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You Don’t Have Permission

Posted in Library of Congress, Undogegorized, Weekly Notes by chamblee54 on March 27, 2017


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Botulism Rhymes With Nepotism

Posted in Library of Congress, Weekly Notes by chamblee54 on March 20, 2017


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Protest Gone Wrong

Posted in Library of Congress, Weekly Notes by chamblee54 on March 13, 2017


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Jarrod Stetina Seems like that is conducive to being petty, not telling people they’re racist when they are. How else will they know their behavior is not acceptable? Luther Mckinnon I sense I am being pulled into a semantic cesspool. This is derailing the intent of Leighton’s post. My point was that using the r word, as a petty insult, is the type of elitist nonsense that Leighton was criticizing. ~ @holtzbian I want to roll my eyes right now but the doctor said if I keep doing it, my ocular muscles might spasm and eject my eyeballs. // @xomckinnon ~ pictures today are from The Library of Congress. ~ selah

Maximum Salvific Efficacy

Posted in Library of Congress, Undogegorized by chamblee54 on March 12, 2017

The first step of writing is to create a word document. It goes downhill from there. There is the twitter account, U. S. Wanker @AmericanOrgy, with the chilling phrase “follows you.” “I wanted to say that my location was the United States Of Cosmodemonic-ocracy and Twitter wouldn’t let me, so I said it here instead.” If you want to leave now, and look at the pictures… from The Library of Congress … you will be forgiven, excused, and reimbursed.
@EdDarrell Family was a oreexisting condition before #ACA. Are you a Poe account? @IamigimomSinger @AbrasiveDavid. PG had heard about Poe’s law recently, but forgot what it was. A consultation with Mr. Google was required. Poe’s Law is “a Christian theological principle that states: “Elements of the Gospel speak to different levels of spiritual concern in different cultures at different times.” It is taught to modern evangelists as a way to better target the message of the Gospel to different audiences for maximum salvific efficacy. The law was named after theologian Dr. Harry Lee Poe, a cousin of Edgar Allan Poe, who promoted the concept in his book “The Gospel and Its Meaning: A Theology for Evangelism and Church Growth.”

Creepy people at Walmart was suggested by a google search of *maximum salvific efficacy*. boner bob, Carrollton, GA, Feb 14, 2012 i just saw a guy jerking off in the grocery isle of walmart not more than 30 min ago. i will never go near the mayonnaise section as long as i live! seen it, United States, Feb 15, 2012 I was in Wally World last week in the early AM and this _____ came in in her PJs and T-shirt looking like she was waiting on her welfare check. I gnored her and chalked her up to Coffee County, then she turned and I saw through the BIG Hole in the PJs one of the finest asses in Ga. She didn’t use her welfare checks for panties, that’s for sure. I was moving closer to check it a little closer when an employee told her and she covered up with a jacket. Good thing she didn’t use her government dollars for bras either. I LOVE me some WalMart Freaks.

@Phil_Johnson_ My comment on Joe Carter’s article at @TGC didn’t make it out of the moderation queue @chamblee54 @Phil_Johnson_ @TGC pyromaniacs taught me to make a copy of my comments before sending them out into the world @Phil_Johnson_ @chamblee54 We never banned anyone without a prior warning, and our rules were clearly posted. You richly deserved it.

The first chore this morning is crunching some tweets by @WernerTwertzog into a poem. The tweetage is being broken into iambic pentameter sections. At some point, these syllable storage units will be matched up with rhymes, the meter adjusted for tonal reality, and assembled into a running order. They will be matched with pictures. If all goes well, this product will be read at an open mic, and the author will not be severely punished.

@WernerTwertzog “God is proof that Schadenfreude does not satiate men’s longing for the suffering of their fellows – such must be eternal.” This is an interesting thought, but it will not work for the proposed poem. One must never use words that they do not know how to pronounce. Besides, I once had a supervisor named Steve Freund. He always told you that Freund means friend in German, and that he was at woodstock.

The page of *matter* is broken into bite size chunks. There are two splendid quotes, which will probably not make it to the final edition. “I can no longer Distinguish among The goatees of NASCAR enthusiasts, Leninists, Nashvillians, Mitch-Millerites, And Satan.” “When dogs drink out of the toilet It is because they are thirsty. When cats drink out of the toilet It is to send a message.”

