The Best of Charles Johnson 9 July 2018

Dude’s fukkin’ amazing, as in fukkin’ amazingly stoopid.

Extreme Funk: Cory Wong w/ Antwaun Stanley: “Work It Out

Flashback: Jon Stewart’s Prophetic 1997 Interview With George Carlin

An Amazing Full-Concert Video: Grinderman – Exit Festival 2011

Trump’s Montana Rally: There’s Something Seriously Wrong With This Guy

Pomplamoose Rocks Hall and Oates: “Rich Girl.”

And Now, the Stunningly Corrupt Anti-Environment Head of the EPA, Scott Pruitt, “Resigns”

Now for Something Completely Different: Japanese Math Rock Quartet Tricot, Live in the Studio.

Yeah those are direct links, and direct links cost Charles Johnson money for bandwidth. Clicky. Make him pay for the traffic.

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203 Comments on “The Best of Charles Johnson 9 July 2018”

  1. ISTE says:

    FIRST!!!!!!

    *burp*

    Today is going to be a very long day…

  2. beed says:

    * Stretching *

    Plans for the day:
    * sleep some more
    * eat less than yesterday
    * consider jogging
    * evaluate consideration
    * postpone mowing lawn
    * rest a little
    * stretch

    Will be a good day.

    • ISTE says:

      I see you are developing feline tendencies

      You turning into a furry?

      • beed says:

        Just might.

        Holidays!

        Came back from Spain this morning. Will spend two days in Scandiland before jumping on another plane to Canada, which will be a hangout until mid August.

        Ideally, the above schedule will serve as a template for the rest of the vacation.

  3. ISTE says:

    Just sitting here and remembering the good times in my life.

    Working on a PDP 11/34 in a data center in London in the 1980s

    I got my shit working. I had been onsite several days, it was a new installation of an experimental expanded memory system

    For the whole time i was there another team of computer engineers were working on another machine in the data center. Tandem computers. The thing had been in bits for days.

    When I was finally finished after several days of work I went over to them and said…

    “That is a Tandem Non-Stop Two? so it has two CPUs?”

    Technician said “Actually this one has four” (smug bastard the computer I was working on was only one)

    I said, “Oh it has four, then you stand a good chance of getting at least one of them running”

    I then ran really fast. There was a bank of disk drives between us. He didn’t know whether to climb over them or go around them to kill me.

    I remember now! It was the Compuserve main hub in London.

    He is probably still there covered in cobwebs.

  4. ISTE says:

    Another great moment in my life. Got called in to try and fix a computer at British Airways data center.

    Can’t remember if it was a PDP 11/45 or an 11/55 however it was a terminal concentration front end to a DEC 10 (or was it a DEC 20)

    Intermittent problem, First thing I did was body slam it……

    It crashed.

    When it restarted I then kicked it.

    It crashed.

    That is when I got caught……

    “What the fuck are you doing?” I was asked by some high up manager person.

    I explained that I thought the reason for the unexplained random failure was due to a faulty connection of a power connector.

    High up manager person not impressed.

    “Trust me” I said. Actually he had no choice really.

    So diagnostic procedure went from body slam (to determine it was a connector problem) to kicking (to determine which bay)

    Eventually the kicking went to gentle tapping with the handle of a screwdriver while high level manager watched in awe.

    GOT IT!!!!!!

    Bad crimp on a UNIBUS back-plane power connector.

    Re crimped it. Powered up system….

    Then gave it another severe kicking just because.

    🙂

  5. ISTE says:

    Oh did I tell the story about the trip to Madrid because the whole Spain TELEX system was broke?

    It was run by hundreds of DEC LSI 11/03s

    They were all controlled by just one PDP 11/70 that died

    Again a bad power connector,

    • Octopus says:

      I didn’t understand one word of this story. Computers? Telephones? Robots? 😕

    • Chunk is stuck on the couch and can't get up! says:

      Yeah you did. But tell it again!! It never gets old.

      • ISTE says:

        Well, last night I was just remembering my previous life many years ago.

        Thinking back I was paid quite well, traveled to many places in Europe and a few in Africa. Got to stay in nice hotels, ate great food.

        And about half the time beating the shit out of the computers isolated the fault.

        Real computers repaired by real men!

        • beed says:

          Yeah, I remember the time computers were more closely related to toasters than anything else. Games were better too.

          • beed says:

            And notice how the patriarchy made the woman part of the machine in the pic above – her sole job is to spin that tape at .5 RPM in addition to occasional pleasure.

          • ISTE says:

            Advent was the best game EVER!

            Also, I bet none of the uneducated in here ever wondered why the tape reels didn’t spin at the same time.

            It involved magic….

