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Two Muslim mothers are comparing family photos…

by Bob in Breckenridge ( 135 Comments › )
Filed under Islamic Terrorism, Islamists at October 15th, 2009 - 9:52 pm

The older of the Muslim mothers pulls out her bag and starts flipping through family photos and reminiscing. “This is my oldest son, Mohamed. He would have been 24 now.”

The other mother replies, “Yes, I remember him as a baby.”

The first mother says, “He’s a martyr now.”

“Oh…That’s so sad, my dear.”

Then the first mother flips to another picture. “And this is my second son, Abdul. He would be 21.”

“Oh, I remember him. He had such curly hair when he was born.”

The first mother sighs, “He’s also a martyr.”

“Oh gracious me!!!” says the second mother.

“And this ….. this is my third son. My beautiful Ahmed! He would be 18 this year.”

” Why.. yes” says her friend enthusiastically, “I remember when he first started school!”

“He’s also a martyr”, the first mother says. She sobs. Her eyes fill with tears.

After a pause and a deep sigh, the second Muslim mother looks wistfully at the photos, gently lays her hand on the first woman’s shoulder and says: “They blow up so fast, don’t they?”

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135 Responses to “Two Muslim mothers are comparing family photos…”
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  1. calcajun
    1 | October 15, 2009 9:53 pm


  2. Beltfed
    2 | October 15, 2009 9:55 pm

    Kaboom, instant martyrs

  3. snork
    3 | October 15, 2009 9:55 pm

    They blow up so fast, don’t they?

    And so do their inflatable girlfriends.

  4. Beltfed
    4 | October 15, 2009 9:56 pm

    One less asshole in the world.

  5. CloudyDay
    5 | October 15, 2009 9:56 pm

    “They blow up so fast, don’t they?”

    I want to laugh, but at the same time, it’s sad.

  6. Beltfed
    6 | October 15, 2009 9:57 pm

    re: #3 by snork

    Depends on the size and brand.

  7. 7 | October 15, 2009 9:57 pm

    Ha ha ha, this is too funny!

  8. Doppelganger
    8 | October 15, 2009 9:58 pm

    Not fast enough

  9. snork
    9 | October 15, 2009 9:59 pm

    re: #6 by Beltfed

    Depends on the inflator. A shop vac makes short work of that.

    Not that I have any first hand experience with these things, mind you…

  10. Doppelganger
    10 | October 15, 2009 10:01 pm

    This is my oldest daughter Saraa. She would have been 12 now.
    She died in childbirth

    This is my next oldest daughter Rikfa. She would have been 10 now.
    She died on her honeymoon. Her husband didn’t like her skills

    This is my youngest daughter Aisha. She would have been 6 now. She was killed by my husband for wearing a Miley Cyrus shirt

  11. snork
    11 | October 15, 2009 10:02 pm



  12. AZfederalist
    12 | October 15, 2009 10:06 pm

    Different twist on the 72 virgins:

    Not what he envisioned

  13. Moe Katz
    13 | October 15, 2009 10:07 pm

    LOL Bob!

  14. Beltfed
    14 | October 15, 2009 10:08 pm

    re: #9 by snork

    shop vac, hummm, never thought of that. ;)

  15. Nikis Knight
    15 | October 15, 2009 10:09 pm

    re: #10 by Doppelganger

    Or in the most disturbing cases, “She was raped/seduced by al queda/hamas and the only way to reclaim her honor was to blow up Americans/Israelis.”

  16. snork
    16 | October 15, 2009 10:15 pm

    Yup. Shop vac blows ‘em up nice and tight. Just the way I like ‘em.

    Not that I ever did…

  17. danrudy
    17 | October 15, 2009 10:24 pm

    anyone else finding the are “forbidden” to access the 1.0 website?

  18. danrudy
    18 | October 15, 2009 10:25 pm


    You don’t have permission to access /weblog on this server.

    Additionally, a 403 Forbidden error was encountered while trying to use an ErrorDocument to handle the req

    this is the message I am getting at lgf website.
    DO I have to get out those Ip blockers now?

  19. Moe Katz
    19 | October 15, 2009 10:32 pm

    re: #18 by danrudy

    No problem here. Just reset your modem.

  20. Eliana
    20 | October 15, 2009 10:33 pm

    OT: Is it possible to add something to the format of a WordPress post to show the date/time of the most recent comment along with the total number of comments?

