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Sunday Funny #2 Marx , Bukley

by coldwarrior ( 100 Comments › )
Filed under History, Open thread, saturday lecture series at March 20th, 2021 - 7:00 am

yeah, yeah…it’s Saturday…would yinz rather have a LECTURE ?

I thought not. Let’s combine the two.

William F. Buckley

Groucho Marx

Watch this video on YouTube.

For those of yinz not familiar with Buckley / Firing Line, this is how it was.

at least listen to it. *HINT*


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100 Responses to “Sunday Funny #2 Marx , Bukley”
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  1. rain of lead
    1 | March 20, 2021 8:00 am

    morning y’all

  2. eaglesoars
    2 | March 20, 2021 12:09 pm

    @ rain of lead:


    Look at this garbage

    Scoop: ICE securing hotel rooms to hold growing number of migrant families

    $86 mil

    I’m betting if you look thru who is getting the contracts for this stuff, you’d find some friends & families……….

  3. eaglesoars
    4 | March 20, 2021 1:22 pm

    @ coldwarrior:

    Barbara Tuchman wrote a great book about the 14th century plague. A Distant Mirror.

  4. eaglesoars
    5 | March 20, 2021 5:39 pm

    This is a 10 minute video that makes the RATIONAL case for Jesus Christ/Christianity.

    It has me thinking……….

  5. eaglesoars
    6 | March 20, 2021 5:46 pm

    @ eaglesoars:

    Interesting commentary here

    My personal fave

    f) The key witnesses to the pivotal event of the NT were all WOMEN, whose testimony was considered worthless. That’s not what you do if you’re making shit up.

  6. rain of lead
    7 | March 20, 2021 6:05 pm

    the ladies just dropped another one

    Pink Floyd “Wish You Were Here” (Larkin Poe Cover)

  7. rain of lead
    8 | March 20, 2021 6:10 pm

    @ rain of lead:
    dat slide tho…

    that needs some kind of award

  8. darkwords
    9 | March 20, 2021 6:59 pm

    @ eaglesoars:
    Do miracles happen? IMO yes but just not as we plan for them.

    I used to say “probably” on every idea to the extent it got on my GF’s nerves. Once day I probably forgot to state it and she regarded it as a miracle. I was just stressed out. lol.

  9. darkwords
    10 | March 20, 2021 7:01 pm

    Bought Girl Scout cookies today. I did not lecture the scout on the bigotry of the Girl Scouts related to ACB. My mind thought it but I could tell she was more interested in being a good sales person. We transacted capitalism and I complemented her on her positive sales attitude.

  10. darkwords
    11 | March 20, 2021 7:05 pm

    Also bought some Indica 5 mg gummies down the road to go with the cookies. Going to see if it helps with joint pains. legal where I am at. That’s the lowest dose possible with no head high.

  11. Deplorable Bumr50
    12 | March 20, 2021 7:30 pm

    @ darkwords:

    It would be a major marketing victory if you got those from the Scouts as well…


  12. eaglesoars
    13 | March 20, 2021 7:31 pm

    darkwords wrote:

    Do miracles happen?

    Miracles : 2 Volumes: The Credibility of the New Testament Accounts

  13. lobo91
    14 | March 20, 2021 8:19 pm

  14. lobo91
    15 | March 20, 2021 10:11 pm

  15. eaglesoars
    16 | March 20, 2021 10:28 pm

    Atlanta’s richest neighborhood Buckhead pushes for SECESSION and its own police force as city-wide crime explosion sees murders soar 80%: Footage emerges of rifle-wielding robbers attack wealthy resident on their doorsteps

  16. eaglesoars
    17 | March 20, 2021 10:31 pm

    oh my.

    Anybody remember Occasional Reader from the swamp? He just posted on another blog that he has a 5 yr old son.

    When we knew him he hadn’t married yet.

  17. 18 | March 20, 2021 10:44 pm

    @ eaglesoars:

    00255448 07041 169 Charles Thu, Jun 12, 2003 11:38:48am
    Occasional Reader wrote:

    How does it feel knowing you have the likes of Sullivan AND Lileks AND Steyn AND VDH regularly reading your blog? Congratulations.

