We begin with a summation from one of our own:
JW in GermanyOnlineWolverine May 18, 2022 16:59
Have not had time to go through the comments…but just wanted to share my Q-teenth of May that offered me more Hopium than I think I have ever consumed.
- Durham takes the stage with opening arguments
- Scavino posts billiard trick shot with the Q of spades.
- Was it Trump who reTruthed a meme of the Great MAGA King with a Q behind his left shoulder?
- I heard that the Truth Social web app came online…still need to confirm
- The Ministry of Truth is mute.
- Many other events/signs within the last several days that indicate to me that UltraMAGA is on the offensive and gaining in intensity
- Again, yesterday was the Q-teenth of May…a beautiful morning on my walk to work and yes…The Birds were Singing their hearts out.
- My smile literally morphed into involuntarily laughter.
Anyone else care to take a hit off the hopium bong?
There were a number of good things posted on American Thinker on Wednesday regarding the Ministry of Truth. As of noon, they were all moot.
View it anyway.
Well, one Trump endorsement made it through.
Ummm…. Chickie…we need to talk.
And the Peter Doocy bombing run of the day.
One of the obstacles to full understanding of just what the enemy is all about revolves around the concept of symbolism.
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Dr. Oz still ahead by 1,240 votes.
Good, but the margin is narrowing. At this rate, it will go to a recount.
Saved from last night —
….particularly “The Price of Experience”.
The tupelo tree grows thoughout the south. The sixth largest city in Mississippi is named for it. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nyssa_sylvatica
But what it’s really known for is tupelo honey — bees just go nuts for the tree and it produces immense amounts of honey — https://arbordayblog.org/treeoftheweek/black-tupelo-tree-bees/
Tupelo honey is highly prized here and folks selling it on the sides of the road stop traffic and sell out fast. I’ve tried it – but my all-time long-time favorite wild honey is gallberry honey. Guess it’s because it’s what I grew up with. Zeigler near Valdosta GA and Thomas honey out of Live Oak FL are my favorite local sources for gallberry honey.
We also used to get Orange Blossom Honey out of FL – which has a unique strong flavor. I’m not in love with it.
Clover honey is sold in our local grocery chain, Publix. It’s kind of blah.
I mostly use honey in tea nowadays, with a squeeze of lemon juice to combat cold and other viruses.
You are fortunate indeed GA/FLA !
While listening to this Van Morrison tune last night (One of my favorite artists)
As I often do while listen to music..I did a Tupelo honey search, which led to the origination of it’s source. The Black Tupelo Gum Tree,’Nyssa-sylvatica’
This variety tree thrives in your backyard,.. the Chattahoochee river basin in it’s rich sandy silty well drained soil and climate.
I’m going to keep my eyes peeled for these locally, I think they are also in our area, May even have a few on the property, I haven’t identified everything yet but Gum trees are plentiful. The berry clusters and slick shiny leaves are the giveaway. 😃
Already planning a slow quiet Recon in the wooded surrounds today with new found knowledge. 😃
Do you keep bees – have hives?
Bees? No, too much on my plate.
Too many other things going on.. 😃
Not to be confused with the huluppu tree.
Quicker access to complete poem.
Clandestine on Elon Musk and Twitter. I don’t know if he’s right, but it’s interesting.
I LIKE IT ! 😃
.. for economy of events. 😉
Funny, I could use this same argument to bolster my long-running argument that the Twitter rebrand is about trying to stop Truth Social.
They need people back in the Twitter influence/surveillance sphere ASAP before Truth Social grows out of their control + mid-terms + food shortage(?)/whatever big op they have planned next.
Agreed. US Intelligence agencies need people back in their surveillance net of choice + out of Trump’s influence.
Slick marketing. It would fail as a slick commercial if it didn’t do these things.
That’s the problem we’re facing right now.
Most of these “devolution”/”this is all a movie” theories are so dang nebulous the SAME thing can be used as evidence both for and against them.
Epistemically, they’re worthless theories.
As an added benefit, what will we learn as a result of un-intended consequences?
Will twitter refuse to disclose full bot activity?
Bigger question.. will SEC allow twitter deal to complete the Musk deal with known or alleged /potential fraud? ⚖
If so, BIG IF, how many other known FRAUDS is the SEC overlooking (covering up) for Wall street? Why? and for how long? ..smoke , 🔥 💣 😁
I like how he includes a RINO with the Dems.
Such a nice touch. 🙄
On top of Covid, they got Monkey Pox and more Flu variants as well.
Perhaps a “flea” thing posted yesterday.
They’ll have something special for us this summer, that can perculate a bit, well before the general election.
RDS posted a good analysis/comment about MonkeyPox over at Marica’s yesterday. I have to say, if it originated (so to speak) in Africa, could it be one of BillyGhoul’s “experiments”???
(Not sure if it’s OK to post her comment, it’s here:
Thanks, Cuppa. She posts both places, so it’s most likely OK. However, you can just post the link.
