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  • ***THE OFFICIAL FRIDAY SILLINESS THREAD***

    05/29/2015 5:57:53 AM PDT · by Lucky9teen · 69 replies
    It's that time of year again.... After Graduating from High School, David moves away from home to study at University. One of his letters home reads: Dear Father, University i$ really great. I am making lot$ of friend$ and $tudying very hard. With all my $tuff, I $imply ˘an't think of anything I need, $o if you would like, you can ju$t $end me a card, a$ I would love to hear from you. Love, Your $on. After receiving his son's letter, the father immediately replies by sending a letter back. Dear David, I kNOw that astroNOmy, ecoNOmics, and...
  • ***THE OFFICIAL FRIDAY SILLINESS THREAD***

    05/15/2015 5:27:44 AM PDT · by Lucky9teen · 78 replies
    As you might already know, it is a sin for a Muslim male to see any woman other than his wife naked and if he does, he must commit suicide. So at 7:00 am & 7:00... pm each day this week, all American women are asked to walk out of their house completely naked to help weed out any neighborhood terrorists. Circling your block for one hour is recommended for this anti-terrorist effort. All patriotic men are to position themselves in lawn chairs in front of their houses to demonstrate their support for the women and to prove that...
  • Where Is Jesus Between His Death and Resurrection?

    04/04/2015 7:39:54 AM PDT · by Salvation · 89 replies
    Archdiocese of Washington ^ | 04-03-15 | Msgr. Charles Pope
    Where Is Jesus Between His Death and Resurrection? By: Msgr. Charles PopeWhere is Christ after He dies on Friday afternoon and before He rises on Easter Sunday? Both Scripture and Tradition answer this question. Consider the following excerpt from a second century sermon as well as this meditation from the Catechism of the Catholic Church.Ancient Homily for Holy Saturday (ca. 2nd century A.D.):Today a great silence reigns on earth, a great silence and a great stillness. A great silence because the King is asleep. The earth trembled and is still because God has fallen asleep in the flesh and he has raised up...
  • ***THE OFFICIAL FRIDAY SILLINESS THREAD***

    04/24/2015 5:51:54 AM PDT · by Lucky9teen · 59 replies
    Listen up all you Young Whipper Snappers ~You all know, I have been a retired for a long time. I've become very bored so decided to open a medical clinic. I put a sign up outside that said: "Old Dr. Geezer's Clinic. Get your treatment for $500, if not cured get back $1,000."My neighbor, a 'young' doctor, was positive that this 'old geezer' didn't know beans about medicine, and thought it would be a great opportunity to get $1,000.  So he visited my clinic ... 'Old Dr. Geezer's Clinic'. This is what transpired: He told me, "Old Dr. Geezer,...
  • Plenary indulgence reminder: Fridays in Lent

    02/18/2015 1:09:04 AM PST · by Arthur McGowan · 11 replies
    8 §1. A plenary indulgence is granted to the Christian faithful who: ... 2° in any Friday in the season of Lent piously recite the prayer En ego, o bone et dulcissime Iesu, before an image of the Crucified Jesus Christ after communion; ... (Reference: Enchiridion Indulgentiarum, 4th edition, al. concessiones.) http://www.vatican.va/roman_curia/tribunals/apost_penit/documents/rc_trib_appen_doc_20020826_enchiridion-indulgentiarum_lt.html . . . The En ego is quite well known - it is published in Breviaries and Missals, as well as in all missals for the use of the lay faithful, usually in the section dedicated to thanksgiving after Mass: En ego, o bone et dulcissime Iesu, ante...
  • The FRiday Night Movie - The Hill (1965)

    01/16/2015 8:20:29 PM PST · by DemforBush · 5 replies
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    From director Sidney Lumet comes this intense military drama about life in a WW2 British "Glasshouse" - a detention camp for offending British soldiers. Life in the camps is hard, but this camp is harder than most, due to the presence of the sadistic Sgt. Williams (Ian Hendry), and the camp's disciplinary measure of choice - a towering mound of sand and rock known only as "The Hill." Trouble starts when a small group of strong-willed offenders (led by Sean Connery, in one of the best performances of his career) arrives at the camp. Will they break on the hill...
  • The FRiday Night Movie - 5 Fingers (1952)

