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  1. R.D. Walker says:

    Damn. Iowa is hot like Texas and Oklahoma today.

  2. Uke says:

    Very hot here, too. Think it got to mid-90s earlier.

    Anyway, random picture:

  3. R.D. Walker says:

    This is not the sort of vehicle in which a sane person would motor down Interstate 80.

    This is the sort of shit that makes me hate the future.

  4. jacksonsdad says:

    Funny about the heat… here in NC we skipped Spring (even more so than usual) but since Thursday it’s been downright tolerable outside. It won’t last much longer but… in the same way I can’t remember a June so hot as this one just past, I can’t remember a July with such a lovely spell of ‘climate change’.

    I couldn’t find a term with the opposite meaning of “Indian Summer” so I’m gonna coin my own (and IMO just as descriptive) expression… “Yankee Spring”.

    I’m sure it’s just a matter of time before someone informs me (in a condescending tone) just how wrong I am and edumacates me on what they call it ‘up north’.

    Y’all know the difference between a “Yankee” and a “Damn Yankee”, right?

  5. R.D. Walker says:

    I gotta tell you, this site just isn’t the same without Notamobster, Lock n Load and Kenneth.

  6. sortahwitte says:

    In reference to the suppository shaped car. They will have to staff the emergency room with an automotive engineer to help remove the car from your ass or vice versa. Maybe the “car” could be coated with teflon.

  7. R.D. Walker says:

    I think the purpose of the car is to reduce medical expenses for end-of-life care for the elderly. If that is what we drive, nobody will get old. I think they should name the car “Logan’s Runner.”

  8. jacksonsdad says:

    O’Keefe is at it again… doin’ what he does… draggin’ government fraud into the light. He really leaves no stone unturned when seeking someone to sting. After all, whooda thunk to take a closer look at Medicaid?

    Columbo would be proud.

    http://dailycaller.com/2011/07/18/new-o%E2%80%99keefe-investigation-uncovers-medicaid-fraud-video/

  9. BrunDawg says:

    Barry is on the air now taking great pride in reforms that address the fine print in home loans and credit card agreements that are written in a foreign language. More help for the helpless. How about reading through the freaking tax code one time?

  10. R.D. Walker says:

    See BrunDawg, that just pisses me the hell off!!! There is no entity anywhere that is more bureaucratically complex than the organization this fool sits at the head of. I doubt there is a single freaking human being who has read and understands the entire tax code, ARRA or Obamacare. Yet the authors of these abominations is going to come and protect us from the complexity of credit card contracts? FUCK THAT! Credit cards are voluntary. His legal nightmares are mandatory and far more incomprehensible.

    I hate this cretin and everything he stands for.

  11. RJ says:

    Pukes wearing Che t-shirts, I just want to punch them in the nose…hows that for off topic?

  12. jacksonsdad says:

    Love it RJ! Another log for the fire…

    http://www.zazzle.com/anti_republican_shirt-235126693530780987

    Only a friggin’ moonbat would advertise a need to be protected from ‘bankers and insurers’. lmao!

    The New Nightmare; Freddy The Banker! Geesh….

  13. R.D. Walker says:

    Let me translate that shirt for you JD. In every day parlance it says, “I am a sopping wet vajayjay.”

  14. Bman says:

    Hey! You’re doing it wrong!

  15. R.D. Walker says:

    Anybody notice the breaking chain was replaced by a striking match in the header?

  16. RJ says:

    Like the chain better, but did notice the match.

  17. R.D. Walker says:

    The match goes with this…

    “It does not require a majority to prevail, but rather an irate, tireless minority keen to set brush fires in people’s minds.” ~Samuel Adams

    In any case, I like to mix it up and keep things fresh.

  18. R.D. Walker says:

    Ass kicked, name taken: Pregnant woman breaks mugger’s leg.

    O’Brien, 28, was on a westbound train at 63rd and Market Street about 1:30 p.m. when Matthews, 42, punched her in the forehead, grabbed her bag – which contained her laptop – and ran from the car, down a stairwell and onto the street below the station, police said.

    O’Brien chased Matthews, who has an extensive criminal history – including assault, reckless endangerment and robbery charges, according to court documents – and fought him.

