadership.
    I’d support a fucking talking chicken, (not necessarily in that order) if I thought they could lead us out of the “Long Emergency”.

    THEY are so desperate to hold it together. Market drops in the morning so THEY send out Kudlow and Mnuchin in the afternoon to talk up the markets, again. Pathetic. 40 million unemployed. 40 million not counted. A good round guess is there are around 100 million without a job.

    “This is the big one, Elizabeth”
    Fred G. Sanford

  61. benr June 27, 2020 at 11:55 am #

    I don’t hate Biden but this is really funny.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7SjrpfCp30k

    Talk about boomerang effect.

    • benr June 27, 2020 at 11:57 am #

      Biden said “I have done dumb things and I will do so again.”

      HAHAHA

      This guy never had much of a mind.

      • Nightowl June 29, 2020 at 3:00 am #

        He has already made good on that promise, informing us recently that the Coroneau has killed 172 million.

        LOL.

    • Sredni Vashtar June 27, 2020 at 1:29 pm #

      Yes, a born confabulator. It’s not just senility – he was like this as a kid too. Fundamentally dishonest. But if you don’t have much of a mind, you have to use deception and bullshit. He could have been one hell of a salesman. Or put him in blackface, one hell of a pimp.

    • SoftStarLight June 27, 2020 at 3:21 pm #

      His memory “failed him” but people must have bought it given where he is now. I don’t hate him either but he is a super creep and he lies purposefully and then acts like a hapless dope so alot of people will just give him passes on his very questionable behaviors.

  62. elysianfield June 27, 2020 at 12:17 pm #

    To the assembled readership;

    Currently, I am reading Middlebrook’s “First Day On The Somme”. It is, in part, a compilation of first person accounts of the meat grinder that was the First Battle of the Somme.

    One Protagonist, serially quoted was one Lt. Col. Reginal Bastard, who was commanding the 2nd Lincolns*. One would suppose that his battalion commander was none other than Colonel Chauncey Sonofabitch, being overall commanded by General Fuckyouandthe horseyourodeinon.**

    *Actual name and unit.

    **Maybe…who knows?

  63. messianicdruid June 27, 2020 at 12:27 pm #

    @Kdog : Concerning the Pikeplan you helped me with last week, did you get to read the hoax coverage from the link ?

    “Leo Taxil took credit in 1896 for the Pike letter, claiming that it was one of a series of hoaxes that he had perpetrated on the public throughout the 1880’s. His claims might be credible at the time, since no world wars had yet taken place to prove the authenticity of the plan. But in the decades that followed, the plan was fulfilled to the letter. Was Taxil secretly a great prophet whose prophecies were fulfilled long after his death in 1907?

    He was obviously not a gifted prophet. If we suppose that it was a hoax, we would be compelled to believe that someone took the plan seriously, implemented it, and changed the world forever.

    The letter has been criticized for using terms like Nazism, Fascism, and Political Zionism before those terms were even invented (or known publicly). But how, then, could Leo Taxil write about such movements ahead of time? Did Taxil himself invent those terms? Even if we were to accept the view that these terms were invented by Cardinal Rodriguez as late as 1925, as some say, it might explain the plan for World War 1 but not World War 2 and beyond.

    It is more credible to believe that these terms were used privately for many years while the political movements were yet developing. The general public was unfamiliar with the terms until the political movements were openly established and advertised.

    Cardinal Rodriguez certainly was concerned about the Pike Plan, having written about it in 1925. His views obviously contradicted the official Church policy, which was soon to make an agreement first with Mussolini (Lateran Treaty in 1929) and later with Hitler.

    Pope Pius XI made a treaty with Mussolini that established Vatican City as a City State. Mussolini paid the Vatican $90 million to compensate the Church for its loss of the Papal States in 1870. The investments from the “donation of Mussolini” had increased to $2 billion by 1939. The money was used to create the Institute for Religious Agencies (the Vatican Bank) on June 27, 1942. The Vatican then began to engage in the regular practice of usury. Usury was quietly dropped from its list of sins.”

    https://godskingdom.org/blog/2020/06/the-pike-plan-for-the-final-social-cataclysm

    • K-Dog June 27, 2020 at 1:23 pm #

      I took a look at it yes. The vanity of men is of great interest to me as it seals our doom. I imagine myself human sometimes.

      Was Leo Taxi a mere factotum of the underground remnants of the Nights Templar? I don’t know. The thing is it won’t mater. Soon we will be gone like the vampire in the Ray Bradbury story from the last graveyard. Shot into into the purifying hot plasma of an incinerator becoming a puff of smoke and then nothing more and all the magic dragons are gone.

      Lucifer overplayed his hand and the extinction of the human race is nigh. When people go Lucifer is gone. Without anyone to give him existence he perishes along with us. Like the vampire in ‘Dandelion Wine’. Without anyone to believe in him he could no longer live.

      It might be a different story collection, This is from memory.

      Stupid Angel!

      The vanity of men. The world turns all by itself but we imagine we turn a crank.

      • Sredni Vashtar June 27, 2020 at 1:36 pm #

        Scratch a Russian find a Tartar. Scratch a Tartar, find a Khazar. Scratch a Khazar, find a Kdog. Scratch a Kdog, and his back leg starts going cuz he thinks he’s doing it. His arrow of causality is wrong. One of the cats I used to feed would sometimes strike my hand when I took his bowl. He didn’t realize that I had to take it first before I could fill it with cat food.

        Fine looking bum yesterday: Oh there’s my Arab name on the wall: Acab. I’m not Arab but it’s still my Arab name.

        Man was supposed to conduct the Cosmic Orchestra. But instead, it plays him. The bum sings I’m on top of the world as he sits in the filthy gutter. What can be done, Ahab?

        • K-Dog June 27, 2020 at 1:50 pm #

          Do as Socrates did, never replying to the question of where he was from with, ‘I am Athenian,’ or ‘I am from Corinth,’ but always, ‘I am a citizen of the world.

          And at the privacy of your keyboard when applying for a job what is the moral choice. Check the box for white or check the box for other.

          Occam’s razor says go one way, the easy choice but at the price of one’s soul it is a fools bargain. Don’t overthink, you won’t get the job anyway.

          If the intellectual is common to all people, so is reason, in respect of which we are rational beings: if this is so, common also is the reason that commands us what to do, and what not to do; if this is so, there is a common law also; if this is so, we are fellow-citizens; if this is so, we are members of a political community.

          So Tartar sauce.

          • Sredni Vashtar June 27, 2020 at 2:06 pm #

            In other words, we should shoot them if we have to since they are breaking common law – which is the Law of the Land once the Government breaks down into lawlessness?

            I don’t remember that, but I’m not an expert. I do know that Socrates was a proud citizen of Athens, and that he fought for his city on the battlefield. And he served the People with him mind the rest of the time. When sentenced to death by the city authorities, he had a chance to escape but didn’t take it saying, This is my city and if it wants me dead, I happily comply despite my innocence. Sounds like a hell of a lot of loyalty here, eh?

          • SoftStarLight June 27, 2020 at 3:29 pm #

            Wow that is very loyal and dedicated. Though I wouldn’t blame him or think any less of him if he had left the city when given the opportunity. After all, it kinda sounds like Athens didn’t deserve him and he could have taught appreciative people elsewhere.

          • Sredni Vashtar June 27, 2020 at 3:37 pm #

            Yeah, read the “Apology” (the meaning has changed – apology used mean Defense) sometime. A remarkable mind and a remarkable man. Some revere him almost as a lesser Christ.

          • SoftStarLight June 27, 2020 at 3:54 pm #

            Ok. I just found it and dowloaded it!

          • Sredni Vashtar June 27, 2020 at 4:16 pm #

            His actual death and the way he met it is described in the dialogue called, “The Phaedo”. Scholars believe that these these two are pure Socrates with Plato faithfully recording it as he remembered it. The later dialogues become more and more Plato himself, though he still uses Socrates’ name. Humility? Or trying to bolster his own school? Or did Socrates really give out advanced philosophical doctrines and not just ethics via his questions, the so called “Socratic method”?

          • Sredni Vashtar June 27, 2020 at 4:21 pm #

            Well I doubt he would mind either if a younger man, especially one with depends, did either. But he was an old man by then, his children grown, and I guess he didn’t see the point of starting again. His whole life had been Athens so her preferred to meet his end there too.