    It would be nice if we could see the most recent comment date/time next to the total number of comments on the posts here so that it would be easier to spot if the post has had any new comments since we were here last.


  21. calcajun
    21 | October 15, 2009 10:47 pm

    re: #17 by danrudy

    Bah-- that is in the past, darling. I live for the now.

  22. Beltfed
    22 | October 15, 2009 10:51 pm

    re: #18 by danrudy

    If anyone has trouble looking at 1.0 turn off your browser scripts Then go Here

  23. least
    23 | October 15, 2009 10:54 pm

    I just heard of a film called, “Not Evil, Just Wrong” — it will probably be a target of (yet another) a 1.0 jihad.
    Sounds like there’s gonna be a strong disturbance in the 1.0 Force. Darth von Quixote just might throw an embolism.

    IMDB link:

  24. danrudy
    24 | October 15, 2009 10:55 pm

    re: #22 by Beltfed

    re: #19 by Moe Katz


    I am awaiting the reg key for IP blocking software that I just purchased.
    I cant reset modem tonight as I am working on call and cant risk the line not being up and running when I need it.

    How does one turn off browser scripts?

  25. Moe Katz
    25 | October 15, 2009 11:03 pm

    re: #24 by danrudy

    I run a freeware script blocker utility in Firefox called NoScript. It’s very effective.

  26. Moe Katz
    26 | October 15, 2009 11:04 pm

    re: #24 by danrudy

    Here’s the URL to download and install in Firefox.

  27. Moe Katz
    27 | October 15, 2009 11:07 pm

    I’m not a serious audiophile anymore but I’ve discovered that the type of earpads can affect the sound quality of large, studio-style headphones. It’s quite remarkable, and good aftermarket earpads are now available that can improve on the original sound. I think the key is the little folds or creases on the leatherette material of the newer ones that prevents them from sealing too tight and causing a ‘cabin gain’ effect on the side of your head with consequent boomy bass tubby low-mids.

  28. Bunk X
    28 | October 15, 2009 11:09 pm

    re: #10 by Doppelganger


  29. Beltfed
    29 | October 15, 2009 11:09 pm

    re: #24 by danrudy

    In the Internet Explorer menu bar, go to tools, internet options, security tab, click Custom Level button. Scroll down to Scripting, disable the three scripts there, ie. Active scripting, Allow paste operations via script and Scripting of Java applets.

    Tools, Options, click on the content (globe) Icon the uncheck, Enable Java script and Enable Java

  30. danrudy
    30 | October 15, 2009 11:09 pm

    re: #26 by Moe Katz

    ahh thanks..
    However, I am pretty much an IE8 and chrome guy…is there an equivlanet program?
    I have nothing against firefox….it is just the others do the trick I have never flet compelled to change

  31. Moe Katz
    31 | October 15, 2009 11:11 pm

    What was the nic of the lizard over on 1.0 who used to write ad jingles professionally and is a jazz arranger/composer? I wonder where he is now—he knew his classical music inside out, nicknames of all the Beethoven piano sonatas and what-not.

  32. Bunk X
    32 | October 15, 2009 11:12 pm

    re: #26 by Moe Katz

    What are the drawbacks of installing a script blocker?

  33. Moe Katz
    33 | October 15, 2009 11:14 pm

    re: #32 by Bunk X

    None, really. NoScript will ask you if you want to give permission for a particular site and what kind of permissions you want to give. So you always have a choice and can authorize certain sites to be completely unblocked.

  34. Bunk X
    34 | October 15, 2009 11:16 pm

    re: #33 by Moe Katz

    Cool. Kinda like ZoneAlarm.

  35. Moe Katz
    35 | October 15, 2009 11:17 pm

    re: #34 by Bunk X

    Very effective and doesn’t seem to slow anything down. It’s updated very frequently; updates just take a moment to run.

  36. 36 | October 15, 2009 11:22 pm

    sorry, reposting as upon further review, this is pretty interesting:

    LGF loaded fine for me.

    I’ve been investigating.

    Charles has a thread up, suggesting that a man named John Gimbel, aged 59, is a right wing extremist because he sent an email threatening to kill Obama and his family.

    I did a little research, something Charles may want to look up in a dictionary, and found out some interesting things.

    First, I don’t see him as a ‘right wing extremist’ . . . just a scumbag nutball. Why? Because he also made threats against President Bush and against Police in general:

    “He’s threatened members of our staff. He’s threatened dozens of other individuals and on various occasions, the president,” said the sheriff.
    Gimball was convicted of making threats toward Police Chief Doug Plack in 2004 on computer, according to Crescent City Police Department reports. Information about his sentence in that case was not available.

