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  • Trump More Reagan than Reagan

    by coldwarrior ( 158 Comments › )
    Filed under Donald Trump, History, Open thread at January 25th, 2018 - 6:22 pm

    Read it an weep Neverterumpers.

    Trump More Reagan than Reagan

    I await the response from the Nevertrumpers.

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    1. Aussie Infidel
      1 | January 25, 2018 6:25 pm

      Whatever works !

      In the meantime a quick tutorial on must have skills when confronting Progressives

      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q79yQquKq7M

      Shipero has more than a few notches on his belt

      Enjoy

      🙂


    2. 2 | January 25, 2018 6:31 pm

      Trump and the Republicans are making a mistake on immigration reform. Before they do ANYTHING, there needs be be signed legislation on an end to chain migration.


    3. 3 | January 25, 2018 6:35 pm

      And God help us my wife wants to take in a co-worker’s German Shepherd when he moves to Germany. Along with our army of cats. In an 850 sq ft house. But at least right now it’s either us or Craig’s list.


    4. eaglesoars
      4 | January 25, 2018 7:49 pm

      Well, one thing they do is try to tear down Trump supporters – not even supporters, just people who aren’t Nevertrumpers – with vile, anti-hominem attacks. Thurston Hower, the Turd, of course.

      https://www.cnbc.com/2018/01/24/bill-kristol-takes-on-fox-news-tucker-carlson.html

      “Now Fox is sort of — 75 percent of it seems to be birther-like coverage of different issues,” Kristol tells CNBC’s John Harwood.
      Kristol criticizes Fox News host Tucker Carlson, saying what he does on TV is “close now to racism, white — I mean, I don’t know if it’s racism exactly — but ethno-nationalism of some kind, let’s call it.”

      right_wing2 wrote:

      And God help us my wife wants to take in a co-worker’s German Shepherd

      AHAHAHAHAHAHA!!

      How old is the dog? I’ve had some experience with the breed and they’re usually very good with cats. As long as they’re not too old and set in their ways, but that’s true of everybody. The cats will dominate the dog, I have no doubt


    5. lobo91
      5 | January 25, 2018 7:51 pm

      @ right_wing2:

      Has it had at least basic obedience training?

      You really don’t want one in a small house if it hasn’t. They can be terribly destructive.


    6. eaglesoars
      6 | January 25, 2018 8:49 pm

      Back to Reagan/Trump. Remember when Reagan was inaugurated and Iran puked out the hostages? Check this out

      Iran’s Fast Boats Stop Harassing U.S. Navy, Baffling Military
      https://www.wsj.com/articles/irans-fast-boats-stop-harassing-u-s-navy-baffling-military-1516897301

      They still have American hostages that we need to have home. I doubt that can be done with any fanfare/publicity, tho


    7. Deplorable Bumr50
      7 | January 25, 2018 9:52 pm

      I can’t wait for some Trump tweets.

      Lots of people out there thinking amnesty’s a done deal, and that Trump weakened on firing Meller.

      All on the word of the MSM.

      Tsk, tsk, tsk.

      And notice they wait til’ he’s out of town, receiving a GREAT reception at Davos.

      It amazes me that nobody’s noticed a pattern yet.

      Or maybe a bunch of simpletons think that this is the way to “hold Trump’s feet to the fire.” LOL!


    8. eaglesoars
      8 | January 25, 2018 10:30 pm

      I think I’m beginning to see a pattern

      Marriott CEO trashes Trump at Davos after bowing to communist China
      http://www.washingtonexaminer.com/marriott-ceo-trashes-trump-at-davos-after-bowing-to-communist-china/article/2647034

      Sorenson is a Lutheran but Marriott is part of the Mormon culture, based in Utah. Mormon mafia? His wiki page says he’s big on LGBT rights, very liberal Dem, so it may be simply politics w/no church convergence


    9. AZfederalist
      9 | January 25, 2018 10:37 pm

      eaglesoars wrote:

      Sorenson is a Lutheran but Marriott is part of the Mormon culture, based in Utah. Mormon mafia? His wiki page says he’s big on LGBT rights, very liberal Dem,

      Then he is not a confessional Lutheran. Most likely a member of ELCA which is Lutheran in name only, they no longer adhere to the Lutheran confessions let alone Christianity.

      Maybe I’m assuming things, however:
      Very liberal democrat => supports abortion, not even human values let alone Christian values
      Supports breaking the 9’th and 10’th commandments, promoting those with less to covet that which those who have more possess and use the Government to break the sixth commandment by stealing from those who have more and giving that to themselves
      Big on LGBT rights: being tolerant and seeing those in that lifestyle as prospects and in need of the Gospel is one thing. Promoting acceptance and celebration of that lifestyle is enabling and promoting sinful behavior

      .. as a Lutheran who adheres to the truths of By Grace Alone, by Faith Alone, by Scripture alone, someone who promotes those ideas is not practicing such a faith.


    10. Deplorable Bumr50
      10 | January 25, 2018 10:38 pm

      @ eaglesoars:

      Marriott has been running national ads on TV lecturing America on tolerance and inclusion, I’ve noticed.

      The oversized influence on the GOP that the Mormon Church has is troubling to me in relation to their stance on the current Executive Branch, along with their stances on profiling and immigration.


    11. eaglesoars
      11 | January 25, 2018 10:40 pm

      I’m happy. I’m happy because these 2 people are unhappy.

      Tom Steyer
      Steyer Says He Won’t Donate to Democrats After They Caved on Shutdown

      http://freebeacon.com/politics/steyer-says-wont-donate-democrats-caved-shutdown/

      And Soros

      Soros Threatens: Trump ‘Will Disappear In 2020 Or Even Sooner’

      https://www.weaselzippers.us/372467-soros-threatens-trump-will-disappear-in-2020-or-even-sooner/

      Soros, who spent millions backing failed presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, claimed that Trump was leading the world to nuclear war and that he is trying to establish a dictatorship in the United States, CNBC reported.

      watching your hopes for a global world order go up in smoke sucks, doesn’t it?


    12. eaglesoars
      12 | January 25, 2018 10:42 pm

      Deplorable Bumr50 wrote:

      Marriott has been running national ads on TV lecturing America on tolerance and inclusion, I’ve noticed

      I haven’t seen any. The Mormon church may be trying, but as far as I can tell, Mittens has been about as effective s Jeb!


    13. Deplorable Bumr50
      13 | January 25, 2018 10:44 pm

      @ eaglesoars:

      When I was oilfield, I noticed that, despite the fact that the hotels in gas-rich areas were booked full round the clock that were previously empty husks, that they never raised the wages of their staff. Housekeeping (whom I interacted with frequently) had to work three times as hard for the same peanuts. And in many cases seemed to prefer immigrants.

      Just sayin.’ It bothered me at the time. I tipped, but it was a company room, so many didn’t.


    14. AZfederalist
      14 | January 25, 2018 10:53 pm

      Deplorable Bumr50 wrote:

      Just sayin.’ It bothered me at the time. I tipped, but it was a company room, so many didn’t.

      We are reimbursed for those tips when we travel.


    15. Deplorable Bumr50
      15 | January 25, 2018 11:04 pm

      @ AZfederalist:

      All we did was travel, and we kept thirty rooms booked with occupants night and day for usually a month at a time. Many of those occupants were young adults, and we tracked ALL SORTS of debris in with us.

      If you worked nights, it was incumbent on you to arrange housekeeping to get there at some point or things would get out of hand. The only good thing was that most of the time they let us split the room with one other person on the opposite shift so there was no more than one person there at any given time.

      I’ve doubled up like that, and it was HELL.

      Back to my point on the housekeeping staff…


    16. eaglesoars
      16 | January 25, 2018 11:06 pm

      Deplorable Bumr50 wrote:

      And in many cases seemed to prefer immigrants.

      You’re saying housekeeping preferred immigrant customers? Do you know why?


    17. eaglesoars
      17 | January 25, 2018 11:22 pm

      I completely forgot about this, assuming it ever registered in the first place.

      Who headed the completely fucked up FBI anthrax investigation that arrested one wrong guy, drove another to suicide, conveniently blamed it on him and closed the investigation?

      Mueller.

      bed time. nite.


