RIFLEMAN'S JOURNAL - DECEMBER 2013


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3819 Sunday, 1 December 2013:

The World Sucks

Michael G. sends: Tea Party, NRA Members Harrass Gun-Control Petitioners. OH. WAIT. “...I have three cars following me at all times,” McAlpine continued. “We have tails in most of our locations, and the police will not address this. [Would that be the same 'rank-and-file street cops' who 'support the Second Amendment'?] We’ve shared the statute with the police. We think this is stalking and intimidation.”

"We can knock you out and steal your baby. It's for your own good. Shut up and stop causing problems, serf."

It's not paranoia if they really are proposing to set up Obama as dictator President-for-Life.

"Even if you can sign up there are no guarantees that you will actually have insurance." And that is somehow our fault?

Visual Aids o' the Day.


In Lighter News

Show & chat every Sunday 1100PT - old chatroom while it lasts - new chatroom.

Deadly SWAT raid on Primary Care Clinic in 3, 2, 1....

Stardrive. Working on it. -Need to take it away from NASA if we ever expect it to work....


3820 Monday, 2 December 2013:

The World Sucks

“Bolivia has enacted its first firearms legislation, which may be unlikely to have a dramatic impact on the country's already low murder rate....” Yeah give it a year or two, they'll be right up there with Chicago. We know that's how it works.

Project Gunwalker....

How does the old saying go? A government big enough to give you everything you want is big enough to take everything you have. And despite the mass graves and pyramids of skulls every time it's been tried, they still think it's a good idea.

KABA needs money again. I don't have any to spare this time.

And they accuse us of censorship.

No, really.

And they don't trust us.

When I was being domestically-terrorized last month this was going through my mind. And they think they're the good guys.

WHAT ARE WE PAYING FOR HERE?

THERE'S NOTHING HOLDING IT UP


In Lighter News

I will not deny schadenfreude.


3821 Tuesday, 3 December 2013:

The World Sucks

"Along with targeting feelings, the skilled propagandist knows how to present distorted conclusions as undisputed facts." "Relocation to the East" in 3, 2, 1....

Remember those "No More Hesitation" targets of wimmin-n-kids, for "conditioning the government's hired muscle to overcome the natural aversion any mentally healthy person would have to shooting such people"? Hofmann does.

BATFU kitten-stompers, prohibitionist puppy-shooters, TSA thieves-and-perverts, street-cop revenuers, home-invasion crews, "knockout" gangs - they all look the same to me. There can be no moral difference if there is no functional one.

Censorship. They accuse us of it.

Codrea observes the Battle of Vermont.

VISUAL AID O' THE DAY.

Perspective o' the Day: "I also won’t go out of my way to advocate a firearms company that has a special financing package for their guns if purchased by LEOs."

I have been asking, in these pages, for years: WHAT "LAW" WOULD YOU NOT ENFORCE? WHAT ORDER WOULD YOU NOT OBEY?

"Oh you're just paranoid! No one is going to take your guns away!"

BUT THEY DON'T TRUST US.

If you're not terrified you're not paying attention.


In Lighter News

So my sister gifted me a pair of proper bore-square offset rails and I've been more-seriously shopping for optics ever since (because srsly it was $120 for the pair and they're still sitting in the desk drawer 'cause the sights Precious has now are still zeroed and I'm not mucking with 'em until I have a reason to). Today after work I hit a Grocery Outlet (outside the city limits so I could get plastic bags which I reuse) and on the way I saw a signboard on the sidewalk saying "GUNS". Naturally I investigated and discovered a little hole-in-the-wall shop. Spent money I shouldn't'a on a new PMAG30, on principle, but while there I saw one of these for $149. Which I won't be able to afford for at least a couple months but at least now I can hold it in my hand and fiddle with it before buying. No reviews yet... but I did fiddle. It appears to have a true 1.0x setting, at which the crosshair looks like a Remchester's duplex, but as you zoom the reticle zooms with the image to reveal Mil-Dots (meaning the MOAs stay the same) - and the center section illuminates in red, blue or green. Kinda stiff on the zoom ring (which just means it won't get nudged) but I expect I can find a throw-lever to fit, for racing. Hmm. -Furthermore I'd be supporting a local shop.


3822 Wednesday, 4 December 2013:

The World Sucks

Trying to start a bloody civil war.

Our "representatives" had an opportunity to honor the oaths they swore and at least slow the march of totalitarianism - and they declined.

THERE'S NOTHING HOLDING IT UP

And there's plenty of dead weight dragging it down.

New poster:

"Seriously, the blood of innocents is like mother's milk to this loathsome president and his cult of followers."

  • Apparently the (latest round of...) official property theft in New York is not entirely as represented - but everything is in place for it to be. -Also the cops on the cop forum could simply be lying.
  • "They are lucky to get out of that scrape with the law alive."
  • "...[C]itizens in the area are feeling uneasy about the measures taken against the general public." YES. YES WE ARE.
  • "The National Tactical Officers Association (NTOA) announce a partnership with the Below 100 Initiative to reduce the annual line-of-duty deaths to below 100, a number not seen since 1944. The Below 100 Initiative, founded in 2010, is based on improving officer safety through education, training and individual officer responsibility." You mean "training" like this? YOUR PENSION IS NOT WORTH MORE THAN OUR LIVES.
  • Monsters.
  • All of them.
  • What "law" would you not enforce?
  • What order would you not obey?

    BUT THEY DON'T TRUST US.

    If you're not terrified you're not paying attention.


    In Lighter News

    Überpr0n "Ludicrously Huge!" See also more pics linked in comments.

    SPAAAAAACE EEEEXXXXXXX

    Giving more thought to that AIM Sports 1-4x24mm scope. One thing I noted when handling it was the weight, which further examination of the specs says is over a pound. It doesn't have BDC, but on the other hand it doesn't cost Three Thousand Freaking Dollars (which linked product is more than a quarter-pound heavier), and it does have Mil-Dots and I've already captured .FLVs from YouTube which purport to instruct in their use - the rest is math and practice.

    Meanwhile I just received money-I-shouldn't'a-spent, from Primary Arms' Black Friday Sale: A new Vltor BCM Large charging handle for the preci$ion upper I'm trying to build for Precious, the exact same model I'm already using on the Palmetto State Armory mid-length upper; the C.A.T. M4 bolt/carrier cleaning tool everyone seems so happy with; and a Butler Creek LULA for the AR, which I just tested on a STANAG and boy-howdy it works as advertised. Been meaning to get that last one since the county passed a bigoted and nonsensical "law" against loaded magazines in "public places" even if you don't have a firearm with you. Anyway it makes it hugely easier to unload an AR magazine; srsly they advertise 5 seconds to dump 30 rounds and it's true. Loading, as directed, is no faster than by hand and slower than chargers - though I see they offer some kind of charger tool as well which I will investigate later - but it does save the fingers.

