Nov
7

Every Silver Lining Has A Storm Cloud




Posted at 16:51 by Tintin


ABOVE: It’s Not Over Until The K-Lo Sings

Shorter K-Lo, America’s Shittiest Website™
Assisted Suicide and Where We Are

  • The bad news is that the baby killer is in the White House, but the good news is that terminally ill people in Massachusetts will continue to suffer.

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483 Comments »

  1. Stefanybe Cecropia the Corrupt Bandfish said,

    November 7, 2012 at 16:55

    HAW-HAW!

    /that kid from the Simpsons whose name I can’t remember and I will be turning in my pop culture license now, thank you

  2. N__B said,

    November 7, 2012 at 17:00

    Baby killer? I didn’t think she cared about drone attacks.

  3. jurassicpork said,

    November 7, 2012 at 17:11

    Nate Silver should seriously contemplate shoving his infallible crystal ball up Dick Morris’s and Karl Rove’s fat asses.

    Here’s my thumbtack analysis of the elections that should tide you over until I can properly respond to last evening’s historic night.

  4. Major Kong said,

    November 7, 2012 at 17:12

    /that kid from the Simpsons whose name I can’t remember and I will be turning in my pop culture license now, thank you

    Nelson Muntz. I can’t remember anything important but I can remember stupid shit like that.

  5. Mat said,

    November 7, 2012 at 17:19

    What a vile, stupid, and utterly poor excuse of a “public intellectual.” She gives sophistry a bad name. And she’s actually smarter than Ross Douthat. Imagine that.

  6. Big Bad Bald Bastard said,

    November 7, 2012 at 17:21

    Awww, I’m listening to a sad wingnut on (of all places) NPR’s Brian Lehrer show. It’s awesome!

  7. Dragon-King Wangchuck said,

    November 7, 2012 at 17:23

    Here’s my thumbtack analysis of the elections that should tide you over until I can properly respond to last evening’s historic night.

    It’s a great analysis. This election marks a significant shift leftward. Here’s my take:

    An incumbent president won re-election after 4 years of heavy unemployment and sluggishly lacklustre economic performance. The contested Senate seats went to Democrats and allies 3 to 1. While there were only modest gains in the House, they were at the expense of Tea Party representatives. Big ticket referendums went to the progressive side wherever they were voted on. Last night was a complete and total “refudiation” of the conservative world-view and the horse it rode in on.

  8. Gary Ruppert said,

    November 7, 2012 at 17:25

    The fact is, you have won nothing, eleit liberals. Here in the Heartland, we will rise up against the Ursurper and his illigitimate victory, which was gotten by Voter Fraud which all Demoncraps support.

    We, the true Americans, will insure you Obamanazis have a pyrick victory. We have a man date for lower taxes and less government, which if you igonore will insure backrupcy.

  9. Gary Ruppert said,

    November 7, 2012 at 17:27

    The fact is, America in the Heart Land is still conservative and the Obummer will never be my President. We, teh True Americans will rise up before forced to pay for abortions and free meals for minorites.

  10. Gary Ruppert said,

    November 7, 2012 at 17:29

    The fact is, traditional values are still alive here in the Heartlqand even thou you liberal criminals stole the White House again. Obama is not trqadition, he is a Marxist and a Socialist and that is not what the founders attended, he also wantsw to remove religion and guns from our country along with the Whites, which means he will not win here in the Heart land

  11. Malfunctioning Glenn Reynolds said,

    November 7, 2012 at 17:30

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  12. Stefanybe Cecropia the Corrupt Bandfish said,

    November 7, 2012 at 17:30

    Here in the Heartland, we will rise up against the Ursurper and his illigitimate victory

    SNERK.

  13. Donald Trump said,

    November 7, 2012 at 17:30

    It’s revolution time! Who’s with me! Let’s go!!!!

    Ahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh!!!!

    [Looking behind himself.]

    Anyone coming with me? Anyone? Anyone?

  14. Gary Ruppert said,

    November 7, 2012 at 17:32

    The fact is: fiscal cliff, Iran, abortion, Fast and Furious, gays, religion, white minority, demographic browning.
    Voter fraud, not supression its called getting your ass to the poll and having proper papers we can do it why is it so hard for minorites who have to cheat and be acommidated?

  15. Gary Ruppert said,

    November 7, 2012 at 17:33

    The fact is, we are going to beome Greece as Obummer torns us into a socialest hellhole by bankrupting our chi8ldren with debt, which is now 37 trilliondollars, and also Iran has the bomb and why do liebrals hate Isreal?

  16. Major Kong said,

    November 7, 2012 at 17:34

    This is obviously good news for John McCain.

  17. Helmut Monotreme said,

    November 7, 2012 at 17:37

    Fake Gary is in fine form this morning. Some of the spelling errors are a little over the top, but “Man Date” was perfect.

  18. Pupienus, Doctor of Anathematics said,

    November 7, 2012 at 17:38

    Big ticket referendums went to the progressive side wherever they were voted on.

    Nope. the most important one in OR was something of a disaster.

    http://imgur.com/aAj0O

  19. Le Donalde said,

    November 7, 2012 at 17:39

    Sasquatch Isreal!!!!!!!!!!!

  20. tigris said,

    November 7, 2012 at 17:40

    which means he will not win here in the Heart land

    Uh oh, looks like you forgot to tell Iowa.

  21. Major Kong said,

    November 7, 2012 at 17:41

    and Ohio, Michigan, Wisconsin and Minnesota….

  22. Austin Loomis said,

    November 7, 2012 at 17:41

    Stefanybe, his name is Nelson Muntz. You’re welcome.

  23. Austin Loomis said,

    November 7, 2012 at 17:43

    …dammit, this is why I need to hit refresh more often.

  24. Austin Loomis said,

    November 7, 2012 at 17:43

    And by that I mean, there were only two comments on this post when I loaded it, then went over to the SRS BZNS post to add my deathless wisdom.

  25. Gary Ruppert said,

    November 7, 2012 at 17:50

    The fact is gridblock begins tomorrow. Get your gloat on today libs. There will be no surrender or compromise from know one with the Kenyan. We saw the cellebration in Africa and will not forget.

  26. CRA said,

    November 7, 2012 at 17:50

    “It’s a disappointing night, no doubt about it. Mitt Romney would have made a good, decent, competent, forward-looking president. But I guess people saw that too late.”–Lopez

    Most people never saw that at all, Kathryn.

    She’s always a downer, but today she’s positively sepulchral.

  27. tigris said,

    November 7, 2012 at 17:51

    Disappointed about the assisted suicide loss, but it was incredibly close for a first effort in a state with a lot of Catholics. I personally thought it was worded very carefully, requiring 3 requests by the patient and at least 2 doctors, but I know lots of people wanted it to require a consultation with a psychiatrist. It’ll probably be tried again, maybe on a ballot with a recreational marijuana question.

  28. N__B said,

    November 7, 2012 at 17:57

    I’ve been pestering my state senator for an assisted homicide bill, but no response so far.

  29. Stefanybe Cecropia the Corrupt Bandfish said,

    November 7, 2012 at 17:57

    I somehow envision a group of old farts stationed on the South Carolina border this morning in their camo with their Corner Pantry coffee cups and Shoneys/Cracker Barrel takeout bags, .22 rifles at the ready, watching for the army of Chicago urban kids who are due any minute to sweep through to impose The Great Marxist Kenyan Destroyer’s dictatorship.

    Snerk.

  30. Dragon-King Wangchuck said,

    November 7, 2012 at 18:00

    Nope. the most important one in OR was something of a disaster.

    zomg. I am disappoint.

  31. EnfantTerrible said,

    November 7, 2012 at 18:01

    My cup of schadenfreude runneth over for Karl Rove, recipient of a major, major comeuppance last night. He encouraged billionaires to piss away millions of dollars to influence the election and has *nothing* to show for it. Here’s a guy who has spent his entire adult life thinking up ways to fuck over his political adversaries. If there is any justice in the world, he’d be looking at an exciting new career opportunity as an assistant manager at a chain restaurant.

  32. The New Black Panther Party said,

    November 7, 2012 at 18:06

    We love the smell of wingnut tears in the morning.

  33. Pupienus, Doctor of Anathematics said,

    November 7, 2012 at 18:10

    If there is any justice in the world, he’d be looking at an exciting new career opportunity as an assistant manager at a chain restaurant somebody’s bitch in a prison.

    F’ed for truth justice and the American way.

  34. Dragon-King Wangchuck said,

    November 7, 2012 at 18:15

    So not a complete sweep on ballot measures. Still two referendum passed in favour of gay marriage, and the one looking to ban it failed – that state also failed with their voter ID measure. Two states voted for decriminalizing marijuana possession. California voted for a tax increase as well as mitigating the three strikes law. Florida turned down “zomg state funds for abortions is murder” as well as for keeping a ban on state funded religious schools.

    It certainly wasn’t a bad night for progressives on referendum measures. Not perfect for certain, but some real progress made.

  35. Stefanybe Cecropia the Corrupt Bandfish said,

    November 7, 2012 at 18:20

    I would have felt better if Bachmann had been turned out along with West.

    Just imagine them behind the counter at Chick-Fil-A.

  36. bbkf said,

    November 7, 2012 at 18:29

    I think voters went with the devil they know, as it is said, vs. the one they only started to get to know, and not entirely.

    did k-lo just call mittens a devil? and an unpopular devil at that?

  37. bbkf said,

    November 7, 2012 at 18:31

    The fact is: fiscal cliff, Iran, abortion, Fast and Furious, gays, religion, white minority, demographic browning.

    fake gary is slipping…he fergot ‘benghazi!!!11!’

  38. bbkf said,

    November 7, 2012 at 18:36

    I would have felt better if Bachmann had been turned out along with West.

    i heard on the raydio this morning that recount could be a possibility…with o’l crazy eyes i mean…

  39. Stefanybe Cecropia the Corrupt Bandfish said,

    November 7, 2012 at 18:38

    Shyeah, K-Lo, people didn’t know Mittens well enough, yeah, that was the problem.

  40. Dr.KennethNoisewater said,

    November 7, 2012 at 18:40

    I’ve been pestering my state senator for an assisted homicide bill, but no response so far.

    Quit hinting already. Just ask me! I’m always ready to assist.

  41. bbkf said,

    November 7, 2012 at 18:43

    As I asked Tuesday morning when Planned Parenthood pointed to girls asking their moms not to forget to vote for the right to abort children: Is this really who we want to be?

    yes…yes, it is k-lo…apparently most believe women should have a choice when it comes to not only their own bodies, but bringing another life into this world instead of all women becoming autonamous baby incubators…

  42. gocart mozart said,

    November 7, 2012 at 18:44

    Salon ranks the tears.
    http://www.salon.com/2012/11/07/the_20_biggest_sore_losers_of_election_night/

  43. bbkf said,

    November 7, 2012 at 18:48

    Losers: Me

    podhoretz called that one right…LOL…

  44. tigris said,

    November 7, 2012 at 18:52

    Teaparty guy on NPR just said Romney lost because he wasn’t conservative enough and this will make the TP stronger. JUST YOU WAIT.

  45. Pupienus, Doctor of Anathematics said,

    November 7, 2012 at 18:52

    HAHAHAHAHAHA

    Tucker Carlson tweets: No single factor helped Obama more than dropping marriage rates. Unmarried people voted for Obama. Far more of them than ever before.

    Sorry no link, saw it at Sullivan’s.

  46. Bitter Scribe said,

    November 7, 2012 at 18:55

    The best mango so far from K-Lo’s page:

    The fact that there is a demographic that honestly pins their vote to the degree of freedom they have in killing their own children is pretty much all I need to know that it was a huge mistake to allow that demographic group to vote in the first place.

    So there’s the answer: Get rid of the 19th Amendment. And I’ll bet this guy isn’t real fond of the 15th, either.

  47. Stefanybe Cecropia the Corrupt Bandfish said,

    November 7, 2012 at 18:56

    The good news is the promise of continued massive unemployment among young people.
    — Ann Coulter

    Yeah, “young people” like Aiken, West, Brown, Murdoch, Romney…

    *snicker*

  48. Pupienus, Doctor of Anathematics said,

    November 7, 2012 at 18:58

    From gm’s Salon link, Donald Trump: Lets fight like hell and stop this great and disgusting injustice! The world is laughing at us.

    For certain values of ‘us’ it is true, Donald, but you aren’t thinking of the the right ‘us.’

  49. tigris said,

    November 7, 2012 at 18:59

    From the Salon piece: “Damn. CT is populated by idiots. RT @slone: DAMN!!!!!!!!!!Linda McMahon LOSES Senate race in CT #tcot”

    Because they didn’t vote for the crazy wrestling boss lady? Christ.

    “The road to despotism is paved with “fairness.”"

    Yes, freedom is all about unfairness. I say we start down that path by Thomas Sowell SHUTTING THE FUCK UP.

    “The good news is the promise of continued massive unemployment among young people.”

    Oh honey, you are not young enough for that to be good news. Still, the election proved prayer works so I haven’t lost hope.

  50. Stefanybe Cecropia the Corrupt Bandfish said,

    November 7, 2012 at 19:00

    This would be a great time to own a company that makes survival seeds, guns, or that sells gold. Lol. #TeaPartyVotes
    — John Hawkins

    Or a company that makes gold seeds you shoot from guns! Profit!

    “Or what, you’ll unleash the dogs? Or the bees? Or the dogs with bees in their mouth and when they bark they shoot bees at you?”

  51. Dragon-King Wangchuck said,

    November 7, 2012 at 19:00

    One l survived by a margin of 1.2%. And that was entirely purchased seeing as how she outspent her challenger by a full order of magnitude.

    I’m going through the Tea Party Caucus members to see how they fared. A lot better than I thought they might – but still some pretty shocking losses. Joe Walsh is out. Roscoe Bartlett first took national office at the same time as Bill Clinton. He’s out. Jeff Landry had to run against Charles Boustany due to redistricting and the establishment GOPper won out, Rehberg and Akin went on to challenge for Senate seats and both lost. Plus a handful of retirements so they’re down a few members. Sadly, it looks like their incumbency is about the same as the rest of Congress.

  52. Major Kong said,

    November 7, 2012 at 19:01

    The good news is the promise of continued massive unemployment among young people.
    — Ann Coulter

    And what does she suppose making us older folks work ’til we die is going to do?

    If I never get to retire, then no young person will be able to step into my job.

  53. Stefanybe Cecropia the Corrupt Bandfish said,

    November 7, 2012 at 19:02

    There was a comment on the Tumblr back up top that some wingnut was talking about burying their guns.

    Hell, Teabaggers, why not just go all the way and plant yourself while you’re at it?

  54. tsam said,

    November 7, 2012 at 19:04

    Same sex marriage good to go in Maine, Maryland and Washington.

    Mary Jane in Colorado and Washington.

    Now, normally I’d love to share the glory with states on that side of the country, but we did recreational marijuana AND same sex marriage by popular vote on the same ballot.

    You will all become quite tired of hearing me crow and gloat about this. Give me all the unsportsmanlike conduct penalties you like. I don’t give a FUCK!

  55. Stefanybe Cecropia the Corrupt Bandfish said,

    November 7, 2012 at 19:10

    OH MAH HEART DONE BLEEDED

  56. Pupienus, Doctor of Anathematics said,

    November 7, 2012 at 19:10

    Not going to give _you_ any credit until I see the breakdown by county. _You_ guys out there in West Idaho aren’t the ones to get credit, I’m betting.

  57. Mary Jane said,

    November 7, 2012 at 19:14

    “recreational marijuana AND same sex marriage by popular vote”

    More of THIS!

  58. CRA said,

    November 7, 2012 at 19:16

    It will be interesting to see whether the Right figures out that Rove is not a wizard. He’s not a master strategist, his judgment is poor, he frequently says dumb stuff … I wonder what role, if any, he’ll play in 2014 and 2016. It depends how the oligarchs (not the movement mooks) assess 2012, but mostly they too seem well-hydrated by means of Kool-Aid. So maybe they’ll just double down on losing strategies, and then Rove can retire, no longer a political genius, but much more wealthy.

  59. Helmut Monotreme said,

    November 7, 2012 at 19:19

    If I never get to retire, then no young person will be able to step into my job.

    How long will young people be able to step into your job as fully automated or remotely operated drones become more popular?

  60. CRA said,

    November 7, 2012 at 19:25

    This is awesome. The Romney campaign built a sophisticated vote-monitoring system, and then filled it full of shit. Garbage in, garbage out … Via Byron York:

    “Some Romney aides were surprised too, especially since they had put an enormous amount of effort into tracking the hour-by-hour whims of the electorate. In recent weeks the campaign came up with a super-secret, super-duper vote monitoring system that was dubbed Project Orca. The name “Orca,” after the whale, was apparently chosen to suggest that the project was bigger than anything any other campaign, including Barack Obama’s in 2008, had ever imagined. For the project, Romney aides gathered about 34,000 volunteers spread across the swing states to send in information about what was happening at the polls. “The project operates via a web-based app volunteers use to relay the most up-to-date poll information to a ‘national dashboard’ at the Boston headquarters,” said a campaign email on election eve. “From there, data will be interpreted and utilized to plan voter turnout tactics on Election Day.”

    Orca, which was headquartered in a giant war room spread across the floor of the Boston Garden, turned out to be problematic at best. Early in the evening, one aide said that, as of 4 p.m., Orca still projected a Romney victory of somewhere between 290 and 300 electoral votes. Obviously that didn’t happen. Later, another aide said Orca had pretty much crashed in the heat of the action. “Somebody said Orca is lying on the beach with a harpoon in it,” said the aide.”

    (Emphasis mine.)

  61. Stefanybe Cecropia the Corrupt Bandfish said,

    November 7, 2012 at 19:25

    “I so wish that I had been able to fulfill your hopes to lead the country in a different direction, but the nation chose another leader”

    Would you like some cheese with that whine, sir?

  62. Stefanybe Cecropia the Corrupt Bandfish said,

    November 7, 2012 at 19:29

    I cry tears of blood for The Last Best Place & the warriors who died for this tragedy
    — Ted Nugent (@TedNugent) November 7, 2012

    Hee, hee, hee.

    If I didn’t have to go off to The Place Of Labor I’d fix myself a big bowl of popcorn & settle down to enjoy the fun.

    I’d almost, ALMOST want to listen to The Pigman today. That should be classic as well.