    “His most recent arrest was for contempt of court and making annoying telephone calls,” Wilson said of Gimball. “He calls my office on average once a week or more. He contacts us and leaves lots of threatening messages.”

    Wilson said the Secret Service had picked up Gimball before on suspicion of making threats toward former President George W. Bush.

    “The feds have been here several times for Mr. Gimball under the Bush administration and under the Obama administration — he is a non-partisan offender,” said Wilson.

    So the cops involved, who deal with this nut regularly say that he’s non-partisan. That took 1 minute of research. I spent the next 5 or 6 looking for a picture of Mr. Gimbel. Couldn’t find one. Anywhere. At all.

    I did find this, though, which is an offensive and racist screed he submitted for a lawsuit against the County he apparently lived in, for arresting him for calling for cops to get assassinated by people with ‘deer rifles’.

    Most of it is the unreadable rantings of a hateful soul. But near the end, something caught my eye. I could be wrong, and if someone has pictures of this guy that show otherwise, I’ll gladly admit it…. but the left keeps trying to push this ‘They hate Obama because they’re racist” stance…. and this guy calls himself “the greatest nig who ever lived.” and referred to some Saundra Armgstrong as a “black-cracker”

    …. is Gimbel Black? If so, is the press (which will not show his picture) and lgf passing off an insane black man who hates authority as a ‘racist right winger’?

  37. Eliana
    37 | October 15, 2009 11:26 pm

    re: #36 by LanceKates

    Great research, Lance!

    You are probably right.

    The MSM is known for withholding racial information in stories as a way to advance their liberal agendas.

    Liberal blogs do this, too.

  38. 38 | October 15, 2009 11:28 pm

    re: #37 by Eliana

    I just wish I could find a picture of the guy. Unfortunately it is a common enough name that it pulls up lots of people from all over, but none I could find in CA. I even tried searching for mug shots in the SFPD system and the general county sites. nadda.

  39. Moe Katz
    39 | October 15, 2009 11:31 pm

    re: #37 by Eliana

    The left-liberal Toronto Star could be the worst I’ve seen for withholding racial information in the service of their political agenda. They do this systematically—for example, two suspects 5’10″ and 6’0″ with dreadlocks and wearing tracksuits are sought….

  40. Eliana
    40 | October 15, 2009 11:33 pm

    re: #38 by LanceKates

    If this man is being described as a right wing extremist although he also threatened the life of President Bush, then it sounds like a good thread topic for Blogmocracy.

    One of the problems we’re facing is the constant smearing of us by liars like He Who Must Not Be Named and other radical leftist blogs.

  41. 41 | October 15, 2009 11:34 pm

    re: #40 by Eliana

    That’s why I want his picture before I post it, so it is wholly unable to be cast aside as conspiracy.

  42. danrudy
    42 | October 15, 2009 11:42 pm

    re: #394 by LanceKates

    good work…
    I found this…
    “Federal authorities visited Gimbel in 2007 as well, after he threatened to “kill Bush and his family. Decapitate them with axes.” During the visit, Secret Service agents interviewed one of his sisters, who said Gimbel was diagnosed with paranoid schizophrenia and was troubled after being discharged from the military. Documents also note that Gimbel owns several guns.”

    The guy is a diagnosed PARANOID SCHIZOPHRENIC!!!

    Maybe Chucky should have done that research… I would love to see a picture of this guy a the coup de grace

    John Gimbel has a record of threatening to kill government officials:

    April 2004: Gimbel is accused of making threats in an e-mail complaining about a $5 parking ticket, saying he would deputize “all of the citizens of Crescent City. … Grab those high-powered deer rifles, each and every, and get in groups of 50 and more and go breeze away to dust the skull of the police chief.”

    May 1, 2007: Gimbel sends an e-mail to NBC Universal to “kill Bush and his family.”

    May 7 and 13, 2007: Gimbel sends e-mails to 80 U.S. representatives and senators asking them to kill President George W. Bush.

    May 14, 2007: The Secret Service visits Gimbel at his Crescent City home. He tells them he
    is “harmless.” He said, “I just make ugly comments.”

    June 2007-June 2009: Gimbel sends more than 20 threatening e-mails.

    Sept. 7: Secret Service once again visits Gimbel.

