Posts by William of Barsoom

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  • Nigel Farage: A silent majority could still win it for Trump

    11/08/2016 2:10:03 PM PST · 3 of 27
    William of Barsoom to Rusty0604

    Face it. Hillary has won. Big.

    Now, concentrate on your household’s survival.

  • Coin toss: Clinton up first at NBC forum (Trump won toss and chose 2nd - Live 8pm ET on NBC & MSNBC)

    09/07/2016 8:42:52 AM PDT · 23 of 347
    William of Barsoom to Dave346

    ...too bad Trump goes second.

    Had he gone first, he could of (and should have) said a lot of inflammatory stuff that would get her goat, and have her come onstage feeling all attacked and besieged. It well might have made her blow a gasket live, and in color.

  • Iranian boats swarm US warship, force it to change course

    09/07/2016 6:43:17 AM PDT · 14 of 50
    William of Barsoom to pabianice

    I keep asking myself about these incidents,
    “What would T.R. have done?”

  • U.S., China formally enter climate change deal

    09/04/2016 6:37:56 AM PDT · 9 of 26
    William of Barsoom to Ray76

    So....

    We draw “red lines,” and then ignore them,

    We make a “historic deal” that our “partner” Iran ignores,

    And now we make a “deal” with China that we know they will ignore even as we shackle ourselves and damage our economy. (Read, “kill jobs.”)

    Sounds good to me...

  • Planting a mustard seed.

    08/29/2016 8:16:59 AM PDT · 1 of 4
    William of Barsoom
    I am nobody, and I have no power, money, or access to an audience. I'm just a plain old Citizen. But even so, I'd like to plant a mustard seed (let him who has ears, hear) and in some tiny way strike a blow to save my country -- which is in need of saving before it's too late.

    Our worst problem is division. The parasitic politician class has driven numerous wedges for fun and (their) profit, but this has caused a lot a hate and pain, and will ultimately explode and wreck our hard won American civilization. We must make efforts to remedy this. Now.

    These divisions are several, but perhaps the most odious and difficult is race.

    How do we fix that?

    Attitudes are inflamed. Logic, simple Truth, education, and honesty are the only weapons available that will -- might -- work, but it won't be a quick thing. It'll take some solid work.

    I call upon Conservative black men and women of some personal accomplishment and fame to come together and create a New Atmosphere of positive appreciation -- a societal trend -- for education, hard honest work, and personal integrity. I call upon you to create a Movement that is counter to the depraved and hopeless attitudes, and is based on a self-powered and mutually supportive bootstrapping among those in the Inner City Trap that has been forged by well-meaning but misguided rampant liberalism.

    "The Blacks," if you insist on a label, are the only ones who can save themselves from a dead-end future. Self-respect cannot be given to some one -- it can only come from within, knowing one is doing right, working positively and hard, and therefore as a result, doing well. Or at the very least, better.

    A racial war, as some hysterics have promoted, will serve no one well, and will destroy all those things that could be harnessed for a better tomorrow. It would ruin America utterly.

    For those honorable noteworthy black men and women to do or say nothing, or to remain silent or only work in small ways, is to permit and facilitate continued and additional degradation and loss. Only they can do it, and only "education" in the broadest sense of raising awareness and support from the many for a coordinated effort at making things better can do it.

    Please, assemble, amalgamate, and do it for all our sakes, and for Tomorrow.

  • Yet Another Regrettable Outcome of the 2016 Election: Divorce

    08/23/2016 11:56:17 AM PDT · 7 of 191
    William of Barsoom to Kaslin

    1.) Find out who your wife is voting for.
    2.) Tell her you’re voting for the same.
    2a.) Lie, if necessary.
    3) Vote for whomever you damn well please.
    3a.) SHUT UP about this — forever.

    Have a happy life.

