Rudy


In the movie Rudy, we have an un-athletic young fella who dreams of playing Notre Dame football. He works hard, does not really become skilled at all, but finally makes it on the field for one play.  This is the climax of the movie.

Early in the movie, Rudy’s girlfriend shows him this modest home.  She suggests that they buy it and get married.  Rudy says no, he is going to play Notre Dame football, and not be very good at it.  The girlfriend, of course, is disappointed.  

This movie was set in the late 1960s.  Back then, it seems that young women wanted to get married young and have children.  Or, at least some of them.  Perhaps a bit fewer than a decade before.  I am sure that modern women are contemplating “What was she thinking”.

Probably the movie wont be banned because after all, she didn’t get her wish.  Perhaps it is assumed that she then saw the light and spent her 20s on career and fun. 

Which leads to the question: Would she have been happier (especially in the long run) getting married and having a family, or spending her twenties as a modern woman is prescribed to do? 

Exit question: What type of woman these days wants to marry young?

Posted in Dating????, FarmBoy, Marriage, Movie TV Review
141 comments on “Rudy
  1. Just a handful of women want to get married young. Religious/traditional backgrounds or delusional/no other options types.

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  2. horsemanbombadil says:

    https://www.theglobeandmail.com/canada/article-confusion-as-health-unit-effectively-shuts-down-farm-operation-over/

    Medical officers have effectively closed or threatened all migrant farm bunkhouses in two of our best cash crop regions because an Asymptomatic testing program found positive cases.
    They were asymptomatic like 80% of covid patients and the WHO has said asymptomatic don’t spread. So because of a 0.02% chance of morbidity by covid you are shutting the food supply.

    At this point weeding, tending and early harvesting is in full swing. Haying is done in another week. Perfect rains and mild heat should have us a bumper crop in hay, ground fruits like strawberries and tubers. Instead lack of seeding has many fields fallow.

    The migrants already lost two weeks pay after being required to 14 day isolate upon arrival. Now they are actively hiding from the testers as if they were illegals hiding from INS.

    I personally know several farms who are going to get less than half yields because of lack of labour. One said fuck it and plowed under 80 acres of melons and cucumber because there was no way he would have labour to harvest so why waste more resources tending it.

    I sent Mrs to costco specifically to pack the freezer with frozen veg. I may put a second on the porch. Stock up now because the 2020 harvest is gonna be terrible.

    The powers making these decisions look thru a city lense.
    They dont understand you cant stop growing, milking, calving, pasturing for two, three or four weeks. Its not a plant you can just shut. Shut a farm you literally have to cull the “machinery”.

    Know what you call a shut farm? A wood lot.

    Rant over.

    Seriously though, go buy what fruit and veg you can now.

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  3. horsemanbombadil says:

    P.s. you get one, count em, one growing season per year.

    Ya miss the window you get squat.

    It is a time sensitive business.

    Don’t see pick your own strawberries in October. Don’t see apple trees flowering in August.

    Dumb fuckers

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  4. okrahead says:

    Short and long run both early marriage and children is the path to happiness for women, especially if they are otherwise mentally and spiritually happy. No woman is happy about being pumped and dumped and having nothing to show for it but a nasty rash/bump that keeps showing up every few months. Marriage and children bring status and stability. It’s like asking whether she would be happier having a stable home or a fun cocaine habit, although considering what today’s hookup culture has done to young women that’s probably unfair to cocaine.

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  5. Ame says:

    made a couple more masks today. already had made two b/c are now required at work … then our county went and required them, so made two more for my girls. used an old and worn t-shirt so they’re really thin and don’t feel so suffocating 🙂

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  6. Horseman I was thinking similar, even wheat and other staples are short this year. There is a local restraint supply store here where I can get 50 pound or 25 pound bags of flour, beans, rice, etc. then I break those down into smaller packages with the desiccant packs to obsorb oxygen and moisture. I like the 2 and 5 gallon buckets. For bulk spices and smaller volume dried goods, canning jars again with a desiccant packet work well. They also have bulk volume produce good for canning, and I will can apples, applesauce, pears, and such from my place plus I will buy peaches and other items from a local farm to can as well. I I have been restocking what I have used these past three months. I also signed up for imperfectprofuce.com and get a box of fresh goods weekly. Thinking basically like a pioneer these days! I would like to get some small scale off grid power and stuff going, too!

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  7. Restaurant Lol! 🤣😂🤣

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  8. Imperfectproduce.com

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  9. SFC Ton says:

    How many crops a year per season up There?

    Personally don’t much care if I ever eat another vegetable. And worrying about it is for city folks. Beef is grass fed, grain finished. Would habe to cut the herd a good deal to feed them off my 600 acres but that’s ok. We raise our own chickens, son has us covered on rabbits. My daughter grows enough of that vegetable shit to last us. The ocean is still pretty full…. folks are broke so fishing has been pretty damn good. Not like last year but last year was the best I’ve ever seen. Marsh is full of food. I belong to a hunting club, have my own hunting land. My new place is only 59 acres but it has almost 1000 foot of river frontage……still don’t know what to do without. Was goimg to try and run blueberries on it….

