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14 March 2019

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Gregory

I thought it was spelled "Stanfurd".

Neither Harvard or Cal were caught in the first batch... Harvard may be protected by doing their selling out in the open.

Don Bessee

It looks like the UK is going down the road of the pony tail of ignorance, next it will be bats. Why not get back to stop and frisk and fully enforcing the law? Naw that's too obvious.

https://www.breitbart.com/europe/2019/03/14/uk-lawmaker-calls-for-all-knives-to-be-registered-fitted-with-gps/

;-)

Bill Tozer

For Robert Cross.
Kinda long, but definitely not written by anonymous. Akin to school shooter Nikolas Cruz crying out for help repeatedly, and no one listened...for political expediency. Push ‘em through. The suicide rate of adult transsexuals is now pushing 40%. Medical malpractice? Anyway, food for thought.

“I Was America’s First ‘Nonbinary’ Person. It Was All a Sham.”

https://www.intellectualtakeout.org/article/i-was-americas-first-nonbinary-person-it-was-all-sham

Items 5 and 6 are of importance

https://www.dailysignal.com/2019/03/14/7-reasons-why-the-equality-act-is-anything-but/

AVMan

,,,Bill,,,I doubt this article, The Biggest Higher Education Scam Isn’t Hollywood Fraud, It’s Academia Itself, is correct.

,,,How many buildings on elite colleges are available to have someone's name put on them? There are other ways for ne'er-do-wells to get in on pappy's coattails...I heard that if a military brat's father was at West Point,,, and maybe this is true at other schools that parents attended,,, they got a leg up at the admissions office.

,,,eliminate all private schools,,,make everyone compete in public schools,,,and watch how much money all schools in every district in the country suddenly get their funding increased.

Paul Emery

Just to clarify:

So Todd if a 19 year old sells a couple of joints to a 17 year old you say line em up and shoot them in the public square.

Bill Tozer

“Boys and girls, this is going to get big, real big. gjr]”

Is it time to dump the SAT?

https://www.intellectualtakeout.org/article/it-time-dump-sat

Althelics and the College Admission Scandal Grew out of a System That Was Ripe for Corruption.

https://www.intellectualtakeout.org/article/college-admission-scandal-grew-out-system-was-ripe-corruption


fish

Posted by: AVMan | 14 March 2019 at 11:49 AM

,,,eliminate all private schools,,,make everyone compete in public schools,,,and watch how much money all schools in every district in the country suddenly get their funding increased.


Really…..you would think that public education has already suffered enough due to your participation?

Stop helping!


Ozz

Yes Paul-
Todd is "pro life" on his terms and only as he knows it. Sorry point is, he barely crawled out of high school on his knees and knuckles, never stood up, and I'm certain he doesn't understand the difference between plant, animal, protist, or vegetable.

Speaking of Todd and his "ilk". There is a green Dodge pickup that parks in front of Penny's and the owner used adhesive letters to write" Fiestien and Pelosi suck". I kid you not. He drives around like this. He might as well have a kick me Post-it on his back. Wonder if he and Todd share any tattoos?

Todd Juvinall

Ozz | 14 March 2019 at 12:12 PM
Ooze/Swallows?Pelline, i realize you were the jock cleaner for me and the other superior athletes at NU but this jealousy should end before you croak you old geezer. And though you were in the bottom five percent in NU I was in the top ten and you should just accept it.

Regarding the fellow with the green truck. I think I saw your heavily tattooed body and liberal bumper stickers covered all over the Volvo squelching oil smoke the other day. Please trade that in and get a Prius or an SUV. Stop polluting.

Paul Emery, my position has been stated to you many times.

Ozz

The Republicans are finally getting sick and tired of being defined by the Trump family mob. Good on them for finally standing up to the don and not only giving his emergency declaration the boot, but overwhelmingly asked for ALL of Mueller's papers to go public. Next, it will be ten years of hidden taxes. Mr. "if you got nothing to hide" is being told by his own party to walk his talk.

Speaking of dons, I heard one took six in the chest and then got run over by a truck! One can only wish that it is contagious.

Don Bessee

Talk about an entitled POS -

“They’re blowing this whole thing out of proportion,” Malcolm told the New York Post on Wednesday while outside of his family’s Fifth Avenue building in New York City, as he reportedly toked on a blunt (a hollowed-out cigar filled with marijuana). “I believe everyone has a right to go to college, man.”

https://www.yahoo.com/lifestyle/pot-smoking-son-defends-parents-charged-admissions-scandal-everyone-right-go-college-165312981.html

;-)

Walt

The guy with the green truck MUST be a real Conservative.
A role of tape is WAY cheaper than a hard to see bumper sticker.

Will have to find that truck and drop off a role of bright neon orange. That should really toast ooz's beans.

Walt

That's a Proggy for ya'.. " I'm an asshole, but it's other people's fault."
https://www.foxnews.com/entertainment/media-matters-boss-blames-being-bullied-as-a-kid-satire-and-right-wing-blowhards-for-his-past-hateful-comments
"Media Matters president and far-left activist Angelo Carusone has blamed being bullied as a kid, "gross and horrible" Republicans and a failed attempt at satire for hateful and inflammatory comments he made in the past about everything from transvestites to Jewish people."

