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by lobo91 ( 55 Comments › )
Filed under Open thread, Uncategorized at April 11th, 2023 - 7:37 pm

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  1. Aussie Infidel
    1 | April 12, 2023 12:05 am

    A synopsis regarding the WEF , their plans and their cohort of Young Operatives inhabiting every strand of Western government and corporate governance

  2. Aussie Infidel
    2 | April 12, 2023 1:28 am

    A very important document that needs reading and understanding.

    There will be an exam!


  3. rain of lead
    3 | April 12, 2023 8:22 am

    morning y’all

  4. eaglesoars
    5 | April 12, 2023 10:45 am

    Bannon reporting breaking news: DNC is breaking with Mark Elias. HOWEVER he apparently spun off Perkins Coie awhile ago, so DNC may be sticking with Perkins Coie (my thought, not Bannon’s)

  5. lobo91
    6 | April 12, 2023 10:56 am

    @ eaglesoars:

    Did you hear where the 2024 DNC is going to be held?


    DNC Announces Chicago to Host 2024 Democratic National Convention

    “The 2024 Democratic National Convention in Chicago will welcome people from across the nation to an unforgettable event highlighting our party’s vision for lifting up working families and those who too often have been left out and left behind,” said Illinois Governor JB Pritzker. “Our great global city and its diverse communities, unparalleled hospitality, and world renowned venues shows off the best of America and its people represent the heart of our country.”

    Yes, we know Chicago highlights your party’s “vision” for America. That’s what worries us.

    “Chicago is a world-class city that looks like America and demonstrates the values of the Democratic Party,” said Mayor-Elect Brandon Johnson of Chicago.

    You know, most of us would prefer that America NOT look like Chicago…

  6. Possum
    7 | April 12, 2023 11:52 am

    The massive explosion at a dairy farm turned out to be a fire at a dairy farm and during that fire something went splody.

  7. eaglesoars
    8 | April 12, 2023 12:20 pm

    lobo91 wrote:

    You know, most of us would prefer that America NOT look like Chicago…

    well, it DOES demonstrate the values of the Dem party, so there’s that

  8. Possum
    9 | April 12, 2023 12:51 pm

    @ Possum:
    My totally uneducated guess was either the propane tanks ( which I can’t find looking at Google satellite view ) that were used for hot water and steam to clean and sterilize the milking parlor. Or the diesel tank for the backup generator which I can find.

    Yeah, yeah I know . Diesel does not explode in a semi truck crash. In fact if you threw a lighted match into a five gallon bucket of diesel the match would go out.

    Thinking more about this, there was probably not propane heating water and making steam but electricity. Why you ask?

    Look at similar barns. One side is full of 48″ fans that are stacked two high and each one is about 1hp which if I remember correctly is about 540 watts. or 4 amps at 120v sort of.

    Now 48 inches is four feet, and the long side of the place that caught fire is, as measured on Google maps 2450ft ( yep almost half a mile. )

    So, two fans stacked one above the other along 2450ft is 1225 fans totaling a maximum of 4,900 amps. Over half a million kilowatts.

    Makes sense to me to use electricity for steam generation as it will be a fraction of the power supplied to the facility and one less headache.

    As to diesel, they have/had a diesel generator, a big one, look at the size of the exhaust, probably just to power the refrigeration for the milk holding tanks during a power outage.

    Notice the banks of heat exchangers to the south of the bulge in the main building and the generator.

    Also notice the bulk milk carrier tankers poking out of that lump.

    Have fun…..,-102.2667756,406m/data=!3m1!1e3?hl=en

  9. lobo91
    10 | April 12, 2023 1:34 pm

    eaglesoars wrote:

    lobo91 wrote:

    You know, most of us would prefer that America NOT look like Chicago…

    well, it DOES demonstrate the values of the Dem party, so there’s that

    Exactly. The only better choice would be San Francisco. I’m guessing that if that was proposed, it was shot down pretty quickly. Even the DNC people aren’t that stupid.

  10. Possum
    11 | April 12, 2023 2:58 pm

    @ Possum:
    I looked into all this when it was first reported. Massive explosion and mushroom cloud at 8:15pm with pictures of a plume of smoke in full daylight.

    Sunset there was at 8:17pm.

    Fire actually started at 7:15pm.

  11. Possum
    12 | April 12, 2023 3:58 pm

    As this is now a food blog and due to the fact I am about 50pounds over weight and have been starving myself and not drinking beer for days and lost ZERO pounds

    I now solemnly declare it is 2:46pm here and I have drunk a 12 pack of Miller High Life ( none of that gay Bud shit ) and I am about to eat all I can eat!

