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calendar   Tuesday - March 29, 2011

Legal Simulation

As of today, it’s legal. Tomorrow, who can say?


Simulated Full Auto AR-15

No Permit, No Class III Required



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The concept of bump fire has been around a long time. Most semi-auto rifles and shotguns can be held loosely against the shoulder, with the trigger finger held stiffly and the trigger hand hardly touching the stock, and the off hand pulling the fore end firmly forward. Pull your trigger hand back just a bit and the gun goes off, and the combination of continued forward pull and the recoil impulse makes it fire again. Bam bam bam bam. Simulated full auto fire. The problem is that you can’t hit diddly do this way. Certainly not anything further than 50 feet away. Well, it seems that not only has a retired military fellow figured out a solution, he’s brought the product to market with full ATF approval.

The ATF defines a machine gun - I’m paraphrasing here, m’kay? - as a firearm with some kind of mechanical device or accessory that causes the next shot to fire without any input from the shooter. That’s why that famous piece of string for the M1 was classified as a machine gun, and it’s also why those trigger crank units are not classified as machine guns. For the same reason manually cranked Gatling Guns are legal, but if you hook up and electric motor to the crank you are in a huge world of legal hurt.

If the ATF wants to now come and ban the Slide Fire, they basically have to modify the definition of a machinegun. The Slide Fire is simply a high quality 33% glass nylon AR stock with no moving parts, period.

The inventor of the Slide Fire, Jeremiah Cottle, a US Air Force veteran of three conflicts, took the bump fire concept and eliminated all of the variables that makes bump firing impractical. The result is a product that bump fires perfectly, is completely controllable, every time, with no special training. There are no permanent modifications to the gun and installation of the Slide Fire does not impair function of the rifle at all.

“The Slide Fire simply allows you to shoot as fast as you want to,” explains Mr. Cottle. “ You can shoot one round, 2 rounds, 3 rounds, 15 rounds or a full magazine. It isn’t governed by a mechanical auto-sear. There are no moving parts in the Slide Fire and no springs. You hold your finger on the trigger rest and push forward to fire the gun. It is not automatic. Nothing is automatic. You actively fire every round, and if you stop pushing forward or you take your finger off the trigger the gun stops firing. It just helps you fire the gun in semi-automatic very fast. You don’t need an auto-sear. You can fire the gun yourself as fast as you want. ”

Unlike certain other AR-15 devices that tend to wear out (the little bit of bent metal device that’s oh so illegal), the Slide Fire is made of mil-grade plastic and a bit of aluminum. No moving parts means nothing to wear out; testing has been done for thousands and thousands of rounds with no wear at all.

Follow this link for more details, a bit of legal analysis, and a very shooty bit of video. Yes, the device works. Very well indeed. Had this been my company, I would not have made the video showing some guy waggling the gun all over the place, “spraying bullets from the hip”. I would have shown him sending 20 downrange on target.

I would suggest that if you want to play with one of these, that you get yourself a superb progressive reloading press and start buying powder in the 8lb cans. So sweet!!!

And here’s the very nicest part: it’s completely legal:


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Posted by Drew458   United States  on 03/29/2011 at 09:52 AM   
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SOJ Perfection

Along with the real person John Bolton, sometimes referred to as MOT for mustache of truth, we also have the fictional Horatio Caine from TV’s CSAI: Miami (oops my bad!), often referred to as SOJ, for sunglasses of justice. Sometimes Caine just says it best.

I stole this from CBullit.



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Meanwhile, it appears that Sheen is back to being a dognapper again. Winning!!


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Posted by Drew458   United States  on 03/29/2011 at 08:40 AM   
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Schoolhouse Humor

... another one of those emails that make their way to me ...



A teacher’s story about stuttering

A teacher is explaining biology to her 4th grade students.
“Human beings are the only animals that stutter,’ she says

A little girl raises her hand. ‘I had a kitty-cat who stuttered.’

The teacher, knowing how precious some of these stories could become,
asked the girl to describe the incident.

“Well,” she began, ‘I was in the back yard with my kitty
and the Rottweiler that lives next door got a running start
and before we knew it, he jumped over the fence into our yard!’

‘That must’ve been scary,’ said the teacher.

