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  • House party horror: Five dead after 'horrific' knife attack in Canada

    04/19/2014 8:27:36 PM PDT · 28 of 29
    yefragetuwrabrumuy to Mears

    Well, there is Leopold and Loeb and Penny Bjorkland.

  • Illegal Immigration: Will Illinois' GOP leadership abandon the party's platform?

    04/19/2014 8:14:29 PM PDT · 8 of 8
    yefragetuwrabrumuy to chicagolady

    The Republicans have long had to contend with a faction that believed that business is more important than anything else, including the constitution, and even the United States.

    To a great extent, it was this overriding impulse that doomed the Whig party, predecessor to the Republicans, in that they to some extent supported slavery, but *only* because they thought it was “good for business”. You see how vacuous they are?

    The next time they really stuck out like a sore thumb was during the Coolidge administration, with the president of that faction declaring that “the business of America is business”.

    FDR pretty much relegated the Republicans to second class status, and this faction adapted, both to perpetual minority status, and to the idea that what was good for business, not ideology or core values, was what the Republican party should represent.

    The reemerged during the Eisenhower years as the “Country Club Republicans”, who were to a great extent elitist snobs and big businessmen. Very comfortable in the role of the minority, more and more they agreed with the liberal left about the future of America, but just wanted it more gradually.

    After having undermined and ruined the ascension of Goldwater during the 1964 election with LBJ, in a lopsided loss because of Kennedy sympathy, the Country Club Republicans blamed conservatism for the loss.

    They peaked with the election of Richard Nixon, who many considered “the president of the united corporations” and in whose administration, corporations held sway over much domestic policy, that the Democrats would allow.

    The Republican status quo continued until Ronald Reagan. He truly and deeply traumatized the Country Clubbers, yet forced them to realize that while they were business supremacists, the path to this was through liberalism.

    And this cause their most recent mutation into liberal Republicans In Name Only. The GOP-e.

    And for once, they are visible as what they really are, like cockroaches on the floor of a dark kitchen when the light is turned on.

    They care about business and only business. They despise conservatives, and owe little loyalty to the constitution and the United States itself. Their loyalty is to their business cronies.

  • House party horror: Five dead after 'horrific' knife attack in Canada

    04/19/2014 7:46:22 PM PDT · 24 of 29
    yefragetuwrabrumuy to Mears

    You mean:

    Charles Manson
    Charles Starkweather
    Harvey Glatman
    Leslie Irvin
    Herb Baumeister
    Robert Berdella
    Kenneth Bianchi
    William Bonin

    Sadly, the list goes on and on.

  • Boehner says he's 'hell-bent' on passing immigration legislation this year

    04/19/2014 7:14:01 PM PDT · 32 of 35
    yefragetuwrabrumuy to Sub-Driver
  • FIRST ARREST? Connecticut Man Faces Charges For Unregistered “Assault Rifle,” Standard Mags

    04/19/2014 6:48:53 PM PDT · 30 of 74
    yefragetuwrabrumuy to Daffynition

    Gun advocates should immediately blanket the state with information about jury nullification.

    Importantly, Connecticut has a weird grand jury law, in which they use an “investigatory grand jury”, which is a judge, judge referee, or three-judge panel. So he is almost guaranteed to be indicted.

    This means that there cannot be a “nullifying grand jury”, and he can only be exonerated by a nullifying trial court jury.

    So again, Connecticut needs to be blanketed with references to jury nullification, so that this travesty of the law is smothered in its crib.

  • ‘Patriot Party’ gathers at Bundy’s Nevada ranch, Reid deems them ‘domestic terrorists’

    04/19/2014 5:20:26 PM PDT · 41 of 43
    yefragetuwrabrumuy to tcrlaf

    Actually, parts of Germany’s media in the 1930s were strident in their opposition to both communism and fascism. For example the magazine Simplicissimus. They had guts.

    Eventually, of course, the Nazis neutered them, even though they allowed them to publish until 1944.

  • Pelosi Helps Wash Immigrants' Feet: Says Passing Amnesty Will Reduce Deficit By $1Trillion

    04/19/2014 5:13:21 PM PDT · 49 of 50
    yefragetuwrabrumuy to lbryce

    So, this Bishop Marc Andrus is encouraging someone who is ex-communicated to perform a religious ritual on faithful supplicants?

