Virtue Signaling

Lefty types, feminists included (perhaps more so than most, as they don’t have as much victim cred), seem to have a compulsion to virtue signal; that is, make a big show about how they have the correct values with respect to what ever topic is under consideration at the time.

Have these correct values been arrived at via careful consideration?  Probably not.  Have they considered to cost and potential future implications of these correct values?  Yes and no.  Yes, they personally gain status points with their crowd, and no they do not consider much of anything else.

One could view it all from a pride perspective.  One can feel pride when one accomplishes a task that was challenging, rare, and/or useful to yourself/others.  Does this criteria apply to virtue signaling?  No.  But still there is pride, a very empty pride.  Probably most virtue signalers know the score, which make them very sensitive to being accused of such.

Contrast this to the historical Christian perspective.  It was expected that Christians would do good deeds beneficial to people, and to be modest about it.  The idea is that the deeds are more likely to come from the heart. Furthermore, potential resentment among others is reduced.  Naturally enough, the virtue signalers are the antithesis of this, with their puffing up the deed of having the in-fashion views.  Perhaps they are oblivious to the resentment they cause.

Short answer — society would be a much improved place without virtue signaling.

Posted in FarmBoy, Feminism, Lies
146 comments on “Virtue Signaling
  1. Farm Boy says:

    This post was scheduled today because tonight is Oscar’s night. I will check into the broadcast from time to time to see what is happening. I am doing this so you don’t have to.

    Some new awards this year:

    Best Lead Actor In A Hate Crime Hoax.

    Lifetime Achievement In Virtue Signaling

    Best Cameraman In Hate Crime Hoax

    Best Editing in A Hate Crime Hoax

    Best Lefty Vanity Motion Picture

    Best Packaging Of Boobs During This Ceremony

    Best Cameraman Pretending Not To Focus On Boobs, But Really Doing So

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  2. mgtowhorseman says:

    Ok why do I imagine this is Cill talking?


  3. mgtowhorseman says:

    You have to hear the audio its hilarious


  4. mgtowhorseman says:

    Ok this one is the Patriarch


  5. mgtowhorseman says:

    The world is fucked. I am no longer taking aaaaaaaanything seriously. Anymore.


  6. Cill says:

    Time for a beer mate. Make it a CDDU.


  7. mgtowhorseman says:

    Why yes, pot is legal in Canada now, why? Oooh Doritoes!!!


  8. RichardP says:

    I just finished reading this link – that I stumbled upon looking for something else – and found it a good read, both the body and the comments. You might think so too if you have that time to read through it. I think my link takes you to the first comment, so scroll up to read the article. The first comment basically makes no sense unless you read the thread it is referencing. I’ll post that link in the next comment. It is a disturbing read if you have kids.

    I teach 10th – 12th graders at a prominent independent all-girls school in Texas, and I see this regularly among my mostly privileged, ivy-league enthralled students. What is more worrying to me is how many of the faculty and administration, the so-called adults in the room, celebrate the empty virtue of “wokeness” among our girls. Recently, a language teacher excitedly related a story about how during a translation exercise, not one of the students translated the names “Mary” and “Robert” to the Spanish forms “Maria” and “Roberto.” Concerned, she broached the issue with the class and asked why no one translated the names. One of the girls raised her hand and said that she started to translate “Robert” to “Roberto” in the passage, but then “felt guilty” because she did not want to “assign an identity” to Robert who might not “self-identify” as Latino. Then the rest of the girls jumped onto this three-wheeled bandwagon and applauded themselves for their “wokeness”. The teacher was actually excited by this exercise in tomfoolery and expected me to be as well – and as one of the lone-wolf religious conservatives in my profession, I did what I have learned to do over time – just nod politely and keep my critical thoughts to myself. I mean, seriously? Did the kids understand that Robert/Roberto does not exist? Since when is translating a name akin to the woke thought-crime of “assigning identity”? What of kind of bizarre logic are we perpetuating among our students? And why can’t an otherwise competent and intelligent adult bother to recognize and point out infantile <b<virtue signaling for what it is? It’s painful, but as the years go by, I find myself agreeing more and more with Daneen’s sentiments, that this kind of thoughtless thinking is not a bug, but a feature of our contemporary cultural and educational enterprise.

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  9. Ame says:

    Richard – extremely disturbing.

    one of the comments that made it up to the OP related to the harsh content of books being deemed acceptable at younger and younger ages. truly, a parent cannot allow the public schools to choose books in the best interest of their children.

    Aspie-Girl’s 8th grade year in public school was actually a pretty good year in that her sped teachers were good, her reg-ed teachers were good, and the principal, AP, district sped personnel, etc, were all good. the bad was her dad died in the spring. i had been pleased with the selection of books the kids were required to read that year and with the assignments my daughter had in all her classes and with how the sped teachers in her very specialized division of special ed handled her and their class. so when they came up at the end of the year, after her dad died, and said they were going to read a special book about friendship, i (very stupidly) trusted them.

