Why Is Hillary So Unlikable?

Before the last presidential election Hillary supposedly told her pollsters to shut up, mainly because she didn’t want to hear about how unlikable people considered her.  So in honor of Hillary’s birthday, here is a take on that.  It probably will not be all-inclusive. Readers can help fill in any gaps.

It all starts that she is very selfish; the world revolves around her, and she thinks this is normal and good.  This might not be so much of a problem if people also considered her to be truly behind their cause.  I am sure that some women (.e.g. Andrea Mitchell, Jennifer Granholm) really have convinced themselves of this; but deep down, they probably know better.

Furthermore, Hillary is really not very good at masking this.  The more she tries, the more incompetent she appears.  Voters are not impressed by incompetence, especially in an area that could be considered to be a required job skill for a President.

Finally, this selfish (actually ruthlessly selfish) nature is most unbecoming on a woman.  Supposedly we are all beyond judging women by different standards than fellas; but that is never going to happen.  It is all a convenient fiction.  People have in-built predisposition on how to judge women, and selfishness is most definitely a no-go, both from men and women’s perspective.

P.S. Maggie Thatcher might have had a cold appearance, but behind that everyone could see that she had a bedrock of principles that she believed were beneficial to the common good.

Posted in FarmBoy, Feminism, Politics
135 comments on “Why Is Hillary So Unlikable?
  1. Farm Boy says:

    Would you want Hillary to be a relative of yours?

    Would you like to meet her at a party?


  2. Farm Boy says:

    Not so many comments so far. Perhaps everyone agrees with the above premise

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  3. h0neyc0mb says:

    Killary .. never heard of him.


  4. b g says:

    No and no, just go away Hillary. You are as plastic as PM Turdo the second ;-D

    [A pretty little pout that was not]

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  5. BuenaVista says:

    Hillary is extremely likeable to people who write six-figure checks. They think she’s charming and right on the issues, and she’s expert at reinforcing that cohort’s innate contempt for the unwashed. And I’m speaking with first-hand information here, people. They are really, really fond of her.

    Her failure as a politician is due to her inability to contain her contempt. She — literally — thinks it’s unimportant to be “likeable” to people whose very existence makes her skin crawl.

    A supposition is that FDR, e.g., is a beloved “man of the people” because his era didn’t actually require him to spend time with any of them. And media was even more supine and obfuscatory than today.

    Warren is doing better at lying to her base for a couple of simple reasons. One, and I consider this admirable, she appears to have excellent energy and health; she doesn’t wear Walmart shower curtains as “dresses.” Two, she walks her class warfare talk, and is not just another hooker (yet) for Wall Street $ like Biden and HRC.

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  6. BuenaVista says:

    Darn. My antique Volvo for an editor.

    “She — literally — thinks it’s UNIMPORTANT to be “likeable” to people whose very existence makes her skin crawl.”


  7. BuenaVista says:

    I think I told the story, but I’m mature so I’ll repeat myself and pretend I didn’t.

    I had a torrid thing with one of the Clintons’ biggest supporters. (Inner circle.) I was skiing with her at Telluride, and then I said, never a good idea, Watch this! and drove her over the Million Dollar highway to Silverton and points beyond.

    This is the Million Dollar Highway, people. I give up trying to satisfy WordPress with a 1991-compliant .jpg so you have to click through. Anyway, it’s a fun drive in winter. Not very common in the USA, more common in Europe or south Asia.


    This terrified her, but it was on this trip I introduced her to Merle Haggard’s perfect baritone. I put two hands on the wheel, at her request, and played Merle CDs in the rent-a-car. She was current on pop music and graciously noted that Kid Rock or whomever couldn’t carry Merle’s jock.

    So later, driving into Durango, we stopped at Walmart to buy more Merle. We got a couple of CDs and I was wandering over to sporting goods to look at knives or something, and she said, “I’m very uncomfortable here; I’m uncomfortable with these people; I want to leave please.” So we left.

    Well. That woman has raised money for WJC and HRC in her homes. She thinks HRC is eminently likeable and important. HRC today feeds off that enthusiasm. That’s her market. Not the oily fat people at Walmart who cast the votes. We all make choices in life.

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  8. BuenaVista says:

    “Kid Rock or whoever” — not “whomever”.


  9. BuenaVista says:

    I have total, complete and final Brexit fatigue, but I was arguing with a friend of mine who’s teaching at Oxford this term (an apologist for the liberal statis POV) and noted this chart on UK/Tory voter sentiment, which I thought was interesting.

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  10. Ame says:

    BV – it sounds like she creates a world where people adore her, so it’s a shock when, say, she’s not voted in as prez b/c she thinks her world is representative of the whole?

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  11. Farm Boy says:

    This is the Million Dollar Highway, people. Anyway, it’s a fun drive in winter.

    This terrified her

    I drove that highway with my Mom in March. This terrified her.

    Then we reached Durango. The Super 8 had a library in the basement. I read a book on the 1906 San Francisco Earthquake. Serendipity. I rather enjoyed that trip.

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  12. Farm Boy says:

    “I’m very uncomfortable here; I’m uncomfortable with these people; I want to leave please.”

    I once stumbled upon a cattle dog competition in the total hinterlands of Idaho. More serendipity. Lots of white men in cowboy hats riding horses. Open carry everywhere. A fella casually asked me to watch his horse while he went to the porta-pot.

    I was thinking of how many SWPLs (some of which had fundraisers for Hillary in their house) I know from suburbia would be amazingly uncomfortable. I, rather, was at home

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  13. Farm Boy says:

    Yes, those kind of people adore her. But can they not see into her heart?