    It sounds like the bishop is “in variance” with church doctrines. The trouble is that it is unlikely that he is in variance in just this way. Such behavior indicated that he is on the border of heterodoxy, if not outright heresy.

  • Why climate deniers are winning: The twisted psychology that overwhelms scientific consensus

    04/19/2014 5:01:58 PM PDT · 59 of 77
    yefragetuwrabrumuy to 2ndDivisionVet

    This year, we should take a cue from Ming the Merciless, and refer to it as “Inferior Earthling Day”.

  • White House responds to 'deport Justin Bieber' petition

    04/19/2014 4:46:43 PM PDT · 12 of 12
    yefragetuwrabrumuy to rickmichaels

    I doubt that they will deport Justin Bieber, because both Harry Reid and Joe Biden are known to have “Bieber Fever”, which explains a lot of their behavior.


    04/19/2014 4:41:05 PM PDT · 45 of 65
    yefragetuwrabrumuy to BuckeyeTexan

    So, an unknown fear is so great that it must supersede our natural rights?

    Let me propose to the associate justice that there exists a boogeyman. We cannot tell you what this boogeyman is, or how great it is, or what it does, but we can assure you that it may or may not destroy the entire United States *unless* the Supreme Court of the United States is abolished.

    Does this clarify things for him?

    Unless the SCOTUS ceases to exist, the “monster” wins, or maybe not. It is a totally faith based monster.

    Or maybe if an associate justice looks in a mirror and says “Boogeyman” three times, then the boogeyman comes forth and destroys America. Or maybe not.

    It is the magic-based American justice system. It is not a way for a Supreme Court to function.

    In a year holding a three, or seven,
    or five, or nine, or maybe not,
    Two things, might be people, or armies,
    or buildings,
    Or anything really, blades of grass,
    or stoats, or crapulous charlatans
    spouting mimsy,
    Might do something nebulous.
    Insert made-up-bit here.

    —Generic Nostradamus Quatrain from
    “The Guardian” newspaper

  • Franklin Graham: If Muslims in America want to practice Sharia law, go back to where you came from…

    04/19/2014 3:54:50 PM PDT · 23 of 35
    yefragetuwrabrumuy to kingattax

    There’s a legal problem here that is cropping up, and will probably crop up again in the future.

    Because they have very reasonable religious laws, the US has long accommodated Catholic, Protestant, and Jewish religious laws, even in the secular realm. And this presents a legal predicament when they don’t want to accommodate the *unreasonable* religious law of Sharia.

    The basic problem is that unlike the other religions, Islam, both as a religion, and in a cultural ghetto that Muslims prefer, is coercive.

    In the other religions, their members have to go out of their way to voluntarily agree to the religious court and laws, and either party can quit and take their argument to a secular court at any time. US law respects this.

    But in Islam, from start to finish it is coercive. It is also highly unfair to women. And if it is rejected, not only will pressure be brought to bear on them, but they may be expelled from their community and abandoned.

    And though their has not been many instances in the US where physical threats of violence, or actual violence, have been made, these are common elsewhere.

    This being said, the only viable alternative is that no Sharia judgment can be contrary to US law, that all Sharia judgments can be appealed to secular court, and there must be full and free volunteerism at all levels of the proceedings. And all of this is inimical to Sharia, so Muslims would never agree to it.

    Thus the US must recognize that its law cannot assign equal treatment to grossly unequal systems of law, even for limited use among that religion’s followers.

  • ‘Patriot Party’ gathers at Bundy’s Nevada ranch, Reid deems them ‘domestic terrorists’

    04/19/2014 3:38:31 PM PDT · 11 of 43
    yefragetuwrabrumuy to 2ndDivisionVet

    They should call Harry a “socialist terrorist”, for making “terroristic threats” to them.

  • Elizabeth Warren could face a nightmare on her book tour

    04/19/2014 3:37:13 PM PDT · 52 of 57
    yefragetuwrabrumuy to Tallguy

    I doubt it. When her lying and cheating was made clear before she was elected, her constituents still voted for her. This pretty much kills the blackmail angle. However the tribes can be very determined to insure that she never again tries to capitalize on them, by reminding people that she is a fake and a fraud, and *not* Indian in any tangible way.

    There is actually some risk involved in this, as it invites her to work against them when the law is being crafted.