@WernerTwertzog Everything happens for a reason, And that reason, usually, is our stupidity. @chamblee54 @WernerTwertzog i am working on a sonnet that will be based on your tweets i will suffer irreversible brain damage it will be your fault … Werner Twertzog liked your Tweet

Week 3: Write for 5 right now is a writing contest. They give you two pictures for inspiration, and a five minute time limit for discipline. A pair of jeans, and an umbrella, lay on a park bench. An old lady wears a preposterous hat. Here is what happened in those five minutes:

Maybe if I put this silly hat on I can remember where I left my pants. Why did I get into this situation? If I had worn the hat, I would not have wanted to take the umbrella, except as a fashion statement. This was not a good disguise for a bank robbery.

Even though I could put the loot in my hat, I still would be embarrassed by leaving my pants on a park bench. The umbrella totally does not fit the scheme, either.

What I never told anyone… after I was arrested, read my rights, and booked into jail… was the lottery ticket in the pants pocket. I will never know if it is the winning number. It will be a while before I get out of jail, if I ever do.

Wearing a broad brim straw hat in a serious fashion crime. The bank robbery was a minor matter in comparison. It certainly gives you something to ruffle your eyebrows over, when you are trying to get someone to accept the collect call from the jail.

@Mavorini @chamblee54 Responded to you now on my blog. Gayle on March 12, 2017 at 9:17 am said:Wouldn’t that just be like too many people’s lives? “But, but, but, I left the winning lottery ticket in my pants. Honest, officer!” Thanks for playing, man with bag over your head. I like your line of creative thinking. Remind me to never hire you to carry out a bank heist. Happy Sunday wherever in the world you are. Come back to my blog tomorrow to find out who wins a book. Have a great day. We do this again next Sunday. I hope you’ll come back.

I grew up in the Westboro Baptist Church. Here’s why I left. This is the TED talk promoted in this week’s email. It is the usual TED talk rubbish. A pretty young girl grows up in the Westboro Baptist Church. She engages with her enemy, and sees that they are really nice people. She leaves the church, and lives happily ever after.

PG remembers his experiences with SJW, and aggressive jesus worshipers. If you ask a question, people take that as a cue to deliver an abusive speech. You might look for answers and understanding, only to receive questions and abuse. While the former WBC poster girl… and her ghostwriter … may have met good people on the other side of the battle lines, that is not everyone’s experience.

The Herzog thing is taking too long to come together. PG decides to shift gears. The next poem is going to be from Proverbs 6, verse 15-19. *These six things doth the Lord hate: yea, seven are an abomination unto him: A proud look, a lying tongue, and hands that shed innocent blood, An heart that deviseth wicked imaginations, feet that be swift in running to mischief, A false witness that speaketh lies, and he that soweth discord among brethren.*

One step in rendering scripture into graphic poems is the elimination of verse numbers. People are so used to a bible with numbered verses that they are surprised to learn that numbered verses were first included in the sixteenth century. ” In 1551, Robert Estienne (a.k.a. Stephanus) added verse divisions to his fourth edition of the Greek New Testament, while en route between Paris and Lyons, France. The first translation to employ his versification was the Geneva translation of 1557 (whole Bible, 1560).” The ten digit system of arabic numbers did not exist when the bible was compiled by the Council of Nicea. The CON was convened in AD 325.

@WernerTwertzog Credentialing is powerless against nepotism.@chamblee54 is powerless against nepotism might work for my sonnet_botulism nihilism pessimism plagiarism rhyme with nepotism

It is now sunday morning. This is the first day of daylight savings time, which, for all the grumping and growsing, is a pretty good idea. People arriving an hour late for church might feel otherwise. It is time to post this piece. Ignore the distractions and the clown shows. If it is important enough to comment on, it will be there later.