It’s well worth reading, so here goes (man, how I would like to make BillyGhoul Gates take some of his own medicine 😡 )
But it usually goes away on its own…
So, yet again, BigPharma and the WEFfenSS are ginning up FUD (fear, uncertainty, and doubt) in order to fill their coffers (coffins?) with their 30 BILLION pieces of silver…
It is originating in gay men. Interesting that hiv was from africa in gay men.
From yesterdays Saker. Brian Berletic Ukraine sit-rep.
Ni Ni Chris.💤💤
Continuing from last night at some distance because the poor girl and her scars were freaking me out (and, BTW — thanks, Wolf, for the “if bloodsucking insects are a problem you may want to skip this” a couple of days ago. They do, and I did.).
I’m personally unhappy with earrings, but there is such enchantment regarding females up close that I can overlook them.
But it reminds me of one of my sister’s college roommates. Through weird bits of synchronicity, my sister ended up with three roommates named Sally (*name changed*) in two years, which naturally lead to a great deal of confusion when trying to figure out what was going on. So, each got a nickname. One was called “Sally, the Nose” because she’d walk into an otherwise empty space, wrinkle her nose, and ask, “were they eating omelets in here?”
She was generally accurate, but it lead you to wonder what her life must be like when she could be in a classroom and pick out the half-dozen people who had previously had gym that day.
As things might reasonably progress, I actually met “Sally, the Nose” one time. Besides her side-gig as a bloodhound, about the only other thing I knew about her was that she had significant breast surgery before going to college.
She was a happy, pleasant, high-spirited young lady and I was modestly flirtatious (being about five years older). [One of the things I miss about that time was that people could flirt and compliment each other’s appearance and accomplishments without being such dour and litigious scolds. It was all about wit and flippancy and not about attempted rape and patriarchal domination.]
Anyway, I was trying to wordcraft something in the background about, “I’m sure you were adorable a couple of sizes smaller, though you are certainly noteworthy at present.” Thankfully, I never came close to actually saying something. The surgery reduced them by half and was necessary if she wasn’t to live with a permanent back brace. She hadn’t gone farther at the time because she was afraid that she wouldn’t recognize herself afterward.
I have met someone who really, honest-to-God, needed “top” surgery for reduction. I’m sure it was done responsibly and with care and without the Frankenstein scarring, and left ample material for maternal functions, in equations where i -> n.
Sally had every reason to hate her top and want it completely hacked away, as it was causing her significant distress, but she took a reasoned approach. IIRC, she attended my sister’s wedding, and my sister attended hers.
The more I think about it, I wonder if that photo wasn’t totally photoshopped.
I don’t think so. Did some clicking around yesterday. Link contains a picture of two female to male models walking shirtless in a fashion show. Scars, though much healed, look the same.
Those closures look to be done by an actual plastic surgeon. I would think that’s how it would be done when done right.
There is this fish frequently seen in all sorts of tanks — including ones with rough customers……
But it doesn’t look very threatening…..
It’s the clown loach — a scaleless fish from inland waters of Indonesia. You might think they’d be easy prey in a tank full of piscivores. But you’d be wrong.
The very tip of their snout has some tentacle-like growths. And there is one hidden weapon that extends from there to about halfway to the eye — a razor-sharp spine of cartilage on each side of the head. This can go through nets, shipping bags, and the skin of aquarists. It can do phenomenal amounts of damage to fish who think they’ve caught it.
This makes clown loaches a universal companion to aggressive fish. The won’t start none, and nothing that starts trouble with them ever wants a second take.
Incidentally, “A Fish Called Wanda” has the “bad guy” eating fish out of the “good guy’s” aquarium, and supposedly eats his clown loach. All the fishkeepers in the audience go, “NFW” at that scene.
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Our little journey to Lake T is going to look into shell-dwellers.
Lake T is an ancient lake, and has been collecting shells of Neothauma snails for literally millions of years. There are places in the lake where stacks of snail shells are thousands of feet deep — large parts of these are anaerobic, too deep to have any digestible food, or have welded themselves into impassible calcium carbonate mazes.
There’s a wikipoo article on the subject, so we’ll drop this in — https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shell_dwellers
We’ll start with something obvious — some of these are among the world’s smallest cichlids. They’re not huge. Nevertheless, some have huge hearts — I’ve seen a Lamp. Ocellatus “gold” travel thirty inches across a tank to nip at an owner performing maintenance. Not bad for a one-inch fish. Feisty.
N. Brevis males tend to be territorial and will bury all the shells in their territory in sand. Again, these are small fish, and their only shovel is their mouth. When one has successfully wooed a particular female brevis cichli-boo, he will excavate a shell for her to show her his eternal devotion. I’m not sure what happens when or if the female brevises realize that their entire subdivision is entirely managed by “Fred.”
From today’s posts, with pic of blue checked tweet…
“Retired US Army General Barry McCaffrey has posted footage from the game Arma 3, posing as the alleged “destruction” of Russian aircraft by Ukrainian air defense systems in Ukraine”
Anymore so many social media posts from notable people are most likely written by staff not the actual person. That goes for all political types regardless of affiliation.
