Posts Tagged ‘under the fedora’

A bit back I suggested the reason why the Biden Admin is so willing to shatter norms is they are terrified of a Trump AG going all in for an investigation of what they’ve been up to.

The move on Trump Associates and Tucker is the first clincher on that kind of thing to me.

If I’m right, and my gut says I am, that means DeSantis will be unacceptable to them too because he will be doing the same thing.

That’s why you’re seeing the “Voting GOP means civil war” stuff. They know they’ve crossed a line and now they’ve scared.

They should be


I thought this story should have gotten a lot more attention.

However, following President Joe Biden’s emergency declaration, the Army Corps of Engineers and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) arrived on the scene, and within 24 hours, the city’s water crisis was fixed.

The EPA and Army Corps showed up and fixed the “issue” quickly and easily. Social media users have begun to speculate why Mary D. Carter, the Deputy Director of Water Operations for the past 8 years, could not fix the “problem” herself.

Of course getting the water flowing is one thing, making it drinkable is another. This is what happens when you use a public office as a source of graft rather than a public trust and that’s what the Democrat mayors of Jackson have apparently done for decades


Speaking of topics the media left wish would just go away:

More than 55 percent of children ranging in age between 6 months and 2 years had a “systemic reaction” after their first dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna COVID-19 vaccines, according to data released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Sept. 1.

In addition, almost 60 percent had a reaction to the second dose of the Moderna vaccine, in the CDC survey of more than 13,000 children.

For some reason nobody seems to be reporting on this story, or this one:

According to a report in theblaze.com, the National Institute of Health (NIH) deleted certain sequences of coronavirus data from the agency’s Sequence Read Archive. This was allegedly done early in the pandemic, at the request of Chinese researchers. Doctor Jesse Bloom, a virologist at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, published a study in June of 2021 that identified the missing sequences and recovered the files from the Google Cloud, from which he performed an analysis to learn more about the origins of the virus.

As the side effects become more apparent over the years you’ll continue to see the media pivot concerning the vaccine and I guarantee you by June 2024 it will be known as the “Trump vaccine” in every media outlet.

Of course if the election hadn’t been stolen all this would be front page today.


It’s been a while since I opened my Rumble account and told all of you that once all my youtube files were migrated I might start podcasting again.

Rumble warms you that it can take weeks, apparently that’s a pretty broad term because nothing moved over for weeks although all my stuff over two years old is listed as pending.

I’d be more upset except I suspect so many people are making such a move worldwide that such a time frame is inevitable.

I suspect Google/Youtube isn’t all that worried right now. As I recall neither was AOL or IE.


Finally a some quick thoughts on Baseball rule changes:

  1. If the new stay off the grass rule was in effect during Ernie Lombardi’s Time he would have hit .400 because he was so slow infielder would play there to field balls from him. He still was a regular .300 hitter.
  2. If modern players learned how to bunt there would be no need for this rule as guys would be dropping bunt singles left and right off these shifts.
  3. Since the distance from the home to 1st and 3rd has not changed I suspect that the larger bases while encouraging stealing will be more of an advantage to the defense at 1st since the first baseman can now be closer to the throw and a thrown ball is faster than a running man.
  4. I don’t know if the modified pickoff throw rule includes 3rd if it does as a manager I’d encourage runners to try to draw throws to 3rd then send my guy on 3rd as far down the line as I can to distract a pitcher.
  5. Frankly if they really want to speed up games put the mound back where it was in 1968 and let the pitchers get people out quicker. Problem solved.

Unless you live under a rock you will know that Queen Elizabeth II died yesterday at the age of 96 as the longest reigning monarch in English History. Here are some thoughts:

My first thought is that it’s kind of weird. I’m nearly 60 and for my entire life Elizabeth has been Queen of England. It will be very odd to think of someone else as the monarch of England. Particularly Charles


My second thought was with the death of Elizabeth II the most famous living World War 2 vet is now…Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI who as Joseph Ratzinger was conscripted into German anti-aircraft corps.