  • Don’t Ban Bossy, Ban Beyonce

    04/19/2014 12:07:02 PM PDT · 10 of 30
    yefragetuwrabrumuy to Starman417

    There is a really huge difference between leadership and being bossy. While some people are natural leaders, for most it is a learned experience, through a combination of observation, scholarship, and practice with evaluation.

    Someone who is bossy, on the other hand, lacks leadership skills; assumes that a position of authority automatically conveys the ability to lead, and a responsibility in others, not just to follow, but to “obey” without question; and often injects prejudice, bias, favoritism, and unethical behavior on their part against subordinates.

    Captain Bligh, of the HMS Bounty, was both bossy and a bad leader. On one hand, he craved for his crew to have strict discipline; but on the other, he wanted his crew to ‘like’ him. This led to his being excessively cruel and petty in one minute, then excessively generous and friendly the next, without warning.

    It was more than his crew could bear. So they mutinied.

    As far as girls go, the advice to them should be the same as it is for boys. Observe leadership as such, read up on how to be a good leader. Communicate what you want clearly and succinctly. Don’t be afraid to countermand a bad order. Include rules and parameters to your orders. Solicit the advice of those who are good leaders and have been leading for a long time. And remember, the followers make the leader, not the other way around.

  • Transcendence and Noah: Bogus Bytes -- Hollywood plays God and loses big time.

    04/19/2014 11:22:37 AM PDT · 5 of 8
    yefragetuwrabrumuy to SeekAndFind

    The article is a little mistaken, in that those who do these movies are not agnostics, but full blown atheists. Technically, they do believe in *a* god, which is “mankind as god”. Something on the order of Thomas Hobbes’ Leviathan, a gigantic being composed of all people.

  • Elizabeth Warren could face a nightmare on her book tour

    04/19/2014 11:15:17 AM PDT · 35 of 57
    yefragetuwrabrumuy to SeekAndFind

    Tribal membership is even stricter than copyright or patent, and for the same reasons, because scoundrels want to profit, usually financially, from pretending membership and ownership.

    So what Warren has done is much like pirating a copy of Windows, changing its logo on the opening screen, removing all its copy protection, saying that it is your software, and selling it for a fraction of the price.

    Microsoft, or in this case, the Cherokee tribe, may have a little problem with this.

  • Are The Swiss Going Crazy? $25 Minimum Wage Referendum In May

    04/19/2014 8:42:39 AM PDT · 17 of 25
    yefragetuwrabrumuy to GOPJ

    I agree completely with the cause of this situation. What I wrote about was that the effects of increasing the minimum wage might be just the opposite of what its advocates think.

    Which, you have to admit, would be hilarious. Even if totally unique to Switzerland.

  • Why Are The Poor, Poor?

    04/19/2014 8:39:58 AM PDT · 54 of 65
    yefragetuwrabrumuy to Kaslin

    While it sounds unlikely, often the poor are poor because they want to be poor. Not directly, as such, of course. But wealth accumulation doesn’t really appeal to a lot of people who put their priorities elsewhere.

    Artists, writers, musicians and athletes know that they have to work very hard, but with no guarantees at all for financial success, which comes only to a very talented few. Yet they still do so, even if the result is personal poverty.

    It’s their choice.

    However, the flip side of this should not be forgotten: that there are many people in the world who are just incapable of grasping that others DO NOT want to be just like them. It is seemingly beyond their ken.

    I saw an example of this with a green police officer who was filled to the brim with great ideas and help to a young homeless man, who showed no interest at all in it or him. The young officer saw that the young homeless man had great potential (which is true, in that the homeless guy eventually went to Stanford and graduated at the top of his class.) Eventually the young officer was almost stalking the young homeless man, more than anything desperate to know why anyone would *prefer* to be homeless.

    Finally the homeless guy sought out a senior police officer, explained the situation to him, and suggested that the young cop needed some “reality counseling”, with which the older officer agreed.

    Many people are terribly intimidated by the idea of homelessness, which they see as a personal threat to their well being in some way. And this can turn into a deep and abiding hatred of the homeless. Again, the problem is with them, not the homeless people.

  • Easter or Earth Day?

    04/19/2014 8:25:26 AM PDT · 13 of 15
    yefragetuwrabrumuy to rktman

    I like to lump “Earth Day” with other faux holidays, like Kwanzaa, Hijo de Puta (Cinco de Mayo), Cinco de Guinness (St. Patrick’s), St. Valentine’s Day Massacre, Maybe Communist (May) Day, Lugubrious (Labor) Day, and Yell “Fudge!” At North American Cobras Day.

