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Someone post that shiny graphic that says "New!" please
Toggle Commented 2 days ago on Blown Away! at JustOneMinute
Good article here about how working class people are largely ignored by the greater society--much bigger divides among classes than between whites and blacks. https://quillette.com/2020/08/02/my-life-pouring-concrete/
I tend to yuan at this hour too
Toggle Commented 2 days ago on Blown Away! at JustOneMinute
Matt-awesome trip. rse, your family is in my prayers.
Toggle Commented 3 days ago on Blown Away! at JustOneMinute
As you know, the cultural civil wars have changed many of our habits. I, for example, have stopped watching major league baseball. I also have stopped reading Jalopnik, a website of goofy New York based car enthusiasts, because they accused the owner of another car buff website called Petrolicious, of being a racist. His crime? He posted on Facebook his opinion that BLM was a domestic terrorist organization. Petrolicious is a pretty cool site, so I haven't missed Jalopnik at all. However, I learned that the Petrolicious founder is now a victim of cancel culture and was forced to sell the website. You can read about it here. https://driving.ca/auto-news/news/petrolicious-founder-steps-down-tries-to-sell-site-after-blm-comments#:~:text=Car%20aficionados%20close%20to%20Afshin,advocating%20bullets%20for%20%E2%80%9Cliberals.%E2%80%9D
Toggle Commented 3 days ago on Blown Away! at JustOneMinute
Much of my neighborhood is still without power. Some very large, very old trees got knocked down. Wasn't that big a storm; moved through quickly but there were some very intense gusts that did a lot of damage. I am not really sure what can be done to prevent disruptions, short of putting all power lines underground.
Toggle Commented 3 days ago on Blown Away! at JustOneMinute
I did not realize until I read the article at American Spectator, but the Floyd autopsy report is available publicly. https://www.hennepin.us/-/media/hennepinus/residents/public-safety/documents/floyd-autopsy-6-3-20.pdf
Toggle Commented 3 days ago on Blown Away! at JustOneMinute
Dictators gotta dictate: https://www.lohud.com/story/news/local/2020/08/05/cuomo-investigate-utilities-storm-response-outages/3299686001/ Cuomo blames utilities for slow response to storm. Whatever happened to blaming climate change?
Toggle Commented 3 days ago on Blown Away! at JustOneMinute
I had no power or internet last night for about 12 hours so hopelessly behind again, but just wanted to send my best wishes to Jane for a speedy recovery.
Toggle Commented 3 days ago on Here Comes The Rain Again at JustOneMinute
I agree with Rich at 1:26. If that doesn't work, smack it.
Toggle Commented 5 days ago on Here Comes The Rain Again at JustOneMinute
Pianist Leon Fleischer has died. He was taught by Schnable, who in turn was taught by Czerny, who in turn, was taught by Beethoven.
Toggle Commented 5 days ago on Here Comes The Rain Again at JustOneMinute
NEW
Toggle Commented 5 days ago on Tammy Duckworth For VP? at JustOneMinute
Happy birth anniversary of Louis Armstrong!
Toggle Commented 5 days ago on Tammy Duckworth For VP? at JustOneMinute
I am now convinced we are reaching end times. They now make Carrot Cake Oreos. Regarding soldering, this always looked like so much fun; especially when the flux made everything look so shiny. Unfortunately, I was never particularly good at it, usually wound up frying whatever electronic component I was trying to solder. This was an early realization that most of my life I would have a desk job.
Toggle Commented 6 days ago on Tammy Duckworth For VP? at JustOneMinute
I had a client once who was a Scientologist. He was a doctor. I never worked up the guts to ask him about it. I found out by googling his name.
Toggle Commented Aug 1, 2020 on Biden's VP Pick at JustOneMinute
MT, per your 6:41, I love Mary Lou Williams. First time I heard her was in the past couple of years, a local college station (Columbia's) was playing her stuff as I was driving into work. I subsequently downloaded quite a bit of her music. I gather she was quite religious.
Toggle Commented Aug 1, 2020 on Biden's VP Pick at JustOneMinute
I finally got around to reading the article by her husband that Tonto posted a while ago. Nice job, Harry, such a talented family. https://www.city-journal.org/remembering-charles-evers
Toggle Commented Aug 1, 2020 on Biden's VP Pick at JustOneMinute
Rocco, whenever my snowflake kids get too whiney, I whip out that word, 'Weltschmertz' in a sarcastic and they snap right back into shape (somewhat.)
Toggle Commented Aug 1, 2020 on Delay The Election?!? at JustOneMinute
Mrs. -peter tells me that the bars in Huntington, NY also serve Cuomo fritos and Cuomo fries as a way of getting around the Draconianism.
Toggle Commented Jul 31, 2020 on The Year Of Weird at JustOneMinute
Jack, here is part of a letter I wrote to the commissioner of baseball: snip- I was quite disgusted to learn that the MLB had permitted the slogan, “Black Lives Matter” stenciled on the mound of every opening day game. The phrase “Black Lives Matter” is both a slogan and an organization. As a slogan, it is quite Orwellian in nature. The phrase is a simple truism; no right-thinking person could disagree that every human being’s life matters. It is insidious that this slogan is used as its name by a far-left organization which stands for violence against police officers and Marxism. Many people are not aware of how radical the Black Lives Matter organization is. But you, as the Commissioner of Baseball, an attorney, and business executive, had the resources to have performed some rudimentary research to have found out the true nature of BLM before ordering the stenciling of the slogan on opening day mounds. There can be little doubt that MLB as a business decision cynically gambled that the public is too stupid to know better and would not bother to look up: that the founders of BLM are Marxists, are opposed to Western values, such as nuclear families and have advocated for murdering police officers. Moreover, BLM has little regard for the truth, and smears many good people in its campaigns. It continues to spread lies about what happened in Ferguson, MO, Sanford, FL and Staten Island, NY, and about the existence of supposed systemic racism in this country in typical demagogic fashion. BLM is an organization which seeks to stoke racial division as a way of instituting its own radical agenda on this country. I don’t need to look at the organization’s name when I want to be entertained. During the lockdown, I have done quite well without viewing sports. I won’t miss baseball, as I turn off my television, my radio, and don’t go to games. MLB and its teams apparently do not need my money, since they have now signed on as supporters of an organization that is antithetical to American values. Plenty of other sports have seen significant declines in revenue, and I am certain that your poor choices will lead to a similar decline in the sport which has been entrusted to your hands, and abused by you. snip-
Toggle Commented Jul 30, 2020 on The Year Of Weird at JustOneMinute
Just did the test, Jane, couldn’t smell from a foot away with either nostril. Does this mean I have Covid?
Toggle Commented Jul 29, 2020 on The Year Of Weird at JustOneMinute
Are you doing any willowing while sallowing, or simply swallowing?
Toggle Commented Jul 29, 2020 on Biden's VP Pick at JustOneMinute
and we're back
Toggle Commented Jul 29, 2020 on Biden's VP Pick at JustOneMinute
I drank instant coffee all through college and law school. About thirty years ago, I started buying "gourmet" beans and grinding them myself. Now I am a totally hopeless coffee snob, roasting my own green beans, blending, and brewing using a French press or occasionally an aeropress. I order cases of ground chicory Community Coffee for the New Orleans touch in every cup. I clean everything with Urnex. I have a friend who's even worse--he bought a Technovorm--an over the top drip coffee maker.
Toggle Commented Jul 29, 2020 on Biden's VP Pick at JustOneMinute
More white on black violence.
Toggle Commented Jul 28, 2020 on Biden's VP Pick at JustOneMinute