‘Tweed’al dumb, ‘Tweed’al (D)

NY Dems resurrect their ugly past to regain banana-republic/Boss-Tweed-thug status.

They know who you are and where you live.

Democrats are telling voters that they had better head to the polls — or else.

The New York State Democratic Committee is bullying people into voting next week with intimidating letters warning that it can easily find out which slackers fail to cast a ballot next Tuesday.

“Who you vote for is your secret. But whether or not you vote is public record …. We will be reviewing voting records . . . to determine whether you joined your neighbors who voted in 2014.”

It ends with a line better suited to a mob movie than a major political party: “If you do not vote this year, we will be interested to hear why not.” [more]

Evidently, they want a 110% turnout.

Who you vote for is your secret.
… but how your vote is counted is theirs.

Y’don’t s’pose this might, you know, backfire on ‘em, do ya?
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ToDaZeD Let’s Play!

just for a li’l fun

Ideal world — all practical considerations aside [including the one that says *real* men don’t dress up in costumes], just for fun, a Porch Costume Party: what would be your bestest, favoritest costume?

Authenticity counts.

Happy Halloween!

ooooo-ooooooooooo

BOO!

Scare ya?

No?!?!?

dang

Maybe this will do it:

Finish your assignment! »

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Please note the PLEASE NOTE.

revolutin’s hard

brand

He’s been busy promoting his new book Revolution and telling the world about his ideas for a democracy-free society.

But Russell Brand took the day off from his hectic schedule as he…
spent the afternoon with his mother

the war on violence

Two “Stop the Violence” organizers allegedly beat one of their colleagues so severely that he vomited blood and was left unconscious in critical condition.

Nikole Ardeno and Emanuel Velez, both 30, accused their former roommate of stealing their property, and allegedly punched and kicked him in the street until he had seizures. Arrested moments later, Ardeno was still wearing the same “Stop the Violence” T-shirt she had on the night before when she coordinated a march protesting two recent shootings, Washington Police Chief Chris Luppino said.

The victim, Joshua Magraff, also is a community organizer with the anti-violence group…

previously

already told you today’s CDC PSA

…Ebola is a lot easier to catch than health officials have admitted — and can be contracted by contact with a doorknob contaminated by a sneeze from an infected person


previously previously

stuff that’s hard to do (cont’d cont’d)

Atlas-V / Centaur / GPS launch yesterday


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Yeah, now that’s how it’s s’post‘a work.
Reckon ‘em new Russian engines are better’n ‘em old Soviet-era ones.
Now, wait for confirmation of a good orbit, then it’s off for some pizza an’ beer.

(What? Well, because it’s nice to think folks might better appreciate all the money and effort that went into displaying that little blip on their car’s GPS screen or landing in the fog on the way to Grandma’s … or guiding ordnance into some scumbag’s bomb factory.)

Soylent Lilliputian

Nachos, wings, chips and cheesesteaks oh my!

…After Wednesday’s chicken wings, on Thursday Obama’s daughters can get a Cuban sandwich….

…Next week, students at Sidwell Friends can enjoy Philly Cheese Steaks; and they will have meatball submarines the following week. Veterans Day is not a holiday at Sidwell Friends, and beef nachos are on the menu. Nachos, wings, chips and cheesesteaks – lunch fare most American kids can only dream about now…

ToDaZeD Iron

Final Solution-ette Edition

I often muse about all the things that we’d need to change about patriarchy if we abolished men’s rule over women and the earth.

… I dream for concrete, down-to-earth, simple and easily applicable measures of stepping out of patriarchy into a female-loving, biophilic world.

OK. Now we know who we’re dealing with.
yeah, I know… but sometimes I have ZERO point-’n’-larff self control

This poooor woman is under the impression she is “ruled over by men.” So, instead of just becoming independent, she has …other “solutions” in mind.

Before we do anything, the very first measure to adopt is to take all men out of all positions of decision-making immediately, and actually out of any kind of social, professional position whatsoever.