    Oddly enough,the common people are better judges of character than those who claim that they are the best and brightest

    One more reason for the common folk to distrust the judgement of the best and brightest

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  14. Farm Boy says:

    The border collies at the cattle dog competition had better judgment and were probably smarter than many if Hillary’s well-heeled supporters

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  15. Farm Boy says:

    Note the look of rapture on Andrea Mitchell’s face (the older blonde on the right)

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  16. Farm Boy says:

    While in Durango, I overheard a conversation from a young fella at the next table. He was most concerned about how “progressive” Durango was, and how he was leading the charge of progressivism there.

    Virtue signaling was not yet a thing, but that was what he was doing. I was thinking, “Get a life”

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  17. Farm Boy says:

    From the previous thread,

    “She feels entitled to do it. She feels compelled to do it. She feels that God put her on the Earth to do it. But she’s hesitant because she realizes the timing is bad,” he said. “She’s got to wait until Biden drops out because he’s obviously next in line for it, and if he goes away, there’s an opening for her.”


    My nephew once ran into Dick Morris in the john in an airport. “Will Hillary be President”, he asked. Since this was in a john, and conversations were expected to be short, Dick Morris replied, “Do you believe that the American people will ever elect her”?

    Enough said

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  18. Cheque d'Out says:

    So…remembering that we don’t vote for our Prime Minister, we vote for our MP and the party with the most MPs likely chooses the PM…I think that Boris is taking a big gamble IF he goes for a General Election without delivering a clean Brexit first.

    I don’t hang out with normeez, so there’s a chance that I’m misreading things, but…

    Boris’ Shit Deal is not far from May’s Shit Deal, we’re still under their courts till 2022 (the EU will have NO incentive to work to get a deal) at least. So I don’t want his deal. I want No Deal. Boris’ deal might be the best that he can get but it’s still failure. He’ll be a loser AFAIAC. Not saying that there’s anyone better though.

    Boris is saying:
    1) trust me to deliver Brexit while pushing a shit deal when trust in politicians is at rock bottom
    2) vote for me because Corbyn will be a catastrophe when people’s trust in democracy is dying. “They’re all fucking wasters, does it really matter who’s in charge?” “Perhaps a term under laba will teach the stupid fucking libtard bastards a huge lesson in socialism being shit”.

    I likely won’t vote tory at all because my local MP is a waster of a remoaner (no headlines, does as he’s told, but he’s a remainer). I might think about it with a No-Deal. But no promises. Otherwise I’ll vote for Nigel’s party (TBP / BXP) but that’s not without problems itself (a story for another comment)

    The key is when/if Boris talks to Nigel about an electoral pact. He won’t do it unless he sees defeat coming. He’d have to tell Tory candidates to step down in northern constituencies that still hate the tories from back in Maggie’s days. He’ll take pain from within the party. And the party’s reputation will be dinged.

    If Boris delivers No-Deal first then I genuinely think that he’ll walk the next GE without needing Nigel. High stakes, Boris. Or would you prefer me to go back to calling you BloJo?

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  19. Cheque d'Out says:

    Another non-normee writes

    Well, in the forthcoming election, should there be one, I will be voting for the Brexit Party because:

    1. Boris promised we would leave by October 31st and he has broken that promise (he knew when he made the promise that Remoaners would put up lots of obstacles, but it looks like he never had the plan or intention to do what was required to overcome those obstacles).
    2. He will almost certainly go into an election with his Surrender Agreement as the “Leave” option – but this is not the Leave I voted for
    3. Even if he promises he will leave without a deal (either immediately, or after yet more faffing about trying to agree an acceptable deal), I don’t believe him.
    4. There is no risk, in my consituency at least, of “vote BXP, get Corbyn” and even if there was, I don’t give a shit any more, the Conservatives don’t deserve my vote.

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  20. Cheque d'Out says:

    And it’s Happy Birthday

    What he reads out sounds a little odd regarding the ranks of the commanders. Note that you’re going back to the days where Sergeant Major wasn’t the top rank of Sergeants. It was more the bottom rank of Generals.


    Sergeant major general is a now mostly extinct military rank. A prominent example was Philip Skippon in the English New Model Army as organized by Oliver Cromwell.

    Over the course of the 17th century, the increasing professionalisation of armies saw sergeant major general become the most junior of the general ranks. At the same time, the sergeant portion of the title was more and more commonly dropped; by the early 18th century, the rank’s name had been permanently shortened to major general.

    Since sergeant major general had ranked below lieutenant general, the newly named rank of major general appeared to create a precedence issue, in that a major outranks a lieutenant but a lieutenant general outranks a major general. This continues to cause confusion to those unfamiliar with the history of the rank, particularly in those armies using insignia similar to the British Army. The rank is sometimes used by paramilitary organizations such as militias[citation needed].

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  21. Cheque d'Out says:

    The Bruges Group is a Tory group of the Maggie legacy

    Tice is Nigel’s deputy. He comes across well in the media.


  22. Cheque d'Out says:

    BloJo sounding wobbly, here’s the old Boris


  23. Cheque d'Out says:

    Behold BloJo

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  24. Cheque d'Out says:

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  25. Cheque d'Out says:

    The totally unbiased BBC’s view of the assisted suicide of a terrorist

    [Perhaps colluding the news media is]

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  26. Cheque d'Out says:

    Some good memes out today. Boris said he’d rather be dead in a ditch than extend the deadline. These are the tourist site plaques in the UK

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  27. Cheque d'Out says:

    [So a bitch “me” is]

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  28. Cheque d'Out says:

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  29. Cheque d'Out says:

    Mongmentum, hard-core lefttards are right about something!