    Aspie-Girl began reading the book and became extremely distraught. so i told her to stop reading till i could read it, and i was absolutely shocked. it was a book about a kid whose dad murdered his mother via strangulation and at the end tries to murder the kid … but his friend saves him (so, oh, gee! happy friendship book!). i was beyond incensed and sent a very stern email to the whole freakin staff of that school and dist sped reps telling them so.

    what insane teachers would give an 8th grade special needs girl whose known emotional level was significantly lower than her reg-ed peers and was in a higher level needs class whose father had just DIED a book about a father MURDERING his mother and call it a ‘sweet book about friendship?!!!

    – – –

    my daughters learned from birth they were not allowed to watch or read anything their dad and i did not approve of, and they knew that we were not crazy about that … so when we forbid them to watch or read something, it really was for their PROTECTION. they’ve obviously reached an age where that’s not an issue, but until they were much older teens, they defaulted to our/my authority. they knew we were protecting them.

    and over and over they still both thank me for pulling them out to homeschool in high school.

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  10. Cill says:


    This panic-mongering is ridiculous. If the UK plays its cards right, it will end up with a higher standard of living than any EU country. However it is NOT playing its cards right. Its commissioners and officials and business leaders should have been working hard in key WTO countries shoring up unprecedented trade opportunities.

    Instead, the UK has obsessed over a brexit deal with Europe. The government has placed all its eggs in that one basket. It has done sweet fuck all to prepare the UK trade-wise for a genuine brexit. They are managing to do a worse job of leaving the EU than they did of joining the Common Market in the early 1970s. Back then, their treatment of their unconditional allies, Canada, Australia, NZ, was condescending and at times deliberately insulting. The ill will was completely unwarranted.

    The “average Joe Bloggs” are not directly to blame for this, except that they along with the average Joe Bloggs of all democracies seem to have a predilection for electing incompetent government. It is no less true of Canada and Australia and NZ than it is of the UK that democracy is failing democracies right now.

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  11. Larry G says:

    well nuts….”It is no less true of Canada and Australia and NZ than it is of the UK that democracy is failing democracies right now.”

    since the modern western WHITE society has collectively decided to commit cultural suicide and is quite royally fucked itself into oblivion, let’s give socialism another go. Russia, China, Cuba, North Korea, Venezuela just didn’t do it right, we can do better.

    Anyone who is still delusional that this can be fixed somehow, please be a dear and get more beer for the rest of us

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  12. Farm Boy says:

    Transgender sprinters finish 1st, 2nd at Connecticut girls indoor track championships

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  13. Farm Boy says:

    Or as courageous Smollett described the motives for the faux-attack of his two Nigerian-American contractors, supposedly dressed up as Donald Trump’s white ogres, “I come really, really hard against 45”—that is, Donald Trump, the 45th president of the United States—“I come really hard against his administration, and I don’t hold my tongue. I could only go off of their words. I mean, who says, “f—ot Empire n—er,” “This is MAGA country, n—er,” ties a noose around your neck, and pours [frozen?] bleach on you? And this is just a friendly fight? I will never be the man that this did not happen to. Everything is forever changed.”

    In fact, no one says that, Jussie, and no one ever did say that except you who scripted the dialogue

    But that dialog won an Oscar last night…


  14. Farm Boy says:

    As the film Green Book pulled off a surprising upset win for “Best Picture” at the Academy Awards on Sunday night, liberals rushed to attack the movie as a false “white savior” narrative that props up President Donald Trump’s alleged racism.


  15. Farm Boy says:

    Sound sketchy? That’s because the addict has been secretly recording the argument in a bid to concoct domestic abuse. The addict has also been using “spy ware” to capture the partner saying that the addict didn’t steal the prescription pills found by police.

    Into this toxic relationship enters the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. It sees the addict’s evidence – including doctored audio files and photos of unrelated bruises – and expels the partner without giving him the evidence.

    This is the tale told in Jacob Oliver’s federal lawsuit against the school, which cleared key hurdles earlier this month.

    The U.S. District Court in Dallas rejected UTSW’s motion to dismiss his procedural due process and gender-discrimination claims, while throwing out claims including First Amendment retaliation.


  16. Farm Boy says:

    Perhaps the most astonishing thing about that incident is that it happened in Warren County, Kentucky, which President Trump carried by a 30-point margin in 2016. It’s such a Republican stronghold that the local GOP congressman, Rep. Brett Guthrie, had no Democrat challenger in 2016 and won re-election in 2018 with 67% of the vote against Democrat Hank Linderman. If anti-Trump rage can make it dangerous to wear a MAGA cap in deep-red Bowling Green, how much more dangerous must it be to show support for the president in deep-blue Democrat-dominated urban coastal enclaves?


  17. Farm Boy says:

    Vincent Ungro, a dad from Annadale, New York, has an 11-year-old daughter who attends I.S. (Intermediate School) 75. She asked him for help with her vocabulary homework last Friday night because she was trying to fill in the blanks from a word bank to complete her assignment — and was really puzzled.
    “President Trump speaks in a very superior and _________ manner insulting many people. He needs to be more __________ so that the American people respect and admire him,” read one homework sentence.

