Quotes of the day

posted at 10:41 pm on July 16, 2014 by Allahpundit

Jose Antonio Vargas trumpeted that he was an undocumented immigrant for years. But authorities never apprehended him.

Until now.

On Tuesday, U.S. Border Patrol agents detained the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist-turned-activist in McAllen, Texas, after he told them he was in the country illegally, officials said.

He was released on his own recognizance with a notice to appear before an immigration judge, the Department of Homeland Security said in a statement…

“I want to thank everyone who stands by me and the undocumented immigrants of south Texas and across the country,” he said. “Our daily lives are filled with fear in simple acts such as getting on an airplane to go home to our family.”

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“What do you want to do with me?”

What do you want to do with us?

How do you define American?”

On behalf of 11 million undocumented immigrants like me — many of us Americans in all but papers — I asked those questions to the Senate Judiciary Committee in February 2013, nearly two years after I publicly outed myself as an undocumented immigrant in The New York Times Magazine.

Against the advice of lawyers, I wrote, in detail, what I had to do to live and survive in America: hide in plain sight as I worked as a journalist for more than a decade; lie on government forms to get jobs while paying taxes and contributing to Social Security (undocumented workers provide billions in both); grow estranged from my mother in the Philippines who put me on a plane to the United States in 1993. In outing myself, I risked everything and prepared myself for anything.

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New York Mayor Bill de Blasio called for Vargas’ immediate release after his detention, saying he stood “in solidarity” with the writer and that his detention “shows how our immigrant enforcement agencies are failing to use their discretion and detaining longtime immigrants who do not pose a threat to our security.”

Supporters who carried signs demanding Vargas’ release said his detention felt symbolic for many of them.

“Jose Antonio Vargas has lived the struggle so many of us here have lived. At the end of the day, we’re all connected. We’re all dreamers,” said Roxana Menchaca, 21, a senior at a nearby university and a U.S. citizen, born to undocumented parents, who grew up on both sides of the border…

[T]hanks to loopholes in immigration security, he has been able to travel the country, using his passport from the Philippines. Last week, he headed to the heart of the border crisis in the Rio Grande Valley, ostensibly to highlight the plight of unaccompanied immigrant children.

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I do not have a single U.S. government-issued ID. Like most of our country’s 11 million undocumented immigrants, I do not have a driver’s license—not yet, at least. (Recently, California and Washington, D.C., passed laws granting licenses to their undocumented residents. Though New York City will start issuing municipal IDs to its undocumented population, the state of New York, where I currently live, does not issue driver’s licenses.) Identification aside, since outing myself in the New York Times Magazine in June 2011, and writing a cover story for TIME a year later, I’ve been the most privileged undocumented immigrant in the country. The visibility, frankly, has protected me. While hundreds of thousands of immigrants have been detained and deported in the past three years, I produced and directed a documentary film, “Documented,” which was shown in theaters and aired on CNN less than two weeks ago. I founded a media and culture campaign, Define American, to elevate how we talk about immigration and citizenship in a changing America. And I’ve been traveling non-stop for three years, visiting more than 40 states.

Of course, I can only travel within the United States and, for identification, when I fly I use a valid passport that was issued by my native country, the Philippines. But each flight is a gamble. My passport lacks a visa. If TSA agents discover this, they can contact CBP, which, in turn, can detain me. But so far, I haven’t had any problems, either because I look the way I do (“You’re not brown and you don’t look like a Jose Antonio Vargas,” an immigration advocate once told me), or talk the way I do—or because, as a security agent at John F. Kennedy International Airport who recognized me said without a hint of irony, “You seem so American.”

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The lesson Vargas feels Americans should take away from his situation is that the border is secure, despite the crisis caused by tens of thousands of Central Americans now entering the United States. “#BORDERISSECURE — Wish I could scream that out loud,” Vargas wrote Saturday night as he linked to a Huffington Post report on his predicament.

