March 30, 2012

Peggy Noonan: A Thousand Days Late and 5 Trillion Dollars Short
— andy

I'm sorry, but are you effin' kidding me Peggy?

Something's happening to President Obama's relationship with those who are inclined not to like his policies. They are now inclined not to like him. His supporters would say, "Nothing new there," but actually I think there is. I'm referring to the broad, stable, nonradical, non-birther right. Among them the level of dislike for the president has ratcheted up sharply the past few months.

It's not due to the election, and it's not because the Republican candidates are so compelling and making such brilliant cases against him. That, actually, isn't happening.

What is happening is that the president is coming across more and more as a trimmer, as an operator who's not operating in good faith. This is hardening positions and leading to increased political bitterness. And it's his fault, too. As an increase in polarization is a bad thing, it's a big fault.

Uhhhh ... ok. You can read the rest of her reasoning, but, honestly, why bother?

I guess it makes sense if you believed the crap Obama was selling in 2008.

Oh, wait. Peggy did!

The rest of us, though, get to say "we told her so". Over, and over and over. And, not to leave out Iowahawk ...

But now, Dame Noonan declares "Obama increasingly comes across as devious and dishonest."

NO! NO HE DOESN'T! He's been devious and dishonest since day one, you idiot! You were just too stupid or starstruck or whatever to see it.

I mean, honestly, is anyone surprised by the race-baiting or any of the other crap we're getting from a "community organizer" who sat in Reverend Wright's "church" for twenty years and was a member of the socialist New Party?

Oh, screw it. I'll have what Peggy's having.

Note: I have asked Jack M., our resident expert on Dame Noonan, to add his thoughts. He is currently suffering from a severe watercress sandwich reaction but I hope to have his input as the election season progresses.

Posted by: andy at 04:20 AM | Comments (632)
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1 Calling Nancy Pelosi “as stupid as a brick” would be a an insult to millions of bricks

Now Peggy

Posted by: Frederick Sommer at March 30, 2012 04:21 AM (e8kgV)

2 What's with the early rising cob-loggers?

Posted by: toby928 at March 30, 2012 04:23 AM (GTbGH)

3 Let me guess Peggy ... oh wait  ... have you seen a gas pump lately ?

Posted by: Frederick Sommer at March 30, 2012 04:23 AM (e8kgV)

4 she lost me in '08

Posted by: phoenixgirl at March 30, 2012 04:24 AM (Ho2rs)

5 I blame every last "conservative" that ever had anything to good to say about President Hussein Obama. Wills, Brooks, Newt ("the Age of Reagan is Over"), Noonan... every last one of them.

Posted by: CoolCzech at March 30, 2012 04:25 AM (niZvt)

6 Barack Obama is a stuttering clusterf*ck of a miserable tyrant.

Posted by: AllenG (Dedicated Tenther) SMOD 2012 at March 30, 2012 04:25 AM (8y9MW)

7 It's not as bad as all that.  Really.
Another Cosmopolitan, Peggy?

Posted by: your betters in the Media at March 30, 2012 04:25 AM (bAGA/)

8
Our local squishy "Republican" talk show host had Peggy on her show in 2008. They both moaned about partisanship and how getting rid of it would be like a "Calgon bath".

Girl talk. Made me wanna puke.

Posted by: Ed Anger - Certified Kos Kid at March 30, 2012 04:26 AM (7+pP9)

9 I lost all respect for Peggy and Krauthammer when, upon Zero's election, they immediately fell to their knees and offered him the use of their mouths as a jizz recepticle. Let me rephrase that, Krauthammer can't get to his knees, so he had mini bike wheels put on his wheelchair so he would be at a comfortable height for servicing da Zero. Hows that taste in your mouths, Peggy and Chuck?

Posted by: maddogg at March 30, 2012 04:26 AM (OlN4e)

10 Do you have to ask?

Posted by: Will Folks at March 30, 2012 04:27 AM (w/anX)

11 Peggy NaNoonan, what a twit!

Posted by: Killerdog at March 30, 2012 04:27 AM (5hKvv)

12 Posted by: CoolCzech at March 30, 2012 09:25 AM (niZvt)

What he said.

Posted by: AllenG (Dedicated Tenther) SMOD 2012 at March 30, 2012 04:27 AM (8y9MW)

13 Hey Pegs, just stick to writing books about the Pope and Reagan.  This current political analysis and commentary gig really isn't your bag.

Posted by: Sharkman at March 30, 2012 04:27 AM (wMsKw)

14

Preference cascade ego gratifying bullshit. Or, more simply, I wasn't a fool, he's chaaaaaannnngggeeeed.  Since he's changed, why, I can change my mind based on this totally new, never seen before, new new did I mention new information that I did not have before!

 

I will give Peggy this, she's right that my loathing of Obama is growing daily.

 

What's with the early rising cob-loggers?

 

Objection, assumes facts not in evidence.   It's more likely that it's late going to bed cob-loggers. 

Posted by: alexthechick - SMOD 2012 at March 30, 2012 04:27 AM (VtjlW)

15 I suggest Peggy rent (or buy) the DVD of the movie "Dave"
It will expalin exactly what has been going on for 3 years

Posted by: Gary Ross at March 30, 2012 04:28 AM (e8kgV)

16 Andy, you may as well add Ann Althouse to the list too.  She drank that Kool Aid from the same cup as Noonan did.

Posted by: EC at March 30, 2012 04:28 AM (GQ8sn)

17 Since he's changed, why, I can change my mind based on this totally new, never seen before, new new did I mention new information that I did not have before!

True.  But I'll take it.

I don't care if they're wrong about why they hate him, so long as they go vote R in November.

Posted by: AllenG (Dedicated Tenther) SMOD 2012 at March 30, 2012 04:29 AM (8y9MW)

18 the invitations must have stopped........

Posted by: phoenixgirl at March 30, 2012 04:29 AM (Ho2rs)

19 I should just retire

Posted by: Stephen at March 30, 2012 04:29 AM (uhPd1)

20 @20: I haven't seen Mother Noonan on Morning Joe for a while...

Posted by: CoolCzech at March 30, 2012 04:30 AM (niZvt)

21

I truly want to meet her drug dealer. He's getting her some primo shit.

 

And he's probably either out of town   or in jail  for her to come to this conclusion now.

Posted by: BackwardsBoy, feeling all extra curmudgeony today at March 30, 2012 04:30 AM (d0Tfm)

22 This must be the revitalization of the VRWC

S-C-R-E-A-M

Posted by: SecState at March 30, 2012 04:30 AM (e8kgV)

23 What would lottery jackpot buy "It's your salary for 5,400 years if you earn $100,000 a year. You could buy a thousand $500,000 homes."

Posted by: Stephen at March 30, 2012 04:31 AM (uhPd1)

24 Ah, well.  At least Barry's still got me and those fabulous trousers.

Posted by: David Brooks at March 30, 2012 04:31 AM (bAGA/)

25 Or if you paid half of your winnings in taxes and invested the remaining roughly $270 million in tax-free municipal bonds earning 3%, you would get about $8 million a year in interest

Posted by: Stephen at March 30, 2012 04:31 AM (uhPd1)

26 you could buy 1.3% of Starbucks, the company.

Posted by: Stephen at March 30, 2012 04:32 AM (uhPd1)

27 Way to go Hill .. revitalization  ... now there is a great 50 cent word

Posted by: Bill from AR at March 30, 2012 04:32 AM (e8kgV)

28

Count this fool (Ms. Noonan) as among the people who never even ASKED the questions:

 

1) Just what the hell is a "community organizer"? and

 

2) How is that a real job?

 

3) How does never being in charge of so much as a Cub Scout troop make anybody think you'd be a good POTUS?

 

Posted by: Optimizer at March 30, 2012 04:32 AM (As94z)

29 I noticed Noonan's book on Reagan in my bookcase yesterday. I almost pulled it and threw it out. Everything she's ever said or done is meaningless in the face of this ridiculous Obama love/angst.

Posted by: dagny at March 30, 2012 04:32 AM (CMM9V)

30 What is a cob logger

Posted by: Stephen at March 30, 2012 04:33 AM (uhPd1)

31 Let's not be too hard on those who take 2, 3, even 4 years to come around and change their position on Obama.  We're going to need several million such people in November.

Posted by: Buzz at March 30, 2012 04:33 AM (3cM9S)

32

Or if you paid half of your winnings in taxes and invested the remaining roughly $270 million in tax-free municipal bonds earning 3%, you would get about $8 million a year in interest

 

Or I could actually start alextopia. Mwahahahahahahahahahaha.

 

I need a good design for the flag, mayhap a weeping hippie rampant on a field of blood.

Posted by: alexthechick - SMOD 2012 at March 30, 2012 04:34 AM (VtjlW)

33 I do think (and this is sick) that some of these dried up white women were doing some heavy masturbating to the idea of a black president back in 08.

Posted by: dagny at March 30, 2012 04:35 AM (CMM9V)

34

NO! NO HE DOESN'T! He's been devious and dishonest since day one, you idiot! You were just too stupid or starstruck or whatever to see it.

**

"Whatever" in this case = white guiltified.

Posted by: kallisto at March 30, 2012 04:35 AM (jm/9g)

35 I think the cob loggers have an semi-early hobo hunt planned for today.

Posted by: Killerdog at March 30, 2012 04:35 AM (5hKvv)

36

37

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If that's the case then they need to re-calibrate they gaydar.

Posted by: kallisto at March 30, 2012 04:36 AM (jm/9g)

37 C'mon now.  She wants to repent, to make amends.  She has seen the error of her ways.  Bless you, Peggy. Go forth and sin no more.

Posted by: srdem65 at March 30, 2012 04:36 AM (FKok1)

38 Obama has been the Magic Negro for so many elites.

The Magic Negro is a figure of postmodern folk culture, coined by snarky 20th century sociologists, to explain a cultural figure who emerged in the wake of Brown vs. Board of Education.

"He has no past, he simply appears one day to help the white protagonist."

Posted by: David Ehrenstein at March 30, 2012 04:36 AM (e8kgV)

39 I need a good design for the flag, mayhap a weeping hippie rampant on a field of blood.

Rampant?  Why not dormant?

Posted by: AllenG (Dedicated Tenther) SMOD 2012 at March 30, 2012 04:36 AM (8y9MW)

40 42 srdem65 she's been voted off the island........

Posted by: phoenixgirl at March 30, 2012 04:37 AM (Ho2rs)

41 If I win, I'm going to create my own secret super villain lair, complete with hidden heli-pad.

Posted by: Jack at March 30, 2012 04:37 AM (zKFOT)

42 Rampant? Why not dormant?

Why not embalmed?

Posted by: pep at March 30, 2012 04:38 AM (6TB1Z)

43 What a dumb bitch. Ace keeps telling people that they need to be inclusive toward the Obama voter, suggesting that a strategy of "you were lied to" is better than telling them they were idiots. I have to disagree, they were and are fucking morons who voted for a far left wing cock sucker while deluding themselves into believing he was something else because of the color of his skin and his ability to read words off a fucking TelePrompTer that were written by someone else. This fucking dick sat in a racist church for 20 years, this cock sucker lied about every fucking thing he said during the campaign. He was going to take public funds, oh whoops fuck that he didn't, he was against forcing you to buy insurance when running against Clinton, the whoops again. He was going to cut the deficit in half, until his first bill added a trillion. You are a fucking moron if you support this asshole and I have no respect for you.

Posted by: Mr Pink at March 30, 2012 04:38 AM (K2IKF)

44 On Wednesday, in Northern Ontario, a Brinks Truck hit a rock out-cropping that tore a gash in the vehicle sending $5 million in coins out onto the highway. The wreck set off a chain reaction of vehicles crashing into the wreck, one of which was a candy that spilled out onto the highway mixing with the coins.

Posted by: Stephen at March 30, 2012 04:38 AM (uhPd1)

45 Oh, screw it. I'll have what Peggy's having.

My guess is she won't be having the Big O.

Posted by: badanov at March 30, 2012 04:38 AM (yTTAm)

46 Not to be too profane, while being profane:
Peggy is the woman that repeatedly believes, when dating an absolute scumbag, that he isn't lying when promising to pull out early or not climax in her mouth.

Posted by: BlueFalcon in Boston would be forever alone without AoS at March 30, 2012 04:38 AM (KCvsd)

47 Mr. Pink..are you ok?

Posted by: Stephen at March 30, 2012 04:38 AM (uhPd1)

48 He was, is , and will always be a flim flam man and those that are coming late to that realization, well what can I say: Your a bunch of freaken stupid idiots whom I think very little of, but better late than never. Now got get your shoe shine box.

Posted by: nevergiveup at March 30, 2012 04:39 AM (i6RpT)

49 I think the fate of the United States will be Balkanization. I see little chance of this country surviving as a united group of states when so much of the country is committed to the destruction of the Constitution and our basic rights. Balkanization or general bloody civil war that dwarfs the carnage of the first one. Communism is simply not compatable with freedom.

Posted by: maddogg at March 30, 2012 04:39 AM (OlN4e)

50 48 mr pink AMEN!!!!!!

Posted by: phoenixgirl at March 30, 2012 04:39 AM (Ho2rs)

51 @48
Ace keeps telling people that they need to be inclusive toward the Obama voter, suggesting that a strategy of "you were lied to" is better than telling them they were idiots.

Everything you say after this is true, but that isn't the point.  Winning is the point.  It isn't about our egos.

Posted by: pep at March 30, 2012 04:39 AM (6TB1Z)

52

Posted by: CoolCzech at March 30, 2012 09:25 AM (niZvt)

 

 

Well said.  The only thing worse than an enemy is a false friend.

Posted by: Reactionary at March 30, 2012 04:39 AM (xUM1Q)

53 If that's the case then they need to re-calibrate they gaydar.

Posted by: kallisto at March 30, 2012 09:36 AM (jm/9g)


Come, come to NYC or DC and see the level of ghey. Then some of these women (I've known several) are shocked when their husbands turn up having a ghey lover or have been doing strangers for years in the bath house. All their gheydar is broken. Hence "pants' crease".

Posted by: dagny at March 30, 2012 04:40 AM (CMM9V)

54 Do you think students who had Obama for "Constitutional Law" in college have gone from feeling special to feeling that they were ripped off? http://bit.ly/H0BQNs

Posted by: Darth Chipmunk at March 30, 2012 04:40 AM (4tnQK)

55 I hear that those Manhattan proggy cocktail parties are truly fantastic.  Peggy is really making a sacrifice taking herself off the guest list like this.

Posted by: Jaws at March 30, 2012 04:40 AM (4I3Uo)

56 56 pep so...we should let peggy on the island and after the election throw her off again?.......

Posted by: phoenixgirl at March 30, 2012 04:40 AM (Ho2rs)

57

Mr Pink at March 30, 2012 09:38 AM (K2IKF)

 

yes, exactly!! after reading your post i am convinced more than ever to not vote for obama again. anger and degrading insults is the best way to get voters to leave obama.

Posted by: former obama voter at March 30, 2012 04:41 AM (TKF1Y)

58 And before someone tells me that David Brooks is a man.....................is he really? I think the pants comment pretty much did everything that the surgery would....

Posted by: dagny at March 30, 2012 04:43 AM (CMM9V)

59 34 and 42 have it exactly right. Why do you people want to make it harder for people to come our side? How does that help us exactly? Think of it as a room. If a majority of voters go to the right side of the room, we win. Otherwise we lose. Last time we lost - badly. Now, we who have been on the right side of the room all along are seeing a trickling of people coming over from the other side to join us. We need more. Here's a brilliant strategy! Every time one comes over from the other side, let's say to them "Hey you stupid f*ck! You're such a f*cking idiot for ever being on the other side in the first place. Boy are you a f*cking moron." And if it's a woman, let's make sure to throw in some references to fellatio, or, hell, if its Krauthammer, let's make sure to reference his disability AND throw in a reference to fellatio while he was on the other side of the room. Because, you see, that's going to make it more likely they come over to our side.

Posted by: chris not rock at March 30, 2012 04:43 AM (YLqOu)

60 Well, look who just caught up!

Posted by: real joe at March 30, 2012 04:43 AM (w7Lv+)

61 @48 You're ignoring the role of the media... They were stupid, yes. But the media was complicit in fraud and worse...

Posted by: Darth Chipmunk at March 30, 2012 04:43 AM (4tnQK)

62 @62
I don't really care what happens to Peggy because her credibility is so damaged that nobody is listening.  But yeah, play the inclusion game, because not doing so will make some voters conclude that Mitt is mean. 

I don't have to like it, but I can tolerate it until November.  Eyes on the prize.

Posted by: pep at March 30, 2012 04:43 AM (6TB1Z)

63

59

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I don't have the guts to post a pic to help these ladies out...(I'm at work, paranoid that the mothership is allowing me these random posts, but as soon as I access my image account, BAM down comes a hail of pink slips due to my violation.) There is such a perfect shot of him and Michelle - not even photoshopped. Someone would have to be really dense not to get it after seeing it.

Posted by: kallisto at March 30, 2012 04:44 AM (jm/9g)

64 Ah, the stench of concern assails the nostrils.

Posted by: maddogg at March 30, 2012 04:45 AM (OlN4e)

65

Rampant? Why not dormant?

 

Well, I'm pondering adding a figure astride a unicorn impaling the hippie with a boot heel but that may be a bit much.

 

Also it's a Big Bang Theory reference.

Posted by: alexthechick - SMOD 2012 at March 30, 2012 04:45 AM (VtjlW)

66 Come, come to NYC or DC and see the level of ghey. Then some of these women (I've known several) are shocked when their husbands turn up having a ghey lover or have been doing strangers for years in the bath house. All their gheydar is broken. Hence "pants' crease".

Posted by: dagny at March 30, 2012 09:40 AM (CMM9V)

 

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Yikes.  Makes me glad I'm just a hick yokel from flyover country. 

Such stuff is a sure sign of cultural decadence.  No wonder we can't seem to do anything about the barbarian invasion. 

Posted by: Reactionary at March 30, 2012 04:45 AM (xUM1Q)

67 You are a fucking moron if you support this asshole and I have no respect for you. Posted by: Mr Pink at March 30, 2012 09:38 AM

Welcome to the party, Peg!

Posted by: John McClane at March 30, 2012 04:45 AM (bAGA/)

68 67 Are you concerned that we aren't being inclusive enough?

Posted by: dagny at March 30, 2012 04:45 AM (CMM9V)

69 You know what else is a "characterological indictment of the administration?"

Doubling-down on f*cking American taxpayers instead of providing relief.

Posted by: No_Limit_Tone_Def at March 30, 2012 04:47 AM (/ZZCn)

70 I don't really care what happens to Peggy because her credibility is so damaged that nobody is listening.

This.  Welcome the voters, kick the media figures in the poon.  Peggy should be on the side of the road with a sign that says Will Propagandize for Food.

Posted by: toby928 at March 30, 2012 04:48 AM (GTbGH)

71 52 Mr. Pink..are you ok? I'm good bro I've just abandoned any pretense of civility toward the people that call me a racist every day or imply somehow that I incite violence and murder. What's the point of being civil or replying with anything other than outright mockery?

Posted by: Mr Pink at March 30, 2012 04:48 AM (K2IKF)

72 i wonder where chris buckley stands on obama after 3 years??

Posted by: chas at March 30, 2012 04:48 AM (TKF1Y)

73 It takes some time for people to come to terms with being duped by a con man.

Let Peggy an others like her come around. Push on them and they might dig in like stubborn mules.

Posted by: forest at March 30, 2012 04:49 AM (7RBBe)

74 Peggy is like someone who says "Hey, you know, that guy that keeps beating me is sort of an asshole".

Posted by: Roy at March 30, 2012 04:49 AM (VndSC)

75 just as these assholes reserved the right to vote for the scoamf and destroy our country.....i am reserving the right to tell them, after they figured out what EVEN i could figure out in '08, that they are fuckwits.........you can think of it as hazing......

Posted by: phoenixgirl at March 30, 2012 04:51 AM (Ho2rs)

76 Cocoons are a real bitch - right, Peggy?

Posted by: Roy at March 30, 2012 04:51 AM (VndSC)

77 And Althouse is in the same boat.  She voted for Barry before, and she will again.

Posted by: toby928 at March 30, 2012 04:51 AM (GTbGH)

78 Financial Times saying Obama is getting conservative vote? WTF?

Posted by: Stephen at March 30, 2012 04:52 AM (uhPd1)

79 And Althouse is in the same boat. She voted for Barry before, and she will again.

After reading Noonan's article, I think this is what disturbs me the most.

She's almost begging for a reason to vote for Obama again- and that does deserve nothing but scorn and derision.  The whole tone of her article is "If you'd just be less obvious about being deceptive, I could pretend still to believe you!"

Posted by: AllenG (Dedicated Tenther) SMOD 2012 at March 30, 2012 04:53 AM (8y9MW)

80 Peggy is capable of turning around and supporting Obama again, with some mealy-mouthed bullshit about how he's seen the light and will govern more from the center.

Posted by: real joe at March 30, 2012 04:53 AM (w7Lv+)

81 Peggy probably thinks she is brave since she isn't extolling his virtues. She actually sat down to write about why Obama's historic presidency has been so dreamy but.... fuck........ couldn't.......... come............ up........... with..... anything.

Posted by: dagny at March 30, 2012 04:53 AM (CMM9V)

82 Financial Times saying Obama is getting conservative vote? WTF?

"Conservative" Communists, maybe.

Posted by: AllenG (Dedicated Tenther) SMOD 2012 at March 30, 2012 04:53 AM (8y9MW)

83 I think I saw in National Review that he has already seen the error of his ways.

That rara avis transmogrified into Lesser Shithawk before my very eyes!

Posted by: Chris Buckley, astute observer at March 30, 2012 04:54 AM (w/anX)

84 Look I don't remember any of the left ringing their hands about outreach to former Bush voters do you? No they mocked anyone that voted for him and called them a fucking moron. I plan to return the favor except much worse. It's my own personal "pay it forward" plan. See I'm just one random asshole. I'm not a campaign strategist or politician. You do you I'll worry about myself ok?

Posted by: Mr Pink at March 30, 2012 04:54 AM (K2IKF)

85 89 real joe all he needs to do is talk about "fairness" and she'll swoon.......

Posted by: phoenixgirl at March 30, 2012 04:54 AM (Ho2rs)

86 Financial Times saying Obama is getting conservative vote? WTF?

Posted by: Stephen at March 30, 2012 09:52 AM (uhPd1)



The Financial Times is just to the left of the NY Times. The paper is nothing but left wing crap

Posted by: TheQuietMan at March 30, 2012 04:54 AM (1Jaio)

87 He is who we said he was. A man of no achievements rises to the top with vague evidence of his past, his influences, his views. Most of what we know about Obama is what Obama has told us. And some people expect great things from him, particularly honesty and intelligence. Sheesh. Gullible idiots.

Posted by: nickless at March 30, 2012 04:55 AM (X7aC8)

88 Seen as a "trimmer"?  WTF does she mean by that?  I'm not going to bother trying to parse her article for context.

Posted by: Burn the Witch at March 30, 2012 04:56 AM (rX1N2)

89 My sister let a guy push her around and belittle her for 50 years. Some women like that I guess.

Posted by: dagny at March 30, 2012 04:56 AM (CMM9V)

90 This is where Peggy needs to rehydrate before she can resume gushing, no?

Posted by: Fritz at March 30, 2012 04:56 AM (/ZZCn)

91

"I think the fate of the United States will be Balkanization."

 

Probably, eventually.

 

The really galling thing about this trajectory is about Federalism.  A finely-tuned system of Federalism among 50 different states with as little central interference as possible would have given the progs all the little socialist utopias they could populate (tough given teh ghey and rampant abortion, I know) but no - they gotta put their fingers in everybody's damn pie.  Can't have a low tax/low reg state like TX showing up their opposite number in CA.    Everyone's gotta pay.  It's for the children, you know.

Posted by: Jaws at March 30, 2012 04:57 AM (4I3Uo)

92 All of these "Republicans" who, 40 years ago were mocking McGovern and 35 years ago were mocking Carter, couldn't manage to question the cipher running in 2008?

It's White guilt -- pure and simple. If Obama had been lilly-white from Iowa he would have been eviscerated by these same pundits who bent over backwards to avoid being tarred with the racist brush by the people who throw great cocktail parties on the beltway.

I'm not sure who I hate more...the unrepentent liberals who still support Obama or the Republicans who were afraid.

Posted by: CharlieBrown'sDildo (NJConservative) at March 30, 2012 04:59 AM (nEUpB)

93 Skittles hangover,  Peggy?

Actually this is a set up.  Closer to the election folks like Peggy will talk about how Dingle-Barry has seen the light.  How he has grown these last few months.  She will be so proud of him.

Posted by: Dang at March 30, 2012 05:00 AM (BbX1b)

94 Rev. Wright is having fun today protesting? Israel or something. 

Posted by: Pecos, at March 30, 2012 05:00 AM (2Gb0y)

95 I'm not sure who I hate more...the unrepentent liberals who still support Obama or the Republicans who were afraid. Posted by: CharlieBrown'sDildo (NJConservative) at March 30, 2012 09:59 AM (nEUpB) Hell I got enough hate for both.

Posted by: nevergiveup at March 30, 2012 05:00 AM (i6RpT)

96 I remember reading an article of Mz Noonans prior to Obama's win, extolling the virtues of his articulation and wonderous abilities to grasp the imagination of all, Hope and change, and although she later endorsed McCain, well not good.enough.
Did any of us expect rocking anger and spitting rage at Obama from opinionaters? perhaps not, but how about the truth of His endorsement of Mr Wrights church of hate for years? how about using her skills to explain how His past activities might not have been a great idea as a Leader of the Free world?
we saw many extolled virtous republican commentators not defend the ideas of our group, but their infatuation over Obama 'gifts"

Posted by: willow at March 30, 2012 05:01 AM (TomZ9)

97 If Obama had been lilly-white from Iowa --he'd be John Edwards. Edwards had more experience, though, at least a full term, and some campaign experience. Why Barack and not John? Because there was lower standards for the black guy.

