Crazy Years: Vikings, Shampoo, Chicken Wings

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“Doctors across the globe are reporting that their patients with severe cases of COVID-19 are left confused, sometimes delirious or exhibiting signs of an altered mental state.” ~ ABC News

Maybe that explains it. Maybe not. Whatever:

Ancient Viking warrior given a hero’s burial may have actually been ‘transgender, non-binary or gender fluid’, researchers say

What would we do without researchers?

NY Dems push for law mandating 500 hours of training for ‘shampoo assistants’

Rinse. Repeat.

Too Woke: CNN Avoids Saying ‘Women’, Instead Says ‘Individuals With a Cervix’

TMI.
Hystericalectomy: Yes, “Trans” People Are Crazy

So’s your momma.

New From Teen Vogue: Sleep Is Systemically Racist

Wake me when it’s over.

Cuomo’s COVID Power Grab Goes Off the Rails as He Declares Chicken Wings Aren’t a Meal

Then I’ll have a bagel.

Burger King: We’re Changing Our Cows’ Diet: ‘Cow Farts And Burps Are No Laughing Matter’

No? Pull my thumb.

~ Apollyon

Unshakable belief in something that isn’t true

Questions: Do the Democrats really believe what they say? Do they really think we’ll believe them?

Barack Obama will serve as an example. In his speech at the DNC Obama scolded President Trump for demeaning the military by using them for political purposes. Joe Biden and Kamala Harris, he said, “understand that in this democracy, the commander in chief doesn’t use the men and women of our military, who are willing to risk everything to protect our nation, as political props.”

Oh? What does this photo mean?

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Or this.

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“Delusional disorder,” according to WebMD, “is a type of serious mental illness called a psychotic disorder. People who have it can’t tell what’s real from what is imagined. Delusions are the main symptom of delusional disorder. They’re unshakable beliefs in something that isn’t true or based on reality.”

Julie Kelly is direct:

Somebody call a doctor. The Democratic Party is not well. Joe Biden is neither mentally nor physically healthy enough to run the country, yet the party remains in denial.

They have one hallucination after another. For three years, Democrats rocked back and forth wrapped in a collusion straightjacket mumbling about the Russians(!) and lighting candles for Special Counsel Robert Mueller. One Democratic leader made up phone conversations between Trump and the Ukrainian president; one presidential candidate pretends to be Native American. Now, metal mailboxes disappear before their very eyes.

The whole of the Democratic Party should be in a rubber room not anywhere near the levers of power. The only cure for what ails the Democratic Party is for voters to turn them out of office so they get the nice long rehab they need. As Trump said Thursday about the opposition party, “There was a certain sense of sanity 4 years ago. These people are insane.” He is correct.

I can’t decide if they believe their delusions or they’re just funnin’ us.

~ Heteroclite

This time the world really is coming to an end

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Poll: Amid COVID-19, Americans don’t care about climate change anymore. ~ Fortune

Let me just remind ou how bad it really is out there.

There. It’s settled science. Prepare to die.

~ Zoonosis

Here’s why you’re going crazy

asylumHow can anyone stay sane with this going on out there?

Op-Ed: Is Medical Waste … Racist?

The Unintentional Racism Found in Traffic Signals

‘Upward-thrusting buildings ejaculating into the sky’ – do cities have to be so sexist?

Are you afraid to go out?

assaultIt’s not the virus anymore, it’s the violence. Above: a 15-year-old girl being attacked in Brooklyn.

Similar to the well-known “knock out” game, violent black males began attacking random white people as part of the Black Lives Matter movement.  The objective is to violently beat any random white person while a friend or ally films the brutality.  It is also known as “polar bear hunting’.

elderlywomanDoesn’t matter if you’re a young boy or an elderly lady. Be in the wrong place at the wrong time, and you could get it.

 

What they’re accompishing is reinforcing is the fear white people have of encountering young blacks on the sidewalk. Whether that fear was real or imagined before, it’s becoming something people have ot think about. So these thugs are destroying whatever goodwill the races shared.

The liberal politcians must be aghast at another result: people are buying guns like crazy: there’s a nationwide spike in personal weapons sales. In June, the FBI checked the backgrounds of 3,931,607 potential gun buyers, according to the Bureau. In the same month, Americans bought 2,387,524 guns,

This is being fueled by leftist politicians like Mayor DeBlasio in New York, who wants to cut $1 billion from the police force and who eliminated the street crime division. He’s a marxist for whom chaos is a weapon. Gun violence exploded across the city after the NYPD disbanded its anti-crime unit of plainclothes cops on June 15, with three times as many shootings in the last two weeks of the month over the same period in 2019,

You might end up like attorney and writer David French who carries a gun and explains why in, of all places, The Atlantic.