    Thanks, OR. Luckily, the madness never slows down enough for me to feel intimidated.

  18. eaglesoars
    19 | March 20, 2021 10:57 pm

    @ Bunk X:

    Those were the days.

    I met Occasional Reader when he made it to reaganite’s retirement party. Good guy.

  19. eaglesoars
    20 | March 20, 2021 11:15 pm

    eaglesoars wrote:

    @ Bunk X:

    Those were the days.

    I met Occasional Reader when he made it to reaganite’s retirement party. Good guy.

    I just realized I don’t remember his real name. I’m sure if I heard it I’d know it but for the life of me……

  20. eaglesoars
    21 | March 20, 2021 11:36 pm

    bed time. nite.

  21. lobo91
    22 | March 21, 2021 1:46 am

    Oregon Health Officials Propose Making Mask Mandates Permanent

    Oregon state health officials unveiled a new proposal in January which seeks to make temporary mask mandates permanent.

    The current order, passed in November by the state’s workplace safety department, which requires all employers to implement state-imposed guidelines for social distancing and mask compliance, is set to expire on May 4. Oregon health bureaucrats are now seeking to make the rules permanent.

    “Although the rule must be adopted as a permanent rule, its purpose is to address the COVID-19 pandemic,” the proposal reads. “Oregon [Occupational Safety and Health] intends to repeal the rule when it is no longer necessary to address the pandemic.”

    No threshold for what constitutes when the mandate is “no longer necessary” however, is offered in the proposal.

  22. 23 | March 21, 2021 3:06 am

    @ lobo91:
    Masks muffle speech. Social distancing squelches private conversation. No more whispering rumors. No social gatherings to discuss it.

  23. 24 | March 21, 2021 5:10 am

    @ eaglesoars:
    I know about him and his son. We both became fathers the same year. His son is a couple months younger then mime I believe.

  24. AZfederalist
    25 | March 21, 2021 11:49 am

    eaglesoars wrote:

    It has me thinking……….

    I’m glad to hear that is doing so.

  25. eaglesoars
    26 | March 21, 2021 12:54 pm

    I didn’t realize this was written up in an actual court opinion when I first heard about it, so I filed it under “what was his first clue?”. But it IS, as a dissenting opinion that is positively flaming.

    U.S. Court of Appeals, D.C. Circuit, Judge Laurence Silberman urges SCOTUS to overturn Sullivan.

    “The increased power of the press is so dangerous today because we are very close to one-party control of these institutions,” Silberman warned. “Our court was once concerned about the institutional consolidation of the press leading to a ‘bland and homogenous’ marketplace of ideas. It turns out that ideological consolidation of the press (helped along by economic consolidation) is the far greater threat.”

    “Although the bias against the Republican Party—not just controversial individuals—is rather shocking today, this is not new; it is a long-term, secular trend going back at least to the ’70s. (I do not mean to defend or criticize the behavior of any particular politician). Two of the three most influential papers (at least historically), The New York Times and The Washington Post, are virtually Democratic Party broadsheets. And the news section of The Wall Street Journal leans in the same direction,”

    Leftist Media Bias Is a Threat to Democracy, Judge Warns in Scathing Dissent

  26. eaglesoars
    27 | March 21, 2021 12:59 pm

    @ AZfederalist:

    Fascinating. I’ve just downloaded

    Insights on Matthew 1–15 (Swindoll’s Living Insights New Testament Commentary Book 1)

    But first I have to finish a 1000 pg TOME on the British monarchy under Elizabeth II. I’m about halfway thru. Great fun if you’re interested in how the Commonwealth and the UK actually work, but a total slog if you’re not.

  27. eaglesoars
    28 | March 21, 2021 1:37 pm

    PaladinPhil wrote:

    We both became fathers the same year.

    Oh my gosh, has it been FIVE YEARS since Esquire arrived??!! sheesh……….

  28. eaglesoars
    29 | March 21, 2021 1:43 pm

    I KNEW it!

