Quotes of the day

posted at 10:41 pm on May 20, 2014 by Allahpundit

House GOP leadership is having “discussions” on whether to bring a limited immigration reform bill to a vote on the House floor.

Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) said on Tuesday there has been talk about scheduling a separate floor vote on the ENLIST Act after Republican leadership blocked the bill from coming to the floor as an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act — a defense policy bill.

The bill , introduced by Rep. Jeff Denham (R-Calif.), would allow undocumented immigrants who entered the country before they were 15 years old to join the military. After their service, these immigrants would be eligible to apply for U.S. citizenship if they were honorably discharged…

When asked if Republicans planned to allow a standalone vote on the ENLIST Act on the House floor, Boehner said, “There have been discussions about that.”

***

With border authorities in South Texas overwhelmed by a surge of young illegal migrants traveling by themselves, the Department of Homeland Security declared a crisis this week and moved to set up an emergency shelter for the youths at an Air Force base in San Antonio, officials said Friday.

After seeing children packed in a Border Patrol station in McAllen, Tex., during a visit last Sunday, Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson on Monday declared “a level-four condition of readiness” in the Rio Grande Valley. The alert was an official recognition that federal agencies overseeing borders, immigration enforcement and child welfare had been outstripped by a sudden increase in unaccompanied minors in recent weeks…

The children are coming primarily from El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras, making the perilous journey north through Mexico to Texas without parents or close adult relatives. Last weekend alone, more than 1,000 unaccompanied youths were being held at overflowing border stations in South Texas, officials said.

The flow of child migrants has been building since 2011, when 4,059 unaccompanied youths were apprehended by border agents. Last year more than 21,000 minors were caught, and Border Patrol officials had said they were expecting more than 60,000 this year. But that projection has already been exceeded.

***

President Barack Obama’s administration may allow military enlistment by thousands of immigrants living in the country illegally, a top U.S. Department of Defense official said Monday.

Jessica L. Wright, the department’s acting undersecretary for personnel and readiness, described the immigrants, known as DREAMers, as “some of the best and brightest in America that we could capitalize on.”

Wright said the decision would come by summer’s end and involved the Department of Homeland Security, the Department of Justice and the White House.

***

The federal government granted temporary work permits to roughly 10 million foreign workers from 2000 to 2013, effectively boosting the supply of new workers by roughly 20 percent per year.

Only 650,000 of the guest workers were hired for agricultural jobs, according to the Tuesday report by the Congressional Research Service. That’s only seven percent of the inflow.

But roughly 3.1 million university-trained foreigners got permits to work in the professional sector for up to 10 years, said the report, titled “Selected Statistics on Immigrant and non-Immigrant Admissions since 2000.”…

This combined population of roughly 1.2 million university-trained foreign workers compete for jobs against the 800,000 Americans who graduate from college each year with business, medical or technical degrees. In 2012, U.S. college graduates comprised 19 percent of hourly workers, up from 13 percent in 2002, according to a March 2013 report in the Wall Street Journal.

***

Until House Republicans have confidence that President Obama will implement an immigration reform law as Congress passes it, there is not much to discuss House Speaker John Boehner said Tuesday.

“We’ve talked about this literally every week for the last 18 months and I think its clear over the last several months that until the president gives us some reason, some confidence that we can trust him to implement an immigration reform bill we’re really not going to have much to talk about,” Boehner said at a GOP Leadership press conference. “The ball is in the president’s court.”…

“There are a lot of things he could do to demonstrate that we can have more confidence in his administration to implement an immigration reform bill the way we pass it,” Boehner said, but did not list specific ways.

***

“Nobody trusts the president, and that’s just the reality,” said Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart (Fla.), a Republican who has written a bill that beefs up border security and offers a path to legal status for illegal immigrants. “Can the president re-establish his credibility in the next two months with the House, with the American people or with our allies? No. I think he can hopefully not make it worse.”

