Quotes of the day

posted at 10:41 pm on March 13, 2014 by Allahpundit

For months and months, for example, I’ve been demanding facts — not shibboleths or epithets — from the anti-Mitch McConnell brigade…

For more than a decade, Sen. Mitch McConnell has stood alone in fighting unconstitutional campaign finance laws, earning him the undying enmity of The New York Times…

As minority leader, McConnell managed to get every single Republican in the Senate to vote against Obamacare — even “Strange New Respect” Republicans like John McCain, Susan Collins and Lindsey Graham. No other Republican leader has ever accomplished anything like that…

McConnell tricked Obama into accepting the only spending cuts to the federal government in more than half a century…

On the most important issue — immigration — McConnell not only voted against Marco Rubio’s amnesty bill, but at the moment, he may be the only thing standing between us and a scheme to import 30 million new Democratic voters. As House Speaker John Boehner works feverishly behind the scenes to push amnesty through, McConnell recently announced that there would be no immigration bill in 2014 (thank almighty God)…

Here’s the counter-argument from the anti-McConnell crowd: HE’S A RINO! HE’S AN ESTABLISHMENT REPUBLICAN! HE’S BEEN A TERRIBLE LEADER! MITCH LIED, KIDS DIED!

Ladies and Gentlemen, there you have all the attributes of a mob: Slogans in lieu of logic and evidence, beliefs impenetrable by facts, emotional hatred of the “enemy” and the acceptance of wild contradictions. Isn’t Paul Ryan dreamy? Let’s run Ted Cruz for president! We love Reagan … But we hate McConnell for voting with Reagan!

Nothing good has ever been accomplished by a mob.

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Finally, while I appreciate the review of Mitch McConnell’s legislative record, there’s that other record that is less convenient. No, no, not the multiple votes to increase the debt ceiling. No, not the multiple votes that funded Obamacare. No, not McConnell’s vote opposing returning power to the states to control their own highway programs. No, I’m not even referring to Mitch McConnell’s vote to send the Senate’s amnesty plan to the floor of the Senate for consideration — something he could have rallied his side to oppose through a filibuster.

Instead, I’m talking about the candidates McConnell has supported instead of the conservatives.

Would Ann have preferred Trey Grayson over Rand Paul? Grayson is now working with an anti-gun Democratic super PAC to elect Democrats. Mitch McConnell supported Trey Grayson.

Would Ann have preferred Charlie Crist over Rubio? She and I certainly did not like Rubio’s immigration plan — the one McConnell voted to get out of committee to the floor of the Senate. But would she have preferred Charlie Crist, who was and remains to the left of Rubio on the issue? Mitch McConnell supported Charlie Crist.

Would Ann have preferred Arlen Specter to Pat Toomey like Mitch McConnell did?

What about David Dewhurst over Ted Cruz?

What about Bob Bennett? Does Ann think conservatives, led by the Senate Conservatives Fund, should have left in the Senate the Republican who helped author the federal individual mandate that went into Obamacare? His replacement was Mike Lee. Would Ann really join Mitch McConnell wanting to keep Bob Bennett in the Senate over Mike Lee…

There’s no right wing mob on the march. There’s just a cleaning crew. If we don’t clean up our own side, the general election voters surely will. 2006 taught us that.

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Mr. McConnell is not only an incumbent senator who represents the party opposed to the White House in a midterm election, but he also comes from a state that opposes the president. Since 1956, only seven senators in these circumstances have lost re-election. The last time was in 1998, when John Edwards defeated Senator Lauch Faircloth in North Carolina.

But 2014 is not 1998. Back then, President Bill Clinton’s approval rating was in the mid-60s. Today, President Obama’s ratings are mired in the low 40s. Kentucky is also not North Carolina, which only narrowly voted against Mr. Clinton. Kentucky is an extremely favorable state for a Republican candidate: It voted for Romney and McCain by an average of 25 points to the right of the country.

From that perspective, there is no precedent for a McConnell defeat. No senator has lost in a state as favorable as Kentucky when the president represents the other party…

Campaigns tend to move partisans toward their respective corners. Campaign advertisements, messages, and even gaffes, emphasize the ideological differences between the candidates and polarize voters along party lines. Mr. McConnell will spend the next eight months reminding voters that he’s the president’s most reliable adversary, and that control of the Senate is at stake. That message seems likely to resonate with Kentucky’s anti-Obama electorate.