    And oh for a quiet couple of pints discussing the goings on with Mark Francois. He must have some tales to tell


  30. Yes, Hillary’s naked contempt for everyone not 1000% behind her and who writes big checks to prove it, is what’s kept her from ascending to the throne, so far…

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  31. BuenaVista says:

    The FB didn’t mean this in the way, I’m sure, I’m going to react against:

    “Oddly enough, the common people are better judges …”

    I always bridle when I hear this because I spent 30 years in the DC/NYC bubble, thus located socially and professionally with what I call the clerisy: People who consider themselves absolutely UNcommon and therefore entitled to run the country, highly selective colleges, the media, entertainment. This has been created, as Charles Murray notes, by a great filtering of our society along so-called ‘meritocratic’ lines: By school selection and entrance, leading to a small cohort of people intermarrying, living in the same zip codes, working in the same institutions, rewarding each other indiscriminately. Murray writes that this began in earnest in the 1960s, so now we’re into its third generation.

    I don’t think these people are innovators, artists, statesmen, philosophers. I think they are callow parasites who are expert at manipulating institutions. So it was always a bit of a struggle to be undercover and compliant; I often wasn’t and it cost me as my inconsistencies were revealed over time.

    Even Rush Limbaugh uses this construction of “common people”: he’s always talking about “average Americans.” He doesn’t mean it snidely in the manner of the Washington Post but my word, you want to hear cliches and groupthink recited, have dinner with a Washington Post columnist. (One of my execs was married to one, and you talk about a colossal pussy with nothing of importance or meaning to say, he’s one. They both are Yalies, of course.) So who is being “average” here?

    It’s a very encouraging time to be alive as there is a renewal now of the populist, civic impulses that have constructed societies. We know it’s scary to the self-annointed because they never stop smearing us, booing the president, breaking the law to impeach the damn electorate and its electoral choices.

    Anyway, for any readers out there, the two military historians who have best educated me are John Keegan (Englishman) and Victor Davis Hanson, a classicist by trade, who writes on war … and farming.

    (Once I was in an online debate with a bunch of self-annointed intellectuals and I went into reasonable depth on VD Hanson’s theory of war. This caused screaming and shrieking; these were ideas they hadn’t previously received, certified. Then one of them, boy, he put me in my place. He said, “I talked to my friend who teaches classics and he’s never heard of him.” Right there you have it: Social and professional dismissal. Hanson has sold more works of classical scholarship than any living American.)

    Here is Hanson’s current memo on this bullshit American nomenklatura. The nomenklatura needs to be destroyed. They are the average, conformist, self-dealing cohort that would colonize and indenture 300 million people. (That’s what breaking the Electoral College would do: Turn 85% of the country into colonies to be strip-mined for the benefit of the nomenklatura.) (Mollie is on TV a lot but she is true to her Missouri, Lutheran roots.)

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  32. Cheque d'Out says:

    I know, I know. That old story. We’ve all done it. Walking home drunk and spotted a 270ft chimney…we all know where this thinking leads

    A “complex and difficult” operation is under way to rescue a man trapped 270 feet up a chimney.

    Police, fire and ambulance services are all at the scene, with a helicopter hovering near the top of Dixon’s Chimney in Carlisle, Cumbria.

    Footage from the scene appears to show a figure, upside down with his legs in the air, at the top of the chimney.

    Roads around the structure, built in 1836 and a prominent local landmark, have been closed.

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  33. BuenaVista says:

    Sorry, I found the citation on Mollie Hemingways timeline, hence my reference to her.


    Speaking of “bridling” there’s a village east of Williston, ND where there remain rails in front of the stores, to which you tie up a horse. Wonderful air, mise en scene. Son #2’s mom and I stopped there once, and I had an overpowering sense that if we just moved there (from NYC) we could be happy together. Sentimental, I know, but she exemplifies the corruption of Hanson’s nomenklatura, and no one would have put up with her back in ND (where she is from).


    The Biden/Hillary dynamic, imo, is months older than the chattering classes acknowledge. Biden started taking hits back in May and June and I would look at HRC’s crew for its source. They’re going to be successful in running him out of the race. The guy is so age-addled and organically stupid that once the Jake Tappers of the world get the memo, they’ll destroy his campaign in a week. There is no constituency for the guy; he had a “rally” in his home town recently and pulled all of 300 people.

    My ex-wife married a guy who is tight with Clinton fixer Terry McAuliffe (he was also governor of Virginia, despite being a poster-boy for inside politician racketeering); the fiance I took her away from, when we were 20 at school, grew up, lives in the same neighborhood and was Clinton’s campaign manager in 2016. My daughter gives me the occasional update on their doings. These are slimey, slimey people.


    It’s wordy Monday. Je m’excuse!

    [McAuliffe used his inside connections to get rich he did.
    Oddly enough most people seem to care about this not]

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  34. Cheque d'Out says:

    The WaPo story background for those who’ve not seen it (me for one)

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  35. BuenaVista says:

    ISIS is the worst thing to walk this earth since the Khmer Rouge. My responses to the WaPo’s “VP of Communications” (I couldn’t sleep last night):

    My staffer’s husband, a famous Post columnist, has to take SSRI’s and anti-anxiety pills and have a good cry to get out of bed in the morning. His wife confided to me how pathetic he is. He absolutely savages people of contrary political stripes; he’s snide, snarky and personal. I tried to avoid commenting, since it was clear I was one of the few she trusted to unload some of it. But once I said, “You guys are going to be 40; isn’t it time for him to develop a more adult public posture?”

    Well, Wordy Monday indeed. BV Out!