‘It sure was,’ said the little girl.

‘My kitty raised her back, went “Ffffff!, Ffffff!, FfffffF,”
but before she could say ‘Fuck-off !,’ the Rottweiler ate her!

The teacher had to leave the room.


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Posted by Drew458   United States  on 03/29/2011 at 08:19 AM   
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We’re All Special Now

This Could Come In Handi




Millions of Americans may be disabled and not even know it, according to some legal experts.

That’s because sweeping new regulations from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission offer new guidelines on the issue of how to define “disability” under the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Attorney Condon McGlothlen says the new regulations could have a profound impact on that debate.

“Before, perhaps 40 million people were covered by the ADA. That number will increase significantly,” McGlothlen told Fox News. “Some people might even say that a majority of Americans are covered as disabled under the law.”

Although the new regulations cannot classify any condition as a disability per se, there is a list of maladies that will be viewed that way “in virtually all cases.” The list includes: autism, diabetes, epilepsy and post-traumatic stress disorder.

Overall, lawyers for employers say the regulations shift the burden of proof in disability claims.

They say that employers will now have to show why a worker doesn’t require special accommodations, rather than employees proving that the measures are merited.

“It’s going to be very difficult for employers to argue in just about any case that an employee is exaggerating their disability or that the person isn’t genuinely disabled,” McGlothlen said.
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Barring congressional intervention, the new regulations will take effect May 24.


imageIsn’t this wonderful? Each of us has their own handicap that employers will have to allow for. Let’s hope that the EEOC quickly writes some new hiring rules as well, so those of us with these newly perceived disabilities can have a level playing field in the job market.

Personally, all I’m asking for is one of those blue tags for my car. Yeah, I want a disabled parking sticker. They hand them out like candy already anyway; it seems to me that just about every retired or nearly retired person in the state has one. As do the overweight, etc. Back in the long ago, when these things first appeared, retail parking lots would have 2 or 3 oversize spaces by the front door set up for them, and most of the time those spaces sat empty. Now the entire front row is all blue tags. I watch those customers and check out their cars when I go to the store. It’s actually very rare that I EVER see a car with hand controls, an actual “handi-van” (not the PC term sorry) or see those drivers using a walker or even a cane. The entire thing is bogus. I knew a kid in college - a big brawny football player - who went off to school with grandma’s car, specifically so he could use her blue tag and get the most convenient parking spots. And he was never called on it, not once.

I can’t wait until that same kind of widespread abuse that we all turn a blind eye to starts in the workplace. Because the real truth in most jobs is that these people, just like blacks, are held to a much lower performance standard. They are not criticized anywhere near as often, and are the last to be let go when layoff time comes around. For those of us not blessed with membership in the corporate insider’s club and a do-nothing upper middle management 6 figure income job, it’s the only kind of job security out there anymore.





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Posted by Drew458   United States  on 03/29/2011 at 07:28 AM   
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calendar   Monday - March 28, 2011

Mary Poppins Squeal of Approval

Did you see what Iowahawk created last week? Just dripping with awesomeness!

Overseascontingencieskineticaliocious
A neologic tailor-made for media hypnosis
If you hear it long enough you’ll drink until cirrhosis,
Overseascontingencieskineticaliocious!

I am not worthy. I am not worthy.


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Posted by Drew458   United States  on 03/28/2011 at 11:52 PM   
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EYE CANDY and good night all

OK ...  Some Eye Candy before retiring for the evening.

DENISE VAN OUTEN

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Just to be different

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And speaking of that ...  can’t help it. LOVE Asian women.. 

CRYSTAL LIU

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This is for those of you who need a bit of art,music, culture with your candy. Her name is ...

CLAIR JONES
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And this lovely young lady is from Hawaii

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See More Below The Fold

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Posted by peiper   United Kingdom  on 03/28/2011 at 01:42 PM   
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an address by Geert WIlders, in Rome a few days ago.

This is part of an address by Geert WIlders, in Rome a few days ago.
No room for all of it here, but I encourage all to read what the man has to say.  We can only hope enough ppl wake up and pay attention.