    12/05/2014 4:25:34 PM PST · by DemforBush · 5 replies
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    Tonight's film is a superb spy thriller based upon actual events in WW2. James Mason stars as Diello, the trusted valet to the British Ambassador to Turkey. Unbeknownst to the ambassador, Diello is not at all satisfied with his position, and has some very definite ideas about how a life of comfort and gentlemanly leisure might be possible... Based upon the real life intelligence op "Operation Cicero." Co-starring Danielle Darrieux and Michael Rennie.
  • Fewer shoppers and a decline in spending during Black Friday weekend

    12/01/2014 6:11:44 AM PST · by C19fan · 33 replies
    Washington Post ^ | November 30, 2014 | Sarah Halzack
    Fewer consumers hit the stores or went online this Thanksgiving weekend, a sign that Black Friday’s bloat into days and even weeks of promotions may be creating less urgency around the events that many retailers consider the kickoff to the holiday shopping season. The National Retail Federation reported that 55.1 percent of consumers shopped between Thursday and Sunday, according to a survey it conducted over the weekend. That is down from 58.7 percent the previous year. The NRF said total spending was $50.9 billion, an 11 percent decline from an estimated $57.4 billion in 2013.
  • Ferguson Michael Brown Shooting: 'Boycott Black Friday' Aims to Hit America Where it Hurts

    11/25/2014 8:00:48 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 168 replies
    ibtimes.com ^ | 11/25/14 | Samantha Payne
    Momentum is building on social media to boycott the Black Friday sales in order to hit corporate America "where it hurts" over the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown. The Justice for Michael Brown Leadership Coalition is organising the 'No Justice, No Profit' boycott campaign on Thanksgiving Day (27 November), through to Sunday. Black Friday is traditionally the day that kicks off the Christmas buying period with retailers across America offering big discounts to jump-start the busiest shopping days of the year.
  • The FRiday Night Movie - Evil Roy Slade (1972)

    11/21/2014 5:54:39 PM PST · by DemforBush · 17 replies
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    A childhood favorite tonight. John Astin stars in this western spoof about the mean, rotten, no good, and hilarious villain Evil Roy Slade. Directed by Jerry Paris, and co-starring Mickey Rooney, Dick Shawn, Milton Berle, and Dom Deluise.
  • The FRiday Night Move - Sleuth (1972)

    11/14/2014 4:04:16 PM PST · by DemforBush · 19 replies
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    Mystery lovers will, well, love tonight's film. A vain and eccentric mystery novel writer (Lawrence Olivier) invites his wife's lover (Michael Caine) to participate in a game that will resolve the situation to both of their satisfaction. All is not what it seems, however, in this twist-filled tale that will keep you guessing right up to the last scene. Directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz (Barefoot Contessa, etc.) In English, with Greek subtitles.
  • ***THE OFFICIAL FRIDAY SILLINESS THREAD***

    11/14/2014 5:04:59 AM PST · by Lucky9teen · 60 replies
    Flashback Friday Since I completely spaced out doing the OFST this week, I'm pulling from my archives. Enjoy!!! Puns & Other Word Play Many see puns as cheap humor, one-liners, or groaners, despite their prevalence in our culture. They are most often seen in the names of businesses, or advertising. Others, like the writer Jonathan Swift, see them as a challenging art form, where one shapes words like a cobbler bends leather. 'Punning is an art of harmonious jingling upon words,' said Swift, 'which, passing in at the ears, excites a titillary motion in those parts; and this, being conveyed...
  • The FRiday Night Movie - Stalingrad (1959)

    11/07/2014 6:38:57 PM PST · by DemforBush · 16 replies
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    Tonight, an excellent West German war movie about the military disaster at Stalingrad. Joachim Hansen is Lt. Gerd Wisse, an idealistic young lieutenant who begins to see things very differently while on the Eastern Front. Includes several semi-historical scenes involving German command (Paulus, Hitler, etc.) and some of the best use of actual war footage I've seen in a movie. In German with English subtitles.
  • ***THE OFFICIAL FRIDAY SILLINESS THREAD***