    When O’Brien tried wrenching her bag from Matthews’ grip, he twisted her right arm and broke her wrist.

    O’Brien countered by kicking Matthews in his leg.

    A visibly pregnant O’Brien told CBS that Matthews used his forearm to hit her in the abdomen.

    That’s when she planted a kick that broke Matthews’ tibia in two places and sent him limping away, defeated.

    Police found Matthews lying on the ground on the corner of 62nd and Market, and arrested him after O’Brien identified him.

  19. BaconNeggs says:

    >>A statesman these days seems to mean anyone who will bend over and say thank you to the Dem reaming his ***.<>tax reform within six months
    that would deliver real deficit savings
    by broadening the tax base<<

  20. locke n load says:

    yeah, I vanished for a week again didn’t I,lol. Its a long painful story ( and I do mean PAINFUL). Considered throwing it up on the front but it seems so…different,lol. Too friggin long for off topic.

  21. Kenneth says:

    Trying to come back this week. No promises yet. If all goes to plan, I’ll overtake Roy Ryder in a couple days. That means I absorb his power, right? :D

  22. Kenneth says:

    Throw it up there, Locke. I don’t think anyone would hold it against you.

    Any word from Nota?

  23. Kenneth says:

    I need a laugh. Share your best:

    Ron, an elderly man in Florida, had owned a large farm for several years. He had a large pond in the back.
    It was properly shaped for swimming, so he fixed it up nice with picnic tables, horseshoe courts, and some orange and lime trees.
    One evening the old farmer decided to go down to the pond, as he hadn’t been there for a while, and look it over.
    He grabbed a five-gallon bucket to bring back some fruit. As he neared the pond, he heard voices shouting and laughing with glee.
    As he came closer, he saw it was a bunch of young women skinny-dipping in his pond. He made the women aware of his presence, and they all went to the deep end.
    One of the women shouted to him, “We’re not coming out until you leave!”
    Ron frowned, “I didn’t come down here to watch you ladies swim naked or make you get out of the pond naked.”
    Holding the bucket up Ron said, “I’m here to feed the alligator.”

  24. Kenneth says:

    I dislike Michael Moore and pretty much every single person in this video, but I will always support the trolling of the Westboro Baptist Church. If you can stomach MM’s face, the video is quite funny. I won’t embed in case there are people reading the revo during breakfast. I would hate for the embedded video to show that disgusting face of MM and ruin your breakfast if you’re not prepared for it.

  25. Bman says:

    So…Olie and Sven were driving on a country road on their way to their favorite fishing hole when they came to a sign just off the road that read

    “Bike Car Boat fer sale”

    “Hey Sven! Let’s pull in der drive over der and see what shape dis boat thats fer sale is in. We can use a boat while fishin, ya?”

    “Ya, sure you betchya,” replied Sven.

    The decided to pull into the driveway where the sign was near. When they arrived at the farmhouse, both Olie and Sven noticed that there was only a bike and a car sitting out front. The farmer came out of the house and asked if he could help the 2 strangers.

    “Ya. We’s saw yer sign out front der. It said bike car boat fer sale. I only see da bike und car.”

    The farmer, a tad confused replied,
    “Ya! Dis here bike und dis her car are boat for sale!”

  26. MadBrad says:

    From The Blaze Website…

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  27. R.D. Walker says:

    Shhhhhhhh….. If you find out that solar output affects the global climate, don’t tell anybody.

    That was the instructions to scientists researching solar output, cosmic rays and cloud formation.

    CERN chief forbids “interpretation” of CLOUD results

  28. R.D. Walker says:

    Good cop here. Makes the open carry guy look like a dick, actually. Why can’t all cops be this good?

  29. Bman says:

    Officer Lyons. What a cool cop. Cool last name!

  30. Kenneth says:

    Good cop? For stopping a legally armed citizen due to complaints from citizens that are ignorant that it is perfectly legal to open carry in their state? He may have handled everything fine, but there was no reason for contact when the man had done nothing to break the law.

    I would think as a Marine, the cop would understand that.

