RANT: My hero, Larry David, the modern day Scrooge

https://pagesix.com/2021/12/18/larry-david-rivals-scrooge-in-his-disdain-for-christmas/

Larry David rivals only Scrooge in his disdain for Christmas
By Ian Mohr
December 18, 2021 | 9:28am

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Among the holiday’s most offensive elements, in his opinion, are — “the loathsome music. The movies with their ridiculous, treacly sentiments. The presents — thinking about them, shopping for them (never without resentment), and the attendant pile of garbage that accumulates from opening them, an environmental disaster simultaneously taking place in living rooms across the country.”

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Yes, it seems that the alleged reason for the season is completely forgotten by this celebrating it.

I always thought Scrooge got a bum rap from the media.  Especially, about the “workhouses”, when he paid his taxes.

There is so much “poverty of spirit” in the land we don’t need to fake it for a “holiday”.

So I, like Larry, just keep my feelings to my self and go on my “merry way”.

Happy Festivus.

And a “Bash Humbug” to you all.

Peace on Earth, good will to … 

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MONEY: Save but in things that will retain their value

https://www.zerohedge.com/markets/evil-root-all-fiat-money

Evil Is The Root Of All (Fiat) Money
BY TYLER DURDEN
FRIDAY, DEC 03, 2021 – 09:40 PM
Authored by Egon von Greyerz via GoldSwitzerland.com

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“So you think that money is the root of all evil. Have you ever asked what is the root of all money?” -Ayn Rand

Money used to be a stable medium of exchange and a store of value but that was in the days when there were sound monetary principles, mostly backed by gold or silver.

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But these are the consequences that history teaches us time and time again. But sadly everyone thinks it is different today.

Since every currency system in history has collapsed, it is quite a certain bet that this one will too.

For the few who have savings, wealth preservation in physical gold and silver is essential as insurance against yet another failed currency and financial system.

And for everybody it is important to remember that the most important things in life are family and friends. Helping others in difficult times is critical.

Remember also that many wonderful things in life are free, conversations, books, music and nature.

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At this time of peace and joy, let’s prepare for the 7 years of “famine” ahead. 

Buy some commodities and stash them away for the future.

Vote with your wallet when you spend “dollars” and vote your politics considering your wallet.

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GUNS: A “community caretaking function” is no reason for a search

The Supreme Court today gave us a fantastic decision in a case where Gun Owners of America and its foundation (GOF) were involved! 

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In Caniglia v. Strom, the Supreme Court today struck down an attempt by Rhode Island police to conduct warrantless searches for guns in a home using the so-called “community caretaking function.”

This made-up doctrine, which is a purported exception to the Fourth Amendment’s warrant requirement, permits police to engage in warrantless searches and seizures when they are carrying out any of their duties other than criminal law enforcement. For example, police may enter homes to help persons in need of emergency assistance, or may search a vehicle to recover the gun of an off-duty officer they had just arrested.

Erich Pratt, Senior Vice President of Gun Owners of America (GOA) and Gun Owners Foundation (GOF), stated:  

“The Supreme Court today smacked down the hopes of gun grabbers across the nation. The Michael Bloombergs of the world would have loved to see the Supreme Court grant police the authority to confiscate firearms without a warrant. But the Supreme Court unanimously ruled that the Fourth Amendment protections in the Bill of Rights protect gun owners from such invasions into their homes.”
According to GOA’s brief, after a husband and wife had an argument, the police entered their home without a warrant to search and seize the husband’s firearms based on the supposed “community caretaking” exception to the Fourth Amendment. The Rhode Island district court and the First Circuit plucked two words from a court-created doctrine in an effort to empower police to grab guns in homes whenever it seems to be a good idea.

Writing for a unanimous Court in a short opinion, Justice Thomas denied the application of the doctrine to justify the search, distinguishing between a rule that applied to an impounded car and “the right of a man to retreat into his own home and there be free from unreasonable governmental intrusion.”

Gun Owners of America and its foundation are continually bringing lawsuits across the country to defend firearm rights. GOA is unwavering in its defense of gun rights and remains the only “no compromise” gun lobby.