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  36. Farm Boy says:

    I’m beginning to think that hidden somewhere in the White House or Trump Tower there’s a magic wand that the president wields which turns his detractors— old Obama hands, make-believe conservative politicians and commentators, Democrats, and the media, into laughingstocks. If so, this weekend he waved it over the Washington Post.

    Baghdadi photographed and publicized how he and his fellow butchers roasted alive men hogtied over flames, burned whole families with their children in cages, drowned prisoners in cages, raped and murdered thousands of Yazidi women and girls, and beheaded, shot, and blew up countless thousands of people.

    Among those he kidnapped, tortured and murdered was a young American woman Kayla Mueller whom Obama failed to rescue in time.

    After his Iraqi mayhem, Baghdadi took refuge in Syria where he hid out.


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  37. Farm Boy says:

    The “common people” wear that badge like they wear the “deplorable” badge, with honor and as a FU aimed at all of the “correct people”

    It says more about the user of those labels than it does about those labeled

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  38. Farm Boy says:

    Speaking of “bridling” there’s a village east of Williston, ND where there remain rails in front of the stores, to which you tie up a horse.

    I can envision this. It is a nice vision. My grandfather homesteaded his 160 acres in North Dakota. It was marginal land to say the least. He met my grandmother on the adjoining farm. She was happy to find such a fella

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  39. Farm Boy says:

    Anyway, for any readers out there, the two military historians who have best educated me are John Keegan (Englishman) and Victor Davis Hanson, a classicist by trade, who writes on war … and farming.

    I heartily endorse them. VDH has a series of videos that are rather good. A taste

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  40. Liz says:

    I’m just glad Hillary paved the way so I don’t have to listen to Barbara Bush tell me to make cookies. Obviously being told to make cookies is a horrible horrible thing for a grown ass woman to hear. I mean…suicide some once useful people when they become unuseful, ruin military healthcare, explode the entire middle east so you can make some important and profitable military contacts, use a foundation as a money laundering business for weapons transfers to nations hostile to our interests, sell our secrets to the Chinese….
    But don’t tell me to make cookies.

    [The world a much better place if just baked cookies Hillary did
    Also, Chelsea much better she would probably be]

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  41. Liz says:

    The “bake cookies” line comes from Michael Moore. Who admits Hillary is unlikeable. But she’s great anyway because….cookies.

    Let’s face it: Our biggest problem here isn’t Trump – it’s Hillary. She is hugely unpopular — nearly 70% of all voters think she is untrustworthy and dishonest. She represents the old way of politics, not really believing in anything other than what can get you elected. That’s why she fights against gays getting married one moment, and the next she’s officiating a gay marriage. Young women are among her biggest detractors, which has to hurt considering it’s the sacrifices and the battles that Hillary and other women of her generation endured so that this younger generation would never have to be told by the Barbara Bushes of the world that they should just shut up and go bake some cookies.

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  42. Cheque d'Out says:


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  43. Liz says:

    BTW, it’s cold here. 😆
    They brought home the rest of the carcass late last night. It’s 0 outside, but fortunately (knock on wood) the meat isn’t frozen since they kept it in the garage. That’s important because the butchers won’t take frozen meat.
    We’ve really had a steep learning curve here…

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  44. Cheque d'Out says:

    Sadly, he carked it. At least he died with a view, I suppose


  45. BuenaVista says:

    I don’t know who inserts comments in the threads (wish I could do the same, but that’s so 1988 and WordPressperfect is 1984) but yes, McAuliffe is a RICO exhibitionist. He’s like a starter-Hillary. Doesn’t appear to have murdered anyone yet, though he may have been the messenger a few times for our leading crime family.

    [Yoda I would be.
    As a ghost, insert at will I can]

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  46. Liz says:

    It’s really hard for me to understand any liking Hillary.
    I mean, I can understand finding someone useful even if I don’t think they are a good person. There’s surely no way anyone thinks she’s a good person, is there?!?
    But even finding her useful….damn she is one unlikeable minger.
    In every conceivable inconceivable way.
    (surely I can’t even write the word conceive in the same paragraph Hillary’s name is invoked)

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  47. BuenaVista says:

    I love North Dakota, FB. It is the flyover section of flyover country. It’s where I would prefer to die. Up some wash above the Missouri where the coyotes do their thing before some unfortunate MFer discovers the corpse leaning against a rock.

    It’s where, if you’re visiting Grandma in Williston, as we were, you fly to Minot and drive 200 miles. (My-Not, internacionales.)

    While driving you notice these weird little government sites along the road, one after another. That’s where the nukes/ICBMs slept. If you’re lucky you get to watch the Buffalo and T-Bones fly. (B-52s, and the most beautiful bomber ever, the Rockwell B-1.)

    It’s where I waited (Napoleon, ND) for Son #1 when he was riding his bicycle 5000 miles across this country, living off summer sausage and saltines and sleeping in the dirt.

    The woman, mother of Son #2, had a viable pre-Harvard core. Her grandmother, at 90, looked and dressed like mine. (They were both Norwegian plains settlers.) They even did their hair the same way. She had me sit next to her whenever we visited, and she reached for and held my hand for hours. I’m sure there are other people here whose mother or grandmother or great-grandmother wrote out her recipes in perfect cursive, on 3×5 cards, to be kept in a small metal box with a hinged top. They didn’t need to research new and different food “experiences.”

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  48. Cheque d'Out says:

    And now he’s dead to me.

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  49. Darwin Award committee has be stroking their chins.

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  50. BuenaVista says:

    Being a pain in the ass because it’s Wordy Monday:

    They’re not butchers, unless the language of game-carving changes between Nebraska and Colorado.

