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  1. Z says:

    http://storylineblog.com/2013/03/08/this-is-what-forgiveness-looks-like/

    “On May 20, 2012, 18 year-old Takunda Mavima was driving home drunk from a party when he lost control and crashed his car into an off-ramp near Grand Rapids, Michigan. Riding in the car were 17 year-old, Tim See, and 15 year-old, Krysta Howell. Both were killed in the accident.”

    Powerful.

    • Vanagram says:

      Saw a similar story but can’t find it. The difference being the perpetrator was not remorseful at all — and the parents of the boy killed STILL publicly forgave him and requested light sentence. Not sure I could be that strong…

  2. R.D. Walker says:

    My brother in Shanghai snapped this photo.

    photo

  3. RJ says:

    wow just goes to show, commies recognize facts.

  4. BrunDawg says:

    Today’s Chicago Sun-Times:
    “Aetna Inc. has said it will not renew the health insurance plans for Illinois residents it canceled because they did not meet the requirements of President Obama’s health care law. ”

    “Land of Lincoln Mutual Health Insurance Company, meanwhile, was created by the Affordable Care Act and therefore did not have any existing plans that were canceled. “

  5. R.D. Walker says:

    Talk about a dive down the Memory Hole! Look what ancient website still lives…

    http://www.dolekemp96.org/main.htm

  6. Jim22 says:

    Heh…

    1wrench

    Hat tip to Wirecutter

  7. Z says:

    Got this as a response on another blog:

    “As for the President lying during the campaign, I don’t recall lies to get elected any more than I recall candidate Romney lying. It was a pretty typical Presidential race. Might be wrong, but you’ll have to point out some examples.”

  8. notamobster says:

    I was all: “How cool is that?”
    Wife was like: “Get it. Merry Christmas.”
    I was like: “Sweet.”

    20131215_174729

  9. Jim22 says:

    “Nelson Mandela is a leader who Barack Obama should try to emulate.
    He could start by spending 27 years in prison.”
    — Don Imus

  10. JenR says:

    While I’m sure they won’t agree with Stevens’ reasons, I thought Bman and MadBrad may appreciate what the festivus pole is created from.

    http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsinternet/57242543-71/pole-festivus-state-florida.html.csp

    “The News Service of Florida reports that a “Festivus pole” made of Pabst Blue Ribbon cans will be placed near a Christian nativity in the rotunda of the Florida State Capitol in Tallahassee.”

    • Bman says:

      I am quite confident that had PBR been around 2,000 years ago, Jesus would’ve had it to wash down his last supper. There is no doubt about it.

    • Ray Davies says:

      Naaaa, I think these boys are more the Carling’s Black Label type. Especially if it’s warm, and, old

  11. R.D. Walker says:

    Internships available. Ask Bill Clinton how you can serve. Awesome marketing.

  12. notamobster says:

    Your’s Truly, practicing turning my guns in…

    1

    I know I’ve posted it before, but I was looking for a picture of that rifle and remembered how I liked it. Thought I’d share.

  13. R.D. Walker says:

  14. R.D. Walker says:

    I warned you, but did you listen to me? Oh, no, you knew, didn’t you? Oh, it’s just a harmless little bunny kitty, isn’t it?

    And the Lord spake, saying, “First shalt thou take out the Holy Pin. Then shalt thou count to three, no more, no less. Three shall be the number thou shalt count, and the number of the counting shall be three. Four shalt thou not count, neither count thou two, excepting that thou then proceed to three. Five is right out. Once the number three, being the third number, be reached, then lobbest thou thy Holy Hand Grenade of Antioch towards thy foe, who, being naughty in my sight, shall snuff it.

    • Ray Davies says:

      The things we do to get laid. Oh, wait, that was a loooonnggg time ago. What was I thinking? Now days it’s when she tells me.Young men, you’ll learn one of these days.

  15. R.D. Walker says:

    Jennifer Lawrence has something to say about something. I dunno. She says… something.

  16. Jim22 says:

    Heh

    adouche

    Hat tip to HWA

    A buck ninety nine? Truly classical.

  17. reboot says:

    RD, here’s a site with some art work you might be able to use. 🙂
    http://www.revouninstaller.com/
    I am NOT promoting the software.

  18. R.D. Walker says:

    I am sad to report that I once again wasted $2.00 on a lotto ticket that failed to produce the expected 32 billion percent return on investment I had anticipated. Flim-flammed again.

  19. R.D. Walker says:

    Perspective…

    In 2012 the CEO of Walmart made $20.7 million. Walmart has about 2 million employees (as far as I can tell, this is only counting the employees in the American stores). So, if you divided the CEO’s entire pay among the employees they’d each get $10.35 more per year- that’s not quite 20 cents per week; a half a cent per hour for full time employees. Woohoo.

    Now, look at a paystub and see how much the various governments” steal from every paycheck, and then tell me who the real parasite is.

