Palate Cleanser Open Thread

Because we just needed something that was just, well, beautiful for a change, and The Imperial Library Czar was kind enough to provide us with such.

Just… Awesome:

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Well shucks, the Air Force is good for sumthin’! I keed, I keed. That was relaxing and peaceful after a typically shitty Monday. Too bad the Navy ain’t caught up yet… (Was that at Wright/Pat, does anybody know?) EDIT: A quick check of teh YouTubez tells me it was the Smithsonian. Thought it was WP ‘cuz of the planes hanging… Read more »

Uchuck the Tuchuck
Uchuck the Tuchuck

Beautiful. Glorious. When does Obama have the lot of them court martialed for endorsing religion while in uniform?

Tallulah
Tallulah

Thank GOD for the classics!

The heathens rage, but the classical composers glorified God the Father and God the Son! And the heathens can’t diss Bach without looking like the troglodytes they are.

🙂

LC Xystus
LC Xystus

Open thread, eh? Then here’s something I wanted to say on the Rott. Watching the new-big-deal Sound O’Music production last week, I was amazed to hear the opportunistic Max Detweiler character–during an argument about responding to the Anschluss, recommend sitting it out & waiting for it to blow over: the same words that someone posted here recently in a discussion… Read more »

Farmor, LC, GLOR and Imperial Mother
Farmor, LC, GLOR and Imperial Mother

That just saved my day. It was so beautiful.
Thanks. :em01:

LC R6
LC R6
Just Another Random Nut, GLOR
Just Another Random Nut, GLOR

Yes, that’s the Air and Space Museum in DC, I recognize it.

Also, you want another palate cleanser…

Asking a retired US Army Sergeant to translate your anti-war slogans? Priceless.

LC Nicki the Resident Misanthropic Bitch
LC Nicki the Resident Misanthropic Bitch

Wow… I just needed that. Really needed that.

LC Gladiator
LC Gladiator

Rubio Opposes House-Senate Budget Deal Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) issued the following statement today announcing his opposition to the House-Senate budget deal: “We need a government with less debt and an economy with more good paying jobs, and this budget fails to accomplish both goals, making it harder for more Americans to achieve the American Dream.… Read more »

LC Gladiator
LC Gladiator

President Obama’s Statement on Budget Deal President Barack Obama praised budget negotiators for striking a deal on the federal government’s budget, which rolls back some sequester cuts to military and other programs in 2014 and 2015. Below is his full statement. Statement by the President on the Budget Earlier this year, I called on Congress to work together on a… Read more »

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LC Gladiator

Marco Rubio Opposes House-Senate Budget Deal Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) issued the following statement today announcing his opposition to the House-Senate budget deal: “We need a government with less debt and an economy with more good paying jobs, and this budget fails to accomplish both goals, making it harder for more Americans to achieve the American… Read more »

LC Gladiator
LC Gladiator

The reason they are lying is the same reason Obama lied. They will say and do anything to get elected. Obama lied about the healthcare bill otherwise it would have never passed. Obama lied during his re-election telling the sheeple what they wanted to hear so they would re-elect him. This whole administration is nothing more that a sham. They… Read more »

LC Gladiator
LC Gladiator

With time running out to reauthorize a 5-year Farm Bill, sources on Capitol Hill tell Breitbart News that Congressional leaders are preparing a short-term, one-month extension to allow more time for negotiations. Congress is desperate not to let the Farm Bill expire on December 31st. If it does, a decades old law would be triggered, causing the price of a… Read more »

Anyone know what happened to the Cold Fury Blog?

LCBren
LCBren

http://www.news.com.au/world/africa/deaf-community-outraged-sign-language-interpreter-for-barack-obama-at-nelson-mandela-memorial-service-was-a-fake/story-fnh81gzi-1226781075030 A MAN who provided sign language interpretation for Barack Obama and other dignitaries at Nelson Mandela’s memorial service was “a fake”, according to multiple sign language experts. Bruno Druchen, the national director of the Deaf Federation of South Africa, said the man, seen next to the US president and other world leaders, “was moving his hands around but there… Read more »

Reminds me of the lady doing sign language in the movie Airplane.

