Wednesday, April 30, 2014

I Will Never Be That Tolerant And Fire That Motherfucker Yesterday!

HS Students Say Pledge In Arabic: ‘One Nation Under Allah’

Let that sink in for a minute.

Ya got that now?

I do.

Infuriated I think is the word I am looking for.

Now I read the article,the author does a middling job of skewering the principle but stops far, far short of where I would be willing to go.

The principal at Rocky Mountain High School in Fort Collins, Colorado, is facing a hailstorm of criticism from some very angry parents and residents.

The school recites the Pledge of Allegiance weekly, on Mondays. Last Monday, a member of their “Cultural Arms Club” led the student body in an Arabic version of the pledge, replacing the words “under God” with “under Allah.”

Principal Tom Lopez denies any attempt to push an Islamic agenda, saying, “These students love this country. They were not being un-American in trying to do this. They believed they were accentuating the meaning of the words as spoken regularly in English.”

Principal Lopez doesn’t make any sense. Speaking unintelligible words in Arabic in some way accentuates their meaning? That is an extremely weak argument in defense of an ill-advised decision.

He said the cultural clubs seeks to “destroy the barriers, embrace the cultures” that exist within the high school.

That would translate into “destroy the barriers to Islam and embrace it,” correct, Mr. Lopez?

The Poudre School District communications director, Danielle Clark, said they understand why parents are upset. She told Fox News, “We understand not everybody would agree with the students’ choice. We’ve heard there are some who are upset.”

Let’s put his into perspective for the feeble-minded Clark and Lopez. It is not the student’s choice. They do not control the public address system. It was a school choice.

Her simplistic defense included a reference to “one” supportive email and a reference to a similar mistake last year which drew controversy when the pledge was recited in Spanish. Somehow not learning from and expanding upon your previous mistakes is perceived as a viable defense for these educators.

He goes on in a mild mannered, almost polite way of pointing out the obvious bad decision making and the complete lack of any educator taking responsibility for this disgrace.

It's hard for me to take his disgust seriously though because there doesn't seem to be a real sense of outrage.

Fuck that shit.

These fucking ninnies need to realize just what an outrageous act this was.

It sounds to me like a bunch of parents are pointing it out to them in no uncertain terms though;

Lopez said he has been getting a variety of accusations leveled at him, including being called a traitor. He said, “They claim they are outraged, that this is blaspheming a real major tenet of our patriotism – which in their mind the Pledge of Allegiance is only in English.”

Sounds to me like they are on it.


Let this be a lesson to the rest of you fucking panty waist sonsabitches out there.

There are some things you just don't fuck with.

This would be one of those things.

Got it?

While I'm at it, let me give some advice to you motherfucking "Artists" that feel the need to put your own personal "interpretation" to the singing of our National Anthem.

Knock that shit off and sing it like it was written, you pretentious assholes.

You're just embarrassing yourselves and pissing the rest of us off.

It's an HONOR to be selected to sing it, remember that and save that fucking warbling and screeching shit for your shower where it belongs.

Damn, there's a bunch of people I would like to back hand for that.

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

The NSA Knows Everything About You But The Pentagon Can't Even Keep Track Of It's Ammo

Something is very wrong with this picture.

Report: Pentagon to destroy $1B in ammo


WASHINGTON — The Pentagon plans to destroy more than $1 billion worth of ammunition although some of those bullets and missiles could still be used by troops, according to the Pentagon and congressional sources.
It's impossible to know what portion of the arsenal slated for destruction — valued at $1.2 billion by the Pentagon — remains viable because the Defense Department's inventory systems can't share data effectively, according to a Government Accountability Office report obtained by USA TODAY.
The result: potential waste of unknown value.
"There is a huge opportunity to save millions, if not billions of dollars if the (Pentagon) can make some common-sense improvements to how it manages ammunition," said Sen. Tom Carper, D-Del., and chairman of the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee. "Despite years of effort, the Army, Navy and Air Force still don't have an efficient process for doing something as basic as sharing excess bullets. This Government Accountability Office (GAO) report clearly shows that our military's antiquated systems lead to millions of dollars in wasteful ammunition purchases."
The Army and Pentagon, in a statement, acknowledged "the need to automate the process" and will make it a priority in future budgets. In all, the Pentagon manages a stockpile of conventional ammunition worth $70 billion.


I don't know what pisses me off more, the fact that they are going to destroy possibly good ammunition, the fact that the incompetent motherfuckers can't keep track of what they bought, the fact that they don't communicate with each other or the fact that they are WASTING A BILLION FUCKING DOLLARS!!