    To paraphrase the Emperor Mind, perhaps we should call “Earth Day”, “Inferior Earthling Day”. That would adequately describe its celebrants.

  • Kansas speech by Michelle Obama draws complaints

    04/19/2014 8:08:22 AM PDT · 31 of 51
    yefragetuwrabrumuy to Extremely Extreme Extremist

    Are they going to give her an honorary high school diploma?

  • Lakeland (FL) SWAT Team Puts New Ride Into Action (Blow out windows on house no one was in)

    04/19/2014 8:02:04 AM PDT · 53 of 78
    yefragetuwrabrumuy to Sam's Army

    This teaches us that if you have a large yard, you might consider building a “tiger trap” pit that would be like an abandoned cesspool. It is a particular vulnerability of such heavy vehicles.

    Imagine if they had driven their little toy over just the perfect place for it to be for their purposes. Then, quite unexpectedly, “crack and sploosh”, as the vehicle exceeds the weight limit of the roof of the pit, and descends perhaps ten feet straight down into foul and fetid water.

    Which just does wonders for such vehicles. And even their occupants, if they don’t scramble out fast enough.

    The resulting headlines would be hilarious. “Homeowner cited after armored police vehicle falls into abandoned cesspool.”

  • Are The Swiss Going Crazy? $25 Minimum Wage Referendum In May

    04/19/2014 7:50:40 AM PDT · 10 of 25
    yefragetuwrabrumuy to GOPJ

    In pondering this, I wonder if the opposite is the case, that jacking up the minimum wage might work against hiring foreigners.

    That is, Switzerland has very tight employment rules, that are strictly enforced. It is already quite hard to hire foreigners, and it is getting even harder, and more expensive.

    So if the minimum wage is $10/hr, it already might cost marginally more, all things considered, to hire a foreigner. And if they jack up the wage to $15/hr, it may cost perhaps $17-20 to hire them in the future.

    In other words, a very different model than is seen in the rest of the developed world.

    In any event, it will be interesting to see what happens, from an economics point of view.

  • Lesbian police chief with 20 years service is summarily fired by new anti-gay mayor

    04/19/2014 7:35:31 AM PDT · 33 of 78
    yefragetuwrabrumuy to DoodleDawg

    I doubt this will stand, for several reasons.

    1) Unless being a lesbian interfered with her job performance, most people would consider this firing unfair. Lots of homosexuals work hard, never make a mess or raise a fuss, so deserve what they have earned.

    2) The radical left, and the homosexual mob, do not really care about individuals. But they intensely care about public opinion. So had he just fired her, nobody would likely care. But firing her, and then saying it was because of her being a lesbian is going to set off a whiny and angry firestorm.

    3) That there seems to be some scandal involved, as the real reason she was fired, is the icing on the cake.

  • WHY THEY CALL IT DOPE: Harvard Scientists Studied the Brains of Pot Smokers

    04/18/2014 7:12:36 PM PDT · 84 of 85
    yefragetuwrabrumuy to RaceBannon

    No, I’m pretty sure only a Democrat would demand to keep a horrifically expensive and incredibly futile boondoggle that hurts people going for 40 years. Congrats, you win. Now stop.

  • Al Gore on Climate Change: 'We Are Going to Win This Thing'

    04/18/2014 7:10:44 PM PDT · 34 of 34
    yefragetuwrabrumuy to 2ndDivisionVet
  • You Can Call a Man Fat But You Can’t Fat-Shame Him

    04/18/2014 5:53:56 PM PDT · 17 of 20
    yefragetuwrabrumuy to nickcarraway

    Leonardo DiCaprio really packed on some delicious pounds while filming Django Unchained, because director Quentin Tarantino did something brilliant: he brought in top chefs to make the very best period cuisine, especially desserts, which the actors ate while speaking their dialogue.

    If you know this, almost every scene in the movie, DiCaprio is eating some sweet or other (his character’s name was Calvin Candie), and you can see the expression on his and the other actors faces as they bite into some incredibly tasty pastry or world-class confection.

    “Okay, I need you to act terrified of Candie, while sitting across from him while eating the tastiest food you have ever eaten in your life.”

    Acting is not always easy.