    Still waiting for part number MAG481OD, the Fixed Carbine Stock (the color is important), to appear in stock somewhere. Midway is marking it "Overdue" and I have two or three other vendors I check once a week.


    3823 Thursday, 5 December 2013:

    The World Sucks

    Bloody civil war. We're not the ones trying to start it. ALL WE WANT IS TO BE LEFT ALONE.

    I have been warning about the impending reinstitution of human slavery and Michael G. sends evidence I WAS RIGHT, AGAIN. "So long as doctors are free to decide which patients they will see, and free to decide where they will practice, this is going to be a stumbling block for the central planners in Washington." And they just can't have that. Digging for a reference on the second page I found, from just one month ago: "...Democrat delegate candidate Kathleen Murphy said that since many doctors are not accepting medicaid and medicare patients, she advocates making it a legal requirement for those people to be accepted." And if the doctor says "No"? What then?

    Michael also sends: When you don't know what else to do, blame the Jews.

    Which segues to the new Horst-Wessel-Lied. I'M NOT MAKING THIS UP

    I have, in fact, never flown commercial, never gone through TSA screening - and I never will. I would rather WALK.

    The Battle of Vermont....

    "Oh you're just paranoid! The government would never deliberately block witnesses from testifying against their tyrannical laws!"

    BUT THEY DON'T TRUST US.


    In Lighter News

    "It would appear a commitment to genuine grassroots activism rallying around Sandy Hook may not be as widespread as certain special political interests -- with a dutiful media parroting scripted talking points -- represent it to be." And they say we're on the "wrong side of history"?


    3824 Friday, 6 December 2013:

    The World Sucks

    NFA Trust rules....

    "...CSGV believes that the people of McMinn County had no right to fight back against a corrupt, tyrannical government...."

    I would call this tyrannical.

    Government Makes Everything Worse Forever

    BUT THEY DON'T TRUST US.


    In Lighter News

    Snow! Poor FluffyTux is changing color! -This almost belongs in Suckage as all the Commiefornian parasites escaping the wreck they made of their state, and bringing the same disastrous policies with them, have no idea how to drive in anything but sunshine. Maybe the herd will be thinned....

    Srsly it's bloody damn cold and I'm going back to bed.


    3825 Saturday, 7 December 2013:

    The World Sucks

    Ugh bug. Cough and chills. Mr. E. invited me as his guest to the Turkey Shoot at the old club today but I had already declined due to poverty and poopedness- now I have another reason. :(

    Besides the forecast is below freezing all weekend. Yesterday's snow is mostly gone, and there was an email from the club saying the road up there was clear, but srsly I'm sick now.


    Government Makes Everything Worse Forever

    Visual Aids o' the Day. More takers than makers. Unsustainable.

    Not unrelated: The whole world is f***ed and we're not being allowed to know.

    More on LTC Bateman and his call for bloody civil war.

    But they don't trust us.


    In Lighter News

    1636: The Devil's Opera is proving intermittently difficult to read, for the police-procedural plotline. No such thing as a good cop. Difficult to disconnect what I know about them in this timeline from what the authors are trying to present in theirs. Trying to finish it though, so I can start Kratman's Come and Take Them, the long-awaited continuation of his Carrera saga.

    AND NOT A SINGLE F*** WAS GIVEN THAT DAY.


    3826 Sunday, 8 December 2013:

    The World Sucks

    So I'm listening to the show and the local station has dead air so I'm streaming from Nevada and comes a commercial for some range, voiced by talker Lars Larson, boasting of their possession of a "FBI law enforcement" training simulator. And I have to ask whether it involves "simulating" shooting an unarmed woman in the head while she holds her infant daughter, or burning a couple dozen children to death in their church.

    Later, radio news, someone from the aforementioned FBI reveals they can turn on anyone's webcam without their knowledge. Because we can trust the government! -I happen to have a webcam. I haven't plugged it in for at least a year. Originally because my bandwidth is rationed but now I have another reason. -And no, Petze the Linux laptop doesn't have one, it's too old.

    Cake Shop Run by Gay Couple Ordered to Serve Christian Customers or Pay Fines. OH. WAIT.

    Not unrelated. I have been warning you about the reinstitution of human slavery.

    BURN THE SCHOOLS

    ALL OF THEM

    Comparative Religion o' the Day.

    Quote o' the Day: “The difficulty with the current President is that he makes conspiracy nuttery a rational option.”

    Mandela was no saint. He was a racist mass-murdering monster presiding over hell-on-Earth.

    As for NFL's anti-self-defense bigotry, Snark o' the Day.

    We're so f***ed....

    Yup - halfway through 1636: The Devil's Opera the cop characters turn to the only tool in their box: Threatening to destroy an innocent man's life if he doesn't grovel to their demands. -A few chapters later one of the supporting characters berates them for bullying his friend, but like real cops, they go into full psychotic denial, really believing they're the good guys and anyone who doesn't instantly do everything they say must be guilty of something. I'm sure that's not what the authors are trying to present in the story; but based on very personal experience and thousands of documented examples nationwide, that's what I'm reading.

    Cops are the bad guys. I know they are and I have more proof than I ever would have wanted.


    In Lighter News

    But that's okay, because some of us are preparing.

    Show & chat every Sunday 1100PT - old chatroom while it lasts - new chatroom.

    LOL o' the Day

    BlogBrother Yuri Orlov lives! And links a Prohibition FAIL. I've seen that one before, I think JPFO was linking it at one time.

    Of course, speaking of preparing, if it comes to it one must remember the ultimate Prohibition FAIL.


    3827 Monday, 9 December 2013:

    The World Sucks


    Blood-spattered hypocrisy in Detroit.

    Enemy propaganda in full swing. And our views, backed up with facts, are not allowed.

    By which I mean: Michael G. sends blatant, unapologetic censorship and discrimination at Yale.

    Also, Falsified Lab Data: Symptom of a Corrupted System. Work Within the System? See more links within, such as 'In Texas, for example, a prosecutor recently “achieved” a rare thing: He was recently sentenced to jail for knowingly convicting an innocent man.'

    (...How would I word a Constitutional prohibition against asset forfeiture...? I mean, the 4th and 5th Amendments are supposed to cover that but they haven't for decades.)

    "People who get sexual pleasure, apparently, out of telling other people what to do."

    And how is that different from human slavery?

    "In one panel we have a person enjoying their own freedom, in the other we have slavery." Also see comment thread. They MEAN it.

    Another reason to boycott airlines.

    As if I needed any.

  • George W. Bush's Capitalist Cronies Slaughter Bald Eagles! OH. WAIT.
  • George W. Bush Uses IRS to Collect Personal Information on Democrat Donors! OH. WAIT.

  • "A campus police officer has been placed on paid administrative leave after reportedly killing an unarmed college student...."
  • "Why would anyone but a tyrant or a scoundrel want to even know such morally defective creatures, let alone employ them?"
  • WHAT ARE WE PAYING FOR HERE?