So GOA wishes to express its thanks to those members who assisted in this case

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RANT: Hunter Biden’s mess needs to be thoroughly studied

https://nypost.com/2021/12/11/hunter-biden-never-fails-to-catch-a-break-from-white-house-or-elite-media/

OPINION EDITORIAL
Hunter Biden never fails to catch a break, from the White House or the elite media
By Post Editorial Board
December 11, 2021 8:29pm 

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Boy, does Hunter Biden get a ton of breaks. The White House has basically given up on setting any ethical rules for the First Son, while the cultural elite rush to cover for his sleaze.

Last week, White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki refused to commit to “basic transparency” about Hunter’s divestment from an investment fund owned by a Chinese-state entity during a White House Press Briefing. She also refused to admit his infamous laptop is authentic.

“The president’s son is not an employee of the federal government, so I’d point you to his representatives,” Psaki snarked after being asked about the China connection. She used the same lame excuse back in February: “He’s a private citizen — I would point you to him or his lawyers on the outside on any update.”

And never mind that President Joe Biden pledged last December that no family member would have a conflict of interest in his administration: “My son, my family will not be involved in any business, any enterprise that is in conflict with or appears to be in conflict with where there’s appropriate distance from the presidency and government,” he told CNN.

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How about anyone in the media taking this whole mess apart … finally?

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RANT: Much ado about nothing — the Olympics

http://sports.aol.com/fanhouse/2008/06/15/american-becky-hammon-called-traitor-for-representing-russia-a/

American Becky Hammon Called ‘Traitor’ for Representing Russia at the Olympics
Posted Jun 15th 2008 9:55AM by Michael David Smith
Filed under: Women’s Sports, USA

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Becky Hammon is an American who plays for the WNBA’s San Antonio Silver Stars. She’s also going to play in the Olympics in Beijing — but not for Team USA.

Instead, Hammon will play for Russia’s Olympic basketball team. Hammon has no Russian ancestry, but she has played professionally in Russia, and she became a Russian citizen to aid her basketball career. In the eyes of the International Olympic Committee, that’s good enough for her to play for Russia.

That doesn’t sit well with some in this country. During a CNN interview, Team USA women’s basketball coach Anne Donovan referred to Hammon as a “traitor.” Similar sentiments were expressed today on ESPN’s Outside the Lines.

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WHO CARES!

It’s not like the Olympics means anything.

Except maybe to keep the illusion of ‘country’ going.

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TINFOILHAT: Was Patton “shut up” by the OSS?

In December 1945, General Patton sustained life threatening injuries in a car crash near Mannheim, Germany. He died at the hospital in Heidelberg 12 days later on December 21. General Patton was 60 years-old. General Patton is buried in the American Military Cemetery of Hamm in Luxembourg, alongside the other soldiers of the 3rd Army in accordance with his desire “to be buried with his men”.

Considered one of the most successful Combat Generals in US history, George Patton was the first officer assigned to the Tank Corps in WWI. During WWII, he commanded the US Seventh Army in the Mediterranean Theater and the US Third Army in France and Germany after the Allied invasion of Normandy in June 1944. Lest We Forget.

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No doubt he was anti-Russian and wanted to continue on from Berlin to Moscow.

Wonder that the “truth” is and who gave the order?

Ike?

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FOLLOW UP

https://www.theburningplatform.com/2021/11/12/george-patton-the-mixed-legacy-of-an-iconic-four-star-general/

No mention of the Conspiracy Theory of his death.

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INSPIRATIONAL: Truckers ‘boycotting’ Colorado 

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-10326835/Truckers-threathen-boycott-drivers-110-year-sentence.html

Moment long line truckers ‘boycott’ Colorado over the state’s 110-year sentence for driver who caused fatal accident: Petition to grant clemency attracts 4MILLION signatures

  • A petition to grant clemency to the driver of an 18-wheeler jailed for 110 years in prison for killing four people has garnered 4 million signatures on Change.org
  • According to TikTok videos, fellow drivers are now refusing to enter the state as a way to denounce the sentence they’ve deemed harsh and unfair 
  • Rogel Aguilera-Mederos, 26, was sentenced to 110 consecutive years in prison for a fiery crash in 2019 that killed four people 
  • He was driving a semi-truck at 85mph down I-70 in Lakewood, Colorado on April 25, 2019 when he crashed into two dozen vehicles stuck in rush hour traffic
  • The impact of the crash caused a fireball explosion that incinerated cars and trucks and killed four people and injured six others
  • Aguilera-Mederos claimed his brakes failed, but prosecutors said he should have used a runaway truck ramp miles before the scene of the crash
  • He was found guilty in October of 27 criminal charges