            But he might well have considered himself a citizen of the world in another sense. There is no contradiction, rightly understood. Truth is truth. And the Platonics admitted some foreign barbarians cared for it while many Greeks did not. They particularly respected the Egyptians. And they admitted that they had gotten things from the Levant as well, such as writing. This is significant because they were very, very proud to be Greek – and very attached to their particular City. In contrast, our “internationalists” loathe their Nation and often don’t care about their cities in any real way either

          • SoftStarLight June 27, 2020 at 9:49 pm #

            I can see why you said that some revere Socrates as a lesser Christ. He certainly takes the higher road and indeed faces his accusers without fear. He appears to be rather ambivalent about his impending death too. Because of his age as he does say but also because he said that one should not calculate whether they may live or die by taking a course of action, but rather whether that action/decision is right or wrong. So doing right may lead to death but do right anyway. I also find it really interesting that he appears to refer to some of the Greek gods as sons of God. He also refers often to God or more typically the god whom he serves, which seems to imply maybe a bit of monotheism? But then too I got the sense that more than a deity his concept of God was like that of ultimate truth rather than a “person” or personality.

          • Sredni Vashtar June 28, 2020 at 4:41 am #

            Oh yes. I’m afraid the Bible does a hatchet job on the Pagans. They were often far more sophisticated (and holy) than the Bible would have you believe. They could be corrupt and idolaters – just as monotheists can be. For example: almost no one worships wood or stone. Nor the forms these are made into. These forms are symbols of different aspects of the One God. Not all pagans understood this – but the best ones did.

            Sun worshipers? Ok, sometimes. And the Indian ones in Central America were horrible human sacrificers. But for many, the Sun is the closest thing we can see in the physical world to God. How better to worship than by this incredible Sign?

            The early Zeus was the lecherous Chief of the God who had killed his own Father in order to take control. But look what he became in centuries later in the minds of the learned Stoics:

            CLEANTHES’ HYMN TO ZEUS1

            Most glorious of the Immortals, many named, Almighty forever.

            Zeus, ruler of nature, that governest all things with law,

            Hail! for lawful it is that all mortals should address Thee.

            For we are Thy offspring, taking the image only of Thy voice,2 as many mortal things as live and move upon the earth.

            Therefore will I hymn Thee, and sing Thy might forever.

            For Thee doth all this universe that circles round the earth obey, moving whithersoever Thou leadest, and is gladly swayed by Thee.

            Such a minister hast Thou in Thine invincible hands; — the two-edged, blazing, imperishable thunderbolt.

            For under its stroke all Nature shuddereth, and by it Thou guidest aright the Universal Reason, that roams through all things, mingling itself with the greater and the lesser lights, till it have grown so great, and become supreme king over all.

            36
            Nor is aught done on the earth without Thee, O God, nor in the divine sphere of the heavens, nor in the sea,

            Save the works that evil men do in their folly —

            Yea, but Thou knowest even to find a place for superfluous things, and to order that which is disorderly, and things not dear to men are dear to Thee.

            Thus dost Thou harmonize into One all good and evil things, that there should be one everlasting Reason of them all.

            And this the evil among mortal men avoid and heed not; wretched, ever desiring to possess the good, yet they nor see nor hear the universal Law of God, which obeying with all their heart, their life would be well.

            But they rush graceless each to his own aim,

            Some cherishing lust for fame, the nurse of evil strife,

            Some bent on monstrous gain,

            Some turned to folly and the sweet works of the flesh,

            Hastening, indeed, to bring the very contrary of these things to pass.

            But thou, O Zeus, the All-giver, Dweller in the darkness of cloud, Lord of thunder, save Thou men from their unhappy folly,

            37
            Which do Thou, O Father, scatter from their souls; and give them to discover the wisdom, in whose assurance Thou governest all things with justice;

            So that being honored, they may pay Thee honor,

            Hymning Thy works continually, as it beseems a mortal man.

            Since there can be no greater glory for men or Gods than this.

            Duly to praise forever the Universal Law.

            SV: From a Christian pov, the Graeco-Romans were certainly ready for something better than the old gods and their silly stories. Even five hundred years earlier, Plato had wanted to rewrite the whole thing. No simple believer, he! So Stoicism had come to the fore. And then Christ came and gave something even more powerful.

      • Q. Shtik June 27, 2020 at 2:40 pm #

        Without anyone to believe in him he could no longer live. – K-Dog

        ========

        Could this be the fate of God who we created in the image of man via anthropomorphism?

  64. xxzzy999 June 27, 2020 at 1:10 pm #

    Jim is finally coming around. I’ve been saying for weeks that Hillary will be the Dem’s 2020 nominee.

    Everyone knows Biden is UNELECTABLE… the Democrat Party and the DNC know this. He has Too many issues with corruption, sexual allegations, spews meaningless word salads, shows mental instability. Joe is losing his marbles, plain and simple. He looks and acts like an exhumed body.

    The DNC fix is in, Hillary will be the nominee and is the Democrat’s best candidate to run in 2020 (no matter how much normal Americans despise her). She has enormous power in the party, a large voter base, funding and DNC support to launch the best campaign.

  65. Q. Shtik June 27, 2020 at 1:20 pm #

    Hillary will be the nominee and is the Democrat’s best candidate to run in 2020 (no matter how much normal Americans despise her). She has enormous power in the party, a large voter base, funding and DNC support to launch the best campaign. – xxzzy999

    =========

    I repeat:
    Yeah, but… uh… the cankles.

    • benr June 27, 2020 at 1:29 pm #

      That or the cackles!
      Her new name should be Cackles McCankles.

      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=orYcAiFqknU

      Demonic!

      This one was the first time I saw her as evil.

      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mlz3-OzcExI

      • CancelMyCard June 27, 2020 at 7:22 pm #

        You are both completely wacko!

        Hillary will NEVER be the new presidential nominee!

        ARE YOU COMPLETELY out of your collective minds?

        Yes you are.

        • benr June 27, 2020 at 10:19 pm #

          And if the corrupt DNC slithers her on in there?

          They already cheated Bernie out of his chance.

          What makes you think they won’t do it again?

          Biden gets tossed on his can via 25th amendment and his VP slides into the hot seat and nominates Cackles McCankles as VP what then?

          We live in a world of what ifs.

          Just imagine ten years ago someone telling you Trump would be President, a flu would shut the world down, and people would be able to loot and riot for weeks on end with zero response while chanting defund the poo poo.

          • xxzzy999 June 29, 2020 at 2:06 pm #

            Hillary would never be someone’s VP nominee… she is the most megalomaniac politician on the planet…. She will be the Dem’s nominee in 2020… stay tuned.

        • xxzzy999 June 29, 2020 at 2:13 pm #

          You really don’t understand the Democrat Party nor Hillary.

          And you think they will nominate Biden… he hasn’t had a news interview in OVER 80 DAY! His handlers won’t let him out in public… we have never seen anything like this!

          You are very naive to think that Biden will be the nominee. I get that many people despise Hillary… including me. I’m just being realistic (unemotional) about the situation.

          Hillary only lost by 77K votes… if you optimally spread these votes across the swing states where she lost electoral votes.

  66. Kakadu Man June 27, 2020 at 6:17 pm #

    Kakadoodoo is just mad that anyone colors ouside [sic] the lines. He wants everyone to color like he does and he throws tantrums when he doesn’t get his way. Plus his diaper needs changing bad and he has a severe rash.

    This is why you (and many of your cohort) are so execrable … never-ending, childish, egregious name-calling and bad ad hominem. No substance, no dealing with debates and issues, no understanding that the bubble they operate in is extreme, fringe, and not where the vast majority of Americans sit.

    You only get a voice here because JHK is a very liberal host-moderator … all the white supremacist and Q-anon nut-fudge hate stuff isn’t tolerated most places. America is a complete and utter mess – despite its huge natural resources and human resources – because of right-wing craziness, not because of the left.

    And speaking of “the left”, I am a very mild and fairly conservative centre-left person, notwithstanding the shrill and childish “commie” name-calling from some on here.

    I think the very best things for a decent life chance are good parents, good schooling, an appreciation of ethics and what is morally good, a love of quality, hard work, sober habits, saving money, and never relying on welfare.

    But these are just motherhood statements on their own – they descend into meaningless salad while a ruthless American elite, in partnership with a puppet Republican Party, most of the judiciary, military, and civil service, organise the political and economic world to suit themselves.

    I can’t condone or support violence and the wanton destruction of property, but I sure can understand it. I think a lot of the protesters are just sick and tired of being robbed … of everything.

    And there would bee no need to attack statues and monuments if ridiculous decisions weren’t made at the city, county, state, or federal level. Every single Confederate memorial, bust, or statue should be removed from every public park or building – they are a total and disgraceful affront … not just to Black people, but every thin king person.