Walt

Another act of GOD's Will Emery.
https://detroit.cbslocal.com/2019/03/14/framed-photo-of-lords-prayer-stops-bullet-fired-into-home/

Ozz

Walt- 12:46
I'll give you a gift certificate to B&C if you buy some neon orange tape to wrap his truck!! You and Todd are too stupid to even understand why he is a laughing stock and a true representative of conservatives in Nevada County. Your kind must make George and other semi literate neo-cons want to crawl under a rock.

Todd Juvinall

Ozz | 14 March 2019 at 01:05 PM

My immense fan base disagrees with you. Of course, you are a phony troll without guts so no one cares about you. I am very famous here and well loved. Oh and way more intelligent than you soulless troll bots.

Robert Cross

In the 'finally some bi-partisanship' category the House today voted 420-0 to passing a resolution calling for the complete Mueller report to be made public.

Bill 11:47 -- I will get back to you later on that.

Don Bessee

@112 A symbolic means nothing do nothing vote that does not change the rules of the game so just as before the report is confidential and the AG writes the summary and decides what will see the light of day. You will never see the full report you bunch of braniacs.

;-)

Gregory

Bobbie 1147am

Leave it to the Congress to be unanimous over an action they have no authority to command.

Perhaps the best kind of futile gesture.


All...
The SAT is often criticized as not performing its central task... to predict college success. However, to believe that one has to accept that students struggling at CalTech with near perfect SAT scores in their past are equivalent to Communications 'majors' at Sierra College with an IQ similar to that of a sack of hammers.

If the darling influencer at USC there because mom and dad paid someone $250k each for her and her sister tried to do the work at a CalTech, Harvey Mudd, MIT or Cal (in science and engineering, not Disgruntled Studies), she'd not have been there long enough to party before a basketball game.

fish

Posted by: Ozz | 14 March 2019 at 01:05 PM


Your kind must make George and other semi literate neo-cons want to crawl under a rock.


Oh my…….such a towering intellectual presence! Holding court at the SBC……youngsters drinking in your every thought!

So rewarding!

Don Bessee

No chi com coddling -

https://www.breitbart.com/national-security/2019/03/14/u-s-state-department-compares-chinas-human-rights-abuses-stalin-hitler/

;-)

Blll Tozer

Welcome to our CA education system, newcomers.

“The ACLU has begun sending out lawyers to school board information meetings on curriculum and very vocally and publicly reminding officials and parents that the time has come to move forward or their schools will face immediate legal action.”.....

“Finally, the parents had a chance to speak, some saying that they had been purposefully ignored because it was known they would object to the graphic elements intended for the curriculum as well as the unmonitored discussion of sexuality and gender identity. Davis reported one mother exclaimed, “How can a state that claims to be so much for the rights of immigrants and minorities then ignore our concerns on purpose? They are hypocrites!’

Davis said one white woman called the Hispanic crowd “liars” and “fear-mongers.”

https://www.dailywire.com/news/44670/hispanic-parents-frightened-about-cas-sex-ed-their-hank-berrien?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=benshapiro

Ozz

BC 12:45-
Thanks for the detailed description of a blunt. As you are, no doubt, acutely aware, Bessee Blunts were showcased at the opening of the marijuana retail store in Nevada City. Did you learn about blunts when you went to anti-marijuana therapy at American's Against Safe Access training?

As an aside, a friend's mom was an anti MJ activist in Sacramento and had a kit of paraphernalia she would use to teach parents "what to look for". To this day I don't think she is cognizant of the fact that her sample bong has a bowl encrusted with thick black resin - courtesy of her daughter. Clueless.

Walt

OOOzz is sure full of himself. Who is the laughing stock? The one who has nuts smaller than a lizard's that is too embarrassed to show up under his own damned name.

What's funny are those far Left LIB brats that spray can their cars black and cover the ass end in stupid LIBnut bumper stickers.

So man up asswipe, and use your real name.HELL even if you grew a pair and did, we could never trust that to be real.
Just TOOOOO shameful ... Yup, sucks to be you.

Seems the dude with the green truck has more honor than you will ever have.

Bill Tozer

No dopers in government. No way, no how.

“The Pentagon is reviewing Elon Musk’s federal security clearance following the billionaire’s marijuana toke on a California comedian’s podcast in September, according to a U.S. official.

“Musk has refiled his SF-86 security form, which requires a federal employee or contractor seeking a clearance to acknowledge any illegal drug use over the previous seven years, according to the official, who asked not to be identified. The entrepreneur has a secret-level clearance because of his role as founder and CEO of Space Exploration Technologies Corp., which is certified to launch military spy satellites.

“Smoking marijuana is “absolutely grounds for termination or loss of a clearance if a federal employee or contractor currently uses” it, lawyer Zaid said in an email.

https://www.autonews.com/executives/musks-security-clearance-under-pentagon-review-after-toke

Don Bessee

Well that did not take long -

https://thehill.com/homenews/campaign/433970-democrats-upset-over-omar-seeking-primary-challenger

;-)

Ozz

Walt you dork-
I laugh at the libtard's stupid bumper stickers too - but at least they can spell!

Your buddy in the green truck barely made it out of NU and his spelling proves that he shared the NU showers with Toddski. One can only wonder how long he has paraded that epitaph to conservative literacy around town. His friends likely never noticed. Neither you or Todd did, even after I spelled it out for you.

Gregory

"Ozz" 239pm

I suppose you never considered that, with non-left wing intersectionality being down to the individual, that literate non-leftists don't feel responsible for such people.

That's his business. Not Walt's, Todd's, George's or fish's business. And no matter how such a person comes to his or her conclusions, they're probably less likely to pick the pockets of the body politic than you or AVman.