Posted by: nickless at March 30, 2012 05:02 AM (X7aC8)

98 A finely-tuned system of Federalism among 50 different states with as little central interference as possible would have given the progs all the little socialist utopias they could populate (tough given teh ghey and rampant abortion,I know) but no - they gotta put their fingers in everybody's damn pie.

Communism is an inherently expansionist philosophy.  As long as there is one neighboring State(country, whatever) that is not Communist, Communism requires the conquest of that entity.  This is because- with very, very few exceptions, non-communist states are happier and richer than communist states.  But Communism promises Utopia.  But it can't be Utopia if there are people who have it better- so you have to conquer those people and subject them to the same misery as everyone else.

Real Federalism- staunchly and bravely defended- would spell the end of the Liberal Left in America- because it would be shown to be the complete fraud it is.  Even with a strong central government, tramping on the rights of the States and the People, freer States put the lie to Liberalism.

Posted by: AllenG (Dedicated Tenther) SMOD 2012 at March 30, 2012 05:03 AM (8y9MW)

99 Its surprise to people who voted for him because he is black and they "felt" god about their vote. I said it. It was all about "feeling" not knowing. They don't "feel" so good now.

Posted by: thunderb at March 30, 2012 05:03 AM (Dnbau)

100 Economy - US Visa, MasterCard warn of 'massive' security breach, report says Published March 30, 2012 | NewsCore Print Email Share Comments inShare NEW YORK – Visa and MasterCard warned banks of a potential breach at a US-based credit card processor, the Krebs on Security blog reported Friday. "Sources in the financial sector are calling the breach 'massive' and say it may involve more than 10 million compromised card numbers," Krebs wrote. Ah who cares. I mean after I win the $540 Million, what's the difference?

Posted by: nevergiveup at March 30, 2012 05:05 AM (i6RpT)

101 yup

Posted by: Stephen at March 30, 2012 05:06 AM (uhPd1)

102

And you don't want to read Kathy Parker's latest "effort".

 

Posted by: sherlock at March 30, 2012 05:06 AM (8ra42)

103 weeping hippie rampant on a field of blood.
I'll join the pile on with trampled.

Posted by: DaveA at March 30, 2012 05:06 AM (wwFlb)

104

"Obama increasingly comes across as devious and dishonest."

 

So now I have to say to Peggy:

 

Dudette - he's a Cook County hack, what did you expect?  Did you actually believe he was the only virgin in that brothel?

 

 

You know, that line never gets old.

Posted by: Mikey NTH at March 30, 2012 05:06 AM (hLRSq)

105

Tears in my eyes as I read Iowahawk's latest long column from T. Coddington Van Voorhees VII.  The whole thing is hilarious but I almost died when I read this:


'With this column I imagine my email inbox will soon be chockablock with lovely missives like, "hey, moran! I couldsa tolt y'all that dangity Obama was a commernist 2 hole yeers agoo!! Ima gessin I must be a hole lott smarter then yew with yore big smarty pants kollige words!! Hyuk hyuk hyuk!! Tea Party git r dun!!"'

 

The funny thing about this is that Noonan and her bunch probably really think this is how members of the Tea Party talk.

Posted by: Sharkman at March 30, 2012 05:06 AM (wMsKw)

106 oo He can get other countries to respect us because we elected Him,  and because he's the  smartest , handsome and most eloquent of men to run in our generation,! nothing like that hick bush that embarrassed us . or that snowbilly palin.

squeal.

Posted by: willow at March 30, 2012 05:07 AM (TomZ9)

107

You know, for an otherwise smart woman, Peggy Noonan can be astoundingly stupid.     Next she'll be saying she thinks this Obama fellow might just    have been  prevaricating when he promised hope and change.

 

F**k, stupid people aggravate me.

 

Maybe we should send her a t-shirt emblazoned with the following:  

 

SCOAMT: (skoh-MM-tuh)  n.   1) Stuttering Clusterfuck of a Miserable Tyrant.   (example: "Barack Obama is a SCOAMT.")

Posted by: MWR, Proud Tea(rrorist) Party Hobbit and ABO Supporter at March 30, 2012 05:07 AM (4df7R)

108 Maybe we should send her a t-shirt emblazoned with the following:

I could chip in $5.00 for that.

Posted by: AllenG (Dedicated Tenther) SMOD 2012 at March 30, 2012 05:08 AM (8y9MW)

109 Nevergiveup...maybe you can be a martyr and put your head on the chopping block...literally for the conservative cause. future generations will thank you for your death in the name of the tea party

Posted by: Stephen at March 30, 2012 05:08 AM (uhPd1)

110 Nevergiveup...maybe you can be a martyr and put your head on the chopping block...literally for the conservative cause. future generations will thank you for your death in the name of the tea party Posted by: Stephen at March 30, 2012 10:08 AM (uhPd1) ??? What are you making reference to?

Posted by: nevergiveup at March 30, 2012 05:09 AM (i6RpT)

111

"the president is coming across more and more as a trimmer"

*

WTF is that supposed to mean?

Posted by: dananjcon at March 30, 2012 05:10 AM (8ieXv)

112 Noonan is like my sister and so many other "moderates" who were totally bamboozled by Obama. My sis had that fuzzy and warm, tingly feeling when she pushed in the chad for The Anointed One. Three-plus years later, the thrill is gone.

Posted by: Soap MacTavish at March 30, 2012 05:10 AM (vbh31)

113 stephen you seem ...i don't know....trollish...........

Posted by: phoenixgirl at March 30, 2012 05:10 AM (Ho2rs)

114 Bent. Get it.

Posted by: Boulder Toilet Hobo at March 30, 2012 05:10 AM (QTHTd)

115 "See the Egress",  Peggy. There's one born every minute.

Posted by: Roy at March 30, 2012 05:10 AM (bm4vI)

116

I could chip in $5.00 for that.


 

Posted by: AllenG (Dedicated Tenther) SMOD 2012 at March 30, 2012 10:08 AM (8y9MW)

 

I bet if we put it up for sale on Cafe Press the Horde would make a small fortune.  Enough to cover the cost of sending one to Noonan, David Brooks, and every other    "conservative"   pundit who thought it would be okay to give the SCOAMTOTUS a shot at the brass ring.

 

Posted by: MWR, Proud Tea(rrorist) Party Hobbit and ABO Supporter at March 30, 2012 05:11 AM (4df7R)

117 So, doesn't anyone think that Bill O'Reilly will vote for Obama again?

Yes, it's cathartic to enjoy the stupidity of the suckers that voted for Obama in 2008 now realizing that they were lied to.

But what's more important?  Masturbating your ego or winning in November?

Just tell them that he is "incompetent". 

Posted by: Jimbo at March 30, 2012 05:12 AM (O3R/2)

118 Do you know why Barry's luster is fading? He switched his halo to green energy.

Posted by: Buzzsaw at March 30, 2012 05:12 AM (tf9Ne)

119

If I've lost Peggy...then I've lost the country.

***

Naaaaah just fuckin witch ya's!!

Posted by: Barnak the Horrible at March 30, 2012 05:12 AM (8ieXv)

120 Yeah. the senior executives at the fortune 100 company where I work read the financial times.

Posted by: Stephen at March 30, 2012 05:12 AM (uhPd1)

121 "the president is coming across more and more as a trimmer"
*
WTF is that supposed to mean?



If you have to ask, you aren't in the club.

Posted by: T Codd at March 30, 2012 05:12 AM (z9HTb)

122 Question: Do you get to keep your man card after eating a watercress sandwich?

Posted by: Bob Saget at March 30, 2012 05:13 AM (SDkq3)

123 133 Question: Do you get to keep your man card after eating a watercress sandwich? Was it off a hooker's ass?

Posted by: nickless at March 30, 2012 05:13 AM (X7aC8)

124

Every time I think I couldn't loathe the sight of of Obama any more, I get proven wrong.

 

Like Andy posting that pic of Panama Jackoff up there.

Posted by: Empire of Jeff at March 30, 2012 05:13 AM (4ZNCv)

125 "See the Egress", Peggy.

Nice.  Although I think it's The Great Egress.

Posted by: toby928 at March 30, 2012 05:14 AM (GTbGH)

126 Question: Do you get to keep your man card after eating a watercress sandwich?

Answer: Unequivocally, yes.

Posted by: Soap MacTavish at March 30, 2012 05:15 AM (vbh31)

127 Those odd noises lately must be Noonan's sphincter breaking suction from around her neck.  You don't want to be anywhere around when her head comes flying out of her ass, though.  There will be four years worth of backup flying all over the place.  It won't be pretty.

Posted by: crosspatch at March 30, 2012 05:15 AM (ZbLJZ)

128

This is exactly what the head ewok said would happen. People don't want to admit that they were suckered (or in Noonan's case, willingly seduced) since that would be an admission of their own failures. Deep down they know that they bought a load of dung, they just don't want to be told that. So, blame it on Jugears.

 

And IMO we should feed their ego, "Yes, you were suckered, but you know that you can make up for that in November."

Posted by: Ghost of Lee Atwater at March 30, 2012 05:15 AM (JxMoP)

129 122 "the president is coming across more and more as a trimmer"
*
WTF is that supposed to mean?  

Posted by: dananjcon at March 30, 2012 10:10 AM (8ieXv)

 

Oh good.  I'm glad I'm not the only one who read that and went, "...Huh?"

 

Peggy honey, Obama is coming across more and more as a lying pinko commie scumbag with delusions of grandeur and the emotional maturity of a three year-old.   The difference between you and I is that    this is not a surprise to me.

Posted by: MWR, Proud Tea(rrorist) Party Hobbit and ABO Supporter at March 30, 2012 05:16 AM (4df7R)

130 I'd never heard that use of "trimmer" before either.

4. a person who alters his or her opinions on the grounds of expediency

Hahahaha! Really, Peg? The guy who famously stated his greatest political ability was that he came across as a blank slate (I denounce myself) upon which people could project their wishes, and you now pretend this is news?

Posted by: Waterhouse at March 30, 2012 05:16 AM (w/anX)

131 Earth hour coming up. I need to get my hands on a humidifyer, and a de-humidifyer.

Posted by: Jimmah at March 30, 2012 05:16 AM (UpwlP)

132 "the president is coming across more and more as a trimmer"

*

WTF is that supposed to mean?



A person who refines political views to accommodate the prevailing winds; particularly, one who contrives self-serving excuses for political views now generally recognized to have been stupid.

Posted by: Beto at March 30, 2012 05:16 AM (cYQg0)

133

"Uhhhh ... ok. You can read the rest of her reasoning, but, honestly, why bother?"

 

Actually, you should. She almost seems like a lib who is seeing the light.

 

And she doesn't think he can win again, unless the Republicans somehow blow it.

 

So there is that. Pretty good piece, actually.

Posted by: HH at March 30, 2012 05:16 AM (KB0hv)

134 Panama Jackoff .  Yep, that earned a LOL.

Posted by: Jaws at March 30, 2012 05:16 AM (4I3Uo)

135 Drunk before Noonan.
Ya'll needs them beer goggles that don't fog up.

Posted by: George Zimmer at March 30, 2012 05:17 AM (Qxdfp)

136 I've never figured out what all those retards thought "hope and change" meant.



I guess it was a feeling?

Posted by: dagny at March 30, 2012 05:17 AM (CMM9V)

137 a trimmer is a person that shaves gold and silver from around the edges of coins.


Posted by: Jimbo at March 30, 2012 05:17 AM (O3R/2)

138 I think Dame Noonan is writing thusly because she sees the writing on the wall and is afraid she won't be invited to the "right" cocktail parties if she doesn't jump on the anybody-but-Obama-.band-wagon. Its an insincere and calculated "reversion" borne out of a fear of a return to power of conservatives. I aint sayin shes a gold-digger, ...

Posted by: thunderb at March 30, 2012 05:17 AM (Dnbau)

139 F*ing sock.

Posted by: Clutch Cargo at March 30, 2012 05:17 AM (Qxdfp)

140

They were bamboozled, flim-flammed, run amok, given the old Okey-Dokey.

Feed the Anger.

Posted by: toby928 at March 30, 2012 05:17 AM (GTbGH)

141

the president is coming across more and more as a trimmer

 

 

I presumed it was a reference to trimming his sails.

Posted by: alexthechick - SMOD 2012 at March 30, 2012 05:18 AM (VtjlW)

142 63 Mr Pink at March 30, 2012 09:38 AM (K2IKF)

yes, exactly!! after reading your post i am convinced more than ever to not vote for obama again. anger and degrading insults is the best way to get voters to leave obama.

Posted by: former obama voter at March 30, 2012 09:41 AM (TKF1Y)

Well, logic doesn't work on some people, so sometimes drawing a line on perceived idiotic behavior gives some people the incentive to stay on the good side of it.


Posted by: Jimmy Joe Bob, Chairan, Bitter Clingers for Obama 2008 at March 30, 2012 05:18 AM (Aaxiu)

143 A trimmer? Sounds like a racist put-down of Hispanics.

Racist. <i>Boy<\i> is implied.

Posted by: GergS(Dirty Scandi Dog Whistle) at March 30, 2012 05:18 AM (xAtAj)

144 The sucker of cock in the white house is divulging Israel's secret military plans. I would pay money to see Bibi punch the little SOB.

Posted by: Lauren at March 30, 2012 05:18 AM (PLael)

145 "the president is coming across more and more as a trimmer"
*
WTF is that supposed to mean?

Posted by: dananjcon at March 30, 2012 10:10 AM (8ieXv)



It means that his pant crease isn't as sharp as it once was

Posted by: TheQuietMan at March 30, 2012 05:19 AM (1Jaio)

146 By the way, if GW Bush drank, partied and chained smoked practically every night the press would never let you forget a moment of it.

Posted by: Beto at March 30, 2012 05:19 AM (cYQg0)

147

Ah-HAH!   A trimmer as in "trimming the sails to make most effective use of the prevailing winds."     Now I see.

 

....

 

That is still one of the dumbest things I've ever heard.  How is this news?  The SCOAMT can't go one day without saying one thing    in one place   and then saying the EXACT OPPOSITE    somewhere else.     

Posted by: MWR, Proud Tea(rrorist) Party Hobbit and ABO Supporter at March 30, 2012 05:19 AM (4df7R)

148 The sucker of cock in the white house is divulging Israel's secret military plans. I would pay money to see Bibi punch the little SOB.

I wouldn't put it past Bibi to have given the SCOAMT their "secret" plans.  As opposed to their actual secret plans.  IYKWIM

Posted by: AllenG (Dedicated Tenther) SMOD 2012 at March 30, 2012 05:20 AM (8y9MW)

149 152 the president is coming across more and more as a trimmer


I presumed it was a reference to trimming his sails.

Posted by: alexthechick - SMOD 2012 at March 30, 2012 10:18 AM (VtjlW)


Manscaping.  All the way.

Posted by: Kal Penn at March 30, 2012 05:20 AM (Aaxiu)

150 A person who refines political views to accommodate the prevailing winds; Hah. A sailing reference. Perfect for an effete, East Coast, Cape-Cod Columnist.

Posted by: nickless at March 30, 2012 05:20 AM (X7aC8)

151 The sucker of cock in the white house is divulging Israel's secret military plans. I would pay money to see Bibi punch the little SOB.

Posted by: Lauren at March 30, 2012 10:18 AM (PLael)



I'd like to see Israel open up the flood gates on any and all dirt they have on that jagoff

Posted by: TheQuietMan at March 30, 2012 05:20 AM (1Jaio)

152 Seen as a "trimmer"? WTF does she mean by that? I'm not going to bother trying to parse her article for context. Posted by: Burn the Witch at March 30, 2012 09:56 AM

Maybe Piggy thinks Osama Obama is now also a mohel.

Posted by: MrScribbler at March 30, 2012 05:20 AM (MQc8e)

153

I'm gonna tell you like it really is. Every election year these politicians are sent up here to pacify us! They're sent here and setup here by the White Man!

This is what they do!

They send drugs in Harlem down here to pacify us!

They send alcohol down here to pacify us!

They send prostitution down here to pacify us!

Why you can't even get drugs in Harlem without the White Man's permission!

You can't get prostitution in Harlem without the White Man's permission!

You can't get gambling in Harlem without the White Man's permission!

Every time you break the seal on that liquor bottle, that's a Government seal you're breaking!

Oh, I say and I say it again, ya been had!

Ya been took!

Ya been hoodwinked!

Bamboozled!

Led astray!

Run amok!

This is what He does

Posted by: GergS(Dirty Scandi Dog Whistle) at March 30, 2012 05:20 AM (xAtAj)

154 Earth hour coming up. I need to get my hands on a humidifyer, and a de-humidifyer.


Ha ha!

Posted by: Nelson Muntz at March 30, 2012 05:20 AM (z9HTb)

155 Glad to see a "trimmer" definition.  I figured it was a bathhouse culture thing.

Posted by: Jaws at March 30, 2012 05:20 AM (4I3Uo)

156 162 nickless exactly!!!!!!

Posted by: phoenixgirl at March 30, 2012 05:20 AM (Ho2rs)

157 so a trimmer, is one that bends with prevailing thought>?

so did she like more the long time ideology of Obama better? is she disappointed in his not being so much more hard core than he already has been?

Posted by: willow at March 30, 2012 05:21 AM (TomZ9)

158

Poor Peggy has brain damage from taking too many loads in the face upstairs at those DC social parties.

Posted by: Glory Hole Republican at March 30, 2012 05:21 AM (yn6XZ)

159 Hah. A sailing reference. Perfect for an effete, East Coast, Cape-Cod Columnist.

Posted by: nickless at March 30, 2012 10:20 AM (X7aC


Where is that VanVoorhees chap?

Posted by: Underground Vulgarian at March 30, 2012 05:21 AM (Aaxiu)

160

I just don't have the heart to say "I told you so" to and laugh heartily at my good friend and so-called Registered Republican who voted for Barky.  Yet.

 

We used to have such...animated...political discussions about it those first few months.  As time pressed on, he wanted to talk less and less about politics.  Hasn't even come up the last year. 

 

Maybe now is a good time.

Posted by: Burn the Witch at March 30, 2012 05:22 AM (rX1N2)

161 Posted by: Jimmah at March 30, 2012 10:16 AM (UpwlP)

I plan on turning on every light in the house, turning the heat up, and of course turning the air conditioning on.


Posted by: CharlieBrown'sDildo (NJConservative) at March 30, 2012 05:22 AM (nEUpB)

162 156 The sucker of cock in the white house is divulging Israel's secret military plans. I would pay money to see Bibi punch the little SOB.  

Posted by: Lauren at March 30, 2012 10:18 AM (PLael)

 

...

 

I will gladly purchase Bibi a plane ticket to D.C. for the express purpose of doing that and only that.

 

I hate the SCOAMTOTUS.  

Posted by: MWR, Proud Tea(rrorist) Party Hobbit and ABO Supporter at March 30, 2012 05:23 AM (4df7R)

163 When you've lost Peggy -

Then I'd suggest starting at the last bar you passed and working backwards from there.

Posted by: Clutch Cargo at March 30, 2012 05:23 AM (Qxdfp)

164 Peggy Noonan: A Thousand 1,165 Days Late and 5 Trillion Dollars Short


FIFY.

Posted by: John P. Squibob at March 30, 2012 05:23 AM (kqqGm)

165 which ideas of Obama did she like,?
the one that spoke of cutting spending? closing gitmo, getting out of Afghanistan (the just war in Obama's mind) and iraq (unjust war)
spreading the wealth , sharing the pie?
i mean whut whut.

Posted by: willow at March 30, 2012 05:23 AM (TomZ9)

166 So, OT (not that it matters at this point):  Went to the gun range yesterday and fired a handgun for the first time in my life.  I'd fired rifles and shotguns before, but yesterday was my first experience with a handgun.

It was even more fun and therapeutic than I thought it would be.

Posted by: AllenG (Dedicated Tenther) SMOD 2012 at March 30, 2012 05:24 AM (8y9MW)

167 willow it was the first black president part......

Posted by: phoenixgirl at March 30, 2012 05:24 AM (Ho2rs)

168 I like this sock. I'm gonna start using it anywhere I might otherwise use the term RINO.

Posted by: Glory Hole Republican at March 30, 2012 05:24 AM (yn6XZ)

169 "But what's more important? Masturbating your ego or winning in November?" Masterbating my ego...but no seriously I don't think my opinion, especially when voiced on an Internet blog, is really changing anyone's mind. So that allows me to act and say wtf I want, to include calling Obama a cock sucker and anyone who voted for him fucking moron. If I really thought my dumb opinion would sway people to agree with me, but of course I would be civil and use big SAT words to make myself sound smart. There is no point in being civil with a leftist whose opinion consists of mouthing "I love Obama" talking points, or who disingenuously acts non partisan and then repeats like a fucking record every partisan lie like "Repubs wanna ban birth control lolz!". I simply reply in kind "Obama sucks cock and I don't care who the republicans nominate I'll crawl over broken glass smeared in feces to vote this fucking cock sucker out of office. You can care about fucking condoms dumbass I'll care about 4.25 a gallon gas and trillion dollar deficits. Btw you can't get laid anyway wtf you care about birth control for?"

Posted by: Mr Pink at March 30, 2012 05:24 AM (K2IKF)

170 Does anyone have links to Noonan's condescending Fox News appearances in 2008?  I went looking for the one that really ticked me off back then, but all I could find was more recent stuff and her dissing Palin "off mike" on MSNBC.

Posted by: Underground Vulgarian at March 30, 2012 05:24 AM (Aaxiu)

171 We can't win, guys. If we strike Obamacare down, he shall become more powerful than you could possibly imagine

Posted by: Beto at March 30, 2012 05:24 AM (cYQg0)

172 86And Althouse is in the same boat. She voted for Barry before, and she will again.

Posted by: toby928© at March 30, 2012 09:51 AM (GTbGH)

 

 

 

 

Yep. She sure will. Holds on to her stupid harder than her money.

Posted by: maddogg at March 30, 2012 05:24 AM (OlN4e)

173 I'd hit that!

Posted by: Hobo blinded by wood alcohol at March 30, 2012 05:24 AM (Qxdfp)

174 Aha! The Wall Street Insider's been making some calls.  Peggy just raised her glass at the cocktail party, and Mitt, though distracted by Coddington's wry anecdotes, saw the subtle signal from all the way over by the hors d'ouevres.  No more "Nice Guy"  folderol, Mitt.  Time to give Obama the what-for!

Posted by: 66chevelle at March 30, 2012 05:25 AM (QjSgY)

175 If Peggy were my (hypothetical) maiden aunt who usually goes for moderate Republicans, doesn't like extremes, attends the local Episcopalian church now and then, gets her news from the telly, and volunteers at the library: okay, then, I could understand if she let herself be bamboozled.

But Peggy as of 2008 had on her resume advisor to past Presidents. She was in the same circle as National Review, whose David Freddoso put out "The Case Against Barack Obama". She had access to all the information we fucking morons in Ace's comments had. She's supposed to be smarter and better informed than we are.

So I repeat: Peggy, until and unless you put out a column explaining how you went so wrong, with a comprehensive apology, get bent.

Posted by: Boulder Toilet Hobo at March 30, 2012 05:25 AM (QTHTd)

176 I'm convinced that Nooner doesn't start writing anything unless she's imbibed her "arthritis cure".  Lots and lots of it.

Posted by: Captain Hate at March 30, 2012 05:26 AM (8iMAD)

177 willow i know you knew that......just reiterating it for those who want to welcome her back........no questions asked....i don't mind welcoming her back but i would like to sucker punch first.....and after the election unwelcome her .......

Posted by: phoenixgirl at March 30, 2012 05:26 AM (Ho2rs)

178 She is a creature of NY/DC.  It wasn't until he came after something she cared about (in this case-Catholic church) that she could be arsed to look into the total amount of lies he/his administration/media spreads.

Take some comfort for if truth/reality/common sense/decency was on their side they would surely use it.  The near total lack of it in any of their approaches says they are hollow and bankrupt.

Like when Reagan new the Soviets were lying about their economy, so he challenged them to a competition they couldn't compete in but their pride/past lies wouldn't let them back down from.

Posted by: Shiggz RocketSurgeon at March 30, 2012 05:26 AM (RfvTE)

179 So sad, poor Peggy couldn't see past the historic moment of a Halfrican American man standing in front of styrofoam columns. She thought she voted for Sidney Poitier--I distinctly remember her "to Sir, with love moment" post election on the "morning after". Poor dear has only now begun to discover that her dreamy, smart, articulate, clean and bright President with the world class temperament is nothing but a bitter, partisan, lazy, lying, racist, soulless, empty suited Slim Shady hack. Sucks to be you, Peggy!

Posted by: runningrn at March 30, 2012 05:27 AM (vJ9tV)

180 When you've lost Peggy -

You'll soon lose her sycophantic sidekick and wannabe go-to (as opposed to over-the-hill) commentator, Kathleen Parker.

Posted by: John P. Squibob at March 30, 2012 05:27 AM (kqqGm)

181
I think this scrunt is looking for ratings, that's all.

Posted by: sTevo at March 30, 2012 05:27 AM (rJn84)

182 190 shiggz great description "she is a creature of ny/dc"

Posted by: phoenixgirl at March 30, 2012 05:27 AM (Ho2rs)

183 Althouse redeemed herself at the state level, broadcasting news about the anti-Walker movement. She's done us more good than harm.

Posted by: Boulder Toilet Hobo at March 30, 2012 05:28 AM (QTHTd)

184
Peggy Noonan wrote one good speech for Ronald Reagan (I say good, not great, because she swiped the punchline from another, much better writer) and has turned that into a career. She's quite happy to slam conservatives, even Reagan, whom she now professes to revere (remember her quip comparing Reagan's mind to the Western Front). She's an establishment hack, pure and simple, with all the naivete and narrowmindedness that that implies.