Holy. Fucking. Shit.. These people could destroy a solid brass ball with a rubber mallet.

There should literally be hundreds of unemployed, stupid motherfuckers, over this.


It's just mind boggling that they get away with this horse shit!

It's inexcusable and it's basically mismanagement on an unimaginable scale.

At this point, it's damn near deliberate too.
They have known about this particular problem for many, many years and instead of upgrading their computers and software so that all of the Armed Services can communicate with each other, they spend Billions of dollars on worthless shit like that fucking F-35 program.

Another COLOSSAL waste of money, in and of it's self. The word Boondoggle comes to mind.

You are going to have to go read the rest of this article on your own because right this second I am so fucking pissed off that I can't hardly see straight.By the time you finish reading the rest of the damning revelations, you will be too.

Monday, April 28, 2014

Why Is This Young Man Smiling?

Probably because he knows there is a large chunk of change in his future after he gets done suing the dog shit out of this fat fucking bastard EX cop and the Knoxville Tennessee Sheriffs department .

For this;

I say Ex cop because the sadistic fuck got his fat ass fired for that little show of excessive force.

The more of these rotten sonsabitches that suddenly become ordinary citizens, the better I like it.
That means the odds of them trying to throw their weight around without the protection of that shiny fucking badge increases the likely hood that they will start serving their true purpose on this planet sooner rather than later.

Worm food.

Saturday, April 26, 2014

What Happens To A Truck Filled With Unsecured Pressurized Gas Bottles After A Hard Wreck?

Watch at about the 2:50 mark when one of them takes off like a rocket and disappears.

I just love the stupid sonsabitches standing around watching hundred and fifty pound bombs flying around and blowing up.

That Darwin guy missed several good opportunities here.

Thanks to Tom for sending this one along.

Food Banks In Harris County Texas To Recieve Free Ham and BACON!

Even better, it's a win win deal.

Texas County to Feed Feral Hogs to the Homeless

Authorities in Texas have signed off on plans to control the growing feral hog population that includes trapping and cooking the critters to feed to the hungry at local food banks.

The pigs will be trapped at George Bush Park and Congressman Bill Archer Park in Harris County, Texas, where they are threatening native wildlife and vegetation, according to Harris County Commissioner Steve Radack who came up with the plan and called it a "gift from God," according to ABC News affiliate KTRK-TV in Houston.

"There may be as many as 8,000 to 10,000 feral hogs in each of the reservoirs," said Mike McMahon with the Harris County Commissioner's Office, which today approved the purchase of four four-acre metal pens to trap the hogs.

After being captured, the pigs will be taken to a processing plant, J&J Packing Co, where they'll be inspected by a Department of Agriculture officer before being slaughtered. The meat will be sent to the Houston Food Bank.

On Tuesday, the commissioner's Office signed a one-year contract with the processors for $217,600, according to the AP. The county estimates in that year it will be able to eliminate roughly 2,500 hogs, which will each produce around 40 pounds of meat.

"This is a huge win for everybody in all the communities that we serve," said Dr. Pamela Berger with the Houston Food Bank, who said she is excited to receive the hog meat.

2500 pigs a year, the way the little jokers breed, will barely keep up with the birth rate but hey, it's a start.

Who doesn't like free bacon anyway?!

So they are going to go from this;

To this;

And this!

What's not to like?

Friday, April 25, 2014

Goodbye Net Neutrality

It's the money, stupid.

That's what this whole deal is about and the FCC just opened Pandora's Box for 30 pieces of silver.

Dirty fucking bastards.

Everything You Need To Know About The End Of Net Neutrality

What do the new rules say?

The new rules would allow companies like Netflix to pay Internet providers to stream their videos and other content more quickly. That could create two lanes on the Internet, fast super-highways that big tech companies can afford and a bumpy backroad where less fortunate websites dwell, consumer advocates say.

Verizon, which sued the FCC for the right to cut such deals, said Thursday that it had no intention of preventing customers from viewing certain sites.

Verizon and other Internet providers “have always made clear that we support an open Internet and we have publicly committed to ensuring that customers can access the Internet content they want, when they want and how they want," the company said in a statement.

The FCC said these deals would still be fair because Internet providers would be required to reveal how they handle traffic, how much they charge companies for access to fast lanes, and whether they’ve given preferential treatment to their own content.

That last part could become especially important as Internet providers are increasingly becoming entertainment companies. AT&T said this week it plans to launch a new online video service. Comcast owns NBC Universal, which includes 30 cable networks, 26 local TV stations and part of the streaming service Hulu.

Internet providers would be required to act in a “commercially reasonable manner,” according to the FCC, which will vote on the proposed rules later this year.

