Sunday, August 14, 2022

Disconnect

 







Are you confident Pilgrim that you understand how the Obamas can support four mansions and beach front estates (Martha’s Vineyard, DC, Hawaii and Chicago) worth perhaps $40 million or more … on income from their past book deals and a Netflix contract? See: Free Beacon Story.


To me, this stuff just doesn’t compute.



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Infrastructure

 

Not Happening Now

Below is  the list of things that were to be fixed in the Democrats’ $1.2 trillion “Infrastructure Act” passed by Congress early in November, 2021 … over 9 months ago. Now I ask you Pilgrim, how many of these items have you seen being “fixed” … or even in an embriotic stage?

  • roads, bridges, and major projects;
  • passenger and freight rail;
  • highway and pedestrian safety;
  • public transit; 
  • broadband; 
  • ports and waterways;
  • airports;
  • water infrastructure;
  • power and grid reliability and resiliency;
  • resiliency, including funding for coastal resiliency, ecosystem restoration, and weatherization;
  • clean school buses and ferries; 
  • electric vehicle charging;
  • addressing legacy pollution by cleaning up Brownfield and Superfund sites and reclaiming abandoned mines; and 
  • Western Water Infrastructure.
Pilgrim, I strongly suspect that the only infrastructure that will be fixed during Biden’s term will be thousands of bureaucratic lawyers’ beach houses.



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Modern Nursery Rhyme

 


Goosey goosey Hunter

Who was that stripper?

She’s your baby’s Mama

And you are the Papa.

Then you met your old man

Who didn’t say his prayers.

So you caused a big wind

To trip him on the stairs.


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Today’s Poser



Do all those Americans who are profiting from the selling out of their country really believe that they will be spared when our nation is in ashes?






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Obvious Truth


 

The FBI and other U.S. intelligence agencies have been out to destroy Trump … but protect Hillary, Hinter, Swalwell and a myriad of other Democrats and fellow travelers. Pilgrim, if you can’t see this, then you are suffering from myopia of your worldly peepers … and need a political eye exam pronto.


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Headlines

 


Trump under investigation for possible violations of Espionage Act

House passs massive tax, climate and health bill, sending Biden a core piece of his agenda to sign

CBO: Democrats spending bill takes $20 billion from middle-class Americans with new IRS audits

Donald Trump: All documents seized by FBI were ‘declassified’

California proposes to extend life of last nuclear plant at cost of $1.4 billion

This was a good week for inflation numbers, but whether it can last is the big question

‘Hadi Matar’ identified as suspect in stabbing of Islam critic Salman Rushdie

Exclusive: Warrent shows DOJ, FBI waited several days to execute

Trump org. can’t shake Manhattan DA’s criminal fraud case

FBI search warrant reveals FBI seized top secret documents in raid on Trump’s home

Arizona’s Senate seat rated a toss-up

Ex-CIA chief endorses executing leakers of secrets after Trump raid bombshell …


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Saturday, August 13, 2022

Apt Analogy

 


The gullible American public chasing the Mar-a-Largo ever-changing narrative … while the mouse is vacationing on Kiawah Island, SC.



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Today’s Poser

 


Was the FBI’s raid on Mar-a-Largo any more or any less radical and disruptive than Trump’s questioning of the 2020 presidential election?



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FBI Meaning

 

FBI Director Christopher Wray

Foolhardy Bumbling Incompetents

(At least the leadership)



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Limit Theoy Poser

 


A square is a polygon with N = 4 equal sides. By cutting of the corners, as N approaches infinity, this polygon approaches becoming a circle. Now, Pilgrim, a rectangle is also a unequal N-sided polygon with N = 4. As N approaches infinity in this case, does this rectangle approach being a circle or an oval?


The reward for the first correct answer is a MAGA lapel pin.