I suppose that might be considered a tiny bit of irony that Benedict outlived her although in fairness he is a year younger. It’s also odd to note that two most famous long lived vets of WW II were both leaders of a Christian Church (Church of England, Roman Catholic).


There are a few bricks being thrown at Elizabeth for being a monarch, for the various grievance people had with the British Empire, one might even gripe about her unwillingness at the head of the Anglican Church to stand up for the faith rather than let it collapse.

But in the end all those complaining about what she did or didn’t do have exactly 0 days experience at being a British Monarch, so I think I’ll give her the benefit of the doubt that she was a better expert on how to do it wisely than any of her critics might be.

Besides this isn’t the time to be throwing rocks even if you think she deserved it.


It will be something to see the pomp and ceremony of the coronation of Charles as King of England. Given the degree of unbelief in the nation, the no longer primarily English nationality of the population, and the general rejection of all the norms of society it will be almost comical to see the Brits try to pretend that all is as it was.

And given the turmoil within the family generated by the new king’s daughter in law her presence at the events from the funeral to the coronation is going to be very…interesting.


Finally I have a nasty feeling that this tweet which was slightly premature is accurate:

British civilization has been dying for decades, it will likely be officially put in the ground with Elizabeth.

It doesn’t matter how beautiful your theory is, it doesn’t matter how smart you are. If it doesn’t agree with experiment, it’s wrong.

Richard Feynman

One of the basic rules of existence is that reality doesn’t care what you think or how you feel or what your cause is. Reality IS.

To wit:

Germany

In Europe in general and Germany in particular the greens have been fighting against fossil fuels and nuclear power for decades. Some of us have argued this was idiotic and noted that it only helped Russia but were laughed at.

They’re not laughing in Germany now:

Now the Greens are having to make a great energy leap. As members of the German government they are staring close up at the realities of soaring energy prices. They are having to face the prospect of the lights going off this winter, and of public buildings in major cities such as Hamburg already trying to ration the amount of electricity they use. The Greens’ demand that everybody else join them in a fantastical leap has now reversed into the Greens recognizing that their society simply is not ready.

England:

Today it emerged that Britons could be asked to limit energy use this winter to head off blackouts by avoiding using gas and electricity at peak times in a move that will hit every part of life.

At home people may be encouraged not to use washing machines, dishwashers and ovens between 2pm and 8pm while charging cars before 9pm is also not advised when similar measures were imposed in the US this year. Abandoning the family weekday dinner at 6pm or the Sunday roast at 5pm may be required and moved to after 8pm or swapped for a cold dinner or leftovers.

Green Energy is a great grift even better than BLM but if it doesn’t produce the energy people go cold and that means something burns.

Jackson Mississippi

It seems that Mayor Lumumba performed solidly on the revolutionary pronouncements part of the job — “The master’s tools will never dismantle the master’s house,” he told The New York Times in 2020 — but not much in the way keeping the water treatment plants working.

According to our media, a major city in the United States of America 2022, does not have drinking water either because of heavy rain (who could have anticipated RAIN?) or racism.

Apparently the over 80% black population of Jackson figured electing an ultra radical, with the approval and celebration of white liberals all over the world was a great achievement. But said achievement pales in comparison to the engineering needed to provide water to tens of thousands a major city.

Being so fond of leftist you would think they would have taken WH Auden’s famous quote to heart:

Thousands have lived without lovenot one without water.

W.H. Auden

Portland Ore:

Demetryus Bright recently took a job with the Portland Timbers as an account executive and moved his family from Ohio to Portland, hoping to escape the rampant gun violence. But after four months, his wife already wants their family to leave.