By ANDREA BLANCO FOR DAILYMAIL.COM
PUBLISHED: 18:10 EST, 19 December 2021 | UPDATED: 18:23 EST, 19 December 2021

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Viral TikTok videos claim to show a long line of trucks who are ‘boycotting’ Colorado by driving round it and refusing to enter the state over the 110-year jail sentence of a fellow driver who caused a huge crash that killed four on a Colorado interstate.

Rogel Aguilera-Mederos, 26, was driving a semi on April 25, 2019 down Interstate 70 in Lakewood, Colorado, when he crashed into two dozen vehicles – including four other semi-trucks stuck in rush-hour traffic. The impact caused a fireball explosion that incinerated cars and trucks and killed four people.

According to TikTok videos, fellow drivers are now refusing to enter the state as a way to denounce the sentence they’ve deemed harsh and unfair.

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Here’s an alternative to “jury nullification”.

Wonder how long before Colorado folds?

I bet it’s less than a week.  Imagine gas stations with no gas or food stores with no deliveries.

And, I would want to be a driver that crossed their picket line. 

Last time I remember anything this big was when the movie Convoy made a laughing stock of all the police that hassled truckers with lame tickets.

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GUNS: An interesting analysis of Baldwin’s accident

https://www.breitbart.com/entertainment/2021/12/04/nolte-six-thoughts-about-alec-baldwins-claim-he-didnt-pull-the-trigger/

Nolte: Six Thoughts About Alec Baldwin’s Claim He Didn’t Pull the Trigger
JOHN NOLTE 4 Dec 2021 

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Before Alec Baldwin’s Thursday night interview with George Stephanopoulos (D-ABC), I expressed my skepticism at the actor’s claim he did not pull the trigger on the gun that killed cinematographer Halyna Hutchins and wounded director Joel Souza.

Now that I’ve seen the full interview, I have even more questions.

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An interesting analysis of the accident.

I’m not sure we are ever going to know for sure what happened.

So sad.

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GOVEROTRAGEOUS: “Teacher, leave that kid alone”

https://americanmind.org/features/parents-rights/not-my-kids/

Feature12.03.20215 minutes
Not My Kids
Noelle Mering

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What we saw in Virginia can serve as a road map moving forward. When dealing with an abusive narcissist, the only response is to marginalize him, to not give him an ounce of credibility, and to hold fast to the clarity of one who has seen him for what he is. Our response to manipulation should be simple and plain: we see it, we see through it, and it has no power over us.

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Time to end the Gooferment involvement in education.

“If the Grand Dragon of the Ku Klux Klan wanted to sabotage black academic excellence, he could not find a more effective means to do so than the government school system in most cities.” — Walter Williams

It is time to plan and execute an exit strategy form Gooferment Skrules.

The current system of “education” came from Prussia where the objectives were to make: cannon fodder for the Army, willing morons for the factories, and useful idiots to vote for and be led by the elite.

Where do “the Elite” send their children to school?

Surely not the “public” Gooferment Skrules.

What more evidence do you need?

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GUNS: The final defense against tyranny

https://onlygunsandmoney.com/2021/12/15/promoting-marksmanship.html

Promoting Marksmanship
December 15, 2021  by John Richardson

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The 1941 Swedish propaganda poster below is promoting marksmanship. The wording translates as “shooting skills increase the defense force.” Both the civilian and the soldier are firing what appears to be a Model 96 Swedish Mauser.

Shooting skills

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Perhaps one reason for “our” “success” in WW1 and WW2 was the marksmanship of the average civilian.

Today, there would be no such advantage.

Today’s gang bangers are lucky they don’t shoot themselves.  Everything they know about guns comes from TV and movies.

One can only hope that “We, The Sheeple” are teaching their children “traditional values”.