    Any rate. Money is the most useful tool in the world and I have spent most of my money securing more money, guns etc and food sources instead of bwm’s, vacations, education and dumb shit like that

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  10. SFC Ton says:

    Bloom, have you fixed your shit over at your blog?

    You aren’t a bad writer for a hatchet wound and you shouldn’t let folks shit on what you built up

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  11. Camp Tom sounds like it’s shaped up well. I will look into the comments thing. Not sure what to say, honestly…

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  12. SFC Ton says:

    Just block the assholes causing problems. You don’t have to say a fucking thing

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  13. theshadowedknight says:

    Yeah, Ton is right. Never explain yourself, unless you absolutely have to. When someone transgresses, bring the hammer down on them.

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  14. SFC Ton says:

    Camp Ton is spread out across three counties. Not even continuous counties.

    It isn’t ideal but what is?

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  15. So there’s this guy, who maybe has nowhere else to say whatever… I know that’s soft hearted but… I am female! Not that all are! I don’t want anyone to off themselves, like Epstien! 💕

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  16. And I also don’t have the time or interest in policing it… I can’t believe it’s gone on so long! I hoped it would taper out from lack of interest…

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  17. “Camp Ton is spread out across three counties. Not even continuous counties.

    It isn’t ideal but what is?”

    Better than no Camp Ton!!! By far! 🥂

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  18. theshadowedknight says:

    Bloom, suffering is good for the soul.

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  19. And I have real problems, in real life, that require my attention… not to make excuses but my blog And comments there are the least of my worries at the moment!

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  20. Ame says:

    Bloom, you are not going to cause that. You are taking on a responsibility that is not yours. You have done nothing that would lead to anything like that.

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  21. Ame says:

    If it is possible, as much as depends on you, live peaceably with all men. Romans 12:18

    this verse shows that it is not always possible to live peaceably with all men b/c they have a choice, too.

    also, it is a form of enabling him by allowing him to go so crazy. you’d never allow your daughters to do so.

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  22. Cheque d'Out says:

    EU confirms that the UK was a sucker for playing to the EU’s rules because others just treated them as a joke. The single market was not a major advantage to the UK. The EU has been desperate lately to get the UK to agree to follow their shit rules after we leave the EU
    https://facts4eu.org/news/2020_jul_no_level_playing_field

    Commission’s own 2020 Single Market scoreboard gives out 166 red & yellow cards to its members
    The UK was one of the top performers but benefited the least, says the EU
    Against a background of the EU continuing to demand that the UK obey all manner of ‘Level Playing Field’ restrictions in return for a trade deal, it transpires that the EU’s own playing field is in fact an “uneven landscape”, according to its own admission.

    Not only that, but the UK was the top performing major country in the EU last year, despite getting the least out of Single Market membership.

    For years Brexit Facts4EU.Org has been monitoring the EU’s annual Single Market Scoreboard. For all those years we have observed the UK performing very well against all the measures, and yet receiving the least benefit from Single Market membership.

    The latter point is not just our opinion. It is what the EU Commission itself says, and it is based on the EU’s own trade integration figures.

    So, the United Kingdom has stuck to the rules more than any other major EU country, and yet has gained the least.

    Is it not extraordinary that Michel Barnier and his EU colleagues have whined on incessantly about the need for the UK to obey its “Level Playing Field” provisions, when that is exactly what the UK has been doing, compared to the other major member states?

    And is it not even more extraordinary that the United Kingdom is the country which has benefited the least from Single Market membership?

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  23. Cheque d'Out says:

    English (i.e. not British) Pubs are open today

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  24. theshadowedknight says:

    There are two things that are certain until the King returns to sit on His throne. This, too, will change, and there will be war.

    Rourke’s Drift. Amazing story, and a damned good Sabaton song. Just goes to show that as long as there is no air support or artillery, we can hold out pretty much forever if we work together, God willing.

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  25. Cheque d'Out says:

    I LOLed

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  26. Cheque d'Out says:


    (aka Prince Andrew)

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  27. Cheque d'Out says:

    Amen, bruv. Amen.

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  28. Cheque d'Out says:

    Sounds promising. Sounds like we’re not all that fussed about joining the eurothrobbers’ little military gang

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  29. Cheque d'Out says:

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  30. SFC Ton says:

    Sabaton music sucks. It’s like 80 arena metal but their videos are something else.

    They have most red carved out a good niche in the music industry for themselves and I respect that

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  31. Cheque d'Out says:

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  32. Cheque d'Out says:

    They’re playing Ton’s tune

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  33. Liz says:

    Harvard graduate who claimed she was fired from her “dream job” at Deloitte after making a TikTok video saying she would “stab” anyone who told her “All Lives Matter” was never actually employed by the firm

    Seriously?!? Well, she obviously is crazier than most and lies more than most (women).
    That’s….saying a LOT.

    Side note: I love Sabaton. I run to “Winger Hussars”, “Lifetime of War” and “Last Stand”. Also Drop-kick Murphy’s “Fields of Athenry” , “Rose Tattoo” and “Paying My Way”. That’s my running music list.