So, *of course* she swooned when a sharply creased, nice looking African-American, with some Ivy-League degrees and a smooth mid-Atlantic accent comes along.

*Of course* she overlooked his utter lack of experience, his being utterly untested, his complete lack of accomplishment in any area whatever, other than that of getting elected to office.

*Of course* she ignored his boorish behavior during the campaign: his giving people the finger in public, his snide remarks, his paper-thin skin (remember his blow-up over the "New Yorker" cover - one that was mocking his enemies).

*Of course* she ignored his abysmal taste: the president-elect seal, the styrofoam Grecian columns, the huge portraits of himself, the choirs of children chanting hymns in his praise.

*Of course* she overlooked his promise to roll back the very oceans themselves: things beyond the power of mortal man, let alone a politician.

*Of course* she overlooked his radical background: that, by his own admission, his career was launched in the kitchen of a man who had helped to plant a bomb in the US Capitol.

*Of course* she ignored the fact that he is the product of the most corrupt political machine in America.

And now, she professes herself surprised that this untried inexperienced corrupt narcissistic ideologue is proving to be a four-star fuck-up as president.

Me, I'm not surprised: either at Obama, or at the cluelessness of that rube Noonan. But being a charitable soul, I say welcome to the party, Peggy. Though it took you long enough to show up.

Posted by: Brown Line at March 30, 2012 05:28 AM (mAiSI)

185 Posted by: runningrn at March 30, 2012 10:27 AM (vJ9tV)

She voted for Morgan Freeman (or maybe James Earl Jones) and got Spike Lee.

But she didn't notice until now?

Denial ain't just  river in Egypt.

Posted by: AllenG (Dedicated Tenther) SMOD 2012 at March 30, 2012 05:28 AM (8y9MW)

186 Spot on runningrn!

Posted by: thunderb at March 30, 2012 05:28 AM (Dnbau)

187

@78  "Went to the gun range yesterday..."

 

Ah, yes...the deflowering ceremony.  I had mine a decade ago.  Now I'm a competition shooting, hardcore reloading, bullet casting, training class taking, 2A activist slut.  Welcome!

Posted by: Jaws at March 30, 2012 05:28 AM (4I3Uo)

188 It was even more fun and therapeutic than I thought it would be.

Now you know how God feels when he's hold a gun.

Posted by: toby928 at March 30, 2012 05:29 AM (GTbGH)

189 192 runningrn brilliant..........it should be repeated over and over and over......

Posted by: phoenixgirl at March 30, 2012 05:29 AM (Ho2rs)

190 Answer: Unequivocally, yes.

Ugh. I meant "no".

Posted by: Soap MacTavish at March 30, 2012 05:29 AM (vbh31)

191 Posted by: AllenG (Dedicated Tenther) SMOD 2012 at March 30, 2012 10:24 AM (8y9MW)

Good stuff, but extremely dangerous for your wallet.

My suggestion? Buy a .22 target pistol. The ammo is incredibly cheap and it is great practice.

Posted by: CharlieBrown'sDildo (NJConservative) at March 30, 2012 05:30 AM (nEUpB)

192

Posted by: runningrn at March 30, 2012 10:27 AM (vJ9tV)

 

 

 

 

Well said, running. Your snark-fu is strong today.

Posted by: maddogg at March 30, 2012 05:30 AM (OlN4e)

193 his paper-thin skin (remember his blow-up over the "New Yorker" cover - one that was mocking his enemies).



Or how he was upset that MoDo, of all people, made mention of his ginormous ears.

Posted by: Captain Hate at March 30, 2012 05:30 AM (8iMAD)

194 noonan 2008
on palin and 'what does she stand for'

yet she was bamboozled. hmm..


BHere is a fact of life that is also a fact of politics: You have to hold open the possibility of magic. People can come from nowhere, with modest backgrounds and short résumés, and yet be individuals of real gifts, gifts that had previously been unseen, that had been gleaming quietly under a bushel, and are suddenly revealed. Mrs. Palin came, essentially, from nowhere. But there was a man who came from nowhere, the seeming tool of a political machine, a tidy, narrow, unsophisticated senator appointed to high office and then thrust into power by a careless Franklin D. Roosevelt, whose vanity told him he would live forever. And yet that limited little man was Harry S. Truman. Of the Marshall Plan, of containment. Little Harry was big. He had magic. You have to give people time to show what they have.

later...Because maybe they have magic toout we have seen Mrs. Palin on the national stage for seven weeks now, and there is little sign that she has the tools, the equipment, the knowledge or the philosophical grounding one hopes for, and expects, in a holder of high office. She is a person of great ambition, but the question remains: What is the purpose of the ambition? She wants to rise, but what for? For seven weeks I've listened to her, trying to understand if she is Bushian or Reaganite—a spender, to speak briefly, whose political decisions seem untethered to a political philosophy, and whose foreign policy is shaped by a certain emotionalism, or a conservative whose principles are rooted in philosophy, and whose foreign policy leans more toward what might be called romantic realism, and that is speak truth, know America, be America, move diplomatically, respect public opinion, and move within an awareness and appreciation of reality.


giggle, sheesh, sigh.

Posted by: willow at March 30, 2012 05:30 AM (TomZ9)

195 <<Went to the gun range yesterday and fired a handgun for the first time in my life.>>

What was the gun you shot?

Posted by: Buzzsaw at March 30, 2012 05:31 AM (tf9Ne)

196 Peggy went slumming and is now somewhat embarrassed to find out she really is a cum-guzzling street whore.

Posted by: SMOD 2012 at March 30, 2012 05:31 AM (H/b/q)

197 Yep. She sure will. Holds on to her stupid harder than her money.

 

Posted by: maddogg at March 30, 2012 10:24 AM (OlN4e)

 

Reminds me of her defending her defense of that preteen girl dancing squad video that looked like a Future Strippers of America exhibition dance.  Tried some lame Dr. Spock self-esteem tack that just made the deep hole she was in even deeper. 

Posted by: Burn the Witch at March 30, 2012 05:32 AM (rX1N2)

198 Good stuff, but extremely dangerous for your wallet.

Yeah, I laid down more than $50.00 for yesterday's entertainment.  That included range fee, a gun rental (until I've shot some more, I'm not shelling out for one of my own), and ammunition.

Posted by: AllenG (Dedicated Tenther) SMOD 2012 at March 30, 2012 05:32 AM (8y9MW)

199 I'll have what Mr Pink is having.  Screw them all.  I have to two SIL that I used to just adore and they were fun to hang out with, but they are STILL Obama lovers and I truly cannot stand to be in the same room with them.  I am even passing up Easter and their house this year.  If hubby wants to go, he can.  I would rather stay home and pick toe jam out of my toes.

Posted by: jewells45 at March 30, 2012 05:32 AM (l/N7H)

200

I will confess, on January 21, 2009 I sat back and said "Maybe this won't be all that bad."

After all, we managed to work under Clinton.  Those of you who lived through Carter will say it was hard, but you're still here.  Maybe, Just Maybe, things won't go completely belly up.  There are after all, only so many possible ways to screw up, and even a untrained monkey throwing poop in the Oval Office could avoid most of them.

I wasn't happy, but I wasn't stressed either I figured I'd go about my life, maybe get angry here and there about a decision or an action....

 

Boy was I wrong.  I mean how do you possibly hit on every wrong step?  Not get one possible thing right? (Obama-philes will eventually remind me "He Killed Bin Laden, so I guess he got one thing right." But if we're to believe the actual nature of that interaction it seems more like his cabinent finally told him to STFU and do something.)  Economy: Bust, Foriegn policy: currently being run by some French NATO guy, tranformative politics: Racist.

Politics are liars, I get that, but usually they'll tack center at some point to save their own hides, this SCOAMF just keep going down the strange "I can make them love me again with cheap photo ops!" hole.

Posted by: tsrblke at March 30, 2012 05:32 AM (SYrwI)

201 173Posted by: Jimmah at March 30, 2012 10:16 AM (UpwlP)

I plan on turning on every light in the house, turning the heat up, and of course turning the air conditioning on.


Posted by: CharlieBrown'sDildo (NJConservative) at March 30, 2012 10:22 AM (nEUpB)

----

Last year I had all the electric ceiling heat on, and the AC, appliances, and everything else. Went out to see how fast the meter was spinning and it was going so fast it was squeaking.

Posted by: Jimmah at March 30, 2012 05:33 AM (UpwlP)

202 Me thinks Dame Noonan is a "trimmer" and this is the best evidence yet that the inside the beltway crowd thinks Obama and Dems in the Senate are going down.

Posted by: thunderb at March 30, 2012 05:33 AM (Dnbau)

203 Obamaphilia

hahahahahahahaha

Posted by: Iowahawk reader at March 30, 2012 05:33 AM (OhYCU)

204 What was the gun you shot?

FNX-9.

Put 50 rounds through it.  One of the things I had to teach myself was to square up to the target.  I've done martial arts in the past, so my natural inclination is to present my left side to a target, but that didn't give me the control of the pistol that I needed.

Posted by: AllenG (Dedicated Tenther) SMOD 2012 at March 30, 2012 05:34 AM (8y9MW)

205 143 "the president is coming across more and more as a trimmer"

*

WTF is that supposed to mean?



A person who refines political views to accommodate the prevailing winds; particularly, one who contrives self-serving excuses for political views now generally recognized to have been stupid.

Posted by: Beto at March 30, 2012 10:16 AM (cYQg0)

**

Oh, OK...so a SCOAMF.

 

Posted by: dananjcon at March 30, 2012 05:34 AM (8ieXv)

206 Hi Delilah, I'd like to make a long distance dedication to Piggy Noone, "The Shill is Gone".

Posted by: runningrn calling up Delilah at March 30, 2012 05:34 AM (vJ9tV)

207 Norah Jones, Celene Deon and MC Hammer were born today.

Posted by: Dan at March 30, 2012 05:35 AM (uhPd1)

208 Peggy is just punching above her weight.

Posted by: Fritz at March 30, 2012 05:35 AM (/ZZCn)

209 Is it tire burning day?

Posted by: Jean at March 30, 2012 05:35 AM (WkuV6)

210

Happy Birthday Vincent Van Gogh!

Posted by: Dan at March 30, 2012 05:35 AM (uhPd1)

211 willow, oh God. So it's this -

Noonanberg in 1931 [from Berlin]: What we really need in this Depression is a leader with magic. [blah blah] Someone not afraid to dig deep into our pre-Christian heritage and to put on some big rallies with torches. [blah blah blah]

Noonanberg in 1938 [from Buenos Aires]: Oh dear, I might have been a little hasty.

Posted by: Boulder Toilet Hobo at March 30, 2012 05:36 AM (QTHTd)

212

Tomorrow is Al Gore's birthday (for all you liberals)

Posted by: Dan at March 30, 2012 05:36 AM (uhPd1)

213 >>I'm referring to the broad, stable, nonradical, non-birther right.

Damn. She can't even admit to being wrong without insulting everyone who disagreed with her when she was wrong.

Posted by: HeatherRadish at March 30, 2012 05:36 AM (ZKzrr)

214 Reminds me of her defending her defense of that preteen girl dancing squad video that looked like a Future Strippers of America exhibition dance. Tried some lame Dr. Spock self-esteem tack that just made the deep hole she was in even deeper.

Posted by: Burn the Witch at March 30, 2012 10:32 AM (rX1N2)

 

 

 

 

I missed that. Can't say I'm sorry about that. I think that show "Toddlers and Tiaras" is just plain kiddy porn lite. I cannot even stand to flick by it. Makes me feel somehow dirty just hitting on the show while channel surfing.

Posted by: maddogg at March 30, 2012 05:36 AM (OlN4e)

215 Soon to be followed, after a catastrophic war, by "I told you so all along".

Posted by: Boulder Toilet Hobo at March 30, 2012 05:36 AM (QTHTd)

216 Peggy Noonan still is being published?? That aside, there are three difference kinds of liberals out there: (1) young, airheaded student types (many of whom ultimately will grow up to be conservatives), (2) grown men and women who actually hold liberal viewpoints across the board, (3) men and women in perpetual states of arrested development, searching and yearning for acceptance and approval among what they fatuously believe to be the "more sophisticated" among us, but sometimes having moments of clarity, so to speak, during which they understand, however fleetingly, the absurdity of their ways. The first category is self-explanatory. Those falling into the 2nd category suffer from what is tantamount to a severe mental disorder. Peggy Noonan and her ilk fall into the 3rd category. For my money, in that respect, Noonan is the worst kind of liberal. Category No. 1 are just young kids, saddled by inexperience and immaturity. No. 2 are sick, sick people. Getting angry at them is like getting angry at schizophrenia patients. The willfully-ignorant tools in No. 3 have no valid excuses.

Posted by: Tsar Nicholas II at March 30, 2012 05:37 AM (r2PLg)

217 "Squirrel!!!!!"

Posted by: Barrack at March 30, 2012 05:37 AM (P9OJs)

218 Peggy and Kathleen Parker remain bummed out that they don't get invited to the White House parties. After all, this is the main they supported Obummer and wrote so viciously about the potential of having Palin as VP!

How dare the most eloquent of speakers, evah, in the WH and history of the nation...a black man!!eleventy!! not include them?

Kathleen Parker, has been (starred with pervert who endorses prostitutes and wears black socks---even that move did not help her) did hitch a ride--while probably also hitching her skirt--on a campaign flight with The Won, if I recall. But that may have been as close as she got to swooning over his jugness. David Brooks did get to touch the crease in Barry's pants. But Dame Noonan? Not sure if she got access, and she is bummed, and it is your fault that this intelligent preznit is not as popular and uniting this country as he ingests poppers and blows rainbow butterflies out his bazooka. Anyway, thus the sucking on lemons and gradual awakening that WE WERE ALL RIGHT. Love it.

Posted by: ChristyBlinky: ABO 2012 at March 30, 2012 05:37 AM (baL2B)

219 Andy, you may as well add Ann Althouse to the list too. She drank that Kool Aid from the same cup as Noonan did.
=============
Ann is not a conservative.
And she is going to vote for Obama again.

Posted by: jimmuy at March 30, 2012 05:37 AM (kSaUf)

220 And, Ms Noonan: I was never a birther, so get bent again.

Posted by: Boulder Toilet Hobo at March 30, 2012 05:37 AM (QTHTd)

221   46  If I win, I'm going to create my own secret super villain lair, complete with hidden heli-pad.
*
*
If I win, I'll bet New Zealand would relax its immigration policies to let me in.  Especially if I invested heavily in EnZed bonds and stuff.

I know, if you buy a ticket your chance of winning is 1 in 470 million or something.  But you know what your chance of winning is if you don't buy a ticket?  ZERO.

(Yeah, I'll wait until after November to move.  I'll vote against Obambi and then arrive down in EnZed for their summer!  Win-win!)

Posted by: Wolfus Aurelius at March 30, 2012 05:38 AM (exvgC)

222

I think that show "Toddlers and Tiaras" is just plain kiddy porn lite. I cannot even stand to flick by it. Makes me feel somehow dirty just hitting on the show while channel surfing.

 

Toddles and Tiaras makes me want to become a serial killer who targets those kids' parents.  No jury would ever ever convict me.

 

 

Posted by: alexthechick - SMOD 2012 at March 30, 2012 05:38 AM (VtjlW)

223 One of the things I had to teach myself was to square up to the target. I've done martial arts in the past, so my natural inclination is to present my left side to a target, but that didn't give me the control of the pistol that I needed.

I had an instructor tell me to put my left foot slightly forward and, for me, it helped a surprising amount.

I'd go more often if the budget stretched to more ammo.

Posted by: Retread at March 30, 2012 05:39 AM (joSBv)

224 >>Is it tire burning day?

Isn't every day tire burning day?

Posted by: HeatherRadish at March 30, 2012 05:39 AM (ZKzrr)

225

@216

 

One thing I love about handguns is how few marksmanship principles there are versus long range rifle shooting, yet just how easy it is to miss at startingly close ranges if you let your attention lapse.

 

It's why I love movies where the bad guy is jumping off some object, prostrate in mid air - scoring perfect headshots on (presumably) well-trained federal agents in good solid stances who can't seem to hit the broadside of a barn.

 

Cracks me up everytime.

Posted by: Burn the Witch at March 30, 2012 05:39 AM (rX1N2)

226 AllenG - there is some wisdom in presenting a smaller profile to the other guy. Your range probably won't let you - but have you tried a prone firing position (on your back) using your legs to support your arms.

Posted by: Jean at March 30, 2012 05:40 AM (WkuV6)

227 I want the fucking shit stain out of office. I can't take it anymore.

Our son posted on Facebook yesterday that a friend of his was killed by an IED blast day before yesterday, and two friends are severely wounded.

He hasn't responded to e-mails in nearly two weeks, which means he's on a convoy.

I just want to get the hell out of Vegas and go home.

Dammit.

Posted by: Jane D'oh at March 30, 2012 05:40 AM (PJ+vx)

228 Pistols are for fighting your way to your rifle.

Posted by: toby928 at March 30, 2012 05:41 AM (GTbGH)

229

Shooting is fun. I know a guy who belonged to a gub club. He left because of the politics and he said the people were too right wing.

Posted by: Dan at March 30, 2012 05:41 AM (uhPd1)

230

So  the  stupid  scrunt  Noonan   trips  and  falls  in  the ocean  and  discovers  it's  wet. 

 

Thanks  Peggy,  good  to  know.   What  other  amazing  revelations  do  have  for  us  and  why  the  hell  does  the  Wall  Street  Journal  pay  you   for  the  drivel  you  write?

Posted by: Larsen E. Whipsnade at March 30, 2012 05:41 AM (6BgmB)

231 Boy was I wrong. I mean how do you possibly hit on every wrong step? Not get one possible thing right? (Obama-philes will eventually remind me "He Killed Bin Laden, so I guess he got one thing right." But if we're to believe the actual nature of that interaction it seems more like his cabinent finally told him to STFU and do something.) Economy: Bust, Foriegn policy: currently being run by some French NATO guy, tranformative politics: Racist." I don't even give him credit for allowing the bin Ladin mission. That was a fucking 10 year operation, part of the "8 years of failed policies blah blah". Also, the only response to that is "they dragged the guy off a golf course to tell him they located bin Ladin, can you name one person in the country that wouldn't have said ok do it?"

Posted by: Mr Pink at March 30, 2012 05:41 AM (K2IKF)

232 I've never figured out what all those retards thought "hope and change" meant. I guess it was a feeling? I'M a feeling....

Posted by: Dawn Moody-Blues at March 30, 2012 05:42 AM (KZi9D)

233 Still waiting to hear from Chris Buckley.

Posted by: bergerbilder at March 30, 2012 05:42 AM (j+Izh)

234 @ 224
Tomorrow is Al Gore's birthday (for all you liberals)

Posted by: Dan at March 30, 2012 10:36 AM (uhPd1)


Dear Dan...hate to break it to you, but it was established the other day during a moron poetry session that this great poobah may have gone to a carbon offset ozone layer. He is cut free from the weight of the world and has found his seventh chakra. So, no more birthdays for his massive footprint. We thought you knew?

Posted by: ChristyBlinky: ABO 2012 at March 30, 2012 05:42 AM (baL2B)

235 195 Althouse redeemed herself at the state level, broadcasting news about the anti-Walker movement. She's done us more good than harm.

Posted by: Boulder Toilet Hobo at March 30, 2012 10:28 AM (QTHTd)


There's that, but she helped bring about Obama in the larger picture.  She'll have to do a whole lot more to fully redeem herself in my eyes.

Posted by: EC at March 30, 2012 05:43 AM (GQ8sn)

236

And she is going to vote for Obama again.


 

Posted by: jimmuy at March 30, 2012 10:37 AM (kSaUf)

 

Has she actually said it yet?  I've always been in the camp that knew she would do it again too, but I haven't been over there in awhile.

Posted by: Burn the Witch at March 30, 2012 05:43 AM (rX1N2)

237

"I don't even give him credit for allowing the bin Ladin mission. That was a fucking 10 year operation, part of the "8 years of failed policies blah blah". Also, the only response to that is "they dragged the guy off a golf course to tell him they located bin Ladin, can you name one person in the country that wouldn't have said ok do it?"

 

 

Why teh Eff is everyone looking at me? 

Posted by: Slick Willy Clinton at March 30, 2012 05:43 AM (vJ9tV)

238 Now if ace will just board the PDF forgery train...

Posted by: whats next at March 30, 2012 05:43 AM (OhYCU)

239 When (not if) I hit the lottery today I'm going to build a coal powered  Steam  Hummer.

Posted by: Jimmah at March 30, 2012 05:43 AM (UpwlP)

240 I had an instructor tell me to put my left foot slightly forward and, for me, it helped a surprising amount.

If I had more experience (and, therefore, better 'muscle memory') that would probably work for me, too.  But I found I needed the stability that squaring up provided.

there is some wisdom in presenting a smaller profile to the other guy.

Yeah, it being my first time, I'm not to terribly concerned with that.

It's like when I was taking martial arts (mostly tae kwan do, but I've also done some karate) they always start teaching you from a front-facing stance (usually 'horse stance' or something similar) you don't move to a "fighting stance" until you've mastered some of the basics.

I'm kind of going on that theory with my shooting.

Posted by: AllenG (Dedicated Tenther) SMOD 2012 at March 30, 2012 05:44 AM (8y9MW)

241 What does Trayvon's picture have to do with this thread?

Posted by: cherry at March 30, 2012 05:44 AM (OhYCU)

242
Has she actually said it yet? I've always been in the camp that knew she would do it again too, but I haven't been over there in awhile.

Posted by: Burn the Witch at March 30, 2012 10:43 AM (rX1N2)

 

 

 

 

Yeah, she actually said it.

Posted by: maddogg at March 30, 2012 05:45 AM (OlN4e)

243 Welcome to the party, Peggy. Thanks for helping push the SCOAMF over the line back in '08. Now go fuck yourself with a rock, and die.

Posted by: Hayabusa at March 30, 2012 05:45 AM (wG0z7)

244 He left because of the politics and he said the people were too right wing The left wing gun club meets in the yard by the free weights.

Posted by: Jean at March 30, 2012 05:45 AM (WkuV6)

245

the gristled head version of Canseku has had me laughing out loud. 

#JusticeForTradon

Posted by: toby928 at March 30, 2012 05:46 AM (GTbGH)

246 Jean @ 256 Now that right there is funny.

Posted by: Lauren at March 30, 2012 05:47 AM (PLael)

247 224
Tomorrow is Al Gore's birthday (for all you liberals)

Posted by: Dan at March 30, 2012 10:36 AM (uhPd1)


Dang it now I have to go comb the local ghetto and pick up a tire to burn in celebration.

Posted by: tangonine at March 30, 2012 05:47 AM (x3YFz)

248 Yeah, she actually said it.

 

Posted by: maddogg at March 30, 2012 10:45 AM (OlN4e)

 

Wow.  I'm surprised to find out that I want to hear her undoubtedly poor reasoning for it.  I never went over there for her shitty opinions anyway.  I just like the stupid lefties and some of the regular commenters.

Posted by: Burn the Witch at March 30, 2012 05:48 AM (rX1N2)

249 Since Obama has changed, that *obviates* Noonan's previous endorsement of him..... I'm sure she still thinks that we H8Rs from 2008 are racists; Obama's stated policies during the presidential campaign had nothing to do with our opposition to him.

Posted by: Retired Buckeye Cop at March 30, 2012 05:48 AM (M0NzJ)

250

"Dear Dan...hate to break it to you, but it was established the other day during a moron poetry session that this great poobah may have gone to a carbon offset ozone layer. He is cut free from the weight of the world and has found his seventh chakra. So, no more birthdays for his massive footprint. We thought you knew?"

 

 

Shuffled off the Carbon Coil, sob! 

To the great Solar Panel in the Sky. 

Off to receive his well deserved green crown in Glory. 

I shall miss Algore.

Posted by: Jose Canseco, Poet Laueate at March 30, 2012 05:49 AM (vJ9tV)

251 She's late to the party, obviously, but maybe she will help to convince the other bitter clingers.

Posted by: cherry at March 30, 2012 05:49 AM (OhYCU)

252 This isn't about browbeating moderate voters who sided with Obama and are considering coming over to our side.  This is about berating people WHO WERE ON OUR SIDE and crossed the aisle because of a tendency toward starfucking.  We're talking about people who made their living as writers for conservative publications. We're talking about WFB's son for fuck's sake.  If Chris Buckley can't tell a socialist when he sees one and not support him then he's a fucking moron and likely the mailman's kid.

My disdain isn't for moderates who are coming over, its for conservatives who stabbed us in the back. Fuck them.

Posted by: DanInMN at March 30, 2012 05:49 AM (XqeyF)

253 I've stopped commenting on / paying attention to sell-out establishment RINO pundits (Noonan, Brooks, Frum et. al.) They are now irrelevant. It will soon be time to exclusively focus on taking it directly to Lefties.

Posted by: LibertyAtStake at March 30, 2012 05:50 AM (l7gWx)

254 hhaha tangonine...I know some people are going target shooting tomorrow to celebrate the birthday.

Posted by: Dan at March 30, 2012 05:51 AM (uhPd1)

255

"Your range probably won't let you"

 

Most indoor ranges won't let you do much more than stand still and pop off one round every 2 seconds max.  That's fine for basic marksmanship, but God forbid you end up in a fight, the chances of squaring up in a perfect stationary isocoles stance, etc. are approaching nil.  Moving your ass out of there is paramount.  That's the real value in training classes and competitions like IDPA and USPSA.  You learn to move and shoot under time pressure.

Posted by: Jaws at March 30, 2012 05:51 AM (4I3Uo)

256

Oh, screw it. I'll have what Peggy's having.

