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The Bizarre Convergence

Posted in Library of Congress, Weekly Notes by chamblee54 on May 21, 2018


emc ~ sylvia plath ~ The controversial US Jerusalem embassy opening, explained ~ 10 Universal Writing Rules from The Onion’s Founding Editor Join 215,000 Fellow Marketers Get expert marketing tips straight to your inbox, and become a better marketer. Subscribe to the Marketing Blog below. ~ How to Watch Your Family Drown Slowly ~ How Suburban Blacks are Dividing their Community ~ Methods Of Capital Punishment ~ deportation bus ~ Technically, we do not have any sanctuary cities in Georgia. However, Dekalb and Clayton are considered sanctuary counties. ~ Palestinian loss of land map ~ Find BBQ Locations in Parks ~ ti at jail ~ more ti ~ The Bizarre Convergence Of Atmospheric Science And Society In The Oakland BBQ Fiasco ~ this is america ~ Didacticism is the art of balkanization and tribalism. Because it shouts the same message over and over again, it appeals only to those who already want to hear it and repels those who don’t. ~ park rules ~ Michael Williams’ ‘Deportation Bus’ Failed on So Many Levels ~ Woman serving life in Michigan for boyfriend’s death pleads guilty to her husband’s murder in Indiana ~ eat’m up ~ Gaétan Dugas ~ apartment misunderstanding ~ It’s Me: Your Facebook Friend Who Is Apparently Racist Now ~ ‘You work for me’: Channel 2 obtains 911 call that led to T.I.’s arrest ~ pitchforks ~ pink flamingos ~ fire franny ~ @chamblee54 ~ #TheRootArticles I decided not to make any up, but only display verifiable rootage I knew I would not have to wait long. The next article I saw: Becky With the Bold Hands: White Woman Arrested for Attempting to Pet Black Woman’s Dog Without Permission ~ @chamblee54 #TheRootArticles Whitest Cookout Ever: Woman Suspected of Killing Lover, Serving His Remains at Barbecue ~ crackers ~ rip crackers ~ studs terkel ~ pitchfork ~ Political correctness vs. progress: Michelle Goldberg and Jordan Peterson each make their case ahead of Munk debate ~ rocky horror show script ~ bbq becky ~ Couple claims excessive force in Cobb County traffic stop, incident report suggests otherwise ~ stop sign video ~ Starbucks Wasn’t Created for Black Folks, it Was Made to Push us Out ~ This year has been deadlier for American students than American military members ~ how many Palestinians killed by israel in 2018 ~ NYDN ~ The Middle East Media Research Institute ~ Hamas official: 50 of the 62 Gazans killed in border violence were our members ~ Top IDF spokesperson tells U.S. Jews: Israel failed to minimize Gaza casualties, Hamas won PR war by knockout ~ abrams ~ Cathy Newman’s catastrophic interview with Jordan Peterson ~ C4 calls in security experts after presenter suffers online abuse ~ roy cohn ~ Sam Harris and the Myth of Perfectly Rational Thought ~ legible copy of central park five ad ~ Matias Reyes ~ Georgian Hills Park 2800 Georgian Dr W, Atlanta, GA 30341 This is a newly renovated park, and may not be on gps. Just off Clairmont Rd, between Buford Hiway and Peachtree Industrial Park on Georgian Drive E of Georgian Drive W. The is a oval shaped track for a possible walking meditation. There is a pavilion with a picnic table. Some people could bring picnic chairs. There are also two hammocks available. ~ @EbPoetry I love when I can smell my deodorant working. ~ The holy war approach to fighting racism is counter productive. Many times people are more interested in entertaining their pals with ever more incendiary rhetoric, than they are in convincing people who disagree. It is a struggle not to be pushed to the right by these assholes ~ 1-Miss Abrams worked to trim back HOPE scholarships, while Mrs Evans has made their restoration a central point of her campaign 2- How we deal with dissent is an issue Miss Abrams endorses mob rule tactics, like shouting down her opponent. What if someone has a mob to fight back? ~ Doesn’t homosexual jew describe the traditional Christ? ~ #PoemYourCity, Roses are red, The Pink Pony is wavin’, There is not a lot to say, About Brookhaven, .@BrookhavenGaGov ~ Constituent Badges Representatives want to hear from the people who live in their district. When you turn on your badge, it shows up near your name on all your comments on your representatives’ posts. ~ PG May 20, 2018 at 12:31 pm There was a facebook meme. The idea was to say 10 things about yourself, 9 of which were true. Facebook nation was supposed to guess which one was false. PG posted a GSEMH version. He listed 10 acts, 9 of which he saw at the Music Hall. (PG never said Great Southeast, just *the music hall*. The 10 bands listed: Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, Steve Martin, Martin Mull, Weather Report, Rahsaan Roland Kirk, Sex Pistols, Melissa Manchester, New Riders of the Purple Sage, Doc and Merle Watson, Atlanta Rythym Section. You will have to read the post to see what act is the lie. ~ David Manion May 20, 2018 at 12:54pm Yes I smashed a transistor radio just before my opening set for Marc almond.. ~ pictures for this post are from The Library of Congress. ~ this is the poem from last night:
is it a lie or can it be true ~ a perfect example white privilege grump
if the lips are moving that is a clue ~ oozing pollution what would jesus do
here’s your nose back thanks for the bump ~ is it a lie or can it be true
colostomy regurgitation stew ~ remember bette davis what a dump
if the lips are moving that is a clue ~ see it from a different point of view
not much better than your prodigal chump ~ is it a lie or can it be true
minimum payment was way overdue ~ true confessions of kardashian rump
if the lips are moving that is a clue ~ you’ve got the right church but the wrong pew
continental style of forrest gump ~ is it a lie or can it be true
if the lips are moving that is a clue ~ selah

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Abbreviation Of Facebook University Is FU

Posted in Library of Congress, Weekly Notes by chamblee54 on May 14, 2018


Killed By Police ~ quillette ~ miss woolf ~ RuPaul’s Drag Race’s The Vixen Isn’t About to Be Likable for White People ~ Kanye West and the Question of Freedom ~ reformed himbo @poopclit Kicked out of the locker room at the gym for putting my dick in the Dyson hand dryer @chamblee54 don’t you worry about all the little bits of feces in the air pumped out of those things? @poopclit Absolutely not ~ tpc on kanye ~ meshon williams ~ spoon theory ~ Supporters rally for Franklin man shot, killed by deputy ~ 10 “Notes to Self” that Will Stop You from Taking Things Personally ~ 30 Things to START Doing For Yourself Get the life-changing checklist 2,924,227 people have read and used to: • start spending time with the right people • start making happiness a daily priority • let go of self-limiting behaviors • make life simple again ~ There is this thingie being hyped on the information superhighway, “10 “Notes to Self” that Will Stop You from Taking Things Personally” Mr. Google will happily show you how to get there. Anyway, I read 3 of the 10 notes. It was basically the same things the self help community always say… you are supposed to nod your head, say *of course* and go be a better person. Before I could read note number four, a pop up ad appeared. Maybe I don’t need to be a better person tonight after all. ~ The abbreviation of Facebook University is FU ~ sebastian veneble ~ tragedy of panera bread ~ if i get blocked ~ @thejournalista I was about to get #OnHere and roast the fuck out of @lanebryant for the horrible service I received from one of their customer service reps (Antoine Cooley) but Donna, a supervisor in Florida, is making it better. ‏ @chamblee54 maybe it would be the kind thing to do if you were to delete the name of the csr you did not like… there is karma involved, and it might be better for you in the long run 4:05 PM – 10 May 2018 ~ ok so you didn’t get my necrophilia post ~ This is Wayne was the headline on the cartoon. PG had seen a few more. The headline says that you should be like ___, and then lists a few agreeable traits ____ has. PG is always open to validation, but is leery of seeking it from the Zuckerberg industrial complex. Indeed, when you log onto What Be Like Bob meme applies to you?, you are greeted with a blue window that enables you to *continue with facebook.* ~ lil tay ~ emc ~ My dad painted the iconic cover for Jethro Tull’s ‘Aqualung,’ and it’s haunted him ever since ~ Meet the Renegades of the Intellectual Dark Web ~ “If racism was the deal-breaker for me, I wouldn’t live in this country.” ~ paul simon ~ john you’re going to be mad at me ~ @chamblee54 after a fire breathing rant by @GlennLoury @JohnHMcWhorter calmly says well you know glenn ~ spread sheets is one part of the computer experience to pass me by. i decided i wanted to review of series of posts on my blog, and some way to crunch numbers was needed deciphering the instructions is next to impossible i think i have figgered out enough to finish this project I am not sure i will do another one ~ This is Babylon, nothing makes sense anymore.~ This is an issue where white people need to be united with POC. I fear when you label the War on Drugs as racist, this will have the effect of dividing whites and blacks. This divide and conquer strategy has worked time, and time, again. When the government gets the white people and the black people fighting each other, the government fucks everybody. ~ I just had a customer service nightmare with tracfone. I tried to send a text, and it did not go through. I had two land line conversations with people who did not speak english very well. One told me I was out of “text minutes” and hung up. The second told me to clean the sim card. Finally, the phone worked again. I have no idea what happened… with one exception. I called a number that has recently been stolen. Perhaps there is a connection to that. Other than that, I am totally at a loss. These devices make life easier, until they don’t, and then they are a total mystery to fix. ~ .@steverogg @TweetsOfGrass @WhitmanArchive @TheWaltWhitman @wwhitmanquote ~ One’s-Self I Sing, As I Ponder’d in Silence, i sing the body electric, thou reader, Shut Not Your Doors, Poets to Come, When I Peruse the Conquer’d Fame, We Two Boys Together Clinging, Are You the New Person Drawn Toward Me?, Calamus, One Hour to Madness and Joy, Scented Herbage of My Breast, I Hear It Was Charged Against Me, I Saw in Louisiana a Live-Oak Growing, What Think You I Take My Pen in Hand?, City of Orgies, Trickle Drops, O You Whom I Often and Silently Come, Whoever You Are Holding Me Now in Hand, We Two, How Long We Were Fool’d ~ @DavisGreggL Trump is a racist and clearly sympathizes with Nazis, Klan, white supremacists. YOU make yourself deplorable by supporting him. YOU are responsible for your decisions. Don’t want to be called deplorable? Take a firm stand against racism & discrimination. ‏ @chamblee54 this is the logic that will re elect DJT‏ @DavisGreggL Weakling. Weakling. Weakling. PATHETIC LITTLE RACIST PUNK COWARD ~ Unprincipled weaklings like you always seek validation from the mob. Good people know they’re on the right side of history.~ You see, Luther, the strong with principles will stand in the face of you weaklings who cannot resist the evil in your nature. ~ By the way Luther, since you believe people become whatever other people call them, I hope you enjoy your life as a slime mold. Embrace it! Proud slime mold! ~ We stormed Normandy to rid the world of PIGS like you. Clearly we didn’t do a good enough job. Cannot WAIT for the next opportunity to cook Nazi porkers.~ Oh, OK. So he can drag us deeper into Hell. F*ck you, fascist pig ~ Pictures are from The Library of Congress. The photographer was Dorothea Lange. The pictures were taken in California, in February 1939. ~ this weeks poem at java monkey was a villanelle titled “Miss Fenwick”
why did the chicken commit suicide ~ is it a lie or can it be true
she wanted to get to the other side ~ always looking for fine feathered bride
if the lips are moving that is a clue ~ why did the chicken commit suicide
a blaze of glory like bonnie and clyde ~ left nothing but a greasy residue
she wanted to get to the other side ~ twas not a good day to swallow her pride
did not get invited to the barbeque ~ why did the chicken commit suicide
facing a future battered and fried ~ could not get away to drink a cold brew
she wanted to get to the other side ~ tired of hearing ’bout yardbird genocide
weary of all the cock a doodle do ~ why did the chicken commit suicide
she wanted to get to the other side ~ selah

