Quotes of the day

posted at 10:51 pm on January 16, 2013 by Allahpundit

Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus wasted no time in attacking President Obama’s new gun control proposals.

“President Obama’s series of gun control measures amount to an executive power grab that may please his political base but will not solve the problems at hand. He paid lip service to our fundamental constitutional rights, but took actions that disregard the 2nd Amendment and the legislative process,” Priebus said, attacking Obama for including executive orders as part of the response.

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Far from acting as if his work was now done, the president made clear that he is fully invested in seeing his agenda realized — and fully prepared to lead a national movement to loosen the grip of resignation and cynicism in the face of brutality and carnage…

Most heartening of all was the tone the president took. He did not cast himself as an evenhanded umpire far above the fray, handing down ideas that all people of good will would inevitably accept. He acknowledged that the battle ahead would be difficult. He predicted he would have to fight the lie that his plan constituted “a tyrannical assault on liberty.” And he sought to mobilize a new effort to counteract the entrenched power of those who have dictated submissiveness in the face of bloodshed.

“Enough,” Obama declared, insisting that change would come only “if the American people demand it.”

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It’s the second time in just the past 72 hours where Obama has chosen to ask for everything he wants and leave little (initial) room for compromise. The first time came Monday when the President sought to seize the rhetorical high ground from Republicans by casting the raising of the debt ceiling as something on which he refused to negotiate under any circumstances.

That approach is a marked change from Obama’s negotiating position in past legislative fights in which, Democrats often complained, he negotiated with himself — starting with an initial offer somewhere close to where he wanted to end up and then watched as Republicans pulled him further and further to the ideological right before the deal was done…

His base will love it. Republicans will hate it. The question now is whether it will work to get something done.

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Rapidly accelerating a process that began during his campaign, Obama since November has confidently picked fights with Republicans—and challenged the most conservative members of his own party—on a broad range of foreign-policy and domestic social issues. Besides gun control these include immigration, the pace of withdrawal from Afghanistan and the nomination of Republican senator Chuck Hagel as Defense secretary, a red flag for the GOP’s neo-conservative wing.

Obama in effect is answering a question that liberal political thinkers have asked since the 1970s: how would the Democratic Party behave if it could diminish its dependence on conservative white voters? His forceful moves on all these controversial fronts represent a calculated gamble that the evolution of the US electorate has reached a critical tipping point…

On all of these issues, the president is simply “following his coalition,” said Neera Tanden, president of the Center for American Progress, now perhaps the leading liberal group in Washington. “The point I make, in my role [of talking to] the whole coalition, is there’s the possibility of a progressive [electoral] majority that sustains a lot of good things for everybody in it, but we have to deliver [for our voters].”

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“The NRA is continually trumpeting [that] they increased their membership by ‘x’ amount in this month,” Gibbs said on Morning Joe today. “The president has the most exciting campaign apparatus ever built. It’s time to turn that loose. It’s time to turn that loose for something more than just an election. If the NRA’s got a list, then Obama for America has a bigger list and it is time to get activated again.”…

Gibbs thinks the Obama campaign can bury the NRA. “This list will get active and it will do things if the person in charge of this list asks them to do so,” he said, suggesting that Obama campaign volunteers should “get on that old pair of shoes that they knocked on doors with and get out there and do something.”

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You may agree 100 percent with the president’s position on gun control, but his stagey histrionics, his endless reliance upon human props, his cheap sloganeering, his emotionally driven hectoring: all of that bespeaks a very deep contempt for his audience, which is the American people. If he really believes that surrounding himself with adorable little tots is a substitute for substantive arguments for well-thought-out policy proposals, he thinks that the people — you people — are a bunch of rubes. Unhappily, 51 percent of the American people are happy to endorse his low view of them. There is something peculiar to political enthusiasts, a phenomenon I observed at both conventions this year: People in political audiences know that they are being manipulated, cynically and professionally — and they enjoy it. Obama’s admirers look up to him because he looks down on them, not in spite of the fact. There is something more at play than the mere admiration of stagecraft…

The magic of theater is that is has the power to overwhelm thought: For a moment, you forget that you are watching actors reciting lines that they have memorized and making scripted movements, and you are taken into the world of the play. Obama’s politics of histrionics — the little children, the Sandra Flukes, the imperial stage dressing — also is conceived with the goal of overwhelming thought. That tells you something about the president and what he stands for. The continued success of this traveling medicine show of a presidency tells you something about the American people.