In this case, this guy is almost 80 yrs old so I really doubt he would think to use a video game for a clip of combat.
Not sure why they posted this today as it’s pretty old news.
Unless the term “synthetic biology methods” has some meaning that hasn’t come up previously…
“The Russian Foreign Ministry announced important facts: The employees involved in work with dangerous pathogens in Ukraine were US citizens and had diplomatic immunity. Ukrainian biological laboratories were engaged in activities to enhance the pathogenic properties of plague, anthrax, tularemia, cholera and other deadly diseases using synthetic biology methods.”
Needs someone knowledgeable to look at this but to me it looks like what was going on in wuhan.
More gun control for NY’ers from “Karen” Hochul
Enough people ignoring them=nullification.
Recent Lockheed programing for students during “E Week”:
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What happened to Payton academically/professionally after he attended Lockheed Engineers Day in 8th grade? Did he make any connections at this event? Any mentors?
..”Gendron attended SUNY Broome Community College in Dickinson for the Fall 2021 semester, but the school said Sunday he was not enrolled past March 22.
Gendron showed an interest in engineering at an early age, attending an annual “Engineering Day” session at Lockheed Martin as an eighth-grader, according to an archived post on the website of the Susquehanna Valley Central School District.”…
Hmmmm. And both of his parents are supposedly civil engineers working for the NYSDOT.
He sketched a layout for the store on a sheet of paper torn from a PEF pad.
PEF is a union that represents NYS professional workers, I think. Reports are that his father was a organizer/union rep.
I thought CSEA represented NYS DoT workers.
There are several unions representing NYS workers. Depends on the unit.
…”“I’m hoping to maybe serve what my mentor did to me, to you guys — to help pay it back, and maybe turn on those switches for you guys,” Andrew Tsoi, a software engineer at Lockheed Martin, said to the students during one of the sessions,
If the speed-mentoring sessions didn’t turn switches for the students, organizers hoped that tours of various on-campus facilities would.”…
Gendron would have attended in 2016ish. Corney was General Counsel of Lockheed til 2010, iir, before heading to FIB.
This is the full episode of Dinesh Dsouza reference by De Pat:
UNLAWFUL CONDUCT Dinesh D’Souza Podcast Ep333:
Jack Posobiec @JackPosobiec
The WHO is commiting a power grab (substack.com)
I hate to expose what a dummy that I am but who exactly votes for this ? Congress ? Is this a thing that OBiden simply signs and it’s a done deal ?
Another thing that is against the Constitution. Not like they care.
Malevolent Attack Against Everything Good in Society: Tainting the Food & Water Supply
First 2022 U.S. Case of Monkeypox Confirmed In Massachusetts, Health Officials Say
hmm that article is chock full of info. Seems that monkey pox is primarily among “men who have sex with men” , it’s not easily transmittable. It’s origin obviously is African, etc, etc
Too bad they don’t care who comes into the USA or what their current health status is.
It’s not easily spread human to human. So the “men with men” sexual contact, which often results in injury (no graphic details from me!) is the primary way humans here would get it. In Africa, it is usually spread by contact with butchering bush animals. They eat a lot of stuff, including monkey, that most Americans wouldn’t touch.
This is another “scare” that, unless the virus has been “monkeyed with,” is not that scary.
Not discounting the idea that it has been weaponized, although it is just as possible that the weaponization is only through the MEDIA not science.
The media loves stuff like this until the facts emerge and add conjecture that of course it can spread to heterosexuals also.
Once they realize that the first population that likely would get it are our new illegal “migrants” > then into the black community…they would either exploit it for fear porn or shut up about it. The shady 4 AM memo givers will decide the trajectory. .
Recall that Bill Gates was talking about “the next pandemic” and “the next virus” a few months ago.
Monkeypox, an Orthopoxvirus, is of the genus Poxviridae that includes Smallpox.
IMO, there should be some suspicion that there’s weaponization involved here.
There’s really no known treatment for Monkeypox. One would not be surprised to learn that, say, Pfizer-BioNTech is “working on” a “vaccine” for Monkeypox.
And they have a vaccine ready to go, too!
Monkeypox and Smallpox Vaccine Guidance | Monkeypox | Poxvirus | CDC
Didn’t go to the link.
Gosh I HOPE the ready to go vaccine is mRNA technology, so it’s “Safe AND Effective”.
Well, unless it’s been weaponized, it’s not a huge deal. It goes away on its own without treatment.
I think this is another “be afraid!” deal.
Verse of the Day for Thursday, May 19, 2022
“These things have I written unto you that believe on the name of the Son of God; that ye may know that ye have eternal life, and that ye may believe on the name of the Son of God.”
1 John 5:13 (KJV)
Thank You, Jesus, for blessings received and prayers answered!!!
BE MY VOICE
BABY LIVES MATTER
PRAYING ON THE ARMOR OF GOD
Father God, I now follow your command to put on the full armor of God, because my battle is not against flesh and blood but against rulers, authorities, the powers of this dark world and against spiritual forces of evil in the unseen world.