  63. zombie rotten mcdonald said,

    November 7, 2012 at 19:32

    . “Somebody said Orca is lying on the beach with a harpoon in it,” said the aide.”

    What a great time to post this.

  64. Stefanybe Cecropia the Corrupt Bandfish said,

    November 7, 2012 at 19:33

    Oh, my.

    Media Matters looks good, too.

    I have so much to look forward to when I get home!

    snerkle, snerkle

  65. Major Kong said,

    November 7, 2012 at 19:34

    How long will young people be able to step into your job as fully automated or remotely operated drones become more popular?

    That’s a very good question. I think it’ll be a few years down the road (hopefully after I retire) before we see them in the cargo world. Longer than that before the public wants to climb into a remote-controlled airliner.

    There are problems integrating them into the same airspace as manned aircraft – drones can’t “see and avoid” other aircraft.

    The other problem is drones have a horrendous accident rate. Predators crash all the time, which isn’t a big problem because they’re (relatively) cheap. When a $218 million Global Hawk crashes (and they do) it’s a very big deal. That’s why the Global Hawk is being phased out in favor of the 50+ year old U-2.

  66. Pryme said,

    November 7, 2012 at 19:36

    It will be interesting to see whether the Right figures out that Rove is not a wizard. He’s not a master strategist, his judgment is poor, he frequently says dumb stuff … I wonder what role, if any, he’ll play in 2014 and 2016. It depends how the oligarchs (not the movement mooks) assess 2012, but mostly they too seem well-hydrated by means of Kool-Aid. So maybe they’ll just double down on losing strategies, and then Rove can retire, no longer a political genius, but much more wealthy.

    Considering all the billions he got from rich Republicans and what he delivered for it (ABSO-FUCKING-LUTELY NOTHING) Turd Blossom has a lot to answer for. Last night he was babbling like a guy who ends up “taking a ride” in those gangster movies.

  67. Bitter Scribe said,

    November 7, 2012 at 19:38

    Oh, those K-Lo mangoes, so sweet and juicy. I’m not getting much work done this morning.

    It ultimately might mean that the Catholic Church no longer offer the sacrament of marriage to any couple in America because it cannot marry homosexuals; Catholics therefore would marry only outside the limits and jurisdiction of these United States…If the Catholic Church in America cannot recognize even its own marriages performed abroad, then Catholics ultimately would resettle in foreign countries and leave America permanently except as unmarried missionaries.

    Yes, by all means, settle in Germany, France or any other country in Europe with a big Catholic population, and see how welcome your hissy fits over gay marriage, contraception, etc. make you there.

  68. Major Kong said,

    November 7, 2012 at 19:39

    Last night he was babbling like a guy who ends up “taking a ride” in those gangster movies.

    Oh if only….

    Imaging a couple of thick-necked guys showing up at Karl’s house in the middle of the night – with tarps and hacksaws.

  69. Chris said,

    November 7, 2012 at 19:41

    My cup of schadenfreude runneth over for Karl Rove, recipient of a major, major comeuppance last night. He encouraged billionaires to piss away millions of dollars to influence the election and has *nothing* to show for it. Here’s a guy who has spent his entire adult life thinking up ways to fuck over his political adversaries. If there is any justice in the world, he’d be looking at an exciting new career opportunity as an assistant manager at a chain restaurant.

    You know, this election cycle’s made me realize that Karl Rove isn’t nearly as smart as he’s given credit for. He got a big win in 2000 via voter suppression in a swing state, and still required a Republican Supreme Court to bail him out with a ruling so blatantly illegitimate they had to add a “not actually meant to be ever used in any other circumstance, ever.” He got a hail mary in the form of the 9/11 attacks without which his pony was virtually certain to lose the next election. And as it turns out this time around, when his one-trick pony (voter suppression) isn’t enough to put him across the finish line, he got nothing.

  70. bbkf said,

    November 7, 2012 at 19:42

    victoria jackson:

    Thanks a lot Christians, for not showing up. You disgust me

    i’m sure the irony here does not need to be pointed out and mocked, but then again, it just might…dang, i wish i was on teh tweeter…

  71. g said,

    November 7, 2012 at 19:43

    Donald Trump: Lets fight like hell and stop this great and disgusting injustice! The world is laughing at us.

    For certain values of ‘us’ it is true, Donald, but you aren’t thinking of the the right ‘us.’

    So pretentious of Mr. Trump to be using the royal first person plural
    for himself.

  72. bbkf said,

    November 7, 2012 at 19:43

    You know, this election cycle’s made me realize that Karl Rove isn’t nearly as smart as he’s given credit for.

    right? i think we’ve found out that a LOT of goopers aren’t as smart as they are given credit for…i am hoping the canned ham makes an appearance on colber tonight…

  73. Big Bad Bald Bastard said,

    November 7, 2012 at 19:44

    The fact that there is a demographic that honestly pins their vote to the degree of freedom they have in killing their own children is pretty much all I need to know that it was a huge mistake to allow that demographic group to vote in the first place.

    I agree 100%- mule-fucking, right wing patriarchal lunatics should lose the franchise.

  74. Major Kong said,

    November 7, 2012 at 19:44

    Thanks a lot Christians, for not showing up. You disgust me

    Excuse me while I run and grab a fire extinguisher. My irony meter just just shorted out and there’s smoke coming out of it.

  75. bbkf said,

    November 7, 2012 at 19:44

    POOP…graves conceded to one l…i am happy he made her fight for it though…

  76. Big Bad Bald Bastard said,

    November 7, 2012 at 19:47

    Now, normally I’d love to share the glory with states on that side of the country, but we did recreational marijuana AND same sex marriage by popular vote on the same ballot.

    You will all become quite tired of hearing me crow and gloat about this. Give me all the unsportsmanlike conduct penalties you like. I don’t give a FUCK!

    Instead of crowing and gloating, you should be out there smoking a bowl and marrying a dude!

  77. bbkf said,

    November 7, 2012 at 19:48

    I agree 100%- mule-fucking, right wing patriarchal lunatics should lose the franchise.

    uuuuhhh…the pop up ad on that link was for some kind of butt paste…i shit you not…

  78. Pryme said,

    November 7, 2012 at 19:50

    You know, this election cycle’s made me realize that Karl Rove isn’t nearly as smart as he’s given credit for. He got a big win in 2000 via voter suppression in a swing state, and still required a Republican Supreme Court to bail him out with a ruling so blatantly illegitimate they had to add a “not actually meant to be ever used in any other circumstance, ever.” He got a hail mary in the form of the 9/11 attacks without which his pony was virtually certain to lose the next election. And as it turns out this time around, when his one-trick pony (voter suppression) isn’t enough to put him across the finish line, he got nothing.

    So basically he’s the political version of this.

  79. Bitter Scribe said,

    November 7, 2012 at 19:53

    The Corner is the gift that keeps on giving this morning. This guy thinks—I swear I’m not making this up—that George Clooney and Sarah Jessica Parker stole the election for Obama.

  80. tigris said,

    November 7, 2012 at 20:02

    I cry tears of blood for The Last Best Place & the warriors who died for this tragedy
    — Ted Nugent (@TedNugent) November 7, 2012

    So, when is he going to be dead or in jail?

    It ultimately might mean that the Catholic Church no longer offer the sacrament of marriage to any couple in America because it cannot marry homosexuals;

    Do they accept public money for marrying people like they did for adoptions? No? Then STFU, ignorant moron. Don’t let the fact that you’re wrong keep you from moving, though.

    PS first snowflakes of the season; with this and the Obama reelection I’m rethinking this Jesus thing, dude may be alright.

  81. Oregon Beer Snob said,

    November 7, 2012 at 20:04

    Pupienus, Doctor of Anathematics said,

    November 7, 2012 at 17:38 (kill)

    Big ticket referendums went to the progressive side wherever they were voted on.

    Nope. the most important one in OR was something of a disaster.

    http://imgur.com/aAj0O

    IK,R? WTF Oregon? As the map shows, Pup and I live in the correct counties at least.

    There’s gonna be a big business for Vancouver, WA maryjane sellers to Oregon peeps, and an equally busy set of Oregon cops “randomly” checking Oregon cars coming back across the river.

    And the Nooooj’s twitter freakout is hilarious. As was Trump’s quickly deleted tirade.

  82. Bitter Scribe said,

    November 7, 2012 at 20:04

    Next up, Kevin Williamson on the auto bailout, in the context of crying about Ohio:

    Putting General Motors on federal life support is economically daft and morally dubious, but it gave the Obama administration a powerful tool for convincing middle-class workers that the president is on their side…The (mostly mythical) image of the blue-collar homeowner supporting a four-person family in comfort by spending 40 hours a week on the assembly line is up there with mom and apple pie in the pantheon of American sentimentality.

    Yeah, my mother, sister and brother would really have benefited from having Williamson around to tell us that my father’s work at a GM plant was all a myth, and that the home and college educations he paid for didn’t exist.

    If President Obama had associated himself with the bailout of, say, Eastman Kodak — which will cease providing health care and other benefits to 56,000 retirees as part of its bankruptcy — it would not have imbued him with quite the same glow.

    Yes, perhaps because Eastman Kodak’s problem is that it makes photographic film, which no one uses anymore.

    Williamson’s article is titled “How Romney Lost.” I’m going to go out on a limb and say that it was at least partly because Romney listened too much to geniuses like Williamson.

  83. tigris said,

    November 7, 2012 at 20:06

    Thanks a lot Christians, for not showing up. You disgust me

    “By this all will know that you are My disciples, if you have love for one another” OOPS.

  84. CRA said,

    November 7, 2012 at 20:07

    The Corner is the gift that keeps on giving this morning. This guy thinks—I swear I’m not making this up—that George Clooney and Sarah Jessica Parker stole the election for Obama.

    That Cornerite points out that the winning campaign, like the losers, used statisticians, etc. (“Inside the secret world of quants!”); that the winning campaign, like the losers, sought celebrity endorsements to sway voters. One side did it better. How is this a story?

  85. Dr.KennethNoisewater said,

    November 7, 2012 at 20:15

    What is “per-menopausal?”

  86. Bitter Scribe said,

    November 7, 2012 at 20:22

    What is “per-menopausal?”

    It’s “pre-menopausal” typed by someone who is blinded by tears.

  87. wiley said,

    November 7, 2012 at 20:27

    Fell asleep on the couch last night. When I woke up, Clouds said, “Obama is President”. The best nap ever. Then I found out about the House. Republicans can be obstructing assholes, but they don’t get to drop any bombs.

  88. Whale Chowder said,

    November 7, 2012 at 20:27

    The fact is: fiscal cliff, Iran, abortion, Fast and Furious, gays, religion, white minority, demographic browning.

    Wow, it’s like you read the Facebook post of one of my old high school cohort.

  89. Pryme said,

    November 7, 2012 at 20:27

    Moar…give me MOAR.

  90. Dick "dick" Morris said,

    November 7, 2012 at 20:31

    Bookmark it libs!

    http://www.foxnews.com/on-air/oreilly/2012/11/01/dick-morris-romney-will-win-landslide?intcmp=obnetwork

  91. Substance McGravitas said,

    November 7, 2012 at 20:35

    Very unsatisfying trolling thus far.

  92. Whale Chowder said,

    November 7, 2012 at 20:36

    This would be a great time to own a company that makes survival seeds, guns, or that sells gold.

    So on an automotive related mailing list I’m subscribed to, this morning two people were soliciting to buy guns: “handguns and shotguns.”

    Gee, wonder what’s up with that? 9_9

  93. Oregon Beer Snob said,

    November 7, 2012 at 20:40

    So on an automotive related mailing list I’m subscribed to, this morning two people were soliciting to buy guns: “handguns and shotguns.”

    But c’mon, you’re not surprised by that from Glenn are you?

    (yes, I’m on the list too — I don’t know the other two folks, haven’t been around the scene much lately.)

  94. Whale Chowder said,

    November 7, 2012 at 20:42

    Pup: breakdown of votes by county.

    Spoiler alert: Spokanians lurve their dope but hate teh gayses and the demoncraps.

  95. tigris said,

    November 7, 2012 at 20:43

    Subby’s link: “My sense, to the contrary, is that the Tea Party – which is a grass-roots movement, not a “party” – is actually quite representative of ordinary Americans”

    The fact that they win big in off years when only retired old white people vote and don’t when the electorate is more representative of the nation as a whole proves this.

  96. tsam said,

    November 7, 2012 at 20:44

    Not going to give _you_ any credit until I see the breakdown by county. _You_ guys out there in West Idaho aren’t the ones to get credit, I’m betting.

    Weed, yes. Marriage equality, no. We don’t get the credit collectively, but I DID campaign actively to pass R74 and helped a little with the weed. So I personally, and all my coworkers, my oldest daughter, my parents, and 2 friends all voted yes, so I get credit for threatening them with harm if they voted no. (j/k, I didn’t threaten them, I hounded them like a BOSS)

  97. Whale Chowder said,

    November 7, 2012 at 20:44

    But c’mon, you’re not surprised by that from Glenn are you?

    Nothing he does surprises me, nor am I surprised by the right-wing bent of most of the members. What does actually surprise me is the continued “they’s gonna get mah guns!” meme that is circulating. I really thought it had died down.

    Silly me.

  98. Gerald Fnord said,

    November 7, 2012 at 20:47

    Well, as long as someone suffers her sort reckon that life can’t be all bad.

  99. Consumer Unit 5012 said,

    November 7, 2012 at 20:47

    A random Republican whines about their loss (long, cuss-filled). I thought it was a kind-of interesting look into the head of a heavy-duty Fox-addict, although I couldn’t stop grinning for the schadenfreude.

    My reply by proxy

  100. tigris said,

    November 7, 2012 at 20:47

    Still watching the house races, Dems have already won 193 seats and there are still 9 reported as still up for grabs, so Dems can only equal or better their numbers from the last Congress, they cannot lose ground.

  101. Substance McGravitas said,

    November 7, 2012 at 20:48

    Ordinary Americans live in houses, everyone else is some weirdo.

  102. VCarlson said,

    November 7, 2012 at 20:49

    Repeated from last post because I didn’t notice this one:

    I just read a piece on Rove’s inability to accept Fox’s (Fox’s!) call for Obama, and his insistence that nonono, Ohio was going Romney. It occurs to me that he knew the fix was in when it, in fact, wasn’t, thanks to the increased attention Ohio was getting. We may have Husted to thank for not having to go through litigation and uncertainty. If he had been a little less blatant …

  103. Substance McGravitas said,

    November 7, 2012 at 20:50

    K-Lo:

    The Senate is such a disappointment as it is was such the result of unnecessary errors.

    Unnecessary errors you say?

  104. VCarlson said,

    November 7, 2012 at 20:52

    And I have to add that I decided pretty early on that Rove’s “smarts” consisted largely of going further past the previously accepted ratfucking than others.

  105. Dragon-King Wangchuck said,

    November 7, 2012 at 20:52

    BTW, on the topic of the gay witch and lie-beral bias and all that – since his model averages all the possible simulation outcomes to give the topline Electoral College prediction – Nate actually underpredicted Obama’s performance by roughly half of Florida. The “in-the-tank-for-the-Democrats” guy called for Obama to get 17 fewer electoral college votes than he did.

  106. CRA said,

    November 7, 2012 at 20:53

    It occurs to me that he knew the fix was in when it, in fact, wasn’t,

    That’s what I thought too.

  107. Pupienus said,

    November 7, 2012 at 20:56

    What an excellent day! Rode to Windy Ridge (in NoFuckingvember!), Obama won in a landslide, marriage equality advanced big time, Allen West et al. are looking for work, the War On Drugs is mortally wounded (though it’s going linger on its deathbed too long), Karl Rove and his minions are made to look like effin idjits, a tsunami of whingnut tears is flooding the country and Teh Ho brought home tix for Leonard Cohen on Sunday! I am SO buying a tottery licket.

  108. Smut Clyde said,

    November 7, 2012 at 20:57

    I think voters went with the devil they know, as it is said, vs. the one they only started to get to know, and not entirely.

    Perhaps it would have been better if Romney had let the voters know more about him. Starting with his tax returns.

  109. Smut Clyde said,

    November 7, 2012 at 21:01

    This would be a great time to own a company that makes survival seeds, guns, or that sells gold.
    Mr Hawkins has had plenty of time to build himself one, yet all he can do is sigh at the missed opportunity. I blame the Interlattice.

  110. tsam said,

    November 7, 2012 at 21:02

    I think voters went with the devil they know, as it is said, vs. the one they only started to get to know, and not entirely.

    We knew him just fine. We got a rude introduction to him in 2001.

  111. Pupienus said,

    November 7, 2012 at 21:04

    They can carry on and on about celebrities stealing the election but I doubt they will realize that threatening to ice Big Bird (and gloating about it) did more than authing else tohurt them. One does not simply fuck with Big Bird.

  112. tigris said,

    November 7, 2012 at 21:05

    I think voters went with the devil they know, as it is said, vs. the one they only started to get to know, and not entirely.

    As shown by his strong showing here in Mittsachusetts where we knew him best.

  113. Smut Clyde said,

    November 7, 2012 at 21:07

    Williamson’s article is titled “How Romney Lost.”
    I suppose “Because more people voted against him” is not the desired answer.

    Fingers crossed for Comet C/2012 S1 (ISON) as the next Hale-Bopp.

  114. Substance McGravitas said,

    November 7, 2012 at 21:08

    We all know what’s NOT to blame.

  115. Smut Clyde said,

    November 7, 2012 at 21:09

    a great time to own a company that makes survival seeds

    I should add that anyone who thinks that seeds are assembled in laboratories is probably not a farm-boy.

  116. tsam said,

    November 7, 2012 at 21:12

    One does not simply fuck with Big Bird.

    Pretty sure that looking Jim Lehrer right in the face and saying “luv ya bro, but you’re OUTA HERE” sent a pretty nasty message to people who aren’t totally fucked in the head.

  117. Helmut Monotreme said,

    November 7, 2012 at 21:12

    We all know what’s NOT to blame.

    Conservatism cannot fail! It can only be failed!

  118. Dragon-King Wangchuck said,

    November 7, 2012 at 21:15

    We all know what’s NOT to blame.

    Wow. It’s like the most laziest blatant parody job a satirist could fart out. If any humourist had gone that exact post, they would be accused of phoning it in.