    In Lighter News

    [pointing] HAH-HAH! Labor Revolution! Not much longer, at all, until the touchscreens are interfaced with burger-assembling robots. Japan is already headed that way. ...Of course this is not entirely Lighter; one can easily imagine someone right now drafting legislation to outlaw robotic restaurants and touchscreen cashiers and subsidize buggy-whip makers with tax money stolen at the implied point of a government gun.

    Little bit of action in California.


    3828 Tuesday, 10 December 2013:

    The World Sucks

    Bah still sick. But not too sick to go to work and drive around on icy roads. 8-(


    Project Gunwalker, at least tangentially and institutionally. Also see Desert Hermit Joel's rant. -The badgethugs, all of them, can't have no idea how many of us they have personally driven to blood vengeance. If they had the slightest clue how many of us are waiting for the rules to change they'd be dropping their badges in the nearest sewer, burning their uniforms, and changing their names.

    Related, First Comment o' the Day: "There is no guarantee of survival in any response to the police."

    Likewise, "The pattern of activity alleged in the obstruction of justice case shows how some members of the Sheriff's Department considered themselves to be above the law." -Whaddaya mean "some"?

    'For starters, ATF is criticized for “fail[ing] to make available the underlying studies and other information upon which it purportedly relied in formulating its proposed rule” despite specific requests that the Bureau ignored.' “ATF selectively delayed reviewing and posting comments received.... ATF has distorted the public comment process by apparently submitting hearsay information via proxies.” Well duh. Can't have the peasants challenging their decrees with facts and logic. "Law" is whatever some thug with a badge SAYS it is.

    "Thinking that this was too crazy a position even for CSGV, I sought clarification...." Also connect historical dots.

    It's not paranoia if they really are deliberately, constantly, and relentlessly dehumanizing us as precursors to genocide.

    Their Minds Don't Work Right o' the Day. Speaking of dots in need of connection.

    These are not Quislings. These are Chamberlains.

    Quislings take a more active role.

    MSM Visual Aid o' the Day.

    Not unrelated, meanwhile in the place where Britain used to be: Now mugging is worse in London than in Harlem and UK Violent Crime Rate Eight Times Higher Than The US. ...It must be those darn American gun shows!

    George W. Bush Kidnapped and Beat Women OH. WAIT.

    George W. Bush Forcing THOUSANDS of Volunteer Fire Departments to Close OH. WAIT.


    In Lighter News

    Rebellion in South Carolina. ...Again.

    Workman has more on that California action.

    The Prophet

    pr0n

    Multi-term, multi-service, multi-deployment veteran Michael Z. Williamson brings the knives on LTC Bateman.

    So a couple paychecks ago I was contemplating that AIM Sports scope with Mil-Dots and realizing I should learn to use them anyway and the Almighty Internets Shall Provide.


    3829 Wednesday, 11 December 2013:

    The World Sucks

    YEAH. IT'S LIKE THAT.


    The Battle of Vermont.

    Registration leads to confiscation. EVERY TIME.

    More on NFA Trust rules. -I said, not long ago, if we really need full-auto we can always get them the old-fashioned way. Our taxes already paid for them.

    The reinstitution of human slavery.

    Their Minds Don't Work Right o' the Day: EEE-VILL GUN RAYS casting dominion over the sooouuuuullls of men! They really believe.

    See also: They think we're all sick like them. They think they're the "normal" ones.

    They really do.

    Salvation Army is anti-self-defense? I've bought a lot of shirts there, my leather jacket, and even my widescreen monitor.

    "Oh you're just paranoid! No one is going to make you turn in your guns!"

    Blogbrother SMLE Fan has what at first glance seems Lighter News, but: "Interesting how it’s an English paper, innit?" They don't want us to know how bad things really are.

    Not unrelated: Organization of Islamic Cooperation Blames Free Speech for "Islamophobia" in West. See, if we weren't allowed to know the truth about Islam, we wouldn't logically and rationally fear their death-worshipping child-raping civilization-destroying cult.

    "Think of the type of person who would do that." I do, every time I see their gang colors.

    Pathologically-dishonest parasites, that's the type.

    It's not paranoia if they really are ruling by decree.

    IT'S ALL GEORGE W. BUSH'S FAULT!1!!!!1one!!!!


    In Lighter News

    Progress in Florida!

    moar pr0n


    3830 Thursday, 12 December 2013:

    The World Sucks

    The arctic wave is over, for now; no temperatures below freezing for the next week. I imagine FluffyTux approves, and I know the car's ignition does.


    Hofmann revisits Ben Carson's lack of ideological purity - and knowledge of basic human rights.

    Death-worshipping child-raping civilization-destroying cult.

    THERE'S NOTHING HOLDING IT UP

    BURN THE SCHOOLS

    BEFORE IT'S TOO LATE

    Reader Wil sends: "A man who sued police in Colorado Springs, Colo., for violating his Second Amendment rights has reportedly won more than $23,000 from the city...." Sometimes the system works. But that's not the way to bet: '"“You’re about to get the sh– kicked out of you,” the officer warned.' "KUSA-TV in Denver reported the four sergeants and three officers involved were simply unaware it’s legal to open carry in city parks and has been since gun laws changed statewide in 2003." “They had the gall to say, ‘Ignorance of the law is no excuse,’ and yet they are the ones that are ignorant of the law.” Yes, once in a while you really do get reimbursed after your day in court. More likely, your murderers will get "administrative leave with pay" while the system does everything it can to destroy you. -And of course the guilty parties never pay; the victims' fellow taxpayers do. I advocate rope.

    And I have no sympathy for enforcers who find themselves enforced. "STOP RESISTING!" ZZZAP "STOP RESISTING!" ZZZAP "STOP RESISTING!" ZZZAP

    And the EBT-swiping Obama-voters really believe their own Big Lie.


    In Lighter News

    FABBERS

    Uppity in Wisconsin.

    Faith in Humanity o' the Day. I've been the recipient of such in the past. The Gun Culture/Freedom Culture is shockingly generous.


    3831 Friday, 13 December 2013:

    The World Sucks

    BECAUSE THAT'S HOW MY WORLD WORKS,
    CHAPTER MMMDCCCXXXI.

    So I'm back at the hovel after my own route and DownTownIck and relaxing with some pizza before working up gumption to whip out a Disassembly video on the borrowed Mossberg 500, when I get a text begging me to make a pickup in Hillsboro, as in the other end of town, for delivery to Wilsonville, as in the other end of the other end of town. So I tuck my shirt in and hop in Shambling Wrecktm and charge out there and make the pickup and charge down to the delivery well within normal business hours and they're closed. For a company holiday party.

    At least the wheel didn't fall off this time.

    Then I swing by yet another end of town to hand off the package for redelivery Monday because there's a regular driver whose morning route that is and I'm supposed to have Monday off. Lemme see, 84, 405, 26, 217, 5, 205- yup, I think I hit every freeway in town in those last two hours. In Friday afternoon traffic.