  • North Korea Threatens to Turn U.S., South Korea into ‘Heap of Ashes’

    08/23/2016 9:18:46 AM PDT · 10 of 28
    William of Barsoom to PROCON

    Bring it on.

  • Flight of Fancy: EPA Moves to Regulate Airlines’ Emissions

    08/20/2016 6:29:50 AM PDT · 24 of 49
    William of Barsoom to rktman

    I don’t know why “they” just don’t do the obvious. Simply ban non-essential travel. (Including ground vehicles.)

    Don’t fly to visit the grandchildren — or drive. Stay home.

    Go to work in a computer-organized car pool, and only fly for business purposes. “Regulated and Approved” business travel, of course. Perhaps a licensing and logging computerized system, run by a new GovDome agency.

    We could call it The Travel Facilitation and Control Agency.

    Attempts at unlicensed, unreported, unpermitted travel would be dealt with harshly.

    The quaint but unnecessary tradition of “Vacation” would, of course, be banned. Everyone should relax and recreate either at home, or at nearby governmental recreation facilities.

    /sarc off (...for the humor challenged.)

  • Flight of Fancy: EPA Moves to Regulate Airlines’ Emissions

    08/20/2016 6:29:14 AM PDT · 23 of 49
    William of Barsoom to rktman

    I don’t know why “they” just don’t do the obvious. Simply ban non-essential travel. (Including ground vehicles.)

    Don’t fly to visit the grandchildren — or drive. Stay home.

    Go to work in a computer-organized car pool, and only fly for business purposes. “Regulated and Approved” business travel, of course. Perhaps a licensing and logging computerized system, run by a new GovDome agency.

    We could call it The Travel Facilitation and Control Agency.

    Attempts at unlicensed, unreported, unpermitted travel would be dealt with harshly.

    The quaint but unnecessary tradition of “Vacation” would, of course, be banned. Everyone should relax and recreate either at home, or at nearby governmental recreation facilities.

    /sarc off (...for the humor challenged.)

  • What kind of tree?

    07/16/2016 3:56:26 PM PDT · 101 of 114
    William of Barsoom to aomagrat

    We have made our selection. I want to thank all those for making such fine and thoughtful suggestions, and all the other useful input.

    We have selected a pair of apple trees, one ‘Gala’, and one “Red Delicious.’ They tell me one needs two slightly different types in reasonable proximity to guarantee flowering.

    There will be some prayers at the dedication, a plaque carved by his son, and some short readings. Mine will be the line spoken before that, “Anyone can count the seeds within an apple, but only God can count the apples within the seed.”

    A remarkably beautiful and appropriate thought.

    We visited a local super-good nursery, and due to the time constraints, we needed to make the decision today.

    Olive, fig, cherry, and several others were all viewed, but the apples looked the most robust, and for this spot, should do just fine.

    The only things that led us away from crepe myrtles, longleaf pines, magnolias, and a few others was either that they are so very plentiful around here, or some are questionable in winters — even as mild as we have here.

    You all made me proud to be a Freeper. This discussion is now closed, with my thanks.

    Maranatha.

  • What kind of tree?

    07/16/2016 9:17:55 AM PDT · 50 of 114
    William of Barsoom to Conan the Librarian

    Crepe Myrtles grow very well here, and are very common.
    Magnolia does well here as well. Dogwoods, not so well.

    Thanks.

  • What kind of tree?

    07/16/2016 9:03:40 AM PDT · 46 of 114
    William of Barsoom to Rannug

    Re: Sycamore:
    Pardon my ignorance. Why not?

  • What kind of tree?

    07/16/2016 8:29:41 AM PDT · 35 of 114
    William of Barsoom to JBW1949

    “Dogwood.” Yes, I’ve known about that one since childhood. I have three on my land, and there are others extant around here, but they don’t seem to do very well. Might be too hot in summer. I water and fertilize mine, but they still aren’t robust. Three slightly different types, hoping for staggered flowering — which they do do. Just not very robust. Thanks.