  119. Marion in Savannah said,

    November 7, 2012 at 21:17

    A random Republican whines about their loss

    WOW!!! Somebody forgot to take their Valium…

  120. Dragon-King Wangchuck said,

    November 7, 2012 at 21:22

    re: Fox calling Ohio.

    There’s apparently an interesting story about that.

  121. gocart mozart said,

    November 7, 2012 at 21:25

    More good news. Everyone except Alan West, says that Alan West has lost.

    http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/11/07/us-usa-campaign-florida-west-idUSBRE8A625020121107
    http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/11/07/allen-west-election-results-patrick-murphy_n_2083846.html
    http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/post-partisan/post/voters-run-away-from-rep-allen-west/2012/11/07/14950f96-28f9-11e2-b4e0-346287b7e56c_blog.html

  122. Another Kiwi said,

    November 7, 2012 at 21:26

    Allen West cannot fail!! He will secede before he fails!!

  123. Oregon Beer Snob said,

    November 7, 2012 at 21:26

    Nothing he does surprises me, nor am I surprised by the right-wing bent of most of the members. What does actually surprise me is the continued “they’s gonna get mah guns!” meme that is circulating. I really thought it had died down.

    Silly me.

    Yeah, the “Ohmahgawd, they’ll take mah guns! Even though they’ve done absolutely nothing whatsoever in that direction in many, many years, I just know they will, now, I just know it!” crap is pretty hilarious.

    Aside: I raced against Glenn a few times when he lived in Portland and we raced PAX class together. He was an asshole then too.

  124. CRA said,

    November 7, 2012 at 21:28

    Allen West should drag a podium and a flagpole deep out into the swamp and just keep on doing his thing.

  125. Pryme said,

    November 7, 2012 at 21:36

    “Megyn, be a dear and go get me some coffee check on those poll results, OK babe? Thanks.”

  126. Another Kiwi said,

    November 7, 2012 at 21:41

    No need to hurry doll. Gawd they are slimeballs

  127. CRA said,

    November 7, 2012 at 21:46

    We all know what’s NOT to blame.

    3) Social conservatism: Mitt Romney centered his entire campaign around the economy and only occasionally, very delicately, stuck his toe into the water of social conservatism. Like it or not, Mitt Romney centered his campaign on the economy, the debt, and jobs — and he lost.

    Oh oh let me try: 5) Human sacrifice: Romney centered his campaign on the economy, never once mentioning ritual killings. Like it or not, Romney campaigned on the economy, and lost.

  128. tsam said,

    November 7, 2012 at 21:46

    Megyn does have excessively nice legs.

  129. tsam said,

    November 7, 2012 at 21:51

    F) The Republican primaries. Romney centered his campaign on the economy, and never once spent 193 debates rolling around in a giant vat of depraved, craven diarrhea with a bunch of religious zealots, congressmen whose careers ended under ethics investigations, a batshit crazy lady who drinks the blood of virgins to keep alive, and a governor who revived Jerry Lewis’ early film roles, and a dude who once managed to get some pizza stores without ever becoming able to read and write or do math…Like it or not, Romney campaigned on the economy and lost.

  130. N__B said,

    November 7, 2012 at 21:52

    tsam –

    She works at FOX. Any discussion of her physical attractiveness must be tempered by recognition of the buckets of slime that lurk within her skin.

  131. Pryme said,

    November 7, 2012 at 22:06

    Shorter Limbaugh: How do we get the pothead college brats, fence-jumpers and abortion-loving chicks to like us?

    Just think: women have married this man.

  132. Kary Sluppert said,

    November 7, 2012 at 22:10

    The fact is, the fact is the fact. While the fact continues to enfactize the facts of this factual infactuation, the fact is that facts will never factualize the factification of the deepest factlands. When facts become enfacted and the unfacts lose their factual basis, the fact is that the defacto facts will rise from the facts and sprinkle wonderful true factification all over the true factlievers. It’s a fact.

  133. Dr.KennethNoisewater said,

    November 7, 2012 at 22:13

    She works at FOX. Any discussion of her physical attractiveness must be tempered by recognition of the buckets of slime that lurk within her skin.

    Or we could just say she’s kinda “meh” plus she’s completely repulsive, besides and leave it at that!

  134. gocart mozart said,

    November 7, 2012 at 22:16

    “Allen West should drag a podium and a flagpole deep out into the swamp and just keep on doing his thing.”

    In Allen West’s defense, he may be counting all of the voices in his head as qualified voters in which case he may actually have one.

  135. bbkf said,

    November 7, 2012 at 22:19

    another texting session:

    hubbkf: what are you doing?
    me: trying to stay motivated, you?
    hubbkf: looking at bras…jfk
    me: do you mean ‘jk’?
    hubbkf: stupid autocorrect

  136. Major Kong said,

    November 7, 2012 at 22:20

    “Allen West should drag a podium and a flagpole boat anchor deep out into the swamp and just keep on doing his thing.”

    Fixed. If a boat anchor cannot be obtained an anvil would be an allowable substitute.

  137. Dr.KennethNoisewater said,

    November 7, 2012 at 22:21

    JFK in a bra–now that’s hot!!

  138. bbkf said,

    November 7, 2012 at 22:23

    craven diarrhea

    oh, btw…our local pizza ranch owner won the mayoral election in hooterville…all the write-in votes for county commissioners (by a group having hissy fits over bringing a granite mining business into town) equalled a big ol’ fail…things went pretty much the way i wanted them to this election (curses, one l two ns!!!) so why am i not absolutely giddy today?

  139. bbkf said,

    November 7, 2012 at 22:23

    JFK in a bra–now that’s hot!!

    likely a demi-cup push up model…

  140. CRA said,

    November 7, 2012 at 22:24

    Here’s a heartwarming mango from Gateway Pundit, The Day America Changed:

    Game over. The stupid and indiolent have outvoted (and outreproduce) the intelligent and productive. I’m 62 years old and will now live out whatever I have left in a selfish mental stupor.

    As well, I’ll waste no more time reading Drudge Report or even this wonderful Gateway Pundit. What good is it? Good-bye.

  141. bbkf said,

    November 7, 2012 at 22:24

    She works at FOX. Any discussion of her physical attractiveness must be tempered by recognition of the buckets of slime that lurk within her skin.

    statements such as these are why women love you, n_b…

  142. tigris said,

    November 7, 2012 at 22:26

    in which case he may actually have one

    OMG Gocart is Trump!

  143. Substance McGravitas said,

    November 7, 2012 at 22:27

    The stupid and indiolent

    The indiolent will crush your face into a bloody pulp once the game is over and they’ve had a snack.

  144. CRA said,

    November 7, 2012 at 22:27

    They’re going Galt! One’s gonna join the 47% for the first time. And:
    I’m firing 30 people today and locking my doors. Merry Christmas!

  145. Dr.KennethNoisewater said,

    November 7, 2012 at 22:31

    statements such as these are why women love you, n_b…

    He’s not my favorite polar bear for nothin’ !

  146. Pupienus said,

    November 7, 2012 at 22:31

    HAHAHA Teh Ho’s fundiegelical sister posted t’udder day on her FB “Please, God, may the best man in your view win and bring this country back to where it needs to be. AMEN.”

    So Teh Ho commented “Can we get an amen?!” She hasn’t responded.

  147. bbkf said,

    November 7, 2012 at 22:33

    things i noticed whilst on the mm page:

    Fox’s Laura Ingraham: “The Language Of Dealing With Latinos Has To Be Changed”

    i’ve heard this a few times between last night and today…poor latinos…can’t catch a break…they have the goopers gunning for them one way or the other…

    Fox News Chyron Falsely Declares “Same-Sex Marriage… Fails In Minnesota”

    does this really surprise anybody? rly? fox news gettin’ it wrong? also, too…at my key club meeting today, the lone boy in the group was ‘ewww gross…minnesota is going to allow teh ghey marriage’ and all the other kids were like, ‘we know, right?!?’ but without being grossed out about it…the two identical twin geniuses in the group disabused them with a little legislative lesson…proud of those two but want to smack the crap out of the rest of them…PAY ATTENTION HIGH SCHOOL SHEEPLE!!!

  148. Oregon Beer Snob said,

    November 7, 2012 at 22:33

    Just got this email from Oregon Senator Jeff Merkley:

    Thanks to your support, the Proven Progressive candidates we supported were all victorious. I look forward to working closely with Massachusetts’ Elizabeth Warren, Connecticut’s Chris Murphy, Wisconsin’s Tammy Baldwin, and Ohio’s Sherrod Brown in the Senate.

    At the same time, I also have great hope that, last night, we took a great step toward reforming the filibuster.

    (emPHAsis mine)

    Ohpleaseohpleaseohpleaseohpleaseohpleaseohpleaseohpleaseohpleaseohpleaseohplease!

  149. Dr.KennethNoisewater said,

    November 7, 2012 at 22:33

    I’m 62 years old and will now live out whatever I have left in a selfish mental stupor.

    Soooooooooooooo nothing’s changed?

  150. bbkf said,

    November 7, 2012 at 22:35

    So Teh Ho commented “Can we get an amen?!” She hasn’t responded.

    to do list:

    buy more booze
    meet teh ho

  151. gocart mozart said,

    November 7, 2012 at 22:35

    OMG Gocart is Trump!

    I have better hair.

  152. N__B said,

    November 7, 2012 at 22:36

    He’s not my favorite polar bear for nothin’ !

    You can buy steam from Con Ed in NYC rather than having your own boiler. The system was shut down last week and is only now being restarted, so my office has been without heat since it reopened last Thursday.

    There are eight of us sitting here (as it’s snowing outside form the new storm). The office is maybe 50-55F. Everyone but me is wearing a jacket. I’m wearing a polo shirt. (Acid green, if you must know.)

    Russian genes are a beautiful thing, this time of year.

  153. DAS said,

    November 7, 2012 at 22:37

    An incumbent president won re-election after 4 years of heavy unemployment and sluggishly lacklustre economic performance. The contested Senate seats went to Democrats and allies 3 to 1. While there were only modest gains in the House, they were at the expense of Tea Party representatives. Big ticket referendums went to the progressive side wherever they were voted on. Last night was a complete and total “refudiation” of the conservative world-view and the horse it rode in on. – DKW

    And yet, according to the talking heads on the radio and TeeVee, the House GOP now has a stronger mandate while Obama must keep his promises to be all bipartisan and shit and be willing to make whatever compromises it takes … I guess to enact the agenda of the DC Villagers and punditocracy or something like that.

  154. gocart mozart said,

    November 7, 2012 at 22:40

    This is awesome

    “am not going to waste my energy on these sites anymore. America is now controlled by blacks and Hispanics and will turn into a third world country and there is nothing we can do about it

    Plus No more tips to waiters, tax drivers etc”

  155. DAS said,

    November 7, 2012 at 22:40

    Russian genes are a beautiful thing, this time of year. – N__B

    3/8ths of my great grandparents come from the Pripet marshes (northern Rivne to be more exact) and half of my great grandparents are of baltic origin. Most of the time my swamp-thing pallor, furry coating, my ability to find temperatures greater than 70 deg. F to be sweat inducing and my extreme love of hot beverages are detrimental. But in this weather, they all come in quite handy.

  156. bbkf said,

    November 7, 2012 at 22:41

    oooh…just had a glance at fb…holy crap! freak out, much people?

  157. CRA said,

    November 7, 2012 at 22:41

    BurmaShave shoots for scary, misses the mark, makes buying dope from immigrants sound twee:

    You forgot to mention that finally we are going stop impeding people, who speak quaint languages, from providing us with special pharmaceuticals,

  158. bbkf said,

    November 7, 2012 at 22:43

    Russian genes are a beautiful thing, this time of year. – N__B

    hmmm…this would explain a few things about hubbkf…his family is some sort of mongrel-ish russianprussianpomeranian…the man is NEVER cold…

  159. Pupienus said,

    November 7, 2012 at 22:44

    Well thank god someone wrote a book about it!

    I didn’t do public predictions this year, but I fear I did see today coming. I’ve written a book to explain what went wrong – and to propose some ways forward. WHY ROMNEY LOST will release Friday as an e-book, with an excerpt also in the coming issue of Newsweek.

    Yep. David Frum will save the day!

    The key message I hope readers will understand: conservatism must modernize. Modernization is not an abandonment of the conservative message; modernization is the only way conservatism can survive.

    Modernize. Got it. You mean stop warring on blacks, immigrants, gays, dirty fucking hippies, poor people, … In other words, everything your base holds near and dear. Good luck with that.

  160. gocart mozart said,

    November 7, 2012 at 22:44

    “The Untied States of America has voted; the monied elites and their know-nothing sycophants have carried the day. The closeted Socialist/Communist/Muslim occupying the renamed Offal Office sits like some vulture waiting for a carcass to age.”

    Those damn monied elites and their communist ways! Fucking muslim athiests with their sharia mandated gay abortions also.

  161. gocart mozart said,

    November 7, 2012 at 22:47

    “The key message I hope readers will understand: conservatism must modernize. Modernization is not an abandonment of the conservative message; modernization is the only way conservatism can survive.”

    No more racist chain emails From now on, only racist tweets from our iphone 5′s!

  162. Ali said,

    November 7, 2012 at 22:48

    Gloat like a Butterfly/
    Sting like a Bee.

  163. Bitter Scribe said,

    November 7, 2012 at 22:48

    Ace of Spades mango:

    Do not believe any nonsense that this is the end of the GOP. Democrats say that every time. Tea Partiers also say that. The fact is that the popular vote was 48% to 50%. That’s amazingly close.

    “Hyuck! No wonder we beat them in football almost half the time!”

  164. Smut Clyde said,

    November 7, 2012 at 22:50

    Fox’s Laura Ingraham: “The Language Of Dealing With Latinos Has To Be Changed”
    What’s Spanish for “Do you want fries with that?”

  165. bbkf said,

    November 7, 2012 at 22:50

    I’ve written a book to explain what went wrong – and to propose some ways forward. WHY ROMNEY LOST will release Friday as an e-book, with an excerpt also in the coming issue of Newsweek

    so….dude wrote a book OVERNIGHT?! i look forward to what must be a conscise and pithy analysis of the gooper party…

  166. Smut Clyde said,

    November 7, 2012 at 22:52

    I didn’t do public predictions this year, but I fear I did see today coming. I’ve written a book to explain what went wrong

    We can but hope that Frum will press the wrong key and accidentally mail out his other version, “WHY ROMNEY WON”.

  167. gocart mozart said,

    November 7, 2012 at 22:52

    This seems to be a new wingnut meme: “23 million missing voters.”

  168. gocart mozart said,

    November 7, 2012 at 22:55

    “We can but hope that Frum will press the wrong key and accidentally mail out his other version, “WHY ROMNEY WON”.”

    This I’m sure. Dude wrote two versions and had them both in the can. It’s easier to make predictions about the past.

  169. Smut Clyde said,

    November 7, 2012 at 22:55

    his family is some sort of mongrel-ish russianprussianpomeranian…the man is NEVER cold…

    “Cold” is nature’s way of telling you to drink more akvavit.

  170. gocart mozart said,

    November 7, 2012 at 22:57

    “The fact is that the popular vote was 48% to 50%.”

    OMG! 2% of the vote is missing!!!

    Fucking Gary Johnson and Jill Stein, how do they work?

  171. jake said,

    November 7, 2012 at 22:59

    Russian genes are a beautiful thing, this time of year. – N__B

    On a stopover a few years back in Vladivostok I couldn’t help but notice that half the female population looked like super-models or retired super-models.

    Surely this is a related phenomenon.

  172. tigris said,

    November 7, 2012 at 23:02

    Modernize. Got it. You mean stop warring on blacks, immigrants, gays, dirty fucking hippies, poor people

    Pfft, not stopping, getting an app for it. Also something something IN THE CLOUD.

  173. Helmut Monotreme said,

    November 7, 2012 at 23:05

    Surely this is a related phenomenon.

    Just how many in-flight cocktails did you have?

  174. gocart mozart said,

    November 7, 2012 at 23:05

    I will go mango hunting, where shall I look for the ripest ones?

  175. VCarlson said,

    November 7, 2012 at 23:06

    Plus No more tips to waiters, tax drivers etc”

    So I’m guessing that poster either tips very poorly or is lying and doesn’t tip at all.

  176. N__B said,

    November 7, 2012 at 23:09

    jake said,
    November 7, 2012 at 22:59

    Russian genes are a beautiful thing, this time of year. – N__B

    On a stopover a few years back in Vladivostok I couldn’t help but notice that half the female population looked like super-models or retired super-models.

    Surely this is a related phenomenon.

    I have been found out. I am, indeed, a supermodel.

  177. Major Kong said,

    November 7, 2012 at 23:15

    On a stopover a few years back in Vladivostok I couldn’t help but notice that half the female population looked like super-models or retired super-models.

    Never been there but that was my impression of Iceland. Everyone looks like they stepped off a German propaganda poster circa 1930s.

  178. gocart mozart said,

    November 7, 2012 at 23:15

    Cornfed Yankee has a new site http://www.bob-owens.com/

  179. Major Kong said,

    November 7, 2012 at 23:15

    Never been to Vladivostok, that is. I’ve been to Iceland a couple times.

  180. Substance McGravitas said,

    November 7, 2012 at 23:17

    I have been found out. I am, indeed, a supermodel.

    And a lady! Hooray for gay marriage!

  181. jim the heretical anti-cliff lemming said,

    November 7, 2012 at 23:18

    Shorter The Other McCain: BAAAAAAAAAWWWW!!!!!!

    On the bright side, it’s a DRY remorseless ice-cold wind of doom.

    Russian genes are a beautiful thing, this time of year.

    Do Ukrainian genes count? It’s a bit freaky to be going home from work in the morning, wearing a t-shirt on Transit & look around at a sea of winter jackets, gloves & touques … when it’s never gone below 10 Celsius all night … & I’m in FUCKING CANADA HERE FOR BOB’S SAKE.

  182. VCarlson said,

    November 7, 2012 at 23:19

    Somehow, “Bob Evans” for Cornfed Yankee seems more appropriate.

  183. gocart mozart said,

    November 7, 2012 at 23:21

    Trump thinks Brian Williams is a big poopyhead.
    https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump?tw_i=266220239488954368&tw_e=screenname&tw_p=tweetembed

  184. VCarlson said,

    November 7, 2012 at 23:21

    Around here, the scarves and jackets come out when the daytime temps drop into the 70s.