Conservative literacy? I don't give it a second thought, perhaps because I see so many illiterate and innumerate socialists that are picking the pockets of society at large.

Walt

🤣"dork"?🤷‍♂️ WTF?? You posting from high school?
What a douche. Hell... You don't even rate "little man".
Thanks again for show why you don't have the manhood to post the real you. OOzzzz it is.

Paul Emery

Here's one for Biker Bill

"I can tell you I have the support of the police, the support of the military, the support of the Bikers for Trump – I have the tough people, but they don’t play it tough — until they go to a certain point, and then it would be very bad, very bad."

Any speculations as to what " very bad, very bad." means.

Bil;l, your insight on this would be appreciated.

Paul Emery

Link

https://slate.com/news-and-politics/2019/03/trump-tough-people-military-police-bikers.html

George Rebane

PaulE 315pm - Sure looks like you're fishing again.

Ozz 105pm - Careful there with your "semi-literate" crap. My ideas are fair game, on my own blog I am not.

Paul Emery

Not fishing George

That's a direct quote. What do think he means. I take it as a threat for violence. And what does it mean when he includes the military in his threat?

fish

Posted by: Paul Emery | 14 March 2019 at 03:26 PM


Looks like Punchy is going to have another "Stink Asses" moment.

Ozz

Walt-
I'm glad you stooped to pick that up! Tomorrow I might call you a pi hole.

Paul Emery

He's your guy fish. You and the rest of the Circle of Jerks are going to have to defend him.

Bill Tozer

“Bil;l, your insight on this would be appreciated”

Bil;l sez:

Run to your fainting couch! They are coming for you. Yes, you! Time to exercise your 2nd Amendment Rights! They know when you are sleeping, they know when you’re awake, they know if you have been good or bad, so be good for goodness sake!
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All:
Beto-mania is here! The next Obama, the next JFK, the next Lincoln!!!!

“There was magic in that room like when we hosted a Hardball College Tour at West Chester University up in Pennsylvania in 2008 for Senator Obama. Democrats respond to magic. I have a reason for urging a Beto run. Obama sent a tingle up my leg, but Beto sent a guster down my leg.”
— Host Chris Matthews on MSNBC’s Hardball

https://www.newsbusters.org/blogs/nb/geoffrey-dickens/2019/03/14/journalists-go-bonkers-beto

Watch first 2 minutes only. Beto-mania and “journalism”. Trigger warnings abound.

https://www.facebook.com/DailyWire/videos/272947603633719/UzpfSTEwMDAwMTEwNzM4NDQ2OToyMTgxODcwMDU1MTkzMjE5/

AVMan

,,,oh dear,,,The Senate voted to block Orange Hitler on his emergency declaration...we knew it was never going to happen

,,,the ongoing drama and theatrics will serve to feed the fat man-in-chief's frail ego though...

Todd Juvinall

.Paul Emery thinks because some one posts here ihe/she is "ours"? What a shallow thinker at best. You and Ooze are the same kind of goofers

Bill Tozer

Nothing new under the sun. Mad Maxie speaks: “Show him the door.” Yawn.

https://www.cnbc.com/amp/2019/03/14/waters-calls-wells-fargo-ceos-bonus-outrageous-calls-for-his-removal.html

Hmmm. I am more concerned with a politician than becomes a millionaire than a billionaire that becomes a politician.
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Quotes from our triggered time in space

Upright: “We are having the anti-vaccine discussion for the same reason we are having to remind people that commies are bad. People haven’t experienced mass pandemics or Soviets in some time. They’ve forgotten and now the loudest voices are the ones who believe the lie.” —Erick Erickson

Food for thought: “We are blessed to live in a time and a place where diseases that killed our ancestors are easily treated through preventative measures in the early childhood years. Let’s not squander that blessing because of something someone wrote online.” —Jay Sanders

For the record: “I don’t miss it. You know, everything now … everyone has to know your politics. I tried to use Johnny’s model, and I would get hate mail from both sides equally and thought, ‘Well, that’s fabulous. That’s exactly what I want.’ But when people see you as one-sided, it makes it tough. And, you know, I did it when Clinton was horny and Bush was dumb, and it was just a little easier. Now it’s all very serious. I’d just like to see a bit of civility come back to it.” —former late-night comedian Jay Leno

A blind squirrel finds a nut: “Yes, I do [believe in capitalism]! I think it also, when it doesn’t work, it’s been a force for bad, but that’s been true of every form of government that we can identify. We’ve gotten it right sometimes, and we’ve gotten it wrong sometimes. When you let markets work with rules and with people on the beat to enforce those rules, we can produce a lot of wealth in this country.” —Elizabeth Warren

Non Compos Mentis: “We should be excited about automation, because what it could potentially mean is more time educating ourselves, more time creating art, more time investing in and investigating the sciences, more time focused on invention, more time going to space, more time enjoying the world that we live in. Because not all creativity needs to be bonded by wage.” —Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

Braying Stink-Ass: “This motherf—er is like ruining the planet and all kinds of other crazy s—t. And the people think that’s okay. It’s not f—ing okay. And if you’re not saying anything, then you’re complicit.” —Samuel L. Jackson on Donald Trump and his supporters

And last… “Get ready to see lots of reporters throwing their panties, and I’m not just talking about the men from Vox. Robert Francis O'Rourke is running for President.” —Erick Erickson

Hmmm. “”Because not all creativity needs to be bonded by wage.” —Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. Well, that what entrepreneurship is all about.

https://m.facebook.com/PatriotPost/photos/a.82108390913/10156257395560914/?type=3&source=48


Billl Tozer

Eating their own. They should have never gone after Horowitz or been such a shameless hate group. You point one finger at others, you have three pointing back. The Left has a big racism problem, a big anti-Semitic problem, a big #MeToo misogyny problem, ad infinitum. Talk about a basketful of deplorables.