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  34. Cheque d'Out says:

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  37. Cheque d'Out says:

    Plenty of lessons for everyone involved, I suspect. Nobody is the winner there although the losing is not shared out evenly

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  38. Cheque d'Out says:

    One of them was streaming t the time. And I do mean ‘them’. No blood shown

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  39. Cheque d'Out says:

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  40. My brother graduated college in the early 90’s into one of the shittiest job markets in recent history. Remember “Its the economy, stupid.”? Early in their senior year his girlfriend made it plain that she expected a ring before Christmas. He was given final warning when he got back from Thanksgiving break. Now, my brother was crazy about his girlfriend, but he wasn’t crazy about her post grad plans, which were to buy a house across the street from her mom and start popping out babies full-time. How her $40k college debt (over $75k in 2020 money, my brother was graduating debt-free) was factored in, never was explained. So come January she breaks up with my brother, and inside of two years she had the house and the first baby just as she’d planned, but with another guy.

    My brother was crushed by this for a long time, and I think it played a BIG part in how his relationships with women have gone since.

    So yeah, some women know exactly what they want, and sometimes it is marriage and babies right away, but really the guy is just a cog, and any cog that fits will do.

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  41. Cheque d'Out says:

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  42. Cheque d'Out says:

    I don’t think that the cheerleader read the script
    https://www.bitchute.com/video/Uqg1DmZNTex0/

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  43. Liz says:

    I love that cheerleader video. 😆

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  44. Cheque d'Out says:

    My new favourite website for totally authentic news that’s totally authentic
    https://conspiracydailyupdate.com

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  45. Cheque d'Out says:

    I only post quality clips, Liz. We all know that.

    *ahem* reposted.

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  46. Ame says:

    whoa – this is scary … so it’s not just that the crazy liberal ed system is sucking in the girls and rearranging their minds … it’s that their fathers are supporting that, apparently …

    the fact that we lost the education system is why we are where we are. If you want to try to find one thing — and there’s more than one thing, obviously. But if you wanted to find, say, the central point from which everything else explodes, it is the fact that we lost public education to the left, to leftist activities disguised as teachers.

    I have no doubt about this, and it’s two generations worth now. One of the things that’s different, as I say, is that when my brother went away to school, there was no way… Even if he’d been indoctrinated as a liberal, there was no way he was gonna convince my dad of it when he came home from school to talk, but that’s happening, and particularly where the students are daughters.

    he goes on to share a story about a man who sent his daughter to college, and she came back all changed, and he supports her being against him.

    RUSH: Lest anybody think that I don’t know what’s going on here, I’m gonna explain fully that I do know exactly what’s going on here. And even though I know exactly what’s going on, and even though I understand it, there’s a part of it that worries me because it’s… We’ve lost our country to multiculturalism, and that has happened in the schools. And we’ve lost our country to multiculturalism in the process…

    [ ]

    I don’t think this is happening too much with sons, but with daughters I think this is going to town. The daughters go away to school, they come home to conservative families, and they’ve been radicalized. And it’s usually around the issue of race. The multicultural curricula has done its job of enforcing guilt on particularly affluent, white, female college students.

    [ ]

    So their daughters come home and tell ’em, “Dad, you and Mom screwed up the planet. You screwed up the country. You’re racists, systemic racists. You don’t even understand it, but I’m gonna tell you how — and you are ruining America. You’ve….” Dad says (sputtering), “I just tried to give you the best life I could. I — I — I — What are you talking about?”

    At the end of it, he doesn’t want to lose his daughter. He said, “Okay. Maybe you got a point.”

    [ ]

    I know it’s not unique, and I know that kids have been turned against their parents since time immemorial. But for a bunch of left-wing jerk multiculturalist college professors to do this — and they don’t just turn these kids against their parents. They do it with hatred. They get these kids, these young women hating either their parents or other aspects of American culture. But he says he’s proud of his daughter.

    https://www.rushlimbaugh.com/daily/2020/06/29/what-did-i-tell-you-about-conservative-fathers-and-millennial-daughters/?fbclid=IwAR3iBVKHdMkHbY4hCebfx9xH4SKpShdjLn0UHyDyy2K1lYAttdwlN5J5e60

    anyway … this is a scary piece.

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  47. Cheque d'Out says:

    This may be an exception to the quality vid posting

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  48. Cheque d'Out says:

    One of the illiberal undemocrats’ leadershit candidates thinking that he can curry favour with this sort of shit

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  49. Cheque d'Out says:

    A charming example of a typically working class response to the letternonce Davey above
    “give it a rest – don’t be a cunt all your life davey, have a day off and stfu”

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  50. Cheque d'Out says:

    BTW the two female car vaulting acrobats are still alive. I’m impressed. I doubt they’ll ever walk without pain again but after that impact I think being still able to breathe is a bit of a bonus.
    https://www.cbc.ca/news/world/seattle-protesters-struck-on-highway-1.5637698

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  51. okrahead says:

    So the two “protesters” who got run over were bald-headed white womynz with lots of ink… And the guy who ran over them is apparently an immigrant from Ethiopia.
    Irony is delicious.