    >:-[


    Codrea posted after I did last night: Believing their own lies. Or, you know, lying. And we're supposed to trust and obey these door-kicking puppy-shooting parakeet-and-kitten-stomping monsters? -That barrel length doesn't look quite right to me, a little longer than Wiki photos. I would not put it past the thugs to tape something around the barrel of a legal 16" Uzi Carbine just to take a photo - as Codrea links within his column, they've done that kind of thing before.

    Go ahead, thug, prove me wrong. I dare you to answer Codrea's questions.

    Der Fuhrer commands the Nuremberg Rally. If you're not terrified you're not paying attention.

    Because we keep trying it their way and the same old thing keeps happening. It is as though it were on purpose.

    Michael G. sends, Michigan Teachers' Union Fights for $10K Severance for Member Guilty of Molesting Student. And that's all I need to know about public schools. Also.

    "It’s a clear statement that Australians have no right and privilege to thought, speech or expression." Coming soon to a "republic" near you.

    Dial 911 and Die o' the Day.

    Their Minds Don't Work Right o' the Day: "Those who think there are current (or likely future) government actions in this country that would require armed resistance are living a paranoid fantasy. The idea that armed American citizens could stand up to our military is beyond fantasy." In the same breath. Also: "Alicia lives in a fantasy world, and the saddest part is that her husband won’t teach her the truth about the world and refuses to protect her and the children."

    The .22LR shortage. Um, yeah, that's me. The last two times I was in Bi-Mart at the same time as real-live .22LR, I bought a brick. One time there were four. The other, two. By the time I got there.


    In Lighter News

    Rebellion in Georgia. ...Again.

    On one of those daily-sales sites, I see a 128(-ish, you know, 10x vs. 2x)Gb USB drive for $35. Bag of Holding!

    I did get BFD#6, Mossberg 500, recorded. Without a script. The Mossberg's mature design, robust and simple, aided the process, as did the three examples I used to own. Editing to follow and it should be uploaded early-to-mid next week. The Remington 870 will be next, I've only owned one of those.


    3832 Saturday, 14 December 2013:

    The World Sucks

    Ayn Rand's Atlas Shrugged was a work of fiction. Right? (ref)

    Not unrelated: Sign up for Obamacare and the government will clean out your bank account.

    Segueing to the reinstitution of human slavery.

    The "laws" are wrong. To enforce them is therefore evil.

    VISUAL AID O' THE DAY

    Some moons ago, after yet another mass-murder in an unarmed-victim-zone, I predicted the shooter would be yet another leftist moonbat AND I WAS RIGHT, AGAIN.


    In Lighter News

    Basic Firearms Disassembly #6, Mossberg Model 500 slide-action shotgun, is online. Because I'm awesome like that.

    $IGH :(


    3833 Sunday, Bill of Rights Day, 15 December 2013:

    The World Sucks

    And they call us VIOLENT BLOODTHIRSTY IDEOLOGY-DRIVEN BIGOTS.

    Directly related, Michael G. sends DON'T GO TO COLLEGE/BURN THE SCHOOLS o' the Day: Yale officials have claimed the right to search student email accounts without notice or consent. And, if an NRA t-shirt is grounds for expulsion from school, what the hell is 'Mohammad G. Hammad, the president of San Francisco State’s General Union of Palestine Students, had posted this picture of himself with a knife, writing, “I seriously can not get over how much I love this blade. It is the sharpest thing I own and cuts through everything like butter and just holding it makes me want to stab an Israeli soldier.”'

    'Maybe the “lockdown drills” aren’t about protecting people from shooters at all....'

    Discrimination in Tennessee.

    And lots of other places.

    Government Makes Everything Worse Forever

    And so do unions, as if there's any difference anymore.

    Speaking of crazy people, "...[A]s if dehorning the rams will somehow protect the sheep from wolves." But they call us "nuts".

    Visual Aid o' the Day.

    Radio news of the narcissist-racist-in-chief's holiday plans: $24,500 per week for a rented house on Oahu.
    That's more than I've ever earned in any one year since I began working.
    Before taxes.
    And I'm the one "not paying my fair share"?

    THERE'S NOTHING HOLDING IT UP


    In Lighter News

    Show & chat every Sunday 1100PT - old chatroom while it lasts - new chatroom.

    Reader Wil sends a good cop? Sounds correct, sure, but the well is thoroughly poisoned. I will never trust a cop of any kind. -And if this cop is actually being honest, he'll be driven out of the force as a "traitor to law enforcement".

    Encore l'$IGH :(


    3834 Monday, 16 December 2013:

    The World Sucks

    Prohibitionist running for NRA board. Compares himself to TSA and claims to be on our side? That gives new depth to the term "tone-deaf".

    This is not NRA's only problem.

    Discrimination and bigotry.

    And hatred.

    Michael G. sends example: Full Soviet-style revisionism in Old Media's coverage.

    Workman has another.

    And another here.

    Anyone with an "I [heart] Obamacare" sticker on their car can be presumed genocidal.

    Train and prepare


    In Lighter News

    Workman reports "...[H]undreds of county sheriffs, including all but seven in Colorado, are refusing to enforce new laws in their states adopted in response to last year’s Sandy Hook tragedy." Are they? Really? How many have they been enforcing, for how many years? I'm going to need a helluva lot more than a press release before I trust the street gang that's insulted, dehumanized, terrorized, and/or robbed me at implied gunpoint every time I've interacted with them.

    The Institute for Justice has been described as the libertarian version of ACLU.

    Constitutional(-ish, you know, there's always some "sensitive area") Carry in Ohio?


    3835 Tuesday, 17 December 2013: On this day.

    The World Sucks

    "...New Jersey gun laws ensure the advantage goes to the predators."

    '...[T]his correspondent has only one complaint about the part that renders off-duty "Only Ones" no better than the rest of us: that it does not apply to on-duty "Only Ones," as well.' Considering multiple free-fire incidents coast-to-coast, there is a genuine public-safety interest in limiting the number of rounds cops can carry. Police are not mature and responsible enough to be trusted with firearms.

    The Battle of Vermont....

    "The very concept of violating the rights of many in order to catch a few -- a practice perfected by tyrannical regimes -- has been prohibited for 222 years by the same Constitution that the perpetrators of these practices and the conspirators in these schemes have sworn to uphold." From the street cop in the speed trap all the way up to Eric Holder, and everyone in between.

    Michael G. sends: 'When a public figure such as Sheriff Cooke makes a statement indicating that he will refuse to enforce the law, progressives are quick to dress him up in the clothes of John Calhoun. And when the president does it? Well, then he’s merely exercising his “discretion.” This is a double standard that cannot be allowed to stand.' The columnist here does not appear to be on the side of liberty: "Enforcing the law means just that — whether you like it or not." No. Wrong is wrong and the "laws" are wrong.

