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5491 Sunday, 1 July 2018:

The World Sucks

It's not white Republican NRA members stabbing people in homeless camps and nobody wants to talk about that.

They don't want to talk about an Ivy League anti-rape activist charged with child porn and sex with a 13-year-old either. No wonder they don't want their victims' parents to have guns.

Treasounous mentally-ill racist imbecile threatens political violence, complains about being threatened with political violence. Nowondertheydon'twantustohaveguns.

Immigrants Contributing to Society....

  • Michael G. observes the mask coming off: "Democrats are now pushing packing the Supreme Court as a campaign issue. Do you suppose they will follow their gun ban tactics, and on even days call for packing the court and on odd days say that anyone accusing them of wanting to pack the court is paranoid?"
  • "Is there any remotely right-wing organization that could get away with half the s*** Antifa pulled in Portland...?" "Protect" and "Serve" WHO?
  • Which Michael G. answers with: "I must say that is a very nice touch, violating the victim's speech rights by revoking their parade permit after they were attacked. I suppose the next time Antifa goes all Kristallnacht in Portland, the government will be prepared to fine the homes and businesses that have their windows smashed." Police have chosen a side and it damn sure ain't the taxpayers'. Police are enemy combatants in our next civil war.

    In Lighter News

    The Muse is speaking again and, if I'm a good enough writer to listen, the next few segments of Aurora will describe the origins of the Blood Rose and the motive behind the Sherrington Atrocity. It may take me some time to get there, but at least I see the direction.

    It's the Jeffersonian and SMLE Fan Skype Show, Apex Predators Edition!
    Jeffersonian, 3:07 PM: meanwhile in central Florida
    SMLE Fan, 3:08 PM: it's trying to escape, nya
    Jeffersonian, 3:11 PM: "CHIK-KIN! CHIK-KIN! CHIK-KIN!"
    SMLE Fan, 3:12 PM: A REELY BIG WUN
    Jeffersonian, 3:18 PM: and as if on cue
    SMLE Fan, 3:20 PM: "Scientists have reported that it was not, in fact, a giant meteor that wiped out the dinosaurs. Instead, the new theory is that cats somehow invented a time machine and ate them all."
    SMLE Fan, 3:21 PM: "Interestingly, the time travelers eschewed the small raptors which evolved into modern birds, including chickens."

    5492 Monday, 2 July 2018:

    The World Sucks

    And then I got out of bed and
    rode in vans with illiterates
    to park other people's cars
    for minimum wage.

    Michael G. sends Immigrants Contributing MASSIVE VOTE FRAUD to Society: "Mexicans from California vote in Mexico's elections. But I'm sure that they don't also vote in US elections."

    Aaaaand all that other stuff they contribute. Though with the rising political hatred it's not like we have to import that sort of thing.

    As if on cue, Michael then sends, "Measles in Portland. Is this anti-vaxx libs contributing to society? Immigrants contributing to society? Should I embrace the power of 'and'?" Which I have previously pondered.

    In my first op-ed video I accused the political left of fantasizing about nuclear holocausts. And I was right, again.

  • Eric Holder, formerly the highest-ranking law enforcement officer in the United States, committed acts of war against the sovereign nation of Mexico, used those acts to slander peaceable American citizens, and now has the gall to complain about people investigating government corruption. Imagine Eric Holder in a Mexican jail. (Not that Mexico is going to be around for much longer....)
  • Hey remember when body cameras were going to restore the public's trust in law enforcement?
  • Hey remember how us peasants don't need guns because police will be there to protect us?
  • "They called the police to tell the police that the kids was cutting their grass. Who does that?" The same kind of people who call the same unquestioning sociopaths on little girls with lemonade stands, that's what kind....
  • "Here’s the real deal, IMHO. Cops, during the search, found a bunch of rifles THAT THEY WANTED FOR THEMSELVES, so INVENTED charges to justify confiscation of the ENTIRE 'ARSENAL'." But nothing like that has ever happened before... RIGHT?
  • Why should reasonable people, possessed of facts and observing a history of behavior, not shoot all cops on sight in rational and righteous self-defense? As they would any other rabid animal?
  • Because they like to hurt people and that's why they become cops.

    In Lighter News

    Still ticked at Trump over bump stocks and "due process later" but then he keeps on doing stuff like this.

    Springfield M1903 serial number 1. Clicking through I find some useful information on those low-number Springfields that might blow up.

    Years ago I wrote "When he had walked by Danner's table, the captain had heard the whirr-click of an artificial leg, rare in an age of near-universal Human regeneration and rarer still to hear one in need of maintenance. Modern cybernetics, especially on Monticello, home to the great hospitals of Cincinnati General and Lexington University, were so good their users could forget they weren't original. There had been court cases involving sports leagues." Michael G. sends "Lighter news: Low cost, customizable prosthetic foot. Mimics natural walking."