  185. jake said,

    November 7, 2012 at 23:23

    Just how many in-flight cocktails did you have?

    Carafes of vodka you mean. Count is lost after “one.”

  186. tsam said,

    November 7, 2012 at 23:29

    Heh.

    Since I work with contractors all day, I’m getting some live action sniveling. I’m laughing at them and teasing them…

    Billboard idea:
    That’s right, gays! Bring your impeccable taste and mad softball skills to WA! 52% of us are more than happy to have you, and the other 48% can go pound sand!

    They don’t wike me vewy much today because bronco bama BAD

  187. JohnR said,

    November 7, 2012 at 23:32

    Bitter Scribe: “I’ll bet this guy isn’t real fond of the 15th, either.”

    Well, near as I can tell nobody on that side of things cares for anything other than Amendment 2, and that includes the whole original piece. “I trust my Leader to tell me the Right Thing to do, unless it’s a dang Lieberal Tyrant!” seems to be the watchword amongst the True Patriots.
    Eh, I can’t gloat over the pathetic mewlings of the self-styled Manly Men and Women of the right. They’re whining around full to the brim of self-pity now, but soon enough they’ll refill their stock of anger, resentment, jealousy and hate and get back to work tearing down the country. It wouldn’t hurt to keep building on this by strengthening our local political organizations instead of just going back to reclining on our patchouli-redolent futons, sipping Chardonnay and reading Mao’s Sayings aloud to our fluffy cats..

  188. Whale Chowder said,

    November 7, 2012 at 23:35

    Hoo boy, if you want to keep your finger on the pulse of the modern wingnut, you could do worse than track about half of the people who gradugated high school with me.

    They are convinced that the stock marked drop was caused entirely by the re-election of President Obama (still love to write that). They are hoarding MREs and weapons for the coming apocalypse. They are passing around references to Ron Paul’s “Prepare for the OMG Apocalypse” treatise (it’s on his website, can’t be arsed, etc.). They are praising John Boehner’s post-election speech.

    The tears are delicious but the buzz is marred a bit by the sense of the long slog ahead.

  189. Pupienus, Doctor of Anathematics said,

    November 7, 2012 at 23:35

    Fox’s Laura Ingraham: “The Language Of Dealing With Latinos Has To Be Changed”

    Early this year Alberto Gonzales said “The dialogue has been mean, and we find our party facing an uphill battle because of the way we talk about this issue, immigration.”

    This morning, in a piece about the GOP being a dying herd of shriveled hateful white people, I heard Gonzo say “We have to change the way we talk about … The way we think about Latinos.”

    Modernize Gonzo, modernize!

  190. MTPL said,

    November 7, 2012 at 23:35

    It occurs to me that he knew the fix was in when it, in fact, wasn’t,

    That’s what I thought too.

    Me three. Rove’s expression was as if he KNEW a lever would be thrown in a basement somewhere and OH would be theirs. Maybe some NAVY SEALS stormed the basement first, eh?

    Also, the delay in FLA makes sense in this context. The GOP operatives there were just waiting for OH to go Romney, so that FLA could then win him the election by equally sneaky methods. Now they are stuck in neutral because it didn’t go down the way they planned.

  191. DAS said,

    November 7, 2012 at 23:38

    Fucking Gary Johnson and Jill Stein

    If you were to have dropped the F-bomb at the end of this clause and not the beginning, that would be an entirely different mental picture.

  192. Substance McGravitas said,

    November 7, 2012 at 23:42

    Asses in action.

  193. Nym said,

    November 7, 2012 at 23:43

    So pretentious of Mr. Trump to be using the royal first person plural for himself.

    Maybe he has a tapeworm.

  194. Pupienus, Doctor of Anathematics said,

    November 7, 2012 at 23:47

    During a butt break on the ride yesterday I was talking with a redneck from Vantucky WA. He was complaining that the SOCIALEST MUSLAMOKENYAN was going to take away all the money from small business people so they wouldn’t be able to hire anyone. I mentioned several things, among them that most of those people built their businesses when taxes were higher, that 98% of small businesses don’t bring in over 250Kbux a year (he also did not seem to understand the idea of _net_ income vs. gross receipts) but most importantly that no businessman I ever knew made hiring decisions based primarily on the tax situation but rather on whether they could meet customer demand. He agreed that more customers is the key then immediately complained that those job creators (he actually used those words which made have to stifle a derisive snort) won’t hire anyone because their taxes are going up!

    When he asked me if I was okay with paying for some bum’s cell phone I said “let’s talk about the road conditions.”

  195. VCarlson said,

    November 7, 2012 at 23:48

    Mr. Trump is a tapeworm.

  196. Dragon-King Wangchuck said,

    November 7, 2012 at 23:48

    You know, even thouigh wee all saw this coming from a looooong way back – it’s still a bit surprising. Barry’s helmed the boat for two years of 10% unemployment, one and a half years of 9% unemployment and a few months of 8% unemployment. The trend is in the right direction but the time scale seems to be in the wrong fucking units. Performance of the economy has been sorely lacking as well. Those GOP apologists have a great point – the fundamentals were all lined up against Obama and yet he’s pulled off a blowout win. He’s ahead so far that no one gives a shit about Florida not calling their final results – Even without them Hussein X is over 300.

    Plus the Senate gains. The Dems increasing their Senate caucus wasn’t even considered a fantasy scenario only one year ago.

    Let’s face it – Team D’s record since ought eight – not the best. Arguably worse than mediocre. The punishment from voters in 2010 certainly was not undeserved – and it is hard to think of any major changes they’ve made since that time.

    So what happened? How did this unlikely scenario of wide-spread ascendancy of a crappy political party occur? There is only one answer, the alternative was clearly obviously worse in every way.

    omigod the Republicans suck.

  197. Pupienus, Doctor of Anathematics said,

    November 7, 2012 at 23:50

    Submitted without comment: http://imgur.com/cPmU1

  198. Pupienus, Doctor of Anathematics said,

    November 7, 2012 at 23:53

    The schadenfreude to he enjoyed at GayPutzRiot is tasty but disappointing in that few heads seem to actually asploded.

  199. Substance McGravitas said,

    November 7, 2012 at 23:53

    Sad elephant is sad.

  200. VCarlson said,

    November 7, 2012 at 23:54

    Now we have to make sure that Obama doesn’t actually do worse than Rmoney would have because D tribalists will go along with him, rather than fight an R doing the same thing. No Grand Bargain, etc.

  201. Substance McGravitas said,

    November 7, 2012 at 23:54

    Awww.

  202. bbkf said,

    November 7, 2012 at 23:56

    Submitted without comment: http://imgur.com/cPmU1

    i like their statuary…they is classy…

  203. VCarlson said,

    November 7, 2012 at 23:57

    Substance McGravitas said,
    November 7, 2012 at 23:54

    Awww.

    the first image in the array for me is an elephant about to take a dump. Which is an accurate prediction, I think.

  204. VCarlson said,

    November 7, 2012 at 23:59

    i like their statuary…they is classy…

    Sure those weren’t Trick-or-Treaters, courtesy of the White Witch?

  205. El Manquecito said,

    November 8, 2012 at 0:01

    I spent last night driving ( ME to GA , 1326 miles, 23 1/2 hours, good thing I didn’t need a log) and the late night radio was terrific.

  206. bbkf said,

    November 8, 2012 at 0:01

    They don’t wike me vewy much today because bronco bama BAD

    oooh…i have literally had to fight myself to NOT send a snerky email to my board pres…i relly wanted to sneak in early and place my big bronco bama pic in his office, but that may have been a bit much…

  207. gocart mozart said,

    November 8, 2012 at 0:12

    My first tweet.

    gocart mozart?@gocartmozart1

    @realDonaldTrump I think your hair is on too tight and it’s squishing your brain.

  208. bbkf said,

    November 8, 2012 at 0:20

    omg…joe soucheray is taking the re-election really, really well…he seems mystified by the wingnut freakout and says, ‘everthing will all work out…’ wtf?

  209. Dr.KennethNoisewater said,

    November 8, 2012 at 0:22

    I have been found out. I am, indeed, a supermodel.

    I knew it!

  210. Oregon Beer Snob said,

    November 8, 2012 at 0:27

    Now we have to make sure that Obama doesn’t actually do worse than Rmoney would

    Oh noes! How will we ever be able to do that!?! It’s unpossible!

    Certainly when Stein called Obummer to concede she gave him a stern talking to about being a true progressive and that drone bombing is mean and stuff. That’ll set him strait!

  211. gocart mozart said,

    November 8, 2012 at 0:28

    I’m going to drive home in the snow now. Wish me luck.

  212. Pupienus, Doctor of Anathematics said,

    November 8, 2012 at 0:30

    Paul Ryan is no longer the hottest Congressman. Brian Sims is indisputably the new HAWT Congressman. Best of all, he plays for my team and I ain’t talking about soccer (you can look that up yourself).

  213. Oregon Beer Snob said,

    November 8, 2012 at 0:31

    Wish me luck.

    Good luck. Don’t tweet-and-drive.

  214. VCarlson said,

    November 8, 2012 at 0:31

    Oh, dear. Looked at FB, which I rarely do (mainly source of adorable pics of youngest niece), and a nephew had posted that it’s “Time to leave America and become a woodsmen (sic).” He is 16, homeschooled, and lives in central TX. His daddy, my youngest stepbrother, thinks care of the poor and elderly should be left up to families, churches, and charities. Because it’s always worked so well, I guess.

  215. Pupienus, Doctor of Anathematics said,

    November 8, 2012 at 0:31

    Not that Ryan is or was actually HAWT, mind you.

  216. bbkf said,

    November 8, 2012 at 0:34

    He is 16, homeschooled, and lives in central TX

    a young female texan of my acquaintance on fb said, ‘i always knew this country was suicidal’…interesting in that both she and her mother are always being victimized by men…

  217. Oregon Beer Snob said,

    November 8, 2012 at 0:34

    Paul Ryan is no longer the hottest Congressman. Brian Sims is indisputably the new HAWT Congressman. Best of all, he plays for my team and I ain’t talking about soccer (you can look that up yourself).

    Needs a Fred Durst backwards baseball cap to compete with Lyin’ Ryan.

  218. Major Kong said,

    November 8, 2012 at 0:35

    I’m going to drive home in the snow now. Wish me luck.

    Ease off the gas, steer into the skid……..

  219. VCarlson said,

    November 8, 2012 at 0:36

    drone bombing is mean and stuff.

    Well, it is. Not only is it creating lots of new enemies for us, it’s making “going to war” even less a thing to be avoided.

  220. tigris said,

    November 8, 2012 at 0:38

    So pretentious of Mr. Trump to be using the royal first person plural for himself.

    Maybe he has a tapeworm.

    He’s referring to himself and the head-weasel.

  221. Substance McGravitas said,

    November 8, 2012 at 0:41

    Needs a Fred Durst backwards baseball cap to compete with Lyin’ Ryan.

    The first “big” concert I ever went to was David Bowie (who was dull) in a big stadium, with Peter Gabriel (who was great) and The Tubes (who were okay) opening. At one point Fee Waybill was doing some standard dumb performance and tried to whack a plastic baseball out over the audience but instead sent it straight into the face of someone in the first few rows. He made an apologetic face and turned his baseball hat backwards in the standard representation of the dumb guy.

  222. Pupienus, Doctor of Anathematics said,

    November 8, 2012 at 0:42

    So pretentious of Mr. Trump to be using the royal first person plural for himself.

    Maybe he has a tapeworm.

    He’s referring to himself and the head-weasel.

    He is the head weasel.

  223. Pupienus, Doctor of Anathematics said,

    November 8, 2012 at 0:43

    Not just good for acne anymore! Tell your wives!

  224. Major Kong said,

    November 8, 2012 at 0:45

    Needs a Fred Durst backwards baseball cap to compete with Lyin’ Ryan.

    Allow an old guy to rant a little here. I’m not a big fan of baseball caps. I pretty much think only baseball players should wear them – and even then only while actually playing baseball.

    And don’t get me started on how stupid I think it looks to wear one backwards, or worse, sideways.

    Hey you kids! Get off my lawn! And pull your pants up!

  225. DAS said,

    November 8, 2012 at 0:46

    Paul Ryan is no longer the hottest Congressman. Brian Sims is indisputably the new HAWT Congressman – Pupienus

    This is important news that the LIEbural media somehow are refusing to cover. My wife may be very interested to know of more eye candy in Congress. Of course, my wife never considered Ryan attractive in the first place.

    I did tell y’all about the “widow’s peak” conversation between Mrs. DAS and myself, didn’t I?

    Also in re Trump being the tapeworm or the head weasel:

    I am the tapeworm

    They are the tapeworms

    I am the head-weasel

    Goo-goo-ga-choob

    it could be Trump’s theme song.

  226. VCarlson said,

    November 8, 2012 at 0:46

    He’s referring to himself and the head-weasel.

    Some years ago Kevin and Kell revealed that there is an annual contest among small furry creatures to sit on Trump’s head.

  227. Oregon Beer Snob said,

    November 8, 2012 at 0:48

    Well, it is. Not only is it creating lots of new enemies for us, it’s making “going to war” even less a thing to be avoided.

    Thankfully Obummer only has to be less mean than Rmoney to meet your strict standard. Even though shoving Iran’s face into the butter and tying Yemen’s crate to the roof rack are right out, I think he’ll manage.

  228. Smut Clyde said,

    November 8, 2012 at 0:50

    Paul Ryan is no longer the hottest Congressman.
    Present for Pupienus.

    an annual contest among small furry creatures to sit on Trump’s head.

    Are they not gathered together in a cave grooving with a Pict?

  229. Oregon Beer Snob said,

    November 8, 2012 at 0:52

    Allow an old guy to rant a little here. I’m not a big fan of baseball caps. I pretty much think only baseball players should wear them – and even then only while actually playing baseball.

    As a bald guy I wear baseball-style caps in the summer to avoid having to constantly re-apply sunscreen all over my head.

    This time of year I switch to beanies to stay warm. Around here it seems like there are about two months out of the year it’s comfortable enough outside to go without some form of hat. On the plus side, not having to pay for haircuts saves me plenty of money to buy as many hats as I want.

  230. Oregon Beer Snob said,

    November 8, 2012 at 0:53

    Are they not gathered together in a cave grooving with a Pict?

    That actually explains a lot — Trump is the pict!

  231. CRA said,

    November 8, 2012 at 0:58

    My younger brother has taken to wearing a baseball hat much of the time (just not in business meetings, for ex.) but to his credit it’s never backwards, the rest of the outfit is always sensible, and he’s handsome and well-built, which never hurts.

  232. A truck-driver said,

    November 8, 2012 at 0:58

    I pretty much think only baseball players should wear them

    Now I feel naked.

  233. bbkf said,

    November 8, 2012 at 1:01

    Not just good for acne anymore! Tell your wives!

    old skool cosmo readers knew this from waaaaay back…there is a product on the market, and i believe the doc’s name is perricone…he was shilling on pbs quite a few years ago and so i was able to get one of the ‘thank you’ gifts (just for being awesome, mind you)…it smelled like a combination of sperm and pee…it worked amazingly well, but the smell and the exorbitant cost were off-putting…

  234. tigris said,

    November 8, 2012 at 1:02

    Present for Pupienus.

    Smut’s bedazin’ a man’s eyes.

  235. VCarlson said,

    November 8, 2012 at 1:04

    As a bald guy I wear baseball-style caps

    Pretty much what Dad (bald on top since his 30s) did, except pretty much year ’round, except on really cold “blue norther” days in the winter, when he’d wear a watch cap.

  236. Substance McGravitas said,

    November 8, 2012 at 1:09

    Bedazzling a man’s eyes makes them hard to close. Take it from the voice of experience.

  237. smut clyde said,

    November 8, 2012 at 1:10

    Not just good for acne anymore! Tell your wives!
    A similar question came up in the search terms bringing people to Riddled.

  238. Pupienus, Doctor of Anathematics said,

    November 8, 2012 at 1:17


    Present for Pupienus.

    Thanks! I think I shall out our DVD (it was on PBS – OF COURSE we have the disks) for tonight’s 2-D entertainment.

  239. Major Kong said,

    November 8, 2012 at 1:20

    I wear a Stetson-type hat in bad weather, but that’s about the only style of hat I look good in.

  240. Major Kong said,

    November 8, 2012 at 1:25

    As a bald guy I wear baseball-style caps in the summer to avoid having to constantly re-apply sunscreen all over my head.

    Maybe Trump will loan you that Marmoset that sits on top of his head.

  241. Snorghagen said,

    November 8, 2012 at 1:26

    My younger brother has taken to wearing a baseball hat much of the time (just not in business meetings, for ex.) but to his credit it’s never backwards

    I always wear my baseball caps backwards, but that’s because my face is on the back of my head.

  242. Pupienus, Doctor of Anathematics said,

    November 8, 2012 at 1:28

    My younger brother has taken to wearing a baseball hat much of the time (just not in business meetings, for ex.)

    Total loser. What a clod. What a maroon.

    the rest of the outfit is always sensible, and he’s handsome and well-built

    Pics or GTFO.

  243. Pupienus, Doctor of Anathematics said,

    November 8, 2012 at 1:29

    Spear could recommend you a nice fedora, OBS.

  244. Dr.KennethNoisewater said,

    November 8, 2012 at 1:31

    All of you are stupid losers. Everyone knows the most fashonable hat to wear is pink bunny ears.

  245. Whale Chowder said,

    November 8, 2012 at 1:43

    Everyone knows the most fashonable (sic) hat to wear is pink bunny ears.

    Hmph. I could accept that kind of talk from a vacuum slayer, sure, but a noisy doctor? Not a chance.

    One of the (few) nice things about getting old is a trilby doesn’t look twee and stupid on my head. I found a very nice one for performing that I’ve grown quite fond of.

    I do wear baseball caps but rarely because they look stupid on me.

    I wear one of those stupid bicycle caps under my helmet when I’m riding my bike because it keeps the rain off my goggles. Don’t fucking care what I look like which from what I can tell is a good thing.

  246. tsam said,

    November 8, 2012 at 1:43

    Ease off the gas, steer into the skid……..

    …said the airplane driver…0_o

  247. Oregon Beer Snob said,

    November 8, 2012 at 1:43

    Spear could recommend you a nice fedora, OBS.