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House Republicans have backed themselves into an awkward place on the debt ceiling: unwilling to vote to lift it, but equally unwilling to take the blame for not lifting it. They’ve been looking for an escape from the dilemma. In 2011 Obama cut them a face-saving deal. This time, he’s insisted, no deal. His White House has rejected every brain wave that might de-escalate the confrontation, including the notorious “trillion-dollar coin” concept. His strategy—as he said at his Jan. 14 press conference—has been to reduce the Republicans’ options to a stark binary pair: “They can act responsibly and pay America’s bills or they can act irresponsibly and put America through another economic crisis.” Or, in other words: They can blow up the credit of the United States—or they can yield. That’s the choice, there’s nothing else on the menu.

Facing that stark choice, Republicans in Congress and the country have indicated to the party base that they will probably have to yield. The president has insisted, however, that Republicans will receive nothing in return for yielding…

A government shutdown would end disastrously for the congressional GOP. Which is precisely why Obama is goading the Republicans to do it. In the words of Club for Growth president Chris Chocola: “They [Republican House members] think this is the only way to get Obama’s attention.” That, of course, is just what President Obama wants them to think—so they’ll do just what President Obama wants them to do. What he wants is not a deal—not anymore, or anyway, not now. What he wants is a reckless Republican overreach, leading to public outrage, leading to a Republican rout. The president has been often quoted as saying he wants to “break the fever.” Translated into plainer English: he wants to break his opponents.

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btw, you know the left is really hurting when the best they can say is that barry’s theatrical ‘tone’ was the most heartening thing…and that our list is bigger than yours

i am actually feeling reasonably good tonight. Think of the hysteria wall to wall coverage of this and all they get is some EOs…mostly minor..one even on get a director of AFT?

and i’m pretty sure that AWB et al. will not go anywhere. the Left has NY and other places big time. Not too many states can tolerate a demagogue like Cuomo

although i will say, i’m not too fond of databases…and i’m not too fond of agitprop. The word ‘enough’ is their watchword.

the most pathetic and contemptible display of political theater was the interview by Walters? and mark and gabby giffords. Walters? had to frame a question just right…so that all she needed to say was Enough.

all scripted…beyond disgusting use of human props

r keller on January 16, 2013 at 11:42 PM

Gibbs thinks the Obama campaign can bury the NRA. “This list will get active and it will do things if the person in charge of this list asks them to do so,” he said, suggesting that Obama campaign volunteers should “get on that old pair of shoes that they knocked on doors with and get out there and do something.”

Bring it. And when they come to my doors it will be unfortunate that they will not hear the report of my guns, nor see their smoke. They won’t even feel the pain, as their Birkenstocks fly and flobble into the air. I, on the other hand, can’t wait for the meeting.

TXUS on January 16, 2013 at 11:43 PM

Scrumpy on January 16, 2013 at 11:40 PM

Feeling good. Made my first ever Fajitas tonight, and OMG..May be the best I have had.

KCB on January 16, 2013 at 11:43 PM

AFT .eq. ATF…my dyslexia is acting up

r keller on January 16, 2013 at 11:43 PM

Resist We Much on January 16, 2013 at 11:40 PM

Fantastic!!

Scrumpy on January 16, 2013 at 11:43 PM

I thought dBag was away busy with his yellow couch….

viking01 on January 16, 2013 at 11:44 PM

you old-testament savages don’t deserve this brilliant, brave President we have. It only heartens me to know how much America hates your kind and showed it by rejecting you in November.

DBear on January 16, 2013 at 11:38 PM

Dbear the low life, low IQ communist scum:

Who hates us? The parasites who are living fully or partially on our expense… We hate them too… If not for the parasites class Obama would never be President…

mnjg on January 16, 2013 at 11:45 PM

KCB on January 16, 2013 at 11:43 PM

Wonderful Ken

Scrumpy on January 16, 2013 at 11:45 PM

Figured RWM is having too much fun with Bear’s ass to interrupt.

KCB on January 16, 2013 at 11:46 PM

you old-testament savages don’t deserve this brilliant, brave President we have. It only heartens me to know how much America hates your kind and showed it by rejecting you in November.

DBear on January 16, 2013 at 11:38 PM

Close your mouth, dear. You’re getting drool on your knee pads.

annoyinglittletwerp on January 16, 2013 at 11:46 PM

Bmore on January 16, 2013 at 11:41 PM

I would have thought my name would have gave it away, but I am from Slower Lower, born and raised, the Mason Dixon line split my back yard, sportsman’s paradise really, shame I can never go back.

MarshFox on January 16, 2013 at 11:46 PM

Scrumpy on January 16, 2013 at 11:43 PM

Thx. That first stanza should go like this:

Hopenchange crazy, Obama baby, foot soldier for the man
Mesmerised, spellbound smile, you’ll cede your freedoms to your man
Obamarina, you must have seen him swaying in the stands
And, now, he’s jobless, always indebted, a tiny puppet in His hand

Resist We Much on January 16, 2013 at 11:47 PM

A Proggie — inadvertently — lets the racist cat out of the bag…

Homicides committed in Newtown, Connecticut on December 14, 2012: 27.