    The next question was: “Barack Obama set a _________ when he became the first African-American president.”

    And what were the choices for the two questions, you ask? These three words: “haughty,” “humble,” and “precedent.” You can guess which ones were meant to be the “correct” answers in this teacher’s mind.

    Ungro, 46, told his daughter not to fill in those blanks — and wrote a note to the teacher, Adria Zawatsky, on the homework sheet, as The Post noted. “Please keep your political views to yourself and do not try to influence my children on them. Thank you,” he wrote.

    The teacher docked the points — which Ungro called “vindictive.”

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  18. thedeti says:

    This whole RBG watch thing reminds me of the old USSR where people didn’t even know Andropov had died for a couple of weeks. Or maybe that was Chernenko, i don’t remember.

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  19. Farm Boy says:

    However, the idea of socialism makes fulfilling this fundamental need virtually impossible.

    What are the reasons for this?

    For one, socialism, by definition, abdicates personal responsibility. It lends to the mindset of not having to care for oneself, one’s family or one’s community, because the government will instead. Thinking this way inevitably makes a person more selfish and lazy, since he or she knows that the government will always hold everyone’s hand, so the individual doesn’t have to help himself or anyone else.

    Another reason is that a mindset of a cradle to grave utopia, where everything is provided to a person, will always lead to a person becoming bored. Humans crave purpose, almost as we crave food and oxygen. As psalmist says in the book of Psalms (28:2), “For you shall eat the labor of your hands; happy shall you be, and it shall be well with you.” In other words, when someone works hard and he or she benefits from that work, that helps to create happiness and satisfaction. However, if someone is handed everything without earning it, it will most likely lead to a sense of emptiness. This phenomenon explains why most who win the lottery become miserable.


  20. Cheque d'Out says:

    Deti, me too. Brezhnev…when did he die exactly? I swear that he was still reviewing parades weeks after what would normally be considered a defining conclusive medical event.

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  21. Cheque d'Out says:

    It’s a shit deal, the words of politicians mean the square root of fuck all, piss off and die. You think we’ve forgotten your gobshyte over the months?


  22. Cheque d'Out says:

    I can’t stop laughing. The chief narcissist in the new split off TIG party, Chucky Uppy, just failed to be elected by the 11 member political bowel movement ‘The Independent Group’.

    I expect that he’ll form the Chucky Uppy Political Party of Me very soon.

    p.s. To chuck up is to vomit


  23. Cheque d'Out says:

    The nu leader (till the party dies at the next election) is ‘Gavin Shuker’

    Gavin, don’t ask me as I have no idea who is other than…well, look at him FFS, is the mong on the left, Chucky is on the right in all his highly polished champagne socialist glory…loser.


  24. Cheque d'Out says:

    The TIGs (stop laughing at the back)


  25. thedeti says:

    brezhnev died in ’82 and it was announced the next day. The entire last year of Brezhnev’s reign was basically Weekend At Bernie’s. Andropov was GS for a year and died in 83, then Chernenko died in 85


  26. Cheque d'Out says:

    Oh look! The true BBC agenda from an old Doctor Who writer


  27. and wrote a note to the teacher, Adria Zawatsky, on the homework sheet, as The Post noted. “Please keep your political views to yourself and do not try to influence my children on them. Thank you,” he wrote.

    The teacher docked the points — which Ungro called “vindictive.”

    Education majors are some of the dumbest people going to college and have been for 50 years.

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  28. Cheque d'Out says:


  29. Cheque d'Out says:


  30. Cheque d'Out says:

    You need the sound on


  31. mgtowhorseman says:

    Its funny seeing them trying to dodge the basic logic.

    “The judge went on to say that the government could no longer justify treating women and men unequally in requiring men but not women to register.

    Not surprisingly, the government argued that there is a difference between allowing women to serve and requiring them to serve. The judge found the government’s explanation inadequate and unconvincing.

    From a purely logical standpoint, it’s odd that the court didn’t accept the government’s answer.

    Imagine a draft tomorrow under current combat rules, which allow but don’t require women to fight. If only a small portion of the women drafted actually chose to serve in combat, drafting them wouldn’t serve Congress’s need for combat troops — the legal justification for the draft.”

    If you are drafted you do not chose to serve in combat or in the rear. You are told. Dumass.

    Or go to the canadian system, all volunteer, no draft. But once you volunteer your duty assignment is Assigned. You can declare preference but you get what you get.


  32. Farm Boy says:

    When the home of Nikki Joly burned down in 2017, killing five pets, the FBI investigated it as a hate crime.

    After all, the transgender man and gay rights activist had received threats after having a banner year in this conservative town.

    In the prior six months, he helped open the city’s first gay community center, organized the first gay festival and, after 18 years of failed attempts, helped lead a bruising battle for an ordinance that prohibits discrimination against gays.

    For his efforts, a local paper named him the Citizen of the Year.

    Authorities later determined the fire was intentionally set, but the person they arrested came as a shock to both supporters and opponents of the gay rights movement. It was the citizen of the year — Nikki Joly.