    Also, anti-humanity PeTAfreaks.

    Hating the troops....

    Visual Aids o' the Day.


    In Lighter News

    Another claim of victory for SAF - but as always in such cases, the wrong people are paying.


    3836 Wednesday, 18 December 2013:

    The World Sucks

    "What is immediately noticeable is a total absence of anyone even remotely sympathetic to an individual and uninfringed right to keep and bear arms...."

    Lies, bigotry, and astounding arrogance. With a badge.

    Workman has Media Bias o' the Day. They really believe. See also.

    More on NRA BoD hopeful Brandon Webb, if you have the stomach for it. -LaPierre praising him as a "true champion of the Second Amendment", just like Harry Reid, in 3, 2, 1....

    It's not paranoia if they really are openly calling for our extermination.

    Your Tax Dollars At Work

    "If you go on Medicaid... the government can simply seize your assets (i.e. your house) to pay your health care bills!" "That seems more like a mugging than a benefit."

    Homeschooling under attack. Can't allow the peasants to avoid indoctrination.

    "And when he's caught, red-handed, he simply transfers to another position to escape punishment - only in government would this be the outcome."

    Just yesterday I said police are not mature and responsible enough to be trusted with firearms AND I WAS RIGHT.

    AGAIN.

    Remember, peasant, rank-and-file street cops support the Second Amendment!

    "Last week, the Los Angeles city council voted unanimously to settle a lawsuit brought by a group of motorcycle officers who claimed they had been given negative evaluations and denied access to overtime assignments for having failed to issue a required number of traffic citations. The eleven officers will share a $5.9 million settlement." So they're supposed to be some kind of heroes for not robbing as many innocent citizens at gunpoint, and they're being rewarded with... money robbed from innocent citizens at gunpoint.

    And they wonder why we hate them.


    In Lighter News

    Hofmann observes resistance works.

    Finally finished 1636: The Devil's Opera. Perhaps a bit formulaic at the end but ten years from now we'll all be reading 1642: The Adjective Noun. Finally beginning Kratman's Come and Take Them.


    3837 Thursday, 19 December 2013:

    The World Sucks

    Hints and intimations that the hovel may become untenable. As in I'll have to vacate. After more than 19 years.

    As if I didn't have enough stress in my life just from reading the news.

    And the big fat wintertime electric bill.


    Project Gunwalker... and Barack Hussein Obama gets on TV and with a straight face says he's working to "keep guns out of the wrong hands".

    So they're laying all the necessary groundwork for genocide and accuse us of trivializing the Holocaust. See also Vanderboegh on the self-destructive Jews.

    Blood libel....

    Michael G. sends more on the war on homeschooling.

    BURN THE SCHOOLS.

    A nation of 30-year-old children who cannot and will not fend for themselves. I am rooting for the Giant Flaming Meteor.

    Correia rants. Not Lighter this time because we're the oppressed minority.

    Never trust the thugs to follow their own rules.

    Monsters. All of them.


    In Lighter News

    Somebody sent me a Bi-Mart gift card "To be used to PURCHASE ONLY FOR ITEMS FOR Mr. Fluffy Tux." Thank you!


    3838 Friday, 20 December 2013:

    The World Sucks

    Helluva thing, when hanging on until total socio-economic collapse is a realistic option....

    Yes I know, the TRGG domains are "Account Suspended" again. And you can't read this until it's fixed. Yuri is looking into it.


    Oppressed minority. A "NO GUNS" sign is the moral equivalent of "WHITES ONLY" or "NO JEWS ALLOWED" or "GAYS KEEP OUT".

    The reinstitution of human slavery. Should a gay cake shop be required, at implied gunpoint, to serve Christians? People are not considering the precedents they set.

    KABA STILL NEEDS MONEY.

    The Battle of Connecticut....

    What was that line from 1984? "...[T]to hold simultaneously two opinions which cancelled out, knowing them to be contradictory and believing in both of them...."

    BWAHAHAHAoh f*** they're SERIOUS.

    "Before a parent is allowed to teach their own children, social workers have to deem them fit." I'M NOT MAKING THIS UP ...But wait! Once in a while sanity, or at least the equivalent of a torches-and-pitchforks-wielding mob, prevails. -Visual aid.

    BURN THE SCHOOLS

    I AM ROOTING FOR THE GIANT FLAMING METEOR

    And I was right, again....

    Blatant Hypocrisy o' the Day. Taxtheft-funded, natürlich.

    Uncle's snark cannot be improved upon: "Turns out, two men accused of impersonating cops to rob people are really cops robbing people." Their "brothers in blue" know. And do nothing. If they weren't ALL like that they'd be shooting EACH OTHER.

    '"I have some reforms for the First Amendment,” an unnamed official told Drezner, confiding his wish that the Obama administration would reprimand journalists who he believes have wrongly portrayed the agency.' IF YOU'RE NOT TERRIFIED YOU'RE NOT PAYING ATTENTION.


    In Lighter News

    ARMED SELF-DEFENSE WORKS. You have to ask why some people oppose it. Cui bono?

    Prohibition FAIL - well kinda. Remember how much the first pocket calculators cost.


    3839 Saturday, 21 December 2013: CATURDAY


    The World Sucks

    This Just In: New Jersey is trying to kill you.

    If they weren't trying to destroy America what would they be doing different?

    Visual Aid o' the Day.

    When I see a cop, I see a rapist.


    In Lighter News

    ERRMAHGERD PR0N. I have encountered... two or three of these, over my many years in the Gun Culture, one of them behind glass at the Cody Museum.

    Science-fiction rejuvenation is a thing, most famously introduced by The Prophet in Time Enough for Love. Working on it.

    The Muse has revisited - she vanishes for months at a time - and Aurora, Part 29, may be posted soon. Part 30 is also underway, the logjam being broken for as long as that lasts. ...One can't sit staring at a keyboard for hours and days when one's thoughts are preoccupied with paying rent and bills and putting fuel in the car and maybe a little food now and then. -And a peripheral threat of homelessness.


    3840 Sunday, 22 December 2013:

    The World Sucks

    “Just as the 2nd Amendment shouldn't protect assault rifle devotees, so the 1st Amendment shouldn't protect vile bigots.” SAYS A VILE BIGOT AS HE HIDES BEHIND THE FIRST AMENDMENT.

    "...[W]illingly and purposefully ignorant of the truth and prefer your own narrative and world view to objective reality." -Visual aids.

    Living in caves, wearing grass skirts, and freezing to death at age forty.

    When I see a cop I see a thief.

    Organize and prepare


    In Lighter News

    Show & chat every Sunday 1100PT - old chatroom while it lasts - new chatroom.

    Torches and pitchforks!

    Off the plantation!

    Aurora, parts 29 and 30, should be posted soon, after review and polishing, and I've even made a start on 31, though the Muse could abandon me again at any time. -Or I might rewrite 29 and hold 30 because I didn't want that reveal so early in the story. -Nah that's too much work, I'll go with what I have.

