June 1, 2017

At the Ants-and-Peonies Café....

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27 comments:

n said...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pjw2A3QU8Qg
They all go marching down to the ground to get out of the rain...Boom Boom Boom

David Baker said...

Speaking of flowers, Donald Trump should send Hillary Clinton a dozen roses every day for as long as he's president. Because without her, he wouldn't be.

traditionalguy said...

Are you sure that's not a rubber tree plant?

traditionalguy said...

And anyone knows an ant can't move a rubber tree plant...unless of course it is a triumphant Trump ant with high hopes for American greatness.

traditionalguy said...

And did any one of the map students notice the emerging coalition against the English speaking peoples ( as Winston called us).

You have an axis of Germany, and Italy, that added Vichy France, Denmark , Norway and Austria all taking sides against the USA and Great Britain, with Poland and Russia wanting a chance to join us.

Who says history doesn't repeat?

gpm said...

"n said . . .
They all go marching down to the ground to get out of the rain...Boom Boom Boom"

The ants go marching one by one. Hurrah! Hurrah!
The ants go marching one by one. Hurrah! Hurrah!
The ants go marching one by one, the little one stopped to suck his thumb.
And they all go marching . . .

--gpm

Virgil Hilts said...

Evergreen State has just released their recruitment video for the class of 2021.
https://heatst.com/culture-wars/evergreen-state-activists-demand-humiliating-video-be-deleted/

For those who have not yet made up their minds whether to go to Missouri.

Virgil Hilts said...

I stuck my neck out a couple times here to suggest that Kathy Griffin not be crucified, but given what she is now doing I regret my stance. KG you're nothing to me now.
http://www.tmz.com/2017/06/01/kathy-griffin-bullied-trump-family/

Virgil Hilts said...

Re the two separate movies motif. Over there Larry Summers says Trump just made "biggest U.S. foreign policy error since entering the Iraq War." Over here, DOW, SAP and NASDAQ (closing after the speech) hit all time record highs?

JML said...

http://www.washingtonexaminer.com/scott-walker-declares-cheese-wisconsins-official-state-dairy-product/article/2624689

I just got home to NM after a week in Belleville, WI. We ate some fine fried dairy products and visited a few of the several taverns in town.

It was a nice time.

We went through Atlanta and all the TVs were on CNN - they were hyper-ventalating about the Paris Accord pull out.

All in all it was an enjoyable stopover.

Fen said...

Those flowers are strikingly similar to the ones that Putin handed Ivanka at the onset of Operation Bullwinkle.

Fen said...

Got to love Weasel Larry's choice of words - "entering" the Iraq War. Who's side did we enter on, Larry.

No, we STARTED the Iraqi war. But Larry can't say that because he doesn't want to remind people that we had Caus Beli.

And if you say "to find WMDs", go back two spaces and lose a turn.

We went there to keep the Jihad focused on Mosul instead of American shopping malls. And the Left sabotaged the war effort to score virtue points.

And then forced America to retreat behind the static defenses of a police state. Where Obama would use NSA and CIA to spy on his political opponents.

But thanks for reminding me of all the brave Iraqi men and women that risked their lives to help my Marines. They trusted us and the Left forces us to abandon them. They're all dead now. Betrayed so democrats could virtue signal a boost to their self-esteem.

karlpopperghost said...

Here's a concise pro-Trump rejecting Paris Climate deal statement.

What to call it - Parexit? Climexit? Scamexit?

Leigh said...

Did you already post on the professor at Evergreen State College -- the far-left, far-from-racist Bret Weinstein -- who objected to the school's "Day of Absence"? The school pressured whites to leave campus for a day to go to school-organized re-education camps or just stay home and take an inventory of all their "white privileges."

Free-speech suppression is now in Wisconsin, but of course it's everywhere. A South African student criticized (on her Facebook page) a course devoted to white self-flagellation and the innumerable evils of America. Not surprisingly, the student was promptly subjected to threats of violence as well as taunts from professors from other campuses after her offended professor widely distributed her article. But the flagellation professor refused to appear on Tucker Carlson to discuss speech suppression -- perhaps because she might have felt some flagellation herself.

http://truepundit.com/tolerance-student-faces-threats-of-violence-for-critique-of-social-justice-courses/

This fever-pitch climate makes me worry about the problems to come from removing all reminders of slavery and the civil war monuments -- in both the north and the south (and more modern so-called slave references, like the Harvard crest, the Andrew Jackson $20 bill, the term "master bedroom" ... the list is infinite).