MORE WILDERS


Speech Geert Wilders in Rome, 25th of March 2011

zaterdag, 26 maart 2011


The Failure of Multiculturalism and How to Turn the Tide

Signore e signori, ladies and gentlemen, dear friends of the Magna Carta Foundation, molte grazie. Thank you for inviting me to Rome. It is great to be here in this beautiful city which for many centuries was the capital and the centre of Europe’s Judeo-Christian culture.

Together with Jerusalem and Athens, Rome is the cradle of our Western civilization – the most advanced and superior civilization the world has ever known.

As Westerners, we share the same Judeo-Christian culture. I am from the Netherlands and you are from Italy. Our national cultures are branches of the same tree. We do not belong to multiple cultures, but to different branches of one single culture. This is why when we come to Rome, we all come home in a sense. We belong here, as we also belong in Athens and in Jerusalem.

It is important that we know where our roots are. If we lose them we become deracinated. We become men and women without a culture.

I am here today to talk about multiculturalism. This term has a number of different meanings. I use the term to refer to a specific political ideology. It advocates that all cultures are equal. If they are equal it follows that the state is not allowed to promote any specific cultural values as central and dominant. In other words: multiculturalism holds that the state should not promote a leitkultur, which immigrants have to accept if they want to live in our midst.

It is this ideology of cultural relativism which the German Chancellor Angela Merkel recently referred to when she said that multiculturalism has proved “an absolute failure.”

My friends, I dare say that we have known this all along. Indeed, the premise of the multiculturalist ideology is wrong. Cultures are not equal. They are different, because their roots are different. That is why the multiculturalists try to destroy our roots.

Rome is a very appropriate place to address these issues. There is an old saying which people of our Western culture are all familiar with. “When in Rome, do as the Romans do,” it says. This is an obvious truth: If you move somewhere, you must adapt to the laws and customs of the land.

The multicultural society has undermined this rule of common sense and decency. The multicultural society tells the newcomers who settle in our cities and villages: You are free to behave contrary to our norms and values. Because your norms and values are just as good, perhaps even better, than ours.

It is, indeed, appropriate to discuss these matters here in Rome, because the history of Rome also serves as a warning.

Will Durant, the famous 20th century American historian, wrote that “A great civilization cannot be destroyed from outside if it has not already destroyed itself from within.” This is exactly what happened here, in Rome, 16 centuries ago.

In the 5th century, the Roman Empire fell to the Germanic Barbarians. There is no doubt that the Roman civilization was far superior to that of the Barbarians. And yet, Rome fell. Rome fell because it had suffered a loss of belief in its own civilization. It had lost the will to stand up and fight for survival.

Rome did not fall overnight. Rome fell gradually. The Romans scarcely noticed what was happening. They did not perceive the immigration of the Barbarians as a threat until it was too late. For decades, Germanic Barbarians, attracted by the prosperity of the Empire, had been crossing the border.

At first, the attraction of the Empire on newcomers could be seen as a sign of the cultural, political and economic superiority of Rome. People came to find a better life which their own culture could not provide. But then, on December 31st in the year 406, the Rhine froze and tens of thousands of Germanic Barbarians, crossed the river, flooded the Empire and went on a rampage, destroying every city they passed. In 410, Rome was sacked.

The fall of Rome was a traumatic experience. Numerous books have been written about the cataclysmal event and Europeans were warned not to make the same mistake again. In 1899, in his book ‘The River War,’ Winston Churchill warned that Islam is threatening Europe in the same way as the Barbarians once threatened Rome. “Mohammedanism,” Churchill wrote – I quote – “is a militant and proselytizing faith. No stronger retrograde force exists in the World. […] The civilization of modern Europe might fall, as fell the civilization of ancient Rome.” End of quote.

Churchill is right. However, if Europe falls, it will fall because, like ancient Rome, it no longer believes in the superiority of its own civilization. It will fall because it foolishly believes that all cultures are equal and that, consequently, there is no reason why we should fight for our own culture in order to preserve it.

This failure to defend our own culture has turned immigration into the most dangerous threat that can be used against the West. Multiculturalism has made us so tolerant that we tolerate the intolerant.