There have been at least 57,000 illegal immigrants who have crossed the border since October of last year, and another 150,000 are estimated to do so next year. The number of illegal immigrant children flooding across the border spiked just after President Barack Obama enacted his temporary amnesty program for certain DREAMers in 2012, and many migrants interviewed said they made the journey to America believing they would be able to indefinitely remain in the United States – like Vargas has been able to – if they made it across the border.

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Could one not make a case here that, were Vargas to enjoy the American protections he claims as his right, he has little choice but to do what he has done with his employment forms, his driving license, and so forth, and just flagrantly break the law? Maybe he could buy a gun in a state without background checks on private sales (this would be spectacularly illegal). Maybe he could pick one up on a street corner. And then he could carry it without permission. Not because he’s a lawbreaker, you understand, but because he has no choice. Because the original offense cancels out the others. Because he’s an “undocumented American,” and his rights are at stake. Sure, progressives have spent the last two decades attempting to increase the bureaucracy around the Second Amendment, not diminishing it. Sure, the Left devoutly hopes to force all 50 states to apply the federal background check system to all private transfers, too. Sure, it lauds those states in which this rule already obtains. Sure, it argues routinely that America is in desperate need of a system that makes sure that only those who are eligible are buying guns. But this is different — a loophole, if you will. We should just let it go.

Let’s go one stage further. What if our newly heat-packing Jose Antonio Vargas were stopped by police for driving with headphones on, but this time had a gun on his hip? What should we expect from this situation? Would the officer be required just to let him go? And if not, why not? We hear incessantly that any gun-control law passed in order to ensure public safety has to be applied to everyone or it is next to useless. Is that true or is it not? After all, the Left is so upset that America’s “gun safety” rules are a patchwork quilt precisely because it believes that any holes in the system render that system useless. Does this ideal not apply because we know that Jose Antonio Vargas doesn’t mean any harm? Indeed, should we expect the Left to rally around defending Jose’s gun from the rules? Or we would hope that the laws on the books would be enforced lest the very principle of them be turned into a joke?

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The most recent scofflaw to rise to national prominence was not a progressive hero such as Vargas, but a rancher named Cliven Bundy, whose fight against the Bureau of Land Management became a brief cause célèbre on the Right. Bundy’s story was sympathetic and his philosophical case was strong, but I pushed back against him nevertheless. Why? Well, because legally he didn’t have a leg to stand on, and because there is nothing in the social compact that permits individuals to secede from the established order if it is not to their liking…

Watching the reactions to Vargas’s arrest, however, I am beginning to wonder if the progressive support for the rule of law was purely expedient. Alarmingly, many of those who endorsed my approach to the Bundy case seem to have rushed to Vargas’s side. Are we to take from this that America’s laws should be applied only to those we dislike? And if we are not, what precisely is the operating standard? Everyone, after all, can find a reason why their case is different. That’s why we write down the rules.

Once again, let us remember what happened here: This was not a matter of “priorities” or of “discretion.” ICE did not perform a midnight no-knock raid on Vargas’s apartment and actively remove him from America. Instead, a famous man elected to put himself in a position in which he was asked for papers that he does not possess. At one level, I really do feel sorry for him. But I do not feel sorry enough that I am willing to bless the wanton disregard of the rules. Celebrity or no celebrity, sympathy or no sympathy, this is a nation of laws and not of men. That goes for people the cool kids cherish, too.

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KCB on July 17, 2014 at 12:55 AM

You should see my ankles ;D

Scrumpy on July 17, 2014 at 12:59 AM

Still Got The Blues – Moore

I bid my friends a fond goodnight. It’s been a pleasure, as always.

Live in the moment.

“Keep yourselves where the light is.”

thatsafactjack on July 17, 2014 at 12:59 AM

I didn’t get to hit the piñata! Can I get a drink?