What could that mean for me, in English, please?

First off, the web could get more expensive. The impact on the average Internet user will likely not be felt right away. But over time, websites would probably pass on to consumers the costs of paying for high-speed access, according to Harold Feld, a senior vice president at the consumer group Public Knowledge.

In addition, it could become difficult to view certain websites owned by companies that can't afford to pay for access to an Internet fast lane, Feld said.

On top of Internet users potentially paying more, they would also be more confused, Feld said. Under the proposed rules, people would need to make sense of a fragmented Internet landscape where the time it takes to load an online video would depend on whether that website paid extra to their Internet provider. Consumers may start choosing their Internet providers based on which websites they like to visit.

Feld compared the situation to the exclusive deals that AT&T and Apple once made that only allowed AT&T subscribers to purchase the iPhone.

I trimmed quite a bit of this article and basically snipped that part right out of the middle.

Thursday, April 24, 2014

News Station Airs Interview With Womans Camel Toe


This is funny shit though.

News Station Airs In-Depth Coverage of Local Hero's Camel Toe

After six Houston teens broke into a house, using a basketball to break a window, local news station KPRC aired an interview with the heroic neighbor who saw them and called police. The witness wanted to remain anonymous, so the station pointed the camera away from her face—and now she's probably wishing they hadn't.

At least 10 full seconds of the woman's crotch made it to air, despite the fact that the station obviously had plenty of footage of the neighborhood that she could have talked over.

She wasn't exactly asking to be put into witness protection. Not spoon-feeding video of an interview subject's labia to radio hosts/camel toe fetishists Opie and Anthony is just basic courtesy.

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Supreme Court Stomps On 4th Amendment, Again.

Ho hum, just another day watching the rapid decline of this country and the freedoms it used to be famous for.

The clock is ticking just a bit faster this morning on what is now inevitable.

Supreme Court Gives Police New Power To Rely On Anonymous Tips

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that police can stop and search a driver based solely on an anonymous 911 tip.
The 5-4 decision split the court's two most conservative justices, with Justice Clarence Thomas writing for the majority and Justice Antonin Scalia penning the dissent.
In August 2008, an anonymous 911 caller in California phoned in a report that a pickup truck had run her off the road. The caller gave the location of the incident, plus the make and model of the truck and the license plate number.
Police subsequently pulled over a truck matching that description and smelled marijuana as they were walking toward the vehicle. Officers eventually found 30 pounds of marijuana in the truck and arrested the driver, Jose Prado Navarette.
Navarette challenged the search and arrest as unconstitutional, arguing that officers did not have reasonable suspicion to pull him over in the first place because police knew nothing about the identity or reliability of the tipster.
The five-justice court majority disagreed, and in so doing gave police new authority to rely on anonymous tipsters.
The court has long held that officers can make stops based on anonymous tips, but the information in those tips must provide enough detail to give rise to a reasonable suspicion of criminal activity. In this case, Thomas, the author of the majority opinion, concluded that because the 911 tipster said she had been forced off the road, she was an eyewitness, and that police could infer that there was reason to believe the truck driver was drunk.
Relying on 911 tipsters is reasonable, he said, because "a 911 call has some features that allow for identifying and tracking callers," and the calls can be recorded.
In a scathing dissent, fellow conservative Scalia called the Thomas opinion a "freedom-destroying cocktail" that would encourage "malevolent" tipsters to make false reports. It matters not whether the caller gave details about her alleged accident. The issue, said Scalia, is "whether what she claimed to know was true."
As to the inference that the truck's driver was drunk, Scalia pointed out that the police officers here followed the pickup for over five minutes — and "five minutes is a long time" — without any indication of drunken driving or even bad driving.
"After today's opinion," said Scalia, "all of us on the road, and not just drug dealers, are at risk

BATF Says Nearly 500,000 Gun Silencer Permits In 2013

At $200 a crack just for the permit.

They have been hammered with so many applications that they say the average wait now is NINE MONTHS!