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kcewa on March 14, 2014 at 12:07 AM

Love Procol Harum music. kcewa, you find some of the best. Been meaning to tell you.

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oscarwilde and Bmore, today I was dying to go to the TEMS thread and comment “No comment”. For the longest time there were no comments and it would have been the Bishop.

God, I hope Bishop comes back.

Schadenfreude on March 14, 2014 at 12:11 AM

Good evening, Paladin. :)

Some of us aren’t rude enough to question others about subjects that are none of our business, but for what it’s worth to you, I’ve never had any doubt about who you are and what you stand for here at HA.

thatsafactjack on March 14, 2014 at 12:02 AM

I will NOT send naked pictures :) Yes, yes, williamg…I read about that last night.

Evening J. – replied on the Malay plane thread but you’d left.

Btw, the 777 should have two transponders. No idea why they gab about just one. Maybe those turkeys never had the second one on.

Schadenfreude on March 14, 2014 at 12:06 AM

Well, Thank GAWD!!……..Then at Least I could feel comfortable “dating” you…..oh, Wait A Minute!….No I couldn’t for Other reasons……..

I guess I have to watch for that tendency in women that I meet…..though I am obviously Particularly Bad at “spotting it”………..at my age – I find Women more confusing than I EVER have……at least I’m still employed……

williamg on March 14, 2014 at 12:11 AM

I bet Hillary belching sound exactly like a moose rutting…

oscarwilde on March 14, 2014 at 12:10 AM

Sarah hunts moose, and then drags them up hills.

kringeesmom on March 14, 2014 at 12:11 AM

Bmore was trying to bait me in the TEMS thread. Baiter!

Murphy9 on March 14, 2014 at 12:12 AM

We’ve all seen this movie; we’ve all read this book….death of a Nation by inches. We skwack about each inch, but miss the mile – trees instead of forest. American Spring May 16 2014 it worked in the Ukraine, it worked in Egypt, it worked in Libya…you say those azzwipes are better than U.S.? Never.

Consider participating in the American Spring.

Who is John Galt on March 14, 2014 at 12:12 AM

I heard Killary only drinks that for which she can crush the can on forehead before belching?

viking01 on March 14, 2014 at 12:08 AM

I bet Hillary belching sound exactly like a moose rutting…

oscarwilde on March 14, 2014 at 12:10 AM

Or a jackhammer on armor plate. Wait, that’s Moochelle….

viking01 on March 14, 2014 at 12:12 AM

The Blaze had a story about Lindsey telling Kerry that he and Bonner can help with the Uke benefit.

garydt on March 14, 2014 at 12:12 AM

God, I hope Bishop comes back.

Schadenfreude on March 14, 2014 at 12:11 AM

He’s kickin it at on of the other places I hang out…

oscarwilde on March 14, 2014 at 12:13 AM

at least I’m still employed……

williamg on March 14, 2014 at 12:11 AM

The statute hasn’t run yet….. sorry for the buzzkill.

kringeesmom on March 14, 2014 at 12:13 AM

I bet Hillary belching sound exactly like a moose rutting…

oscarwilde on March 14, 2014 at 12:10 AM

Terrifying thought.

KCB on March 14, 2014 at 12:13 AM

The Blonde of Faux tonight, to a 777 pilot and flight lawyer (same guy) “But how could the plane fly for 5 more hours if the transponder was turned off?”

Guy laughs…pauses…then “well, if you had a locator in the car, turned it off, it wouldn’t affect your driving”.

She knew she was had.

Schadenfreude on March 14, 2014 at 12:14 AM

Schadenfreude on March 13, 2014 at 11:57 PM

Apologies. An early thread had it going the other way.

yaedon on March 14, 2014 at 12:14 AM

Or a jackhammer on armor plate. Wait, that’s Moochelle….

viking01 on March 14, 2014 at 12:12 AM

Wherever there are plates you will find Moochelle.

kringeesmom on March 14, 2014 at 12:15 AM

oscarwilde on March 14, 2014 at 12:10 AM

Terrifying thought.

