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Progressive garbage approach…

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…is to remove trash cans near the New York City subway on the theory that people will hold onto their garbage instead of throwing it on the ground.   The progressive response to the easily predicted failure of this plan is to propose that only  certain foods  be allowed on the subway system,  rather than replacing the trash receptacles and telling people to use the damned things.

Of course,  the authorities claim the receptacles have been put back out, but considering that New York D.A.’s have been told by Mayor deBlasio not to prosecute turnstile jumping,  public urination or other such offences.   Being charged with a crime might result in deportation and everyone knows that illegal aliens commit these sorts of crimes at a high rate.  Oh wait — they don’t,  but it isn’t a  “New York value”  to enforce laws which might attach a cost for breaking them.   New Yorkers are about to be reminded forcefully about the bad old days before Rudy Giuliani came along and cleaned the place up.

He also fixed the already aged  subway system  and maintained it,  a trick Comrade Bill has yet to learn,  since he’s currently more worried about the diversity of the city’s museums than how many delays and how much sheer inconvenience New Yorkers will tolerate before revolting.

 

 

 

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July 24, 2017 at 12:59 pm

Just smoke, no fire…

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I could go on forever about the Russia nothing-burger that so absorbs the media and the Democrats, but this digitally  altered cartoon  from TerrellAftermath sums up my feelings on the subject perfectly.

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July 23, 2017 at 6:38 pm

Virtual reality savior…

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Doctors have used virtual reality to save the lives of conjoined twin sisters. Yeah,  it sounds dry and too technical,  but it isn’t.  Read it  and have some hope for the future!

 

 

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July 22, 2017 at 4:22 pm

George A. Romero, R.I.P.

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If you like zombie movies,  you’ll know that George Romero  was the godfather of the  modern zombie  apocalypse flick and creator of the 1968 horror masterpiece “Night of the Living Dead.”

I wouldn’t say I’m a huge fan of the genre,  but I enjoy some of the more camp knock-offs for their creativity and some truly wonderful cinematography.

 

 

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July 21, 2017 at 5:31 pm

Martin Landau, R.I.P.

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Landau won an Oscar for his role in  “Ed Wood”,  but many of us remember him best for his  earlier work  as a master of disguise on the TV series “Mission: Impossible”.   His looks were a bit odd,  but he had a lovely,  rich voice,  and he was a talented actor I always enjoyed watching.

 

 

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July 20, 2017 at 6:17 pm

McCain long forgetful…

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John McCain’s best buddy,  Sen. Lindsay Graham,  has furiously walked back his comment that McCain  was forgetful  before his recent surgery.   It’s always amusing to watch a Congress critter panic when they have inadvertently told the truth about something,  but the bottom line is that Sen. McCain has always seemed to forget that he gets elected as a Republican.   The instant he is re-elected,  or that the New York Times flatters him,  he happily goes from moderate to RINO to Democrat light, apparently unable to recall  what they all did to him when he ran for President.

 

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July 19, 2017 at 5:47 pm

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Reebok doesn’t want my money…

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At least not if you’re a conservative,  or anyone else who thinks paying a woman a  great compliment  should not be tolerated.   I’ve never worn the brand  because I’ve never found anything in the  Reebok line  that fit properly and was comfortable out of the box.   Now I need not consider the company in my future footwear purchases.

 

 

 

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July 18, 2017 at 5:21 pm

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