    5493 Tuesday, 3 July 2018:

    The World Sucks

    "Treason against the United States shall consist only in levying War against them, or in adhering to their Enemies, giving them Aid and Comfort."

    There is a reason so much republitarian-ish science fiction views the United Nations as the enemy.

    Joseph Goebbels and Baghdad Bob had a baby and it grew up and went to work at The Boston Globe.

    Michael G. sends, "How DARE a private Catholic college follow Catholic doctrine! Some students are suing Notre Dame because it won't provide them with abortion inducing contraceptives."

    To Society!

    Now think about the kind of people who want more of them.

    That's right folks, Democrats and their coreligionists are still the party of slavery.

    And of hateful stalking and political violence.

    And also of serial rape and child-and-animal sex.

  • Now let's put some of that in perspective. Never trust a cop of any kind.
  • College student sues woman for $6million claiming her false rape accusation at a frat party has destroyed his life. But that's not lighter because it's her system, not his.
  • To which dot Michael G. connects, "Compare and contrast: How DOJ treats a real crime, and how they treat a fake crime like Russian electoral collusion." Their system. See also.
  • Police and military are not the same and New Jersey is enemy territory.
  • But remember, peasant, society needs police to protect us from hit-and-run drivers.
  • And oh look yet another domestic abuser with a badge.

    In Lighter News

    About a tenday ago I wrote "and likely more I'm not aware of". Yeah, like that. No, it's not economically feasible, there are lots of ways to get an unregistered shotgun for a lot less money. But it exists, and so does an entire community of like minds.

    5494 Wednesday, 4 July 2018:

    'Betsy Ross' - 1777Gadsden - 1775 In CONGRESS, July 4, 1776.

    The unanimous Declaration of the thirteen
    States of America,

    When in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another, and to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to which the Laws of Nature and of Nature's God entitle them, a decent respect to the opinions of mankind requires that they should declare the causes which impel them to the separation.

    We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.--That to secure these rights, Governments are instituted among Men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed, --That whenever any Form of Government becomes destructive of these ends, it is the Right of the People to alter or to abolish it, and to institute new Government, laying its foundation on such principles and organizing its powers in such form, as to them shall seem most likely to effect their Safety and Happiness. Prudence, indeed, will dictate that Governments long established should not be changed for light and transient causes; and accordingly all experience hath shewn, that mankind are more disposed to suffer, while evils are sufferable, than to right themselves by abolishing the forms to which they are accustomed. But when a long train of abuses and usurpations, pursuing invariably the same Object evinces a design to reduce them under absolute Despotism, it is their right, it is their duty, to throw off such Government, and to provide new Guards for their future security.--Such has been the patient sufferance of these Colonies; and such is now the necessity which constrains them to alter their former Systems of Government. The history of the present King of Great Britain is a history of repeated injuries and usurpations, all having in direct object the establishment of an absolute Tyranny over these States. To prove this, let Facts be submitted to a candid world.

    He has refused his Assent to Laws, the most wholesome and necessary for the public good.

    He has forbidden his Governors to pass Laws of immediate and pressing importance, unless suspended in their operation till his Assent should be obtained; and when so suspended, he has utterly neglected to attend to them.

    He has refused to pass other Laws for the accommodation of large districts of people, unless those people would relinquish the right of Representation in the Legislature, a right inestimable to them and formidable to tyrants only.

    He has called together legislative bodies at places unusual, uncomfortable, and distant from the depository of their public Records, for the sole purpose of fatiguing them into compliance with his measures.

    He has dissolved Representative Houses repeatedly, for opposing with manly firmness his invasions on the rights of the people.

    He has refused for a long time, after such dissolutions, to cause others to be elected; whereby the Legislative powers, incapable of Annihilation, have returned to the People at large for their exercise; the State remaining in the mean time exposed to all the dangers of invasion from without, and convulsions within.

    He has endeavored to prevent the population of these States; for that purpose obstructing the Laws for Naturalization of Foreigners; refusing to pass others to encourage their migration hither, and raising the conditions of new Appropriations of Lands.

    He has obstructed the Administration of Justice, by refusing his Assent to Laws for establishing Judiciary powers.

    He has made Judges dependent on his Will alone, for the tenure of their offices, and the amount and payment of their salaries.

    He has erected a multitude of New Offices, and sent hither swarms of Officers to harass our people, and eat out their substance.

    He has kept among us, in times of peace, Standing Armies without the Consent of our legislatures.

    He has affected to render the Military independent of and superior to Civil power.