    “It’s embarrassing,” said Travis Trombley, a gay resident who fought for the ordinance. “How do you do it to the community you have put so much effort into helping?”


  33. Farm Boy says:

    Roads gridlocked with trucks. Empty supermarket shelves. An economy thrown into paralysis,’ a would-be novelist named Scott Reyburn wrote earlier this week. His story, ‘As Brexit Looms, the Art World Prepares for the Fallout’, was recycled as a front-page item on the Times’s international edition.

    ‘Fear — of the unknown, of the familiar, and of what happens when one becomes the other — is stalking London’s stages this winter, as Britain continues to squirm under the big, black question mark known as Brexit,’ squirmed Ben Brantley in a theater round-up. This story received a whole page in what passes for the Arts section of the Times’ international edition

    Britain is in a ‘crazed Brexit vortex’, adds Roger Cohen, holder of the Tom Friedman Chair in Applied Chin-Stroking


  34. Cheque d'Out says:

    But also

    Laba is all over the shop.


  35. Cheque d'Out says:

    At least you can rely on the cnuting Tories though


  36. Cheque d'Out says:

    And fuck it. He’s dead.


  37. Cheque d'Out says:


  38. Farm Boy says:

    U.S.—The nation breathed a collective sigh of relief Monday while watching footage in which Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez appeared to come out against the concept of reproducing.

    Stating they realized that we really dodged a bullet this time, citizens all over the country expressed their sudden sense of comfort and serenity at the fact that Ocasio-Cortez would probably never have children. Fear and trepidation had swept the nation upon the realization that Ocasio-Cortez likely possessed the capability to reproduce actual human children, whom she would then ingrain with her values and politics for their entire childhoods before they would go on to have political careers of their own.

    “This is a huge burden off my chest,” said Lyle Billings of Lawrence, Kansas. “I suddenly realized that there could be two, three, or even four little Ocasio-Cortezes running around one day. So I totally support the congresswoman’s position against having children. It’s really what’s best for the nation as a whole.”

    While the nation is typically baffled at Ocasio-Cortez’s positions, her bold stand against having children has become her most popular policy position yet, garnering a 97% approval rating.

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  39. Farm Boy says:

    Democratic socialist Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) suggested on Sunday night that people should consider not having children due to climate change because there is a “scientific consensus” that life will be hard for kids.


  40. Farm Boy says:


  41. Cheque d'Out says:

    I’m going to have nightmares now. Bugger.


  42. Ame says:

    BREAKING: Presidential candidates Cory Booker, Kirsten Gillibrand, Kamala Harris, Amy Klobuchar, Elizabeth Warren, and Bernie Sanders have voted “NO” on a bill that would’ve required doctors to provide medical care to infants born alive after an attempted abortion.

    — Ryan Saavedra (@RealSaavedra) February 26, 2019

    when i read these things … it’s like watching them all link arms and see how fast they can run into hell together. surely there’s a special place for them there.

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  43. Larry G says:

    “ Cory Booker, Kirsten Gillibrand, Kamala Harris, Amy Klobuchar, Elizabeth Warren, and Bernie Sanders have voted “NO” on a bill that would’ve required doctors to provide medical care to infants born alive after an attempted abortion.”

    Tolerant, inclusive, liberal, progressive pieces of shit. Would be excellent to have a bounty out on each and every one,


  44. Ame says:

    this is really cool – i’d not heard of this before, but i’m sure many of you have: Airplane Beach:


  45. Farm Boy says:

    So the Democratic Party

    1. Endorses the killing of babies
    2. Endorses stopping the relief convoys from entering Venezuala
    3. Effectively endorses Iranians throwing gays off of tall buildings

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  46. […] one word, it is their pride.  Pride and arrogance are what keeps us from seeing our own flaws, or from wanting to acknowledge […]


  47. Farm Boy says:

    The enormous price tag, which amounts to over $650,000 per U.S. household, covers a low-carbon electricity grid, net zero emissions transportation system, guaranteed jobs, universal health care, guaranteed green housing, and food security.

    “The Green New Deal is clearly very expensive,” the group noted in its analysis. “Its further expansion of the federal government’s role in some of the most basic decisions of daily life, however, would likely have a more lasting and damaging impact than its enormous price tag.”


  48. Ame says:

    Farm Boy
    1h ago
    So the Democratic Party

    1. Endorses the killing of babies
    2. Endorses stopping the relief convoys from entering Venezuala
    3. Effectively endorses Iranians throwing gays off of tall buildings

    you know … it’s not even like they are *for* anything anymore. they are only *against* good, *against* Trump, *against* … . and that path is wide and leads to destruction and many are those who follow it.

    my ex-in-laws lived and parented like this … to *not* be like ____ rather than to be or become the best each can be and do with who they are and what they have. so their sons grew up trying *not* to be like this other ministry family and kids that they despised.

    aaand then comes their sweet, precious, beautiful daughter-in-law (that’s be me!) who finally had it one day probably about 12? years into our marriage, and i said, “Y’all couldn’t be like ____ even if you wanted to! You need to stop talking about that!”

    welll … that went over really well 😉

    can’t imagine why they came to hate me so. ugh.