I know what she's having (and where).  You want no part of that.

Posted by: MacGruber at March 30, 2012 05:51 AM (sWgE+)

257 What do you think is the difference between a  liberal and a leftie?

Posted by: Dan at March 30, 2012 05:51 AM (uhPd1)

258

In re Peggy Noonan & the whole "Guess Who's Coming to Dinner" phenomenon - there's a really profound new post, over at iSteve, about precisely this sort of thing:

 

LINK: bit.ly/H2Trmp

 

"Black women used to work as servile maids, and so whites decided to reward Oprah, an independent woman, with billions. But, her liberated role is really as a neo-maid. Good for nothing else, she massages 'white guilt' and makes whites feel good. She's indeed the most highly paid maid in the world.


And Obama is really like the black chauffer who is driven around by others. But he chauffers around white liberal guilt and self-regard as do-gooders.


Oprah's maidness and Obama's chaufferness have gone from the literal to the metaphysical. They don't actually practice those roles physically but still do so psychologically."

 

 

Posted by: Zombie Shane at March 30, 2012 05:52 AM (F5Rm1)

259 I've stopped commenting on / paying attention to sell-out establishment RINO pundits (Noonan, Brooks, Frum et. al.)

The Pussy Pundits

Posted by: one who yells pussy at March 30, 2012 05:52 AM (OhYCU)

260 Huffington post put out an article mocking conservative townies/locals in Bangor maine..

Posted by: Dan at March 30, 2012 05:52 AM (uhPd1)

261 Poor Jane.. I can't even imagine how hard this is for you.  I think of you and your son often and always offer up a prayer for his safety and your strength.

Posted by: jewells45 at March 30, 2012 05:53 AM (l/N7H)

262 "Peggy Noonan the whole" = Peggy Noonan AMPERSAND  the whole

Posted by: Zombie Shane at March 30, 2012 05:53 AM (F5Rm1)

263 Posted by: Mr Pink at March 30, 2012 10:24 AM (K2IKF) There are three possibilities to reverse the margin to defeat Obama in the fall. 1. Get somebody who didn't vote in 2008 to vote GOP, net +1 2. Get somebody who voted Obama in 2008 to stay home this time, net +1 3. Get somebody who voted Obama in 2008 to vote GOP this time, net +2 The +2s who are still on the fence at this point are a lost cause. The way to increase both categories of +1s is to demonize Obama and his supporters. Obama and his supporters can be easily demonized on his record alone. And another thing: The "mushy middle" "independent" assholes who gave Obama the win in 2008 will not necessarily respond to nice. They are indecisive, waffling fucks whose fickleness is rooted in their fawning desire to belong. Defiance is not part of their makeup. These are the kinds of sheep who need to be bullied to figure out what to do next. The key to winning these pieces of shit over is to pick a scapegoat from among them and be merciless. Get the others thinking, "I'd sure hate to be that guy," and they'll stay at home or vote against Obama. Be hard enough on the scapegoat, and I'll bet he goes Stockholm Syndrome on you.

Posted by: FRONT TOWARD LEFT at March 30, 2012 05:54 AM (p7SSh)

264 FNX-9.>>

Semi auto pistols are fun but you're right can be spendy to shoot. Not sure if you have acess to some land to spend the day shooting or not. But I have a black powder rifle and pistol (Ruger Old Navy). They are a lot cheaper to shoot since the ritual process of loading takes time. That and the smoke makes it more fun for some reason to me.

Posted by: Buzzsaw at March 30, 2012 05:54 AM (tf9Ne)

265 You people that voted for obama out of white guilt/I am not a racist....there is no excuse this time to vote for obama...

Posted by: Dan at March 30, 2012 05:54 AM (uhPd1)

266 chauffer who is driven around by others

This is why I don't hang out at Sailer's place and especially don't read the comments.

Posted by: Boulder Toilet Hobo at March 30, 2012 05:54 AM (QTHTd)

267 AllenG - when the other guy has a gun as well the old boot camp training -- get your dick in the dirt -- has a lot of wisdom. I'm some what suspicious of the upright, two handed stances designed for cops sporting armor and trying to use the color of authority to defuse a situation.

Posted by: Jean at March 30, 2012 05:55 AM (WkuV6)

268 Peggy Noonan has to defend her columns at the elite cocktail parties and when the alternative to Obama was George W or the TEA Party she could not because the elites can't conceive that someone could be a good person and support W or the TEA Party. The same goes for Santorum or Gingrich. Romney, however, is a person who the elites can at least fathom that a good person might possibly support, so that provides the opening for Noonan to abandon Obama and not be shunned at the elite cocktail parties.

Posted by: GKChesterton at March 30, 2012 05:55 AM (e2csJ)

269 That's the real value in training classes and competitions like IDPA and USPSA. You learn to move and shoot under time pressure.

The range I went to offers classes ranging from their "Basic Handgun" to a CHL class, up to a "Defensive Handgun" (or something like that) class.  Their range is also good for pistols and rifles (on guy had an AR-15 he was shooting while I was there).  They apparently allow shotguns, but now they charge an extra fee for that.

Posted by: AllenG (Dedicated Tenther) SMOD 2012 at March 30, 2012 05:55 AM (8y9MW)

270 81 It takes some time for people to come to terms with being duped by a con man.

Let Peggy an others like her come around. Push on them and they might dig in like stubborn mules.
---   And they might be the sort of people most able to bring others along with them.   Come on in i say the waters warn. At least it is within 8 inches of me.

Posted by: Ted Striker at March 30, 2012 05:57 AM (SO2Q8)

271 There will be be books written about how in the fuck so many people fell for obama's bullshit

I saw this motherfucker coming a mile away- I will never understand why so many supposedly 'smart' people did not

Posted by: Jones in CO at March 30, 2012 05:57 AM (8sCoq)

272 "The constitutional law professor from the University of Chicago didn't notice the centerpiece of his agenda was not constitutional? How did that happen?"

Cause he's a bullshit artist, Peggy.

Posted by: Jimbo at March 30, 2012 05:58 AM (O3R/2)

273 Not sure if you have acess to some land to spend the day shooting or not

Got a family farm out in Eastland, TX (which, ironically, is in West Texas).  We shoot skeet out there from time to time.

I've shot black powder- I'm not a huge fan.

when the other guy has a gun as well the old boot camp training -- get your dick in the dirt -- has a lot of wisdom.

That's true.  But, until I'm actually proficient, the best thing for me to do is not get in that situation.  Well, that's always the best thing to do, but you get my point.

Posted by: AllenG (Dedicated Tenther) SMOD 2012 at March 30, 2012 05:58 AM (8y9MW)

274

"broad, stable, nonradical, non-birther right"

 

So.... the ones criticizing up until now have been narrow, unstable, radical birthers. And now that Noonan's finally joined the party, Obama's critics finally include totally reasonable people. Gotcha.

 

Posted by: Average Jen at March 30, 2012 05:58 AM (Y4H6x)

275 What is happening is that the president is coming across more and more as a trimmer, as an operator who's not operating in good faith.

Well, I say! He always struck me more as being a cad and a bounder, Dame NaNuNaNoonan!

Posted by: Krebs v Carnot: Epic Battle of the Cycling Stars at March 30, 2012 05:59 AM (lce0m)

276
  Have always found that starting a novice shooter in the actual mechanics of shooting works best with a small caliber handgun-.22 is ideal here.  No concern about recoil, hence no distraction.

   Of course, none of this takes place until familiarization  with the concept of safe shooting happens.

Posted by: irongrampa at March 30, 2012 05:59 AM (SAMxH)

277

What does Trayvon's picture have to do with this thread?


 

What does anything the Horde comments on have to do with the thread the comment is a part of?

Posted by: alexthechick - SMOD 2012 at March 30, 2012 05:59 AM (VtjlW)

278

"This is why I don't hang out at Sailer's place and especially don't read the comments."

 

There's an awful lot of good information just waiting to be digested over at iSteve.

 

And, by and large, some refreshingly honest exchanges of opinion.

 

 

 

Posted by: Zombie Shane at March 30, 2012 05:59 AM (F5Rm1)

279 273 Poor Jane.. I can't even imagine how hard this is for you. I think of you and your son often and always offer up a prayer for his safety and your strength.

Posted by: jewells45 at March 30, 2012 10:53 AM (l/N7H)




Thank you.  I'm heartsick for him that he's already lost a friend over there, and another one may die.



I hate his CiC with the heat of a million suns.  And I equally hate anyone who voted for the SCOAMF and hasn't seen the light.  Fuck them all.

Posted by: Jane D'oh at March 30, 2012 06:00 AM (PJ+vx)

280 Do not go prone at an indoor range. Too much lead. On the firing line, the lead is mostly from primers.

Posted by: FRONT TOWARD LEFT at March 30, 2012 06:00 AM (p7SSh)

281

 "The constitutional law professor from the University of Chicago didn't
notice the centerpiece of his agenda was not constitutional? How did
that happen?"


***

Kinda makes you want to see his grades now, don't it Peggs?

Posted by: Burn the Witch at March 30, 2012 06:00 AM (rX1N2)

282 Speaking of shooting; last weekend I met my son at my place up in the Ozarks to sight in his new AR-15, both with the folding open sights, then with a red dot sight. Damn thing shoots pretty good. I was shooting 3 inch groups with open sights at 100 meters with Russkie ammo. I raised that kid OK. The nice thing about having your own place in the sticks is that I can sight in a high powered rifle off the front porch of the house and nobody will raise an eyebrow.

Posted by: maddogg at March 30, 2012 06:00 AM (OlN4e)

283 So I was right and they made me apologize for nuht'in!  Dadgummit!

Posted by: Joe "YOU LIE!' Wilson at March 30, 2012 06:00 AM (RJyPz)

284

I truly believe that Joe Biden will be the last one to turn off the lights.  From ABC news:

"Vice President Joe Biden today assured a group of campaign donors in Wisconsin that Republican criticism of President Obama’s leadership style doesn’t match up with what he’s witnessed firsthand.

“I’ve watched him make decisions that would make another man or woman’s hair curl,” Biden told the crowd of 150 inside the Italian Community Center in Milwaukee, according to a pool reporter on scene.

Biden, who has said he’s the last man in the room with Obama before a tough call, often attests that his boss has a “backbone like a ramrod.”

And today he said that mettle — and the “serious problems” Obama faced upon taking office — put the president in a class of his own.

“I think I can say … no president, and I would argue in the 20th century and including now the 21st century, has had as many serious problems which are cases of first-instance laid on his table,” Biden said. “Franklin Roosevelt faced more dire consequences, but in a bizarre way it was more straightforward.”

The vice president claimed that the complexity of the 2008 financial crisis presented challenges in a way the Great Depression of 80 years ago did not.

Biden also discussed the decision by Obama to authorize a covert raid into Pakistan to kill or capture Osama bin Laden, noting that nearly the entire national security team — including Biden — advised against the raid. Obama made the call anyway.

The only one on the team who agreed with the president, said Biden, was then-CIA director Leon Panetta.

“Nobody but one person in that entire apparatus said go,” Biden said."
 

 

Posted by: runningrn at March 30, 2012 06:01 AM (vJ9tV)

285 AllenG - will the range allow you to bring an old jacket and shoot thru the pocket, go prone, move laterally, or use handloads. Those usually where range control/insurance considerations kick in. My "range" even allows me to bring a cooler of beer - in fact encourages it.

Posted by: Jean at March 30, 2012 06:01 AM (WkuV6)

286 >>Black women used to work as servile maids

So did white women, scrunt.  The most commonly known form was the "Irish girl" in the northeast in the 19th century, but that's how my grandmother paid her way through high school in the early 20th century: cleaning a rich family's house (and burning the toast just the way her employer's husband liked it, the story went).

Posted by: HeatherRadish at March 30, 2012 06:01 AM (ZKzrr)

287 Of course, none of this takes place until familiarization with the concept of safe shooting happens.

True. I got about 10 minutes of basic instruction (for free, no less) since I was a first time shooter.  I practiced that stuff on the range, too.

Speaking of- I never realized how much effort went into loading a handgun magazine.  My thumb still feels like it's pressing a bullet down and into the magazine.

Posted by: AllenG (Dedicated Tenther) SMOD 2012 at March 30, 2012 06:01 AM (8y9MW)

288 Agree on .22lr for a first gun.  $300-$400 gets you a nice semiauto and a brick of 550 rounds is less than $20 at Wallyworld.

Posted by: Jaws at March 30, 2012 06:01 AM (4I3Uo)

289

Of course, none of this takes place until familiarization with the concept of safe shooting happens.

 

 

The first thing I was ever taught when I was taught to shoot is never point a gun at anything you don't want to kill. I maintain that's the best piece of advice about using a gun I've ever heard.

Posted by: alexthechick - SMOD 2012 at March 30, 2012 06:01 AM (VtjlW)

290 Just got a new revolver. 357 Smith/Wesson. Good piece. Good take down power.  Might go practice today. Got a watermelon to blow up. Make some Kool Aid.

Posted by: Dan at March 30, 2012 06:02 AM (uhPd1)

291 191 When you've lost Peggy - You'll soon lose her sycophantic sidekick and wannabe go-to (as opposed to over-the-hill) commentator, Kathleen Parker. Already happened yesterday.

Posted by: Sherlock at March 30, 2012 06:02 AM (8ra42)

292 God forbid, has Obama lost the upper East Side?

Posted by: jeff at March 30, 2012 06:02 AM (Kt7pr)

293 Average Jen: "now that Noonan's finally joined the party, Obama's critics finally include totally reasonable people"

Bam. Threadwinner.

Whatever Noonan wakes up deciding that day is moderate-conservative and Good, because otherwise, Noonan wouldn't consider it.

Noonan hasn't changed one bit.

Posted by: Boulder Toilet Hobo at March 30, 2012 06:03 AM (QTHTd)

294 Back in 2008, Peggy just wanted Zero to [REDACTED] her so badly that she voted for him. There's really nothing more to it than that.

Posted by: Jim Ryan at March 30, 2012 06:04 AM (bnGIe)

295

Jane, prayers for you, your son, and your son's friend.  I am so sorry that your son has to serve under a CinC who is sooo not up to the task.  It's why we need to do everything humanly possible to get this SCOAMF out of office!

 

Posted by: runningrn at March 30, 2012 06:04 AM (vJ9tV)

296 Once again (uhpd1) is a troll. Let it be. Do a quick search, constantly changing nics, never on topic. Just leave it alone, maybe it'll go back to DU.

Posted by: DC in Towson at March 30, 2012 06:04 AM (I/cLr)

297 My plan for the lottery has to do with high-priced lawyers and the restraining order Michelle Pfeiffer has out on me.

Posted by: minuteman (formerly trainer) until Juggy is gone at March 30, 2012 06:04 AM (Rojyk)

298 AllenG - will the range allow you to bring an old jacket and shoot thru the pocket, go prone, move laterally, or use handloads.

At the public range (I think they have a private one for their classes) the answers are: probably, no, no, and yes.  There's not room to go prone or move laterally, I don't think they'd know or care if you shot through a jacket, though, and they don't check your ammunition- you can bring and shoot whatever you want, ammunition wise.

Posted by: AllenG (Dedicated Tenther) SMOD 2012 at March 30, 2012 06:04 AM (8y9MW)

299 HeatherRadish™ at March 30, 2012 11:01 AM (ZKzrr)

+100

Posted by: willow at March 30, 2012 06:05 AM (TomZ9)

300 I want a tactical semi auto shotgun..terminator style in case shit goes down..what weapon do you have in case shit goes down?

Posted by: Dan at March 30, 2012 06:05 AM (uhPd1)

301 307
Jane, prayers for you, your son, and your son's friend. I am so sorry that your son has to serve under a CinC who is sooo not up to the task. It's why we need to do everything humanly possible to get this SCOAMF out of office!

Posted by: runningrn at March 30, 2012 11:04 AM (vJ9tV)




Thanks.  I'm heartbroken for him.  I'm also scared to death for him.



Just want to get the hell out of Vegas (conference is over today) and back home.  Thank God I haven't had to be anywhere near Moochelle and the brats.

Posted by: Jane D'oh at March 30, 2012 06:06 AM (PJ+vx)

302 I'm teaching my little pistelero's on a SA .22 (the 4in NAA with Cowboy grips) they start with one .22 short and are working their way up. I find it difficult to recommend an auto (of any caliber) to a new shooter. Just too much going on.

Posted by: Jean at March 30, 2012 06:06 AM (WkuV6)

303

Posted by: Mr Pink at March 30, 2012 10:41 AM (K2IKF)

 

Well I don't either, I addressed it in the post. I have even less faith, some accounts suggested we has going to say no until the cabinent rammed it down his throat.

In any case, Me=psuedo-Philosopher, taught to address your opponent's arguments in yours and cut them in two, if I didn't do that well enough let me try this again:

"Some will say he killed bin Laden, so he did one thing right.  Let me put this to you simply.  Thousands of thousands of people across a decade did many things right to get to that point.  All the SCOAMF was nod his head, some accounts say he was reluctant to do that.  So it's more like he didn't choose wrong than he "did right."

 

Better?

Posted by: tsrblke at March 30, 2012 06:06 AM (SYrwI)

304 Aunt Peggy - Stop making Daddy drink!

Posted by: Malia on Vacay at March 30, 2012 06:07 AM (DATOZ)

305

Peggy Noonan is useless. That's why the Left likes her.

 

Noonan carefully protects her cluelessness.....so that she can be 'surprised' when she can no longer ignore the Truth, after it has hit her in the face.

Posted by: wheatie at March 30, 2012 06:07 AM (dEMjC)

306 What weapon do you have in case shit goes downshit just got real.?


Posted by: Jimbo at March 30, 2012 06:08 AM (O3R/2)

307 what weapon do you have in case shit goes down?

Right now?  A broadsword.  Once I can sink some money into this shooting thing, I'll actually have a nice collection of long guns- weapons inherited from my Grandfather (my brothers and cousins didn't want them), as well as a Remington 870 (I think?) pump action my brother doesn't want anymore.  In addition to whatever handgun I pick.

Posted by: AllenG (Dedicated Tenther) SMOD 2012 at March 30, 2012 06:08 AM (8y9MW)

308 Has she actually said it yet? I've always been in the camp that knew she would do it again too, but I haven't been over there in awhile.
===================]
No, not yet. But, she is still on the tail end of the "how do I rationalize what I know is stupid and wrong but I want to do it anyway" phase.
Between years 2 and 3 of the JEF, she would post stuff critical of him and of Democrats in particular. But, there has been a subtle shift in the last 4 or 5 months. You wouldn't know it unless you were actively suspicious of her. Perhaps, it started with her notion that the JEF really wanted to lose on Obamacare because she calculates it'll be a net plus for him as he can spin it to a campaign point. It really accelerated over the Fluke's Love Hovel business where she got out in front of that and made a point to howl that the GOP was mean and wrong. But, removing any doubt was her post about the JEF's response to Treyvon--some bullshit about how "he'd look like my son" was shrewd, thoughtful, "just the right tone" and careful for a response.

Yes. That [spit] one is going to vote for the JEF. She has already decided that, she is just looking for a proper fig leaf.

Posted by: jimmuy at March 30, 2012 06:08 AM (kSaUf)

309 I know Jane.  These past few months as the election is getting closer have become just horrible for me.  I find myself more and more depressed and despondent, and that is NOT me. Of course it doesn't help we had a horrible line up to go against the SCOAMF.  I find it so hard to get excited over Romney but looks like he's our only hope (Jesus, no wonder I want to slit my wrists).

Posted by: jewells45 at March 30, 2012 06:08 AM (l/N7H)

310 Dan, let me fix that for you -- what weapons do you have in case shit goes down? If only one -- Benelli M1 Super 90

Posted by: Jean at March 30, 2012 06:09 AM (WkuV6)

311 When switching from a revolver to autoloader, it is important to remember NOT to cross the offhand thumb over the grip thumb while firing.

Posted by: maddogg at March 30, 2012 06:09 AM (OlN4e)

312 322 I know Jane. These past few months as the election is getting closer have become just horrible for me. I find myself more and more depressed and despondent, and that is NOT me. Of course it doesn't help we had a horrible line up to go against the SCOAMF. I find it so hard to get excited over Romney but looks like he's our only hope (Jesus, no wonder I want to slit my wrists).

Posted by: jewells45 at March 30, 2012 11:08 AM (l/N7H)




I'm with ya.  I just wonder how Barry and his evil minions will keep the troops from voting this year.  I know the majority hate him.

Posted by: Jane D'oh at March 30, 2012 06:10 AM (PJ+vx)

313

"I saw this motherfucker coming a mile away- I will never understand why so many supposedly 'smart' people did not"

 

Again, read that new post over at iSteve - it was tailor-made for skirts who think with their c*nts, like our Ms Noonan:

 

"Black women used to work as servile maids, and so whites decided to reward Oprah, an independent woman, with billions. But, her liberated role is really as a neo-maid. Good for nothing else, she massages 'white guilt' and makes whites feel good. She's indeed the most highly paid maid in the world.

And Obama is really like the black chauffer who is driven around by others. But he chauffers around white liberal guilt and self-regard as do-gooders.

Oprah's maidness and Obama's chaufferness have gone from the literal to the metaphysical. They don't actually practice those roles physically but still do so psychologically."

 

To me, the big question is whether this ENTIRE PHENOMENON was intentionally engineered [by the likes of the Frankfurt School, and their allies in the media & the financial world & academia] precisely so as to get skirts like Noonan all wet between the legs.

 

Posted by: Zombie Shane at March 30, 2012 06:10 AM (F5Rm1)

314

The first rule of SHTF Gun Club ...

Posted by: toby928 at March 30, 2012 06:10 AM (GTbGH)

315

"the media the financial world academia" = the media AMPERSAND the financial world AMPERSAND  academia

 

 

Posted by: Zombie Shane at March 30, 2012 06:10 AM (F5Rm1)

316 In other news, Peggy Noonan observes that hydrogen may not be the best alternative for transatlantic airship transportation.

Posted by: Cicero at March 30, 2012 06:11 AM (IRUIh)

317

I have a Heckler and Koch Model HK 300 rifle  that is a .22 magnum, and it is a tack driver.

 

The Ruger Super Single Six comes with cylinders for .22 lr, and .22 magnum. Kind of cool.

Posted by: Hydrocarbon Liberation Front at March 30, 2012 06:11 AM (NVu2l)

318 Well, by golly, now that I glance back over the thread uhpd1 does appear a tad trollish with just a pinch of Moby thrown in for good measure.

Posted by: Burn the Witch at March 30, 2012 06:12 AM (rX1N2)

319

"Black women used to work as servile maids

So did white women, scrunt. The most commonly known form was the "Irish girl" in the northeast in the 19th century, but that's how my grandmother paid her way through high school in the early 20th century: cleaning a rich family's house (and burning the toast just the way her employer's husband liked it, the story went)."

 

My mom (who's second generation Japanese, Nisei) cleaned houses to pay for college.  My dad (also Nisei) was your stereotypical Japanese gardener and in ROTC to pay for college and grad school.  They were also interned at Minidoka during WWII.  I grew up to believe that no one ever owed me anything and if I wanted to succeed, I had to work hard and be willing to do whatever it took to achieve.  My parents drilled into me that no job was beneath me (my worst job ever was as a nurse's aide in a nursing home in college, I cleaned up a lot of poop and changed a lot of soiled beds).  I am sick and tired of people using race or the subjugation and mistreatment of their ancestors to entitle them benefits today.  I am also fricking sick of people demanding "justice" for the past egregious sins that America committed.  If these asshats hate it here so much, they need to return to their countries of origin and see how well off they would be their ancestors not been enslaved. 

Posted by: runningrn at March 30, 2012 06:12 AM (vJ9tV)

320 @312 - You mean weapon(S) I presume.

Posted by: teej at March 30, 2012 06:13 AM (MYQ7K)

321 It's hard to do much better than an Remmy 870 setting next to the bed when shit gets real at 3am.  Unless it's a Mossberg 500, of course.

Posted by: Jaws at March 30, 2012 06:13 AM (4I3Uo)

322 <<Dan, let me fix that for you -- what weapons do you have in case shit goes down?>>

Yes a gunsafe is really just a more secure toolbox.

Posted by: Buzzsaw at March 30, 2012 06:13 AM (tf9Ne)

323
Black women used to work as servile maids

So did white women, scrunt. The most commonly known form was the "Irish girl" in the northeast in the 19th century, but that's how my grandmother paid her way through high school in the early 20th century: cleaning a rich family's house (and burning the toast just the way her employer's husband liked it, the story went).

Posted by: HeatherRadish™ at March 30, 2012 11:01 AM (ZKzrr)



My Irish grandmother did the same thing. Minus burning the toast. Maybe that's why the Kennedys are so popular with the left. Because of the Irish servants they had

Posted by: TheQuietMan at March 30, 2012 06:13 AM (1Jaio)

324 Do you know why the Hindenburg used hydrogen instead of helium?

We (the US) wouldn't sell them any.   Ha ha ha.


Posted by: Jimbo at March 30, 2012 06:13 AM (O3R/2)

325 one wonders if Peggy were truthful now. what she would say back in 2008 about Peggy's comments this week.
would Peggy call herself names , hillbilly , vulgar, a person of questionable character to realize Obama has lied?
She would improve in my eyes if she actually admitted They : Brooks, Frum were the people responsible for having something in their eyes and it wasn't the truth or knowledge of Obama, You'd think they would be horribly embarrassed but not being able to come to terms with Obamas actual lurid past. To willlfully have ignored it all . , so that their voices were o so pragmatic and fair.

to everyone but their own readers and constituents.

Posted by: willow at March 30, 2012 06:13 AM (TomZ9)

326 as well as a Remington 870 (I think?) pump action my brother doesn't want anymore.

