THE SPHINX— THE RACE

 

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https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-shutdown-emergency/trump-declares-emergency-for-border-wall-house-panel-launches-probe-idUSKCN1Q420N

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The Editor:  Haven’t we had enough articles about race, LL ?

Fireball Roberts Cat:  I’m talking about The Race.  It’s today.

http://www.sportingnews.com/us/nascar/news/daytona-500-odds-prediction-sleepers-drivers-to-watch-for-2019-race/kr7sy5kzgcj91guphc9pkmp28

A few years ago boys learned how to repair cars.   This is the first bumper sticker I remember  ” If you want to race go to Daytona “.

http://spacecoastdaily.com/2016/03/video-special-daytona-500-held-on-the-beach-in-1952-safety-devices-were-few/

TE:  Was that something new, FRC ?

Shucks no, the first thing they did after inventing the wheel was to have a race ?

Ben-Hur ( 1959 ) is one of the great motion pictures ever made.  Ben-Hur against the Roman Empire, it’s almost like Trump against the corrupt agencies in D.C.

Astronomy Picture of the Day

Shadow of a Martian Robot
Image Credit: Mars Exploration Rover Mission, JPL, NASA

Explanation: What if you saw your shadow on Mars and it wasn’t human? Then you might be the Opportunity rover currently exploring Mars. Opportunity explored the red planet from 2004 to 2018, finding evidence of ancient water, and sending breathtaking images across the inner Solar System. Pictured here in 2004, Opportunity looks opposite the Sun into Endurance Crater and sees its own shadow. Two wheels are visible on the lower left and right, while the floor and walls of the unusual crater are visible in the background. Caught in a dust storm in 2018, last week NASA stopped try contact Opportunity and declare the ground-breaking mission, originally planned for only 92 days, complete.

Tomorrow’s picture: sky dragon

IT SNOWED LAST NIGHT……

8:00 am – I made a snowman.

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8:10 – A feminist passed by and asked me why I didn’t make a snow woman.

8:15 –  So, I made a snow woman. 

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8:17 –  My feminist neighbor complained about the snow woman’s voluptuous chest saying it objectified snow women everywhere.

8:20 –  The gay couple living nearby threw a hissy fit and moaned it could have been two snow men instead.

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8:22 –  The transgender man..women…person asked why I didn’t just make one snow person with detachable parts.

8:25 –  The vegans at the end of the lane complained about the carrot  nose, as veggies are food and not to decorate snow figures with.

8:28 –  I was being called a racist because the snow couple is white.

8:29 –  So I made a black couple.

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8:31 –  The Muslim gent across the road demanded the snow woman wear a  burqa.

8:40 – The Police arrived saying someone had been offended.

8:42 – The feminist neighbor complained again that the broomstick of the snow woman needed to be removed because it depicted women in a domestic role.

8:43 – The council equality officer arrived and threatened me with eviction.

8:45 – TV news crew from ABC showed up. I was asked if I know the difference between snowmen and snow-women? I replied “Snowballs” and am now called a sexist.

9:00 – I was on the News as a suspected terrorist, racist, homophobe sensibility offender, bent on stirring up trouble during difficult weather.

9:10 – I was asked if I have any accomplices. My children were taken by social services.

9:29 – Far left protesters offended by everything marched down the street demanding for me to be beheaded.

 Moral: There is no moral to this story. It is what we have become.

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THE SPHINX—-EL CHAPO

 

The Editor:   What is El Chapo, LL ?

Sleuth Cat:  That’s the  ex  Mexican Drug Cartel numero  uno.   His name is Spanish slang for ” shorty “.  He was just convicted in NY on enough charges to never see daylight again, or so they say.

https://nypost.com/2019/02/12/el-chapo-likely-headed-to-supermax-prison-known-as-alcatraz-of-the-rockies/

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joaqu%C3%ADn_%22El_Chapo%22_Guzm%C3%A1n

My archives revealed a couple of other things.  The ” Fast And Furious ”  illegal selling of guns to the Mexican drug cartels was a criminal act by Attorney General Eric Holder.  It was later covered up by President Obama under executive privilege. 

https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/man-convicted-murdering-border-agent-case-revealed-fast-furious-operation-n970876

https://www.cbsnews.com/news/fast-and-furious-gun-found-el-chapo-hideout-mexico/

Senator Cruz wants to confiscate about fourteen  ( 14 ) billion dollars of El Chapo’s assets and use them to build the wall.  It sounds better than Obama paying off the murderous radicals in Iran, at midnight with pallets of cash  on an unmarked airplane.

https://www.newsmax.com/newsfront/border-wall-el-chapo/2019/02/13/id/902503/

https://www.breitbart.com/border/2019/02/13/ted-cruz-revives-el-chapo-bill-to-pay-for-border-wall/

Since the new governor of Californication, Gavin Newsom,  cancelled the useless tunnel, El Chapo might give his tunnel digging expertise to Gavin  for a few smokes and fresh air.

https://www.mercurynews.com/2019/02/12/newsom-kills-controversial-delta-twin-tunnels-plan/