          • beed says:

            Answer is easy: Women were too busy yapping to keep rotating in a steady rhythm.

          • ISTE says:

            Tape drive magic starts at about 12 seconds in. Fascinated me when I was a kid.

            Why don’t the reels both turn at the same time?

          • beed says:

            Because behind there are three women yapping.

          • Bunk X says:

            Because of angular momentum. A smaller radius spins faster.

          • Bunk X says:

            And Beed,
            Dogs yap, women accelerate the speed of the rhythm. Women are always in control, unless they are not, in which case they are.

          • Because of angular momentum. A smaller radius spins faster.

            That is true, but the question was “Why don’t the reels both turn at the same time?”
            I believe that is because there was a certain amount of slack in the tape — when one reel spun, the other did not spin until the tape from the secondary reel was being read.
            I could be wrong.

  6. rightymouse says:

    Beed and ISTE need to get a room. Where’s Calo?

  7. Octopus says:

    Gus’s anti-Left tirade last night was something to behold. 🙂

    • Chunk is stuck on the couch and can't get up! says:

      heh heh. You said gentrified.

      • Bunk X says:

        “Gentrified” means that someone cleaned up the crap on his own dime and can now get a decent rent return (unlike the owner of the Pepto-Bismol Palace).

  8. Octopus says:

    I think they’re cute, the hipsters. They enjoy the coffee and craft beer, like me. Their politics are wacky-nunu, but most of them will age out of that socialist shit.

  9. Octopus says:

    https://www.frontpagemag.com/fpm/270684/former-blm-activist-exposes-lefts-exploitation-matthew-vadum

    This is great. Not that we didn’t know this was happening, but it’s nice to see some black people getting woke.

  10. OLT's Ring Given Freely says:

    “@TheFreshBrew: The next #SCOTUS Judge will live the remainder of his life fucking over Americans because he was picked by Traitor @RealD…”

    Fresh-brewed butthurt is the best, I hear.

    I don’t know … I honestly don’t recall losing my freaking mind over Comrade Oblahblah and his Imperial tendencies, although I did object to the “wise Latina” after her tendencies were reported. Somehow, I didn’t have the time or inclination to riot in the streets. I guess I’m just getting old.

    And these losers don’t even have a NAME to put to their anger. It’s GENERIC, lol. They wanna punch the WORLD. World punches back, children.

    So, let’s say Trump appoints Hillary – what’s this idjit going to do? I see him vibrating into a pink mist. Crap, I’d pay to see that.

    You know what I’d really like to see, both generally, and specifically to give this fool a stroke? Supreme Court Justice Ted Cruz! LOLZ EVERYWHERE and a Constitutionalist! So much winning!

  11. Chunk is stuck on the couch and can't get up! says:

    I like Serena Williams. She’s very classy and beautiful.

    But make no mistake. She’s coming to beat you.

    • Octopus says:

      Greatest Female Tennis Player of all-time. Possibly the greatest female athlete, too. Yes, she’s looking focused and determined this Wimbledon. Got that baby out, and the rust off her stroke. I wouldn’t want to play her right now.

      • Octopus says:

        On the men’s side, Nadal and Federer appear headed for a showdown. Both are playing great tennis. Couple of all-time greats there, too.

        Note: Where are the new American superstars in this sport? I hope some mean parent is drilling his kid relentlessly right now, the way Agassi’s Dad and the Williams sisters’ Dad did. No mercy in the hot sun!

        • Chunk is stuck on the couch and can't get up! says:

          We’ve still got Isner. He’s a big fella and our guy.

          But yeah I know Sweden vs. Spain. My daughter’s new Mexican boyfriend Sergio (pronounced Sayr-hee-o) is a huge Nadal fan. I’m a huge Roger fan. I’m watching Nadal play now and before they went out he jumped in the hallway to the court (with his oppenent) and hit his head on a big bulkhead like structure. Afterward, he immediately smiled like “I’m OK, I’m OK.”. LOL. He won, of course. You have to love Rafa or you aren’t a proper human. 🙂

          BTW Chris Evert is still hot in her mid sixties. Here’s the beautiful woman doing her business.

          • Octopus says:

            That two-hander from the baseline destroyed a lot of opponents. She was a machine. Followed by other machines who eclipsed her records, namely Navratilova and then Steffi Graf.

            I keep waiting for Agassi and Graf to come up with their wunderkind, but it’s not happened so far. Their son is playing baseball for USC, and doesn’t play tennis. Their younger daughter isn’t being tortured in a tennis camp, far as I know, so she’s not gonna amount to anything. 😉

            Steffi, on the other hand, looks better now than she did when she retired. Yowsah!