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Powerline Pic

 




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Quotable Quote



If Elon Musk is right and life today is merely a simulation in some giant quantum computer many years from now, then I can quite easily imagine its programmers standing around, stoned, having a great laugh. — Fletcher



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Today’s Poser

 



We have the NBA and the WNBA. What next, the TNBA? (Makes better sense.)



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Headlines

 


Merrick Garland calls Trump’s bluff

Fed expected to stick with hawkish rate hikes until data show further slowing in inflation

Crooked AG Garland confirms he personally approved unprecedented Mar-a-Largo raid

Consumer prices rose 8.5% in July

Former police officer gets 7-plus years in prison in Jan. 6 case

Trump supports further unsealing of search warrant for FBI raid on Mar-a-Largo after DOJ makes request

Here we go again: Twitter  plans to ‘protect’ midterms, suppress what they consider ‘misleading information’

Feds hunt nuke docs …

Suspect killed after attempted attack on FBI building

Zelensky slams Ukraine officials for revealing tactics; details of Crimea airbase blasts emerge

House incumbents on track to lose the most primaries in decades

Liz Cheney ‘ashamed’ Republicans are questioning FBI’s motives in Mar-a-Largo raid


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Friday, August 12, 2022

Obvious Truth

 


Wouldn’t it be great if we could duplicate all our accumulated knowledge and pour it into our children’s brains … so that they could start where we left off? Wait! We can do this … it’s called books and education!


It is increasing apparent that we have (purposely?) forgotten this obvious truth.



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Obvious Truth



Merrick Garland defends the DOJ and the FBI.




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The Newspaper of Wreckord

 


The New York Times needs a new slogan. Pilgrim, pick one please:


All the news that’s fit to be leaked

All the news that’s fit to manufacture

Just the news we choose to print

We know best you stupid bastards


And perhaps its moniker can now be “The Grey Lady of the Evening?”



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Evolving Epigram

 



Go woke young nan!



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Headlines

 


Trump world gripped with anger, fear and a host of conspiracies about the FBI search

Ethereum just pulled off its final test run ahead of one of the most important events of crypto

Two House Dems ask Wyoming Democrats to switch parties to vote for Liz Cheney in primary

Search-warrant judge doxxed …

Buttigieg promises action on airline delays

Satellite images show Russian warplanes destroyed in Crimea; Moscow’s military exports under strain

Oil rises as IEA ups  2022 demand forecast

Miami’s Republican mayor lays groundwork for presidential run …

‘I don’t remember their telling us not to go’: Pelosi denies military opposed Taiwan trip

Trump took Fifth Amendment more than 440 times in refusing to answer NY AG questioning

Data show majority of Americans support post-election audits

USA endures scorching heat amid summer for the record books …



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Thursday, August 11, 2022

Apt Analogy

 


President Trump’s complimentary “perfect” phone call to Ukraine’s President Zelensky after his election … and used as a basis for Trump’s impeachment for trying to influence his next election … is like a sardine relative to Biden’s blue whale of the FBI raid on Mar-a-Largo.


Afterward: Biden’s Mar-a-Largo raid was not just an attempt to influence the 2024 election … but also the upcoming midterms. Should Biden be impeached in kind?



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Woodsterman Pic

 


Or on this blog …



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Apt Analogy


Pic from Diogenes’ Middle Finger blog

Joe Biden welcomes Harvey, the giant invisible rabbit, as his new foreign policy adviser.



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Ear Wax

 


I’m thinking about packaging up my voluminous ear wax like Simoniz. — Fletcher



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Headlines



Republicans who blast FBI’s Trump search are preparing to snag Joe in a Hunter probe

Crypto criminals laundered $540 million by using service called RenBridge to bypass exchanges

Trump: Biden knew about FBI raid ‘like he knew about Hunter’s deals’

Trump-backed candidates sweep board after FBI Mar-a-Largo raid

Europe’s streets go dark to save energy

Consumer prices rose 8.5% in July, less than expected as inflation pressure eases a bit