    Oct. 13: Gimbel is indicted for threatening President Barack Obama

    ALL thoe other stuff before 9/7 is irrelevant. The only thing that matters is that he threatened Zero

  43. common_sense
    43 | October 15, 2009 11:43 pm

    My Trip:

    As I was at the front desk checking in, I said to the clerk checking me in:

    “I sure hope my room has a disabled porn channel”

    when the clerk snapped back at me:

    “it only has REGULAR porn, you sick bastard”

  44. 44 | October 15, 2009 11:44 pm

    1. a branch of knowledge or study dealing with a body of facts or truths systematically arranged and showing the operation of general laws: the mathematical sciences.
    2. systematic knowledge of the physical or material world gained through observation and experimentation.
    3. any of the branches of natural or physical science.
    4. systematized knowledge in general.
    5. knowledge, as of facts or principles; knowledge gained by systematic study.
    6. a particular branch of knowledge.
    7. skill, esp. reflecting a precise application of facts or principles; proficiency.

  45. danrudy
    45 | October 15, 2009 11:45 pm

    BTW…I read somewhere on the web (maybe a thread or two ago)that CJ at 1.0 is into beastiality.
    I havent seen proof of it otherwise so I am guessing it is true.


  46. merimac
    46 | October 15, 2009 11:48 pm

    re: #12 by AZfederalist

    ANyone else remember when some Islamic holy guy said the quran had been mistranslated about those virgins and what the text actually said was, the reward is 72 raisins.

    It crackes me up to imagine one of those guys arriving in paradise to find raisins as his reward.

  47. 47 | October 15, 2009 11:50 pm


  48. 48 | October 15, 2009 11:52 pm

  49. Bunk X
    49 | October 15, 2009 11:53 pm

    re: #43 by common_sense

    Heh. So what made her think that you’d been born out of wedlock?

  50. Beltfed
    50 | October 15, 2009 11:57 pm

    re: #43 by common_sense


  51. Moe Katz
    51 | October 16, 2009 12:03 am

    re: #45 by danrudy

    BTW…I read somewhere on the web (maybe a thread or two ago)that CJ at 1.0 is into bestiality.”

    I know for a fact he’s screwed an awful lot of lizards….

  52. bluliner10
    52 | October 16, 2009 12:05 am

    Silly jihadist, don’t you know the streets of Heaven are guarded by US Marines? How many virgins do you think are left? LOL

  53. Bunk X
    53 | October 16, 2009 12:09 am

    re: #51 by Moe Katz

    Psst… Charles wears Nikes, and it’s a well known fact that Nike exploits child slave labor overseas; therefore CJ supports worldwide child slave labor unless and until he can prove otherwise… Pass it on…

    Well, Charles? What do you have to say for yourself? You haven’t denied it, so it must be true, huh?

  54. Moe Katz
    54 | October 16, 2009 12:12 am

    re: #53 by Bunk X

    I also have it on good authority his mother wears army boots.

  55. Bunk X
    55 | October 16, 2009 12:16 am

    re: #54 by Moe Katz
    Haven’t heard that one in a long time.

    Charles, prove to our satisfaction that you’ve never had Sharmuta’s, Kilgore’s and iceweasel’s members in your mouth, either individually or in any combination.

    Okay. That’s just gross. I’m outta here.

  56. LeePro
    56 | October 16, 2009 12:21 am

    HI, Y’ALL! :D

    re: #31 by Moe Katz

    Was it Rawmuse?

    re: #47 by WrathofG-d

    A.W.E.S.O.M.E. !!!!!

  57. LeePro
    57 | October 16, 2009 12:22 am

    re: #52 by bluliner10


  58. Moe Katz
    58 | October 16, 2009 12:23 am

    re: #56 by LeePro\

    Hi LeePro, this is the first I’ve spoken to you since 1.0 days. What’s a nice girl like you doing in a place like this?

    Yep, Rawmuse it is. Thanks so much! Do you know where he is now?

    Cheers, Moe

  59. LeePro
    59 | October 16, 2009 12:29 am

    re: #58 by Moe Katz

    “…a nice girl like you…” Why, thank you!

    : : : : : Heh. Sheep. Wool. : : : : :

    Not a clue, but I do have his email addy. Prolly shouldn’t give it out, but you can email me and I can forward…

    Anybody know if subscript/superscript and all that work here?