  31. R.D. Walker says:

    Fair enough. Still, it is California. Can’t set our expectations too high.

  32. DarthJay says:

    I dunno that I agree with you, Kenneth.

    Texas is currently debating an open carry rule…and while I have absolutely no issues with a legal user openly carrying their gun – you’d better believe that if I see a person I don’t know roaming the neighborhood (where my kids play out front with their friends all the time) open carrying that I’m probably gonna call the cops.

  33. DarthJay says:

    Part of owning a gun is being smart about having that gun. If I’m headed out for a jog in Central Park at midnight, I’m probably gonna take my gun. If I’m walking through an unfamiliar neighborhood at 3:00 in the afternoon just for fun…do I really need to show everyone I have a gun? Sure – I might not be breaking the law, but I sure am making all the people who live there and don’t know me nervous.

    What’s a person’s true motivation in doing that? Are they open carrying because they are proud that they can — or are they just trying to get attention on YouTube?

    It’s a fine line.

  34. Uke says:

    No, I won’t go so far as to say that the cop was bad. Certainly not. His conduct and respect for the citizen were exemplary. He didn’t lie, he didn’t bully, etc. For all intents and purposes, I think we can say that this was a “good cop.”

    However, the decision to stop someone just for carrying is a problem. There should be no more outraged reaction to that than someone driving a car. The call comes into the station that “a man is carrying a gun on his hip!” and the response should be “yeah, and?”

    As a society we need to stop stigmatizing the mere ownership and public carry of handguns, and one of the first steps is for cops to treat carry as a common and unremarkable thing that doesn’t even deserve the time and attention of a traffic stop.

  35. Bman says:

    It depends where you live. If this guy was walking down the street in Salmon, Idaho for example, there would be no concerne. There wouldn’t even be a phone call made to the police.

    If ya think about it, game wardens demand to see ID and a fishing license just for holding a fishing rod in your hand.

  36. DarthJay says:

    Uke – you mentioned that carrying an open handgun should be no more outrageous that driving a car. Agreed. However, if you see a beat up old white van with no windows driving up and down your street repeatedly – does that not raise suspicion? The driver isn’t breaking the law by doing so, but something doesn’t seem right about it.

    To that point, if I see a person I don’t know walking around my neighborhood with an openly seen gun – that is going to be cause for alarm. I didn’t say it was illegal or even against that person’s right to do so. I said it raises suspicion – and suspicious activity warrants (at least in my opinion) intervention.

  37. BaconNeggs says:

    Another heat-warming story of what poverty is in the USA. During Hot Summer weather, you cannot be without an Air Conditioner in NY State.

    This from a Nation thats supposedly broke.

    http://www.wbng.com/news/state/Air-Conditioners-Available-for-Low-Income-New-Yorkers-At-Risk-During-a-Heat-Wave-125913033.html

  38. Bman says:

    Let’s see….We have calm, cool officer Lyons from above…and then we have Office Asshole here. Warning: this may piss the hell out of you…

  39. MadBrad says:

    I wish I was on Beale Street right now.

  40. jacksonsdad says:

    Has anybody asked the question, in reference to The Childhood Obesity Epidemic, how many fat kids are also welfare brats? Should we allow food stamps to buy Twinkies and Totino’s? What about bacon/ sausage/ bologna/ hot dogs? Fried chicken? Snickers? Funyuns?

    For that matter, chocolate milk should be on the list too. For those who would try to see that as RACIST, let me add that Wonder Bread deserves equal treatment.

  41. Kenneth says:

    Good question, jd. A little searching had not turned up a state sponsored study.

  42. Locke n Load says:

    Next time you wander thru walmart watch for the WIC tags. I could be wrong but believe there was a time not long ago that foodstamp purchases were limited like WIC is today. Driving now or
    i’d get the dates for you. RD, fire up the tricorder.

  43. sortahwitte says:

    RD. I do love the match. Only one tiny addition. A piece of fuse cord next to it.

  44. Kenneth says:

    I feel this is actually worthy of the front page, but due to language, I don’t feel it’s a good representation of the site.
    Ugh, it’s late and the embed thing is being a pain. Here’s the link. Caution: STRONG language.