    He has combined with others to subject us to a jurisdiction foreign to our constitution, and unacknowledged by our laws; giving his Assent to their Acts of pretended Legislation:

    For Quartering large bodies of armed troops among us:
    For protecting them, by mock Trial, from punishment for any Murders which they should commit on the Inhabitants of these States:
    For cutting off our Trade with all parts of the world:
    For imposing Taxes on us without our Consent:
    For depriving us in many cases, of the benefits of Trial by Jury:
    For transporting us beyond Seas to be tried for pretended offences
    For abolishing the free System of English Laws in a neighboring Province, establishing therein an Arbitrary government, and enlarging its Boundaries so as to render it at once an example and fit instrument for introducing the same absolute rule in these Colonies:
    For taking away our Charters, abolishing our most valuable Laws, and altering fundamentally the Forms of our Governments:
    For suspending our own Legislatures, and declaring themselves invested with power to legislate for us in all cases whatsoever.

    He has abdicated Government here, by declaring us out of his Protection and waging War against us.

    He has plundered our seas, ravaged our Coasts, burned our towns, and destroyed the lives of our people.

    He is at this time transporting large Armies of foreign Mercenaries to compleat the works of death, desolation and tyranny, already begun with circumstances of Cruelty & perfidy scarcely paralleled in the most barbarous ages, and totally unworthy the Head of a civilized nation.

    He has constrained our fellow Citizens taken Captive on the high Seas to bear Arms against their Country, to become the executioners of their friends and Brethren, or to fall themselves by their hands.

    He has excited domestic insurrections amongst us, and has endeavored to bring on the inhabitants of our frontiers, the merciless Indian Savages, whose known rule of warfare, is undistinguished destruction of all ages, sexes and conditions.

    In every stage of these Oppressions We have Petitioned for Redress in the most humble terms: Our repeated Petitions have been answered only by repeated injury. A Prince, whose character is thus marked by every act which may define a Tyrant, is unfit to be the ruler of a free people.

    Nor have We been wanting in attention to our Brittish brethren. We have warned them from time to time of attempts by their legislature to extend an unwarrantable jurisdiction over us. We have reminded them of the circumstances of our emigration and settlement here. We have appealed to their native justice and magnanimity, and we have conjured them by the ties of our common kindred to disavow these usurpations, which, would inevitably interrupt our connections and correspondence. They too have been deaf to the voice of justice and of consanguinity. We must, therefore, acquiesce in the necessity, which denounces our Separation, and hold them, as we hold the rest of mankind, Enemies in War, in Peace Friends.

    We, therefore, the Representatives of the united States of America, in General Congress, Assembled, appealing to the Supreme Judge of the world for the rectitude of our intentions, do, in the Name, and by the Authority of the good People of these Colonies, solemnly publish and declare, That these United Colonies are, and of Right ought to be Free and Independent States; that they are Absolved from all Allegiance to the British Crown, and that all political connection between them and the State of Great Britain, is and ought to be totally dissolved; and that as Free and Independent States, they have full power to levy War, conclude Peace, contract Alliances, establish Commerce, and to do all other Acts and Things which Independent States may of right do. And for the support of this Declaration, with a firm reliance on the protection of Divine Providence, we mutually pledge to each other our Lives, our Fortunes and our sacred Honor.

    Button Gwinnett, Lyman Hall, George Walton

    North Carolina
    William Hooper, Joseph Hewes, John Penn

    South Carolina
    Edward Rutledge, Thomas Heyward, Jr., Thomas Lynch, Jr., Arthur Middleton

    John Hancock, Samual Adams, John Adams, Robert Treat Paine, Elbridge Gerry

    Samuel Chase, William Paca, Thomas Stone, Charles Carroll of Carrollton

    George Wythe, Richard Henry Lee, Thomas Jefferson, Benjamin Harrison,
    Thomas Nelson, Jr., Francis Lightfoot Lee, Carter Braxton

    Robert Morris, Benjamin Rush, Benjamin Franklin, John Morton, George Clymer,
    James Smith, George Taylor, James Wilson, George Ross

    Caesar Rodney, George Read, Thomas McKean

    New York
    William Floyd, Philip Livingston, Francis Lewis, Lewis Morris

    New Jersey
    Richard Stockton, John Witherspoon, Francis Hopkinson, John Hart, Abraham Clark

    New Hampshire
    Josiah Bartlett, William Whipple, Matthew Thornton

    Rhode Island
    Stephen Hopkins, William Ellery

    Roger Sherman, Samuel Huntington, William Williams, Oliver Wolcott

    (This transcription is taken from the Stone Engraving, the most common form of the Declaration of Independence, with all spelling and punctuation shown as accurately as possible.)

    The World Sucks


    Oh look the Humane Society is still crooked.

    Foreign Correspondent Jacob N., Trapped in New York, sends: "From where Great Britain used to be. Of course, the unstated (in this article) end goal is to ban all candy. The idea that parents should perhaps monitor their kids’ junk food intake never occurs to anyone. They won’t be satisfied until everyone (else) is shivering in dark caves, eating sticks and leaves." And the chocolate ration has been increased to 25 grams.

    Immigrants! Contributing! To Society!

    Real Socialism Has Never Been Tried!