KCB on March 14, 2014 at 12:13 AM

Especially if you happen to be a male moose… <— Insert maniacal laughter here…

oscarwilde on March 14, 2014 at 12:16 AM

nator Sessions outlines platform for the GOP to become a consistently winning party, and means to put those 50 million Americans out of the work force back to work An American patriot. thatsafactjack on March 13, 2014 at 11:58 PM

That was good.

He doesn’t pull punches.

He’s absolutely correct. Look at prog policy where it is enacted.

We have proofs. He cited Detroit, for one. The list is large.

It is time they are held to account. It’s propaganda ~vs~ fact.

How they can deny failed cities, and the red/blue County map.

wolly4321 on March 14, 2014 at 12:16 AM

As Mark Levin says (see video above), Obamacare and amnesty are why Jolly won, though you will hear less from Republican pundits and politicians about the amnesty issue in discussions of that special election, since many of them (like Mary Katharine Ham, Guy Benson and Ed Morrissey) support illegal alien amnesty.

bluegill on March 14, 2014 at 12:17 AM

Lies! Damnable lies! Now disprove the slander. But of course you cannot. CCCC!

frank on March 13, 2014 at 10:22 PM

annoyinglittletwerp on March 13, 2014 at 11:15 PM

He is, of course, positively 100% correct. ‘erybuddy knows that the claims of the massacres of civilians like the case of the Drina River were all the product of agitprop and propaganda. All of those dozens of Bosnian bodies dumped in the river were actually just the result of a mass suicide wherein the conspirators – acting in this false-flag operation with their partners in the Bosnian political leadership – shot themselves in the head before throwing themselves into the water.

Resist We Much on March 14, 2014 at 12:17 AM

Schadenfreude on March 14, 2014 at 12:06 AM

I should have been more clear in my post, but I think I’ve fallen into bad habits reading the articles of the press. :) I ask pardon.

I realize there are two aboard the Boeing 777. I’ve been looking at the plane’s specs online.

I’ve also been researching radar function and limitations, commercial certainly, and as much regarding military as time permits.

There are too many unanswered questions. Too many pertinent items of information that can be found on the internet that authorities and the media seem either intent on glossing over, reluctant to discuss, or omit altogether.

There have also been instances of authorities and the media releasing false information, mostly unintentionally.

It’s making me ask more questions, and the one I’m asking currently is: ‘What is even possible in terms of what may have occurred with this flight.’

I have no answers. Only questions.

thatsafactjack on March 14, 2014 at 12:17 AM

Apologies. An early thread had it going the other way.

yaedon on March 14, 2014 at 12:14 AM

No need to apologize, yaedon. Just enjoy the company at HA and the learning, maybe the music and some fun. Wit is what I love the most.

Schadenfreude on March 14, 2014 at 12:17 AM

I heard Killary only drinks that for which she can crush the can on forehead before belching?

viking01 on March 14, 2014 at 12:08 AM

Hillary Blutarsky?

Lanceman on March 14, 2014 at 12:17 AM

@Kringeesmom,,,,, You ever thought that MIchelle O looks like Aunt Esther from the Fred Sanford Show? Give ol Michelle a few years and she could be a dead ringer.

garydt on March 14, 2014 at 12:17 AM

Especially if you happen to be a male moose… <— Insert maniacal laughter here…

oscarwilde on March 14, 2014 at 12:16 AM

I thought she preferred her rutting moose to wear sensible shoes and play softball. Just sayin’

kringeesmom on March 14, 2014 at 12:18 AM

today I was dying to go to the TEMS thread and comment “No comment”. For the longest time there were no comments and it would have been the Bishop.
Schadenfreude on March 14, 2014 at 12:11 AM

Don’t do it

John Lennon – Cold Turkey

kcewa on March 14, 2014 at 12:19 AM

kringeesmom on March 14, 2014 at 12:10 AM

The one from today about Lindsey telling Kerry he would help him with Boehner.

Schad mentioned the one in which Obama told Medvedev he would have more ‘flexibility’ after the 2012 election. That has to be the blue ribbon hot mic inadvertent truth reveal.

INC on March 14, 2014 at 12:19 AM

Delete the deletes, but know that nothing ever is fully erased. Experts know how to get to it. Lay low and get that thing out of your system. None of my bus. but for your own good, foremost the professional part.

