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Happy Murder Your Ex And Stuff The Body In A Box In Your Closet Day

Aprill 22, 2022 is “Earth Day”. Though every day should be Earth Day. Don’t pollute, pick up after yourself, leave the place in a better condition than you found it. That’s all that’s really needed for good things to happen. Any crap you hear about how we only have “X” number of years to “save” the planet, or that you need to cut back on your energy use because fossil fuels are somehow bad is just marxist BS meant to keep you living as a serf to those who see themselves as your betters (wannabe rulers).

Numerous predictions about the demise of the earth have fallen by the wayside. Unfulfilled prophecy seems to be the Lefty trade mark. When I was a kid it was Global Cooling/Ice Age that was gonna kill us. President Carter said we’d be out of oil by 2010. I gotta say, five year old me was kinda spooked by that when we were motoring around the lake in our little boat. Then it was Acid Rain and now Sea Level Rise. Or maybe it’s Global Warming Climate Change that’s gonna do it? The problems that immediately come to mind with all these predictions are 1) humans aren’t static creatures. We innovate and learn new techniques to reach the resources we’re looking for. 2) most of the Chicken Little’s are basing their predictions on badly developed models using faulty assumptions.

Ira Einhorn, the host and supposed mastermind of Earth Day, murdered his ex-girlfriend and then stuffed her body in a box in his apartment closet in Philadelphia. Don’t believe me? Check out what NBC has to say about it, not exactly a right wing site that.

I’ve survived something like eleventy mcbillion apocalypses now. I think I deserve that free set of steak knives.

Stigma?

This article has the principal who decided to remove honors courses from the school giving some rather odd reasoning.

Eliminate the stigma of non-weighted courses

I didn’t realize being normal carried a stigma with it. Of course, she also claims, “There is very little difference in the curriculum between Honors/Regular…” which makes me question what the honors course is actually teaching. Shouldn’t it be a deeper dive into the curriculum, with more rigorous work expected from the students? But that’s just me.

It’s been over three decades since I was in high school. And I wasn’t offered anything called “honors” or “advanced placement” courses, even though we were the largest high school in the state at that time. There were some “advanced” classes that were open to anyone who’d passed the regular classes. Things like “advanced chemistry” and “advanced physics” were offered, which was just an extension of the basic chemistry and physics classes in previous years. The only course that I had to get approval for was a “social studies” class that delved deeper into government, which I presume was more akin to what my Dad took years before as “civics”.

It’s sad how dumbed down American education has become over the years. My daughter is in 5th grade this year, and they are just now learning the standard algorithm for multiplication. The “whole word” nonsense with reading is just loony. “Make a guess at the word and see if it makes sense in the sentence” is so idiotic. There are usually multiple words that could fit the sentence, and they don’t all have the same meaning. That sounds like a really good way to get people hurt later in life if they don’t have a large vocabulary. But hey, personal safety isn’t really a thing anymore. We’re just all supposed to let .gov look out for us and hope whomever knows what he’s doing.

In other words, Gang Fight

If you’ve seen the news the last few days you’ve likely seen politicians and talking heads asking for more gun control laws. So that mass casualty event in Sacremento the other day wasn’t just some rando blasting away at random people on the street. It was a gang fight. 

The mass killing that left six people dead and 12 wounded outside bars just a block from California’s Capitol last weekend was a gunfight involving at least five shooters from rival gangs, Sacramento police said Wednesday.

I’m shocked. Shocked I tell you.

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Oh FFS!

This article causes me all sorts of pain. 

 

Let’s start with the obvious error from a company that is supposedly in the business of using words to convey a message.

Many diabetics and their families have to decide whether they can afford a vile of insulin or not, but recent legislation in Washington could ease this problem
“Vile means repulsive, gross, despicable. “Vial” is a small bottle of a substance.

Now on to other issues. The Affordable Insulin Now Act was introduced by a Democrat, to fix a problem created by his Democrat colleague in the White House. Biden suspended Trump’s rule on making insulin affordable. Did I have issues with the Trump rule? Yup. I think legislation would work better than an Executive Order. But I think an even better idea would be to let a truly free marketplace work it out. From this article last year, Walmart already sold a vial of insulin for about $25, and was going to start selling a different version for about $73. The patents for most of the insulins out there have expired, but the biggest issue in getting generic forms on the market is the production process. 

 

It seems I used to end up in a FascistBook argument nearly every year about why insulin isn’t free. Usually it’s along the lines of, “If Narcan is free, why isn’t insulin?” Which usually ends up with me explaining that Narcan is free because someone raised money or wrote a grant so that whichever department is providing it for free can do so. As the saying goes, “There Ain’t No Such Thing As A Free Lunch.” Someone, somewhere, has to pay, and sometimes that is the taxpayers of a particular area. If you can raise the money from private donations, or convince your local government to pay for it, good on you. 

 

While being a diabetic sucks donkey balls, I am one after all, it is a treatable condition. And just because someone comes out with a newer version of something that works better doesn’t mean you get to have it for free because you “need” it. Just because I need to get to work doesn’t mean I deserve a free new Bentley. Heck, I don’t even deserve a free used Pinto. Just because I need food doesn’t mean I expect to be supplied with free ribeye and lobster tail. I’m in charge of my life, and I’m the one who needs to make the decisions on what my highest priorities are and how to fund them. I certainly don’t want anyone from the government telling me what my priorities should be. My grandfather spent a couple of decades on injectable insulin. It maybe didn’t work as well as Humalog, or was as easy to use as one of the new injectable pens, but it did work then. And it still works today. 

