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Thursday, May 28, 2015

Tag It

The whiny hand-wringers on the Left have worked their panties up into their vaginas over this photo, so I figured I'd best address the obvious question:

Aren't they out of season right now?

Mistake

Nebraska abolishes death penalty in landmark override vote

I dunno what the hell is wrong with you people in Nebraska, but you need to stop putting weak-kneed pussies into office. If you keep going down the Left-leaning path you've set yourselves upon, you'll end up with the political and cultural complexion of Colorado and New Mexico: aging hippie loserville.

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Russians (Still) Can't Drive

A Princely Offer

Suitor offers Obama 50 cows, 70 sheep, 30 goats to marry daughter Malia

He's not a very astute negotiator. She can't be worth more than three chickens and a gimped horse:



Get it? Neeeighhh, you say?

Ahem. Anyway, you should jump on it before he changes his mind, Barry. Tell him you'll throw in Michelle for free, provided she doesn't ever come back into the country.

Death of Minimum Wage

Necessity is the mother of invention

'World's first' robot kitchen cooks for visitors at CES Asia in Shanghai

So, what can this robot kitchen do?

Chef Tim Anderson, a former winner of the BBC's Masterchef competition, acted as a recipe consultant, developing the crab bisque dish that was served to visitors at CES Asia. “I chose crab bisque as a dish because it’s a real challenge for human chef to make well, never mind a machine," Anderson said. "If it can cook a bisque, it can do stir-fries and we’re looking forward to teaching it many more recipes in the months to come.”

So, if it can make a complicated dish like crab bisque, how do you think it will do with burgers and fries, or tacos, or Pizza?

Automated ordering Kiosks, robot kitchens, drone deliveries, sounds like to me jobs filled by minimum wage earners will soon be going to robots. So keep pushing for a $15 an hour minimum wage. All you will do is hasten these large companies to automate and then the only job to be had in fast food will be repair man, and that is skilled labor, not exactly a job you give to a teenager, or an uneducated adult, or someone who has a criminal past. Congratualtions on destroying the lower class job.

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

I Spy With My Little Eye... A LOSER

The newest fad amongst the deadbeat kids: eyeball tattooing.



Asks the article:

What's Does The Tattoo Say?


Hrm. Let me take a shot:

How about "Don't hire me."

Or maybe "You just thought the last guy your daughter dated was a loser."

Almost certainly "No! Wait! Put the shotgun down!!! Oh dear God, please don't kill me!"

Unhinged

Bill Nye is an idiot. You already knew this, of course. But here's some more proof, since he can't seem to keep his foot from flying into his mouth at mach speed. He quotes the Constitution of the United States out of context, saying it makes "denial" of science "unpatriotic." He's talking about Rainbow Pony apocalypse theory, of course. Most people just call it global warming.

My favorite reader response:

"Bill Nye is a scientist only in the sense that Martin Sheen was the President."


Martin Sheen may be a card-carrying lunatic leftoid and test pilot for the Leftwaffe, but he would probably make a better President than Bill Nye would a scientist.

I'm not sure which of them should feel more insulted by that...

Friday, May 22, 2015

The Gunfighter

Good news from the caliphate wars

More Muslims blowing up Muslims. Excellent. You muzzie boys know if you need explosives, just call!

That news put me in such a good mood, I think I'll splurge for some top-shelf bourbon on the way home this afternoon.

Enjoy your Memorial Day weekend, and remember to remember the fallen Americans who can't be here to enjoy it -- including the thousands who were killed in two New York office towers by Muslims.

Friday Car Porn

This is the 1966 Jaguar XJ13. Not limited production, only ONE. An offer of $11M was declined in 1996...



If that don't give you a chubby, you just ain't right in the head. This may quite possibly be the sexiest car ever built.

Wikipedia entry

Not So Personal

Hillary continues to flounder:

More than 1,200 emails of more than 30,000 turned over to the State Department by Hillary Clinton have been deemed personal by National Archives officials -- and will never be required to be made part of the public record.


So the vast majority of them were not personal, despite her claims. What I find more interesting here is the mildly negative tone that this and many other mainstream articles are taking toward Hillary. For example:

That's in addition to 31,000 emails that the public will never see because Clinton, who is now running for president, decided herself that they were personal and destroyed them before turning over her email files to the State Department. Clinton's excisions were reported by her lawyer, David Kendall.