    Former intelligence chief: ‘Quite a few more’ UFOs detected than public knows

    A former top intelligence official raised expectations on Friday for a forthcoming U.S. government disclosure on what it knows about UFOs.

    John Ratcliffe, who served as director of national intelligence under former President Donald Trump, was asked on Fox News by host Maria Bartiromo what he knows about unidentified flying objects that have captured people’s imaginations for generations.

    “There are a lot more sightings than have been made public,” Ratcliffe said. “Some of those have been declassified. And when we talk about sightings, we are talking about objects that have seen by Navy or Air Force pilots, or have been picked up by satellite imagery that frankly engage in actions that are difficult to explain. Movements that are hard to replicate that we don’t have the technology for. Or traveling at speeds that exceed the sound barrier without a sonic boom.”

    After saying that there have been sightings all around the world, Ratcliffe insisted that reports of “unidentified aerial phenomena” already in the public eye are only part of the bigger picture.

    “When we talk about sightings, the other thing I will tell you is, it’s not just a pilot or just a satellite, or some intelligence collection,” Ratcliffe said. “Usually we have multiple sensors that are picking up these things, and … some of these are unexplained phenomenon, and there is actually quite a few more than have been made public.”

  29. eaglesoars
    30 | March 21, 2021 2:25 pm

    Read this. Have tissues handy

    From Cat Lady to Dog Mom

  30. Aussie Infidel
    31 | March 21, 2021 5:15 pm

    eaglesoars wrote:

    “Usually we have multiple sensors that are picking up these things, and … some of these are unexplained phenomenon, and there is actually quite a few more than have been made public.”

    If th Director of National Intelligence can’t get access , I’m assuming that a mere demand from a now former President isn’t worth the powder to blow one’s hat off either.

    Perhaps Majestic Twelve are STILL pulling the strings even after all these years and refusals to comment.

    Frankly all know that something weird is happening in regard to UFOs or should I say UAPs and has been for the last 70 years … even since Earth got nukes.

    Do I honestly believe that somehow a random Presidential demand will overthrow 70 yeas of stonewalling by the embedded elites in the Pentagon? Nope !

    That was the whole point of establishing Majestic Twelve in the first place. To remove oversight from the civilian political administrations. Somehow I don’t believe that such a powerful group would willingly give up their power in the first place. Maybe change the name and bury the funding in obscure black programs, but cancel MJ12. Nope I can’t see it, regardless of what Trump may ha demanded from the successors of MJ12 within the Pentagon.

    Do I believe that UAPs are real? Definitely YES, as I don’t deny my lying eyes nor do I deny two separate radars both confirming what my lying eyes were seeing. Try explaining accelerating from 180 knots heading NE to Mach 20 Heading SW and leaving the atmosphere, in LITERALLY SECONDS without a Mach shockwave as it passed over top of my airplane. ET would have been experiencing thousands of Gs by the way!

    Yup they are real alright but the problem is all about what and who they are.

    They are definitely NOT from about these parts!


  31. Aussie Infidel
    32 | March 21, 2021 5:19 pm

    @ eaglesoars:
    Oh and by the bye, not only was I a pilot at the time but I eventually went on the be the Deputy Director of Military Intelligence…. and NO they didn’t tell me / us ANYTHING as it was way above our pay grade.


  32. eaglesoars
    33 | March 21, 2021 5:37 pm

    @ Aussie Infidel:

    And somebody has figured out how to contact them and is planning to take over the world.

    The question then becomes: does he lover soccer or rugby?

  33. eaglesoars
    34 | March 21, 2021 5:39 pm

    Trump Returning to Social Media With ‘His Own Platform’ in Several Months: Adviser

  34. rain of lead
    35 | March 21, 2021 6:05 pm

    hey y’all

  35. Aussie Infidel
    36 | March 21, 2021 6:27 pm

    eaglesoars wrote:

    @ Aussie Infidel:

    And somebody has figured out how to contact them and is planning to take over the world.

    The question then becomes: does he lover soccer or rugby?