~ Onymous

Tear down statues, join the barbarian elite

“Only barbarians are not curious about where they come from, how they came to be where they are, where they appear to be going, whether they wish to go there, and if so, why, and if not, why not. ” ~ Isaiah Berlin

statueRemember how much fun the barbarians of ISIS had destroying statues a few years ago?

Islamic State militants ransacked Mosul’s central museum, destroying priceless artefacts that are thousands of years old, in the group’s latest rampage which threatens to upend millennia of coexistence in the Middle East.

“The birthplace of human civilisation … is being destroyed”, said Kino Gabriel, one of the leaders of the Syriac Military Council – a Christian militia – in a telephone interview with the Guardian from Hassakeh in north-eastern Syria.

“In front of something like this, we are speechless,” said Gabriel. “Murder of people and destruction is not enough, so even our civilisation and the culture of our people is being destroyed.”

statue kickingWell, our barbarians are better than their barbarians!

They’re pulling down statues simply because they are statues. Our barbarians have no idea what they mean. Did I say no idea? I did.

Our elitist barbarians are getting in on the action, too!

Popular Mechanics offers: “How to Topple a Statue Using Science.”

Then, “Museum curator tweets advice on how to destroy bronze statues with chemicals after BLM protests. Says next target is memorial to ‘racist’ Winston Churchill.”

And now: Calling the recent US trend of angry mobs destroying statues “inspiring but a bit amateur,” leaders of ISIS and the Taliban have agreed to send advisors to Antifa and other far left groups on how to erase historical artifacts.

Okay, that last one is satire. Or is it?

~ Gobustan

Crazy Years: The knees have it

With everyone in America on their knees signaling their virtue, the algorithms that determine the ads you see on web pages have been having a field day.

For instance:

Sore Knees? Do This Once Daily…

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I’d give you the link, but you don’t really want to know, do you?

Meanwhile in Washington …

Meanwhile …

Meanwhile in Houston:

Houston police chief decries ‘knee jerk reactions’

As a public service, I’ll provide a definition of knee jerk:

Patellar reflex physiology: an outward reflex kick of the lower leg caused by a sharp tap on the quadriceps tendon just below the patella

Did you know you have a patella? And then there’s this:

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Have we exhausted this topic? No. There’s this:

Jerry Nadler didn’t join Nancy in kneeling for “health reasons.” Sure, Jerry. The real reason: He was too busy wrestling his mask to the ground.

Jerry, is that woman behind you laughing?

~ Yarra Banker

Meanwhile in Manhattan …

birdStep aside, Florida Man. You can’t compete with New York.

So there was this woman in Central Park and this man in Central Park, and they got into this thing, and they became instantly famous.

It happened in a part of Central Park known as the Ramble. So I suppose we could call this Rumble in the Ramble.

They probably haven’t gotten this far in thinking it through, but this incident will no doubt lead their obituaries.

Both have the surname Cooper, so there’s that. One is male, the other female. One is white, the other black. One went to Harvard, the other to the University of Chicago.

And here’s something you won’t see out there in Sheboygan as you watch your soaps and knit ebola masks for the women’s auxiliary fundraiser: One is an investment banker, the other was “a trailblazing queer comic writer.” That’s something you see only in Manhattan.

Of course the incident was recorded. This is 2020. Let’s go to the videotape.

A fellow named Chadwick Moore — isn’t that a great name? — bravely attempts to explain this to people who live in, say, Dubuque in an article entitled, “In Central Park, an unstoppable Karen meets the immovable Karen.”

If you’ve ever smugly pulled out your cellphone to record a confrontation with a stranger, hoping to publicly humiliate that person and even destroy their life, you’re probably a Karen of the worst ilk. Likewise, if approached by an insufferable busybody who lives to scold people minding their own business, and your first reaction is to call the police, you’re also a Karen. Manhattan is filled with Karens, the meme that once referred to the ‘can I speak to the manager’ lady with stacked hair and chunky highlights that evolved into a way to call out any very annoying person who loves rules and tattling.

What’s it got to do with me here in Kankakee? you might ask. Chadwick offers:

It is high Karen season across the country. The coronavirus pandemic has been their time to shine as petty authoritarians feel emboldened to enforce their government’s frivolous rules about masks and social distancing. Not wearing a panty-liner over your face while out for a stroll, you must want people to die, according to the Karen.

But it’s never really about the rules. Karenism is a spiritual malady and New York is such prime Karen territory perhaps because it’s a place that reminds people every day of their own insignificance. Plenty of people feel compelled to assert themselves in the most asinine circumstances to fight that nagging suspicion they actually don’t matter. Finger wagging at a litterbug or fake coughing as you pass by someone enjoying a cigarette is how the Karens reassure themselves that they are, in fact, here and alive in a world that exists only to disappoint.

Be careful out there.

~ Heteroclite