    • K-Dog June 27, 2020 at 7:48 pm #

      Q-anon nut-fudge hate stuff isn’t tolerated most places.

      Sort of, but if Q-anon wants to on a website they may have powers of persuasion like a few trolls here do. Government persuasions.

      Several months ago before life became eclipsed with COVID and I had a job I was ‘targeted’ by a Q-anon operative on the way to work. I was given a card with two websites to check out. A smorgasbord of conspiratorial diversions they turned out to be.

      I have my own website so how complicated was this thing I asked myself? Very complicated and obviously the work of multiple people and certainly not the work of a few wing nuts loose on the hub. I’d probably not have noticed that but since I have the skills to do something like it myself I noticed. Perhaps I should repeat the relevant part. obviously the work of multiple people That part. The part that showed that organized people with competing conspiracies able to put aside their differences are behind it all. People who are not crazy in other words. A conclusion which only leaves the usual suspects.

      I have never met a rich tin foil hatter ‘on the street’ either. Certainly not one with a Stingray device that would have been used to intercept my path that day. That is something else a newbie would likely not notice. The I’ll be dammed fancy meeting you here back slapping coincidence. What are the chances of meeting you here is not generally noticed unless it is obvious. Rich nutters have their own haunts and don’t hang where they can be harassed by the police.

      Q-anon is Government. A way to identify those easily distracted by shiny objects and a way to divert dissent into harmless masturbations. But don’t try and figure the rhyme and reason of it because the most important thing is that somebody is getting paid. That answers a lot of inconvenient and strange questions.

      Do not spill your seed on the ground believing useless nonsense. That is what ‘they>’ want from you. Conserve your vital fluids and put your efforts into authentic revolutionary preparedness for the times ahead. It will be the wiser investment.

  67. BackRowHeckler June 27, 2020 at 6:54 pm #

    Whew, an Australian lefty says Confederate monuments need to come down …

    We’d better get moving on it.

    • CancelMyCard June 27, 2020 at 7:25 pm #

      WHY do we have these foreigners

      these Jerk Canadians and Australians,

      Coming on this board to tell
      us Americans

      What To Do??

      Go fuck up your own left-wing wacko socialist enclaves,
      and leave us to

      our own, without your stinking foreign noses butting in.

      • Majella June 27, 2020 at 7:37 pm #

        But CMC!

        TJIS is where all the BEST RWNJs and Trolls in general gang out. Who could resist the allure?

        • Majella June 27, 2020 at 7:37 pm #

          THIS

        • JohnAZ June 27, 2020 at 7:50 pm #

          American RWNJs and trolls. Keep your noses out of it. Bringing your country’s socialist viewpoints to this blog is meaningless.

          • Majella June 27, 2020 at 10:28 pm #

            Who mentioned Americans?

          • Majella June 27, 2020 at 10:28 pm #

            Is this just more ‘Exceptionalism’, JohnAZ?

        • K-Dog June 27, 2020 at 8:29 pm #

          Who could resist the allure?

          Most do just fine Through the years this place has never grown a large audience. But what other people do would bore us to tears too so it all balances out. Myself, I find deep fried troll to have a nice rich taste so I keep coming back. Like a fine smoked meat at a top notch chophouse.

          Some people don’t find the allure hard to resist at all and consider this place to be very rough. They have no interest in being a mental proctologist here and getting shit on their wings.

          Looking at the brain-pan of some of the players here does indeed take a strong stomach. Putrified reek disgusting filth sometimes and you need to have a good set of hip-waders to prosper here. With essential oils around your collar to hide the stench.

      • K-Dog June 27, 2020 at 7:58 pm #

        Because the five-eyes is behind the whole thing and that means foreigners. Canadians and Australians and also New Zealanders and Brits. Surveillance is international among the five eyes and it is a way to skirt restrictions on surveying your own citizens. Particularly Americans. Not that it matters much since oversight is impossible. Surveillance is one of the many atrophies of modernity. One of the nails in the modern coffin.

        • Iananna June 28, 2020 at 3:37 am #

          I’ve often wondered why it isn’t called TEN Eyes – is it something to do with “In the Land of the (willfully) Blind, the One-Eyed is King“?

          • K-Dog June 28, 2020 at 4:53 am #

            Sherlock Holmes only uses one eye to look at clues through his magnifying glass.

      • Iananna June 28, 2020 at 3:40 am #

        That would be “..telling WE Americans..” – as if!

  68. Laundromat Blues June 27, 2020 at 7:22 pm #

    9 out of 10 states with the highest Covid 19 deaths have Republican governors. Trump 2020. He’s killing us.

    • K-Dog June 27, 2020 at 8:07 pm #

      So if you could meet him, what would you do?

      • K-Dog June 27, 2020 at 8:11 pm #

        Take appropriate time to compose your response since their are implications. To which I say:

        Every man dies, not every man truly lives.

      • Iananna June 28, 2020 at 3:34 am #

        If you meet the Buddha on the road,kill him!

  69. JohnAZ June 27, 2020 at 7:48 pm #

    LB

    You come up with some of the dumbest statements!

  70. JohnAZ June 27, 2020 at 7:58 pm #

    In Memorium.

    I wonder if the folks enshrined by the statues and monuments would even care that they are being dissociated from the gang of losers that are parts of Amerika. I know my family’s patriarchs wonder what they went to war over in the 40’s To come up with the field of aholes this country has produced.

    Down with Amerika. The biggest crop of egomaniacal jerks in the history of the US are in Hollywood CA and we know which side they are on.

    • K-Dog June 27, 2020 at 8:04 pm #

      Come all of you good workers
      Good news to you I’ll tell
      Of how the good ol’ union
      Has come in here to dwell

      Which side are you on?
      Which side are you on?

      I doubt you mean that side since America is now without unions or jobs. The only side Hollywood is out for is themselves.

      • BackRowHeckler June 27, 2020 at 9:07 pm #

        K-Dog

        In the Autonomous Zone … have the Gangster Disciples and Capitol Hill Crips been dislodged yet? I know Mayor Durkan has threatened to send in her Intersectional Social Worker Collective enforcement squad to get the job done … I’m sure Mustafa X was impressed. The anarchist ‘CHOP’ is too good of a hustle to give it up so easily. Really, what a cover! Free sh#t, favorable news coverage, more tail than you could shake a stick at, plenty of drugs and guns available … what more can you ask for?

        Brh

    • BackRowHeckler June 27, 2020 at 8:31 pm #

      Good point, JAZ

      Compare a gentleman like RE Lee with the human scum defacing his monument with cans of spray paint.

      Lee’s biographer Douglas Southall Freeman would salute
      Lee’s monument every morning in Richmond as he walked to his office while working on his 3 volume ‘Lee’s Lieutenants’.

      This generation of nihilistic street trash attacking monuments over matters settled 155 years ago remind me of Jihadi fanatics destroying ancient monuments in Timbuktu, Mali, a few years back. Hopefully these statues will be restored and preserved for future generations 50, 100, 500 years from now. This current rabble will not have the final say.

      Brh

      • Kakadu Man June 27, 2020 at 9:09 pm #

        Lee’s biographer Douglas Southall Freeman would salute Lee’s monument every morning in Richmond as he walked to his office while working on his 3 volume ‘Lee’s Lieutenants’.

        But isn’t that the whole point? America failed to expunge the Confederate pro-slave history and the sedition, and the South has spent a century and a half glorifying it and its leaders.

        The Union failed to properly prosecute the traitors of the Confederate Army and the political elite of the Confederacy, then there was Reconstruction, decades of Jim Crow, persecution of freed slaves and their descendants, and on and on it goes.

        Even the Civil Rights Act hasn’t expunged it. Surely the destruction of pro-slavery memorials is totally understandable.

        • Sredni Vashtar June 27, 2020 at 9:38 pm #

          It was a noble experiment. They weren’t traitors, they just wanted to go their own way. They should have been allowed to do so.

          • Kakadu Man June 27, 2020 at 9:46 pm #

            It was a noble experiment.

            Sure – enslaving and subjugating millions of human beings so you can get fat and rich … very noble. I rest my case about the continuing glorification of treason to this very day.

          • Sredni Vashtar June 27, 2020 at 10:30 pm #

            Yes, we should have picked our own damn cotton. Blacks, guided by people like you, are destroying our Nations.

      • JohnAZ June 27, 2020 at 10:02 pm #

        Think about the damage done in Iraq to all the history there by ISIS. It has not gotten carried away enough yet, but the goal of these anarchists in the US is the same as ISIS in the ME.

  71. PeteAtomic June 27, 2020 at 9:12 pm #

    The New York Times is discussing the “Pizzagate Conspiracy” on its digital front page I see this evening.