    Chips ( french fries to you Yanks ) fried cod, mushy peas with four slices of heavily buttered bread. Sprinkled with malt vinegar. Um the bread is not sprinkled with vinegar, the fish and chips are.

    We English put chips into a bread sandwich.

    Then I am going to sleep for 36 hours. Like a snake when it eats an antelope.( or a mouse, rat, squirrel etc depending how big the snake is )

    See ya Friday!!!!!!!

  12. coldwarrior
    13 | April 12, 2023 7:27 pm

    @ Possum:
    Interesting, thx

  13. coldwarrior
    14 | April 12, 2023 7:27 pm

    @ lobo91:
    Thanks for the post…meat world has me till Saturday

  14. lobo91
    15 | April 12, 2023 7:57 pm

    @ coldwarrior:

    No problem. I’m not doing much at the moment. I was trying to install an upgraded refrigerator in my travel trailer, but ran into a brick wall when I realized that I need a special mounting bracket (not included, of course), which is apparently not available from any US sources. I ended up buying one on eBay, but it’s coming from a marine supply place in Italy, of all places. In about 3 weeks.

  15. eaglesoars
    16 | April 13, 2023 12:09 am

    lobo91 wrote:

    I ended up buying one on eBay, but it’s coming from a marine supply place in Italy, of all places. In about 3 weeks.

    That is just…strange

  16. lobo91
    17 | April 13, 2023 12:14 am

    @ eaglesoars:

    And of course, the refrigerator was actually made in China

  17. eaglesoars
    18 | April 13, 2023 12:16 am

    ECB’s prez falls for “Zelensky” phone prank, spills beans on digital currency

    I don’t even know how to excerpt this. It is ALL about totalitarian control.

    I’m so glad Hubby and I are old now. I don’t want to live in the world these so-called people envision.

  18. eaglesoars
    19 | April 13, 2023 12:27 am

    The problem I have with this is that I don’t know if anything in these docs is true or if it’s a setup. So, FWIW

    Here are the 7 biggest revelations from the US leaks so far

    Ukraine air defense systems in peril

    Pentagon casts doubt on Ukraine’s spring counteroffensive

    US intel on Russia could now be compromised

    Israeli spy agency supported domestic protests [wtf does this have to do w/Ukraine?]

    South Korea was concerned about supplying munitions to US [I wonder why]

    Egypt secretly planned to supply Russia with rockets

    UAE agreed to work with Russian spy agents against US, UK

  19. eaglesoars
    20 | April 13, 2023 12:38 am

    Right now, I think RFK Jr. could beat Trump and DeSantis.

    He began slowly drifting off the Democrat plantation years ago, but he always had that Kennedy thing going for him, especially the famous name of his martyred father.

    But then he committed the ultimate blasphemy – he profaned the sainted Dr. Anthony Fauci, wrote a best-selling expose about him. And after that he was, well, unclean. He was shunned by all the Beautiful People.

    To understand just what a pariah RFK Jr. has become to state-run media and the Democrat party (but I repeat myself), check out the recent story about his candidacy from the Associated Press, a semi-official organ of the deep state.

    For starters, they said he was “once” a best-selling author. But that was before he became “fixated” on vaccines, and because of that, he “prospered” during the Panic. (As did the Democrat party, for that matter, not to mention its subsidiaries, the welfare-industrial complex and Big Pharma.)

    Then the AP mentions his 2021 book, “The Real Anthony Fauci,” which by the way was a big bestseller. . . .

    But whatever you say about RFK Jr., he never drowned a woman, like his uncle. He never crippled one, like his brother. He never raped an underage babysitter, like another of his brothers. He’s never been accused of raping a woman, like one of his cousins, or beating a teenaged neighbor girl to death with a golf club, like another of his cousins.

    Come to think of it, his opponent for the Democratic nomination, Joe Biden, has been accused of rape, by his former aide Tara Reade. And unlike Biden, none of Bobby’s daughters have ever written in their diaries that Daddy used to take long showers with them when they were 11 years old.

    Compared to Joe Biden, in fact, Bobby Kennedy Jr. is a paragon of virtue.

    I know, he doesn’t have a chance. He’s running against a master politician, a silver-tongued devil who, when asked about the Easter egg roll at the White House the other day, predicted he’d be around for a long time.

    “I’ll either be rolling eggs or you know, being, you know, the guy who’s pushing ‘em out.”

