SteveF

About SteveF

Steve is a polymath. Maybe that's not quite it. Maybe closer to a savant, or at any rate an idiot-savant. Or maybe just a plain ol' idiot.

Off-Topic and General Interest
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You know what whines like a baby? A DP commenter who doesn’t like the picture on the OT thread. Anyway put your comments here. Your grade will be based on punctuality, punctuation, spelling, and wordplay. So-called relevance is not a … Continue reading

Reefer Wanker Madness
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The following is a transcript from a BBC “Best of Today” podcast. Transcript is by me. A few mistakes are to be expected, but there shouldn’t be too many. The podcast is available for download for another 4 days if … Continue reading

All-Powerful Excuse
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Förklaringen till vågen av våldtäkter i sommar You could run that through a translator, or simply read it yourself if you read Swedish, but the gist is: the rash of rapes in Sweden has nothing, nothing at all, to do … Continue reading

A Flop on the Horizon
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Rihanna, Anne Hathaway Join ‘Oceans Eleven’ Reboot With Cate Blanchett, Sandra Bullock … “Oceans Eight,” the all-female reboot of “Oceans Eleven.” Uh-huh. I can just see throngs of fans watching this five times each. Or, you know, not. … Continue reading

Off-Topic and General Interest
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Put your comments here or I start the music! Link to previous OT thread. … Continue reading

“Fuck Them” applies here, too
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Rodrigo Duterte Calls U.S. Ambassador ‘Annoying,’ ‘Homosexual,’ ‘Son of a B*tch’ He’s the president of the Philippines. You know, the same Philippines which whined that the US needs to protect them from Chinese expansion in the South China Sea. … Continue reading

Go Down and Get out the Vote!
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Why should IronBear be the only who gets to make pictures? (“Because he’s not vile, foul, and disgusting” is not an acceptable answer.) … Continue reading

Off-Topic and General Interest
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No-o-o-o-o! Pwease don’t put me back in the archive! I be good, I pwomise! Link to previous OT thread. … Continue reading

Power Shift
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The man who could have stopped Donald Trump CNN couldn’t stop Donald Trump. Neither could Fox News. … But some observers say that one man may have had the power to prevent Donald Trump’s accession within the Republican Party: Matt … Continue reading

Off-Topic and General Interest
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Assertion 1. Things found on FaceBook are of no great value. Assertion 2. Only statements by politicians should be put anywhere but here. Assertion 3. Comments by DP readers are very valuable. Assertion 4. Only what can be found on … Continue reading

Economic Salvation
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You know how European nations, like the US, are bringing in scads of third-world immigrants to provide a youthful workforce to support the aging native population? Yah, about that… Kommunen erwarten dieses Jahr 733.000 Flüchtlinge Die Schulden der Städte und … Continue reading

Speaking of Douches
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Women are using Tinder to con men into doing chores When Fiona Bloom needed an air conditioner installed in her Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn, apartment three weeks ago, she went on Tinder. … So that afternoon, she swiped right on a 40-something … Continue reading

Because There Hasn’t Been Enough Douchebaggery
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Ohio Professor Offers Gun-Control Solution: “Storm NRA HQ & Make Sure There Are No Survivors” Look, there’s only one solution. A bunch of us anti-gun types are going to have to arm ourselves, storm the NRA headquarters in Fairfax, VA, … Continue reading

Rule of Law is Dead
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The fish isn’t rotting just from the head. It’s rotting from the bottom up and from the middle all at the same time. Standards Body Whines That People Who Want Free Access To The Law Probably Also Want ‘Free Sex’ … Continue reading

They Come Here for Love
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Illegal Alien in N.C. Bought Teen Girl Sex Slave From her Guatemalan Family Guatemalan Pasqual Mendez, 23, purchased the girl from her family members and paid for her travel expenses as part of the trafficking deal, according to The News … Continue reading

AMOC Drives Climate “Scientists” Amok
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Are Scientists Preparing for a FlipFlop Back to Global Cooling Predictions? The alleged weakening of the Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation appears to be triggering a growing amount of speculation about abrupt cooling I’m not prepared to support or refute the … Continue reading

Faster, Please
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Cancer patient receives a 3D-printed jaw and Regenerative tooth fillings could put an end to root canals The wreckers want to bring everything down to medieval levels, with themselves as the lords over the rest of us peasants, but the … Continue reading

We’re from the Government and We’re Here to Help
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… ourselves to your wealth. Corrupt agent who investigated Silk Road is suspected of another $700k heist Newly unsealed court documents have revealed that one of the corrupt federal agents investigating Silk Road, the online drug marketplace, is suspected of … Continue reading

Unexpectedly!
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Sources: Hillary Clinton Not Expected to Face Charges in Federal Email Probe According to sources that are familiar with the FBI’s investigation into Hillary Clinton‘s use of a private email server, the former Secretary of State is not expected to … Continue reading