  • It bears repeating that police are unquestioning sociopaths who enjoy robbing, kidnapping, and terrorizing innocent, peaceable human beings. "Apparently, the law enforcement officers themselves are the threat."
  • Police are either sadistic predators or damned cowards: "So, if you can't ask an armed, veteran officer to act to stop a murderer, WHY THE HELL IS HE THERE IN THE FIRST PLACE?"

    In Lighter News

    The Prophet Heinlein postulated the "Shipstone", a high-density energy-storage device. Working on it.

    5495 Thursday, 5 July 2018:

    The World Sucks

    Yes, Fudd, that means granpa's duck gun too.

    This horrible place. The whole f***ing timezone. And all I can do is keep going to a job I hate to ride in vans with morons so I can pay for more lottery tickets and cat food....

    Foreign Correspondent Jacob N., Trapped in New York, sends: "Immigrants Contributing to Society in France, again: In Faranjistan, 'youths' riot after cops kill another 'youth' (wanted for unspecified crimes) tries to run over a bunch of people after a traffic stop. And they can’t even bring themselves to name the enemy. It’s 'immigrants' and 'youths' the whole way down."

    And then this happens in the place where Scotland used to be.

    Jacob follows with, "Another phony. I think you might have linked to this before, but it annoys me. The newest 'Democratic Socialist from the Bronx' at the age of 5, her parents moved her to Yorktown Heights, which is a posh suburb of New York City, so that she could go to the very good public school there. And then she went to Boston University, which ain’t cheap.
    "She didn’t grow up in poverty in the Bronx, which is the implicit claim. She says her mother scrubbed toilets so they could afford to live in Yorktown Heights. I say big whoop. I was born in a very bad neighborhood, and I grew up from age of 3 in a pretty crappy neighborhood (crime rate there was about double the national average) with a horrible public school. My mother worked a series of crap jobs so that I could go to a decent private school. And then I had a job from age 16 on so that I could pay for my state college tuition (not an expensive private school in one of the most expensive cities in the country).
    "And now my wife and I work 3 jobs among us so that my kids can grow up in a nice neighborhood and go to good schools. That parents work their butts off so that their kids can have better lives doesn’t make you special, it’s what good parents do. But people are stupid enough to buy the BS and elect frauds like her.
    "And then idiots like this try to claim that somehow, dishonesty about your background or the hypocrisy of a wealthy person proclaiming socialism isn’t really hypocritical or dishonest, because 'rigged system' and you have to be wealthy to have a shot at politics, et cetera. It reminds me of how the Party bosses in the Soviet Union justified their dachas and perks: they foiled so hard working for 'The People', that they needed the luxury to maintain their mental and physical health to be able to continue the struggle for the proletariat.
    "Sorry about the rant, but that there are people dumb enough to buy the socialist line and accept the whole 'toiling for the People' line from individuals who have and continue to benefit from the system they want to destroy really bugs me."

    Hey remember how the National Socialists made it impossible for certain kinds of people to do business?

    And lest that be seen as Godwin's Hyperbole, researcher investigates why insurance companies don't ask about Jewish ancestryOH. WAIT.

    But they call us "racist", Chapter MMMMMCDXCV.

    "I've been wondering how long it would be until someone started treating the Declaration of Independence as 'hate speech.'"

    Which segues to, politically motivated assault and robbery. (Perspective....) And if the victims defend themselves...

  • ...the victims get treated like criminals. Several times I've asked, whence comes the "duty to retreat"? What psychotic pervert thought that up? Michael G. now sends, "How to lose a self defense case. A Connecticut man was convicted in a killing where he claimed self defense. Andrew Branca the self defense law expert explains what the press got wrong in their coverage (almost everything) and what the defendant did wrong that invalidated his self defense claim." And the rest of the case is why my fictional future history has duelling in the Constitution.
  • With, "Broward sheriff Israel to be fired next week. Allegedly the state investigation into the shooting uncovered some criminal issues in the sheriff's department that serve as a convenient way to get rid of him." Not Lighter because "his own son had allegedly assaulted a 14-year-old in an act of bullying."
  • Because of course sadists and bullies are drawn to law enforcement work and of course violent sociopaths don't want their victims to be armed. What was that about a fish rotting from the head first?
  • In timely support of which oh look yet another domestic abuser with a CHIEF'S badge.
  • Liars and thieves in costume. All of them.
  • Oh look yet another child pornographer with a badge GETTING AWAY WITH IT. Think about this the next time you see blue lights in your mirror or the next time someone tells you to "support law enforcement".
  • Who defines "mental health"? "Protect" and "Serve" WHO?

    In Lighter News

    Michael G. sends, "Sarah Hoyt on truly becoming American. She finishes, 'But if you believe, if you carry the idea of the USA in your heart, and the belief in individual liberty in your soul, you’ll pledge your life, your fortune, and your sacred honor to carry it through and make sure generations yet unborn get to experience this miracle, this wondrous place we call America. And you’ll devote your life to making sure that unlike the present, miseducated multitudes, they know how lucky they are. It is a great price to pay, but the purchase is beyond price. All we can do is struggle towards it, each of us, every day of our lives.'"

