Category Archives: Funnies

Let the viscera decide. Not.

That the electorate responds to messages salves the egos of consultants and pollsters and pundits. But, it is more likely that most voters in 2016 had a gut reaction and went with that. In other words, the viscera decided and, as often happens, having listened to them is now regretted.

Let ’em talk!

Instinct-driven creatures of habit do the same thing over and over again. It is by their consistency that you know them. This consistency makes them predictable and that, in itself, is attractive. The human brain likes to be able to anticipate events and to be right in its predictions.

Just so, there is some delight in knowing that Ms. Rosanne Barr is going to be awful in her new show.

Then too, these instinct-driven people are big talkers (speech is a faculty located in the primitive or limbic brain) and their talk tends to be a substitute for action. All talk, no action. So, there’s not much need to stop them. Let them talk!

Bon Mots

Canned is better than fresh.

Man is no longer in chains. Now he’s been canned and caged.

Free range children, like chickens, are an affectation.

Time is of the essence of the law.

Time is of the essence. Sequence counts. It is true that THIS indictment does not charge collusion, which is not a crime anyway (conspiracy and co-operation are), but there are many more to follow. There is a hint of witting and witness co-conspirators. In the end, while my ilk might be content to dismiss the dude as too stupid to be a crook, he’ll probably prefer crooked to dumb. Pride goeth before the fall.
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Everybody likes a scandal

So, the gist of this video is that one of Putin’s Deputies, Sergey Eduardovich Prikhodko, who has been a second banana in Russia for decades, vacationed with Deripaska on a yacht in the sea near Norway and was entertained by a bevy of escorts, one of whom fictionalized the adventure and let slip that political matters were being discussed.
Manafort -> Deripaska -> Prikhodko -> Putin
Maybe deception is like a cancer. Just grows and grows and grows.
Get out the popcorn.