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  52. okrahead says:

    Cheque,
    If you’ve seen their pictures, it could only have improved their looks.

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  53. Cheque d'Out says:

    Now the identity of the driver makes sense of the ‘describe the bare events and move on’ nature of the reports I’ve seen. Ain’t nobody interested in perps of colour nor huwhite victimz even if they are female if the pictures don’t tug the right heart strings

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  54. Liz says:

    We were married in 1992. Mike delivered pizzas and we lived with his parents that first year.

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  55. Cheque d'Out says:

    Re. Ame’s comment

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  56. okrahead says:

    You can’t save them when it’s themselves they need saving from.

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  57. SFC Ton says:

    In 1992 I was doing some shit with some other dudes in some nation that didn’t want us there but didn’t have much choice in the matter.

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  58. horsemanbombadil says:

    Happy 4th to my brothers down south.

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  59. Ame says:

    That’s awesome, Horseman!

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  60. Ame says:

    so the dads’ don’t have a choice but to act like whatever their daughters are doing is okay, or they’ll lose everything.

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  61. Liz says:

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  62. Cheque d'Out says:

    Fair point

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  63. b g says:

    Hmmm, well, they certainly appear to be normal, well balanced females ;-D

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  64. b g says:

    Hope everybody south of the Medicine line is having a great 4th of July! The kids climbed one of the black cherry trees and brought me half an ice cream bucket of them and the sweetie brought half a dozen raspberries for the pooch. He took them gently ;-D

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  65. SFC Ton says:

    Given the crime stats White lives don’t matter to black men

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  66. Half a bucket? HALF a bucket?!?!

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  67. b g says:

    That’s only about two ‘Murican quarts…and both my wife and myself always loved sweet cherries. That’s why I planted three trees ;-D

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  68. horsemanbombadil says:

    Geez Cheque’d

    How many times do I gotta ask?

    Warning!!

    Hun, Where’s the eye bleach?

    Have you been reading Spawny again??

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  69. horsemanbombadil says:

    I always wondered how they met.

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  70. Cheque d'Out says:

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  71. Ame says:

    i love that, Liz!

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  72. Sharkly says:

    Since the fuzzy screen capture the sunglasses and bandanas make facial recognition difficult, will we be able to ascertain whether these are real Americans?

    In other news:

    The comments are informative too.

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  73. The riff raff has relocated to Portland, OR from Seattle, WA, it appears. The federal police aren’t having it… at least w the federal property.

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  74. SFC Ton says:

    So folks know they are trying to blind/ distract the pigs with the lasers to make them vulnerable for a more physical attack.

    Ex getting the cop to look down while someone else throws a rock or uses a sling slot.

    They aren’t class 4 lasers so I don’t believe the lasers themselves can do any serious harm

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  75. This sounds familiar… 🤔

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  76. Ton, yes they were using the lasers (that’s new) and also using fireworks to try and light the building, nearby trees, etc. on fire for HOURS before it got shut down.

    I don’t know who these people are or where they came from but they look like circus freaks and I swear they are all strung out on heroin or some thing.

    I like this federal officer thing if the libtard governors and mayors refuse to do anything.

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  77. Portland police chief (recently appointed when the last, a woman, was forced to or decided to resign when the Floyd thing first went down.)

    Police were unable to respond to any other calls outside of the rioting, all evening. (On 4th of July, wonder how many assaults, robberies, and other crimes were not responded to?

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  78. Sharkly says:

    The riff raff has relocated to Portland
    LOL I suspect plenty of that riff raff was born and raised in Portland. I’m sure there may be outside organizers and participants, but there are always plenty of nutty Leftists living in Portland.

    The last time I was visiting my riff raff relatives there, I had a thick mop of blond hair, and my father chose a more scenic route to avoid driving through Portland.

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  79. Sharply, true! Portland’s motto literally is, “Keep Portland weird.” But in Seattle and Portland both the homeless populations soared about a year before the last election and there has been trouble ever since, much more then before then.

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  80. SFC Ton says:

    Who are they?

    Well semi locally they arrested 3 ring leaders
    2 skpyes and a half breed orc.

    Why are there always so many skpyes involved in these sort of things?

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  81. SFC Ton says:

    Unrelated but those “let’s not be royal, let’s do it our way!” feelz seem to be wearing off…
    …….

    Probably because the expected cash and virtue signaling points never showed up

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  82. Sharkly says:

    I don’t think the close vantage point in that photo of Multnomah Falls still exists. Our scenic sites have changed for the worse. They are closing old roads trying to keep people from driving right to the scenic stuff. When I took my kids to Yosemite we had to hike from a parking area over a mile to the visitor’s center, or we could have waited for a shuttle bus, and then we had to squeeze through crowds inside. I told them when I was their age we parked directly in front of the visitor’s center and were the only people there and got to talk to a real forest ranger.(not just some fat environmentalist giftshop chick in brown shorts) They now make people hike miles down many of the roads we once drove on to get right to the sights. It isn’t as family friendly for little ones to have to hike so far, just to see big trees or a waterfall. It seems like not that many of the tourists now speak much English either. Maybe now, due to the Kung-Flu, the foreign invasion of our national parks will be temporarily reduced. Too bad I can’t now take my own son’s on vacation, like how I was able to go as part of a family. Crazy liberals are destroying everything!(and have been for decades) Argghhhh! My sons are not experiencing so many things as good as I had them. Technology has advanced, but society is most definitely regressing.