    If it’s soccer then I don’t want to be one of the survivors of the take over.


  36. Aussie Infidel
    37 | March 21, 2021 6:34 pm

    @ eaglesoars:
    What I want to know is why ET is such an ace when it comes to installer travel, yet can’t land for shit. They travel a gazillion miles only to have a serious breakdown with their craft in the last 100 miles and end up crash landing in some desert someplace. I want to see one of them crash-land on the WH lawn and watch our betters trying to explain that away!


  37. Aussie Infidel
    38 | March 21, 2021 6:36 pm

    staller = stellar

    But you already understand predictive don’t you?

  38. darkwords
    39 | March 21, 2021 6:42 pm

    @ eaglesoars:
    I think Trump is going to have to have his own bank, his own edge routers, and his own satellites.

    The creator of Ethereum talks about an Ethereum app that is the decentralized version of Twitter. But also of the risk of banking systems squashing cryptocurrency before it takes a strong hold on the economy.

  39. eaglesoars
    40 | March 21, 2021 6:43 pm

    Aussie Infidel wrote:

    . I want to see one of them crash-land on the WH lawn and watch our betters trying to explain that away!

    Have you ever seen The Day The Earth Stood Still? The original version w/Michael Renne and Patricia Neal. The remake was a climate change abortion.

    Anyhoo, in 1952 Washington D.C. was literally buzzed by UFOs. You can look it up

  40. eaglesoars
    41 | March 21, 2021 6:47 pm

    Too long to post excerpts but read it. Hoard.

    “Things Are Out Of Control” – There Is A Shortage Of Everything And Prices Are Soaring: What Happens Next

  41. darkwords
    42 | March 21, 2021 7:06 pm

    China is preparing for total defeat of the American land army by shouting incorrect pronouns at them.

    Babylon Bee reporting.

  42. darkwords
    43 | March 21, 2021 8:15 pm

    @ eaglesoars:
    I bought blueberries this week. 8.99 a pint. Usually 5.99.

  43. 44 | March 21, 2021 8:28 pm

    eaglesoars wrote:

    this is not new; it is a long-term, secular trend going back at least to the ’70s.

    1960s. That’s when schools eliminated history class and replaced it with “Social Studies.”

  44. eaglesoars
    45 | March 21, 2021 8:46 pm

    darkwords wrote:

    @ eaglesoars:
    I bought blueberries this week. 8.99 a pint. Usually 5.99.

    part of that is seasonality, part transportation costs.

    @ Bunk X:

    I’d have to think about that. I had civics, history and social studies, so….

  45. eaglesoars
    46 | March 21, 2021 8:50 pm

    Biden administration to launch cyber attacks on Russia as feud with Putin escalates

    Sure, announce your attacks in advance, it’s all nothing more than PR anyway.

    These people are ALL mentally deficient.

  46. eaglesoars
    47 | March 21, 2021 9:25 pm

    Lovely drone video of volcanic eruption in Iceland

  47. 48 | March 21, 2021 9:48 pm

    “This six-foot distancing requirement has probably been the single costliest mitigation tactic that we’ve employed in response to COVID … and it really wasn’t based on clear science.”

  48. 49 | March 21, 2021 9:51 pm

    eaglesoars wrote:

    Sure, announce your attacks in advance, it’s all nothing more than PR anyway.

    Despite the fact that the US has been launching attacks for years.
    Here’s one of several live cyber attack maps.

    Currently Germany is under the most attacks. Russia is No. 2, China No. 3. The US is 4. It changes quickly.

  49. eaglesoars
    50 | March 21, 2021 10:14 pm

    @ Bunk X:

    I’m looking at Kaspersky’s home security stuff. McAfee/Norton haven’t stopped a lot of stuff on my system.

  50. 51 | March 21, 2021 10:21 pm

    @ eaglesoars:
    Mr. Possum recommended Kaspersky & MalwareBytes to me years ago. Haven’t had an infection since.

    Yeah I know. I just put a curse on myself.

  51. eaglesoars
    52 | March 21, 2021 10:22 pm

    off to read. nite.