HornetSting on July 17, 2014 at 1:00 AM

I had this in mind Newtie.
Doc Holliday on July 17, 2014 at 12:58 AM

I thought you needed something a wee bit stronger, my friend–Special Snowflakes and all that, you know… ;-)

Newtie and the Beauty on July 17, 2014 at 1:00 AM

Axe-Thor

KCB on July 17, 2014 at 12:59 AM

KCB on July 17, 2014 at 1:01 AM

Suggestions anyone?

Scrumpy on July 17, 2014 at 12:58 AM


His long, sumptuous, flowing mane of hair???

Nope!

That’s not it.

PolAgnostic on July 17, 2014 at 1:01 AM

Suggestions anyone?

Scrumpy on July 17, 2014 at 12:58 AM

He may need to switch to Iron Man abs.

4Grace on July 17, 2014 at 1:01 AM

Nite J.

Nothing bad will happen there.

Schadenfreude on July 17, 2014 at 1:01 AM

Is Axe still a big deal? That new greek guy seems like the new big thing….

KCB on July 17, 2014 at 12:44 AM

You owe me pal. Without my glute clenching pilates secrets you would be just another 1-liter eurovac owner with cat hair on the carpet and saggy glutes.

Parmenides on July 17, 2014 at 1:01 AM

Hey Scrumpy dear. It’s all good.

wolly4321 on July 17, 2014 at 1:01 AM

You should see my ankles ;D

Scrumpy on July 17, 2014 at 12:59 AM

Teasing?

KCB on July 17, 2014 at 1:01 AM

thatsafactjack on July 17, 2014 at 12:59 AM

God Bless and good night MG!! Was good to see you :)

Scrumpy on July 17, 2014 at 1:02 AM

You seem to be the only one that thinks so.

You might want to mull on that.

wolly4321 on July 17, 2014 at 12:52 AM

Here is one you should mull is how tribalism sets in when someone not initiated peeks into the party

kenny on July 17, 2014 at 1:02 AM

KCB on July 17, 2014 at 1:01 AM

Totally my dear :)

Scrumpy on July 17, 2014 at 1:02 AM

I didn’t get to hit the piñata! Can I get a drink?
HornetSting on July 17, 2014 at 1:00 AM

[sends Hornet a Whatchudrinkin'...enters under "Arms Practice"...]

Newtie and the Beauty on July 17, 2014 at 1:02 AM

Axe on July 17, 2014 at 12:55 AM

She was being serious! Is everything a joke to you?

KCB on July 17, 2014 at 12:56 AM

I find most things either humorous or ulna. :)

And thanks for reminding me. I was so busy I forgot I had to weight train this morning. These Captain America boobs aren’t going to build themselves.

Axe on July 17, 2014 at 1:03 AM

thatsafactjack on July 17, 2014 at 12:59 AM

Light kiss on the cheek. Good night Moon Goddess.

KCB on July 17, 2014 at 1:03 AM

Oh that poor woman. Awful to think of what her last moments of life must have been.

And just on Drudge today I saw a headline of another illegal charged with murder.

cat_owner on July 17, 2014 at 12:57 AM

She was a very beloved fixture in the community and didn’t deserve the brutal raping and beating to death at the hands of that animal. These are the kinds of ‘children’ we are taking in…

OmahaConservative on July 17, 2014 at 1:03 AM

. . . most of these other people are just pikers, though.

Axe on July 17, 2014 at 12:36 AM

O_o ?

31giddyup on July 17, 2014 at 1:03 AM

Live in the moment.
“Keep yourselves where the light is.”
thatsafactjack on July 17, 2014 at 12:59 AM

Niters and sleep well, Jackie!

Newtie and the Beauty on July 17, 2014 at 1:04 AM

Im watching Ken and Scrumpy to make sure they don’t misbehave.

Parmenides on July 17, 2014 at 1:04 AM

Missed you slipping out the door. Goodnight, Jackie!

4Grace on July 17, 2014 at 1:04 AM

And thanks for reminding me. I was so busy I forgot I had to weight train this morning. These Captain America boobs aren’t going to build themselves.