  45. BaconNeggs says:

    Since the news broke yesterday about the bombing and mass murder in Norway, I have been trying to get my head around just what the motivation was.

    One day later, it seems dissatisfaction with politicians and a feeling of their betrayal of Norway due to mass immigration and in particular Islamic immigration was possibly that motivation.

    How many of us share the same fellings of fustrations this guy seem to outline in his blog below, I know on most of the saner points he made, I agree with him.

    But this reminds me of Timothy McVeigh, legitmate anger at the government betrayla that turns into acts of brutal mass murder that destroys their cause.

    Anyway, the jury isnt in as yet but from all the evidence in Norway thus far, he should be killed. But the irony is the wimpy Norway he abhors he will spare his life, he will be given a long life sentence and released oneday.

    Anyway…

    Anders Behring Breivik:
    Breivik’s blogs
    On ‘hate ideologies’

    Islam (ism) has historically led to 300 million deaths. Communism has historically led to 100 million deaths. Nazism has historically led to 6-20 million deaths. ALL hate ideologies should be treated equally.

    On the failure of the Progress party

    The vast majority of new faces in the Progress party are now politically correct career politicians and not in any way idealists who are willing to take risks and work for idealistic goals.

    On Norway’s Marxists

    In Norway and Sweden extreme Marxist attitudes have become acceptable/everyday while the old-established truths of patriotism and cultural conservatism today are branded as extremism.

    On his fear that part of Oslo will eventually have a Muslim majority

    There are political forces in Oslo who want mass-subsidised and low-cost ‘Islam-blocks’ in Oslo West for ‘better integration’… If this ever becomes the case, most of Oslo West will move to Bærum (and most will eventually follow).

    On his discussion with English Defence League members

    I have on some occasions discussed with… the EDL and recommended them to use conscious strategies. The tactics of the EDL is to ‘entice’ an overreaction from jihad youth/extreme Marxists, something they have succeeded [in] several times already.

    His five-year plan

    Agenda of the Norwegian cultural conservative movement over next five years [is] therefore: 1. Newspaper with national distribution 2. Work for control of several NGOs 3. Norwegian EDL.

    Source: Document.no

    http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2011/jul/23/anders-behring-breivik-norway-attacks

  46. Uke says:

    @BnE

    Check out the Oslo thread.

  47. locke n load says:

    I’m gonna miss Amy Winehouse. Singular talent. Damn shame….
    Go ahead, laugh. She was gifted. Total fuckup but the best often are..go ahead and pull down Rehab and tell me it doesn’t remind you of early sixties Motown. Then pull up her earlier You Sent Me Flying and tell me the girl wasn’t a jazz engenue. The girl was good, real good.
    God Damn the pusher…

  48. TN_Cat says:

    Chad gets lynched for stepping off the plantation. Man has to know his place. That place is at MSNBC and the Post.
    funny to read these twitter posts.

    http://www.theblaze.com/stories/football-player-chad-ochocinco-angers-fans-when-he-tweets-about-reading-glenn-becks-book/

  49. Kenneth says:

    It’s disgusting to me that he was so lambasted over this. He’s still a liberal. There’s nothing wrong with reading material to understand people that you generally disagree with.

    Honestly though, I’m not surprised. Liberals know that people exposed to the conservative/libertarian ideology tend to convert. We have a much better platform for the individual.

  50. Uke says:

    Pretty hardcore batshit response to Chad, just for reading a book. Not surprising, but still.

    Observe, seething intolerance!

    Kudos to Chad for broadening his literary horizons (and being open about it).

  51. R.D. Walker says:

    Bman: Did you know you are just five posts from knocking McLaren off the top ten list?

  52. R.D. Walker says:

    I have read Marx, Lenin, Alinsky, Chomsky and Obama Ayers. So what?

  53. BrunDawg says:

    Eleven states earned more revenue from lotteries than from corporate income taxes in 2009. Americans spent more than $50 billion on lotteries that year, the latest for which complete data are available.
    Reuters.com

    How much of the money spent on lotteries is free obamabucks?