“Let us hope our weapons are never needed – but do not forget what the common people of this nation knew when they demanded the Bill of Rights: An armed citizenry is the first defense, the best defense, and the final defense against tyranny.” – Edward Abbey

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RANT: Everyone should be allowed to have their phones for safety

https://nypost.com/2021/12/13/amazon-warehouse-workers-slam-phone-ban-after-tornado-deaths/

Amazon warehouse workers slam phone ban after tornado deaths
By Theo Wayt
December 13, 2021 9:48am 

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Now, Amazon workers argue that employees need phones to access alerts about tornadoes and other emergencies — and some are threatening to quit if the company goes back to its strict no-phone policy.

“I’m not working without my phone,” one user wrote on a Reddit forum for Amazon workers. “I’m not going to quit, I’m going to either work with my phone or make them fire me for that reason.”

“If people who survived can prove that they got warnings via phone before managers told them to shelter in place, and that their phones saved lives, I’d say that’s a pretty good argument for keeping them,” another said.

“They’ll ban phones again,” a third predicted. “They don’t give a s—t about the workers.”

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Sorry but this one is an easy one.

Maybe six gazillion dollar lawsuits for wrongful death will help Amazon see the error of their policy.  

Where’s OSHA?

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HARDWARE: iX1500 is neat recommended product based on the added support for external cloud services

I have had the scanner for awhile.  While good, the cloud implementation to Fujitsu cloud was lame and timed out quickly.

After a complete reinstall after something melted down software-wise, I needed their tech support to walk me through the the process. 

Updated to all the latest “stuff”, I found that the device now supports external cloud services like dropbox, Evernote, etc etc!

So now a scan to the cloud goes right into the appropriate cloud vendor.

This displaces ADOBE’s scan on the iPhone, that wants a monthly subscription.

So all in all a good “update”.

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TINFOILHAT: Corporate Media ignoring 176 athletes dying; why?

https://freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/4020647/posts

The Answer Is Obvious But We Still Need to Ask: Why Have No Corporate Media Journalists Covered the Biggest Story of the Year?
NOQ Report ^ | December 12, 2021 | JD Rucker
Posted on 12/12/2021, 6:32:02 PM by E. Pluribus Unum

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I’m old enough to remember a time when a professional, college, or even high school athlete collapsing on the field would be major news. Depending on the name recognition of the athlete, stories would range from local to statewide to national. If it happened in other countries, their media would cover it thoroughly because even though athletes don’t make as much money abroad as they do in the United States, they are more often considered to be local heroes deserving of recognition.

Now, ask your nearest friend or family member how many athletes are known to have collapsed this year with cardiac arrests or other major ailments. We won’t even include standard sicknesses, just those that are potentially attributed to the Covid-19 vaccines such as myocarditis, blood clots, or neuropathy. Ask yourself the same question. In a normal year, we see anywhere from 30-70 such oddities among extremely healthy young athletes. How many have there been in 2021?

If you guessed anywhere under 300, you’d be wrong.

How many of these resulted in deaths? Similar to what I mentioned earlier, the death of an athlete due to heart attacks or other conditions not normally associated with young athletes always made the news in the past. There would be years when there were fewer than 10 reports that matched this criteria. In 2021, there have been 176 such deaths.

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The answer is easy.  It conflicts with the Gooferment propaganda that the “vaccines” are “safe and effective”.

“We, The Sheeple” have been fed this line and they sucked it up hook, line, and sinker.

Remember that “they” redefined “vaccine” so as to include this genetic engineering.

It may well be great for protecting us old {synonym for multiple instances of  flatulence} but it’s killing young boys and men. Heaven only knows what it’s doing to the girls and women.

Special place in Hell for all those who are covering up the damage.