    Then, "Judge to Bundy prosecutors: No more bites at the apple. After the prosecutors tried to argue that their violations of the Bundy's fair trial rights were 'inadvertent' and so the dismissal should be changed to a new trial."

    With, "19 Cornell law profs defend student against Title IX charge. In other news, pigs practice aerobatics and hell starts practicing figure skating."

    Jacob N. sends, "Full color 3D printing approaching affordability. Now if a decent CNC machine would get down to that price...." There are people working on that too.

    To which dot Michael G. timely connects, "Cardiac tissue made with 3D printer. Not a whole heart but a step in that direction." "What a fascinating modern age we live in."

    5496 Friday, 6 July 2018:

    The World Sucks

    Immigrants Contributing to Society but NOBODY WANTS TO TALK ABOUT THAT.

    Yesterday it was "immigrant" "youths" running people over in the place where France used to be. Now, "The French butchers’ lobby this week sought police protection after vegan activists stoned a butcher’s shop on Sunday." -Now, me, the local Grocery Outlet had frozen boneless skinless chicken breasts on sale for a buck a pound and I got 28 dollars worth....

    "What black people are supposed to think." But they call us "racist".

    And then they incite the very definition of mob violence.

    Foreign Correspondent Jacob N., Trapped in New York, sends the gibbering psychosis o' the day: "Just when you think you’ve seen it all: They sometimes seem to come from another universe. 'We really wanted to create a safe space for people to be educated on appreciating quilts and textiles, all around the gun debate,' she added. 'Hopefully, people will come in and be surprised that it’s all textiles.... They’ll go for the concept of the show and be surprised by the media.'"

    Which kinda segues to, while riding in vans with morons who leave their hair-grease smeared on the windows while napping to park other people's cars for minimum wage which I'm a little curious whether I'll actually get paid by this outfit, I'm reading Matthew Bracken's Castigo Cay. Like John Ringo's The Road to Damascus, it's difficult, because I see the totalitarian dystopia both authors describe lurking on the other side of every election.

    Michael G. sends, "Don't go to college in this horrible place. Unless you've really been looking forward to going into lifetime debt peonage by paying tuition to Portland State University to learn EcoFeminist Spirituality."

    Remember that there are people out there who defend child-rapists.

    They tend to be the same kind of people who think government funding of the news media is a good idea.

  • "...[A] Democrat candidate in a Democrat primary broke the law. She will not be prosecuted."
  • At least I don't live in South Africa. But remember, peasant, "nobody wants to take your guns".
  • In the news, costumed sociopaths issue a special "permit" for an 8-year-old to operate a lemonade stand but that's not Lighter because "In 10 years the pigs will be killing this kid out of fear for their pussified lives and not lose any sleep over it."
  • And that's not hyperbole because "[The] reality happens to be that the rate of spouse-abuse / domestic abuse is frighteningly high in the law-enforcement community." Because they like to hurt people and that's why they become cops.
  • Bears repeating: "An armed, veteran police officer stood idle for several minutes last October as the Las Vegas gunman slaughtered dozens of concertgoers". Why do we even have police? "Protect" and "Serve" WHO?
  • Remember, peasant, work within their system.

    In Lighter News

    A while back I wrote "At the front, Harroldsdottir chopped her way through one compartment after another, one terrorist and the next. Her axe looked like it could have been borne by the raiders of Lindisfarne, but its bit was of a cermet composite like her ship's armor, and the shaft was a synthetic that could deflect rifle bullets or support tons." Getting there.

    Bears repeating: a linguistic analysis of the Second Amendment. Which I have also pondered.

    5497 Saturday, 7 July 2018:

    The World Sucks

    Project Gunwalker. All the way to the top.

    Let's all remember a time when Immigrants Contributed to Society.


    Michael G. sends, "College requires US constitution be submitted for approval before distribution. Leaving aside the irony of doing this to the US constitution, even if someone wanted to distribute documents as evil as Mein Kampf, The Communist Manifesto or The Turner Diaries, it is unConstitutional for a government run university to claim the power to approve or disapprove."

    Precursors to genocide. Buy ammunition. Get training. Get practice. And get out of the cities....

  • For the first time I have at least one answer to my question on the origins of the "duty to retreat". But still, where did it begin?
  • Liars and thieves in costume. All of them.

    In Lighter News

    Show, chat and show every Sunday 1100 Pacific Time.

    5498 Sunday, 8 July 2018:

    The World Sucks

    Almost Lighter, Foreign Correspondent Jacob N., Trapped in New York, sends "Eating their own: I don’t care one bit about anyone else’s sexual preferences, different strokes for different folks, and all that, but it sure is fun to watch the other side go after itself." See also (and also see).