          • Chunk is stuck on the couch and can't get up! says:

            Yeah to everything you said. Big fan of both those cute kids (in their 40’s er something now). I love how Serena parachutes in and takes over the majors these days. Her two handed backhand sounds like a rifle shot. She too has little one in tow now. A little baby and you just know she’s a ferocious mama. Of course she owns a house in every major city. She was playing a chick today who they commented her husband is her coach and they have money problems. Every time she lost a point you could almost see her pray to God “Baby needs a new pair of shoes”. God bless her. That was rather cute.

          • Octopus says:

            Money problems are a good source of motivation in one’s sporting career, when you’re young and hungry. Get up early and run, stay late at the court perfecting your shots. Instead of doing shots at the local bar with your degenerate pals, like I was doing at that age. 😉

          • Octopus says:

            Btw, Agassi’s autobiography, “Open,” is a great and honest look at his life. Maybe too honest — he took a lot of flak for admitting he tried meth a couple of times in his younger days. Brooke Shields thought he was a little too honest about why their relationship failed, too.

            One thing I took away from it is how incredibly difficult it is to become and remain a dominant force in professional tennis. There are always a couple of other players who are going to be just as good as you, just as hungry, focused and well-trained. In Agassi’s case, it was Pete Sampras and Boris Becker who were always likely to be having a great tournament, one or both of them. Which makes the total, prolonged dominance of players like Serena, Steffi, and a few others even more impressive.

          • Octopus says:

            On the viewing schedule, “Borg Vs. McEnroe.” Yes, even though the nutjob Shia LeBoeuf is playing McEnroe — they say he’s near-perfect in the role. Their showdown in 1980 was the first tennis match I can remember watching, and it became an epic struggle, one of the greatest of all time. I hope they do it justice in the movie.

  12. Octopus says:

    Attaboy, Don. Pour it to ’em! 😆

    • OLT's Ring Given Freely says:

      They bring a paralyzing, corrupt bureaucracy, we bring a willingness to goad them into stupidity.

      Something like that.

      Unfortunately, a good half of the country is blind; meanwhile, the ruling elite are, publicly and without visible opposition, burying all the Obama-era corruption one non-scandal at a time. This Awan thing has me fuming.

    • beed says:

      Yes, you won an election. We know. Thanks.

  13. Dezez157 says:

    Have a wonderful Monday fatty!

    • Octopus says:

      “We can’t call your opponent a pig-fucker, sir!”
      “Just let him deny it.” (Lyndon Johnson, while running for office in TX)

    • Chunk is stuck on the couch and can't get up! says:

      I know. And leave it to the nobody Chunk to refer to the well-known journalist as “That’s the guy who”…. and who correctly identified him as inspiration for a horrendous mass murder. Something we sane people normally wouldn’t assign blame to a benign commentator but since Chunk does with vicious abandon to others for saying far less than he did in his long forgotten hay day, deserves all he gets.

    • Chunk is stuck on the couch and can't get up! says:

      He’s always been one of those imbecile rich guys who was in the right place at the right time. Like Cuban and Musk. Golden Boy should just continue giving away the appropriate amounts that his accountants patiently explain to him he must dutifully do and otherwise STFU. Throwing money at something only buys more of the same anyway. You would think the old fool having so much of it would have figured that out by now.

  14. Octopus says:

    Does that mean we get to hang Whoopi Goldberg six times, once for each abortion she admits to?

    • rightymouse says:

      Actually, there’s a part of me that’s grateful she never procreated.

      • Chunk is stuck on his couch and can't get ! up!! says:

        I’ll put Chelsea Handler in that category who had two abortions in 11th grade. Deprived two people of life but probably spared them a torturous child hood.

  15. Octopus says:

    Into this show, “Killing Eve,” on BBC America. I think the psychopathic assassin is a GREAT character, not to mention hawt. Sandra Oh is pretty good as the tracker. Some of the dialogue is a little weak, but there haven’t been any Trump-slams or even conservative-slams, and I’m three shows in. That’s remarkable, in today’s climate. Something very momentous just happened, in the “Shit just got real”-category. Four shows left in the first season.

    • Chunk is stuck on the couch and can't get up! says:

      Thanks! It’s on my list now.

      • Octopus says:

        I’m looking forward to Season 2! It’s quality TV. I had to binge the last three episodes last night.

        • OLT's Ring Given Freely says:

          “Outcast”.

          Super-weirdo, non-political.

          Has Brent Spiner as teh Debbil!

          And the last episode I saw has some bewbs. It’s on Skinemax, I think it’s in the contract.

