What Do We Do with the Art of Monstrous Men?
By Claire Dederer November 20, 2017
Roman Polanski, Woody Allen, Bill Cosby, William Burroughs, Richard Wagner, Sid Vicious, V. S. Naipaul, John Galliano, Norman Mailer, Ezra Pound, Caravaggio, Floyd Mayweather, though if we start listing athletes we’ll never stop. And what about the women? The list immediately…Continue
Three-card Monte is a con game in which the victim is cheated because one or more of the cards they are betting is no longer present.
The Congressional Style of the game is where a bunch shills testify on a given subject... but one or more of the people it impacts are not present.
Added by Safe Bet's Amy on December 15, 2017 at 8:53am — No Comments
One of the memes that Steve Bannon used while campaigning for Roy Moore was:
"They can't come down here (from Washington) and tell us/you what to do!
So here's my question for today:
Why is it that people who can't (don't or won't) think for themselves react the most vocally and the most vehemently against being told what to do?
about one year past ... kinda/sorta
good holidays to ya
...from David Leonhardt, NYT
Trump ’s L i e s
Many Americans have become accustomed to President Trump’s lies. But as regular as they have become, the country should not allow itself to become numb to them. So we have catalogued nearly every outright lie he has told publicly since taking the oath of office. Updated: The president is still lying, so…Continue
Backlit by the luminosity
The figure gazes into the unknown.
An unknown of darkness and light,
Of planets and stars.
Of galaxies and universes.
Of protons and electrons,
The possibilities seem…Continue
Study Finds Clean Sheets Huge Turn-On For Women: In a study of more than 2,000 men and women, researchers found that next to losing weight, clean bed sheets topped the list of things that make women feel in the mood for sex. Not surprisingly, this was found to be especially true for female members of the Ku Klux Klan.…Continue
Added by Johnny Robish on December 14, 2017 at 10:34pm — No Comments
Democrats have a new strategy, it seems. So far it seems promising.
Sherrod Brown, D. OH, says he has approached Pres. Trump with his own proposed tax bill(s). His justification for doing so was that approaching Senate Republicans is impossible; they are writing without liberal input. Brown’s tax plans helped protect working families, whereas the GOP plan furthers the interests of business and the wealthy.
One person commenting after Gary Jones win in Alabama claimed that…Continue
In the category of what goes down comes around – Remember the Maine! Or in this case, "Remember the Campaign". Trump says he thinks Rubio will come around on the tax rape bill. Maybe, but will Little Marco?
Recently as former president Barack Hussein Obama, appears on his shadowing tour of President Trump’s visit to Asia, he actually gave himself credit for the last 12 months of recovery instigated by the new administration. It appears that delusion knows no limits as the former president just cannot deal…Continue
Since the early 1960’s revisionism of American history has been used by the left as a tool of recruiting disaffected college students on campuses across the US. In fiction or Hollywood it is called histrionics which means fictionalizing actual events due to the lack of available evidence. Revisionism…Continue
The Jew's domination in the state seems so assured that now not only can he call himself a Jew again, but he ruthlessly admits his ultimate national and political designs. A section of his race openly owns itself to be a foreign people, yet even here they…Continue
DANGER WILL ROBINSON DANGER!…Continue
Now everyone was SOOOOO upset about Roy Moore abusing a 14 year old child.
Where are the screams and curses and utter outrage over Israel abusing and MURDERING innocent, unarmed…Continue
Doug Jones Defeats Roy Moore in Alabama Senate Contest: Doug Jones, who made his name by prosecuting two former KKK members who bombed a black church, has won a stunning victory in the Alabama Senate race - the first Democrat to win such a seat in the state for 25 years. Of course, I realize the Moore camp has asked for a recount, but no matter how you look at the numbers - she was still only 14.…Continue
When the Chinook salmon spawning season rolled around this Fall we decided to go look and see if we could spot any swimming upstream in one of the local salmon-favored rivers.
Couldn’t see any from the bridge.…
green of red / better blend / that loud fear / around the bend / J Rivers revivals / California afire / waterfalls / tho water ought geyser / snow shoes / sleigh pups / weaving holly sprigs / around the tambourine / afterglow / IT began to snow / harmful side effects / of comfort / of black Friday / of white Xmas / an Argentine lime / harmful snide effects / a final round / of wine / that code cold / silence melting / ascension / redemption / war on plaque / womantra / play Sinatra /…Continue
"Public Liaison", former "The Apprentice" winner, Omarosa Manigault Newman, is leaving the White House to "pursue other…Continue