    I have a couple vintage fedoras I picked up about 10 years ago, actually. Ever since the frat boys around here started wearing them I don’t. Also, fedoras are not the best summer wear — way too fucking hot. The caps I wear in the summer are really meant for running (which is another reason I wear them), made with wicking/breathable materials and are washable and stuff.

    Also, too: as I think we’ve established previously, I am not the most fashionable person, but even I know that a fedora probably isn’t a great complement to my typical summer wear of a t-shirt and shorts. Or my typical winter wear of t-shirt and Levi’s 501s.

  248. tsam said,

    November 8, 2012 at 1:46

    I wear baseball hats frequently when I need a haircut and haven’t bothered to get one. I often wear them backwards too. And I look damn fine either way. Bookmark it LIEbZ

  249. Snorghagen said,

    November 8, 2012 at 1:47

    I generally wear this hat at informal occasions, like hanging out at a barbecue or relaxing poolside.

  250. Big Bad Bald Bastard said,

    November 8, 2012 at 1:48

    What’s Spanish for “Do you want fries with that?”

    Quieres papas fritas con eso? Helpful bastard is helpful.

  251. tsam said,

    November 8, 2012 at 1:50

    From Twitter:

    A week before CO legalizes marijuana, Peyton Manning acquires 21 Papa John’s in the state. Guy can do no wrong.

    LOL

  252. Oregon Beer Snob said,

    November 8, 2012 at 1:51

    I generally wear this hat at informal occasions, like hanging out at a barbecue or relaxing poolside.

    Oooh, classy!

  253. bughunter said,

    November 8, 2012 at 1:52

    I confess to wearing a baseball cap backwards almost every day during parts of the year…

    But then, it was the only way to wear it underneath my Catcher’s Mask.

  254. bughunter said,

    November 8, 2012 at 1:56

    Speaking of the CO legalization vote, and as a CU alum, I really gotta go see the Boulder 4/20 Smokeout next year.

    That and the Warren victory are as big for me as Broncobama’s reelection and the utterly satisfying burstage of the wingnuts’ bubble.

    Woohoo! Warren/Chong in 2016!!

  255. Smut Clyde said,

    November 8, 2012 at 1:56

    I generally wear this hat at informal occasions
    I like the hooks so you can hang other hats on it. Fractal!

  256. Pupienus, Doctor of Anathematics said,

    November 8, 2012 at 1:58

    More good election news: http://www.gametrailers.com/side-mission/37811/colleen-lachowicz-maines-world-of-warcraft-playing-state-senate-candidate-wins-office

  257. Spearhafoc, who waits dreaming in his house at R'lyeh said,

    November 8, 2012 at 2:05

    Late to the party here…

    On Megyn Kelly: yeah, she’s very attractive and it’s no secret that I am the shallowest human being alive, but there are so many non-crazy, stupid, and evil hot ladies out there to perve on. I’ll stick with, say, Diora Baird and Dita Von Teese, who both supported Obama on Twitter yesterday.

    Also, this is an editorial cartoon that was released today. That’s some major “Dewey Defeats Truman” shit right there. Also, it doesn’t even make sense. Wouldn’t losing the election make it 100 Problems instead of 98?

  258. Snorghagen said,

    November 8, 2012 at 2:06

    While looking for images of strange hats, I found this.

    (Beware! Nekkid wuman picture!!)

    I love the Internet.

  259. VCarlson said,

    November 8, 2012 at 2:09

    I generally wear this hat at informal occasions, like hanging out at a barbecue or relaxing poolside.

    Minimal sun protection, though.

  260. Whale Chowder said,

    November 8, 2012 at 2:24

    Allen West should drag a podium and a flagpole deep out into the swamp, and just keep on doing his thing. use the podium to climb up and sit on the flagpole and then drill baby drill.

    FTFY.

    Meant to do this one all afternoon.

  261. Snorghagen said,

    November 8, 2012 at 2:26

    Also, this is an editorial cartoon that was released today.

    While trying to figure out who Mike Lester was, I came across this in his Wikipedia entry:
    In March, 2012, Lester posted a cartoon that depicted Barack Obama as a pimp and characterized Sandra Fluke as a prostitute.

    That I remember. The guy’s quite an asshole.

  262. Smut Clyde said,

    November 8, 2012 at 2:30

    Allen West should drag a podium and a flagpole deep out into the swamp

    All the kings said it was daft to build a podium on a swamp, but I built it all the same! Just to show ‘em!

  263. tigris said,

    November 8, 2012 at 2:31

    Also, this is an editorial cartoon that was released today.

    O may have 99 problems but a Mitt ain’t one.

  264. tigris said,

    November 8, 2012 at 2:31

    or won, your pref.

  265. Pupienus, Doctor of Anathematics said,

    November 8, 2012 at 2:32

    I AM OFFICIALLY IN LOVE. GOING STRAIGHT for the champion pimg pong cooter shooter. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nS8fitqIgSc

    Apologies if this is old, I just saw it for the first time.

  266. CRA said,

    November 8, 2012 at 2:48

    Pics or GTFO.

    No way, dude. And he’s got a hot wife, also not pictured. You can find them on FaceBook I hear, under “A”

  267. Major Kong said,

    November 8, 2012 at 2:49


    Ease off the gas, steer into the skid……..

    …said the airplane driver…0_o

    Works about the same. Come out of reverse thrust, line back up with the runway and then back into the reversers.

  268. tsam said,

    November 8, 2012 at 3:06

    Works about the same. Come out of reverse thrust, line back up with the runway and then back into the reversers.

    That’s what I always do.

  269. bughunter said,

    November 8, 2012 at 3:10

    Sort out your black jujubees and start chewing spitwads, the projectionists have turned on their 100kW lamps over at the Harpy’s place.

  270. Smut Clyde said,

    November 8, 2012 at 3:43

    Come out of reverse thrust, line back up with the runway and then back into the reversers.

    We do not want to hear about your ‘up on the backstroke’ technique.

  271. N__B said,

    November 8, 2012 at 3:44

    A discussion of his landing lights might be amusing.

  272. bughunter said,

    November 8, 2012 at 3:46

    Interesting observation I don’t see anyone making: Mitt actually got fewer votes than McCain.

    From Wikipedia:

    Mitt Romney popular vote, 2012: 57,734,832 (preliminary)

    John McCain popular vote, 2008: 59,948,240

    Is Romney going to pick up an additional 2 million votes from last minute mail-in and provisional ballots?

    I doubt it.

  273. N__B said,

    November 8, 2012 at 3:48

    Mitt actually got fewer votes than McCain.

    This discussion will inevitably descend to a discussion of Palin’s fapability versus Ryan’s, and Tagggg’s versus Meghan’s. IOW, I’m outta here.

  274. Substance McGravitas said,

    November 8, 2012 at 3:59

    So, what’s Sarah up to?

    America, don’t lose heart. This election is not an “Obama mandate,” nor is it a rejection of conservatism. Unanswered ads like this one running in blue collar swing states defined Romney early on, and the Obama media also piled on with the narrative that Romney would harm the middle class. (As I personally have witnessed, once a bell is rung by a biased media, it’s impossible to un-ring it.) Ironically, it’s Obama’s socialist policies that will destroy America’s working class as he outsources opportunities.

    This explains the soviet outsourcing of salt-mining jobs.

  275. Another Kiwi said,

    November 8, 2012 at 3:59

    Fellow airplane liking persons. I watched a Spitfire taking off last evening from the hometown airport. Right nice it were.

  276. Major Kong said,

    November 8, 2012 at 4:05

    America, don’t lose heart. This election is not an “Obama mandate,” nor is it a rejection of conservatism.

    But in 2000 we were told that 5 electoral votes equaled a “mandate”. Got it.

  277. Substance McGravitas said,

    November 8, 2012 at 4:08

    Lest we forget.

  278. CRA said,

    November 8, 2012 at 4:08

    Mitt actually got fewer votes than McCain.

    This is striking, since back in 2008 the Obama legend wasn’t fully realized among conservatives. Some key elements were in place, but not like now.

  279. Stefanybe Cecropia the Corrupt Bandfish said,

    November 8, 2012 at 4:09

    So, according to “Day By Day” socialists are now the “Establishment” and wingnuts are hip rebel Che Guevaras.

    O-kay, then, Delusional much?

  280. Major Kong said,

    November 8, 2012 at 4:13

    I watched a Spitfire taking off last evening from the hometown airport.

    That would be a sight to see. I’m told by people that fly warbirds that Spitfires are very easy to fly, with no bad characteristics.

  281. CRA said,

    November 8, 2012 at 4:20

    “Ironically, it’s Obama’s socialist policies that will destroy America’s working class as he outsources opportunities.”–Palin

    A script could write sentences like this. Outsources opportunities? WTF could that even mean? He might as well be nationalizing dreams, or taxing our grandkids’ hopes.

  282. Snorghagen said,

    November 8, 2012 at 4:24

    once a bell is rung … it’s impossible to un-ring it.

    That is some heavy shit she’s layin’ down.

  283. Big Bad Bald Bastard said,

    November 8, 2012 at 4:27

    So, according to “Day By Day” socialists are now the “Establishment” and wingnuts are hip rebel Che Guevaras.

    Their desire to be seen as “cool” is really pathetic. They are forever stuck in seventh grade.

  284. Snorghagen said,

    November 8, 2012 at 4:42

    From Malkin’s comments section:

    The Congressional Republicans have no backbone. They just want to taste Obama’s sweat…

  285. Another Kiwi said,

    November 8, 2012 at 4:43

    I’m told by people that fly warbirds that Spitfires are very easy to fly, with no bad characteristics. Something that I noticed as it was taxi-ing out to the runway was that you would not be able to see where you were going at all.

  286. Super Awsome USA said,

    November 8, 2012 at 4:44

    You liberals are soooo lame, enjoy your cheap high for your cheated win well it lasts, you HATE America and voted against us well we will have are revenge soon!

    Boener will SHUT DOWN THE GOVERMENT and you can bite us, we will usrvive without it but liberals used to the tits of socialism will be helpless!

  287. Snorghagen said,

    November 8, 2012 at 4:47

    you can bite us

    That sounds nice, but can we taste your sweat?

  288. Nym said,

    November 8, 2012 at 4:56

    That sounds nice, but can we taste your sweat?

    I doubt it’s as sweet as their tears.

  289. Pupienus said,

    November 8, 2012 at 5:22

    Watched a one-off special on the alleged History Channel (it was originally a BBC production ) about the Battle of Britain that was interesting. Ewan McGregor’s brother, an RAF pilot, flies a Spitfire (at the end, natch). Gaaad I love the sound of those Merlin engines. Obi Wan gets to fly (passenger) in a herruhcain.

    Colin McG waxed rapturous about how easy the Spitfire flies and how beautifully it handles I love the Spitfire but give me a fork-tailed devil (P-38 LightnIng) and I’ll cream my jeans.

  290. Substance McGravitas said,

    November 8, 2012 at 5:23

    You may wish to enjoy this:

    http://www.lawyersgunsmoneyblog.com/2012/11/i-accept-your-terms-sir/

  291. Pupienus said,

    November 8, 2012 at 5:26

    But in 2000 we were told that 5 electoral votes equaled a “mandate”. Got it.

    Dick Morris predicted a Romney landslide. When O-man exceeded the EC tally he had projected for Romney he said Obama “squeaked by.” The song remains the same.

  292. jefff said,

    November 8, 2012 at 5:31

    but give me a fork-tailed devil (P-38 LightnIng) and I’ll cream my jeans.

    My father, who was a boy in WW2 and became an engineer by trade, considers the P-38 to be the most perfect piece of technology to ever slip the surly bonds of motherfucking earth.

  293. CRA said,

    November 8, 2012 at 5:33

    Dick Morris predicted a Romney landslide. When O-man exceeded the EC tally he had projected for Romney he said Obama “squeaked by.” The song remains the same.

    I saw that. It’s painful to watch, is it too much to ask that he suffers as he does it?

  294. Big Bad Bald Bastard said,

    November 8, 2012 at 5:40

    The Congressional Republicans have no backbone. They just want to taste Obama’s sweat…

    I hear it tastes like butterscotch schnapps.

  295. Pupienus said,

    November 8, 2012 at 5:42

    George “pull up your pants” Will gives me hope. He figures Marco Rubio will be the savior of the Rethuglican party. Yep, highlighting your token spicboy will save you. It’s encouraging because it shows they JUST DON’T GET IT and likely never will.

  296. Bitter Scribe said,

    November 8, 2012 at 5:53

    I always thought the only reason Dick Morris got listened to at all was because he used to be tight with Bill Clinton and that gave him some kind of weird cross-cred. But that was, what, 18-19 years ago? A little late to still be dining out on that, don’t you think, Dick?

  297. Another Kiwi said,

    November 8, 2012 at 6:02

    The P-38 and the Mustang were two great aircraft all right. I saw a P-51 up close in the Christchurch air museum a while ago and it is a thing of great beauty, with a fecking huge engine inside it. No wonder they are so fast.
    What was the Lightning like to fly? I have not heard about it in that regard.

  298. Snorghagen said,

    November 8, 2012 at 6:09

    From the LGM link:

    Lotta great stuff out there for those who enjoy despair-of-the-broken-and-defeated posts.

    Indeed there is. Here are some choice excerpts from Robert Stacy McCain’s Wagnerian whine-fest.

    we are permanently and irretrievably screwed.

    The cretins and dimwits have become an effective governing majority, and the question for conservatives at this point is perhaps not, “What does it mean?” but rather, “Why should we bother ourselves resisting it any longer?”

    it is difficult to see any glimmer of light amid the encroaching gloom.

    At the moment, I am convinced America is doomed beyond all hope of redemption, and any talk of the future fills me with dread and horror.

    Speaking for my fellow cretins and dimwits, I would like to express my heartfelt sympathy for Robert Stacy in his hour of bleak, miserable, soul-sucking, crushing, grinding, hideous, nauseating, enervating, wretched, dispiriting, hellish despair. Hope you feel better in a decade or two.

  299. Bitter Scribe said,

    November 8, 2012 at 6:11

    They love their country. Just not most of the people who live in it.

  300. CRA said,

    November 8, 2012 at 6:17

    From the Malkin link: “Montana voters said no to boundless benefits for illegal aliens.”

    All the Lucky Ducky stories are inexplicable. At some point the largesse showered on the poor and unworthy would add up to something, no? But it never does. When we had a housing crisis, the Lucky Duckies who took out stupid loans ended up fucked. The lenders got “boundless benefits.” Who is scrutinized, demonized?…

    Migrant workers (for ex.) living in camps, picking produce for sub-minimum wage, these are the people making a killing overall? Just balance their wages with the benefits, and you’ll see they’re sitting pretty? We have to derail that gravy train pronto?!… Movement cons seem to think socialism means sometimes supplying the bare minimum to keep an exploited class from being useless and broken, or (more likely) dangerous …

    I don’t want to piss off a hemisphere half-full of latinos and mestizos. There are millions of formidable people of somewhat smaller stature than myself who I don’t want to tangle with. We would make a great team, and most folks are moving down that road. I’m willing to compete, even though these aren’t feeble-minded and -bodied Teabaggers futzing at oligarch-sponsored rallies on their subsidized motor-scooters… If I had a magic wand, I’d take citizenship from twenty million dead-weight wingnuts and give it to “illegals” in a heartbeat. It’d give me an excuse to finish learning Spanish.

  301. Snorghagen said,

    November 8, 2012 at 6:18

    They love their country. Just not most of the people who live in it.

    America has failed them. And they had such wonderful plans for it.

  302. Pupienus said,

    November 8, 2012 at 6:23

    The early P-51s were fitted with Allison Engines which were good but not all that great. They were moderately successful in fighter-bomber and … I think recon roles, mostly in RAF hands. The Allison engine had some deficiencies. Then Packard(?) started building the Rolls Royce Merlin engines under license. The amerlins fitted to the P51 transformed it from a good machine to a GRRRRREAT plane.

    Yeah, two fags are quite up on aviation history and geek shit. Deal with it bitches.

  303. Pupienus said,

    November 8, 2012 at 6:29

    Oh – the P-38 wasn’t the easiest plane to fly but when the pilot learned the plane it could do awesome things. It wasn’t hard to fly, it just took a bit of skill to fly it really well. That’s what I’ve heard – dear god I wish I could make my own judgment!

  304. tsam said,

    November 8, 2012 at 6:31

    I’m going to be so sad when RS McCain leaves the country.

  305. beag said,

    November 8, 2012 at 6:32

    The cretins and dimwits have become an effective governing majority, and the question for conservatives at this point is perhaps not, “What does it mean?” but rather, “Why should we bother ourselves resisting it any longer?”

    This, from the party of politicians who can never acknowledge that the Earth is not 6000 years old or that they believe anything other than the Biblical Creation Myth for how the human species originated – because if they DID they’d never get elected.

    Awesome.

  306. tsam said,

    November 8, 2012 at 6:33

    NOT! LOL

  307. smut clyde said,

    November 8, 2012 at 6:40

    wingnuts are hip rebel Che Guevaras Unabombers and OKC bombers.

    I have to fixerate everything myself.

  308. smut clyde said,

    November 8, 2012 at 6:42

    A script could write sentences like this.

    “Could”??

  309. jim the heretical anti-cliff lemming said,

    November 8, 2012 at 6:42

    FAIL OR GTFO.

  310. Snorghagen said,

    November 8, 2012 at 7:20

    There really is some amazing wingnut shit out there. At some site named Ricochet, the Defenders of the Ways of the Fathers post their final messages as the Dark Times envelop the Land of Freedom.

    Webmaster Dave Carter:
    At some point, events will run their course… and the country will implode…. Though this generation is lost, the fight continues for the next, or the one after that.

    Various commenters:
    But at some point, (future generations) will rise up. It’s the cycle of things. And when they do, perhaps a few obscure writings and ideas will survive from the era of freedom to guide the way.
    - – - – - –
    Seek out and find others like yourself. Forge relationships with people you can trust. There is always The Remnant to fall back on.
    - – - – - -
    I can’t help but think of Matthew 24:19 though, Dave: “And woe to them that are with child, and to them that give suck in those days!”

  311. CRA said,

    November 8, 2012 at 7:26

    Another comment that’s probably meant to sound portentous, but ends up funny:

    No society has ever stopped, after going Full Biden, until collapse.

    What IS “Full Biden”? I think it’s no pants, but a T-shirt?