        • Octopus says:

          Note: the testicle-clamp discussion above is thanks to an episode of “Killing Eve.” Just seemed to fit.
          😆 😯

        • Octopus says:

          Thanks, OLT. I’ll check out “Outcast” soon. So much time, when there’s no local sports worth watching.

  16. KGB says:

    Math rock relies on intricately interwoven guitar parts executed with an emphasis on exact timing. Something the king of soulless noodling would never appreciate.

    • Chunk is stuck on the couch and can't get up! says:

      When you say Math rock you mean like changing meters and stuff right? Like where they go from 4/7 to 9/13 and shit. Like this although it’s more keyboard oriented.

  17. Octopus says:

    Prisoners, our dogs. You can’t get any crazier than these people. 😆

    • Chunk is stuck on the couch and can't get up! says:

      My one doggie attacked the tomato plants on the deck. I was very angry and disciplinary but I don’t think she really cared. LOL! She puts her ears back. She did try to act like she was cool later. Like it was just a an immature outburst. I granted her that. It’s all good. She looks a lot like this.

  18. Chunk is stuck on the couch and can't get up! says:

    • Chunk is stuck on his couch and can't get ! up!! says:

      I like how the band outnumbers the audience.

      • Octopus says:

        That reminds me of a concert I saw in college, at the campus auditorium. Poorly-attended, but the band gave their all. A few friends and family dancing enthusiastically down in front.

  19. Bunk X says:

    • Octopus says:

      I thought she was the younger daughter on “Lost In Space.”

      • Chunk is stuck on the couch and can't get up! says:

        Penny? Angela Cartwright. I was so massively crushed on that chick when I was 12. We (the wife and I) were just watching The Lonely Goatherd and she’s so adorable in her clear worship of demi-goddess Julie Andrews. She’s a good little singer and I’m sure she was going to grow up to be just like JA.

        • Chunk is stuck on the couch and can't get up! says:

          was hoping she. Coherence is good.

          • Chunk is stuck on the couch and can't get up! says:

            OK I just realized that was not coherent. And I’m an idiot so never mind.

          • Octopus says:

            My deepest apologies to the lovely Miss Cartwright, aka “Penny.” A critical member of the crew, with a mind as clear and unsullied as her unblemished skin. I didn’t like the show that much, but I watched it for her.

          • Chunk is stuck on the couch and can't get up! says:

            And she was in Alien as one of the ship crew members. And I remember reading around that time that she was having trouble getting casted in things. And I’m thinking…here’s her: I was in The Sound of Music with Julie fucking Andrews. Who the fuck are you?

        • Chunk is stuck on the couch and can't get up! says:

          I think that kid who played Kurt probably had a few sleepless nights too thinking about the big pretty sexy lady with the pipes. LOL!

        • Bunk X says:

          I wasn’t into Angela Cartwright at all. I was into https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marta_Kristen.

  20. Chunk is stuck on the couch and can't get up! says:

    This is a great interview of Paul Lynde on the Tonight Show. Johnny is clearly a huge fan. And Paul is very nervous. I’ve never known if he’s really gay or not. But he drops some comments about “coming out”…..for the summer. Because he was doing “Squares” like 7 days a week he can’t do a lot of other things. It’s just so cool to see a person with such great skills speak and be himself. Whether he’s gay is not even an issue or important. He’s just an awesome guest.

    • Octopus says:

      He was definitely gay, and about as “out” as you could be in Hollywood, back in those days. At least on camera.

  21. Chunk is stuck on the couch and can't get up! says:

    OMG you HAVE to hear the toilet seat story. So funny and why Johnny loved Leno so much.

  22. Chunk is stuck on the couch and can't get up! says:

    Oh and in case you want to sound smart Chunky. Sorry we can’t do anything about your looks.

  23. Octopus says:

    MUHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAH!!1!

    😆

  24. Chunk is stuck on the couch and can't get up! says:

    Well what can you say. This is the worst thing that can happen to a parent. It’s awful. I’ve had my kids be sick and one of them come to me and say “Dad, my arm’s broken” and you can see it. It’s like being kicked in the chest by a mule. You’re like Oh honey oh baby oh sweety it’s gonna be OK while you’re dying inside.

    http://www.foxnews.com/health/2018/07/10/tragic-photo-shows-parents-comforting-daughter-5-hours-before-her-death.html

    • Chunk is stuck on the couch and can't get up! says:

      She was fine btw. I remember when the DR. took the cast off her arm was super hairy. He said “Oh that’s normal. The body directs nutrients to the injured area and that’s the result. “

      • Octopus says:

        My daughter broke her arm the day before 1st grade started, falling off a jungle gym at my brother’s house. No, I didn’t sue him. Both bones in her forearm snapped, and were on top of their other ends — needed anesthesia and surgery to set them. We were in the ER for three hours before she could get the arm set, with only Tylenol for pain, because they knew they had to sedate her soon. Longest three hours of my life, probably. 😯

  25. Dezez157 says:

  26. beed says:

    We need a new post to ignore.