    The Democrats are the party of no-info voters, but even for them, Biden’s senescence is getting hard to overlook. Kennedy may be a quack and a lunatic and a nut, but who would you take in a one-one debate – Brandon or Bobby Jr.

    For Kennedy right now, the old saying is true. Every knock a boost.

    RFK, to my mind, is HIDEOUSLY dangerous. But very few people know everything there is to know. He is, however, right about Fauci, etc. and that could pull a lot of people.

  20. eaglesoars
    22 | April 13, 2023 6:41 pm


    Joe Rogan Issues Warning After AI-Generated Version of His Podcast Surfaces

  21. lobo91
    23 | April 13, 2023 8:35 pm

    Mitch McConnell is apparently planning to either step down as Minority Leader or retire completely from the Senate.

  22. Aussie Infidel
    24 | April 13, 2023 9:06 pm

    lobo91 wrote:

    Mitch McConnell is apparently planning to either step down as Minority Leader or retire completely from the Senate.

    Can’t believe that mate. The Republicans couldn’t prise Mc Connell out of his senate seat with a crow-bar, if his seat was on fire.


  23. Aussie Infidel
    25 | April 13, 2023 10:03 pm

    eaglesoars wrote:

    The problem I have with this is that I don’t know if anything in these docs is true or if it’s a setup. So, FWIW

    Here are the 7 biggest revelations from the US leaks so far

    Ukraine air defense systems in peril

    Pentagon casts doubt on Ukraine’s spring counteroffensive

    US intel on Russia could now be compromised

    Israeli spy agency supported domestic protests [wtf does this have to do w/Ukraine?]

    South Korea was concerned about supplying munitions to US [I wonder why]

    Egypt secretly planned to supply Russia with rockets

    UAE agreed to work with Russian spy agents against US, UK

    It appears that the 21 year old Air National Guardsman working at the Pentagon thought that he was protected by the ‘Whistleblower Legislation’ that guarantees whistleblowers safety to report misdeeds of their commanders, and supressed illegal actions …. was misplaced.

    He’s now locked up and facing multiple decades in jail for reporting, with evidence, the fact that US and Russian troops in Ukraine have been involved in actual combat against each other. We knew earlier this year that US crews were manning actual AAA missile batteries targeting Russian aircraft operating in Ukraine airspace.

    The problem I have with this is that I don’t know if anything in these docs backing up more strategic but illicit actions by the Pentagon is true or if it’s a setup. So, FWIW

    Here are the 7 biggest revelations from the US leaks so far……

    1. Ukraine air defense systems in peril with AAA and Ground to ground missile stocks are due to run out in mid May if not replenished immediately.

    2. Pentagon casts doubt on Ukraine’s spring counteroffensive, contrary to reported positive but questionable Western News reports that the Ukraine is ‘winning’ this war.

    3. US intel on Russia could now be compromised by multiple leaks from within the Pentagon by credentialed members holding high level clearances. It would appear that the arrest of a low level 21 year old Air National Guard functionary, who trusted the provisions of the ‘Whistle Blower’ legislation to safeguard his open reporting of illegal Pentagon actions, was made as a warning to other Pentagon Whistle Blowers that this legislation provided no protections.

    4. Israeli spy agency (Mossad) supported domestic protests (what does this have to do with Ukraine?) This is more in line with the internal fight between Israel’s security state, with the Israeli lawmakers generally, and Netanyahu specifically.

    5. South Korea was concerned about supplying munitions to US. With the US running out of 155mm artillery ammunition and just not manufacturing enough to even maintain it’s own minimal stocks the US has purchased large volumes of South Korean 155mm artillery ammunition. South Korea is now worried that the US will supply this Korean ammunition to the Ukraine, to be used directly against Russian troops who are about to go on the defensive. Currently Russia has fought an offensive battle at some cost in men and material. Going onto the defensive allows Russian forces to use defensive technology and puts pressure on Ukraine forces who are running short of both manpower and material to support mobile offensive operations. South Korea does not want to denude their own stocks of ammunition as the US had done recently. South Korea also does not want to end up on the losing side of the Ukraine war.

    6. Egypt secretly planned to supply Russia with rockets of various types as did the UAE in a duplicitous move to play both sides to ensure that they will be on the ‘winning’ side. Egyptian missiles include a wide range of AAA, Ground to Ground missiles but mostly tens of thousands of anti-armour missiles. Both these Arab countries are nominally US allies and this leakage or Pentagon intelligence sources is highly embarrassing to both these Arabist nations and the US. The UAE have been fingered already as facilitators of ‘leakage’ of up to a third of US weapon systems and ammunition stocks to various ‘third party’ Gulf States and associated terrorist organizations.

