From Pine View Farm

July, 2021 archive

Facebook Frolics 0

Green grow the frolics.

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Patriot Gamers 0

Frame One:  Republican Elephant waving Cuban flag:  I support a free and democratic Cuba.  Frame Two:  Republican Elephant wearing Viking style helmet and a QAnon tee shirt reading

Click for the original image.

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QOTD 0

Eleanor Roosevelt:

I think, at a child’s birth, if a mother could ask a fairy godmother to endow it with the most useful gift, that gift would be curiosity.

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If You Want Your Pet Cats To Annoy You Feign Affection . . . 0

. . . try putting the overweight beasts little darlings on a diet.

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Denial Is Not Just a River in Egypt 0

If you wonder why there’s so much fuss over critical race theory, which nobody outside of academia had heard of until a couple of months ago, the answer is simple.

To paraphrase Jack Nicholson, “They can’t handle the truth,” so they want to look away, look away, look away, to Dixieland.

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Watch What They Do, Not What They Say 0

Frame One:  Republican Elephant says,

Via Job’s Anger.

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“An Armed Society Is a Polite Society” 0

Yet another group of friends parties politely.

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Vaccine Nation 0

Thom finds himself explaining the concepts of “public health” and “the common good” as they relate to vaccination to a somewhat skeptical caller.

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Dis Coarse Discourse 0

Methinks Atrios is onto something.

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If One Standard Is Good, Two Must Be Better 0

And for the “they can dish it out but they can’t take it” dept. . . .

Aside:

This is not to imply that I endorse confronting lying racist mongers of hate on their days off, but, really, the irony.

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“An Armed Society Is a Polite Society” 0

He politely “stood his ground” by shooting a woman who was running away in the back.

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Women Athletes Eye Candy. 0

At the Inky, Lisa Scottoline takes a scathing look at the European Handball Federation’s punishing the Norwegian women’s handball team for wanting to wear, God help me, shorts instead of bikini bottoms. Her conclusion:

So if you want to play abroad, you have to look like one.

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QOTD 0

Arthur Ashe:

If I were to say, ‘God, why me?’ about the bad things, then I should have said, ‘God, why me?’ about the good things that happened in my life.

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Geeking Out 0

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Fluxbox on Mageia v. 8. The wallpaper is from my collection.

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Maskless Marauders 0

Read the article that Farron cites.

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Photoslop 0

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Don’t Look 0

You might not like what you see.

In related news . . . .

The stupid.

It burns.

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“An Armed Society Is a Polite Society” 0

When depositing your motorized conveyance along side the street so as to run an errand, exhibit politeness to your fellow motorists.

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An Insurrectionist Bumbles into a Trap 0

One sometimes is led to suspect that some of these folks just ain’t too bright.

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Error on the Court 0

The Arizona Republic’s Laurie Roberts follows the bouncing ball.

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