  312. jim the heretical anti-cliff lemming said,

    November 8, 2012 at 7:32

    Anyone else struck by just how deeply existential the Emo Funk is in Wingnutland?

    I think somewhere deep down they know that galloping from Far Right to Batshit Insane in 2008 was a serious chump move … & it’s even odds they’re going to try & see if the CrayCray button goes to 12, despite that terrifying little voice of reason whispering in the wind, telling them this is political suicide. The ongoing leftward shift in society isn’t a sinister brainwashing conspiracy: it’s a logical spinoff of technology enabling people to have it easy enough to live & let live, & making it easier than ever to find out how very much everyone on Earth has in common … & that progress is speeding up by the day, leaving their ideology ever further behind in the dust.

    When you’re making even meat-based anachronisms like Reagan & Nixon look like lesbian handcrafters pimping their awesome new commune at Burning Man, you’re not even really a party any more – you’re the political equivalent of Scientology. Cults are always such jolly good fun, what with the profound kinship & sense of superiority to all the clueless dupes who can’t see how way hella kewl Our Great Leader is – but that fun fades fast when it’s YOUR turn to get up on the sacrificial altar.

    They’re terrified of socialism … but the nemesis that’s kicking their ass is irrelevance.

  313. smut clyde said,

    November 8, 2012 at 7:36

    You may wish to enjoy this:
    http://www.lawyersgunsmoneyblog.com/2012/11/i-accept-your-terms-sir/

    One commenter in that thread quotes Protein Wisdom:

    One other thing, and I’m serious about this: consider some sort of identification, a kind of marker, that lets others of your kind know who you are and where you stand implicitly. Get over your aversion to tattoos; a small “live free or die” or “don’t tread on me” somewhere on your person might just one day save your from the zombie hordes. Hell. Use henna if you have to. If you’re into irony, maybe a yellow Star of David sewn to your suit jacket.

    Because make no mistake. They’ll be coming. They have to. It’s just a matter of how long it takes before the revolution starts and the country divides into factions. The takers have now voted themselves your labor and liberty. But I suspect when it comes time to forcibly take it, that’s when the seriousness sets in.

    I was impressed that Godlstein can conflate the Blutgruppentätowierung of Waffen-SS membership with the yellow stars of the 1941/42 decrees, as if the two groups blur together in his mind.

  314. bughunter: reanimator said,

    November 8, 2012 at 8:09

    Reading those nutjob comments reminds me of the white nationalist crazies that banded together during the “dark days” of the Clinton administration and whose ideas later became the seed of the eliminationist bigotry that infected the GOP after Obama’s first election victory… now they’re doubling down on their eschatology and the rhetoric is even more urgently nihilistic.

    Yea, if I sound like David Neiwert, there’s a reason.

    It really does make me fear what they’re going to try if they actually do manage to gain more power in the future.

  315. bughunter: reanimator said,

    November 8, 2012 at 8:18

    Because they’re not going away. They’re only going to stew on their hatred and its only going to fester and intensify.

    Eventually they’re going to go so far as to scare or piss off everyone else, and then claim that the liberal socialists have finally gone full totalitarian on them, and use that as a justification for doing something truly nasty.

    Only then will this country shame and delegitimize them, something we should have done long ago.

  316. bughunter: reanimator said,

    November 8, 2012 at 8:18

    Aaaand, on that note, goodnight all. Sweet dreams!

  317. Spearhafoc, who waits dreaming in his house at R'lyeh said,

    November 8, 2012 at 9:12

    tits of socialism

    I’m listening…

    Seek out and find others like yourself.

    Gee, I wonder what the major distinguishing attribute of all these “alike” people could possibly be.

  318. St. Trotsky, Pope-in-Avignon said,

    November 8, 2012 at 11:45

    As a Jew, if I saw someone wearing a yellow star of David sewn into their jacket, I would punch them right in their fucking face. And keep punching them until they repented and took the star off.

    That is not a piece of performance-art irony for you to put on for your pissy little right-wing tantrum, fuckwits.

  319. Cole said,

    November 8, 2012 at 14:28

    How can they win NEXT time?!

    Well…some advice would be to stop being fucking asshole Republicans.

    Either they believe what they believe and keep on trucking as an increasingly marginalized group of throwbacks, or they don’t really believe what they claim to believe, in which case I don’t get why they keep calling themselves conservatives.

    If they have to lie and cheat to fool people into thinking they are something they are not just to get elected, then what is the point?

    Do they consider themselves some sort of racial group? Are wingnuts to the manor born? This is a genetic thing? Have we been insensitive to evolutionary dead-enders? Is this how the Neanderthals went?

  320. Snorghagen said,

    November 8, 2012 at 15:10

    tits of socialism

    Wasn’t that the name of the Soviet version of Penthouse?

  321. Dr.KennethNoisewater said,

    November 8, 2012 at 15:26

    It’s no fair winning the thread twice, Snorghagen. Save some of the funny for rest of us.

    Listen, this is a socialist blog, no? Let’s be more egalitarian about divvying out the humor.

  322. Dr.KennethNoisewater said,

    November 8, 2012 at 15:28

    Wait. Can you divvy out? Or do you necessarily have to divvy up? What happens if you divvy down?

  323. Stefanybe Cecropia the Corrupt Bandfish said,

    November 8, 2012 at 15:32

    That is not a piece of performance-art irony for you to put on for your pissy little right-wing tantrum, fuckwits.

    Well, the entire regalia of 18th Century American Revolution has been cosplay-fodder for the last 2 years, so I wouldn’t put it past them. But even as a goy myself, I’d be right there punchin’ with you. It’s all amusing to see them entertain their little bourgeois revolutionary fantasies, but that shit’s not funny.

    “And woe to them that are with child, and to them that give suck in those days!”

    Now THAT’S some funny shit. Does “giving suck” include sweat, I wonder.

  324. Stefanybe Cecropia the Corrupt Bandfish said,

    November 8, 2012 at 15:33

    If they have to lie and cheat to fool people into thinking they are something they are not just to get elected, then what is the point?

    To WIN.

  325. CRA said,

    November 8, 2012 at 15:33

    Wait. Can you divvy out? Or do you necessarily have to divvy up? What happens if you divvy down?

    It helps to remember that the divvying is from the tits.

  326. Major Kong said,

    November 8, 2012 at 15:46

    Wasn’t that the name of the Soviet version of Penthouse?

    Dear Penthouse Collective, I was certain this never happening to me but….

  327. Pere Ubu said,

    November 8, 2012 at 16:01

    Since the thread is probably in front of the S,N! death panel at the moment, allow me to hijack it for a moment and make a public statement I’ve been wanting to make somewhere.

    Jesus H. tapdancing Christ, I hate the movie Live Free, Die Hard with the bright shining heat of a thousand nova suns.

    The place I’m working at at present shows videos while our clientele are donating plasma. LFDH is on particularly high rotation, along with Bad Boys 2 and Unstoppable, but at least those films aren’t offensive Let me explain..

    I’m really into caper fiction lately for some reason. Been jonesing to watch Ocean’s 11, took a season of Leverage out of the library, they occasionally show the remake of The Italian Job at work, that kind of thing.

    TECHNICALLY, LFDH is a caper film, I guess. Guys stealing stuff. Taking shit belonging to someone else. So what’s the problem?

    Well, for one, the hacker-kid is a totally unlikeable ferret-faced little Aspergery conspiracy-nut shitweasel, in a movie full of unlikeable shitweasels. And there’s the massive bodycount, which isn’t caper-y. And the “Occupy” air about the bad guys, with their anti-establishment bullshit justifications. And the whole computer hacking thing sucks. “Hacked into the JCS with only a laptop!” Give me a fucking break.

    But it evokes 9/11 for its distraction, and that just puts it the fuck over the top for me into punch-someone territory. Ocean’s 11 and Italian Job are crime films when you get down to it, but fun ones. Watching the bad guy in LFDH terrorize people IS NOT FUN. Callbacks to 9/11 are not fun. And evoking the memory of how helpless and paranoid we all felt that day is not what I want in my entertainment, thank you very much.

    Whee, the good guys win. Of course, the entirety of D.C. is in chaos, hundreds likely dead, god only knows what the rest of the country looks like, but John McLain survives! Wheee! Fucking spare me already.

    Just thought I’d mention it.

  328. Pere Ubu said,

    November 8, 2012 at 16:06

    Dear Penthouse Collective

    I’d argue “Penthouse Soviet” since Forum=Soviet is a more direct analogy, but that’s just me.

    “I am never thought to be writing to you, but circumstances are demanding it. Last night I am alone in People’s Tractor Factory 17 completing five-year plan requirement, when in should walk Comrade Commisar Lyubyana, she of seventeen summers…”

  329. Pryme said,

    November 8, 2012 at 16:35

    That cuts it. If she can get 2,500 people to vote for her

  330. Major Kong said,

    November 8, 2012 at 17:07

    My favorite caper film is Kelly’s Heroes.

  331. Jeffraham Prestonian said,

    November 8, 2012 at 17:18

    Am I too late to shop for wingnut tears? Are the shelves bare?
    .

  332. Major Kong said,

    November 8, 2012 at 17:20

    Am I too late to shop for wingnut tears?

    Nah, there’s plenty to go around. I’m sitting in a hot-tub full of them as we speak.

  333. Jeffraham Prestonian said,

    November 8, 2012 at 17:21

    Nah, there’s plenty to go around. I’m sitting in a hot-tub full of them as we speak.

    No wonder the futures prices have crashed through the floor.
    .

  334. Pupienus said,

    November 8, 2012 at 17:23

    You should slip in a Pink Panther vid when no one is looking.

  335. CRA said,

    November 8, 2012 at 17:31

    As a Jew, if I saw someone wearing a yellow star of David sewn into their jacket, I would punch them right in their fucking face. And keep punching them until they repented and took the star off.

    That is not a piece of performance-art irony for you to put on for your pissy little right-wing tantrum, fuckwits.

    They wouldn’t mean it as ironic … maybe Jeff Goldstein would. Conservatives keep explaining that they are as persecuted as anyone ever was, or they will be any minute. (Banker sees “Shades of Kristallnacht” etc.) I can see them wearing the yellow star of David badge. One innovation would be more stars for wealthier wingnuts, since they have it worse. There is little difference between what many of them say and think, and the adoption of the star(s).

  336. Jeffraham Prestonian said,

    November 8, 2012 at 17:42

    Ah. Wingnut tears aplenty.
    .

  337. Pupienus, Doctor of Anathematics said,

    November 8, 2012 at 17:47

    You want tears? Free Republic is the place for you. Random sample:

    November 7, 2012 7:20:22 PM PST · by jacheff · 16 replies
    11-7-12 | jacheff
    It’s as if the twin towers were just blown to hell by the 19 Arab jihads as my eyes stay glassy dropping tears all through the day. I can’t shake the feeling that my country is vulnerable and at the mercy of evil as we must try to endure another 4 years. It’s so frightening because the majority of my fellow citizens believe that Obama cares so much for the little guy. Yet as our country destroys the value of the dollar we become more and more vulnerable. It is as if I am the child in the street watching…

    It makes me feel so good to read that.

  338. Pupienus, Doctor of Anathematics said,

    November 8, 2012 at 17:50

    More

    Your Majesty, We, the people of the former American colonies, would like to offer our most sincere apology over that little misunderstanding we had 236 years ago. Had we known that we were going to be subjects anyway, we could have saved a lot of trouble and hard feelings. We were under the mistaken belief that we would be free, sovereign citizens; we believed that our hard work would yield its own rewards without someone coming along and taking what we built in the name of “Fairness”. We thought our laws and Constitution would protect us from a foreign born…

  339. Pupienus, Doctor of Anathematics said,

    November 8, 2012 at 17:55

    Oh is is good

    YOU READY TO GET SERIOUS NOW? YOUR READY TO LISTEN?
    November 7, 2012 7:50:43 PM PST · by SatinDoll · 25 replies
    Barnhardt ^ | Nov. 7, 2012 | Ann Barnhardt
    Now do you understand why I had precious little to say about the “election”? The results of this election were determined in 2008, including the faux-opposition candidate. You people who have spent the last several months breathlessly agonizing over this, analyzing fake polls and deluding yourselves into believing that this was somehow a legitimate operation are just sad. You’re like the people in Iraq who supported the opposition candidate to Saddam Hussein for all of those years. Yes, Saddam Hussein held “elections”. Regularly. That is what happened here yesterday. We had a Saddam Hussein “election”. This can all be summed…

  340. tigris said,

    November 8, 2012 at 17:57

    tits of socialism

    Sadly ladies’ group!

    I’m going to be so sad when RS McCain leaves the country.

    Me too. Poor destination!

    The takers have now voted themselves your labor and liberty

    This was a PayPal link originally.

    Fun caper film: How to Steal a Million.

  341. The Very Reverend Battleaxe of Knowledge said,

    November 8, 2012 at 18:03

    Whuzza-whuzzup, loony libs? I’ve been taking, not just a mental health break from following the political news, but a physical health break as well.

    No kidding, I’ve been sweating this election so much I was getting heart palpitations, chest pains, acid eating a hole in my stomach, not sleeping for days, sleeping for days, etc., etc.

    It looked to me like the ephemera were all going Romney’s way—just accidents of timing, but 2008 was such a miracle of good timing that everything going the opposite way this time seemed like a real possibility.

    Anyway, allow me to express my delight at the outcome. It was too close, but we pulled it out. Even here in Washington, just about everything went my way, or looks like it’s going to. (If King County would get their thumbs out of their asses and start counting votes we could find out).

    I’m surprised the gay marriage thing is as close as it is, but there are over 300,000 votes outstanding from King County, and they’re only going to open it out. I complain about Washington a lot, but I thought we’d redeem ourselves on this one. I was 18 in 1970, but that’s before they lowered the voting age, so I didn’t get to help make us the first state to legalize abortion (“Don’t labor under a misconception—vote for Proposition 20″: IMO, the greatest political bumpersticker of all time.), but I did get to contribute to this.

    The one I’d like to see turn around on King County’s votes is the Secretary of State race. With what’s going on in Ohio and Wisconsin and Florida, etc., I don’t want any Republican in that office; which is too bad—our outgoing longtime SoS, Sam Reed, is a Republican, but he’s been a terrific public servant and has been in the forefront of getting people registered and making it easier to vote. Unfortunately, his era is over.

    Oh, yeah, we’re voting to siphon money from the public schools to create private schools for rich people’s kids, except the rest of us pay for them. Back to complaining, I guess.

  342. Pryme said,

    November 8, 2012 at 18:07

    Ah. Wingnut tears aplenty.

    A jewel shaped like a mango:

    I’m literally scared for the next four years. I’m reconsidering having kids.

    I would advise against including her in the “How do we get more White People?” meetings.

    And I guess that’s it in a nutshell: the Married White Heterosexual Christian Male does not represent the majority anymore. It doesn’t represent America anymore. These guys think diversity means “a black Joe Scarobough” and not “a black person who agrees with Joe Scarobough on fiscal and foreign policy, but not domestic ones.”

    Their initial reaction to the election results wasn’t disappointment that they were out-voted, it was utter disbelief. It was like a kid catching their parents stuff gifts under a Christmas tree, with no Santa Claus to be found. It was Morpheus taking Neo on a tour of the Matrix. They were completely pimp-smacked by reality.

    But hey; they’ve created their own radio, news channel and newspaper. They have their own websites. Hell, they have their own version of Wikipedia. Remember that crazy “Obama tries to take over the world be failed” game? They have literally been on the other side of the Looking Glass, sipping tea, talking to invisible cats and believing in their heart that a person who’s entire professional career is the anti-thesis of how they really live was the second coming of a political figure who was only really deified himself in the last 15 years or so.

    And their reaction to losing isn’t “less be more accepting of gay rights” or “let’s stop treating women as baby factories” or “let’s stop the dog whistles” or “let’s bring in Latinos like we did with Germans, Irish and Italians way back when” or “let’s agree that our actions are having a negative impact on the planet.” No; it’s “I’m reconsidering having kids.”

    That thinking, right there? That’s how factions die off.

  343. Xecklothayyquou Gilchrist said,

    November 8, 2012 at 18:17

    the hacker-kid is a totally unlikeable ferret-faced little Aspergery conspiracy-nut shitweasel, in a movie full of unlikeable shitweasels.

    The Die Hard series has some bizarre sets of characters, for sure. There’s an odd little sci-fi novel called Sewer, Gas, and Electric in which the entire population of black people on Earth has been wiped out by plague and were replaced with Amos-n-Andy-style robots. The author said he was inspired by Die Hard, because while many action movies will have a comic relief character in the form of The Amusing Black Man, Die Hard had *five* of them.

    That book is also fun to read because Ayn Rand really gets taken to the woodshed in it. I’d thought it was out of print (and maybe it is – $15 for a paperback? weird)

  344. vacuumslayer said,

    November 8, 2012 at 18:22

    I’m literally scared for the next four years. I’m reconsidering having kids.

    She’s lying, of course. But I sure wish she weren’t.

  345. tsam said,

    November 8, 2012 at 18:27

    Oh, yeah, we’re voting to siphon money from the public schools to create private schools for rich people’s kids, except the rest of us pay for them. Back to complaining, I guess.

    I made the mistake of telling people that’s nothing more than corporate welfare and union busting. It was too late before I figured out that here in Eastern WA, that’s fuckin’ cool, bro.

    I’m not surprised same sex marriage was so close. I think approval barely hit the 30% range anywhere away from I5.

  346. Pryme said,

    November 8, 2012 at 18:29

    The author said he was inspired by Die Hard, because while many action movies will have a comic relief character in the form of The Amusing Black Man, Die Hard had *five* of them.

    Let’s see: the donuts cop, the limo driver, the other Agent, the bad-guy hacker. Who’d I miss?

  347. Bitter Scribe said,

    November 8, 2012 at 18:30

    Hey, they got what they wanted.

    They always said they wanted Obama gone in four years, and now he will be.

  348. Oregon Beer Snob said,

    November 8, 2012 at 18:35

    vacuumslayer said,

    Who?

  349. Oregon Beer Snob said,

    November 8, 2012 at 18:36

    Let’s see: the donuts cop, the limo driver, the other Agent, the bad-guy hacker. Who’d I miss?

    Motherfucking pawn shop owner, motherfucker.