  • What kind of tree?

    07/16/2016 8:24:14 AM PDT · 31 of 114
    William of Barsoom to Roccus

    “Sandhills Garden” EXXcellent. It’s right near here. We’ll visit it today. Somehow, I didn’t know it existed. Thank you.

  • What kind of tree?

    07/16/2016 8:15:07 AM PDT · 27 of 114
    William of Barsoom to stylin19a

    “Apples in a seed.” What a lovely concept. If we settle on an apple, I can assure you that quote will be in the ceremony somewhere. Thank you.

  • What kind of tree?

    07/16/2016 8:11:10 AM PDT · 26 of 114
    William of Barsoom to stylin19a

    Sandhills & apple. Probably. The soil is sandy and well-drained. The spot is open, with some shade at dawn and dusk. Not near a building.

  • What kind of tree?

    07/16/2016 8:07:40 AM PDT · 18 of 114
    William of Barsoom to workerbee

    The local nurseries have given us mostly pretty lame and obvious suggestions. We’ve already seen much better ideas here in the last few minutes. I love F.R....

  • What kind of tree?

    07/16/2016 8:05:59 AM PDT · 13 of 114
    William of Barsoom to HangnJudge

    Fig tree. Nice symbolism. I like that too, he was part Jewish by heritage.

  • What kind of tree?

    07/16/2016 8:05:10 AM PDT · 11 of 114
    William of Barsoom to Safrguns

    Sycamore. I like that.

  • What kind of tree?

    07/16/2016 7:58:46 AM PDT · 4 of 114
    William of Barsoom to ConservativeMind

    White Oak, Redwood noted. As far as I know, they’d grow here. I assume both are relatively slow-growing — not that we want or need fast. But I guess I should have addend the question, ‘why’? Thanks...

  • What kind of tree?

    07/16/2016 7:54:15 AM PDT · 1 of 114
    William of Barsoom
    This may seem frivolous, but I assure you it is real. I'm on a small committee to select a tree for planting to honor a good man's memory who passed away 2 years ago. He was a moral man, a Christian, a father, and a good husband.

    We live in the "Sandhills" of North Carolina, where there is ample but not excessive rain. It gets hot in the summer, with some days at 100 degrees, but in the winter while it does get below 32, it only very rarely goes much below. We do get one or two days at zero, but almost never below. We have been given a sunny spot. Pine trees of various kinds are extremely plentiful around here, so we were hoping to think of something distinctive -- but we're at a loss for what.

    I'd appreciate any good and useful input. Thank you.

  • An Appeal to Heaven

    07/05/2016 2:11:58 PM PDT · 10 of 35
    William of Barsoom to who knows what evil?

    I cased my colors today. And they’ll stay cased until I feel differently. It’s a small stupid, pointless gesture, I know; but the neighbors have already noticed. Good.

  • Freep a Poll! (Do you think Hillary Clinton should be criminally prosecuted?)

    07/05/2016 2:09:09 PM PDT · 3 of 48
    William of Barsoom to dynachrome

    It doesn’t matter WHAT the “Ordinary People” think.

    That is precisely the point.

    The Fix was always in from the start.

  • Russia Is Reportedly Set To Release Clinton's Intercepted Emails

    06/14/2016 12:57:24 PM PDT · 7 of 71
    William of Barsoom to Red Badger

    Interesting. Looks like maybe Vlad has the levers to decide who will be our next President. I wonder who he wants to have in the White House...

  • You Can’t Make This Up - Lawmaker Wants to Ban Blue Angels from Flying Over City

    06/11/2016 8:25:10 AM PDT · 4 of 30
    William of Barsoom to darkwing104

    ...maybe they should ban this whole glorification of war and death machines and military stuff as too frightening for the gentle citizens of San Francisco. End fleet week! Ban all visible demonstrations, displays, exhibits, and activities on the part of any military branch or organization! Stop seducing our children into the ways of mass murder for the profit of our alien lizard overlords!
    PEACE! TOTAL PEACE, NOW!!