I first pray on the Belt of Truth that it may be buckled around my waist, may I be centered and encircled by your truth dear Lord. Hem me inside all that is true and right, and may I be protected and held up by the truth of your living word, in my Lord Jesus name.
I pray on the Breastplate of righteousness, please protect my vital organs and my inner man, cover my integrity, my spirit, and my soul. Guard my heart for it is the wellspring of life, please strengthen and guard the most vulnerable places in my life with that which is right, good, and noble that I might not receive a fatal blow from the enemy, in my Lord Jesus name.
I pray on the Gospel Shoes of Peace. I choose to stand in the shoes of your good news, and on the firm foundation of my Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, the solid eternal rock. All other ground is sinking sand, I pray that I will not slip or fall, but that my feet would be firmly fitted on your lordship, my Lord Jesus. I choose to stand on you, so that the peace of God, which transcends all understanding will guard my heart and mind in Christ Jesus, the eternal Rock of Ages. I receive your holy peace now my Lord, from the sole of my feet to the crown of my head, in my Lord Jesus name.
I pray the Shield of Faith into my hand now. As I take up the shield of faith, I ask that you might extinguish every dart and arrow, that is launched from the enemy to take me down spiritually, physically, mentally, emotionally, and every attempt of the enemy to destroy my joy. I ask that my faith in you would make it flame out. Extinguish every flaming arrow that would come against me, my life, my family, my home, or my ministry. May my faith always be out in front of me like a shield. Give me the courage to “faith my fears” by choosing to walk by faith and not by sight, in my Lord Jesus name.
I pray on the Helmet of Salvation, that you might protect my mind from the thoughts that can lead me astray. I choose to take every thought captive, and arrest all intentioned ideas and motives that would harm others, or distract me from your holy will for me. I submit every captured thought to the Lordship of my Lord Jesus Christ, and ask that you would imprison those thoughts that are not of you my Lord. Transform my mind and renew my thinking that I may think God thoughts, and have a sober mind that is focused on your glory. Please protect me from being double minded that I may allow my mind, I reject to live an earthly life, because I choose to live a holy one, governed by you My Lord Jesus, the prince of peace, please have my mind to be saturated with the holy mind of Christ, in my Lord Jesus name.
Finally, I take up the Sword of the Spirit which is the holy word of God, I pray this powerful offensive weapon into my hand, and ask that your holy word would be fitting for every encounter I face. As the enemy gets close to me, please give me the insight, wisdom, and skill to wield the word of God to drive away the enemy, in my Lord Jesus name.
May the enemy and his team flee from me, upon hearing the word of God spoken by the power and direction of the Holy Spirit. Give me the sword of the spirit to cut through the wiles of the devil, so that I may discern the schemes of the enemy when he is near.
With all kinds of prayers, supplication, and intercession I pray to you my Lord God as the one who fights my battles. Now that I’m in your holy powerful armor, I walk away covered and ready to face my day as you go before me, and please protect me in the midst of the spiritual warfare in this unseen world, in my Lord Jesus name.
Thank you my Lord, for the spiritual weapons of armor and prayer that you have given me. It is written no weapon formed against me shall prosper, and you will refute every tongue that accuses me.
Thank you Father God, my Lord Jesus and the Holy Spirit, that I am more than a conqueror in my Lord Jesus. I pray all of this in the mighty name of my Lord God and Savior Jesus Christ.
Such a strange story:
…’“I was seated next to him and I thought, ‘Why am I sitting next to him?’, is it because they think I’m ‘M’ like Judi Dench,” said Ms Hill, in reference to the fictional head of Britain’s intelligence service, MI6 .
“I took in the suits, one of the finely tailored suits, the way that the little vein pulses on the left-hand side of his face,”’…
…”“Now, this sounds really bizarre, but I could smell that he was freshly laundered. He wasn’t wearing cologne, but it was almost like he had stepped out of some special preparatory bath or something, into the moment.”’…
What a creep. Fiona Putin Sniffin’ Hill
Another UN WHO power-grab — Global Pandemic Treaty is “a trillion dollar business deal” « JoNova (joannenova.com.au)
Yep, looks good 😀
And, speaking of exercise, say, 10,000 steps:
And wine (glasses):
No More Letting Them Slander Conservatives (townhall.com)
I Thessalonians 5:3
For when they shall say, peace and security; then shall sudden destruction come upon them, as the pains upon her that is with child, and they shall not escape.
Thank you DePat 🙂🤚❤️😉👍
She’s being called “Weird Gal Jankowicz”
(Weird Gal reportedly working on Zelensky’s campaign as a Fulbrite scholar)
Death threats. Not questions about alleged involvement with the “Integrity Initiative”, William Browder, and others?
Integrity Initiatives International is a real thing, and here’s its board:
Oh look, Tom Firestone. Not to be confused with Jamie Firestone:
Heard this on the radio. Was hard to find on the internets until I used the magic words.
“gas stations add extra digit” Then I got more hits.
Ooops… a companion story😬😵😏 😡
Of course the grid can’t handle more electricity to sustain demand for energy, unless we dramatically dump population. Oh wait!
