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Another Internet Squabble

Posted in Library of Congress, Race, Undogegorized by chamblee54 on September 22, 2018


Emory Law Professor’s Use of the “n-word” Shows Something Deeper was posted on GeorgiaPol. It was prompted by an incident, Emory … professor uses “n-word”. The post was the sort of post racial polemic that emerges daily. The supply of this rhetoric far exceeds the demand.

GeorgiaPol has a facebook page. They post a note on facebook when a post is published on the blog. The post about the professor was announced on facebook. The facebook announcement was illustrated by a historic picture. There was a sign, including the magic word, in front of a building.

One of the quirks of the n-word debate is who gets to use it. The *rule* is that black people can say it, and white people cannot. No one knows what authority made this rule, which is vigorously enforced at all times. In this case, the author of the piece, @LaDawnLBJJones, is an African American. She has the *right* to use the magic word. The problem is, the facebook post was on the page belonging to GeorgiaPol. Does a non-poc website have the *right* to use this forbidden phrase? Especially when promoting a post which denounces the use of this word? The n-word tribunal should issue a ruling on this colorful conundrum.

There was this exchange on GeorgiaPol. chamblee54 ““In 2018 America, if you have ever yelled the word in anger at the guy who cut you off, or thought it while watching television about the black person accused of a heinous crime, or even sat tacitly by while a white counterpart casually used the word … then I feel compelled to make this clear to you … there is something deeper about yourself you must address” This applies to GaPol. They posted a picture with the magic word on facebook. If it is wrong for a professor to use this word in class, it is wrong for GaPol to post a picture of it on facebook. Everything that is happening to the Emory Professor should now happen to GaPol.” LaDawn LBJ Jones @chamblee54 “there are people who contribute to GeorgiaPol who cannot say THAT word. But I assure you the person who wrote this absolutely can. And if you want to discuss the difference between you, them, and me then you are avoiding the self reflection this piece is about.” chamblee54 “Did you post that picture on facebook? I really don’t care if you use the magic word. However, when a non-poc website advertises a post, denouncing the magic word, by posting a picture of a sign that contains this word… maybe that is not a problem to you, but it is at the very least ironic. As far as “the self reflection this piece is about”… who says I don’t? Race talk gets shoved in your face every day. One more post about who can, or cannot, say the magic word is not going to make any difference.”

The discussion also happened on twitter. @chamblee54 .@LaDawnLBJJones just posted 1600 fire breathing words about an Emory law professor who used the magic word in a lecture. When advertising this post on facebook, .@georgiapol_com posted a picture including the same word, whose use was hysterically denounced in the post. @LaDawnLBJJones Yes I edited the meme. Not because it wasn’t perfectly appropriate for the post but because in my head I imagined some racist who LOVES the n-word enjoying seeing it far too much. I didn’t want to give them the pleasure.

The reply was curious to PG. The picture on facebook had not changed. As it turns out, there is a picture on GeorgiaPol that was edited. The picture at GeorgiaPol is easy to miss… PG did not see it until he started this post. The spectacle of a non-poc website posting a picture of the n-word, to advertise a post denouncing the use of the n-word, is just plain weird.

In a previous discussion on race, at GeorgiaPol, PG posted a link to a chamblee54 piece about the magic word. The link was ignored, while a side comment on Colin Kaepernick got responses. People are fascinated by hot dog distractions, and not interested in listening to other people. FWIW, PG has written about the n-word before. In another post, PG substitutes racist for the magic word, while quoting a bit of public television polemic. The results were surprising.

As for “the self reflection this piece is about” … if you read facebook, you are hit over the head with talk about racism every day. If you want to maintain your sanity, you have to filter most of it out. Try to treat people … no adjective required … with kindness and respect. If you are in a position to affect institutional oppression, then you should try to alleviate that. Whatever you do, don’t get caught saying the n-word, unless you are *qualified*. Pictures today are from The Library of Congress.

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Do More Than Talk

Posted in Library of Congress, Weekly Notes by chamblee54 on September 10, 2018


both sides ism ~ What Is Shigella? An Explainer of the STI Exploding Among Gay Men ~ @Bumbling85 Need to do better than that dude, kek was around long ~ before the alt right. Any gamer would know that. Try looking a little further than the SPLC and try looking at Warcraft where it originated from many moons ago. Then you will see it’s ties to memes and gaming. ~ Homophobe Arrested At Key Gay West Bar For Drunken Violent Outburst ~ 29 shot, 6 fatally, in Chicago weekend violence ~ @chaeronaea UMMMM yes your mother attempting to hire a hitman to have you killed is……………..illegal ~ Family says ‘Jim Crow Road’ doesn’t represent what you think ~ Lest We Forget the Journalist Who Exposed CIA Cocaine Trafficking, Would Be 63 Today, but He ‘Shot Himself’ in the Head, Twice ~ @JohnBrennan Colin Kaepernick drew our collective attention to the problem of continued racial injustice in America. He did so not to disrespect our flag but to give meaning to the words of the preamble of our Constitution—“in order to form a more perfect union.” Well done, Colin, well done. ~ Officer ‘fighting for his life’ after being shot by man trying to steal bandanas, GBI says ~ half mast or half staff ~ Northwestern doctoral student among 6 fatally shot in Labor Day weekend violence ~ HeyJackass! ~ Call Them What They Wants ~ Mahmoud Ahmadinejad @Ahmadinejad1956The #NFL season will start this week, unfortunately once again @Kaepernick7 is not on a NFL roster. Even though he is one of the best Quarterbacks in the league. #ColinKaepernick #NFL ~ @Ahmadinejad1956 Had a busy day today . But I always make time for #Twitter ~ Redux: If You Can Hoe Corn for Fifty Cents an Hour … ~ Jim Harrison, Reading, 27 February 2002 ~ Claudia Rankine: why I’m spending $625,000 to study whiteness ~ @meetrobertsmith They don’t? Have they made a public statement? ~ nfl kneelers ~ social justice statement ~ Houston after Harvey ~ Some White People Are Very Mad At Nike And Colin Kaepernick ~ 7 shot during teen party at Birmingham’s WorkPlay; 1 of the injured in custody ~ 6 teens shot at Birmingham’s Workplay ~ @CNBC ‘Don’t touch me again, man’: Sen. Marco Rubio faces off against InfoWars conspiracy monger Alex Jones in hallway heckle spat ~ Bret Easton Ellis on ‘American Psycho’, Hollywood Hypocrisy, and the Excesses of #MeToo ~ neil young ~ Taibbi: David Remnick’s Steve Bannon Flop Was a Journalistic Embarrassment ~ nike talk ~ How Well-Intentioned White Families Can Perpetuate Racism ~ Believe in Something….Even if it means Sacrificing Everything?! ~ Georgia GOP House candidate Ellen Diehl and the global witches’ coven ~ troye sivans ~ Jim Brown Cuts Colin kaepernick Throat ~ depression talk ~ ‘The pain never ebbs. The tears never dry. But they are proof that my brother, Rob, mattered’ ~ Police: ‘No suspects, no motive’ in drive-by shooting that killed paralegal ~ Thousands Of Evangelicals Sign Petition Condemning Churches That Advocate For “The Social Justice Agenda” ~ “They” Is a Fine Pronoun, But It Ain’t Mine ~ warren zevon ~ las vegas story ~ Nike’s Big Gamble on Colin Kaepernick ~ Why White Parents Need to Do More Than Talk to Their Kids About Racism ~ Scientific Racism Isn’t ‘Back’—It Never Went Away ~ @RepScottHolcomb This is my opponent. She lives w/ life-size cutout of Trump & talking Trump doll. She deleted some of her videos this week. Here’s one: Georgia GOP House candidate Ellen Diehl: “Understanding Islam—If you’re not Islamic, they want to kill you” – Brambleman ~ anti Diehl propaganda ~ Serena Williams accuses umpire of sexism and vows to ‘fight for women’ ~ ksu cheerleader files lawsuit ~ Jeanette Winterson’s 10 Tips on Writing ~ I just had a twitter chat. I have screen shots, if it gets deleted. @iSocialFanz I trust brands that TAKE a stand much more than brands that go with the flow and are scared to upset one side or the other! Kudos to @Nike #ColinKaepernick #ImWithKap #ImWithNike #NikeBoycott #Injustice There was a picture of Pat Tillman, with the Nike text pasted in front. @chamblee54 The Tillman family does not appreciate this @meetrobertsmith They don’t? Have they made a public statement? @chamblee54 That took less time to find on google than it will take me to write this reply. ~ #Nike choose labor day, to announce their new spokesman for shoes made in Asian sweatshops #ColinKaepernick ~ Has anyone seeing this damaged Nike apparel as an act of protest? How many people really have? Maybe this is the plan… to have a few plants say they are burning their shoes, and get more publicity for Nike. It is bad enough to commodify social justice jihad.To further divide and alienate people, just to sell more sweatshop produced footwear. This is very cynical and exploitative. ~ I am one of the 96% I do not pay retail for books. If it turns up in a yard sale, or at the library, I might try it I appreciate your desire to move product, but this simply is not going to fly A singing commercial for the book would be fun to listen to ~ I do not buy brand name merchandise, unless it is a good deal. I have no illusions about the sweatshop origin of most of the items I do wear. I resent the way Nike is exploiting divisions in our society. Millions of people are offended that their ritual patriotism is being disrespected. While I might not agree with them, these people are entitled to their opinions. If Colin Kaepernick arrogantly ignores these people, then that speaks poorly of him. If the supporters of Mr. Kaepernick choose to insult these people, then that speaks poorly of them. When Nike exploits these divisions to gain market share, then that speaks poorly of them. Do these opinions make me a shitty human being? ~ cissexist is not a good word for spoken word performances the spell check suggestion for cisssexist is coexist ~ I just received a robo call from 2020 insight. It said it would take five minutes, but lasted nine minutes. It apparently was in support of Scott Holcombe. I have always supported Scott, but will have to re think my support after this call. This call said that Ellen Diehl, his opponent, has a life sized cardboard cutout of Donald Trump in her home. Whether this is, or is not true, has no impact on her ability to represent the 81st district in the GA House of Representatives. ~ How many people have really burned their Nikes? Was this staged, to get more publicity for the ad campaign? Something is really fishy here. ~ 300 309 are you registered to vote ed has life size blow up of donald trump in her house 389 6869 20 20 insight ~ pictures for this pointless waste of bandwidth are from The Library of Congress. ~ selah