    That must mean there must be something to it. Of course, the NYT is attempting hard to debunk it, which to me means there is something probably true about it 🙂

    • Kakadu Man June 27, 2020 at 10:01 pm #

      Of course, the NYT is attempting hard to debunk it, which to me means there is something probably true about it

      No – the NYT article is about the growth of TikTok and a younger generation of gullible conspiracy consumers. There is no evidence at all – unless you’re convinced poor Justin Bieber touched his beanie to send “a signal”. Amazing stuff.

      • Nightowl June 28, 2020 at 6:50 am #

        Tell us again about the coming White Ethostate and the Orange Man’s camps.

        I love that one.

      • PeteAtomic June 28, 2020 at 9:03 am #

        actually its in his music video for the song “Yummy”

        gotta say.. Justin is an absolute genius if he can pull that level of messaging off.. wow. and here I thought he was just an empty bubblehead from Ontario

        • Nightowl June 28, 2020 at 2:31 pm #

          If you made it to the end of that video, 12-yr-old Bieber was the yummiest course of all.

          They don’t even bother to hide this stuff anymore.

  72. PeteAtomic June 27, 2020 at 9:16 pm #

    let’s see..

    “PizzaGate Conspiracy Theory”
    “false theory”
    “debunked PizzaGate Conspiracy Theory”

    hmmm..

    “hateful comments have surged on the social media pages of Comet Ping Pong”
    “targeting democrats”

    methinks the lady doth protest too much!

    🙂

    • malthuss June 27, 2020 at 11:42 pm #

      See wiki-pizzagate and then go look at Podestas pedo ‘art’ collection.

    • Nightowl June 28, 2020 at 6:49 am #

      The media has done an excellent job debunking its own Pizzagate conspiracy theory.

      Credit where credit is due.

      • PeteAtomic June 28, 2020 at 9:13 am #

        I’m not sure how much truth is in all of it. I had to try to research it last night to see what was happening. There was one guy on youtube called “Brain Scratch” who covers crimes and disappearances. He went thru the Podesta emails. I labored thru that one. I don’t know if there is much there.

        I do gotta say though, Podesta & Alefantis are definitely odd people. There is no doubt about that. Some of the choices that Alefantis made about decorating his business are weird to say the least. Podesta’s art at his house is bizarre. I have to agree with that. I saw the video with the strange guy with the wig on at the party inside the pizza place. I don’t know.

        Would it shock me to find out that Podesta is in some pedo ring? no, absolutely. Nothing shocks me much anymore. You have to remember who HRC is married to. Are there any connections between Podesta and Jeff Epstein? I don’t know. I don’t know if anybody has looked into that.

        • BackRowHeckler June 28, 2020 at 10:47 am #

          If the Dems win in Nov the name Jeffrey Epstien will be quietly dropped by the media (nothing to see here folks, it was all just an unfortunate misunderstanding) Prince Andrew will be able to rest easy.

          • PeteAtomic June 28, 2020 at 1:45 pm #

            yep.. Jeff Epstein story disappears down the memory hole… bloop!

            … does the Wuhan Virus disappear, too??

            If Biden wins, I bet it will. Suddenly, the virus will just be ‘something everybody will have to just deal with’…

            the legacy media/MSM is like Orwell’s Ministry of Truth from 1984..

        • malthuss June 28, 2020 at 12:24 pm #

          The ‘art’ celebrates child torture. period.

          J Alefantis labels a photo of a baby ‘ho tard.’ got it? what more do you need to know?

  73. Q. Shtik June 27, 2020 at 9:35 pm #

    Concerning the existence, or not, of God or Gods:

    I throw plural God(s) into the title because there are, or have been, people (the Greeks? Romans? Hindus?) muddying up the waters with their multiple deities. Declaring through their literature that they not only exist but interact in real time with humans, even having coitus (hat tip to Sheldon Cooper) and producing offspring… sort of human/spirit mulattos. But I’m going to set aside multiple Gods to simplify the discussion.

    Each day after breakfast I repair to my office/man-cave and activate my computer which I never turn off. It’s in screen saver mode. I click on the Chrome icon and a Bing screen appears with the photo of the day, usually a gorgeous nature scene. Awhile ago the pic was a shot of a canyon somewhere in the US west (but not the Grand Canyon) taken in the evening. Toward the bottom there is the space between two imposing gray shear canyon walls filled with water and above and between the walls one of the most impressive star filled night skies I’ve ever seen. This got me to thinking about time, space and the alleged God who created it all. Time, for now, will remain a subject for another day.

    BTW, the stars were all in our Milky Way Galaxy as seen with the naked eye which may have included another galaxy (Andromeda). I gather there are a few smaller and closer galaxies but they can’t be seen with the unassisted eye.

    I Googled that scientists believe there are at least 100 billion galaxies. The Milky Way and its larger neighbor, Andromeda, are 2.5 MILLION light years apart and light travels 186,000 miles per second. You start putting 2 and 2 together and you begin to have the barest inkling of the vastness of it all… and God created all of it (in 6 days which didn’t exist as a unit of measure until Earth was set spinning on its axis, then rested a day which became the Sabbath) down to the most distant mote of dust and along with it the laws of physics, like gravity and atomic structures, by which it all hangs together and operates. The whole shebang is either 13.8 billion years old or 6,000 years old depending on what religious or non-religious story or calculation you buy into. I’m going with the bigger number. Actually I believe time is infinite going both backward and forward if time can even be said to exist at all.

    So here we are, you, I, and our earthly cohort, the only known life, much less intelligent life, in the universe, on a common satellite of a common star in a common galaxy. And aren’t we the lucky ones to be alive at this present moment and not dead and gone ages ago? I would love to be around long enough to see how everything turns out but, alas…

    …to be continued below…

    • Sredni Vashtar June 27, 2020 at 9:40 pm #

      The Universe had a beginning according to the Big Bang Theory – and thus it presumably have an end. And there is no time without space after all. So you can scratch that one, Q.

    • malthuss June 27, 2020 at 11:42 pm #

      so how many planets?

  74. Q. Shtik June 27, 2020 at 9:46 pm #

    …continued from above…

    So God, for whatever rationale, decided to focus his attention on planet Earth and to create life of all sorts there and each of the humans had an animating principle of life called a soul. Common sense would say that all OTHER life must have had souls too (right down to the billions of bacteria in your intestinal tract) and God is keeping an eye on all these lives and souls at all times. You might wonder “how does he or she do it?” Actually it’s easy when your God, omniscient, present everywhere, and all powerful.

    So God, for reasons of his own, focused on a people variously referred to in Scripture as Hebrews, Israelites, Jews, etc in a specific area of the planet we currently call the mid-east. Why not Mongolia or Central America or Burkina Faso? Who knows? And God was concerned with the welfare of these Hebrews to the exclusion of all others. He (for simplicity in writing I am portraying God with male gender although, again, common sense would say he has no need for reproductive genitalia of any type) named them his ‘chosen’ people. He communicated regularly with certain leaders of this people and helped them escape slavery under the Egyptians and gain dominance over all other peoples who stood in their way while advancing to a promised land. This often involved miracles to achieve certain purposes in the mid-east of Earth. Somehow this doesn’t seem like fair treatment of Others from a perfectly just God. But maybe fair, like beauty, is in the eye of the beholder.

    God gave the Hebrews a whole set of laws to live by and God forbid (pun intended) they should violate them or there would be, and often was, Hell to pay. So many rules and regs. Having read thus far 68% of the Old Testament, many questions come to mind. For example, why would God be pleased by the slaughtering of animals as sacrifices? I’m pretty sure God has no need to eat or drink. These sacrifices, known as holocausts are endless in the OT. How can such a supreme being be pleased or displeased about anything? You’d think he would be above such lowly concerns.

    Another thing is the obsession with circumcision. Sure, I can appreciate there might be health issues with head cheese and all but nowhere in my reading thus far has God explained why he wanted foreskins cut off. And not only Jews’ foreskins (note I am switching to calling these people Jews for simplicity in writing) but the foreskins of males of enemy peoples.

    There is a story in the OT (I will paraphrase but the numbers I use will adequately demonstrate the gist of the story). God directed the Jews to send out some warriors to meet the enemy and bring back 100 foreskins. The Jewish commander figured if 100 foreskins was good 1,000 foreskins was better. And so he brought back 1,000.
    What’s up wit dis? After awhile I had to stop reading the Bible even though I had committed to myself that I would read the whole thing cover to cover. It was often too violent and gross but worse, ridiculous in the extreme. And yet there are Jews who believe these stories word for word as long as it’s the right Hebrew version. What are the odds these stories came down to the present without error and, more important, were not the concoction of a narcissist on a power trip? Zero, zilch, and nada.