An excellent close-quarters weapon.  You don't even have to aim it, just point in their general direction and blast away.  Hell, even the sound of racking it will make your victim piss his pants.

Posted by: EC at March 30, 2012 06:13 AM (GQ8sn)

327 ... but have you tried a prone firing position (on your back) using your legs to support your arms.

Posted by: Jean at March 30, 2012 10:40 AM (WkuV6)

Hey, baby. What's happening? Need your bolt lubricated?

Posted by: Gun Range Gigolo at March 30, 2012 06:14 AM (yn6XZ)

328 Zombie Shane -- if so, does that mean going forward their perceived "class guilt" is absolved through Obama's presidency and our collective $5T atonement and we can end all of the preferences, welfare, and subsidies.

Posted by: Jean at March 30, 2012 06:14 AM (WkuV6)

329 How did I get pregnant?  He told me it couldn't happen the first time.

Posted by: Peggy at March 30, 2012 06:14 AM (OhYCU)

330

The first rule of SHTF Gun Club ...

 

 

Indeed. 

 


 

Posted by: Larsen E. Whipsnade at March 30, 2012 06:15 AM (6BgmB)

331 One good thing about the article in the WSJ is the huge number of comments,  most of which are polite versions of what we are reading here.

It comforts me to know that in a newspaper's comments section the prevailing opinion is Peggy is late to the party, just discovering what we have all known for years.  And they are downright enraged at Obama.

Posted by: Miss Marple at March 30, 2012 06:15 AM (GoIUi)

332

"So did white women, scrunt."

 

Right, but the Frankfurt School and their allies in Hollyweird didn't just spend the last century lionizing the white women who worked as maids.

 

Rather, they spent the last century canonizing the likes of Hattie McDaniel as "Mammy".

 

And my gut is telling me that the entire phenomenon was a very carefully groomed century-long exercise in PsyOps, by the Frankfurt School, precisely so as to groom the wet-between-the-legs reaction in skirts like Peggy Noonan when confronted with the emergence of a Barack Hussein "Sidney Poitier" Obama.

 

Which is to say: My gut is telling me that all of this was planned a good 75 or 100 years ago, but some very - really profoundly - evil psychiatrists and psychologists in the Frankfurt School [and their allies in Hollyweird and in the financial sector and in academia].

 

 

 

Posted by: Zombie Shane at March 30, 2012 06:15 AM (F5Rm1)

333

Posted by: runningrn at March 30, 2012 11:12 AM (vJ9tV)

 

 

 

 

That was truly a shameful episode in American History. Shameful.

Posted by: maddogg at March 30, 2012 06:15 AM (OlN4e)

334 Hell, even the sound of racking it will make your victim piss his pants.

I love that sound.

Hmmm... methinks I need to buy some ammunition and some clay pidgeons...

Posted by: AllenG (Dedicated Tenther) SMOD 2012 at March 30, 2012 06:15 AM (8y9MW)

335 HLF - I've got to get the cap n'ball conversion cylinder for mine. I have the .22mag but don't use it.

Posted by: Jean at March 30, 2012 06:16 AM (WkuV6)

336 Peggy Noonan wonders why her share of the Nigerian oil executive's $15 million hasn't shown up in her bank account yet.

Posted by: Cicero at March 30, 2012 06:16 AM (IRUIh)

337 To me, the big question is whether this ENTIRE PHENOMENON was intentionally engineered [by the likes of the Frankfurt School, and their allies in the media the financial world academia] precisely so as to get skirts like Noonan all wet between the legs. Posted by: Zombie Shane at March 30, 2012 11:10 AM (F5Rm1) I go back and forth on the question. maybe yes, maybe no. if it was engineered by the likes of those mentioned it was a terrible mistake. I think having the frankfurt school become more widely know and discussed than ever, along with critical race theory is a horrible thing for their movements. additionally, having things go as they have, especially lately, is making a huge draw on the well of good will extended to african Americans throughout society. replacing zero is not enough to replenish the well, now we are going to have a conversation.

Posted by: yankeefifth at March 30, 2012 06:16 AM (Z9EHQ)

338

"but some" = by some

 

Posted by: Zombie Shane at March 30, 2012 06:17 AM (F5Rm1)

339 Peggy knows which way the wind is blowing. She is scrambling for survival as a pundit. Clawing desperately back to our graces (not). The others in the cabal, Parker, Brooks, etc., will soon follow her lead.

Peggy: the bell tolls for thee. Thou are irreverent in the eyes of conservatives. Retire thy pen and don't buy any more ink. Thou had a choice, and thy personal choice was blinded by spin and dreams and unicorns (and possibly fueled by sloe gin fizz).

Posted by: ChristyBlinky: ABO 2012 at March 30, 2012 06:17 AM (baL2B)

340 I want to see SCOAMF's grades.  The BC is an interesting distraction, but I want proof that he is as intelligent as everybody keeps saying he is and that he isn't just some arrogant, condescending asshole who can sound intelligent (to some) when speaking while saying absolutely nothing of substance, and who didn't belong anywhere near the Whitehouse.

And as for Peggy, just go away. 

Posted by: Theresa at March 30, 2012 06:18 AM (rKcyp)

341 Jane, praying for your boy and for all our brave troops under this most traitorous CiC, hoping the prayers & wishes of the American people will get us through until we can get this rat bastard out of there and a proper leader in place.

Posted by: jeannebodine at March 30, 2012 06:19 AM (byR8d)

342 I love that sound.
Posted by: AllenG (Dedicated Tenther) SMOD 2012 at March 30, 2012 11:15 AM (8y9MW)



* Slingblade voice on *

Mmmmm...hmmmm...yessir...my daddy told me racking a pump-shottie is the easiest way to discourage would-be burglars from doing something stupid in your house.

I've got a Mossberg 500 myself.

Posted by: EC at March 30, 2012 06:19 AM (GQ8sn)

343 An excellent close-quarters weapon. You don't even have to aim it, just point in their general direction and blast away.

No, you most certainly do have to aim it.  They don't work like in the movies where you get a 1 foot pattern from 10 feet away.

Posted by: Hollowpoint at March 30, 2012 06:19 AM (SY2Kh)

344 losing peggy is a bad sign for zero. she may be late to the game, despite ample evidence and discussion here and elsewhere, however, she is going to be part of the availability cascade. this may be the beginning of zero's loss of cronkite moment - I hope so.

Posted by: yankeefifth at March 30, 2012 06:20 AM (Z9EHQ)

345

"An excellent close-quarters weapon. You don't even have to aim it, just point in their general direction and blast away. Hell, even the sound of racking it will make your victim piss his pants."

 

Yes, No, NO, and hell no!  Especially at cross-room distances, the pattern on a 12ga won't spread much.  Fist sized maybe.  Since you're responsible for every pellet leaving the bore and a OO pellet will easily pass thru your walls and into the neighbor's house, I'd strongly suggest you get that front sight bead squarely on Mr. 3am Homey Invader's chest.

Posted by: Jaws at March 30, 2012 06:20 AM (4I3Uo)

346 The first rule of SHTF Gun Club ... The ATF has enough paper on me to ensure I'll have a top bunk reservation at camp. A few vague blog posts thru an offsite proxy - are not going to matter.

Posted by: Jean at March 30, 2012 06:20 AM (WkuV6)

347 I am planning a shark fishing trip after my elk hunting vacation. Need some good meat. None of the crap in the grocery store.

Posted by: Dan at March 30, 2012 06:20 AM (uhPd1)

348 I want proof that he is as intelligent as everybody keeps saying he is

Again, I must point out that Barry was not even a National Merit Semi-Finalist.  The issue of his raw intelligence is settled.

Posted by: toby928 at March 30, 2012 06:20 AM (GTbGH)

349
   I've used a .22 for "keeping the edge" for years. It's cheap and does just as well as shooting something ( my .45ACP) that eats expensive ammo. 

   Don't worry too much about home intrusion in my particular area, the possibility exists, but the probability is quite slim. So unless tshtf, I rely on keeping the Colt on the bedstand, loaded.

  But I WOULD be keeping the Ithaca with the slug barrel handy if it were necessary.
 

Posted by: irongrampa at March 30, 2012 06:20 AM (SAMxH)

350 No, you most certainly do have to aim it. They don't work like in the movies where you get a 1 foot pattern from 10 feet away.

Posted by: Hollowpoint at March 30, 2012 11:19 AM (SY2Kh)


How short is your barrel? 


hehehe....

Posted by: EC at March 30, 2012 06:20 AM (GQ8sn)

351 Thou had a choice, and thy personal choice was blinded by spin and dreams and unicorns (and possibly fueled by sloe gin fizz).

Posted by: ChristyBlinky: ABO 2012 at March 30, 2012 11:17 AM (baL2B)


sloe gin fizz. may i just say yum.

Posted by: willow at March 30, 2012 06:20 AM (TomZ9)

352 Good thing we avoided that Sarah chick who was so inexperienced. Jeebus I hate Ivy Leaguers.

Posted by: Sub-Tard at March 30, 2012 06:21 AM (ursbV)

353 350 To me, the big question is whether this ENTIRE PHENOMENON was intentionally engineered [by the likes of the Frankfurt School, and their allies in the media the financial world academia] precisely so as to get skirts like Noonan all wet between the legs. Posted by: Zombie Shane at March 30, 2012 11:10 AM (F5Rm1) Really? At that age? I'd have thought that well ran dry late in Clinton's second term.

Posted by: CoolCzech at March 30, 2012 06:22 AM (niZvt)

354 peggy , frum, brooks, et al, looking out for the hillbilly's in us.

Posted by: willow at March 30, 2012 06:22 AM (TomZ9)

355 I would take an old 870 into a bad situation with complete confidence. I have heard that the "new and improved (read cheaper to manufacture) replacement is a pos and is to be avoided.

Posted by: maddogg at March 30, 2012 06:22 AM (OlN4e)

356 * Slingblade voice on *

Mmmmm...hmmmm...yessir...my daddy told me racking a pump-shottie is the easiest way to discourage would-be burglars from doing something stupid in your house.




Omg.  I was trapped next to a crazy guy on the flight out (as usual) who sounded Exactly. Like. Slingblade.  He introduced himself as "Memphis" and muttered to himself as we approached the runway, "mmmm hmmmm....360,000 movin' parts right under us.....mmmm hmmmm 120, 150, 200 miles per hour.....mmmm hmmmm."   I was practically sitting in D'oh's lap at that point.

Posted by: Jane D'oh at March 30, 2012 06:22 AM (PJ+vx)

357 A portion of my lottery winnings will go to what I will call my "bounty" trust. Since it isn't illegal  in the US to offer 10k for the capture of  people you don't like.

Posted by: Jimmah at March 30, 2012 06:22 AM (UpwlP)

358 Jones...so many 'smart' people were cowed into submission by the claustrophobic, herd mentality of the left.  Certain questions were not allowed to be entertained.  Oh, man I can't wait to lay into the next halfwit douchebag who give me the 'my vote proves I'm not racist' line....cuz actually, it proves that they used race as a proxy for actual, you know, credentials....which is to me racist.

Posted by: model_1066 at March 30, 2012 06:23 AM (YbQJm)

359

Ok, I'm going to reclassify  uhpd1 to Moby.  Seems pretty new at it, but doing a passable job.

Posted by: Burn the Witch at March 30, 2012 06:23 AM (rX1N2)

360 Another issue with the pump shottys is short stroking. Under stress, even cops do it and jam the weapon. Hence my preference for Monsignor Benelli ( I used work at HK training back when they sold them, so I my be a little biased.)

Posted by: Jean at March 30, 2012 06:23 AM (WkuV6)

361

Eric Clapton is 67 today

Posted by: zeera at March 30, 2012 06:23 AM (wwuGd)

362 The real problem for Obama's legacy is that his BC really is forged.  And it will be front page news after a conservative is President.


Posted by: cherry at March 30, 2012 06:23 AM (OhYCU)

363 I have heard that the "new and improved (read cheaper to manufacture) replacement is a pos and is to be avoided.

The Express is a lesser quality, but adequate.  The Police 12ga is still teh primo.

Posted by: toby928 at March 30, 2012 06:23 AM (GTbGH)

364 After a flurry of early post, all quite at headquarters.

Wanna know why?

Paul Ryan has endorsed Romney.

The liquor safe has been unlocked and the phones disconnected.

Posted by: jimmuy at March 30, 2012 06:24 AM (kSaUf)

365 Michelle Malkin thought the internments were teh awesome. But, being Filipina, I can understand if she doesn't like the Japanese very much. If she were Chinese one can only imagine what the title of "Defense of Internment" would have been

Posted by: Boulder Toilet Hobo at March 30, 2012 06:24 AM (QTHTd)

366 I want to see SCOAMF's grades. The BC is an interesting distraction, but I want proof that he is as intelligent as everybody keeps saying he is and that he isn't just some arrogant, condescending asshole who can sound intelligent (to some) when speaking while saying absolutely nothing of substance, and who didn't belong anywhere near the Whitehouse. And as for Peggy, just go away. Posted by: Theresa at March 30, 2012 11:18 AM (rKcyp) you will, eventually. zero will lose, he will leave for chicago and whe it is clear he has no power and no ability to dole out largesse someone somewhere will leak everything we wanted to see all along. as horrible as it is that we were denied these things by the zero and the media, it is going to be worse for him when they are disclosed and the last of his lies exposed. I so wonder if somewhere some part of him knows this and it keeps him awake.

Posted by: yankeefifth at March 30, 2012 06:24 AM (Z9EHQ)

367

Mossberg 500 replacement shotgun barrels are good...you can customise the shotgun for the situation.Change barrel length, bore size and choke. I like the home security model.

Posted by: Dan at March 30, 2012 06:24 AM (uhPd1)

368

"I go back and forth on the question. maybe yes, maybe no. if it was engineered by the likes of those mentioned it was a terrible mistake. I think having the frankfurt school become more widely know and discussed than ever, along with critical race theory is a horrible thing for their movements. additionally, having things go as they have, especially lately, is making a huge draw on the well of good will extended to african Americans throughout society. replacing zero is not enough to replenish the well, now we are going to have a conversation"

But the folks in the Frankfurt School have no more regard for the best interests of Black Americans than they had for the best interests of Ukrainian Russians, right before they instituted the Holodomor and murdered 10 million of them.

You just cannot misunderestimate quite how evil these people are.

We're talking Peter Singer, calling for the institutionalized murder of infants, and Ezekiel Emmanuel, calling for the institutionalized murder of old people.

They are the most evil people who have ever walked the face of the earth.

Which, again, is why my gut is now telling me that they - very quietly and very patiently and very stubbornly - spent about a century inculcating Americans in this bizarre psycho-sexual milieu within which a Peggy Noonan would get all wet between the legs at the sight of the emergence of a Barack Hussein "Sidney Poitier" Obama.

Again: You cannot misunderestimate their evil, nor can you misunderestimate the amoral depths which they will plumb in order to force their will upon a society.

Posted by: Zombie Shane at March 30, 2012 06:25 AM (F5Rm1)

369 and this, after listening to an interview on the radio on the way in to work with Arlen Spector -  flogging his new book and bitching and moaning about the "lack of compromise" by conservatives.  prick. 

Posted by: the Butcher at March 30, 2012 06:25 AM (8g9qq)

370 Gotta get a Mega Millions ticket.

Oh, to never have to fly commercial and put up with TSA goons again.

And just imagine being worth more than Barry and Moochelle.

Posted by: Jane D'oh at March 30, 2012 06:25 AM (PJ+vx)

371 I was practically sitting in D'oh's lap at that point.

Are you sure D'oh didn't pay the guy to sit next to you?  Because if I knew that would work with Mrs. Tenther next time we were on a plane- I'd probably do it.

Posted by: AllenG (Dedicated Tenther) SMOD 2012 at March 30, 2012 06:26 AM (8y9MW)

372

Just for houskeeping purposes, it has been 1,185days since dear leader has bestowed his awesomeness upon us.

 

Posted by: dananjcon at March 30, 2012 06:26 AM (8ieXv)

373

Offering bounties is a community organizer's outreach program. I'm pretty sure that is the opionion of Justice Department. It becomes protected political speach. So lets raise a bounty on something. Any ideas?

Posted by: Sub-Tard at March 30, 2012 06:26 AM (ursbV)

374 OT:  The one thing that has been missing in the Zimmerman shooting of Trayvon martin is a motive.  Now we have a motive.

http://preview.tinyurl.com/6s48ucz

Posted by: WalrusRex at March 30, 2012 06:26 AM (Hx5uv)

375

(and possibly fueled by sloe gin fizz).

Mmmmmmmm.  It's happy hour somewhere!

 

Posted by: alexthechick - SMOD 2012 at March 30, 2012 06:26 AM (VtjlW)

376 378 Michelle Malkin thought the internments were teh awesome. But, being Filipina, I can understand if she doesn't like the Japanese very much. If she were Chinese one can only imagine what the title of "Defense of Internment" would have been

Shit...I can't decide who got it worse under the Japanese, the Chinese or Filipinos.  We hear about what they did in China, but some of the stories I read about what they did to the Filipinos makes me ill.  I think they are beyond what the Nazis did.

Posted by: EC at March 30, 2012 06:26 AM (GQ8sn)

377

"That was truly a shameful episode in American History. Shameful."

 

 

The thing is, no one in my family (parents and all their sibs) is bitter about it.  They all got out of camp, stopped going to Japanese school, assimilated, and strove to get educated (why there are so many Japanese professionals like doctors, dentists and engineers).  My parents never talked about it.  We didn't even know about it til my older sister, who was in 12th grade came home from school one day.  She had a lesson about it, and she asked my parents if they knew anyone that was ever interned.  My mom and dad just kind of looked at eachother and said "Why do you want to know that?" 

 

There was real loss too (my dad especially experienced tremendous hardship because his dad was in the import/export timber business and worked for a Japanese company, so he was thrown in prison for being a spy, my dad's mom committed suicide because she thought that she had said something incriminating that got her husband sent to jail, my dad initially went to an orphanage and then his Uncle and Aunt took him in right before they went to camp). 

 

It's funny, but the children of those who were interned (my generation, the Sansei) are the ones who made it into such a big deal.  Their parents never talked about it, but they are the ones (and they are pretty much a monolithic block of Democrats) who are organizing Minidoka reunions and memorial services. 

 

 

Posted by: runningrn at March 30, 2012 06:26 AM (vJ9tV)

378

I've used a .22 for "keeping the edge" for years. It's cheap and does just as well as shooting something ( my .45ACP) that eats expensive ammo.

Don't worry too much about home intrusion in my particular area, the possibility exists, but the probability is quite slim. So unless tshtf, I rely on keeping the Colt on the bedstand, loaded.

But I WOULD be keeping the Ithaca with the slug barrel handy if it were necessary.
 

 

Not a big worry for me, either...a would-be intruder would be set upon by a 75lb. bully-dog who takes no prisoners, giving me ample time to decide if I should use the .357 or the .45ACP to finish the bastard off.

Posted by: model_1066 at March 30, 2012 06:27 AM (YbQJm)

379 Change barrel length, bore size and choke. Huh?

Posted by: FRONT TOWARD LEFT at March 30, 2012 06:27 AM (p7SSh)

380 Offering bounties is a community organizer's outreach program.

Why don't we call them Letters of Marque and Reprisal and make it all legal-legal.

Posted by: EC at March 30, 2012 06:28 AM (GQ8sn)

381

"Zombie Shane -- if so, does that mean going forward their perceived "class guilt" is absolved through Obama's presidency and our collective $5T atonement and we can end all of the preferences, welfare, and subsidies."

The Frankfurt School will continue to use the Blacks as long as the Blacks are useful to the Frankfurt School.

But just as soon as the Blacks are no longer useful to the Frankfurt School, they will be dumped like so many hot potatoes, and the Frankfurt School will move on to some other group of tools: Homosexuals, or Mexicans, or maybe low caste [dot-not-feather] Indians?

Who knows.

All we do know is that it is impossible to misunderestimate the evil of these people.

Posted by: Zombie Shane at March 30, 2012 06:28 AM (F5Rm1)

382 Obama is a stuttering clusterf*ck of a miserable failure.

Posted by: steevy at March 30, 2012 06:28 AM (7W3wI)

383

Shit...I can't decide who got it worse under the Japanese, the Chinese or Filipinos. We hear about what they did in China, but some of the stories I read about what they did to the Filipinos makes me ill. I think they are beyond what the Nazis did.

 

The Koreans didn't fare well under them either.  The Japanese were badass bullies.  They were not nice people.  Part of it was the Shinto religion, they really thought they were superior to everyone else and that everyone else was subhuman.  It would have been  interesting if WWII would have played out differently.  How would have ended for Hitler in the end?  The Japanese would have eventually exterminated the Aryans.  It's the way they rolled.

Posted by: runningrn at March 30, 2012 06:29 AM (vJ9tV)

384 Right now I'm prepared to pay 10,000 carbon credits for the capture of Al Gore. I don't want him brought to me - just captured.

Posted by: Jimmah at March 30, 2012 06:29 AM (UpwlP)

385 Another issue with the pump shottys is short stroking. Under stress, even cops do it and jam the weapon. Hence my preference for Monsignor Benelli ( I used work at HK training back when they sold them, so I my be a little biased.) Posted by: Jean at March 30, 2012 11:23 AM (WkuV6) I had the good fortune to take a guy hunting, upland, that got so excited every time a bird popped up that he would start cycling the action and forget to pull the trigger. he "blew" through all of his shells and half of everyone else's before lunch.

Posted by: yankeefifth at March 30, 2012 06:29 AM (Z9EHQ)

386 > one wonders if Peggy were truthful now. what she would say back in 2008 about Peggy's comments this week.



has anybody that went weak in the knees for obama in 2008, but now regrets it,  actually written the words or come right out and said

'I was wrong' ?

Posted by: Jones in CO at March 30, 2012 06:29 AM (8sCoq)

387 Mossberg 500 replacement shotgun barrels are good...you can customise the shotgun for the situation.Change barrel length, bore size and choke. I like the home security model.

Replacement barrels sound like a good idea... until you price them.  For a relatively inexpensive shotgun like a Mossberg 500 or 835 (I have both) the barrel costs damned near as much as a new gun.  I think I paid less for a used Mossberg 500 slug gun (with scope) than what a new rifled slug barrel cost.

Posted by: Hollowpoint at March 30, 2012 06:29 AM (SY2Kh)

388 Peggy was one of the twelve conservative attendees in the early day of the administration at a dinner in the White House with the president and conservatives.  Kudlow was another attendee.  He immediately leaked all the information on his program.  The dinner didn't affect Kudlow in the same way it affected Miss Piggy. 

Posted by: sad sack at March 30, 2012 06:30 AM (oZfic)

389

Jane, as an engineer, whenever an airliner takes off and lands in one piece, I consider it a minor miracle. Too many complex systems, too many variables, too many forces to keep in balance, the loss of control of any one of which spells smoking crater in ground. Have a great flight!

Posted by: maddogg at March 30, 2012 06:30 AM (OlN4e)

390 Noonan appears to be suffering from Alzheimer's.

Posted by: Finger Sandwiches Give You THe Winds at March 30, 2012 06:30 AM (EL+OC)

391

"I have heard that the "new and improved (read cheaper to manufacture) replacement is a pos and is to be avoided."

 

There are a number of cheaper plastic parts like the trigger guard in the lower-end 870 Express 18" HD model, but it's still a hell of a lot of awesome for $300 at the Wal Mart gun counter.   I was lucky enough to find an old Wingmaster model and convert it to HD duty on the cheap.  That thing is glassy smooth and a freaking tank all at the same time.

Posted by: Jaws at March 30, 2012 06:30 AM (4I3Uo)

392 Anyway one thing we can agree on (if I hadn't made this clear): the x-generation Japanese who were in the US, like rn's grandparents, had nothing to do with what evil Tojo was getting up to across the ocean.

Someone - preferably a historian - should have intervened with Malkin and got her to tone it down a notch. Normally she's better than that.

Posted by: Boulder Toilet Hobo at March 30, 2012 06:30 AM (QTHTd)

393 The Koreans didn't fare well under them either. The Japanese were badass bullies. They were not nice people. Part of it was the Shinto religion, they really thought they were superior to everyone else and that everyone else was subhuman. It would have been interesting if WWII would have played out differently. How would have ended for Hitler in the end? The Japanese would have eventually exterminated the Aryans. It's the way they rolled. Posted by: runningrn at March 30, 2012 11:29 AM (vJ9tV) I think they have an ear mound and nose mound at a shrine somewhere around tokyo.

Posted by: yankeefifth at March 30, 2012 06:30 AM (Z9EHQ)

394 Stupid?Probably.Starstruck.Yep.Mainly it was jungle fever though,I think.It's why her and other lib women hated Sarah Palin so much,she was competing with there chocolate love.

Posted by: steevy at March 30, 2012 06:30 AM (7W3wI)

395 Eric Clapton is 67 today


How old is that in heroin years?

Posted by: Poppie at March 30, 2012 06:30 AM (z9HTb)

396 or, I could even use my namesake...the Smith&Wesson model 1066 10mm...I got some hollowpoints loaded up that would probably take down an elk.

Posted by: model_1066 at March 30, 2012 06:31 AM (YbQJm)

397 The Koreans didn't fare well under them either.

They were a 'colony' of Japan for a very loooooooong time.  And yes, they suffered.

Posted by: EC at March 30, 2012 06:31 AM (GQ8sn)

398 Thanks maddogg! 

And look, Cat Piss is here.