    18. Deplorable Bumr50
      18 | January 25, 2018 11:30 pm

      @ eaglesoars:

      No, I’m saying the hotels preferred immigrant help. They were making 8 freaking bucks an hour. The same 8 bucks an hour they made three years earlier when the hotel was empty, or wasn’t there. And they absolutely refused to pay OT. They’d send them home with half the rooms dirty if they hit forty hours.

      We were slobs, in general. (Not me,of course, but I made much more than the average hotel occupants share of sand, oil, and sweat.)

      W actually had a number of Fijians that worked with us. They were, well, just about the same. You had your slobs, and your neatniks.

      Bastards never wanted to turn the AC on, though. If you roomed with one, you’d get back on a 90 degree day and the room would be air temp…


    19. coldwarrior
      19 | January 25, 2018 11:33 pm

      eaglesoars wrote:

      Kristol criticizes Fox News host Tucker Carlson, saying what he does on TV is “close now to racism, white — I mean, I don’t know if it’s racism exactly — but ethno-nationalism of some kind, let’s call it.”

      krisotl and his mormon buddies are up to an old trick. they will eventually get so out of hand that some trump supporter will call them a blanety-blank jew, or a blankety-blank mormon…and POW!

      TRUMP IS AN ANTI-SEMITE (whatever) HITLER!!!!!

      its an ancient trick well honed in the blogs.

      and yes, i question their patriotism.


    20. 20 | January 26, 2018 7:41 am

      @ Deplorable Bumr50:
      And that’s why we need to strengthen E-Verify. A in previous employer info, and when someone calls in to verify, ask where they said they’d last worked. If it doesn’t match, that at least makes it a bit more likely you’re looking at someone who’s claiming to be someone they aren’t.

      Start fining the hell out of businesses who don’t use the E-verify system, and add in a little jail time for the individual who decided it wasn’t important.

      Balance this out with making it easier for temporary migrant farm workers to get a Visa, and don’t take out Social Security taxes.

      Make it harder to get a for Visa for high skill workers, and maybe set some kind of minimum pay rate before those high skilled workers can be brought in. Sure, company X can say they need computer programmers because they can’t find someone here to work for 15/hour or whatever, but if they’d pay what a skilled worker was actually worth then they wouldn’t end up having their American programmers training their own replacements to work for less money.


    21. 21 | January 26, 2018 7:58 am

      right_wing2 wrote:

      then they wouldn’t end up having their American programmers training their own replacements to work for less money.

      Except that that is exactly what they want.


    22. eaglesoars
      22 | January 26, 2018 8:11 am

      right_wing2 wrote:

      Sure, company X can say they need computer programmers because they can’t find someone here to work for 15/hour or whatever, but if they’d pay what a skilled worker was actually worth then they wouldn’t end up having their American programmers training their own replacements to work for less money.

      Please. I was a software developer for over 30 yrs and that’s been going on since the boat people from the Vietnam War. This always comes from a VP somewhere whose performance metric doesn’t include institutional knowledge because no one has figured out how to measure it. One thing they can measure is pension/retirement costs, so it’s the older employees who are most vulnerable and they just happen to have the most knowledge. Knowing how to write code/design systems is only half the job. The other half is understanding the business you’re developing for. Just don’t get me started, I can rant for hours.

      coldwarrior wrote:

      its an ancient trick well honed in the blogs.

      And Tucker was absolutely brilliant. He ignored that path. He reiterated – beautifully – what his philosophy is. “Why have a government if not to look out for the best interests of its own citizens?” That’s paraphrasing, but you get the idea. The ball he tossed Kristol, et. al. is full of arguments to address, not ad hominem slurs. They won’t, of course, but over time, this is a self-eroding tactic. It’s a tactic of the left and even I am surprised they fell for it.


    23. eaglesoars
      23 | January 26, 2018 8:17 am

      right_wing2 wrote:

      Start fining the hell out of businesses who don’t use the E-verify system, and add in a little jail time for the individual who decided it wasn’t important.

      Just a caveat: You are proposing jail time for not using a system that is flawed. We’ve had to use it – about 3 times I think – and it hasn’t been right once. We’ve always had to spend hours – ADMIN hours which are billable to no one in our business – getting this crap straightened out. Their data is not clean. So even if you DO use it, you can end up hiring someone who you should not have and STILL be liable to legal sanctions of some sort.

      I’m fine with using it as long as you’re immune from punishment if you can prove a good faith effort in having used it. We shouldn’t be fined because their system is garbage.


    24. 24 | January 26, 2018 8:29 am

      @ eaglesoars:
      Absolutely if you made the effort and used the system there wouldn’t be a penalty.


    25. RIX
      25 | January 26, 2018 8:31 am

      Good morning. Trump just delivered his speech to the assembled at Davos. Friendly , but no apologies for America
      being America. He laid out his vision with great optimism. Imo he nailed it, but I have been into the orange Kool Aid.
      MAGA!


    26. RIX
      26 | January 26, 2018 8:39 am

      @ eaglesoars:
      Bill Kristol was on Morning Joe yesterday with Thing One & Thing Two smugly mocking Trump and Republicans
      in general.


    27. RIX
      27 | January 26, 2018 8:48 am

      https://twitchy.com/dougp-3137/2018/01/26/is-this-real-jimmy-kimmel-announces-special-guest-after-trumps-sotu-speech/
      @ Twitchy
      Is Jimmy Kimmel an inflamed hemroid? Only one answer is correct.


    28. RIX
      28 | January 26, 2018 9:20 am

      https://twitchy.com/dougp-3137/2018/01/26/is-this-real-jimmy-kimmel-announces-special-guest-after-trumps-sotu-speech/
      @ WZ
      The Dems intend to pull a stunt at SOTU speech.


    29. eaglesoars
      29 | January 26, 2018 9:24 am

      RIX wrote:

      https://twitchy.com/dougp-3137/2018/01/26/is-this-real-jimmy-kimmel-announces-special-guest-after-trumps-sotu-speech/
      @ Twitchy
      Is Jimmy Kimmel an inflamed hemroid? Only one answer is correct.

      I don’t care if Trump bedded her and paid her off. I’d rather he spend his own money paying off some tramp instead of spending ours paying off the mullahs. Trump’s problem is that he needs to find tramps who stayed paid off. The rest is between him and Melania and nobody’s business.

      What I do care about is that there is a child involved in this – Barron. He’s what – 11 yrs old? This woman is sealing her fame – such as it is – at a child’s expense. That’s a special kind of child abuse and she should be called on it.


    30. eaglesoars
      30 | January 26, 2018 9:30 am

      Politico: An affair with Trump? Nikki Haley on ‘disgusting’ rumors and her rise to a top foreign policy role

      This is from one sentence in Wolff’s book.

      https://www.politico.com/story/2018/01/26/nikki-haley-trump-foreign-policy-370851


    31. RIX
      31 | January 26, 2018 9:36 am

      @ eaglesoars:
      Yup, This does hurt their son Barron. But guys like Kimmel don’t care. He and Colbert were tanking until they discovered that Trump smearing sells. Both of those guys are low rent punks. Fallon gets laughs at Trumps
      expense, but it’s not a hate fest.


    32. eaglesoars
      32 | January 26, 2018 10:20 am

      RIX wrote:

      https://twitchy.com/dougp-3137/2018/01/26/is-this-real-jimmy-kimmel-announces-special-guest-after-trumps-sotu-speech/
      @ WZ
      The Dems intend to pull a stunt at SOTU speech.

      A KENNEDY?? That’s what they got? My dog shits stuff I have more respect for than that inbred clog. I don’t think I’m alone.


    33. eaglesoars
      33 | January 26, 2018 10:35 am

      One of the reasons I listened to Bill Kristol for so long is the respect I HAD – past tense – for his parents, Irving Kristol and Gertrude Himmelfarbe. Not after this howler.

      ———

      Back when Donald Trump was merely a small dark cloud on the horizon of American politics, many of us were already worried about the state of American conservatism. Five years ago, I suggested in these pages that Eric Hoffer’s famous observation of decades ago applied to the conservative movement. To paraphrase, every great cause begins as a movement, becomes a business, and eventually degenerates into a racket.