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  83. Sharkly, nope, it’s still like that! And the old highway is still there, too. They did make a new parking area but it’s flat and paved and not far from the landing where you are in the picture.

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  84. Most only hike to the bridge pictured but there is a trail clear to the top, heavy switchbacks. I’ve done that and it was worth the climb.

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  85. horsemanbombadil says:

    https://www.theglobeandmail.com/world/article-miami-mayor-imposes-nightly-curfew-to-fight-florida-coronavirus-surge-2/

    A night curfew to contain the virus?

    What? It is being spread by VAMPIRES??

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  86. Hopefully that shows up, you can see the top of the falls here…

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  87. Just when you thought you knew were going… 🤔😳https://www.twitter.com/FiQQMi/status/1279724401810903043

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  89. SFC Ton says:

    It’s always about more then xyz.

    Drugs and child raping is their hobbies.

    Something has to fund that shit and the money from that has to be laundered.

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  90. horsemanbombadil says:

    https://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/sex-work-laws-covid-19-1.5637741

    “…because they lack access to personal protective equipment”

    Yup, just the way I like my hookers…

    … in a full body hazmat suit.

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  91. SFC Ton says:

    Thought you were going to say dead and shoved into a dumpster

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  92. How cool is this? It was like that where I am, too. Biggest by far in memory.

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  93. Ame says:

    Eddie Morris
    Yesterday at 8:28 AM · Shared with Public
    “It’s just a MASK, you guys. Don’t be a jerk. It’s for the greater good!”
    “It’s just a VACCINE, you guys. Don’t be a jerk. It’s for the greater good!”
    In 4 months, the U.S. transformed into an obedient socialist country. Government dictated what events are acceptable to attend. Violent protests that instill fear are OK but church services, family funerals and patriotic celebrations are dangerous. And you bought it without a fight.
    Standing in a graduation line is a “safety hazard”. Small businesses were forced to close but crowds to support the corporate money machine at WalMart, Lowes and Home Depot are OK.
    Come on. It’s “just a mask” & “safety precautions”.
    How about a little hush money. Here’s $2,400 that we stole out of your pay check in the first place. Enjoy. Buy something with it. From a big corporation.
    Cash is dirty. We can’t give change. There’s a coin shortage. Use your card. In 4 months, they convinced you to use a traceable card for everything.
    In less than 4 months, government closed public schools then “restructured” education under the guise of “public safety”. In less than 4 months, our government demonstrated how easily people assimilate to “guidelines” that have NO scientific premise whatsoever when you are fearful.
    In less than 4 months, our government successfully instilled fear in a majority of the population in America that allows them to control every aspect of your life. Including what you eat, where you go, who you see and your toilet paper.
    And the most dangerous and terrifying part? People are not afraid of the government who removed their freedom. They’re afraid of their neighbors, family and friends.
    And they hate those who won’t comply.
    It’s absolutely terrifying to me that so many people don’t question “authority”. They are willing to surrender their critical thinking skills and independence. They just… gave up without thinking. Without a fight.
    Do you know what’s coming next?
    “It’s just a vaccine. Come on. It’s for the greater good”.
    Wait until you’re told that you can’t enter any store or business without proof of the Covid-19 vaccine. Wait until you can’t go to public events or get on a plane without proof of receiving the vaccine.
    Don’t think it’s possible?
    Hell, you already allowed the government to say when you can go outside, where you’re allowed to go and accepted a new unproven, digital education system for your kids in the last 100 days. You followed blindly because you were told to do so.
    You’re kidding yourself if you think this mass behavior won’t be repeated with a vaccine. Or whatever the next step is.
    “I don’t follow politics.”
    “I don’t care about that stuff?”
    “I don’t like to think about it.”
    6 million Jews were exterminated in Germany because 97% of the population cowered to populist control. Nobody wanted to think about it. It’s easier to just ignore it.
    But that couldn’t happen here, right?
    They got you. Without a thought. Without a fight. Just like France. Just like Russia. Just like China. Welcome, comrade.~ T.C., The Concerned Patriot and MD

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  94. Ame says:

    Today Texas Governor Greg Abbott (R) issued yet another executive order on the coronavirus outbreak – while the Texas state legislature continues slumbering while collecting paychecks for no work.

    The mainstream media, predictably, is mis-reporting the executive order as a “statewide face covering requirement for Texans.”

    It is no such thing. However, it is worded in such an obtuse manner that this misinterpretation of the executive order will likely be universal in Texas.

