Open Thread, Wednesday 20 November 2013



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Fearless and Devout Catholic Christian First, Loving Husband and Father Second, Pissed-Off Patriot Third, Rocket Engineer Dork Last.
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48 Responses to Open Thread, Wednesday 20 November 2013

  1. texan59 says:

    Detention Pods. So……… if a wack-job decides to start shooting up the airport, I’m stuck. Our gubmint just gets brillianter and brillianter. 👿

  2. Knight4GFC says:

    “Punk” birds! I like their do! 😀

  3. Harvey says:

    I don’t watch television, but get the sense that the media did not go into a huge flap over the LAX shooting. Is this correct, and if so, any theories as to why they passed up this opportunity?

  4. GruntOfMonteCristo says:

    Speaking of epic stuff: 132 countries walk out of UN climate talks. I think it’s ’cause they’re not getting enough free stuff.

  5. GruntOfMonteCristo says:

    Colorado governor death by gun control.
    Hick, you can kiss my freedom-lovin’ butt.

  6. GruntOfMonteCristo says:

    Dang! We missed it! Yesterday was UN World Toilet Day. From Diogenes.

  7. texan59 says:

    I wonder if she saw this coming? 😆

    • GruntOfMonteCristo says:

      Apparently not.
      “On Larry King Live, Brown predicted she would die at the age of 88, but she died at age 77.”

      • texan59 says:

        Sometimes I can’t help myself. Am I in deep caca? 😆

        • GruntOfMonteCristo says:

          Hmmm. [holding index fingers to temples] An image is forming… I see a very violent and humiliating death in your near future. Alcohol will be involved. Very messy. But it’s not you. Dang… I smell bacon. Do you raise pigs there at the Rancho Gordito? I think one of them is going to piggy heaven soon. And it’s going to be yummy. 😀

          • texan59 says:

            😆 No porky’s yet. Probably gonna start with Foghorn Leghorn shortly. Is there such a thing as chicken bacon? Gotta fix the fence first. 😉

  8. Knight4GFC says:

    “When the CIA personnel were asked for their reaction to the administration’s initial explanation that an anti-Islam video and a demonstration gone awry were to blame for the attack, Fox News is told they were seething with anger because everything on the ground — from their perspective — showed it was a premeditated attack.”

    ‘Pleading’ distress calls made from US consulate on night of Benghazi attack

    • texan59 says:

      While this is certainly unfortunate, what in the world is someone doing in North Korea in the first place. This is like those idiots that went hiking through Iran a couple years ago.

  9. Knight4GFC says:

    New hyperbole in the Global Warming Glossary:
    Now it’s “Biotic” and “Fossil” Carbon

  10. Knight4GFC says:

    “The report, which relied on unnamed senior Israeli officials, said the US team to the secret talks was led by Obama adviser Valerie Jarrett. Her primary interlocutor, the report said, was the head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran, Ali Akbar Salehi. The talks have been taking place in various Gulf states”.

    ‘Geneva talks a facade, US-Iran worked secretly on deal for past year’

  11. Knight4GFC says:

    Israel, Gulf in ‘strange alliance’ against Iran
    Saudi Arabia is just as uncomfortable about Tehran going nuclear as Israel, making it an unlikely bedfellow of the Jewish state

  12. Knight4GFC says:

    Stealing The Election: Congress Begins Investigation Of Obama’s ‘Phony’ Unemployment Numbers

    • texan59 says:

      I don’t much care what they do at this point. Nothing will come of it. It will get no press on any network the lo-fo’s frequent, and even if Congress finds a smoking gun, does anyone think Eric Holder will do anything about it. I’m about ready to go bear hunting after slathering myself in a 55-gallon drum of honey and taking him on with a stick.

  13. Knight4GFC says:

    “Over the past three years, it is unprecedented for the number of four-star generals to be relieved of duty, and not necessarily relieved for cause,” Boykin said. “I believe there is a purging of the military. The problem is worse than we have ever seen.”

    U.S. general: Let’s make Obama resign


  14. Knight4GFC says:

    “For the second night in a row, military training exercises are underway around the valley. The Phoenix Police Department confirmed to 3TV that they are supporting Department of Defense training around the city”.

    Military training exercises underway in skies over Valley

  15. Knight4GFC says:

    “Homeless men employed cleaning up the stricken Fukushima nuclear plant, including those brought in by Japan’s yakuza gangsters, were not aware of the health risks they were taking and say their bosses treated them like ‘disposable people’.”

    Atomic mafia: Yakuza ‘cleans up’ Fukushima, neglects basic workers’ rights

  16. texan59 says:

    Ohio man arrested for secret compartment of nothing. 👿

    • GruntOfMonteCristo says:

      These “for the purpose of” laws crack me up. Like we really want LEOs empowered to read people’s minds and arrest them for what they “intend” to do. Our lawmakers really do suck. And the war on drugs is surely a good excuse to take aways all our freedoms, right? It’s worth it to wreck hundreds of lives to ensure that some guy in Athens, OH doesn’t get pot illegally.

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