I Wash Mine Daily

Posted in Library of Congress, Weekly Notes by chamblee54 on August 27, 2018


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This is the poem from last night at Java Monkey:
been to the mountaintop been to the sea ~ body part insults and other such jive
heard happy talk about being free ~ maybe its just my time to be alive
laughed with morticia lusted for lurch ~ got tested for drugs look out for disease
wanted to sleep so i dropped out of church ~ back skull feet eyes blood pressure knees
blow twenty five points in the super bowl ~ both jesus and satan work over my soul
i gave up the reefer and gave up the beer ~ one thing i will never give up is the queer
it has taken this long to find my voice ~ i’m glad my mother did not take the choice ~ selah

Indicate Weakness

Posted in Library of Congress, Weekly Notes by chamblee54 on August 13, 2018


bad behavior ~ Tsutomu Yamaguchi ~ 21-year-old man ID’d as victim in shooting outside DeKalb County restaurant Levester Taylor ~ jaco pastorius ~ GBI investigating officer-involved shooting at rail yard ~ how to ~ ‘The Nation’ Apologizes for Publishing Poem With ‘Disparaging and Ableist’ Language ~ apology ~ A poet published a poem. There was a controversy. The poet pinned an apology to his twitter feed. Here is a blackout poem based on that apology. ~ poem talk ~ slippery slope ~ cottonmouth ~ copperheads ~ Black Conservative Comes Unglued When Michael Eric Dyson Won’t Bow And Scrape To Her ~ mckenna and dick ~ dick download ~ alpharetta church party ~ tyler mahan coe @BethLynch2020 I remember when the argument was… “deplatforming Milo will only make him more popular.” Where’s Milo, again? @chamblee54 Who said that about Milo? I don’t remember hearing that. Do you have any screen shots or links? @BethLynch2020 I’m busy. ~ ‏ @BethLynch2020 I’m busy. ~ philip k. dick meets g-d ~ The Death of the Author and the End of Empathy ~ Customer and worker brawl inside Brooklyn salon ~ We Jews Must Resist Assimilating Into the Whiteness Pushed by Trump and Netanyahu ~ Why the Left Is So Afraid of Jordan Peterson ~ A Lovingkindness Meditation ~ The Jesus of History versus the Christ of Faith ~ witch hunt thread ~ mother david ~ burroughs archive ~ Democratic Socialism Threatens Minorities ~ goldberg on jeong ~ the problem with twitter ~ kimmel and kayne ~ Ingraham rant ~ jason kessler/npr ~ Black Lives Matter-D.C. Condemns ‘Fake’ BLM Group That Shared Stage With Trump Supporters ~ Hawk Newsome, President of Black Lives Matter of Greater New York ~ kessler on npr ~ Morning edition 08-10-18 ~ more kessler ~ james casey ~ dui ~ d.f. wallace interview ~ Precious Okoyomon on finding poetry in everything ~ SOCIAL MEDIA WAS A MISTAKE ~ tcb ~ An open letter to the internet. The election for Governor of Georgia, between @staceyabrams and @BrianKempGA, is starting to heat up. Georgia voters are getting a lot of *help* in deciding which of these two candidates to vote for. ~ gramscian marxism ~ There is a flag, a man, a shirt, a pair of pants, and a dog tag. Which one do you want one of? ~ You should not use the phrase “bunch of pussies” to indicate weakness. The vagina is the strongest organ in the human body. ~ First They Came for the people who recite First They Came ~ The spell check suggestion for ableist is stable. ~ I have an idea. we should always substitute *asshat* for *racist* just call out bad behavior, and don’t worry if it is because you are _______ and the other person is ________ ~ @schadenfraade Q: How many performatively woke leftists does it take to change a lightbulb? A: Google it. It’s not my job to educate you. ~ @PunsWorId I got an email from Google Earth saying it can “read maps backwards” and I thought: “That’s just spam.” ~ No matter how bad things are right now, no matter how stuck you feel, no matter how many days you’ve spent crying, no matter how many days you’ve spent wishing things were different, no matter how hopeless and depressed you feel, I promise you won’t feel this way forever ~ Kbanitoplaya Sorry i don’t speak English i use translator. I’m scort service $$$ piersgavestonjr i don’t speak escortish ~ pictures are from The Library of Congress. ~ poem from last night at java monkey:
go down the foggy ruin of time control ~ know too much to argue on the breeze
gave her my heart but she wanted your soul ~ peeking through a keyhole upon her knees
oh my god am I under seduction ~ you’re an idiot younger than that now
abraham kill me a son production ~ go away from my window you’re a cow
never buy your soul back when its rotten ~ can’t help it if I’m lucky in crime
don’t tell her what i think is forgotten ~ she can look me up if she’s got the time
can’t help it if I’m lucky in crime ~ take the night time paint the daytime black
she can look me up if she’s got the time ~ an trophy artist they don’t look back
take the nighttime paint the daytime black ~ don’t tell her what i think is forgotten
an trophy artist they don’t look back ~ never buy your soul back when its rotten ~ selah