    7. UAE agreed to work with Russian spy agents against US, UK. Typically Arabist administrations have a very ‘flexible’ foreign policy stance when it comes to allied solidarity in times of war. Culturally Arab policy always ensures that one plays both sides of the street until a winner is identified, and only then do Arab alliances ‘firm up’.

    If these are the strategic leaks that have come from the Pentagon, then they are all fairly well known ‘leaks’ that have been ‘Open Sourced’ for some time already. It makes one at least suspicious that some of these leaks were planted for knock on effect!

  24. Aussie Infidel
    26 | April 13, 2023 10:12 pm

    Seymour Hersh: “Trading with the enemy”
    by Chris Menahan

    Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelensky together with senior government officials and thirty-five generals embezzled what the CIA estimates is “at least” $400 million in US aid funds meant to buy diesel fuel for the Ukrainian army, famed investigative journalist Seymour Hersh reports.

    Zelensky’s entourage reportedly used the skimmed funds to buy Mercedes and Porsches and live lives of opulence.

    From Seymour Hersh, “Trading With The Enemy”:

    The Ukraine government, headed by Volodymyr Zelensky, has been using American taxpayers’ funds to pay dearly for the vitally needed diesel fuel that is keeping the Ukrainian army on the move in its war with Russia. It is unknown how much the Zelensky government is paying per gallon for the fuel, but the Pentagon was paying as much as $400 per gallon to transport gasoline from a port in Pakistan, via truck or parachute, into Afghanistan during the decades-long American war there.

    What also is unknown is that Zelensky has been buying the fuel from Russia, the country with which it, and Washington, are at war, and the Ukrainian president and many in his entourage have been skimming untold millions from the American dollars earmarked for diesel fuel payments. One estimate by analysts from the Central Intelligence Agency put the embezzled funds at $400 million last year, at least; another expert compared the level of corruption in Kiev as approaching that of the Afghan war, “although there will be no professional audit reports emerging from the Ukraine.”

    “Zelensky’s been buying discount diesel from the Russians,” one knowledgeable American intelligence official told me. “And who’s paying for the gas and oil? We are. Putin and his oligarchs are making millions” on it.

    Many government ministries in Kiev have been literally “competing,” I was told, to set up front companies for export contracts for weapons and ammunition with private arms dealers around the world, all of which provide kickbacks. Many of those companies are in Poland and Czechia, but others are thought to exist in the Persian Gulf and Israel.”I wouldn’t be surprised to learn that there are others in places like the Cayman Islands and Panama, and there are lots of Americans involved,” an American expert on international trade told me.

    The issue of corruption was directly raised with Zelensky in a meeting last January in Kiev with CIA Director William Burns. His message to the Ukrainian president, I was told by an intelligence official with direct knowledge of the meeting, was out of a 1950s mob movie. The senior generals and government officials in Kiev were angry at what they saw as Zelensky’s greed, so Burns told the Ukrainian president, because “he was taking a larger share of the skim money than was going to the generals.”

    Burns also presented Zelensky with a list of thirty-five generals and senior officials whose corruption was known to the CIA and others in the American government. Zelensky responded to the American pressure ten days later by publicly dismissing ten of the most ostentatious officials on the list and doing little else. “The ten he got rid of were brazenly bragging about the money they had — driving around Kiev in their new Mercedes,” the intelligence official told me.

    According to The Eurasian Times, Hersh also reported the White House is preparing for the war to potentially be settled in months (Hersh’s full story is behind a paywall):

    The official said that while the White House lacks clarity on its policy in Ukraine, the Pentagon is somewhat optimistically preparing for an end to the conflict. Two months ago, the US Joint Chiefs tasked members of the staff with drafting an end-of-war treaty to present to the Russians “after their defeat on the Ukraine battlefield,” Hersh said, citing a source.

    But it remains unclear what will happen if the Pentagon’s scenario goes wrong and Ukrainian forces fail on the battlefield: Will the two American brigades deployed close to the war zone “join forces with NATO troops and face off with the Russian army inside Ukraine?” Hersh asks.

    Hersh also reported there’s a rift between the US intelligence community and the White House over the bombing of the Nord Stream pipelines and Secretary of State Antony Blinken and National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan mismanaging the broader Ukraine conflict.