    (for the humor-challenged, this was a satire...
    Yes, I know... Getting harder every day to tell
    which is satire and which is psychotic reality...)

  • All Your Technology Are Belong To Us

    06/11/2016 5:42:57 AM PDT · 5 of 22
    William of Barsoom to NOBO2012

    Actually, (American) Ham Radio operators invented it. The first versions were simple “repeaters” that had a receiver and a transmitter connected to each other, and simply repeated out whatever the receiver heard. Often, these were placed on high locations — tall buildings or mountain tops — to extend range. Most advances in the art of radio were pioneered by hams. Later, commercial interests and government picked them up. Sorry, Nancy.

  • SpaceX Calls In The Lawyers For 2018 Mars Shot

    05/21/2016 5:51:38 AM PDT · 3 of 22
    William of Barsoom to rktman

    “Mankind,” eh?

    Well, THAT’S gonna hafta change. It’s gonna hafta be “LifeKind,” or possibly, “Conscious Entity Kind” I’m thinking. I mean, “Mankind” is terribly species-ist, isn’t it? Can’t have that...

  • GA: Government Employees Right to Bear Arms Restored

    04/28/2016 9:41:59 AM PDT · 4 of 5
    William of Barsoom to jagusafr

    It is only proper for our masters to carry defensive weapons. The rest of us, will please to call 911 and standby till help (in the form of an armed city safety officer) arrives to put things right and draw the chalk outlines for the photographs.

  • Russia propaganda machine gains on U.S.

    12/28/2015 12:36:25 PM PST · 15 of 82
    William of Barsoom to familyop

    Voice of America shortwave radio used to do a good job way back before the Big Brayne guys defunded it. Now, its pale undernourished shadow persists on the internet - for those open-minded countries that allow it in. AND it’s so “internationalist” and accommodating in tone now, and so multicultural, much of the impact is blunted

    Once, VOA brought OUR American culture TO foreign lands, and transcended borders and gatekeepers, and in those lands they were glad to have it as a channel of hope for a better life.

    Maybe the new crop of Big Brayners will one day see the wisdom of restoring it to a service once widely trusted all around the world.

  • Why Is Donald Trump Good for America?

    12/27/2015 9:21:09 AM PST · 11 of 11
    William of Barsoom to Sean_Anthony

    It’s easy:

    “Trump says what you’re thinking.)

    — but would not say out loud, or to a pollster.

    He does not consider min-max demographics when he flannel-mouths.

  • ally Really Stupid: #1, Neil deGrasse Tyson

    12/27/2015 7:55:06 AM PST · 38 of 46
    William of Barsoom to grey_whiskers

    So much negativity! Give the man a break, already. He’s entitled, as an American, to express his opinion on warmism any way he wants. I think warmism is bunk, but that’s just MY opinion.

    The new “Cosmos” is stunningly beautiful, as was the first one. In fact, Carl’s “Cosmos,” and it’s remarkable vision for its time greatly affected me and the specialty I worked with in my career as a photographer in film and video — bluescreen (and greenscreen) special effects shooting.

    But Tyson’s role as a “presenter” on television is the point here, and he is as dignified, capable, “comfortable,” and effective a presenter as ever comes along.

    It’s not likely that The Scientific Method” will ever be stifled effectively for long. “The truth will out,” over time, as it always does.

    Most of the world — from colleges to media — is deeply bent to the liberal side these days, but that pendulum will also swing in time. “Cosmos,” both new and original, are products of their respective times and the opinions of their writers and shooters.

    It’s not our opinion as conservatives, but it DOES bear “doing some honest Science” on it and determine where the real truth is.

    I will say this: ultra long term, the sun and bio-produced liquid fuels are the only possible answer to all the energy we will ever need. Some 700 watts, approximately, falls on every square yard (or meter) as long as the sun is out. That’s a lot, and should be the First Source for most ordinary power requirements — as it inescapably will be, long-term.