    And you can't read them anyway because the TRGG domain is still "suspended".


    3841 Monday, 23 December 2013: The TRGG sites are back. No, I don't know why. Just like last time.

    The World Sucks

    Innocent citizens who have harmed no one will become "criminals" with the stroke of a pen. And the parasites doing it to them think they're heroes.

    Likewise, 'As a wheelchair-bound paraplegic (and owner of multiple so-called "assault weapons"), this correspondent is quite familiar with the issue. Indeed, this column has noted that the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives has chosen to decree that adding a handle to a handgun (useful for someone in my condition) is a "crime," worthy of a 10-year prison sentence and quarter million dollar fine.' And these puppy-shooting kitten-stomping monsters think they're... helping someone?

    Mikhail Kalashnikov has passed away. He wasn't John Moses Browning, but still.

    Michael G. sends the Blood Libel Roundup of 2013.

    "...[H]ealth official Loretta Fuddy, the only woman who saw, copied, and verified his alleged birth certificate before she was involved in a plane crash in Hawaii one week ago and, of all the people on board, was the only fatality." JUST. SAYIN'.

    Meanwhile, serfdom was a system of binding people to certain locations and making it extremely difficult for them to relocate or otherwise improve themselves. Obamacare is bringing it back.

    "Just as the Authorities in the Warsaw Pact were happy to make a doctor into a laborer so that everyone saw the cost of disobedience, so the A&E network is happy to put the most popular show in the history of cable TV at risk - so that everyone else can see the cost of disobedience." And they claim to support freedom of speech. "Let’s look at a few examples."

    "They are so deluded they actually believe that a perfect violence-free world can ever exist and are willing to bet our lives on it." Compare and contrast.

    'Really? They've met with someone from the "shall not be infringed" side? I must have missed that part.'

    Confiscationist fascist Bateman channels Goebbels again. And a very different Lieutenant Colonel responds.

    When I see a cop, I see a violent sociopath and an army of occupation. Whose "brothers in blue" KNOW and do NOTHING. -SMLE Fan sees both opportunity and failure.

    As for NASA, a couple days ago I saw this meme:

    AND HE WAS RIGHT.

    Because Government Makes Everything Worse Forever.

    THERE'S NOTHING HOLDING IT UP


    In Lighter News

    I have complained before about the clunky, overpriced, space-wasting "drum" magazines for the AR which are really just long double-columns bent into a spiral, compared to the Kalashnikov drums which seem to me so much more space-efficient. Working on it?

    Most atrocities committed by the enforcers go unpunished. A handful - to persuade the gullible that the system works - are brought to trial and the vast majority of those are settled with money robbed from other innocent citizens at gunpoint. Once in a very great while it works as it should. At least partly.

    Visual Aid o' the Day. Which someone, somewhere, is even now denouncing as "hate speech"....

    Larry Correia's Christmas Noun. "...[T]hen he shoved Chris Matthews into the exploding volcano filled with hungry lava piranha."

    If I'm remembering the previous volume correctly, Come and Take Them appears to be partly prequel to and partly concurrent with The Amazon Legion. But it's been, what, a couple years?

    Speaking of Kratman, Part III of his essay series on military training (Part I - Part II).


    3842 Tuesday, 24 December 2013:

    The World Sucks

    From Michael G.: "There are dozens of laws like this throughout the United States that are on the books and used by overzealous law enforcement in inconsistent ways just to discourage behavior they don't like."

    And, Chicago. Still trying it their way, still not working. It's not white, Christian, Republican, taxpaying, jobholding, NRA members doing the shooting. And nobody wants to hear that. See also.

    I have said police are not mature and responsible enough to be trusted with firearms AND THEY KEEP PROVING ME RIGHT. 'These are the four general rules of gun safety. They apply always: while you are on and off the range, at home, in transit, hunting, or fighting. In studying them, you will see that if they were always observed by all people at all times there could be no such thing as a "firearms accident." As to that, it may be proper to insist that there is no such thing as a firearms accident - only negligence.'


    In Lighter News

    SMUGGLING IS AN AMERICAN TRADITION. All the way back.

    [pointing] HAH-HAH!


    3843 Wednesday, 25 December 2013:

    I am not religious.
    I do not consider myself Christian.
    Yet I still say:
    MERRY CHRISTMAS
    because if "They" are agin' it, I'm fer it.


    The World Sucks

    Parents Must Tell Schools their Religious Beliefs, Sexual Orientation, and Political Affiliation. OH. WAIT.

    Michael G. sends, commenting, "E-cigarette bans are just proof that today's tobacco prohibitionists are even dumber than the alcohol prohibitionists were. If someone had come up with a near beer that alcohol drinkers actually liked, they would have been dancing in the streets. And if over time it led those alcohol drinkers to switch from the near beer to tea and lemonade they would have been singing hosannas. But a product appears that accomplishes both of those objects for tobacco smokers and what is the tobacco prohibitionist's response? Ban it!" It's never been about "health" or "safety". IT'S ALWAYS BEEN ABOUT CONTROL.

    And creating a breed of sadistic, unquestioning monsters who will obey any order and enforce any "law".

    Yeah. Elliot Ness and Wyatt Earp were not good guys.

    Tucson Tom sends:

    It's not a joke anymore.
    Also see.


    In Lighter News

    THIS IS WHAT I WANT FOR CHRISTMAS

    Aircar. Working on it.

    This article is relevant to my interests. What's the difference between a "heavy varmint" upper for an AR, and a long-range competition or sniper upper? Probably just the color. -But it will still be months before I can afford a barrel, and I probably shouldn't select other parts until I have that. Though I am thinking free-float for this upper, with a low-profile gas block. What I do have is a semi-stripped flattop upper (with M4 ramp cuts, so that affects barrel selection) with ejection port cover and forward assist; complete bolt carrier group (conventional direct impingement, not seeking nonstandard piston I won't be able to find or salvage parts for); Vltor BCM charging handle; and a proven-functional complete lower to drop it onto.

    It has to be green. That's important. I know a guy who can DuraCoat whatever free-float tube I end up with.

    Someone with a 520 area code texted "Merry Christmas" to me!

    Whipping out Basic Firearms Disassembly #7, Remington Model 870. One long take (after rehearsal (and consulting a .PDF in my vast collection of firearm manuals (because I only owned one M870 and never actually fired it before I had to liquidate it for rent money (the Mossberg I could probably do blindfolded)))) (but again no script) on the Funai camera, which I then chopped up in PowerDirector. Online tomorrow-ish when the library's open again. Not sure how far I'll go with the Ithaca 37, as removing the internals requires removing the buttstock. OTOH I did the full treatment on the M11/Auto-5, and there are a lot of M37s around. Future Tutorials will include a Winchester M1894, to be representative of most lever-action repeating rifles, though I won't be doing a Disassembly video on that, as Jim Green of Gun Works already has a very good two-part treatment on his channel.