    09/12/2014 5:39:28 AM PDT · by Lucky9teen · 165 replies
    Here's MY new Apple watch! It was all I could AFFORD! Using only song names from ONE ARTIST, cleverly answer these questions.  Try not to repeat a song title.It's harder than you think....I'll start first: Pick Your Artist: THE FIXXAre you male or female: ARE WE OURSELVES?Describe yourself: BEAUTIFUL FRICTIONHow do you feel about yourself: DRIVEN OUTDescribe your current boy/girl relation situation: ONE THING LEADS TO ANOTHERDescribe where you currently live: THE SIGN OF FIREIf you could go anywhere you wanted to go: LESS CITIES, MORE MOVING PEOPLEYour favorite form of transportation: SECRET SEPARATIONYour best friend(s) is(are): DEEPER AND...
  • ***THE OFFICIAL FRIDAY SILLINESS THREAD***

    08/29/2014 5:45:30 AM PDT · by Lucky9teen · 96 replies
    Thanks to Lazamataz's new book, I came across some other silliness:   ***BREAKING*** Woman Shot in her own Driveway* Linda Burnett, 26, a resident of San Diego, was visiting her in-laws and, while there, went to a nearby supermarket to pick up some groceries. Later, her husband noticed her sitting in her car in the driveway with the windows rolled up and her eyes closed, with both hands behind the back of her head. He became concerned and walked over to the car. He noticed that Linda's eyes were now open and she looked very strange. He asked her if...
  • ***THE OFFICIAL FRIDAY SILLINESS THREAD***

    08/22/2014 5:33:38 AM PDT · by Lucky9teen · 80 replies
    Random Silliness When : On Friday, DUHDo you know someone that drives like this? Farmer Joe was in his car when he was hit by a truck. He decided his injuries from the accident were serious enough to take the trucking company (responsible for the accident) to court. In court the trucking company's fancy lawyer was questioning farmer Joe. "Didn't you say, at the scene of the accident, 'I'm fine'?" said the lawyer.Farmer Joe responded, "Well I'll tell you what happened. I had just loaded my favorite mule Bessie into the...." "I didn't ask for any details," the lawyer...
  • The FRiday Night Movie - The Woman in the Window (1944)

    08/15/2014 9:23:17 PM PDT · by DemforBush · 10 replies
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    This week's movie is a superb film noir directed by Fritz Lang and starring Edward G. Robinson. Robinson is a middle-aged, straight-arrow professor whose momentary lapse in judgment draws him into a web of deceit, murder, and coverup. Co-starring Joan Bennett, Raymond Massey, and Dan Duryea.
  • ***The Official Friday Silliness Thread***

    08/15/2014 5:27:17 AM PDT · by Lucky9teen · 118 replies
    Relaxation Day When : August 15th Relaxation Day is a day to kick back and do nothing. Ahhhh! What a great day. The stresses, the hustle and bustle seemingly consumes us, every day of the year. Even Sundays are no longer days of rest and relaxation. There never seems to be a day to just kick back and relax.  For those us with a hectic lifestyle, Relaxation Day is a day to look forward to. It provides a break from the madness of your busy work and personal schedule. Todays is the day to enjoy either doing absolutely nothing,...
  • what's your favorite tool in your toolbox?

    08/08/2014 6:48:05 AM PDT · by TurboZamboni · 165 replies
    me ^ | 8-8-14 | TZ
    what's your favorite tool? mine is a ratchet drive screwdriver with all the bits inside the driver head.
  • ***THE OFFICIAL FRIDAY SILLINESS THREAD***

    06/27/2014 5:21:12 AM PDT · by Lucky9teen · 49 replies
    Random Silliness anyone? Fed Up With "Frozen," 2 Dads Perform Parody Song   A good Samaritan was walking home late one night when he came upon this drunk on the sidewalk. Wanting to help, he asked the drunk "do you live here?""Yep"."Would you like me to help you upstairs?""Yep".When they got up on the second floor, the good person asked "Is this your floor?""Yep".Then the good Samaritan got to thinking that maybe he didn't want to face the man's irate and tired wife because she may think he was the one who got the man drunk. So, he opened the first...
  • ***THE OFFICIAL FRIDAY SILLINESS THREAD***

    05/30/2014 6:15:00 AM PDT · by Lucky9teen · 102 replies
    Today is Stupid #Hashtag Day As Donald Rumsfeld informed us… “There are #hashtag knowns. These are hashtags we know that we know. There are hashtag unknowns. That is to say, there are hastags that we know we don’t know. But there are also unknown hashtag unknowns. There are hashtags we don’t know we don’t know.” Which is to say "you go to war with the hashtag you have, not the hashtag you might want or wish to have at a later time."
  • ***THE OFFICIAL FRIDAY SILLINESS THREAD***

