Some folks never learn.
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I know this guy, a former fighter pilot in the Air Force. He flew F-16s, and is justifiably proud of it and considers the Air Force a wonderful organization. When I feel like ‘gigging’ him a little bit, I point … Continue reading

Most days, I’m a nice guy. But sometimes I’m an asshole.
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I’d gone to the hardware store, because while I knew that I owned 5/16th self-tapping bolts, damnme if I could find them. On the way home I pulled into this C-store and picked up a drink and while waiting in … Continue reading

And that’s why Razorbacker is unelectable.
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I can solve the immigrant ‘crisis’ in thirty days. You know what? I exaggerate, as it would take more like thirty minutes. Don’t worry about the undocumented worker, concentrate on the employer. Instead of rounding up millions of folks, just … Continue reading

I know why I’m not doing much to help the economy, but what’s your excuse?
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Perhaps you, as have many other ‘consumers’, have heard how disappointed our Richers are that you haven’t been spending your vast savings from the decline in gasoline prices on new tech gadgets and $500 sneakers. Shame. Goodness gracious, prices are … Continue reading

Why not, I’ve done stupid shit before.
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As I have previously stated, I will not vote for the establishment Republican in 2016. Fuck ‘em, and if they don’t like it, feed ‘em fish heads. But Trump? Would I? Could I? Let me work through it. He has … Continue reading

Who the hell is Dave Taylor?
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You might have heard about our dear fiends in the EPA poisoning the Animas River. But this story about the letter to the editor sounded just too ‘spot on’ to be true. So I looked up the newspaper. Forgive me, … Continue reading

Dang. Missed’Em
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#BlackLivesMatter thugs mob SUV on I-70, drives through anyway | Fire Andrea Mitchell! The #blacklivesthugs are at it again, shutting down parts of the I-70 freeway at Blanchette Bridge. One SUV driver who was mobbed by the thugs, wasn’t about … Continue reading

Police State Thug Life Takes a Beating From the Courts
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Deputy Wants Immunity After Breaking Bones, Tearing Ligaments Of Suspect During Arrest; Appeals Court Quickly Shuts Him Down | Techdirt Deputy Wants Immunity After Breaking Bones, Tearing Ligaments Of Suspect During Arrest; Appeals Court Quickly Shuts Him Down from the … Continue reading

Sorry, I Seem to Be Fresh Out of Sympathy For Thug Life These Days
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Mike Brown Family Had Section of Road Dug Up Where He Died – Asphalt Given to Family – The Gateway Pundit In May the family requested the pavement where Mike Brown died. So the city dug it up and gave … Continue reading

And I Had It All Planned Out, Too.
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Do you remember that day when your hopes and dreams were first dashed? Most of us of a certain age do. I can. It was late summer, 1963. The person who dashed my hopes was my grandfather, a man I … Continue reading

‘Tis a mystery, wrapped in an enigma, then shoved up a dog’s bottom.
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When I saw this asking about the death of upward mobility, something hung in my brain and it didn’t click at first. Then it hit me. Those lighter colored areas signifying the most upwards mobility skew male, pale, and rural. … Continue reading

The Party of Pillage Versus the Party of Loot: The Glenn Reynolds USA Today Column
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Reynolds: Politicos put past before progress Cynical or not, these statements accurately describe why economic progress is so much harder today than it once was.  But why is it so much harder?  And why are so many politicians coming out … Continue reading

And they say there’s no good news.
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Normally, I don’t bother locking my car when in town. Not because there’s so little theft, I have no real sense of whether thieves abound or not. I don’t lock the car because it’s an old car and was not … Continue reading

Entrance of the Gladiators
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And then there were thirtytwo. Eggggggssselllent. Diversity is strength. Like (0) … Continue reading

We used to hang an onion from our belt, back in the day.
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Invited south for a July 4th gathering, doubts arose as to whether we had enough supplies. I rode with our hostess to load more charcoal, and as we pulled into the Dollar General or General Dollar or Family Dollar (I’m … Continue reading

How the Mighty Have Fallen.
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When you see this, you probably think, “Ha, another (former) CNN progressive hypocritically toting around a gun”. Pshaw. That isn’t the take-away. Hypocritical news people are a nickel a gross. The takeaway was…they were staying at Motel 6. It’s like … Continue reading

Next time, I’ll bet that they let it burn.
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a group of firefighters was forced to remove their uniforms at the request of a hotel manager who feared that they might have pilfered valuable items while extiguishing a fire in the hotel. In a video broadcast by local media … Continue reading

When I’m Wrong, I’m Really, Really Wrong.
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Remember the other day when I said that the SCOTUS decision that was going to cause all the real problems was the Disparate Impact decision? Would you pass me a helping of crow, please. A big one, ’cause I was … Continue reading

Time, that great healer.
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A while back I was building something in the shop and I ran a screw through my index finger. One would think that you couldn’t do that to yourself, but if you will listen to experience, I assure you that … Continue reading

I was told that there would be no math.
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I see that Bill has had to upgrade the log-in process. Damnit. I was told there would be no math. Ah, well. So it goes. The phone rang tonight, one of those opinion survey things. I explained that we no … Continue reading

Basic sleight-of-hand.
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Well now, I see we’re all hopped up about The Supremes saving Obamacare. And that is a bit of downer. But the real thing, that thing that is going to cause the most trouble? Disparate Impact. That was the real … Continue reading