    To which dot connect this sort of thing.

    Which kinda segues to, if all these leftist ideas are so good, why can't they survive criticism?

  • Michael G. sends, "California legislature passes Catch 22. If you are arrested for ANY crime and a Judge decides mental illness was a significant factor you can be moved into a pre-trial diversion program, and if the judge later deems you have substantially completed the program you will be released with no charges. So in California you aren't allowed to protect yourself from crazy people but if a (favored) crazy person hurts or kills you they won't receive any punishment."

    In Lighter News

    Social Justice, explained.

    Still upset with Trump over bump stocks and "due process later" but stuff like this keeps happening.

    Aaaand he might just be crashing China's economy too, before they crash ours. Like I said back then, worth it.

    A while back I wrote “When energy becomes cheap,” Danner went on, “everything else does too. Uniforms, food, weapons and equipment, tools and parts, all easily mass-produced in automated factories - wait 'til you see some of our orbital farms, without an expensive gravity well to climb out of.” And without seasonal variations, or storms or frosts or blights or droughts or floods, and with sunlight absolutely controllable in duration and intensity; and fuel costs to market consisting largely of firing a few attitude jets after dropping a container into the gravity well. I am not the first to have that idea.

    5499 Monday, 9 July 2018:

    The World Sucks

    And then I got out of bed and
    went back to work.

    Backstabbing Quislings in the place where Britain used to be.

    To which dot connect UK parliament uninterested in stopping grooming gangs. "The approach the British authorities have taken in response to this national disaster appears largely based on countering secondary issues -- most notably, individuals that protest the grooming, including at one point the arrest of parents attempting to rescue their daughter from her abusers." Every cop on that team deserves to be publicly hung by the neck until dead, on charges of aiding and abetting capital rape and kidnapping. But of course, they were getting a percentage.

    Aaaaaand then in Germany a Muslim immigrant beheads a baby and that government's reaction is to try a media blackout. Think. About. That.

    In the iconic dystopian film Soylent Green, the dead were rendered for food. In the post-apocalyptic TV series The Last Ship, the dead were burned as fuel in power plants. Michael G. sends now, "Living in caves, eating grass and dying of the common cold at 40 - and sacrificing (male) children to Gaia, don't forget that. A Virginia Tech professor says fossil fuels contribute to 'petro-masculinity' and we burn them to, 'In this context, burning fossil fuels can come to function as a knowingly violent experience, a reassertion of white masculine power on an unruly planet that is perceived to be increasingly in need of violent, authoritarian order,' and not to keep warm and fed and healthy."

    Then, "Former Oberlin prof, Native American activist pleads guilty to embezzling funds intended for Native Americans. Part of a conspiracy to steal $300k, his share was $180K. Seems like these lefties are always right when they talk about 'theft from my class, theft from my people' because they are the ones doing it."

    Probably not unrelated in the big picture, Foreign Correspondent Jacob N., Trapped in New York, is still ticked about the communist running for the New York legislature: "Paging Winston Smith. The Democratic Socialist 'from the Bronx' edits her website bio to paper over the lies it formerly displayed." -To which David Codrea adds, "...[O]nce in power, they all seem to live in palaces."

    Codrea then observes how ivory towers cause blindness.

    Yesterday I asked, if all those leftist ideas are so good, why can't they stand up to criticism? Michael G. sends, "Bookstore owner stands up for civility, respectful exchanges of ideas. And we can't have that, he must be punished! I was amused by the comment about pain collars, someone else has been remembering their classic Star Trek."

    Recently, violent racist parasites and psychotic bigots disrupted vital traffic and services in Chicago, blaming their often-world-record murder rate on everyone and everything but their own degenerate welfare-and-thug culture. Which reminds me of a thing I just read in Matthew Bracken's Castigo Cay:
    “Lots of people won’t be getting to work on time today, that’s for sure,” Nick added.
    “No s***. Or to conferences in Miami Beach. So, where are the police? Do the police put up with this kind of thing?”
    Kelly said, “Usually the strikers are just on the parking lots and sidewalks. They don’t block the whole boulevard too often. It really p***** people off.”
    “So, why don’t the police break it up?”
    “What, you think you’re in Miami already?” she asked. “This is Broward County. This county is totally screwed up. The police are a joke; they’re part of the problem.”
    “And the police belong to a union too,” said Nick. “So they’re not going to break up a strike by their union brothers. Solidarity forever, right? Not even when they’re blocking major roads. It’s easier to just wait for the union bosses to put the word out to knock it off. It’s easier and safer for the police to just let them blow off some steam and block the roads for a while than to go in with riot gear and turn it into all-out warfare.”

    Yeah, that was published in 2011, seven years before all the dirt in Broward started seeping out from under its big blue rug, as a result of yet another not a Republican NRA member shooting up a nice soft target where self-defense was against the law.