That is the statistic that has changed everything.

chumpThreads on January 16, 2013 at 2:53 PM

Duly noted that the 512 murders of primarily minorities in Chicago last year CHANGED NOTHING in your estimation.

It takes dead WHITE children to light a fire under the arses of Proggies.

Resist We Much on January 16, 2013 at 11:08 PM

That is an excellent point. I’m going to use this in my next confrontation with a leftist over Sandy Hook and “gun control.”

UltimateBob on January 16, 2013 at 11:47 PM

Close your mouth, dear. You’re getting drool on your knee pads.

annoyinglittletwerp on January 16, 2013 at 11:46 PM

Could caus him to slip…and gag..

KCB on January 16, 2013 at 11:47 PM

Figured RWM is having too much fun with Bear’s ass to interrupt.

KCB on January 16, 2013 at 11:46 PM

Shud yer mouf! You couldn’t PAY me to go near Bear’s ass.

Resist We Much on January 16, 2013 at 11:47 PM

brilliant, brave President

I miss Reagan

22044 on January 16, 2013 at 11:48 PM

Evenin’ all :-)
I have arrived!!

Scrumpy on January 16, 2013 at 11:32 PM

Hello Scrumpy.

you old-testament savages don’t deserve this brilliant, brave President we have. It only heartens me to know how much America hates your kind and showed it by rejecting you in November.

DBear on January 16, 2013 at 11:38 PM

Do you believe so openly and pathetically fellating our dictatorial narcissist in a place like this might lead anyone to respect your intelligence? LOL

Anti-Control on January 16, 2013 at 11:48 PM

Shud yer mouf! You couldn’t PAY me to go near Bear’s ass.

Resist We Much on January 16, 2013 at 11:47 PM

LOL!

22044 on January 16, 2013 at 11:48 PM

Resist We Much on January 16, 2013 at 11:47 PM

I could use an editor.

KCB on January 16, 2013 at 11:49 PM

I thought dBag was away busy with his yellow couch….

viking01 on January 16, 2013 at 11:44 PM

I heard he was busy making out with his car.

RickB on January 16, 2013 at 11:50 PM

MarshFox on January 16, 2013 at 11:46 PM

The N to S line or the E to W? I was just up at Assateaque.

Bmore on January 16, 2013 at 11:50 PM

I would have thought my name would have gave it away, but I am from Slower Lower, born and raised, the Mason Dixon line split my back yard, sportsman’s paradise really, shame I can never go back.

MarshFox on January 16, 2013 at 11:46 PM

Slower lower…. Delaware?

I’m in lovely, liberal New Castle County.

UltimateBob on January 16, 2013 at 11:51 PM

I heard he was busy making out with his car.

RickB on January 16, 2013 at 11:50 PM

They found the problem with dBag’s car and his love life… It’s the muffler.

viking01 on January 16, 2013 at 11:54 PM

I found a great book online this evening. It was written in 1828.

Elementary Catechism of the Constitution by Arthur J. Stansbury

I haven’t read it all yet, but the questions and answers look good. Congress (not to mention Obama) should read.

It’s available in several different formats.

INC on January 16, 2013 at 11:54 PM

Bmore on January 16, 2013 at 11:41 PM

In answer to your original question though, I have, pretty much from the time I was 5. You must either be from there or married from there,because it is hard to get to know the good hunting spots without local help, and that is hard to get if you are an outsider.

MarshFox on January 16, 2013 at 11:54 PM

viking01 on January 16, 2013 at 11:54 PM
Sooooooooooooo funny!! I spit out me tea!!!

Scrumpy on January 16, 2013 at 11:55 PM

Swaggah

SouthernGent on January 16, 2013 at 11:55 PM

Duly noted that the 512 murders of primarily minorities in Chicago last year CHANGED NOTHING in your estimation.

It takes dead WHITE children to light a fire under the arses of Proggies.

Resist We Much on January 16, 2013 at 11:08 PM

And why do you think that the left wing socialist elite which is 99% White is always angry and crazy even after they win elections? Because they know that they are winning elections only because of the minorities voting for them and in their daily lives they do not give a damn about these minorities and they do not want to be near them under any circumstances. At the same time they lost 60% of the Whites in the last elections and deep down they know that the most powerful group in the country, the group that makes the country run, the group that they really want to have on their side, the White voters, is not on their side…

mnjg on January 16, 2013 at 11:57 PM

It is a political disaster because Obama will stop the social security checks, medicare payments, and payments to the troops
mnjg on January 16, 2013 at 11:40 PM

Wrong answer. Obama CAN NOT stop payment to anything.