    …to be continued below…

    • Sredni Vashtar June 27, 2020 at 9:58 pm #

      You’d love the White Man’s Bible by Ben Klassen. He says much the same thing. Also that the Jews invented Christianity to destroy the White Race. I don’t believe this, but I will go with Nietzsche, Spengler, Gibbon (Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire) et al that it has weakened us with its anti-life philosophy. It is pro-Life or God or Eternal Life in other words.

      Circumcision is a terror initiation. It tells the baby how horrid life and people are. Look at how it has worked! People like us have conquered the world!

  75. Q. Shtik June 27, 2020 at 9:59 pm #

    …continued from above…

    I never got to the New Testament. But I don’t want to be too hard on the Jews because the back story of every religion that ever was or is is totally ridiculous as well. How about the Ganesha story in Hinduism. That’s a corker. What about Muhammad’s (Islam) night flight around the world on a winged horse? Don’t hold me to the details. And then there is Mormonism… Don’t get me started on Joseph Smith and the angel (Boney :-)) Moroni. And what about the whirling Dervishes? Aren’t they the ones that never lie down or sit down – EVER – or am I confusing them with some other sect? Jesus H. Christ!

    All of these religions, particularly the ancient ones (although the modern ones are equally as appalling) make a certain sense given the general ignorance of the people in those distant times. Lightning would strike because God was angry and thunder was clouds bumping into each other (or was that from Beatrix Potter and not the Bible?). The religion of each people was, of course, the one true religion and God created these favored people first. No religion ever came second and was never NOT the one true religion. That would be absurd on its face. Their God was the one true God to the exclusion of competing claims of others. And theirs was first. It’s like every town in America, it seems, claims to have the very first McDonald’s restaurant. Or the absolute best pizza anywhere. Ever noticed this? It’s uncanny and people believe these myths.

    And all religions have Scriptures inspired by the Big Guy, not dreamed up by a regular person with an active imagination and a gift for turning a phrase, and any others extant are bogus. Oh the endless wars and death these writings have caused. Truth be known, these scriptures were written by men who created God in man’s image by anthropomorphizing Him. Not the other way around. By necessity God had to look, act and think like a human. Man and the universe could not be envisioned in any other terms.

    Most religions find it natural to proselytize. To go out and bring in fresh blood (members). Getting other people to believe as you do gives a warm feeling that comes with having your biases confirmed. Even if the recruits have to be tortured into conversion. The Mormons of Salt Lake City manage to proselytize by coming to your door wearing suits and ties or, if female, wearing flat shoes, no makeup, and long dresses showing minimal skin. Plain but wholesome. They are polite and clean as hounds teeth. There is no torture other than in trying to get them to leave after you have heard all you can bear to hear of their sales pitch. And they leave you with handouts to peruse. From all I can tell, this is a successful religion with great and genuine charity especially to neighbors and fellow members. And, in their favor, they are not opposed to seeking and accumulating the almighty dollar.

    Christianity in its many forms and endless offshoots is the big guy on the block, especially Catholics, but I perceive their efforts at retaining members, much less recruiting new ones, is nearly in free fall. People have wised up to the sale of indulgences racket to buy time off from purgatory where you are tortured in fire until your sins are purged and you’re fit to proceed into heaven. Well, it sure beats eternity in Hell. They – the fallen-away – question the mumbo jumbo of 3 persons in one God, the virgin birth, and all sorts of miracles like the loaves and fishes, Jonah and the whale, and the raising of Lazarus from the dead stories. It is all a bit much for a modern man (in which term I include women despite their howls of being placed in a secondary position) with at least a Junior HS degree and two eyes. Yet there are many totally committed fundamentalist “Evangelicals” who believe their scriptures verbatim. The mind boggles.

    …to be continued below…

    • Sredni Vashtar June 28, 2020 at 1:00 am #

      You have a very literal mind. Symbolism throws you completely. You would have done much better in an Evangelical Church, or as a Muslim or Jew. Just monotheism. No Trinity, Angels, Virgin, or Saints.

      Hinduism is even more complex. Yet they found the Western characterization of them as “polytheists” deeply offensive. They believe in One God. The gods are all different aspects of God. Even if believed in objectively, that still remains true.

      Catholics believe the same anent their diversity.

  76. Q. Shtik June 27, 2020 at 10:06 pm #

    …continued from above

    The Jews are kind of unique. They don’t proselytize. In fact they seem to discourage anyone from joining their very exclusive organization (as George Carlin is famous for saying in a different context, “it’s a big club and you ain’t innit.”) They don’t want Jews marrying non-Jews especially Goy women because any offspring of a non-Jew woman is not truly a Jew. They don’t want to come to dinner at your house and eat on your un-kosher dishes unless they are half-baked Jews who would leave home without their yarmulka on. Being a Jew goes much deeper than a set of beliefs. It is a full blown culture that includes the maintenance of genetic purity to a degree where they themselves see the dangers of inbreeding (two heads, mongolism, flipper arms, or whatever) and take mitigating steps. But they are extremely successful at passing on traditions which makes them one people no matter where they reside. I am thinking of the Passover Seder dinner (I have attended a few) where readings are done in Hebrew (just try reading backwards, it’s like driving in England :-)) and the opening words, if memory serves me, are “Why is this night different from all other nights?”

    Sooo, with all God has on his plate with the vastness of the universe and all the probable life out there of which trillions are probably intelligent (and who can say for sure a bacterium is not intelligent?), God speaks Hebrew, writes Hebrew and is, in fact, a Hebrew God. Riiiight.

    Even with all the absurdities I’m poking fun at, I have not even scratched the surface. Is it any wonder I long ago became a non-believer? Do you ever wonder what is going on in the mind of your pet cat? Well I wonder about what’s in the minds of otherwise smart people on this blog site. No need to name names. You know them when they quote chapter and verse numbers without having to even glance at their well-worn book of myths, sagas, fables and yarns.

    …The End…

    • JohnAZ June 27, 2020 at 10:51 pm #

      One or two comments,

      What if

      Jesus, through his being God in human form, did raise Lazarus?

      God did sacrifice the human form Of Jesus, to death To show the followers who was in charge. Then God raised the form of Jesus to his followers vision to really show who The Man really was.

      The Lazarus effect, the crucifixion, the Resurrection, the Ascension, and Pentecost were impressive enough to inspire first eleven guys, then thousands of followers to fight for, preach and die for the ideals that Jesus taught.

      I would believe in Jesus’ teachings alone as the only credo that has a chance to make Man what he needs to be. We are facing the near victory of the other side.

      • Q. Shtik June 27, 2020 at 11:02 pm #

        God did sacrifice the human form Of Jesus, to death To show the followers who was in charge.

        ===========

        Yeah, Pontius Pilate.

        • JohnAZ June 28, 2020 at 12:03 am #

          Yeah, he was a Roman governor that no one would know except in the NT. Jesus is the spiritual leader of the Christian world. Who was in charge?

    • BackRowHeckler June 28, 2020 at 6:52 am #

      Hey Q there’s a difference in not being a believer, and mocking Christians and Christianity. You’re a smart guy, you’ve been around; I’m surprised you don’t know that.

  77. JohnAZ June 27, 2020 at 10:17 pm #

    Another idea for the southern bent of the virus is tied to the ports of call and the constant back and forth that goes on there. So. California, Arizona, New Mexico is starting, Texas, Florida, Alabama, South Carolina and North Carolina are recipients of international travelers and workers. Northern states are relatively untouched.

    Another idea I already stated on Monday, is that the reason for the dichotomy between North and South is the same effect that might explain SARS disappearance. Could it be that the asymptomatic numbers of people are so enormous, CDC just indicated it may be 10x what is tested, that areas going through surge go to 70% herd immunity very quickly. We would not even know that most people ever had it.

    That is scary, but it means that after the initial surge in the new southern areas the new cases may fall like a rock like it did in NY, New Jersey etc. Let us hope so. In the meantime, all you older folks, me included, wear your damn mask, I do, and stay away from everyone. Risky behavior begets bad news.

    • Kakadu Man June 28, 2020 at 3:17 am #

      Another idea for the southern bent of the virus is tied to the ports of call and the constant back and forth that goes on there. So. California, Arizona, New Mexico is starting, Texas, Florida, Alabama, South Carolina and North Carolina are recipients of international travelers and workers.

      Is there any evidence for this assertion? States like NY and NJ, plus DC, would receive just as many out-of-state and international visitors.