Boehner has not said how Obama could restore trust among Republicans who have watched angrily as he has repeatedly delayed parts of the healthcare law without congressional approval. Aides say, however, that he could begin by working with GOP members on some of their other priorities, such as the Skills Act, which the House passed to overhaul federal job-training programs.

A House GOP leadership aide said Obama could also help his cause by publicly ruling out unilateral action to halt deportations and by promising to enforce any new immigration law fully in the way Congress intended.

“Would it be helpful? Yes. Will it be enough? No,” Diaz-Balart said.

***

President Barack Obama’s review of the nation’s deportation policies may result in changes to a contentious program that hands over people booked for local crimes to federal immigration authorities

Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson, offering his first public hints at the outcome of the review he’s conducting at Obama’s behest, said Thursday that the so-called Secure Communities program needs a “fresh start.” He suggested it might be revamped to focus on people who actually have been convicted of crimes, not just those arrested or booked…

The program allows Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials to run fingerprints of anyone booked for a local or state crime through a federal database for immigration violations. If there’s a match, ICE can ask local police and sheriffs to detain the person, and then decide whether to deport them.

***

On Monday, Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-IL) suggested that until Congress passes sweeping amnesty legislation, “every institution in America” should find ways to ignore or work around federal immigration laws. He also said that President Barack Obama’s Deferred Action program was the first step in implementing more amnesty programs.

Testifying before a Senate Subcommittee hearing in Chicago on “Immigrant Enlistment” that Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL) chaired, Gutierrez said that “every institution in America, including our military, must work around the inability of our federal government and the U.S. House of Representatives to fix our immigration system.”

He also pushed the Navy and Marines to allow U.S. citizens who are married to illegal immigrants to enlist at a hearing in which Durbin called on the Pentagon to start enlisting DREAMers.

***

In a recent commentary, National Institute for Latino Policy President Angelo Falcón wrote, “Although immigration reform affects about 15 percent of the total Latino population, as a public policy issue it now occupies almost all the Latino policy agenda, sucking up, as one colleague recently put it, all the oxygen on Latino issues.”

Falcón questions whether the continued debate about the status of the undocumented population is a distraction from the needs of the much larger pool of Hispanics who are citizens. The Pew Research Hispanic Trends Project estimates that there are 11.7 undocumented migrants in the U.S. By comparison, the U.S. Census Bureau reports that the overall U.S. Hispanic population is 53 million…

Still, Beltrán sees one significant by-product of the drawn-out immigration debate. “We now have a younger generation who has become politicized. They are savvy, skeptical, and optimistic all at the same time. I think this will have long-term consequences, because they have a sense of their own power.”

This “immigration generation” will someday turn their energy and focus to other issues, argues Beltrán. “These young people are participating in civil disobedience and so much activism in their 20s,” she said. “Imagine what they are going to be doing in their 40s – with law degrees!”

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“Mr. Speaker, I give you George W. Bush, the man who will go down in history as the last Republican president in American history.”


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Is there a human right to citizenship for whatever country you break into invade?

El_Terrible on May 20, 2014 at 11:08 PM

FIFY…and there should not be…

Newtie and the Beauty on May 20, 2014 at 11:10 PM

Bmore on May 20, 2014 at 11:08 PM

wow, those bears are scary

CoffeeLover on May 20, 2014 at 11:10 PM

Okay JD, last test. To prove you’re not a Moby Troll, you have to take the QOTD Oath.

Repeat after me.

I, Judd Dreg, *spits* do solemnly swear, to uphold the honor of all QOTD ladies, to agitate all trolls who enter these premises unmercifully, to pray for the safe return of all our beloved banned brothers and sisters and obey the rule of no QOTD Rules …

So help me Gaia.

hawkdriver on May 20, 2014 at 11:10 PM

May the child be more intelligent than its mother.

Cheese Wheel on May 20, 2014 at 11:06 PM

Man, my posts are now being transplanted by others. I don’t know if I should be proud or scared. Lol

coolrepublica on May 20, 2014 at 11:09 PM

People were telling jokes.