    • RJ says:

      If youngsters ever catch on to actually how much of their labor is being stolen by the gov it would be a turning point.

      obeymecare may just be the rock and hardplace.

  20. Jim22 says:

    HealthCare.gov photoshop contest over at RedState. Here’s an example:

    health care clip

    • Vanagram says:

      “Well, son, we named you after where you were conceived; that’s why you’re called The Frightening, Tyrannical Hellscape of Obama’s America.”

  21. Z says:

    “Until we fully understand what turned two brothers who allegedly perpetrated the Boston Marathon bombings into murderers, it is hard to make any policy recommendation other than this: We need to redouble our efforts to make America stronger and healthier so it remains a vibrant counterexample to whatever bigoted ideology may have gripped these young men….And the best place to start is with a carbon tax.”
    — New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman, April 21.

    • notamobster says:

      WTF?

      “Until we fully understand what turned two brothers who allegedly perpetrated the Boston Marathon bombings into murderers, it is hard to make any policy recommendation other than this: We need to redouble our efforts to make America stronger and healthier so it remains a vibrant counterexample to whatever bigoted ideology may have gripped these young men….And the best place to start is with a free pair of shoes, a naked picture of Bea Arthur, and a smoked sausage for everyone.

      Don’t look at me like that. It makes just as much sense…

    • R.D. Walker says:

      “Until we fully understand the words of a porcelain dalmatian who allegedly perpetrated the Visigoth sack of Rome, it is hard to make any policy recommendation other than this: We need to redouble efforts to provide mustache cups to one legged grasshoppers as a vibrating counterfeiter to whatever bipedal doggy may have grown under the bridge. And the best place to fart is on a carbine fax.”
      — New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman, April 21.

      • Bman says:

        You must really like those Ad-lib games when you were a kid 🙂

        • Ray Davies says:

          There are some RealRevo Sicki Puppies that hang out on this blog. We need to get rid of this sanity and have some fun around here.

          • Greg B says:

            Ha!
            I remember that.

          • Rockheim says:

            And the best part was listening to it for a few years catching Dr. Demento on Sunday nights.. Just kinda focusing on the whole “They’re coming to take me away” schtick.. And then realizing later, after really listening, that the whole thing was about a guy and his dog.

            //mind… blown.

  22. notamobster says:

    For the love of everything holy, please, please, be true!

    Apparently Rachel Maddow is retiring.

    • reboot says:

      Ugh, now he’s going to do a timberflake and movies…….that should be easy to sort out and IGNORE.

    • BrunDawg says:

      Is it because her less masculine younger sister [pajama boy]is getting more attention, and wearing her goggles?

  23. Jim22 says:

    Merry Christmas, all.

    pissono

    Thanks to Irish

  24. R.D. Walker says:

    Dammit! This sappy shit makes my eyes leak.

  25. R.D. Walker says:

    • reboot says:

      That article was good that discussed this.
      Deport Morgan.

    • Jim22 says:

      How is it that anyone cares what comes out of the pie hole of a loser like Piers Morgan? He’s not an American but he wants to change how America works. He’s a Brit and they don’t want him back.

      Where will he go now that his failure of a program ends?

  26. Greg B says:

    Heh.
    Read it.
    I’ll guarantee you’ll at least crack a smile.

    http://battlefieldusa.wordpress.com/2013/12/21/f-king-tea/

    • reboot says:

      My 2nd submarine, the Miami, we used to do this. We had a large green notebook that was turned over underway from watch to watch. It was funny as hell. I wonder where the book went?
      Left there in ’92.

    • Jim22 says:

      A+ “I really liked it”.

      That’s an interesting exercise. The differences between the guy and the gal are stark.

      Kids who grow up without a dad and a mom miss out on either caring or readiness.

  27. R.D. Walker says:

    Rhubarb is kind of a big deal in Iowa.

    • reboot says:

      I would make that satanic bitch’s life completely miserable. Oh yes………

    • KJ says:

      Hahaha, this always makes me laugh.

      She’s from Grinnell. I’ve been told by friends that have seen her in action, that she’s been booted from some grocery stores in town for similar tirades. I guess this isn’t out of the norm for her.

      • R.D. Walker says:

        Grinnell, huh? I was born in Grinnell. Hope the crazy didn’t rub off. I do really like rhubarb pie…

  28. R.D. Walker says:

    didn't know

    He left out, “I didn’t know there was no such thing as shovel ready jobs” and “I didn’t know buying insurance is complicated”.

  29. Jim22 says:

    “A funny fat man in a silly red suit stuck in the smokehole of our tipi.”

  30. BrunDawg says:

    Mikhail Kalashnikov, Creator Of World’s Most Popular Assault Rifle, Has Died At 94
    http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2013-12-23/mikhail-kalashnikov-creator-worlds-most-popular-assault-rifle-had-died-94

  31. R.D. Walker says:

    Ho, ho, holy cow!

    112