  • The only chocolate bunny you'll never want in your Easter basket

    04/18/2014 5:44:48 PM PDT · 8 of 10
    yefragetuwrabrumuy to The Looking Spoon

    “Barack Obama’s nomination is so extraordinary
    that another chapter could be added to the Bible
    to chronicle its significance.”
    — Jesse Jackson, Jr.

    “In a way Obama is standing above the country,
    above the world. He’s sort of god.”
    — Newsweek editor Evan Thomas

    “Don’t compare me to the almighty, compare me
    to the alternative.”
    —Obama, fundraiser in California, 09-24-11

  • Ikea Plans 'Green' Meatballs to Help Tackle Climate Change

    04/18/2014 5:36:52 PM PDT · 14 of 35
    yefragetuwrabrumuy to nickcarraway

    Now all they need to do is to hunt down some male vegans and castrate them.

  • Harry Reid DOUBLES DOWN,..calls supporters “domestic violent terrorist wannabes”

    04/18/2014 5:35:44 PM PDT · 80 of 168
    yefragetuwrabrumuy to Mariner

    There should be a loud, public response to Harry Reid.

    “We know that you, Harry Reid, are a socialist, who hates America and Americans, yet craves for his family to get hundreds of millions of dollars from the Chinese. As such, you are hardly one to cast aspersions on others. Your actions are repugnant. Your philosophy is reactionary and repulsive. You should renounce America and everything it represents and move to a communist country, but you are too cowardly to do so.”

  • Justina Pelletier’s parents launch new legal action to release her from social services

    04/18/2014 5:31:29 PM PDT · 7 of 9
    yefragetuwrabrumuy to Morgana

    Since it appears that one doctor is the primary problem, her parents should file a federal malpractice lawsuit against her. While typically malpractice lawsuits are state matters, because two states are involved in this, a federal judge might be able to accept the lawsuit.

    Importantly, this lawsuit should be a whopper, and filed against the Children’s Hospital as well, which would mean their insurer would be involved, and may determine that a settlement, like letting the daughter go, is far preferable to many millions of dollars in case they lose.

  • Oath Keepers Pour into Nevada from Across America to Support Cliven Bundy

    04/18/2014 5:19:58 PM PDT · 15 of 47
    yefragetuwrabrumuy to dontreadthis

    There needs to be logos for the various conservative and constitutionalist organizations.

    The should say who they are, but all include a statement at the bottom that “Socialists Call Us Domestic Terrorists”.

    This works across the board, for the Tea Party, the Oath Keepers, Promise Keepers, conservative police organizations, veterans organizations, The American Conservative Union, The American Family Association, Citizens United, The Conservative Caucus, The Eagle Forum, The Family Research Council, Freedom’s Watch, Freedom Works, The Heritage Foundation, Citizens Against Government Waste,, RenewAmerica, etc.

  • 'Love & Hip Hop' Sex Tape Cripples Home Depot -- NATIONAL SHOWER ROD SHORTAGE

    04/18/2014 4:55:35 PM PDT · 45 of 45
    yefragetuwrabrumuy to goldstategop

    The weird thing is that there is one sex shop in town that looks like it hasn’t changed its inventory since the Rat Pack. In fact, it looks like it was designed by Dean Martin and Frank Sinatra. I’m not even sure that they upgraded their 8mm stag films to VHS yet. It is the “go to” place for crude postcards and “chicken inspector” badges.

    And yet somehow they still continue. It’s like visiting a sex shop museum. A friend speculated that some rich old deviant died and left it in his will, that his inheritors will only have access to millions of dollars as long as they keep the sex shop open.

    Most potential customers walk through the door, look around puzzled, then leave. They may not even have money in the cash register.

  • WHY THEY CALL IT DOPE: Harvard Scientists Studied the Brains of Pot Smokers

    04/18/2014 4:46:36 PM PDT · 82 of 85
    yefragetuwrabrumuy to RaceBannon

    If you want to pay for it, fine. They’ll send you a bill for a few dozen billion dollars. Every damned year. And it never stops, because it never works. Everything used to justify it were the same reasons used to justify alcohol prohibition.

    Your way has been tried since Richard Nixon started the War on Drugs. And it has never, ever worked. If your pattern recognition is that bad, you might as well start voting for Democrats.

    Can you admit that you were wrong, or are you a Democrat?

  • Birthplace of the domesticated chili pepper identified in Mexico

    04/18/2014 11:48:53 AM PDT · 36 of 51
    yefragetuwrabrumuy to Red Badger

    This impresses me as an extremely difficult task.