Ladies and gentlemen, make no mistake: Our opponents are keenly aware of our weakness. They realize that the pattern which led to the fall of Rome, is at play today in the West. They are keenly aware of the importance of Rome as a symbol of the West. Over and over again they hint at the fall of Rome. Rome is constantly on their minds.


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Posted by peiper   United Kingdom  on 03/28/2011 at 12:03 PM   
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The feral underclass is reaching critical mass in certain areas of the UK.

Drew’s most recent Crowder post reminded me of this.  Like the school bully, these little shits will continue till someone stops some of them. But what a world is in the making.

The feral underclass is reaching critical mass in certain areas of the UK, this is clearly one of them. This is a depressing story of course, but imagine what these little animals will be like in 5,10,15 years time? Totally uncivilised, uneducated and uneducatable, unskilled and unemployable. Nothing to do all day but take drugs, get drunk, commit crime and impregnate/get pregnant so perpetuating the problem. The politically manufactured “perfect storm” is almost upon us, this is what 60 years of ever- increasing welfare dependency, failing schools, broken families, increasing promiscuity, (the “Permissive society") and cultural Marxism has brought us.
- Paul Mac, Hull,

Postmen stop delivering to inner-city estate after attacks from children as young as six

Postmen have been stopped from delivering to a Leeds housing estate because they have been attacked repeatedly by thugs as young as six.

The inner city estate has become a no-go zone after a postwoman had bottles and stones thrown at her.

Royal Mail said it was unhappy with the situation on the Scott Hall estate and have suspended all Saturday deliveries and during the school holidays.

Tony Watson, a 55-year-old grandfather who lives there, said: ‘It’s got to the stage where people can’t put their bins out as they are trashed.  The kids throw stones at each other and are often out until 10pm at night.

‘Some are very small - as young as six or seven.’

Another resident who did not want to be named said: ‘It’s a war zone. I’ve seen a postman being taunted and he looked scared.

‘Although some of the children are very young they are usually big in numbers and it must be very intimidating to be walking alone,’ they told The Express.

‘The postmen have no idea if they are going to be mugged for the mail they are carrying. These kids can do as they please. Their parents just open the front door and push them out, then sit at home drinking and taking drugs. It’s inevitable they are going to get up to bother.’

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and just like the idiots in the Crowder video who thought the chubby kid was wrong to defend himself, anyone smacking one of these feral beasties in self defense would most likely be cautioned if not arrested, and made to attend an anger management class.


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Posted by peiper   United Kingdom  on 03/28/2011 at 11:07 AM   
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A nation divided for 2,000 years, united by Mussolini.

I read an interesting column or two this weekend, mostly about us and the war in Libya and the general crappy state of the world.
One headline read that America must acknowledge that it cannot take the lion’s share of the military burden in the coalition’s war against Libya, and at the same time remain a bystander. 

They go on to refer to Obama as the Onlooker-in-Chief. They insist on knowing just what role he wants to play in this latest international screw up. It’s suggested that American prestige is on the line. Oh?  Again? Could they mean we had it back for awhile and may now lose it again? Seems to me we’re always losing that damn thing.
Someone better lock it up so it doesn’t get away again.

Not surprisingly and much to our embarrassment, there seems to be new developments in the story about the rogue American soldiers killing civilians.
Drew covered that very well and so I’ll leave it there.

The Times said that Gaddifi is watching both Nato and Washington to see how to play his own hand.  I don’t much see as he has one to play but then, the man has always been just a bit delusional.  I say a bit only because based on how well he’d been treated up to a few weeks ago, his delusions had a good foundation.

News on radio says that Nato is now in the driver’s seat taking command yadda,yadda.  The goal is the protection of civilians, we keep hearing.
So far, nobody is saying if Nato will turn on the rebels if they in turn start killing civilians in Gaddifi’s camp.  Nato planes are attacking govt. troops and armoured vehicles, ahead of the insurgent advance, which has now covered a lot of ground, using pickup trucks and anything else they can get their hands on with wheels.
So, are they civilians still?

