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Spot dancing …

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No, it’s not the name of a new style of dancing,  but  here’s a video  of Boston Dynamics robot dog Spot dancing to Bruno Mars “Uptown Funk.”

I am not a fan of Bruno Mars,  but I definitely dig this impressive robot, and hope to make friends with one of the 100 they’re constructing so I’ll have capable assistance when the zombie apocalypse arrives.

 

 

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Written by timeforthorns

October 17, 2018 at 2:15 pm

10 most overrated…

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You’ll realize I am not a huge music aficionado when I confess I have never even heard of a few of  these songs.   Unfortunately a couple of them I heard so often on the radio that their lyrics are bouncing round in my brain as I write this.  Do you agree with Chris Queen’s assessments?  I think he’s right on some of them, but other tunes  may have had good lyrics and terrible music, or vice versa.  Now I have to go listen to something to clear my head…

 

 

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October 16, 2018 at 2:28 pm

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How interesting…

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Portland police basically did nothing last week when there was a left-wing demonstration against the police for the shooting of unarmed black man.  But this week when it’s a group trying to boot Portland’s leftie mayor, versus an Antifa-flavored group,  the police  stepped in  within a minute to control the ensuing brawl with foam bullets.   Apparently they also used pepper  balls.

No one should be brawling,  but where were the cops last week when the thugs were terrorizing and  threatening motorists,  literally directing traffic and smashing sand looting stores?   The same place law enforcement always is under progressive mayors when a non-progressive crowd is at hand —  nowhere.   But Mayor Wheeler assures his subjects that downtown Portland is still safe.  Not  everyone  believes him.

 

 

 

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October 15, 2018 at 2:41 pm

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Campus Reform strikes…

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Campus Reform went to the University of Georgia to query students on when conservatives  had shouted down liberal speakers,  going so far as to offer $100 for naming just one such event.  No winners,  you’ll be unsurprised to hear,  but you will be both amused and alarmed by the sheer idiocy of the pitiful attempts at argument.

 

 

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October 14, 2018 at 2:27 pm

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Rowe on gaps…

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If you aren’t familiar with Mike Rowe,  you ought to be.  Yeah,  he’s a TV star,  but he is one of the most sensible people around.   he has done just about every job you can think of,  and a huge number you don’t even know exist.  he has no problem getting his hands — and the rest of himself — dirty and smelly.  He is funny,  sly and wise,  and a keen observer of humanity in general and American society in particular.

Watch him here talking with Ben Shapiro about  the gap  between elites and normal Americans.

 

 

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October 13, 2018 at 2:01 pm

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Surprise!

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Democrat Phil Bredesen is  a liar,  and James O’Keefe  has the  proof.  Bredesen  never supported  Brett Kavanaugh,  but wanted voters to believe he did.   Entertainer Taylor  Swift attacked  Bredesen’s opponent, Republican Marsha Blackburn,  who was far more restrained in her  return volley  than I would have been.

If the media actually committed journalism instead of being Democratic lapdogs, you would have heard a great deal more about both these stories,  and many others.

 

Written by timeforthorns

October 12, 2018 at 2:21 pm

Blue and broke…

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How do you judge a state?  For several years,  the Mercatus Center at George Mason University has looked at five measures of each state’s financial condition.  They are:  cash solvency,  budget solvency,  ability to meet long-term spending commitments,  state spending and taxes as a share of personal income,  and unfunded pension liabilities and debt.

Bear in mind that Mercatus used data from the states’ own financial reports to do this study,  which is one of the reasons Democrats will scream bloody murder.   All the worst-run states have  one thing  in common:  they are run by tax-and-spend Democrats.

Apply the same principles to the country,  and you should have no  trouble figuring out what His Oneness did to the American economy,  and what all the Democrats are promising to do if they regain control.  Are you going to let that happen?  I certainly hope not.

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October 11, 2018 at 2:59 pm

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