    So, watch “Cosmos” — either one — for its Vision and graphic beauty, and filter the politics in it out with your mind. But let the beauty, power, and visualizations through.

    Reputable Scientists of their day believed in “Phlogiston,” too, and that was a crock, as Honest Science eventually determined.

    If I needed a spokes of Neil’s type, I’d hire him in a New York second.

  • Shy Shelter Dog's Reaction To Getting Adopted Is The Definition Of Joy On Earth

    12/24/2015 12:54:36 PM PST · 13 of 47
    William of Barsoom to trisham

    Just try to tell me they don’t have emotions or little hearts that can break, or be thrilled with joy.

    Just try. See if I believe that....

  • “Middle Eastern Males” Sought in #SanBernadino Mass Shooting at Christmas Party

    12/02/2015 2:52:33 PM PST · 7 of 53
    William of Barsoom to george76

    These Amish terrorists are tricky. It’s not beneath them to disguise themselves as some kind of crazy guys from another kind of terrorist group to fool everybody!

    Stay alert, folks...

    They might strike again...

  • Micro-Prepping -- Final Call

    11/20/2015 10:40:37 AM PST · 7 of 127
    William of Barsoom to William of Barsoom

    My purpose is to motivate a few people who have done nothing at all to do Something, no matter how modest, to help themselves before-the-fact. Now you can ridicule, dismiss, and disparage all you like, and point out by inference how minimalist these four points are, but have some consideration for those who have postponed and procrastinated because the job as the experts define it, it too big and expensive. You would serve these people better by contributing something positive as opposed to sniping.

    First steps are followed by second steps — but only if first steps are taken at all.

  • Micro-Prepping -- Final Call

    11/20/2015 10:28:09 AM PST · 1 of 127
    William of Barsoom
    If you're reading these pages, you know it's coming. You probably also think it's close -- very close.

    There's still some time, not much but just barely enough if you DON'T want to be caught totally short, but don't have the time or funds for a Full-Up Prep job.

    So, I advise you to stop, think logically, asses your situation, and do the following simple and very short list of easy things before sundown.

    1) Put some bottled water under your bed. As much as will fit right in the six-pack carriers from the store.

    2) Get some food that doesn't need cooking or refrigeration. There is a myriad of choices at every supermarket. Just THINK before you buy.

    3) Get a simple AM-FM portable radio and plenty of extra batteries. When SHTF your iPhone will not serve you well. Don't count on TeeVee or the internet to be accessable when SHTF. Have independent information sources.

    4) Get some LED flashlights and plenty of batteries. LEDs are far more battery-efficient. You don't need big high-power ones: rather get a larger number of smaller ones - pocket or neck-lanyard types.

    If you do these simple and cheap four things, you'll be in MUCH better shape than the majority of your neighbors, and can get through a week or even two with "all the plugs out."

    Prepping is a deep and complex and expensive business at the high end, and it isn't practical for some people. But at the minimalist end, these four simple things, it can make a HUGE difference in your ability to get through whatever inconvenience the fates may deliver.

    Several days too soon is MUCH better than five minutes too late, so GET THIS DONE! NOW! While the sun is still out and your credit cards still work!

    MOVE!

  • President Trump? Part 2: What if he's the nominee?

    11/20/2015 9:50:45 AM PST · 31 of 48
    William of Barsoom to JediJones

    Trump will not be the nominee. Bush will be.

    The primary rules before March 15th are designed to keep the delegate count diffused and spread out among the many candidates by using Proportional Allocation.

    After March 15th, the rules become “winner takes all,” and a less-than majority candidate takes all the marbles. These are also the bigger higher delegate-count states.

    This amounts to a GOPPY fix, favoring Their Guy, Jeb.

    Watch it happen.