The Concept Of Logical Fallacy

Posted in GSU photo archive, Weekly Notes by chamblee54 on August 6, 2018


How to Talk to a Racist ~ nyt without paywall ~ whiteness ~ BLOOM QUEERNESS & WELLNESS RETREAT ~ Tsundoku: The art of buying books and never reading them ~ fictional podcast ~ @sairasameerarao Okay, another white person just DM’d me, telling me to lighten up and stop talking about white supremacy, that’s it’s apparently “irritating to a lot of people.” Do you know what’s irritating? WHITE SUPREMACY. @chamblee54 especially in all caps two wrongs don’t make a right If you don’t have anything to add to the conversation, except _____ is bad, maybe you should post pictures of cats ~ ‘Bird Scooter’ rider shot dead in front of Downtown motel ~ The losing math of hate ~ Trans people were misgendered & confronted in bathrooms at an LGBTQ concert ~ Grammar Purity is One Big Ponzi Scheme ~ ink and nebula ~ Police release surveillance video of men wanted in triple shooting ~ WWI Centennial: The French and Americans Advance On a Broad Front ~ Snopes says it is fake ~ Stone Mountain Implosion ~ Nico, 1988 unflinchingly portrays the death of an icon ~ Pink Pony must close earlier, ban alcohol on Sunday under new ordinance ~ Shaun King Story ~ The deep cynicism of Bernie Sanders’s chief strategist ~ bird010975 ~ jeong ~ bette davis ~ Beware the Slippery Slope of Facebook Censorship ~ Goats everywhere ~ The Great God of Depression. ~ When Racism Is Fit to Print ~ compton’s cafeteria ~ sullyquote source ~ the jeong tweets ~ the capri ~ gerrymandering ~ radiotopia downloads ~ @mslopatto Congrats to my pal and yours @sarahjeong – just a shame for all of us her twitter is about to be a lot less fun ~ jeong apology “I engaged in what I thought of at the time as counter-trolling. While it was intended as satire, I deeply regret that I mimicked the language of my harassers. These comments were not aimed at a general audience, because general audiences do not engage in harassment campaigns. I can understand how hurtful these posts are out of context, and would not do it again,” ~ A note from the editorial leadership of The Verge ~ nyt statement ~ making twin peaks ~ Prison That Held 1st Georgia Electric Chair Being Torn Down ~ Hollywood’s ‘Pimp to the Stars’ Tells All — From 3-Ways with Hollywood Icons to a Royal Scandal ~ The Death of the Author and the End of Empathy ~ On Fox, Terrence K. Williams Calls NYT’s Sarah Jeong ‘Ling Ling’ and ‘Crazy-nese’ ~ Red Thread: On Mazes and Labyrinths ~ under the bus ~ On twitter and facebook, the concept of logical fallacy is obsolete. The only justification you need is “because I said so.” If anyone challenges, repeat your concept louder and with an implied threat of violence ~ Unless he is under oath, a man who says “I don’t know” is usually telling the truth. ~ If you look at the Sex Offender Registry for 30341, you see that a bunch of them are staying at the Lodge on Buford. Apparently, it far enough away from a school, or a church, to allow those people to live there. This is also across the street from an IRS office. ~ I took got a so called survey. It was from a company called 20 20 insight. It was a thinly veiled robocall in support of @sallyharrellga. I will not vote for @sallyharrellga as a result. ~ @chamblee54 @sarahjeong What about all the white American soldiers who died in the Korean War? ~ President Donald J. Trump is going to attend the Stone Mountain Implosion. ~ Armistead Maupin will be appearing at the Decatur Book Festival. There are rumors of a film showing, followed by a Q&A, with the emphasis on Q. Check the DBF schedule for more information. There is one confirmed event, with Mr. Maupin, on the DBF schedule. First Baptist Decatur Sanctuary Sunday 1:15pm – 2:00pm ~ 20/20 Insight “20/20 Insight LLC is a full service public opinion research firm that provides services to Democratic candidates and advocacy organizations.” ~ Sally Harrell ~ 40th Georgia Senate 40th District ~ pictures today are from “The Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University Library”. ~ here is the poem from last night at java monkey. If is Not Safe For Work or Play:
brothers of the fudge big boy combo play ~ microwave popcorn hot dog engineer
bowling in the basement hershey highway ~ liquor in the front poker in the rear
intestinal tourist private first class ~ backdoor barbeque michelangelo
anal chainsaw massacre backstage pass ~ vegan hotpocket curly larry moe
hunker down brown town panorama ~ sliding all the way to lower alabama
sausage jockey creeper peeper ~ stick it in stick it in deeper deeper
dance the chocolate chacha elton john ~ driving on on on on the autobahn ~ selah

A Sociologist Examines

Posted in Library of Congress, Weekly Notes by chamblee54 on July 30, 2018


writing prompt ~ Episode 32 – Abandoning We For I With Henry Rollins ~ more blackout poems ~ curateatl ~ Dunwoody seeks to protect trees in stream buffer ~ A Brief History of Forgotten Queer Political Action ~ jason spencer ~ @Kimzolciak Tweet me questions now for my podcast use #kzbpodcast ~ @chamblee54 What are your preferred pronouns? ~ @chamblee54 .@billscher you talk about @SachaBaronCohen before the latest episode I wonder why SBC is praised for broadcasting the Nword, when for so many others this is career suicide stay tuned In other news .@mattklewis is evolving with the glasses & older man look @DamienKittens He didn’t say it like the others did. You’re stretching to justify racism. @chamblee54 No you are stretching to justify racism. If hearing the magic word is so bad, what difference does it make whose mouth it comes out of? ~ Please Stop Sharing Bad Articles ~ white fragility ~ steve deace ~ David Yaffe on reporting a biography of Joni Mitchell ~ Why Black Lives Matter: Cincinnati Is Changing Its Name ~ The social media we rely upon is killing us ~ A Sociologist Examines the “White Fragility” That Prevents White Americans from Confronting Racism ~ @bunnyBISOUS ~ Atlanta Disco Society: Live From The Basement ~ Gay Atlanta couple at center of GOP gov’s race controversy ~ The Melting Pot ~ creative loafing ~ White man enters Starbucks, identifies himself as black, free drink offered (not accepted). ~ The Grim Conclusions of the Largest-Ever Study of Fake News ~ @chamblee54 .@robertwrighter .@EliLake its MY thought experiment a pneumatic staple gun is much better for attaching jello to a wall ~ .@robertwrighter 1 Did DJT really believe birther talk, or was it an attention getting device? 2 While talking about the damage done by DJT trashing Mexicans, remember damage done by *liberals* with their trash talk about so called racists. 3 concept of .@EliLake meditating? ~ Hugo Award-Winning Author N. K. Jemisin Explains Why Bigots Are Bad at Writing ~ @ryduhh lmao I love it when old white men make politically irrelevant facebook comments and then you trash them and block them shortly after just to have them follow you on twitter as if thats not highly aggressive behavior ~ @AgathaChocolats In six words or fewer, write a story about this photo. ~ This is a conversation I had with socialists yesterday. This is just one group of people, and does not represent socialists as a whole These people are idiots. If this is what socialism is about, they are hopeless ~ How to Use Your White Privilege the Right Way ~ American white people really hate being called “white people” ~ Spoken Word: Featuring Shay Alexi and Chris Fontes ~ Ving Rhames on His Experience with Racism ~ Ving Rhames Says Police Held Him At Gunpoint In His Own Home After Neighbor Reported Robbery ~ stacey abrams ~ A Black Feminist Rant to “Allies” Seeking “Dialogue” in Precarious Times ~ Eminem Tells You What Not To Rhyme ~ White Fox News Guest: ‘There’s Nothing Worse Than Being Called A Racist’ ~ Ok .@SachaBaronCohen got a georgia politician to act like a fool That is sooooo hard to do Maybe Mr. Cohen is the one who should be Roseanned off the air right now for broadcasting the spectacle ~ Do you have a problem with @Showtime for airing this episode? #WhoIsAmerica and .@SachaBaronCohen need to be condemned and Roseanned off the air. ~ If you see that a discussion is becoming toxic, you can stay out of it. If you choose to participate, you can realize that the person you are trashing is a human being. This person deserves compassion and respect, even while expressing an opinion that troubles you. ~ @RuPaul To thine own selfie be true. ~ you sure to like to say racist you are telling on yourself you are just like a closet case that calls everyone else faggot, so they won’t think that he is gay instead, you say racist all the time to take attention away from your race problem ~ KimKierkegaardashian @KimKierkegaard Despite what you’ve heard, I’m not ‘Becky with the good hair.’ I am Kim with the tangled soul. ~ @Kimzolciak Tweet me questions now for my podcast use #kzbpodcast @chamblee54 What are your preferred pronouns? ~ @TheSandman8388 If you leave piss on the toilet seat in a public bathroom, I hope a ravenous creature eats your balls. If i ace this math exam, I’m a facking genius I just heard some dude watching cartoons on his phone whilst taking a shit. Classy. I work well under pressure as long as I like what I am doing. Cities are fancy landfills. People who cause unnecessary congestion should get euthanized out of common courtesy. Dick is the pacifier of hoes. ~ @Ange_Amene The Expulsion of racists and bigots from the Democratic party is a GOOD thing. It shows progress, growth and boundaries. The Democratic coalition should not include deplorable people. @chamblee54 A lady said to Adlai Stevenson, you have the support of every thinking person. Mr. Stevenson replied, thank you, but I need a majority to win A winning candidate needs the support of as many people as possible. You cannot tell people to go elsewhere bc you don’t like them @jessicadroeger OMFG – I believe you just told a WOC that we should allow racists to dictate the Dem Party platform. You need to take ALL the seats and shut your mouth. @chamblee54 No that is not what I said. I just said that Democrats should not be so picky about who they allow to vote for their candidates @jessicadroeger One more time – no one is preventing anyone from voting for Democrats (other than the GOP but that’s a different discussion). We’re saying no one is going to change the platform of the party or do anything to appease racists in order to get their votes. Get it? @chamblee54 You need to have a firm definition of what a racist is for this to work. How hard a line are you going to have? Ask 10 people what a racist is and you get 11 definitions. What is appeasing racists to one person is common sense alliance building to another @jessicadroeger Appeasing racists is not something I will ever do and for sure not in the name of “alliance building.” Here’s the on,y definition you need. @chamblee54 By that definition most of African America is racist @jessicadroeger Racism requires a combination of belief in the superiority of your own race AND the power to create policy/laws to benefit your own race. There is no such thing as reverse racism. Maybe the paper bag in your profile picture is meant to hide the white sheet over your face? @chamblee54 iow the first definition is not sufficient, and must be amended why do you assume I am white? You are blocked from following @Ange_Amene and viewing @Ange_Amene’s Tweets. ~ pictures today are from The Library of Congress. ~ selah