    If asked about the origins of cultivated peppers, my first inclination would be South Asia or the Pacific islands. The second guess would be South America.

    To start with, they probably assume that domesticated peppers first made their appearance with the Clovis culture, about 13,000 years ago. But a lot of the technologies used then, and later Indian tribes, may have arrived there already developed.

    Either from the Pacific islands or South America, such as the Pedra Furada sites in Brazil. Much, much older than Clovis.

  • Ohio teacher fired over comment on black president

    04/18/2014 11:28:11 AM PDT · 41 of 59
    yefragetuwrabrumuy to Olog-hai

    No matter what the teacher said, they are open to trouble. The one alternative is to give encouragement that will “burn out” the idea.

    For example, tell the student it is a great idea, then ask them how they plan to enter politics? The student won’t have a clue, but finding out is very discouraging.

  • Cut the Tea Party Movement from the Ground Up (Dems, Rove/GOPe & the NAACP conspire)

    04/18/2014 11:16:50 AM PDT · 24 of 33
    yefragetuwrabrumuy to 2ndDivisionVet

    These fools all assume that the Tea Party has a typical hierarchical leadership, so all they have to do is decapitate these leaders and the movement will fail.

    They don’t grasp, because they probably can’t grasp, that the Tea Party is *not* a hierarchical organization, but a non-hierarchical organization. Totally different rules of operation, and one they are impotent in fighting.

    The differences are actually greater than those of a conventional and non-conventional war. Yet, there is General Karl Rove, with his regimented platoon of “soldiers” following his marching commands to fix bayonets and march in formation into the enemy lines. But there is no enemy line.

    So they march in this direction for a while, then march in another direction for a while, and still, no enemy they can bayonet. So Rove throws another $50 million at them and yells at them to march and bayonet harder.

    Meanwhile, the Tea Party has quietly encircled Rove’s platoon, and from a safe distance yells names at them, maybe punctuated with thrown road apples.

    “March harder!”, he yells, “Bayonet harder!” “Break their lines and kill their leaders! Here’s another $100 million!”

    Still no enemy lines. Still, no leaders. And as much money as he raises from his well-heeled cronies, he can’t squeeze a thin dime out of Tea Party supporters. They use their money to back the other guy in the primary.

    And Karl Rove loses.

  • 'Love & Hip Hop' Sex Tape Cripples Home Depot -- NATIONAL SHOWER ROD SHORTAGE

    04/18/2014 11:02:28 AM PDT · 24 of 45
    yefragetuwrabrumuy to goldstategop

    Actually, I hope such extra strength shower rods become popular, but for the reason of safety. Slipping and falling in a shower can be very injurious, and desperately clutching and tearing down a weak shower curtain rod just adds insult to to literal injury.

    There already are a multitude of waist level grab bars designed to take weight or steady oneself, but not much at head or a little better height.

  • Sheriff Mack: federal snipers at Bundy ranch are mercenaries, hit men

    04/18/2014 7:54:25 AM PDT · 39 of 83
    yefragetuwrabrumuy to KeyLargo

    There are a huge number of patriotic veterans who are top notch snipers. And there are many who spent a lot of time doing “counter-sniper” operations. See where I am going with this?

    If the government brings in mercenaries, our side needs to bring in professionals who are a LOT better than their mercenaries.

    Importantly, our counter snipers are *not* murderers, they will be defenders, and they will not open fire unless the federal mercenaries start sniping at citizens.

    Optimally, the federals will never know that the counter-snipers are even there. The situation will end peacefully, with no federal the wiser. But if the federal mercenary snipers decide to murder people, that will be the end of them. And not a tear shed.

    Let’s see if they are willing to declare one of their dead snipers as “innocent” and give him a promotion and pay raise, just like they do their living snipers who kill innocent people.

  • Report: Boehner 'Hellbent' on Passing Amnesty This Year

    04/18/2014 7:45:25 AM PDT · 15 of 22
    yefragetuwrabrumuy to cotton1706

    Conservatives need to remember that it is not just limp wrists like Boehner at fault here, but the business interests backing their pitch for sub-minimum, sub-legal wages, instead of paying Americans to work for them.

    As such, these businessmen are not just greedy, but anti-American. So when there is a conservative congress and POTUS, these businessmen need to be punished.