  • US Special Forces, Kurdish troops raid Islamic State prison in Iraq

    10/24/2015 10:26:47 AM PDT · 2 of 14
    William of Barsoom to Ernest_at_the_Beach

    ...only a moron, living within the “Bubble Of Idiocy and Corruption,” called WASHDC could determine that a death such as this man met would NOT be considered a “combat death.”

    It’s a shame more of them haven’t experienced combat up close and personal. Then, they might understand.

    These morons dishonor Those Who Serve, and they reveal their own twisted hearts.

  • SHOCK CLAIM: World is on brink of 50 year ICE AGE and BRITAIN will bear the brunt

    10/16/2015 6:47:50 AM PDT · 35 of 69
    William of Barsoom to arthurus

    This (heavy winter in G.B.) thing is just tragic.

    But, it’s just another of the effects of Global Warming!

    If ONLY we had shut down all business, and killed our economies (them’s as still function), and required 100 mile per gallon of gas vehicles, this would not have happened!

    Oh, The Humanity.... ...and all because we were all too deeply selfish! (I hang my head in abyssal shame.)

  • SHOCK CLAIM: World is on brink of 50 year ICE AGE and BRITAIN will bear the brunt

    10/16/2015 6:46:49 AM PDT · 30 of 69
    William of Barsoom to arthurus

    This (heavy winter in G.B.) thing is just tragic.

    But, it’s just another of the effects of Global Warming!

    If ONLY we had shut down all business, and killed our economies (them’s as still function), and required 100 mile per gallon of gas vehicles, this would not have happened!

    Oh, The Humanity.... ...and all because we were all do deeply selfish! (I hang my head in abyssal shame.)

  • SHOCK CLAIM: World is on brink of 50 year ICE AGE and BRITAIN will bear the brunt

    10/16/2015 6:46:03 AM PDT · 27 of 69
    William of Barsoom to arthurus

    This (heavy winter in G.B.) thing is just tragic.

    But, it’s just another of the effects of Global Warming!

    If ONLY we had shut down all business, and killed our economies (them’s as still function), and required 100 mile per gallon of gas vehicles, this would not have happened!

    Oh, The Humanity.... ...and all because we were all do deeply selfish! (I hang my head in abyssal shame.)

  • India’s Climate Change Bill: $2.5 Trillion (India and China will never spend)

    10/04/2015 12:25:31 PM PDT · 8 of 17
    William of Barsoom to HiTech RedNeck

    Yeah. A typo. Sorry. Did you also see the content? Or did you miss that part?

  • India’s Climate Change Bill: $2.5 Trillion (India and China will never spend)

    10/04/2015 12:20:26 PM PDT · 6 of 17
    William of Barsoom to dennisw

    Let’s try this:

    “Global Climate Change,” and the procedures it demands, is a savagely racist, and oppressive progrom to destroy the world’s less fortunate peoples — meaning anyone not white European, or current elements of the global British Commonwealth.

    “Global Climate Change” is a racist and murderous trick, clothed in deceptive and speculative faux-”Science,” to cull the Earth’s population to levels the Ruling Elite consider optimal. The world’s less fortunate have NOT been consulted on this.

    The great deception of “Global Climate Change” is a product of racist, elitist promoters of a single, global oppressive world government, run by themselves, and for their exclusive benefit.

    “Global Climate Change” is born of the Ruling Elites’ attitude of, “We’ve got ours, and now we’re locking the door to keep everybody else in the world poor and miserable so we can retain and expand our comfort, control, wealth, and power.”

    (Let’s see if that flies anywhere...)

  • Israel’s Iranian attack plan leaked to reporter by Hillary Clinton: Watchdog

    09/30/2015 8:31:57 AM PDT · 5 of 5
    William of Barsoom to Sean_Anthony

    The Israelis are not stupid. They are well-schooled in intel and counter-intel. What better way than to leak to some useful idiot working for Mrs. C some cock-a-mammy “attack plan,” count on Herself to leak it in some self-centered manipulation or other — and then do something else as actually planned?