Axe on July 17, 2014 at 1:03 AM

You are killing me!

KCB on July 17, 2014 at 1:04 AM

David Bowie – Space Oddity

RickB on July 17, 2014 at 1:04 AM

I thought you needed something a wee bit stronger, my friend–Special Snowflakes and all that, you know… ;-)

Newtie and the Beauty on July 17, 2014 at 1:00 AM

Here’s a little something…
Every troll, ever.

Doc Holliday on July 17, 2014 at 1:05 AM

4Grace on July 17, 2014 at 1:01 AM

That might work, I was thinking upper arms, needs to have strong but gentle arms with which to gently hold Sophie, but strong enough to carry her away when needed!!

Scrumpy on July 17, 2014 at 1:05 AM

Feeding trolls like kenny only encourages them. Why do that?

non-nonpartisan on July 17, 2014 at 1:05 AM

Im watching Ken and Scrumpy to make sure they don’t misbehave.

Parmenides on July 17, 2014 at 1:04 AM

And all the while I am stalking 4grace.

KCB on July 17, 2014 at 1:05 AM

Parmenides on July 17, 2014 at 1:04 AM

I need watching!! ;) lol

Scrumpy on July 17, 2014 at 1:06 AM

Im watching Ken and Scrumpy to make sure they don’t misbehave.

Parmenides on July 17, 2014 at 1:04 AM

And all the while I am stalking 4grace.

KCB on July 17, 2014 at 1:05 AM

You guys are cracking me up, as usual.

4Grace on July 17, 2014 at 1:07 AM

Axe on July 17, 2014 at 1:03 AM

Kens kilt is tilted

Scrumpy on July 17, 2014 at 1:07 AM

O_o ?

31giddyup on July 17, 2014 at 1:03 AM

Not you either. :p

Axe on July 17, 2014 at 1:07 AM

OmahaConservative on July 17, 2014 at 1:03 AM

It’s just unthinkable that any decent person’s life should end that way. So tragic, and such terrible pain for the family to endure.

And you are right…. some of these ‘children’ are hardened criminals who have already committed serious crimes before getting here.

cat_owner on July 17, 2014 at 1:07 AM

Axe and Parmenides

KCB on July 17, 2014 at 1:08 AM

Feeding trolls like kenny only encourages them. Why do that?

non-nonpartisan on July 17, 2014 at 1:05 AM

Other than a creepy disparagement describe to me what a troll is in one succint paragraph

kenny on July 17, 2014 at 1:08 AM

4Grace on July 17, 2014 at 1:07 AM

The stalker/s have stalkers ;D

Scrumpy on July 17, 2014 at 1:08 AM

That might work, I was thinking upper arms, needs to have strong but gentle arms with which to gently hold Sophie, but strong enough to carry her away when needed!!

Scrumpy on July 17, 2014 at 1:05 AM

Hmm, do you have a suggestion?? Preferably something fitting, yet slightly humorous. :)

4Grace on July 17, 2014 at 1:09 AM

David Bowie China Girl

RickB on July 17, 2014 at 1:09 AM

Doc Holliday on July 17, 2014 at 1:05 AM

Speaking of donkeys, I use this one for <a href="Doc Holliday on July 17, 2014 at <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=jgLdhhsiMZo#t=194“>Special Snowflakes… :-D

Newtie and the Beauty on July 17, 2014 at 1:09 AM

Other than a creepy disparagement describe to me what a troll is in one succint paragraph

kenny on July 17, 2014 at 1:08 AM

“Feeding trolls like kenny only encourages them. Why do that?”

non-nonpartisan on July 17, 2014 at 1:10 AM

Kens kilt is tilted

Scrumpy on July 17, 2014 at 1:07 AM

I don’t need to know that, Scrumpy.

Axe on July 17, 2014 at 1:10 AM

Night Scrumpy. By the way, we have three things in common: Love of country, rode bare back on horses, and share the same birthday month. Happy Birthday on Saturday! {{{HUGS}}}
Now, back to polishing my____ with Parms new polish.