Schadenfreude on March 13, 2014 at 11:14 PM

HOOOOO-Boy!

Apparently they never found that……I didn’t get asked about it……but, yes – Multiple Deletes were employed…..

williamg on March 14, 2014 at 12:19 AM

Hillary Blutarsky?

Lanceman on March 14, 2014 at 12:17 AM

Yep…. but Janet Barbecue Reno taught her the finer points of the art.

That… and byker bar fighting.

viking01 on March 14, 2014 at 12:20 AM

I thought she preferred her rutting moose to wear sensible shoes and play softball. Just sayin’

kringeesmom on March 14, 2014 at 12:18 AM

You really went there? And with such ease! Impressive. We can use you during the 2016 campaign!

KCB on March 14, 2014 at 12:21 AM

It’s making me ask more questions, and the one I’m asking currently is: ‘What is even possible in terms of what may have occurred with this flight.’

I have no answers. Only questions.

thatsafactjack on March 14, 2014 at 12:17 AM

Three thoughts occur to me.

1) A sudden loss a cabin pressure and hypoxia, the plane flew on autopilot until it crashed.

2) The plane was victim of air piracy.

3) Terrorists hijacked it and intend to use it later to deliver a nuclear weapon somewhere in the West.

oscarwilde on March 14, 2014 at 12:22 AM

wolly4321 on March 14, 2014 at 12:16 AM

Good evening, wolly. :)

I think he’s right in his approach on this issue, and he stands in there fighting for the nation every single day. Jeff Sessions is not a ‘one issue’ politician, either. He has a full slate every day and I’ve found him to be well versed on most issues, and, refreshingly, if he isn’t familiar with the issue at hand he isn’t too proud or too insecure to say ‘I don’t know.’ and he will add ‘But I’ll find out.’

Does he makes mistakes? I’m certain of it. Does he do his best? I’m convinced he does.

thatsafactjack on March 14, 2014 at 12:22 AM

You ever thought that MIchelle O looks like Aunt Esther from the Fred Sanford Show? Give ol Michelle a few years and she could be a dead ringer.

garydt on March 14, 2014 at 12:17 AM

Yep, but it will be awhile, as Aunt Esther didn’t have botox.

kringeesmom on March 14, 2014 at 12:22 AM

RWM,

I have yet to be commenting on a thread at the same time you are, but I’m glad to see you again. I read that you’ve had surgery and hope all is on the mend.

INC on March 13, 2014 at 11:51 PM

Thank you very, very much. I am recovering quite nicely and glad to be back.

Resist We Much on March 14, 2014 at 12:22 AM

Also interesting that there were 21 people employed in some capacity in the tech industry on that flight. Twenty of them were people who worked for a single ‘tech firm in Texas’

I’d think it would be reasonable to take a look at those people employed in the tech industry and find out in exactly what capacity they were employed, what areas of expertise that employment entailed, including what projects they may have been working on before boarding that flight and what new projects they may have been going to work on upon arrival at their intended destinations.

thatsafactjack on March 13, 2014 at 6:58 PM

Jackie, did you see my answer?

They worked for Freescale Semiconductor. This is from the Freescale website

Freescale RF has launched a major initiative dedicated to serving the RF power needs of the U.S. aerospace and defense (A&D) sector, and has established a team of specialists dedicated to supporting defense customers.

Freescale’s commercial products can meet the requirements of applications such as:

Battlefield communications
Avionics
HF through L- and S-Band radar
Missile guidance
Electronic warfare
Identification, friend or foe (IFF)

kcewa on March 14, 2014 at 12:23 AM

oscarwilde on March 14, 2014 at 12:22 AM

Good evening, Mr. Wilde. :)

All viable ideas. As I said, I’m just taking in information, trying to rule out the impossible at this point.

thatsafactjack on March 14, 2014 at 12:24 AM

“ONE Thing ya’ can’t hide…….”

williamg on March 14, 2014 at 12:24 AM

The camera doesn’t like tall guys. Brad Garrett is 2″ taller than me. Most of the ‘tall’ guys are right at 6′ even.

Lanceman on March 13, 2014 at 11:58 PM

Short people save them construction money. Buildings are 4/5′s scale. If you ever see the the Bates Motel on the hill at Universal Studios it is the real thing and tiny.