“The Southern Poverty Law Center has fired co-founder Morris Dees, the group announced Thursday.......

The SPLC tracks hate groups in the U.S. and works to prevent discrimination against minorities, but the Advertiser‘s series aired allegations of discrimination against black employees, who “accused . . . Dees, the center’s driving force, of being a racist.”

https://www.nationalreview.com/news/southern-poverty-law-center-fires-morris-dees/

Don Bessee

The masters of the universe are chi com coddlers -

https://www.foxbusiness.com/technology/google-directly-benefitting-chinese-military-says-top-us-military-general

;-)

Robert Cross


In the "some republicans value democracy more that partisan politics" dept. 15 Republican Senators crossed over and voted with Democrats to reject trump's declaration of an emergency.

In the "some Republicans value partisan politics (and sucking trumps trumpet) more than democracy" dep't. Lindsay Graham blocked voting in the Senate on the non-binding unanimous House resolution that the entire Mueller report be made public babbling the trump mantra that Hillary needs to be investigated before the Mueller report is released.

Walt

Give it a rest Emery. If have actually paid attention, it's people on the Right that have been getting assaulted. Yet no word from you denouncing that.
"WE" on the Right have been VARY tempered.. So far. There may come a point if the violence from the Proggys will be one assault too many. as they say,, "payback's a bitch."
HELL! You even have a Proggy who staged an attack to make us look bad. Forget so soon? He's was looking to start a "war".

Walt

OOzzz.. Another word for TROLLpiss.

Todd Juvinall

Walt, now that's funny!

Walt

Look who the Proggys want to be able to vote!
https://dailycaller.com/2019/03/14/pelosi-supports-lowering-voting-age-16/
Yep. The more ignorant the voter, the more likely they are to vote Democrat. “We need more fools to vote for us. Lower the age so dip shit kids can vote for us. "We’ll promise them a PlayStation and a discount on internet.”

Todd Juvinall

Gavin Newsome is now trolling the chambers at San Quentin for votes.

Don Bessee

Snowflakes are officially confirmed as new thing with the attendant mental health issues -

“More U.S. adolescents and young adults in the late 2010s, versus the mid-2000s, experienced serious psychological distress, major depression or suicidal thoughts, and more attempted suicide,” said lead author Jean Twenge, PhD, author of the book "iGen" and professor of psychology at San Diego State University. “These trends are weak or non-existent among adults 26 years and over, suggesting a generational shift in mood disorders instead of an overall increase across all ages.”
The research was published in the Journal of Abnormal Psychology.

https://www.newswise.com/articles/mental-health-issues-increased-significantly-in-young-adults-over-last-decade

;-)

Don Bessee

Oooops forgot this part of @653, it seems those evil older white guys are getting happier while the socialist are going crazier. Who knew? Me and my friends did! -

There was no significant increase in the percentage of older adults experiencing depression or psychological distress during corresponding time periods. The researchers even saw a slight decline in psychological distress in individuals over 65.

https://www.newswise.com/articles/mental-health-issues-increased-significantly-in-young-adults-over-last-decade

;-)

Robert Cross

"“More U.S. adolescents and young adults in the late 2010s, versus the mid-2000s, experienced serious psychological distress, major depression or suicidal thoughts, and more attempted suicide,”

I wonder to what degree social media plays a role in this. There have been incidents where teens have killed themselves after being humiliated on social media.

Walt

Now is this thinking common in Nevada City?
Ya,, I own the property,, but It's not my problem. Someone else can fix it.
https://www.theunion.com/news/local-news/fix-on-horizon-for-stone-house-sinkhole-in-nevada-city/
"Jonathan Rowe, who purchased the Stone House building in February 2016, took the position it was not his responsibility.

"We could help with some portions," Rowe told The Union in December 2017. But, he added, "I can't afford to fix it myself. And I feel like the city is putting it in my lap." "

It's your property! It's YOUR parking lot.
YOU fix it.. Welcome to the joys of property ownership.

Bill Tozer

Oh my, Trump is going to eat the Platitude Boy alive. He owns him, put a collar around his necks and walk him around the stage.

https://mobile.twitter.com/hashtag/TwitterTsunami?src=hashtag_click

Walt

Cooking tip of the week. Like a hint of bourbon in your next cut of meat? This is what I did tonight.
Take about a half cup of your favorite BBQ sauce ( just some cheap stuff I had in the fridge) and add a half cup of the better stuff.
Put both in a small pan and heat and mix well. Take off the heat when you see the alcohol vapors starting to rise.
Take the meat, and the mix, put in a ziplock bag. Let sit for most of they day.
Fire up the charcoal( just a small pile) Turn the cooking critter every few minutes. (chicken tonight) Have a thermometer? Use it.
I go to 170 on the clucker.
Oh... No forks.. Use tongs.