    • Octopus says:

      Something about gardening, perhaps? The proper trimming of hedges, to avoid getting overly “woody” and staying leafy on the surface?

      I can’t wait to ignore the topic!

    • ISTE says:

      I just went to that little green footballs place and it loads slower than me taking a dump after being on a diet of boiled eggs for a week.

      How about a nice patriotic thread about the 100th birthday celebration of the Royal Air Force?

      The last time there were so many military aircraft flying over London was in September 1940.

      Most of them flown by the Luftwaffe….

      Warning, this video contains seriously hot chicks smiling and having a great day.

      • Octopus says:

        I love a good air show! 🙂

        • ISTE says:

          They really had to be careful and behave themselves…

          That flypast was dangerous. Many single engined aircraft low over a very high populated area.

          • Octopus says:

            Yeah, those old planes tend to sputter and spiral occasionally. I was going to take a ride in a P-51 Mustang in Florida one year, and then my uncle, who flew helicopters for two tours in Vietnam and still flies his own plane, told me they were very unsafe. Directed me to a site that lists accidents with the airplane in question: http://www.mustangsmustangs.net/p-51/accidents

            I should have just done it anyway. I’m such a wuss! 😡

  27. Dezez157 says:

    Someone check in on Chuck, he really believes the voices in his head are real.

    • Chunk is stuck on his couch and can't get ! up!! says:

      Sounds like great conversation.

      https://goo.gl/images/oS9Vib

      • Chunk is stuck on his couch and can't get ! up!! says:

        Using the iPutz again. Useless for everything but watching vids.

      • Chunk is stuck on his couch and can't get ! up!! says:

        Apple’s so desperate to screw the other team they’re perfectly willing to shit on their customers whom they clearly think are moron schmuck lose-tards who will worship them forever. Think again ass wipes. I’m liking the competition. It doesn’t take me 10 minutes to type a paragraph on a laptop dick wipes.

  28. Octopus says:

    That’s deep.

  29. Octopus says:

    The old man bumped into her son, so she beat him with a brick. “Trump’s America,” according to the Left. 😆

  30. ISTE says:

    Johnson is promoting his meme generator again.

    It is a great accomplishment!

    • Octopus says:

      Beginning of the end for Chunky, right there. Needless to say, he did not close the deal that night, or any night. 😦

  31. ISTE says:

    Well, I was getting ready to go to bed.

    It is dusk here, not totally dark but still light enough to go to the bathroom without turning lights on.

    Princess Natasha was on the bathroom floor, curled up and asleep in the dim light.

    Carefully stepped over her and did what I needed to do then went into the bedroom.

    Called “Natasha!!!!!” no response…

    Waited a few minutes then went back into the bathroom, she was still there, on the floor, curled up, and ignoring me.

    NATASHA!!!!

    Nothing, no movement at all.

    Turned on the bathroom light….

    Well it seems I just spent 15 minutes talking to yesterday’s underwear.

    The Princess was outside on the balcony.

    • Octopus says:

      You might be a little crazy, man. Which is all to the good. 🙂

      Speaking of which, am I nuts, or did there used to be a female poster here named Princess Natasha? Very sassy girl, you didn’t want to get on the wrong side of. Maybe it was a different site — memory’s not the steel trap it used to be.

    • Chunk is stuck on his couch and can't get ! up!! says:

      Omg yes. She was another one of my crushies but I never wanted to embaress myself here. Ex-Russian military or something. 100% super hot badass gurl.

  32. Octopus says:

    Reading through this thread was almost more fun than an evening of Naked Twister at the Michigan State University sorority of your choice. 😆

    • OLT's Ring Given Freely says:

      This repeatedly mentioned yet unseen collusion … it’s so interesting. You have absolutely NOTHING on Trump, and piles of incriminating evidence against Clinton. Not to mention a mound of circumstantial evidence that makes Watergate look like some guys knocked on the wrong hotel room door.

      But you cling to this new tenet of your religion which now, not unlike the Trinity, has three intertwined and interdependent parts.

      You people are so anti-KNOWLEDGE.

      1. “Trump colluded, but Hillary did not” makes you anti-fact, anti-justice, and anti-equality.
      2. “A human fetus is a clump of cells but a condor egg is an endangered species” makes you anti-biology and anti-logic.
      3. “Abortion cannot be limited but we must eliminate guns” makes you anti-history, anti-literacy, and anti-logic (again).