Posted by: Jane D'oh at March 30, 2012 06:31 AM (PJ+vx)

399 389 378 ""Michelle Malkin thought the internments were teh awesome. But, being Filipina, I can understand if she doesn't like the Japanese very much. If she were Chinese one can only imagine what the title of "Defense of Internment" would have been Shit...I can't decide who got it worse under the Japanese, the Chinese or Filipinos. We hear about what they did in China, but some of the stories I read about what they did to the Filipinos makes me ill. I think they are beyond what the Nazis did. Posted by: EC at March 30, 2012 11:26 AM (GQ8sn) It's very easy to be wonderfully Tolerant and Multicultural and All, when you're 2,000 miles and several generations removed from things like Japanese or German atrocities. Not quite so easy when you grow up hearing stories about what happened to your own relatives or their neighbors during the war.

Posted by: CoolCzech at March 30, 2012 06:32 AM (niZvt)

400 The one thing that has been missing in the Zimmerman shooting of Trayvon martin is a motive. Now we have a motive. Well of course. It had to have been Jews Doctors stealing his organs.

Posted by: nevergiveup at March 30, 2012 06:32 AM (i6RpT)

401 OT

'wargames' is on the teevee and my question is why isn't matthew broderick banging the stuffing out of ally sheedy

Posted by: Jones in CO at March 30, 2012 06:32 AM (8sCoq)

402 I know an old guy with over 100 guns..is that too much? Howmany guns should be allowed to purchase in a year (if not a collector or dealer) 1 per month?

Posted by: Dan at March 30, 2012 06:32 AM (uhPd1)

403 Watch "The Good, the Bad, the Weird." The Koreans still do not like the Japanese.

Posted by: jimmuy at March 30, 2012 06:32 AM (kSaUf)

404 I think they are beyond what the Nazis did.


Death rates for POWs was way higher in Japanese camps.

Posted by: fluffy at March 30, 2012 06:33 AM (z9HTb)

405
   I wouldn't want to rely on a weapon for home defense that I wasn't intimately familiar with.  Doesn't matter if it is a long or short weapon, it MUST be something that takes no conscious thought to operate.

Posted by: irongrampa at March 30, 2012 06:33 AM (SAMxH)

406

'wargames' is on the teevee and my question is why isn't matthew broderick banging the stuffing out of ally sheedy

 

Because his tastes run more towards the equine...

Posted by: runningrn at March 30, 2012 06:33 AM (vJ9tV)

407 Howmany guns should be allowed to purchase in a year (if not a collector or dealer) 1 per month? Allowed by whom?

Posted by: FRONT TOWARD LEFT at March 30, 2012 06:33 AM (p7SSh)

408 410 The Koreans didn't fare well under them either. They were a 'colony' of Japan for a very loooooooong time. And yes, they suffered. Posted by: EC at March 30, 2012 11:31 AM (GQ8sn) Actually, that THAT long - only since the second half of the 19th century to 1945. But yes - using hundreds of thousands of Korean women as sex slaves was an atrocity, and not the only one committed against the Korean people.

Posted by: CoolCzech at March 30, 2012 06:33 AM (niZvt)

409 Posted by: Zombie Shane at March 30, 2012 11:25 AM (F5Rm1) I agree. the funny thing is zero does not care about african Americans either, they are just a tool in the box.

Posted by: yankeefifth at March 30, 2012 06:33 AM (Z9EHQ)

410 'wargames' is on the teevee and my question is why isn't matthew broderick banging the stuffing out of ally sheedy Posted by: Jones in CO at March 30, 2012 11:32 AM (8sCoq) Yeah a little sex would have livened the movie up for sure.

Posted by: nevergiveup at March 30, 2012 06:34 AM (i6RpT)

411 'wargames' is on the teevee and my question is why isn't matthew broderick banging the stuffing out of ally sheedy

Posted by: Jones in CO at March 30, 2012 11:32 AM (8sCoq)


'Cause he was the geeky computer nerd with no chance.

Posted by: EC at March 30, 2012 06:34 AM (GQ8sn)

412 Howmany guns should be allowed to purchase in a year (if not a collector or dealer) 1 per month?

As many as I want and can afford.  It's none of your f*cking business how many guns I purchase and how frequently.

Posted by: AllenG (Dedicated Tenther) SMOD 2012 at March 30, 2012 06:34 AM (8y9MW)

413 Well of course. It had to have been Jews Doctors stealing his organs.

Those pesky White Hispanic Jews are conniving fellows.

Posted by: Hollowpoint at March 30, 2012 06:34 AM (SY2Kh)

414 The old guy has guns and ammo all over the house because he thinks the commies are always around the corner..people think he is nuts..lol

Posted by: Dan at March 30, 2012 06:34 AM (uhPd1)

415

"Another issue with the pump shottys is short stroking."

 

As a fine old teacher once told me, "Run that sumbitch like it owes you money!"  Short stroking problem solved.

Posted by: Jaws at March 30, 2012 06:34 AM (4I3Uo)

416 'Cause he was the geeky computer nerd with no chance. Posted by: EC at March 30, 2012 11:34 AM (GQ8sn) hey he changed her grade to and A from an F, that's gotta be worth at least a BJ

Posted by: nevergiveup at March 30, 2012 06:35 AM (i6RpT)

417

Posted by: runningrn at March 30, 2012 11:26 AM (vJ9tV)

 

 

 

 

Like I said, Shameful episode.

Posted by: maddogg at March 30, 2012 06:35 AM (OlN4e)

418 'wargames' is on the teevee and my question is why isn't matthew broderick banging the stuffing out of ally sheedy

He's more into the equine look.

Posted by: Waterhouse at March 30, 2012 06:35 AM (w/anX)

419

Death rates for POWs was way higher in Japanese camps.

 

Again, it was due to their "Bushido" culture--you fight til you die, you do not surrender.  The Japanese could not comprehend this "surrender" stuff.  They were completely unprepared for it.  They viewed those who put down their arms to live another day as truly shameful subhuman losers.  The rates for surrender amongst the allies vs the Japanese were a lot higher too. 

Posted by: runningrn at March 30, 2012 06:36 AM (vJ9tV)

420 I tell you what, troll. How about I send you a .410 barrel--free of charge--for you to mount on a 12-gauge Mossberg 500 receiver. Please have somebody youtube how well it works for you.

Posted by: FRONT TOWARD LEFT at March 30, 2012 06:36 AM (p7SSh)

421 408 Eric Clapton is 67 today


How old is that in heroin years?

Posted by: Poppie at March 30, 2012 11:30 AM (z9HTb)

*

Bugger-off!! Thats how old ya WANKER!

Posted by: Keith Richards at March 30, 2012 06:36 AM (8ieXv)

422 Oh, screw it. I'll have what Peggy's having.

A low IQ and uncontrollable, illusory white-guilt?

Posted by: ThePrimordialOrderedPair at March 30, 2012 06:37 AM (X3lox)

423

375 The real problem for Obama's legacy is that his BC really is forged. And it will be front page news after a conservative is President.

 

I'm not going to hold my breath on that one, cherry. .....Huh. Which 'front page' would touch that with a 10 ft. pole? Even if the R's had the balls to bring it up.

Posted by: wheatie at March 30, 2012 06:37 AM (dEMjC)

424 Dan, how much money does he have? After giving DoD its priority on sales and production in wartime; he should still be able to purchase several thousand a month. WalMart might get upset, I've heard they play dirty at the distributor level if you screw with them - so watch out.

Posted by: Jean at March 30, 2012 06:37 AM (WkuV6)

425 American submarines unfortunately killed a large number of US and allied POW's.The Japanese never announced the movements of course which I believe they could have.In one case the POW's were slaughtered as they tried to escape the sinking ship that the Japanese successfully abandoned.They also liked to chop off the occasioinal head.Use you for bayonet practice.One poor B-29 crewman was vivisected,alive.No one was punished for that either.

Posted by: steevy at March 30, 2012 06:37 AM (7W3wI)

426 Peggy Noonan is a slut and a prostitute.

Posted by: Rush Limbaugh at March 30, 2012 06:37 AM (Sb4ot)

427 But yes - using hundreds of thousands of Korean women as sex slaves was an atrocity, and not the only one committed against the Korean people.

 

Posted by: CoolCzech at March 30, 2012 11:33 AM (niZvt)

 

Makes me wonder if the Korean slaves mentioned at one of the landmarks around Hiroshima (can't remember which now) were the sex slaves or more the general purpose types.  Boggles the mind how when you go there now (at least back in the mid 90s), some locals are trying to convince you of just how evil the U.S. was.

Posted by: Burn the Witch at March 30, 2012 06:38 AM (rX1N2)

428 Jones, not to my knowledge, instead they come out and He is different than what He represented, He didn't do enough for __whaever.
Obama in my mind is what He said He was, A guy that went looking for marxist , community organizers, socialist profs. what's to misunderstand about that? He indicated he wanted what others have to give to others he thought should have even to other countries, about spreading others wealth around.
did they even read the poverty act legislation Obama brought?
did they look beyond his handsome persona and smooth performance? (when not so smooth media hid the moment) butit was still available flipping off hillary etc..

Posted by: willow at March 30, 2012 06:38 AM (TomZ9)

429 I have had more than a few extremely frustrating conversations with idiots that like to point out how wrong the use of nukes was to end ww2. as horrible as it was it is not even remotely comparable to the rape of nanking.

Posted by: yankeefifth at March 30, 2012 06:38 AM (Z9EHQ)

430 Yeah..i hear you get on government lists when you own a certain number of guns...

Posted by: Dan at March 30, 2012 06:38 AM (uhPd1)

431

@400

May I reccomend used? I picked up a used rifled barrel for my 835 for around $120, and they're not guns so they can get shipped all over! Wife didn't want another Gun in the apartment (for space reasons, It's hard to store just one in this place) but a barrel was easy and I needed something for deer season.

(I buy from Hick's trading post in Pinkneyville, IL personally.  Got my gun there used as well.)

 

Also anyone going to the NRA show in StL this year?  I must see that expofloor, regardless of cost to get in!  (We're looking at getting a house, which means the moritorium on new weapons will be dropped for me!)

Posted by: tsrblke at March 30, 2012 06:39 AM (SYrwI)

432 Feds get nervous when a person buys guns often.

Posted by: Dan at March 30, 2012 06:39 AM (uhPd1)

433 vulgar is having your party start with "i got 99 problems but that b*tch aint one"

pure class right Peggy Noonan, not like those wierd people that questioned Obama's ideology?

Posted by: willow at March 30, 2012 06:39 AM (TomZ9)

434 I have to drive through Thomas Circle in DC later today. There are two beautiful churchs there that I have always wanted to know about so I just looked them up. One is a 1930s Disciples of Christ Church. The second is the Luther Memorial Church. The web site of the second one makes sure you know that LGBTQ are very welcome. I'm sure Martin Luther would approve.

Posted by: dagny loved andrew at March 30, 2012 06:39 AM (CMM9V)

435 440 Yeah,and a US submarine sunk a transport carrying over a thousand of them once,euphemistically called Korean "civilian workers".

Posted by: steevy at March 30, 2012 06:39 AM (7W3wI)

436 FU Noonan.  I hope that you don't get any invites to the WH.

Posted by: eureka! at March 30, 2012 06:39 AM (LQIyD)

437 Considering the title:  Peggy Noonan: A Thousand Days Late and 5 Trillion Dollars Short

It really is amazing that we can run a $1,500,000,000,000.00 annual deficit in any year and not just be totally freaking out over it.

Posted by: toby928 at March 30, 2012 06:39 AM (GTbGH)

438 I don't really disagree with Noonan, but she's a fatty and I hate fatties because I totally am not one.

Posted by: sad sack at March 30, 2012 06:40 AM (ggRof)

439 26 @18

White women love to give the Negroes that don't speak with accents a nod.

It's the fever, they got the fever.

Posted by: Billy Bob, pseudo-intellectual at March 30, 2012 09:31 AM (hXJOG)


As a black woman, I, of course, have experienced the black mamba a time or two.  FYI, guys who are holding are sometimes analogous to very pretty women, in that they are sexually second-rate for obvious reasons.

I think we can apply this fact of life to the SCoaMF/T presidency somehow...

Posted by: baldilocks at March 30, 2012 06:40 AM (T2/zQ)

440 One is a 1930s Disciples of Christ Church.

Hmm.  I didn't realize there were any Campbell-Stone movement churches in DC.  I don't guess I should be surprised, but, for some reason, I am.

Posted by: AllenG (Dedicated Tenther) SMOD 2012 at March 30, 2012 06:41 AM (8y9MW)

441 No idea how much money he has..but he must have some if he keeps buying guns.Seems like gov't doesnt want people to have too much money and/or guns.

Posted by: Dan at March 30, 2012 06:41 AM (uhPd1)

442 dagny, when my life coach s-i-l got married again, there was a banner outside her Episcopal church announcing, "This Wednesday....Gay Eucharist!"


Posted by: Jane D'oh at March 30, 2012 06:41 AM (PJ+vx)

443 452 I get the impression that Barack is,inadequate.

Posted by: steevy at March 30, 2012 06:42 AM (7W3wI)

444 has anyone mentioned dhs is placing an order for 450 million rounds? I think it is mostly.40 and 5.56. I am wondering if they are trying to corner a large part of the inventory.

Posted by: yankeefifth at March 30, 2012 06:42 AM (Z9EHQ)

445 Is a Peggy Noonan thread to last longer than 5 minutes considered abandonment and can any moron claim ownership of the Blog?

Posted by: nevergiveup at March 30, 2012 06:43 AM (i6RpT)

446

I know an old guy with over 100 guns..is that too much?

 

Oh hey! Another use for that 125 sq. foot "house", gun room!

 

Heh, friends of mine were buying a new house and the realtor was all proud showing off the his and hers walk in closets and the husband said "look honey, I can put the gun safes in here!" The realtor got all huffy about how she was sure that his wife wouldn't like that at which point said wife smiled sweetly and said "The guns are mine." She says she wishes to this day she had video of the look on the realtor's face.

Posted by: alexthechick - SMOD 2012 at March 30, 2012 06:43 AM (VtjlW)

447 451 I don't really disagree with Noonan, but she's a fatty and I hate fatties because I totally am not one.

Posted by: sad sack at March 30, 2012 11:40 AM (ggRof)




Not me!

Posted by: sad sack at March 30, 2012 06:43 AM (PJ+vx)

448 457 has anyone mentioned dhs is placing an order for 450 million rounds? I think it is mostly.40 and 5.56. I am wondering if they are trying to corner a large part of the inventory.

Posted by: yankeefifth at March 30, 2012 11:42 AM (Z9EHQ)


Hey, the government gave the Mexican cartels guns so they're being nice and supplying the ammo to go with them!

Posted by: EC at March 30, 2012 06:43 AM (GQ8sn)

449 What's the break down for white female guilt and white male guilt? The great Carmack thinks that the white female guilt is, oh, probably 30% higher than the white male guilt. Therefore, I predict that the white female guilt was more of a sexual excitement than actual guilt. Also single vs married.

Posted by: dagny loved andrew at March 30, 2012 06:43 AM (CMM9V)

450

I love how Peggy is only now figuring out that Obama's creepy.

So the "bitterly clinging to God and guns" comment, or "Iran isn't a threat because it's a tiny country," or "we have to spread the wealth around," or "I wouldn't want to punish my daughters with a baby"or "we've got to have a civilian national security force that's just as powerful, just as strong, just as well-funded as the US military" or "this is the moment when the rise of the oceans began to slow and the planet began to heal".... NONE of those comments sounded creepy to her?

Because they sounded hella creepy to me and the rest of us rubes out here in flyover country.

Posted by: Average Jen at March 30, 2012 06:44 AM (Y4H6x)

451 yankee5th - isn't the market like 9B rounds a year, outside of DoD. DHS is going to have to up their game a bit to corner that market.

Posted by: Jean at March 30, 2012 06:44 AM (WkuV6)

452 I have had more than a few extremely frustrating conversations with idiots that like to point out how wrong the use of nukes was to end ww2. as horrible as it was it is not even remotely comparable to the rape of nanking.

 

Posted by: yankeefifth at March 30, 2012 11:38 AM (Z9EHQ)

 

I always get sarcastic with their sorry asses and say something to the effect of "Because ending their lives with conventional fire, smaller concussions, and smaller bits of flying metal was so much more humane."

Posted by: Burn the Witch at March 30, 2012 06:44 AM (rX1N2)

453 Hey, the government gave the Mexican cartels guns so they're being nice and supplying the ammo to go with them! Posted by: EC at March 30, 2012 11:43 AM (GQ8sn)

Posted by: yankeefifth at March 30, 2012 06:44 AM (Z9EHQ)

454 peggy noonan is old.  I don't like old people.  my parents are old too.

Posted by: sad sack at March 30, 2012 06:44 AM (PJ+vx)

455 LGBTQ are now allowed in all mainline protestant, presbyterian, Episcopal, lutheran, congregational, methodist..etc..They are all in fellowship and can take communion at any of them. 1 big happy family now....what ever happed to tradition? Only the most conservatice/tradaditional smaller sects have broken off from mainline protestants. The govt is watching

Posted by: Dan at March 30, 2012 06:45 AM (uhPd1)

456 I have had more than a few extremely frustrating conversations with idiots that like to point out how wrong the use of nukes was to end ww2. 

Posted by: yankeefifth at March 30, 2012 11:38 AM (Z9EHQ)


Of course, there was absolutely nothing wrong with nuking cities and killing enemies during war.  But the nukes didn't even do nearly the level of damage that firebombing 60+ wooden cities before that accomplished - rightfully so.  War is hell and the Japanese deserved every bit of pain and death delivered to them and their population.


Of course, WWII was ended more successfully than any war in history, with our most implacable foes being turned into our strongest, most trustworthy allies for over half a century ... which certainly does away with the whole "win hearts and minds without killing enough of them" idea to rest.


Nothing has ever "won the hearts and minds" of the enemy like total destruction and an uncompromising occupation.  We had to kill the Japanese with abandon in order for THEM to feel okay surrendering (unconditionally) finally.

Posted by: ThePrimordialOrderedPair at March 30, 2012 06:45 AM (X3lox)

457 I know an old guy with over 100 guns..is that too much?>>

Since I can only shoot one at a time effectively what possible reason is there to limit my collection. It's the same fear mongering that "black rifles" is.
And like the ubiquitous picture after a drug bust of the guns all laid out on the bed is meant to be scary.Train the populace to fear guns and they'll agree to new laws.

Posted by: Buzzsaw at March 30, 2012 06:45 AM (tf9Ne)

458

431 >>>'wargames' is on the teevee and my question is why isn't matthew broderick banging the stuffing out of ally sheedy

 

He's more into the equine look.

 


Matthew Broderick? ...*spits*.....Broderick was on the leading edge of that Hollywood narrative that has been pushed on us.....that 'White guys are pussies'.

 

Fine. Let them think that. .....Let them be as 'surprised by the truth' as Peggy Noonan, when the SHTF.

Posted by: wheatie at March 30, 2012 06:45 AM (dEMjC)

459 I always get sarcastic with their sorry asses and say something to the effect of "Because ending their lives with conventional fire, smaller concussions, and smaller bits of flying metal was so much more humane." Posted by: Burn the Witch at March 30, 2012 11:44 AM (rX1N2) I just tell em fuck you and that my Father was going in on the first wave and to shut the fuck up

Posted by: nevergiveup at March 30, 2012 06:45 AM (i6RpT)

460 American submarines unfortunately killed a large number of US and allied POW's.The Japanese never announced the movements of course which I believe they could have.In one case the POW's were slaughtered as they tried to escape the sinking ship that the Japanese successfully abandoned.They also liked to chop off the occasioinal head.Use you for bayonet practice.One poor B-29 crewman was vivisected,alive.No one was punished for that either.

****

President George H.W. bush was almost eaten by the Japanese.  He was shot down after bombing the island of Chichi Jima.  The wind and tide blew his raft away from the island instead of toward it.  U.S. aviators who were blown toward the Japanese held island were eaten by the japanese, not out of starvation but just to prove that they were badass, partly in enacting a Japanese idiom.  James Brady's book Flyboys is about this incident. 

Posted by: WalrusRex at March 30, 2012 06:46 AM (Hx5uv)

461 I'm looking for a nice home defense shotty myself.  Right now I keep my H&K USP .45 on the night stand.  I love my 1911, but its a target model with tight tolerances, it has been known to FTF when dirty.  The USP? I ran 500 rounds through it one day before cleaning and had zero malfunctions.

Posted by: DanInMN at March 30, 2012 06:46 AM (XqeyF)

462
   I think that donations to Troll University should be stepped up, in order to attract and hopefully retain  a stronger intellectual class of trolls.  Moreover, those same donations could possibly be used in similar fashion as regards faculty.

   Better trolls mean mean better engagement, so this is a win-win, as I see it.

Posted by: irongrampa at March 30, 2012 06:46 AM (SAMxH)

463

How would have ended for Hitler in the end? The Japanese would have eventually exterminated the Aryans. It's the way they rolled.
Posted by: runningrn at March 30, 2012 11:29 AM (vJ9tV)

 

 

LOL.  They would have wanted to, but it would not have been likely to go beyond fantasy.  It takes more than a mean attitude to win wars and kill people off.  The Japanese couldn't even consolidate their gains in China.  They couldn't spare anything to attack Russia.  They were a second rate power all along, and would have remained so.  The cultural changes that allowed them to excell in quality and technology were a result of defeat and occupation.  Without the humbling and pummeling they got in WW2 by the US, they'd have continued in their arrogance as before. 

The Japanese were never going to go beyond Asia.

Posted by: Reactionary at March 30, 2012 06:47 AM (xUM1Q)

464 469 Yep,some of the big firebombinng raids killed nearly as many on a night as died at Hiroshima.

Posted by: steevy at March 30, 2012 06:47 AM (7W3wI)

465 I love how Peggy is only now figuring out that Obama's creepy.

Even the Barky-supporting retard, Evan Thomas, understood the creepiness of the Affirmative Action retard by the end of election night.

"There's a slightly creepy cult of personality about all this."

Posted by: ThePrimordialOrderedPair at March 30, 2012 06:47 AM (X3lox)

466 Yo, uhPd1, the quality of your Mobying is rapidly declining.  Step up your game son.

Posted by: Burn the Witch at March 30, 2012 06:47 AM (rX1N2)

467 yankee5th - isn't the market like 9B rounds a year, outside of DoD. DHS is going to have to up their game a bit to corner that market. Posted by: Jean at March 30, 2012 11:44 AM (WkuV6) I am not sure on annual sales. only pointing out the story and speculating. half a billion out on b 9 billion is not meaningless. is 9 billion all calibres?

Posted by: yankeefifth at March 30, 2012 06:47 AM (Z9EHQ)

468

But yes - using hundreds of thousands of Korean women as sex slaves was an atrocity, and not the only one committed against the Korean people.

 

 

I'm a slave to sex....especially on the beach...

Posted by: Sandy Fluke at March 30, 2012 06:48 AM (vJ9tV)

469 #63

Works the same if they stay home in embarrassment.

Posted by: epobirs at March 30, 2012 06:48 AM (kcfmt)

470

Michelle Malkin thought the internments were teh awesome.

 

They  were  not  as  unreasonable   as  you  may  think;  everything  you  may  have  learned  about  them  probably  came  from  progressive  history  teachers  pushing  the  "America  is  Evil !!11!!"  agenda.

The   Black  Dragon  Society  was  a  real  threat  and  U.S.  Authorities  had  good  reason  to  be  concerned.  Their  actions  in  Brazil  hindered  the  war  effort  and  it's  claimed  Brazil  didn't  declare  war  on  Japan  because  of  them. 

Posted by: Larsen E. Whipsnade at March 30, 2012 06:48 AM (6BgmB)

471 483 You lie!The war on Japan was straight up hating the yellow man!!

Posted by: Tom Hanks at March 30, 2012 06:50 AM (7W3wI)

472 They would have wanted to, butit would not have been likely to go beyond fantasy.

This.

Remember that the Japanese didn't even really want a war with the US- they were hoping that Pearl Harbor would be a crippling strike, and that we would cow before their all-to-evident might.

Morimoto tried to warn them otherwise, but they didn't listen.

The problem with being an aggressive power when you're stuck on an island the size of Japan is that your potential conquests will outnumber you- and eventually those numbers will win.

Posted by: AllenG (Dedicated Tenther) SMOD 2012 at March 30, 2012 06:50 AM (8y9MW)

473

"how wrong the use of nukes was to end ww2"

 

Guess their grandfather's ass wasn't going to be on a landing craft bound for Honschu.

Posted by: Jaws at March 30, 2012 06:50 AM (4I3Uo)

474 Peggy was fellitating me when she fell under the the spell of "the one"... now she realizes that she and countless others were dorked in the squeakhole

Posted by: Satan's Barbed WeeWee at March 30, 2012 06:50 AM (Jls4P)

475 472 Yeah, me too. He was already in the Phillipines. What he got out of that little sojourn was 1. Crossing the pacific at the equator in a metal ship while zig zagging is hot. 2. Banana bats are large and it's funny to hang bananas over your buddy's bed when he goes to bed drunk 3. He learned the Tagalog for "Beautiful woman you have nice breasts, I love you" 4. No one wanted to die invading Japan but it was going to have to be done.

Posted by: dagny loved andrew at March 30, 2012 06:50 AM (CMM9V)

476

452 I get the impression that Barack is,inadequate

 

 

 

Well, he is half white....

Posted by: Moochelle at March 30, 2012 06:51 AM (vJ9tV)

477 Not me!

Posted by: sad sack at March 30, 2012 11:43 AM (PJ+vx)

Not me!

Posted by: sad sack at March 30, 2012 06:51 AM (ggRof)

478 I just tell em fuck you and that my Father was going in on the first wave and to shut the fuck up

 

Posted by: nevergiveup at March 30, 2012 11:45 AM (i6RpT)

 

A lot of them don't believe this fact though.  Surprise I know.  My grandad told me about his Amtrak unit training for landings in southern Japan after they had just finished up on Iwo.

Posted by: Burn the Witch at March 30, 2012 06:51 AM (rX1N2)

479 Step up your game son.

I'm trying to decide if Dan is, in fact, brain damaged, or whether this is some kind of internet performance art.