Gun silencer sales are booming


NEW YORK - Sales are booming for silencers, the cylindrical devices used to muffle gunfire.
The civilian market for silencers soared 37% in 2013, when the total number shot up to nearly a half a million, according to the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives registry. That's compared to 360,000 in 2012 and 285,000 in 2011.
Silencers are so popular that there's a nine-month wait to have a registration approved by the ATF, according to Ben Shim, a certified firearms instructor and gun industry analyst with CRT Capital Group in Stamford, Conn.
"People have gone crazy buying guns, but they're done buying them for the time being, so they're buying accessories," Shim said.
Many gun owners rushed to buy assault rifles after the Newtown massacre, fearing that a weapons ban would be enacted. Now, Shim says, those owners are customizing their guns with "a dizzying array of accessories." Add-ons include silencers, flashlights, laser scopes, stocks, pistol grips and rail systems for attaching even more accessories.
"The AR-15 weapons platform is very modular," said Shim, referring to a type of rifle used by the U.S. military. "It's like Barbie for men."
Silencers attach to the end of a gun barrel and can be used with a variety of handguns and rifles. They are more accurately referred to as suppressors, since "the noise of a chambered round being fired is never silent, only suppressed or dampened," said gun industry analyst Brian Rafn of Morgan Dempsey Capital Management in Milwaukee.
The popularity of suppressors is driven in part by the value they offer to hunters, said Rafn, because they "give the hunter multiple shots without frightening the game."
ATF special agent Tim Graden said that silencers are categorized as firearms by the federal government, even though the silencer itself can't fire a bullet.

Monday, April 21, 2014

Arkansas ex-cop killed while trying to set anti-corruption blogger’s hot dog cart on fire

One down.

Fucker got what he had coming too.

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Arkansas ex-cop killed while trying to set anti-corruption blogger’s hot dog cart on fire (via Raw Story )

A former police officer died while trying to set ablaze a food cart belonging to a blogger who exposed crooked cops and other corrupt city officials. reported Friday that former Little Rock Police Officer Todd Payne died when blogger…

You noticed that the cops had not responded to his first call after fifteen minutes, right?

I wonder how long it took them to get there after he called back and told them the fat bastard was dead?

Yes, Those Pants Make Your Ass Look Big

Finish taking them off though and it be just fine.

Sunday, April 20, 2014

Saturday, April 19, 2014

Very Nice Rifle

Some clown I know stumbled onto a smokin' deal last night and picked up one of these with all the goodies.

Ruger .243 MKII.

Stainless steel.

Synthetic stock.



Looks Brand Spanking New.

Looking at them on the intertubes I see them going from $600 and up without the scope.

Crusty The Clown guy got it for three bills

It's not Hot, either.

Dammit, some guy's have all the luck.

Friday, April 18, 2014

Will The Real Domestic Terrorists Please Stand Up

I'm talking to the likes of you, Mr. Harry Reid. The rest of you clueless fucking gun grabbers need to pay attention here too

Shamelessly stolen for further dissemination from Mike at Ninety Miles From Tyranny.

Pass it along.

The Easter Bunny Is Coming!! NSFW!!!!!!

The shit ya find on the internet.

This is pretty off the wall and ...... nasty.

Where it came from is going to cause your jaw to drop. The target audience is going to piss you off.

You have been warned if you click on the video.

By James Hibberd on Apr 16, 2014
Fox’s NSFW Easter cartoon is drawing some holiday heat. The animated short on the network’s Animation Domination High-Def (ADHD) online channel is a raunchy (and quite catchy) music video titled “The Easter Bunny’s Coming” (video below).

The Parents Television Council, an independent watchdog group that monitors network programming and frequently protests content, called the video “X rated” and crowned it “the most explicit material we’ve ever seen produced by a broadcast television network.”

“We thought we had seen the worst of ‘ADHD’ when Fox aired a segment several months ago with high school characters gleefully taking cell phone pictures of their genitals and texting the photos to other students,” said PTC president Tim Winter. “That content pales in comparison to the material in this new video.”

“The animated Easter Bunny clip … features over a dozen unbleeped ‘f-words;’ depictions of dozens of fornicating rabbits; more than a dozen instances of a vulgar slang term for ejaculation; a depiction of a male character eating rabbit feces; and music lyrics that are grotesquely sexualizing and misogynistic. An overt reference to Christians and Jews only adds to the offensive nature of a video being promoted during Holy Week and Passover … it’s easily X-rated material that directly targets, and appeals to, children.”

Get that? It is targeted at children.

Be prepared for it;

Thursday, April 17, 2014

My Remington 30.06 Semi Auto Christmas Wish List In One Picture

Oh the possibilities.

I picked up a Plain Jane bone stock unit last year at a gun show for $150 from a guy who had just walked in.

After literally running to an ATM to get the rest of the money, I snagged it from the guy and he was nice enough to give me an extra 4 round magazine and two boxes of shells to go with it.

It was his Dad's hunting rifle and it is in very good condition.

Later on while I was walking around the place that day I saw several with $650 price tags on them so I know I got a killer deal.

It still has the steel butt plate and no scope.
The thing kicks like a Missouri Mule too, I ain't shittin' ya.