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GOVEROTRAGEOUS: Illegals don’t need id; “We, The Sheeple” have to take their shoes off and bend over

https://dailycaller.com/2021/12/11/exclusive-rep-gooden-border-tsa-immigrant-airport-id/

EXCLUSIVE: ‘Take Migrants At Their Word’: Republicans Criticize Process Allowing Illegal Immigrants To Get Through Airport Security Without ID
JENNIE TAER INVESTIGATIVE REPORTER
December 11, 20216:28 PM ET

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  • An email exclusively obtained by the Daily Caller News Foundation details the Transportation Security Administration’s (TSA) process for vetting illegal migrants without identification at airports and reveals that it is being used frequently.
  • Republican lawmakers are raising concerns over the vetting process, saying it poses major national security risks.
  • “TSA and non-profit groups are putting millions of Americans travelling for Christmas at risk by allowing these unknown and unvetted migrants to board planes and fly across the country,” Republican Texas Rep. Lance Gooden told the DCNF.

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The TSA is a JOKE!

If the airlines want “security” then let them provide it and pass the cost on to their Customers and not the Taxpayers.

We need to “roll back” all the Big Gooferment programs.

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PEACE: Let the generation that goes to war pay for that war

https://tenthamendmentcenter.com/2021/12/12/want-war-you-pay-for-it/

Want War? You Pay for It!
By: Mike Maharrey | Published on: Dec 12, 2021

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James Madison warned us about the costs of war.

War comes with an extremely high price tag. According to the Cost of War Project by the Watson Institute at Brown University, the U.S. spent $2.26 trillion on the war in Afghanistan alone. That comes to over $300 million spent every single day over the span of two decades.

In 2018, the Watson Institute calculated that America’s “war on terror” had cost the equivalent of $23,000 per taxpayer.

But the average person has no sense of the cost of America’s neverending wars. That’s because the government primarily pays for its wars by borrowing money, effectively pushing the cost to future generations.

Imagine if every taxpayer had to write that $23,000 check.

We might reconsider perpetual war.

James Madison thought so.

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Beyond this separation of powers, Madison wrote in his 1792 newspaper article that “each generation should be made to bear the burden of its own wars, instead of carrying them on, at the expence of other generations.” Furthermore, Madison proposed that “war taxes” should be levied in such a way as to make it clear what those dollars are paying for.

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If we didn’t have “dishonest money” that can allow the politicians and bureaucrats to use the hidden tax of inflation to push the debt onto future generations, then we should have a war tax.

Take the all the Pentagon and three letter “war” agencies like the CIA, TSA, Homeland Security and divide it by the total taxpayers.  That should be a line item added to everyone’s tax return next year.  Wonder how long before ever the steepest Sheeple is down at their “representative’s office” with a pitchfork, torch, and tar ’n’ feathers?

There’s a reason that Election Day is as far as possible from Tax Day!

Give peace a chance cause if nothing else, it’s cheaper!

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RANT: “Ze” and “Sir” are attempts to redefine deviancy by those who are woke

https://www.gopusa.com/defiant-student-sues-catholic-school-over-contrived-demand-for-ze/?utm_source=wnd&utm_medium=wnd&utm_campaign=syndicated

Defiant Student Sues Catholic School Over ‘Contrived’ Demand For ‘Ze’
Bob Kellogg, Billy Davis, American Family News | Dec 4, 2021

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American Family News has pointed out in previous, related stories that this re-invented language has moved far beyond calling a male classmate “Andrea” instead of “Andy.” There are now “neo-pronouns” with made-up words “Ze” and “Zir” instead of “He” and “Her,” for example. According to the website myprouns.org, some fellow students and co-workers now demand the plural usage “they” instead of “her” or “him.” The reasons for “they” vary: Some students choose “they” instead of “him” or her” because they don’t want to be identified by a gender. Or people call someone “they” if unsure of a person’s preferred gender, because getting called the wrong gender can be harmful. Sometimes, however, “they” is used because a person wants their gender to be private, the website unhelpfully explains.

Regardless of why “they” is used, the student’s punishment at Exeter High is the latest example that these made-up language rules demand obedience and there is swift punishment for violating them.

According to the lawsuit, which was filed Nov. 4, the male student told the court he is defying the school’s policy and “will never refer to any individual personal pronouns such as ‘they,’ using contrived pronouns such as ‘ze,’ or with any similar terminology that reflects values which (the student) does not share.”

Reacting to lawsuit, radio host Todd Starnes asked his audience what happens if Exeter High students demand to be called “Turd Face” by other students, too. That crude description, he said, would be called ridiculous because that is not a real description for a person.