SWalker on January 16, 2013 at 11:57 PM

Wrong answer. Obama CAN NOT stop payment to anything.

SWalker on January 16, 2013 at 11:57 PM

Are you sure?…

mnjg on January 16, 2013 at 11:58 PM

I watched an old movie this evening about Oliver Cromwell…

He fought for Englands freedom, and after being the Protector of England for 5 years, he died, they installed a new King Charles the 2nd.

It did change the way of govt, but I bet he turns in his grave now.

The UK is done…

King Charles the 1st, stood in parliament and was accused of T r e a s o n and was beheaded next day… just saying…

Scrumpy on January 16, 2013 at 11:59 PM

MarshFox on January 16, 2013 at 11:54 PM

Dead kin up there. Rumbly, Mt Vernon, Frenchtown. I know a few ole timers, friends of some of the kin. I know the Shore fairly well. Lucky to still get up that way a few times a year. The state it’s self politically is trash. The Bay, the Ocean, have hunted and fished that region a large part of my life. Say, unless you don’t want to discuss it on thread. Why no going back?

Bmore on January 17, 2013 at 12:00 AM

Wrong answer. Obama CAN NOT stop payment to anything.

SWalker on January 16, 2013 at 11:57 PM

Are you sure?…

mnjg on January 16, 2013 at 11:58 PM

Yup, the only person who can do that is the Speaker of the House. And those payments you suggested, they are all automatic. What happens is that discretionary spending gets cut. It’s what Newt did in 1995.

SWalker on January 17, 2013 at 12:00 AM

Bmore on January 16, 2013 at 11:50 PM

The one running north to south. Careful in Crisfield, they really are quite closed off down there, my step-mom is from there, my Dad wasn’t allowed on at first without her, when they were still dating. Great place though once your welcomed, salt of the earth there!

MarshFox on January 17, 2013 at 12:02 AM

“Did you really think we want those laws observed?” said Dr. Ferris. “We want them to be broken. You’d better get it straight that it’s not a bunch of boy scouts you’re up against… We’re after power and we mean it… There’s no way to rule innocent men. The only power any government has is the power to crack down on criminals. Well, when there aren’t enough criminals one makes them. One declares so many things to be a crime that it becomes impossible for men to live without breaking laws. Who wants a nation of law-abiding citizens? What’s there in that for anyone? But just pass the kind of laws that can neither be observed nor enforced or objectively interpreted – and you create a nation of law-breakers – and then you cash in on guilt. Now that’s the system, Mr. Reardon, that’s the game, and once you understand it, you’ll be much easier to deal with.” -Ayn Rand, Atlas Shrugged

VorDaj on January 17, 2013 at 12:03 AM

House Republicans have backed themselves into an awkward place on the debt ceiling: unwilling to vote to lift it, but equally unwilling to take the blame for not lifting it. They’ve been looking for an escape from the dilemma.

Nice messaging establishment morons.

spineless, principle-free losers – and there’s never going to be any winning with this bunch. Hell, I’d even be happy with a principled stand win OR lose…It’s been so long since they’ve even thrown the peons that bone….

Purge The RINO’s in 2014.

Tim_CA on January 17, 2013 at 12:03 AM

Marsh fox, nice group of Va Shorebillys right here.

Bmore on January 17, 2013 at 12:05 AM

Scrumpy on January 16, 2013 at 11:59 PM

Hey, Scrumpy, I caught Cromwell declaring, “The King is not England, and England is not the King.”

INC on January 17, 2013 at 12:06 AM

UltimateBob on January 16, 2013 at 11:51 PM

I am, and I am sorry that you must suffer those fools up there, unfortunately my kin has had to suffer under their rule for quite some time, Dover may be the capital but Wilmington runs the state!

MarshFox on January 17, 2013 at 12:06 AM

As an aside…the great state of Missouri has introduced legislation making it a Class D felony for a federal officer to attempt to enforce any gun-control law in the state.
It amounts to the toughest anti-gun control law introduced so far.

http://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2013/01/missouri-house-proposes-jail-time-for-feds-violating-the-2nd-amendment/

A Class D felony carries a 4-year sentence.

Solaratov on January 17, 2013 at 12:06 AM

MarshFox on January 17, 2013 at 12:02 AM

Lol! Have kin buried there too. I get along fine out that way. ; )

Bmore on January 17, 2013 at 12:06 AM

Solaratov on January 17, 2013 at 12:06 AM

Nice! We need more Federalism.

KCB on January 17, 2013 at 12:08 AM

I thought dBag was away busy with his yellow couch….

viking01 on January 16, 2013 at 11:44 PM

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I heard he was busy making out with his car.