Even with my piss poor eyesight and open iron sights, I hit a 4 inch target at 100 yards the first time I pulled the trigger though.

My lovely and quite dangerous wife got me a scope for Christmas and I still have to get the correct mounting rail and the rings.

That part is coming very, very soon.
I have also been slowly gathering ammunition for it, a box here, a box there kinda thing.

I think right after I get the scope on it I need to start seriously looking for some 10 round magazines.

A cushy butt plate is about $50 the last time I looked.
Scanning the internets, I have seen synthetic stocks in the $100-$150 range also.

That may have to wait for a while yet.

It's looking like all the rest of it might have to take on a bit more urgency lately.


Kind of lost track there.

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

No Time For It

Sorry about the lack of posting but they are working my sorry ass to death.
Two twelve hour shifts in the last two days, I just woke up and now I have to go back in for my regular shift.
Five P.M to 5 A.M. yesterday and the day before, I got to bed at 7 A.M. this morning at now at 1:30 I am off again.

Fuck. Me..

Hopefully it will get back to normal now.

Thanks for stopping by.

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Bundy Ranch 'Militia' Considered Using Women As Human Shield

OK, before anyone jumps my shit here, I am submitting this without comment and am only putting this out there to show what is going around.
TPM is a Left Wing Alternative News source.
Take from this what you want.

Dylan Scott – April 14, 2014, 5:04 PM EDT

It appears that the anti-government activists protesting the Bureau of Land Management's actions against a Nevada cattle rancher were considering using women as a human shield if a gun battle had erupted during the standoff.

The Blaze, the conservative news site affiliated with Glenn Beck, flagged the comments made Monday by Richard Mack, identified as a former Arizona sheriff who had joined more than 1,000 other protesters alongside Cliven Bundy, who has been feuding with BLM over his use of federal land to graze his cattle.

“We were actually strategizing to put all the women up at the front,” Mack said in a Fox News clip pulled by The Blaze. “If they are going to start shooting, it’s going to be women that are going to be televised all across the world getting shot by these rogue federal officers.”

BLM ended its round-up of Bundy's cattle Saturday, citing public safety concerns after the self-described militias gathered in the area to support Bundy.

Monday, April 14, 2014

Us Baby Boomers Are Going To Kill The Economy For The Next Ten Years

Starting last year, according to this guy, Boomers between 45 and 54 are going to put this country into a Major Depression lasting until 2025 that will make the first one look like a picnic.

Not because we are going to start retiring and crashing Social Security and Medicare like everyone is so worried about,

Because we are going to quit spending so damn much money.

Since 2007 we have been in a “detour” caused by the sub-prime and debt crises. The strong upward trend in the bellwether “spending” demographic that continues through 2012 in the chart is what prevented, and is still preventing, an economic collapse. The chart shows us in no uncertain terms that that an unprecedented massive collapse in the economy (from B to C) will occur starting no later than 2013 and last until 2025 as the bulk of the US baby-boomers relentlessly slip beyond their big-spending GDP-driving 45-54 years.

It is critical to understand that the B to C boomer demographics driven decline is as inevitable as their A to B boom was, and cannot be changed because the demographic cannot be changed. As shown in the chart, 45-54 age group demographic driven major declines happened rapidly in the early 1930s, slowly (thank goodness) in the 1970s, and will happen again from about 2013 to 2025, rapidly, relentlessly and catastrophically. Important note: This coming
decline is NOT the baby-boomers retiring. Many make this mistake. Retirements do not begin for 11 to 20 years beyond their big-spending ages of 45-54 years.

Mr. Arnold might be giving us a little more clout than we actually have but there is no disputing the numbers when it comes to the percentage of population in this country us Boomers make up.

And we are getting old.

The Baby Boom generation has been blamed for a lot of shit in our time so why not this too?
Doesn't bother me much.
This country is FUBAR anyway, might as well do our part to force the end of Fiat money sooner rather than later.

Sunday, April 13, 2014

It's Nice Today

All sun shiny and shit even.

I was out in it for a little while earlier.

Three twelve hour shifts coming starting tomorrow, so I am taking it easy and resting up.
I do so love the sunshine though for obvious reasons.

Saturday, April 12, 2014

That Cracking Noise You Keep Hearing?

It's not your imagination.

Go read it and if you are not nodding your head in agreement very quickly then you are either willfully ignorant, part of the problem, or both. Here is a relevant quote;

Tyranny leaves lasting scars, and each tyrannical act results in an accumulation of wounds on the public psyche that do not heal. In the end, a single event can become a trigger to unleash a torrent of rage pent up in a population for years or decades.

It Must Be Hunting Season

All the local Cougars are on the prowl.