    At last, parts 29 and 30 of Aurora are online. Might be stalling again at 31. -So a while back I read Scalzi's Redshirts and one of its internal self-criticisms, meaning a criticism of Trek, was how that particular ship saw more action than the rest of the fleet combined, which was statistically not-bloody-likely. Still, if I'm to tell an interesting story - and I do have Climactic Action Sequences in mind - what's exciting about a commercial ship hauling cargo and passengers back and forth? [shrug] It's a story. I'll write what I want. -Also, consider this particular ship - which really did see nearly all the action there was to be seen. Granted, the conditions are different, Aurora hasn't been an official warship of an official Navy for centuries, but that sort of thing does happen in the real world.


    3844 Thursday, 26 December 2013:

    The World Sucks

    "Major media outlets have ignored notifications that their reports earlier this month that Richmond police confiscated a submachine gun were false and misleading...." '..."[R]eporters" on this story can hardly claim they're not aware they are spreading misinformation, which, based on results, appears to be deliberate.'

    Visual Aid o' the Season. But the heterophobic straight-bashers call us bigots.

    And blame us for what other people are doing.

    Modest Proposal o' the Day. I'm for it.

    Because their lives are NOT worth more than ours.

    Because they are predators who view us as prey.

    Because All cops are bad – by definition.

    This is why I'm still not completely anarcho-libertarian. Though taking down our attractive parasite-feeder welfare system would solve a lot of the problems.

    THERE'S NOTHING HOLDING IT UP

    IT WILL ALL COME CRASHING DOWN


    In Lighter News

    Basic Firearms Disassembly #7, Remington Model 870, is online.

    Man. I'm still getting 50+ hits a day on the M11. From all over the world.

    Reviewing the three-camera job from the last 3-Gun match, I've already learned how to synchronize the tracks; next time I'll stick with just one audio track throughout, 'cause RifleCam!!!'s sound is sucky.

    :( Had to return Come and Take Them halfway through. Dumped something from my library queue so I could put it back on hold. Beginning Michael Flynn's On the Razor's Edge, which I've had for months, the far-future continuation of his Firestar saga.


    3845 Friday, 27 December 2013:

    The World Sucks

    "A right delayed is a right denied" - except for the natural human right of self-defense? "...[A]nd it’s the same group that notoriously advised women wishing to defend themselves to not fight back...." I would call that evidence, no, a confession, that the Illinois State Police are accessories to rape and murder.

    No, really: "Who can you call when the police are trying to murder you?"

    “Does this in fact VALIDATE those Congressional members who resisted [BATFE director] Mr. Jones confirmation based upon allegations of reprisals and abuse?” Also see.

    Michael G. sends, commenting, "EPA lies like a Police laboratory". For similar reasons, I think. "It defies belief to suppose [senior EPA policy advisor John Beale]'s dysfunctions and fabrications did not extend to his official EPA roles of devising agency air pollution and climate policies, then cherry picking reports and manipulating research to justify them."

    That's the "system" they keep telling us to "work within".

    Relevant Visual Aid.

    Not unrelated, Comment o' the Day: 'The creative team tried very hard, but they weren’t able to find a way to reconcile “the TSA are friendly people who want to help you” with “show me on the dolly where that TSA man touched you.” So they skipped that part.' In my fictional utopia very nearly every single thing every single TSA agent has ever done would be a capital offense.

    And that's a lot of rope.

    Der neue Horst Wessel! NOT MAKING IT UP

    Meanwhile in Hugo Chavez' Glorious Worker's Paradise, still trying it their way and working perfectly - if you understand the real goal.


    In Lighter News

    This article is relevant to my interests

    Desert Hermit Joel has a kind of optimism.

    [pointing] HAH-HAH!


    3846 Saturday, 28 December 2013: Encore l'CATURDAY


    The World Sucks

    More hypocrisy and discrimination from the entertainment industry.

    Michael G. sends:

  • The death of masculinity (with DbD ref)
  • Destroying freedom of religion in the name of "freedom" of "religion"
    and
  • Throw out the U.S. Constitution. (DON'T GO TO COLLEGE)

    New York is trying to kill you

    Remember the Visual Aid several days ago? "The Jonestown massacre is pretty much forgotten as it was an embarrassment for the government and the Democratic Party machine." "When the press DOES mention Jones, they’re very careful to leave the impression he was just some sort of religious nut. That he was a communist beloved by the Democrat party is never even hinted at."

    This is one of the most horrifying things I've seen for a long time. Now, connect that dot to this one. "Mental health reform"? Who defines? 'The Soviet Union used new “mental illnesses” for political repression. People who didn’t accept the beliefs of the Communist Party developed a new type of schizophrenia. They suffered from the delusion of believing communism was wrong. They were isolated, forcefully medicated, and put through repressive “therapy” to bring them back to sanity.'

    And another dot to connect.

    And another.

    Not unrelated, and not Lighter, Thought Exercise o' the Day. -Some consolation from discussion in comments; a lot of us are now combat veterans, trained in and often hands-on-experienced with the very equipment we'll be facing, and they believe in their oaths.

    David Codrea has often observed, "Anyone who can't be trusted with a gun can't be trusted without a custodian." Unless they've been sprinkled with the magic fairy dust of government?

    NO, REALLY. THERE'S NOTHING HOLDING IT UP

    And plenty of dead weight dragging it down.


    In Lighter News

    Trying it our way - when we can - and it does work. -Though I must observe: 'One other thing [John Bowman, a former policeman and retired professor at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign’s Police Training Institute] said should apply to the way self-defense shootings by armed citizens are treated by local prosecutors. Bowman reportedly told many officers during his career, “If someone points a gun at you, it’s time to shoot the guy.”' Really, John? How about I take you at your word?

    Politically-Correct Media Blinks. Of course they still really believe they did nothing wrong....


    3847 Sunday, 29 December 2013:

    The World Sucks

    "Requiring identification is raaaaaacist!" OH. WAIT.

    WAR ON WOMEN

    "...[H]ad [this] happened on George Bush’s watch...."

    Religion of Peace. Sure. Also, useless security theater.

    Reader Jacob N., "Trapped in New York", sends: "In this article, a nosy neighbor in New Jersey complains about the next door Christmas light display and gets the mayor to go and personally order it removed on Christmas Eve, because it hasn't got a proper permit. And across the Hudson, a bunch of people planting crops on land owned by NY City and leased by a private developer get all bent out of shape that the city tore out their squatter's garden (where they were apparently raising chickens as well) without letting them know. And now they plan on suing the city. Let's think about this. A person is told to remove his Cristmas display from his private property because some informer tattles on him to the government and his response is to shrug and roll over, saying he'll get a permit next year. In the other case, a bunch of people squatting on land owned by the city and leased by a private entity become outraged when that private entity tells them to take a hike, and want to sue the city and developer for evicting them from property they DO NOT OWN. In the mean time, nobody is outraged about the steady eroding of personal freedom that is in evidence in the first story. What's wrong here?