Don Bessee

Football in the air, a good life example where the market drove them back from woke to being respectful. -

https://sports.yahoo.com/an-nfl-team-asked-a-38-yearold-retired-qb-to-come-back-as-colin-kaepernick-remains-unemployed-204710253.html

I used to hate brady but now I are one -

https://www.yahoo.com/sports/newly-signed-patriot-michael-bennett-says-he-used-to-hate-tom-brady-bill-belichick-180744617.html

;-)

scenes

BillT: "Oh my, Trump is going to eat the Platitude Boy alive. He owns him, put a collar around his necks and walk him around the stage."

He crawls on his belly like a reptile!

We should have a pool on Mr. O'Rourke's upcoming nickname. My money is on 'Kooky Beto', it's less dignified than 'Crazy'.

Ozz

Walt 8:31=
To paraphrase Anthony, I love it when cooks jab holes all over their meat with a thermometer then admonish bystanders to use tongs and never a fork. You can rest regardless Walt, the myth about sticking a fork in your meat has long been disproven. Meathead and Raichlen both say so in their books.

Bill Tozer

Walt.
Did somebody marinate the poultry all day? Rumbly in my yummy.

https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=542705769552637&set=gm.2324684504523441&type=3&theater

Scenes:
Great minds think alike. Kooky works. I need to kick it around before I throw out something lame and think of something better later. It’s so darn hard to think right now. I am so distracted by those Hands. Those Hands. Stop with the Hands already, Kooky Beto. You’re Irish, not an Italian woman!

That James Woods has a way with words. Fearless.

https://m.facebook.com/RowdyConservatives/photos/a.217983685002343/1564490080351690/?type=3&source=48

https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10216586829641719&set=gm.640970776358036&type=3&theater

Gregory

Beware the ides of March.

Walt

I see Ooozzz like his meat hard and dry. Have at it.

Steven Frisch

I just thought I would drop this here to gloat.....

GM going 100% fossil fuel combustion free.

https://www.nbcnews.com/business/autos/gm-going-all-electric-will-ditch-gas-diesel-powered-cars-n806806

Todd Juvinall

Sort of going all in on the VOLT eh? They will be BK sooner than later.

Todd Juvinall

And hurry and buy all the stock you can.

Steven Frisch

Yes, Todd knows better than GM...and Volvo...and BMW...and Subaru... all having made commitments to go internal combustion free in the next 20 years.

Hey Todd, I have a buggy for sale if you want to go back to a horse. The buggy whip makers guild would be happy to have you.

Ozz

Yeah Steve-
Only a few days ago some Luddite in the herd (probably BC, he is the most fearful) was clapping his tiny hands in joy because a Tesla had crashed and NTSB was going to investigate. Haven't figured out why reds hate electric and autonomous vehicles so much. Probably a conspiracy by Agenda 21 types to take away their lump of coal. I'm glad those big Boeings are are still hand driven by mechanical yoke and rudder. So much more reliable and safer.

Todd Juvinall

Buy all the stock you can Steve. Take out a second on your apartment you rent and buy buy buy.

Ozz

Walt-
I know you don't believe in science but a slab of meat is like a sponge comprised of millions of fluid containing cells. A steak is not under pressure nor is it a single vessel of juice like a water balloon. When you poke a hole in a sponge does any appreciable amount of fluid leak out and dry up the sponge?

scenes

StevenF: "I just thought I would drop this here to gloat.....

GM going 100% fossil fuel combustion free."

Nothing to gloat about, I'm all for electric cars. You have an unseemly need for a strawman. I haven't seen any breakthroughs lately, though. They've been stuck on 18650 cells for some time. The battery packs need to be cheaper, lighter, faster to charge to be reasonable.

Heck, the alternative is going to be absurdly complex IC engines as they add more cams, direct injection, optional cylinders, moar and moar layers of complexity in order to get fewer emissions on the margin. No thanks. Stuff a hybrid setup on the side and it gets crazy, and not so valuable for people who don't live in a stop 'n go traffic world.

If there is a breakthrough, they'd best get cracking to do more fracking since we'll be powering cars with natural gas and transmission lines rather than liquid fuels. I don't see solar panels conquering the world any time soon except through government diktat.

Robert Cross

In the " tin pot dictator" dept. -- tin pot dictator "An autocratic ruler with little political credibility, but with self-delusions of grandeur."

Little trumpy the personality disorder king has threatened the American people with a coup (a sudden, violent, and illegal seizure of power from a government) if he doesn't get his way. In an interview on Breitbart (where else but this racist white supremacist website) he stated, "I have the support of the police, the support of the military, the support of Bikers for Trump." He went on to say "I have the tough people, but they don’t play it tough until they go to a certain point, and then it would be very bad, very bad.”

These statements should bother every American regardless of political orientation. The crazed man is actually literally threatening the country and our democratic institutions with a takeover if our elected and appointed officials don't cave in to his demands.

THIS WOULD BE TREASON. How say all of you about this? Do you agree with trump's threats?

prediction : when the poop hints the fan PR wise trumpy will resort to one of his classic dodges (lies). " I was only kidding.. yeah right..

Scott O

Oooooze - There's very little you have figured out, buddy.
"Haven't figured out why reds hate electric and autonomous vehicles so much."
I wasn't aware any conservatives 'hated' electric or autonomous vehicles.
Perhaps some sort of proof of that BS remark might be forthcoming?

Robert Cross

Trump's threat of a coup goes right along with Michael Cohen's statement that “Given my experience working for Mr. Trump, I fear that if he loses the election in 2020, that there will never be a peaceful transition of power.”

scenes

Angry Bob @ 9:16AM sez: some stuff. tl;dr

@ScottO

My guess is that electric cars are viewed as Blue Mob transit because that's who bought them when they didn't make any sense. Failed battery packs, dirty manufacture in Asia rather than in Sunny California, short ranges, short life spans, high refuel time, the need for large .gov subsidies...those are all the kind of product the secularly religious buy in order to do good, regardless of the actual load on the environment.