      But that problem can be addressed by rejuvenation, reformation, and renewal. And it seemed it was being addressed during President Obama’s second term

      http://www.weeklystandard.com/kristol-the-gop-through-the-looking-glass/article/2011332#.Wmsv30Ux3Gg.twitter

      ——————-

      There is no possible conservative philosophy that contains that as a true statement. Hannah Arendt should rise up out of her grave and haunt him forever.

      And his parents should disown him.


    34. eaglesoars
      34 | January 26, 2018 11:08 am

      hmmm. Seems someone by the name of Devin Barrett is the WaPo ‘reporter’ Strzok/Page used to leak to.

      He’ll probably get a Pulitzer.


    35. 35 | January 26, 2018 11:47 am

      eaglesoars wrote:

      many of us were already worried about the state of American conservatism.

      I know I won’t win any favor for saying this, but I trace the decline of American Conservatism to William F Buckley Jr. His ideological philosophy was basically surrender to the left in order to gain so called credibility. In short, he and Little Billy Krystalmeth (and quiet a few others) sold out American Conservatism for fame, fortune and admittance to America’s Political Aristocracy.


    36. eaglesoars
      36 | January 26, 2018 12:18 pm

      doriangrey wrote:

      His ideological philosophy was basically surrender to the left

      well, I’m confused.


    37. 37 | January 26, 2018 12:59 pm

      @ eaglesoars:

      William F Buckley JR was not William F Buckley. Sr was a genuine conservative, Jr was heir apparent to his father’s throne of intellectual Conservative giant. Being that heir was more important to Jr than being an actual conservative intellectual.

      Jr compromised with Marxist Liberals on almost every Conservative Principal in order to win popularity and accolades as an intellectual.

      “Idealism is fine, but as it approaches reality the cost becomes prohibitive.” — William F. Buckley, Jr

      In other words, surrender a little bit at a time so you get invited to the Beltway cocktail parties.


    38. 38 | January 26, 2018 1:07 pm

      @ doriangrey:

      Oh, and please do not misunderstand me, William F Buckley Jr was a very very smart man. But unlike his father, jr was more interested in building his own empire, whatever the cost, than in defending traditional American Conservatism. Jr basically redefined American Conservatism in a wide ranging series of “Compromises” designed to garner social acceptance of himself and his publication, rather than that of traditional American Conservatism.


    39. eaglesoars
      39 | January 26, 2018 1:19 pm

      doriangrey wrote:

      Jr compromised with Marxist Liberals on almost every Conservative Principal

      can you give me an example? I’m not trying to be tendentious, I just have no idea what you’re referring to.


    40. RIX
      40 | January 26, 2018 1:21 pm

      eaglesoars wrote:

      RIX wrote:

      https://twitchy.com/dougp-3137/2018/01/26/is-this-real-jimmy-kimmel-announces-special-guest-after-trumps-sotu-speech/
      @ WZ
      The Dems intend to pull a stunt at SOTU speech.

      A KENNEDY?? That’s what they got? My dog shits stuff I have more respect for than that inbred clog. I don’t think I’m alone.

      You are not alone.


    41. RIX
      41 | January 26, 2018 1:36 pm

      http://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2018/01/leaked-emails-show-nyt-hack-behind-latest-trump-hit-piece-deep-state-favorite-attended-secret-hillary-campaign-meetings/
      @ GatewayPunditnt
      NYT journo hag Maggie Haberman behind the Trump wanted to fire Muller leak.
      She was. lackey for Hillary during the campaign.


    42. RIX
      42 | January 26, 2018 1:41 pm

      http://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2018/01/mike-huckabee-responds-chers-attack-daughter-serious-person-dresses-like-cigarette-girl-casino/
      @ GP
      Cher messes with Sara Sanders. Huckabee does not like his baby girl being attacked.
      Well done Governor.


    43. 43 | January 26, 2018 1:41 pm

      @ doriangrey:

      His gravest sin, in my opinion was not in renouncing repugnant ideas, but in failing to grasp that the Marxist Liberal Left had no intention of “Compromising” on ANYTHING. Every single compromise made with the left, was/is a surrender of degrees.

      An example, Jr held reprehensible views on race until around 2006. His views on White racial superiority had an enormous impact on how white people are viewed and treated today. Jr painted the majority of white American’s as racists by advocating aggressively for white peoples natural right to rule based on “Advanced race” theory.

      The lefts deconstruction of what Jr advocated is the direct cause of the liberal lefts mantra that only white people can be racists.

      Jr’s abandonment of Sen Joseph McCarty and his conclusion that Marxism/Communism could not be “Rolled Back” is another example of how his compromises, while perhaps marginally well intended, had disastrous consequences.


    44. 44 | January 26, 2018 1:56 pm

      @ eaglesoars:

      Lew Rockwell is usually a bit of a far stretch for me, his being a Ronulan, but he is not wrong about Buckley Jr.

      https://www.lewrockwell.com/lrc-blog/the-phony-legacy-of-william-f-buckley-jr/

      https://mises.org/library/betrayal-american-right-0

      Nor am I alone in my beliefs that Buckley Jr was playing the role of Conservative Intellectual for reasons other than the advancement of American Conservatism.


    45. eaglesoars
      45 | January 26, 2018 2:01 pm

      doriangrey wrote:

      An example, Jr held reprehensible views on race until around 2006.

      Well, my eybrows jumped and my jaw dropped. But you are absolutely right. I’ve found a really excellent review of Buckley’s ‘evolution’ here. It’s stunning.

      https://williamhogeland.wordpress.com/2012/04/17/the-national-review-racist-writing-and-the-legacy-of-william-f-buckley-jr/

      Thanks, dorian


    46. 46 | January 26, 2018 2:03 pm

      @ doriangrey:

      Also, I am not the fan of Barry Goldwater that cw is, but I have far more respect for Goldwater than for Buckley Jr. Personally I derive my Conservative views far more from Edmund Burke than from Buckley or Goldwater.

      http://www.theamericanconservative.com/articles/burke-not-buckley/


    47. eaglesoars
      47 | January 26, 2018 2:05 pm

      RIX wrote:

      http://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2018/01/leaked-emails-show-nyt-hack-behind-latest-trump-hit-piece-deep-state-favorite-attended-secret-hillary-campaign-meetings/
      @ GatewayPunditnt
      NYT journo hag Maggie Haberman behind the Trump wanted to fire Muller leak.
      She was. lackey for Hillary during the campaign.

      How not firing someone is a hit piece is beyond me, and Haberman didn’t leak a damn thing. Chris Ruddy reported on this 6 mos. ago. She’s simply recycling a laundry load because she’s got nuthin’ else.


    48. eaglesoars
      48 | January 26, 2018 2:07 pm

      doriangrey wrote:

      more from Edmund Burke

      yes. And tell that to a EUnuch, who is convinced Americans are too ill-educated to even be aware of Burke.

      Then tell them Enoch Powell had a point.

      Duck.


    49. 49 | January 26, 2018 2:08 pm

      @ eaglesoars:

      Personally I believe that had Buckley and the National Review not taken the position they held for so many years, racial relations in America would not have been so vulnerable to the Marxist Liberal lefts attacks by Saul Alinsky. Obama would have never been able to cause the racial divide that he did by using Alinsky’s leverage.


    50. coldwarrior
      50 | January 26, 2018 2:10 pm

      @ doriangrey:

      i quit reading here:

      “Burke’s is the true school of conservative principle,”

      i am so sick and god damned tired of the bullshit ‘true conservative’ shuck and jive that i could just spit.


    51. 51 | January 26, 2018 2:12 pm

      eaglesoars wrote:

      And tell that to a EUnuch, who is convinced Americans are too ill-educated to even be aware of Burke.

      Edmund Burke is the FATHER of modern Conservatism. Without Burke, there is no Conservative movement.


    52. eaglesoars
      52 | January 26, 2018 2:14 pm

      @ coldwarrior:

      sorry. former philosophy major. an annoying – to other people – proclivity for tracing intellectual roots. Of anything.

      also, I feel a nap coming on.