Friday, April 11, 2014

BLM Gets Spanked For Free Speech Zones

Looks like their heavy handed attempt to restrict the First Amendment didn't sit so well with some folks with a little more pull.

I hope this little smack down has very large ripples and that certain power tripping political asswipes take notice of the amount of very quiet back pedaling going on here so that the next time some government thug wants to try and pull this crap they might think twice.

It's the First Amendment to The Constitution for a damn good reason.

BLM takes down ‘First Amendment areas’ set up for cattle roundup


The Bureau of Land Management quietly dismantled its so-called “First Amendment areas” in northeastern Clark County on Thursday, as the fight over Cliven Bundy’s cattle widened into a national debate about states’ rights and federal land-use policy.

State lawmakers from Arizona to Washington are headed for Nevada to rally alongside the Bundy family and its supporters. Most of them are Tea Party Republicans or Libertarians associated with a patriot group known as the Oath Keepers.

Several of the elected officials said they were drawn into the issue by video footage of Wednesday’s clash between angry protesters and BLM rangers that shows Bundy’s sister being tackled to the ground and one of Bundy’s seven sons being shot with a stun gun.

“Watching that video last night created a visceral reaction in me,” said Arizona Rep. Kelly Townsend, a Tea Party Republican who is driving up from Phoenix to take part in a rally with lawmakers and Oath Keepers near the Bundy ranch Monday. “It sounds dramatic, but it reminded me of Tiananmen Square. I don’t recognize my country at this point.”

Nevada Assemblywoman Michele Fiore, R-Las Vegas, called the footage “horrifying.” The pro-gun lawmaker has made two trips to the Bunkerville area in the past two days so she could meet with protesters, “protect our Nevadans and keep the peace.”

“I’m highly offended by the feds coming in as aggressively as they have,” Fiore said.

Federal officials have said the large law enforcement presence and high level of security come in response to direct and indirect threats of violence made by Bundy family members and others.

Before the federal roundup of Bundy’s livestock began, the BLM set up two orange plastic pens as rallying points for demonstrators wanting to protest the ongoing operation on federal land 80 miles northeast of Las Vegas. The move drew criticism from elected leaders and others. In a statement Tuesday, Gov. Brian Sandoval said the First Amendment areas were “offensive” and called on the agency to remove them.

During a conference call with reporters Thursday afternoon, Amy Lueders, state director for the BLM in Nevada, said the agency heard the governor’s concerns and “made some adjustments” to address them.

“We are allowing people to congregate on public land as long as they don’t inhibit the operation,” she said.

Bunkerville resident Jim Olson lives across the street from where one of the First Amendment areas was set up. He said it reminded him of East Berlin during the Cold War, and he was glad to see a crew of BLM firefighters take it down Thursday morning.

“It took five minutes. They hooked a truck onto it, and bing, bang, boom the fence was gone,” Olson said. “Of course the publicity has just been horrid, and they (BLM officials) are not handling it very well.”

My emphasis.

Made some adjustments huh?

Sounds like someone got some new orders from the Top Brass.

I would imagine the amount of backlash they have had coming their way probably caused one or more of these government thugs to piss down their leg and they couldn't get a hold of someone to yank that fence down fast enough.

Shit rolls down hill and gains momentum quickly.

Someone got their ass chewed and now there will be a scapegoat, you can take that to the bank.

The last bit of intelligence I have seen is suggesting that there will be a rather large contingent of individuals that are going to be in the area for some serious up close and personal government oversight.

It appears that more and more citizens have had about enough of Government Gone Wild and have decided that a message needs to be sent back to the idiots in D.C. via the fastest method available.

A Government flunky with a scalded ass and a cell phone seems to be just the ticket.

My thanks to Bridget for the link.

Thursday, April 10, 2014

U.S. Navy Converts Sea Water To Fuel!

This could very well change the geo political landscape on this planet permanently.
The Middle East and their oil reserves could become irrelevant.

Scientists from the US Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) have successfully flown a radio-controlled airplane that was running purely on fuel derived from sea water.

The fuel was obtained using NRL's gas-to-liquid technology. This involved running sea water through the group's E-CEM (electrolytic cation exchange module) Carbon Capture Skid, which removed carbon dioxide from the water at 92 percent efficiency while simultaneously producing hydrogen as part of the process. Using a metal catalyst in a separate reactor system, the CO2 and hydrogen gases were then converted into a liquid hydrocarbon fuel.

In a proof-of-concept test performed last September at Blossom Point, Maryland, that fuel was used to power an RC model P-51 Mustang's unmodified two-stroke engine. It marked the first time that the fuel had been used in a conventional combustion engine, and was made public this Monday.