Your Silly Ideas About Jesus

Posted in GSU photo archive, Weekly Notes by chamblee54 on May 7, 2018

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the display of a link on this does not indicate approval of content ~ art ~ Jake ~ Kemp’s Commercial is Criminal ~ Man admits he had sexual contact with a horse ~ From The JFK Assassination Files: Was Lyndon Johnson A Klansman? ~ Stack Overflow Isn’t Very Welcoming. It’s Time for That to Change. ~ Georgia Democrat Stacey Abrams Approved GOP’s Gerrymandering Effort, Lawmakers Claim in Court ~ The Georgia Primary Offers A Preview Of Democrats’ 2020 Fault Lines ~ roy cohn ~ The Right Way to Remove a Tick off a dog ~ blackout poetry ~ The Wolf at the White House Correspondents’ Dinner ~ judgemental maps ~ photo viewer ~ stay of execution ~ Controversial tweet shows how ugly race for Governor of Georgia is getting ~ Stacey vs Stacey ~ “The emotional well being of a dying child is more important than any religious or philosophical argument you could make.” The same goes for adults. When it is my time, keep your silly ideas about Jesus to yourself ~ @CIAGoFundMe If she prefers slash-and-burn farming to crop rotation, she a hoe ~ Oklahoma Pastor Busted Running White Supremacist Prostitution Ring The evidence of one lady being a “white supremacist” is weak. This is a slander piece. Just saying that the super preacher was running a prostie business should be enough gossip. They don’t need to bring the other stuff up. ~ bsa bs ~ don lemon said so ~ Every Alfred Hitchcock Cameo ~ Edward Ruggiero ~ ruggiero ~ vegan beer ~ homelessness ~ Maybe the translators and scribes got it wrong. Maybe Jesus did not say to love your enemy. Maybe what Jesus said was to show kindness to everyone. This is a practice thing, rather than a belief thing. ~ I thought the first few minutes of the performance were funny, but it got old fast. The WHCD audience was not laughing, which should have told her something. Miss Wolf could have used a lighter touch. After a while, the meanness was tiresome. I find the reaction … two wrongs make a right, why is this offensive but not this, etc… this reaction was about as funny as her walkoff comment about the water in Flint MI. At least she didn’t dress like a sheep. ~ Stacey Abrams has a lot of problems. Her supporters shouted down her opponent, Stacey Evans, at the Netroots Conference last year. Ms. Abrams supports this. If we are a civilized people, then we do not shout down people when they are trying to speak. ~ I will vote a secret ballot. I usually vote in the Republican primary, because it has more action. However, this time, all the Republicans are turkeys, so I may choose between the two Staceys. Here is a bit more about these two ladies, and about the sad state of radical politics performance art. ~ pretty much every stereotypical _____ criticism of _____ is projection. ~ If nothing else, this type of reasoning might make some people shut up and think. A good example is telling a homophobe that he is secretly gay, and just covering up for it. If you really want to start something, tell an sjw that they are secretly racist, and overcompensating. ~ #NationalDayofPrayer “how we laugh up here in heaven at the prayers you offer me” Randy Newman ~ ” Acting exactly like the arrogant, snobbish, condescending liberal elite that they accuse us of being simply fosters a deeper divide in our nation and drives these people further into the arms of a demagogue like Trump.” Don’t you really mean racism? ~ @Tyler_InTheKnow “I never seen a ceiling in my whole life.” -Blue Ivy Tweets are MINE. #AKA #TeamAbrams This account’s Tweets are protected. Only confirmed followers have access to @Tyler_InTheKnow’s Tweets and complete profile. Click the “Follow” button to send a follow request. ~ an opinion is like an asshole it should only be shared with someone who enjoys it ~ Is the 9th most dangerous neighborhood now Xanadu ~ preservation anagrams as perversion at ~ @therealroseanne she’s known for anal porn scenes. @StormyDaniels I don’t even do anal movies, you ignorant twat. That’s like saying you are known for your beautiful rendition of The Star Spangled Banner. ~ @Styx666Official There once was a left wing candidate gal, But in the primaries went nuts and she failed, “By an old hag” they said, “Should the nation be led”, Then they blamed Russian nazis to no avail ~ there was a young lady named gail, in the primary voting she failed, she lost to an old hag, when she had it in the bag, blaming russian bots to no avail ~ an ornery jew named sanders, was quick with the witty slanders, his campaign washed ashore, got shot down by a whore, when black lives matter took a gander ~ pictures today are from “The Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University Library”. ~ Here is the poem from last night at java monkey:
caucasian opinion is like an butt hole ~ it should be kept clean quiet out of sight
unlike a preacher who covets your soul ~ and motivates you to go out and fight
put labels on jars not on my brother ~ conservative racist or liberal
or terrorist who’s always the other ~ words that eat us up like a cannibal
is it a lie or can it be true ~ if the lips are moving that is a clue
don’t stick around for the demagogue shout ~ the devil knows the bible in and out
toxic manipulation for the win ~ never forget we are all god’s children ~ selah

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My AA Sponsor Tells The Best Jokes