RickB on January 16, 2013 at 11:50 PM

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Dang it , Rick’ … if you’re going to make the comment, you’ve got to post the LINK . . . . . . .

listens2glenn on January 17, 2013 at 12:08 AM

INC on January 17, 2013 at 12:06 AM

Great line eh!!

I loved it when Cromwell came back to parliament and chewed them out for not doing anything for 6 years and dissolved the lot of them! He was all about a govt by of and for the people… and those ninnys did nothing…

I need to add it to my library of keepers…

Scrumpy on January 17, 2013 at 12:09 AM

Would you believe me if I wrote that the government is not after our guns? Probably not, as it certainly looks that way with the pending executive orders and new gun legislation. Well, the guns are secondary. I urge you to think bigger, “think outside of the box.” Make no mistake about this, they will come after our guns, but they are coming after us.

By believing in the Constitution, we’ve earned ourselves a spot on the latest incarnation of the White House enemies list. By supporting the Constitution as the ultimate law of the land, we’ve identified ourselves as an enemy of the state.

They are afraid of not just the guns, but of by a well armed and well informed populace that understands the meaning and intent of the Second Amendment. It is the well informed and the well armed that they fear, as they should. The are racing against the clock as we become more informed and better armed. Accordingly, they must act in haste

RasThavas on January 17, 2013 at 12:10 AM

listens2glenn on January 17, 2013 at 12:08 AM

Fitting!!

Scrumpy on January 17, 2013 at 12:10 AM

Never have a pet you can’t wear or eat. That’s what I always say…

(dodges tomatoes and sharp rocks)

viking01 on January 16, 2013 at 11:30

Pets…it’s what’s for dinner.

(Dogs big enough for fur coats and barbecue and cats big enough for an intimate dinner for 2)

:-)

Solaratov on January 17, 2013 at 12:10 AM

Speaking of Delmarva… been up around them parts… I love Scrapple!! Can get it here but it’s frozen, n doesn’t cook like a fresh pack… best stuff on earth!!!

Scrumpy on January 17, 2013 at 12:12 AM

A Class D felony carries a 4-year sentence.

Solaratov on January 17, 2013 at 12:06 AM

They should also require that non-resident Federal Officers turn over their weapons to local law inforcement until they complete an in-state application, get a back-ground check…and wait the same amount of time as a state citizen…I’d get a HUGE kick out of that.

Tim_CA on January 17, 2013 at 12:12 AM

…infringed.

equanimous on January 17, 2013 at 12:13 AM

Bmore on January 17, 2013 at 12:00 AM

Nothing neferious, though I am quite sure that there a few elected official who will breath a sigh of relief, Bidens lucky my grandfather died before he became Vice, Pop hated that man. Anyway, its become too closed in, they are running it into the ground and the atmosphere has changed since I left at 18, that was 25 years ago, and by closed in I mean crowded and liberal, plus its surrounded by too many big cities, not good strategic planning for left alone retirement!

MarshFox on January 17, 2013 at 12:13 AM

Sorry, meant nefarious!

MarshFox on January 17, 2013 at 12:13 AM

RasThavas on January 17, 2013 at 12:10 AM

You have made a very good point!

Had similar thoughts to what you said, but as usual I am always a day late and a dollar short!!

Well said :-)

Scrumpy on January 17, 2013 at 12:14 AM

you old-testament savages don’t deserve this brilliant, brave President we have. It only heartens me to know how much America hates your kind and showed it by rejecting you in November.

DBear on January 16, 2013 at 11:38 PM

S’matter, D-Bag? Your welfare check run out and now you’re out of MD20-20? Gettin’ a bit cranky?

btw; Your pResident is a stupid little D-student and a coward who hides behind children – dead and alive.
No wonder you love him and serve him.

Solaratov on January 17, 2013 at 12:15 AM

MarshFox on January 17, 2013 at 12:13 AM

It’s true, a lot of folks moved there, just to retire. When the last few remaining natives I know are gone, I’ll probably never get up that way again. The state is in terrible shape.

Bmore on January 17, 2013 at 12:16 AM

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Dang it , Rick’ … if you’re going to make the comment, you’ve got to post the LINK . . . . . . .

listens2glenn on January 17, 2013 at 12:08 AM

Well it’s a good thing I didn’t post a link to him having sex with his truck that’s on Youtube.

RickB on January 17, 2013 at 12:16 AM

I loved it when Cromwell came back to parliament
Scrumpy on January 17, 2013 at 12:09 AM

I am of Scottish and Irish descent, pardon my Celtic grammar, but Cromwell can rot in hell.