In my area gas is creeping up on $5/gallon, unavoidable … and infuriating. Miserable evil scum political toads 🐸
Gas station I drive by daily has raised gas price $0.10 A DAY for the last week.
4.39 ; 4.49 ; 4.59 ; 4.69 ; 4.79 ; 4.89
Large chain or? Large chains are higher here, a lot. Cash prices are lower too.
All they’re really need to do is get rid of the 9/10s lie at the end, and use that for a regular number. That deception shows the true character of the Rockefellers and the rest of the oil magnates and WEFfenSS…
Then again, that’s just bowing down to the liars of Davos: gas shouldn’t cost ANYWHERE near what it does now. I just bought just over 5 liters (1.34 gallons) of Diesel for €10.07 ($10.28, or $7,643 per gallon)… enough to get me 50-70 kilometers, or a shopping trip while waiting for cheaper (possibly) prices tonight…
And Habeck (Greens, natch) wants to cut off ALL oil and gas coming from Russia… we’ll probably need five digits if the Greens have their way…
Same thing with food… first time I’ve EVER seen RFID theft-protection on meat packages!!!! 😡 😡 😡 😡
Oh, and in honor of cursday (the dog day(s) of early should-be-summer,
(looks like PLBlog was thinking of wine, too, when they wrote the link to the pic)…
The disinformation czar was ousted for spreading disinformation, but Democrats are calling that disinformation, which is actual disinformation
We have reach the bullshit singularity
.. 🤡👍 …
seems to spread man to man
US Confirms Monkeypox Virus In Massachusetts After UK, Spain, Portugal Cases In Men – The Burning Platform
The fact that we have to slap a “label” like Asperger’s on somebody like Elon Musk just makes me nuts.
People used to just be “who they are.” Nobody expected someone like Elon, whose I.Q. is probably stratospheric, to be socially “normal.” Hell, Einstein couldn’t tie his shoes til he was 12 or something! Now they say he had Asperger’s, too. MAYBE he was just so damned busy thinking of amazing stuff that the minor details of life meant very little?
Nowadays, everybody who is even a tiny bit “different” has to have a label. But does that really help get us anywhere?
It’s all part of their “divide and conquer” strategy, which they’re painting as “diversity”.
Same horse, new paint…..
Trojan horse, of course…
As well as their ‘victim mentality” … a person ‘fails’ because there is something medically ‘wrong’ with them that Big Farma can ‘treat’ with ‘drugs’ and ‘office visits’
It’s been said that Greta, the climate change sage, is in the autistic spectrum. They have no problem with her.
Of course not, she agrees with them.
I ask myself what is normal and who decides what normal is?
Obviously, with personalities being different, you’re going to want to label the differences.
The problem is when the differences start being considered abnormal (and bad) in some way.
Right. When I was a kid (and now), I was considered “quirky.” Had “labels” been a thing, I’m fairly certain Asperger’s would have been applied to my socially awkward self.
You might enjoy this post & the original one I was responding to within…
Very interesting! Thanks!
You’re welcome 🙂
Top of the building on the lower right looks like a graphics card cooler… with all the bitcoin mining going on, maybe cards will need something like that… just saw a 24GB graka!!!
Who needs that much? 4K? 8K? 1024K???
Something like this (Geforce 3090 OC) which will set you back aroud 1800 (T)Euros…
…and will likely be 200 euros or bucks in three years and painfully obsolete in six.
Like most of my kit (don’t game, so there’s that). CPUs, Mobos, printers (A3+ 12-ink photo (Epson 2100/2200) with roll feed, basket, cutter, and tons of options that is obsolete (or at least dried-out) and a full set of ink costs as much as the printer did)… Back in the day I needed it… sigh….
Then, my disc farm… hard to find good IDE controllers now; two of my mobos (victims of badcaps) had FOUR IDE connectors for eight-drive RAID… of relatively itty-bitty drives.. painful to let go of them, somehow, but the printer is the most irritating boat anchor…
I should’ve picked a less expensive hobby, like Model Railroading… oh, wait… DCC… decoders at €50,00 each, without sound, sound at €70,00 or so… drat 🙂
Then again, maybe I could make a musical instrument out of them 🙂 [and now, for something completely useless 🙂 ]
The one that started it all:
And, a refinement and consolidation (and Mo Bass):
Group Life COVID-19 Mortality Survey Report (soa.org)
We ARE winning the culture war, it is just taking some time. Two articles I read today gave me a boost.
“Netflix has canceled several “anti-racist” animated projects aimed at children’s entertainment, Variety reported Tuesday.
In what is reportedly a creative decision, Netflix announced they would not move forward with several children’s entertainment projects including “Antiracist Baby,” based on the baby book by “anti-racist scholar,” Ibram X. Kendi. Netflix has also reportedly pulled the plug on “Stamped: Racism, Antiracism and You,” a documentary inspired by another of Kendi’s books, according to Variety”
AND, even better, DISNEY theme parks fail to make the Top Ten for 2022:
“This doubling down on wokeness has hurt Disney. Gov. Ron DeSantis and the Florida legislature revoked Disney’s special governance legislation, and the company’s stock price has taken a tumble. And now, Disney’s American theme parks failed to make USA Today‘s list of the 10 best theme parks in the country.”