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  49. Cill says:

    (Larry) “well nuts…
    please be a dear and get more beer for the rest of us.”

    “A dear?”

    As long as you understand, my resources don’t extend beyond CDDU.


  50. RichardP says:

    @Ame – Re. Airplane Beach: except for the beach and the really big planes, that could be Burbank / Bob Hope airport. The mountains to the east of the airport in your video even look similar.

    Vineland Ave runs north and south at the west end of the runway that the planes land on. They come in from the west / left, and it seems you can almost reach up and touch the wheels as they pass over Vineland . Used to have a bunch of kids in the neighborhood when daughter was young. On Saturdays we used to pile into the car and go watch the planes land. It worked better if we went to the parking lot just to the north of the runway, off of Vineland. The kids could look through the chain link fence and watch the planes land. They are all in their early 20s now, but they still talk about those days. Big, noisy, metallic, lots of wind, scary fun as they learned they were safe where they were behind the chain-link fence, but there was the monster touching down right in front of them. It was interesting seeing that through the kids eyes.

    Burbank Airport – west end


  51. RichardP says:

    I have to activate the Google Maps drop-down menu and click on “Globe” to make that picture display right. You may have to also.


  52. Some say RG is on artificial support. Technically alive and could be until 2020. I don’t see how without proof of ability to do the job, true to the rumor or not, one could continue to hold the post? But people have to question it or it will just bleep bleep bleep along. And maybe now is not the time, some would say, but at the same time in a world where s#it can change quickly one should (God forbid) not assume there is till 2020 or beyond. Millions of lives could depend on it. Every day matters.


  53. And then there is this question, what makes civilizations collapse?

    Perhaps for me (but yet have we not heard this in the led pill circles for years?) the shocking takeaway quote was this:

    “Collapse is often quick and greatness provides no immunity. The Roman Empire covered 4.4 million sq km (1.9 million sq miles) in 390. Five years later, it had plummeted to 2 million sq km (770,000 sq miles). By 476, the empire’s reach was zero.”


  54. Cill says:

    Absolutely Bloom.

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  55. Red pill not lead pill! Yikes! :/


  56. Cull can we all just sell our collective stuff and move in at your place? Kidding! But it may be pretty interesting, in person… not sure how that would work out but if not we could all have separate huts and just text each other! Lol. Kidding! 🙂 but you know… think about it…

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  57. Cill nit cull, gah. Autocorrect gets me again. Sorry bout that!


  58. Cill not cull… will be quiet now but that boat thing sounded mighty nice! Winter here and all! Lol.

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  59. Or you guys could all move to my place but it doesn’t sound nearly so nice as some others in warmer climes! Lol. But it’s not bad either… middling… 😉

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  60. Cill says:

    You’re ok.

    Liked by 2 people

  61. Cill says:

    I see what you mean. It’s something I’ve thought about. I haven’t figured it out yet.

    Liked by 1 person

  62. SFC Ton says:

    So the Democratic Party

    1. Endorses the killing of babies
    2. Endorses stopping the relief convoys from entering Venezuala
    3. Effectively endorses Iranians throwing gays off of tall buildings

    Yup. And then they have the balls to call me deplorable

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  63. Farm Boy says:

    Jussie Smollett’s story shows how intolerant of ‘victims’ we really are | Nesrine Malik
    — The Guardian (@guardian) February 25, 2019


  64. Farm Boy says:

    Former Clinton pollster Mark Penn told Fox News this morning there are a number of scenarios that may lead to a third Hillary candidacy.

    After defending Clinton’s credentials as “one of the most experienced politicians around,” Penn went on to say of the reported recent confabs between Hillary and declared candidates, “Those meetings are going to be somewhat awkward because she hasn’t declared that she’s not definitely running, and she, in fact, at the same time is looking over the field and I think will make a decision later in the year whether or not to run herself.”

    Penn said the chances of Hillary running depends on how the field shapes up.

    “If the party looks too far to the left and there’s no front runner, she’ll get in,” he said.

    Again and again, she’s let it slip out that she wants to run.


  65. Cheque d'Out says:

    Right! That’s it! I’m off to my happy place to save me from having to bite my tongue clean off


  66. Cheque d'Out says:

    Detective facing the sack for farting on duty and repeatedly saying ‘c**t’. Would fit right in here – we need more ladies.

    ‘Ladies’ seems to be over-egging the pudding somewhat


  67. Cheque d'Out says:

    Works for politics. Sexual and otherwise

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  68. Cheque d'Out says:

    I need cheering up, perhaps a cheery film to put me in a better mood?

    And I do like this film and the book that it’s based on

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  69. Cheque d'Out says:


  70. Cheque d'Out says:


  71. BuenaVista says:

    Dawn’s Early Light: Luff the Buffs!

    There’s Das Boot-level tension in that movie, which I haven’t seen. Thx for the reference

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  72. Cheque d'Out says:


  73. Cheque d'Out says:

    ‘Trinity’s Child’ by William Prochnau is the book. Published in 1984 (in the UK anyway)

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  74. Cheque d'Out says:

    Both the political and military stories in the book (and mirrored in the film) are very good, I think.