“Yeah,” Starnes concluded, “well there’s also no such thing as a pronoun named ‘Ze’ or ‘Zir’ but they still use them. They just made them up.”

On a more serious note, citing the lawsuit, Starnes said the student pointed out his own beliefs about male and female follow the teachings of the Catholic Church.

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Maybe what once was, “the Catholic Church”.

Goes back to my theory that, like a beehive, their can only be “one Queen bee”. Gooferment, by aiding and abetting, pedophilia in the Church sowed the seeds to “kill” a rival for the people’s adoration. 

While I bear no ill-will to those who have some sort of sexual identity problem, there is only “male and female” in reality. 

Only the “liberals”, aka Communists, want to confuse and divide us on every issue.

I feel more solidarity to the people they seek to “distinguish as different”, than those who promulgate new “rights” for those who are “different”.

We’re all “different”; so learn to live and let live.

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POLITICAL: Political “theater” is like the TSA’s security “theater” or the FDA’s drug safety “theater”

https://cafehayek.com/2021/11/pittsburgh-tribune-review-sound-fury-signifying-pandering.html#more-53904

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review: “Sound & fury, signifying pandering”
by DON BOUDREAUX on NOVEMBER 30, 2021

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This Government-R-Us theory is far too shaky to take seriously. So I offer an alternative answer to the question, “What is democratic government?”

My answer is: theater.

From the president down to midlevel staffers in Uncle Sam’s sprawling bureaucracies, each and every government official is acting.

Each senator is aware that he’ll be judged largely by the quality of the words he speaks publicly. Each House member knows that she is performing for an audience.

The president, of course, is less an executor of the legislature’s statutes than he is the starring attraction in the ongoing 24/7 tragicomedy known as “American Government.”

With exceptions too few to matter, the chief goal of each and every one of these officials is to convince the audience that he or she “cares” about us — that he or she feels our pain — that he or she routinely sacrifices for the good of America, possesses insights denied to less-exalted people and — if only the other party would stop being so blasted obstructionist — will perform wonderful feats that no one else can perform.

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Remember that politicians and bureaucrats follow the three “rules” of politics. 

Remember the three “laws” of political motivation: (1) reward your friends; (2) punish your enemies; and (3) feather your own nest. 

Part of this “theater” is to continually show that they “care” about you and your problems.

It’s all an act.  All “barbara streisand”.  All bull <synonym for excrement>!

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GOVEROTRAGEOUS: Is Patriot Front an FBI Hoax?

https://survivalblog.com/2021/12/09/survivalists-odds-n-sods-622/

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Is The “Patriot Front” Group a FBI Hoax?

In a recent video, conservative commentator “Mr. Reagan” asks: Is Patriot Front an FBI Hoax? Two of his observations:  “Conservatives don’t care if their t-shirts match”, and “It is the least convincing hoax that I’ve seen in a while.” 

JWR’s Comments:  It seems like some leftist video game designers were given a big budget for LARPing, and this is what they came up with. I find that it all smacks of something remotely financed, cast, staged, hired, propped, pre-printed, hyped, and phony!  Beware, folks. Beware of rhetoric like: “Revolutionary consciousness.” Beware of the long-haired leader of a conspicuously short-haired group. Beware of slick web sites that look like they came out of Madison Avenue. This hoax has a malodorous stench to it that indicates that it is a well-orchestrated false flag operation. Expect nothing good to come of it, and plenty of Federal prosecutions in the next few years.

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Ferdinand Reinke
@reinkefj
Dec 6
 
Isn’t against UHaul’s TOS to put passengers like cargo? Seems like it’s traffic violation as well!!!!

Quote Tweet
Sharyl Attkisson
@SharylAttkisson
· Dec 6

I don’t know what’s going on in the video but one strange thing that stands out: most of America is obese but none of these guys seems to be. What are the odds? twitter.com/trumpjew2/stat…

https://twitter.com/i/status/1467329448483696641

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Wish some one had the stones to “nudge” on of the trucks in a small fender bender. 

After all insurance companies and police reports have to list all the owners and occupants.  We’d then have the rental agree to see who paid for them.

Bet it was the taxpayer at the behest of the Deep State.

Argh!