Posted by: toby928 at March 30, 2012 06:51 AM (GTbGH)

480 Guess their grandfather's ass wasn't going to be on alanding craft bound for Honschu. Posted by: Jaws at March 30, 2012 11:50 AM (4I3Uo) Amen

Posted by: nevergiveup at March 30, 2012 06:51 AM (i6RpT)

481 I'm not a tin foil hat guy but(yeah,the classic "but")I don't trust Obama and his gang,especially Holder.

Posted by: steevy at March 30, 2012 06:51 AM (7W3wI)

482 But I WOULD be keeping the Ithaca with the slug barrel handy if it were necessary.

Posted by: irongrampa at March 30, 2012 11:20 AM (SAMxH)

 

I always thought the best first round for a 12 gauge is bird shot.

Posted by: Hydrocarbon Liberation Front at March 30, 2012 06:51 AM (NVu2l)

483 #67

There is a difference between being an ordinary voter and being a well known and influential figure whose public utterances can sway a lot of independents who crossed their normal party lines in the past to vote for Reagan or would have if they were old enough.

Slamming Peggy is not the same thing as slamming every sucker who voted Obama in 2008. She was supposed to know better.

Posted by: epobirs at March 30, 2012 06:51 AM (kcfmt)

484 >Howmany guns should be allowed to purchase in a year (if not a collector or dealer) 1 per month?

The answer to your question is "as many as he goddamned well pleases." A phrase I certainly intend to put to the test should my megamillions ticket come up tonight.  I have a list, and it starts with a pre-ban MP5 and ends with a Barret .50cal. 

Posted by: DanInMN at March 30, 2012 06:52 AM (XqeyF)

485 >I have had more than a few extremely frustrating
conversations with idiots that like to point out how wrong the use of
nukes was to end ww2.



and when you tell them about the incendiary raids on Japan and Germany that actually killed MORE PEOPLE than the atomic bombings, their faces go blank, like a dog contemplating a toaster

Posted by: Jones in CO at March 30, 2012 06:52 AM (8sCoq)

486 My grandad told me about his Amtrak unit training for landings in southern Japan after they had just finished up on Iwo. Posted by: Burn the Witch at March 30, 2012 11:51 AM (rX1N2) My father was on Iwo- 4th Marine Division

Posted by: nevergiveup at March 30, 2012 06:52 AM (i6RpT)

487 Morimoto tried to warn them otherwise, but they didn't listen.

The Iron Chef?

Posted by: Waterhouse at March 30, 2012 06:53 AM (w/anX)

488

as horrible as it was it is not even remotely comparable to the rape of nanking.

 

I think I've mentioned before how I was once accused of making up the rape of nanking. When I ever so gently pointed out that I was giving an incredibly sanitized version, the response was liar liar liar. 

Posted by: alexthechick - SMOD 2012 at March 30, 2012 06:53 AM (VtjlW)

489 Wow, who'da thunk a Peggy Noonan thread would garner almost 500 comments? 

Posted by: runningrn at March 30, 2012 06:53 AM (vJ9tV)

490 >>everything you may have learned about them probably came from progressive history teachers pushing the "America is Evil !!11!!" agenda.

There were also German-Americans interned in WWI and WWII.  Not as useful to teach about that, for some reason.

Posted by: HeatherRadish at March 30, 2012 06:54 AM (ZKzrr)

491 I'm also trying to decide whether to drive the hundred miles to La. to buy lottery tickets.  Half a billion bucks would throw a nice party for the morons.

Posted by: toby928 at March 30, 2012 06:54 AM (GTbGH)

492 Howmany guns should be allowed to purchase in a year (if not a collector or dealer) 1 per month?

Who the hell wrote this?  I'm too lazy to go through all 465 posts but the correct answer as already written above is "as many as I want and can afford AND it's none of yours or anyone else's fucking business."

Posted by: Hedgehog at March 30, 2012 06:54 AM (3jGS1)

493

I think I've mentioned before how I was once accused of making up the rape of nanking. When I ever so gently pointed out that I was giving an incredibly sanitized version, the response was liar liar liar.

 

 

Send them a copy of "The Rape of Nanking" by Iris Cheng. 

Posted by: runningrn at March 30, 2012 06:54 AM (vJ9tV)

494 The Iron Chef?

Yes.  You never knew he was a WWII Strategic Genius, did you?

I plead lack of coffee.

Yamamoto (if that's how you spell it) of course.

Posted by: AllenG (Dedicated Tenther) SMOD 2012 at March 30, 2012 06:54 AM (8y9MW)

495 their faces go blank, like a dog contemplating a toaster

Posted by: Jones in CO at March 30, 2012 11:52 AM (8sCoq)

*********

That's what my cats do too. I know because I eat dozens of poptarts a day. But I'm not fat. I only eat one after having sex with a different stranger. But I'm not a slut.

Posted by: sad sack at March 30, 2012 06:54 AM (ggRof)

496 My father was on Iwo- 4th Marine Division

 

Posted by: nevergiveup at March 30, 2012 11:52 AM (i6RpT)

 

Grandad was a driver in the 11th Amtrac BN, 5th MarDiv.  Assigned to land repeatedly on Red 2. 

Posted by: Burn the Witch at March 30, 2012 06:54 AM (rX1N2)

497

I have had more than a few extremely frustrating
conversations with idiots that like to point out how wrong the use of
nukes was to end ww2.

Posted by: yankeefifth at March 30, 2012 11:38 AM (Z9EHQ)

---------------

 

LOL.  Imagine if we'd gone with plan B.  The original invasion plans involved mass gas attacks on the Japanese.  I remember a documentary explaining the concept - and the footage of acre upon acre of poison barrels that were being readied. 

Besides, Japan was also on the cusp of having a-bombs.  They tested one 3 days before the war ended.  They would have used it on us, so they have no grounds for complaint.

Posted by: Reactionary at March 30, 2012 06:54 AM (xUM1Q)

498 >Right now I keep my HK USP .45 on the night stand.



same here, but mine's in .40S&W

Posted by: Jones in CO at March 30, 2012 06:55 AM (8sCoq)

499

494 I'm not a tin foil hat guy but  (yeah,the classic "but")  I don't trust Obama and his gang,especially Holder.

 

Oh, I trust them, steevy. ....I trust  them  to  always  do  the  thing  that  will  fuck  us  over  the  most.

Posted by: wheatie at March 30, 2012 06:55 AM (dEMjC)

500 How many people know you can legally own a fully automatic weapon?  Just get an FFL.

Posted by: Hydrocarbon Liberation Front at March 30, 2012 06:55 AM (NVu2l)

501 513 - or enlist

Posted by: Jean at March 30, 2012 06:56 AM (WkuV6)

502 My verbal abuse loving lib (and gay) FB friend is pretty pissed off about AZ senate passing the EXTREME!!!! bill which limits abortions after the 6 month mark.

Posted by: Jimmah at March 30, 2012 06:56 AM (UpwlP)

503 If the SCOAMF was white, he would be shopping around for a place to live next January

Actually, if he was white he'd still be a minor level hack in Chicago

Posted by: kbdabear at March 30, 2012 06:56 AM (Y+DPZ)

504 This thread has lost that "fresh" smell.

Posted by: Jane D'oh at March 30, 2012 06:57 AM (PJ+vx)

505 > I'm also trying to decide whether to drive the hundred miles to La. to buy lottery tickets. Half a billion bucks would throw a nice party for the morons.

Posted by: toby928© at March 30, 2012 11:54 AM (GTbGH)



if I win I am definitely getting new tires for the truck, and my kitchen needs a little work

Posted by: Jones in CO at March 30, 2012 06:57 AM (8sCoq)

506 "I think the fate of the United States will be Balkanization." I don't think that's the likeliest outcome. I think eventually the two irreconcilable sides will come to blows, one side will WIN, and will RUTHLESSLY suppress the other for a century to come. Like last time, in 1861. So the question is, which side do you want to crush the other? Because that's the only choice you get. I agree, peace isn't on the menu long-term. Hope I'm wrong.

Posted by: Steve Johnson at March 30, 2012 06:58 AM (Z8KB1)

507 I'm also trying to decide whether to drive the hundred miles to La. to buy lottery tickets. Half a billion bucks would throw a nice party for the morons. Posted by: toby928© at March 30, 2012 11:54 AM (GTbGH) I had an argument, yes another one, with a guy who absolutely refuesed to believe any germans were in camps during ww2 - mainly because he was part german and had never heard anything of it before. in other news, no subatomic particles.

Posted by: yankeefifth at March 30, 2012 06:58 AM (Z9EHQ)

508 My verbal abuse loving lib (and gay) FB friend is pretty pissed off about AZ senate passing the EXTREME!!!! bill which limits abortions after the 6 month mark.

 

Posted by: Jimmah at March 30, 2012 11:56 AM (UpwlP)

 

Ahhh, one of those Hands Off My Body types...unless it's Obamacare, right?

Posted by: Burn the Witch at March 30, 2012 06:58 AM (rX1N2)

509 499 My grandad told me about his Amtrak unit training for landings in southern Japan after they had just finished up on Iwo.
Posted by: Burn the Witch at March 30, 2012 11:51 AM (rX1N2)

My father was on Iwo- 4th Marine Division

Posted by: nevergiveup at March 30, 2012 11:52 AM (i6RpT)

My father was there too, Navy Seabees.  I get red in the face when I hear how awful we were for dropping the atomic bombs.

Posted by: DanInMN at March 30, 2012 06:58 AM (XqeyF)

510 513 - or enlist

Posted by: Jean at March 30, 2012 11:56 AM (WkuV6)

 

I would, but they'd have to lower their physical standards. Us grey hairs could hold fixed fortifications and let some of the kids with families spend more time home. We need a Get Off My Lawn Brigade.

Posted by: Hydrocarbon Liberation Front at March 30, 2012 06:59 AM (NVu2l)

511

Howmany guns should be allowed to purchase in a year (if not a collector or dealer) 1 per month?

Who the hell wrote this? I'm too lazy to go through all 465 posts but the correct answer as already written above is "as many as I want and can afford AND it's none of yours or anyone else's fucking business."

Posted by: Hedgehog at March 30, 2012 11:54 AM (3jGS1)

 

Funny, my wife tells me it "as many as I let you have damnit and not one more!"

(Acutally I've always felt the number is "as many as I can maintain, use, and/or store" at a certain point there are just too many to keep track of for me, but that's my personal threshold, I don't want to become Law of the Land!)

Posted by: tsrblke at March 30, 2012 06:59 AM (SYrwI)

512 Wow, who'da thunk a Peggy Noonan thread would garner almost 500 comments?Posted by: runningrn

You say that like we have a choice or something.

Posted by: weft cut-loop [/i] at March 30, 2012 06:59 AM (JEpGb)

513 @ 495

  Oh, hells yes, HLF.  Long time back, we tried an experiment involving a short barrel and some scrap wall board, using #8's.  At 8', the pattern was just slightly larger than a golf ball.  Sorta like a subsonic sledge hammer. Penetration was total. but the backup piece at 12' showed extreme spread, with a blown pattern.  Probably not lethal, but very painful, discounting the magic pellet.

Posted by: irongrampa at March 30, 2012 06:59 AM (SAMxH)

514

There were also German-Americans interned in WWI and WWII. Not as useful to teach about that, for some reason.

 

There weren't as many of them, and it wasn't done by Executive Order (for those with as little as 1/16th Japanese blood).  Almost 2/3 of the Japanese people interned were actually U.S. citizens as well.  The Germans who were interned were not U.S. citizens.  I think you are comparing apples to oranges. 

Posted by: runningrn at March 30, 2012 07:00 AM (vJ9tV)

515 My verbal abuse loving lib (and gay) FB friend is pretty pissed off about AZ senate passing the EXTREME!!!! bill which limits abortions after the 6 month mark.

Posted by: Jimmah at March 30, 2012 11:56 AM (UpwlP)

 

 

Anybody who can see the result of an abortion past 6 months and still think it's a good idea is a total moral reprobate, and needs a retroactive abortion himself.

Posted by: Reactionary at March 30, 2012 07:00 AM (xUM1Q)

516 Obama didn't deceive Noonan, she just wasn't all that bright to begin with.

Noonan, Parker, Frum, Brooks, and Buckley Jr. can no longer tell us how their intellect, education, pedigree, and sophistication makes their thoughts any smarter than some drunk holding court from a barstool

Posted by: kbdabear at March 30, 2012 07:01 AM (Y+DPZ)

517 Afternoon.

Greatest lawn sign ever? tiny.cc/4pqzbw

Perhaps.

Posted by: laceyunderalls at March 30, 2012 07:01 AM (pLTLS)

518 The funny thing is that prior to the Great War, the Germans were more popular with the average American than John Bull.  Perhaps because there were so many German-Americans already here.

Posted by: toby928 at March 30, 2012 07:02 AM (GTbGH)

519 Mega Millions has jumped to 640 million.

Posted by: Jumbo Jogging Shrimp at March 30, 2012 07:02 AM (DGIjM)

520 We need a Get Off My Lawn Brigade.>>

In the current theater wouldn't it be a "Get Off My Sand Brigade"?

Posted by: Buzzsaw at March 30, 2012 07:02 AM (tf9Ne)

521 >>mainly because he was part german and had never heard anything of it before.

You can always tell a German, but you can't tell 'em much (I'm at least 7/8 myself).

Posted by: HeatherRadish at March 30, 2012 07:03 AM (ZKzrr)

522 Mega Millions has jumped to 640 million.

Dammit, 200 mile round trip after work, I guess.

Posted by: toby928 at March 30, 2012 07:03 AM (GTbGH)

523

Afternoon.

Greatest lawn sign ever? tiny.cc/4pqzbw

Perhaps.

 

 

Love that!!!

Posted by: runningrn at March 30, 2012 07:03 AM (vJ9tV)

524 "I think the fate of the United States will be Balkanization."


That is how the world is going and the US has been obsessed with importing enough of the world into the US so that we are as stupid and insane as the rest of the planet.  Leftists can't stand the US being the only sane nation around.

The World is still ethnically organized everywhere except for the West and has always been.  To compound problems, the idiot West not only refuses to acknowledge this, but turns around and presses it with their idiotic notion of "self-determination" for every ethnic group that thinks they need a flag and their love of ethnic transfers to carry out the West's public denial of the existence of ethnicism as an organizing principle when every single thing they do works towards that goal ... except for what they do to the West, itself.

World tribalism is coming to America and there will be no avoiding it.  Whites, being so tired of winning, will let themselves lose until a reaction is absolutely necessary and then the shit will really hit the fan.

Posted by: ThePrimordialOrderedPair at March 30, 2012 07:03 AM (X3lox)

525 532 Mega Millions has jumped to 640 million.

So that's a little more than one Solyndra.

That's an ad right there.

Posted by: EC at March 30, 2012 07:03 AM (GQ8sn)

526

All of Peggy's stupidness aside... the beltway is starting to see through the error in their judgement.

I for one am happy to see articles like this and hopefully the preference cascade picks up speed.

Posted by: The Jackhole at March 30, 2012 07:03 AM (nTgAI)

527 The Germans who were interned were not U.S. citizens. I think you are comparing apples to oranges.

Posted by: runningrn at March 30, 2012 12:00 PM (vJ9tV)

 

 

Yes, until you include the so-called "voluntary" internments of their spouses and children.

 

Posted by: Reactionary at March 30, 2012 07:04 AM (xUM1Q)

528 532Mega Millions has jumped to 640 million.

Posted by: Jumbo Jogging Shrimp at March 30, 2012 12:02 PM (DGIjM)

---

Wow, I could single handedly fund the US budget for 15 minutes.

Posted by: Jimmah at March 30, 2012 07:04 AM (UpwlP)

529 Send them a copy of "The Rape of Nanking" by Iris Cheng.

Posted by: runningrn at March 30, 2012 11:54 AM (vJ9tV)


Beat me to it.  I have a copy on the bookshelf downstairs.  Fucking animals those Japanese were...

Posted by: Hedgehog at March 30, 2012 07:04 AM (3jGS1)

530 Laying the smackdown on Noonan is enjoyable. It really is fun to smack someone who is willfully stupid. Someone who deserves it. Someone who has it coming. And nobody has it coming more than Noonan. Let the smacking continue.

Posted by: maddogg at March 30, 2012 07:04 AM (OlN4e)

531 I think I've mentioned before how I was once accused of making up the rape of nanking. When I ever so gently pointed out that I was giving an incredibly sanitized version, the response was liar liar liar.

Posted by: alexthechick - SMOD 2012 at March 30, 2012 11:53 AM (VtjlW)

 

Cocksucker   Tom   Hanks   didn't   mention  in  his  "Letters  from  Iwo  Jima"  bullshit  movie  that  the  same  Japanese  units  defending   Iwo   took  part  in  the  rape  of  Nanking  and  that  souvenir  pictures  were  found  on  jap  bodies  that  showed   them  smiling  with  a  dead  Chinese  baby  stuck  on   the  end  of  their  bayonet. 

Posted by: Larsen E. Whipsnade at March 30, 2012 07:04 AM (6BgmB)

532 Michelle Malkin thought the internments were teh awesome.

Malkin is the daughter of Filipino immigrants

They were there when the Japanese occupied the Phillipines, and you'd probably feel the same we she does


Posted by: kbdabear at March 30, 2012 07:05 AM (Y+DPZ)

533 I liked Letters from Iwo Jima.  Am I in the minority?

Posted by: toby928 at March 30, 2012 07:05 AM (GTbGH)

534 Wow, I could single handedly fund the US budget for 15 minutes. Posted by: Jimmah at March 30, 2012 12:04 PM (UpwlP) ahhaha... you need to tweet that.

Posted by: Jumbo Jogging Shrimp at March 30, 2012 07:05 AM (DGIjM)

535 Anybody who can see the result of an abortion past6 months and still think it's a good idea is a total moral reprobate, and needs a retroactive abortion himself.

Posted by: Reactionary at March 30, 2012 12:00 PM (xUM1Q)


We're fine with that. 

Posted by: UK Medical Ethicists at March 30, 2012 07:05 AM (3jGS1)

536 I do not think peggy was such a dope when she showed up on the national stage. I think it is the same thing that happens to a lot of people, they get in with the cool kids, get invited to all of the cool parties, get some fans, get in their own feedback loop, and loses her grasp on reality.

Posted by: yankeefifth at March 30, 2012 07:05 AM (Z9EHQ)

537
Jane, as an engineer, whenever an airliner takes off and lands in one piece, I consider it a minor miracle. Too many complex systems, too many variables, too many forces to keep in balance, the loss of control of any one of which spells smoking crater in ground. Have a great flight!

Posted by: maddogg at March 30, 2012 11:30 AM (OlN4e)


Sounds like you like to torment people. You failed to mention most systems are triple redundant.

Posted by: Ed Anger - Certified Kos Kid at March 30, 2012 07:06 AM (7+pP9)

538 Someone turn on the Ewok signal.

Posted by: EC at March 30, 2012 07:06 AM (GQ8sn)

539 There weren't as many of them, and it wasn't done by Executive Order (for those with as little as 1/16th Japanese blood). 

Posted by: runningrn at March 30, 2012 12:00 PM (vJ9tV)



That would have simply been impossible because a plurality of America was of German extraction.

Posted by: ThePrimordialOrderedPair at March 30, 2012 07:06 AM (X3lox)

540 "As the result of a successful discussion among the minority leader, the White House and myself there will be no recess appointments during the coming adjournment," said Reid, speaking from the Senate floor.

In return, Republicans allowed passage by unanimous consent of several of President Obama's noncontroversial nominees and allowed Reid to set up a vote on the confirmation of Stephanie Thacker to be a circuit judge for the Fourth Circuit for Monday, April 16, the day the Senate returns from its break.

Posted by: Josiah Ryan at March 30, 2012 07:06 AM (e8kgV)

541 I think ace and the bloggers are keeping their powder dry so they will have something after we quit amusing ourselves on this thread. no way they imagined this thread would last this long.

Posted by: yankeefifth at March 30, 2012 07:08 AM (Z9EHQ)

542 547 I liked Letters from Iwo Jima. Am I in the minority?

Posted by: toby928© at March 30, 2012 12:05 PM (GTbGH)


It was ok.  I liked the juxtaposition of Ken Watanabe's character before and during the war.  You'd think the Japanese and the US were the best of friends, which Watanbe's character says during the movie to the wife of US diplomat, and then seeing return to Tokyo just before war breaks out.

Posted by: EC at March 30, 2012 07:08 AM (GQ8sn)

543 The only thing more interesting for the blog at this very moment would be a post reaching 500+ about Helen Thomas.

Posted by: Burn the Witch at March 30, 2012 07:08 AM (rX1N2)

544
  Speaking of recess appointments, wasn't there a lawsuit instituted concerning the illegal recess appointments made a bit ago?   Did that hit the memory hole, or is it ongoing?

Posted by: irongrampa at March 30, 2012 07:09 AM (SAMxH)

545 547I liked Letters from Iwo Jima. Am I in the minority?

Posted by: toby928© at March 30, 2012 12:05 PM (GTbGH)

 

 

 

 

No, I liked it too. A lot more than the other one done first. Not all of the Japanese were fanatics, just most of them. It is how they were raised from birth.

Posted by: maddogg at March 30, 2012 07:10 AM (OlN4e)

546 Yesterday Ace posted 10 posts in 6 hours. 8 posts were between roughly 1530 hours and 1930 hours. In the meantime, for the other 18 hours in the day...

Posted by: Soothsayer at March 30, 2012 07:10 AM (jUytm)

547 Because, if you want to steal someone's organs, you shoot them in the chest. I'd mock Dick Gregory if I didn't think there were people who think he's on to something.

Posted by: nickless at March 30, 2012 07:10 AM (MMC8r)

548 When did Peggy become a racist beyotch?

Posted by: Al Sharpton at March 30, 2012 07:11 AM (vYB+W)

549

That would have simply been impossible because a plurality of America was of German extraction.

 

I realize that.  It was racism on FDR's part. 

Posted by: runningrn at March 30, 2012 07:11 AM (vJ9tV)

550

541532Mega Millions has jumped to 640 million.Posted by: Jumbo Jogging Shrimp at March 30, 2012 12:02 PM (DGIjM) ---Wow, I could single handedly fund the US budget for 15 minutes.

 

I bought my first lotto ticket ever this morning.  If I win, I'll pay for at least 200 billboards, coast to cost, with a picture of Teh Won in his most arrogant posture (maybe with Moochelle in her most hideous dress, too)...with big red words underneath that say in all caps "WHAT WERE YOU THINKING?"

Posted by: model_1066 at March 30, 2012 07:12 AM (YbQJm)

551 Gee we got a ton of Kids of Dad's who served on Iwo--we should have a reunion on day. Well off to West Point to save a ton of money at the Commissary--later

Posted by: nevergiveup at March 30, 2012 07:12 AM (i6RpT)

552 561 Yeah,the Chinese should set him straight.You shoot them in the back of the head.

Posted by: steevy at March 30, 2012 07:12 AM (7W3wI)

553 I would love someone to provide a cite to where Ann Althouse SAID she was going to vote for Obama again.  She has said no such thing and I read her daily.

In fact, she HAS said that she and her husband think Mitt Romney not only ought to be President, but will potentially be one of the great ones.  She actually *did* write that. 

And yet people here are now proclaiming that she has openly proclaimed her commitment to voting for Obama.  Why?  Because they want her to fit into a predetermined narrative they have about swing voters.  And women, I suspect.

Posted by: Jeff B. supports SMOD/Coldcuts '12 at March 30, 2012 07:12 AM (LfpSr)

554 I realize that. It was racism on FDR's part.

Posted by: runningrn at March 30, 2012 12:11 PM (vJ9tV)



No, it wasn't.  It was part of the exigencies of war.

Posted by: ThePrimordialOrderedPair at March 30, 2012 07:12 AM (X3lox)

555 Sounds like you like to torment people. You failed to mention most systems are triple redundant.

Posted by: Ed Anger - Certified Kos Kid at March 30, 2012 12:06 PM (7+pP9)

 

 

 

 

Triple redunundancy yes, due to the consequences of system failure. Of course, triple redundancy adds to complexity, which adds to the probably of failure. And yes, airliners still crash. And yeah, I like to torment people sometimes.

Posted by: maddogg at March 30, 2012 07:12 AM (OlN4e)

556 Four or five more weeks like this one, and we could probably see the SCOAMF impeached.

Posted by: I am the egg man, . . . at March 30, 2012 07:13 AM (EETMo)

557 the Germans were more popular with the average American than John Bull. Perhaps because there were so many German-Americans already here.

Also Irish. That was my ancestors' contribution to the Fucking Other Countries In The Ass competition so, um, sorry for that one, mates.

Posted by: Boulder Toilet Hobo at March 30, 2012 07:13 AM (QTHTd)

558 Too many complex systems, too many variables, too many forces to keep in balance

It's clearly not "too many", since air travel is so safe. You'd have to have a fully-loaded 747 crash with no survivors every week to match the death toll on the roads.

Posted by: Waterhouse at March 30, 2012 07:14 AM (w/anX)

559 >>It was racism on FDR's part.

*deadpan* FDR can't be a racist, he was a fascist Democrat.


Posted by: HeatherRadish at March 30, 2012 07:14 AM (ZKzrr)

560 Four or five more weeks like this one, and we could probably see the SCOAMF impeached.

Not. Going. To. Happen.

Posted by: John Boehner at March 30, 2012 07:15 AM (vYB+W)

561 Want to know who was against the internment of Japanese Americans during WWII?  Those evil nasty Republicans, that's who.

It is ironic that the lefties always trot that out as an example of how bad America is.  No, America good.  Progressives bad.

