July 26th, 2021

#7750: I did it again!

Got home from work, relaxed a little bit, then walked "uptown" to have a gander at the cruise night.

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Big surprise that a white teacher in Chicago got fired for expressing her opinion. Fiver says she was already on some kind of list--"Get rid of this cracker soonest".

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Former senator Barbara Boxer falls victim to the results of her own voting record.

I'm glad she wasn't hurt, but....

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I'm going to be blunt. If you're 51 years old and you're still wearing baseball caps backwards? There's something wrong with you. Kevin Smith lost all kinds of weight, so he already looks...weird. Adding middle age to that, and the backwards cap? He looks like a drug addict.

Reportedly Mattel is unhappy about the woke train-wreck he made of "He Man". Not because they care one whit about the intellectual property per se, but because nobody is buying the expensive versions Mattel toys it's based on.

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And speaking of toys, in the mid-1970s I had a "Big Jim", and furthermore I had his RV. It was pretty cool.

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Ah, Larry Correia, you're a godsend.
In something that I find profoundly troubling, when I’ve had this discussion before, I’ve had a Caring Liberal tell me that the example of Iraq doesn’t apply, because “we kept the gloves on”, whereas fighting America’s gun nuts would be a righteous total war with nothing held back… Holy shit, I’ve got to wonder about the mentality of people who demand rigorous ROEs to prevent civilian casualties in a foreign country, are blood thirsty enough to carpet bomb Texas.

You really hate us, and then act confused why we want to keep our guns? But I don’t think unrelenting total war against everyone who has ever disagreed with you on Facebook is going to be quite as clean as you expect.
Those are quotes from a post he wrote in 2018. He spells out why the government cannot realistcally confiscate all the privately-owned firearms in America.

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Mrs. Fungus bought one of those flopping fish cat toys. Smudge loves it; the other cats aren't sure what to make of it.

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My chair at work broke today.

I was leaning back in it, thinking about how the chair's back seemed to be leaning farther and farther back, even though it should not have, and it was making little creaking noises as it--

*SNAP!* "Waugh!"

...left arm broke. It's plastic all the way through, and it's one of those stupid chairs where the back is a bit springy and the arms support it, and flex to provide the springiness.

It's like a four hundred dollar chair, at least as far as I could tell when I was trying to find one like it a few months ago.

*sigh*

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I think this is the same kit I got:



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Besides the chair, today was pretty much a shitshow at work. I was glad when quitting time came around.

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One of the cars at the cruise night? A 1976 Caprice wagon. Original paint, a little bit of rust here and there, but not too shabby. Damn.

Also, there were a couple of "pro street" cars.

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This is the last week of July 2021. Could be worse.