SWalker on January 17, 2013 at 12:16 AM

I loved it when Cromwell came back to parliament and chewed them out for not doing anything for 6 years and dissolved the lot of them! He was all about a govt by of and for the people… and those ninnys did nothing…

I need to add it to my library of keepers…

Scrumpy on January 17, 2013 at 12:09 AM

Be careful with Cromwell. He became what he despised.

Resist We Much on January 17, 2013 at 12:17 AM

listens2glenn on January 17, 2013 at 12:08 AM

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Fitting!!

Scrumpy on January 17, 2013 at 12:10 AM

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Second song on my favorite Queen album.

I noticed on youtube, someone has the entire album uploaded.

listens2glenn on January 17, 2013 at 12:17 AM

Bmore on January 17, 2013 at 12:06 AM

Glad to know there is more than one Delmarvian on here:) Mom’s folks have been there since before the Revolution, patriarch of the family fought under Washington, so his muster card says. I will miss it, greatly, so many great childhood memories. I am from Seaford.

MarshFox on January 17, 2013 at 12:18 AM

I am gunned out…

Here’s a little somthing to tangle the mind around!!!

I was contemplating the Chicken McNugget theorem.

Since McNuggets come in six, nine and 20 and six, nine and 20 are relatively prime, any sufficiently large integer can be expressed as a linear combination of these three.

Therefore there exists a largest non McNugget number and all integers larger than it are McNugget numbers.

Namely, every positive integer is a McNugget number, with the finite number of exceptions: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 10, 11, 13, 14, 16, 17, 19, 22, 23, 25, 28, 31, 34, 37, and 43

Thus the largest non-McNugget number is 43. The fact that any integer larger than 43 is a McNugget number can be seen by considering the following integer partitions

44=6+9+9+9+20
45=9+9+9+9+9
46=6+20+20
48=6+6+9+9+9+9
49=9+20+20

Any larger integer can be obtained by adding some number of 6’s to the appropriate partition above.

Furthermore, a straightforward check demonstrates that 43 McNuggets can indeed not be purchased, as: boxes of 6 and 9 alone can not form 43 as these can only create multiples of 3 (with the exception of 3 itself); including a single box of 20 does not help, as the required remainder (23) is also not a multiple of 3; and more than one box of 20, complemented with boxes of size 6 or larger, obviously cannot lead to a total of 43 McNuggets. If you ever wondered!
H/T http://www.manhattaninfidel.com/

Pretty funny blogger… :-)

Scrumpy on January 17, 2013 at 12:18 AM

Pets…it’s what’s for dinner.

(Dogs big enough for fur coats and barbecue and cats big enough for an intimate dinner for 2)

:-)

Solaratov on January 17, 2013 at 12:10 AM

There’s no meal that can’t be made elegant by a good Cabernet….

(oh, and thanks, Scrumpy)

viking01 on January 17, 2013 at 12:18 AM

Resist We Much on January 17, 2013 at 12:17 AM

It was just a movie RWM…. but yes I heed your warning!!

It sounded good in the movie!! Not like history…

Scrumpy on January 17, 2013 at 12:19 AM

I am of Scottish and Irish descent, pardon my Celtic grammar, but Cromwell can rot in hell.

SWalker on January 17, 2013 at 12:16 AM

Amen. I’m not a fan of Charles II’s mum, Queen Henrietta Maria, but love it that she had him dig up Cromwell’s corpse and decapitate him. lolz.

Resist We Much on January 17, 2013 at 12:20 AM

Dang it , Rick’ … if you’re going to make the comment, you’ve got to post the LINK . . . . . . .

listens2glenn on January 17, 2013 at 12:08 AM

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Well it’s a good thing I didn’t post a link to him having sex with his truck that’s on Youtube.

RickB on January 17, 2013 at 12:16 AM

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OHHHH . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . well … in that case, we are grateful.

listens2glenn on January 17, 2013 at 12:21 AM

MarshFox on January 17, 2013 at 12:18 AM

I’m afraid I don’t really qualify as a Delmarvian, but I have always enjoyed visiting. Say, have you ever eaten at Suicide Bridge?

Bmore on January 17, 2013 at 12:21 AM

Scrumpy on January 17, 2013 at 12:12 AM

I am on a tiny island in the Pacific right now did you really have to mention scrapple. Dang, now I will be thinking about it all day. I love it too Scumpy:) I grew up on it and the RAPA scrapple plant was only the next town over.

MarshFox on January 17, 2013 at 12:21 AM

SWalker on January 17, 2013 at 12:16 AM

Ooops, I am sorry, I opened a can, whoop on me He was appalling :-(

I shall hush my mouth, I always put me foot in it…

Scrumpy on January 17, 2013 at 12:22 AM

Ah, I always look forward to Rappa, there is a little diner in Christfield………….