    From The Eurasian Times:

    Meanwhile, Hersh, citing an intelligence official, said that the sabotage of the Nord Stream pipelines and lack of strategic planning with regard to Ukraine had caused a growing rift between the White House and the US intelligence community.

    “There is a total breakdown between the White House leadership and the intelligence community,” the intelligence official was quoted by Hersh as saying.

    The alleged rift dates back to the covert operation last fall to blow up Russia’s Nord Stream pipelines, a move that was purportedly ordered by President Joe Biden.

    “Destroying the Nord Stream pipelines was never discussed, or even known in advance, by the community,” the official said.

    Zelensky’s firing of several top officials earlier this year has been clouded in mystery up to this point.

    Reuters reported on a few details which came out in January:

    Deputy Defence Minister Vyacheslav Shapovalov tendered his resignation after a local media report accused the ministry of paying inflated prices for food supplies, an old trick used by corrupt officials to skim off money.

    Reuters continued:

    Zelenskiy’s office said it had accepted the resignation of Kyrylo Tymoshenko, 33, as its deputy head. He gave no reason.

    Tymoshenko worked on Zelenskiy’s election campaign and had been in his post since 2019, overseeing the regions and regional policies. He had been criticised by local media for driving flashy cars during the invasion, though he denied wrongdoing and said the vehicles had been rented.

    Tymoshenko was exposed last year by a citizen journalist who photographed him driving around in a new 2021 Porsche Taycan:

    Before the media decided to turn Zelensky into the world’s great leader and anoint him The Person of the Year, Zelensky was exposed by the Pandora Papers leak for having hid tens of millions of dollars in offshore bank accounts given to him from the billions of dollars corrupt Jewish-Ukrainian oligarch Ihor Kolomoisky had looted from Ukraine. Hence Zelinsky’s multi-million dollar real estate in Maimi Beach! His bolt hole when his war goes pear shape.

  25. Aussie Infidel
    27 | April 13, 2023 10:21 pm

    The Biden 10-Step Plan for Global Chaos

    Our enemies do not fear us, our allies judge us unreliable, and neutrals assume America is in descent and too dangerous to join.

    By Victor Davis Hanson

    April 12, 2023

    a. Why is French President Emmanuel Macron cozying up to China while trashing his oldest ally, the United States?

    b. is there suddenly talk of discarding the dollar as the global currency?

    c. Why are Japan and India shrugging that they cannot follow the United States’ lead in boycotting Russian oil?

    d. Why is the president of Brazil traveling to China to pursue what he calls a “beautiful relationship”?

    e. Why is Israel suddenly facing attacks from its enemies in all directions?

    f. What happened to Turkey?

    g. Why is it threatening fellow NATO member Greece? Is it still a NATO ally, a mere neutral, or a de facto enemy?

    h. Why are there suddenly nonstop Chinese threats toward Taiwan?

    i. Why did Saudi Arabia conclude a new pact with Iran, its former archenemy?

    j. Why is Egypt sending rockets to Russia to be used in Ukraine?

    k. Since when did the Russians talk nonstop about the potential use of a tactical nuclear weapon?

    l. Why is Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador bragging that millions of Mexicans have entered the United States, most of them illegally?

    m. And why is he interfering in U.S. elections by urging his expatriates to vote for Democrats?

    n. Why and how, in just two years, have ad confused and often incoherent Joe Biden and his team created such global chaos?

    o. Let us answer by listing 10 ways by which America lost all deterrence.

    1) Joe Biden abruptly pulled all U.S. troops from Afghanistan. He left behind to the Taliban hundreds of Americans and thousands of pro-American Afghans. Biden abandoned billions of dollars in U.S. equipment, the largest air base in central Asia—recently retrofitted at a cost of $300 million—and a $1 billion embassy. Our government called such a debacle a success. The world disagreed and saw only humiliation.

    2) The Biden Administration allowed a Chinese high-altitude spy balloon to traverse the continental United States, spying on key American military installations. The Chinese were defiant when caught and offered no apologies. In response, the Pentagon and the administration simply lied about the extent that China had surveilled top-secret sites.

    3) In March 2021, at an Anchorage, Alaska mini-summit, Chinese diplomats unleashed a relentless barrage at their stunned and mostly silent American counterparts. They lectured the timid Biden Administration diplomats about American toxicity and hypocrisy. And they have defiantly refused to explain why and how their virology lab birthed the COVID virus that has killed tens of millions worldwide.

    4) In June 2021, in response to Russian cyber-attacks against the United States, Biden meekly asked Putin to at least make off-limits certain critical American infrastructure.