 

Giggle-snort

Just heard from…an undisclosed source. “The Jaws shark is more believable than Biden.”

Yup!

TYRANNY, FUNDAMENTAL RIGHTS, AND THE ARMED CITIZEN … — Freedom Is Just Another Word…

In the link to the following post there is a quote from Rukmani Bhatia.

Today, alongside this rights-based narrative, a parallel narrative exists that is perpetuated by the U.S. gun industry as part of a multifaceted effort to increase gun sales. This so-called gun-rights narrative manipulates the ideals of human rights to establish not only an inalienable right to life but also an unfettered right to armed self-defense to protect oneself from any perceived threat of harm. This narrative hinges on fear and the need to defend oneself and loved ones from unknown but ever-present threats through whatever means necessary and without regard to the rights of others. It is grounded by the false claim that the most effective means of self-preservation involves using a firearm.

I highlighted what I consider the most egregious of lies in that quote. You aren’t allowed to use a firearm to defend yourself from any perceived threat. Someone ranting at you from across the street that they’re “gonna get you” doesn’t allow you to pull out your firearms and start shooting up the neighborhood. Threats need to be credible and imminent for you to claim self defense. I spoke about that a few years ago in the post “I’m out“. Also in that post I indicated my hesitancy at allowing the government to have my best interests at heart. Given what we’ve seen around the world, including arguably the Free Western World, I have even less trust in government than I did a few years ago. Examples include the round up and internment of people in Australia for merely being exposed to someone with Covid, and the lockdown of people in Austria. This really doesn’t bode well the future of a free republic.

TYRANNY, FUNDAMENTAL RIGHTS, AND THE ARMED CITIZEN

TYRANNY, FUNDAMENTAL RIGHTS, AND THE ARMED CITIZEN … — Freedom Is Just Another Word…

Comment on Vaccines — disturbeddeputy

Found this comment on ‘Waking Up 1984’ Just saw this posted on Facebook! All very true! Out of all the vaccines I have taken in my life: Tetanus, rubella, measles, mumps, polio hep, TB;        Never before have I seen so much confusion over a vaccine that says I have to wear a […]

Comment on Vaccines — disturbeddeputy

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Good luck should you have any sort of bad reaction to the “vaccine”

The government gave the pharmaceutical companies immunity from adverse side effects, which appear to be greater than 15 years worth of all other vaccine adverse reactions, so if something happens to you they’re not responsible. And the federal government won’t take responsibility either. Your doctor and employer aren’t likely to be held responsible either, as they’re just administering something that was made by someone else.

Personally, I won’t be taking any of the experimental gene therapies nor vaccines that they have approved for emergency use.

  1. I’ve already had the actual disease and survived fine. I likely have better immunity than the talking heads are willing to admit.
  2. I’m not signing up to be anyone’s guinea pig or lab rat. In about five or ten years when they’ve had a chance to look at the long term effects and determined it’s safe I’ll think about it.
    1. The feds can’t be trusted in this. They have a long history of screwing people over for “science”, like the Tuskegee Syphilis Study.
    2. They’ve approved drugs in the past that were worse than the problems being treated. Think thalidomide for morning sickness resulting in severely deformed or dead babies. Or the one my wife took for weight loss, Fen Phen, which resulted in her having a permanent heart murmur.
  3. I’m currently in the midst of a Stage 4 cancer fight. I’m not gonna add any more stress to my already overtaxed immune system.

All the other crap they’re promoting, again, that has been shown not to be effective in limiting the transmission of Covid is nothing more than political gas lighting. We have several studies showing that this virus acts just like all other airborne viruses in that masking doesn’t change the transmission rate. Also, the “delta variant” appears to be so mild in most people they think they have a slight cold or seasonal allergy (because pollen and mold are out and about at the same time).

Having Your Cake, and Eating It, Too!

The US Women’s National Soccer Team filed a lawsuit alleging sex discrimination. The pay differential part of the suit was dismissed, but the Women have appealed.

 

I missed this a couple of months back when it came out (sue me, I was a little preoccupied with beginning my cancer fight) and just came across this video explaining the decision. In short, the women rejected the same offer that the Men’s National Team have, because they wanted different stuff. But having got what they wanted, now they want what the men have, too. They even got paid more than the men from their deal!

 

The more I find out about this team and its players, the less I like it. They don’t like the country they play for, feeling it’s racist, so why are they playing for it? Rapinoe seems like a real piece of work.  Nobody shows up to your games to hear your thoughts on politics. You’re entertainers, not preachers. If you fail to entertain us sufficiently, we quit showing up and you lose your jobs. At this point, I couldn’t care less if their whole league folded, again. They’re all sounding like whiny little spoiled children who didn’t get their ice cream when they asked for cake.

 

A Willful Misunderstanding Of Historical Events

This article (There Goes Robert E. Lee) regarding Lee and the changing views of him over the past two centuries makes quite a few good points. And not just about Lee, but also about other people, whom would once have been described as <i>Great Men</i> but would most likely be called <i>old white racists</i> by the Progressives. People like George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, and Winston Churchill.

Much of it comes down to the modern issue of looking at everything through the lens of recent cultural understandings, rather than looking at these men and the events they participated in within the context of their times. I fear that when future historians look back on the late 20th and early 21st century America they will judge us quite harshly for our willful misunderstandings of historical events and the men around them. I cannot blame them if they do.

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