Three more buses of illegals arrive in NYC

Trump fears FBI agents ‘planted stuff’ … 9 hour search … 10 boxes taken

Republican Herrera Beutler falls in primary after voting to impeach Trump

Wild swings in mortgage rates last week caused rare surge in refinancing

FBI siezes personal cell phone of GOP Rep. Scott Perry

Why isn’t Biden ever on TV?  Coughing fit during speech …


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Wednesday, August 10, 2022

Angles



An interesting geometry exercise:


(N-2) *180 degrees = sum of the interior angles of a (regular or irregular) polygon of N Sides

180 degrees * N  -  sum of interior angles =  sum of exterior angles of a  polygon of  N sides

Or:

180 * N - ((N-2)*180) = sum of exterior angles of polygon of N sides

Simplifying: 180 * N - 180 * N + 360

Or: 360 degrees = sum of the exterior angles of any polygon of N sides


Sooo… as N approaches infinity, the polygon approaches a circle and the sum of its external angles will still be 360 degrees

And, of course, the sum of its rotational angles also =- 360 degrees

Fascinating!



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Quotable .Quote

 


If our American lefties continue on their gruesome and repressive path to suicidal Socialism … at some point, painful subjugation by a tyrannical China might be a welcome alternative. — Fletcher



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ObviousTruth

 



The Democrat party seems to be staying up nights figuring out ways to make itself into a leper for the upcoming elections. — Fletcher



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Apt Analogy

 



If corruption was a single canapĂ©, the FBI would be a lavish banquet. — Fletcher



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Obvious Truth

 


Donald J. Trump is one of the very few Americans who has been punished for anticipated crimes. And, when these crimes don’t materialize, Lady Justice just shrugs and goes sniffing out possible fresh malfeasance.



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Headlines

 


Trump’s Mar-a-largo home raided by FBI in unprecedented move

Britain is becoming an ‘emerging market’ country, analyst says

[Trumper] Joe Kent takes lead in Washington strate primary

Team Biden claims ‘no advanced knowledge’ of FBI raid on Donald Trump

 GOP polls show House battlefield stretching into double-digit Biden districts

Russia strips jetliners for parts amid sanctions squeeze; Zelensky asks West to ban Russian travelers

Kevin McCarthy to AG Garland: Preserve  your documents and clear your calander

Bernie Kerik predicts [Trump] assasination attempt …

Europe keeps an anxious eye on Kosovo and Serbia

Japanese shipping giant to take part in tidal power project planned for Singapore

Biden to provide Ukraine with another $4.5 billion

Olivia Newton-John dead in California [at 73] …


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Tuesday, August 09, 2022

daily timewaster Pic

 


Avert your eyes Greta …



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Quotable Quote



The war in Ukraine is clearly not being fought using electric vehicles. Oh! The infamy!— Fletcher



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Diogenes’ Middle Finger Pic

 



Not a bad caboose … nor her cow-catcher either!




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Obvious Truth

 


If the American media were fair-minded and honest, they would ask every Democrat if they approved of the FBI’s Mar-a-Largo raid … and demand a yes-or-no answer. — Fletcher


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Quotable Quote



As the exigencies of our existence press in, we retreat into our own precious reality. — Fletcher



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Headlines

 


‘Nobody wants a runoff’: Georgia braces for chance of overtime — again

Senate passes sweeping climate, health and tax package, putting Democrats on cusp of historic win

Elon Musk teases renewing Twitter deal if ‘key condition’ is met

Over 45 shot Friday into Sunday morning in Mayor Lightfoot’s Chicago

Timeline: How Putin sent European Union energy prices rocketing

China announces fresh military drills around Taiwan

Every Senate Democrat voted against defining pregnancy as unique to actual woman

Randi Winegarten accuses Rubio of antisemitism for criticizing Soros

Israel, Palestinians agree to ceasefire in Gaza

UN chief calls latest Russian attack on nuclear plant ‘suicidal’; No basis for talks says Kremlin

Trump calls for national referendum against crime

Top Taiwan official found dead in hotel room …


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Monday, August 08, 2022

FBI Raids Mar-a-Largo!