      Might it not be a couple of other factors: (a) reopening early, especially “social” activity like bars and restaurants (b) more air conditioning use, and (c) for a few of those states, more beach-going?

  78. Sredni Vashtar June 27, 2020 at 10:28 pm #

    https://www.amren.com/features/2020/06/americas-first-race-war/

    Whites and Indians. The author says the both Massachusetts and Jamestown (later Virginia) tried to build a “bi-racial” society. I don’t know about that, but it did try to convert the Indians at first. But because of the Life Force, the Whites could never stop growing and taking their lands, by hook or by crook. The Indians realized that they were doomed unless they stopped them. The Life Force impelled them to make war on the Whites. After a major White massacre in Jamestown and the King Phillip War in New England, all ideas about living together were gone forever.

    Now imagine if the Whites were real Christians! At least as they are reckoned now: They would have been slaughtered right from the start and their women taken as slaves and playthings. Whites changed Christianity into a serving life (the life force) after the first few centuries of meekness. After centuries of life and Life being mixed well together, the balance was lost, and Christianity began to serve only Life and then actually anti-life (enemies), and even Anti-Life (consciously choosing to serve Evil).

    • BackRowHeckler June 28, 2020 at 6:23 am #

      We were up in Stockbridge, Mass a few days ago, set up as a ‘Praying Town’ in the 17th century, where the English tried to assimilate Indians, teach them to read and write, and Christianize them. Dartmouth College in New Hampshire was established for much the same reason.

      Brh

  79. Majella June 27, 2020 at 11:37 pm #

    Fox on the President, 2009-2017.

    This is the quintessential definition of cognitive dissonance.

    https://youtu.be/b-cZG81-MPQ

    • RocketDoc June 28, 2020 at 5:32 pm #

      @ Maj

      And the puff pieces on the great warrior Bush for the previous 8 years were just as sickening….

      • benr June 28, 2020 at 6:17 pm #

        No the most sickening swill of all is the big lie of no drama Obama the scandal free president.

        HAHAHAHAHA

      • Nightowl June 29, 2020 at 2:57 am #

        8 years? It continues, only across all of the MSM.

        Those of low IQ will not understand why.

  80. Sredni Vashtar June 28, 2020 at 1:07 am #

    My San Antonio

    Hours after Gov. Jay Inslee, D, ordered Washington state residents to cover their faces in public, a Republican sheriff in a rural swath of the state’s southwest suggested they should be doing no such thing.

    “Here’s what I say,” Lewis County Sheriff Robert Snaza told the crowd outside a church Tuesday, carrying a megaphone and sporting his green and beige uniform but no face mask. “Don’t be a sheep.”

    Few of the people cheering on Snaza covered their faces either, according to video of the scene taken by the Daily Chronicle of Centralia, Wash. Indeed, the words on a billboard above the crowd seemed to capture their feeling about the pandemic: “Oh, no! A virus. Quick – burn the bill of rights.”

    He is not alone. In Nevada and North Carolina on Thursday, multiple sheriffs said their Democratic governors’ mask requirements were “unconstitutional and unenforceable.” After five California counties ignored a similar directive, Gov. Gavin Newsom, D, threatened to withhold state funds. Another Washington state sheriff called Inslee an “idiot.”

    As they battle through viral Facebook posts and appearances on local TV and radio, these mostly Republican sheriffs have effectively blocked their governors’ orders. If they refuse to enforce their rules, it is unclear who else will.

    SV: Against the Masked Ones, we shall rise. We don’t believe in your evil, all powerful Virus God.

    You shouldn’t have tried to force your Cult on all of us. Forswear before it’s too late.

  81. Nightowl June 28, 2020 at 4:00 am #

    Interesting thread on the Parler site/app.

    Looks like somebody is trying to corral people of a certain political persuasion under the guise of free speech. The terms of service should be a major red flag, as should the apps overnight success …

    https://twitter.com/DoppelMark/status/1276321671029444609

  82. Kakadu Man June 28, 2020 at 5:09 am #

    Why do any of you carry on with this stuff?

    Christianity has been proven to be a total fairy-tale crock, at least since Copernicus kicked it in the guts in the 16th Century. You are talking total fairy-tales people. Grow up – science has replaced oogoo-boogoo nonsense.

    Anyone who is a Christian is a mental cripple. True fact.

    • Kim June 28, 2020 at 6:03 am #

      And attempts at communist utopias too, have in every instance produced mass murderous dystopic nightmares: Trotsky, Mao, Pol Pot…

      Yet here you are, still promoting them.

      One can only conclude that you must be mentally ill.

      • K-Dog June 28, 2020 at 6:26 am #

        That is a straw man argument but with the lead article being titled ‘Bait and Switch’ it is with the spirit of the times.

  83. Kakadu Man June 28, 2020 at 6:01 am #

    Congratulations.

    The US had an all-time new-cases record today … it’s interesting that the Covid-is-a-total-Dem-hoax crowd on here have gone really really quiet. Reality catches up with fantasy eventually.

    • Kim June 28, 2020 at 6:09 am #

      And the number of (symptomless) “cases” will continue to rise with the rise in the number of tests carried out.

      That’s math, you see.

      And one day, if they keep testing, the US will have tens of millions of such meaningless “cases”.

      You truly are a cretin.

      • Nightowl June 28, 2020 at 6:25 am #

        The deadly asymptomitic virus!

        #CoroneauHoax

      • Majella June 28, 2020 at 7:38 am #

        Who gets a test if they have no symptoms?

        Why, that’d be President Fotzengreifer, his family & close staff…twice daily.

      • Kakadu Man June 28, 2020 at 3:17 pm #

        And one day, if they keep testing, the US will have tens of millions of such meaningless “cases”.

        Perhaps you should go and scoff – if you dare – right in the faces of the thousands of hard-pressed medical staff in very busy hospitals, in Florida, Texas, Arizona, Nevada, and California … plus a dozen more states where symptomatic Covid-19 is surging.

        Plus the positivity rates in some of those states is really high – showing that the level of community spread is far greater than anticipated. If it is high enough, then mitigation becomes essentially impossible.

    • Majella June 28, 2020 at 6:11 am #

      Why would Trump Campaign feel a need to have rally attendees sign a waiver for a hoax?

      • K-Dog June 28, 2020 at 6:38 am #

        Attendees don’t read the invisible ink. And to do it up right you are supposed to sign it with you own blood. Ivanka has a souvenir pen for sale in the White House gift shop just for the purpose. You hold it against the tip of your finger and press a button. An almost painless prick fills the pen with a tiny drop of blood. Just enough to sign your name with.

        As soon as Ivanka learns enough HTML she is going to sell the blood contract pens online. Don’t tell her about this place.

        https://htmldog.com/

        I want her to bark up the wrong tree.

      • GreenAlba June 28, 2020 at 7:25 am #

        Apparently prophylactic hydroxychloroquine was thought to prevent infection by a hoax as well. 🙂 At least four people on this very board have simultaneously claimed that (a) Covid19 is a hoax and (b) HCQ will cure it.

        Leaving aside specific arguments about one particular drug, who takes prescription medicines for an asymptomatic virus? And not even for it, but to guard against its terrifying possibilities in advance when they haven’t even contracted it?

        Pay attention to what they do, not what they say, as always.

        • Sredni Vashtar June 28, 2020 at 12:36 pm #

          If my mask doesn’t protect me from you (generic, ok? Don’t try to make it about “you”, “you” don’t matter, you’re not black!), then my mask doesn’t protect you from me.

          The masks either work or they don’t. Thus no one should feel threatened by my not wearing one as long as you wear yours. I assume you believe in your mask and that’s why you wear it. Your choice to be a slave shouldn’t be forced on me or society at large…

          The Marxist Christian, “you wear your mask to protect other people” is thus proven to be utter garbage. It works or it doesn’t.

          • GreenAlba June 28, 2020 at 1:11 pm #

            You seem to be confused Mr Skorenzy. What you have said about masks makes no sense, despite repeated explanations offered to you, including by JohnAZ, who knows what he’s talking about on the matter rather more than you do.

            But your education is not my problem.

            And if Covid19 is a hoax, we don’t need to discuss masks, right? I wasn’t discussing masks. I was discussing the bizarre position some have taken up that (a) Covid19 is a hoax and yet (b) HCQ cures Covid19. I find the juxtaposition of these two assertions amusing, and I am (so far) allowed to find amusement where I will.

            I am guessing that you have chosen to bring masks into the discussion because you can’t refute what I said about the bizarre juxtaposition of the two assertions, and this annoys you?

