Archive | September 2, 2019

What’s your story?

A guy is driving around the back woods of Montana and he sees a sign in front of a broken down shanty-style house: ‘Talking Dog For Sale’ He rings the bell and the owner appears and tells him the dog is in the backyard.

The guy goes into the backyard and sees a nice looking Labrador retriever sitting there.
‘You talk?’ he asks.
‘Yep,’ the Lab replies.

After the guy recovers from the shock of hearing a dog talk, he says ‘So, what’s your story?’

The Lab looks up and says, ‘Well, I discovered that I could talk when I was pretty young. I wanted to help the government, so… I told the CIA. In no time at all they had me jetting from country to country, sitting in rooms with spies and world leaders, because no one figured a dog would be eavesdropping.’

‘I was one of their most valuable spies for eight years running…But the jetting around really tired me out, and I knew I wasn’t getting any younger so I decided to settle down. I signed up for a job at the airport to do some undercover security, wandering near suspicious characters and listening in. I uncovered some incredible dealings and was awarded a batch of medals. I got married, had a mess of puppies, and now I’m just retired.’

The guy is amazed. He goes back in and asks the owner what he wants for the dog.

‘Ten dollars,’ the guy says.

‘Ten dollars? This dog is amazing! Why on earth are you selling him so cheap?’

‘Because he’s a liar. He’s never been out of the yard.’

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FOOD FOR THOUGHT

From: Hank Ashmore
The Deplorable Infidel

 

 

BERNIE SANDERS IS COMING FOR YOUR MEAT

Not with his proposals for how Americans are to live their lives, Bernie Sanders now suggests he’s open for taxing meat as another means of virtue-signaling on global warming. According to Breitbart News:

Sen. Bernie Sanders signaled that he is open to the possibility of a “meat tax” to help combat climate change, according to a video of a Q&A session at his town hall event in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. A town hall attendee asked the presidential candidate what he would do to address the meat industry’s impact on climate change and floated a “meat tax,” which Sanders did not immediately dismiss. While Sanders did not delve into details, he praised the woman’s question and failed to rule out the consideration of a “meat tax” in the U.S. “Thank you for the question, and it’s a good question. All I can say is if we believe, as I do and you do, that climate change is real, we’ve gonna have to tackle it in every area, including agriculture,” Sanders said. “In fact, one of the things we want to do with our farmers out there is help them become more aggressive and able to help us combat climate change, rather than contribute to it,” he continued. “You’re right. We got to look at agriculture. We’ve got to look at every cause of the crisis that we face,” he added.

So it’s not enough for Bernie to be controlling which newspapers see print, as I noted here, nor your energy choices, your health care, your house and car, your student dept, your job or your wages, and pay all your medical bills. Sanders also wants to control what you eat, to throw out the stick of more taxes on meat to prod and nudge and smack and shove you into compliance – and incidentally, draw more money to the government coffers presumably controlled by him. He’s also pandering to the crowd, which has been trying to persuade Americans to give up meat and eat one of their bad-for-you plus bad-tasting meat substitutes, something that isn’t taking off by persuasion, but might just gain traction by force of taxes. All this, after he takes away one third of your money through taxes to pay for all his handout programs, throws energy executives in jail, and then bankrupts your hospital to boot.

If it can be taxed, he taxes. If it can be regulated, he regulates. Obviously, there are no limits on Bernie’s sense of entitlement to what’s yours.

Monica Showalter

 

WAKE UP AMERICA BEFORE IT’S TOO LATE!

“If our country is to survive and prosper, we must summon the courage to condemn and reject the liberal agenda, and we had better do it soon.”

-Walter Williams-

 

“You Just Can’t Make This S**t Up” category

Faculty members at Kansas University want Chick-fil-A removed from campus for being a “bastion of bigotry.” They believe the chain violates “safety and inclusion.”

 

AN OPINION FROM THE DEPLORABLE INFIDEL

Ninety eight percent of the adults in this country are decent, hardworking, honest Americans. It’s the other lousy two percent that get all the publicity. But then, we elected them.

 

A SIMPLE TRUTH FOR TODAY

“I believe that every individual is naturally entitled to do as he pleases with himself and the fruits of his labor, so far as it in no way interferes with any other men’s rights.”

Abraham Lincoln

THE SPHINX—-LABOR DAY AND FACE RECOGNITION

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https://www.google.com/search?client=firefox-b-1-d&q=dorian+watch

https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/9838370/texas-shooting-twin-baby-girl-five-dead-odessa-midland-latest/

https://townhall.com/tipsheet/bethbaumann/2019/09/01/what-we-know-about-the-shooting-in-midland-and-odessa-texas-n2552476

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The Editor:  Is Labor Day special, LL ?

UAW, Teamsters Cat:  It sure is.  It celebrates the American worker.  Lately is marks the end of Summer and a three-day weekend.   Watch out for the hurricane and Buckle-Up.  For our young loyal readers Osama bin Laden was a terrorist killed by Navy Seals and buried in the Indian Ocean.

https://www.dol.gov/general/laborday/history

https://www.townandcountrymag.com/leisure/arts-and-culture/a10318921/history-of-labor-day/

TE:  What’s up with face recognition, UTC

Some people are protesting this new technology.

https://us.norton.com/internetsecurity-iot-how-facial-recognition-software-works.html

Speaking of faces, here is a reconstructed face from about four ( 4 ) million years ago.   This is a face only an Australopithecus  anamensis mother could love.  Pocahontas might claim membership in this ancient family, because of the high cheek bones.  Anything for an edge/vote.

https://www.newsmax.com/newsfront/lucy-fossil-ancestor-human/2019/08/28/id/930391/

If Apple had been around millions of years ago they could tell us everything about our sexual history.

https://nypost.com/2019/08/28/apple-apologizes-for-letting-contractors-eavesdrop-on-siris-sex-recordings/

Astronomy Picture of the Day

The Moon and Jupiter over the Alps
Image Credit & Copyright: Giorgia Hofer (Cortina Astronomical Association)

Explanation: What are those bright lights in the sky ahead? When hiking a high mountain pass in northern Italy three weeks ago, a conjunction between our Moon and the distant planet Jupiter was visible as both rose together in the southwest after sunset. The picturesque mountains in the distance are Tre Cime di Lavaredo (Three Peaks of Lavaredo), a UNESCO World Heritage Site and three of the best known mountain peaks in Italy, the Dolomites, and the entire Alps. In the foreground on the left is Locatelli Hut, a refuge for tired hikers as it is located over an hour from nearest parking lot. The bright sky object on the upper left is Saturn. The entire scene was captured on a single 8-second exposure. Jupiter and Saturn will remain prominent in the western sky after sunset this month, while the Moon, in its monthly orbit around the Earth, will pass near Jupiter again in about four days.

Tomorrow’s picture: black hole vs neutron star

Good Stuff

 

It’s your place in the world; it’s your life. Go on and do all you can with it, and make it the life you want to live. –Mae Jemison

You may be disappointed if you fail, but you are doomed if you don’t try. –Beverly Sills

Remember no one can make you feel inferior without your consent. –Eleanor Roosevelt

Life is what we make it, always has been, always will be. –Grandma Moses

The question isn’t who is going to let me; it’s who is going to stop me. –Ayn Rand