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RANT: Once again, I’m forced to agree with Piers; Biden has earned the scorn of the electorate

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-10288391/PIERS-MORGAN-Bidens-attempt-muzzle-media-desperate-move.html

PIERS MORGAN: President Biden’s shameful move to muzzle the US media is a cynical and desperate Kim Jong-un style attempt to hide the fact that his presidency is turning into a total disaster
By PIERS MORGAN FOR MAILONLINE
PUBLISHED: 10:01 EST, 8 December 2021 | UPDATED: 10:25 EST, 8 December 2021

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It’s the kind of thing that regularly happens in Russia, China or North Korea.

When journalists stray too far above their totalitarian-controlled station and dare to hold their political leaders to any form of proper account, they get a visit or phone call from shady Government officials.

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I wonder what it could have been that suddenly turned the media so negative against the President?

Oh wait, I remember.

  • August was when the cowardly leader of the free world threw millions of Afghanistan women to the Taliban wolves with his shocking sudden withdrawal of US troops, betraying American allies and costing many lives.
  • Then he authorized a disastrous botched drone strike on a terror suspect in Kabul that killed an innocent family of 10 including women and children.
  • In September, fresh mayhem erupted on the Southern border due to catastrophic mixed messaging from the Biden administration and Americans watched in horror as US border patrol horsemen charged into Haitian migrants. The President shamefully blamed his guards for the chaos, not himself for causing it.
  • In October, Biden tried to criminalize American parents who protested against their kids being taught woke agenda subjects like Critical Race Theory by encouraging the National Schools Board Association to disgracefully brand them ‘domestic terrorists.’
  • Later that month, America ground to a virtual shuddering halt with a vast flotilla of cargo ships stuck off the Californian coast, and a chronic shortage of food-delivery drivers causing empty shelves to appear right across the country.
  • This was a direct consequence of Biden’s reckless desire to behave like an all-year-round Santa Claus with his massive Covid-19 stimulus spending spree that sparked the inflation that provoked this crisis.
  • Prices surged, especially at the fuel pump, wages stagnated, and vast swathes of the American workforce quit their jobs because their President made it more economically beneficial for people to stay at home than go to work.

Yet far from the media giving Biden a tougher time than Trump over all this, as Milbank suggests, most of them went out of their way to defend him.

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Once again, I’m forced to agree with Piers.  Despite being on a different page politically than he is, here I think he is spot on.

As Bill Clinton always said “It’s the economy stupid”.  And Sleepy Old Joe has screwed the pooch on that one.

Single handedly, killing the Keystone pipeline and making US oil difficult to get out of the ground, he has take the US from net-exported to begging OPEC for help.

Stupid, stupid, stupid.

Piers has assembled a great list of the difficulties that Joe has put himself in.

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GUNS: Murphy can’t be taken seriously about “gun safety” … …

https://www.tapinto.net/towns/south-brunswick/sections/government/articles/gov-murphy-announces-support-for-gun-safety-bill-package-in-legislature-7

Gov. Murphy Announces Support for Gun Safety Bill Package in Legislature
By JOHN MOONEY
Published December 7, 2021 at 6:11 AM

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TRENTON, NJ – As part of his ongoing commitment to meaningfully address the nation’s gun violence crisis, Gov. Phil Murphy on Thursday urged legislators to take action in the coming weeks and pass a comprehensive gun safety legislative package that he initially proposed in April.

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The Pepuls Republik of Nu Jerzee already has the most restrictive gun laws in the nation. And, it’s done squat to reduct the toll.

Here’s an idea: ENFORCE THE FELON IN POSSESSION LAWS!

Argh!

Instead of encumbering the hones gun owners, go after the felons who should be in jail.

Argh!

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BIGOTRY: I wonder what the flight attended would have done with a Koran?

https://nypost.com/2021/12/04/american-airlines-booted-couple-over-religious-shawl-suit/

American Airlines booted Brooklyn couple over religious shawl: lawsuit
By Kathianne Boniello
December 4, 2021

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An elderly Brooklyn couple was booted from an American Airlines flight because they refused to place a bag containing their sacred prayer shawl on the floor, according to a lawsuit.