Once electric cars are practical, the grown ups will flow in. Not dealing with them bastids at the smog station is enough reason on it's own. For all I know, they're politically well-connected enough to force us to take our e-vehicles down every two years for a 'safety' inspection.

scenes

"I fear that if he loses the election in 2020, that there will never be a peaceful transition of power."

The enormous irony of that is breathtaking. It's my favorite statement of the day.

It's a bit too long for a bumper sticker or tattoo, but I love it anyhow.

Todd Juvinall

What the ecpo nuts like Frisch think cracks me up. I know I am all for every kind of energy and hell if it works I'll buy it. I just don't want Frisch and his fascists telling me I have to buy it.

BoobieC is spewing his DNC talking points this morning. Trump will veto the crap that just passed and BoobieC thinks that makes Trump a dictator. Well hell, FDR vetoed something like 700 bills and BoobieC reveres him. Just a bunch of leftwing BS as usual.

scenes

In the useless pastimes department:

https://www.marketwatch.com/story/this-google-engineer-beat-the-pi-world-record-by-calculating-314-trillion-digits-2019-03-14

My guess is that they are searching for the hidden message at byte 32 trillion: "Paul Is Dead".

George Rebane

Lest We Forget: A cardinal rule of progressive behavior - they only debate when they can speak for both sides. They need no debate partner, only a target for attribution in their solo performance.

Ozz

George 9:53
The cardinal rule of ultra conservative behavior - they only debate when they understand one side. . . which is always.

Robert Cross

or the other cardinal rule of ultra conservative behavior is to ignore any debate that might call into question trump's behavior. Case in point:

Toad --these were direct quotes from trumpy --not DNC talking points --

So the question remains unanswered-- do you think a president should threaten the American people with a violent coup if he/she doesn't get what they want? Isn't that why we have the check and balances against executive misuse of power in the constitution? Yea or Nea boys which is it?

Bill Tozer

@9:24 am
“Once electric cars are practical, the grown ups will flow in.”

That’s how I feel. Just waiting for the technology to slowly evolve and the price to drop. Like Henry Ford building cars that his workers can afford. There is a fellow that has one of those high end luxury Telsa’s In his garage in GV. Like a Maserati. They have the high end electric cars that can go 0-200 mph now and a 300 mile range. Cool.

The number one selling vehicle in America is still the SUV types. That’s what the consumer wants or needs. And pickups. Commuter cars are a different story.

Someday we will all be driving those electric go carts or fancy golf carts. I remember back in the day a guy handed his go-fer a wad of cash and told her to buy VCR’s as Christmas presents for his top clients and friends. They were around $1,100.00 each. Then they dropped to 900 clams. The first calculator I bought was 100 clams and had a power cord. Boxy thing. Then the bank passed out free credit card sized calculators if you had a saving account and those tiny calculators had more functions than my box calculators with AC cord. :)

It’s coming. Give it time. Just not today. I looked at solar panels. It just don’t pencil out to bother. Conservation is the key. Maybe someday. Like the GND literally said, charging stations “everywhere”. Everywhere? Well, they best get quick charge down to 2-3 minutes first. Range anxiety? As if we need something else to get stressed out over.

“Range anxiety is the fear that a vehicle has insufficient range to reach its destination and would thus strand the vehicle's occupants. The term, which is primarily used in reference to battery electric vehicles (BEVs), is considered to be one of the major barriers to large scale adoption of all-electric cars.”


George Rebane

Ozz 1001am - Interesting. Can you outline some aspects of progressive or socialist ideology that are NOT understood in these pages?

BTW, a metric to evaluate understanding something is how well you can predict its behavior. It seems clear from the record that the Right has an extremely good understanding of Left since its predicted behavior has been nailed on every issue. Can that be claimed in the obverse?

Bill Tozer

Birds of a feather: fundraising

https://pagesix.com/2019/03/14/mom-ensnared-in-college-admissions-scam-hosted-gillibrand-fundraiser-last-week/

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More birds of a feather. Venezuela and Nicaragua and Cuba

“What is he, by the way? At various times, Ortega has presented himself as a Communist, a socialist, a populist, a conservative, a man of God. Maradiaga has a blunt and almost funny answer: “The Ortega of today is basically a criminal.” If he has any ideology, it’s what is known in Nicaragua as “orteguismo,” i.e., Orteg-ism.”

Listen to the children

“Paramilitaries roam the country, looking for enemies of the state. These thugs are, if anything, worse than the “official” thugs. The Sandinista Youth are a particular menace. We have seen these situations in other times, in other places, such as the Duvaliers’ Haiti and the Castros’ Cuba.”

https://www.nationalreview.com/2019/03/nicaragua-daniel-ortega-government-crackdown-resistance/