    05/23/2014 5:38:26 AM PDT · by Lucky9teen · 127 replies
    It's Friday Silliness Time An attorney arrived home late, after a very tough day trying to get a stay of execution. His last minute plea for clemency to the governor had failed and he was feeling worn out and depressed. As soon as he walked through the door at home, his wife started on him about, 'What time of night to be getting home is this? Where have you been? Dinner is cold and I'm not reheating it'. And on and on and on. Too shattered to play his usual role in this familiar ritual, he poured himself a shot...
  • ***THE OFFICIAL FRIDAY SILLINESS THREAD***

    05/09/2014 6:04:35 AM PDT · by Lucky9teen · 139 replies
    Three sons left home, went out on their own and prospered. Getting back together, they discussed the gifts they were able to give their elderly mother. The first said, "I built a big house for our mother." The second said," I sent her a Mercedes with a driver." The third smiled and said, "I've got you, both beat. You know how Mom enjoys the Bible, and you know she can't see very well. I sent her a brown parrot that can recite the entire Bible. It took 20 monks in a monastery 12 years to teach him. I had to...
  • ***THE OFFICIAL FRIDAY SILLINESS THREAD***

    05/16/2014 5:48:43 AM PDT · by Lucky9teen · 87 replies
    Love a Tree Day When: Always on May 16th It's Love a Tree Day. So, go out and give a tree a great big hug. Trees are a good thing. They give us shade, comfort and warmth. They give off oxygen, too. There are many, many benefits provided by trees. So, you have good reason to love a tree or two. Everyone has a favorite kind of tree. Use today to identify a tree you love, and to pamper it. Give it a trim. Eliminate competitors around it. Feed it a dose of fertilizer. Tree spikes work great. And, give...
  • ***THE OFFICIAL FRIDAY SILLINESS THREAD***

    05/02/2014 5:35:07 AM PDT · by Lucky9teen · 136 replies
    Welcome to the Silliness Thread! Just join right in, post your funny pictures, jokes, comments and random humor and it will make every ones day better. THIS JUST IN... A public school teacher was arrested today at Tampa International Airport as he attempted to board a flight while in possession of a ruler, a protractor, a compass, a slide-rule and a calculator. At a morning press conference, Attorney General Eric Holder said he believes the man is a member of the notorious Al-Gebra movement. He did not identify the man, who has been charged by the FBI with carrying weapons...
  • ***THE OFFICIAL FRIDAY SILLINESS THREAD***

    04/11/2014 5:49:04 AM PDT · by Lucky9teen · 90 replies
    You’re probably already aware of the phrase, “kids say the darndest things.” Well, it is a saying for good reason. Our little proteges, whether they are toddlers or teens, are more aware and clever than most people give them credit for. Their growing minds are like sponges (with attitudes). So don’t be surprised if you ever discover how awesomely hilarious some children are.You’re not convinced? Well, here’s 25 awesome examples.1.) Simple, elegant and hilarious. 2.) Fair point. 3.) Well, he’s not wrong. 4.) Now THAT’S how you math. 5.) Touche. 6.) A+ 7.) That teacher is heartless. 8.) I love...
  • ***THE OFFICIAL FRIDAY SILLINESS THREAD***

    04/04/2014 5:40:39 AM PDT · by Lucky9teen · 132 replies
    Random silliness anyone?
  • ***THE OFFICIAL FRIDAY SILLINESS THREAD***

    02/28/2014 4:09:28 AM PST · by Lucky9teen · 105 replies
      A man was walking in the street when he heard a voice."Stop! Stand still! If you take one more step, a brick will fall down on your head and kill you." The man stopped and a big brick fell right in front of him. The man was astonished. He went on, and after awhile he was going to cross the road. Once again the voice shouted: "Stop! Stand still! If you take one more step a car will run over you and you will die." The man did as he was instructed, just as a car came careening around...
  • ***THE OFFICIAL FRIDAY SILLINESS THREAD***

