Saturday, February 01, 2020

Saturday, and temps are on the upswing for a couple of days

so if you're enjoying a nicer evening, the data can wait a while for review

About that Savage the friend picked up,

looking at the groups he's getting makes me want to find one.  That little sucker appears to be a tack-driver.

This. Is. CNN.

"They may be medical experts, but there are too damn many white people there!"
By contrast, former President Barack Obama’s circle of advisers in the face of the 2014 Ebola outbreak in West Africa was hardly so monochromatic. Neither was it so abysmal in terms of gender diversity. (Of course, to contextualize, Obama’s administration, on the whole, was far more diverse than Trump’s.)

And yet, as unsurprising as the diversity issue in the Trump era has become, it’s still worth pointing out from time to time, especially as the country approaches the 2020 presidential election in earnest.

Thursday, January 30, 2020

More Sanders staffers letting their inner Soviet out

“We would need a federal government and labor union movement that is working together to strip power away from capitalists and preferably directing violence toward property. At the end of the day, this kind of stuff will come out through practice, through the work and it’s hard for me to talk about it in the moment we live in cause I think China today is not what Mao envisioned, right it was through the practice of Chinese people doing the work to create the China today."
“We don’t want to scare people off, you first have to feel it out before you get into the crazy stuff…You know we were talking about more extreme organizations like Antifa, you were talking about, Yellow Vests, all that but we’re kinda keeping that on the back-burner for now.”
'for now'..

Another Democrat/gun-bigot lectures us on firearms

As audience members were heard chuckling in the background, Levine said: “In terms of the differences of the guns, the heart of the difference is how you hold the gun. It makes it a semi-automatic.” He showed his trigger finger moving, and added, “Meaning you can shoot with each finger, not like a bolt-action” rifle typically used in hunting.

“Basically, the difference between guns that go like this,” he said, extending one arm long, presumably to show holding a long barrel. “These are rifles, you use them to shoot an animal, and you can shoot very precisely.”
Del. Mark Levine

Oh yes, there's more.

These are the ignorant/lying bastards who think they know what's best for all the commoners.

Wednesday, January 29, 2020

I want to hear not one more damned word about my carbon footprint

from these hypocritical asshats.
On a trip to the World Economic Forum in Davos last week, the Prince met activist Greta Thunberg and used an electric Jaguar car to travel to the Swiss resort.

But the MoS can reveal that in the 11 days before his high-profile appearance, Charles took three flights on private jets for official Government business and one on a helicopter.

After his speech last Wednesday, during which he urged world leaders to take ‘bold and imaginative action’ on the environment, he took a fourth jet to Israel for an official trip.
According to the Paramount Business Jet calculator, which lets passengers work out their carbon emissions, the air travel will have emitted more than 162 metric tons of carbon – 18 times an average Briton’s annual total.

Live by cancel culture,

get screwed by it.

From the Dark & Fascist State of NJ, an actual good decision?

That crinkling noise must be Hell freezing over.
Overturning both a County Superior Court and an Appellate Division decision, the law firm of Evan F. Nappen, Attorney at Law successfully petitioned the NJ Supreme Court for a unanimous Opinion released today mandating that people must be provided with hearings whenever a court contemplates denying a handgun carry permit and that such hearings must be held within 30 days.
Yes, the law still sucks in that state, but this is still good.

Tuesday, January 28, 2020

"If your cause is just, why lie?"

is how it's often put at GFZ; the apparent answer is 'because they can't help themselves'.

And now,
On Monday, after receiving messages of support and sympathy over the post, most of which were retweeted by the surgeon, Sakran deleted the post.

The anti-gun rights activist told The Baltimore Sun that he was advised by authorities to delete the post and to cease publicly talking about the alleged threat.
According to The Post Millennial, Fairfax County Police claims they never offered Mr. Sakran such advice, nor has the surgeon filed a police report over the alleged threat.

“The Post Millennial reached out to Fairfax County Police, the local law enforcement jurisdiction surrounding Fairfax Station—where Sakran’s home is located—and media relations officer Lieutenant Webb was able to confirm that Sakran did not file a police report, nor did the Fairfax Police advise him to delete the viral tweet,” the outlet reported Monday.

“That’s just not something we do,” Mr. Webb told The Post Millennial.
Can you say "One more fake death threat/hate crime"?

I knew you could.

Monday, January 27, 2020

I am not surprised

A police officer who used a taser to defend himself when being attacked with a machete should be punished for using his weapon, a lawyer has suggested. 

Sophie Khan has been slammed after saying she was surprised the Met Police had not started disciplinary proceedings against PC Stuart Outten, 28, after he used “excessive” force against 56-year-old Muhammad Rodwan.

Audie Murphy

If there was a decoration he wasn't awarded, it was probably because there wasn't enough room for him to wear it.

They made a movie about him, and I've read that someone convinced him to play himself in it.  He showed up on the set to talk to the director, who asked who he was.  "I'm Audie Murphy."
"No you're not, you're too small and too young."
Took a while to convince him.

Sunday, January 26, 2020

Scene from the range

"These bullets you sold me don't fit."

"Let's look this over...

Sir, this ammo is for .223, but your rifle is marked .300 Blackout."

"So you sold me the wrong stuff!"

Happily this happened with a coworker, and he probably handled it better than I might have.