    53. Aussie Infidel
      53 | January 26, 2018 2:14 pm

      The Curie orbital manoeuvrable engine uncovered by Rocketlabs

      http://www.popularmechanics.com/space/rockets/a15854376/rocket-lab-engine-kick-stage-electron-rocket/


    54. eaglesoars
      54 | January 26, 2018 2:18 pm

      doriangrey wrote:

      @ eaglesoars:

      Personally I believe that had Buckley and the National Review not taken the position they held for so many years, racial relations in America would not have been so vulnerable to the Marxist Liberal lefts attacks by Saul Alinsky. Obama would have never been able to cause the racial divide that he did by using Alinsky’s leverage.

      I think you give too much credit. Alinsky’s influence is not nearly as great as people like to think.

      Without the welfare state supporting 3 generations of fatherless males, creating a permanent underclass of ignorant, feral, undomesticated and unemployable men, Obama would have been just another skinny poseur on the downlow.

      nap


    55. 55 | January 26, 2018 2:18 pm

      coldwarrior wrote:

      i am so sick and god damned tired of the bullshit ‘true conservative’ shuck and jive that i could just spit.

      I hear ya, that one makes my blood boil as well. There is NO “True Conservatism” as Edmund Burke himself declared, “Conservatism is an evolving growing concept”. It evolves to defend and protect each society in accordance with the needs particular of that society.

      The notion of “True Conservatism” amounts to nothing less than “Otherism” which by definition, is the demoting or devolving of others in order to exclude them from having a valid or acceptable place at the table where decisions are made.


    56. Aussie Infidel
      56 | January 26, 2018 2:18 pm

      eaglesoars wrote:

      doriangrey wrote:

      more from Edmund Burke

      yes. And tell that to a EUnuch, who is convinced Americans are too ill-educated to even be aware of Burke.

      Then tell them Enoch Powell had a point.

      Duck.

      Actually Enoch did have a point and almost everything he forecast has come true. Fingers crossed about the rivers of blood, and hope he was wrong in the terminal descent of British racial problems.


    57. coldwarrior
      57 | January 26, 2018 2:19 pm

      @ doriangrey:
      he sure was, but i stopped reading because i have been lectured to enough by ‘CON’servatives quite enough over the past 2 years.

      I am happily not one…by their definition.


    58. RIX
      58 | January 26, 2018 2:22 pm

      eaglesoars wrote:

      RIX wrote:

      http://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2018/01/leaked-emails-show-nyt-hack-behind-latest-trump-hit-piece-deep-state-favorite-attended-secret-hillary-campaign-meetings/
      @ GatewayPunditnt
      NYT journo hag Maggie Haberman behind the Trump wanted to fire Muller leak.
      She was. lackey for Hillary during the campaign.

      How not firing someone is a hit piece is beyond me, and Haberman didn’t leak a damn thing. Chris Ruddy reported on this 6 mos. ago. She’s simply recycling a laundry load because she’s got nuthin’ else.

      It is ginned up BS. Technically only the AG can fire Muller anyway.


    59. coldwarrior
      59 | January 26, 2018 2:24 pm

      eaglesoars wrote:

      Without the welfare state supporting 3 generations of fatherless males, creating a permanent underclass of ignorant, feral, undomesticated and unemployable men, Obama would have been just another skinny poseur on the downlow.

      that…lbj’s plantation.


    60. coldwarrior
      60 | January 26, 2018 2:25 pm

      @ doriangrey:
      i’m for whatever gives me the most freedom and most prosperousness.

      howz that for a made-ee-up word!


    61. 61 | January 26, 2018 2:42 pm

      @ coldwarrior:

      You home?


    62. eaglesoars
      62 | January 26, 2018 5:20 pm

      RIX wrote:

      http://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2018/01/leaked-emails-show-nyt-hack-behind-latest-trump-hit-piece-deep-state-favorite-attended-secret-hillary-campaign-meetings/
      @ GatewayPunditnt
      NYT journo hag Maggie Haberman behind the Trump wanted to fire Muller leak.
      She was. lackey for Hillary during the campaign.

      Dana Perino actually just said: I have no reason to not believe the NYT.

      And she was Press Sec for a POTUS. I’d bed my house Gutfeld could sell her a unicorn.


    63. eaglesoars
      63 | January 26, 2018 7:16 pm

      What could possibly go wrong?

      Google Launches Cybersecurity Firm

      https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-01-26/google-launches-cybersecurity-firm


    64. eaglesoars
      64 | January 26, 2018 7:33 pm

      In the event you find yourself in this situation, the CIA has helpful hints on how to photograph a UFO

      https://www.cia.gov/news-information/blog/2017/images/ufo-day/Guidance-For-UFO-Photographers.pdf


    65. lobo91
      65 | January 26, 2018 7:38 pm

      Raise your hand if you saw this coming:

      Chicago Man Accused Of Sexually Assaulting Children Claims He Is ‘Trans-Age’

      A Chicago man accused of sexually abusing three young girls allegedly told police he committed the crimes because he is a boy in a man’s body, the Chicago Tribune reported.

      Joseph Roman, 38, faces felony sexual assault charges for allegedly making repeated attacks on three girls ages 6 to 8 years old over a period spanning from 2015 to January of this year, according to the Chicago Tribune. Roman was friends with the girls’ families at the time.

      During a hearing Wednesday, Roman reportedly admitted to some of the attacks, the report states. He also allegedly told police he is a “9-year-old trapped in an adult’s body.”


    66. eaglesoars
      66 | January 26, 2018 7:46 pm

      @ lobo91:

      I think the court should take him at his word and surgically alter his genitalia to comport with his mental state.


    67. RIX
      68 | January 26, 2018 8:06 pm

      eaglesoars wrote:

      RIX wrote:

      http://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2018/01/leaked-emails-show-nyt-hack-behind-latest-trump-hit-piece-deep-state-favorite-attended-secret-hillary-campaign-meetings/
      @ GatewayPunditnt
      NYT journo hag Maggie Haberman behind the Trump wanted to fire Muller leak.
      She was. lackey for Hillary during the campaign.

      Dana Perino actually just said: I have no reason to not believe the NYT.

      And she was Press Sec for a POTUS. I’d bed my house Gutfeld could sell her a unicorn.

      The other day when it was reported that John Kerry was selling out Trump telling Abbas that Trump would soon be
      gone, Dana said “He wouldn’t’ do that, it doesn’t sound like him, This is the same Kerry that collaborated with the
      North Vietnamese and smeared our troops.


    68. eaglesoars
      69 | January 26, 2018 8:19 pm

      RIX wrote:

      Dana said “He wouldn’t’ do that, it doesn’t sound like him,

      Dana has made a classic mistake. She has conflated being a ‘nice’ person with being a ‘good’ person. If you just act nicely, you’re a good person. It’s a value system for the lazy – being good takes work and involves pain, being nice instead is an lazy lie. She’s not a bad person at all, but she would have made excuses for Himmler right up until the moment she got off the train. Then she would have tried to make friends with the dogs.


    69. RIX
      70 | January 26, 2018 8:35 pm

      eaglesoars wrote:

      RIX wrote:

      Dana said “He wouldn’t’ do that, it doesn’t sound like him,

      Dana has made a classic mistake. She has conflated being a ‘nice’ person with being a ‘good’ person. If you just act nicely, you’re a good person. It’s a value system for the lazy – being good takes work and involves pain, being nice instead is an lazy lie. She’s not a bad person at all, but she would have made excuses for Himmler right up until the moment she got off the train. Then she would have tried to make friends with the dogs.

      That sounds about right.


    70. RIX
      71 | January 26, 2018 8:40 pm

      https://kxan.com/2018/01/25/california-lawmaker-wants-to-stop-restaurants-from-giving-out-plastic-straws/
      “No straw for you” Straw Nazis in California.


    71. AZfederalist
      72 | January 26, 2018 8:43 pm

      RIX wrote:

      Dana said “He wouldn’t’ do that, it doesn’t sound like him, This is the same Kerry that collaborated with the
      North Vietnamese and smeared our troops.

      Dana has become quite the disappointment


    72. AZfederalist
      73 | January 26, 2018 9:17 pm

      RIX wrote:

      https://kxan.com/2018/01/25/california-lawmaker-wants-to-stop-restaurants-from-giving-out-plastic-straws/
      “No straw for you” Straw Nazis in California.