    Here is the important part of the order:
    Every person in Texas shall wear a face covering over the nose and mouth when inside a commercial entity or other building or space open to the public, or when in an outdoor public space, wherever it is not feasible to maintain six feet of social distancing from another person not in the same household; provided, however, that this face-covering requirement does not apply to the following…
    That comma after the word “space” is essential. It establishes “outdoor public space” as a clause within the sentence, meaning both indoor AND outdoor are covered by the exception “wherever it is not feasible to maintain six feet of social distancing.” This is critically important, as it means even in stores or other indoor spaces masks are not required as long as it is possible to “social distance.” That would include every grocery store and reasonably-sized commercial establishment.

    In other words, this order was purposely written to be misinterpreted! Perception is 99 percent of reality,

    https://www.soonerpolitics.org/ronpaul/why-texas-governor-abbotts-face-mask-order-is-not-what-it-seems?fbclid=IwAR2kWQEYC3n_Z7u14FGRqyzrk3BOk_w2CGVVx_gqzTDfsKaCZGhVYpTxC6k

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  95. RichardP says:

    Here is a longer version similar to what Bloom posted. All over the San Fernando Valley, fIreworks started up when it started to get dark (about 8:40 p.m.). The main noise lasted for about an hour or so. But sporadic booms continued well past 2:00 a.m.

    The fireworks are not mainly the problem. The main problem is the palm trees. Idiots can and do fire bottle-rockets that hit the tops of palm trees high in the sky. The dead and dry palm fronds easily catch fire. It is the flaming debris from the top of the palm trees that floats over neighborhoods and sets things on fire. I know, because that happened to my house from a palm tree a block away (15 yearsor so ago). Fortunately, the fire trucks were already in my neighborhood by the time my house caught fire. They were able to put it out before it took hold in the attic (Cape Code style house), but we still had some significant repairs to do.

    I’ve spent the last week or so getting all the leaves off of my roof and everything burnable outside pulled away from the house. Watered everything around the house really well just before dusk. Had garden hoses at the ready in the front and back yards.

    Alternated between watching “Hamilton” with wife and daughter and going outside to make certain that things were OK. Fortunately, no local palm trees caught on fire. But that was not for lack of trying on the part of the folks shooting off fireworks.

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  96. Liz says:

    I know police and govt. corruption is a big topic for you, but several people have asked me to keep comments on topic. So if you could do that for me, I’d sure appreciate it.

    RPG, I thought that was a very socially intelligent attempt to dissuade spamming abusive polemic diatribes in your forum. Unfortunately lost with the person who has a social intelligence level below absolute zero.

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  97. Shoot, I had hoped that would work… Does anybody know where his obsession about this came from it just seems like he went from red pill to this one topic thing. Did he have some event happen to him where he was mistreated or something?

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  98. Liz says:

    I think he’s just a weird egg, Bloom.

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  99. It’s not good to spend too much time alone…

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  100. Ame says:

    Bloom – i have no doubt there are reasons he is the way he is, but there are some hard truths in here:
    ~ everyone who’s been here long enough has gone out of their way to help him, and he has rejected every bit of that help.
    ~ we cannot change who he is or what made him that way.
    ~ allowing him to continue on your blog, the way he is, is enabling him.
    ~ it is not compassionate to give anyone the freedom to do what he’s doing.
    ~ boundaries created and enforced are loving.
    ~ sometimes we have to walk away from people; sometimes that means enforcing some hard lines that they cannot cross so they don’t follow us.
    ~ it really sucks for people like us with our personalities. it makes us feel like horrible people. we’re not, but it makes us feel that way.

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  101. horsemanbombadil says:

    Damn it Bloom! It’s your house! Kick him out and lock the door.

    If it was your physical business would you let a customer do this to your good name?

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  102. David Foster says:

    Bloom, how about establishing one ‘open thread’ post per week where he (or anyone) can post to their heart’s content, but make it clear that all other posts will have comments strictly limited to on-topic? I’ve seen this done successfully elsewhere, though the situations weren’t totally comparable.

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  103. theshadowedknight says:

    Bloom, man is not meant to be alone. I have noticed that it is causing me problems. He has been alone decades longer than I have, and so he is twisted by it. I think part of his frustration is knowing that the police are the ones that would come and destroy him if he managed to create a family and had it fall apart. Its a normal male reaction to an enemy coming to take what is yours, compounded by years of desperation.

    I have a pretty low opinion of policemen, myself. He isn’t really saying anything about them that I disagree with. They are corrupt, subservient, pathetic, and ineffective at their nominal job. However, I am in the top 1 percent of men. My experience and attitude cannot be applicable to the rest of society. I dont need cops, but plenty of others do.

    Its his relentless pursuit, and deliberate ignorance of social convention. You can’t have a chat like this at your place without him bringing up the cops. Every conversation has to be about his bugaboo, or be changed to be about it. I’m bad about taking over a conversation and talking about what I want, but he is on a different level.

    Also, the fact that he gets into fights with other men in this space make me suspicious. Men fight, but then they sack up and get over it. If he is holding a grudge that long, that means he has a problem. There is something wrong there, and coddling him will only make the eventual break worse.