Gawker Orphans

Posted in Library of Congress, Weekly Notes by chamblee54 on July 23, 2018


Why Immigrants Like Me Hate Illegal Immigration ~ atlanta’s berlin wall ~ 1927 topo map ~ “A Complete Shit Show”: As Fusion Media Implodes, Will the Gawker Orphans Hit the Block? ~ stabbing of Applebee’s waitress ~ 6-month-old grazed by bullet during shooting, police say ~ Low ~ Read a Transcript of Trump and Putin’s Joint Press Conference ~ Maddow: Time For Americans To Face ‘Worst Case Scenario’ On Donald Trump ~ rachel maddow says the kkk endorses trump ~ Did The KKK Endorse Donald Trump? ~ Texas Shouldn’t Execute Chris Young for Murder Even Though He Is Guilty of the Crime ~ 10 Unconventional Facts About William Burroughs ~ laurie anderson ~ Clever Beaver ~ nagasaki ~ nuclear test videos ~ pink trap house ~ “Track Two” Documentary, on 1981 Toronto Bathhouse Raids ~ Papa John’s CEO Was Banished Because He Is A White Man Who Talked About Race ~ Don’t Judge A Book By Its Cover ~ lingthusiasm ~ white man steals your soul ~ @GideonResnick “John Poulsen, a 47-year-old Harrisburg mechanic who voted for Obama then Trump, said he was tired of big city liberals standing up for white rhinos.” ~ 3 Approaches for Confronting Microaggressions ~ @AP BREAKING: Trump administration proposes limiting habitat protections for endangered species. ~ battle of shanghai ~ kill the puppy dogs ~ Ta-Nehisi Coates is leaving the Atlantic ~ Robin Williams’ widow: ‘It was not depression’ that killed him ~ The Democratic Party Apologizes to Black Voters ~ four ways to pronounce banal ~ .@romanmars .@99piorg I enjoyed the interobang show Here is a related blog post I wrote. If you have not already done so, this could be a future episode Why do computers have 789 on the top row, while telephones have 123 on top? ~ semantics test ~ dancing girl ~ more putingate ~ American flag burned outside LA office of congresswoman ~ 34 years ago, a KGB defector chillingly predicted modern America ~ things that got me blocked. @chamblee54 i have done research on this, and the key was the people voting for johnson and stein hrc spent 3% in michigan that she spent in ohio hrc lost michigan by >1%, lost ohio by 8% maybe the more of hrc voters saw, the less they liked her @EmoNegro1 Or maybe Russia tampered with the vote totals or Russian assets Jill Stein and Bernie Sanders siphoned off votes from the left, which they were paid to do? @chamblee54 this is why you need to avoid insulting voters that you need an election is not a teaching moment it is about electing a flawed person instead of a much more flawed person call out racism AFTER you elect your candidate @EmoNegro1 So you’re saying Hillary/Democratic Party need racist voters to win? @chamblee54 yes this is politics you need the support of people you think are horrible could the democrats win without prejudiced black people? @EmoNegro1 So you believe black people are prejudiced? @chamblee54 duh there is a semantic game here. people say black people can’t be racist, but can be prejudiced tomayto tomahto until we pay the same attention to black prejudice that we pay to white racism, we will never get anywhere @EmoNegro1 We ain’t got no more to say. You and Bernie want politics centered on white people. Hillary hurt your fee fees You believe black people not voting for Bernie means they are racist. You brought us Trump. Live it, love it and you’re BLOCKED! @EmoNegro1 More If you come running up in my mentions defending racism and saying Democrats NEED to pander to racists in order to win, you’ve let me know you’ll sell my black ass off to the highest bidder for your comforts and YOU GETS BLOCKED! ~ You are blocked from following @EmoNegro1 and viewing @EmoNegro1’s Tweets. Learn more ~ I don’t watch MSNBC, so I don’t know what Miss Maddow was saying in 2016. Today, she claims to be all over the Russia thing, which she might have been. However, that is not what I remember hearing. I heard about a tiny Arkansas newspaper getting blown up into “The KKK endorses Trump.” I remember hearing that if you vote for Trump you are a racist. In the end, the smalltown voters in Michigan did not like being called racist. That is what the pro-Hillary media did, and how Rachel Maddow helped Donald Trump get elected. ~ klepto kakisocracy klique ~ Compassion is when you use dark letters against a light background, so the text can be easily read. ~ This presumes that an idea is at some time alive. An idea.. aka belief,opinion etc. … , is a construct of the human mind. Can this be said to be alive, or dead, in the same sense that plants or animals are? ~ The activities at the place-that-must-not-be-mentioned should be kept as quiet as possible. Unfortunately, the cat is out of the bag. I still think we should utilize some discretion in describing these activities. As for the purpose of the ARF page… it is a place to announce local events. I think it gets caught up in promotion of fae-related stuff. Maybe the admins could be a bit stricter about this. I think the admins are doing a good job as the page evolves. To the admins of this group:THANK YOU!! ~ Another purpose of this page is posting items that may be of interest to the community. Some of these items are going to be *problematic* to some. You are not obligated to read, or react to, anything that ruffles your feathers. I would enjoy having a vibrant forum, with the understanding that we are not always going to agree. ~ pictures for the publication of last week’s notes are from The Library of Congress. ~ here is the poem from last night at java monkey:
maybe i just never went out quietly ~ swashbuckling rutabaga mannequins
i hope that i would 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 shoot stuff quickly ~ quintessential humbuggery morphodite
kumquat lollygag idiot mambo ~ nincompoop fooey manatee latrine
cuckhold phalanx tomfoolery bongo ~ umpteen kaleidoscope bunghole peen
nincompoop fooey manatee latrine ~ strumpet ragamuffin charlie mingus
umpteen kaleidoscope bunghole peen ~ discombobulated cunnilingus
strumpet ragamuffin charlie mingus ~ cuckhold phalanx tomfoolery bongo
discombobulated cunnilingus ~ kumquat lollygag idiot mambo

Rachel Maddow Strikes Again

Posted in Library of Congress, Undogegorized by chamblee54 on July 17, 2018


As you may have heard, President Trump had a press conference yesterday. He said some things that have people upset. This has been going on for a while, and will continue. In a predictable development, Rachel Maddow took to the airwaves with a barrage of Russia-did-it details. If you listen to the video, you can hear it all. The story of post-Soviet dirty deeds is well documented, with some amusing court cases on the horizon.

Ms. Madcow Maddow says that she was talking about the collusion story for some time. Since PG does not watch cable TV, he does not know whether this is true, or not. What PG does remember is what he heard on facebook, twitter, and word of mouth. The 2016 word of the day was racist. Donald J. Trump is a racist. If you vote for Mr. Trump, then you are a racist. It is as if someone thought that the best way to elect Hillary Clinton was to call Mr. Trump a racist. This was to be said as often, and as loudly, as possible. The Democratic Brain Trust assumed that everyone was just as horrified by racism as they were. This DBT thought that people would be terrified of people thinking they were racist, and would vote for Hillary, to prove that they were not racist. Unfortunately for the DBT, and the USA, this strategy did not work. Mr. Trump got more electoral votes than Mrs. Clinton.

