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  • (VANITY) Looking for a FREEPER with YouTube Editing Skills

    03/02/2012 3:21:17 PM PST · by grey_whiskers · 1 replies
    grey_whiskers ^ | 03-02-2012 | grey_whiskers
    Seeking a FReeper with mad skillz in YouTube for a timely satire project. No pay, just the satisfaction of a job well done. Freepmail me for details.
  • Where the Body Is, The Vultures Are Gathered, or, For Whom the Toll Peals Part II

    12/20/2011 11:30:40 PM PST · by grey_whiskers · 2 replies
    The velveted paws of Teh Typing Tabby ^ | 12-21-2011 | grey_whiskers
    In a prior piece, Where the Body Is, The Vultures Are Gathered, or, For Whom the Toll Peals Part I, I introduced the concept of transactions, values, and prices, for both labor and finished goods. In this section, I continue, looking at the Marxist theory of value and its applications and misapplication to the present day, and then move on to newer and/or more complex economic situations. We have seen how quickly an example of a simple exchange, between a blacksmith and a villager, becomes very complex with just the addition of more villagers, more than one blacksmith, and the...
  • Where the Body Is, The Vultures Are Gathered, or, For Whom the Toll Peals Part I

    12/20/2011 11:22:37 PM PST · by grey_whiskers · 4 replies · 1+ views
    The velveted paws of Teh Typing Tabby ^ | 12-21-2011 | grey_whiskers
    The celebrated British apologist and essayist, G.K. Chesterton, had a good friend, Hilaire Belloc, who is now largely forgotten, but whose fame in his day caused George Bernard Shaw to refer to the pair as the “Chesterbelloc.” Among his many interests (such as writing a Foreword to a collection of P.G. Wodehouse short stories!), Belloc wrote a number of books and articles on the subject of economics. One of his most intriguing works was a book entitled The Servile State. In this book, written before the fall of the Russian Tsar and the rise of the Bolsheviks in Russia, Belloc...
  • (Vanity) You might be a Liberal if...

    08/15/2008 6:25:24 AM PDT · by grey_whiskers · 9 replies · 723+ views
    grey_whiskers ^ | 8-15-2008 | grey_whiskers
    You might be a liberal if : 1…if you think that the US is so awful you want to move to France …but you don’t understand why there are so many illegal immigrants 2…if think that the schools’ most important job is to teach little Johnny all about condoms …and then you conclude the reason “Johnny can’t read” is lack of funding 3…if you honestly believe that Michael Moore has a greater grasp of world politics than Condoleeza Rice 4…if you honestly think that George Bush is a moron, despite his advanced degree from Harvard 5…if you would trust Peter...
  • (Vanity) A Nightmare Scenario

    01/13/2008 10:59:02 AM PST · by grey_whiskers · 6 replies · 661+ views
    grey_whiskers ^ | 1-13-2008 | grey_whiskers
    It is a commonplace now in certain circles that the era of the West is over. We are soon to be supplanted by the growing powers in Asia. Everyone knows about the pro-globalization, anti-American slant to the annual Davos conference in Switzerland. In another, similar conference in Dalian, China, (billed as the Asian version of Davos) one reporter stated that “several people described the United States as the Great Britain of the 21st Century and nobody disagreed..” And super-investor (and Soros crony) Jim Rogers is on record too, as quoted in Business Week: ”This is the China century," says Jim...
  • (Vanity) Political Limerick 10-08-2007

    10/08/2007 4:29:05 AM PDT · by grey_whiskers · 185+ views
    grey_whiskers ^ | 10-08-2007 | grey_whiskers
    See for example this thread first. Air America should be named 'Err' Cause they've gone as far as they can dare It's Christopher Hitches with atheist bitchin's With their ratings, will anyone care?
  • (Vanity) The Rush to Judgment, or, Pin the Fail on the Donkey

    10/01/2007 7:38:58 PM PDT · by grey_whiskers · 5 replies · 631+ views
    grey_whiskers ^ | 10-1-2007 | grey_whiskers
    Today (Monday October 1), the Rush Limbaugh radio talk show featured an astounding interview with Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, but I was equally intrigued by some of the programming which aired after the interview. As it turns out, a number of Democrats in the United States Senate (in conjunction with some liberal groups) have been trying to make a stink over some remarks Rush Limbaugh said in conversation, about our fine troops in Iraq. Well, not exactly. I listen to Rush on occasion, and I heard his original remarks—far from being disparaging of the troops, they were harsh words...
  • (Vanity) The Lawyer's Escape Clause, or Social Uncertainty Principe

    10/01/2007 4:30:32 AM PDT · by grey_whiskers · 519+ views
    grey_whiskers ^ | 10-1-2007 | grey_whiskers
    This article is in honor or the opening of the latest session of the Supreme Court. There is a famous law in Physics known as Heisenberg’s uncertainty principle. If you have only heard of it in the mainstream press, you may have heard of it incorrectly. Some think it means that you cannot tell where anything is – like your car keys, or the last pair of socks in the dryer, only worse. The actual scientific definition is more complicated, and it says that you cannot simultaneously know the position and the momentum of a particle with infinite precision; in...
  • (Vanity) Political Limerick 10-1-2007