CW20 on March 14, 2014 at 12:25 AM

“ONE Thing ya’ can’t hide…….”

williamg on March 14, 2014 at 12:24 AM

……yeah……that’s about me…..

williamg on March 14, 2014 at 12:25 AM

Freescale’s commercial products can meet the requirements of applications such as:

Battlefield communications
Avionics
HF through L- and S-Band radar
Missile guidance
Electronic warfare
Identification, friend or foe (IFF)

kcewa on March 14, 2014 at 12:23 AM

That opens up a whole new can of ugly…

oscarwilde on March 14, 2014 at 12:26 AM

kcewa on March 14, 2014 at 12:23 AM

Good evening, kcewa. :)

Very interesting information, indeed. Thank you very much for posting it here. I didn’t get a chance to return to that thread.

Those are some highly skilled individuals to be sure.

thatsafactjack on March 14, 2014 at 12:26 AM

INC on March 14, 2014 at 12:19 AM

Thanks much. I knew about the Obama can be flexible moment… but not the Grahamnesty… yikes.

You really went there? And with such ease! Impressive. We can use you during the 2016 campaign!

KCB on March 14, 2014 at 12:21 AM

It was easy… I’m behind on the news today.
1. Long drive from LA to AL.
2. Spent morning watching tween sleep and reading Jackie Collins novel.

Ergo… my mind is full of cheap trash (read the book in less than 24 hours).

kringeesmom on March 14, 2014 at 12:26 AM

Those are some highly skilled individuals to be sure.

thatsafactjack on March 14, 2014 at 12:26 AM

People whose skills could be put to very bad uses by the wrong people.

oscarwilde on March 14, 2014 at 12:27 AM

Hillary had that dissent yell a few years back ,,, I was wondering if somehow the GOP (if they are smart enough) to use that against her and she would be definitely punished by Obama if she had an R behind her name. Obama can’t stand any type of negative responses.

garydt on March 14, 2014 at 12:27 AM

You ever thought that MIchelle O looks like Aunt Esther from the Fred Sanford Show? Give ol Michelle a few years and she could be a dead ringer.

garydt on March 14, 2014 at 12:17 AM

But will she properly call her relative a “fish-eyed fool” like Awnt Estha?

viking01 on March 14, 2014 at 12:28 AM

I have no answers. Only questions.

thatsafactjack on March 14, 2014 at 12:17 AM

At this point, anybody who has an answer is an idiot. Or involved.

cozmo on March 14, 2014 at 12:28 AM

Ergo… my mind is full of cheap trash (read the book in less than 24 hours).

kringeesmom on March 14, 2014 at 12:26 AM

Chocolate?

KCB on March 14, 2014 at 12:28 AM

Short people save them construction money. Buildings are 4/5′s scale. If you ever see the the Bates Motel on the hill at Universal Studios it is the real thing and tiny.

CW20 on March 14, 2014 at 12:25 AM

Gonna have to run over there sometime. Usually I just go to Citywalk.

Lanceman on March 14, 2014 at 12:28 AM

Those are some highly skilled individuals to be sure.

thatsafactjack on March 14, 2014 at 12:26 AM

People whose skills could be put to very bad uses by the wrong people.

oscarwilde on March 14, 2014 at 12:27 AM

Not to mention the uses the information on their laptops and their passwords could be put to.

kcewa on March 14, 2014 at 12:31 AM

People whose skills could be put to very bad uses by the wrong people.

oscarwilde on March 14, 2014 at 12:27 AM

And they come with their own plane? Coincidence? Scary.

kringeesmom on March 14, 2014 at 12:32 AM

Wherever there are plates you will find Moochelle.

kringeesmom on March 14, 2014 at 12:15 AM

♫ It’ll be a Blue Plate without Mooch…♫

viking01 on March 14, 2014 at 12:32 AM

I have no answers. Only questions.

thatsafactjack on March 14, 2014 at 12:17 AM

At this point, anybody who has an answer is an idiot. Or involved.

cozmo on March 14, 2014 at 12:28 AM

I have “some” answers…….but they’re mostly in the form of Equations, like F=mA, and E=IR, and The Lorentz Transform………and Fick’s Law: d/dx = –

williamg on March 14, 2014 at 12:32 AM

Bmore was trying to bait me in the TEMS thread. Baiter!