The media here continues to fan the flames with Gaddifi’s own words, albeit somewhat edited by the ministry for propaganda and public enlightenment.
That is, the Tripoli Troll said that anyone who put down their arms and stayed out of the fray would be spared.  Anyone who was found with weapons would be immediately shot and there would be no mercy shown for insurgents.
Now whether to believe him is another thing. But what the media continually report each and every day and even every hour on the radio is, that he said his troops would go house to house and slaughter everyone and show no mercy.  Period.
Well now, that is not what I heard at the very beginning of this little police action.

Meanwhile, another question being asked is, are we really prepared for the fall of Gaddifi? There is fear that Tripoli is more Baghdad than Cairo. Many believe that without him, the country will see a real civil war.

And finally, this bit of interesting history.


A nation divided for 2,000 years, united by Mussolini

The idea of dividing Libya into two regions – as suggested by armed forces minister Nick Harvey this week – has strong historical pedigree.
In fact, the way the civil war has split the country between a western region centred on Tripoli and an eastern region at Benghazi mirrors the situation over the 2,000 years before the Italian takeover of 1911.

Historically, Benghazi is part of Cyrenaica, founded in the 7th century BC by Greek colonists around the ancient city of Cyrene.
Tripoli – 1,200 miles to the West – was, on the other hand, founded by Carthaginians, who wanted to trade with the indigenous Berber tribesmen.

Over two millennia both colonies maintained their separate identities. Greek-influenced Cyrenaica developed a reputation for arts, crafts, medicine and learning while Tripoli focused on the commercial skills of its founders. The Roman historian Plutarch described the Carthaginians as ‘coarse and gloomy, submissive to those who govern them and despotic to those they govern’.
Trade – indeed all contact – between the two regions was rare; land travel over such large distances was difficult and the sea route was not favoured by the prevailing winds.

Under Persian, Egyptian and Macedonian rule, the two regions stayed apart and when the Romans rolled in, they ruled Tripolitania province directly but joined Cyrenaica to their existing province of Crete.
Tripoli and Benghazi had a common language and common legal system but continued to develop separately.

The East embraced Christianity until the marauding Vandals, then Arab invaders and later Ottoman Turks suppressed those who followed the religion.
Under the Ottomans, Tripoli became one of the great cities of the region, jewel of what was known as the Maghreb, or Barbary Coast. Its population was predominantly Moorish and Muslim.

While the Ottoman empire crumbled Tripolitania stayed rich, largely through piracy and the slave trade, which was allowed to continue until 1890.
In 1911, Italy invaded, annexing Tripolitania, Cyrenaica, and southern Fezzan as three separate colonies. Mussolini combined them in 1934 into a new country he called Libya, a Latin corruption of Libu, the Greek name for the Berbers.

The country has stayed together under King Idris and Muammar Gaddafi – until now.

MUSSOLINI


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Posted by peiper   United Kingdom  on 03/28/2011 at 10:37 AM   
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Monday Digital butt dragging

Darned if I know why, but my internet is really pokey this morning. I can’t even get to my BMEWS email because the connection is so slow that it keeps timing out.

How slow is it? When things get really bad I stop by one of those speed test pages. The first test gave me 14.5 MB/s. That was to a server less than 40 miles from here. When I connected to the other end of the state, somewhere “down the shore” as we say in NJ (the rest of the planet goes “to the beach”, but not us. And we pay for beach access too, unlike anyone else on the planet), and got 5.5 MB/s. That’s mighty slow for a broadband service that says it gives me 22 MB/s. That’s the old “rated” vs. “actual” thing we’ve all been dealing with since the days of the 1200 Baud modem and the AT command set. But to be fair, most of the time my ISP runs fairly close to the 22 MB/s that I’m paying for. That’s why this morning seems pokey; it’s all relative.

So I was checking out the rest of the speed test page, and they have national and international rankings. Turns out that NJ is actually near the top nationally but the country as a whole lags far behind most of the rest of the world. OK, we’re only slightly behind the UK (10.82 vs 10.79), but quite far behind the EU broadband average of 12.16. I’d make a crack about turtles with a copper wire duct taped to their shells, but we beat the heck of out Africa, which plods along around 1.5. Most of the Far East and quite a number of countries in Europe have actual tested speeds much higher than the USA. Duh, because they are all fairly small countries with large populations with money. They don’t have the wide open empty spaces like we do.