Posted in Weekly Notes by chamblee54 on April 30, 2018


Hear the 10 Best Albums of the 1960s as Selected by Hunter S. Thompson ~ @MomofTeen My AA sponsor tells the best jokes. Ready? A guy tells his friend: “I think my wife is dead.” Friend: “You THINK your wife is dead?” Guy: “Yeah. The sex is the same, but the dishes keep stacking up.” ~ Kim Zolciak-Biermann of ‘RHOA’ cries while stating racism isn’t ‘real’ ~ Commentary: My $200,000 Debt Should Not Disqualify Me For Governor of Georgia ~ @awildejake dude sorry but do you need help cleaning up your word soup you spilled it everywhere and it’s kind of a mess ~ Waffle House shooting victims ID’d ~ People Are Worrying That Kanye West Is Getting Radicalized By The Far Right ~ Should Asperger Syndrome Be Renamed? Unearthed Documents Reveal Disturbing Truth About Hans Asperger ~ Heretics ~ Winston Johnson ~ Civility is more than good manners. It is an essential ingredient in an effective adversarial legal system such as ours. The absence of civility would produce a system of justice that would be out of control and impossible to manage:  normal disputes would be unnecessarily laced with anger and discord;  citizens would become disrespectful of the rights of others;  corporations would become irresponsible in conducting their business;  governments would become unresponsive to the needs of those they serve;  and alternative dispute resolution would be virtually impossible. ~ To avoid incivility’s evil consequences of discord, disrespect, unresponsiveness, irresponsibility, and blind advocacy, we must encourage lawyers to embrace civility’s positive aspects. Civility allows us to understand another’s point of view. It keeps us from giving vent to our emotions. It allows us to understand the consequences of our actions. It permits us to seek alternatives in the resolution of our problems. All of these positive consequences of civility will help us usher in an era where problems are solved fairly, inexpensively, swiftly, and harmoniously. The public expects no less and we must rise to the occasion in meeting those expectations. ~ The U.S. Has Never Had a Black Woman as Governor. Stacey Abrams Plans to Change That. ~ @StephenMolldrem “There was never a time when I did not make sentences in order to make those things that I had experienced cohere and become ‘real.’” – Gore Vidal @chamblee54 the next sentence: “Finally, the novelist must always tell the truth as he understands it while the politician must never give the game away.” ~ hair truthers ~ @ChelseaClinton Hi @amychozick! Hearing there are more tidbits about me in your book which were easily fact checked and you fact checked…none of them. Here’s an easy one: I’ve never gotten hair keratin treatment. The others would have been equally easy! ~ rock road maps ~ Claims by Joy Reid’s Cybersecurity Expert Fall Apart ~ continental baths ~ dekalb history center ~ himeros ~ How Do You Control 1.4 Billion People? ~ @chamblee54 @AryehCW @OsitaNwanevu fun chat to listen to After 26 minutes, you have not, to my knowledge, said either racism or racist. This is to be commended, as those words are used entirely too much ~ @chamblee54 .@robertwrighter iow, @RichardBSpencer is a #neonazi because .@ChrisDStedman says so maybe the problem is throwing around labels with elastic definitions ~ Michelle Wolf’s Full Performance At White House Correspondents’ Dinner ~ Miss Wolf ~ ipso facto proof of racism ~ going mickey kaus ~ andrew hollarean ~ @chamblee54 @robertwrighter @ChrisDStedman queer pro tip: be careful how you use the phrase *tongue in cheek* on a lighter note, either @GlennLoury or @JohnHMcWhorter compares social justice jihad / anti racism to religion there are many similarities ~ anybody who thinks they are indispensable should put their finger in a glass of water and look at the hole it leaves when they pull it out ~ #MyEpitaphWillSay I had the right of way ~ technically, the regrettable phenomenon known as singular they is strictly a third person affair. Second person is safe for you and y’all. ~ I just got a robo call from Rick Jeffries. Do not vote for this person. ~ When I first heard of DFTD, you could not find a copy for sale anywhere. Then I helped someone move, and he had a copy. A few days later, I saw it on the 25 cent shelf at the neighborhood used book store. ~ There is a bit where he went in the mens room, after a man he lusted after had been in there, just so he could smell the odor. That scared me. ~ @Twitter is so much fun. I was going to say #Racist I typed in #Rac and waited for the auto suggest. The top choice was #RachelDolezal ~ There is going to be a backlash to the Trump hate party. ~ Do you mean Trump haters or Trump supporters who are haters? Your wording doesn’t make it clear. ~ I mean the backlash will form in the general public, as a reaction to Trump derangement syndrome. As it did to the hysterical rhetoric surrounding Bill Clinton, George W Bush, and Barack Obama. Haters don’t know when to quit, and they assume that most people agree with them. ~ If Batman was Jewish, and had a daughter, what would you call her coming of age ritual? ~ Incident in Key West: Tennessee Williams was having dinner, with a one eyed man, and a lady. The one eyed man got upset, and threw his glass eye at the lady. It fell in her soup. She dished the eye out of her soup, passed it back to the man, and said this belongs to you. ~ #BadHygieneTips was the poem for last night
bathe in swamp water for a youthful glow ~ lose your toothbrush? find a live weasel
go lick your vibrator clean tomorrow ~ dollar store cologne instead of diesel
smoke the breath mints in the urinal ~ floss is too flimsy try a razor blade
fill both sides of toilet paper y’all ~ lick bathroom floor at the colonnade
bug spray deodorant in a pinch ~ perfume covers the republican stench
you never have to wipe a clean cut crap ~ if you piss in the sink with spinal tap
use meth to whiten and strengthen smile ~ kinky groovy sex at walmart lifestyle
pictures by chamblee54 taken in central time zone ~ selah

#MyDogStoleMyPhoneAnd Part Three

Posted in Weekly Notes by chamblee54 on April 23, 2018


Robert Earl Butts ~ What We Get Wrong About Closing the Racial Wealth Gap ~ VIDEO: Another racist Starbucks incident involving Black man barred from bathroom ~ @ShaunKing Here we go again. Meet Brandon Ward. He was @Starbucks – about to make a purchase – and needed to use the restroom. They denied him the code. He then finds a white man, Weston, who came out of the restroom. He had not made a purchase but they gave HIM the code. RACISM. ~ Ward told KTLA the incident happened Jan. 23 ~ Dear White People, Please Stop Pretending Reverse Racism Is Real ~ clair clairmont hurt is hurt ~ Black Guy Walks Into Starbucks, Calls Them ‘Racist,’ Demands Free Coffee, Gets It Immediately ~ @VibeHi Racism is a cash cow ~ dandelion I am listening to your gsv interview, which does not allow comments. At 1:09, you are walking across the field, while having a bad day, and see a dandelion. At that moment, the bell from a clock goes off. ~ Dear White Neighbor ~ What was the suicide rate of slaves versus that of slave-owners? ~ Laura Ingraham interviews Hotep Jesus April 18, 2018 ~ Atlanta Activist Uses Russian-Backed Media To Spread Message ~ Shouting ‘trust black women,’ Netroots protesters disrupt speech from white Georgia candidate ~ Anoa Changa ~ Fresno State professor stirs outrage, calls Barbara Bush an ‘amazing racist’ ~ Statement by the Metro Atlanta Chapter of the Democratic Socialists of America on the vulgar hit piece against member Anoa Changa ~ Ugh, cannot believe we’re still dealing with McCarthyism. ~ Bang! Clay Tippins for Georgia ~ LA fitness ~ LA Fitness “He adds that he has been a paid member of L.A. Fitness for eight years and has had “multiple problems” with workers there.” ~ Tshyrad Oates video ~ Roommates say Stevante Clark arrest came after escalating dispute in their house ~ Jayne County, the trans rock’n’roll star who influenced David Bowie, in her own words ~ Alex Robert Franco ~ waffle house sells beer ~ waceism ~ why demoze lose I fully support activists of color disrupting any centrist white person running for office. Stop ignoring the fundamental power dynamic in play because of white supremacist patriarchy. ~ Protesters Harass Stacey Evans Candidate Gov. Georgia Aug 12, 2017 ~ Stacey Abrams And Stacey Evans Clash Over Netroots Meltdown ~ Richard ‘Dick” Spencer calls @Vibehi “African Mascot” – Uncle Hotep chimes in ~ A Skeptics Guide to Jesus~ Brookhaven target of federal lawsuit alleging discrimination against Buford Highway nightclubs ~ Stacy Evans ~ Stacy Evans ~ wabe twitter ~ run out of water ~ Grocery-anchored Sandy Springs project could replace apartments, displace historic cemetery ~ America’s Southern Strategy Bamboozle ~ revelation ~ shaun king nonsense ~ @RealCandaceO Black Lives Matter protesters showed up to my @UCLA event to protest. Here is a video clip of me smacking them down with the truth; they’re a bunch of whiny toddlers, pretending to be oppressed for attention. ~ According to the Metro Nashville Police Department , three people were killed and four hurt at the restaurant, located at 3571 Murfreesboro Pike. A naked white man with short hair opened fire with a rifle about 3:25 a.m. Sunday before running away, the police department tweeted ~ Travis Reinking: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know ~ SHYTE storm ~ @RealCandaceO When @PerezHilton @TomArnold and @ShaunKing, 3 white men, rush to viciously attack the freedom of two black people who refuse to be pawns to a leftist ideology—it should ring as a wake up call to the world about who the real racists are. None of you white men own my blackness. ~ Biased Reporting by WABE and AJC Seek to Undermine My Voice and Demands for Accountability in Political Coverage ~ The 29-year-old hero from Waffle House shooting: ‘I saw the opportunity and I took it’ ~ @ThisLocalHater Is diarrhea considered a sport? ~ @HellsBelles_UK I stink therefore I am. ~ date-ah, dat-uh, or duh tah? ~ What about insincere platitudes, and a dignified silence? Do you have to speak out about everything? ~ @VibeHi I’m getting a ton of hate but I’m ignoring it because the love is outweighing it. I’m Ray Charles to it. Love y’all @chamblee54 This will not end well. There will be others going to Starbucks to demand their free coffee. Sooner or later, Starbucks is going to say no. It could get ugly. ~ Isn’t believing g-d does not exist about as silly as believing that she does? ~ @RealBillyWall What a bunch of hyperbolic nonsense! In comparison to some of the crazy stuff that has broken out in the past years with police violence, this is a cake walk. Not surprised you’re a @HuffPost writer, valuing click bate over accuracy. ~ What happened to Barbara Bush’s pearls? ~ Celebrating #JohnWaters birthday is good in theory. However, having a naked man shoot up a #WaffleHouse is going too far. ~ KimKierkegaardashian @KimKierkegaard My soul is an infinity pool over which no floatie can ever cross ~ I googled “did stacy evans say only white women can get elected in georgia” The first page did not show her saying that. ~ the sunday night poem was #MyDogStoleMyPhoneAnd:
#mydogstolemyphoneand found legs to hump ~ acts like he hasn’t done anything wrong
tweets more coherent than @realdonaldtrump ~ tail dialing friends taking hits from a bong
invites buddies over for poker night ~ sent fee fee selfies of his doggie junk
texted stormy spaniels got in a fight ~ called on uber he’s at the bar drunk
ordered pizza with pineapple donuts ~ listed pals with a picture of their butts
rude message calling our cat a jerk ~ told teacher i didn’t do my homework
joined barkersonly.com to get dates ~ when I get a call the stomach vibrates