    (And then this happens.)

    Which segues to:

  • Remember how they keep telling us to "work within" their system? Right here in this increasingly-horrible place, Michael G. sends, "Laws don't apply to 'woke' people. Judge sentences a liberal child sexual abuser to probation because 'he is trying to change'. Since a different judge, on a different charge of the same crime against a different victim said essentially the same thing two weeks ago it doesn't sound as if he is trying very hard. No wonder they don't want normal people to be armed."

    In Lighter News

    Codrea notes a deeper linguistic examination of the Second Amendment. Of course I have my own ideas....

    It's still not Republican NRA members with concealed-carry permits shooting up college campuses, Chapter MMMMMCDXCIX.

    In my fictional future history I postulate advanced medicines and cures for most diseases. Michael G. sends, "Protein discovered in gonorrhea may lead to new antibiotics that work on superbugs, or even a vaccine."

    Which he follows with, "HIV vaccine on horizon? We've heard that before, but this one looks promising."

    5500 Tuesday, 10 July 2018:

    The World Sucks


    So... yeah... they really are out to get us.


    Michael G. sends, "Socialism isn’t misguided, it is evil. Socialism isn’t a failure, any more than the Black Death was a failure. Sadly, it has worked all too well for more than a century."


    As if on cue Michael then sends "Left has explanation for Walk Away movement: They are all Russian bots and actors, trying to get people to give up communism." Man, I can't tell what's funnier or scarier - people who really believe that, or people who expect anyone else to.

    Likewise, Foreign Correspondent Jacob N., Trapped in New York, sends: "In the 'Learned Nothing' department, look! Stockton, CA decides to give out pots o’ gold to random people with no strings attached. It’s almost like they didn’t notice or care that this sort of thing has never actually worked in any practical way (see Finland as the most recent example), because someone still has to pay for that 'free money'."

    (One which leapt out at me was, years ago I wrote, "...[O]ur mother-nation, the United States of America, had reached a point where more than half of all government spending was in entitlements, where there were more people living off other people's work than there were working for a living" AND I WAS RIGHT, AGAIN.)

    To which dots connect Immigrants Contributing to Society....

  • ...and packs of feral animals right here at home. "Police have been up here two or three times every day. They get groups of these kids on their cars, put them in handcuffs, and two minutes later they're letting them walk again." Are those cops getting a percentage too? -And would that be the same Las Vegas Metro Police Department that shot Erik B. Scott five times in the back without warning?
  • "Protect" and "Serve" WHO?
  • Well it damn sure ain't us: "Folks, it appears as if the LEO was the most dangerous person that night." Remember this every time you see a cop.
  • "...[T]his is yet another case where 'gun control' laws actually increased the danger...." Now think about the unquestioning sociopaths who enforce those "laws".
  • Why won't you stupid peasants register your guns? Don't you TRUST us?
  • Herschel has perspective on Trump's new SCOTUS pick.

    In Lighter News

    Michael G. sends the Prohibition FAIL o' the Day: "BELLEVUE, WA – The Department of Justice and Second Amendment Foundation have reached a settlement in SAF’s lawsuit on behalf of Cody Wilson and Defense Distributed over free speech issues related to 3-D files and other information that may be used to manufacture lawful firearms.
    "Under terms of the settlement, the government has agreed to waive its prior restraint against the plaintiffs, allowing them to freely publish the 3-D files and other information at issue. The government has also agreed to pay a significant portion of the plaintiffs’ attorney’s fees, and to return $10,000 in State Department registration dues paid by Defense Distributed as a result of the prior restraint."

    Then, still leery of Trump after "due process later" and mixed-bag SCOTUS picks but stuff like this keeps happening.

    "The general argument that more guns result in more suicides is false."

    Campus carry court action in Texas.

    Back when I had a car and the universe pooped on me less and I could go shooting, the club I couldn't afford to renew membership in had, and I guess still has, an Axis vs. Allies highpower rifle match, WWII-themed, using rifles of that era, held as close as practicable to Veteran's Day. Not a unique idea.

    5501 Wednesday, 11 July 2018:

    The World Sucks


    and getting back late
    and going back early
    to prod and poke (if only that were not figurative) a flock of illiterate temps
    as they drive other people's cars through the auction arena
    for the same minimum f***ing wage.


    Again with the "smart guns" and begging some bureaucrat bigot's permission to defend yourself or your children. But remember, there's always another way.

    To which dot connect, in the government "health" "care" system, anyone who actually tries to deliver either of those things is driven out and destroyed.

    No, really, it's still not Republican NRA members.

    And nobody wants to talk about that.

    What are you doing for the Cause?