      I honestly keep waiting to see you all dancing around bonfires in goatskin pants and drinking blood, I really do.

  33. Chunk is stuck on his couch and can't get ! up!! says:

    https://people.com/politics/sarah-palin-sacha-baron-cohen-duped-interview-who-is-america/

    So it turns out Sacha Cohen is a total douche. Who knew?

    • Octopus says:

      I guess it was inevitable. His schtick is worn out, anyway. This production sounds like a bomb, like his last one. Damn, that Grimsby thing was bad!

  34. Chunk is stuck on the couch and can't get up! says:

    I watched Serena play again today against an Italian young lady who hits really hard. She took the first set from Serena and you could see that look. That she really believed. But having watched over the years I knew there was a strong possibility that Serena would raise her game. Suddenly she’s faster, she’s leaping and spinning and hitting so hard. Her two handed back-hand starts to sound like a rifle went off. Apparently Georgi had commented she doesn’t follow the top players much and didn’t have much of an impression of Serena. Yeah, really? Echos of Martina. IOW bad move. As Walter Kovaks (aka Rorshach) said in the Watchmen “I’m not stuck in here with you. You’re stuck in here WITH ME.” Serena proceeded to deliver the same message to young Georgi. But without the hot cooking oil thankfully 🙂

  35. OLT's Ring Given Freely says:

    Holy crap, I made the mistake of watching MSNBC and got to watch/hear Chris Matthews spit out the anti-Trump “news” of the day, dripping with venom and condescension. This repeatedly claimed (as if established fact) yet unseen Russia-Trump collusion … it’s so interesting. They have absolutely NOTHING on Trump (anything would have “leaked” by now, Democrats can’t keep it in their pants), yet there are piles of incriminating evidence against Clinton. Not to mention an ever-increasing mound of circumstantial evidence of a flat-out soft coup that makes Watergate look like some guys knocked on the wrong hotel room door.

    But “Liberals” cling to this new tenet of their religion which now, not unlike the Trinity, has three intertwined and interdependent parts.

    You Leftist people are so anti-KNOWLEDGE.

    1. “Trump colluded, but Hillary did not” makes you anti-fact, anti-justice, and anti-equality.
    2. “A human fetus is a clump of cells but a condor egg is an endangered species” makes you anti-biology and anti-logic.
    3. “Abortion cannot be limited but we must eliminate guns” makes you anti-history, anti-literacy, and anti-logic (again).

    I honestly keep waiting to see you all dancing around bonfires in goatskin pants and drinking blood, I really do. That’s what members of primitive, illogical, and superstitious religions that follow drunken, tingling prophets do, after all.

    • Octopus says:

      Watch Maddow sometime — she’s priceless. Just makes shit up on the fly, one conspiracy theory after another. Zero regard for facts. No wonder Chunky adores her. 😆

  36. Octopus says:

    https://pjmedia.com/trending/the-left-needs-nazis/

    Very fine article about the Left’s need for Nazis.

    • Octopus says:

      Whoa! Into the memory hole, with that one. Did Gus get Jack’d, or did he delete this tweet himself?

      You need abortions because you need be getting laid all the time.
      10 hours ago

      • beed says:

        Is this when he gets confused whether or not he’s being sarcastic? Almost like he’s angry at life not allowing him to spear flesh?

  37. Chunk is stuck on the couch and can't get up! says:

    There was a weird story that a woman was found in a trash dumpster/compactor in the same building that Huma and Carlos Danger aka Weinyboy live in.

    https://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2018/07/breaking-dead-woman-found-in-huma-abedins-dumpster-in-new-york/

    Could be coincidence or could be Weiny’s so desparate for money he’s gone from internet whacking to actual Arkancide type whacking for the Shrillbeast. What I thought was amazing is the rent there is $11,900 a month. Weiner doesn’t even have an income I don’t think. Guess that’s why Huma needed two gubmint teat paychecks at the same time.

  38. Octopus says:

    Best American rock album?

  39. Octopus says:

    Well tweeted.

  40. Dezez157 says:

    Because being morbidly obese through oral consumption is too much like work.

  41. Octopus says:

    Very Influential Hollywood Auteur Sanely Discusses Politics:

    Serenity now! 😆

    • Chunk is stuck on his couch and can't get ! up!! says:

      Really. Would you like a side order of swoon with that?

  42. Octopus says:

    My future son-in-law from the North of Ireland (Derry) was quite pleased with England’s loss today. 🙂

    • beed says:

      Damn shitballs, that was.

    • ISTE says:

      It is sad when someone only gets pleasure from the sadness of others.