    5) When asked what he would do if Russia invaded Ukraine, Biden replied that the reaction would depend on whether the Russians conducted a “minor incursion.”

    6) Between 2021 and 2022, Joe Biden serially insulted and bragged that he would not meet Muhammad bin Salman, the de facto ruler of Saudi Arabia, and one of our oldest and most valuable allies in the Middle East.

    7) For much of 2021, the Biden Administration made it known that it was eager and ready to offer concessions to re-enter the dangerous Iran nuclear deal—at a time when Iran has joined China and Russia in a new geostrategic partnership.

    8) Almost immediately upon inauguration, the administration moved the United States away from Israel, restored financial aid to radical Palestinians, and both publicly and privately alienated the current Netanyahu government.

    9) In serial fashion, Biden stopped all construction on the border wall and opened the border. He made it known that illegal aliens were welcome to enter the United States unlawfully. Some 6-7 million did. He reinstated “catch and release.” And he did nothing about the Mexican cartel importation of fentanyl that has recently killed over 100,000 Americans per year.

    10) In the last two years, the Pentagon has embarked on a woke agenda. The army is short by 15,000 in its annual recruitment quota. The defense budget has not kept up with inflation. One of the greatest intelligence leaks in U.S. history just occurred from the Pentagon.

    The Pentagon refused to admit culpability and misled the country about Afghanistan and the Chinese spy balloon flight. The current chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff called his Chinese communist counterpart and head of the People’s Liberation Army to advise him that the U.S. military would warn the Chinese if it determined an order from its commander-in-chief Trump was inappropriate.

    This list of these self-inflicted disasters could be easily expanded.

    But the examples explain well enough why our emboldened enemies do not fear us, our triangulating allies judge us unreliable, and calculating neutrals assume America is in descent and too dangerous to join.

    Yet without America, the result is a new Chinese order in which, to quote the historian Thucydides, “the strong do what they can and the weak suffer what they must.”

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    About Victor Davis Hanson

    Victor Davis Hanson is a distinguished fellow of the Center for American Greatness and the Martin and Illie Anderson Senior Fellow at Stanford University’s Hoover Institution. He is an American military historian, columnist, a former classics professor, and scholar of ancient warfare. He has been a visiting professor at Hillsdale College since 2004. Hanson was awarded the National Humanities Medal in 2007 by President George W. Bush. Hanson is also a farmer (growing raisin grapes on a family farm in Selma, California) and a critic of social trends related to farming and agrarianism. He is the author most recently of The Second World Wars: How the First Global Conflict Was Fought and Won, The Case for Trump and the recently released The Dying Citizen.

  26. eaglesoars
    28 | April 13, 2023 10:25 pm

    Aussie Infidel wrote:

    Before the media decided to turn Zelensky into the world’s great leader and anoint him The Person of the Year,

    You know who he reminds me of?


  27. Aussie Infidel
    29 | April 13, 2023 11:05 pm

    eaglesoars wrote:

    Aussie Infidel wrote:

    Before the media decided to turn Zelensky into the world’s great leader and anoint him The Person of the Year,

    You know who he reminds me of?


    Totally corrupt and actually proud of it to his bootstraps



  28. eaglesoars
    30 | April 14, 2023 1:33 am

    utter bullshit

    ‘No one at a senior level’ was aware Bud Light had made the ‘mistake’ of partnering with trans influencer Dylan Mulvaney – as parent company Anheuser-Busch loses $6BN in six days

    Partnership with trans influencer Mulvaney has proved disastrous for Bud Light
    Sources claim the company’s senior executives were unaware of the campaign

    1 billion per day and nobody knew anything

  29. eaglesoars
    31 | April 14, 2023 12:33 pm

    Well. I didn’t pay too much attention to this ‘leak’ at first because I don’t believe anything I hear about Ukraine. But Hubby heard about the arrest of the 21 yr old Nat’l Guard kid and called bullshit. So I paid attention. And my nose started to twitch. If he was a whistleblower, he wouldn’t have put it on Discord. Nobody he would have wanted to see it even knows it exists. Forget how he managed to get it. Even I don’t think our security is THAT bad.

    In the meantime I was looking at the Restrict Act to do a write up but as I looked at it and who was saying what, I figured “this thing is going nowhere, not in this form”

    I didn’t connect the dots.

    Jen Van Laar is one of the best reporters out there and she smells a rat

    How Did Jack Teixeira Gain Access to the Documents He Leaked, and Why Were MSM Stories About Him Stealth-Edited?