  350. Bitter Scribe said,

    November 8, 2012 at 18:38

    One innovation would be more stars for wealthier wingnuts, since they have it worse.

    Maybe theirs would be jewel-encrusted.

    Fuckwits.

  351. tsam said,

    November 8, 2012 at 18:51

    It makes me happy that wingnuts continue to blame the media, scare the living shit out of themselves and wander around in a paranoid stupor, looking for some toehold to grab that might elevate them to some level of credibility. The crazies have no intention of letting go, moderating or even examining their own values of freedom and applying those values to social issues.

    I think it’s great. Watching one of them go insane enough to quit blogging and vowing to unfriend all of his sane bookface friends makes a perfect microcosmic example of just how depraved and stupid these people are.

    Never bend, never compromise, deny reality, be afraid. Be very afraid.

  352. tsam said,

    November 8, 2012 at 18:52

    Motherfucking pawn shop owner, motherfucker.

    I’m sick of all these motherfuckers forgetting about Sam motherfuckin’ Jackson, motherfucker!

  353. Pupienus, Doctor of Anathematics said,

    November 8, 2012 at 18:53

    That thinking, right there? That’s how factions die off.

    From your fingertips to FSM’s aural appendage(s).

  354. Dr.KennethNoisewater said,

    November 8, 2012 at 19:00

    Everybody needs to go to LGM to read an amazing wingnut tantrum. And when I say “tantrum,” I mean tantrum. That’s the thing that so much wingnut blather reminds me of–children throwing tantrums. FGS, who ACTS like this besides children?

    My son stomps his foot and bursts into tears when I take my iPad away from him. But unlike wingnuts, he has the benefit of only being 1 1/2.

  355. Pryme said,

    November 8, 2012 at 19:09

    Motherfucking pawn shop owner, motherfucker.

    Wait…black Nick Fury was in Die Hard 3…right?

  356. Pupienus, Doctor of Anathematics said,

    November 8, 2012 at 19:30

    Conservatives keep explaining that they are as persecuted as anyone ever was, or they will be any minute.

    “Just like what Nazi Germany did to the Jews, so liberal America is now doing to the evangelical Christians. It’s no different. It is the same thing. It is happening all over again. It is the Democratic Congress, the liberal-based media and the homosexuals who want to destroy the Christians. Wholesale abuse and discrimination and the worst bigotry directed toward any group in America today. More terrible than anything suffered by any minority in history.”–Pat Robertson,

  357. bughunter said,

    November 8, 2012 at 19:31

    Boortz.

    His name even sounds like his utterences: Eruptions of intestinal gas that have been filtered through a mass of impacted feces.

    It really is onomatopoeiac.

  358. Xecklothayyquou Gilchrist said,

    November 8, 2012 at 19:34

    Who’d I miss?

    Here’s the essay about the book – he says the five are

    There’s Argyle, the limo driver named after a sock, who plays his stereo so loud that he can’t hear machine guns tearing up a police car directly behind him; there’s Theo, the thieves’ computer expert, who cracks sports jokes while his colleagues are killing cops; there’s F.B.I. Agent Johnson, whose Caucasian partner is also named Johnson, leading to the inevitable joke “I’m Agent Johnson. This is Special Agent Johnson. No relation.” (More humor: in the end credits the two characters are listed as “Big Johnson” and “Little Johnson.” Get it?); there’s a nameless black SWAT team member who has a close encounter with a thorn bush. And then there’s Officer Al Powell, who starts out as an Amusing Black Man but later graduates to Tonto status.

  359. bughunter said,

    November 8, 2012 at 19:37

    And then there’s this mornings projectile regurgitation from Nordlinger.

    (Hey. I have an idea, let’s steal his horse and hide it in Dean Wormer’s office! Let’s Go!!!)

  360. N__B said,

    November 8, 2012 at 19:38

    Graduating to Tonto status.

  361. Major Kong said,

    November 8, 2012 at 19:43

    vacuumslayer said,

    Who?

    TheArtistFormerlyKnownAsVacuumslayer

  362. Who is Dr.KennethNoisewater? said,

    November 8, 2012 at 19:52

    This is the trouble one runs into when one reads S,N on too many devices.

  363. bughunter said,

    November 8, 2012 at 19:53

    I should know better than to watch Jon Stewart while eating.

    I almost choked on my bacon.

    Mmm… bacon.

  364. bughunter said,

    November 8, 2012 at 19:54

    too many devices

    Heresy!

  365. tigris said,

    November 8, 2012 at 19:58

    Just like what Nazi Germany did to the Jews, so liberal America is now doing to the evangelical Christians.

    Only now the camp motto is Arbeitslosigkeit Macht Frei.

  366. Substance McGravitas said,

    November 8, 2012 at 19:59

    WHERE’S MY SHARE OF THE GOLD FILLINGS?

  367. Pupienus, Doctor of Anathematics said,

    November 8, 2012 at 20:03

    Everybody needs to go to LGM to read an amazing wingnut tantrum. And when I say “tantrum,” I mean tantrum.

    Could you be a little more specific please? Maybe a linky? (using my fone, y’know?)

  368. bbkf said,

    November 8, 2012 at 20:03

    You may wish to enjoy this:

    holy fuckanoli…relly?!

    haha…last night i had a dude just go OFF on me* about obama and how the usa was founded on god because who gives us our rights?!?!? and when i didn’t immediately burble out ‘our creator’ he started mocking me that i didn’t know history or the bible…i calmly told him to quit condescending to me and that if he shut his yap for a second, i could MAYBE GIVE HIM AN ANSWER and that furthermore, i had no interest in arguing politics or religion with him…and pointed out that the founding fathers studied all the religions of the time and that some religions predate christianity (and hence the generic term ‘creator’ in the constitution) and blah, blah, blah…things ended with an interesting discussion between us and the agreement to disagree about some things…btw, he is a man of short stature who is a commericial pilot who used to be in the air force, so i feel some of your pain, major…

    also, too…when they were going on and on and on about this isn’t our america anymore and wah! i pointed out that (in the words of eb white) that democracy is the suspicion that more than half the people are right more than half the time…so get the fuck over it…it stopped them dead in their tracks…i just heard that bit on mpr last night minus the f bomb, so was proud to remember it for that long and then to use it. i live with and have to socialize with some srsly conservative peeps but all in all, they aren’t as bad as they could be…this particular guy’s family farmed most of their lives (subsidies) and now runs an excavating business (gov’t contracts) and also lives on a fucking gravel gold mine (extraction taxes!!!) and is also former air force…

    i give these dudes a pass most of the time because they served our country even though they were never deployed anywhere and they are damn good tippers…

  369. Another Kiwi said,

    November 8, 2012 at 20:15

    Pup via the Substantial place

  370. Oregon Beer Snob said,

    November 8, 2012 at 20:15

    Pryme said,

    November 8, 2012 at 19:09 (kill)

    Motherfucking pawn shop owner, motherfucker.

    Wait…black Nick Fury was in Die Hard 3…right?

    Maybe. They all seem to blur together into one big gunfight with a bunch of lame quips.

  371. Major Kong said,

    November 8, 2012 at 20:19

    The US Constitution is an incredibly secular document by 18th Century standards.

    Most official documents of that time were chock full of religious boilerplate.

    Even the Declaration of Independence, that religious conservatives love so much, uses the very deistic “Creator” and “Nature and Nature’s God” rather than “Our Lord Jesus Christ” or something similar.

  372. Dr.KennethNoisewater said,

    November 8, 2012 at 20:24

    Pup, use AK’s link.

  373. El Manquécito said,

    November 8, 2012 at 20:24

    The US Constitution is an incredibly secular document by 18th Century standards.

    Just imagine the whackos they had to deal with. And the Angel Moroni still not heard from for another 40 odd years.

  374. Pupienus said,

    November 8, 2012 at 20:28

    From GayPutzRiot

    [...]
    Given that he did so much to aggravate Republicans by what many saw as going beyond the customary magnanimous gratitude during a crisis and instead displayed what they considered way-overboard fawning obsequiousness toward the president on the eve of a national election, Chris Christie isn’t in any position to win a Republican primary…

    Would it surprise anybody if he switched parties (likely before his re-election campaign for New Jersey Governor next year)? He’d pretty instantly become the heir-apparent to Obama, wouldn’t you think?

    And

    In the wake of Mitt Romney’s narrow popular vote loss in the presidential election yesterday, Republicans need to do some soul-searching if f they want to regain the Senate in 2014 and the White House in 2016. And right away, there are three big questions they need to ask:
    1. Why did Mitt Romney fail to get as many votes as did John McCain in 2008? [yeah, that's a poser alright.The answer is in front of your nose, good luck seeing it. - PM]
    2. How can the party better reach out to Hispanic and Asian Americans and other minorities? [By not "reaching out?" Maybe if you stopped blaming them for all the country's problems and incite hatred for them - if you actually changed the way you think about them and treat them - you could make some pogress there. - PM]
    3. How does the GOP recruit, as per my last post, the type of “genuine” conservative candidate “with political skills, policy smarts and impressive resumes in order to get elected”?

    Two men elected to the U.S. Senate in the last two cycles, Florida’s Marco Rubio and Texas’s Ted Cruz could help Republicans explore both the second and the third questions.

    Interesting that some of the leading lights of the GOP, these two men, along with Susana Martinez, the Governor of New Mexico, are Hispanic.

    This gives me hope – they really do not get it. At all.

  375. Pupienus said,

    November 8, 2012 at 20:36

    Oh please.

    http://www.couriermail.com.au/news/technology/fail-anti-obama-teen-wants-to-move-to-australia-because-we-have-christian-male-president/story-fn5kfsdd-1226512853271

  376. Pupienus said,

    November 8, 2012 at 20:39

    “I bring quadruple diversity to the Senate,” Hirono said at a rally earlier in the campaign. “I’m a woman. I’ll be the first Asian woman ever to be elected to the U.S. Senate. I am an immigrant. I am a Buddhist. When I said this at one of my gatherings, they said, ‘Yes, but are you gay?’ and I said, ‘Nobody’s perfect.’”

    http://www.mercurynews.com/elections/ci_21947729

  377. Bitter Scribe said,

    November 8, 2012 at 20:41

    If the rightwits wanted to “reach out” to minorities, they had a genuine black person named Herman Cain who stood for all their principles and was a genuine CEO to boot.

    (Who knows, maybe he really would have had a shot if he’d kept it zipped.)

  378. Substance McGravitas said,

    November 8, 2012 at 20:42

    I finally watched this speech. The leader of the Australian opposition should probably kill himself.

  379. Pupienus said,

    November 8, 2012 at 20:45

    Speaking of international shit, Obama wins; planet relieved

  380. bbkf said,

    November 8, 2012 at 20:53

    to further add to weirdness i experienced last night (no, not that), my boss, who i truly adore was just waaaaaay off…first of all, didn’t vote because fuck it, they’re all fuckwits and will fuck us over one way or the other…he did watch election returns though on FOX…he’s as liberal as i am and never watches news or news channels, but was super impressed with their coverage and how professional and non-biased they were…and he thought obama was ‘cocky’ during his speech…i mean, dude was jazzed, but cocky? it was just a weird atmosphere all around…

  381. Pupienus said,

    November 8, 2012 at 20:58

    Wow. It looked like he wanted to die right there on the spot.

  382. gocart mozart said,

    November 8, 2012 at 20:59

    Beck tells people to go Galt. Buy farmland and guns.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1lRN9_zw-Jw

  383. Pupienus said,

    November 8, 2012 at 21:20

    This is entertaining. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VwQCUnFSj4s&feature=youtu.be

  384. bbkf said,

    November 8, 2012 at 21:26

    tits of socialism

    Sadly ladies’ group!

    would dr. ken design us some t-shirts? or skanky tanks would be acceptable…

  385. tsam said,

    November 8, 2012 at 21:26

    (Who knows, maybe he really would have had a shot if he’d kept it zipped.)

    He would have imploded before August. His biggest problem wasn’t that he couldn’t zip his pants. It was his mouth that needed zipping.

    The problem with those fucking CEO types is they are so unaccustomed to being questioned. They are accustomed to having their sissy asses kissed all the time. Being beat up by the media and other candidates usually brings out the bitchy asshole CEO in them. Watching one of them be president would be pretty fun for a year or so. Having Congress sabotage them to send a message, and watching the ensuing temper tantrums would be epic.

  386. tsam said,

    November 8, 2012 at 21:27

    would dr. ken design us some t-shirts? or skanky tanks would be acceptable…

    Bikini tops or corsets or GTFO

  387. tsam said,

    November 8, 2012 at 21:31

    Would it surprise anybody if he switched parties (likely before his re-election campaign for New Jersey Governor next year)?

    So we finally see the human side of Christie after all this time and suddenly he’s a Democrat? This person needs to get on Utoob and review EVERYTHING else Christie has said.

    I commend him for getting out there and getting the goddamn job done. I also commend him for commending the president so close to an election. I can’t think of any other Republicans except Charlie Crist who would actually do such a thing. When lives were at stake, he actually stepped up. I was impressed, really.

  388. tsam said,

    November 8, 2012 at 21:33

    “genuine” conservative candidate “with political skills, policy smarts and impressive resumes in order to get elected”?

    OH–BUILD A ROBOT! Thumb through any mythology book and you might find such a person.

    Sorry, but conservative and policy smarts are mutually exclusive conditions.

  389. Nym said,

    November 8, 2012 at 21:34

    and he thought obama was ‘cocky’ during his speech

    I suspect that’s his way of saying “uppity.”

  390. tsam will hog your thread said,

    November 8, 2012 at 21:36

    and he thought obama was ‘cocky’

    Sir, there’s a Dr. Freud on line 2. He says it’s urgent.

  391. smut clyde said,

    November 8, 2012 at 21:37

    http://www.couriermail.com.au/news/technology/fail-anti-obama-teen-wants-to-move-to-australia-because-we-have-christian-male-president/story-fn5kfsdd-1226512853271

    That story is a veritable Turducken of FAIL, with fail within fail within fail, but I should also point out that Australia has tough immigration restrictions — They learned it from YOU! — and a policy of marooning illegal immigrants on Pacific atolls for years while their asylum applications are ignored.

  392. tsam will bogart your thread said,

    November 8, 2012 at 21:37

    2. How can the party better reach out to Hispanic and Asian Americans and other minorities?

    You mean without treating them like undesirables? Wow, good question, bro.

  393. tigris said,

    November 8, 2012 at 21:38

    Beck tells people to go Galt. Buy farmland and guns.

    So they can steal food when the cheeto trees don’t thrive?

  394. tsam will bogart your thread said,

    November 8, 2012 at 21:39

    I cannot for the life of me find a hot dog tree. I WANT ONE.

  395. N__B said,

    November 8, 2012 at 21:40

    I should also point out that Australia has tough immigration restrictions

    Unlike NZ, which has a website devoted to convincing right-side-uppies to move there.

  396. DAS said,

    November 8, 2012 at 21:40

    “I bring quadruple diversity to the Senate,” Hirono said at a rally earlier in the campaign. “I’m a woman. I’ll be the first Asian woman ever to be elected to the U.S. Senate. I am an immigrant. I am a Buddhist. When I said this at one of my gatherings, they said, ‘Yes, but are you gay?’ and I said, ‘Nobody’s perfect.’”

    I thought Nell Carter should have ran for and been elected president: that way we would have our first non-Christian, female and gay president all at once.

  397. Jonah Loadpants said,

    November 8, 2012 at 21:42

    Cheetoh trees cannot fail, we can only fail Cheetoh trees.

    I kan haz sammich nau?

  398. buddy said,

    November 8, 2012 at 21:43

    How can they win NEXT time?!

    Tell more rape jokes?

  399. smut clyde said,

    November 8, 2012 at 21:43

    Unlike NZ, which has a website devoted to convincing right-side-uppies to move there.

    Hey, you need skills. Or money.

  400. smut clyde said,

    November 8, 2012 at 21:45

    So they can steal food when the cheeto trees don’t thrive?

    For the sake of canon I should point out that tigris probably means ‘ham bushes’ (also soap roots and blanket trees).

  401. N__B said,

    November 8, 2012 at 21:46

    Hey, you need skills.

    I can lick my eyebrows.

    Also, as you may recall, I am a supermodel.

  402. Substance McGravitas said,

    November 8, 2012 at 21:46

    Canada just changed the rules for one of its immigration programs so it cancelled all the prior applications and told everyone to start again. Yay us!

  403. bbkf said,

    November 8, 2012 at 21:54

    I cannot for the life of me find a hot dog tree. I WANT ONE.

    sir, dr. freud on line 3 for you…

  404. bbkf said,

    November 8, 2012 at 21:55

    I can lick my eyebrows.

    interest…newsletter…website…etc…

  405. Oregon Beer Snob said,

    November 8, 2012 at 21:57

    November 8, 2012 at 21:33 (kill)

    “genuine” conservative candidate “with political skills, policy smarts and impressive resumes in order to get elected”?

    OH–BUILD A ROBOT!

    Conveniently, a robot has already been built — it sorts by color. Should be perfect for them.

  406. bbkf said,

    November 8, 2012 at 21:57

    Canada just changed the rules for one of its immigration programs so it cancelled all the prior applications and told everyone to start again. Yay us!

    wow, just had a realization…the REAL reason we hate france nowadays is because they gave us that stupid statue that let’s everyone know they can come here for our sweet, sweet welfare bennies!!! how did i not see this before now?

    also, too i just realized that n_b may just have incredibly huge, bushy eyebrows instead of other…er…attributes…

  407. Oregon Beer Snob said,

    November 8, 2012 at 22:00

    also, too i just realized that n_b may just have incredibly huge, bushy eyebrows instead of other…er…attributes…

    Or, y’know, just pluck some eyebrow and stick it in your mouf. Not nearly as exciting to imagine though.

  408. kg said,

    November 8, 2012 at 22:01

    apologies if posted already

  409. N__B said,

    November 8, 2012 at 22:02

    n_b may just have incredibly huge, bushy eyebrows instead of other…er…attributes…

    Or I just have eyes very close to my muzzle: http://scienceblogs.com/aardvarchaeology/wp-content/blogs.dir/417/files/2012/04/i-7bf6ca8410168a3d5b30bf78bfc2a7f6-polar-bear-face.jpg

  410. Oregon Beer Snob said,

    November 8, 2012 at 22:03

    Look at all the special friends our price-gouging buddy Yglesiatlas has made. He must be so proud.