One obnoxious canard was the notion that the KKK endorsed Donald J.Trump. A tiny Arkansas newspaper, connected to a klan community, printed an article favorable to Mr. Trump. The Washington Post said KKK’s official newspaper supports Donald Trump for president. Ms. Maddow repeated this story. It is not known whether WAPO or MSNBC ever said, in so many words, that the KKK endorsed Mr. Trump. However, when the story got out into the public, that is the way it was reported. People said, often and loudly, that the KKK endorsed Mr. Trump. This was supposed to help Mrs. Clinton get elected. It did not work.

Even if the KKK did endorse Mr. Trump, why should the talking heads mention it? The KKK is an obsolete clown show. While the three digital stooges of anonymous/facebook/twitter are focused on bedsheets, more dangerous white (and other color) hate groups are operating in darkness. With people fascinated with who is under the bedsheets, people that can do damage are buying ammunition, and buying elections.

PG got into a related twitterspat yesterday. Since other tweeter has blocked PG, their name will not be mentioned. They will be known as @045. Their reaction is another example of how your words can be twisted. If you want to skip ahead, and look at the pictures, you will not miss anything. The pictures today are from The Library of Congress.

@chamblee54 I have done research on this, and the key was the people voting for Johnson and Stein. HRC spent 3% in Michigan that she spent in Ohio. HRC lost michigan by >1%, lost ohio by 8%. Maybe the more of HRC voters saw, the less they liked her.
@045 Or maybe Russia tampered with the vote totals or Russian assets Jill Stein and Bernie Sanders siphoned off votes from the left, which they were paid to do?
@chamblee54 This is why you need to avoid insulting voters that you need. An election is not a teaching moment. It is about electing a flawed person instead of a much more flawed person. Call out racism AFTER you elect your candidate.
@045 So you’re saying Hillary/Democratic Party need racist voters to win?
@chamblee54 yes This is politics. You need the support of people you think are horrible. Could the democrats win without prejudiced black people?
@045 So you believe black people are prejudiced?
@chamblee54 duh There is a semantic game here. People say black people can’t be racist, but can be prejudiced. tomayto tomahto Until we pay the same attention to black prejudice that we pay to white racism, we will never get anywhere.
You are blocked from following @045 and viewing @045‘s Tweets. Learn more
@045 We ain’t got no more to say. You and Bernie want politics centered on white people. Hillary hurt your fee fees You believe black people not voting for Bernie means they are racist. You brought us Trump. Live it, love it and you’re BLOCKED!
@045 More If you come running up in my mentions defending racism and saying Democrats NEED to pander to racists in order to win, you’ve let me know you’ll sell my black ass off to the highest bidder for your comforts and YOU GETS BLOCKED!

Will Not Be Tolerated

Posted in Weekly Notes by chamblee54 on July 16, 2018


Cliches and Commonplaces ~ Number of people shot in Chicago this year surpasses 1,400 ~ goat yoga ~ food from china ~ The Break with Michelle Wolf | Salute to Abortions | ~ Jiz ~ alan watts lectures ~ Why I Stopped Idolizing Sam Harris It sounds like your previous admiration of Mr. Harris was too much. When you saw some flaws in his character, you over corrected. But, that is just one take. I am not familiar with Mr. Harris, and take an amused view of the intellectual dark web. Mostly, I think for myself. Thank you for your contribution. I think I saw one of your videos a while back. Did you ever shoot videos with a Crimson Tide poster in the background? It has been a while since I saw this, but I seem to remember the video was about some type of exploitation of black people/culture, and the add for an NCAA football factory was ironic. I am @chamblee54 on twitter, and fire my own shots from time to time. ~ How Jordan Peterson Misrepresented Bill C-16, Pronoun Use, & Free-Speech To Get Famous. ~ 34-year-old father in critical condition after shooting outside country club ~ Deputy airlifted to hospital after attack by suicidal woman, sheriff says ~ Why do people find Jordan Peterson so convincing? Because the left doesn’t have its own house in order ~ Warrant sheds light on DUI case of Cobb teen who fell from SUV ~ Robber wearing clown mask shoots Waffle House customer in neck, police say ~ 11 Surprising Facts About How Movie Box Office Works ~ voices matter bs ~ Here is your rule:” However, ad hominem (or personal) attacks will not be tolerated, nor will bigotry, racism, misogyny, homophobia or xenophobia.” Here is today’s comment: ” I have said before that these white people … ” Is it ok if a POC does it? That comment is racist, and a violation of your rules. Nate Eaton Please show me an example of when a person of color has made a “false alarm” call to police about white people just living, just being there, just existing. Maybe it has happened, but I have not yet seen it. As for your charge that my comment was racist, I call BS. I am white, but I don’t see “calling it as it is” in cases such as these racist in the least. You seem to be intent on turning logic on its head. Luther Mckinnon Why did you say they were white? We can see that from the pictures? Nate Eaton Since you apparently refuse to show me the requested example, please just go away. You’re proving nothing and adding nothing of substance to the debate. Luther Mckinnon I don’t remember adding myself to your group. This is not the first time you have annoyed me with divisive, logically challenged nonsense. I will probably remove myself eventually, unless you remove me first. This group seems to suffer from a lack of critical thinking. Nate Eaton I don’t remember seeing your name before. I did not add you to this group. If you don’t like this group or don’t find it worthwhile, then go ahead and leave. Your choice. Or mine. I don’t like to cut off debate, but you have not made any reasonable points. Your words reek of white paranoia, which I don’t find reasonable. ~ Just take it a bit easy with the rhetoric. There are plenty of people saying “racism is bad” at top volume. This does not help. ~ Sorry, this content isn’t available right now The link you followed may have expired, or the page may only be visible to an audience you’re not in. ~ added five hours later… Dave Ferreira Sorry to pile on, but Mr. McKinnon makes a solid point. As I’ve pointed out before, these group rules are tainted with socially acceptable prejudice. Why is misogyny expressly forbidden, but not misandry? I’m raising the point again because there was no real resolution — I let it go. Dave Ferreira Nate Eaton when you introduce race as an explanatory factor of a behavior, you’re almost guaranteed to be wrong. Race doesn’t determine behavior. Many other factors influence behavior, race is not one of them. It’s lazy-minded at best to fall back on race to explain a behavior. Dave Ferreira (It’s literally racist, but I’m being nice because I’m pretty sure you’re not a racist.) ~ Racists Don’t Like Their Racism Video Taped. Boo Hoo. “yesterdays Emmit Till is today’s Stephon Clark” ~ A Better Way to Look at Most Every Political Issue ~ Old Lesbians Try New Lesbian Slang ~ van gogh collection ~ I don’t blame the Mexican men who robbed my white neighbor ~ Cultural Marxism is Killing Music ~ 64-year-old shot by man he picked up at gas station to help with yardwork, police say ~ ryan j science class ~ Nevada execution may be blocked after pharmaceutical company lawsuit protests use of its drug ~ The ACLU of Nevada filed suit today to obtain vital public records regarding the upcoming execution of Scott Dozier. ~ The Volunteer ~ Scott Dozier Isn’t Afraid Of Being Executed With Fentanyl: “Just Bang Me Up, Man” ~ Nevada Plans to Use Fentanyl in Upcoming Execution ~ nevada press release ~ Glossip v. Gross ~ Nevada Says Fentanyl Was Easy to Obtain, But Execution Protocol Draws Criticism from Doctors, Legal Experts ~ mrs waters acting the fool ~ The Loaded Language Shaping the Trans Conversation ~ When the speech condemns a free press…(Spurious Quotation) ~ One candidate for Georgia governor gets most money from out of state ~ Wild Goose to Feature Jen Hatmaker, a “Christian Mystic,” and other “Spiritually Non-Traditional” Speakers ~ wild goose ~ How to derail productive Black discourse: mention white women ~ Clueless ~ RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 9 Contestant Aja Attacks the Gay “Cis” Community on TWITTER ~ @ajaqueen ~ Jill Stein’s Recount Cash Pays for Her Russia Legal Defense ~ Duke scholar, who revealed a lie in the Emmett Till case, calls new investigation ‘a political show’ ~ Police make arrest in shooting, robbery outside Brookhaven country club ~ What’s In A Name? | Clairemont vs. Clairmont ~ In about 20 years, half the population will live in eight states ~ Surveillance video shows Applebee’s customers allegedly stab, attack waitress ~ A Letter Of Hope From Henry Rollins ~ Teens testify shooter Dunn said “Are you talking to me?” Thompson told the court that Dunn said: “Turn your music down I can’t hear myself think.” Thompson says he obliged, but that Jordan Davis objected, saying, according to Thompson, “F**k that, n****r, turn it back up.” Thompson turned the music back up, and that’s when Davis and Dunn began “having a conversation back and forth.” ~ Juror: Some On Panel Thought The Killing Of Unarmed Teen Jordan Davis Was ‘Justified’ ABC: What were his options? VALERIE: Roll the window up, ignore the taunting, put your car in reverse, back up to the front of the store, move a parking spot over. That’s my feeling. ~ Police say they made an ‘error’ in arresting Stormy Daniels ~ All serious criminal cases deserve podcast-style scrutiny ~ James Baldwin, The Art of Fiction No. 78 ~ patti boyd ~ i was the mob ~ Biblical inerrancy isn’t found anywhere in the Bible and was invented by American fundamentalists to discredit other Bible scholars. ~ Orthodoxy, as adherence to the early creeds of the church, has literally nothing to do with Biblical inerrancy. ~ Chicago police release body cam video of South Shore police shooting ~ bhtv comment ~ is steve bannon an idiot .@Steven_K_Bannon is an idiot among other things ~ trump opponents are racist rant by .@GlennLoury about #racist nature of Trump opponents is pure gold disappointed that you are not discussing .@JohnHMcWhorter and @jordanbpeterson there is so much ~ @GlennLoury @JohnHMcWhorter discussion on intelligence/ effectiveness of DJT misses an important point. DJT allegedly has been abortion baby daddy. Why is DJT taking pro life stance for public consumption, except that he thinks it will benefit him. DJT is the immoral heir to LBJ ~ @chamblee54 8. The Democratic/Republican duopoly driving America to the verge of race war with their divide and conquer tactics ~ does this skin make me look fat? ~ @wowprettylady i avoid family gatherings because they always ask why im single and i have to explain a million times that im taller than 90% of the male population and whenever i meet a shorter man i instinctively start using his head as a portable coffee table ~ i just had a weird experience… i was in a waiting room, and looked through a copy of people magazine. There was an article about Anthony Bourdain, which was obviously published before his departure. The last line of the story: I expect to die in the saddle. ~ Does the technical expertise of the Watson Institute include putting the light on Dr. Loury, so we can clearly see his face? Or is the sun lit trees in the background more important? ~ @spider_ramone The N-word is trending. In 2018. Thanks @realDonaldTrump, you malignant donkey taint. ~ @ggreenwald That Washington lacks bipartisanship is a transparent myth, sustained only by ignoring as non-issues the vast, highly ideological and profoundly consequential policies which both parties support with equal vigor ~ When you use a slur, against another human being, you hurt yourself more than you hurt the person you think you are insulting. ~ I just got a phone call from the Lucy McBath campaign. I told the gentleman that I don’t vote for candidates who call me on the phone. I did not mention that I have already received a call from the Kevin Abel campaign. ~ “it’s about leading all the other lost soles out there.” That is, I think, a typo. You probably meant to say soul, instead of sole. This may be a case where the typo is more true than the intended word. Man is presumed to have a soul, even if this soul cannot be measured or verified. We say that we feel it, and we probably do. However, the soul cannot be scientifically demonstrated. However, the bottom of your feet, or your show, is a sole. If you look at the bottom of your shoe, you will see a sole. Is a person who is walking, and not sure of where they are going, is that two lost soles? Maybe these are the lost soles we should be concerned with. ~ selah