    CTH smells a rat

    Suspicious Cats Correct – Johnson and MacGregor Give Details


    And Dan Bongino – who is brilliant at connecting the dots – wraps it up

    This is ABOUT the Restrict Act. It was going nowhere, they needed new impetus to revive it. Sorry, no link, it’s on his radio show.

  30. Possum
    32 | April 14, 2023 4:05 pm

    Just passing through and a cooking story.

    I have a young friend who I met about eight years ago. At that time about the only thing friend could cook was packet macaroni and cheese. Friend had no idea at all as to how to cook anything.

    I even joked once ” You couldn’t even boil an egg without fucking it up! ”

    Fast forward eight years and friend is an excellent chef, making Italian sauce from scratch, making Indian dishes without using off the shelf curry powder but combining all the required spices together. Without Googling I think to make a curry sauce there are upwards of nine ingredients.

    Smoking meats and fish to perfection. You name it, friend can cook it!

    So why am I telling you this?

    Last night I decided to boil six fresh eggs. Good for sandwiches or in a salad. You want one boiled egg then why not do six. Makes sense.

    Anyway, to cut a long story short, got the water up to a boil, added the eggs, noted the time and mentally calculated when 15 mins would have passed. Then went outside to sit and enjoy a refreshing alcoholic beverage and watch a Texas sunset.

    Slightly over an hour later while outside noticed a really strange smell. Then thought EGGS!!!!!!!

    You guessed. Pan boiled dry and started to glow. Pure white eggs now a strange tanned colour.

    Well my words to my friend eight years ago finally came back to haunt me.

    Now, Possum can’t even boil an egg without fucking it up!

  31. coldwarrior
    33 | April 14, 2023 5:14 pm

    @ Possum:
    timing is everything.

    our middle daughter has become quite the chef @11yo. she makes macrons (this is a hard recipe) and has perfected the 3 minute egg, poached egg, and the most perfect cupcakes.

    this summer, she will be introduced to the smoker and the grill. getting perfect tandoori and naan….maybe a brisket….

    i fell asleep once, just like yinz, boiling eggs….yep.

  32. coldwarrior
  33. Possum
    35 | April 14, 2023 6:04 pm

    @ coldwarrior:
    Being able to cook is a basic skill that should be taught in school. It was taught in the UK in the mid 70’s when I was in high school.

    Lawful mandated education stopped at 16. After that school was voluntary up to age 18. From 16 to 18 we only studied THREE intense subjects in preparation for university. I studied Biology, chemistry and physics.

    Which meant when going to university you got straight into the core subject without paying for two years of crap.

    However for a couple of hours per week us future scientists had to do I think it was called ” vocational ” classes.

    We could pick what we wanted, and I think it was in chunks of six weeks.

    Classes were home economics ( aka cooking ) needlework, woodwork, metalwork and art. Well not art as in arty farty shit but painting shit, like doors and windows.

    Time well spent in the education system. Preparation for life after school!

  34. 36 | April 14, 2023 6:50 pm

    CW stepped on this thread, so I’m staying down here.

  35. Possum
    37 | April 14, 2023 6:52 pm

    @ Bunk Five Hawks X:
    Me too. Cooking threads are awesome!

  36. 38 | April 14, 2023 6:54 pm

    XD Lol City.

  37. 39 | April 14, 2023 6:55 pm

    Possum wrote:

    @ Bunk Five Hawks X:
    Me too. Cooking threads are awesome!

    You’re eating clothing now? Lose weight AND get your fiber. Awesome.

  38. 40 | April 14, 2023 6:58 pm

    @ Possum:
    What are you doing on Monday 15 May at 11am?
    Be at Houston international Terminal C and I’ll buy you an ale and maybe a bran muffin to dip in it.

  39. Possum
    41 | April 14, 2023 7:04 pm

    @ Bunk Five Hawks X:

    I check my shit regularly and noticed white threads in it. But I have not eaten any white clothes in a while.

    I suspect I may have pin worms. I need a friend to help me with the flashlight and scotch tape to confirm this though.,to%20do%20a%20tape%20test.

    A pinworm test is a method used to identify a pinworm infection. Pinworms are small, thin worms that commonly infect young children, although anyone can be infected.

    Alternative Names
    Oxyuriasis test; Enterobiasis test; Tape test

    How the Test is Performed
    When a person has a pinworm infection, adult pinworms live in the intestine and colon. At night, the female adult worms deposit their eggs outside the rectum or anal area.