      From the article:

      “We need to create awareness around the issue of one-time use plastic straws and its detrimental effects on our landfills, waterways, and oceans,” said Calderon. “AB 1884 is not ban on plastic straws. It is a small step towards curbing our reliance on these convenience products, which will hopefully contribute to a change in consumer attitudes and usage.”

      Taking their cue from the gun control crowd. “it’s not a ban … ” In thought quotes, “It’s the next step in getting to a ban”

      As far as the last sentence, yeah, this would change my behavior; I’d start getting two or more straws every time.

      A press release from Calderon’s office says an estimated 500 million straws are used in the United States each day, enough to fill more than 127 school buses.

      So, first, is that compacted straws or with the air still in them? Makes a huge difference. Second, know why school buses were used in the analogy? The researcher who came up with this number was 9 years old when he did the research. Yeah, that’s credible.

      500 million straws per day in the US? Let’s see, there are about 330 million people in the US, that means each man, woman, child and baby use 1.5 straws per day. Now, given that not everybody uses a straw each day, this becomes another questionable statistic.

      OK, being the OCD engineer geek I am, I just went and got a straw. My straw (I’m pretty sure it’s average) is 1/4″ in diameter and 7 1/2″ long. So, a straw takes up 0.3682 cubic inches (with the air in it). So, taking the 500 million straws number, that’s about 106,526 cubic feet. If you had a house 50 feet x 30 feet x 8 feet, that would fill up about 9 of those houses. Assuming a 9.5 foot tall x 8 foot wide x 40 foot long school bus, that would fill up 35 of those school buses (the kid who calculated this must have ridden the short bus). Thing is, a straw won’t be the full volume in a landfill, it will crush. I measured my straw and the wall dimension is 0.005″. Therefore, the plastic volume of the straw is 0.0280 cubic inches per straw. The plastic from 500 million straws will take up 8,352 cubic feet. That means that the plastic from all those straws will fit in about 2/3 of a house and 2.7 school buses.

      So, the whole premise here is beyond flawed, it is criminally fraudulent.


    73. eaglesoars
      74 | January 26, 2018 9:24 pm

      @ AZfederalist:

      user paper straws. piss off everybody.


    74. eaglesoars
      75 | January 26, 2018 9:25 pm

      AZfederalist wrote:

      I measured my straw and the wall dimension is 0.005″

      how did you do that?


    75. Deplorable Bumr50
      76 | January 26, 2018 9:30 pm

      @ eaglesoars:

      I’m gonna guess he has a decent micrometer.


    76. RIX
      77 | January 26, 2018 9:31 pm

      AZfederalist wrote:

      RIX wrote:

      Dana said “He wouldn’t’ do that, it doesn’t sound like him, This is the same Kerry that collaborated with the
      North Vietnamese and smeared our troops.

      Dana has become quite the disappointment

      I would agree.


    77. AZfederalist
      78 | January 26, 2018 9:33 pm

      @ eaglesoars:

      With a caliper.

      /Yes, i have a caliper in my desk drawer. Brown and Sharpe — I printed a case for it


    78. RIX
      79 | January 26, 2018 9:34 pm

      @ AZfederalist:
      You have convinced me, The Straw Nazis are nuckin futs.


    79. Deplorable Bumr50
      80 | January 26, 2018 9:37 pm

      AZfederalist wrote:

      I printed a case for it

      Of course you did!


    80. Deplorable Bumr50
      81 | January 26, 2018 9:38 pm

      eaglesoars wrote:

      user paper straws. piss off everybody.

      We had a local Italian chain that used pasta straws, back in the day.


    81. eaglesoars
      82 | January 26, 2018 9:48 pm

      AZfederalist wrote:

      /Yes, i have a caliper in my desk drawer. Brown and Sharpe —

      wait. do you have a slide rule? PLEASE tell me you have a slide rule. I haven’t seen one of those things in DECADES and they were works of art. My brother taught me to use one when I was about 8


    82. eaglesoars
      83 | January 26, 2018 9:51 pm

      Deplorable Bumr50 wrote:

      eaglesoars wrote:

      user paper straws. piss off everybody.

      We had a local Italian chain that used pasta straws, back in the day.

      that’s a good idea. My grandmother used to have glass straws that had a slight bend in them. She loved disposable paper towels because she no longer had to wash rags, but she thought disposable straws, etc., were terribly wasteful.


    83. eaglesoars
      84 | January 26, 2018 9:53 pm

      Just talked to Macker. He went into the hospital this morning for a chemo procedure and – they seem to have a slight inventory problem. If they can’t find the stuff by 9 am tomorrow he’s outta there.


    84. eaglesoars
      85 | January 26, 2018 9:59 pm

      off to read. nite.


    85. 86 | January 26, 2018 10:14 pm

      eaglesoars wrote:

      do you have a slide rule?

      Not sure about AZ, but I do. Can’t remember how to use the damned thing anymore. Haven’t used it in like 45 years.


    86. AZfederalist
      87 | January 26, 2018 10:18 pm

      eaglesoars wrote:

      AZfederalist wrote:

      /Yes, i have a caliper in my desk drawer. Brown and Sharpe —

      wait. do you have a slide rule? PLEASE tell me you have a slide rule. I haven’t seen one of those things in DECADES and they were works of art. My brother taught me to use one when I was about 8

      As a matter of fact, I do. Bought it when I was in high school. We needed it for chemistry class as sophomores. 1/2 way through the year, the teacher decided that calculators were becoming a thing and allowed us to use those. That was my first scientific calculator. I think I paid a little over $100 for it, it had memory, trig and logarithmic functions. I thought it was awesome. Now I have one as an app on my computer that I can pull up when I’m conversing across the world over the internet using a graphical interface and screen resolution that makes the old vacuum tube TV look like a horse buggy. Whodathunkit?


    87. AZfederalist
      88 | January 26, 2018 10:21 pm

      @ AZfederalist:

      I showed the slide rule to Federalist Jr. He got the concept of using logarithms for multiplication and division.


    88. Deplorable Bumr50
      89 | January 26, 2018 10:38 pm

      AZfederalist wrote:

      @ AZfederalist:

      I showed the slide rule to Federalist Jr. He got the concept of using logarithms for multiplication and division.

      I probably could have used a slide rule…

      (Math doesn’t make sense to me unless it’s applied. Science was the best thing that ever happened for my math skills)


    89. lobo91
      90 | January 26, 2018 11:13 pm

      New single from Beth Hart & Joe Bonamassa’s album Black Coffee (which just came out today):


    90. AZfederalist
      91 | January 26, 2018 11:23 pm

      AZfederalist wrote:

      That was my first scientific calculator. I think I paid a little over $100 for it, it had memory, trig and logarithmic functions.

      I should add that was a lot of money to me back then. We didn’t have much, but one of the things my folks impressed on us was that when you are getting tools, to get good tools that will last. That calculator took me through 2 1/2 years of high school and my freshman year at college. By that time it had become dated and the TI line of scientific calculators that included statistics had come out. Paid about 1/2 as much for a TI calculator that did twice as much as my first calculator.


    91. lobo91
      92 | January 26, 2018 11:33 pm

      @ AZfederalist:

      I should add that was a lot of money to me back then. We didn’t have much, but one of the things my folks impressed on us was that when you are getting tools, to get good tools that will last.

      That’s how I am with guns…


    92. Aussie Infidel
      93 | January 27, 2018 2:41 am

      eaglesoars wrote:

      AZfederalist wrote:

      I measured my straw and the wall dimension is 0.005″

      how did you do that?

      I used to able to identify 5 thou by eye and didn’t have to measure it. I might say it was ONLY 5 thou and no other measurement. I used do a LOT of wind tunnel work and we used 5 thou fillets to perturb the air to make it stick to the tunnel wall a little bit longer.

      Best job I ever had at Sydney University’s Aeronautical Engineering department as a Lab Tach. The Profs and Doctoral candidates used to task me and then leave me alone to figure out how to do something, run the tests punch the data and return it to the academics.

      If there wasn’t something specific to do I had the run of the whole labs, workshops and test structures.I learned and developed so many innovative ways of doing stuff at that place.

      🙂


    93. 95 | January 27, 2018 7:12 am

      @ Buckeye Abroad:
      Very, very bad.