The Destructive Life

Posted in Library of Congress, Weekly Notes by chamblee54 on March 6, 2017

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Han­dy­num­mer ange­ben, fer­tig. Was das Redak­ti­ons­sys­tem selbst betrifft, so kommt das ja auch noch für andere Zei­tun­gen zum Ein­satz, siehe z.B. haz.de ~ The popup ad for this article has this option: No thanks, I don’t need important updates. ~ This posting has been deleted by its author. ~ The Epidemic of Gay Loneliness An article like this is like a Rorschach test. People that read it, or make an effort, get different things out of it. This is based on your experience. It says as much about you as it does the article. The author almost lost me when he said “I’ve never known anyone who died of AIDS.” I stayed, and made it about three fourths through before I began to involuntarily skim over paragraphs. The article made some good points. Many of these points I have heard many times before. ~ is the love baby of #facebook and #twitter called facebitter? ~ Something is technically wrong. Thanks for noticing—we’re going to fix it up and have things back to normal soon. العربية Dansk Deutsch English English UK Español فارسی Suomi Filipino Français עִבְרִית हिन्दी Magyar Bahasa Indonesia Italiano 日本語 한국어 Bahasa Melayu Nederlands Norsk Polski Português Русский Svenska ภาษาไทย Türkçe 简体中文 ~ @FenBeaumont WHY ARE NONE OF THESE WHITE MALE CRIMINALS GOING TO PRISON?? @chamblee54 Because they don’t write in all caps. ~ :'( We will never eat here again they sent us coupons in the mail which was old & my brother & sister walked all the way up there for nothing now they blocked me from inboxing them the truth! :'( ~ In this house, we believe that black lives matter, women’s rights are human rights, and that no human is illegal. We know that science is real, and love is love. Kindness is important, as is proper grammar, and graphics that please the eye. ~ This is a fairly unique situation. Usually, the 6th district is gerry mandered to the point of no return. 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Posted in Uncategorized by chamblee54 on February 6, 2017

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Or something like that. 2/3 What this chestnut doesn’t say is that maybe the evil you are reacting to is a fake out powers that be want you to react to over react 3/3 They can then continue to do what they intended. It is time to be smart. When you are goaded into foolish action, you are complicit. ~ @BernieSanders We should be looking for guidance now not from pollsters and political consultants, but from leaders like Martin Luther King, Jr. @chamblee54 @BernieSanders please take your own advice and shut up you have caused enough damage @commonsense quit looking at twitter and get to work ~ I am always skeptical when someone says what they are going to do. I would be interested in seeing how this plays out. ~ Welcome to Bitch Media! Get snappy feminist news & analysis straight from Bitch to your inbox: Sign up for our Weekly Reader! ~ I just got a wrong number phone call. The voice asked if my wife was there. I said hello again, and there was a clicking sound. 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#6WordFortuneCookieAnswers Part Two

Posted in Poem, The Internet by chamblee54 on January 31, 2017

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1/3 Now, the old motivator is being trotted out. If you are silent in the face of evil, you aid the oppressor. Or something like that. 2/3 What this chestnut doesn’t say is that maybe the evil you are reacting to is a fake out powers that be want you to react to over react 3/3 They can then continue to do what they intended. It is time to be smart. When you are goaded into foolish action, you are complicit. 10:56 AM – 31 Jan 2017

As you have heard a thousand times by now, we are in deep doo doo. After long narcotizing dysfunction will set in, the powers that be will pause, and continue to line their pockets. When every body is crying wolf, the sheep are confused. This is the plan.

If you can’t say anything good, write a poem. The project for today is a companion to #6WordFortuneCookieAnswers. Some twitterbird started a hashtag, PG copied the results, and a poem was born. The original was 20 lines, which was split in half. Today’s effort is part two.

@BernieSanders We should be looking for guidance now not from pollsters and political consultants, but from leaders like Martin Luther King, Jr. @chamblee54 @BernieSanders please take your own advice and shut up you have caused enough damage @commonsense quit looking at twitter and get to work. The spell check suggestion for @BernieSanders is @Bandleaders.

This project may be more work than anticipated. There are few unused folders. The next step is to go into the archives. The folders from 2013 have been little used. The first one to try is a cemetery collection. The first picture went smoothly, but number two is proving troublesome.

The first podcast is a New Yorker story, David Gilbert Reads “Underground”. It is about a New Yorker. He fusses with his bf, has lunch with his mother, and picks up his twin daughters at school. While in the subway station, a homeless man jumps on the train tracks. The hero lives a life that connects to PG at a few points, but overall seems like science fiction.

Today is a good day for podcasts. There are new episodes from You Must Remember This,
Sex with Strangers, and RISK. “Southern Folk: Donna Edwards, Dave Kendall and Randall Robinson share stories of growing up down South.”

Yesterday, the guest on WTF was Robbie Robertson. The Band had always seemed a bit public radio, but Mr. Robertson told a different story. The Hawks were a “other side of the tracks” juke joint band, before they met Bob Dylan. They were a typical band, with heroin, and fights over royalties.

@ChrisCrocker Do not describe people of the Alt-Right as “eccentric” My public hair is eccentric.Call a fucking Nazi a fucking Nazi.@chamblee54 alt-right is a bunch of losers in mom’s basement third Reich would laugh at them calling them fucking nazis is a compliment

More pictures are working. Progress is being made. Sex with Strangers, is the current podcast. This show is titled “War on Porn.” It is about straight, commercial porn. When a performer tests HIV+, the industry shuts down until it is resolved. The last episode of industry related HIV transmission was 2004. The rest of the show deals primarily with a digital content law in the UK, which will largely ban adult content from the island.