Cheese Wheel on May 20, 2014 at 11:10 PM

CoffeeLover on May 20, 2014 at 11:09 PM

You have a mouse in your laptop. Bump the cursor up towards the top…

OmahaConservative on May 20, 2014 at 11:10 PM

Hit the buttons that make your screen full size and layered. Squares in the top right.

KCB on May 20, 2014 at 11:09 PM

Top right of your screen. Click it once or twice.

KCB on May 20, 2014 at 11:10 PM

Daughter had golf and some baseball-sized hail a little while ago (Western Suburbs – Chicago). She thought the windows were going to break. Scary stuff. We only had dime-sized ones. Not as impressive or damaging.

Fallon on May 20, 2014 at 11:09 PM

When nature starts dropping baseball sized hail on you, it’s telling you, it’s time for you to move…

oscarwilde on May 20, 2014 at 11:11 PM

Are you being smart or trying to help?

CoffeeLover on May 20, 2014 at 11:09 PM

The first was an honest question; the second was my being silly. ;-)

Newtie and the Beauty on May 20, 2014 at 11:11 PM

So, were you trying to do a joana impression on that McConnell thread or was that just a coincidence?

lineholder on May 20, 2014 at 11:08 PM

I could tell you, but I don’t know what a Joanna impression entails.

coolrepublica on May 20, 2014 at 11:11 PM

Oscarwilde, sir, someday I’d like to pick your brain from dawn to dust. Just one day. I’d learn more in that one day than I’ve learned in a year.

lineholder on May 20, 2014 at 11:10 PM

Some of it is true too!

KCB on May 20, 2014 at 11:12 PM

Here ya go Fallon. On one of the older cameras, infra red, not great quality.

Bmore on May 20, 2014 at 11:08 PM

Oh, how cute. You are having quite the spring, Bmore. I still haven’t seen even a duckling, yet. I used to have a muskrat but it was eaten by the mink, which got hit by a car. Nothing in the pond but ducks now.

Fallon on May 20, 2014 at 11:12 PM

May the child be more intelligent than its mother.

Cheese Wheel on May 20, 2014 at 11:06 PM

Considering the sophomoricity (is that a word?) of that list the child has nowhere to go but up. In fact, sophomoric may be too generous. Is there a comparative with a freshman?

Judge_Dredd on May 20, 2014 at 11:12 PM

Judge, ignore them. After the open registration closes, no one is a newbie any more, and is an equal abuse target.

Schadenfreude on May 20, 2014 at 11:12 PM

Have at you! I’ll bite your knee caps off!

Doc Holliday on May 20, 2014 at 11:08 PM

Is that covered on Obamacare?

kenny on May 20, 2014 at 11:13 PM

I’m writing Axes memoirs.

SparkPlug on May 20, 2014 at 11:13 PM

wow, those bears are scary

CoffeeLover on May 20, 2014 at 11:10 PM

No they aren’t. Cute. Only cubs. Maybe 30 inches tall when standing. I’ll add a picture of one standing.

Bmore on May 20, 2014 at 11:13 PM

When nature starts dropping baseball sized hail on you, it’s telling you, it’s time for you to move…

oscarwilde on May 20, 2014 at 11:11 PM

I’m sure there’s a Cubs joke in there, but I just can’t make it work, lol.

Fallon on May 20, 2014 at 11:13 PM

People were telling jokes.

Cheese Wheel on May 20, 2014 at 11:10 PM

I like jokes. Please feel free to tell jokes all night long.

Knock knock!

coolrepublica on May 20, 2014 at 11:13 PM

coolrepublica on May 20, 2014 at 11:11 PM

I’ll take that as meaning the latter.

Good thing. Wouldn’t want to see you get into the shaming Trucon habit joana has.

lineholder on May 20, 2014 at 11:13 PM

On Monday, Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-IL) suggested that until Congress passes sweeping amnesty legislation, “every institution in America” should find ways to ignore or work around federal immigration laws.