“But, they have good intentions.”
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A Conservative values results. You know how conservative a person is by how long he says, “But they mean well.” At some point good intentions are outweighed by the damage done, and that is how conservative you are. It is … Continue reading

Once you get mad enough that you quit talking to them, the marriage is over.
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After contemplating the actions of the GOP Congress that I helped elect, I hereby swear that I will not vote for a single GOP candidate in 2016. I don’t care if they work their tongues like a whore while the … Continue reading

I Thought the Cops Showed Remarkable Restraint Here
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Video: Texas cop wrestles teen girl to the ground, pulls gun on others « Hot Air So there’s your answer to question one — threats of violence, actual violence in the form of a fight, and the possibility of more … Continue reading

Euro-Thugs to Google: Hands Up. Pay Us!
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EU carriers plan to block ads, demand money from Google | Ars Technica Multiple mobile operators in Europe plan to block advertising on their networks, with one of them planning to target Google’s ad network to force the company to … Continue reading

First I laughed.
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Then I remembered. Hey, I sleep next to that woman. I’m surfing around and I read “The North Adams Police Department is urging everyone to not chase bears through the woods with a dull hatchet, drunk. Yes that really did … Continue reading

Drug Thugs Roaming Into Private Homes, Looking For Drugs to Steal Under Color of the Law
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“I’ll never ask for another pain pill again”: ? database damage in Utah | Ars Technica At the time, Smithey worked at a thrift store run by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. A lady donated a video … Continue reading

I’ve been looking for a word to describe the free speech “But Buddies”
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and for the longest I thought that Good Ol’ Slow Joe Biden had them nailed with Butt Buddy. Then I thought of the old fashioned “Trusties” used in Southern Prison Camps. My Grandpa used to live within screaming distance from … Continue reading

Drug Thugs Roaming Trains, Buses, Planes, And Robbing People Under Color of the Law
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DEA Takes $16,000 From Train Passenger Because It Can | Techdirt As if on cue — and as if the DEA’s Sean Waite is completely unaware of the level of scrutiny and negative public opinion centered on asset forfeiture programs … Continue reading

It’s the bee’s knees.
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I was talking to a fellow the other day, a beekeeper selling honey at the farmer’s market, and he was telling me about ‘colony collapse’ and the death of honeybees. He painted a pretty apocalyptic picture of the future without … Continue reading

It got me to thinking.
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Once I had the coffee brewing and bacon sizzling I fired up the ‘puter and looked about the world. Saw the ‘leftists’ in London were less than pleased with their election, and had vandalized a WWII monument to female veterans. … Continue reading

Read the whole article, not just the headline.
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Because you can get the wrong idea. Take, for example, a headline like Pentagon staff given stern warning after using government credit cards for hookers and gambling. I thought well, that’s going to ruin the gays in the military thing. … Continue reading

There are two ways to look at this.
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On the one hand, four percent of the people might have their heads up their asses. A resounding 96% of adults surveyed said it was likely there would be additional racial disturbances this summer On the other hand, it may … Continue reading

Still a Lot We Don’t Know – But We Know More Than We Did. And It Doesn’t Look Good.
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Exclusive look inside the Baltimore Police investigation into Freddie Gray’s death – Baltimore Sun Task force members continued to investigate all possibilities even though they felt confident that Gray had suffered a “catastrophic injury” while being taken from the arrest … Continue reading

Thug Baltimore Cops Charged With Murder
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Prosecutor Plans Homicide Charges Against Police in Freddie Gray Case – NYTimes.com BALTIMORE — The state’s attorney of Baltimore, in a unexpected announcement, said Friday that she had probable cause to file homicide, manslaughter and misconduct charges against the police … Continue reading

The .40 Caliber Solution
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Md. gov calls up National Guard after roving gangs attack police, torch patrol car and store | Fox News A police source told Fox News several gangs, including Black Gorilla Family, Bloods and Crips all had “entered into a partnership … Continue reading

They Hate It When You Punch Them Back Twice As Hard
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1,000 Black Baltimore Rioters Smash Police Cars, Local Businesses in Frenzied Protest Baltimore (AFP) — Protesters smashed police cars and shop windows in downtown Baltimore on Saturday when the biggest demonstration over the death of a young African-American man in … Continue reading

Aaron Hernandez: Ready For It
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Aaron Hernandez verdict: Guilty of murder – CNN.com Asked whether Hernandez “gets it” after his murder conviction, Quinn said: “I don’t know. I think when you’re taken away and they say, ‘life in prison without parole’ … there’s got to … Continue reading

Black Colleges: Hotbeds of Black Rape Culture?
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Third Student Charged in Gang-Rape on Panama City, Florida, Beach – NBC News.com A third college student was arrested in the alleged gang-rape of a woman on a packed Panama City Beach in Florida, authorities said Wednesday. George Davon Kennedy … Continue reading

Hey, Mumia? Drop Dead.
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Marylin Zuniga’s Get-Well Cards for Mumia Abu-Jamal | News | Philadelphia Magazine In case you haven’t heard, convicted cop killer Mumia Abu-Jamal hasn’t been feeling very well of late, even winding up in the intensive care unit at the end … Continue reading