      Absolutely nothing should be down about the illegals already here until we’ve completely ended chain migration.


    94. 96 | January 27, 2018 7:40 am

      Aussie Infidel wrote:

      I used to able to identify 5 thou by eye and didn’t have to measure it.

      Heh heh, I used to be able to do the same thing by feel. I was a QA in manufacturing of extruded plastics. I could tell the difference between .0045 and .0040 plastic walled “Tape” (Toro Aquatrac Microirrigation Tape, which is actually very thin wall tubing) entirely by feel. Not that I EVER relied on feel in the determination of product quality.


    95. 97 | January 27, 2018 7:44 am

      Aussie Infidel wrote:

      Best job I ever had at Sydney University’s Aeronautical Engineering department as a Lab Tach.

      Sounds like a job I would have killed for.


    96. coldwarrior
      98 | January 27, 2018 7:52 am

      doriangrey wrote:

      @ coldwarrior:

      You home?

      we were out goofing off antiquing etc…


    97. coldwarrior
      99 | January 27, 2018 8:08 am

      AZfederalist wrote:

      @ AZfederalist:

      I showed the slide rule to Federalist Jr. He got the concept of using logarithms for multiplication and division.

      i have my dad’s old slide rule and an e6-b. i was a whiz with the e6-b.


    98. coldwarrior
      100 | January 27, 2018 8:26 am

      Buckeye Abroad wrote:

      Not good.

      http://www.nationalreview.com/corner/455798/trump-immigration-preemptive-surrender

      the national review?? are they still around? 😆

      i like how he calls for trump’s impeachment at the end.

      this negotiation is far from over, i will put money on trump to get the most that he can from shumer and pelosi. think long term, get rid of chain immigration ad the dem party is over. we can keep the current immigrants and eventually make them citizens through a long process and this still wont save the dems.

      get the wall, enforce the laws, stop chain immigration, go to merit based immigration. THESE are the keys. we arent going to deport the one who are here en mass. it just isnt going to happen.

      think long term and big picture.


    99. RIX
      101 | January 27, 2018 8:30 am

      The Sox are looking for a new radio home. They were locked into a six-year deal (from 2016 through 2021) with WLS-AM (890), but as of Feb. 1, the Sox will need to find a new home after Cumulus Media, WLS’ parent company, filed for bankruptcy and asked a New York court to allow it out of the deal.
      @ Chicago Sun Times
      This is literally inside baseball “Chicago””,The White Sox are like the sugly ister to the Media. When they won the World Series in 05 they were the most dominant team that I can remember. They went 11 & 1 through the playoffs with lights out pitching. Yet the Cubs still dominated the Media. I am an oppressed minority!
      When the Sox and Cubs play the City Series you would swear that the White Sox aren’t from here.
      There I feel better, not that I’m bitter or anything./


    100. coldwarrior
      102 | January 27, 2018 8:38 am

      @ RIX:
      😆 the lamentations of a sox fan!

      i encountered this often while in chicago, and yinz is right.


    101. RIX
      103 | January 27, 2018 9:04 am

      coldwarrior wrote:

      @ RIX:
      the lamentations of a sox fan!

      i encountered this often while in chicago, and yinz is right.

      It’s a fact, Woe is me!


    102. coldwarrior
      104 | January 27, 2018 9:06 am

      RIX wrote:

      coldwarrior wrote:

      @ RIX:
      the lamentations of a sox fan!

      i encountered this often while in chicago, and yinz is right.

      It’s a fact, Woe is me!

      WOE AND MISERY!


    103. eaglesoars
      105 | January 27, 2018 9:30 am

      Buckeye Abroad wrote:

      Not good.

      http://www.nationalreview.com/corner/455798/trump-immigration-preemptive-surrender

      Amnesty? Who said anything about amnesty? The way I understand it, these people have to go thru the legal process to stay. Maybe I’ve completely misunderstood, wouldn’t be the first time. But in any event, since this is Trump, I smell a trap for the Dems. Watch them turn this down. The Dems don’t want a deal, they want Trump screwed. They’ve misplayed their hand every time – see ‘shutdown’ – because they still don’t get it. They’ll turn it down, and Trump will bury them with it – and probably still get a wall.

      The game the Dems have, the ONLY game, is that they’re the champion of losers. Their guys ALWAYS have to lose, otherwise there’s no grievance currency.

      coldwarrior wrote:

      i was a whiz with the e6-b.

      ok. what’s an e6-b?


    104. RIX
      106 | January 27, 2018 9:36 am

      coldwarrior wrote:

      RIX wrote:

      coldwarrior wrote:

      @ RIX:
      the lamentations of a sox fan!

      i encountered this often while in chicago, and yinz is right.

      It’s a fact, Woe is me!

      WOE AND MISERY!

      Alas, we suffer great slings and arrows. But the ghost of Shoeless Joe Jackson fortifies us.
      Joe was framed I tells ya!


    105. coldwarrior
      107 | January 27, 2018 9:38 am

      RIX wrote:

      Alas, we suffer great slings and arrows. But the ghost of Shoeless Joe Jackson fortifies us.
      Joe was framed I tells ya!

      VERILY!


    106. coldwarrior
      108 | January 27, 2018 9:39 am

      eaglesoars wrote:

      ok. what’s an e6-b?

      slide rule for flying an airplane.


    107. coldwarrior
      109 | January 27, 2018 9:40 am

      eaglesoars wrote:

      Amnesty? Who said anything about amnesty?

      its NRO, do you expect honesty?

      they are ridiculous nevertrumpers.


    108. eaglesoars
      110 | January 27, 2018 9:43 am

      coldwarrior wrote:

      we were out goofing off antiquing etc…

      oh wait! did you get anything? I have a favorite antique place I asked to shop at for my Christmas present. Mostly 18th Century stuff, BUT I found an old clay oil lamp from ancient Israel (800 BC) AND and English translation of the French memoirist Jean-François Marmontel which I looked for for years but couldn’t find. Jackpot.


    109. 111 | January 27, 2018 9:45 am

      @ coldwarrior:

      Got a pocket protector for that slide-rule?


    110. eaglesoars
      112 | January 27, 2018 9:46 am

      coldwarrior wrote:

      slide rule for flying an airplane.

      Good lord! My dad had one of those and I never knew what the hell it was. I guess he had it from the war. I think he tossed it when they moved to Alabama because I asked him about his ‘calculator on a stick’ and he said he’d tossed it.


    111. coldwarrior
      113 | January 27, 2018 9:48 am

      @ eaglesoars:
      Nah, found nothing of note…ended up having some drinks and snacks at bars we’d never been to.


    112. coldwarrior
      114 | January 27, 2018 9:48 am

      doriangrey wrote:

      @ coldwarrior:

      Got a pocket protector for that slide-rule?

      Need a big pocket!


    113. rain of lead
      115 | January 27, 2018 9:49 am

      @ coldwarrior:

      gloom!!!

      Gloom, Despair & Agony…

      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZAAKPJEq1Ew


    114. coldwarrior
      116 | January 27, 2018 9:49 am

      eaglesoars wrote:

      coldwarrior wrote:

      slide rule for flying an airplane.

      Good lord! My dad had one of those and I never knew what the hell it was. I guess he had it from the war. I think he tossed it when they moved to Alabama because I asked him about his ‘calculator on a stick’ and he said he’d tossed it.

      Oh no!


    115. rain of lead
      117 | January 27, 2018 9:50 am

      http://dilbert.com/


    116. coldwarrior
      118 | January 27, 2018 9:51 am

      rain of lead wrote:

      @ coldwarrior:

      gloom!!!

      Gloom, Despair & Agony…

      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZAAKPJEq1Ew

      YES!!!!


    117. RIX
      119 | January 27, 2018 10:00 am

      coldwarrior wrote:

      RIX wrote:

      Alas, we suffer great slings and arrows. But the ghost of Shoeless Joe Jackson fortifies us.
      Joe was framed I tells ya!

      VERILY!