The researchers are now working on upscaling the system to a commercial scale. NRL notes that apart from its use in fuel production, the CO2 could also have applications in the fields of horticulture or aquaculture.

This video gives more details on the process.

Free Speech Zones? How About Wherever I Happen To Be Standing.

I have been watching this, dispute, I'll call it for now, between this rancher fella named Cliven Bundy and the BLM/ATF/FBI/DHS/ who the fuck ever for a couple of days now trying to see just exactly what is going on and gathering as many facts as I can without going off half cocked running my yap.

It's a dispute that goes clear back to the early nineties apparently and the Feds have been slapping him around in the legal department since then.

Mr. Bundy has a view that the BLM has no jurisdiction over his cattle grazing on government lands and he refuses to pay grazing fees, to the tune of about a million bucks now.

The Feds are enforcing a court order.

This is what I see as being the story behind all this activity.

The Public Relations side of all this has been an abject failure on the Fed's end as they seem to have a hammer and everything within 80 miles of the place is a nail in their eyes.

The usual Shock and Awe, overwhelming force,run roughshod and do as I say routine.

I am not going to get into the who is right and who is wrong argument here, I have another fish to fry.

The one thing that really sticks out to me about this as it unfolded was their trying to put up and enforce a "Free Speech Zone", out in the middle of BumFuck Egypt, to keep law abiding citizens corralled and out of eye and ear shot so they could do their dirty work unhindered and without witnesses.

Let me put this "Free Speech Zone" horse shit into perspective for you, so you can point and laugh at the level of idiocy involved here.

First, a snipped bit of imagery from Google Maps, taking a look in the general area where all this is happening.

You see all this wide open land, miles and miles of it?
Now look up in the right hand corner and you see a red marker.

That is the Bunkerville area, close enough for my purposes here.

Now take a look at their "First Amendment Area", where they would like all you hard working, tax paying and otherwise useless idiots to stand and voice your opinions about the lack of government oversight.

Out of the several thousand square miles in this part of the country, they want you to go sit in a fucking parking lot to exercise your God given right to speak your mind.

I'm thinking someone in government has lost theirs.

This is a piss poor attempt by our government to restrict the First Amendment by decree and you know what?
The Supreme Court Is Fine With It.

They may be.

I am not.

The lawyers can argue with each other about it until their tongues turn blue for all I care.

My position on this matter is not negotiable.

Where ever I happen to be standing inside the borders of the United States of America, is a Free Speech Zone.

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Brother, Can You Spare A Couple Million?

I'd like to buy a flag.

Manchester flag could fetch $3M

By Arianna MacNeill Staff Writer

MANCHESTER — It was nearly 21/2 centuries ago that the Manchester Company of the Essex County Militia took off for the Lexington Alarm, the first Revolutionary War battle, on April 19, 1775.

As they marched, the minutemen carried a 60-by-63-inch red flag with 13 ivory stripes affixed to its top left corner, seven on one side and six on the other, representing the 13 United Colonies.

The men who marched that day never saw battle, since the alarm ended before they reached Lexington, and are long gone. But that bright red silk flag they carried, now called the Forster Flag, still exists.

The Forster Flag, said to be the earliest existing flag designed to represent the 13 original colonies, is up for auction Wednesday through Doyle New York, an auction and appraising company in New York City.

But what does it cost to own this iconic piece of American history? A whopping $1 million to $3 million, according to Doyle.

Named after Samuel Forster, a second lieutenant for the Manchester Company, flags were crucial for battle during the revolution, Huss said. If a soldier became separated from his group, he could look for the flag to find his way back, Huss said. This explains why the flag is around 5 feet long.

“It was something that was critical,” Huss said. “That’s where ‘Rally around the flag’ comes from.”

The flag remained in Manchester’s Forster family for two centuries until it was sold to the Flag Heritage Foundation in 1975. For a time, Huss said the flag was draped over a captured British drum at the Massachusetts Statehouse.

Amazingly Enough, There Weren't Seventeen Innocent By Standers Shot By Mistake

Also no mention if this assclown has a few new knots on his head.

NYPD officer arrested for driving drunk, smashing into cars in Brooklyn

Gary Hershorn/REUTERS

Shieed Haniff, a 30-year NYPD veteran, allegedly ran a police stop while driving drunk.

A city cop was arrested for driving drunk, smashing into cars and speeding through a police stop as fellow officers gave chase, authorities said Monday.

The alleged intoxicated ride by Shieed Haniff, 30, ended Sunday minutes before midnight when he was stopped in East New York, Brooklyn.

