Archive | February 14, 2020

FOOD FOR THOUGHT—A SOBERING REMINDER

 


From: Hank Ashmore
The Deplorable Infidel

 

 

A SOBERING REMINDER

It’s been over sixty years ago since Russia’s Nikita Khrushchev delivered his message to the United Nations, his prediction for America, and TV coverage of him banging his shoe on the podium. At that time, the word ‘communism’ was feared throughout our nation. Do you remember September 29, 1959? If you do not, here is his entire quote.

“Your children’s children will live under communism, you Americans are so gullible. No, you won’t accept communism outright; but we will keep feeding you small doses of socialism until you will finally wake up and find you already have communism. We will not have to fight you; we will so weaken your economy until you will fall like overripe fruit into our hands.”

Remember, socialism leads to communism. So, how do you create a socialist state? There are eight levels of control:

  1. Healthcare – Control healthcare and you control the people. (All the Democrat candidates for president want free health care for all.)
  2. Poverty – Increase the poverty level as high as possible, poor people are easier to control and will not fight back if you are providing everything for them. (Maxine Water’s Congressional District is a good example of how the Democrats keep the people in poverty. She has been in Congress for 30+ years and has done nothing to relieve the poverty in her district. Her district has probably more homeless people than any other congressional district.)
  3. Debt – Increase the debt to an unsustainable level. That way you are able to increase taxes, and this will produce more poverty. (The green new deal and health care for all will bankrupt the country.)
  4. Gun control – Remove the ability to defend themselves from the government . That way you are able to create a police state. (Take what’s happening in Virginia right now.)
  5. Welfare – Take control of every aspect (food, housing, income) of their lives because that will make them fully dependent on the government. (The Great Society has had people fully dependent on the government for more than 50 years.)
  6. Education – Take control of what people read and listen to and take control of what children learn in school. (The federal government uses taxpayer money to blackmail local school systems into teaching what the government wants taught. Common Core for example.)
  7. Religion – Remove the belief in God from the government and schools because the people need to believe in only the government knowing what is best for the people. (The Christian Religion has been taken out of public school classrooms and Muslim prayer rooms have taken its place.)
  8. Class warfare – Divide the people into the wealthy and poor. Eliminate the middle class. This will cause more discontent and it will be easier to tax the wealthy with the support of the poor. (This country has never been more divided than it is right now. George Soros is real proud of Barack Obama for the job he did in dividing this country.)

And let’s not forget, the leading Democratic candidate for president is a devout socialist, Bernie Sanders!

Thomas Jefferson wrote: “The democracy will cease to exist when you take away from those who are willing to work and give to those who would not.”

 

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-

 

AN OPINION FROM THE DEPLORABLE INFIDEL

Mike will get the job done and take your gun.

 

A SIMPLE TRUTH FOR TODAY

“When a legislative undertakes to proscribe the exercise of a citizen’s constitutional rights, it acts lawlessly and the citizen can take into his own hands and proceed on the basis that such a law is no law at all.” (Such are the gun control laws being passed in Virginia.)

Supreme Court Justice William O. Douglas
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THE SPHINX—NICE PLACES

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When You Strike At A King, You Must Kill Him

Peaceful Family Dinner at the Chips

https://nypost.com/2020/02/06/netflix-finally-lets-users-turn-off-annoying-auto-playing-previews/

https://gisanddata.maps.arcgis.com/apps/opsdashboard/index.html#/bda7594740fd40299423467b48e9ecf6

https://townhall.com/

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The Editor: Where are some nice places, LL ?

Traveling Cat: They are located almost anywhere. Here is one in Hollywood.

https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/features/why-chateau-marmont-valets-are-unsung-heroes-hollywood-1274735

This one is in Atlanta, Georgia, USA.

Here is an old skyscraper, and another old building.

Chrysler Building History and Photography

https://www.apartmenttherapy.com/famous-address-life-in-the-dakota-apartments-nyc-248999

A. Lincoln thought one America was a nice place.

https://www.breitbart.com/economy/2020/02/12/carney-honoring-the-america-first-legacy-of-abraham-lincoln/

Home is a nice place.

Valentine Jokes

 

A prince was put under a spell so that he could speak only one word each year. If he didn’t speak for two years, the following year he could speak two words and so on.

One day, he fell in love with a beautiful lady. He refrained from speaking for two whole years so he could call her “my darling.” But then he wanted to tell her he loved her, so he waited three more years. At the end of these five years, he wanted to ask her to marry him, so he waited another four years. Finally, as the ninth year of silence ended, he led the lady to the most romantic place in the kingdom and said, “My darling, I love you! Will you marry me?”

And the lady said, “Pardon?”

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“If you step on a purple mushroom, you’ll be forced to marry the ugliest person in the world,” warned the old gnome, so the man continued carefully through the woods. He didn’t step on any purple mushrooms.

Suddenly a beautiful woman walked up and said: “We have to marry.”

“Why?” asked the man, smiling.

“I just stepped on one of those pesky purple mushrooms!” she replied.

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A woman was taking a nap on Valentine’s Day afternoon. After she awoke, she told her husband, “I just dreamed that you gave me a gorgeous and expensive diamond necklace for Valentine’s Day! What do you think it means?”

“You’ll know tonight,” he said.

That evening, her husband came home with a small package for her. Thrilled, she opened it and found a book titled “The Meaning of Dreams.”

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A Cub Scout found a frog that said, “Kiss me and I will become a beautiful princess.”

The boy studied the frog, then put it in his pocket.

“Hey,” the frog croaked, “how come you didn’t kiss me?”

“I’d rather have a talking frog than a princess any day!”

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I just got a text from my girlfriend that said, “I bought you an awesome Valentine’s Day gift! xox”

I really hope she spelled “Xbox” wrong.

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The first Valentine cards

The first Valentine cards were sent in the 18th century. Initially these were handmade efforts, as pre-made cards were not yet available. Lovers would decorate paper with romantic symbols including flowers and love knots, often including puzzles and lines of poetry. Those who were less inspired could buy volumes that offered guidance on selecting the appropriate words and images to woo their lover. These cards were then slipped secretly under a door, or tied to a door-knocker.

It was in Georgian Britain that pre-printed cards first began to appear, though these were not yet as popular as they were eventually to become. Perhaps the oldest surviving example dates from 1797: this card, held at York Castle Museum, was sent by one Catherine Mossday to a Mr. Brown of London. It is decorated with flowers and images of Cupid, with a verse printed around the border reading:

Since on this ever Happy day,

All Nature’s full of Love and Play,

Yet harmless still if my design,

‘Tis but to be your Valentine.

An early hand-made puzzle purse valentine, from c1790. (Private Collection/Bridgeman Images)

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Astronomy Picture of the Day

The Pale Blue Dot
Image Credit: Voyager Project, NASA, JPL-Caltech

Explanation: On Valentine’s Day in 1990, cruising four billion miles from the Sun, the Voyager 1 spacecraft looked back one last time to make the first ever Solar System family portrait. The portrait consists of the Sun and six planets in a 60 frame mosaic made from a vantage point 32 degrees above the ecliptic plane. Planet Earth was captured within a single pixel in this single frame. It’s the pale blue dot within the sunbeam just right of center in this reprocessed version of the now famous view from Voyager. Astronomer Carl Sagan originated the idea of using Voyager’s camera to look back toward home from a distant perspective. Thirty years later, on this Valentine’s day, look again at the pale blue dot.

Tomorrow’s picture: light-weekend