The Whole World Is Concerned

Posted in Weekly Notes by chamblee54 on April 16, 2018


display of a link on this page is not an indication of content approval ~ ALWAYS READ THE LABELS ON THE FOODS YOU BUY–NO MATTER WHAT THE FRONT OF THE BOX OR PACKAGE SAYS, TURN IT OVER AND READ THE BACK—CAREFULLY! With all the food …and pet products now coming from China , it is best to make sure you read label at the grocery store and especially Walmart when buying food products. Many products no longer show where they were made, only give where the distributor is located. It is important to read the bar code to track it’s origin. How to read Bar Codes …. interesting! This may be useful to know when grocery shopping, if it’s a concern to you. GREAT WAY TO “BUY USA & CANADA ” AND NOT FROMCHINA!! The whole world is concerned about China-made “black hearted goods”. Can you differentiate which one is made in Taiwan or China ? If the first 3 digits of the barcode are 690 691 or 692, the product is MADE IN CHINA. 471 is Made in Taiwan . This is our right to know, but the government and related departments never educate the public, therefore we have to RESCUE ourselves. Nowadays, Chinese businessmen know that consumers do not prefer products “MADE IN CHINA”, so they don’t show from which country it is made. However, you may now refer to the barcode – remember if the first 3 digits are: 690-692 … then it is MADE IN CHINA 00 – 09 … USA & CANADA 30 – 37 FRANCE 40 – 44 GERMANY 471 … Taiwan 49 … JAPAN 50 … UK BUY USA & CANADIAN MADE by watching for “0” at the beginning of the number. We need every boost we can get! Pass this on to everybody on your E-Mail Contact List!! If the government won’t help us, we MUST help ourselves. ~ Glenn Greenwald on Syria “I think we ought to have learned the lesson by now that when we cheer for military action by Western governments in the Middle East, because we’ve been emotionally manipulated to be angry about some genuinely horrific act, it doesn’t end up doing anything other than making us feel good, and it usually ends up making the situation worse.” ~ Boxer Floyd Mayweather’s bodyguard shot outside Buckhead hotel ~ Don’t Give Away Historic Details About Yourself ~ Book at Bedtime ~ A Landslide of Classic Art Is About to Enter the Public Domain ~ Truth About Homosexuality in the Roman Empire ~ medical hack ~ Jones Good Ass BBQ And Foot Massage Curry Chicken Sauce ~ Biased media coverage of ‘chemical attack’ in Syria could provoke a dangerous new war ~ ‘It makes me never want to call 911 again,’ neighbor says after Stephon Clark shooting ~ my voter page ~ 9-13.000 – Obtaining Evidence ~ Owner of Third Ward’s St. Paul Fish Company claps back on bad review ~ The American Legion Halloween Dance ~ prompts ~ Was Shakespeare one of the Translators of the King James Bible? William Shakespeare lived from 1564-1616. The creation of the King James Bible began in the year 1610, the year in which Shakespeare would have been 46 years old. If you turn to Psalm 46 in the King James Bible, and if you count exactly 46 words into the psalm, you find the word “shake.” If you count 46 words back from the end of that psalm, you will find the word “spear.” It just seems too coincidental to think that it was by fluke circumstances that the 46th Psalm would be translated around the time of Shakespeare’s 46th birthday and that the 46th word from the start and the 46th word from the end would be “shake” and “spear.” My professional opinion is, Shakespeare translated that section of the King James Bible and he slipped in a secret byline to prove it was his work. ~ But Is It Wise To Be Against White(nes)s? ~ “It’s Okay to be White” Cards Discovered in Boxes of Diapers Purchased at Target ~ How Should We Check Our Privilege? ~ patriot mobile ~ Woman pulls gun during brawl in Chick-fil-A drive-thru ~ William S. Burroughs Explains What Artists & Creative Thinkers Do for Humanity: From Galileo to Cézanne and James Joyce ~ Violence Breaks Out At T4G As Rival Theology Gangs Clash ~ @LenGourly Every night, when the painful boils that lanced his skin, the rancid smell of mutant cowdung in the air, the omnipresent glow of radiaton seeping through his purple, gnarled flesh, finally let Cowboy sleep, he always dreamt of the same thing. Getting pegged. ~ America Learned Wrong Lessons From Iraq, and Syria Suffers ~ south dekalb ~ arabia mountain ~ The end of democracy…(Spurious Quotation) ~ Black Teen Who Won Full Ride to 20 Colleges Wants Apology From Reporter Who Called His Effort ‘Obnoxious’ ~ September ~ Taylor Swift Just Disrespected Earth, Wind & Fire With Her Cover of ‘September’ ~ Philadelphia Starbucks arrests: What a witness says happened ~ police statement of starbucks ~ Willie Godbolt killed a law enforcement officer, and seven family members. Willie Godbolt was arrested alive. ~ Arrested in Starbucks ~ Can US strikes end the Syrian chemical attacks? ~ Pleased to meet you. Hope you guessed my name. ~ Ray Davies (the A-Side) ~ @kemba722 This is ___ ____ the racist Starbucks manager that called the police and had two innocent black men arrested for no reason at a Starbucks in Philadelphia! Call the Corporate office at 1-800-782-7282 and demand that she be fired!!! ~ @eugenegu Dear Starbucks, Calling the police to arrest two black guys just for being there is not an “incident.” It’s racism at its ugliest level. And it should have no place in America. ~ @sydscifi ~ This disgusting racial bias and persecution is rearing it’s ugly head because of the Racist-in-Chief, @realDonaldTrump, who sits in the White House (for now). @chamblee54 blaming this on president whatshisname is going a bit far ‏ @sydscifi Disagree. Before Trump, most racists tried to hide their true feelings. Not anymore! ~ @DennysDiner imagine the sleep lines on your face if you fell asleep on a pile of hash browns ~ @CriminalShow I listened to episode 87, Casper, Wyoming Becky is now a racial slur, used by black people to describe white women It is a cruel irony. ~ @BukowskiQuotess @BukowskiBitch @bukowskiquoteus @BukowskiDiz @Bukowski @soulhandcuffed @DailyBukowskiTw @bukowski_quote ~ if you fell asleep on a pile of hash brownsimagine the sleep lines on your face ~ @yanblaze I wish people would stop pushing that “quit your job and give 100% to your passion” narrative onto people. If you know you can’t sustain yourself without a 9-5, move smart. Don’t be out here homeless trying to follow advice from internet weirdos that don’t even live by theirs. ~ Hey Mr. Algorithm: This has been the *top story* for a few days now. It is getting old. Please show me something else. ~ Is he related to Cow Tippins, the midtown restaurateur? ~ Good thing you got your heart back from San Francisco. ~ #BoycottStarbucks Does anybody know full story? The video tells us little. How long had they be there? Were they asked to leave? How did they respond to being asked to leave? Were they abusive to other customers? Often, in a story like this, there is more that is not reported. ~ In paying clueless lip service to POC causes, the demoze alienated enough white people to elect whatshisname ~ Do you know where the event is going to take place? One aspect of the Charlottesville disaster is that the park, where the event took place, is one square city block. By contrast, Stone Mountain park, the setting for your FUBU video, is 3,000 acres. This is plenty of room to keep all the players separated, where Charlottesville packed them all into less than an acre. When all the mischief makers are on top of each other, there is a greater likelihood of conflict. ~ Queer is a great word for poets. It rhymes with many useful words, like beer and rear. Others include clear, dear, fear, gear, here, jeer, Kier, leer, near, peer, sear, tear, veer, year. ~ Last night, I received a *survey* on the phone from “victory processing”. They asked me who I was likely to vote for in the Republican primary. Then the robovoice read a biographic sketch of Clay Tippins, one of candidates. I had never heard of Mr. Tippins before this robocall. The robovoice then asked me if the Tippins talk was persuasive, and asked, one more time, who I was likely to vote for in the Republican primary. This is probably the worst robocall ever. ~ pigeon overhead, fertilizer on the way, attorney beware ~ Somebody wrote once: “The only time I felt sorry for Richard Nixon is when I found out he had shingles.” ~ @kale0579 Starbucks needed to answer certain questions in their statement and make certain clarifications also, they failed to do that. 1) why were the police called and by who 2) WE ARE SORRY TO THE TWO MEN ARRESTED AND WILL CONTACT THEM PERSONALLY 3) This is not the policy of Starbucks 4- How long had the men been there? ~ 5- Were they asked to leave? How did they react to being asked to leave? How many times were they asked to leave? Had they been asked to leave this Starbucks before? 6- Did this intown Starbucks have a problem with non customers loitering? 7- Where were the men standing? Did they interfere with other customers trying to place orders? Starbucks has been advised by attorneys to say as little as possible. Anything that might have justified this incident is not being said. ~ #ImShowingMyAge is the sunday night poem at java monkey this week. A first time poet performer slept through it.
turn the black and white TV knob slow ~ watch two five eight eleven if you dare
stay up late for the johnny carson show ~ then television goes off the air
just putting on my shoes is a chore ~ either take viagra or be obsolete
pay cash for cassettes at record store ~ dancing to the wqxi beat
leisure suit jacket looked pretty sporty ~ what once was a 6 pack is now a forty
sing along with hee haw made me smile ~ where’s the star on a rotary phone dial
no ma’am I dont know what idk means ~ why would anyone ever say cool beans