Note the mild clucking: "who is now running for president," and "decided herself that they were personal." I'm seeing more and more of this from news outlets that have spent six years bending over backwards to shield Obama from criticism. My conclusion is that the Left doesn't want anything to do with Clinton, but they don't know how to get rid of her wrinkly old ass. She's squatting on the nomination and snapping at anyone who comes near her. Her sense of entitlement to the Presidency has very probably sent her over the edge into mental instability. This a good thing for the GOP, as it dramatically increases the likelihood of a third-party challenger, thereby splitting the Democrat vote. Yay, Hillary!

Relocated

Into the dumpsters:

David Letterman was barely out the door before much of his Late Show set was dismantled and thrown into a dumpster.


Good riddance to bad rubbish. Oh, and the furniture won't be missed, either.

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Hot Doggin'

Ripped off in New York:

New York City summer tourist season is well underway. After a great day of sight-seeing, what better way to stave off hunger than with a classic city snack—the hot dog.

But visitors beware. One vendor near the World Trade Center memorial site was recently caught overcharging naïve customers, allegedly charging as much as $30 for one hot dog.

NBC 4 was tipped off to Ahmed Mohammed’s shady practices, and asked the vendor how much he charges for a hot dog. After several seconds of nervous hesitation, he responds $3. But the crew soon caught him trying to sell one man named David a hot dog and pretzel for $15. Several customers told the station that the vendor had charged them $15, $20 or even $30 for a single hot dog.


If you're stupid enough to pay $30 for a hot dog, you deserve to get ripped off. I don't really have a problem with that. What I have a really BIG problem with is some asshole named Mohammed selling anything at the WTC Memorial. Hell, I have a problem with anyone named Mohammed getting within rock-throwing distance of it. Apparently their aversion to pork products doesn't proscribe selling it to stupid tourists at extortionate prices.

Do I know for a solid fact he's a Muslim? No, I suppose he could be a Mormon or a Shintoist. His name is Ahmed Mohammed. Do the math.

War Plan Mohammed




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Image credit: Matt Bracken

Darwin loves...

...base jumpers:

Authorities say a 73-year-old BASE jumper who died after leaping from an Idaho bridge had set his parachute on fire as part of a stunt.


"Hey, I got a great idea! Ima light my parachute on fire and jump off this bridge! Hold my beer..."

How that moron made it to the age of 73 is something of a mystery. But wait, there's more!

On March 9, 32-year-old Vancouver, British Columbia, resident Bryan Turner died after jumping from the bridge because his parachute didn't open properly.


Ding!

Dean Potter, 43, and Graham Hunt, 29, were jumping illegally from a cliff in Yosemite when they both hit the rocks and died last week.


Ding! Ding!

The men were wearing wingsuits, bat-like gear that allows them to stay aloft longer and control their flight path.


Not so much with the "stay aloft" part. Or the "control" bit, apparently. Seems like their "flight path" was more lawn dart-ish...


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Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Unpaid

I hadn't gotten around to addressing the most recent circus act from Ferguson. Banduar does so quite well, however, so I'll just leave this here...

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Banduar writes:

I'm quite amused by the story about the Ferguson protesters complaining that they haven't been paid.

There is some pretty hilarious stuff in those articles. I especially liked this statement:

"There is an insidious strand of racism and white supremacy that exists in this movement and it is called the Non-Profit Industrial Complex. As a by-product, it provides decent salaries and comfort to many people who are not affected by the disparities that they are trying to address. This money is typically in the hands of white people who oversee the types of services that the non-profit provides, while having select token black people to spearhead the conversations within and to the community.”


That is amazingly close to the truth. Only two edits are needed to make it completely accurate:

"There is an insidious strand of racism and white supremacy that exists in this movement and it is called the Non-Profit Industrial Complex Democrat party. As a by-product, it provides decent salaries and comfort to many people who are not affected by the disparities that they are trying claiming to address. This money is typically in the hands of white people who oversee the types of services that the non-profit provides, while having select token black people to spearhead the conversations within and to the community."