  52. eaglesoars
    53 | March 21, 2021 10:23 pm

    Bunk X wrote:

    I just put a curse on myself.


  53. 55 | March 21, 2021 11:49 pm

    eaglesoars wrote:


    Whew. That was a close one. Thanks.

  54. 56 | March 22, 2021 12:24 am

    This was a close one, too. Friend of mine almost pulled it off a few years earlier, same place, same balcony, Cincinnati Riverfront Stadium. We caught him by his belt when he was half way there. Yeah, there was beer involved.

  55. coldwarrior
    57 | March 22, 2021 4:58 am

    eaglesoars wrote:

    The question then becomes: does he lover soccer or rugby?

    that isnt even a question.


  56. 59 | March 22, 2021 6:52 am

    eaglesoars wrote:

    Oh my gosh, has it been FIVE YEARS since Esquire arrived??!! sheesh……….

    Almost six now. Time flies when you are busy as hell. It’s been a challenge and a reward. I called him the “Three Foot Terrorist”, but now it’s the Four Foot Terrorist… He’s gotten better actually and less terrorizing these days.

  57. lobo91
    61 | March 22, 2021 9:33 am

  58. eaglesoars
    62 | March 22, 2021 10:22 am

    @ lobo91:

    Veritas just won the first round in its case against the NYT. NYT moved to dismiss and the judge bitch slapped it

    Defendants argue that their statements describing Veritas’ Video as “deceptive,” “false,” and “without evidence” were mere opinion incapable of being judged true or false. However, if a writer interjects an opinion in a news article (and will seek to claim legal protections as opinion) it stands to reason that the writer should have an obligation to alert the reader, including a court that may need to determine whether it is fact or opinion, that it is opinion.
    Stating that the video is “deceptive” and stating “without verifiable evidence” in a factual way in a news article certainly presents the statement as fact, not opinion.

    IOW, don’t pee on my leg and tell me it’s raining.

  59. eaglesoars
    63 | March 22, 2021 10:44 am

    Ha! yep

    How fast is Congress gonna want to change Section 230 one President Trump has his own social media site?

    The guy who is subbing for Chris Plante is inviting questions for Biden’s presser.

    The winner is: What day is it?

  60. eaglesoars
    64 | March 22, 2021 12:40 pm

    Well, this is fugly

    [EXCLUSIVE] Read the Shocking Pentagon Training Materials Targeting Conservatives in the Military

  61. AZfederalist
    65 | March 22, 2021 1:52 pm

    darkwords wrote:

    @ eaglesoars:
    I bought blueberries this week. 8.99 a pint. Usually 5.99.

    $15 / hour minimum wage has consequences. Idiot voters here in AZ approved it a few years ago — there is a reason economics is no longer taught in high school — makes it easier to get stuff like this through.

  62. AZfederalist
    66 | March 22, 2021 1:53 pm

    Bunk X wrote:

    and it really wasn’t based on clear science.”

    None of the things they put in place were

  63. eaglesoars
    67 | March 22, 2021 3:10 pm

    OMG. I had to put gas in the car. Fortunately, I looked at the price before I went inside.

    $3.54/gal (whatever the highest octane is – which is all I’m supposed to use)

  64. coldwarrior
    68 | March 22, 2021 4:39 pm

    Went climbing on some rocks
    I’ll put up a pic or 2. Nice view

  65. eaglesoars
    69 | March 22, 2021 5:01 pm

    Bill Shatner is 90 yrs old today

    Happy Birthday, Captain!

  66. eaglesoars
    70 | March 22, 2021 5:07 pm

    EXCLUSIVETo downplay Biden, White House directs all agencies to refer to ‘Biden-Harris Administration’ in official communications

    A leaked email from an employee of a federal government agency reveals the White House is shifting toward a communication strategy that seeks to elevate Vice President Kamala Harris in all official White House business.

    The directive, the employee reports, came from a top White House communications team member and instructs all agencies to refer to the Biden administration as the “Biden-Harris Administration” in place of the “Biden Administration.”