    1) Make it very expensive for them to produce offshore yet sell at cheap prices in the US, undercutting American jobs.

    2) Make it very difficult to do business here, yet evade paying taxes to anyone, because they play a shell game with their multinational model.

    3) Punish them outright for embracing internationalism and socialism. If they want to support the UN and all the other internationalist organizations, they must do so out of their own pocket, not push through laws to have taxpayers money spent on such scoundrels.

    4) Bust up the big business oligopolies. Starting with the MSM, and going industry after industry to insure a level playing field.

  • Harry Reid: Cliven Bundy and supporters are ‘domestic terrorists’

    04/18/2014 7:35:00 AM PDT · 31 of 67
    yefragetuwrabrumuy to SeekAndFind
  • British pensioners to be told how long they have to live so they can manage savings

    04/18/2014 7:33:26 AM PDT · 13 of 15
    yefragetuwrabrumuy to Loyalist

    “According to our projections, you have exceeded your time limit as determined by the government. Therefore, we have brought the euthanasia truck here to insure conformity to our statistical models. What is important is that reality conform to our models.”

  • Hiding ObamaCare Data with the Complicity of the Census Bureau

    04/18/2014 7:31:07 AM PDT · 7 of 14
    yefragetuwrabrumuy to SeekAndFind

    A major reform of a conservative congress and president should be the prohibition of using the census to collect data beyond “an actual enumeration” as directed in the constitution.

    “But we *want* that data!, we *need* that data!”, by whiny bureaucrats, is *not* enough reason to violate the constitution. They only want that data to violate the constitution further.

    So it must be denied them. There is no constitutional demand that detailed statistics must be gathered from the citizenry at bayonet point. NONE.

  • Morning Joe Panel Scolds Sorkin For Suggesting Hillary Will Use Grandma-hood to Soften Image

    04/18/2014 7:27:13 AM PDT · 18 of 49
    yefragetuwrabrumuy to governsleastgovernsbest

    There was a charmingly cheesy fantasy movie years ago, called “The Sword and the Sorcerer” (1982), in which, at the start of the movie, the bad guy, a king, decides to resurrect a hideous, evil sorcerer.

    I think it would be hilarious to do a gif of selected frames from this scene, but with Hillary’s head pasted over that of the demon sorcerer.

  • WHY THEY CALL IT DOPE: Harvard Scientists Studied the Brains of Pot Smokers

    04/18/2014 7:12:23 AM PDT · 80 of 85
    yefragetuwrabrumuy to RaceBannon

    “...well, having a bunch of self inflicted losers who then are a drain on society, cannot perform work right, cannot think right, cannot make judgements right.”

    You could abbreviate this by calling them “Democrats”, and I agree that they are a burden and pestilence on society. However, they were such long before marijuana had become popular.

  • WHY THEY CALL IT DOPE: Harvard Scientists Studied the Brains of Pot Smokers

    04/18/2014 7:09:53 AM PDT · 79 of 85
    yefragetuwrabrumuy to RaceBannon

    In 1925, H. L. Mencken wrote an impassioned plea: “Prohibition has not only failed in its promises but actually created additional serious and disturbing social problems throughout society. There is not less drunkenness in the Republic but more. There is not less crime, but more. ... The cost of government is not smaller, but vastly greater. Respect for law has not increased, but diminished.”

    So, please list what good has come from the prohibition against marijuana. Not what good *might* come, but what good has actually come. At least in your opinion.

    It would probably be best to abbreviate it in a numbered bullet format.

  • WHY THEY CALL IT DOPE: Harvard Scientists Studied the Brains of Pot Smokers

    04/17/2014 8:29:09 PM PDT · 66 of 85
    yefragetuwrabrumuy to RaceBannon

    “...and you demand that society PREVENT STOPPING this self abuse is actually Desireable???”

    The cure is worse than the disease. It would be a major project by legal historians to document how much of American liberty has been lost, between alcohol prohibition and drug prohibition. As a people we have lost much of our substance, our purpose, our freedom.

    And because of the judicial idea of ‘Stare decisis et non quieta movere’: “to stand by decisions and not disturb the undisturbed”, bad law piles up on bad law, indifferent to reason or logic (that was a Supreme Court decision as well), to the point that we live in a damned fishbowl.

    All to keep self destructive people from destroying themselves, against their own wish to do so.