Do You Have Questions

Posted in Library of Congress, Weekly Notes by chamblee54 on April 9, 2018


My 72-Hour Safari in Clinton Country ~ “I have often felt that an artist is a detestable ~ The 8 Costly Identity Theft Mistakes (and how to avoid them) ~ @DickFurari This is my favorite gas station viagra: #SuperPanther7 ~ @KimKierkegaard Do you have questions on love, existence, fashion, or culture? I will answer them for the next thirty minutes ~ ‘Describe Yourself Like a Male Author Would’ Is the Most Savage Twitter Thread in Ages ~ @whitneyarner new twitter challenge: describe yourself like a male author would ~ This Handy Chart Automatically Generates a Pitch for Your New Novel ~ Racists Are Threatening to Take Over Paganism ~ White supremacists may be eyeing Meigs County ~ How to Think about “Implicit Bias” ~ How to Stop Your Mind From Wandering During Meditation ~ Intercepted podcast: Injustice League ~ tax cut bill ~ Brian Eno’s ‘Ambient 1: Music for Airports’ is playing on loop at London City Airport ~ 10 million pounds of human feces from New York/New Jersey are rotting in railcars stuck in a small Alabama town ~ We Await Repentance for Assassinating Dr. King ~ Against Mission Drift ~ Richard Poplak sets Jordan B Peterson’s house in order: a (scorching) review of 12 Rules For Life ~ queering the map ~ The Truth About the 7,000 ~ Shame campaign: Could a social media firestorm consume Madison bar Gib’s? ~ Taking it for the Team ~ Making Sex Real “in Atlanta,” 1982-Present: An American Grammar (for Teodoso Xavier Rojo) ~ Deposition of Bacteria and Bacterial Spores by Bathroom Hot-Air Hand Dryers ~ Winston Churchill Gets a Doctor’s Note to Drink “Unlimited” Alcohol in Prohibition America (1932) ~ men from mars thread ~ Here’s What Will Happen After a Huge Earthquake Inevitably Hits California ~ sciatic nerve pain ~ dark patterns ~ Restaurant manager stabbed after firing employee ~ Grace Jones is a man ~ The cult of being kind ~ what is a producer? ~ Yes, the Alt-Left Exists, and No, It’s Not What You Think It Is ~ “it’s part of the psychology of group conflict that we always characterize our group in morally lofty terms ” “well yes, but that does not” .~ white supremacy ~ Today: Tim is counting on you Tim Copeland needs your help with “LGBTQ Georgia – Save our Culture and Identity”. Join Tim and 774 supporters today. ~ That is no sillier than “thou shalt not lie” in a courtroom, and “thou shalt not steal” at the courthouse. ~ @williamrblack @elizabethcatte I could only listen to 33 minutes of this show… yes, racism is a problem, but elitist obsession with racism only makes it worse Democrats said, in effect, if you don’t vote for HRC you are a racist The result is election of DJT ~ About Multicultural Affinity: African American (US) People who live in the United States whose activity on Facebook aligns with African American multicultural affinity ~ I get fundraising emails from Karen Handel. She voted for the tax cut last year. Her message today: Our budget process is broken, and I believe the first step in fixing this problem is passing a Balanced Budget Amendment. You can’t make this up. ~ Is anyone else tired of hearing about @davidhogg111 ? I don’t want to badmouth him, but am looking forward to the end of his fifteen minutes. His media moment is a distraction from the issue of gun control. ~ I was curious about how your friends were arranged. The person who, without my asking, signed me up for facebook, is now at the bottom of the list. I would like to see the friends list in alphabetical order. ~ @wickedfedora2 #KickedOutOfPromBecause I spiked the punch bowl with Tide pods. ~ There is a twitter address, @TFLN, or texts from last night. I am currently editing selected tweets, which I will incorporate into a poem. The tweets below are not iambic pentameter friendly, but do have a certain educational value. The parenthetic number is the area code. (724): This is a life or shit situation. Grab me toilet paper asap. This bathroom is fucking out. This is not a test. This an actual emergency and I am not joking. (541): We were fucking in the bedroom then we heard Sports center on in the living room. He stopped midfuck when I started celebrating that my team won over his (206): sorry bout the carpet, but you DID call it “blackout punch” not “don’t vom on my floor punch” (253): I got all the way to work before I realized there were Trojans in my bra. (216): dude the dog literally grabbed the condom out of the trash can and threw it in the air. (413): Haha i really think theres no better way to tell a paramedic sorry for breaking your nose than a beautiful and healthy edible arrangement… (354): We were all having a bath, the three of us, then that drug dealer guy walked in and peed. Sitting down. Apparently he didn’t want to offend us. (207): One of these days, I’d like to go out drinking and stick to plan of just getting drunk and not be sidetracked with other people’s plans of doing drugs along the way. I didn’t even want to not feel my teeth tonight but here we go. ~ pictures are from The Library of Congress. ~ selah

Study Whiteness

Posted in Weekly Notes by chamblee54 on April 2, 2018


Police search for man they say fatally stabbed 2 people, including teen ~ Teen returns to church he vandalized to apologize before turning himself in ~ The Stormy Daniels 60 Minutes interview, Has anyone ever seen @StormyDaniels and #kellyanneconway together? Maybe they are the same person. ~ Claudia Rankine: why I’m spending $625,000 to study whiteness ~ Bright Neocon Years ~ CHARAT ~ 19 Great Truths My Grandmother Told Me on Her 90th Birthday ~ Alaska State Troopers Press Release of Saturday, March 24, 2018 Any charges reported in these press releases are merely accusations and the defendants are presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty. ~ Body Language Success & Emotional Intelligence ~ mapping police violence ~ Kentucky teen used money mom gave him for tattoo to buy AR-15 to shoot up school, police say ~ Car leaves road, climbs a wire near Emory ~ Spurious charts ~ Wow. This Is The Kind Of Data Facebook And Google Have On You ~ #StephonClark: Sacramento, Calif., City Council Meeting Descends Into Chaos After Interruption by Stevante Clark ~ seinfeld ~ Non-Black People Of Color Perpetuate Anti-Blackness Too ~ Turns out people get angry when you say white Americans are terrorists, too ~ White supremacists’ favorite myths about black crime rates take another hit from BJS study ~ racism hissy fit ~ The far-right was responsible for the majority of America’s extremist killings in 2017 ~ My Life in Public Radio | Lois Reitzes ~ A compelling look at the flaws in the Chinese economy ~ 11 people arrested, 9 on murder charges, in gang-related killings of siblings ~ Why Are So Many Unarmed Black People Being Killed by Police? Sacramento Activist Speaks Out ~ Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to reform (or pause and reflect). – Notebook, 1904 ~ misquoting mark twain ~ How Not to Care When People Don’t Like You ~ The Voting Rights Act of 1965 Section 2 of the Act, which closely followed the language of the 15th amendment, applied a nationwide prohibition against the denial or abridgment of the right to vote on the literacy tests on a nationwide basis. Among its other provisions, the Act contained special enforcement provisions targeted at those areas of the country where Congress believed the potential for discrimination to be the greatest. Under Section 5, jurisdictions covered by these special provisions could not implement any change affecting voting until the Attorney General or the United States District Court for the District of Columbia determined that the change did not have a discriminatory purpose and would not have a discriminatory effect. ~ terminate gerrymandering ~ GA congress districts ~ extreme gerrymander ~ Court Draws Georgia Map Of Congressional Districts The State Legislature, which is controlled by Democrats, ceded responsibility for drawing new Congressional lines to the courts in September when it failed to agree on a plan in a 20-day special session. That session was called after the United States Supreme Court ruled in June that Georgia’s 1992 Congressional map was unconstitutional because race played a dominant role in the configuration of the 11th District. Represented by Cynthia A. McKinney, who is black, the 11th snakes 260 miles through east Georgia, pulling pockets of black voters into a gerrymandered district that was intended to elect a minority candidate. ~ garymandering ~ The Gerrymandering Project ~ stephon clark talk ~ Denying Genetics Isn’t Shutting Down Racism, It’s Fueling It ~ Great TED Talks to inspire fiction writing ~ facebook live ~ Locals Reveal Why Tourists Might Not Want To Visit Their Country ~ Black Lives Matter activist arrested after dispute at anti-racism training ~ These Are The Mistakes You’re Making At Fancy Restaurants ~ Thelonious Monk’s 25 Tips for Musicians (1960) ~ @chamblee54 #QuotableVegetables “I yam what I yam” Popeye Translate from Turkish ~ Tear down this paywall, Mr. Sulzberger ~ I use PG as a doppelganger on my blog It stands for Piers Gaveston Parental Guidance Perverts Galore Passing Gas and now Personal Gain ~ @dumbbeezie Before you state your opinion, remember that you can always shut up ~ @chamblee54 I just copied a url, went to another browser, to see a tweet by someone who has blocked me… i should add, without my knowing them or leaving them a tweet… i saw the word cognitive dissonance @tcboyle Ah, well. The mysteries of the universe didn’t used to involve the mysteries of social media, but that is no longer the case. ~ It is a magic moment when you look at the word count, and see 665. All you have to do is add one more word. ~ “We are monitoring this situation closely #Monkenzie. According to the Fraternal Order of Police handbook, and Codex of the Blue Wall of Silence, police can only get away with running over #Negroes and #Niggralinos. They are authorized to run over certain types of white people. The woman in this case appears to have been completely innocent and was just going on about her business, not bothering anybody. We’ll conduct a thorough, internal investigation to see if this cop was actually responding to a high priority call, or speeding past traffic to hurry up and get some donuts or something. Similarly to the case of a woman in a town outside of Buffalo, who was walking in the woods near her house, who was shot and killed by a hunter (who was hunting after hours) who thought he was shooting a deer – we may very well take some minimal criminal action against this officer. We’ll have to finish our investigation to sort out all the details. #LonnieBarlowShow #Niggerology” (311) ~ @TweetPotato314 Jesus: *doing crossword* I’m stuck on 2 across. ~ @pdxjohnny99 The last time I danced in public people gave me money to find a cure. ~ In 2016, 574 white people were killed by police, while 266 black people were killed by police. source In 2016, there were 6,576 white homicide victims, and 7,881 black homicide victims. source If you divide the first number by the second number, you get the percent of homicides by police. For white people, it is 8.72% For black people, it is 3.32% ~ selah