Gotta wonder if that is a first-ever occurrence right there.
Where Has All The Diesel Gone? Long Time Passing… | Musings from the Chiefio (wordpress.com)
Who knew? All we have to do to fix the Demoncrat males is give them testosterone!
“Researchers administered synthetic testosterone or placebo to participants who previously disclosed their political affiliations, allowing researchers to track how the hormone affected participants’ politics.
“When weakly affiliated Democrats received additional testosterone, the strength of their party fell by 12 percent and they reported 45 percent warmer feelings towards Republican candidates for president,” explained the study.”
SLOGAN for the treatment:
“It’s not Stupidi-T, it’s just Low-T. We can help!”
So the term “Soy Boy” really IS true…
(soy, of course, being an Estrogen analogue)…
Yes, apparently it IS!
I can’t do soy because of the estrogen. Flax as well.
All they really need to do is eat red meat and the body will take care of the rest.
Yep. Think of the Beefeaters in England (and not just the gin 😀 )…
Guarding the Tower of London and the Crown Jewels. Also inspiration for G&S /G&T?) “The Yeomen Of The Guard”…
We could put it in the water in Portland, Seattle, and the like and solve the whole thing!
Or maybe Marmite or Vegemite and clear the place out 😆
WHO to Make Lockdowns Part of Official Pandemic Guidance – The Daily Sceptic
WHO will be able to declare anything an emergency…..Guns, Trans, Health, Climate, etc…
Penalty to the country that doesn’t comply is they get shut out of the IMF.
Blue helmet collections. They’re coming.
Gotta Catch ’Em All! 😀
More Reasons to Doubt the Covid Vaccines Really Deliver 90% Protection Against Death – The Daily Sceptic
The Detection of Monkeypox in Humans in the Western Hemisphere | NEJM
Senate passes $40BILLION Uke aid bill. 🤬🤬🤬🤬🤬🤬🤬🤬🤬🤬🤬
The stern letters and phone calls mean absolutely zero to them.They. Don’t. Care. What. We. Think.
I dont know if there’s any way but the hard way to fix anything.
The republican leaders need to be replaced. Then put hard nose strong M. AGA leaders in. Then vote and vote the right people in. Be aware of slinter votes who encourages the third person running who is never going to win and why. The republicans never learn they allow the vote splinter.
For now Trump is our leader and I am going to listen he has a reason why he is doing what he is doing.
All well and good….
But the “System” must be fixed (i.e. voting machines and mail-in balloting etc.)
Or it is all moot.
Yes and smarter people than I need to help fix this. Very frustrating.
ODD BALL POST.
Looking for insights… Planning to purchase, unimproved acreage, this summer.
My focus here, what are the major issues, NOT common to purchasing a home.
Insights and experience appreciated.
Am not knowledgeable on acreage in general, but in Florida would be concerned about sinkholes. There seem to be many of them there, possibly due to underground limestone layers.
Had not thought of the sink holes. Believe they are typically on the peninsula. If we go with FL, likely on the panhandle.
Thanks for the thought.
Sounds like you are familiar with the process and on the right track 🙂
You didn’t list Arkansas, but….
I just sold 2.5 acres raw pasture land for 50k.
Rural Corner lot with 2 paved roads.
Property is in the county, Not in any city limits (2A friendly)
15 minutes from nearest real city. 5 minutes from small town.
Growing nice area – new houses around (Not crammed together like a subdivision)
Land had building covenants (2500 sf under roof)
No subdividing parcel until covenants come off
(10 yrs from original purchase unless renewed by adjacent owners)
Mineral rights usually do not convey anymore. (But get them if you can)
City water available (If planned for a dwelling… I might have a water well dug)
Septic – (insure the land perks for septic) 1 acre minimum for septic systems
Electric and Natural Gas available
Land boundaries should be staked out by a registered land surveyor
Also get a plot plan of the land with a legal description (warranty deed)
The plot plan should show any/all easements/rights of ways
Title insurance if financed
Purchase time typical 30-45 days or as agreed upon
Usually handled by the Title Company of your choice:
(also depends on the Title Company’s schedule)
(Title search and survey done, liens and taxes up to date)
Pretty much like a home purchase minus inspections, repairs and insurance.
Hope this helps.
Yea, was going to list AR and TN. Time line issues.
Appreciate excellent thoughts above. .
Glad to help
Similar as Arkansa for TN. Definitely want the survey as rayzorback posted.
If concerned with sinkholes, building site suitability, soil formation and such; hire a soil scientist to do a soil test. They have the mapping and expertise to tell you what to expect on a particular parcel.
Thanks. Not real familair with TN. Time permitting it would be mid or eastern TN.
With the assumption you plan to build….
If not on town water/septic check with the municipality about PERC test requirements.
Ask around to get an idea about how deep other wells are in the area and if they passed water quality tests or required filtration and/or water softening systems.