The picture is finished now, and posted above. Other than making a tacky picture, there were relatively few interruptions. Before leaving, there is a story to be told.

In 1966, PG’s dad won a tv in a contest. It was black and white, about 19″ diagonally, and had UHF channels… a first for PG. At the time, channel 30 was the only UHF station in Atlanta. About a year later, PG got home from school, and turned the tv to channel 17. At four o’clock, a commercial from an ad agency played, followed by a movie, “Della.” It would be a few years before billboard company owner Ted Turner bought channel 17.

Getting back to that sunday afternoon when a new tv arrived. This was the first season for the Atlanta Falcons. That sunday afternoon, they played the Packers in Green Bay. This team was coached by Vince Lombardi, and was on track to win the first NFL-AFL championship, later known as the Super Bowl. The Packers beat the Falcons 56-3. A few weeks later, the Falcons beat the N.Y. Giants, in the original Yankee Stadium. It was the first victory for the Falcons.

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While I strongly believe this is a hoax, it is a bit discouraging the see the WAPO reporting on it. ~ Actually, that is about as likely as the cherry tree story. ~ At least publicly, Schumer has no worries about his party’s dwindling fortunes among working-class white voters. “For every blue-collar Democrat we lose in western Pennsylvania, we will pick up two moderate Republicans in the suburbs in Philadelphia, and you can repeat that in Ohio and Illinois and Wisconsin.” This is up there with “we will be greeted as liberators.” ~ The state does not have a monopoly on logical fallacies. Breaking windows and healthcare theft are apples and oranges. Drone warfare is a better example of of state sanctioned violence. ~ I would also say that healthcare theft that eventually kills people actually is violence, even if the visual effects are delayed. ~ think you are getting into extra curricular semantics. Yes, health care monkey business does hurt people. But, violence is normally understood to be “behavior involving physical force.” (thank you google) Denial of health care does not qualify. ~ We understand violence differently, Luther. Also from google (interesting that sites that cover violence in this manner that pop up first in search results are from Canada, the UK, Australia): ~ If we are going to use an “expanded” definition of violence, does the government still have a monopoly? Certainly verbal violence is not illegal… if it were, most of us would be in prison. ~ That’s an interesting point ~ @RISKshow as a southerner, i totally understand lady saying “war of northern aggression” & still having friends of color ~ @RISKshow We’d imagine @WhatsRaySaying has heard plenty of that stuff too. ~ @SenSanders you made a big mistake by trying to divide us by race you helped a far worse actor get elected ~ All The Goodness Once A Week Don’t leave me! Sign up to get Blazing Center goodness delivered straight to your inbox once a week. 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WAPO found an Arkansas newspaper that praised Trump, and reported that the KKK endorsed Trump. ~ Are people fucked up because they do drugs, or do they do drugs because they are fucked up people? ~ resist anagrams as sister ~ i have issue with DJT bc he is a flaming asshole OTOH no DJT followers called me racist, unlike HRC people ~ People I follow on twitter. Some (@jamiedupree @georgiapol_com @ggreenwald @democracynow ) will link you to worthwhile stories. Some ( @openculture @DangerMindsBlog ) will point you in the direction of culture. Other people, of various degrees of respectability, include @anidiotsopinion @realDonaldTrump @GoatThang ~ Free thinker living off the electric grid in the woods. Musician/craftsman. For a living, I restore antique automated musical devices and make music for same. ~ when will @realDonaldTrump throw milo under the bus? ~ @postcrunk millions of americans buying 1984 after “alternative facts” is better than the usual millions of americans buying guns after a mass shooting ~ with or without whatshisname, corporate pubi$hers would publi$h garbage ~ Democrats ran a dirty campaign, and believe they are “going high.” What they did was go stupid. ~ @SlavojTweezek What part of the negation of your deontological reinterpretation of an epistemologically flawed neoliberal dialectic did you not understand? ~ STOP EXISTING, START LIVING! Join hundreds of others who made a commitment to living and not just existing in the world around them today! Don’t be a loser and wait until tomorrow when you can change today. Take advantage now and get a chance to get FREE books and content delivered to your inbox immediately! ~ This track was not found. 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We called it the tedious. ~ @BettyBowers Steve Bannon, odious, white supremacist peddler of fiction and other propaganda, tells media to shut up. Media responds: “You first.” ~ the demoze did not “go high” in this election ~ What is the answer? Maybe you should post fewer political items, but with more wit and compassion. Speaking to the larger FB “community” I see quite a few things we could eliminate. 1- Quit name calling. You can begin with racist. We need to be united now, not divided by name calling. 2- No more two wrongs make a right memes. Yes, most people use one set of standards for themselves, and another for others. You probably do it yourself. A bit of humility is in order. 3- Don’t be distracted by red herrings. There might be more, but that is a start. ~ Nothing came up for that search, which is a little weird. Maybe check what you searched for and try again. ~ @ggreenwald Yes, exactly. It’s important to distinguish between Trump’s unique evils & where he’s just extending old US policy ~ Please do not disparage other users on this sub. We are all here to learn. ~ fatalities anagrams: fat lie I sat I a false tit ~ ‏@realDonaldTrump The joint statement of former presidential candidates John McCain & Lindsey Graham is wrong – they are sadly weak on immigration. The two… …Senators should focus their energies on ISIS, illegal immigration and border security instead of always looking to start World War III. ~ pictures are from “The Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University Library”. ~ selah