And The Media Mostly Shrug

Posted in Weekly Notes by chamblee54 on March 26, 2018


display of a link on this page is not an indication of approval ~ read it and weep This comment was made 03/28/2016: The people who think that racist is the worst insult imaginable are probably not going to vote for DT. Demoze might be making a mistake in their hysterical insistence that DT is a racist. They might impress themselves. It might also drive marginal voters into the DT camp. ~ No, Stormy Daniels’ lawyer didn’t say he has Trump dick pics ~ @TrueFactsStated Stormy’s Lawyer on MSNBC. I’ll paraphrase. “We have photos of Trump’s penis”. ~ Middle East civilian deaths have soared under Trump. And the media mostly shrug. ~ The Last Conversation You’ll Ever Need to Have About Eating Right ~ Andy Warski and J.F Gariépy Smeared by Leftist Media Attack Dogs ~ How They Sold the Iraq War ~ The ‘WKRP in Cincinnati’ closing theme lyrics are all gibberish ~ Actually, Palestinians Are Doing Pretty Well Under Israeli Rule ~ Once A Young Woman Named Alice Used A Dynamite Stick For A Phallus. ~ 12 things I wish I knew before visiting Paris ~ Oscar-nominated ‘Traffic Stop’ puts focus on police brutality ~ Woman fired by Hawks sues, claims discrimination against white employees ~ Lets quit calling people that we think are weak pussies. Try delivering a baby out of your dick hole and see whose gentials are stronger ~ Count Dankula convicted for Nazi pug antics ~ Plight of Phoenix: how long can the world’s ‘least sustainable’ city survive? ~ 31 Morning Journaling Prompts that Will Change the Way You Think ~ Racial Division: A Real Problem, A Real Opportunity ~ The Austin Bomber Is Dead, But His First Victim’s Family Still Doesn’t Feel Safe ~ Peachtree Street 08/30/1957 ~ How to download and save your Facebook data before deleting ~ @zora Same thing has happened with “racist”–its meaning has expanded beyond someone who uses racial slurs, marches w/ KKK, etc. That’s good we’re all more aware of everyday racism! But convos still break down at “You’re a racist”/”No I’m not” b/c people don’t agree on definition. ~ dear black people ~ buffet talks ~ Swatting ~ @SethAMandel This is also what’s created the third camp–ppl like me who are interested in the flow and substance of cultural flashpoints but are instantly bored by the tribal commodification of the avatars of those ideas. @chamblee54 *tribal commodification* commodification is a fun word depending on pronunciation, you either convert someone into a commodity, or a commode in the case of @jordanbpeterson it is tough to tell the difference ~ shaun king on stephon clark ~ The Last Temptation ~ John Bolton, Lover of Drama and Wars, Is a Terrible Fit for His New Job ~ one minute art history ~ cum town ~ women on men 46 minutes Aubrey O’Day ~ What we know (and don’t know) about the police shooting of Stephon Clark ~ Names of officers in Stephon Clark shooting released by civil rights attorney ~ backache ~ Police search for men involved in shootout at Chick-fil-A ~ Mother crashed car into pole to prove to kids God is real ~ RAC says new headlights ‘blinding drivers’ ~ gerrymandering ~ The Gerrymandering Project ~ The Gerrymandering Project rss ~ Dick Clark Introduces Jefferson Airplane & the Sounds of Psychedelic San Francisco to America: Yes Parents, You Should Be Afraid (1967) ~ Connor Fionn Hale ~ Is Gerrymandering The Best Way To Make Sure Black Voters Are Represented? ~ Jordan Peterson Is Driving His Critics to Desperate Attacks ~ This Incredible Lost Footage of Judy Garland Singing “By Myself” Never Aired Because Producers Thought It Was “Too Dark”. ~ What do you do if you believe in the Flying Spaghetti Monster, only to learn that you are gluten intolerant? ~ Being in a silent circle, waiting for the next person to speak, is a cherished part of the heart circle. Sitting in comfortable silence, with people you have chosen to be with, is a gift. ~ KimKierkegaardashian @KimKierkegaard He was like, Didn’t you guys see the memo that said DO NOT LEAK?! ~ This e-mail message (including any attachments) is for the sole use of the intended recipient(s) and may contain confidential and privileged information. If the reader of this message is not the intended recipient, you are hereby notified that any dissemination, distribution or copying of this message (including any attachments) is strictly prohibited. If you have received this message in error, please contact the sender by reply e-mail message and destroy all copies of the original message (including attachments). ~ *This video may contain graphic images and/or profane language. Disclaimer: Personal information (names, addresses, phone numbers, identities ETC.) have been redacted in the following audio/video clips to protect the privacy of those involved. ~ US Congress just passed HR 1865, “FOSTA”, seeking to subject websites to criminal and civil liability when third parties (users) misuse online personals unlawfully. Any tool or service can be misused. We can’t take such risk without jeopardizing all our other services, so we are regretfully taking craigslist personals offline. Hopefully we can bring them back some day. To the millions of spouses, partners, and couples who met through craigslist, we wish you every happiness! ~ Would police be as quick to shoot people, if it was not reasonable to assume that anybody they encounter is probably armed? In other countries, do police mistake a cell phone for a handgun? If an officer is wrong, and that object is a handgun, it might, very quickly, be the last mistake they make. ~ trivialization of racism ~ first first .@GlennLoury defends the intelligence of @realDonaldTrump then says that he is stupid to be honest about his preferences .@AryehCW ~ @zora We need a new word, instead of “terrorist,” to describe how people can now act on ideology independently, w/o the cells and networks people usually associate with the word. “Terrorist” is deployed in racist ways & is no longer useful; useless to argue for broader application. ~ @zoraSame thing has happened with “racist”–its meaning has expanded beyond someone who uses racial slurs, marches w/ KKK, etc. That’s good we’re all more aware of everyday racism! But convos still break down at “You’re a racist”/”No I’m not” b/c people don’t agree on definition. ~ @chamblee54 the definition of racist has expanded to the point that it no longer means anything ~ @zora I would say it has meaning, in its current incarnation, although it’s a kind of abstract, self-helpy meaning that applies to everyone (which in itself is useful to point out). But now there’s no way to identify the “legacy” meaning of the term. Well, ‘cept neo-Nazi. ~ @zora Which reminds me, “white supremacy” has also expanded massively. Most people think KKK in white hoods. Current students and activists mean a whole system. Which is legitimate and true. But, again, conversations break down rapidly over terminology. ~ @chamblee54 i have always thought that liberal conservative racist terrorist were weasel words that should be used with much more caution, if at all… white supremacy might be a good choice for that list, I am sure there are others I prefer racial values to racism it is not either/or ~ sunday, i got in from dinner, and decided to go to java monkey. I tried to print the poem, and the printer gave me an error message. I had to restart the computer to get it to work, while the clock was ticking, and i was later and later on the performing list. the poem was a combination of 15 words that time magazine wants deleted from the language, and a collection of words that somebody thinks have a funny sound. I finally got on at 10:45, just before the 11 pm curfew. Here it is:
maybe i never just went very honestly ~ swashbuckling rutabaga mannequins
i hope that i should but i can’t literally ~ skedaddle spelunker shenanigans
i’ll try but i’ve got a problem absolutely ~ brouhaha pumpernickel appetite
irregardless i have to stuff things really ~ quintessential humbuggery morphodite
strumpet ragamuffin charlie mingus ~ discombobulated cunnilingus
umpteen bunghole kaleidoscope fantasy ~ nincompoop fooey latrine manatee
cuckhold phalanx tomfoolery bongo ~ nincompoop kumquat lollygag mambo ~ selah