  • Bears repeating: "The Miami Beach park ranger, the Miami Beach Police Department officers and the police chief, may be personally liable for violating Florida preemption law in this case." But their union lawyers will spend a truckload of taxpayer money to help them get away with it.
  • Michael G. sends, "Upstate NY Dem admits she is gun grabber. A wanna be Gillibrand who isn't smart enough to know that you have to be elected before you can betray your voters." Remember that the next time any Democrat claims to "support the Second Amendment".
  • Michael then sends, and is anyone surprised, "Dancing FBI agent allowed to carry gun again. No doubt because of the trained, professional way he negligently shot that innocent bystander." Remember this the next time you see any cop of any kind.

    In Lighter News

    Stuff like this keeps happening

    5502 Thursday, 12 July 2018:

    The World Sucks

    Codrea examines Kavanaugh.

    How many times have I told you about the concerted and deliberate effort to misinform everyone about everything?

    Like "what black people are supposed to think"?

    And "how black people are supposed to vote"?

    Michael G. sends "Academy Sports, another business to avoid: They fired a store manager who tackled a shoplifter who had stolen a pistol and ammunition and was threatening to shoot people."

    Get out of the cities....

    ...Because There's Nothing Holding Them Up.

    I no longer regret never having served in the military, Chapter MMMMMDI.

  • The place where California used to be. Slide it into the Pacific.
  • "An Army veteran father says [New Jersey, of course] State Police tried to confiscate his firearms without a court order or warrant just because his son was overheard discussing school shooting news with a classmate." Because they expected to get away with it.
  • Hey there, unstable freak in black robes, how's it feel to be treated like one of the little people? Well, we know, wrist slap, under the rug, back to destroying peacable citizens' lives in 3, 2, 1....
  • TSA screeners dangling from streetlights along every "Airport Way" in the country, birds pecking at their lifeless eyes...
  • Anyone who has the guts to answer that question is driven out and destroyed.

    In Lighter News

    There are many reasons I am a firearms enthusiast. Some of them are the history, technology, and beauty of their creation. And that is truly Lighter News. -And kittehs! He likes kittehs too!

    If only some of my firearms could talk. I bet my beat-up old VZ24 would have some hair-raising stories to tell. I haven't named her yet but she looks like she went through the War on at least two sides... and I'd still bet my life on her and her Czech craftsmanship. -Well, and her aftermarket Mojo Sights and Timney trigger....

    5503 Friday, 13 July 2018:

    The World Sucks

    Three f***ing hours
    in the f***ing van
    in the f***ing traffic
    with the f***ing morons

    "...[A] manipulated lie that doesn’t hold up in the real world...." But the EBT-swiping low-information voters swallow it whole. Which segues to:


    Which segues to enemy action in Washington state. Does anyone care?

    To which dot connect RINO backstabbing in North Carolina.

    Academy Sports rehires the guy they fired for stopping a shooting. No, one strike and out in this game. And I damn sure wouldn't go back to work there after such treatment, knowing what the management considers proper behavior and the value of human life.

    Which segues to, bears repeating, remember how the National Socialists made it impossible for certain kinds of people to do business?

  • Which segues to, "Last month, British police arrested a man for reading the Bible outside of St. Paul's Cathedral in London." AND THAT'S ALL I NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE PLACE WHERE BRITAIN USED TO BE.
  • GFZ's Miguel has the psychological disconnect o' the day. Private Frost and Corporal Hicks express concern.
  • "Work within" their system-fatigue

    In Lighter News

    stuff like this
    keeps happening

    FABBERS will CHANGE the WORLD yes obviously those are only plastic that's not the point.

    Uppity in Occupied Colorado.

    Years ago I wrote "Government poisons everything it touches".

    5504 Saturday, 14 July 2018:

    The World Sucks

    THEY ARE ALL SO F***ING IGNORANT brain-cell-loss warning

    Think about that kind of people.

    At least I don't live in South Africa.

    A tale of two counties, and philosophies, in Virginia. Let's see which one works. For the stated goal....

    Which segues to:


    In Lighter News

    Show, chat and show every Sunday 1100 Pacific Time.


    5505 Sunday, 15 July 2018:

    The World Sucks

    Immigrants Contributing to Society

    Years ago I wrote "...[G]overnment supplies rotting in warehouses, government funds evaporating under corruption and graft, the needy never getting a fraction of it, except when news cameras were present." Visual aid.


  • London police, obeying orders from their Muslim mayor, shut down rally welcoming President Trump while allowing anti-Trump rally. Think about that.
  • The FBI's Motto
  • From today's chatroom:
    Jeffersonian1: first show's over, switching to second
    Jeffersonian1: Valone's guest is Kopel, taking SCOTUS
    Jeffersonian1: Valone and Kopel observing the contradiction
    Jeffersonian1: NFA34 Miller case said 2A protects weapons in common militia use
    Jeffersonian1: new Defense Distributed case says it protects non-military weapons
    Jeffersonian1: direct conflict
    Jeffersonian1: SCOTUS gonna pass that radioactive potato as far as they can

    But remember, peasant, work within their system.

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