    02/21/2014 4:48:45 AM PST · by Lucky9teen · 69 replies
    Teacher: "Four crows are on the fence. The farmer shoots one. How many are left?" Little Johnny: "None." Teacher: "Listen carefully: Four crows are on the fence. The farmer shoots one. How many are left?" Little Johnny: "None." Teacher: "Can you explain that answer?" Little Johnny: "One is shot, the others fly away. There are none left." Teacher: "Well, that isn't the correct answer, but I like the way you think." Little Johnny: "Teacher, can I ask a question?" Teacher: "Sure." Little Johnny: "There are three women in the ice cream parlor. One is licking, one is biting and...
  • ***THE OFFICIAL FRIDAY SILLINESS THREAD***

    02/14/2014 4:47:47 AM PST · by Lucky9teen · 129 replies
    Funny Valentine’s day quotesI trust you plan more for Valentine’s Day than Russia prepared for the Olympics.I hope you noticed that not only the Sochi Olympics opening ceremony is missing a ring.What’s does my perfect Valentine’s day look like? I am sitting at work with 5 cell phones in front of me and people are calling me every 10 minutes to buy one of the 50 reservations that I made in different restaurants.If you‘re alone during Valentine’s day, it is priceless for you. Otherwise you would spend a few hundred dollars.If you feel sad that you stay alone during Valentine‘s...
  • ***THE OFFICIAL FRIDAY SILLINESS THREAD***

    01/31/2014 4:21:29 AM PST · by Lucky9teen · 125 replies
  • ***THE OFFICIAL FRIDAY SILLINESS THREAD***

    01/24/2014 4:28:11 AM PST · by Lucky9teen · 195 replies
    Official photo of Justin Bieber's arrest early yesterday morning. A thousand private jets are planning to land in New York for the Super Bowl. New Yorkers said, "Well, at least SOME Jets are headed to the Super Bowl." ~ Fallon "Yesterday the Denver Broncos and the Seattle Seahawks advanced to the big game, which means this year’s Super Bowl will have teams from the two states where recreational marijuana is legal. Or as pizza delivery men put it, 'Pray for us.'" –Jimmy Fallon ."On Friday, Russian President Vladimir Putin said gay people at the Olympics should not fear for...
  • Bishops urge daily Rosary, fast and abstinence on Fridays

    12/13/2013 3:16:06 PM PST · by NYer · 29 replies
    California Catholic Daily ^ | December 12, 2013
    Archbishop Cordileone at USCCB meeting in Nov. (photo by Addie Mena of CNA) The following comes from a Dec. 6 press release issued by the U.S. bishops.The U.S. Catholic bishops have launched a pastoral strategy addressing critical life, marriage and religious liberty concerns. The five-part strategy or call to prayer was approved by the bishops in November and is set to begin after Christmas. The overall focus is to invite Catholics to pray for rebuilding a culture favorable to life and marriage and for increased protections of religious liberty.Campaign components include monthly Eucharistic holy hours in cathedrals and parishes, daily...
  • ***THE OFFICIAL FRIDAY SILLINESS THREAD***

    11/22/2013 4:38:26 AM PST · by Lucky9teen · 94 replies
    Lucille decided to give herself a big treat for her 70th birthday by staying overnight in a really nice hotel. When she checked out the next morning, the desk clerk handed her a bill for $250.00. She demanded to know why the charge was so high. "I agree it's a nice hotel, but the rooms aren't worth $250..00 for just an overnight stay - I didn't even have breakfast!" The clerk told her that $250.00 is the 'standard rate,' and breakfast had been included had she wanted it. She insisted on speaking to the Manager. The Manager appeared and,...
  • ***THE OFFICIAL FRIDAY SILLINESS THREAD***

    11/08/2013 4:28:48 AM PST · by Lucky9teen · 114 replies
    SILLY BUILDINGS This gives new meaning to living in your car Who's ready for a picnic? I really love elephants This one is for the dogs Living in a Concerto Inspired by J.K. Rowling? That building is fishy I wouldn't want to go home to this, after a night of drinking Judy Walkman, a professional genealogy researcher in southern California , was doing some personal work on her own family tree. She discovered that Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid's great-great uncle, Remus Reid, was hanged for horse stealing and train robbery in Montana in 1889. Both Judy and Harry...
  • BART strike set for Friday; only 'miracle' could save train service [Bay Area Rapid Transit, Calif.]