            Well, tough. You might as well stay under your bridge, because I don’t have anything to feed you regarding masks. Been there, done that. I’ve said all I want to about masks, thanks – you can do what you want with any of it. My belief is that your priority is not to solve a problem in any way, so do what you like.

            Your Mr Prez was concerned enough about catching the hoax that he took prophylactic prescription medicine in an attempt to avoid it. Under advisement from clever people. I find this funny, because I consider myself to be at risk (according to the science so far), yet all I’m doing is taking two Vit. D pills a day instead of one, plus a daily baby aspirin (which is even more ‘baby’ here than in the US). So I have to conclude that Mr Prez is more worried about catching the hoax than I am. This amuses me too.

            Amusement is good. Laughter being the best medicine an’ all. I am amused at how much mental energy and outrage you are prepared to waste – and how much trolling you are prepared to do – on the issue of face masks. I wish you peace from it soon.

          • GreenAlba June 28, 2020 at 1:23 pm #

            I didn’t mean my last sentence to sound too er… final. I don’t wish you that much peace. Live and let live…

            I just hope face masks stop traumatising you sooner rather than later.

          • Sredni Vashtar June 28, 2020 at 2:08 pm #

            You have nothing to fear. Your mask will protect you! You can breathe in your own Carbon Dioxide until you faint.

            Trent can run hills wearing his N95. Completely crazy but very healthy old coot. He’s gonna live forever…..

            Where are you on J.K Rowling’s battle against they Tranny hordes?

          • GreenAlba June 28, 2020 at 2:33 pm #

            “You can breathe in your own Carbon Dioxide until you faint.”

            While I’m in a shop for three minutes? goodness, I’m glad you warned me. Mind you, I survived a train journey to Norfolk and back at the end of last month without fainting, so I won’t worry too much. I’ll leave the pearl clutching to you.

            “Where are you on J.K Rowling’s battle against they Tranny hordes?”

            I’m not much of an activist, I’m afraid, but she has my support in spirit. I’m not signing up to Twitter for anyone.

            Both she and I agree that you can have sympathy for ‘trans’ people and try not to cause them distress, without having to agree with the assertion that they have become the biological opposite of what they were. For me it seems obvious simply because they’re all on hormones permanently (as I understand it) and if they stopped they’d start to ‘un-transition’ to a certain degree.

            The public toilet issue leaves me flummoxed. I don’t personally have any objection to a female-looking trans person coming into the same toilet as me. I wouldn’t feel the same about someone much more burly but wearing a frock. But I wouldn’t expect a vulnerable transwoman to take her chances in a busy male toilet either. So I have no answers.

            Interestingly, though, around a week ago there was a long item/investigation on Newsnight about issues raised by some anxious staff in the Tavistock Clinic (no-one from there would come along to answer questions), partly inspired, I think, by JK Rowling’s incident. The agenda of the Newsnight team was most definitely that there seemed to be reasons for concern and that answers were needed. It struck me as strange, given your repeated accusations that the BBC pushes a transgender agenda.

            One point was made (by a member of staff, but not in person) that one issue is parents preferring to see their child transition to a woman than to remain a gay adolescent, so as with the situation in Iran, a certain amount of trans-enthusiasm would seem to be about homophobia.

          • Sredni Vashtar June 28, 2020 at 3:29 pm #

            You always say “I have nothing more to say about that” (approximate quotation, accurate at the level of meaning) when I have defeated you. I accept your concession.

          • GreenAlba June 28, 2020 at 4:22 pm #

            Concession about what?

          • GreenAlba June 28, 2020 at 4:23 pm #

            If you mean masks, I’m doing what I choose and you remain traumatised, so it can’t be that?

          • Sredni Vashtar June 28, 2020 at 5:16 pm #

            You quoted (approvingly) the Marxist/Christian dictum, “My mask protects you and your mask protects me”. I countered with if my mask doesn’t protect me it can protect you either. Life is a two way street, Alba.

          • GreenAlba June 28, 2020 at 7:10 pm #

            I’m sorry you still don’t get it. No mask will protect you or me, unless it’s a medical-grade one – it can only, in aggregate lower the overall rate of transmission, because one infected mask-wearing person, on average, will be likely to infect fewer people than one infected non-mask-wearing person. I’ve explained this to you before. I don’t know why you find it so difficult.

            That anyone would need to think of this as a Marxist-Christian dictum is a sign of the sad times we live in and the weird places people go to in their heads.

          • GreenAlba June 28, 2020 at 7:22 pm #

            And I’m not explaining that to you again, even if you continue to troll me on the matter. You got one more explanation than you were due.

          • Sredni Vashtar June 28, 2020 at 8:48 pm #

            No wait!: Do the other people have masks on or not? You left out the crux, pagan!

          • Nightowl June 29, 2020 at 2:55 am #

            I love the narcissist’s reversal on masks.

            “I never said to wear a mask. It is you who is obsessed.”

            LOL.

          • GreenAlba June 29, 2020 at 6:31 am #

            Ooh, look, kindergarten’s out.

            “Perhaps your husband should get in touch with Ronny Jackson. I am sure he will get Trump off that stuff immediately.

            The arrogance. FFS.”

            LMAO

          • GreenAlba June 29, 2020 at 6:38 am #

            ““I never said to wear a mask. It is you who is obsessed.””

            Too used to editing fog to manage basic reading comprehension, I see.

            I still support the wearing of masks indoors and on public transport (but have no plans for advocating forcing anyone). I just think that once you’ve explained the rationale behind it endless times you don’t owe the obsessed and neurotic any more explanations.

            The narcissist can’t let go. Noted.

            Poor wee scone.

        • Iananna June 28, 2020 at 11:34 pm #

          G/A (uaine) – there is no reply below your JK Rowling post but I thought that these BBC R4 progs. might be of interest – there are several under this general heading.
          https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b006th08/topics/Detransition.
          There is also a PDF if you are not into downloading audio.

          • GreenAlba June 29, 2020 at 6:59 am #

            Thank you, Iannana – I’ve downloaded the transcript for later.

            A few years ago, I worked freelance (for the publisher) on this book:

            https://www.amazon.co.uk/Gender-Affirmation-Medical-Surgical-Perspectives-ebook/dp/B01N9B7I9X/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=christopher+salgado&qid=1593427372&sr=8-1

            It was an eye opener, in terms of the detail of the multiple operations – everything from moving hairlines and modifying brow bones and Adam’s apples to transplanting erectile tissue – that some people go through. The thought of reversing all of that is mindblowing – and much of it straight off impossible, I’d have thought.

            I guess physical ‘reversability’ would depend on the degree of change you signed up for. Not everyone goes for the whole kit and caboodle.

          • GreenAlba June 29, 2020 at 7:01 am #

            You just need to look at the Table of Contents of that book to get an idea of what gets done!

      • Sredni Vashtar June 28, 2020 at 12:37 pm #

        Because “nothing” (evil) is very strong these days.

      • Iananna June 28, 2020 at 11:38 pm #

        As Wen the Eternally Confused would say “Ah, one of the hard questions!”

    • BackRowHeckler June 28, 2020 at 6:17 am #

      ABC News Australia, 6/28/2020

      Corona Australia News: Victoria heads toward peak in cases as Melbourne hotspots drive infections.

      Isn’t Melbourne where you claim you are, Cargill? Yet you’re worried about events 10,000 miles from you, not what’s happening in your own back yard. I don’t know, seems a little strange.

      Brh

      • Nightowl June 28, 2020 at 6:28 am #

        All of those asymptomatic “superspreaders” have ensured that events that happen in the US are a grave threat to us all!

        Global lockdown until Jan. 2021 is the only solution, friend.

      • Kakadu Man June 28, 2020 at 6:54 am #

        Umm …

        Population Florida: 21.4 million
        New cases 27 June: 9,600

        Population Australia: 25.2 million
        New cases 27 June: 31

        What point exactly were you trying to make again?

        • BackRowHeckler June 28, 2020 at 7:26 am #

          So why do you care what’s happening in Florida? Just a hobby? An obsession? Why exactly?

          • Kakadu Man June 28, 2020 at 2:58 pm #

            Why are you so concerned about where I live or what I’m interested in? Are you obsessed? Seems to me it’s none of your damn business, and you just troll for a hobby – when you’re not going on and on (interminably and boringly) about the crime-porn miasma you swim in.

            Have a nice day.

        • PeteAtomic June 28, 2020 at 9:23 am #

          It’s all that action from the busy swingers community down there in Florida lol

          that and too much salsa dancing in Miami

        • Nightowl June 28, 2020 at 2:35 pm #

          That the Corona virus is a hoax.