      So let it be written, so let it be done. In the words of Moses, “Word up y’all”


    118. RIX
      120 | January 27, 2018 10:04 am

      https://townhall.com/tipsheet/cortneyobrien/2018/01/26/clothing-company-founder-finds-out-its-not-a-great-idea-to-call-his-fox-viewing-n2440312
      @ Town Hall
      Have you seen. the commercial for that goofy Scott e Vest? you know you can pocket all of your devices, a Jimmy
      Johns samich and a Volkswagen. Well the founder of Scott eVest thinks that you are a Fox viewing idiot.
      The guy is a PR genius./


    119. 121 | January 27, 2018 10:17 am

      @ coldwarrior:
      I still have mine. Buried in my barracks box from my Cadet days. Forget what I paid for it. Never did get the hang of it though.


    120. coldwarrior
      122 | January 27, 2018 10:19 am

      An Oliva Hellion cigar…making some tandoori chicken on the smoker. Yep.


    121. eaglesoars
      123 | January 27, 2018 10:19 am

      RIX wrote:

      The guy is a PR genius./

      That whole drama has been a hoot! Something interesting I found about it. Brad Thor helped him design/develop it. It is really nice, I got one for Hubby for Christmas. In some tweets, Thor took somebody to task – Glenn Beck? – for bringing up his association with Jordan – because Thor had ended the relationship some time ago. He said altho he was very proud of the product he’d helped design, working with Jordan had not been a pleasant experience. Sounded like Jordan is an asshole in all aspects of his life.


    122. eaglesoars
      124 | January 27, 2018 10:38 am

      This deserves some attention. Russia is laying a gas pipeline, Nord Stream 2, under the Baltic to supply Europe. Dependency on Russia for energy doesn’t sound like a strategy designed to enhance national security, Poland doesn’t trust Russia as far as it can spit but it still has to source Russia for a lot of its supply. Germany, natch, is on the take, has been for years, Schroeder is probably still working for Gazprom.

      Poland is trying to diversity, so it’s cutting deals with Norway and the U.S.
      But it has invested in a liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal on the Baltic coast to diversify supplies and plans to build a gas link to Norway. In November, Poland signed a long-term deal to buy LNG from the United States.

      https://www.reuters.com/article/us-europe-nordstream-usa/u-s-says-planned-russian-pipeline-would-threaten-european-energy-security-idUSKBN1FG0CY?utm_campaign=trueAnthem:+Trending+Content&utm_content=5a6c98a204d301290f2171e7&utm_medium=trueAnthem&utm_source=twitter

      Which reminds me. I haven’t looked at Baltic Dry numbers in ages and I need to get back up to speed on ships being built. We might need more tankers.


    123. coldwarrior
      125 | January 27, 2018 10:41 am

      @ eaglesoars:
      This is what SEC Perry meant by exporting freedom.


    124. lobo91
      126 | January 27, 2018 10:46 am

      Asheville’s First Black, Queer-Owned Brewery Blames ‘White Loan Officers’ And ‘White Supremacy’ For Shutdown

      A self-described black, queer woman-owned brewery in the Asheville area claims “white supremacy” forced it to shut down.

      Black Star Line Brewing Co. of Hendersonville says it is the first black-, family- and woman-owned brewery in Asheville’s “Beer City USA” orbit. While women have increased their presence in the craft beer world, critics say the industry remains overwhelmingly white.

      The brewery announced on Facebook last week that it would no longer operate at its downtown Hendersonville location. On Monday, a second post said the “community space that centered healing and liberation for all people” had been shut down when “white loan officers called the police.”

      “White supremacy shut us down,” company founder L.A. McCrae told the food-focused website Munchies. “Our world has been rocked.”[…]

      In an email Saturday to Asheville’s Citizen Times, McCrae said the brewery is “alive and well” and expects to announce a location change.

      In a Facebook post Wednesday, the brewery says it was under-capitalized, bought “oversold” supplies and used hand-me-down equipment. “Black Star Line was sabotaged by white supremacists, government officials (J. Edgar Hoover), and policies and procedures that were invoked to intentionally end the operations of Black Star Line,” it said.


    125. coldwarrior
      127 | January 27, 2018 10:58 am

      @ lobo91:
      Economix be raaaaacisssss


    126. 128 | January 27, 2018 11:08 am

      coldwarrior wrote:

      doriangrey wrote:

      @ coldwarrior:

      Got a pocket protector for that slide-rule?

      Need a big pocket!

      Sounds like “Tiny Pocket Syndrome”…


    127. lobo91
      129 | January 27, 2018 11:12 am

      coldwarrior wrote:

      @ lobo91:
      Economix be raaaaacisssss

      Yup. Couldn’t possibly be because your business models sucks, your product sucks, and you didn’t pay your bills.

      Has to be racism


    128. 130 | January 27, 2018 11:19 am

      @ coldwarrior:
      Expecting loans to be repaid is racist?


    129. coldwarrior
      131 | January 27, 2018 11:23 am

      doriangrey wrote:

      Sounds like “Tiny Pocket Syndrome”…

      i’m scottish and white.


    130. coldwarrior
      132 | January 27, 2018 11:24 am

      @ lobo91:
      @ right_wing2:

      clearly raaaaacisss.


    131. 133 | January 27, 2018 11:26 am

      coldwarrior wrote:

      @ lobo91:
      Economix be raaaaacisssss

      Yup, cause God knows 7 out of 10 businesses don’t fail in their first 5 years for any other reason.


    132. lobo91
      134 | January 27, 2018 11:31 am

      doriangrey wrote:

      coldwarrior wrote:

      @ lobo91:
      Economix be raaaaacisssss

      Yup, cause God knows 7 out of 10 businesses don’t fail in their first 5 years for any other reason.

      And the stats are probably even worse for businesses in the food and beverage sector.


    133. AZfederalist
      135 | January 27, 2018 11:31 am

      coldwarrior wrote:

      i have my dad’s old slide rule and an e6-b. i was a whiz with the e6-b.

      Took an “Air Earth” class in high school; it was basically ground school that couldn’t be called that because it wouldn’t have been an accredited class if it were labeled that. We got to use those in that; it is really amazing what people came up with before the advent of the cheap computer chip. There were some very smart, clever people who came up with that stuff. The old analog computer days were the same; I’ve seen the control loops that they came up with for the old Sidewinders — all analog but very sophisticated and elegant. Those of us who have grown up into the digital age are really just doing brute force calculations compared to what those guys had to do with analog circuits and cleverness.


    134. RIX
      136 | January 27, 2018 11:33 am

      eaglesoars wrote:

      RIX wrote:

      The guy is a PR genius./

      That whole drama has been a hoot! Something interesting I found about it. Brad Thor helped him design/develop it. It is really nice, I got one for Hubby for Christmas. In some tweets, Thor took somebody to task – Glenn Beck? – for bringing up his association with Jordan – because Thor had ended the relationship some time ago. He said altho he was very proud of the product he’d helped design, working with Jordan had not been a pleasant experience. Sounded like Jordan is an asshole in all aspects of his life.

      Oh yeah, Jordan sounds like an a hole with raging hemroids. He is just that slapable guy.


    135. AZfederalist
      137 | January 27, 2018 11:33 am

      RIX wrote:

      The White Sox are like the sugly ister to the Media.

      I like that malaprop


    136. RIX
      138 | January 27, 2018 11:45 am

      AZfederalist wrote:

      RIX wrote:

      The White Sox are like the sugly ister to the Media.

      I like that malaprop

      Sure, anything else would be nuckin futs!


    137. 139 | January 27, 2018 11:49 am

      AZfederalist wrote:

      Those of us who have grown up into the digital age are really just doing brute force calculations compared to what those guys had to do with analog circuits and cleverness.

      Not just brute force. Back when I was still big into the “Overclocking” scene I did quiet a bit of circuitry analysis, (kind of required in the old days to do any real overclocking) and became aware of one of the digital computer revolutions ugly facts.

      Virtually all modern digital circuits are compilations of older circuitry. If they did something wrong or poorly in the original circuit design, its still there and various workarounds have to be applied to make the new circuitry work correctly, these are known by their technical engineering term, “Kludges”. They are dirty ugly, but reasonably function fixes to problems rather than redesigns of poor or incorrect original designs.


    138. AZfederalist
      140 | January 27, 2018 11:49 am

      eaglesoars wrote:

      But it has invested in a liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal on the Baltic coast to diversify supplies and plans to build a gas link to Norway. In November, Poland signed a long-term deal to buy LNG from the United States.