Murphy9 on March 14, 2014 at 12:12 AM

It actually went over quite well. I didn’t get banned Ed had a laugh. I owe you though. I have embarked on a new piece titled. If Ed Had Facial Hair. Its funny so far I think. ; )

Bmore on March 14, 2014 at 12:32 AM

I am recovering quite nicely and glad to be back.

Resist We Much on March 14, 2014 at 12:22 AM

You were missed very much. I thought the NSA abducted you.

Schadenfreude on March 14, 2014 at 12:33 AM

oscarwilde on March 14, 2014 at 12:27 AM

I’ll admit that when I read of the number of tech specialists on that plane, and that twenty of them worked for the same company, it set off an internal alarm. It’s definitely in the realm of the possible and would be a solid motive for taking that plane.

thatsafactjack on March 14, 2014 at 12:34 AM

Chocolate?

KCB on March 14, 2014 at 12:28 AM

Had some earlier. (Oreo’s and milk).. but what the heck

***smooch***

kringeesmom on March 14, 2014 at 12:34 AM

*d & #934/dx = -& #934

williamg on March 14, 2014 at 12:34 AM

Murphy9 on March 14, 2014 at 12:12 AM

I have to credit Faust as well. Had I not seen it the night before and you not have made the comment you did……………

Bmore on March 14, 2014 at 12:34 AM

Bmore on March 14, 2014 at 12:32 AM

No one laughs about Ed more than Ed.

Schadenfreude on March 14, 2014 at 12:34 AM

Those are some highly skilled individuals to be sure.

thatsafactjack on March 14, 2014 at 12:26 AM

People whose skills could be put to very bad uses by the wrong people.

oscarwilde on March 14, 2014 at 12:27 AM

Not to mention the uses the information on their laptops and their passwords could be put to.

kcewa on March 14, 2014 at 12:31 AM

Yea, the implications of this are getting worse by the hour. we have gone now from most likely responsible being terrorists, to now to now possibly someone like China or Russia. These are the kinds of people whose expertise you would want to exploit if you were planning a Pearl Harbor like attack.

oscarwilde on March 14, 2014 at 12:34 AM

***smooch***

kringeesmom on March 14, 2014 at 12:34 AM

I hope Sparky saw that!

KCB on March 14, 2014 at 12:35 AM

Shad and RWM,,, , I am a great admirer of both of your posts through the past years. I am fortunate that I will be able to comment with you guys as long as I don’t get booted. I will be careful. Anyway nice meeting you.

garydt on March 14, 2014 at 12:36 AM

williamg on March 14, 2014 at 12:32 AM

Good evening, williamg. :)

Those are some solid answers, but they also raise many peripheral questions and tend to lead the mind down various roads.

thatsafactjack on March 14, 2014 at 12:36 AM

It actually went over quite well. I didn’t get banned Ed had a laugh. I owe you though. I have embarked on a new piece titled. If Ed Had Facial Hair. Its funny so far I think. ; )

Bmore on March 14, 2014 at 12:32 AM

It was all in good fun. He has a good head for the fu manchu!

2m
At least 3 people reported dead after knife attack in China’s Hunan Province – @Reuters
read more on trust.org

Time to ban knives.

Murphy9 on March 14, 2014 at 12:36 AM

Resist We Much on March 14, 2014 at 12:22 AM

:)

INC on March 14, 2014 at 12:36 AM

KCB on March 14, 2014 at 12:35 AM

I saw many things, mostly I saw wood.

SparkPlug on March 14, 2014 at 12:36 AM

I saw many things, mostly I saw wood.

SparkPlug on March 14, 2014 at 12:36 AM

Jealously isn’t pretty.

KCB on March 14, 2014 at 12:38 AM

I don’t think people understand what a transponder is.
It’s small, and fairly low wattage. Passive.

It only transmits when interrogated.

I was an IFF and long range air search radar tech in the service.

People think transponders emit a constant signal. They don’t.

They reply. They sit passive until asked a question.

I don’t know the capacity of that region of ground based air control.

The tranaponder didn’t have to be off. Maybe no interrogator was transmitting. They seldom transmit constant. It’s not a radar. They discourage constant transmission. It blows the tubes out.

You blink it on to identify a radar target.