          • Kakadu Man June 28, 2020 at 3:43 pm #

            As I said in another post – go tell the over-worked medical staff in packed hospitals in Florida, Texas, Arizona, Nevada, California, and a dozen other states where Covid-19 rates are surging. Go and mock them.

            Hoax my arse … one day you’ll bump into reality, and it will be shocking.

          • benr June 28, 2020 at 4:42 pm #

            @kakadu

            Oddly enough I actually went to hospital today for a blood test and guess what the ER was almost empty and I live in California right next to the border so who ever is telling you this shit is lying to you.

          • Nightowl June 29, 2020 at 2:53 am #

            So emotional.

            Good thing I have facts.

          • Majella June 29, 2020 at 7:16 am #

            Good thing I have facts.

            Wonderful, but you seem to keep the evidence of said facts to yourself, and revert to bald assertions.

            Regarding “emotional” responses – humour qualifies as an emotion, so all your “LOL”s betray you.

  84. BackRowHeckler June 28, 2020 at 6:45 am #

    Minneapolis is going ahead in dismantling its PD. Seems a little self defeating I know, specially in light of dozens of shootings and assaults after riots that destroyed 700 businesses. Who will enforce the law? Will there be chaos and mayhem on the streets? What about the courts, will they still protect private property? Well, apparently a plan exists, the core of which is to expand Shariah Patrols that were established in the city to protect Mosques when Mosques began broadcasting the Call to Prayer throughout neighborhoods, and enforce Shariah Law. Another force would be Antifa cadre trained in Venezuela in tactics of Revolutionary Law Enforcement, whatever that is. It can’t be good. Sounds a little crazy but when you realize the state AG Kieth Ellison is an Antifa supporter and a radical Muslim himself, it doesn’t sound so crazy. I doubt if the human worms in the Govs office and the mayors office in Minbeapolis would stand up to it, and you know the MSM would be down with it all the way. (In the spirit of George Floyd — St George)

    Brh

    • PeteAtomic June 28, 2020 at 9:20 am #

      “Who will enforce the law?”

      you’re right, BRH. It’ll be an “all of the above” on that one. In the Cedar Riverside neighborhood you might have a Muslim militia. Maybe there will be organized crime controlling the black parts of town. Private security and private military companies could provide security in parts of the city there. Maybe some neighborhoods will form into their own units.

      This is a great opportunity for the anarcho-capitalist out there. Form your own security company! Lot of money to be made.

      • BackRowHeckler June 28, 2020 at 11:15 am #

        I’ve read there are more than a dozen street gangs operating in Minneapolis; I can envision each one providing a semblance of neighborhood security– for a price.

        Say, the Minneapolis City Council, what a freakshow, almost as bizarre as the one in Seattle. Leadership is everything, specially in the life of the Big City.

        Brh

    • elysianfield June 28, 2020 at 9:49 am #

      “Another force would be Antifa cadre trained in Venezuela in tactics of Revolutionary Law Enforcement, whatever that is:

      BRH,
      You should understand that the Red Guards of China performed those tasks. Done and done well.

      …Of course, it was accomplished against a population unarmed.

      Attempted in the good old USA it will become sporty.

      The end game, of course, would require the military to intervene.

      Consider that the Posse Comitatus laws have been broached since 2010.

      …and you without a Model 28….

      • benr June 28, 2020 at 11:35 am #

        A pistol won’t do it.

        You need a good long gun with a larger caliber.

        • elysianfield June 28, 2020 at 5:02 pm #

          Benr,
          If I might suggest a basic truth. The best weapon to have in any situation is the one then available to you. A large caliber Assault Weapon in the closet has no value when unavailable…the pocket revolver then is solid gold.

          In the past, I was an …enthusiast. Most every caliber, any configuration, including machine guns. What do I carry today? A S&W New Departure hammerless in 32 S&W. Fits well in my front pocket. The gun is over 100 years old. Reliable. Adequate in the hands of someone who knows what they are doing.

          • Sredni Vashtar June 28, 2020 at 5:14 pm #

            A wheel gun or not?

          • benr June 28, 2020 at 5:36 pm #

            True what I should have said is a pistol, a rifle, and a trusty pump shotgun.

            As far as the ridiculous misnomer of assault rifle a good five shot 30-06 or 30-30 will out perform most ar-15’s when it comes down to it. not for spray and pray of course but for good old fashioned precision long shots 300-1,000 yards. Most people will never need such but its neat to target shoot at range.

          • BackRowHeckler June 28, 2020 at 6:05 pm #

            That’s sound advice you’re disseminating, E.

            For the average civilian looking to arm himself (or herself) a medium frame revolver is more than adequate. I know you’re partial to S&W but there are less costly options out there too; Taurus and Charter Arms come to mind.

            Sometime people interested in buying a gun ask me for a recommendation … Depending on their circumstance of course … I’ve been mostly suggesting a Mossberg 20 guage pump, doesn’t cost a lot, things are modular, relatively easy to use, reliable … I tell them get some training, learn the laws in our state and follow them and so on. Like JHK says in one of his books ‘a piece in the closet is often a great comfort’

            Brh

          • elysianfield June 28, 2020 at 8:00 pm #

            Sredni,
            Yes, a hammerless 5 shot revolver.

          • elysianfield June 28, 2020 at 8:03 pm #

            And…the link;

            https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Smith_%26_Wesson_Safety_Hammerless

  85. Laundromat Blues June 28, 2020 at 7:58 am #

    The worst you all can do is call me Seawolf. I’m honored. Whoever he was, he sure must have gotten under your toenails.

    • BackRowHeckler June 28, 2020 at 11:18 am #

      Jim kicked Seawolf out for being a moron and a disruptive troll.

      • benr June 28, 2020 at 12:01 pm #

        Well he posted almost the exact tripe and way as you do LB so come on we all know who you are and what you are about.

        Won’t be long now.

        • Laundromat Blues June 28, 2020 at 6:20 pm #

          Herbert Hoover inherited the Roaring 20’s economy and turned it into a steaming pile of dogshit. Who does that remind you of?

          • benr June 28, 2020 at 7:25 pm #

            Is this a new talking point for you to put out into the world lil one?

            Your trope makes little sense and is not even remotely accurate for a variety of reasons but that does not fit your narrative of everything is Trumps fault.
            Is it his fault your an idiot?

          • Laundromat Blues June 28, 2020 at 7:46 pm #

            The fact is you cannot make a cogent argument why a businessman would make a good public servant. History bears this out. They don’t. Your fundamental premise id grounded in quicksand. That’s what makes you a fucking moron.

          • benr June 29, 2020 at 5:26 am #

            No simpleton politicians don’t make good leaders they worry more about public sentiment and not what is good for the country as a whole.
            As far as idiots go you have one gear and your eternally stuck on stupid.
            Further you don’t dictate what is discussed.

            I was going to point out that the roaring 20’s followed a world war and that booms and busts follow cycles but I figured that was to deep for one such as yourself.

          • Laundromat Blues June 29, 2020 at 5:53 am #

            You got an excuse for everything, don’t you? Well, that’s what a fucking moron does. Keep doing it fucking moron. Have another one my little fucking moron.

    • SoftStarLight June 28, 2020 at 2:57 pm #

      Ewww! Who would let their toenails grow in such a way that seawolf could get under them in the first place.

      • benr June 28, 2020 at 7:26 pm #

        A Velociraptor like on Jurassic park?

      • Sredni Vashtar June 28, 2020 at 8:50 pm #

        That came out of seeing nowhere – like that scene in what was it, the Goonies? I don’t know…..

  86. Pucker June 28, 2020 at 8:21 am #

    I wonder why black people traded Soul for Rap? The well-educated black people, like Bill Cosby, listen to Jazz. Bill Cosby’s favorite jazz artist is John Coltrane. John Coltrane was a poor black kid (from North Carolina?) who was given a saxophone by a black Christian preacher. I think that John Coltrane was one of those successful, but self-destructive blokes who, like Dr. Cosby, was addicted (music and alcohol) and couldn’t control himself? It’s interesting that Dr. Cosby identified with John Coltrane, a black gentleman, but looked down on most black males who are not gentlemen. A black gentleman listens to Jazz, not Rap.

    https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=f0bdLdTJdKI&list=RDMMf0bdLdTJdKI&start_radio=1

  87. Pucker June 28, 2020 at 8:32 am #

    It’s Pride Month, and today is the anniversary of the 1969 Stonewall Inn gay bar riots.

    Drop acid, take your clothes off, and run down the street wearing inflated pink rubber balloons. Show some Fuck’n Pride!

  88. Cavepainter June 28, 2020 at 8:37 am #