From Pine View Farm

Borderline Dilemma 0

Title:  Kids' Summer Choices.  Frame One:  White mother asks son,

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The Entitlement Society 0

Thomas Chatterton Williams points out that not being hate-full is not a high hurdle to surmount.

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Count-Less 0

Census taker in Nazi uniform says to person at door of house,

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Poolside Particulars 0

Mark Anthony Neal reflects on the pool of racism as reflected in one public pool’s banning of clothing and hairstyles favored by not-white persons. A snippet (emphasis added):

In this era of BBQ Becky, Waffle House Wally, Coffee Shop Cindy and Dollar Store Dick, who collectively believe they have been ordained to police the behavior of darker hued people, the Outdoor Recreation Center’s apparent six-year-old rule of course caught the attention of some pool-goers. Indeed my daughter had her own confrontation a few years ago with a Swimming Pool Sally at the local YMCA, where Sally informed my daughter (with powers invested by her delusions) that she couldn’t swim in the pool with her locs. At the time, we could shrug off the member’s comments as that of a misinformed bystander, as my daughter was a member of the YMCA swim team and swam at the pool five days a week.

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Facebook Frolics 0

Fifties frolics.

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“An Armed Society Is a Polite Society” 0

Politeness takes practice.

According to the Jim Wells County Sheriff’s Office, Elita D. Diaz and her husband, Gabriel Diaz, were target shooting with family when a rifle went off and struck Elita in the torso. The bullet passed through Elita and struck her husband in the arm.

According to the Alice Echo News-Journal, a family friend was removing the magazine from a high powered rifle when it went off. Authorities believe the shooting was purely accidental.

Get out of Jail free card

Why was this “responsible gun owner” allowing the gun to point at another person living creature while he was mucking about with the magazine? One more time, “accidental” is not a synonym for “negligent.”

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Borderline Disorder, Concentrate on This Dept. 0

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QOTD 0

Helen Hayes:

Egocentrics are attracted to the inept. It gives them one more excuse for patting themselves on the back.

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Geeking Out 0

Slackware –Current with the Fluxbox window manager using the Blueish 1.3 style on one of my Zareason desktops.

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Afterthought:

All of my computers are now Zareasons–two desktops and a laptop–since a freak lightning strike took out my 23″ Lenovo graphics tablet. Zareason gives good value and stands behind its products.

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There Is No Right To Be Rude 0

LawProfBlawg finds that he must explain the obvious.

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Sacrifices 0

Kimberley A. Johnson wonders how many more must die at the hands of the Trump administration before Americans react.

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The Rule of Lawless 0

It’s in the Constitution.

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Regatta 0

Via Job’s Anger.

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Twits on Twitter 0

Paul Krugman translates the Twit-in-Chief.

Like many Trump tweets, it reads like a clumsy translation from the original Russian . . . .

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“An Armed Society Is a Polite Society” 0

Party politely.

The man, Johnathan Rice, was with a group of individuals that had driven out to an area east of Chino Valley off Perkinsville Road earlier that day to have a party and consume alcohol, according to the Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office.

Rice had a revolver and was firing the gun randomly, according to information gathered by YCSO. While the group was in the bed of a pickup truck, one of the shots Rice fired struck 16-year-old Aneesa Williams of Chino Valley in the head, YCSO reported.

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The Guardians 0

Couple walking past life guard stand on beach.  The life guard is facing away from the beach behind an

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QOTD 0

Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.:

Sin has many tools, but a lie is the handle which fits them all.

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Mulling Mueller 0

John Oliver mulls. (Warning: Language.)

See the Raw Story report.

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“Do You Want Fries with That?” 0

You can’t make this stuff up.

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Facebook Frolics 0

Messing with Messenger.

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