  54. Kenneth says:

    Let’s be sure we aren’t using Planned Parenthood logic here either. If someone uses government assistance and plays the lottery, they were enabled to play it by the government assistance.

    Money granted to PP may not go to abortion directly, but it frees up other funds they have to be used for it. Therefore, it ANY government assistance assists in murdering babies.

  55. R.D. Walker says:

    If you are on Foodstamps or other assistance and you purchase a lottery ticket, that ticket purchase is subsidized by the government. Period. The funds are fungible.

  56. R.D. Walker says:

    Here is the scenario… Rural Iowa. Country tavern… (Brad it was the one you went to with Joe and me when you where here.) My 26 year old son is with me. The wives have cut us loose.

    The second place winner of the Johnson County hog calling contest happens to be in the tavern. A woman of about 60… She demonstrates her considerable talent. We all cheer.

    We are drinking beer from mason jars. Had a few and took off down the county blacktop in the starlight in my 1969 Impala with the top down. The throaty growl of the 350 cu engine. 83 degrees out.

    Stars above and heat lightning in the distance. Crickets and cicadas singing a symphony. About 50 mph with the sky above, tasseled corn and cattle in moonlight and this song on the radio. We are the only car on the road for miles.

    This was my actual night tonight Revoistas. I see it as unequivocal proof that God exists and that He loves me.

  57. Bman says:

    Why is Nota not checking in???

  58. Kenneth says:

    Because you’re two posts away from knocking McLaren off of the top ten, and that makes him sad :D

    Seriously though, not even an iphone check in? That does seem unusual for this length of time. They must be keeping him busy.

  59. MadBrad says:

    RD, I’m almost moved to tears this morning. Yes, putting the top down on a starlit night definitely brings you closer to God. The sound of Cicadas and a Chevy 350 laced with the sound of the wind. It is a symphony of perfection and a few Beers make it even better because as you know, a Patriot named Ben Franklin said that Beer was proof that God loves him aand wants him to be happy. Evidence of this Truth is all around us every day.

  60. MadBrad says:

    McLaren is surely missed. I hope he is doing okay.

  61. BrunDawg says:

    WASHINGTON – Democratic Congressman Luis Gutierrez was arrested in front of the White House on Tuesday afternoon while protesting deportation of illegal immigrants, a spokesman said.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/breaking/chi-rep-gutierrez-arrested-in-white-house-immigration-protest-20110726,0,2492501.story

  62. Sortahwitte says:

    We tried to get the 64 Galaxie conv out while all 5 grandkids were here. No luck. Too damned hot. I am very green with envy. Driving a big convertible at night with rocknroll playing is almost heaven. But it’s not west virginia.

  63. Kenneth says:

    From a facebook buddy:

    my Census form has been sent back to me again!! In response to the question: “Do you have any dependents?” I replied -“Pres. Obama; 12 million illegal immigrants; 3 million crack heads; 42 million unemployable lazy people, 2 million people in over 243 prisons; Half of Mexico; and 535 more in the U.S. House and Senate.” Apparently, this was NOT an acceptable answer!

  64. BrunDawg says:

    Pvt. Nasser Jason Abdo, an AWOL soldier from Fort Campbell, Kentucky, was arrested by the Killeen Police Department near Fort Hood and remains in custody there. Authorities, however, will not say if Abdo is the one who raised security concerns.

    Abdo was found with weapons and explosives at the time of his arrest, a senior Army source confirms to Fox News.

  65. rj says:

    Admited Muslim granted C/O status so he would not get deployed, now awol, found with bomb making material near a US Army base, gee wonder what he was up to?

  66. Kennth says:

    Go soldiers like surprise birthday parties? If that’s not what it’s about, that can only mean…

    Wait. Was he making cookies and trying to protect the secret recipe? My family is almost that protective of their recipes.

  67. MadBrad says:

    Y’all thought I would have given up on the word “Justicular” by now. No, just like an Eminem concert tour, I’m just getting started on wearing out this gimmic. Is it EVER going to end? I don’t know. Wearing that wetsuit indoors did something to me. I may not be able to stop.

  68. Bman says:

    Is the economy so bad that we stopped giving out nickles?