Roberto and Elana Birman were heading home from Miami on Flight 322 in August when the “humiliating” incident unfolded, they told The Post.

Roberto, 76, and Elana, 71, brought only a briefcase, a purse and his Tallit bag — a small, 8.5 inch-by-8.5-inch, clear plastic carrier for Roberto’s prayer book and shawl — onboard. They sat in aisle seats across from each other.

A flight attendant began checking overhead bins ahead of take off, pulled the Tallit bag from the overhead bin, and asked, “Whose is this?”

When Roberto claimed it, she allegedly threw the bag on his lap and said it had to go under his seat, the couple said.

“It’s a religious item, it cannot go under the seat,” Roberto explained, removing his baseball cap to reveal his kippah covering his head and explaining that as an Orthodox Jew, he is forbidden to place the precious shawl on the floor.

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I’m personally offended.  Wish I could have been his seat mate.  He should have said “it’s a Koran” and I bet the response would have been different.

Did American Airlines take any action?

Maybe business travelers with lots of American Airlines should print this story and write a little note to the American Airlines CEO.

W. Douglas Parker
P.O. Box 619616
DFW Airport, TX 75261-9616

Here’s an address to make it easy.

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GOVEROTRAGEOUS: Why should we have a “Post Office” at all?

https://www.cato.org/blog/postal-banking-loophole

NOVEMBER 30, 2021 9:29AM
The Postal Banking Loophole
By Nicholas Anthony

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The Postal Service’s pilot postal banking program is struggling to win customers. Yet, USPS officials “expect to expand the pilot into a fuller study with more locations and financial products” after the new year. This announcement has members in both the Senate and House of Representatives questioning the Postal Service’s authority to launch the program in the first place.

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It just subsidized junk mail, Amazon, and UPS.

Don’t tell me that the politicians and bureaucrats are worried about the poor people who are unbanked and forced to use “check cashing” places at exorbitant costs.  WalMart offered to solve that problem for the US by offering banking series at every WalMart store. 

Seriously, let’s just outsource USPS to WalMart and save a lot of money.

Look at all the real estate that could be sold to entrepreneurs for better uses. 

Argh!

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POLITICAL: Hopefully the USA doesn’t succumb to Davos

https://tomluongo.me/2021/11/30/germany-falls-completely-to-davos/

Germany Falls Completely to Davos
Date: November 30, 2021 Author: Tom Luongo

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If anyone was under any illusions that Germany wasn’t completely under the control of the Davos Crowd then I think this article from Politico should burn that perception into your retinas.

The article details what’s in the new German government’s agreement between the parties. It lays out the goals of the coalition as well as the roadmap for its policy priorities.

In short, this is literally a laundry list of everything Davos has been demanding and it ensures the complete neutering or submission of the FDP’s Christian Lindner to the Davos agenda.

I’m not going to go through them all point by point, the Politico article does that well enough.

What’s important here is that in light of the media release of OmicronVID-9/11 that the new German government is keen on serving its Davos masters agenda fully. Even though OmicronVID-9/11 looks to be the mildest and least interesting strain of COVID-9/11 that isn’t deterring European governments from announcing enforced vaccination programs, including from Germany’s new, fragile coalition.

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Sorry to say but the global Davos crowd are no friends of Liberty.

The USA seems to be adopting the the worst of the agenda.  As if there was any good parts of it.

Remember good old George and “entangling allowances”!

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HEALTH: A doctor gets paid if you live or die

Greenberg

(This meme appeared coincidentally!)

https://overcast.fm/+Ixb7r0w-8/05:39

A doctor a day keeps the apples away
Doctor Michael Greger

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How little “modern medicine” has to benefit us?

Making people live longer is basically non-existant.

Prevention is worth a tom of cure.

Doctors being named the leading killer.

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I don’t often cite podcasts in my blog.

It’s too hard to get a transcript and no one likes to listen?

But if you just spend five minutes listening to this segment, then I guaranty it will change how you think about doctors and medicine.

After my sainted wife’s experience with the “medical industry”, I have rate doctors as above used car salesmen, but below most auto mechanics.  The salesmen know they are lying but you do too. And most auto mechanics can fix a problem on the first shot.

Argh!

Listen to this segment and give me your comments.

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