Posted by: Jimbo at March 30, 2012 07:15 AM (O3R/2)

562

No, it wasn't. It was part of the exigencies of war

 

We can agree to disagree.  FDR was racist.  Interning someone who had 1/16th of Japanese blood was completely unnecessary, not an "exigency of war", that to me smacks of racism. 

Posted by: runningrn at March 30, 2012 07:15 AM (vJ9tV)

563 From the WeaselZippers story on Katy Pery's video, a most rare sighting of a patriot in Hollywood - I give you: Hollywood publicist Angie Meyer said: ‘Naomi Wolf is a living, breathing contradiction. Her anti-military sentiments against the men and women fighting to defend the freedoms she exercises regularly, speech and protest, is absurd and disturbingly disgraceful. She must be angling for a gig at Fox.

Posted by: Jean at March 30, 2012 07:16 AM (WkuV6)

564 For all the people who are so confidently certain than Ann Althouse is just another faithless Obama voter (and keep in mind that she is NOT a conservative, she is in point of fact an actual swing voter), why don't you read the things she's written about Romney?  http://althouse.blogspot.com/search/label/Mitt%20Romney

Posted by: Jeff B. supports SMOD/Coldcuts '12 at March 30, 2012 07:16 AM (LfpSr)

565

Want to know who was against the internment of Japanese Americans during WWII? Those evil nasty Republicans, that's who.

It is ironic that the lefties always trot that out as an example of how bad America is. No, America good. Progressives bad.

 

That's why it just kills me that all my relatives are Democrats.  My parents were the only Republicans in their families. 

Posted by: runningrn at March 30, 2012 07:16 AM (vJ9tV)

566 Who wanted the internments?  Earl Warren.

Posted by: toby928 at March 30, 2012 07:17 AM (GTbGH)

567 "WHAT WERE YOU THINKING?" Posted by: model_1066 at March 30, 2012 12:12 PM (YbQJm) Wouldnt that be one of the best things about being a mega millionaire?! I would do it too.

Posted by: Jumbo Jogging Shrimp at March 30, 2012 07:17 AM (DGIjM)

568 The same evil nasty Republicans who founded an abolitionist party that wasn't also Prohibitionist?

Wikipedia informs me the term "American exceptionalism" was coined by Stalin.

Posted by: HeatherRadish at March 30, 2012 07:17 AM (ZKzrr)

569 Iwo kid. My dad spent 30 days on that island and got shot through the chest on the last day of official combat. Been there - its a moonscape.

Posted by: Sub-Tard at March 30, 2012 07:18 AM (ursbV)

570

Because, if you want to steal someone's organs, you shoot them in the chest.

I'd mock Dick Gregory if I didn't think there were people who think he's on to something.

 

 

Well, sometimes, there are botched abortions...

Posted by: Gregory's Dick at March 30, 2012 07:18 AM (vJ9tV)

571 Jeff B. would you be as magnanimous if she and her husband  had said Newt?

Posted by: willow at March 30, 2012 07:18 AM (TomZ9)

572

550 I do not think peggy was such a dope when she showed up on the national stage. I think it is the same thing that happens to a lot of people, they get in with the cool kids, get invited to all of the cool parties, get some fans, get in their own feedback loop, and loses her grasp on reality.

 

True, but Peggy has always been fairly clueless, yankeefifth. ....She was Reagan's 'soft' speech writer....whenever he wanted a 'soft' speech. ....Back then, she was surrounded by alpha males, who edited her cluelessness out of her copy.

 

Since she has been out on her own, though....the Left has enjoyed using her 'credibility' and her cluelessness for their own purposes. 

Posted by: wheatie at March 30, 2012 07:18 AM (dEMjC)

573 Hiroshima?  Nagasaki?  The Japs got what was coming to them.

Posted by: Jimbo at March 30, 2012 07:18 AM (O3R/2)

574

Posted by: Jeff B. supports SMOD/Coldcuts '12 at March 30, 2012 12:12 PM (LfpSr)

 

Well, that's encouraging then.  I only get over there sparingly these days and thought I saw her getting behind Romney, so the commenter who said she was voting for Obama again took me by surprise.

 

Her rationale for voting for him in the first place was juvenile and quite representative of the vacuous nature of many swing voters.  Hopefully she's grown out of it.

Posted by: Burn the Witch at March 30, 2012 07:19 AM (rX1N2)

575 Anyway , I guess i don't mind as much with Althouse as she hadn't written speeches for Reagan,
this was closer to the heart of the matter with me.

Posted by: willow at March 30, 2012 07:19 AM (TomZ9)

576 nude post

Posted by: toby928 at March 30, 2012 07:19 AM (GTbGH)

577 HLF - you would be amazed at the hell you could unleash with a CROWS turret and a LazyBoy

Posted by: Jean at March 30, 2012 07:20 AM (WkuV6)

578 Not only have we all been telling her who Obama is, but we have been feeding her facts week after week. She lives in the same DC bubble that she claims to write about. She's been brainwashed beyond her words. When will David Brooks admit his mancrush on Obama was all based on him being played a fool and a tool?

Posted by: I stopped reading DCBubbleHeadNoonan a long time ago at March 30, 2012 07:20 AM (HOOye)

579 Althouse did say in her comment section she was planning on voting Zero again. I read it myself, as I'm sure others here did. Maybe she got a clue?

Posted by: maddogg at March 30, 2012 07:21 AM (OlN4e)

580 Interning someone who had 1/16th of Japanese blood was completely unnecessary,

Based on what?  Yes, you are looking at the greatest resolution of war in human history and saying that it could have been accomplished in all sorts of other ways, even though you can't find one instance in history of a better end to a war. 

not an "exigency of war", that to me smacks of racism.

Posted by: runningrn at March 30, 2012 12:15 PM (vJ9tV)

And our strong alliance with the Chinese at the same time?

Posted by: ThePrimordialOrderedPair at March 30, 2012 07:21 AM (X3lox)

581 If I win the half billion dollar lottery, I'm spending the whole billion on health care.

Posted by: SCoaMF at March 30, 2012 07:21 AM (UpwlP)

582 Tried watching "Alexander" last night and gave up. Granted its a large canvas to fit into a movie format, but it really stunk. I was thinking the only reason they did the movie was to focus on Alexander's homosexuality. The actor playing Alex really looked a bit too gay to be believable as a combat leader. Just sayin.

Posted by: Sub-Tard at March 30, 2012 07:22 AM (ursbV)

583 No, it wasn't. It was part of the exigencies of war We can agree to disagree. FDR was racist. Interning someone who had 1/16th of Japanese blood was completely unnecessary,not an "exigency of war", that to me smacks of racism. Posted by: runningrn at March 30, 2012 12:15 PM (vJ9tV) I am not in any way supporting the internment of American citizens. It is possible that the decision was motivated by something other than racism. I have more than a few friends that are naturalized citizens and nearly all of them are rabid Americans that would probably be to the right of most around here, however, there are some I know that do have a sense of conflicted loyalty. there are also a lot of people that see American citizenship as a tool or a convenience and have a primary loyalty to another country. it is not unreasonable to be worried that a population might have conflicted loyalties.

Posted by: yankeefifth at March 30, 2012 07:23 AM (Z9EHQ)

584
Of course, triple redundancy adds to complexity, which adds to the probably of failure. And yes, airliners still crash. And yeah, I like to torment people sometimes.

Posted by: maddogg at March 30, 2012 12:12 PM (OlN4e)


When my dad did LSA I read up a lot about it, so you're not telling me anything new. Especially about your occasional fondness of tormenting people. I recognized it right away because I'm the same way.

Posted by: Ed Anger - Certified Kos Kid at March 30, 2012 07:24 AM (7+pP9)

585 558 Speaking of recess appointments, wasn't there a lawsuit instituted concerning the illegal recess appointments made a bit ago? Did that hit the memory hole, or is it ongoing? Posted by: irongrampa]/i] Saw that the lawsuit was ongoing but haven't heard anything else. Recently a lawsuit by Louisiana was dismissed in Federal court: They were suing because since Barry's Commerce dept has taken control of the Census illegals are counted as citizens for purposes of Representatives in Congress; Louisiana lost congressional seat because they have a lower population of illegals whereas Texas gained Congressional seats because of their porous border and growing illegal population. That this is not a source of extreme outrage is beyond me. Legal citizens are losing their Constitutional right to representation as illegal citizens gain more representatives in Congress and the challenge is being denied. Why is this not a huge story? Why?

Posted by: Daybrother at March 30, 2012 07:24 AM (WCuHB)

586 >>>Althouse did say in her comment section she was planning on voting Zero again. I read it myself, as I'm sure others here did. Maybe she got a clue?

If it was in the comments I could have missed it.  But given the general unreliability of such claims (and the potential for distortion), I would need to a see a cite.

Posted by: Jeff B. supports SMOD/Coldcuts '12 at March 30, 2012 07:26 AM (LfpSr)

587 No, it wasn't. It was part of the exigencies of war.

Posted by: ThePrimordialOrderedPair at March 30, 2012 12:12 PM (X3lox)

 

 

 

Agreed.  So can we finally start rounding up the damn muslims and interning them?  That is, just until the threat of muslim terrorism is done.  No longer than that.  And also banning their immigration, too.

 

Posted by: Reactionary at March 30, 2012 07:27 AM (xUM1Q)

588 JeffB.: She can say all the nice things she wants about Romney. Just as I'm sure she said a lot of nice things about McCain.
The fact is, she has two issues that trump everything: 1) feminists are the best, always, 2) White Guilt.
Her immediate defense of Fluke while denouncing the GOP is exactly like Excitable Andi's hysteria over Trent Lott. Single issue trumps rationality.
You go ahead and think she'll vote for Romney. The house money is on another tug on the JEF lever.
I haven't seen her say she is going to vote for the JEF, I just see the way the wind is blowing over there.

Posted by: jimmuy at March 30, 2012 07:27 AM (kSaUf)

589 You know about the cleanliness fetish of the Japanese?  In So. Cal., they rounded them up and housed them in the stables at Santa Anita Racetrack.

They didn't bother to muck the stalls first.

That is pure unadulterated racism.

Posted by: Jimbo at March 30, 2012 07:27 AM (O3R/2)

590 560
Yesterday Ace posted 10 posts in 6 hours.

8 posts were between roughly 1530 hours and 1930 hours.

In the meantime, for the other 18 hours in the day...

Posted by: Soothsayer at March 30, 2012 12:10 PM (jUytm)

------

Proactively  heading off prostate cancer.

Posted by: SCoaMF at March 30, 2012 07:28 AM (UpwlP)

591 Hey Andy:  chill already!  No, I don't like the Great Black Hope any more than you do, but don't go calling people older and smarter than you "idiots" -- it tends to piss us off.

Like it or not, there's this GREAT MASS OF VOTERS out there -- some call them "independents";  you and I use less flattering names -- that need this explained to them.  And no, Peggy has been very consistent since 2009 in criticizing how BO has handled this job that, apparently, was way tougher than he thought going in -- something else she's reminded people of many times.

Here's the thing you younger morons don't get:  Barack Obama is BLACK, therefore he is being held to a different standard by the media and a great many "middle" voters.  Racist?  Of course!  Welcome to The Real World, 2012 Edition. Or haven't you heard/seen all the racist crap that's been swirling around the "Trayvon" story?

We have a job to do, which is DEFEATING BARACK OBAMA, and p****ing all over a fellow conservative will not help our cause.  Whether you love or hate people who don't think exactly like you do doesn't matter; WE NEED THEIR VOTES.  To get those votes, somebody needs to explain to them that it's OK not to vote for the Black Guy this time, which Peggy does better for that crowd than anybody else out there.  If you don't get that by now, you shouldn't be blogging about politics.  (I had assumed the "moron" tag used so freely on this site wasn't literal.)

BTW, free speech is a powerful thing; use it responsibly. Otherwise, the next time someone likes you goes calling someone like Peggy an "idiot" -- someone who actually worked in the White House, who knows the political game better than anyone in the MSM today -- some old guy will have to seek out that person and kick his skinny-runt ass all the way to Burbank.

Nice talking to you, moron.

/wwc/

Posted by: WildWillyC at March 30, 2012 07:29 AM (TjOL+)

592 I think hillary met elvis.

Posted by: yankeefifth at March 30, 2012 07:29 AM (Z9EHQ)

593 maddogg - redundancy, esp. orthogonal, might increase "complexity" but it reduces chaotic outcomes. Personally, I won't be comfortable flying until the pilots are the last resort and can't do anything until all of the machines have failed.

Posted by: Jean at March 30, 2012 07:29 AM (WkuV6)

594 *burp* It came to me... That last sip At the bottom of my stein. *hiccup*

Posted by: Narzisse geliebte, Noonan at March 30, 2012 07:31 AM (HOOye)

595 WWC - remember, when we criticize Obama and point out his failures, those are the failures of his white half. By only criticizing his white half, we are not racist.

Posted by: Jean at March 30, 2012 07:31 AM (WkuV6)

596 Personally, I won't be comfortable flying until the pilots are the last resort and can't do anything until all of the machines have failed.

Posted by: Jean at March 30, 2012 12:29 PM (WkuV6)

 

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Meh.  It's WAY safer than driving. 

 

 

And look at it this way - if the plane crashes, you're probably either going to walk away from it, or else (more likely) be translated immediately into your eternal reward.  The odds of surviving with paralysis or dismemberment/crippling are far lower.  Big win, in my book.

Posted by: Reactionary at March 30, 2012 07:33 AM (xUM1Q)

597 Yo, WWC, less e-peen flailing, more editing.

Posted by: Burn the Witch at March 30, 2012 07:33 AM (rX1N2)

598 610WWC - remember, when we criticize Obama and point out his failures, those are the failures of his white half. By only criticizing his white half, we are not racist.

Posted by: Jean at March 30, 2012 12:31 PM (WkuV6)

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Funny, Michelle calls it my "white half" too.

Posted by: SCoaMF at March 30, 2012 07:34 AM (UpwlP)

599 HLF - you would be amazed at the hell you could unleash with a CROWS turret and a LazyBoy

Posted by: Jean at March 30, 2012 12:20 PM (WkuV6)

 

Nice. I'm there. Just gotta get that stinking DoD to change some regs on how old you can be. All my joints are still intact, and I can pass the PT.

Posted by: Hydrocarbon Liberation Front at March 30, 2012 07:35 AM (NVu2l)

600

"...but in a bizarre way it was more straightforward.”
The vice president claimed that the complexity of the 2008 financial crisis presented challenges in a way the Great Depression of 80 years ago did not."

 

So FDR took  a simple problem and dicked around with socialism  for two terms while making the problem worse.  Now Lightworker has a way more harder problem to solve, and he wants to...dick around with socialism for two terms...at least? 

Posted by: 66chevelle at March 30, 2012 07:39 AM (QjSgY)

601 The downside of not winning the lottery is knowing some rich bastard is spending your ten dollars.

Posted by: Jimmah at March 30, 2012 07:39 AM (UpwlP)

602

Posted by: HeatherRadish™ at March 30, 2012 11:01 AM (ZKzrr)

I guess she never watched "Hazel" back when she was 40.

Posted by: 66chevelle at March 30, 2012 07:41 AM (QjSgY)

603 229 "Squirrel!!!!!" ------------------ Dead squirrel: http://tinyurl.com/7hxae8z Apropos...

Posted by: WSJ at March 30, 2012 07:41 AM (HOOye)

604 Amtrak unit training for landings
Going ashore with Joe Biden

Posted by: DaveA (gratuitous spelling correction for possible comedy purposes) at March 30, 2012 07:47 AM (wwFlb)

605 Joke may work with actual correction AMTRAC.

Posted by: DaveA (gratuitous spelling correction for possible comedy purposes) at March 30, 2012 07:48 AM (wwFlb)

606

"I agree. the funny thing is zero does not care about african Americans either, they are just a tool in the box."

 

Exactly.

 

And neither does Moochelle.

 

That make-work bribe-job she got at the UChicago School of Medicine was designed to keep the ghetto blacks out of the UChicago system - to funnel them into lesser-quality government clinics - so that the paying customers wouldn't have to rub elbows with them.

 

Immanuel Kant [to his credit] had a thing or two to say about this - this idea of using other human beings as a means to an end.

 

 

 

 

Posted by: Zombie Shane at March 30, 2012 07:53 AM (F5Rm1)

607 "The constitutional law professor from the University of Chicago didn't notice the centerpiece of his agenda was not constitutional? How did that happen?"***
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He was conducting recon.  Learning as much as he could about his target to subvert it from within.  As a bonus, it offered him the perfect cover.

Posted by: Mayday at March 30, 2012 08:01 AM (orrLR)

608

"So the question is, which side do you want to crush the other? Because that's the only choice you get. I agree, peace isn't on the menu long-term. Hope I'm wrong."

 

I sure do hope it can be resolved peacefully.

 

Because we're pretty much at the point where the two sides aren't going to be able to live together anymore.

 

Blue States determined to commit suicide and die.

 

Red States struggling to survive [and, God forbid, actually thrive].

 

There just aren't enough Red Staters in this country to fund SS/Mediscare for aging boomers and SSI/AFDC/EITC/etc for all the "minorities" - the numbers just don't add up.

 

 

Posted by: Zombie Shane at March 30, 2012 08:03 AM (F5Rm1)

609 Some times I find myself thinking women's suffrage isn't all it's cracked up to be.

Posted by: Ignatz D. Mouse at March 30, 2012 08:03 AM (2dU/2)

610 How did he not notice that the centerpiece of his legislation was unconstitutional? He didn't give a flying **** about its constitutionality. He doesn't care about the Constitution except where it gets in his way, and he's been running it through a paper shredder since his first day in office.

We have to get rid of this guy in November. If we don't vote him out there will be only a USSA, not the land we grew up in and love.

Posted by: Lee at March 30, 2012 08:06 AM (RtwOA)

611

For those readers/commenters still contemplating shotguns, I present 2 pieces of information.

 

1. The BoxOTruth website consists of many firearms tests. One test is firing buckshot through a rifled 12ga barrel. The result was a pattern about 18 " in diameter (the "Donut of Death") ... at 5 yards distance. 15 feet is roughly the diagonal distance across many living rooms to the front door, so th epattern would miss most body armor, but still hit the target.  The only problem is that buckshot is  9 (or 15) almost-.32cal projectiles, and with a pattern this wide, they will cover a much larger area. Be certain of your target.

 

2. Always use a stock. Firing birdshot from a 12ga equipped with 1 or 2 pistol grips is ... your choice ... , but firing a stout slug round is doubtfully possible; firing a second may be impossible. But with a real stock, I suppose the limiting factors are targets, ammo, and personal pain tolerance. Also, there is merit to swapping the original stock out for a youth stock ... there's room for an additional recoil pad, if you chose, and if you wear body armor, the (shorter) youth stock restores the original length of pull ... and if you get one with overmolded rubber, the grip is quite good.

Posted by: Arbalest at March 30, 2012 08:06 AM (BpFAB)

612 Psssst Peggy, Barack 0bama is a stuttering clusterfuck of a miserable failure.



Pass it on.

Posted by: logprof at March 30, 2012 08:06 AM (ykSKg)

613

"Whites, being so tired of winning, will let themselves lose until a reaction is absolutely necessary and then the shit will really hit the fan."

 

Right - that's what I'm worried about.

 

The Left has no earthly idea the horror that will transpire if our self-discipline ever snaps, and we decide to go full-blown medieval on their asses.

 

Posted by: Zombie Shane at March 30, 2012 08:07 AM (F5Rm1)

614 only reason they did the movie was to focus on Alexander's homosexuality.

Sleeping with some guy rather than Rosario Dawson might be gayer than Twilight.

Posted by: DaveA at March 30, 2012 08:11 AM (wwFlb)

615 I think every single right leaning blogger on earth should post an "I told you so" piece on this. Noonan should be slapped down as an example. I can let other idiots slide but she really ought to have known better.
624: the strange thing is I hear that from women more often than men, and its hard to disagree with.

Posted by: Christopher Taylor at March 30, 2012 08:14 AM (r4wIV)

616 If there had been no internments there probably would have been race riots that made ?Omaha? like a picnic.

Posted by: DaveA at March 30, 2012 08:18 AM (wwFlb)

617 608maddogg - redundancy, esp. orthogonal, might increase "complexity" but it reduces chaotic outcomes. Personally, I won't be comfortable flying until the pilots are the last resort and can't do anything until all of the machines have failed.

Posted by: Jean at March 30, 2012 12:29 PM (WkuV6)

 

 

 

 

Jean, my philosophy in design is simplicity is reliability. Would you like to see triple redundancy in your combat weapon? Your life depends on that weapon so reliability is paramount. Weapons which are reliable enough to stake your life on are invariably simple as possible.  The AK-47 is a good example. It has one major feature, reliability. It is crude and unrefined and it lacks convenience, but reliability it has in spades. That is my argument. I contend that triple redundancy is there for public relations. We would be better served by aircraft which is designed for maximum simplicity and reliability. Single systems which are simple and robust as possible. Just my opinion. As a side note, double ignition on single engine piston aircraft are not there for reliablilty, the engines were designed in the 20's for the most part, and the combustion chambers are too inefficient to work well without dual spark ignition.

Posted by: maddogg at March 30, 2012 08:31 AM (OlN4e)

618 ah noonan--beeatch thought she was jock sniffing lebron and ended up with eddy curry--thought she was getting an accomplished brilliant ivy leaguer but got a guy who was only good at getting into the ivy league--thought she was bunking sydney poitier's son but was serving breakfast to david hampton--white racial guilt combined with a touch of jungle fever can cause a bad case of spread 'em for white bread girl--if barry had a son he would look like shawn  tyson--or maybe mike tyson 

Posted by: HULUGU at March 30, 2012 08:42 AM (ixhfR)

619  564  I bought my first lotto ticket ever this morning. If I win, I'll pay for at least 200 billboards, coast to cost, with a picture of Teh Won in his most arrogant posture (maybe with Moochelle in her most hideous dress, too)...with big red words underneath that say in all caps "WHAT WERE YOU THINKING?"
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What a great idea.  I might do up some flyers with that and casually drop them around. . . .

Posted by: Wolfus Aurelius at March 30, 2012 08:43 AM (exvgC)

620

When you've lost Peggy Noonan.......you've lost........who?

Fuck her. Blithering idiot.

Posted by: LGoPs at March 30, 2012 08:59 AM (+Uv5V)

621 I'm so tired of these 'enlightened' folks are  just NOW figuring our what a colossal moron and danger to our country Obama and crew are. Peggy can go choke on, well, you know....

Posted by: ATLDiver at March 30, 2012 09:03 AM (qMD+N)

622 Lost our like for Obama? Bubba, I don't even consider myself an American anymore I see myself as a Georgian because the nation I did belong to has left me! Not only that but the U. S. considers me an enemy, an idiot and their slave. The United States aren't United and regional areas are now under occupation from the liberals ruling out of Washington D.C. Secession makes more sense than ever. The hell with the Union I'm for States rights.

Posted by: HEP-T at March 30, 2012 10:06 AM (XXHqo)

623

There's something happening here
What it is ain't exactly clear
There's a man with a gun over there
Shooting poor Obama's son

Posted by: Peg E. Noonan at March 30, 2012 10:18 AM (FsqHK)

624 Peggy and the Rinos did not just fall for this confidence-man's act, they actively worked to defeat McCain/Palin.  (especially Palin)

The first I can abide, the latter is unforgivable.


Posted by: pam at March 30, 2012 10:20 AM (cgrL5)

625

Peggy--he's "increasingly coming across as devious"?  No shit Sherlock.

 

Now that you've wandered out of your gauzy delirium induced fog in 2008, how about helping clean up the mess  YOU and other idiots like you made?

Get that broom and dustpan--I don't wanna see nuttin but flying elbows girl!

Posted by: comanche voter at March 30, 2012 10:24 AM (6USwK)

626 "e-peen flailing"...cool.  My first on-line putdown...I yam properly chastised.

What can I say?  Size really does matter.

/wwc/

Posted by: WildWillyC at March 30, 2012 11:53 AM (TjOL+)

627

And this is the guy who sneered when people called him "socialistic". His supporters still sneer at it, calling him (and themselves) "moderates", while people who consider fiscal solvency and the Constitution important are termed "right-wing extremists".

The "New Pary" article is good, but I swear I've also seen an image from a Chicago paper where Obama was celebration his State Senate win with the New Party leaders. It was their biggest-ever win.

Posted by: Optimizer at March 30, 2012 12:05 PM (As94z)

628 Somehow the phrase self-indulgent, willfully ignorant, cloistered, self deluding left leaning scrunt of the first order fits nicely on Frau Bleucher Noonan. Dish face, accomodating apologist whore does nicely as well.

I'm here to help.

Sandy.

Posted by: enter sandman, lurker and preznit zero besmircher. at March 30, 2012 02:36 PM (zxaA2)

629 Regarding the internment I'll be getting to that in a future Common Knowledge post.  Its not exactly what you've been taught, let's say.

Posted by: Christopher Taylor at March 30, 2012 02:40 PM (r4wIV)

630 Noonan's only claim to fame was that she was on staff as a Reagan speechwriter.  She wrote two great speeches for him but was also responsible for George H.W. Bush's "read my lips, no new taxes" line that pretty well gave the WH to the Dems when he ran for re-election after raising taxes.  She's been a member of the GOP Cocktail party for years now and is about as conservative as Olympia Snowe.  Hell, I wonder if she trying for a job on Romney's staff?

Posted by: scr_north at March 30, 2012 06:04 PM (/fseW)

631 † ‡ £ ࡌ

Posted by: ThePrimodialOrderedPair at April 02, 2012 10:24 AM (X3lox)

632 The real comedy here is that Noonan is upset that Obama has been (allegedly) dishonest about the health care law but she never said boo about Bush and Co lying/distorting info to get us to invade Iraq. In fact, she creamed her pants when we invaded. That's the real travesty

Posted by: Mike at April 04, 2012 09:23 AM (leNBy)

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