Bright says the homeless camps in the South Tabor neighborhood have him fearing for his family’s safety and that his car and home have been vandalized. He also said there have been fires on the street, including one that took place Tuesday night.“

It’s kind of disappointing. I worked hard to get where I’m at, to move my family 36 hours, to deal with this? No,” he said. “Gunshots and gun violence and that’s one reason we moved, to get away from stuff like that. And to feel safe walking to school, and to move to a nice neighborhood but it’s like there are people doing narcotics sitting outside. We can’t let our kids go outside and play on the front porch, let alone walk to school.”

Mind you the problems in Portland have not been a secret for years, at least if you read or watch anything other than the MSM yet this fool took his family TO Portland just four months ago.

Good luck selling that house of yours.


And finally in Wilkes Barrie PA where both Joe Biden and Donald Trump held rallies this week. Compare and contrast:

The real story here is that you don’t face any backlash from attending a Biden Rally, big tech, big government big education & the violent left et al will celebrate you for attending while you face the wrath of all for showing at the other

Yeah Joe Biden got the most votes in the history of the republic, sure he did.

A final thought about all of this. All of these are examples have one thing in common. The decisions that led to each of these realities were all made freely by the folks now facing these realities.

It’s a perfect analogy to Christianity, Christ offers forgiveness of sins and redemption but does not impose it, you are perfectly free to push away his extended hand and ignore his mother and the saint who offer to help you along that path to him. If you do Christ will stand back and await your call but till it comes he will let you face the reality of the world without him.

Free will.

I’ve been a Monty Python fan since I was about 9 years old and discovered them on PBS and later the Holy Grail on the CBS Late Movie, and I also deplore the FBI raid on Donald Trump as one of the most egregious things this administration and justice department have done, so far.

All that being said I don’t see why everyone seems to consider this video so funny.

Bereft of any context and meh dialogue does not comedy make.


There is an old saying that everyone is conservative about their own situations, to Wit.

Once it’s a question of your kids future development the math changes quickly and of course unexpectedly.


Stacy McCain has discovered Louise Perry

Perry has taken a bold step, for a young woman who dares call herself a feminist, because modern feminism originated with just such a utopian ambition, as delineated by the schizophrenic radical Shulamith Firestone and others. Insofar as Perry rejects “ideology premised on . . . false belief,” she must question whether she is actually a feminist in any meaningful sense of that word.

The significance of Perry is not that she has figured it out, it’s that people who would not be caught dead publicly conceding that either Stacy or I have been right about this from day one might now decide they have the cover needed to summon up enough courage to publicly agree with things I suspect many of them already know.

One must walk before one runs.


One of the last people i had bet with on the result of the 2020 election who had never contacted me for payment of said be suddenly popped out of the woodwork.

In fairness to him while publicly noting he had not been paid (I had no name or account to send payment to and none had been provided) privately he was willing to excuse me from the debt. I declined his kind offer as the bet was made in good faith and I do not suspect him of being the person who fixed said election.

Some of you might wonder way I bothered to pay those bets given the fact that I still maintain not only was the election stolen but that this fact will be eventually be exposed and conceded as too many people were involved. The answer is simple. In the end like the Astros in 2017 who got a title by violating the rules and the 1985 Royals who won game seven after the most significant blown call in sports history those titles stand. Likewise the authorities who at the time could have done something choose, for whatever reason ( I suspect cowardice) to not act when they could and thus Joe Biden, rightly or wrongly was sworn in and is in fact for

I will leave it to him and the others who I paid my best to after Biden was sworn in to decide what to do when history shows the truth of the steal but that’s on them. As for me my honor is satisfied.


Finally later this year my wife will be traveling without me. She had been having hip pains when sleeping in bed so for the last two to three years she has been sleeping in a recliner and because of this I’ve been sleeping on the couch to be in the same room.

As she will not have a recliner to sleep in during her trip In preparation for she slept in our bed for the first time in years so when I came home I did the same.

I can not adequately describe the pleasure of being able to share a bed with my wife again, even if it was only for sleep. It reminds one of how fragile the simple pleasures of life can be.

Enjoy those pleasures and do not take them for granted because the day will come when they are gone forever