Copperhead Snake

Posted in Library of Congress, Weekly Notes by chamblee54 on July 2, 2018


Protesters Gather At Pride, 4th Precinct After Mpls. Police Shooting ~ Neighbors Recount Moment Of Fatal Mpls. Police Shooting ~ White Extinction Anxiety ~ this is just the beginning ~ gizmodo Gizmodo Media Group is an online media company and blog network operated by Univision Communications in its Fusion Media Group division. The company was created from assets acquired from Gawker Media during its bankruptcy in 2016. On June 10, 2016, Gawker Media filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection after the company was ordered to pay $115 million in compensatory damages and a further $25 million in punitive damages in Bollea v. Gawker. On August 16, 2016, Univision Communications purchased Gawker for $135 million. The purchase did not include the flagship website Gawker. It included the websites Gizmodo, Jezebel, Deadspin, Kotaku, Jalopnik, and Lifehacker. Univision named the unit Gizmodo Media Group after one of its blogs, Gizmodo, in an effort to distance itself from the Gawker name. ~ woke support group ~ Muhammad Ashraf, the president of the Virginia-based Nationwide Chauffeured Services, said Monday that replacing the car could cost tens of thousands of dollars. ~ gizmodo thread ~ Animated Video Tells the Story of Jean-Paul Sartre & Albert Camus’ Famous Falling Out (1952) ~ Patrick Henry to Robert Pleasants 18 Jan. 1773 Would any one believe that I am Master of Slaves of my own purchase! I am drawn along by ye. general inconvenience of living without them, I will not, I cannot justify it. ~ Employee at Obion County Highway Department says he found racist manual on the job ~ Copperhead snake bites Alabama girl swimming in pool ~ Donald Trump’s 54 most outrageously over-the-top lines from his North Dakota speech ~ Did Hollywood Whitewash Stonewall? ~ i cheated on her ~ The Tawdry and Dumb Nazi Charge ~ I found this on a review of my blog. .@JohnHMcWhorter “Trump was not elected because of racism. … Trump was elected because people are tired of being called racist ~ spheres ~ Hit Parade: The Deadbeat Club Edition, Part 1 ~ @KaivanShroff Maxine Waters was lectured by white elites on both the Right & Left for encouraging peaceful protest. As a result, she has received death threats and been forced to cancel events. But Sarah Sanders gets extra security because she didn’t get to gorge at Red Hen. #WHITEPRIVILEGE ~ Kendrick Lamar’s Reason Why White People Can’t Say The N-Word Deserves A Standing Ovation ~ All-you-can eat restaurant shuts down after customers ate all they could ~ 31: Interview with Atlanta Spoken Word Poet, Theresa Davis ~ On Pride’s Radical Potential: The Question Isn’t ‘Who Should Be at Pride?’ But ‘What Are We Doing?’ ~ Jordan Peterson Questioned By Linguist John McWhorter on Pronoun Stance ~ Today’s protests in Iran suggest revolution is brewing ~ I had a bright idea. @chamblee54 Was the Red Hen/Sarah H. Sanders episode a set up? When i tried to post it to faceook, i got this error message: Your Request Couldn’t be Processed There was a problem with this request. We’re working on getting it fixed as soon as we can. ~ If a hockey player is taking a shot, he does not want to go high ~ Is the condescending approval of #MaxineWaters racist? Would a white woman acting like that be cheered on? ~ @NeinQuarterly I once knew an optimist. Drowned in a glass half full of water. ~ @MAGAusafirst Insult the voters you need to get elected for president by calling them deplorable #OddWaysToInsult ~ Civility is not for the benefit of your perceived enemy. Civility is for your benefit. When the other side drags you down to their level of comic book bad behavior, the oppressor wins. ~ Civility is not for the benefit of your perceived enemy. Civility is for your benefit. When the other side drags you down to their level of comic book bad behavior, the oppressor wins. ~ Speaking of appeasement… after a recent Trump dump, the press was trotting out the Neville Chamberlain comparisons. The text of Mr. Chamberlain’s “peace for our time” comment was trotted out. It seems as though Mr. Chamberlain used the phrase “peace with honor” in his comments. This was a favorite saying of Richard Nixon, when he was trying to get us out of Vietnam. ~ here is the poem from last night at java monkey. This was performed before the storm hit:
woman the authorities came to blame ~ dye her hair clumsy red profanity
remember me to one who knows their shame ~ be governed by purple insanity
a memory is all you still owe me ~ tomorrow will never be nonchalant
for doin’ what you did and gettin’ free ~ know what you need but I know what you want
coulda been the champion of the world ~ vagabond rapping at your door unfurled
says be in my dream if i can be in yours ~ i just might tell you the truth she deplores
vagabond rapping at your door unfurled ~ but I used a little too much force
i just might tell you the truth she deplores ~ handful of rain tempting you to divorce
but I used a little too much force ~ says be in my dream if i can be in yours
handful of rain tempting you to divorce ~ coulda been the champion of the world
pictures today are from The Library of Congress. ~ selah