Check out the zoning/land use regs., and also read some Planning Board minutes and attend a meeting to get an idea about how the Board handles new building project approvals. Will help with a time frame.
Check to see if you need a variance. Can require a public hearing and add months to the process.
Thanks Holly. A little more homework in my future.
Actually, make sure you even can get a well permit. Can’t be done any more where I live.
Why is that?
Apparently, they’re concerned that the aquifer will get depleted quickly if too many people draw from it. They don’t want to grant permits unless the figure the well can work for three hundred years (!).
The aquifers here do not get replenished as fast as we use them; they think the water down there is a hundred thousand years old; hence that it took that long to get there.
I had no idea. Think I will do some reading on the topic. I’m in the Great Lakes Region so there’s plenty of water. Sometimes too much of a good thing.
A fairly common “scam” is that if you’re near the city limits and want a water hookup, you’ll be annexed to the city — and subject to all the other glories of metro living.
Also check out soil composition:
Clay, Rocks, Shale, etc.
Footings in rock cost a lot more.
Clay expands and contracts and could lead to cracking.
Yea, those are great points. On my list. Thank you!
If you’re thinking rural, another thing to consider is how well the soil “percs.” If it’s clay, you’ll have to build your septic field in a special mound (expensive); but if it’s super sandy, it might percolate TOO well and you’ll not be able to build a “cheap” (they aren’t, it’s a relative term) septic system for that reason, too.
Yea, perc will be something I don’t gloss over. Thanks.
You’ll want to verify communications (cellphone coverage, land phone coverage, available internet). There are a bunch of stories going around about guys buying lots and finding out that they’re 100 feet from the internet….and the internet company wants to charge them $5K.
Look for environmental contamination (history).
Make sure the neighbors aren’t xenophobic.
How real estate works can vary state-by-state. Review resources like https://oklahoma.gov/orec.html . Some may require the intercession of an attorney.
Thanks Cooth. As with many things, Internet could easily be the deal breaker. Cell easy enough to verify. Environmental a biggee for sure.
Some how, over 43 years, zenophobia issues minimal, that we’ve had to deal with. Perhaps ironic, SIL has serious issues in that realm. Must be a reason we have not seen her, brother in decades. (/s) BUT, yes, xenophobia is something we are mindful of AND truly need to factor it, in this purchase also.
The legal stuff will get sorted out. As a seller, I was able to FSBO a home in CA. Hell of a lot of paperwork AND coordination on my part. Title Company had there share as well.
Appreciate your thoughts.
Heh. I wasn’t even thinking racial xenophobia, I was thinking “outsider” xenophobia. The kind that thinks that anyone who hasn’t been there for a decade or two might be a government spy. Neighbors who might be growing things, or distributing things, or distilling things, or belong to unfriendly “churches”.
sometimes it’s so bad you can be born in some small town, but because your grandparents weren’t, you’re still an outsider.
That is so true. I am living it totally isolated because I was not born here neither my husband. In the past I made friends with people that had German roots. They are dead now. My neighbors husband is from S America and she looks Mexican maybe second or third generation.
They are very nice. The town is stratified and those who think they are somebody are snooty even though they themselves have not achieved but hang on the achievement of their parents.
Yea, “outsider” is a real issue, to be aware of.
That’s a pretty comprehensive list. This might be covered in your first point, but to elaborate a little: You will want to know what entity has jurisdiction over the property. If it is in an extra-territorial jurisdiction, not within a city’s limits, then the county might be in charge of permitting. You will need to know if there are restrictions on sizes and types of trees that can be cleared, as well as any environmental factors like endangered species in the area that could affect your ability to clear the land or the times of year when you would be allowed to clear it.
Good point, as I remember around the last year before O was leaving office the BLM was at war with Texas and Oklahoma in particular. As important as all that was, it was quickly washed out of the news with current events so have no idea how that war turned out, though I imagine the BLM got their wings clipped from such pursuits when Trump took office and hopefully the States were able to armor up. Meanwhile there was a story in last month or two that might indicate the BLM is back on the war path.
I know the O admin was at war over streams of water on private property, wanting them to be regulated by the EPA or some such agency. Thank goodness that got shot down. There were other things, too, and they never give up.
Yes, remembers much of the talk was what constitutes a wet land and what developments can be made under such conditions. Keep in mind the leftists want to turn all these arguments over to the UN making it so that the Sustainable Development Goals become the rule.
I’m thinking a green light to develop and then develop will be required. And any part developed may still get stopped by these clowns not to mention said clowns aren’t afraid to make you tear stuff down and put it back the way you found it or else.
If you think through all of your normal continuing expenses, you will need to verify the “rules of the game” for the property you are acquiring. For instance, we pay city taxes for police, fire, paramedics, trash pickup, street maintenance….you may have the county sheriff (where are they?), a volunteer fire department (best pay the dues!), you may have to contract privately with a trash-hauling service or take it to the dump yourself (how much per load?), you have to know who controls the streets in case you want to install a new driveway…..and to know if you’ll get snowplowed.