  75. Cheque d'Out says:

    And you’re welcome


  76. Cheque d'Out says:


  77. Cill says:

    FB and SG: there’s a comment waiting approval. I’ve looked at it but I’ve been out slogging my arse off for 54 hours. So tired I can’t think straight.


  78. And should add that normie is also usually fat, wears problem glasses, and has a weird hair color.

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  79. Farm Boy says:

    The willingness to provide economic support for those unwilling to work, or the acceptance of such ideas, is not the biggest lie surrounding the Green New Deal. A short time ago, Ocasio-Cortez insisted she didn’t want Venezuelan socialism for the United States. She was seeking the smiling, Swedish sort of socialism for this country. Never mind the fact that Sweden really isn’t socialist, either, as the government doesn’t control the means of production.

    Regardless of Ocasio-Cortez’s cavalier ignorance of facts, she stated very clearly that she didn’t want the ugly, brutish socialism we’ve seen destroy Venezuela. Yet the Green New Deal exposed her lies on that front. The underlying theme to the entire plan is coercion. It has to be. This Green New Deal cannot be achieved without embracing full-blown, coercive socialism.

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  80. Farm Boy says:

    The benefits are easy to explain, said the white paper’s principal researcher, Craig D. Idso, chairman of the Center for the Study of Carbon Dioxide and Global Change and a member of the CO2 Coalition.

    He said plants thrive when there is more CO2, which is why growers pump it into greenhouses.

    “The modern rise in atmospheric CO2 is proving to be a powerful ally in staving off regional food shortages that are projected to occur just a few decades from now. The unique characteristics of this miracle molecule are helping to raise crop yields per unit of land area, per unit of nutrients applied, and per unit of water used,” said the report titled, What Rising CO2 Means for Global Food Security.


  81. Farm Boy says:

    Let’s take a trip down Bad Memory Lane. For approximately three decades, the prevailing feminist doctrine was “gender neutrality” theory; it held that the sexes are the same except for the superficial physical differences, therefore raising boys and girls the same way will result in their being identical beneath the skin. This was embraced so radically that, as iconoclastic feminist Camille Paglia once related, feminists would corner her on college campuses in the ’70s, glaring, and swear that hormones didn’t exist and that even if they did, they couldn’t possibly influence behavior.

    Though I never believed it, I was accosted with this theory as a teen and young adult, as many of you no doubt were. It was convenient for feminists. After all, convince people of the sexes’ sameness, the thinking (feeling?) goes, and there can be no justification for keeping women from traditionally male arenas.

    The social pressure brought to bear was profound, too. “Gender neutrality” theory was Science™, opposed only by knuckle-dragging, mouth-breathing, backward Neanderthals. Sound familiar?

    The connection to transgenderism should be obvious. The feminists spread notion A, “that the sexes are the same except for the superficial physical differences.” Then transgender activists came along and merely espoused B, a corollary: if you change the superficial physical differences, you can be the opposite sex.

    You can draw a straight line from one to the next — B absolutely, logically follows from A.

    Related to this, some feminists complain that if a man can be female just by saying so, it dilutes the idea of “woman.” But did feminism not start this dilution with sameness-beneath-the-skin doctrine?


  82. The willingness to provide economic support for those unwilling to work,..

    The underlying theme to the entire plan is coercion. It has to be.

    Because why the fuck wouldn’t we all just tools down? I ain’t paying for some slobs to sit on their asses all day. I mean I know we’re all doing this already, but its a polite fiction that we all agree to so we can keep things moving along. Officially saying its OK for some not to work cause they don’t feel like it and making others slave for them ain’t going to go over without a whole lot of shooting first.

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  83. Farm Boy says:

    Larson also told Entertainment Tonight that she pushed the studio to make “Captain Marvel” a “big feminist movie.” “I had a meeting with Marvel and what we discussed is they wanted to make a big feminist movie,” she said.

    Larson’s’ comments prompted instant backlash online, particularly over at Rotten Tomatoes, where the film’s “Want To See” score began dropping precipitously — triggering critics on the left to blame the right for the bad buzz, as Twitchy noted.

    In apparent response, as pointed out by Den of Geek, Rottten Tomatoes has announced that it’s going to put an end to the “Want To See” score altogether.


  84. Cheque d'Out says:

    Cill, I had a look. Nothing. Did FB beat me to it?

    [Beat you he did
    Trackback from Stephanie it was]

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  85. Well, it’s not like there ain’t a couple million other corrupt, evil bitches loose in the gubmint.

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  86. Cheque d'Out says:

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  87. Farm Boy says:

    Well, at least she has the boobs for it

    She can fly through federal money faster than a speeding bullet; she’s more powerful fighting climate change than the Sierra Club; she’s able to leap over corporate buildings with a single bound; why, it’s new comic book heroine Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez!