  69. Bman says:

    What’s wrong with a dude wearing a bikini top to cover his moobs?

  70. Locke n Load says:

    Bman…that was…ummm……..Ow. My Eyes.

    Walmark is hosed, they tosssed her because she’s hideous. If a playboy model had walked thru there in a string top and bottom they would have escorted her around the store, to the video cameras, etc. Can’t say I’d blame them either.

    I’m guessing THIS in the flesh would be acceptable?

  71. Locke n Load says:

    BTW, Sorta, I’ll post you up a pic of the new truck. My last one just had the trannie explode in Boise. Enough is enough, time to pull the plug on that beast.

    next time I roll through you’ll see a much nicer version of the Messenger. You too Brad, et al.
    Shoot, I’d even take RD’s boy out in the new one. Much nicer.

  72. Locke n Load says:

    Oh for gods sake, the republicans simply CAN’T get out of their own way.

    What the hell are they thinking?
    http://news.cnet.com/8301-31921_3-20084939-281/house-panel-approves-broadened-isp-snooping-bill/

  73. slaphappypap says:

    Why is Telly Savalas wearing a bikini?

  74. Uke says:

    Oh for gods sake, the republicans simply CAN’T get out of their own way.

    I thought we were all about individual rights?

    Ah well. Good to remind me why I’m Independent once in a while.

  75. Kenneth says:

    It’s Friday night, and I think we could all use a laugh or two. I’ll just leave this here:

    http://thechive.com/2011/07/29/some-very-unfortunately-placed-ads-23-photos/

  76. TN_Cat says:

    I know I am in the minority on this here, but U truly hope August 2nd comes and goes without an increase in the debt cieling. That goes for Sept 2nd, October 2nd and so on. Why? I would love to see how Obama reacts being thrown into a position of leadership. Where would his administration decide on cutting spending?

    Would he truly default on our debt and throw the worlds financial markets into chaos? Don’t think so.

    Would he cut entitlements to his entire base? No.

    Would he cut defense? Yes, probably.

    Would he cut the federal government which he has grown by over 30%? It would be painful but maybe.

    I would love to see his hair turn grey, his fingers turn yellow from nicotine and grow the bags under his eyes like the rest of us.

  77. R.D. Walker says:

    Banks don’t have money locked up in vaults like Scrooge McDuck. If it went on as long as you want and treasury bonds defaulted, banks would fail. FDIC would fail too. The markets would crash. Your savings would be lost. Your 401K would go bust. If it went on much longer, stores would go empty and businesses would fail. America would aspire to be as squared away as Greece. America would be a failed state.

    Furthermore, it is basically unconstitutional for the government to default on its debt.

  78. TN_Cat says:

    Do you really believe that RD? You have an awful lot of assumptions built into that post.

  79. R.D. Walker says:

    If the US government defaults – which isn’t a given even if the debt ceiling is hit – the way I described it is the way it will happen. Banking will collapse without access to treasuries. Granted, default isn’t immediately in the cards but, if default were to happen, my scenario is what would happen.

  80. TN_Cat says:

    They would be forced to rein in spending and cut wherever they need to. Servicing the debt would be last on the list to cut because by law, they have to. All this brouhaha about defaulting is crap. I don’t see Americans waking up on Tuesday and making a run on the banks either.

  81. Locke n Load says:

    TN, the scenario RD outlined is correct. Not really any far out assumptions involved, thats pretty much the stuff and sequence of the collapse. maybe its time for me to post the ‘collapse’ scenarios, how it ends, and what CAn be done about it.

    That said, you AREN”T WRONG in your scepticism about the Aug 2 date. its total BS. Shit, we’ve been in the same place soince MAY. Only difference is now they’ve spent the balance of the excess. Now they HAVE to make the choices regarding the 1/3rd of our expenditures. thats why the democrats won’t put up a budget. thats why they won’t commit to paper. THATS why I demand we push it past the 8/2 date and MAKE them.

    of course we don’t have to default, we won’t. We’re obligated to pay the debt first, then the entitlements, then the rest. The Dems have lverage in the last part. They’ll play us as the men who cut off funds to the states, the parks, etc. Shit, they can go bananas and blame us for EVEYTHING if, and only IF, we allow them to get away with not submitting a budget proposal. Get it? We need them on PAPER setting their priorities so we can CALL THEM ON IT.