Essentially, it’s all the things you’d need if you were in a built-out subdivision, but you have to independently source and verify them.
My head hurts. (Kiddin)
My list grows a bit more. 🙂
All good advice !
You might want to try checking on Gab “Groups”.
(I do not know how to do an effective search there, but I am CERTAIN there are MANY on Gab that are looking for something similar)
EDIT: You might also check on Gabs “Marketplace” (I don’t know if they have “Real Estate” or “Lots/ Acreage” listings)
Good idea. I’ll head over that way soon. Thanks.
A lot to consider/ ponder there, Taxes, budget, future home size( sqft requirements)
How close do you want neighbors, how far are you willing to travel for groceries?
Home insurance rates can vary depending on how close a fire Dept is, or a fire hydrant, County water available? Ambulance? Police?
A Dr,?.. a ‘good Dr.?, a specialist ? Do cows bother you? Chickens? Chicken farms?Do you want privacy? freedom with space? Are you ready for the culture shock?
That comes with the territory, You are the outsider moving into the ‘locals’ area.
Rule of thumb, unimproved land needs improvement. Proper Rain water drainage management is top of the list. Water drains downhill, Always build on higher ground. Consider the neighbors water drainage issues, stay away from flood zones.
Every building with a roof collects and sheds water, same with driveways and local roads. There are trade-offs everywhere, make a list of what you want/need in a property.
Make a parallel list of what you absolutely DO NOT want. Example may be in the flight path of a major airport, next to the interstate hi-way, maybe a busy rail line.
That’s just off the top of my head. 😃
Great thoughts for consideration. Thank you!
YW Good Luck ! 😃
For long distance Recons utilize Zillow for different regions/areas. 😉
Yes, Zillow is a good source. I also use Realtor and Land Farm.
Links for anyone that may be “looking around. 🙂
ensure land is Not in a flood insurance zone or that cost is automatically added into ownership costs & headaches…plus the possibility of actually dealing w/ flooding.
Yea, flood zone is on my check list. Thanks.
YW you’ve sparked a Very interesting discussion!
Yea. Lots of savvy folks here. 🙂
Agreed. I noticed that no one mentioned the Muslim call to prayer, or parking for the Mosque activities, but those have been big issues in this area…not rural, but it could depend where they attempt to establish a “beachhead” (excuse my non-military misuse of a term)…just another detail to consider perhaps 😉
Yea. Having lived in Singapore for three years, I can still hear the “call to prayer” throughout, EVERY day.
It became like living near an airport or train tracks. Tune the NOISE out. 🙂
Muzzie will be added to my spreadsheet. 🙂 Thank you.
No prob. I told hubby that I noticed creeping Is-lame in the neighborhood the other day…sigh. We used to be at least one buffer community “apart” from those who would kill or conquer us or bleed us dry (besides gov’t that is) 🙁
Bayou Renaissance Man: A totalitarian onslaught against freedom on a worldwide scale
GWP: Good News! Trump Attorney to Go After 51 Intel “Experts” Who Lied About Hunter Biden Laptop from Hell Days Before Election
Natalie Winters, The National Pulse:
U.S. Bioethics Chief, Who Happens to be Fauci’s Wife, Published a New Paper Telling Corporates They Can Ethically ‘Pressure Employees’ And ‘Embarrass Vaccine Resistors.’
She’s all in.
Fauci got his asset into position. Wicked little poisonous gnome.
Good fuckin’ luck trying to embarrass me because I’m smarter than you.
And if you’re the clot-shot kind, “ostracizing” me from your presence is just threatening me with a good time.
CS Lewis expounds on the beauty, challenges, & mystery of aging & arrival…
AS ONE OLDSTER TO ANOTHER
Well, yes the old bones ache. There were easier
Beds thirty years back. Sleep, then importunate,
Now with reserve doles out her favours;
Food disagrees; there are draughts in houses.
Headlong, the down night train rushes on with us,
Screams through the stations…how many more? Is it
Time soon to think of taking down one’s
Case from the rack? Are we nearly there now?
Yet neither loss of friends, nor an emptying
Future, nor England tamed and the ruin of
Long-builded hopes thus far have taught my
Obstinate heart a sedate deportment.
Still beauty calls as once in the mazes of
Boyhood. The bird-like soul quivers. Into her
Flash darts of unfulfill’d desire and
Pierce with a bright, unabated anguish.
Armed thus with anguish, joy met us even in
Youth—who forgets? This side of the terminus,
Then, now, and always, thus, and only
Thus, were the doors of delight set open.
Poems. Copyright © 1964 by C. S. Lewis Pte. Ltd. Preface copyright © 1964 by Walter Hooper. All rights reserved. Used with permission of HarperCollins Publishers.
Awww! I did not expect that honor at the top of today’s daily post! Thank you very much Deplorable Patriot! 😘
I was just rushing over here to do another drive by post and sleep to add detail to some thoughts about Musk, Nina J. and the Revolver article…and was greeted with Q-Treeper love ❤
Don’t spend all that love frivolously. 😂
I know…Right? 😎