Spectrum Rather Than A Binary

Posted in Georgia History, GSU photo archive, Weekly Notes by chamblee54 on June 25, 2018

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my romantic life ~ waffle house standoff ~ Southern Poverty Law Center, Inc. Admits It Was Wrong, Apologizes to Quilliam and Maajid Nawaz for Field Guide to Anti-Muslim Extremists, and Agrees to Pay $3.375 Million Settlement ~ SPLC ~ East Cobb resident wants Confederate general’s name in Cobb park designation ~ Cobb commission meeting ~ Why it Pays to Be Hungry | Les Brown | Goalcast ~ In this tale, an investor leaves New York in a hurry, after some shady dealings and failed marriage. He goes to Atlanta, and stays with his one time protege, a prosperous Asian. The two go to Ponce City Market, the beltline, Buckhead, and other trendoid spots we all know and, if not love, at least tolerate. They talk about hedge funds, and their adventures in moving money without creating value. Finally, they part ways on uneasy terms. ~ I am an Atlanta native familiar with setting of this story It was fun to listen to even if a lot of it did not ring true It is ironic for a *asian*-we never learn what country-to say racism about a buckhead dive bar bless Barry’s heart both Barry investor and Barry ex potus ~ Louie Frank Powell Frank Powell owned the cove, and a series of other bars in atlanta. Once, I was perusing the legal notices, and saw where he was applying for a liquor license I saw that his first name was Louie Fory plus years later, I wondered what happened to him. I googled the name. Louie Frank Powell Birth – 23 Nov 1931 Westville, Holmes County, FL Death – 8 Mar 1996 (aged 64) Atlanta, GA Burial – Sweet Gum Head Church of Christ Cemetery Sweet Gum Head, Holmes County, FL The Sweet Gum Head was a show bar on Cheshire Bridge Road for several years. In 1973, Frank’s boyfriend drove his cadillac through the South wall of the Cove ~ asexuals ~ GOP senator calls child separation “current shiny object of the day” “keep the focus on President Trump’s request to Congress to cut $15 in spending.” @chamblee54 maybe .@CBS could use the $15 to hire a proofreader ~ Liza Minnelli: ‘I Do Not Approve Nor Sanction’ the Judy Garland Biopic Starring Renee Zellweger ~ where our troops are fighting “hostilities or into situations where imminent involvement in hostilities is clearly indicated by the circumstances.” ~ What’s Jesse Singal’s Fucking Deal? ~ Bahama Breeze in Orange Village calls police on black sorority over bill dispute ~ West Coast Fog radio ~ gossip in the city part one ~ xxx alleged killer ~ @realDonaldTrump “I REALLY DON’T CARE, DO U?” written on the back of Melania’s jacket, refers to the Fake News Media. Melania has learned how dishonest they are, and she truly no longer cares! ~ @Acosta FLOTUS spox confirms Mrs. Trump wore a jacket to visit border kids that reads: “I really don’t care. Do you?” Spox says: “It’s a jacket. There was no hidden message. After today’s important visit to Texas, I hope the media isn’t going to choose to focus on her wardrobe.” ~ People Are Disgusted By The Way This Woman Responded To A Wedding Caterer’s Prices ~ The Southern Poverty Law Center has lost all credibility ~ splc headline ~ root share ~ another root share ~ intellectual dark web contains no authoritarians @BretWeinstein @GlennLoury It is a stretch to say that IDW “contains no authoritarians” ~ .@jordanbpeterson sounds like an authoritarian many see authoritarianism as a spectrum rather than binary do you have authority figure to keep authoritarians out? ~ @BretWeinstein I enjoyed @GlennLoury monolog about heavy handed attempts by media-dnc team to force you to vote for HRC this was a factor in small town PA WI MI I felt same way only I was in GA and ec went DJT while you were in MA and were forced to go for HRC ~ @BretWeinstein one problem with your hypothesis is that @SenSanders was an obnoxious weak candidate that the republicans would have taken apart in the general election @GlennLoury ~ @PressSec Last night I was told by the owner of Red Hen in Lexington, VA to leave because I work for @POTUS and I politely left. Her actions say far more about her than about me. I always do my best to treat people, including those I disagree with, respectfully and will continue to do so ~ @HoarseWisperer Note: Sarah Huckabee Sanders has a personal account. It is: @SarahHuckabee She used the federal government’s account for the Press Secretary (@PressSec) to target a private business owner. ~ Help Separated children, bill number 2937 ~ S.3036 – Keep Families Together Act ~ Kellyanne Ennui ~ a weird yearning for death combined with a crushing sense of my own smallness and futility that presents as a fear of death ~ With the awakening of his emotions, his first perception was a sense of futility, a dull ache at the utter grayness of his life ~ the word racism has been trivialized by overuse demoze thought calling millions of americans racist would help elect hillary we are harvesting the fruit of that hideous strategy now this subject is emotional quicksand ~ I want to be on the side of history where false equivalency tweets/facebook posts are ignored ~ People think that Sarah Palin said that she could see Russia from her back porch. ~ drain the swamp anagrams as sin raw dp the man ~ These are the bills regarding the separation of children from their parents at the border. Help Separated children, bill number 2937 Keep Families together, bill number 3036 Sen. Perdue 404.865.0087 Sen. Isakson 770.661.0999 GA04 Rep. Johnson 770 987-2291 GA05 Rep. Lewis 404 659-0116 GA06 Rep. Handel 770 998-0049 GA07 Rep. Woodall 770 232-3005 GA11 Rep. Loudermilk 770 429-1776 When you contact these numbers, please be considerate of the person taking your call. It is not helpful to make an angry speech. Just ask them to support bill 2937 and bill 3036 Please only contact the Congressional representative from your district. ~ Instead of making noise on twitter, you could call your senator and ask them to support Help Separated children, bill number 2937, Keep Families together, bill number 3036 namecalling will accomplish NOTHING there will be opportunities to scream racism later ~ If you are concerned about the situation at the border, call your senator (Sen. Perdue 404.865.0087, Sen. Isakson 770.661.0999) Ask them to support Help Separated children, bill number 2937, and Keep Families together, bill number 3036. Please be courteous to the person taking your call. ~ Can we have a timeout on the memes, name calling, pointing out hypocrisy, and other examples of internet logic and rhetoric. We know that you are angry. We know that you are clever. There will be plenty of opportunities to scream racist later. ~ Can we have a timeout on the memes, name calling, pointing out hypocrisy, virtue signalling, and other displays of internet performance logic. We know that you are angry. We know that you are clever. There will be plenty of opportunities to scream racist later. ~ my next book – 12 Antidotes for Rules: A Life to Chaos ~ As the Baptist said to the Presbyterian, there’s a madness to my Methodist. ~ the moment when you see #andrewsullivan trending, and you wonder what the idiot has said now – andy says to give djt his wall it will be expensive, environmentally unsafe, and WILL NOT WORK but yea, let orange hair have his wall, paid for with money taken from healthcare it will make the liberals mad ~ those who talk the most listen the least ~ This was very frustrating to listen to. The race issue is a bottomless can of worms. The *good news* is that they did not discuss queers or life after death. This may be a first for jesus worshipers. @JemarTisby @williamrblack ~ @AryehCW Has anyone written a thinkpiece on why Italians are the only ethnicity it’s still okay to make fun of? @chamblee54 Southern White People Idk of that is an ethnicity, or a lack of one, but it is open game, especially if you throw in a kkk joke, in which case it is absolutely virtuous to insult us ~ One problem with the internet is distractions. If you see something you want to share, you will need to go share it. While you are there, inevitably you will look at facebook, thus putting your peace of mind at risk. Like when two facebook friends shared a vile screed. What is the proper response to this? Say something, and get into a quagmire argument. Or just ignore it, and lose respect for the two men who liked this. I don’t want to be someone who hates others because of their opinions. The article says you should speak up, when it suits them. The good news is, the next poem I found in the archive addresses this issue.
it is is not about justice – it is having an emotional experience
that validates your privilege – the person judging you
is just as messed up as you are – it is is not about salvation
it is having an emotional experience – that validates your privilege
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When You Insult People