    10/17/2013 8:05:49 PM PDT · by Lonely Bull · 24 replies
    San Jose Mercury News ^ | 10/17/2013 | Mike Rosenberg
    OAKLAND -- Exasperated BART union leaders announced they would shut down trains Friday morning after a breakdown at the bargaining table Thursday, setting the stage for the second Bay Area commute nightmare in three months. A wild round of back-and-forth press conferences at 4 p.m. brought to a live TV audience an outpouring of emotion from sleep-deprived negotiators and the departure of the nation's top mediator. Although union leaders have been threatening strikes for the past week, they sounded much angrier and more direct this time, and talks ended altogether. "Unfortunately, yes -- we are on strike as of midnight,"...
  • ***THE OFFICIAL FRIDAY SILLINESS THREAD***

    09/20/2013 5:31:30 AM PDT · by Lucky9teen · 117 replies
    Time for some random silliness... Let's start out with a couple silly videos...Smile and say Green CardHow animals eat their foodHow To Make A Paper Airplane Fly ForeverDon't judge too quicklyInfectious Laugh
  • ***THE OFFICIAL FRIDAY SILLINESS THREAD***

    08/23/2013 6:14:35 AM PDT · by Lucky9teen · 147 replies
    Ride the Wind Day When : August 23rd Ride the Wind Day is a carefree day to soar above the earth. You can catch a ride with the breeze, or float along slowly like a gentle, late summer cloud. Summer will soon be over. Catching the drift of this day is easy. Just relax, and let the wind carry you away in whatever direction it is blowing. Leave your troubles and worries behind for a spell, as you waft in the air. Here are some great ways to enjoy Ride the Wind Day : Fly in an airplane Fly a...
  • ***THE OFFICIAL FRIDAY SILLINESS THREAD***

    07/19/2013 6:09:22 AM PDT · by Lucky9teen · 92 replies
    Just think: if every white American became a Muslim, liberals would never criticize them again. No matter what they did. In a parallel universe, if Zimmerman had been shot by a white man, the shooter would be charged with a hate crime because George is...... A "minority"! And that's a fact! Watters’ World: ‘Amusement’ tax edition
  • ***THE OFFICIAL FRIDAY SILLINESS THREAD***

    06/28/2013 5:53:16 AM PDT · by Lucky9teen · 62 replies
    Why not a "Free for All" Friday?    
  • ***THE OFFICIAL FRIDAY SILLINESS THREAD***

    06/07/2013 6:16:00 AM PDT · by Lucky9teen · 114 replies
    Is everyone ready for summer?
  • ***THE OFFICIAL FRIDAY SILLINESS THREAD***

    05/31/2013 5:31:50 AM PDT · by Lucky9teen · 53 replies
    Today's thread is brought to you by the Letter "R" for Rapscallion Fun Facts of Federal Spending: A reality TV show in India. The Department of Agriculture’s Market Access Program spends $200 million a year to help U.S. agricultural trade associations and cooperatives advertise their products in foreign markets. In 2011, it funded a reality TV show in India that advertised U.S. cotton.Studying pig poop. The Environmental Protection Agency awarded a $141,450 grant under the Clean Air Act to fund a Chinese study on swine manure and a $1.2 million grant to the United Nations for clean fuel promotion.Amtrak...
  • ***THE OFFICIAL FRIDAY SILLINESS THREAD***

    05/17/2013 5:43:53 AM PDT · by Lucky9teen · 81 replies
    So, I woke up this morning, and the birds were singing, the sun was shining and all was right in the world. The high today is supposed to be 78°, with a slight chance of cooling.  I drove into work, where everyone is paid according to their ability, and I didn't see any illegals anywhere, because they've all been deported and the new Immigration laws have closed our borders and made sure no one can or will break the laws to get in illegally again.  And it especially helps since they put in that new moat with alligators down there......
  • ***THE OFFICIAL FRIDAY SILLINESS THREAD***