  88. Larry G says:

    Out of the loop for a day or two, busy reading up on the Punic Wars…mankind never changes

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  89. Farm Boy says:

    For your listening pleasure


  90. Cheque d'Out says:

    Thanks FB

    [Yes, musical videos about me fine they are]

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  91. SFC Ton says:

    . I mean I know we’re all doing this already, but its a polite fiction that we all agree to so we can keep things moving along.
    It’s the negro tax. A bribe really cause folks don’t want to shoot them when they riot or break into their house.

    Shooting is cheaper in the long run

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  92. Cheque d'Out says:

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  93. Farm Boy says:

    If you are interested in the whole story,

    Tommy Robinson’s courageous truth-telling about Islam has not only resulted in years of harassment by the British authorities, an endless cascade of death threats, and, last year, a thoroughly unjust prison term that might have spelled his demise, but also, of course, a pattern of coverage by the mainstream media that has been almost uniformly deceitful and poisonous. When he heard that the BBC series Panorama, which is the UK’s answer to 60 Minutes, was planning a story on him with the working title “Tommy Takedown,” and that its producers were collaborating with the vile group Hope Not Hate (HNH), which is Britain’s version of the Southern Poverty Law Center — i.e., a shady far-left smear machine masquerading as a noble monitor of bigots, fascists, and hate groups — he decided to go on the offensive.

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  94. Cheque d'Out says:

    Worst joke of the day?

    A pun walks into a room and kills ten people.

    Pun in. Ten dead.

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  95. Cheque d'Out says:

    We call ‘sneakers’ ‘trainers’ here (among other names; plimsoles for example)

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  96. Cheque d'Out says:

    The truth about the EU and the Euro


  97. We call “sneakers” “illegal immigrants/invaders” here, among other names…

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  98. Cheque d'Out says:

    Told you that Kate Hoey was solid

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  99. Cheque d'Out says:

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  100. Cheque d'Out says:

    Waitrose is considered to be a supermarket for nice people.
    Sham is our Isis bride


  101. Farm Boy says:

    The Left needs Americans to believe the lie that this is a racist country.
    The reactions of many on the left to the case of Jussie Smollett prove two important things:

    There is little racism in America.

    The Left — white and black — is morally and psychologically impaired.

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  102. SFC Ton says:

    There is little racism in America.

    Most def one of the many problems with White americans


  103. Farm Boy says:

    An 81-year-old township man was assaulted after being confronted for wearing a “Make America Great Again” hat, authorities said.


  104. Cheque d'Out says:

    Did someone upset Liz?

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  105. Farm Boy says:

    Feel good post of the day

    The woman who was charged with confronting a man wearing a “Make America Great Again” hat inside a Falmouth Mexican restaurant is now in ICE custody. The department said she was in the country illegally.

    “Deportation officers with ICE’s Fugitive Operations Team arrested Rosiane Santos, an unlawfully present citizen of Brazil, today near Falmouth, Massachusetts,” said ICE spokesman John Mohan. “Santos is currently facing local charges for assault and other offenses. She is presently in ICE custody and has been entered into removal proceedings before the federal immigration courts.”

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  106. Farm Boy says:

    YouTube last week deplatformed a YouTube channel that specialized in exposing Stolen Valor cases. “Stolen Valor,” of course, refers to cases where dishonorable pretenders are caught making fraudulent claims of military honors they didn’t earn. Retired Navy Seal Don Shipley has made it his life’s mission to expose these shameless charlatans.

    He told PJ Media that he thinks his channel was taken down because he had “outed Nathan Phillips,” who had “masqueraded as a Vietnam Vet.”


  107. Farm Boy says:

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  108. Farm Boy says:

    The United Methodist Church has fractured over the role of LGBT people in the denomination. At a special conference in St. Louis this week, convened specifically to address divisions over LGBT issues, members voted to toughen prohibitions on same-sex marriage and LGBT clergy. This was a surprise: The denomination’s bishops, its top clergy, pushed hard for a resolution that would have allowed local congregations, conferences, and clergy to make their own choices about conducting same-sex marriages and ordaining LGBT pastors.


  109. Farm Boy says:

    A revealing new report on privilege in America was published by a research team at Santa Carlo University on Wednesday. Researchers conducted the study with the goal to find recurring traits in those who enjoy extreme privilege in America. The results were more or less predictable: the very people griping about privilege all day are by far the most privileged people on the planet.

    “We found that if an individual spends their time doing things like sitting around on Twitter telling white people not to eat Thai food, or men to quit trying to get jobs, or Asians to quit getting such good grades, then there is a good chance they are the beneficiaries of a highly privileged society,” said lead research administrator Susan Perry. “The consistent through-line we found was boredom. Privilege leads to boredom, which leads to looking for things to gripe about, and many people choose to gripe about perceived privilege issues,” she added.

    “We’ve uncovered a loop. The more privilege people have, the more unprivileged they feel,” said Prentice Henson, another researcher on the project. This privilege loop has become known by researchers as the “spoiled bunch of crybabies” effect. “It turns out if you are looking at your insanely wealthy, free society that is full of opportunities for all, you should take a deep breath, quit your whining, and be thankful.”