31giddyup on July 17, 2014 at 1:10 AM

Parmenides on July 17, 2014 at 1:04 AM

Awwwwwww that’s so cute!! :)

Scrumpy on July 17, 2014 at 1:10 AM

I found Captain America man boobs on Craig’s list. $19.95 for the right one. $146.75 f0r the left. I didn’t ask…

KCB on July 17, 2014 at 1:10 AM

The big taxpayer ripoffs, who backed off from buying the resort for the illegals.

Government grants of over $63.3 million are on page 9,
and they indicate grants for the prior year were over $70 million!

These goons have been ripping off taxpayers for a good while.

Work harder.

Schadenfreude on July 17, 2014 at 1:11 AM

Feeding trolls like kenny only encourages them. Why do that?
non-nonpartisan on July 17, 2014 at 1:05 AM

His drunken gibberish is mildly entertaining?

anuts on July 17, 2014 at 1:11 AM

Kens kilt is tilted

Scrumpy on July 17, 2014 at 1:07 AM

Optical illusion. He just stands that way so it appears to be tilted.

4Grace on July 17, 2014 at 1:11 AM

Kens kilt is tilted

Scrumpy on July 17, 2014 at 1:07 AM

Happens from time to time.

KCB on July 17, 2014 at 1:11 AM

Nice to see you, 4Grace. :)

PS: It was, “no pointy hat on QOTD”

<–AFK

/* work-lurk */

Axe on July 17, 2014 at 1:11 AM

…Preferably something fitting, yet slightly humorous. :)

4Grace on July 17, 2014 at 1:09 AM

Oh, um, I only have 2 gears… humourous is stuck and needs fixing… :)

Scrumpy on July 17, 2014 at 1:11 AM

Axe-Thor

KCB on July 17, 2014 at 12:59 AM


TWEEEEEEEET!!!!

Excessive use of force! The offender is awarded the ball and bought a drink.

(What are friends for, if not for piling on?)

PolAgnostic on July 17, 2014 at 1:12 AM

KCB on July 17, 2014 at 1:08 AM

Remember this one?

Newtie and the Beauty on July 17, 2014 at 1:12 AM

Other than a creepy disparagement describe to me what a troll is in one succint paragraph

kenny on July 17, 2014 at 1:08 AM

“Feeding trolls like kenny only encourages them. Why do that?”

non-nonpartisan on July 17, 2014 at 1:10 AM

Put your money where your mouth is sonny boy

kenny on July 17, 2014 at 1:12 AM

Optical illusion. He just stands that way so it appears to be tilted.

4Grace on July 17, 2014 at 1:11 AM

O_0

KCB on July 17, 2014 at 1:13 AM

The stalker/s have stalkers ;D

Scrumpy on July 17, 2014 at 1:08 AM

:D

4Grace on July 17, 2014 at 1:13 AM

Hopefully Vargas gets deported when he shows up for his NTP hearing.

If he shows.

azpatriotsdotcom on July 17, 2014 at 1:13 AM

His drunken gibberish is mildly entertaining?
anuts on July 17, 2014 at 1:11 AM

He didn’t get that way at THIS Establishment!

[sends out a round of Whatchudrinkin's...usual caveats apply...enters under "Night Shift"...]

Newtie and the Beauty on July 17, 2014 at 1:14 AM

David Bowie – Let’s Dance

RickB on July 17, 2014 at 1:15 AM

Government grants of over $63.3 million are on page 9,
and they indicate grants for the prior year were over $70 million!

These goons have been ripping off taxpayers for a good while.

Work harder.

Schadenfreude on July 17, 2014 at 1:11 AM


Kickbacks for discouraging the vote in 2012?

PolAgnostic on July 17, 2014 at 1:15 AM

31giddyup on July 17, 2014 at 1:10 AM

Hi Rhonda!