Major serial killers, serial torturers, pimps, pornographers, severe domestic abusers, serial rapists, genocide planners, biocide planners and pedocriminals across the world will simply be euthanised: the decisions will be taken by women in a mass world tribunal for patriarchal crimes. This is by far the best solution, and is the most legitimate, ethical way of reducing male population to more reasonable levels. Such men would otherwise forever pose a threat to women, children, animals, the earth and society as a whole, and we know they have no chance of ceasing their violent behaviour after having reached such an advanced stage of sadism and sociopathy. It would be reckless to spend space, resources and energy in keeping them alive in prisons.

#Proggie”Thought”
#ComfortingAssurances

But that is the natural and logical conslusion to the #panikkk!1! about the “Rape Culture” on campus [campii?]. MIT did a big study about “sexual assault” on campus, but they muddied the terms.

among undergraduates who replied to a survey, at least 17 per cent of women and 5 per cent of men said they had been sexually assaulted

…Activists against sexual assault have argued that such campus “climate” surveys are crucial to exposing the extent of the problem, and such surveys were among the steps proposed this year by both a White House task force and a bipartisan group of senators.

The Obligatory Disclaimer: of f’n course I am against rape, assault of any kind, on any one, and creepy behavior in general — on a campus or otherwise. m’kay?

But when the terms are broadened and any kind of slightly risque conversation is called “sexual assault”, it stretches the bounds of credulity and makes the actual crime less significant.

The definition of “Sexual Harassment” is now so vague that dang near any behavior meant to be simply complimentary is included.

There was a similar result on sexual harassment. Among undergraduate respondents, large majorities of men and women said they had heard sexist remarks and inappropriate comments about people’s bodies; more than one-third said someone had uttered crude sexual remarks to them directly; nearly as many had been subjected to people’s tales of sexual exploits; and a smaller number had received offensive digital messages [I think they mean txting type “digital” - not, yanno, *digital*digital]. About one woman in six said someone had repeatedly asked her for a date, even after being refused.

Anyone out there make a fella ask more than once for a date? Any fellas have to work to get the attention of their dream gal?

Hearing “Nice rack, Baby” is NOT the same as being physically assaulted. It should not be treated the same. It should not be counted the same. And to even attempt to put them in the same category is infantalizing and insulting [to everyone], hysterical [meant in the most non-feminista way possible] and trivializing to the actual crime of rape.

Hearing about someone’s Big Conquest, or “Dayum, she got some junk inna trunk” is not a life-changing experience. In fact, unless one is a completely incoherent, jelly-tender, childlike veal calf of a proto-human, a simple “STFU” or “You wish” will quell the commentary post haste.

To equate such “oafish hookup melodramas* with actual physical assault is damned near as harmful as the “boys will be boys” response much cited by the feministas but never actually observed among decent people in the wild.

Here’s a video produced [to promote donations] by an outfit called “Hollaback!” – a nonprofit dedicated to ending street harassment. Apparently, a woman dressed in an everyday outfit of jeans and tshirt walked the streets of NYC with a hidden video for 10 hours to record the harassment she received from strangers. Here is the 1:56 Greatest Hits — the best worst examples of harassment she could find:



OR *clicky*clicky*

Maybe she was having an off day…

What I notice is that there’s no honkey-crakah boyz on her Greatest Hits list. Odd, that.

What I also notice, the most obscene or off-color remark is “Dayum.” Everything else is non-obscene and complimentary. Even a few “God Bless You” thrown in for good measure.

No grabbing. No touching. No lurching toward. Irritating? Maybe/Yes. Threatening? I don’t see it.

The one thing this gal did not do in her 10 hour walk is Holla back at her “assaulters“. Interesting, that…

I would have felt a tad under-valued at the $1,000 remark. “Is that all you see?!? You bettah check again, son.”

And the creepy guy walking “with” her? Yeah – creepy. If she wasn’t making a vid, ducking into a store or a quick change of direction would have put a stop to that. But she was making a vid; a vid with a point. “This is horrifying!!1! Give us $$$$ and we’ll campaign to stop it!!”

Yeah. Good luck with that. You may gather serious funds from the soft-heads with that, but stamping out that behavior? Nevah. Gonna. Happen. and from the evidence in that vid, likely raaaacist, into the bargain.

whereas DougM gets a kitty

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