  60. Moe Katz
    60 | October 16, 2009 12:32 am

    re: #59 by LeePro

    H20 E=MC2

  61. Moe Katz
    61 | October 16, 2009 12:32 am

    re: #60 by Moe Katz


  62. Moe Katz
    62 | October 16, 2009 12:35 am

    re: #59 by LeePro

    Better not give me his addy, I didn’t know him that well. But thanks for offering.

  63. LeePro
    63 | October 16, 2009 12:44 am

    re: #62 by Moe Katz

    What I said:
    Prolly shouldn’t give it out, but you can email me and I can forward…

  64. Moe Katz
    64 | October 16, 2009 12:47 am

    re: #63 by LeePro

    Ah. Brain not functioning at this point in the day. Still, I think I’ll pass on the offer—he could be a CJ loyalist for all I know.

  65. Moe Katz
    65 | October 16, 2009 12:49 am

    re: #63 by LeePro

    Here he is on Twitter:

  66. Moe Katz
    66 | October 16, 2009 12:51 am

    Oh, he’s on Kirly’s list of the banned. And according to his Twitter page he posts on Zombie’s blog.

  67. LeePro
    67 | October 16, 2009 12:55 am



    And cool.

    This lady is gonna hit the pillow now. G’nite, Moe (and whoever else is still here!)


  68. Far Right AZ Boy
    68 | October 16, 2009 12:57 am

    re: #36 by LanceKates

    Lance, what passes for fact-checking over there is finding an story that agrees with your worldview and going with that sort of like the MSM.

  69. Far Right AZ Boy
    69 | October 16, 2009 12:58 am

    My English grammar used to be pretty good.

  70. danrudy
    70 | October 16, 2009 12:58 am

    re: #58 by Moe Katz

    Have my IP blocking software up and was back viewing 1.0 . Like I said before, I feel compelled the same way one is compelled to slow down at a traffic accident.

    I also took the opportunity to send a note to CJ . (polite….I dont like those curse out emails…they serve no purpose)

  71. 71 | October 16, 2009 1:00 am

    re: #36 by LanceKates

    Dear God Lance, are you trying to confuse Chuckels with the FACTS.

    You know good and well that FACTS have never meant anything to him.

    The voices in his head know all and see all!

  72. Moe Katz
    72 | October 16, 2009 1:03 am

    re: #70 by danrudy

    The best kind of emails to send Charles are needling ones. He has a helluva thin skin.

  73. Moe Katz
    73 | October 16, 2009 1:04 am

    re: #67 by LeePro

    Goodnight, LeePro, thanks for the info.

  74. Bumr50
    74 | October 16, 2009 2:10 am

    Morning, blogmocracy!

    A quick question for any IT minded folks.

    Why can’t I update anything?

    I seem to be able to download everything else.

    Am I infected or is it an ISP issue? (Comcast)

    I thought maybe it was just Microsoft, but my Trend won’t update either. And I can’t get to any anti-malware sites.

    It’s been a couple of months now and I’m sick of the warning messages.

  75. Bumr50
    75 | October 16, 2009 2:29 am

    This is a great defense of Rush Limbaugh. Best and most accurate I’ve read.

  76. vagabond trader
    76 | October 16, 2009 2:46 am

    re: #75 by Bumr50

    Morning Bumr! That puts everything into context plain and simple.Reminds me of the conversation about race that we are all too “cowardly” to have.

    Sorry,cannot help with the techie stuff.Hopelessly illiterate on that topic.

  77. goddessoftheclassroom
    77 | October 16, 2009 2:55 am

    Good morning, y’all!

  78. Bumr50
    78 | October 16, 2009 3:01 am

    re: #76 by vagabond trader

    re: #77 by goddessoftheclassroom

    Morning, kids!

    Thanks for tryin.’

    I’ve been surfing and noticed that our local paper has done it’s “civic duty” in promoting the Obama agenda by attempting to allay the cold people’s fears that “global warming” may be a load of horse manure by publishing a “maybe, maybe not” article.

  79. African Moondog
    79 | October 16, 2009 3:02 am

    re: #77 by goddessoftheclassroom

    Morning Goddess,

    I am feeling very ‘fluish today. But onto more important topics, the reason why Limbaugh and Beck are being vilified is because they are recognized as a threat, not an irritation, but a real threat to their illiberal regressive s nefarious agenda.

  80. RIX
    80 | October 16, 2009 3:03 am

    Good Morning.