    “The processors won’t take …”

    “The locker won’t take …”

    “Lockers” receive game and “process” it. For some reason country people prefer these euphemisms.

    “Butchers” cut boxed beef and pork at the supermarket.

    Just here to help.

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  51. It’s not that no one cares about what McAuliffe has done. It’s that nobody who could do something about it cares. Same for Hillary, Obama, etc ., etc…

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  52. Anybody really think Barr is going to put anyone of note in prison?


  53. BuenaVista says:

    England’s ditches scream like teenyboppers: “Choose me! Choose me!”

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  54. Cheque d'Out says:

    Currently live, don’t forget to rewind.


  55. Liz says:

    Way back when I was still hoping to have a career and get a master’s in materials engineering, I was looking at the big book of airforce bases and trying to find something with a master’s program.
    “Oh, look Honey! There’s a university with a graduate program in materials science near this base…it’s called, “Minot”….
    “Yeah, we’re not going to be stationed anywhere near there.”

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  56. Cheque d'Out says:

    This is from an American site but I think it fits Brexit.

    Sundance describes “cold anger” at the Conservative Treehouse, extracted from his essay at The Last Refuge:

    There’s a level of anger far deeper and more consequential than expressed rage or visible behavior, it’s called Cold Anger.

    Cold Anger does not need to go to violence. For those who carry it, no
    conversation is needed when we meet. You cannot poll or measure it;
    specifically, because most who carry it avoid discussion. And that
    decision has nothing whatsoever to do with any form of correctness.

    Cold Anger absorbs betrayal silently, often prudently.

    Cold Anger is not hatred, it is far more purposeful.

    Cold Anger takes notice of the liars, even from a great distance – seemingly invisible to the mob. Cold Anger will still hold open the door for the riot goer. Mannerly.

    Cold Anger evidenced is more severe because it is more strategic, and more purposeful.

    Cold Anger does not gloat; it absorbs consistent vilification and ridicule
    as fuel. This sensibility does not want to exist, it is forced to exist
    in otherwise unwilling hosts – we also refuse to be destabilized by it.

    Cold Anger is not driven to act in spite of itself; it drives a reckoning.

    Cold Anger perceives deception the way the long-term battered absorb a blow in the hours prior to the pre-planned exit; with purpose.

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  57. Liz says:

    Heh, thanks BV….whatever its called they found it. Just dropped of the animal. 🙂

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  58. BuenaVista says:

    We’re in the ‘cold anger’ phase of gun control here. Occasionally, someone will say, “Why do I need a 30-round mag for my non-Weapon of War? Because Fuck You and the broken down nag you rode in on.” IOW, for many people (moi aussi), time is past for conversation. I consider this healthy, incidentally.

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  59. Cheque d'Out says:

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  60. Cheque d'Out says:

    “time is past for conversation”

    Oh yes indeed. It only remains for the politicians to realise what they’ve done here

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  61. Cheque d'Out says:

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  62. horsemanbombadil says:

    If you haven’t noticed I appreciate the talent it takes to play across genres

    Never thought of a country Boston but these two nail it. Guitar solos on a violin!?

    Worth a listen

    [ Nice Boobs the fiddler has she does]

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  63. horsemanbombadil says:

    As a Canadian where Quebec has tried to suceed twice and the Bloc just had a resurgence, I still don’t get Brexit.

    Rockhound said it the best.


  64. Farm Boy says:

    I would be happy if Quebec left. What are they waiting for?


  65. Ame says:

    “Find a love that looks at you the way the press looks at Hillary”

    you know … those press people in that photo … that’s just weird to look at her like that.

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  66. Farm Boy says:

    Shouldn’t Hillary Clinton also take the MoCa Test? At times she seems completely delusional—or is she a bit unhinged?

    In one of the strangest paradoxes in American history, Clinton apparently does not accept or cannot remember that she hired Christopher Steele, a foreign national, through the use of three deceptive firewalls—the Democratic National Committee, the Perkins Coie law firm, and Fusion GPS—in order to smear candidate Trump from bought Russian sources. She also simply will not admit that other campaign aides in 2016 were working to get dirt on Trump as well from disgruntled Ukrainians.

    While fleeing from this reality, she had concocted a fantasy that Donald Trump won the Electoral College not because her hare-brained campaign team sent her southward to win a “mandate” by flipping unflippable red-states Georgia and Arizona, while neglecting a supposedly secure blue wall in the north.

    Now she apparently believes an erstwhile, post-election ally, third-candidate leftist Jill Stein, was a Russian “asset” used by Moscow to draw votes from her candidacy, while current Democratic candidate Tulsi Gabbard likewise is in the de facto service of the Russians. Who knew that outsiders Trump, Stein, and Gabbard were all Russian moles variously working against Hillary’s interests?

    And all this from Hillary Clinton, who inaugurated the 2009 disastrous Russian appeasement scheme known as “reset” by pushing a red plastic Jacuzzi button in Geneva, and who was instrumental in green-lighting North American uranium sales to Russian interests, which interests through third parties had donated to her foundation and indirectly paid Russians to interfere in the 2016 election to destroy her opponent?



  67. Ame says:

    Spawny … that Boris stuff is so disheartening 😦

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  68. Farm Boy says:

    you know … those press people in that photo … that’s just weird to look at her like that.

    They don’t think so. But then they have this distorted view of reality. Oddly enough, their realty never matches the real world.

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  69. Farm Boy says:

    U.S.—Everyone praised the classified “Hero Dog” for taking down ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.