Police saw Haniff drive erratically and hit a car, before making a u-turn and crashing into another car, causing injuries for occupants in both vehicles, court papers alleged.

The seven-year NYPD veteran then drove off and plowed through a traffic stop with “police jumping out of the way,” the document said.

( My reaction to this.)

Cops charged Haniff with leaving the scene of an accident, DWI, reckless driving and refusing to take a breath test. He was released without bail, but his license was revoked.

I notice there are no attempted murder charges like there would be for anybody else who made those cops jump out of the way.

Even when these people go completely off the deep end they get breaks no one else would get.

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

You Know All Those Damn Drug Commercials You See All The Time?

The ones with so many side effects that you would just as soon suffer with whatever it is you had in the first place?

Yeah, about those....

Actos Verdict: Jury Orders Takeda, Eli Lilly To Pay $9 Billion In Damages

April 8 (Reuters) - A U.S. jury ordered Takeda Pharmaceutical Co Ltd to pay $6 billion in punitive damages and Eli Lilly and Co to pay $3 billion in a case claiming that cancer risks to the diabetes drug Actos were concealed, the plaintiffs' lawyer said.

The lawyer, Mark Lanier, said there was "stunned silence" in the packed courtroom following the announcement of the damages.

The jury in Lafayette, Louisiana also order the payment of $1.475 million in compensatory damages in the suit.

Remember, "Corporations are people too.".

Not one motherfucker went to jail over this.

Monday, April 7, 2014

More Military Equipment Being Deployed Domestically.

WASHINGTON, Ia. – The police chief has yet to mount flashing lights and a siren and plaster his department's official logo on the sides of his new vehicle.

Not that Greg Goodman needs such window dressings so that this 49,000-pound, 10-foot-tall, six-wheel-drive behemoth will cause necks to crane and local motorists to veer out of the way.

Twenty-nine years ago when he joined the Washington Police Department, Goodman never imagined he would crave such a thing. The newest and by far bulkiest addition to his fleet makes a Chevy Tahoe SUV look like a Hot Wheels collectible: a fully armored military vehicle designed to prowl a desert war zone.

This MRAP — pronounced "em-rap" and short for Mine Resistant Ambush Protected — is the talk of southeast Iowa.

Military recycling after more than a decade of warfare in Iraq and Afghanistan has led to this: Through a federal program, seven of these metal beasts have been donated to Iowa law enforcement agencies — five of them in recent weeks.

These are high dollar items.

It could be much, much worse, The U.S.government has decided to either abandon or destroy BILLIONS of dollars worth of war making equipment as they pull our forces out of Afghanistan.

I can only imagine what they would be doing to dispose of all that equipment if they had decided to pay to bring it all back home.

Every podunk police station in the country would be armed to the teeth with offensive weapons.

Police departments in Mason City and Storm Lake also have received MRAPs, as well as sheriffs in Buena Vista, Jasper, Scott and Story counties.

Goodman and his counterparts in other cities tend to describe the MRAP as merely "another tool" to keep officers safe when a pistol and body armor are insufficient.

Washington's "Crisis Response Unit" (a mobile command center) is just an old, converted ambulance. And none of its squad cars are bulletproof, let alone designed with a v-shaped belly to deflect bomb blasts.

So Goodman envisions the MRAP as an extreme option during tense standoffs, (God forbid) school shootings or even a tornado.

"I hope it's not used a lot," he said. "That means things are going very well."

The Washington City Council took convincing before it approved this controversial freebie, and Councilman Robert Shellmyer held firm last month with the lone "no" vote that he wears as a badge of honor.

"We're being laughed at," said Shellmyer, 78. "I went to Ainsworth the other day, and everybody wants to ask me if we're sleeping better at night now that we have the 'tank.' "

As it is, these armored monsters have the ability to drive through a house.

One aspect that all these police departments seem to overlook while they are kicking the tires and drooling over these huge vehicles is the costs to operate and maintain these things.

At five miles to the gallon and hundreds of dollars just to change the oil, these costs are going to become a real issue when these bills start getting handed to the taxpayers.

I can imagine where they come to the point that they tell these police chiefs that you either decide to keep this thing or start laying off employees.

Police departments all over the country are already having trouble getting enough money to keep up the level of services they have become accustomed to.
Throw one of these in the motor pool and watch what happens in the next couple of years.

NYPD AND NYFD Duke It Out At Charity Hockey Game

I love the crowds reaction.

"PD Sucks", "Assholes", "Dunkin' Donuts".

Popular bunch ain't they?

Assholes on or off the job, that's for sure.

H/T Huffpo for the link.

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