  81. goddessoftheclassroom
    81 | October 16, 2009 3:04 am

    {African Moondog}

    I can imagine what would happen to the little boy in “The Emperor’s New Clothes” today: his school records would be posted on CNN, and the most nefarious of his school mates would be interviewed for their “insights.”

  82. goddessoftheclassroom
    82 | October 16, 2009 3:09 am

    re: #80 by RIX


  83. Bumr50
    83 | October 16, 2009 3:10 am

    re: #79 by African Moondog

    The speed and severity with which Rush Limbaugh was smeared and ousted is downright scary.

    The NFL is a slave to identity politics, and it saddens me because it is something that I enjoy very much.

    It’s also disheartening that no voices from within or around the NFL have come to his defense, or if they have the sports media hasn’t made it public.

  84. RIX
    84 | October 16, 2009 3:10 am

    re: #53 by Bunk X

    Charles did in fact defend Obamas vote to not support the BAIPA, which would have mandated medical care for a newborn resulting from a botched abortion.
    He also said that he would have voted the same way.

  85. RIX
    85 | October 16, 2009 3:13 am

    re: #82 by goddessoftheclassroom

    Are the Visigoths becomeing civilised?

  86. Bumr50
    86 | October 16, 2009 3:13 am

    re: #84 by RIX

    A typical liberal child-mind acting out by doing the opposite of what a Conservative would do simply to garner attention.

  87. RIX
    87 | October 16, 2009 3:16 am

    re: #86 by Bumr50

    Yes he really was showing off. While we debated Iceweasl supported him. Nobody else said a word & I know that there were people on that opposed Obama on the BAIPA.
    That’s how intimidated people are over there well at least the few left.

  88. goddessoftheclassroom
    88 | October 16, 2009 3:21 am

    re: #85 by RIX

    Yes, as a matter of fact! They now say, “May I please…” when they need something instead of simply announcing, “I need to…”

    There have also been occasional “ma’ams”. I’m encouraging that, but it doesn’t come naturally to these Yankees!

  89. RIX
    89 | October 16, 2009 3:23 am

    re: #88 by goddessoftheclassroom

    It sounds like some good progress.

  90. Bumr50
    90 | October 16, 2009 3:25 am

    re: #88 by goddessoftheclassroom

    Do they still go “cornin’” in your neck of the woods, or is it too childish?

  91. Rightside
    91 | October 16, 2009 3:33 am

    Morning everybody.

  92. Bumr50
    92 | October 16, 2009 3:35 am

    Work is trying to make me ask for donations to the UN’s World Food Programme with each order.

    I won’t do it.

    When customers ask, I suggest a local religious charity. I even shake my head at customers when other employees ask. As a manager, I’m hoping that it gets the little numbskulls to think about something before doing it, and maybe even do some research.

  93. RIX
    93 | October 16, 2009 3:36 am

    FNC just showed the results of a poll, in which Obama in a garnered 43% in favor of his reelection, with 47% for “someone else.”
    He lost to nobody!

  94. RIX
    94 | October 16, 2009 3:37 am

    Gotta get ready for work. See ya.

  95. Bumr50
    95 | October 16, 2009 3:38 am

    re: #94 by RIX

    Have a good one!

  96. goddessoftheclassroom
    96 | October 16, 2009 3:43 am

    re: #90 by Bumr50

    With Halloween coming, I’m sure they will! It scared the bejeebus out of me the first time they did that and kit my storm door!

    Got to go--take care!

  97. Rightside
    97 | October 16, 2009 3:43 am

    This is romeo, nothing heard, out.

  98. Bumr50
    98 | October 16, 2009 3:44 am

    re: #96 by goddessoftheclassroom

    You too!

  99. Bumr50
    99 | October 16, 2009 3:48 am

    re: #97 by Rightside

    You still there?

    Sorry so late with the “G’ mornin!”

    In and out!

  100. mfhorn
    100 | October 16, 2009 4:01 am

    TGIF. And with a vacation day on Monday.

    Interesting news on that little kid that supposedly floated away in the balloon in Colo- it’s starting to sound like the whole thing was a hoax.

  101. mfhorn
    101 | October 16, 2009 4:06 am

    Tech question: How do I get that *&#*($ ‘bing’ deal from popping up?

  102. vagabond trader
    102 | October 16, 2009 4:14 am

    Do not attempt to adjust your tv, big gov is in control.