You do it in mode 4 for too long,, you have comprimised the code of the day.

wolly4321 on March 14, 2014 at 12:38 AM

I hope Sparky saw that!

KCB on March 14, 2014 at 12:35 AM

He left after I accused him of using a come along to move his saw and enquired about the state of his fingernails.

kringeesmom on March 14, 2014 at 12:38 AM

Don’t fall for BMores tricks. He has mad skillz and the weak will be tempted.

SparkPlug on March 14, 2014 at 12:38 AM

Senator Sessions outlines platform for the GOP to become a consistently winning party, and means to put those 50 million Americans out of the work force back to work

An American patriot.

thatsafactjack on March 13, 2014 at 11:58 PM

Today I read a report that there are more illegal aliens in the US than unemployed.

Schadenfreude on March 14, 2014 at 12:38 AM

dΦ/dx = – Φ

williamg on March 14, 2014 at 12:39 AM

Jealously isn’t pretty.

KCB on March 14, 2014 at 12:38 AM

Does anyone else see an extra L?

KCB on March 14, 2014 at 12:39 AM

THAT’s what I meant by “Fick’s Law”!

williamg on March 14, 2014 at 12:39 AM

Schadenfreude on March 14, 2014 at 12:34 AM

I suspect you may get a laugh out of this one as well. ; )

Murphy9 on March 14, 2014 at 12:36 AM

He actually doesn’t look bad in one. The handlebar oddly looks great! ; )

Bmore on March 14, 2014 at 12:39 AM

NOT DIFFERENTIAL EQ’s!

Murphy9 on March 14, 2014 at 12:40 AM

Good evening..:)

Dire Straits on March 14, 2014 at 12:40 AM

Don’t fall for BMores tricks. He has mad skillz and the weak will be tempted.

SparkPlug on March 14, 2014 at 12:38 AM

He’s sucked me down more than once.

Lanceman on March 14, 2014 at 12:40 AM

Shad and RWM,,, , I am a great admirer of both of your posts through the past years. I am fortunate that I will be able to comment with you guys as long as I don’t get booted. I will be careful. Anyway nice meeting you.

garydt on March 14, 2014 at 12:36 AM

TYVVM. It’s nice to meet you, as well. :-)

Resist We Much on March 14, 2014 at 12:41 AM

Wood eevening…

Lanceman on March 14, 2014 at 12:41 AM

Yea, the implications of this are getting worse by the hour. we have gone now from most likely responsible being terrorists, to now to now possibly someone like China or Russia. These are the kinds of people whose expertise you would want to exploit if you were planning a Pearl Harbor like attack.

oscarwilde on March 14, 2014 at 12:34 AM

Scary stuff really… I sure hope James Bond is on this.

kringeesmom on March 14, 2014 at 12:41 AM

He’s sucked me down more than once.

Lanceman on March 14, 2014 at 12:40 AM

Adeptly worded!

Murphy9 on March 14, 2014 at 12:41 AM

THAT’s what I meant by “Fick’s Law”!

williamg on March 14, 2014 at 12:39 AM

Would I be correct in assuming this is a general reference to fuel slicks left in the aftermath of a crash?

oscarwilde on March 14, 2014 at 12:42 AM

Dire Straits on March 14, 2014 at 12:40 AM

Good evening…almost morning!!

kringeesmom on March 14, 2014 at 12:42 AM

For me, W did little right (hindsight), but the thing he did right will always make me admire him: he stuck to his guns and ignored his critics. Principle to the end. Most impressive.

Cheers, all (Maker’s Mark).

Jaibones on March 13, 2014 at 11:59 PM

Took me forever to find the quote. I will always respect him for this:

…A few days later, I brought into the Oval Office my copy of Brave New World, Aldous Huxley’s 1932 anti-utopian novel, and as I read passages aloud imagining a future in which humans would be bred in hatcheries, a chill came over the room.

“We’re tinkering with the boundaries of life here,” Bush said when I finished. “We’re on the edge of a cliff. And if we take a step off the cliff, there’s no going back. Perhaps we should only take one step at a time.”…

In his speech that night, Bush took his audience through the moral ambiguity of stem-cell research as well as its medical promise, treating the arguments on both sides with equal respect. Until the end, it was unclear where he would come out. “Even the most noble ends,” Bush observed, “do not justify any means,” and while we must “devote enormous energy to conquering disease, it is equally important that we pay attention to the moral concerns raised by the new frontier of human embryo stem-cell research.”…

Unlike Obama whose basic principle is Alinsky’s the end always justifies any means.