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  104. SFC Ton says:

    LOL I am perfectly content being alone some think y’all are just pussies

    It would take like 5 mins to block fuzzie. Time well spent

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  105. Ame says:

    one of the main reasons we’re so protective of Aspie-Girl … is also one of the cutest when in a controlled environment.

    she is very easily swayed on anything she is not absolutely convicted about … or with a person who has authority over her and whom she respects.

    for example … she’ll start in on a topic, claiming xyz … if she’s wrong, i’ll simply state that’s wrong, but abc is correct. and without missing a beat or taking a breath, she’ll switch sides and defend abc. it’s quite amusing and sweet – in a controlled environment.

    obviously, i’m continuously working on this. however, in the meantime, i’m extremely protective of her and the people she spends time with.

    i understand that she can switch sides with her sister and me so quickly because she trusts us and knows we would never intentionally lead her astray. we are and have always been very safe people for her.

    i want her to be able to think objectively and to be confident in her convictions. i want her to be able to receive information, evaluate it, and make appropriate changes, if necessary. i believe she’ll get better at this with time as i’ve already seen improvement. until then, i’ll keep her protected 🙂

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  106. Gunner Q says:

    redpillgirlnotes says:
    “How cool is this? It was like that where I am, too. Biggest by far in memory.”

    I went to Gilroy because they publicly announced they were doing fireworks at their high school. Parked on a back road where I could see the entire town.

    To my surprise, there were four or five fireworks celebrations going on, to the point that I only knew which was the official one because of direction. Enjoyed a nearly 180-degree fireworks show! And this was just a large town, not wealthy.

    Maybe there’s hope for America after all. Those aren’t the only noisemakers we’re packing!

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  107. okrahead says:

    Nothing says “Happy 4th of July!” like a .308 hitting a pound of tannerite downrange.

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  108. okrahead says:

    WAAAAAYYYYYY downrange.

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  109. Sharkly says:

    … without missing a beat or taking a breath, she’ll switch sides and …
    Aspie-Girl sounds a bit like the character named “Pliable” in ‘Pilgrim’s Progress’.
    I once dated a very pliable girl. It concerned me. However I married a stubborn girl, and am now convinced that is worse.

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  110. theshadowedknight says:

    Women should bend their views to match their husbands’ views. It promotes marital harmony and cooperation. It usually happens more slowly, over weeks and months. A man of sufficient will or a woman without a stable worldview will cause it to happen sooner. I do it to some of my female acquaintances and I’m not even fucking them. Once sex gets involved, so long as you give it to her good and strong, a woman becomes astonishingly pliable.

    Ame, you better be careful about who you choose for her husband. Make sure you vet well, and that he is a good man that will keep her safe. Most men will be, but she will also draw those who prey on weakness.

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  111. Sharkly says:

    While I’m venting about too many foreigners in US national parks…
    I’d like to say that those of you who can speak English, and can read and comply with the posted signs are IMHO quite welcome to come and share in enjoying God’s natural blessings on this continent. Even if you can’t help but warble on in your silly accents.

    FYI … Do not pet the buffalo! Although you may have gotten a photo together with a bottle-fed zoo panda in Beijing. The grizzly bear cubs beside the road are not a photo-op. Their mama does not work for a circus. The ground squirrels and chipmunks are not free campfire kababs. US taxpayers will not replace what racoons steal. If you find a perfect tent site, except for one hole in the ground, that ain’t a good tent site. If something is rattling out in the tall grass, don’t go find it. The sealion does not want to High-Five you with its flipper. The alligator that hasn’t moved all day, is not slow or dead, but, is resting up in case you approach. Etc.

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  112. b g says:

    Personally, I would advise a little empathy toward Fuzzie , frankly, many here are also walking wounded in the war between the sexes. Fortunately, so far men have largely not joined the battle yet and only the most mindless of women imagine any victory.

    Like myself, Fuzzie was not raised to see that social disaster. Nobody would be so bloody stupid as betray the ancient social agreement that allowed human development, surely nobody is that completely mindless. Wrong, that is the horror of the red pill, and men have yet to address the betrayal. That is unlikely to end well for either sexes.

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  113. Sharkly says:

    Regarding Feminism FYI:
    This is a vintage photo of a real forest ranger, silently tranquilizing a bear in Yellowstone with a longbow, to protect campers unaware.

    This is Cosplay:

    For everybody’s safety, know the difference!

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  114. theshadowedknight says:

    Sharkly, she’s wearing heels. Anyone that can’t tell the difference is oblivious. Obviously only men can be rangers. Some jobs, no matter if there are women “doing” those jobs, are men only. For example, there are firemen, and firewatchers; there are no firewomen.

    b g, I know what that is like. I used to be a real nice person. You know how it is: they tell you the deal is that if you treat people well you will do well and be treated well in return. Well, I had to learn better, and that wasn’t a fun process by any means. Fuzzie has to learn that same lesson, and coddling him isn’t going to help him.