This not-quite-yet-enlightened soul goes on to declare:

“If black lives really matter, justice and self-determination for black people would mean the black community would control it’s [sic] own political and economic resources."


Funny… that is the exact position of most conservatives and libertarians I know. Oddly, voting for community organizers and race-baiting politicians for the last 50 years or so has not increased "self-determination for black people" in the slightest. It almost seems like they WANT black people to stay poor and feel victimized...

Now let's see if anyone has the cojones to press charges for inciting riots across state lines.


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I'll add only this to Banduar's excellent summary: It recently occurred to me that American blacks will quite likely go down in history as the first people to voluntarily re-enslave themselves -- to the same group! -- after their emancipation. Bizarrely, they did so while denigrating the very group who emancipated them -- up to and including accusing them of racism. You have to hand it to LBJ; the man was a genius. An evil, twisted, malicious, self-serving dickhead... but a political genius. Someone once said that the Devil's greatest trick was convincing mankind that he didn't exist. LBJ pulled off a very close approximation of that: he clapped the blacks back in irons and made them love him for it.

I keep hoping Rod Serling will step out from behind a corner, but this is unfortunately all too real.

HB 910

House Bill 910, which will allow open carry for CHL holders in Texas, has passed the Texas House of Representatives. The Senate State Affairs Committee has now forwarded it to the Senate floor for consideration. If you live in the Once And Future Republic of Texas, please write to your Senator and encourage him or her to vote in favor of this bill. Click here and enter your address. That will allow you to find your State Senator and send him a message. If you don't know what to write, feel free to copy and paste the message below that I just sent to Senator Bettencourt. Be sure to add your name and city.

Senator,

I am writing to encourage your support for HB 910 when it comes to the Senate floor for a vote. I strongly believe in the right of Texans to defend ourselves and in the crime-reducing effects of open carry.

"An armed society is a polite society. Manners are good when one may have to back up his acts with his life." - Robert Heinlein

Respectfully,

*Your name* *your city*

Seized

Don't worry, Comrade. It's for the good of the State.

Federal authorities are seeking to keep a third of the nearly 300 assault rifle parts they seized from a Connecticut gun-maker that prosecutors allege broke federal firearm regulations.

Prosecutors asked a federal judge in Bridgeport earlier this month to allow the U.S. government to retain the AR-15 parts confiscated in September from Stag Arms in New Britain.


If Mr Cruz can get elected, I agree with him that the IRS needs to be dissolved and the tax codes greatly simplified. But first things first: abolish the ATF. It is filled with exactly the sort of despicable people who help despots seize power. It is an abomination against the Constitution and should never have been allowed to see the light of day.


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Hat-tip to Gary S.

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Blown up, sir!

Finally:

EU ministers have agreed to launch a sea and air mission that could in its later phases destroy vessels used by human traffickers, which have carried an estimated 1,800 migrants to their deaths in the Mediterranean this year.

The mission’s rules of engagement have still to be thrashed out and one diplomat described the deployment of such forces as “the next step in terms of operational details”. The level of collateral damage considered acceptable would also be discussed after the mission was up and running, he said.


Well, whaddya know... the Euros are showing a little spine. Be nice if we'd do the same.

Once loaded, the hulls of these boats are often crammed with people not visible from outside and Diedring said that there was a huge risk that boats could be targeted with people still on board.

“The solution to putting the smugglers out of business is to increase safe legal channels for migration,” he said. “It is ironic that people fleeing from war and persecution are being met with more of the same.”


No, you fatuous twit, it's an appropriate and proportional response to what amounts to an invasion by Muslims -- and Europe certainly doesn't need any more of those. The solution to putting these smugglers out of business is to blow them out of the water and KEEP blowing them out of the water until the risk outweighs the reward. It will also keep the rest of them from building their own boats. This is really, really basic psychology. Stuff you should have figured out along about the second grade.

Now if we can just get our own government to do the same with the Mexican border, we'll finally be making some progress in favor of civilization, instead of watching idly as stinking barbarians overrun it.

By the way, can you guess why all those people are running away from Libya and Syria? Because Barry and Hillary have completely destabilized the entire region with their amateurish dabbling in foreign policy. Maybe we should send Hillary over there to look into it? Nah, because at this point, what difference does it make?