JonB
JonB

It’s not that the sign language guy was a fraud. It’s just that Obama and the rest of the global political figureheads don’t care one bit about the deaf, the blind, or anyone else that doesn’t fit their ideal human. They didn’t want to waste time finding someone who could actually interpret, so they picked a random guy, offered him… Read more »

LC Gladiator
LC Gladiator

Doctor Takes Out Newspaper Ad Stating He Is Closing Practice Due To Obamacare December 10, 2013 2:34 PM SOMERSET, Ky. (CBS DC) — A Kentucky doctor took out a newspaper ad stating he will be closing his medical practice due to President Barack Obama’s signature health care law. Dr. Stephen Kiteck of Somerset, Ky., placed the ad in the Commonwealth… Read more »

LC TerribleTroy
LC TerribleTroy

LCBrendan says: My only question is how the Secret Service let this guy anywhere near TeH Wun without checking he DID know sign language Srsly? The Service doesn’t give too much of a fuck about whether someone can do a task in the presence of POTUS. They give a fuck only in respects that the task “threatens” the “well-being” of… Read more »

LC Gladiator
LC Gladiator

Budget deal is a joke and betrayal: Expert Wednesday, 11 Dec 2013 | 11:35 AM ET CNBC’s Rick Santelli and David Stockman, OMB director under President Ronald Reagan, discuss the budget deal. Stockman says the deal is the final surrender of House Republican leadership. House Republicans “capitulated” in agreeing to the two-year budget deal reached last night and left the… Read more »

LC Gladiator
LC Gladiator

Here are five things the media aren’t telling you about today’s ObamaCare numbers: 1. ObamaCare Is at Less Than 30% of Its Stated Goal: Let’s start with the number of enrollees the White House predicted they have by now: 1.2 million. Even using the Administration’s juiced number of 364,000 enrollees, that is only 30% of a goal that was low-balled… Read more »

readerjp
readerjp

5th Navigator fired, suspended, or resigned as a result of Project Veritas’ investigation into Obamacare fraud

https://www.projectveritas.com/quiet/?roi=echo3-18033979034-16365060-b1374141c51ebd141a683a20054993ae

It is EXACTLY LIKE ACORN. “Navigators” counseling how to defraud the government, do not declare income you earned off the books, etc. And by the way, the Project VERITAS’s investigator practically TELLS the “certified navigator” that he’s running a prostitution ring!

LC R6
LC R6

Wouldn’t surprise me if SNL did a skit on it this weekend.

What are you talking about? That WAS the SNL skit.

LC Sir Clambake, Imperial Black Ops Technician, K.o.E.
LC Sir Clambake, Imperial Black Ops Technician, K.o.E.

To get back to that “flash mob” at the Smithsonian, that was awesome. Thank you! :em01:

Markward
Markward

Since this is an open thread and all. How about some thoughts on the recent extra credits (a series about looking at games and video game topics from a designers perspective) video about incentive systems and politics. link to video Personally I think it was an interesting idea. Specifically making the politicians be affected by the laws they pass, like… Read more »

readerjp
readerjp

Brendan @16: Obama interpreter had visions of angels ‘Hallucinations’ began while standing alongside world leaders The sign-language interpreter who stood alongside President Barack Obama during his speech at the South African memorial for Nelson Mandela says he saw angels coming into the stadium and he had to fight down an apparent attack of schizophrenia, during which he’s been violent in… Read more »

LC Xystus
LC Xystus

LC Gladiator: It also means the Farm Bill, no matter how antiquated in today’s market of massive agri-business corporations, will never really go away. Unless, of course, a collapse really happens. Then a lot of $#|+ is likely to go away. Jackson Mthembu, spokesman for the governing African National Congress party, declined to comment. “Government will be able to assist… Read more »

HempRopeAndStreetlight
HempRopeAndStreetlight

Don’t Do any of this! http://www.raconteurreport.blogspot.com/2013/06/things-not-to-do.html I note, purely for informational purposes, that you can log on to Google Translate, type in any words, for instance, either a meaningless string of terrorism “alert” words or actual fully-formed sentences laden with those little DHS/NSA sphincter-puckering Easter Eggs. You can also use Translate’s player to read the results back to you out… Read more »

readerjp
readerjp

Does it bother anyone else here that Obamao shook Castro’s hand? His BLOODY hand?

He shakes hands with our enemies and stabs our allies in the back.

When will people see that he’s a traitor and he hates America?!!

AgTiger
AgTiger

Greg B says:

Anyone know what happened to the Cold Fury Blog?

I was wondering the same thing, but it’s back now. Mike simply got busy with work and forgot to pay his hosting bill on time. As he says: Whoops.

LC Sir Clambake, Imperial Black Ops Technician, K.o.E.
LC Sir Clambake, Imperial Black Ops Technician, K.o.E.

readerjp says:

Does it bother anyone else here that Obamao shook Castro’s hand? His BLOODY hand?

He shakes hands with our enemies and stabs our allies in the back.

When will people see that he’s a traitor and he hates America?!!

Many, many of us do.

Weyland
Weyland

That was a delightful video!

A few days ago I read this story about a home-schooling family and immediately thought the Rotties would enjoy it: http://www.today.com/news/meet-family-who-sent-six-kids-college-age-12-1C9316706

The video was quite nice.