  103. apachegunner
    103 | October 16, 2009 4:26 am

    FRIDAY!! Yehaaaaaaaaaaaaaa. morning people of the banned. Chuckie carrying the water for the bastids of the administration. If they take over I hope he is in front of the line for the surprises in store for us, hope it really, really hurts. We spoke of a get together the other day at table 9. Right in chuckies hometown. Good idea?

  104. Bumr50
    104 | October 16, 2009 4:27 am

    re: #102 by vagabond trader

    Not NCIS!


  105. mfhorn
    105 | October 16, 2009 4:39 am

    re: #102 by vagabond trader

    There are at least SOME of those volunteer opportunities that, IMHO, would be worthwhile. One that popped up in my area: volunteer reader/book drive organizer. It’d be interesting to go though the entire list of opportunities in an area and see what % of them could be labeled as ‘left wing’ (Planned Parenthood for example), what would be more ‘right wing’ (a Christian ministry promoting abstinence for example) and what would be ‘neutral’ (volunteer reader, work at a hospice or mentoring kids who have a parent in prison).

    Still, it’s not the role of Uncle Sam (or Uncle Barack) to push us into these things, and it’s sure as h-ll not ‘volunteering’ if you’re going through that stupid AmeriCorps program.

  106. Bumr50
    106 | October 16, 2009 4:46 am

    re: #105 by mfhorn

    To the progressives, it’s still volunteering when you bribe the people to volunteer.

  107. vagabond trader
    107 | October 16, 2009 4:47 am

    re: #105 by mfhorn

    Will they lead impressionable kids into leftist endeavors?Lets ask Ms. Dunne,the Maoist in the WH.Don’t need no steenking bog gov telling us to volunteer. The USA is the most generous nation on the planet. This is BS. Rant off.

  108. vagabond trader
    108 | October 16, 2009 4:50 am

    re: #107 by vagabond trader

    Addendum:Leftist BS.

  109. Bumr50
    109 | October 16, 2009 4:51 am

    I’m glad people are fired up about the Rush NFL thing.

    Now it looks as though Soros was involved, and the whole thing was a setup.

    Never in a million years did this group not know about what was going to happen.

    Plus the liberal media got a hold of this and ran WAY early.

    It’s a conservative = racist ploy on the part of the left.

    Go ahead and throw the tinfoil hat at me if you want.

  110. mfhorn
    110 | October 16, 2009 4:52 am

    re: #107 by vagabond trader

    Oh I’m sure the TV shows are going to push, some subtly, some not so, more left-wing opportunities. And like you said, it’s not the role of the government to push this at all.

    Kids should find the things that they’re passionate about, not what the Chosen One or some Hollyweird type pushes them into.

  111. vagabond trader
    111 | October 16, 2009 4:55 am

    re: #109 by Bumr50

    Saw that the other day and no surpriise indeed. Its a simple leap to connect the commie dots. Soros =big dem contrbutor=Obama elected with Soros money=Dunne attacks FOX= race baiters attack Rush=Soros connected with NFL deal.

    Heads up,this administration is NOT your friend.Power and control is their game, not football.

  112. mawskrat
    112 | October 16, 2009 4:58 am

    good morning serfs and happy Friday to the wage slaves is the coffee ready?


  113. Bumr50
    113 | October 16, 2009 4:59 am

    re: #110 by mfhorn

    NBC Universal has been the worst offender to my mind, although I wonder if the sale to Comcast goes through if it will still be as bad.

  114. Bumr50
    114 | October 16, 2009 4:59 am

    re: #112 by mawskrat

    It’s chicory for us serfs!


  115. Bumr50
    115 | October 16, 2009 5:07 am

    OT- I can’t stand Facebook. There’s all these people there that I really don’t want to talk to that have decided to request my friendship. WTF? This is social networking run amok.
    Am I a jerk now if I don’t respond?
    If I do respond and tell them that I hate Facebook and just signed up to look at something, am I also a jerk then?

  116. vagabond trader
    116 | October 16, 2009 5:07 am

    re: #112 by mawskrat

    Americans don’t serf.Here,have some French Roast.Sorry no sugar.

  117. vagabond trader
    117 | October 16, 2009 5:09 am

    re: #115 by Bumr50

    Cannot get the hang of it and there are waaay too many peeps I have no interest in reconnecting with after 3 decades.Hubby loves it,go figure.

    Er,why did you join if I may ask?


  118. apachegunner
    118 | October 16, 2009 5:13 am

    ok, thats it! going back to 1.0.