      He sounds like the sort of person who would laugh at a single mother of four children ( her husband was a firefighter. He died in a collapsed building one fiery night ) That slipped on a banana peel, fractured her spine and was left a quadriplegic while her children had to be taken into care.

      Yep, that sums him up.

      • Abu penis penis penis lol says:

        Um, I got home for the second half and was rooting for the little guy. Hope that doesn’t make me a h8ter.
        Yugoslavia 2.0 for the win!

        • ISTE says:

          I hope the little guy wins the World Cup.

          Croatia population just over 4 million and country less than 20 years old.

          Country formed when the rest of Europe bombed the shit out of Yugoslavia.

      • Octopus says:

        Nah, he’s got a heart as big as Secretariat’s. On the other hand, he grew up Catholic in one of the toughest areas afflicted with “The Troubles,” so he’s not exactly a Royalist. Sorry if you’re sad about your team losing — I have deep scars on my psyche from that sort of thing.

  43. Dezez157 says:

    Wait…WHAT?

  44. Dezez157 says:

  45. ISTE says:

    On a side note, and I know we all love President Trump but….

    I think someone did not think this 25% tariff on certain Chinese goods through.

    Popular belief is that the tariff is on steel and aluminum.

    You have been mislead.

    It is turning into a nightmare for businesses in the USA.

    I could go into more detail but…..

    • ISTE says:

      I am getting annoyed.

      https://money.cnn.com/2018/05/29/news/economy/china-tariffs/index.html

      In a brief statement, the White House said the president plans to take “multiple steps” to protect domestic technology and intellectual property from certain “discriminatory and burdensome trade practices by China.”

      Well Mr President, you go ahead and add a 25% tariff to things that CAN NO LONGER BE MADE IN THE USA.

      Mr President, you are not protecting the manufacturing industry in the USA from China dumping under priced goods on our internal market.

      SOME SHIT WE USE IS ONLY MADE IN CHINA!

      And that Mr President is what you have to look at, the reasons why we don’t make it here and do something about it.

      Not cripple businesses with an increace of 25% in the cost of the raw materials they need. And I say again CANNOT source in the USA.

      I am pissed…

      P.S. Fuck the World Cup too…

      🙂

      • Abu penis penis penis lol says:

        Deep breathes, friend.

        • ISTE says:

          Yep, deep breaths and filing for unemployment…

          • Octopus says:

            The economy would be much worse under Shrillary, so get out there and hustle. There are more jobs than there are people to fill them. Even Gus has been approached by a headhunter…no, wait. That was just a guy behind Safeway, looking for head. Because Gus already has a job!

          • ISTE says:

            Probably the economy would be worse under Clinton but this China tariff of 25% is going to have severe unintended consequences to USA manufacturing.

            Tariffs traditionally were imposed to prevent “dumping” of goods at low price from foreign countries and to protect our industries from unfair foreign government funded competition.

            The new tariff on Chinese goods is not about leveling the playing field so I will buy American raw materials instead of Chinese.

            The raw materials I require are not made in the USA.

            Trump fucked up…..

          • Octopus says:

            First off, the trade war isn’t new. We’ve been having this trade war with China for a long time, and we’ve gotten our asses kicked. Trump is seeking to negotiate some new parameters, and he had to topple some applecarts to get the Chinese talking. There will be some short-term pain in some industries, but eventually there will be serious negotiation and concessions on both sides. History alone will tell if this gambit was worthwhile.

          • ISTE says:

            Specifically, one component I need regularly. Made by Honeywell, an American company.

            26PCGNH6D Pressure sensor.

            Google the fucking thing. Nobody has any stock.

            Honeywell has them made for me with a 12 week lead time ( I cannot buy direct from Honeywell, this is via a distributor )

            It would be awesome if I could buy that part from an American company!

            Oh, silly me…..

            I do.

            That American company gets the parts from China.

          • ISTE says:

            Octopus,

            My pint is there is no other place to obtain certain vital goods than China.

            Set a tariff pf 300% and I STILL NEED https://www.sager.com/26pcgnh6d-352475.html

          • Octopus says:

            Sorry about your immediate plight, ISTE. Good luck with that, seriously.

            Some people are not as negatory on the Trump-thing’s negotiations with the Chinese, like this guy: https://www.cnbc.com/video/2018/07/09/usa-is-poised-to-win-a-trade-war-says-allianz-mohamed-el-erian.html

            I don’t pretend to understand all the ins and outs of international commerce, but I’ve been trying to educate myself on the broader issues. Also, I have heard nothing but high-pitched squeals of rage from the MSM about EVERY Trump initiative or random comment about the weather, and then things continue to turn out well for the country. Is this his Waterloo? I doubt it.