    Everyone, that is, except CNN, who quickly searched through the dog’s internet history and college yearbooks. Sure enough, CNN found a picture of the Hero Dog partying at obedience school. In the picture, the dog is seen sniffing a butt without consent.


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  70. Farm Boy says:

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  71. Farm Boy says:

    Notice the stacked straw bales in the barn, along with the loose straw on the floor. When a wee lad, I climbed up the stacked bales to the rafters of the barn, walked on out on the 6 inch wide beam, then jumped 18 feet or so down on the loose straw.

    I miss those days

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  72. Ame says:

    BV talking about idiot reporters/press . . .

    the reporter in this video *thinks* he’s all-that, but he is an idiot:

    NBC News
    National Security Adviser Robert O’Brien joins Meet the Press for an exclusive interview to talk about the raid targeting Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi and President Trump’s decision to pull troops out of Northern Syria.

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  73. Ame says:

    Farm Boy
    Speaking of “bridling” there’s a village east of Williston, ND where there remain rails in front of the stores, to which you tie up a horse.

    I can envision this. It is a nice vision. My grandfather homesteaded his 160 acres in North Dakota. It was marginal land to say the least. He met my grandmother on the adjoining farm. She was happy to find such a fella

    my dad’s family came from the netherlands to north dakota. i remember our family visiting up there when i was 15. i had my learner’s permit, so i was driving along, pulling our camper, and looked down and noticed i was driving 70mph. i exclaimed, “I’m driving 70 mph!” and my dad, who was asleep in the back, woke straight up and told me to slow down. lol!

    there’s a story of my grandfather driving in north dakota and being pulled over by a cop for driving too fast. the cop asked him, “Do you always have to be first?” to which my grandfather replied, “Yes.”

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  74. Farm Boy says:

    Where in North Dakota?


  75. Farm Boy says:

    I believe the whole point of updating and rewriting the House Ethics rules was to make sure that everyone was appropriately held to account, regardless of gender. This time, it was a woman. So what? After all, imagine if Katie Hill, D-CA, had been Katie Hill, R-CA? Think there would have been a difference in the media coverage? Do you think the “woman” card would have been played for a Republican woman?


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  76. Farm Boy says:

    My faith in humanity is restored

    During the summer of 2018, Sulkowicz tells me, she was single for the first time in years. Swiping through Tinder, a man she found “distasteful” super-liked her. “It smelled like Connecticut,” she says of his profile. “He was very blond, law school, cut jawline, trapezoidal body figure, tweed suit kind of vibe, but something inside of me made me swipe right, I don’t know.” They began messaging, and she found him witty. “He was actually way more fun to talk to than any other person I matched with.”

    Eventually, Sulkowicz stalked him on Twitter and realized that he was conservative — “like, very conservative.” At first, she was repulsed and considered breaking it off. But then she thought, “Wait, actually, that’s kind of fucked up because he’s the most interesting person I’ve come across, shouldn’t I be open to talking to him?” After dispelling her initial fear, she texted him that it would be “interesting (progressive? Powerful?) for two people who might be the antithesis of each other to go on a Tinder date.” . . .

    Soon, she began attending house parties and happy hours with conservative and libertarian intellectuals, reading Jordan Peterson and articles from the National Review. In the past, Sulkowicz dismissed opposing views without understanding them, but now she sees intellectual curiosity as intertwined with respect: she wants to disagree with people on their own terms.



  77. Ame says:

    Liz – glad Mike, his friends, and the elk are all fine … i imagine some great stories will be coming out of that adventure 🙂

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  78. Ame says:

    Farm Boy – i feel a bit vulnerable giving out that much info … if you want to email me, though, i’ll be glad to share it! my gmail is talkiname


  79. Farm Boy says:

    So is the media pro or anti ISIS?


  80. Farm Boy says:

    Liz, hot for Mike

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  81. Ame says:

    Farm Boy
    So is the media pro or anti ISIS?

    the media is anti-Trump, anti-conservative, anti-good, anti-family, anti-God … so anything that is against any and all of that, they are for (or so it seems from my perspective).

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  82. RichardP says:

    @FB – whose faith in humanity is restored. I’ve gotten pretty good at recognizing a Babylon Bee article almost as soon as it starts. But this one had me fooled. I expected it to end up beeing Babylon Bee. Thanks for posting. That was a refreshing read, assuming it is true.

    horseman – thanks for introducing me to someone who I did not know existed. In spite of looking a bit like Jim Cramer used to look (finance guy), he creates some really good music. And I really like Jenny’s smile. Note a bad player either. I’m posting another video for those who like trumpet music. As one of the commenters says, this guy has been practicing this solo his entire life. He finally gets a chance to play it live, and the camera completely ignores him. All I can say to that is, at least we get to hear him, which is what counts. This brought joy to my heart (I used to play trumpet). I’m sure it will bring joy to someone else’s heart. Makes one forget Brexit and Hillary for a minute.

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  83. Farm Boy says:

    -Retired Army Major General Patrick Brady: There is no doubt he (Obama) is intent on emasculating the military and will fire anyone who disagrees with him.

    -Retired Army Lt. General William G. Jerry Boykin: Over the past three years, it is unprecedented for the number of four-star generals to be relieved of duty, and not necessarily relieved for cause.

    -Retired Navy Captain Joseph John: I believe there are more than 137 officers who have been forced out or given bad evaluation reports so they will never make Flag (officer), because of their failure to comply to certain views.


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  84. Farm Boy says:

    Trump might not be an expert in international relations, but he gets geopolitics better than a lot of career grifters blathering the same talking points in DC blob circles. That’s because he is mercantilist in approach. To him, nothing matters more than cost-benefit. And his foreign policy is predicated not on arbitrary moral values or supposed human rights promotion, but on strict narrow realism on what is better for the structural interests of the United States.