Don Bessee

So he was weird before the hand flaying announcement -

Democrats' newest presidential candidate's past as a teenage hacker who posted bizarre fiction about killing children is revealed
Beto O'Rourke was member of hacker group called Cult of the Dead Cow and called himself Psychedelic Warlord, he will admit in a new book
He posted on 'bulletin boards' - primitive equivalents of websites - and has left some of his writing intact
One story when he was 15 described running over two children in the street and said: 'I just sat in a daze, sweet visions filling my head.'
Group stole credit card and calling card details to avoid running up large phone bills on modems which would have been a potential felony at the time
O'Rourke admitted he pilfered long-distance service 'so I wouldn't run up the phone bill' but did not admit whether that involved credit or phone card fraud
Democrat says in new book that Cult of the Dead Cow taught him how to be 'apart from the system and look at it critically and have fun while you're doing it'
Group also posted pirated software, tools to hack Windows computers and distributed an essay called 'Sex with Satan'
Members later tried to keep O'Rourke's hacking past secret when he ran for El Paso city council

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-6814145/SPECIAL-REPORT-Beto-ORourkes-secret-membership-legendary-hacking-group.html

;-)

Ozz

Rebane 10:31-
Exhibit A:

As a whole, the left wants to leave this planet a better place for our future generations. Clean air, clean water, and unspoiled wild places. As demonstrated by Trump with huge approval from the right is dismantling of environmental protections for the sake of profit.

It is fine to have disparate points of view, but when I talk to my friends on the right, they not only disagree that the environment is worth protecting - they ask why? That is hard for me to fathom. But then again, some mucky muck from the National Park Service recently quoted some census that showed that only a fraction of Park visitors view themselves as conservatives. Different brains.

AVMan

Posted by: George Rebane | 15 March 2019 at 10:31 AM --- 'a metric to evaluate understanding something is how well you can predict its behavior. It seems clear from the record that the Right has an extremely good understanding of Left since its predicted behavior has been nailed on every issue. Can that be claimed in the obverse?'

,,,that you ask the question is illuminating...

Don Bessee

No chi com cuddling here -

https://freebeacon.com/national-security/trump-administration-approves-sale-of-f-16s-to-taiwan/

;-)

Todd Juvinall

Ozz | 15 March 2019 at 11:10 AM

You are spouting the extremist lefty crap again. We on the right like clean air, water and we love the planet. But we like our personal freedom from fascists like you. You want to control all aspects of human life and we don't. Your ilk is ravaging the planet every time you get the reins. Venezuela is the latest example of your ilk's governance. Murder the people. Starve people. Control th people. Well bub, we will meet your attempts to take over every time it rears its ugly head here and elsewhere. Liberals have become morons and along with you smoking the weed 24/7, you leave our country open for exploitation.

And profit is a wonderful thing. It has brought humans out of the cave and put him in great shape.

Gregory

A headslapper... my kid was accepted by USC twice and he didn't go... was there any way I could have monetized that? Maybe sell the coveted USC ticket to some lucky parent who didn't care the family and the given name would have to change?

Scott O

AVMan 11:11 - The fact that you can't answer his question is the illumination.
Seems all you lefties can do is simply parrot some talking point or just repeat what George writes.
Case in point - Ooooze claims that 'reds hate electric cars'.
When asked for proof, none is forthcoming.
Instead he launches into a virtue-signalling mode of worry about the condition of the planet. Our air is getting cleaner, Trump hasn't stopped anyone from buying electric cars or hybrids. There is no proof that any rule relaxing has harmed our dear planet.
Your cherished beliefs and self-proclaimed weeping for the planet do not excuse you from the responsibility of backing up your BS with facts.
As soon as I see the left's eco-idols actually living in the manner they expect the rest of us to, I'll give them some credence. Ooooozes heart felt desire for our planet always seems to involve some one else changing their lifestyle, some one else losing their livelihood, some one else doing without. And as always - the taxpayers have to pay for whatever hair brained scheme the left comes up with.

Don Bessee

The economy is rocking!

https://www.breitbart.com/economy/2019/03/15/job-openings-ripped-higher-in-january-outnumbering-the-unemployed-by-1-million/

“The early March gain in sentiment was entirely due to households with incomes in the bottom two-thirds of the distribution, whose sentiment rose to 97.4 from 90.0 in February,” Richard Curtin, the survey’s chief economist, said.
Both the index for current conditions and the outlook improved. All income groups voiced more positive prospects for growth in the overall economy during the year ahead, according to Curtin.

https://www.breitbart.com/economy/2019/03/15/consumer-sentiment-soars-in-march/

;-)

Scott O

Remember - we only have 12 years left!
I'm trying to remember the exact year the countdown started. Was it 10 years ago? 20?
C'mon, lefties - it's settled science!
How much time do we have?
Tick, tick, tick...

Robert Cross

I refer you all to my 10:14 post...

Bill Tozer

AV man @ 11:11 am

Just took back over the last 100 years at the violence in the USA. WHO did the lynchings of blacks? It was always the Democrats. Who fought desegregation? Who fought the Civil Rights Act? And not just in the South. Who had big Klan rallies with the white hooded ones on the White House lawn and in our capital? Who held marches of tens of thousands down the streets of New York? Those were not Klan rallies with hordes of white hooded marchers. They were Democrat Party rallies. Official Democrat rallies. The violence comes from the Left.
Who were the firstgroups to be designated by the FBI as domestic terrorist organizations? The eco-nuts torching new housing developments to the ground, bombs, and spiking trees so the guys in the mills would be maimed or killed by the big band saws shredding, snapping, and flying steel wrapping around the workers?

Turn the page past The Weather Underground to today. How many hundreds of articles do we have to post here of men, women, and minors being attacked walking down the streets and chased out of places for wearing MAGA hat? School bus drivers hitting kids for wearing MAGA hats. Look at the rhetoric coming out of colleges (leftist institutions) and the abuse hurled at those of a minority viewpoint (non-Leftist). Look at the ones in front of the microphones in the entertainment business. Listen to their words. They ain’t promoting peace or harmony.