    "I also need to grouse about my son's school. While they don't have any zero tolerance policies, the indoctrination has started. I was talking with the Boy on the way home from school the other day and he said that his friend got a 'time out'. I asked him what they got 'time out' for. He said 'for pushing, shoving, fighting, playing guns, yelling during quiet time....' And a whole list of other routine nursery school infractions. I asked him about what playing guns meant (since they certainly have no toy guns in school) and he said that they give time out if you point and say bang or pew-pew-pew or anything like that.

    "So much for no zero tolerance policies. I wear my NRA cap when I drop him off or pick him up, just to annoy them. I should get a JPFO hat and really piss them off (it's a Jewish school)."

    Which reminds me:

    The Wyoming state flag pin broke. :( ...Yeah that's probably an omen. :( :(

    Their way. Not working. -And we know the British government is deliberately under- and mis-reporting the real crime figures to make it look less like a bloody civil war. And meanwhile, in the place where they say blood should be running in the streets....

    "If a contract is not a contract, what is it? If a law is not a law, what is it?"

    "This isn’t the way this country is supposed to be run."

    No, really. They hate the troops and want them to die. And when the illegal orders come down, from the creature that creature voted for, the troops will remember.

    "The central problem for now is that Republicans hate drugs more than they hate the Federal Government. Maybe ObamaCare will change that. Maybe not."

    Visual Aids o' the Day.

    Basic Economics o' the Day. THERE'S NOTHING HOLDING IT UP


    In Lighter News

    Show (rerun) & chat every Sunday 1100PT - old chatroom while it lasts - new chatroom.

    Michael G. sends the "Global Warming" MY ASS o' the Day. With much schadenfreude in comments. -Not entirely Lighter though: More evidence of the deliberate and concerted effort to completely misinform everyone about everything.

    SMLE Fan sends an e-copy of Come and Take Them! So I can finish it at leisure.

    Huh, the Muse is staying a while and I'm working on Aurora, part 31. [shrug] I'll take what she gives me.


    3848 Monday, 30 December 2013:

    The World Sucks

    Again I say, "law" is whatever some thug with a badge says it is.

    "...[T]he point here is to illustrate the hypocrisy of Brady and her fellow zealots...."

    ...Who don't see as as human beings.

    Michael G. sends Freezing in the Dark, and Starving Too. It's not about the environment. IT'S NEVER BEEN ABOUT THE ENVIRONMENT.

    A deliberate and concerted effort to misinform everyone about everything. If it weren't for that darn pesky Internet thingy, millions of Our Kind would have been "relocated to the east" already....

    Not unrelated: The icebreaker sent to rescue the "research" ship full of global warming "scientists", which became stuck in Antarctic ice, has also become stuck in Antarctic ice. "Imagine an entire industry built around something that does not exist."

  • It's not paranoia if they really are intercepting the laptop you ordered to load it with spyware. (Linux is looking better all the time....)
  • "...[N]obody is immune... unless you are one of the special ones."
  • "This gentleman violently inserted his finger into dozens of victims' anuses. Sometimes his friends held guns to the victims' heads to force them to comply. Why was he sentenced to just two years in prison? Because he was an officer with the Milwaukee police department!"
  • "...[A]nd only bothering to get a search warrant after the raid...."
  • "In the end, its a bunch of lies pushed by a criminal organization!"
  • 'Instead of apologizing, one of the deputies told THE INNOCENT MAN IN THE WRONG HOUSE, “You’re lucky I didn’t f--king shoot you.”'
  • "It’s a way to teach them to comply, to become docile sheep who won’t argue or fight back when it’s their time to head to the slaughter house."
  • "Of course, it couldn't happen here. Not in America. Not today."

    IT WILL ALL COME CRASHING DOWN

    So there's talk of impeachment. Which would result in what - President Joe Biden? And how would we get rid of him? Like anyone has the guts to invoke the 25th Amendment. Or John Boneless Boehner? Is either of those likely to be an improvement?

    F***.


    In Lighter News

    I have encountered one or two of these over the years. For all I know it was the same one twice, more than a decade apart. Even got a photo once.

    Starship Troopers movie remake? Like a couple people on the gun/FreeFor blogospheres are already saying, how could it be worse? I do remember reading about Virginia Heinlein suing to have The Prophet's name taken off the previous project.

    I've read the book, like, four or five times, I've lost count. I have, within arm's reach, as I sit here typing, what is probably the umptieth printing of the 1987 Ace Books paperback edition. It was one of the first books I ever read on purpose, a long time ago, because I Wanted to Read a Book. It left a mark. I bet LTC Kratman's read it more times than I have - I can see the references and the influence in his Carrera saga. Ringo referenced it directly in his Looking Glass series with Travis Taylor, and more directly in the Posleen series. Weber shows its influence in the Honorverse. It is to this day on the recommended reading lists for a majority of United States military academies. IT'S A BIG F***ING DEAL.

    THIS MADE ME SMILE

    Random Überkitteh o' the Day


    3849 Tuesday, 31 December 2013:

    The World Sucks

    Project Gunwalker....

    "...[A]nd to petition the Government for a redress of grievancesSTOP RESISTING! ZZZAP STOP RESISTING! ZZZAP STOP RESISTING! ZZZAP"

    Like Connecticut - "the Constitution state" - New York is a dark and evil place where innocent human beings who have harmed no one can be robbed and kidnapped with impunity.

    By their supposed "protectors".

    Again I say, Michael Bloomberg belongs on a chain gang or a gallows.

    Michael G. sends the Self-Destructive Jew o' the Day. -Which reminds me, it's time to renew my JPFO membership.

    Also, Massive Vote Fraud. It's not a paranoid conspiracy theory.

    AND THEY CALL US "HATEFUL".

    Depressing Thought o' the Day: Here we are on the cusp of so many wonders, new technologies, automation, AI, fabbers, commercial space exploration- and the whole thing is about to come crashing down.

    We were so close.

    Well. The Labor Revolution (burgerbots, pizzamatics) (I SHOULD COPYRIGHT THOSE) would've caused a wreck anyway - millions of EBT-swiping Obama-voters with no skills, living off other people's work and thinking it was normal.


    In Lighter News

    Oath Keepers does something.

    PR0N

    [thought=random] If I ever get Eccentrically Wealthy, I'm'a get a cheetah or cougar and name it Über. One of Dean Ing's characters had a pet cheetah named Spot....

    And as if on cue.

    Dang, the Muse gave me a whole 'nother chunk of Aurora over the last few days! Reviewing and polishing. "Writer's block is the rule, not the exception."

    This morning I got out of a warm bed and into a cold car and went to work. TOMORROW I SLEEP IN.

    srsly this cat is silky. SQUEE


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