    Enough. Hot tub and beer time.
    I have to reassemble 8 months of expenses and finalize a new truck purchase but if I have time, I’ll write up the situation. it needs to be done. Hell, RD hit on it 9 months ago, but it needs to be redone. America needs a refresher course.

    Ask Jim about our conversation in Revo NW and the death of the Republican party… Maybe he can summarize my multiple emphatic rants last weekend.

    I concede, I’ve been too much the commenter and not nearly enough the writer. Sorry, it goes with the job.

  82. Locke n Load says:

    EXACTLY what I’ve been saying in previous rants. Even if they’ve been blasted as ‘good points but irrelevant”, lmao.

    Please, do read paragraph 6. By my math that means 10 trillion over 10 years to keep us at AAA.
    This asshattery in Congrress is a friggin joke. its barely a FRACTION of what needs to be done.

    People better get their 1 yr/10 yr confusion settled and quickly. This game is OVER if they don’t.

  83. Jim22 says:

    Mary Clancy goes up to Father O’Grady after his Sunday morning service, and she’s in tears.

    He says, ‘So what’s bothering you, Mary my dear?’

    She says, ‘Oh, Father, I’ve got terrible news. My husband passed away last night.’

    The priest says, ‘Oh, Mary, that’s terrible. Tell me, Mary, did he have any last requests?’

    She says, ‘That he did, Father.’

    The priest says, ‘What did he ask, Mary?’

    She says, ‘He said, Please Mary, put down that gun….’

  84. R.D. Walker says:

    Something for Revoistas to remember…

    The person who agrees with you 80 percent of the time is a friend and an ally — not a 20 percent traitor. -Ronald Reagan

  85. TN_Cat says:

    Exactly right RD. That’s what sharing ideas, debate and learning is all about. What a boring world it would be if you only had yourself to debate.

  86. Locke n Load says:

    And here’s to hoping RD always undersands why I so enjoy playing a loud devils advocate to his opinions :)
    God knows we agree a hell of a lot more than 80% of the time

  87. R.D. Walker says:

    Locke: I have no problem with anything you have ever said here. This is a big tent. I lean libertarian, others social conservative, others are interested in defense and foreign policy. All are welcome here.

    Shawn: I hope you know that even though you and I have passionately disagreed, you and the missus remain Revoistas in good standing.

  88. Kenneth says:

    @Jim :D

  89. MadBrad says:

    August 1st 2011 – The Real Revo publishes 23 pieces in a single day.

    Now THAT is something!

    It ain’t over yet. There’s still a few hours left.

    We had a lot of traffic in the comments too.

    Now if I can just get everyone on board with the word “Justicular” there’s no telling what all we could achieve!

  90. MadBrad says:

    UPDATED – 24 publications and still a few hours left. What a day though. Very special thanks to all.

    Nobody is really keeping count. I just noticed how stuff that started this morning was already off the front page. I don’t think I’ve ever seen that before, so I started counting. I never pretend to speak for Spock but I’m not sure we ever really envisioned a day like today. There’s some serious rockin’ and rollin’ going on in here.

    BMan with his new Manic Monday Mathematical Mumbo-Jumbo.

    There hasn’t been a Monday this big since…

    since…

    since the Monday Night Wars between WCW and the WWF!

  91. MadBrad says:

    I vote that BMan gets the Cherry on this one…

    Manic Monday it IS!

    His publication was THE most original in a day filled with more publications than we have probably ever had in a single day. Manic Monday is a perfect description of most Mondays but particularly this one. In honor of that, the big day for the Revo and the big day for this Nation, I hereby dub August 1st 2011 the FIRST Manic Monday of the Real Revo. There will be honors and festivities therewith, to be determined by people much more sober than I at this point.

    Seriously, since I wore that wetsuit indoors I haven’t been the same. I don’t think I can go back from wherever it is I came. Don’t ever wear a wetsuit indoors.

  92. R.D. Walker says:

    Susanna Hoffs was crazy hot.