Bmore on January 17, 2013 at 12:23 AM

Scrumpy on January 17, 2013 at 12:18 AM

I’ll take a Big Mac.

no part of a real chicken looks like a “McNugget”

(I call it the “Tims Know-What-You’re-Eating Theorem”)

Tim_CA on January 17, 2013 at 12:23 AM

The electorate is comprised of irresponsible, base imbeciles.

tom daschle concerned on January 16, 2013 at 11:10 PM


The electorate has not had to feel any pain. Both of the political parties have done everything in their power for the last four years to keep reality at bay.

It is time for that to change.

It is a political disaster because Obama will stop the social security checks, medicare payments, and payments to the troops.

mnjg on January 16, 2013 at 11:40 PM

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If he does, it will be by HIS choice. The SCOAMF runs the EXECUTIVE branch of government.

Let the SCOAMF and his ilk CHOOSE not to pay entitlements.

Let the SCOAMF and his military haters CHOOSE not to pay the troops.

The Federal Budget has enough discretionary spending ALREADY BUILT into it to accomadate a prolonged shutdown by:

Stopping all Federal Defense Department projects for current and future weapon systems until the debt ceiling crisis is resolved.

Stopping all the spending to put ObamaCare in place until the debt ceiling crisis is resolved.

Stopping ALL new hires for the Federal government (and there are a sh1t ton of them being done everyday) until the debt ceiling crisis is resolved.

and there is one other aspect of all of this that the GOPe leaders are to chicken to mention.

Take the President to court over failure to obtain a authorized budget for the last three years prior to spending $ 5.5 trillion dollars. The process for funding the government et al is in the Constitution.

The courts last time around were the answer when we had that nutcase Nixon doing whatever he wanted and telling the Congress to “Feck off!”

PolAgnostic on January 17, 2013 at 12:25 AM

Bmore on January 17, 2013 at 12:21 AM

Close enough you are, and Mom likes to go there when we come up, she actually live in Md now, over near Eldorado, not far from Brookview Bridge if you know where that is. Good food there.

MarshFox on January 17, 2013 at 12:25 AM

MarshFox on January 17, 2013 at 12:21 AM

Ohhhhhhhhhh god! I have now upset 2 or more folks tonight….

I am so sorry and yeah RAPA is the best!!

(hangs head and goes into corner)…

Scrumpy on January 17, 2013 at 12:25 AM

It was just a movie RWM…. but yes I heed your warning!!

It sounded good in the movie!! Not like history…

Scrumpy on January 17, 2013 at 12:19 AM

I understand. I just wanted to point out that Cromwell became everything that he hated about Charles I. He was every bit as tyrannical and, in some cases, more so.

Resist We Much on January 17, 2013 at 12:25 AM

*mini poof*

Scrumpy on January 17, 2013 at 12:26 AM

Scrumpy on January 17, 2013 at 12:22 AM

A whole lotta Cromwell comments be headed your way…

viking01 on January 17, 2013 at 12:26 AM

So anyone here getting ready to be surprised when Pokeeestaaan
( Hussein’s other homeland, where he got his foreign policy chops) burns and get’s it’s own ” spring” led by a
khomeini-style mullah ?

burrata on January 17, 2013 at 12:26 AM

If anyone’s interested, this is what Allen West’s up to.

22044 on January 17, 2013 at 12:27 AM

A government shutdown would end disastrously for the congressional GOP.

LOL.

Which is precisely why Obama is goading the Republicans to do it.

Right … Barky, the great Indonesian Dog-Eating Strategist, who has never been correct on any strategy before. barky has picked fights with individuals and private companies and gotten beaten to hell by all of them. The only ones Barky ever beats are the House GOP and GOP leadership, because they are the biggest bunch of cowardly losers around. The Weeping Boner hated the Tea Party and implied that we were “violent” like the left constantly lied about, but he “understood” the Occupoopers, who didn’t even understand themselves and were more disgusting, repellent, and violent than anything but third world mobs.

Barky knows nothing but antagonizing Americans and acting like a douchebag. It’s all he does because it’s all his 84 IQ pea-brain is capable of doing. He’s only lucky that he’s been up against the biggest GOP losers in history – who have gone out of their way to cave to his un-American idiocy and help him gain respect that he’s never earned and doesn’t deserve.

Barky, of the “profit AND earnings ratios” and “reduce premiums by 3000%!!” infamy is not one who is capable of any sort of real thinking or strategizing. It’s only that the GOP leadership refuses to call him the transparent liar he is, refuses to hold him accountable for his crimes (what ever happened to Fast and Furious, even as Barky is screaming today about ‘people who help straw purchasers of guns for violent people’?), and go out of their way to treat the POS with respect when he deserves nothing but ridicule and contempt.