  411. smut clyde said,

    November 8, 2012 at 22:03

    In the epic tantrum* LGM link, Dondero writes of moving to Switzerland now that American has forfeited the right to his presence.
    One does not simply walk into Swiss citizenship.

    * Tantrum is not the singular form of ‘tantra’. I looked it up.

  412. N__B said,

    November 8, 2012 at 22:04

    One does not simply walk into Swiss citizenship.

    From what I know through a friend, one crawls in with one’s face close to the ground and one’s ass high in the air.

  413. bbkf said,

    November 8, 2012 at 22:07

    apologies if posted already

    frankly, i don’t think this or the epic tantrum lgm link can be read enough times…ever…i plan on bookmarking them both in an effort to keep myself warm and toasty through a long wintertide on the prairie…

  414. bbkf said,

    November 8, 2012 at 22:14

    Dondero writes of moving to Switzerland now

    i don’t think d00d would like it there…not war-ry enough, red cross=helping moochers, strong UN presence:

    The Swiss Confederation has a long history of armed neutrality—it has not been in a state of war internationally since 1815—and did not join the United Nations until 2002. It pursues, however, an active foreign policy and is frequently involved in peace-building processes around the world.[6] Switzerland is also the birthplace of the Red Cross and home to a large number of international organizations, including the second largest UN office.

    also, too…mandated health insurance…

  415. Jonah Loadpants said,

    November 8, 2012 at 22:18

    Orson Scott Card (who has always been an asshat) seems to have had his head asplode: Democracy Did Not Fail.

    Sample

    When Hurricane Sandy devastated a part of America, you showed Barack Obama only in a favorable light.

    Even though his administration, his FEMA, did at least as badly as the Bush administration did after Katrina, and with far less excuse, you did not run endless coverage of the people’s suffering, the way you did with Bush.

  416. Pupienus Maximus said,

    November 8, 2012 at 22:18

    D’oh!

  417. Pryme said,

    November 8, 2012 at 22:28

    They’re going fast so don’t delay. Operators are standing by.

  418. Pupienus said,

    November 8, 2012 at 22:30

    It is fun to reflect on Rmoney losing all four of his home state I also note with great amusement that R&R lost Ryan’s hometown and county 60 to 39.

  419. Bitter Scribe said,

    November 8, 2012 at 22:30

    wow, just had a realization…the REAL reason we hate france nowadays is because they gave us that stupid statue that let’s everyone know they can come here for our sweet, sweet welfare bennies!!!

    Let’s edit the poem:

    Give me Concerning your tired, your poor, your yearning to be free,
    The wretched refuse of your teeming shore,
    Send these, the homeless, tempest-tost, to me
    my best regards,
    I lift my lamp beside the golden door!

    (via Tom Toles)

  420. bbkf said,

    November 8, 2012 at 22:30

    oh my…osc’s high dudgeon is in direct competition with his delusion…

    You have to attack Fox News and sneer at them and accuse them of bias, don’t you — because they’re actually doing the job you merely pretend to do. They shame you by their genuinely balanced coverage, so you have to lie and accuse them of being what you are: ideological hacks, providing propaganda in order to advance a cause, while hiding the unhelpful truth.

    What you don’t get is that he was not my candidate. He was merely the only choice left to me, once I understood that the Beloved Leader is the most incompetent and untrustworthy commander-in-chief that America has ever had.

    By sheer luck, the Republicans transcended themselves and offered us a decent, intelligent, moderate, honest man of proven ability.

  421. bbkf said,

    November 8, 2012 at 22:31

    It is fun to reflect on Rmoney losing all four of his home state I also note with great amusement that R&R lost Ryan’s hometown and county 60 to 39.

    i KNOW!!! i could do it all day long…

  422. smut clyde said,

    November 8, 2012 at 22:31

    Karl Rove informs us that Obama won by the dirty cheating tactic of convincing people not to vote for Romney, i.e. “suppressing the vote”.

  423. bbkf said,

    November 8, 2012 at 22:32

    Give me Concerning your tired, your poor, your yearning to be free,
    The wretched refuse of your teeming shore,
    Send these, the homeless, tempest-tost, to me my best regards,
    I lift my lamp beside the golden door!

    this would be even more awesome if a flipping finger could be rigged up…

  424. CRA said,

    November 8, 2012 at 22:40

    I cannot for the life of me find a hot dog tree. I WANT ONE.

    There’s Halloween costume potential here. Dress up as a tree, and dangle a wiener out your fly.

  425. Pryme said,

    November 8, 2012 at 22:41

    Karl Rove informs us that Obama won by the dirty cheating tactic of convincing people not to vote for Romney, i.e. “suppressing the vote”.

    He would know about suppressing votes, wouldn’t he?

    It is fun to reflect on Rmoney losing

    Yes; but in an alternate reality

  426. tigris said,

    November 8, 2012 at 22:43

    once I understood that the Beloved Leader is the most incompetent and untrustworthy commander-in-chief that America has ever had.

    Short memory, projection, or just dumber than dirt?

  427. Bitter Scribe said,

    November 8, 2012 at 22:43

    Karl Rove informs us that Obama won by the dirty cheating tactic of convincing people not to vote for Romney, i.e. “suppressing the vote”.

    Wait a minute. Karl Rove is complaining about negative ads? KARL FUCKING ROVE????

  428. bbkf said,

    November 8, 2012 at 22:44


    Karl Rove told Fox News’ Megyn Kelly on Thursday that President Obama won re-election “by suppressing the vote” with negative campaign ads that “turned off” potential voters

    karl rove truly is a genius worth the gazillions he is paid…

    also, too…i didn’t realize that in his concession speech, mittens said, ‘i was so hoping to be your president! if only i hadn’t urged you all to vote for obama…darn it!’

  429. bbkf said,

    November 8, 2012 at 22:46

    Short memory, projection, or just dumber than dirt?

    not necessarily exclusive…

  430. bbkf said,

    November 8, 2012 at 22:46

    damn that broncobama for making me tagfail!!!

  431. smut clyde said,

    November 8, 2012 at 22:48

    Orson Scott Card: the Beloved Leader is the most incompetent and untrustworthy commander-in-chief that America has ever had

    I am shocked, SHOCKED to discover that the author of ‘Ender’s War’ is just another camo-cosplay military fetishist with a fixation on the C-in-C.

  432. bbkf said,

    November 8, 2012 at 22:51

    dangle a wiener out your fly.

    hmmm…it’s almost like you know tsam…

  433. Substance McGravitas said,

    November 8, 2012 at 22:55

    This is great.

  434. Oregon Beer Snob said,

    November 8, 2012 at 23:02

    That’s just mean. Delightfully mean.

  435. Smut Clyde said,

    November 8, 2012 at 23:05

    Yes; but in an alternate reality…
    Having been previously unexposed to Romney advertising, I only realise now from those ‘President-Elect’ webpages (constructed with such effort by the Romney campaign instead of campaigning, then accidentally released one day premature) that the typeface is feckin’ Trajan. AGAIN.

  436. Pupienus said,

    November 8, 2012 at 23:10

    I am shocked, SHOCKED to discover that the author of ‘Ender’s War’ is just another camo-cosplay military fetishist with a fixation on the C-in-C.

    To be fair, there are some who argue that Card did not actually write it his own self.

  437. tigris said,

    November 8, 2012 at 23:10

    This is great.

    Almost makes him look human!

  438. gocart mozart said,

    November 8, 2012 at 23:11

    Protein Freak-Out
    http://www.boomantribune.com/story/2012/11/8/84314/7408

  439. Pupienus said,

    November 8, 2012 at 23:13

    That’s just mean. Delightfully mean.

    Great comments there! Almost makes me want to log in and say “HAHAHAHA Gettye fuck over yourselves.”

  440. Dr.KennethNoisewater said,

    November 8, 2012 at 23:20

    I may have to have this.

  441. Pupienus said,

    November 8, 2012 at 23:25

    I am not surprised in the least that Rove claims Obama suppressed the vote. Not to brag but I predicted it coming. Rove SOP all along has been to accuse his opponents of doing the very thing he is doing himself.

  442. Substance McGravitas said,

    November 8, 2012 at 23:30

    Most are cropped for widescreen look, shot full frame. June 4, 2006
    By Paul J. Mular TOP 500 REVIEWER
    Format:DVD
    FYI everyone, Mel Brooks only shot TWO films in wide screen: “Blazing Saddles” and “History of the World Part 1″.

    If you compare the rest of the films to the original full frame laserdiscs you will see that FOX just masked off the top & bottom of the picture to make the films look widescreen. They should have been presented in full frame to give us the complete picture, some signs & faces get cut off.

    There were a couple of gags in Pee Wee’s Big Adventure I really loved that were only on the videotape I had (missed it in the theatre). They turned out to have been the result of poor framing in the transfer to video, and were not, in fact, funny gags on the part of the tedious Tim Burton.

  443. Pryme said,

    November 8, 2012 at 23:30

    So Romney finally threw in the towel for Florida?

    332 – 206 = LANDSLIDE in modern political vernacular.

  444. bbkf said,

    November 8, 2012 at 23:30

    guess the wingnut!

    Many conservatives probably knew better in their hearts than to predict a Romney win, but just couldn’t come to terms with the depressing reality of a second Obama term. Rationalization is common among man; it’s how we avoid unwelcome truths. But it also blinds us to danger. Just think, for instance, of Jews who saw their coming winter in 1930s Germany and emigrated; then think of those who didn’t because they couldn’t face reality. This is how dangerous rationalization can be.

  445. gocart mozart said,

    November 8, 2012 at 23:31

    helpful traffic report for conservatives
    http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/11/08/jeff-brucculeri-traffic-romney-supporters-canada_n_2094572.html?utm_hp_ref=media

  446. Alan West said,

    November 8, 2012 at 23:32

    So Romney finally threw in the towel for Florida?

    QUITTER ! ! !

  447. gocart mozart said,

    November 8, 2012 at 23:33

    guess the wingnut!

    All of them?

  448. bbkf said,

    November 8, 2012 at 23:38

    This is how dangerous rationalization can be.

    oh, hey…i just realized that selwyn duke is NOT rating for rationality…

  449. the prince of death said,

    November 8, 2012 at 23:40

    This morning Paul Ryan was crying over his favorite breakfast, a bowl of HUMAN HEAD soup!

  450. florence henderson said,

    November 8, 2012 at 23:43

    oh, hey…i just realized that selwyn duke is NOT rating for rationality…

    but he does have that wesson-ality…

  451. bbkf said,

    November 8, 2012 at 23:44

    tedious Tim Burton.

    he directed that?!? i had no idea…

  452. CRA said,

    November 8, 2012 at 23:49

    “Just think, for instance, of Jews who saw their coming winter in 1930s Germany and emigrated; then think of those who didn’t because they couldn’t face reality.”–Selwyn Duke

    Oh how deep and thoughtful. Some who had a realistic view chose to stay:

    “The reader may ask me why I did not try to escape what was in store for me after Hitler had occupied Austria. [...] Shortly before the United States entered World War II, I received an invitation to come to the American Consulate in Vienna to pick up my immigration visa. My old parents were overjoyed because they expected that I would soon be allowed to leave Austria. I suddenly hesitated, however. The question beset me: could I really afford to leave my parents alone to face their fate, to be sent, sooner or later, to a concentration camp, or even to a so-called extermination camp? Where did my responsibility lie?”–Viktor Frankl

  453. Smut Clyde said,

    November 8, 2012 at 23:56

    The cream of the jest with this “Let’s emigrate from the US!” emo shite is that part of the butt-hurt was inflicted by voters rejecting the would-be emigrants’ policies of “get tougher with immigrants; more barrier fences”.

  454. bbkf said,

    November 8, 2012 at 23:57

    The question beset me: could I really afford to leave my parents alone to face their fate, to be sent, sooner or later, to a concentration camp, or even to a so-called extermination camp? Where did my responsibility lie?”–Viktor Frankl

    okay, officially the saddest thing i have ever read…and when contrasted with selwyn duke who obviously thinks only of himself, and even more obviously thinks waaaaay too highly of himself–he is an murkin thinker after all–makes me want to go all thelma and louise on him…tigris…dr. ken? are we ready?

  455. bbkf said,

    November 8, 2012 at 23:58

    The cream of the jest with this “Let’s emigrate from the US!” emo shite is that part of the butt-hurt was inflicted by voters rejecting the would-be emigrants’ policies of “get tougher with immigrants; more barrier fences”.

    i am continually amused at their eagerness to emigrate to somewhere that is more socialist than the u.s…dumbasses…

  456. tigris said,

    November 9, 2012 at 0:01

    then think of those who didn’t because they couldn’t face reality

    or couldn’t bother to just pick up a visa, because those things are EVERYWHERE.

  457. bbkf said,

    November 9, 2012 at 0:02

    This morning Paul Ryan was crying over his favorite breakfast, a bowl of HUMAN HEAD soup!

    eck…who eats soup for breakfast?

  458. Substance McGravitas said,

    November 9, 2012 at 0:02

    I was just reading about Michael Moriarty the other day.

  459. Smut Clyde said,

    November 9, 2012 at 0:08

    With these fantasies of “Obama’s re-election is just like the Nuremberg pass laws so we’re leaving the country”, it is probably missing the point to dwell on the practical difficulties and the blithe assumption that a US citizenship entitles one to move to anywhere one chooses.

  460. VCarlson said,

    November 9, 2012 at 0:09

    WRT the link to the “OSC has always been an asshat” article, I say thanks, and am in danger of dislocating my arm patting myself on the back for never reading his stuff. See, I wandered into a room in which he was holding forth at a con, and added him to my list of authors never to read because I find them so personally objectionable.

    I heard some years later that some people have noticed similarities between some of his works and some of the LDS holy books. If so, yet another reason not to go Mormon.

  461. Smut Clyde said,

    November 9, 2012 at 0:09

    eck…who eats soup for breakfast?

    Bbkf needs MOAR PHO RECIPES.

  462. bbkf said,

    November 9, 2012 at 0:11

    following a nasty confrontation with U.S. Attorney General Janet Reno in a Washington, D.C. hotel room.

    o.m.g…

  463. tigris said,

    November 9, 2012 at 0:13

    I was just reading about Michael Moriarty the other day.

    So he swung right because of a perceived over reach of power on the part of Janet Reno and ended up campaigning for state control of lady bits?

  464. bbkf said,

    November 9, 2012 at 0:16

    So he swung right because of a perceived over reach of power on the part of Janet Reno and ended up campaigning for state control of lady bits?

    i think i’m in love…

  465. VCarlson said,

    November 9, 2012 at 0:19

    So he swung right because of a perceived over reach of power on the part of Janet Reno and ended up campaigning for state control of lady bits?

    Possible link: some – some woman with pretensions of grandeur tried to tell him what to do, so he’ll show them!

    I do wonder what happened, though. Such a sudden and complete break with the kind of person he had seemed to be has to be a sign of something terrible happening.

  466. bughunter said,

    November 9, 2012 at 0:25

    Wingnut delusional parnoiaObama’s reelection is already costing Americans their jerbs.

  467. bughunter said,

    November 9, 2012 at 0:31

    o.m.g…

    Hey, if he were Japanese, a “nasty encounter with Janet Reno” would take on an entirely different meaning:

    Japanese Men Going Ga-Ga Over Janet Reno
    –Weekly World News, Nov. 25, 1997

  468. CRA said,

    November 9, 2012 at 0:36

    okay, officially the saddest thing i have ever read

    Sorry about that … Selwyn Duke and these people are just having some fantasy fun defining themselves. No consequences, no hard decisions when it’s just posturing.

  469. Pupienus Maximus said,

    November 9, 2012 at 0:36

    Moriarty was also unforgettable as an aggressive professional hockey player in The Deadliest Season, one of the greatest TV-movies about hockey ever made.

    How many TV-movies aboot hockey have there been?

  470. Smut Clyde said,

    November 9, 2012 at 0:38

    I was just reading about Michael Moriarty the other day.
    The interview’s recital of Moriarty’s career is so obsequious, I was surprised to find that he and the interviewer do seem to be separate people.
    We learn that “Report to the Commissioner” is “now hailed as a masterpiece” (sadly, not by anyone accessible to Google), and that “The Deadliest Season” is “one of the greatest TV-movies about hockey ever made”.

  471. Smut Clyde said,

    November 9, 2012 at 0:38

    SHUT UP PUPIENUS.

  472. bughunter said,

    November 9, 2012 at 0:47

    Some wonderful brain bleach, just a few Next‘s down from OBS’s Imgur link.

  473. bughunter said,

    November 9, 2012 at 0:56

    Damn you, OBS, for linking to Imgur. Now my afternoon is shot.

    At least some of them are on topic here.

  474. Oregon Beer Snob said,

    November 9, 2012 at 1:09

    Damn you, OBS, for linking to Imgur. Now my afternoon is shot.

    You’re welcome.

    Protip: the right arrow key is your friend.

  475. Another Kiwi said,

    November 9, 2012 at 1:20

    Also: There’s no one home in NZ so don’t come around here looking for some bolt hole from imaginary scary black men.

  476. the prince of death said,

    November 9, 2012 at 1:21

    eck…who eats soup for breakfast?

    He eats cereal for dinner, except instead of milk he uses HUMAN BLOOD!

  477. Another Kiwi said,

    November 9, 2012 at 1:28

    Fetus blood FTFY

  478. Smut Clyde said,

    November 9, 2012 at 1:47

    The HbF makes all the difference to the flavour.

  479. Another Kiwi said,

    November 9, 2012 at 1:49

    Get some of that sweet O RH negative. It’s got a lingering aftertaste of Autumn leaves

  480. bughunter said,

    November 9, 2012 at 2:32

    Oh, how could it take me two days to remember that I have this immortal GIF??? Created by Hart Williams in 2008.

  481. Smut Clyde said,

    November 9, 2012 at 4:07

    The Japanese crackpottery about blood groups and personality is turning up more in the news lately, i.e. Boing Boing… no-one ever mentions flavour…

  482. the prince of death said,

    November 9, 2012 at 6:44

    HbF goes well with Paul Ryan’s favorite snack… the BONES of the STILLBORN!

  483. J Neo Marvin said,

    November 9, 2012 at 23:13

    One innovation would be more stars for wealthier wingnuts, since they have it worse.

    The whole idea reminds me less of the Holocaust and more of the Star Bellied Sneetches.

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