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Richard Spencer

Posted in Uncategorized by chamblee54 on January 24, 2017

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Richard Spencer was not well known before Inauguration day. He was an alt-right star, who made noise about white nationalism. Mr. Spencer became a national celebrity when he was sucker punched during an interview. Many people label Mr.Spencer “nazi,” and say he deserved it.

‏@machinegunkelly I’m super proud of all my friends walking in the women’s march today. also proud of whoever punched Richard Spencer in the face
@rembert the coward who punched richard spencer needs to come forward and apologize for cutting me in line
@ItsTonyNow the Nazis who spent all year threatening to put people in ovens are now extremely triggered by Richard Spencer getting laid out
@catchdini “Punch them” is, like, Nazi 101, I don’t see the problem here
@KaraCalavera Who said punching Nazis is wrong? Punching Nazis is the most ‘Murican thing one can do. Captain America does it!
facebook: I think punching that nazi was the wrong approach. Should came at him face first with a baseball bat (15 like, 2 love, 1 ha ha)
Fuck Racism, Nazi’s get punched. I thought the picture of Richard Spencer getting punched would make a good hardcore band style shirt.
@20committee Two months ago, Richard Spencer had trouble getting 200 people to attend his “big” DC event. Now he’s a celebrity. Way to go, antifa!

Many onlookers use “nazi” as a label for Mr. Spencer. Apparently, nazis are so odious that public assault is encouraged. (Mr. Spencer “says he is not a Nazi. In an interview on Saturday, he said he was a member of the alt-right, which he calls “identity politics for white Americans and for Europeans around the world.”) The term nazi is usually used to refer to the Nationalist Socialist party, of Third Reich Germany. These “real” nazis were not people that you should mess with. If you hit one in the face, you would probably get a bullet in return. Calling Richard Spencer nazi is a bit of a stretch.

PG saw this, and was horrified. If it is ok to punch nazis today, who is the target tomorrow? Are we a civilized people, or have we descended to the level of der fuhrer? Internet logic (oxymoron alert) did not take kindly to this. @chamblee54 #RichardSpencer it is now OK to hit someone because you disagree with them we are less civilized than we were before @adamd243 Punching Nazis is how we saved civilization before, buddy.

A facebook friend was disturbed by the spectacle. In the comments, someone went full Godwin and produced an alleged Hitler quote. ““Only one thing could have stopped us – if our adversaries had, from the first day, smashed with the utmost brutality the nucleus of our movement.” A reddit thread comes to the consensus that the quote is fake. There was a lovely comment: “I doubt anyone has any real evidence whether he said it or not. Probably not worth taking seriously. If someone has a good point to make, they can make it without quoting historical figures.”

Twitter had a link to an essay, When You Punch A Nazi In The Face, You Punch Me In The Face. The essay said many of the things PG felt. We are a civilized people. When you hit one person, you are also hitting me. The essay was great, until you got to the last line. “Gawken is a satirical publication.”

Some times you just want to give up. Pictures for this commentary on internet badassery are from “The Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University Library”.

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Posted in GSU photo archive, Weekly Notes by chamblee54 on January 2, 2017

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Dream Alone And Reality

Posted in Library of Congress, Undogegorized, Weekly Notes by chamblee54 on December 19, 2016

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