ThePrimordialOrderedPair on January 17, 2013 at 12:27 AM

Waltz Opus 69 No. 2 – Chopin ( Dyens)

Has anyone seen Schadenfreude?

thatsafactjack on January 17, 2013 at 12:27 AM

Bmore on January 17, 2013 at 12:23 AM</blockquote

I know what you mean:)

MarshFox on January 17, 2013 at 12:28 AM

Jackie, you look striking this evening.

KCB on January 17, 2013 at 12:29 AM

thatsafactjack on January 17, 2013 at 12:27 AM

Evening Jackie, saw him on some earlier threads.

Bmore on January 17, 2013 at 12:30 AM

Revoir Paris – Dyens

thatsafactjack on January 17, 2013 at 12:30 AM

Scrumpy on January 17, 2013 at 12:25 AM

Come back it isn’t all that besides I need to get back to work, Have fun everyone I will be lurking. More later Bmore:)

MarshFox on January 17, 2013 at 12:30 AM

Bmore on January 17, 2013 at 12:30 AM

Good evening, Bmore! Thank you. I missed him on the QOTD. Just checking to see that he’s alright. :)

thatsafactjack on January 17, 2013 at 12:31 AM

KCB on January 17, 2013 at 12:29 AM

Good evening, Ken! Thank you. You’re looking very dapper this evening, as well. :)

thatsafactjack on January 17, 2013 at 12:32 AM

Evening Jackie :)

22044 on January 17, 2013 at 12:32 AM

A government shutdown would end disastrously for the congressional GOP.

LOL.

ThePrimordialOrderedPair on January 17, 2013 at 12:27 AM

I’d like to add a LOL next to yours. :)

Anti-Control on January 17, 2013 at 12:32 AM

MarshFox on January 17, 2013 at 12:25 AM

North a bit from Sharptown, nice countryside. A lot of farmers.

Bmore on January 17, 2013 at 12:32 AM

SWalker on January 17, 2013 at 12:16 AM

Background-wise, I’m a Scottish-English Jooo,which means that I’m…very confused

annoyinglittletwerp on January 17, 2013 at 12:33 AM

Later MarshFox.

Bmore on January 17, 2013 at 12:33 AM

Has anyone seen Schadenfreude?

thatsafactjack on January 17, 2013 at 12:27 AM

Over on the 2nd Amendment headlines thread about 10 minutes ago.

viking01 on January 17, 2013 at 12:34 AM

I’d like to add a LOL next to yours. :)

Anti-Control on January 17, 2013 at 12:32 AM

Someone informed me that lol (spelled out in small letters…)

looks like an emoticon for a drowning man.

22044 on January 17, 2013 at 12:34 AM

May as well Kiss it Goodbye.

KCB on January 17, 2013 at 12:37 AM

Woke Up Dreaming – Bonamassa

thatsafactjack on January 17, 2013 at 12:38 AM

MarshFox on January 17, 2013 at 12:30 AM

God Bless you… I know and ty :-)

Scrumpy on January 17, 2013 at 12:38 AM

True leaders do not need a title, just a conviction, a cause, and the character enabling them to make a stand.

My parents taught me a simple maxim, “A man must stand for something or else he shall fall for anything.” And that is why I took this course for the next phase in my life — to be the leading voice for the Next Generation program, and to stand up for our nation’s future. I know there were so many trying to predict the direction I would take, and one thing everyone needs to recognize is that I do not often do the predictable. PJ Media will give me the freedom to explore a multitude of topics and relate them to our next generation in a non-conventional manner.

When I consider the American dream and how my parents, Herman Sr. and Elizabeth, ensured that I would have the promise of the greatness of America and the opportunities it provides, being with PJTV is the right fit. I now, as a Dad to two wonderful daughters, Aubrey and Austen, must embark upon that which defines the American DNA, making the future better for the next generation than it was for ourselves.

To have been the first black Republican member of Congress from Florida since Josiah T. Walls in the Reconstruction Era was just the dream that my parents, sought and I know they requiem en pace knowing their goal was realized by their son. To have represented the highest-per-capita-income ZIP code in America, a place where when I was born in 1961 my parents could not have visited, truly epitomizes the essence of the “fairness” of America.

No matter where you are born, this country does not limit what you can achieve, and we do not have a system of class or caste.

A man and a mensch, Allen West

Latrine rats, suffocate from what you eat.

Schadenfreude on January 17, 2013 at 12:38 AM

viking01 on January 17, 2013 at 12:34 AM

Thank you, very much, indeed. :) Good evening. :)

thatsafactjack on January 17, 2013 at 12:39 AM

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