Produced By External Characters

Posted in Weekly Notes by chamblee54 on March 19, 2018


display of a link on this page is not an indication of approval ~ kkk ~ @VinceHanna7 @StormyDaniels hey “Stormy” , why don’t you just go back and continue doing porn movies? It seems best suited for you. We are tired of you and quite frankly don’t even care. The Pres has work to do. You allegedly got paid more than you deserve, so go away. ~ @StormyDaniels “Go back”?… I shoot a movie EVERY month. I never stopped working in the adult business. I actually just signed a NEW contract making this my 17th consecutive year as a contract star and 15th as a contract director. ~ Brazzers, Digital Playground Announce Exclusive Stormy Scenes ~ Tex McIver Trial ~ YouTube Extremism and the Long Tail ~ @seanspicer Secretary Tillerson is a true patriot that has severed our nation well. Thank you for serving. Mike Pompeo will be an outstanding Secretary of State – the Senate should act swiftly to confirm him ~ The American Shine : Please stop using the term “Person of color” ~ @NewYorker To its devotees, Reddit felt like one of the last Internet giants to resist homogeneity. Then it began shutting down the communities where harassers and conspiracy theorists thrived. @andrewmarantz reports on the social network’s efforts to curb toxicity: Reddit and the Struggle to Detoxify the Internet @chamblee54 you said u/penisfuckermcgee on podcast sixteen words later, you bleeped the n-word it is good to have standards ~ “The Secretary had every intention of staying”: State’s shocking Tillerson statement ~ eg01_02 ~ Plato, Phaedrus and now you, who are the father of letters, have been led by your affection to ascribe to them a power the opposite of that which they really possess. For this invention will produce forgetfulness in the minds of those who learn to use it, because they will not practice their memory. Their trust in writing, produced by external characters which are no part of themselves, will discourage the use of their own memory within them. You have invented an elixir not of memory, but of reminding; and you offer your pupils the appearance of wisdom, not true wisdom, for they will read many things without instruction and will therefore seem to know many things, when they are for the most part ignorant and hard to get along with, since they are not wise, but only appear wise. ~ pessimist podcast ~ In final appeals, Stocking Strangler attorneys say Ga. is about to execute innocent man ~ Carlton Gary last meal ~ Georgia “stocking strangler” denied clemency on eve of execution ~ Gary dna evidence ~ ‏ @KimKierkegaard I am so excited to get back to my natural dark hair after the false & foolish hope of being blonde KimKierkegaardashian ~ @tsengputterman Beware the man of color who considers the white woman an acceptable outlet of his misogyny. ~ The real problem with the New York Times op-ed page: it’s not honest about US conservatism ~ When you say the internet is dumbing down culture, you are saying the same thing Plato said about the written word. The spell check suggestions for dumbing are numbing, dumping ,dubbing ,plumbing. ~ I quoted this post. I like to start my paragraphs with a link, and will quote the first few words, and see what google finds. That is how I found this post. I see that you are still posting to this blog. The blog format… state of the art in 2004, considered obsolete in 2018… is yet another example of the changing nature of recorded communication. ~ California to Georgia: Trust [some] Black Women ~ Explanation and apology: The multipolar spin: how fascists operationalize left-wing resentment ~ Dylann Roof’s Sister Arrested After Bringing Weapons to School Walkout ~ toxic masculinity ~ downtown projects ~ I Went Undercover In The Alt-RightThe last line: “By coming to know my enemy, I came to know myself.” Maybe the problem is seeing your neighbor as the enemy. ~ Tony’s Talks: An Anti-gay Cardinal And A Gay Prostitute Are Bedfellows In Italy ~ Phil Lesh w Terrapin Family Band and John Scofield The Capitol Theatre, Port Chester NY March 15 2018 ~ And again, more mis-attributed quotes online ~ Photogrammar ~ Let’s Go Play In Traffic: 1957 ~ YouTuber Beloved By The Alt-Right Bragged About Sexually Assaulting A Drunk Woman ~ endonym map ~ peaches records handprints But after the company filed for bankruptcy in 1981 and the Atlanta store closed, the prints were unceremoniously destroyed, says Cochran, “smashed to bits in a single afternoon.” ~ Rainer Werner Fassbinder (1945-1982) ~ Towards a truer multicultural science education: how whiteness impacts science education ~ @RealPeerReview Meanwhile in Cultural Studies of Science Education ~ McCabe’s Firing Wasn’t Political. Until Trump Made It Political. ~ When Did ‘Amnesty’ Become a Dirty Word? ~ How The New York Times Is Making War With Iran More Likely ~ 15 words 1. That 2. Went 3. Honestly 4. Absolutely 5. Very 6. Really 7. Amazing 8. Always 9. Never 10. Literally 11. Just 12. Maybe 13. Stuff 14. Things 15. Irregardless ~ Escort Who Outed 40 Priests Speaks Out! ~ president smug and president troll ~ smugness is a form of trolling yes smugness is a form of trolling… there is gameplaying, and attitude display throughout the arena … Jon Stewart exemplifies the problem of using comedians for serious social commentary ~ @ChrchCurmudgeon My doctor wasn’t able to go to the urology conference this week. I told him not to worry, there will probably be a live stream. ~ It is a slippery slope. First you hate racism, then you hate the racist. The terms have elastic definitions, that change according to the motive of the accuser There is the element of name calling. It is easy to call someone racist. It is done casually. It is tough to refute. ~ @RickyCries You never get a second chance to make a first impression. So if meeting someone goes bad you gotta kill em. Can’t let them go spreading that bad first impression around. ~ March 14 Births Albert Einstein (1879) Hank Ketcham (1920) S. Truett Cathy (1921) Ada Louise Huxtable (1921) Diane Arbus (1923) Quincy Jones (1933) Billy Crystal (1948) March 14 Deaths Friedrich Gottlieb Klopstock (1803) Karl Marx (1883) Chic Young (1973) Susan Hayward (1975) Busby Berkeley (1976) ~ Actually, the popular use of “America First” by Charles LIndbergh, among others, was a reaction to the horror of World War One. America lost over 100,000 men, in little over a year of combat participation. Many people thought that America had been duped into participation in that war, and wanted no part of any more European wars. ~ @AmishPornStar1 Why do we call them “designated drivers”… Instead of “people who drive us to drink”? ~ KimKierkegaardashian @KimKierkegaard People say your brows should always match your hair, but I actually think it’s more flattering if they’re dark like your soul ~ @AngryBlackLady is an idiot. ~ words that rhyme: beer, dear, fear, gear, here, jeer, kier, leer, near, pier, queer, rear, tear, year ~ many people pronounce it muff uckers, which may have a clue to the real meaning ~ Stand against hate. From white supremacists to the radical Religious Right, right-wing extremism is on the rise. Pledge to stand against hate. ~ @madbarrister It was the best of times It was the worst of rhymes #MakeAQuoteRhyme ~ this is the poem from last night at java monkey. This piece is based on an internet quiz, Dylan Thomas vs. Bob Dylan, where you are given quotes by Bob Dylan and Dylan Thomas, and asked to identify which Dylan said it ~
an alcoholic is one you don’t like ~ who drinks as much as you confess
old age cafeteria morphodite ~ he who seeks work will find a rest
people seldom do what they believe ~ they do what’s convenient and repent
there’s only one day at a time to leave ~ or tomorrow will be today’s lament
he who seeks rest will find santorum ~ with agatha christie drinking sweet tea
lie in a hot bath sneaking whoredom ~ someone’s boring and i think it’s me
i’ll let you be in my dream flying ~ a thousand different angles in school
he not busy being born is busy dying ~ with grace to become community drool

Debate We Need in 2018

Posted in Weekly Notes by chamblee54 on March 12, 2018


display of a link in this environment is not an indication of content approval ~ Distrubed Mind of Milenko ~ Luigi Russolo (1885-1947) ~ No, RuPaul, the drag queen world does not only belong to men – everyone can explore femininity ~ RuPaul: ‘Drag is a big f-you to male-dominated culture’ ~ unapologetic ~ Exclusive: Florida Public School Teacher Has A White Nationalist Podcast ~ Tex and Diane McIver had it all. Now she’s dead, and he’s going on trial for his life. ~ Slavoj Žižek vs. Jordan Peterson is the Debate We Need in 2018 ~ Former Trump aide dares Robert Mueller to arrest him ~ Postmodernism Did Not Take Place: On Jordan Peterson’s 12 Rules for Life ~ cyclorama today ~ nunberg ~ 54 words for cookie ~ nunberg on cnn ~ Queens of Adventure ~ thread about not tweeting ~ trump is con artist ~ The ‘Stocking Strangler’ killer terrorized Columbus. Now he has an execution date — again ~ Carlton Gary’s wife speaks out ~ evidence in gary case ~ The Bleux Stockings Society | Amy Tecosky and Rita Leslie | Episode 22 ~ war story ~ ‘Drag Race’ Contestant Monica Beverly Hillz Responds to RuPaul’s Transitioning Comments: “Our Bodies Do Not Equate Our Identity” ~ Quasi Duo Fantasias: A Straussian Reading of “Black Panther” ~ Geek Squad’s Relationship with FBI Is Cozier Than We Thought ~ I’m for law and order .@justabloodygame .@GlennLoury .@JohnHMcWhorter there will be no chamblee54 picture, due to the nature of the video portion … when the rioting took place, the sjw media narrative was to show films of sports fan riots, as is that excused burning the cvs ~ 3 things to fix everything ~ Frida Kahlo And Other Historic Women Are Being Made Into Barbies ~ @nihilist_arbys Arby’s for breakfast, Arby’s at noon, Eternal oblivion, Will come for you soon, Arby’s for dinner, Cocaine and gin, There is no god, And this is the end ~ nihilism Popularity: Top 1% of lookups ~ The following lists, which change daily, show the most frequently looked up words on Merriam-Webster.com. ~ Georgia Billionaires ~ The Bukowski Myth ~ Charles Bukowski and Alan Watts on How to Live a Good Life ~ Dear White People, Please Stop Pretending Reverse Racism Is Real ~ RuPaul’s Version Of LGBT History Erases Decades Of Trans Drag Queens ~ The First Four-Minute Mile, In One Pain-Wracked Photo ~ @justabloodygame The people fact checking this tweet must be a real blast at parties. ~ @BenMSmith Care and Feeding remains The Best, as does ~ My Stepsons Won’t Stop Trolling Me ~ Is Donald Trump Our Teacher? ~ The Scarlet Linkletter ~ spanking group ~ @blagojevism Trump is a barnacle-encrusted mass, located over a system of ancient geothermal vents. ~ @ABC Growing outrage after a zoo visitor tossed a lit cigarette into an orangutan enclosure, prompting the ape to pick it up and smoke it. More than 1M people signed a petition to shut down the zoo after the incident. The zoo says it regrets that it happened. ~ @MF_Greatest Can I say something? This will be unpopular. But some of y’all don’t have anything to say if you’re not attacking whiteness in every realm of life. I’ve been on Twitter a minute. It’s interesting to see the echo chambers. ~ The Waking By Theodore Roethke ~ Do you live in a bubble? A quiz ~ Exercises for Lower Back Pain ~ bukowski inspiration ~ Librarian randomly beaten in Downtown Cincinnati. Man sentenced can’t explain why ~ @JDnCokelnnit ~ @StormyDaniels I actually took a screenshot of my favorite troll a couple days ago. I laughed so hard I couldn’t even respond. When someone can’t even insult you correctly ( you’re all welcome. Enjoy) ~ @drvox 5. Trump has swerved this way and that on immigration, taxes, healthcare, guns … and the base doesn’t care. They follow him this way, they follow him that way. It is the resentment, the aggrieved sense of persecution, that they respond to. That’s what US conservatism IS now. ~ @chamblee54 “It is the resentment, the aggrieved sense of persecution, that they respond to.” Liberals/Democrats reinforce this resentment by screaming racist at every opportunity, as well as the condescending attitude from hell ~ @yunus_saima dude, you guys invented a hashtag that reduces an entire side of the political spectrum to a mental disorder. y’all have no moral high ground here ~ “where self control is not welcome” sounds like a typical preacher ~ Which came first, the problem or the sooltiun? Luckily it doesn’t matter. ~ Leave Kellyanne Conway out of this. ~ “How To Clip Your Fingernails In Such A Way So They Will Fly Across The Room At Terminal Velocity And Kill People” ~ @50NerdsofGrey He dated a microbiologist. He thought it was going great but it turned out she was faking her organisms. ~ Is it #culturalappropriation for a pwoc to use *ass* as an adjective or an adverb? ~ there is an arab proverb for babies, woman, for pleasure, men, for ecstasy, my fist ~ If G-d does “intelligent design”, then she could have done a better job on the spine. Maybe Homo Sapiens 2.0 will correct this issue. ~ “It is the resentment, the aggrieved sense of persecution, that they respond to.” Liberals/Democrats reinforce this resentment by screaming racist at every opportunity, as well as the condescending attitude from hell ~ don’t fall into the trap of hating racism… that inevitably leads to hating people you perceive to be racists ~ “lying, narcissism, bullying, bigotry, crassness, name calling, ignorance, paranoia, incompetence and pettiness” liberals do all those things, and feel self righteous about it ~ here is the poem from last night at java monkey:
henry charles chinaski bukowski ~ would hate my sonnets if he had the chance
at coffee drinking open mic poetry ~ dickhater georgia gothic romance
hank thinks poems that rhyme are a bore ~ like baseball nuns or men who cry
some people think he died in ninety four ~ california dirt will tell you don’t try
hank still has a racetrack episode ~ bets on number nine horse to kill
with a twenty fished out of the commode ~after taking a dump on top of the bill
forever spitting out poems like hot turds ~ on the morning after beer drunk words