Dr. Rebane is spot on. It is quite easy. “The metric to evaluate understanding something is how well you can predict its behavior. It seems clear from the record that the Right has an extremely good understanding” based on the past, present, and stated future goals. Doesn’t take a rocket scientist....’so simple a caveman can do it.’

The Great Divide is that the Right and Libertarians just want to be left alone. The Left does not want anything or anyone to be left alone.
It’s not about redistribution of wealth, i.e., taking someone’s money or stuff and giving it to someone else. Nah, it’s so much more. It’s about distribution of power. The Left wants to take other’s power and redistribute it to themselves...by force. And they want complete control of everything by any means necessary. Mob is good description.

Todd Juvinall

Robert Cross | 15 March 2019 at 11:50 AM
BoobieC wants to refer us all back to his original lies. What a hoot!

Robert Cross

Todd doesn't want to answer the question because supports trump even if he is a dictator. Screw the rule of law. What's next Toad, book burning and concentration camps for Democrats? #sad and scary

Robert Cross

By the way Toad.. didn't you notice that my "lies" came from a trump interview with Breitbart... One of your favorite sources?

Barry Pruett

“So the question remains unanswered-- do you think a president should threaten the American people with a violent coup if he/she doesn't get what they want? Isn't that why we have the check and balances against executive misuse of power in the constitution? Yea or Nea boys which is it?”

Of course not, but didn’t Obama’s DOJ and FBI do just that? A soft coup of the will of the people?

George Rebane

RobertC 1210pm - "book burning", "concentration camps" ??? where do you guys get that crap from? Is that another one of your solo debates? Show some evidence that people with conservetarian values have ever stifled free speech or sought to persecute their political opponents. The only evidence available is that the collectivists are the only political factions that kill and incarcerate their opponents. People who support smaller governments, open markets, and personal liberties have neither the stomach or time for that shit.

Bill Tozer

Daily Quotes.

Non Compos Mentis: “I myself have always been for lowering the voting age to 16. I think it’s really important to capture kids when they’re in high school — when they’re interested in all of this and learning about government to be able to vote.” —Nancy Pelosi, trolling for more Democrat votes

Endless hot air: “What is going on in the public square right now is more important than any time since the Civil War. We are facing an ecological crisis that can bring about the end of civilization.” —Al Gore

The BIG Lie: “Let us all be well aware that life will be a lot tougher for the generations that follow us, no matter what we do. It is only a matter of degrees. Along this current trajectory, there will be people who can no longer live in the cities they call home today. There is food grown in this country that will no longer prosper in these soils. There is going to be massive migration of tens or hundreds of millions of people from places that are going to be uninhabitable or under the sea. This is the final chance. The scientists are unanimous on this. We have no more than 12 years to take incredibly bold action on this crisis.” —Beto O'Rourke

The BIG Lie II: “Democracy should mean taking power and wealth from those who hoard it, and making sure it belongs to everyone.” —Democrat strategist Waleed Shahid

What could possibly go wrong? “Every knife sold in the UK should have a gps tracker fitted in the handle. It’s time we had a national database like we do with guns. If you’re carrying it around you had better have a bloody good explanation, obvious exemptions for fishing etc.” —UK parliamentarian Scott Mann

Braying Jenny: “What good are your thoughts & prayers when they don’t even keep the pews safe? … (‘Thoughts and prayers’ is reference to the NRA’s phrase used to deflect conversation away from policy change during tragedies.)” —Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

And last… “When I say thoughts and prayers are with these folks [in New Zealand], I mean it. I mean that this is a time where we need the God of the universe to step in and to change people’s hearts.” —Rep. Adam Kinzinger

Bill Tozer

Scenes @ 8:50 pm last night.

How about weirdo? Weirdo works.

“The source of the angst is evident: Beto is a brainless rich kid who yearned to be cool and wasn’t very good at it. He flunked out of punk. He failed as a fiction writer. He belly-flopped as an alternative-newspaper publisher. And he’s so clueless that his apartment was once robbed while he was sitting in it. At his pricey Virginia prep school (Woodberry Forest School these days carries a sticker price of $48,000 a year), he thought he “just stuck out so badly” because of the “monoculture” there, which the Dallas Morning News called “white, wealthy and southern.” O’Rourke was and is white, wealthy, and southern, so he couldn’t have stuck out much more than Miracle Whip at the mayonnaise convention, yet he was wounded and alienated. Or maybe not. He put this in his high school yearbook: “I’m the angry son. I’m the angry son.” Below that: “I owe you everything, Mom, Dad . . .” You have to pick one, though, don’t you? You can’t be a seething rebel and a dutiful child. You can’t be Kurt Cobain and Kenny G. One pose nullifies the other. Or maybe O’Rourke was even then trying to position himself as acceptable to all constituencies.

But I don’t think so. I think Robert (as he called himself at boarding school, having shed his childhood nickname because he wanted to fit in) didn’t even spot the contradiction. Hey, you’re not a phony if you genuinely don’t know who you are. O’Rourke is a guy who was trying to make it as a punk rocker at the same time he was working as a nanny. Leonard Zelig wasn’t a phony, he just had this involuntary nervous reaction that turned him fat when he was next to a fat guy or Chinese when he was next to a Chinese guy. Zelig was . . . weird.

https://www.nationalreview.com/2019/03/weirdo-orourke/

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