The Shoe Will Be on the Other Foot in About Seven Months
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Fox targeted by FEC Dems in first-ever vote to punish debate sponsorship Finally making good on long-harbored anger at conservative media, Democrats on the Federal Election Commission voted in secret to punish Fox News’ sponsorship of a Republican presidential debate, … Continue reading

Follow the Money
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Guns and the Big Business of Carnage fear and anger also generate a lot of revenue—upwards of $16 billion, in fact, for guns and ammunitions manufacturers in 2015 alone. … With numbers like these, there is zero financial incentive for … Continue reading

Lying Liars Lie
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Breitbart has a number of front-page articles on Crooked Hillary. One is a reminder of what a liar she is: Clinton’s Lie About Taking ‘Sniper Fire’ in Bosnia Coming Back to Haunt Her “I remember landing under sniper fire. There … Continue reading

Off-Topic and General Interest
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Phase 1. Put comments here. Phase 2. ??? Phase 3. Profit! Link to previous OT thread. … Continue reading

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We’re All Gonna Die!
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Climate Change is real, you know! Just check this out, you deniers: Is Iceland’s Hekla Volcano Really About to Blow? Yes, because of Anthropogenic Global Climate Change, and we’re all gonna die from the nuclear winter. Paris soaked by wettest … Continue reading

The Religion Is Settled!
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Iranian Cleric: ‘Improperly’ Dressed Iranian Women Cause Climate Change A senior Iranian cleric from Isfahan, Iran, said “immorality” among young Iranian women, stemming from dressing “improperly,” is resulting in climate change and causing the rivers and dams in Iran to … Continue reading

Criticism is an -ism
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Remember how any criticism of Fuckface Obama’s policies or words was treated as ipso facto racism? Because, you know, it’s simply unpossible to dislike the policies themselves. Well, here we go again: ‘Ghostbusters’: How Sony Plans to Out-Slime the Online … Continue reading

Off-Topic and General Interest
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It puts its comments on this thread or it gets the hose again. Link to previous OT thread. … Continue reading

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See Something, Say Something
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Kentucky is Just One Of Several States Investigating Voter Fraud Hillary Clinton edged out Bernie Sanders in Kentucky’s Democratic primary. However, multiple sources are claiming voter fraud. Most unsettling is that this is just the latest incident of many that … Continue reading

The Truth Is Spoken
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The GOPe shouldn’t be mad about Trump, they should be amazed that they aren’t hanging from lampposts. (NB: While screwing around until f-in ClodFlare would let me post this, I found that the estimable Mike Hendrix came across the same … Continue reading

Credit Where Credit’s Due?
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Huh. This doesn’t sound at all familiar. EMP, collapse, martial law. Nope, not at all familiar. … Continue reading

Water, Water Everywhere, Part 2
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Then: The Great Lakes are drying up! Climate change! We’re all gonna die! Now: The Great Lakes are at record highs! We’re all gonna die! If they couldn’t talk out of both sides of their mouths, they couldn’t say anything … Continue reading

Off-Topic and General Interest
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Through sleepless nights and nauseating days Bill Quick dives deep into the intartubes. The lefty sites far from which wise man stays. Our betters condescending to us rubes. Far more there is than any man can find. The sneers, the … Continue reading

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Secret for the Good of the Nation
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Germany Looks To Prosecute Cologne New Year’s Attacks Whistleblowers The Green-Socialist coalition government in the region of North Rhine-Westphalia are not at all amused by whistleblowers who leaked documents that showed police tampering with witness reports from the New Years … Continue reading

SteveF and I Just Stepped On Each Other, But It’s All Good
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Vicente Fox calls Trump voters lazy drunks … he disparaged Trump supporters as lazy, uneducated, TV watching drunks … “We need to wake up that citizen. We need them to take them away from the TV and drinking beer, to … Continue reading

A MOR on Memes
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Mexican Congresswoman Declares War on Memes Martha Orta Rodriguez suggests a penalty of up to four years in prison and a fine of nearly US$2,000 for those responsible for creating these often humorous and satirical images on the Web. … Continue reading

Choke on It
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UK Prime Minister David Cameron ‘Must Apologize’ Over Trump Insult Last December [UK Prime Minister David Cameron] called the billionaire businessman “divisive, stupid and wrong” for suggesting that Muslims should be banned from entering America. When he made these undiplomatic … Continue reading

Workplace Equality
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Women Seeking Time Off Work for Menstrual Cycles Some activist women are pushing a new workplace initiative called the “period policy,” an employee benefit that would give women time off for their menstrual cycles. … Baxter went on to say … Continue reading

Appointment from President Trump? Probably not.
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Cruz: Trump Is ‘Utterly Amoral,’ ‘Pathological Liar’ Cruz said, “I’m going to do something I haven’t done for the entire campaign. For those of you who have traveled with me all across the country. I’m going to tell you what … Continue reading