Tell me again why immigration reform is so important?

Cindy Munford on May 20, 2014 at 11:13 PM

OC AND KEN

Nope..neither works. Thanks though.

I’ll just sit here frustrating myself —-grrr.

CoffeeLover on May 20, 2014 at 11:14 PM

Some of it is true too!

KCB on May 20, 2014 at 11:12 PM

You beat me. Walker caught another one :)

Schadenfreude on May 20, 2014 at 11:14 PM

If we have a defacto amnesty, why does immigration reform have to include citizenship? It seems redundant.

El_Terrible on May 20, 2014 at 11:14 PM

oscarwilde on May 20, 2014 at 11:02 PM

Oscarwilde, sir, someday I’d like to pick your brain from dawn to dust. Just one day. I’d learn more in that one day than I’ve learned in a year.

lineholder on May 20, 2014 at 11:10 PM

a) you would need a good cheese fork to do that, and b) you would probably be scared for life afterwards…

oscarwilde on May 20, 2014 at 11:14 PM

Repeat after me.

I, Judd Dreg, *spits* do solemnly swear, to uphold the honor of all QOTD ladies, to agitate all trolls who enter these premises unmercifully, to pray for the safe return of all our beloved banned brothers and sisters and obey the rule of no QOTD Rules …

So help me Gaia.

hawkdriver on May 20, 2014 at 11:10 PM

…so when hagfish shows up…we have a bitchcot…instead of a trollcot?

KOOLAID2 on May 20, 2014 at 11:15 PM

Judge, ignore them. After the open registration closes, no one is a newbie any more, and is an equal abuse target.

Schadenfreude on May 20, 2014 at 11:12 PM

That is a lie. They are newbies til…..MG or Bishop says so. I would angle at MG personally, but she is no pushover.

KCB on May 20, 2014 at 11:15 PM

CoffeeLover on May 20, 2014 at 11:14 PM

Try bumping the top, right click and left click on restore toolbar…

OmahaConservative on May 20, 2014 at 11:15 PM

Fallon on May 20, 2014 at 11:12 PM

Lolz! My FIL loved to eat muskrat. One of my good friends from days of ole owns a mink farm. Nasty mean ass little critters.

Bmore on May 20, 2014 at 11:15 PM

“every institution in America” should find ways to ignore or work around federal immigration laws.

How about finding ways to enforce immigration laws.

crankyoldlady on May 20, 2014 at 11:16 PM

Judge_Dredd on May 20, 2014 at 11:12 PM

Well, there’s kindergarten…

Newtie and the Beauty on May 20, 2014 at 11:16 PM

Mom! So good to see you again! I trust all is well?

Newtie and the Beauty on May 20, 2014 at 11:02 PM

Things are finally getting back to normal at our home. After some sheetrock & repaint of the living room,Kitchen, and Pantry you’d never know what hapenned. Of course LibFree will have to attend court mandated counseling and anger management classes until the fall. This all could have been avoided if MSNBC would let us know in advance if they were going to play reruns of Dateline instead of Rachel Maddow. Jr is not good with change. I’m just glad the cat’s eating again.

libfreesMom on May 20, 2014 at 11:16 PM

KCB on May 20, 2014 at 11:12 PM

Hehe!

So, that idea about going to bed early and focusing more on school? Not working! Very restless, fidgety kind of mood I’ve been in lately. Can’t seem to stay focused for long periods of time.

May have to head to the mountains over this weekend. Walk in the woods. Find me a river somewhere. Listening to the running water always seems to help me get things into perspective.

Until then….

lineholder on May 20, 2014 at 11:17 PM

It sure feels like old home week around here…

OmahaConservative on May 20, 2014 at 11:17 PM

People were telling jokes.

Cheese Wheel on May 20, 2014 at 11:10 PM

I like jokes. Please feel free to tell jokes all night long.