LC Gladiator
LC Gladiator

First, Obama promised on numerous occasions that the average family of four will save $2,500 a year in premiums. In September, the Obama administration’s Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services used far more rigorous methods to predict that ObamaCare would increase national health-care spending by $621 billion. Using Obama’s own math, that would mean — according to Chris Conover, an… Read more »

LC Gladiator
LC Gladiator

a friend wrote this to the emperor President Barack Obama The White House 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue Washington, DC 20510 Dear Mr. Obama: You just don’t have a capitalist bone anywhere in your body, do you? If you did, you would get a small inkling to know that your Ovomitcare is a total disaster and that it is going to fail…which… Read more »

In the midst of all this, I’d like to say that I’m proud of my fellow zoomies, and good on them for doing this! Absolutely fantastic, incredibly professional, and really fun to watch.

Nice to see that some of us wing-wipers can be seen out in public without a keeper!

LC Gladiator
LC Gladiator

White House delayed enacting rules ahead of 2012 election to avoid controversy The delays meant that rules were postponed or never issued. The stalled regulations included crucial elements of the Affordable Care Act, what bodies of water deserved federal protection, pollution controls for industrial boilers and limits on dangerous silica exposure in the workplace. The Obama administration has repeatedly said… Read more »

LC Gladiator
LC Gladiator

Fact Check: Paul Ryan Twisted Truth to Sell Budget Deal to House by Matthew Boyle 14 Dec 2013, House Budget Committee Chairman Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) misled his colleagues in the House of Representatives about several major areas of the budget deal he cut with Senate Budget Committee Chairwoman Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA), Breitbart News has learned. Misrepresentations include serious… Read more »

LC Gladiator
LC Gladiator

Another 20 Navy Sailors: USS Ronald Reagan crew with thyroid cancers, leukemia, brain tumors, bleeding, blindness after Fukushima disaster — Young kids developing problems — Gov’t and Tepco involved in major conspiracy

READ MORE http://enenews.com/another-20-navy-sailors-uss-ronald-reagan-crew-with-thyroid-cancer-leukemia-brain-tumors-bleeding-blindness-children-becoming-sick-after-responding-to-311-crisis-japan-govt-and-tepc

HempRopeAndStreetlight
HempRopeAndStreetlight

Enjoy… Don’t Cry For Them, Argentina – Laugh Your Ass Off Instead By Bill Quick http://www.dailypundit.com/?p=80037 With Affordable Care Act, Canceled Policies for New York Professionals – NYTimes.com Many in New York’s professional and cultural elite have long supported President Obama’s health care plan. But now, to their surprise, thousands of writers, opera singers, music teachers, photographers, doctors, lawyers and… Read more »

irish19
irish19

Greg B @ #:
Mike is back up. Apparently he owed some money and the site was taken down. It’s back up now-complete with the link to Day by Day.

irish19
irish19

LC cmblake6, Imperial Black Ops Technician @ #:
Agreed. My favorite one has to be this one though.

LC Gladiator
LC Gladiator

Reports of erroneous WA Obamacare health exchange debits Posted on December 10, 2013 at 8:28 AM For the second week in a row, the Washington Healthplanfinder website is down, and it’s causing problems for people who are dealing with billing issues. Some of them say the website is mistakenly debiting their accounts. Shannon Bruner of Indianola logged on to her… Read more »

LC Gladiator
LC Gladiator

Send a TEABAG to Boehner

The Honorable John A. Boehner
United States House of Representatives
1011 Longworth House Office Building
Washington, D.C. 20515-3508

LC Sir Clambake, Imperial Black Ops Technician, K.o.E.
LC Sir Clambake, Imperial Black Ops Technician, K.o.E.

irish19 says:

LC cmblake6, Imperial Black Ops Technician @ #:
Agreed. My favorite one has to be this one though.

Beautiful! :em01:

LC Gladiator
LC Gladiator

by David Bossie On Thursday night, after House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) gleefully denounced conservative groups as “losing all credibility,” 169 House Republicans joined Democrats on a march toward more spending and bigger government. It is a sad day that only sixty-two Republicans think that increasing spending is a bad thing. By quickly passing the budget sell-out authored by Rep.… Read more »

readerjp
readerjp

Well, this ain’t Bach, but it might make your day. Trouble ahead for Hillary? NEW YORK – A threat to Hillary Clinton’s much anticipated 2016 presidential campaign appears to be developing in Egypt where the government is taking steps to criminalize the Muslim Brotherhood. Specifically, a new criminal complaint has been filed with Egypt’s attorney general, Hisham Barakat, alleging U.S.… Read more »

LC Xystus
LC Xystus

From the above link:

“I will keep the tactics of war secret because in Islam, war is trickery.”

Master Sun was there before Big Mo: All warfare is based on deception.

LC Gregory
LC Gregory

Hey – is Misha okay? This is quite some time with only a couple of quick posts…

LC Gladiator
LC Gladiator