Posted in Library of Congress, Weekly Notes by chamblee54 on June 18, 2018


David Bowie Memorialized in Traditional Japanese Woodblock Prints ~ twitter poem source ~ do it again ~ twitter chat @TylerMahanCoe If you talk shit on a band and someone tells you they met that band and the band was nice, tell that person that Ted Bundy was nice. @occultauralist Your band can suck and you can still be a good human being. Bundy was great till he got you in the car.‏ @chamblee54 Debbie Harry, of Blondie, turned down a ride by Ted Bundy @TheoRobertBundy Or I turned her down. Blondes are so passé. ~ @marcushjohnson I hate the “Liberal pundits criticizing Trump plays into his hands” narrative. Nobody said conservative criticism of Obama played to his hands. Their anger was treated as righteous not frivolous. Why? @chamblee54 It is not right or wrong, or equal treatment, but political strategy. Criticism of an incumbent usually plays into their hands. The more deranged the criticism, the better. I suspect somebody said that about Mr. Obama’s critics. And they would have been correct. ~ hollywood ~ model T ~ June Dobbs Butts Poetry Reading, July 17, 2016 ~ baldwin ~ Woman trying to burn flag arrested at Philly Pride, police say ~ “other two-bit rouge regimes” Typos can be so much fun. Rouge regime might be a good way to describe President Tiny Hands. In other news, up-and-coming celebrity Jordan Peterson is in town. If you want to hear his message, and don’t want to pay $60 and go downtown, here is the show he did three days ago. ~ Georgia farms at stake in water wars ~ @Kate_Biscuit SEARCH GODDAMN GOOGLE SCHOLAR FOR THE FACTS YOU IGNORANT FUCKKNUCKLE, I DIDN’T SPEND SIX YEARS DOING A FUCKING PHD TO TEACH YOU HOW TO DO DUE FUCKING DILIGENCE WHEN YOU INSULT PEOPLE. ~ dock ellis ~ more dock ellis ~ lost john coltrane record ~ tabbi duncan ~ FIFA World Cup ~ good cop good cop ~ I don’t owe white people trigger warnings. this page comes with a popup asking for money ~ Thiccness is Getting Co-Opted By The Masc, Muscular Gays ~ WE’RE GETTING TO JON STEWART ~ cartoonist fired. ~ This Guy Served His Friends Tacos Made from His Own Amputated Leg Shiny’s is the rare case where cannibalism was not only legal but ethical. ~ @chamblee54 @AryehCW After a few sjw facebook debates, CA is a slightly sensitive issue, but I will recover from this chat comments by @conniewang about how stupid CA frequently is were appreciated As a southern white male, I am a veteran of many brainless comments about *my people* ~ Chavius Hollis ~ Joseph Villanueva ~ Pittsburgh Post-Gazette fires editorial cartoonist Rob Rogers ~ CENSORED: Ten Anti-Trump Cartoons The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Refuses To Publish Rise and Shine. The World is Doomed. The Nib, delivered to your inbox every AM. ~ 27-year-old left dead after gunfire erupts at vigil in Thomasville Heights ~ Man asks black woman if her daughter bathed before going in hotel pool, sparks outrage ~ a bizarre and transparently racist essay I called in January the worst editorial you’ll read in 2018 ~ Reason as racism: An immigration debate gets derailed ~ Woman brutally attacked at Brookhaven gas station ~ 39 Hilariously Useless Life Hacks ~ that’s not right of course its not right, you are Wright .@robertwrighter why are you doing a show with someone who is not on twitter? ~ Like a brown cow is a cow @robertwrighter What happened when Einstein and Gödel walked into a bar? ~ romans 13Someone help me out. Where does this tell people ” “obey the laws of the government.”? ~ There is a rumor that he has the Nike logo tattooed onto his penis. ~ Why I’m Not a Shaman, and Neither Are You ~ A Brief History of People Using Romans 13 to Justify White Supremacy ~ email chatter ~ Dangerous People Are Teaching Your Kids ~ watcher of weasels ~ JBP lawsuit threat Sign up to get your daily read on how the country is changing under Donald Trump. ~ incel is short for involuntary celebate ~ @THEWRENCHLEFT AS PER THREAT TO SUE FOR LIBEL, I HEREBY APOLOGIZE TO JORDAN PETERSON FOR REFERRING TO HIM AS AN INVOLUNTARY CELIBATE (INCEL), A MISOGYNIST, A COMMITTED WHITE NATIONALIST, AND SOMEONE WHO HAS DESCENDED INTO RANK BIGOTRY. ~ Jordan Peterson VS Christopher Hitchens – Were The Nazis Atheists? ~ Pro-Flag-Burning Prof Calls Child-Having Jordan Peterson A ‘White Nationalist’ ‘Incel’ ~ festive text ~ one difference between you and me Glenn ~ reject me as being representatively black ~ PG looks in his archive, and find a post for today. While looking for pictures, PG stumbled onto this video by alleged comedian Dylan Marron. They say “surface gestures are totally cool but they do nothing to dismantle systemic patriarchy” Could they be talking about Colin Kaepernick when they says this? When PG went to share that gem on twitter, he found this: @SheriffClarke “.@realDonaldTrump should invite JUSTIFY to the White House lawn for winning the Triple Crown. Justify is a WINNER like Trump who could care less about leftist identity politics. #MAGA” @ghostdancer2017 “Justify might poop on the lawn, but he would still be better behaved than some NFL players.” @JessicaHuseman “He knows Justify is the horse right” 444 words later, there is a post on chamblee54. It was impossible to focus on Mr. Franzen and Mr. Rose while posting this feature, which may not be a bad thing. ~ The FT incident this meme refers to was in New York . ~ If it is a witch hunt, why haven’t they found Kellyanne Conway? ~ @thibbye I clerked in an a C-store for a while before running it. I swore that it it ever caught fire I would lock the doors and make shadow puppets in front of the flames to the screams of the dying. The general public is a disgusting mass that you can only grow to hate. ~ There used to be a radio station, WPLO-FM, which was the most progressive station in town. When I was 14, I got my first radio that would pick up FM. One of the songs they liked to play was “Someday Soon,” by Miss Collins. I was shocked that she would say “damned old rodeo.” ~ @nihilist_arbys Hi. Sorry we’re late joining all the other cool, irreverent brands piling on ihop in the very interesting pancake/burger melee but it turns out the whole thing is incredibly stupid. Eat Arby’s. ~ If Kanye collaborated with Enya, they could call it EnyaKanye Now that ABBA is no more, we need a palindromic act ~ I just got a call from XXX XXXXX with the “Police Action Fund” He asked how I was. I said “Poor” He said to have a good day, and hung up. ~ Sign up for our Press Alerts which will keep you updated by email. Catholic League Press Alerts ~ Pessimist anagrams as piss is met Realist anagrams as ear list ~ The estate of former President Lyndon B. Johnson filed a suit directed at the use of LBJ to describe Mr. James ~ This site has been disabled for violations of our Terms of Service. If you feel this disabling was in error, please fill out our appeal form. ~ a man is drowning 50 yards offshore a democrat throws 100 yards of rope, and then walks away with fastening it to anything a republican throws 25 yards of rope, and says the swim will help build character ~ Rude assholes finish last. Nice guys finish next to last. ~ Is the way Israel treats the Palestinians racism? ~ Mr. Chamberlain actually said “peace for our time,” not “peace in our time.” The statement, by Mr. Chamberlain, includes the phrase “peace with honour.” This is how Richard Nixon described the efforts to get the United States out of Vietnam. The Paris accords, the treaty that resulted from those negotiations, was a severely flawed agreement. ~ @tcboyle Because I am a pessimist. (Realist?) @chamblee54 Pessimist anagrams as piss is met Realist anagrams as ear list @tcboyle I do like the tone of this. How about an anagram for spread the love? @chamblee54 according to anagram generator spread the love anagrams as: pothead revels, phase revolted, hovel pederast, head overslept, develop earths, develop Hearst, develop haters, deprave hotels ~ pictures today are from The Library of Congress. ~ selah