    One way to detect pinworms is to shine a flashlight on the anal area. The worms are tiny, white, and threadlike. If none are seen, check for 2 or 3 additional nights.

    The best way to diagnose this infection is to do a tape test. The best time to do this is in the morning before bathing, because pinworms lay their eggs at night.

    Steps for the test are:

    Firmly press the sticky side of a 1-inch (2.5 centimeters) strip of cellophane tape over the anal area for a few seconds. The eggs stick to the tape.
    The tape is then transferred to a glass slide, sticky side down. Put the piece of tape in a plastic bag and seal the bag.
    Wash your hands well.
    Take the bag to your health care provider. The provider needs to check the tape to see if there are eggs.
    The tape test may need to be done on 3 separate days to improve the chances of detecting the eggs.

    You may be given a special pinworm test kit. If so, follow instructions on how to use it.

    How to Prepare for the Test
    No special preparation is necessary.

    How the Test will Feel
    The skin around the anus may have minor irritation from the tape.

    Why the Test is Performed
    This test is performed to check for pinworms, which can cause itching in the anal area.

    What Abnormal Results Mean
    If adult pinworms or eggs are found, the person has a pinworm infection. Usually the whole family needs to be treated with medicine. This is because pinworms are easily passed back and forth between family members.

    There are no risks with this test.

  40. Possum
    42 | April 14, 2023 7:07 pm

    @ Bunk Five Hawks X:
    OK remind me later….. I have nothing planned until my death. And I still have not set a date for that either.

  41. 43 | April 14, 2023 7:11 pm

    Possum wrote:

    Now, Possum can’t even boil an egg without fucking it up!

    Bunkessa came by for Easter dinner and showed us a boiled egg trick I’d never known about.Before you boil the egg, lightly tap the big end with a metal spoon – (not hard enough to break the shell) and you’ll hear a little *pop*. She said it separates the innards from the shell so that once the egg is boiled the shell comes off easier.

  42. 44 | April 14, 2023 7:14 pm

    @ Possum:
    Damn cataracts.
    I read “Firmly press the stinky side of a 1-inch (2.5 centimeters) strip of cellophane tape over the anal area for a few seconds.”

  43. Possum
    45 | April 14, 2023 7:15 pm

    @ Possum:
    Some things fascinate me. For instance how does a female pin worm that lives in someone’s ass know when it is night time so it can slither out, lay egs then slither back up someone’s ass?

    I do not live in anyone’s asshole but sometimes I have difficulty knowing if it is night or day or just the blankies are over my head and I am drunk.

  44. 46 | April 14, 2023 7:17 pm

    @ Possum:
    Proctologist showed me pictures. The light DOES shine there.

  45. Possum
    47 | April 14, 2023 7:18 pm

    @ Bunk Five Hawks X:
    There is an air pocket at that end.

    Interesting fact, the machines that pack fertilized eggs that are transported to a hatchery are designed to place the eggs pointy end down in the transport trays.

  46. Possum
    49 | April 14, 2023 7:25 pm

    @ Possum:
    LOL and yes they did pay me to go on a training course, feed me awesome meals and get me drunk for several days!

    Pointy end down….

    PSPC egg setting machines
    The Prinzen PSPC series take automation of hatching egg setting one step further, placing hatching eggs directly onto setter trays, with an unsurpassed points down setting.

  47. Possum
    50 | April 14, 2023 7:29 pm

    And the Tuesday open just got the sidebar!


  48. 51 | April 14, 2023 7:54 pm

    @ Possum:

  49. 53 | April 14, 2023 10:27 pm

    I just got a call from the contractor that didn’t bother building our deck. I rejected his call, and blocked the number.

    I’m a little bit concerned that he’s going to stop by some time in the next few days.

  50. 54 | April 15, 2023 4:54 am

    @ right_wing2:
    Doesn’t sound like it’s going to be a pleasant conversation.
    If you’re expecting trouble and you know when he’s going to show, some police departments offer an off-duty peace keeper, no charge.

  51. 55 | April 15, 2023 7:55 am

    @ Bunk Five Hawks X:
    No idea when he might come by.

    Wife’s on limited activity for another 10 days or so, I work (from home) 7:30-4 and tonight I usually get together with friends. She probably won’t hear him if he comes by. Neighbor has cameras. The only things they left were some 5 gallon buckets and a couple of small plastic bins.

    I haven’t published my Yelp review yet.

    Mrs RW is worried he’s going to sue, but we have pictures of the work that was done.

    I’m thinking of just putting a note on the door telling him to get off our property.

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