    03/29/2013 5:38:53 AM PDT · by Lucky9teen · 111 replies
    Festival of Smoke and Mirrors Day When : Always March 29th Smoke and Mirrors Day is a day of illusions. The term "smoke and mirrors" means something is not really as it appears to be. People often put up smoke and mirrors to hide something. This day is also referred to as the Festival of Smoke and Mirrors. We did not discover an actual festival of this nature. But, who needs historical facts to have fun an a special day? Let's get out and enjoy Smoke and Mirrors Day to the fullest. A large jet plane crashed on a...
  • ***THE OFFICIAL FRIDAY SILLINESS THREAD***

    03/22/2013 6:08:29 AM PDT · by Lucky9teen · 84 replies
    National Goof Off Day When : Always March 22nd Now here's a day that just about everybody can relax and enjoy. It's a day to do anything and everything.....except what you're supposed to do today. Assuming you won't get in trouble at work or school, go ahead and play some golf, or play video games all day. Spend extra time surfing the net. Go out and spend the day window shopping with your favorite friend. Or, just read sit down and read a book or watch TV. This day is set aside for you to do anything you enjoy...
  • ***THE OFFICIAL FRIDAY SILLINESS THREAD***

    03/08/2013 5:11:17 AM PST · by Lucky9teen · 82 replies
    Tips for Avoiding U.S. Drone Strikes One sure fire way to avoid being targeted is to assume the low information voter position. This is a modified duck and cover pose, just stick your head between your legs and…well you know the drill. Otherwise, here are some other suggestions: Join the church where Al Sharpton is a preacher. No one knows where it is.If you can’t find it, join the church Obama frequents.If you can’t find that: register as a Republican Senate candidate from New York, New Jersey, or California.Get a federal “green energy” loan, then declare bankruptcy. The U.S. government...
  • ***THE OFFICIAL FRIDAY SILLINESS THREAD***

    02/01/2013 4:35:54 AM PST · by Lucky9teen · 89 replies
    National Freedom Day When : Always February 1st National Freedom Day celebrates freedom from slavery, and recognizes that America is a symbol of freedom. National Freedom Day was established in 1948 to remind us that America stands for, and is a symbol of freedom for all people. The roots of this special day come directly from the end of slavery and the signing of the 13th amendment outlawing slavery. Celebrate this day by reflecting upon your own freedoms that you enjoy by being fortunate enough to be in America. Millions of people in the world are not free. Origin of...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Fabulous FRiday Favorites ~ January 18, 2013

    01/17/2013 6:04:26 PM PST · by Kathy in Alaska · 70 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | beachn4fun
    FR CANTEEN MISSION STATEMENT Showing support and boosting the morale of our military and our allied military and the family members of the above.Honoring those who have served before. Fabulous FRiday FAVORITES Today we're having a little change of pace. Let's doWHO CARES? With so much junk on the televisionand on the Internet, especially about celebrities, I hear myself saying more often than not...WHO CARES? For instance: Kim Kardasdain is preggers...WHO CARES? OR: Kim Kardasdain and Kayne West are moving in togther...WHO CARES? Steven Spielberg got former President Bill Clintonto present clips of Steven Spielberg's "Lincoln." WHO CARES? How...
  • Friday penance in the Octave of Christmas revisited (Fr. Z reverses himself)

    12/29/2012 5:24:09 PM PST · by Hieronymus · 6 replies
    WDTPRS ^ | Dec. 29, 2012 | Fr. John Zuhlsdorf
    Yesterday I facetiously posted about Friday penance during the Octave of Christmas. Days (other than Sunday) within the Octave of Christmas are not “heavy enough” (as a “solemnity” would be) to “outweigh” the Friday obligation to do some sort of penance as determined by the conferences of bishops. In the 1962 Missale Romanum they are “II class”, which corresponds to the newer, non-traditional calendar’s “feast”. In the 2001 Missale Romanum they are categorized as second class, as “feasts”. If, howeverm you are at a parish named “Holy Innocents”, such as that great place in Manhattan, and the Feast of the...
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    12/14/2012 5:04:40 AM PST · by Lucky9teen · 118 replies
    A little boy wanted $100.00 very badly and prayed for weeks, but nothing happened. Then he decided to write Santa a letter requesting the $100.00. When the postal authorities received the letter addressed to Santa , USA , they decided to send it to President Obama. Obama was so amused that he instructed his secretary to send the little boy a $5.00 bill. He thought this would appear to be a lot of money to a little boy. The little boy was delighted with the $5.00 bill and sat down to write a thank you note to Santa, which read:...