    Are you willing to destroy our culture, our future, to save such people from harming themselves? We are well on our way to doing so. Perhaps if we turn back now, let the lemmings jump of the cliff, we might someday be able to recover what we had.

    But so many obstinate people demand to control the lives of others, they do not care if we all are wiped out and end up as slaves in a tyranny, because we tried (and failed) to make people obey us, to be like us. It does not matter if millions suffer and die, we MUST HAVE OUR WAY!

  • Comedian Lewis Black Wants Socialism as “Forced Christianity”–Here’s Why He’s Wrong

    04/17/2014 4:39:01 PM PDT · 7 of 10
    yefragetuwrabrumuy to IChing

    He is right about one thing. There is a connection between Christianity and socialism. It is that socialism is a *parody* of Christianity.

    Imagine taking a King James Bible and removing all reference to God from it, and replacing them with “mankind” or the equivalent. This is socialism in a nutshell.

    It is the first sin, the sin of Lucifer, the sin of vanity, that through the ages, again and again, some men have found irresistible: to imagine themselves in place of God.

    But from the start of the socialist Bible, things go askew.

    Man discovers the knowledge of good and evil, and it is this discovery that ruins paradise. The knowledge of good and evil means man is no longer one with nature, that instead he exploits nature to benefit himself, and in the process, ruins it. Man becomes civilized and unnatural. He uses machines. He creates knowledge. He inhibits his sexuality and other impulses. He creates inequality, which thwarts “mankind”, the actions of man as Leviathan, a colony like of insects. Some socialists lust for the beehive, the anthill, the herd, but made of humans.

    So a primary purpose of socialism is to disavow the idea that good and evil exist. That by disrupting the knowledge of good and evil, civilization will end, and man will return to a simple, pastoral way, never changing.

    These extrapolations are less philosophies, though they have been expressed as such, independently, many times; but they are the logical outgrowth of the socialist Bible.

    And the arrogance of socialists is astounding. Despite their complete perversion of the Bible, they so strongly believe it their version, that they imagine themselves as more faithful, more religious. This is how such people as Nancy Pelosi and Kathleen Sibelius imagine themselves: as more sanctimonious than the Pope.

    Because they know better. The Pope just doesn’t understand the Bible as well as they do. He still worships God, not socialism.

    It is truly ironic when the Catholic church sees the corruption of socialism and imagines the “through a glass darkly” image of Christianity within. They need to realize that what they see is not their faith, but perversity.

  • WHY THEY CALL IT DOPE: Harvard Scientists Studied the Brains of Pot Smokers

    04/17/2014 4:08:39 PM PDT · 11 of 85
    yefragetuwrabrumuy to kingattax

    Seriously, if people want to bash themselves on their insteps repeatedly with claw hammers for fun, I am bound and determined to let them, and not care one whit if they cripple themselves.

    There is not a single, legitimate argument that anyone can make that for some magical reason, they have the authority to make the hammer-bashers stop.

    If it’s not your foot, and not your hammer, it is not your business. So butt out.

  • Easter is a tasty time in Port Richmond's Polish diaspora

    04/17/2014 4:04:17 PM PDT · 4 of 19
    yefragetuwrabrumuy to Kid Shelleen

    I can hear the cholesterol from here.

    The delicious, delicious cholesterol.

  • Glen Campbell Moved Into A Care Facility

    04/17/2014 3:36:46 PM PDT · 70 of 103
    yefragetuwrabrumuy to FlJoePa

    If someone around you is worried about developing Alzheimer’s disease, there is a way in which you can get an easy home pre-diagnosis, unless they have other nasal or sinus problems. Of course it is not conclusive, but may be useful information to give their doctor.

    Knowing that patients in cognitive decline often lose their sense of smell first, the researchers had patients sniff a dollop of peanut butter with each nostril separately. They used a ruler to measure the point at which people detected the odor (and to keep the other nostril closed).

    The weird result: People with a confirmed diagnosis of early-stage Alzheimer’s could smell it fine with their right nostril, but not their left, say the UF scientists. Generally speaking, the right nostril picked up on it 10cm before the left one. Also of note: The left-right difference is specific to Alzheimer’s, and doesn’t apply to other forms of dementia.

    But wait, there’s more!

    There are other odors that those with early forms of Alzheimer’s have difficulty smelling.

    Natural Gas (the odorant added to natural gas)

    But again, difficulty smelling one, some or all are not conclusive at all, but should be mentioned to the doctor.