    I have often stated in these pages that Trump might be rhetorically challenged, speaking in a way other presidents never spoke, but he has a Teddy Rooseveltian approach to politics. Nothing else matters to him than maximizing American great power and avoiding needless confrontations while focusing on broader strategic goals.

    Trump himself said in the press conference publicizing the death of Baghdadi that the two powers who would like the United States to spend trillions on the Middle East are Russia and China, and he is not the only one saying that.


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  85. Farm Boy says:

    The great problem with Australia’s geographical isolation is that we are slow to catch on to when the wind changes. We’re still plowing on with the great multicultural disaster while Europe is already understanding that it is all a gigantic mistake. There are enough native Germans to ethnically survive what Merkel and her minions wrought on the country. Australia will not be so fortunate.


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  86. Farm Boy says:

    U.S.—In a move designed to protect listeners from content deemed too offensive, the Recording Industry Association of America will add a new “Explicitly Christian” warning label to Kanye West’s latest album, Jesus Is King


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  87. Farm Boy says:

    After half a century of left-wing rule, the central Italian region of Umbria voted for a regional government spearheaded by Matteo Salvini’s far-right League.



  88. Mattress girl is an attention whore looking for a new audience now that her old one has gotten tired of her, that’s all.

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  89. I can’t tell how “terrible” this is. Help if you can. Scale of 1-10, maybe?

    “Be sure to remember to join us here next week for another thrilling adventure with “The Maid and The Stableboy”! Cue exit music.

    [“Cover my balls” he did]

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  90. Cheque d'Out says:

    Magic Grandpa Jezza agrees to a General Election…or does he?

    His MPs reaction?

    Labour backbenchers warn ‘f***ing mad Corbynites’ the party will be torn apart at polls as Jeremy Corbyn FINALLY agrees to election

    An MP told MailOnline: ‘They are f***ing mad. They think they are on the brink of a brave new Socialist dawn.’y-defeat.html

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  91. Cheque d'Out says:

    Laba has tanked in the polls. The toreez will follow as Brexit supporters go back to Nigel’s BXP

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  92. Larry G says:

    “Move to Colorado!” they said, “It will be fun!” they said…….

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  93. Ame says:

    Texas School District Mandates Teaching Kids How to Have Anal Sex
    By Todd Starnes -October 29, 201

    The sex and gender revolutionaries have officially taken over the Austin Independent School District without firing a single shot.

    In spite of overwhelming opposition from parents and pastors, the district’s trustees voted early Tuesday morning to implement a pornographic sex education policy that includes instruction on anal sex and how to place a condom on an erect penis.

    The father of a fifth grader demanded to know who gave the school district the right to teach his child how to have anal and oral sex.

    “Who gave you the right, Austin ISD? You have overstepped,” the rightfully frustrated dad said.

    The radical sex education policy will provide graphic instruction on gender identity and mandated support of the LGBT movement.

    Students in grade school and middle school will also be taught how to get an abortion or obtain birth control pills without parental permission or consent.

    The school district will also begin instructing students to no longer use words like “mother” or “father.”

    “Use gender inclusive language,” the district’s material mandates. “It is important to avoid terms which refer to only ‘male’ or ‘female’ identities when speaking with young children as this can limit their understanding of gender into binaries and can exclude children who may not identify within these identities.”

    The district’s curriculum recommends “integrating” words like parents or guardians instead mom or dad.

    Texas Values, one of the state’s leading family advocacy groups, warned that the Austin ISD was sending a message that people of faith are no longer welcome in the school district.

    “Austin ISD has broken the sacred trust between school and parent,” Texas Values spokesman David Walls said in a statement. “Austin parents have no reason to entrust their children to a school district that welcomes sex criminals and sexually explicit materials in the school.”

    To force this kind of pornography on school children is nothing more than government-sanctioned child abuse. The district’s policy is all about grooming children for sex.

    As one parent declared, “The curriculum is an attack on Christianity and family and on parental rights.”

    More than 100 citizens spoke at Monday night’s district meeting and the overwhelming majority were opposed to the policy.

    Those speaking on behalf of the plan included a nine-year-old child, a fourth-grader, the parent of a transgender second grander, a lady who identified by the pronoun “they/them” and some gal wearing a t-shirt that read, “I met God. They’re queer, y’all.”

    But I knew the fix was in before the debate even commenced. A good many of the district trustees had already planted LGBT and Transgender flags on their desks.

    Sadly, the sex and gender revolutionaries have already commandeered a number of public schools around the nation. Instead of teaching our kids math and science they are trying to convince little boys that they are really little girls.

    I write about this stealth attack on our children in my new book, “Culture Jihad: How to Stop the Left From Killing a Nation.”

    There’s really no polite way to say this, folks. But if freedom-loving, church-going patriots do not reclaim our public schools – we will lose the Republic.


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  94. Why does the press corps get to travel with the President? Fuck’em. Get on your bikes, bitches.

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  95. Farm Boy says:

    When an accused student sought evidence to prove that his due process rights were violated and that anti-male bias played a role in the verdict, his university had a novel suggestion.

    Rather than handing over confidential data on disciplinary hearings, New York University told a federal judge that “common sense” dictates that the student can gather this data merely from campus gossip


    [Probably suggested by a chick it was]


  96. Farm Boy says:

    As for the Nationals—who have failed to score more than a single run in any of the last three games—their chances of winning the World Series look exceedingly dim following the egregious display of disrespect for America’s president. The final two games of the series will be played in Texas, an actual U.S. state that voted overwhelmingly for Trump in the 2016 election.


