He took our jawrbs!

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Title cultural ref
(Yeah, yeah, I know you know. Remember, these cultural refs are for the benefit of future historians writing about the influence of SondraKistan on Early-21stC socio-politics.)

Speaking of yo’ jawrb… (caution: language and spew)

La Résistance Française, she eez back, non?

If she weren’t a lady, I’d call this a *clank*

The leader of France’s National Front, Marine Le Pen, has opted to cancel a meeting with Lebanon’s Grand Mufti rather than wear an Islamic veil.

“You can pass on my respects to the grand mufti, but I will not cover myself up,” she said. [story] [vid]

Like a violin.

(What? Uh, no, dunno how one says “Pound sand” in French.)

“No hijab for me !” — some babushka

[Iranian teenager and chess grand master Dorsa] Derakhshani wore a simple headband in her long hair, instead of a hijab, Iran’s traditional headscarf, which became a compulsory accessory for women after the 1979 revolution. As a result … [it was announced that she] would be kicked off the national team. [story]

Seriously, dudes?

All’s I can figure is that Islamists have some serious mating intelligence sexuality issues.

You brought one too many

More’a them there sophisticated elites

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Title cultural ref
57 ref

In retaliation, the US adds an extra star to the EU flag

a day without commies

Trump’s still president, literally;
and this evidently upsets some in The Left™

In yet another counterproductive display of unbridled rage, thousands of Americans plan to gather on Presidents’ Day in order to protest the existence of President Donald Trump. According to The Daily Mail (UK):

Planned marches will take place in New York, Los Angeles, Washington DC, Chicago, Missouri and Denver among other cities. Tens of thousands of people are expected at the Los Angeles event and nearly 50,000 are due to turn out in New York City.”

Organizers explained that they wanted to be taken seriously, not literally: “Trump is literally our President, but figuratively, he has attacked every value New Yorkers embody and does not represent our interests.” There were a series of anti-Trump marches on Sunday as well, attended by [various B-list celebs and commie politicians]. [story]

(What? Yeah, at least now they’re admitting that he is President, literally.)

he has attacked every value New Yorkers embody
Let that sink in a minute.

Only a collectivist jackass thinks of “New Yorkers” as a unitary, homogeneous political body.

What I hear is…
“We, the elite, enlightened people of NY(C)…”

(caution: language)

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“We don’t want your kind here.”
“My gang/home-team/cool-kids say…”
I reject your reality and substitute my own.

That there, lad, is how ye gets a Trump, says I. [/BenGunnVoice]

(What? Yeah, at least those from out of town will get clean sheets today).

If that didn’t tickle your Presidents’ Day funny bone, go here. *ouch!*

Okay, now this here’s whatchacall a protest. (caution: topless young lady parts)
Not sure what “Pence, get out of our Pence.” means, though.
Might just be the ladies’ accents (which are adorable).

…a day without immigrants is not a day without consequences…

“Bradley Coatings, Incorporated (BCI) is a family-owned, Nashville-based business that provides commercial painting services to its clients on a very demanding schedule. Established in 1986, BCI has always celebrated diversity and supported the immigrant community. This past Wednesday night, certain employees of BCI informed their leadership that they would not be at work the following day. Because of the time-sensitive nature of the jobs these employees were assigned to, all employees were told that they would need to show up for work or they would be terminated. On Thursday, the majority of BCI’s employees fulfilled their obligations to our clients, but eighteen employees did not. Regretfully, and consistent with its prior communication to all its employees, BCI had no choice but to terminate these individuals. The reason these employees missed work—to engage in peaceful demonstrations—had nothing to do with BCI’s decision to terminate them. BCI regrets this situation, but it has contracted with its clients to complete work on a schedule set by the client’s general contractor. BCI will review its procedures in an effort to avoid similar issues in the future, and will continue to provide timely service to its clients and support to the Nashville immigrant community.”
- Robert Peal, Company Attorney

Vehr iss yoah vite ahm bandt, comrade?

Chic tribalism
Not a good trend, here, folks.

New York Fashion Week has long been a chance for designers to showcase their newest collections, but this year they also seemed to put something else on display—their political agendas.

A number of prominent designers put white bandanas on their models as a subtle symbol of protest against President Donald Trump. [story]

Okay, but you still get only one vote, and only if you’re an adult citizen.
The rest of you elitist, white, millionaire hypocrites need to go fix your own hellholes, first.

(What? Yeah, friggin’ white arm bands and white badges. Can’t wait to see their Springtime collection.)

stuff that’s hard to do (just another landing)

Well, it is the 21st Century
(on-board vid lags external real-time vid by a few seconds)

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Cooler landing vid

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yur doing it worng

CIUDAD JUAREZ, Mexico Around 1,500 Mexicans protested against U.S. President Donald Trump’s plan to build a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border Friday by making a human chain

stuff that’s hard to do (India edition)

Who wants to see 104 satellites launched on one booster?
I do! I do!” is the proper response.

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Since India can pull-off this kind of thing, mebbe I’ll give “William” a bit more credibility next time I call tech support.

When they get to spittin’ out ‘em nanosatellites, it looks like brass bein’ ejected durin’ rapid-fire.

(What? Well, offhand, I’d say they got a really good deal on a couple cases of iPhones.)

best laid plans

What we have heah…
is fail-ure to translate virtue signaling into economic reality

[F]eminists are pushing a boycott of Trump wines and Wegmans for selling it. … Since the boycott began the sale of Trump Wines has skyrocketed. [story]

Ivanka Trump’s perfume line shot to the top of Amazon’s bestseller’s list, as the first daughter faces boycott efforts by liberals and supporters counter with a #buyivanka campaign. [story]

A viral video shows a group of women storming into a Nordstrom to cancel their accounts in response to the retailer’s decision to stop selling Ivanka Trump’s fashion brand, promising to shop at Dillard’s instead. [story]

Keep diggin’, guys.
He’s almost ousted.
Jussst onnne morrre boycott.