  119. Bumr50
    119 | October 16, 2009 5:15 am

    re: #117 by vagabond trader

    I joined a LONG time ago, without knowing that all of a sudden my account would be visible to all of these people simply by entering the name of my high school and graduation year.

    Now it’s handy if someone , say, on my Pink Floyd forum wants to post a video I can view it. But see that was MY choice.

    My fiancee is really into it too! And it’s been a really therapeutic thing for her, as she suffers from some insecurity from her youth, having had a Salvation Army family that moved around a lot as posted.

    She’s finding friends that she forgot she had, and it makes her happy.


    There’s a reason I don’t hang out with people that I don’t hang out with!

  120. vagabond trader
    120 | October 16, 2009 5:15 am

    re: #118 by apachegunner

    What? Where? Why?

  121. Bumr50
    121 | October 16, 2009 5:16 am

    re: #118 by apachegunner

    Where is apachegunner and what have you done with him?


  122. Rightside
    122 | October 16, 2009 5:16 am

    EXCLUSIVE: Obama loosens missile technology controls to China

    Keep your eyes on this one.

    “It is shocking that it would be delegated to the secretary of commerce, whose job it is to promote trade, rather than to the secretary of state or the secretary of defense, who have far more knowledge and responsibility within their organizations for missile technology,” Mr. Milhollin said.

    Mr. Milhollin said a similar delegation of power would have been criticized in previous administrations. “In fact, the delegation turns the present law upside down because Congress passed it after finding that the Commerce Department had improperly helped China import U.S. missile technology in the 1990s,” he said.

    Anyone still not convinced this zero is willfully trying to destroy this country?

  123. vagabond trader
    123 | October 16, 2009 5:17 am

    re: #119 by Bumr50

    You hit on something there, similar reason hubby enjoys it. He was insecure as a kid and this reaffirms his worth or some such. Hey it makes them happy,no harm.

  124. vagabond trader
    124 | October 16, 2009 5:19 am

    re: #122 by Rightside

    This is a person who has never been called out to take responsibility for anything. Totally unfit to command.

  125. Rightside
    125 | October 16, 2009 5:22 am

    re: #124 by vagabond trader


    I would like one person to directly ask zero the following question: Mr. President, yes or no, do you believe the US should be the worlds only super power?

  126. vagabond trader
    126 | October 16, 2009 5:25 am

    re: #125 by Rightside

    Heres the answer to a question msm would never ask.The book is titled “The Post American World”

  127. Speranza
    127 | October 16, 2009 5:46 am

    re: #86 by Bumr50

    “A typical liberal child-mind acting out by doing the opposite of what a Conservative would do simply to garner attention.”

    Exactly. His childishness is what has been the most revealing. His attitude is -- “if Pam Geller (or any other conservative) is for it, I’m against it!”

  128. Speranza
    128 | October 16, 2009 6:05 am

    Only 157 posts on LGF’s over night thread.

    It is 6:00 AM PST and selrah Calready has a post up about Kansans and Creationism.

    Irony alert -- Irish Rose (back from her self imposed exile) refers to Pam Geller as a shrieking harpy.

  129. nil stooge
    129 | October 16, 2009 6:17 am

    re: #59 by LeePro

    These are the only HTML markups that currently work AFAIK:

    <i> … </i> italic text

    <b> … </b> bold text

    <code> … </code> smaller, monospace font

    <s> … </s> strikeout

    <blockquote> … </blockquote> (indents text)

    <a href=”URL”> … </a> (hyperlink)

    <abbr title=”popup text”> … </abbr>
    float cursor here to see popup

  130. nil stooge
    130 | October 16, 2009 6:28 am

    re: #129 by nil stooge

    I guess strikeout wants to be:

    <strike> … </strike> strikeout

  131. Rightside
    131 | October 16, 2009 6:34 am

    re: #129 by nil stooge

    slight correction: <del>strikeout</del>

  132. Rightside
    132 | October 16, 2009 6:35 am

    re: #130 by nil stooge

    That’s weird, that comment wasn’t there when I posted. Must have missed it. My apologies.

  133. Rightside
    133 | October 16, 2009 6:36 am


    using del

  134. calcajun
    134 | October 16, 2009 9:17 am

    re: #77 by goddessoftheclassroom

    Mornin’ ma’am.

  135. calcajun
    135 | October 16, 2009 9:19 am

    re: #125 by Rightside

    Actually, I tend to feel that we should not be the only one. There has to be another to counter-balance us. Our position on top is not sustainable.

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