            I read his book a long time ago, “The Art Of The Deal,” and one thing that he stressed is going into negotiations with totally unreasonable demands, or at least demands that are much more demanding than what you’d ultimately and happily settle for. The Chinese have read his book, too, and written a few of their own. They’re smart, in a way that a smug Obama or half-daft Dubya couldn’t begin to handle. Trump is a smart player. He can handle things. 😉

  46. Bunk X says:

    • Octopus says:

      A few years ago when she was single and hotter, she posted a pic on Twitter that brought all kinds of attention her way. Calculated, much? 😆

  47. Octopus says:

    It’s in the pipeline, Gus. Wait until you see it — pure fire!

    • OLT's Ring Given Freely says:

      SJWs are freaking misogynists.

      They HATE that woman because she doesn’t get bullied.

      Let that sink in.

  48. Octopus says:

    Good talk, by some people who travel around and talk to different people. Not just the cult leaders in NY, CA and Chicago. Even some kind words for Detroit people, which is rare. 🙂

  49. ISTE says:

    Starting a fresh thingy.

    Octopus, the reason we are importing much more goods than we are exporting to China is because AMERICAN companies moved their production facilities to China to save a few dollars in labor costs.

    American companies moving production out of America caused this deficit.

    Ignoring the things that American companies have to send from China back to the USA what does China produce that the USA requires?

    I cannot think of one thing we need to import from China.
    .

    • OLT's Ring Given Freely says:

      Look up rare earth production and you will see one major issue.

    • Octopus says:

      We need our friggin’ cell phones, the bane of everyone’s existence!

      https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2018/03/this-is-what-the-us-imports-from-china/

      We could shut down Apple’s suicide complex there, and score a win for human existence. Never happen, but it’s a nice thought.

      https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2017/jun/18/foxconn-life-death-forbidden-city-longhua-suicide-apple-iphone-brian-merchant-one-device-extract

      • OLT's Ring Given Freely says:

        Weird. I’ve been in that “city” (twice, 2 days each time), and the suicides weren’t unhappy workers – people kill themselves trying to get in to support their families in the Chinese sticks (some of the Chinese sticks are marooned solidly in the Middle Ages) – they were upwardly-mobile workers who made career-threatening mistakes with prototypes and the like.

        Strange that al-Guardian would take such a shrill and alarmist tone and miss these aspects. LOL!

        I will tell you that as an employee of XYZ Co., I was both an honored guest and a very limited one. My badge opened my company’s allowable areas only – no looking at Apple, Nintendo, etc. products for me! The very few areas that were common by default were visited at a set time so that they could be “scrubbed” to make my visit within rules.

        Pretty darned straightforward.

        ps – China is young. YOUNG. The ChiComms plan their moves for generations, not elections. The people who were 20-ish in my first visit are now 30-ish and are probably still sacrificing for THEIR grandchildren. Think Westward Expansion and get back to me.

        pps – the on-base (LOL) restaurants for outsiders were very nice.

        pps – I hear the noodle soup shops for the workers are tasty. Was not given the chance.

        ppps – Didn’t go bowling or to the movies there, either. But saw the buildings.

        pppps – In reference to the Middle Ages, there was a special dorm/barracks/apartment block for workers from so far back in time and distance that they did not know how to use a flush toilet or a toothbrush. So they had trainers!

  50. Bunk X says:

    Beed reminded me of a personal goal, my bucket list wish, to die turgid.

  51. Bunk X says:

  52. Chunk is stuck on the couch and can't get up! says:

    Is Trump at the NATO summit reminding anyone else of this?

    https://www.nbc.com/saturday-night-live/video/unfrozen-caveman-lawyer/2862211

    • Octopus says:

      I love that! Rest in peace, Phil. You were a great one.

      • Octopus says:

        https://www.nbc.com/saturday-night-live/video/president-reagan-mastermind/n9509

        Another Hartman classic. I noticed he threw in a little shout-out to Peewee Herman, which was a character he helped develop for Paul Reubens, and later he helped write and did recurring roles on “Peewee’s Playhouse.”

        I don’t think Trump is working two personas like this comedic Reagan, though. He’s just himself, all the time.

        • Chunk is stuck on the couch and can't get up! says:

          And that was one of my favorite skits too. Probably way closer to the truth than many suspect. If you’ve ever read any of Reagan’s letters he was quite eloquent in his writing and probably edited, as FDR did some of his speeches. And I forget the story exactly but one even one of the presstitutes had to admit that she was stunned that Reagan recognised her and remember some specific instance or fact they had shared. She too had bought into the popular lie that he was senile and she had to admit he appeared perfectly able and present. Although he later contracted Alzheimers, he was all there during his Presidency.