Who provides the fastest internet? According to the speed test page, it’s a German ISP called Kabel Deutschland. Taken as a whole nation, Germany “plods” along at 18.14 MB/s, hardly more than half the average speed of South Korea’s 33.64 MB/s. But when you look at individual cities, Hamburg tops them all, beating out Seoul by two ticks with a 33.49 MB/s. Wow, that’s fast. And it’s only going to get faster. Much faster. Kabel Deutschland is the ISP there, and they have two regular and two high performance internet packages to choose from bundled with telephone service:

Telefon-Flatrate + 32 MBit/s für nur 19,90 € / 1 Monat, 29,90 €/Mon.
Telefon-Flatrate + 100 MBit/s für nur 19,90 € / 1 Monat, 39,90 €/Mon.

Sehr Gut!

Wow. 100 MB/s. That’s really fast. Not sure really what I’d do with speed like that, though KD is using it to push their own On Demand style movie service. Smart move. “If you build it, they will come.” You betcha.

What’s the cost? Well, 39,90 € is $56.20. That seems a bit steep for me. 29,90 € is $42.11 for the slower service that’s almost 50% faster than mine. Considering we pay about $109/mon. ( for bundled cable, 22 MB/s internet, unlimited telephone, no HD, no free DVR, no premium channels, all taxes and fees included), that’s a pretty good deal.

What does cable TV cost in Germany?  I can’t quite figure out how the bundling works, but they do have a all in one package for sale. They give you a free ("gratis zur Nutzung!") 320 GB HD DVR with a 4 channel tuner built in, 100 regular channels, 3 HD channels, and 35 HD Premium channels including Fox and “Lust Pur” (this is Germany after all. Love the icon for that network).  My German is poor, but it looks to me like they also include a Smartcard so you can shop and gamble right from home on your TV set. All this for 20,90 €/Mon with the 1st month free? $29.44??? Nah, I must be reading it wrong. That can’t be the whole 3 piece package, that has to be just the TV when you already have the 100 MB internet. Still though, even if the TV and the ISP/telephone were billed separately, the total is only 60,80 €/Mon ($85.64), which is still a really good deal even if they tack on extra fees and taxes.


Looks like American cable has a bit of catching up to do.



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Best logo evah!!




Gak. It took me 2 minutes to upload that dinky little icon file. Fuggedabowdit, I’m getting off the ‘net until things improve.


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Posted by Drew458   United States  on 03/28/2011 at 10:22 AM   
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More Crowder, Several Days Late




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Posted by Drew458   United States  on 03/28/2011 at 10:01 AM   
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An Unchanging Truth

“The Roman Republic fell, not because of the ambition of Caesar or Augustus, but because it had already long ceased to be in any real sense a republic at all.  When the sturdy Roman plebeian, who lived by his own labor, who voted without reward according to his own convictions, and who with his fellows formed in war the terrible Roman legion, had been changed into an idle creature who craved nothing in life save the gratification of a thirst for vapid excitement, who was fed by the state, and who directly or indirectly sold his vote to the highest bidder, then the end of the republic was at hand, and nothing could save it.  The laws were the same as they had been, but the people behind the laws had changed, and so the laws counted for nothing.”

Theodore Roosevelt


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Posted by Drew458   United States  on 03/28/2011 at 09:58 AM   
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A young son asks his father a question.

Just booting and found this in my mail from a friend. So ...

H/T Jim M.

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A young Arab asks his father, “What is that weird hat you are wearing?”

The father said, “Why, it’s a ‘chechia’ because in the desert it protects our heads from the sun.”

“And what is this type of clothing that you are wearing?” asked the young man.

“It’s a ‘djbellah’ because in the desert it is very hot and it protects the body.” said the father.

The son asked, “And what about those ugly shoes on your feet?

His father replied, “These are ‘babouches”, which keep us from burning our feet in the desert.”

“Tell me,” added the boy.

“Yes, my son?”

“Why are you living in Bridgeview, Illinois and still wearing all this shit?”


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Posted by peiper   United Kingdom  on 03/28/2011 at 08:58 AM   
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calendar   Sunday - March 27, 2011

Wake Up Already


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Posted by Drew458   United States  on 03/27/2011 at 07:47 AM   
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