Tying Casey’s Shoes

Posted in Weekly Notes by chamblee54 on March 5, 2018


display of a link in this space does not indicate approval of content ~ Stop telling the lie that all queer bars are ‘safe spaces’ for diversity ~ Did Billy Graham Say ‘All Homosexuals Should Be Castrated’? ~ @krassenstein Ann Coulter suggests that we reduce mass shootings with an immigration moratorium and with mass deportations. There has NEVER been an immigrant mass school shooter that I am aware of This is pure racism. @chamblee54 Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (Джохáр Анзóрович Царнáeв) was convicted of the Boston Marathon bombing. He was born in Dzhokhar Anzorovich. He appears to be Caucasian, so this might not qualify as racism. ~ @jonsteingart This is quite a correction ~ The Associated Press Thinks Jews In Mourning ‘Sit And Shiver’ ~ Correction: School Shooting-Florida story ~ sit and shiver in politico ~ @CaseyCagle I will kill any tax legislation that benefits @Delta unless the company changes its position and fully reinstates its relationship with @NRA. Corporations cannot attack conservatives and expect us not to fight back. ~ @CaseyCagle Discriminating against law-abiding gun owners will not solve the problem #2A #gapol ~ The Casey Cagle Affair Her departure from Cagle’s staff had to do with the fact that this couple was caught in the act at the Capitol in Cagle’s office by a secretary, Laurie Sparks. Dewberry claimed she was “tying Casey’s shoes” under his desk. … Then, to everyone’s surprise, Cagle announces he is dropping out of the race in August 2009 because of a severe degenerative spinal disorder … Cagle’s spinal injury cleared up sure enough so that he could run the 2010 Peachtree Road Race and his statewide campaign. … Recently, another tryst involving female staff members occurred in the 2009 legislative session. The scuffle that ensued ended when the police broke up the fight. Apparently, one young intern who was sleeping with Cagle found out that another staff member was riding the Cagle Express too. An open records request was recently filed seeking information on the incident, which Cagle’s office has subsequently ignored. Instead of thinking about education or jobs, Cagle was engaging in sexual relations with two young female members of his office which allegedly ended in a “Cheaters” style brawl that was only broken up when the police were involved. ~ ‏ @thistallawkgirl Casey Cagle looks like a mad scientist who just figured out how to make cocaine at home ~ @johnpavlovitz Dear #Delta. Keep going. We’re with you. Sincerely, The Vast Majority P.S. @CaseyCagle does not speak for us. He’ll understand that in November. ~ @ajconwashington Delta spokesman says only 13 tickets were sold under the airline’s group travel discount for the NRA ~ Joe Frank ~ Dr. Strangelove in the Pentagon ~ Cagle’s statement: ‘I’ve been diagnosed with a degenerative spinal condition’ ~ @classiclib3ral Every time I see someone on Twitter say they love “facts and logic” it always means they’re racist and believe eating soy turns you into a woman ~ @DanielFReal Much like those who love ‘FREEDOM’, actaully desire authoratarianism ~ Barbra Streisand Had Her Beloved Dog Samantha Cloned: Meet Miss Scarlett and Miss Violet ~ The New York Times Fired My Doppelgänger ~ godwin goof ~ Where downtown Atlanta’s highway-capping Stitch would go, in photos ~ Flannery O’Connor on Carson McCullers ~ David Hogg Is Fair Game for Critics ~ CNN host challenges Georgia Senator on Delta-Planned Parenthood claim, HQ2 subsidies ~ Why (almost) no one wants to host the Olympics anymore ~ sully on drugs ~ Embracing Black virginity in our collective fight for sexual liberation ~ The fight between Georgia Republicans and Delta Air Lines over the NRA could be a disaster for Atlanta’s bid for Amazon’s HQ2 ~ A Georgia Republican’s Unethical Revenge ~ Early Roman Catholic Church Song Generator ~ N.Y. Senate revives wildly ~ unconstitutional bill barring funding of student organizations involved in ‘hate speech,’ ‘intolerance,’ or promotion of boycotts of Israel or U.S. allies ~ Carlton heston FOR US REPRESENTATIVE 2018 ~ Alan Dershowitz and Dennis Prager in No Safe Spaces ~ 50 Years since the Kerner Report on Riots and Racism — What have we learned? ~ the bird ~ The ‘Online Hate Index” – Uncle Hotep Chimes in ~ 10 ways to fight racism ~ 17 people were killed by police in the United States last week. “It is again an unfortunate incident when people choose to take their lives through the Los Angeles Police Department.” ~ DA: Former prosecutor withheld key email in death row case ~ worthless meme ~ guy sharpe ~ olive garden But of course their poor earning report will say “Millennials something something”, and nothing about how they have replaced food with chemical reactions. ~ The American Chemical Society demands that you cease and desist your defamatory statements against chemical reactions. ~ @WVUBarstool Nothing quite says state unity like this strip club supporting the West Virginia teachers strike. ~ The problem ~ @classiclib3ral Every time I see someone on Twitter say they love “facts and logic” it always means they’re racist and believe eating soy turns you into a woman @DanielFReal Much like those who love ‘FREEDOM’, actaully desire authoratarianism @chamblee54 spell check is your friend ~ Mr. Cagle is running for Governor. It is election year posturing and showboating. The effects on Delta, Delta employees and vendors, and the rest of the state, are not as important as making Casey Cagle appear to be more conservative than the other idiots running for Governor. ~ These leaders had competition In the case of Malcolm X and Mohandas Gandhi, these differences proved fatal I suspect that every well known leader had a talent for internal battles ~ @SlavojTweezek 10% of philosophers, you know, make the other half look like idiots. ~ There is substance, and there is style. You could make a case for denying Delta a tax break. Just don’t want to make a sordid spectacle of it. ~ KimKierkegaardashian @KimKierkegaard Tweet me any questions you guys have about career advice, balancing work and personal life, or struggling with despair ~ terrorist anagrams as sit rot err ~ those pesky gender issues ~ the advantages of extremism ~ Andy speaks out ~ meditation ~ fentenyl with a fentanyl tragedy unfolding, the sjw line is that no one cared about crack, bc users were black, & now that whites are using opioids people care…. spell check suggestion: fentanyl entangle ~ it’s a living “I’m just being a contrarian” “It’s a living” ~ “The ability to say things that are stupid and wrong is essential to the advancement of knowledge” ~ Dylan Thomas vs. Bob Dylan Two men, both romantic heroes in their own ways. Bob Dylan and Dylan Thomas are folk philosophers. A love of words, a glory in the uncertainty of life, revelling in bittersweet lyrics. Can you tell which wise words come from which Dylan? “He who seeks rest finds boredom. He who seeks work finds rest”? “He not busy being born is busy dying”? “I can with ease become an ordinary fool. I may be one now”? “I’d much rather lie in a hot bath reading Agatha Christie and sucking sweets”? “People seldom do what they believe in. They do what is convenient, then repent”? “Old age should burn and rave at close of day”? “There are a lot of places I like, but I like New Orleans better. There’s a thousand different angles at any moment”? “An alcoholic is someone you don’t like who drinks as much as you do”? “Somebody’s boring me. I think it’s me”? “There’s only one day at a time here, then it’s tonight and then tomorrow will be today again”? “Washington isn’t a city. It’s an abstraction”? “I’ll let you be in my dreams if I can be in yours”? Your Result 9/12 We believe you may a) wear shades indoors b) have your own barstool in a dark dive and c) mutter. Are we right? ARE WE? Why not explore your poetic side ~ @BoingBoing Olive Garden threatens to sue satirical twitterer for tweet congratulating it for no longer selling AR-15s ~ There was a cease and desist tweet, attributed to lawyers for the Olive Garden. It turned out to be a hoax. This comment exchange was real: “But of course their poor earning report will say “Millennials something something”, and nothing about how they have replaced food with chemical reactions.” ~ “The American Chemical Society demands that you cease and desist your defamatory statements against chemical reactions.” ~ here is the poem from last night at java monkey:
alluvial shit piss and corruption ~ excremental feculent forgotten
festering fornication suction ~ dental hygiene of johnny rotten
contaminated vessel of disrepute ~ wipe silverware clean with your shirt
ewwie gooey vomitory for the loot ~ grunt and groan diarrhea squirt
bloviating dumpster of human drool ~ colostomy regurgitation stew
pornographic penile pustule ~ oozing pollution what would jesus do