Knock knock!

coolrepublica on May 20, 2014 at 11:13 PM

I’m not laughing with you.

Cheese Wheel on May 20, 2014 at 11:17 PM

CoffeeLover on May 20, 2014 at 11:14 PM

Mine started doing the same thing. Drove me nuts. The little square fixes it every time now. Sorry.

KCB on May 20, 2014 at 11:17 PM

Obama is the true savior of this country! Had McCain been elected, we would have had Amnesty by now. Had Romney been elected, given his Adelson-inspired conversion, we would have had Amnesty as well. It’s only Obama’s outrageous behavior that’s preventing Boehner from passing it.

Igor R. on May 20, 2014 at 11:17 PM

CoffeeLover on May 20, 2014 at 11:14 PM

When you have a moment, CL, Ken thought of you on the first page… ;-)

Newtie and the Beauty on May 20, 2014 at 11:17 PM

KCB on May 20, 2014 at 11:15 PM

Meh, the First is everyone’s, and the MG and Bishop would be the first to agree, this notwithstanding.

Schadenfreude on May 20, 2014 at 11:18 PM

On June 28, 2010, Jake Holmes at long last sued Jimmy Page for plagiarizing the song “Dazed and Confused.” Rather than dragging the case through the courts, it appears they have settled out of court, as the case was “dismissed with prejudice” at the request of the plaintiff (Jake Holmes) on January 17, 2012.

Jake Holmes – Dazed and Confused

non-nonpartisan on May 20, 2014 at 11:18 PM

Long boney fingers in a dike that has over top them prior.

The fail has happened, only now will the results start to be known.

On this new fraud aka “amnesty”, this very hour and for days now under age, 9 to 16 year old Mexican and other country kids have been flooding into Texas. It was planned by Obama and his wrecking crew. Now thousands are being housed via Pres. order for their saftey at Lackland Air Force Base in Texas. Thousands more will come all of them alone without parents, by the plan it is going on now.
Same will happen in New Mexico, Az, Nevada and Calif.

The two party evil money cult does nothing, no one is allowed to secure the borders, the Border Patrol has been ordered to stand down.

It does not matter if the weak RINO’s roll over in public, they have already whored out total prior.

We are on our on, the time of reason is gone.

Climate Change fraud.
VA health care fraud.
Obama Care fraud.
Spending fraud.
Vote fraud.
Lies
Lies of lies.
Evil
Greed
Incest of the party elite.

Be prepared for any thing from this greed inspired cult of money.

APACHEWHOKNOWS on May 20, 2014 at 11:18 PM

lineholder on May 20, 2014 at 11:17 PM

Which mountains?

KCB on May 20, 2014 at 11:18 PM

Is that covered on Obamacare?

kenny on May 20, 2014 at 11:13 PM

Yep, during your annual pap smear…

Doc Holliday on May 20, 2014 at 11:19 PM

I’m not laughing with you.

Cheese Wheel on May 20, 2014 at 11:17 PM

Well that’s too bad, Mr. Party McPooper.

coolrepublica on May 20, 2014 at 11:19 PM

oscarwilde on May 20, 2014 at 11:14 PM

No more scarred than you would be after hearing me say “What if” and “How come” and “Why not” hundreds of times on end.

lineholder on May 20, 2014 at 11:19 PM

KCB on May 20, 2014 at 11:18 PM

Blue Ridge. Probably SW Virginia

lineholder on May 20, 2014 at 11:20 PM

Boehner is like a serial child molester: he knows what he is doing is wrong, he knows it is hurting a lot of people, yet he feels the need to explain his compulsion in pseudo-rational terms.

Igor R. on May 20, 2014 at 11:21 PM

Nasty mean ass little critters.

Bmore on May 20, 2014 at 11:15 PM

…But, beautiful dark chocolate colored fur.