KCB on July 17, 2014 at 1:15 AM

I took myself to the movies the other day and saw Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, it was good!

I found it entertaining…

Food for Thought:

Don’t eat your peas with a knife

Scrumpy on July 17, 2014 at 1:15 AM

It’s just unthinkable that any decent person’s life should end that way. So tragic, and such terrible pain for the family to endure.

And you are right…. some of these ‘children’ are hardened criminals who have already committed serious crimes before getting here.

cat_owner on July 17, 2014 at 1:07 AM

My hope is that someone who really loved his grandma in that prison will get to this monster and give him as good as he gave…

OmahaConservative on July 17, 2014 at 1:15 AM

Beauty…..

KCB on July 17, 2014 at 1:15 AM

Thank you, Axe. It was lovely to see you, too.

Happy working/lurking!

4Grace on July 17, 2014 at 1:15 AM

Hmm, do you have a suggestion?? Preferably something fitting, yet slightly humorous. :)
4Grace on July 17, 2014 at 1:09 AM

Popeye? o_O

Newtie and the Beauty on July 17, 2014 at 1:15 AM

His drunken gibberish is mildly entertaining?

anuts on July 17, 2014 at 1:11 AM

How long should watching a lonely child’s pathetic screams for attention hold a normal person’s interest?

non-nonpartisan on July 17, 2014 at 1:16 AM

Beauty…..
KCB on July 17, 2014 at 1:15 AM

*smoooooch!*

Ken… ;-)

Newtie and the Beauty on July 17, 2014 at 1:16 AM

azpatriotsdotcom on July 17, 2014 at 1:13 AM

He prolly won’t.

He has supporters now…

Scrumpy on July 17, 2014 at 1:17 AM

Hi Rhonda!

KCB on July 17, 2014 at 1:15 AM

*Smooches * to you Ken!

31giddyup on July 17, 2014 at 1:17 AM

here is one you should mull is how tribalism sets in when someone not initiated peeks into the party kenny on July 17, 2014 at 1:02 AM

I actually agree with that. But but probally not in the fashion you desire.

It’s you under the microscope at present, not Doc.

Dude comes here with honesty and humor.

You? I’m not so sure.

I think it’s pretty cool I can come here and talk to smart folks.

Some way out of my league. You aren’t one of them so far.

wolly4321 on July 17, 2014 at 1:17 AM

goodeveing all…

(cant remember who requested Morphine..
and im too late to post Lou Reed..(rip))
so I will have to settle for…

4 Non Blondes – “Morphine & Chocolate”

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j_YyBD0BAJY

going2mars on July 17, 2014 at 1:18 AM

non-nonpartisan on July 17, 2014 at 1:16 AM

.

Scrumpy on July 17, 2014 at 1:18 AM

Newtie

KCB on July 17, 2014 at 1:18 AM

Hopefully Vargas gets deported when he shows up for his NTP hearing.
If he shows.
azpatriotsdotcom on July 17, 2014 at 1:13 AM

Not only would it serve him right, it would get the left’s panties in SUCH a WAD!!

Such wailing, such gnashing of teeth…[checks earplug supplies...we're good...]

Newtie and the Beauty on July 17, 2014 at 1:18 AM

*Smooches * to you Ken!

31giddyup on July 17, 2014 at 1:17 AM

Oh my!

KCB on July 17, 2014 at 1:19 AM

Hopefully Vargas gets deported when he shows up for his NTP hearing.

If he shows.

azpatriotsdotcom on July 17, 2014 at 1:13 AM

Good evening, azpats. IF is the key word there. Someone that brazen and disrespectful of our laws is not going to let a little hearing interfere with his busy Illegal Alien Activist life.