    “There is a consistent pattern of joylessness, boredom, and self-hate at work here,” said psychologist Carl Menton, who helped write the study. “These people just can’t stand themselves. What they need most is probably a hug, if they didn’t find hugs so micro-aggressive.”

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  110. Farm Boy says:

    Calling the maneuver a “cheap political stunt,” Democratic senators who were forced to vote on the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act accused their Republican colleagues of trying to pin them down on the complex issue of whether or not it’s OK to let newborn babies who survived a murder attempt die on the table.

    “This is a nuanced discussion,” said Senator Kamala Harris, who voted against the act. “I mean, should we or shouldn’t we murder babies? It’s not really cut and dry for many Americans. What if the baby is inconvenient? What if the mother has already decided it’s a nuisance and might interfere with her school or work? What then?”

    Wildly gazing into television cameras as though in a staring contest with the American public, Senator Cory Booker said, “My associate Kamala is right. A mother doesn’t want a baby and tries to kill it. Then it comes out anyway and is just sitting there crying. Nobody likes crying, right? I mean, this is obviously a decision for a mother and her medical provider. It’s a toughie.”

    The Democrats who voted against the measure, many of whom are running for president, pointed out that they would need to take a high school philosophy class before they could even begin to explore all the facets of the difficult question of whether or not we can kill living babies just out of the womb, or at least watch an episode of Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood to develop that kind of moral reasoning.

    At publishing time, these same senators announced their plan to lecture the nation on “black and white” issues of morality like gun control, paying for other people’s college debt, and taking more of your money by force.


  111. Farm Boy says:

    After a recently elected democratic socialist politician suddenly began using authoritarian, elitist-sounding language mere weeks after getting her first whiff of power, every single person in the country who’s never read a history book expressed their shock and surprise at the sudden transformation.

    The woman, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, tweeted “We’re in charge” in the context of a proposed sweeping government takeover of the economy, saying her critics who haven’t proposed an alternative were “shouting from the cheap seats.” She also declared “I’m the boss, how about that?” in a recent video interview. The statements shocked certain groups of people across the country, namely, those who haven’t been in the same room as a history book anytime in the past few decades.

    “Wow, a socialist who was elected on her promises to work ‘for the people’ is suddenly telling everyone she’s in charge and they have to listen to her? That’s really weird,” said one man in Portland who dropped his world history class in high school. “I would have thought socialists never suddenly transform into power-hungry maniacs as soon as they get their first high from telling people what to do.”

    “It’s just, I’ve never heard of that happening in the past, say, 100 years or so,” he added before he had to return to his Starbucks shift, wrapping his work apron around his hammer and sickle T-shirt.

    Another thing shared in common by those who were surprised by this development is never having read Animal Farm by George Orwell, sources confirmed at publishing time.


  112. Farm Boy says:

    There’s two standards of justice, one for Democrats one for Republicans. The press is all Democrat, all liberal, all progressive, all left – they hate Republicans, they hate Trump. So the suggestion that there’s ever going to be civil discourse in this country for the foreseeable future in this country is over. It’s not going to be.


  113. Farm Boy says:

    For some people these days, every single thing is about race. This article in Vox, a web site for low-information young people, reads like a parody. But I am pretty sure it is serious. The topic? “The knitting community is reckoning with racism.” Personally, I didn’t even know there was a “knitting community.”

    It begins with a young (white) knitter who expressed enthusiasm about an upcoming trip to India on social media


  114. Farm Boy says:

    Drain the swamp

    For overseas readers, the ACT is a very small state in Australia which was formed entirely for the creation of the nation’s artificial capital, Canberra. It is a bureaucratic state and currently enjoys the best standard of living in the country and the highest per capita average income. In modern Australia it pays to be a parasite.


  115. Farm Boy says:

    It would not go down like the Jussie Smollett hoax. Or the “poop Swastika” incident at Missou. Or the drum-beating Indian complaining about “the Smirk heard ’round the world.”

    Rather, these fake hate crimes are presented in the manner a Leftist would conduct a hate campaign. Leftists are fond of indirect, symbolic tactics. PETA-tards enjoy throwing paint on people wearing leather or fur. They are fond of weird symbolism like dressing up as bloodied animals up for slaughter. See the parallels with the noose and bleach supposedly dumped on Jussie? It’s basically PETA-behavior, but staged as a Rightist thing

    In this the Left betrays how little they understand us. For even their hoaxes seem like bad parodies to us. It’s what a Leftist would do, only reversed in ideological polarity. It’s not what a Rightist would do. They don’t get us. Their rank-and-file doesn’t have any clue who they are dealing with anymore. Even the Media is too stuck on Leftism to understand anymore. There was a time, perhaps, when wiser Leftists would have thought “well, that doesn’t sound a whole lot like them… maybe we should check into this a little more.”

    That time has passed.

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  116. This privilege loop has become known by researchers as the “spoiled bunch of crybabies” effect.

    AKA Democrats and other commie bastards.


  117. I hope that pony’s lawyer is familiar with the current statutes about being the victim of toxic masculinity.

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