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  115. Sharkly says:

    My point exactly. You can dress a woman up as a ranger, but it isn’t nearly as likely that she will clear a storm downed tree from a road on a stormy night before a fleeing camper hits it. When safety is on the line, affirmative-action needs to stand down. For starters…

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  116. SFC Ton says:

    Fuzzie burned through his allotted amount of good will

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  117. SFC Ton says:

    All us population growth has coem from brown and dark skin folks

    That doesn’t bode well for your kids and grandkids but I guess its ok since they were well behaved at a park this one weekend

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  118. Sharkly says:

    [video src="https://i.imgur.com/lAqdMJH.mp4" /]
    It was Jessica Rabbit who first wore red heels as a ranger.

    These are Cosplay girls mimicking her, not the actual dikes who try to become real rangers.
    In either case, it is important that we all know that both are just forms of costume play.

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  119. Sharkly says:

    Hope this works:

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  120. Sharkly says:

    The only way a woman should be dressed up as a ranger is, if it is Halloween, and her kids are dressed as Yogi Bear and Boo Boo. IMHO

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  121. Sharkly says:

    I only see one chubby Park Ranger and three Mini-MEs.

    That photo comes from a news article where a civil rights group is claiming that those Park Ranger uniforms are threatening to Hispanics, because they visually look too similar to Border Patrol uniforms.
    LOL
    https://www.cnsnews.com/news/article/eric-scheiner/coalition-park-ranger-uniforms-threatening-latinos-have-cultural
    You can’t make this stuff up!

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  122. Sharkly says:

    I can’t believe Liberals want to forcibly change people’s work clothes to be more welcoming to those who are here illegally. What crap will they come up with next???
    Now I got to run and go find my mask, which I’ll be forced to wear, so that I can legally go to work today. SMH!

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  123. Liz says:

    “It’s such a shame that something as simple as the uniform and it’s similarity to the border patrols uniform – in the coloring – could be very threatening to certain segments of the Latino population

    Isn’t this itself kinda racist and insulting?
    And police uniform type colors-could be very threatening to certain segments of the black population.
    And cowboy hats-could be threatening to certain segments of the Injun population
    And du-rags- could be threatening to certain segments of the white population
    And calculators- could be threatening to certain segments of the female population
    And bath stations- could be threatening to certain segments of the immigrant population

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  124. Liz says:

    I empathize with Fuzzie like I would empathize with someone crapping on my lawn.
    Somewhere between the first and 500th time one needs to get out the fire hose.

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  125. Liz says:

    Just to add: empathy is asking him nicely to stop. At first.

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  126. Ame says:

    TSK – yes, I am very concerned about that as she would like to get married and have babies someday. I don’t think she’s ready yet, but we’re working together on that. I am very grateful she has such full trust in me and is willing to be guided and protected. I share much of what y’all write out here with both my girls, and they take it to heart.

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  127. Sharkly says:

    … she would like to get married and have babies someday.

    Is she hot? Just asking for a friend who is going through a divorce. 😉

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  128. b g says:

    Liz

    I know, but it seems a little like kicking Fuzzie when he is clearly down…as in depressed.

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  129. b g says:

    TSK

    Some people never understand the red pill.

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  130. theshadowedknight says:

    b g, then he does not belong here. If you can’t run with the big dogs, stay on the porch.

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  131. SFC Ton says:

    It’s a London prize life

    The best time to kick a man is when he’s down.

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  132. RichardP says:

    @tsk said: b g, then he does not belong here. If you can’t run with the big dogs, stay on the porch.

    If you look around, you might notice that he is not here, nor is he trying to run with the big dogs. Rather, he is annoying folks at a different place that aims at a different audience.

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  133. SFC Ton says:

    Aka taking advantage of someone who won’t fight back

    Like all the other sjw shit birds

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  134. theshadowedknight says:

    RichardP, what is Bloom’s username? That might give you a hint at what I meant.

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  135. Ame says:

    it is not kind, loving, or compassionate to allow harmful behavior. if one wants to continue harmful behavior, they can create their own place to do so.

    even my Aspie-Girl knows that there’s a hard line, and if she crosses it, she walks out the door and is not allowed in until she changes her attitude/behavior. and if she chooses to remain in that behavior, she is not allowed back in our house. period. even if she ends up on the streets. there have been times i’ve made her walk out the door, and she hasn’t come back in till she straightened herself out – usually takes less that 10-15 minutes. but she knows it can be permanent based on how she chooses to behave (goes for Oldest, too, but Oldest is a rule-follower 🙂 ).

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  136. RichardP says:

    @tsk said: b g, then he does not belong here. If you can’t run with the big dogs, stay on the porch. … RichardP, what is Bloom’s username? That might give you a hint at what I meant.

    And what I meant is what I said in response to the first comment. Bloom / rpg is aiming at a different audience than this blog is. Women, mainly. And that would explain why fuzzie is doing his dirty deeds there, amongst the women. What he is doing there would not be tolerated for a minute here. Because differences between men and women.

    There is a lesson there that translates to all of these blue cities with women mayors pushing their “summer of love” motifs. They are learning the hard way that if they don’t clamp down hard on the violence as soon as it starts, it will only grow larger.

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