      Good for us, but that’s a very vulnerable supply line if Putin decides to get frisky


    139. 141 | January 27, 2018 11:51 am

      coldwarrior wrote:

      @ lobo91:
      @ right_wing2:

      clearly raaaaacisss.

      Whats ma chicken damn it, I’m a starving over he-ya…


    140. AZfederalist
      142 | January 27, 2018 11:51 am

      lobo91 wrote:

      In a Facebook post Wednesday, the brewery says it was under-capitalized, bought “oversold” supplies and used hand-me-down equipment. “Black Star Line was sabotaged by white supremacists, government officials (J. Edgar Hoover), and policies and procedures that were invoked to intentionally end the operations of Black Star Line,” it said.

      Or maybe they just had a lousy business model or lacked the business savvy to produce a product that people wanted to buy or lacked the ability to market it.

      Catchy SJW slogans only get you so far.


    141. eaglesoars
      143 | January 27, 2018 12:20 pm

      AZfederalist wrote:

      Good for us, but that’s a very vulnerable supply line if Putin decides to get frisky

      if you strike at the king, kill the king.

      He’ll get one shot. Then he can kiss his navy goodbye, such as it is. The Baltic is an ugly place, worse than the North Sea IMHO.


    142. coldwarrior
      144 | January 27, 2018 1:18 pm

      The 40th anniversary Atari with ALL the games just got here.Trying to explain the underlying meaning of Missile Command to a 9 and twin 6 y.os is difficult.

      The whole zeigheist is lost.


    143. coldwarrior
      145 | January 27, 2018 1:23 pm

      But, the girl’s are digging the old games


    144. eaglesoars
      146 | January 27, 2018 1:37 pm

      coldwarrior wrote:

      The whole zeigheist is lost.

      Have they watched Game of Thrones? Any fairy tales about warring kings?


    145. coldwarrior
      147 | January 27, 2018 1:49 pm

      @ eaglesoars:
      Unicorns and rainbows.


    146. eaglesoars
      148 | January 27, 2018 2:01 pm

      Here’s a handy little article on Trump’s Dreamer plan.

      – it is merit-based
      – it takes 12 yrs
      – if you jay walk w/in that 12 yr period, you’re deported

      http://www.americanthinker.com/blog/2018/01/trumps_goyuuuuge_intheirface_daca_deal.html


    147. eaglesoars
      149 | January 27, 2018 2:02 pm

      coldwarrior wrote:

      @ eaglesoars:
      Unicorns and rainbows.

      Good lord, man. Not even Xena, Warrior Princess??

      Do I need to come up there?


    148. Aussie Infidel
      150 | January 27, 2018 4:41 pm

      eaglesoars wrote:

      coldwarrior wrote:

      slide rule for flying an airplane.

      Good lord! My dad had one of those and I never knew what the hell it was. I guess he had it from the war. I think he tossed it when they moved to Alabama because I asked him about his ‘calculator on a stick’ and he said he’d tossed it.

      I used to work one of those. I even got a circular version what was very cool as it fitted into the shirt pocket of your flight uniform shirt. I think it was called an Aristo flight computer. It worked perfectly well on both jets and prop aircraft.

      🙂


    149. eaglesoars
      151 | January 27, 2018 5:42 pm

      lobo91 wrote:

      A self-described black, queer woman-owned brewery in the Asheville area claims “white supremacy” forced it to shut down.

      check this out

      Woman sues Wall-Mart for locking up black hair products.

      guess who her lawyer is. HAHAHAHAHAHAHA!

      https://twitter.com/lporiginalg/status/957348953921503232


    150. Deplorable Bumr50
      152 | January 27, 2018 10:23 pm

      @ eaglesoars:

      I know the African-American women here in the city have a running feud with the Asian weave shop owners, and are constantly accusing them of discrimination, as they follow them around the store.

      Shrinkage, anyone?


    151. eaglesoars
      153 | January 27, 2018 11:47 pm

      Trump about 40 mins ago

      I have offered DACA a wonderful deal, including a doubling in the number of recipients & a twelve year pathway to citizenship, for two reasons: (1) Because the Republicans want to fix a long time terrible problem. (2) To show that Democrats do not want to solve DACA, only use it!

      https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/957462746060206080

      toldja!

      Also, somewhere I saw (but forget where, as usual) that Trump told DOJ he wants the memo released.

      @ Deplorable Bumr50:

      Asian women own weave shops? That’s a new one on me. They usually own the nail salons.

      I’ve only experienced that once, some woman selling something that my husband was dumb enough to let in the house. When I told her I wasn’t interested she said I just didn’t want to buy something from a black person and when I told her to get out she refused. So I grabbed her hair with one hand, an ear with the other and dragged her fat ass out the door and threw her down the steps. she was screaming the whole time she was going to call the cops and I just laughed at her. Then I gave my idiot husband hell.

      jesus.

      Well, tomorrow we go to choose our new puppy. I’m not going to get much sleep tonight. We won’t bring her home for another month, which is going to be even worse.

      *sigh*


    152. eaglesoars
      154 | January 27, 2018 11:57 pm

      Today, the final minutes of Holocaust Memorial Day. You may have seen this iconic photo of a train of Hungarian Jews being liberated by Allied soldiers before they reached the camp. Here’s the story behind the photo.

      https://www.haaretz.com/world-news/europe/MAGAZINE-72-years-later-woman-from-iconic-holocaust-photo-identified-1.5464513


    153. RIX
      155 | January 28, 2018 9:36 am

      https://www.diamondandsilkinc.com/videos/2017/9/8/watch-what-happened-when-diamond-and-silk-visited-the-view
      Diamond and Silk pay a virtual visit to The View, and school Whoopi.
      This is worth a look.


    154. RIX
      156 | January 28, 2018 10:36 am

      https://www.weaselzippers.us/372663-california-councilman-and-high-school-teacher-gregory-salcido-caught-on-video-degrading-military/
      @ WZ
      Elitist “high school “ teacher mocks the military. A true a hole.


    155. lobo91
      157 | January 28, 2018 11:16 am

      Sen. Schumer Pockets White House Amnesty Giveaway, Demands More Concessions

      Democratic Majority Leader denounced the White House’s new amnesty offer as inadequate, just one day after he said had endorsed a border wall because it won’t be built.

      Schumer’s conditional rejection of the new White House amnesty giveaway is muted and suggests that Schumer and his allies expect to pressure GOP Senators into yet more concessions.

      Dan Horowitz, editor of Conservative Review, says Democrats will feign opposition to the amnesty to encourage further negotiations and concessions from uninformed and confrontation-averse GOP legislators.

      “They will have plenty of messaging about noble ‘dreamers,’ improving ‘border security’ … Schumer is very familiar with the politics of the right, and the important thing is to watch carefully what Schumer does and says because he is very smart about this,” said Horowitz. “They will leave nothing on the table to achieve their goals,” he told Breitbart News.

      For example, Schumer told the New York Times on January 25 that he promised Trump on January 18 to fund a border wall in exchange for an amnesty for 1.5 million illegals. “I thought the balance was quite positive” to get gains for “these wonderful kids,” he said.

      It was good trade because even a funded wall will not be built, he said in the podcast:

      It is frankly my belief that it is going to be next to impossible for them to actually build the wall. And I told this to the president. I said Secretary [Ryan] Zinke, you know his Secretary of the Interior, said ‘I don’t know where you build the wall along the Rio Grande because you can’t build it on the Mexican side.’ They won’t build it. If you build it on the America side it cuts us off from the river. You can’t build it in the middle of the river. So my view was they would have a very difficult time actually getting it built.

      When asked by the New York Times about the White House latest offer of amnesty in exchange an end to chain migration, Schumer responded: “That will never pass.”


    156. RIX
      158 | January 28, 2018 11:37 am

      To me this is an example of the left intimidating people to use their approved language to control speech and
      win the debate. Arthel Neville was conducting an interview on FNC yesterday.
      She apologized if anyone was offended by her use of the term “chain migration”
      She should not have been uncomfortable for using an accurately descriptive term.
      “Once we have perfected the language, the revolution will be complete.” George Orwell 1984


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