INC on March 14, 2014 at 12:43 AM

Good evening..:)

Dire Straits on March 14, 2014 at 12:40 AM

Good evening Dire…

oscarwilde on March 14, 2014 at 12:43 AM

at least I’m still employed……

williamg on March 14, 2014 at 12:11 AM

Be careful. Some here cautioned you that she c/b building a case.

Schadenfreude on March 14, 2014 at 12:43 AM

Lanceman on March 14, 2014 at 12:40 AM

O_O WTF kinda comment is that?!?!

Bmore on March 14, 2014 at 12:44 AM

O_O

Bmore on March 14, 2014 at 12:44 AM

‘Allo, ‘allo, ‘allo!

Have I posted this before? Oldie but funny. I love her facial expressions.

theotherone on March 14, 2014 at 12:44 AM

Calling it a night. Good night HA! Jackie, Sophie,kringeesmom, XXXOOO!

KCB on March 14, 2014 at 12:44 AM

INC on March 14, 2014 at 12:43 AM

Bush was hardly stupid. We live in bizarro world.

Lanceman on March 14, 2014 at 12:44 AM

KCB on March 14, 2014 at 12:44 AM

Goodnight, my friend. :) Sleep well.

thatsafactjack on March 14, 2014 at 12:45 AM

O_o

Bmore on March 14, 2014 at 12:45 AM

Senator Sessions outlines platform for the GOP to become a consistently winning party, and means to put those 50 million Americans out of the work force back to work

An American patriot.

thatsafactjack on March 13, 2014 at 11:58 PM

Thanks for posting that. Just finished reading it. We have so few American Patriots in Congress and he’s been one of my favorites for quite a few years.

I watched him on c-span today during the Ukraine loan discussion. He explained perfectly why the bill didn’t get passed in the Senate today. Reid of course, playing politics as usual. What a hateful man he is. Ted Cruz took Reid to task as well. Between Sessions & Cruz, I had a very good understanding of what was proposed, what Reid did and why the bill didn’t pass today. Excellent.

http://www.c-span.org/video/?318280-5/senate-debate-ukraine-aid
Sessions starts at about 44 min into the video, followed by Cruz.

bluefox on March 14, 2014 at 12:45 AM

williamg on March 14, 2014 at 12:32 AM

Good evening, williamg. :)

Those are some solid answers, but they also raise many peripheral questions and tend to lead the mind down various roads.

thatsafactjack on March 14, 2014 at 12:36 AM

Each problem solved by those equations arrives at a single solution – but each is a separate problem….

Then – there is the discipline involved in expressing the problems in forms solved by those equations….

Again – each problem is different and presents different challenges…….

For instance, if you asked “What Is The Answer To Life, The Universe, and Everything” – and I said “42“….

That would be CORRECT, but now that you have The Answer – you would need to formulate the actual QUESTION!…….

williamg on March 14, 2014 at 12:45 AM

Say that’s kinda fun. o_O

Bmore on March 14, 2014 at 12:45 AM

O_O WTF kinda comment is that?!?!

Bmore on March 14, 2014 at 12:44 AM

What’s with the Barney Google imitation? I simply pointed out that you were a master.

Lanceman on March 14, 2014 at 12:45 AM

Calling it a night. Good night HA! Jackie, Sophie,kringeesmom, XXXOOO!

KCB on March 14, 2014 at 12:44 AM

Typical Ken… Kiss the girls and make them cry… <— Insert evil laughter here…

oscarwilde on March 14, 2014 at 12:46 AM

He’s sucked me down more than once.

Lanceman on March 14, 2014 at 12:40 AM

AhHa! Bmore is a Kirby salesman by day. Have you asked him over to clean your carpets yet?

kringeesmom on March 14, 2014 at 12:46 AM

Anyway nice meeting you.

garydt on March 14, 2014 at 12:36 AM

Pleasure to meet you too. Don’t worry. It takes a lot to get banned :)

Schadenfreude on March 14, 2014 at 12:46 AM

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