    She and Kerry (who served in Vietnam, you know) are agenda driven amateurs in a deadly game where they’re way out of their depth of sophistication.

  • Enemies Of Reagan Seek To Rename DC Airport

    09/07/2015 7:01:39 PM PDT · 19 of 31
    William of Barsoom to markomalley

    I have no problem with this as long as part of the same legislation they also re-name New York’s big airport back to Idlewild.

    (and in my salad days, we always called it “DC National,” not INternational.)

  • Punish Those Who Destroy Others' Heritage

    09/06/2015 3:02:19 PM PDT · 8 of 35
    William of Barsoom to nickcarraway

    Hey, “Ace...”

    Who’s going to MAKE them put it right?

    You?

    (I thought not...)

  • Climate Crisis, Inc.

    08/22/2015 8:31:37 AM PDT · 7 of 16
    William of Barsoom to Kaslin

    If we soon don’t realize one blindingly obvious and Simple Truth, namely that the “greatest hazard facing civilization” today IS fanatical Islamic terrorism, then we are cooked, and it matters not what any of these crooked profiteers do.

    I believe The Bad Guys will strike comprehensively and coordinatedly in a massive and overwhelming attack before too long. We have let them own the initiative. This is militarily Deadly Dangerous.

  • HELP! Need advice about dog leg amputation.

    08/17/2015 10:41:06 AM PDT · 60 of 85
    William of Barsoom to NCDave

    Please be assured... I say these words with all Christian love and respect my heart can summon. I know they may hurt you, but I hope they do not.

    It is time to consider your dog’s best interests. He can’t understand what will befall him in the days to come. He will know fear and pain and the strangeness of his condition, but can’t know the why.

    The Time has come for more than one of my Friends in years past, and hard as it was, and cry like I did, with time I saw the proper stewardship role thrust on me merely by my taking them into my life, and loving them.

    I insisted on being with them and in physical contact with them as they crossed the Rainbow Bridge. For the last one, the vet gave us a comfortable chair in a quiet room, and a towel across my lap, as one mild shot for sleeping was given, and then a bit later, the other shot was administered. For all he knew, he fell asleep in my lap with me gently scratching the back of his neck. He was purring. And then he wasn’t.

    I went directly to the shelter and got “Little Bo,” who partly filled the gap the same day.

    God has given us dominion over the animals, and we owe them respect more than we do a long and difficult life.

    This is my opinion. I’m sure others will disagree.

  • Need help with Outlook

    08/16/2015 8:04:35 AM PDT · 7 of 14
    William of Barsoom to pabianice

    I’m using Outlook 2000 on a Win7 machine, and it works with a few minor cramps. I do recall during the installation there was a choice that went by in a dialog box that was easy to miss. The thing ran poorly. I did a re-install and noticed the box the second time — something like “install backwards compatible” or something like the spirit of that. Ran fine after that. -—for what that may be worth.

  • Military orders ZOT!

    07/16/2015 9:52:15 PM PDT · 7 of 147
    William of Barsoom to 2ndDivisionVet

    Run and HIDE, American warrior! Case your banners!

    Hide your pride, because it makes you a target for the insane death cult.

    Stow your colors, and be very quiet and low-key. Maybe the enemy agents will pass you by.

  • Girl bursts into tears after Angela Merkel explains to her exactly why she must be deported

    07/16/2015 10:29:54 AM PDT · 12 of 35
    William of Barsoom to RightGeek

    I propose a simple thought experiment: Let’s move all the Pakistanis to Germany, and all the Germans to Pakistan, leaving absolutely nobody behind at either end — 100% compliance. (It’s a thought experiment: we can do this.)

    Come back in five years and measure the last year of “old” GNP with the now five years’ later GNP in both countries.

    What would you bet would be the outcome?