    “Please be sure to reference the current administration as the ‘Biden-Harris Administration’ in official public communications,” the directive reads, with “Biden-Harris Administration” accented in bold.

    And that includes twitter

    Welcome to the Biden-Harris White House! Tweets may be archived:

  67. RIX
    71 | March 22, 2021 5:10 pm

    @ eaglesoars:
    Harris will be the President soon.

  68. eaglesoars
    72 | March 22, 2021 5:16 pm

    @ RIX:

    Probably already is, we just don’t know it yet. Of course, neither does Joe.

  69. RIX
    73 | March 22, 2021 5:57 pm

    eaglesoars wrote:

    @ RIX:

    Probably already is, we just don’t know it yet. Of course, neither does Joe.

    Yeah, she may be the de facto president.

  70. coldwarrior
    74 | March 22, 2021 5:59 pm

    @ eaglesoars:
    @ RIX:

    this is such a farce.

  71. 75 | March 22, 2021 6:01 pm

    eaglesoars wrote:

    Kirchner is a known liar/fraud.

    Never heard of him. Guess I’ll have to start watching MSNBC.

    Or not.

  72. coldwarrior
    76 | March 22, 2021 6:07 pm

    Bunk X wrote:

    Never heard of him. Guess I’ll have to start watching MSNBC.

    Or not.

    that is contraindicated in cases where the watcher has a functioning brain.

    the side-effects are too numerous and severe.

  73. eaglesoars
    78 | March 22, 2021 6:31 pm

    Ashli Babbett, now this

    Wife Suffers Miscarriage Day After FBI Raids Home Over Combat Veteran Husband’s Presence at US Capitol

  74. eaglesoars
    79 | March 22, 2021 6:34 pm

    @ coldwarrior:

    except Kristi Noem just self immolated. She vetoed the bill that would ban trans men from woman’s sports APPARENTLY over cooperated push back. People are beyond pissed at her. If she can come up with a good reason, she better do it right quick

  75. eaglesoars
    80 | March 22, 2021 6:37 pm

    oh ffs

    The Press Secretary’s sister, Stephanie Psaki, was appointed as a Senior Advisor in Human Rights and Gender Equity at the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Global Affairs this month.

    gender equity

  76. coldwarrior
    81 | March 22, 2021 6:38 pm

    @ eaglesoars:

    it was a style and substance veto v an actual veto.

    methinks she has sniffed something inthe bill that may be poison.

    but for real, i dont give a shit. let the trans destroy womens sports, no one watches them anyway. let them suffer for being woke.

  77. eaglesoars
    82 | March 22, 2021 7:02 pm

    coldwarrior wrote:

    methinks she has sniffed something inthe bill that may be poison.

    And right you are!

    (It’s style and FORM, btw)

    Here’s her letter explaining the veto and the changes she wants.

    Thanks. Now I can support her again. I’ll spread the word

  78. coldwarrior
    83 | March 22, 2021 7:59 pm

    @ eaglesoars:
    some peeps on the right need to ratchet it back a notch.

    pick wisely the hills to die on.

  79. eaglesoars
    84 | March 22, 2021 8:26 pm

    Kristi on Tucker now

  80. eaglesoars
    85 | March 22, 2021 8:31 pm

    Tucker didn’t read her letter

  81. eaglesoars
    86 | March 22, 2021 8:46 pm

    One of the things I love about the UK is that there really are people named Peregrine Worsthorne. He was a ‘journalist’.

  82. coldwarrior
    87 | March 22, 2021 9:11 pm

    @ eaglesoars:

    William Wesley Twelvetrees

    the perfect brit name

  83. eaglesoars
    88 | March 22, 2021 9:30 pm

    Dear Lord

    (her full nic is Pittsburgh 4 Hillary and Now 4 Biden)

    Jesus fell three times carrying the Cross while on the way to Calvary to save us.
    Biden also fell three times carrying the hardship America is going through on his way to deliver Hope.
    Today God looked upon Biden & said “This is my Son, the beloved, in whom I was well pleased.”