Fallon on May 20, 2014 at 11:21 PM

oscarwilde on May 20, 2014 at 11:14 PM

No more scarred than you would be after hearing me say “What if” and “How come” and “Why not” hundreds of times on end.

lineholder on May 20, 2014 at 11:19 PM

[n1 -n1]
yie -yie= 1

oscarwilde on May 20, 2014 at 11:21 PM

I’m not laughing with you.

Cheese Wheel on May 20, 2014 at 11:17 PM

Well that’s too bad, Mr. Party McPooper.

coolrepublica on May 20, 2014 at 11:19 PM

I’ll play. Knock knock.

Cheese Wheel on May 20, 2014 at 11:21 PM

Yep, during your annual pap smear…

Doc Holliday on May 20, 2014 at 11:19 PM

Yep, I give them but don’t receive them

kenny on May 20, 2014 at 11:21 PM

Holiday Snaps From A Lost World: Remarkable Collection Of Colour Photos Are Found From Couple’s Honeymoon Road-Trip Around England On The Eve Of World War Two

Resist We Much on May 20, 2014 at 10:49 PM

“Jerusalem” performed by the Cadet Glee Club of West Point

kcewa on May 20, 2014 at 11:22 PM

Blue Ridge. Probably SW Virginia

lineholder on May 20, 2014 at 11:20 PM

I’m from VA. 47 years.

KCB on May 20, 2014 at 11:22 PM

It was a good run while it lasted, now on to emulating Guatemala.

Bishop on May 20, 2014 at 11:22 PM

oscarwilde on May 20, 2014 at 11:21 PM

ROFL!

lineholder on May 20, 2014 at 11:23 PM

Huh, the Cubs look like they might beat the Yankees.

*yawn*

Time for bed. Still having phantom itches after removing the tick, lol.

Fallon on May 20, 2014 at 11:23 PM

I like jokes. Please feel free to tell jokes all night long.

Knock knock!

coolrepublica on May 20, 2014 at 11:13 PM

“Are “Knock-Knock” Jokes Non-Inclusive To The Homeless?” -Patton Oswalt tweet

non-nonpartisan on May 20, 2014 at 11:24 PM

KCB on May 20, 2014 at 11:22 PM

Really? What part?

lineholder on May 20, 2014 at 11:24 PM

…But, beautiful dark chocolate colored fur.

Fallon on May 20, 2014 at 11:21 PM

I used to lend a hand at the farm. Always dreaded it. ; )

Bmore on May 20, 2014 at 11:24 PM

First task of new President–issue an Executive Order erasing all executive orders signed by BHO.

Doc Holliday on May 20, 2014 at 11:24 PM

Lies now count up heavy on U.S. all.

APACHEWHOKNOWS on May 20, 2014 at 11:25 PM

oscarwilde on May 20, 2014 at 11:21 PM

ROFL!

lineholder on May 20, 2014 at 11:23 PM

Your questions all have answers that can be derived on a logic matrix. I do not fear such questions as they have at their root a logical end. It is the irrational questions that bother me.

oscarwilde on May 20, 2014 at 11:25 PM

Good Night Fallon, Pleasant Dreams

Bmore on May 20, 2014 at 11:25 PM

I’ll play. Knock knock.

Cheese Wheel on May 20, 2014 at 11:21 PM

Too late! You have offended me. Prepare to die.

coolrepublica on May 20, 2014 at 11:25 PM

I like jokes. Please feel free to tell jokes all night long.

Knock knock!

coolrepublica on May 20, 2014 at 11:13 PM

“Are “Knock-Knock” Jokes Non-Inclusive To The Homeless?” -Patton Oswalt tweet

non-nonpartisan on May 20, 2014 at 11:24 PM

Perhaps “Houesest”?

Cheese Wheel on May 20, 2014 at 11:26 PM

What are these other Latino issues that guy was talking about? They are evidently very important and are getting sidetracked by immigration. Are these issues of any relevance to anyone but Latinos? And why are the specific Latino issues?