As our country removes all vestiges of its civil war, generations won't ever know how far we went off the path, and those who do remember will soon forget our grave mistakes. Removing these things removes the hope and promise of civil discourse. The blood shed, the horrific damage to cities across the country, the ravages to civil society -- all will be forgotten. All this does is help make another civil war that much more inevitable.

Unknown said...

So I've not noticed any coverage here of the latest LGBT bullying. This is that next step, too.

So, man in Michigan, a Catholic farmer. Owns a nice farm; occasionally lets weddings happen there. Said since he's a good Catholic, he won't host a Same Sex wedding. It's unclear whether he actually turned anyone away or just expressed his opinion.

The city of East Lansing, Michigan, 22 miles away, has a farmers Market. Upon hearing of this farmer, they promptly banned him from selling food at the market. He's the only one banned. There's no allegations he didn't sell food to gays; in fact all evidence shows he sold food to anyone.

So here's the thing: Why and how can East Lansing blatantly discriminate on viewpoint here? More chilling: what relation does this farmer's food business have with any wedding issues? Is East Lansing saying that this Farmer should never be allowed to conduct any kind of business ever? Sure seems like it.

So now we've moved into this next phase of the LGBT wars: If you disagree with them, they are now openly saying you cannot be permitted to make a living. That means starvation and so forth. It is now the policy of a LGBT friendly government that people it doesn't like should be forced into pauperism because of their political or religious beliefs.

Remember when we were told that gay marriage couldn't possibly hurt anyone? Now we see it's "Serve them or the state will make sure you starve."

And if this is just because, like that pizza place, he responded "wrong" to a question and has not turned anyone away and is still being punished? Nothing but fascist from the left, isn't it.

--Vance

Virtually Unknown said...

rhardin is one of those commenters that it makes me happy when he spams a thread. It's like an endless stream of Puddin' Head Wilson's Calendar. In fact, he should write those little tear off calendars with a saying for each day.

Kevin said...

I stuck my neck out a couple times here to suggest that Kathy Griffin not be crucified, but given what she is now doing I regret my stance. KG you're nothing to me now.

http://www.tmz.com/2017/06/01/kathy-griffin-bullied-trump-family/


Poor Kathy is the real victim here. Im betting Stephen "cock holster" Colbert was also bullied by Barron and Tiffany.

David Baker said...

The Supreme Court now has Trump's travel-ban case. Any chance they'll overrule the lower courts and reinstate the ban immediately, or will they drag it out until the goats come home?

David Baker said...

By the way, if you have never actually read the Riot Act, check out the front page of the New York Times this morning.

rehajm said...

Now it's single payer food....

Panharith said...

Those flowers are strikingly similar to the ones that Putin handed Ivanka at the onset of Operation Bullwinkle.

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MadisonMan said...

Kathy Griffin is still living in an anti-Trump bubble if she thinks crying about being bullied by Trump for her disgusting photoshoot is going to help.

wildswan said...

"David Baker said...
By the way, if you have never actually read the Riot Act, check out the front page of the New York Times this morning."

I did. I was surprised to look out the window afterward and see that the sun rose anyhow and the birds were singing. Coffee perked. Flowers bloomed. (Peonies by Lake Michigan seem to be six days later than Madison.) Once again the planet was destroyed and yet, somehow, no trace was found of the event. These days, in America every day is Groundhog Day in the papers and an unknown reality, a Kantian phenomena elsewhere. I don't know how the ants find the peonies with all that's going on and the still more that is not going on but is being reported and the ants know none of it, don't keep up.

Paco Wové said...

"A South African student criticized"

South Africa today is an amped-up version of the left's vision for America tomorrow.

SayAahh said...

The Univ. of Michigan Nichols Arboretum has over 10 thousand peonies blooming now.
It is the largest collection of heirloom herbaceous peonies in North America.
Large crowds expected this weekend.

Bob Ellison said...

I wonder how the NBA is going to find a way to turn this year's finals into a serious competition between well-matched teams. Wonder how, but not whether.

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