    AFAIK, that’s considered blasphemy, and I’m pretty sure it’s considered WHACKJOB CRAZY

  84. eaglesoars
    89 | March 22, 2021 9:34 pm

    coldwarrior wrote:

    @ eaglesoars:

    William Wesley Twelvetrees

    the perfect brit name

    Whilst playing for the Leicester Tigers, Twelvetrees was nicknamed ’36’ based on the Irish-accented pronunciation of twelve threes

    what the?…..LOL!

  85. eaglesoars
    90 | March 22, 2021 9:48 pm

    I never watched it, but Instapundit has posted some hoots!ful videos of Shatner’s tenure at Boston Legal. Great fun……especially the parking garage one.

  86. eaglesoars
    91 | March 22, 2021 10:19 pm

    Mollie Hemingway who knows everything. Unfortunately, the link she provides doesn’t go to anything she’s talking about,so FWIW

    Noem’s “top advisor” is “controversial behind-the-scenes power broker” Matt McCaulley. Clients include Sanford Health, which owns Sanford Sports Complex, a Sioux Falls arena that hopes to lure NCAA tourneys. Lawmakers worried about conflict of interest.

    “his work for Noem over the past 15 months, while continuing to lobby for 16 private clients, has raised some eyebrows in Pierre. The dual role — well known by decision-makers in Pierre — could give McCaulley unfair and undue influence to affect policy and legislation

    Noem’s chief of staff, Tony Venhuizen, is on the board of the Sioux Falls Chamber of Commerce, another group opposed to protecting women’s sports.

  87. coldwarrior
    92 | March 22, 2021 10:28 pm

    @ eaglesoars:

    gaelic is painful, i tried to learn it….too complicated.

    and stuffing one more language in my head back then would have been pointless

  88. eaglesoars
    93 | March 22, 2021 10:36 pm

    coldwarrior wrote:

    gaelic is painful, i tried to learn it….too complicated.

    no kidding. I used to hang out with the Irish expat/diplo community in D.C. And my background is German, French and Chinese (a language that is completely dependent on lyric for meaning). Even they had serious issues with it.

    What’s worse…Welsh

    bed. nite.

  89. 94 | March 22, 2021 11:28 pm

    @ eaglesoars:
    Welsh, with the village llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogo

    From what I’ve seen, it has fewer vowels than we’re used to.

  90. 95 | March 22, 2021 11:29 pm

    @ coldwarrior:
    I learned a few words, mostly from Enya’s music.

    Beautiful language but yes, tough.

  91. AZfederalist
    96 | March 23, 2021 1:02 am

    eaglesoars wrote:

    @ RIX:

    Probably already is, we just don’t know it yet. Of course, neither does Joe.

    Neither of them is President; they are being run by someone, neither of them have the horsepower to actually be formulating US policy.

  92. AZfederalist
    97 | March 23, 2021 1:06 am

    eaglesoars wrote:

    AFAIK, that’s considered blasphemy, and I’m pretty sure it’s considered WHACKJOB CRAZY

    You are correct, it is quite blasphemous, just at those who elevated Obama to the same level as Christ, the Savior of the world. These people will have a lot to answer for on that Last Day when they stand for judgement.

  93. 98 | March 23, 2021 4:12 am

    @ eaglesoars:
    Tirtytix is not a good nic to have either.

  94. 100 | March 23, 2021 4:30 am

    This explains the ads I get on Facebook. Silent tracking.

    “The Supreme Court on March 22 rejected an appeal from Facebook that requested the court intervene in a $15 billion class-action lawsuit that alleged the firm illegally tracked the online activities of its users when they aren’t on the platform, in violation of the federal Wiretap Act.”–_Perrin_Davis_et_al_v._Facebook_Inc/85/

    “On March 22, the Supreme Court denied Facebook’s appeal, meaning the suit can go forward.

    The lawsuit alleged that the Menlo Park, California-based tech giant had secretly tracked users’ visits to websites that use Facebook’s features such as the “like” or “share” buttons, even if the users didn’t click on either of the two buttons.”

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