Igor R. on May 20, 2014 at 11:26 PM

oscarwilde on May 20, 2014 at 11:21 PM

Link more complicated ones.

Schadenfreude on May 20, 2014 at 11:26 PM

No oath, huh Mr Dredd?

That was admittedly, a great joke. I still feel unconvinced though.

The oath would assuage my concerns.

hawkdriver on May 20, 2014 at 11:26 PM

“Are “Knock-Knock” Jokes Non-Inclusive To The Homeless?” -Patton Oswalt tweet

non-nonpartisan on May 20, 2014 at 11:24 PM

Hehe. Not really a fan of Oswalt but he was roasting Shatner. He pulls out a paper bag and says “Can you act your way out of this?”

Judge_Dredd on May 20, 2014 at 11:26 PM

Добрый вечер, Igor

Schadenfreude on May 20, 2014 at 11:27 PM

I’ll play. Knock knock.

Cheese Wheel on May 20, 2014 at 11:21 PM

Too late! You have offended me. Prepare to die.

coolrepublica on May 20, 2014 at 11:25 PM

You don’t need a lit match to remove a tick. Just offend her.

Cheese Wheel on May 20, 2014 at 11:27 PM

oscarwilde on May 20, 2014 at 11:25 PM

Most of them do. You haven’t been around me when I take that creative leap for mankind and go outside the proverbial box.

lineholder on May 20, 2014 at 11:27 PM

I used to lend a hand at the farm. Always dreaded it. ; )

Bmore on May 20, 2014 at 11:24 PM

I used to board my dogs at a place farther out in the country. It was a few miles from a mink farm. The owner said the scariest thing ever was to open up the dog food cupboard and find a mink in there. All teeth and growls. Apparently, they escape fairly often.

Fallon on May 20, 2014 at 11:27 PM

Fallon on May 20, 2014 at 11:23 PM

Niters and sleep well, Fallon!

Newtie and the Beauty on May 20, 2014 at 11:28 PM

Good Night Fallon, Pleasant Dreams

Bmore on May 20, 2014 at 11:25 PM

Thanks, but I have to see if the Cubs will find a way to blow a 6-1 lead, lol.

Fallon on May 20, 2014 at 11:29 PM

G’night Fallon…

OmahaConservative on May 20, 2014 at 11:29 PM

Fallon on May 20, 2014 at 11:23 PM

Beat the Skankees?
Cool!

annoyinglittletwerp on May 20, 2014 at 11:29 PM

Bases loaded… Sheesh.

Fallon on May 20, 2014 at 11:30 PM

Day 5/5 coming–my Friday, as we say in the hospital…i am glad….
We have had an extraordinary number of crazy people this rotation…
And when I say crazy, I don’t mean crazy as in funny, I mean psychotic. The real deal….
Counted it up today–20% of my patients were either sent to or getting ready to be sent to the inpatient psych floor..

Doc Holliday on May 20, 2014 at 11:31 PM

Perhaps “Houesest”?

Cheese Wheel on May 20, 2014 at 11:26 PM

Perhaps. =)

Hehe. Not really a fan of Oswalt but he was roasting Shatner. He pulls out a paper bag and says “Can you act your way out of this?”

Judge_Dredd on May 20, 2014 at 11:26 PM

lol

I know he hates PC, so I give him credit for that.

“I Know You Are, But What Am I?: Existential Crisis on the Playground”

“‘Guess What? Chicken Butt!’ Does Anti-Vegan Shaming Begin In Pre-School?”

“Are Lightbulb Jokes “Othering” The Amish?”

non-nonpartisan on May 20, 2014 at 11:31 PM

Fallon on May 20, 2014 at 11:30 PM

Need to find my cap.

annoyinglittletwerp on May 20, 2014 at 11:31 PM

Heavy Rain. Bases loaded. Jeter strike two.

Fallon on May 20, 2014 at 11:32 PM

привет товарищ Schadenfreude!

Igor R. on May 20, 2014 at 11:32 PM

–20% of my patients were either sent to or getting ready to be sent to the inpatient psych floor..