The following headlines are copied directly from the Drudge Report:


FBI RAIDS TRUMP
MAR-A-LAGO 'UNDER SIEGE, OCCUPIED' 
MORE HEAT ON THE DON
AGENTS CRACK SAFE 


Agent With Machine Gun Photographed Outside Of Compound...
Disqualified from holding office ever again? US Code on records could bar him... 


Click on any of the above links for the details of this story.


Pilgrim this is an absolute Constitutional outrage … and, for the sake of our country,  Christopher Wray better hope his agents find something real.


And here is John Hinderaker’s more studied take: Powerline blog.


And …


“When you strike at a king, you must kill him.” ― Ralph Waldo Emerson 



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Reader Contribution

  


 

"If you want to know how old a woman is, ask her sister-in-law." - Edgar Howe

 

"Old age comes at a bad time." – San Banducci

 

"Inside every older person is a younger person wondering what happened." - Jennifer Yane

 

"Old age is like a plane flying through a storm. Once you are aboard there is nothing you can do about it." - Golda Meir

 

"The older I get, the more clearly I remember things that never happened. - Mark Twain

 

"I’m at that age where my back goes out more than I do." - Phyllis Diller

 

"Nice to be here? At my age it’s nice to be anywhere." – George Burns

 

"First you forget names, then you forget faces, then you forget to pull your zipper up, then you forget to pull your zipper down." - Leo Rosenberg

 

“You spend 90 percent of your adult life hoping for a long rest and the last 10 percent trying to convince the Lord that you’re actually not that tired.” – Robert Brault

 

“Old people shouldn’t eat health foods. They need all the preservatives they can get.” – Robert Orben

 

"At my age, flowers scare me." - George Burns

 

“It’s like you trade the virility of the body for the agility of the spirit.” – Elizabeth Lesser

 

"The years between 50 and 70 are the hardest. You are always being asked to do things, and yet you are not decrepit enough to turn them down." - T.S. Elliot

 

"At age 20, we worry about what others think of us… at age 40, we don’t care what they think of us… at age 60, we discover they haven’t been thinking of us at all." - Ann Landers

 

"When I was young, I was called a rugged individualist. When I was in my fifties, I was considered eccentric. Here I am doing and saying the same things I did then, and I’m labeled senile." – GB

 

"The important thing to remember is that I’m probably going to forget." – Unknown

 

"We don’t grow older, we grow riper." - Pablo Picasso

 

“It’s paradoxical that the idea of living a long life appeals to everyone, but the idea of getting old doesn’t appeal to anyone.” - Andy Rooney

 

“The older I get, the better I used to be.” – Lee Trevino

 

"I was thinking about how people seem to read the bible a lot more as they get older, and then it dawned on me—they’re cramming for their final exam."- George Carlin

 

"Everything slows down with age, except the time it takes cake and ice cream to reach your hips." - John Wagner

 

"Grandchildren don’t make a man feel old, it’s the knowledge that he’s married to a grandmother that does." - J. Norman Collie

 

"When your friends begin to flatter you on how young you look, it’s a sure sign you’re getting old." - Mark Twain

 

"You know you are getting old when everything either dries up or leaks." - Joel Plaskett

 

"There’s one advantage to being 102, there’s no peer pressure." - Dennis Wolfberg

 

"There are three stages of man: he believes in Santa Claus, he does not believe in Santa Claus, he is Santa Claus." - Bob Phillips

 

"Looking fifty is great—if you’re sixty." - Joan Rivers

 

"At my age ‘getting lucky’ means walking into a room and remembering what I came in for." - Unknown "

 

Old age is when you resent the swimsuit issue of Sports Illustrated because there are fewer articles to read." – George Burns "

 

"Time may be a great healer, but it's a lousy beautician." - Anonymous



Thanks Tom!



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