4Grace on July 17, 2014 at 1:19 AM

Billy Idol – Eyes Without A Face

RickB on July 17, 2014 at 1:20 AM

I miss B9…

KCB on July 17, 2014 at 1:20 AM

OmahaConservative on July 17, 2014 at 1:15 AM

That would be justice. Even convicted criminals have a special hatred for those who rape and murder children and the elderly.

cat_owner on July 17, 2014 at 1:20 AM

I miss B9…

KCB on July 17, 2014 at 1:20 AM

Me too… : (

31giddyup on July 17, 2014 at 1:21 AM

Popeye? o_O

Newtie and the Beauty on July 17, 2014 at 1:15 AM

LOL!

4Grace on July 17, 2014 at 1:21 AM

How long should watching a lonely child’s pathetic screams for attention hold a normal person’s interest?

non-nonpartisan on July 17, 2014 at 1:16 AM

I hear ya, non-nonpartisan. I blame my own sense of humor. It’s goofy.

anuts on July 17, 2014 at 1:21 AM

…and Honest Lib

31giddyup on July 17, 2014 at 1:21 AM

OC and G2M and 31giddyup and non-nonpartisan good evening!!

Scrumpy on July 17, 2014 at 1:21 AM

His drunken gibberish is mildly entertaining?

anuts on July 17, 2014 at 1:11 AM

.
Feeding a troll is like feeding a cockroach …

… it only insures a LOT MORE will show up.

PolAgnostic on July 17, 2014 at 1:22 AM

Scrumpy on July 17, 2014 at 1:21 AM

Hey darlin’

OmahaConservative on July 17, 2014 at 1:22 AM

His drunken gibberish is mildly entertaining?

anuts on July 17, 2014 at 1:11 AM
What you see as gibberish is the English language you don’t possess nor understand

kenny on July 17, 2014 at 1:23 AM

31giddyup on July 17, 2014 at 1:17 AM

Rhonda, I don’t believe we have actually met, but I wanted you to know that I thoroughly enjoy reading your comments.

4Grace on July 17, 2014 at 1:23 AM

This place smells a little strange

DarkCurrent on July 17, 2014 at 1:23 AM

He didn’t get that way at THIS Establishment!

[sends out a round of Whatchudrinkin's...usual caveats apply...enters under "Night Shift"...]

Newtie and the Beauty on July 17, 2014 at 1:14 AM

No, he did not!

Dogs D’Amour – Drunk Like Me (aka “kenny’s song”)

non-nonpartisan on July 17, 2014 at 1:23 AM

question..
has anyone developed a “QotD/HA slogan” for our protest signs yet?

so when/if pictures are taken we can find ‘our peeps’ in the crowd??

I saw the lovely ms J’s …
I agree with COL…well put a tad winded…might be hard to see on a protest placard..

I am going to Lansing Saturday so I have time to make the signage now..

going2mars on July 17, 2014 at 1:23 AM

Evening Scrumpy! Post for you above…
Good to see you tonight.

31giddyup on July 17, 2014 at 1:23 AM

OmahaConservative on July 17, 2014 at 1:15 AM

That would be justice. Even convicted criminals have a special hatred for those who rape and murder children and the elderly.

cat_owner on July 17, 2014 at 1:20 AM

And Obama thinks he is being so fricking cool… Le Spit

Scrumpy on July 17, 2014 at 1:24 AM

How long should watching a lonely child’s pathetic screams for attention hold a normal person’s interest?

non-nonpartisan on July 17, 2014 at 1:16 AM

My image of our latest new friend…here

Doc Holliday on July 17, 2014 at 1:24 AM

…and Honest Lib

31giddyup on July 17, 2014 at 1:21 AM

It’s like he fell off of the planet. It is flat, you know.

KCB on July 17, 2014 at 1:24 AM

Newtie
KCB on July 17, 2014 at 1:18 AM

Ken

Newtie and the Beauty on July 17, 2014 at 1:25 AM

Good evening..:)

Dire Straits on July 17, 2014 at 1:25 AM

going2mars on July 17, 2014 at 1:23 AM

How about a simple HA!

Scrumpy on July 17, 2014 at 1:25 AM

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