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  97. Farm Boy says:

    Last week on TNT, Barkley said it was wrong for Houston Rockets General Manager Daryl Morey to speak in support of the pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong. Speaking on a panel with Shaquille O’Neal and Kenny Smith, Barkley said the Rockets are the most popular team in China and that Morey “didn’t look at the big picture,” which for Barkley is obviously all about profits, not human rights.



  98. Farm Boy says:

    Future marriage material

    A 14-year-old girl walked up to a man dressed as President Donald Trump as he stood in line at the Collier County fairgrounds and allegedly punched him while her friends recorded it.



  99. Farm Boy says:

    Yesterday’s Sunday Morning shows — no matter the outlet or the particular host — were all scheduled to throw more fuel on the impeachment fire. Instead, they were forced to cover a major success in the battle to defeat the Islamic State.

    Impeaching the president who oversaw the operation looks even worse than just impeaching the president who has survived a non-stop, years-long campaign from the media, Democrats, and other Resistance members.


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  100. Cheque d'Out says:

    Anna Sozzleberries, alleged dipsomaniac Gin enthusiast, elected on a Leaver tory manifesto, now an independent MP looking to ignore the referendum. Best of luck in the next General Election, Anna

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  101. Cheque d'Out says:

    This could be pricey

    Elon Musk to face court trial in UK over ‘Paedo’ comment in reference ti the UK cave divers who rescued the children.


    I personally don’t know why he felt the need to insult heroes who travelled halfway round the world in order to risj their lives to save school kids from a horrible death underground. But I certainly hope that it proves expensive for the daft cunt. Make that very expensive

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  102. Farm Boy says:

    An 84-year-old veteran of the Korean war who also served as a police officer for decades was relieved of his job as a crossing guard and had his guns seized after criticizing a school resource officer (SRO) for allegedly leaving his post during school hours.


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  103. Cheque d'Out says:

    Cummings looks to be right. The HoC appears to be looking to allow 16 & b17 year olds and EU citizens in the UK to vote in the proposed impending General Election.

    Is there a quicker way to kill a democracy and/or start a civil war?

    Would you work to support a country that was run to keep benefit claiming immigrants and clueless kids wanting free stuff happy?

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  104. Cheque d'Out says:

    The DoomGoblin speaks on UK politics

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  105. Liz says:

    I thought the halloween lunch was cute. It’s sad it was received that way by the ungrateful press. The chef probably thought he was doing something nice for them….they make it sound like Trump prepared it for them while laughing maniacally.
    Also…yeah, why is the press there? The military has a PA team, their press releases are subject to approval.

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  106. When an accused student sought evidence to prove that his due process rights were violated and that anti-male bias played a role in the verdict,…

    Want to make this b.s. stop? $1 billion verdicts against schools that pull this shit and they have to pay it out immediately. Want to appeal? Fine, hope the winners don’t spend all the money on hookers and blow (except if they’re doing it at Whores and Ale!) before the appeal verdict comes in…

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  107. Cheque d'Out says:

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  108. BuenaVista says:

    Looks like a healthy lunch with a frosted apple fritter, to me.

    Next thing we’ll hear is that the entire press corps has stripped naked and partied on AF1, for which they are not responsible, because Trump is an abusive male and it was all a Republican trick.

    I don’t care what they think about the Bill of Rights either. Sit down, shut up, drink your free Chardonnay — or take a bus.

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  109. BuenaVista says:


    This is the best cigar/campfire lighter I have ever touched. I got mine on sale, but I still bought one for the daughter’s boyfriend.

    Image is wrong: it’s about 1.5″ x 2″. It is *heavy* steel, meticulously machined. The flame will take out your soul patch if you’re not careful. It’s so heavy you won’t want to carry it every day in a good suit’s trouser pocket. It’s so heavy it reminded me of The Ton, who was always advising me that my mouse guns might have value when I gave up and threw them at a miscreant. It’s so good I want to find out who makes it, because I want one without the vendor logo.

    I’m a Zippo guy, but this is a 30.06 to a Zippo BB gun. Too strong, iow, if you smoke cigarettes.


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  110. BuenaVista says:

    Well, nuts. This is the one I have but they’ve discontinued it.

    Manufacturer is Colibri so I will try to hunt it down elsewhere. It’s too well-made to be a gimmick promo.


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  111. Farm Boy says:

    The Press think much of themselves. The fact that they do so is very telling

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  112. Farm Boy says:

    “Our argument will be that space is not real. It’s not real. Science, technology, it’s all fake. It’s a projection of white fantasies that has worked to control our interpretation of how the world works.” That’s the statement of a college debate professor talking with his class. He added, “None of us have had the privilege of going to f**king space to verify that there’s these stars and these galaxies and these planets.”



  113. Farm Boy says:

    He admits it

    As in previous times of National peril, we rely on our military, diplomats, intelligence officials, law enforcement officers, & other courageous patriots to protect our liberties, freedom, & democracy. May they stay resolute & strong despite corrupt political headwinds they face.

    — John O. Brennan (@JohnBrennan) October 29, 2019

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  114. Farm Boy says:

    U.S.—New billboards have been popping up in California with the slogan “Move to Texas: We have electricity!”


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  115. Farm Boy says:

    A very watchable review

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  116. Farm Boy says:

    Obama Successfully Hunted Trump Campaign Aides Instead of Terrorists

    For more than a year, the leaders entrusted to protect the country and administer justice on behalf of Americans victimized by terrorists instead used their awesome reach against a domestic political rival.


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  117. Farm Boy says:

    Liz, eagerly waiting for Mike to return from a hunting trip

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