Doc Holliday on May 20, 2014 at 11:31 PM

It isn’t even full moon.

crankyoldlady on May 20, 2014 at 11:32 PM

lineholder on May 20, 2014 at 11:24 PM

Norfolk

KCB on May 20, 2014 at 11:32 PM

first task of new President–issue an Executive Order erasing all executive orders signed by BHO. Doc Holliday on May 20, 2014 at 11:24 PM

That was Newts game plan.

wolly4321 on May 20, 2014 at 11:32 PM

No oath, huh Mr Dredd?

That was admittedly, a great joke. I still feel unconvinced though.

The oath would assuage my concerns.

hawkdriver on May 20, 2014 at 11:26 PM

Probably not a good idea for me to commit to that oath. Too many have simply disappeared after taking it. There’s a tantalus field hidden here somewhere.

http://en.memory-alpha.org/wiki/Tantalus_field

Judge_Dredd on May 20, 2014 at 11:32 PM

If we have a defacto amnesty, why does immigration reform have to include citizenship? It seems redundant.

El_Terrible on May 20, 2014 at 11:14 PM

It’s like when Time rag made such a big deal about changing its idiotic award from “Man of the Year” to “Person of the Year” … and then went on to award it to groups and things that aren’t even persons. The label, evidently, had nothing to do with anything but they just had to change it and show how lefty-cool they are!!

We’re totally infested with idiots. The errors of the trial and error of evolution are piling up, big-time.

ThePrimordialOrderedPair on May 20, 2014 at 11:32 PM

oscarwilde on May 20, 2014 at 11:21 PM

Link more complicated ones.

Schadenfreude on May 20, 2014 at 11:26 PM

1. Axiom of extensionality
Main article: Axiom of extensionality

Two sets are equal (are the same set) if they have the same elements.

\forall x \forall y [ \forall z (z \in x \Leftrightarrow z \in y) \Rightarrow x = y].

The converse of this axiom follows from the substitution property of equality. If the background logic does not include equality “=”, x=y may be defined as an abbreviation for the following formula (Hatcher 1982, p. 138, def. 1):

\forall z [ z \in x \Leftrightarrow z \in y] \land \forall w [x \in w \Leftrightarrow y \in w].

In this case, the axiom of extensionality can be reformulated as

\forall x \forall y [ \forall z (z \in x \Leftrightarrow z \in y) \Rightarrow \forall w (x \in w \Leftrightarrow y \in w) ],

which says that if x and y have the same elements, then they belong to the same sets (Fraenkel et al. 1973).

oscarwilde on May 20, 2014 at 11:33 PM

Great Pretender

Schadenfreude on May 20, 2014 at 11:33 PM

Cubs win!

Thanks, Twerp!!!

‘Night all!

Fallon on May 20, 2014 at 11:33 PM

Fallon on May 20, 2014 at 11:32 PM

I get teased so much because of my Cubbie cap.
At least it doesn’t have the pedo-bear on it.

annoyinglittletwerp on May 20, 2014 at 11:33 PM

KCB on May 20, 2014 at 11:22 PM

Any place you could recommend in SW Virginia, Ken?

I usually go to the Boone area, but SW VA is actually closer to me.

lineholder on May 20, 2014 at 11:33 PM

It isn’t even full moon.

crankyoldlady on May 20, 2014 at 11:32 PM

Nope.
It’s not even winter, when they’ll come in to get a warm bed and three square meals…

Doc Holliday on May 20, 2014 at 11:33 PM

Special Tuesday photo essay…

Holiday Snaps From A Lost World: Remarkable Collection Of Colour Photos Are Found From Couple’s Honeymoon Road-Trip Around England On The Eve Of World War Two

Resist We Much on May 20, 2014 at 10:49 PM

That photo essay truly was special. Thanks, RWM.

onlineanalyst on May 20, 2014 at 11:33 PM

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