    10/01/2007 4:21:06 AM PDT · by grey_whiskers · 169+ views
    grey_whiskers ^ | 10-1-2007 | grey_whiskers
    See for example this thread first. From atop their high and lofty perch The 9h Circus okays a strip search of thirteen year old, when it's for IBUPROFEN! So the Court left that girl in the lurch...
  • (Vanity) Political Limerick 9-30-2007

    09/30/2007 6:31:32 PM PDT · by grey_whiskers · 1 replies · 214+ views
    grey_whiskers ^ | 9-30-2007 | grey_whiskers
    See for example this thread first. In Burma, they're exe-CU-ting monks Hundreds? Thousands? The murderous skunks! What I think we should do Send a B-52 We can show them they're nothing but punks.
  • (Vanity) Hillary Loves the Little Children, or This Bun {in the oven] For Hire

    09/30/2007 4:57:50 PM PDT · by grey_whiskers · 5 replies · 573+ views
    grey_whiskers ^ | 9-30-2007 | grey_whiskers
    During a recent campaign appearance, Hillary Clinton proposed the idea that each and every baby born within the United States be given a $5,000 baby bond in order to help pay for college or pay for a new house. The problems with this idea are too many and too obvious to mention here, but glaring difficulties have never stopped Democrats (or even politicians in general) before. In fact, one could argue that common sense and lack of patronage funds are a greater obstacle to politicians than anything else...but I digress. The question is (to use the Latin), “Qui bono?” That...
  • (Vanity) Political Limerick 9-29-2007

    09/29/2007 8:44:50 PM PDT · by grey_whiskers · 130+ views
    grey_whiskers ^ | 9-29-2007 | grey_whiskers
    See for example this thread first. It's the end of the road for Gingrich And he won't run to challenge the witch Who to vote for instead? Duncan Hunter, or Fred! Don't fall for Guiliani's sales pitch!
  • (Vanity) Political Limerick 9-28-2007

    09/28/2007 9:50:51 PM PDT · by grey_whiskers · 127+ views
    grey_whiskers ^ | 9-28-2007 | grey_whiskers
    See for example this thread first. Michigan workers face a layoff From the GOVERNMENT! Don't try to scoff! "Don't come in on Monday 'cause we can't make your pay!" Maybe they should go union, (cough cough).
  • (Vanity) Political Limerick 9-27-2007

    09/26/2007 7:37:27 PM PDT · by grey_whiskers · 1 replies · 187+ views
    grey_whiskers ^ | 9-27-2007 | grey_whiskers
    See for example this thread first. Controversy erupts o'er King Tut We know that he's an Egyptian, but The claim that he's not black --not by a racist hack! So they CAT scanned his mummy, so what?
  • (Vanity) Political Limerick 9-25-2007

    09/25/2007 4:48:10 AM PDT · by grey_whiskers · 110+ views
    grey_whiskers ^ | 9-25-2007 | grey_whiskers
    See for example this thread first. U.A.W. starting a strike Against G.M. So what's not to like? They say, "Throw off the yoke!" ...but the company's BROKE! So it's time for another price hike!
  • (Vanity) Allah and Man at Columbia, or Say it Ain't So, Mo!

    09/24/2007 7:22:45 PM PDT · by grey_whiskers · 4 replies · 532+ views
    grey_whiskers ^ | 9-24-2007 | grey_whiskers
    The news has been full of stories of the visit of Iran’s President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad to New York, and more specifically to Columbia University, where he was to deliver a speech and answer questions from the audience. Before today’s talk, the coverage was full of debate, with the usual arguments from both sides. Liberals tended to describe the occasion as an opportunity to advance freedom of speech, while conservatives portrayed this as just one more example of leftists ignoring the greater good of the country in order to practice various platitudes. (One other example of this during the visit to...
  • (Vanity) Political Limerick 9-24-2007

    09/24/2007 4:26:21 AM PDT · by grey_whiskers · 145+ views
    grey_whiskers ^ | 9-24-2007 | grey_whiskers
    See for example this thread first. Now they've let the cat out of the bag when he tore down the Mexican flag You can burn Old Glory but that's not this story. "Xenophobic" and "Racist!" they nag!
  • (Vanity) Political Limerick 9-23-2007

    09/23/2007 11:48:13 AM PDT · by grey_whiskers · 1 replies · 162+ views
    grey_whiskers ^ | 9-23-2007 | grey_whiskers
    See for example this thread first. There's a Muslim who'd not show his hand (He claimed he was holding the Koran.) And the cops were unfazed but the man, he was 'tazed' Which must not have been part of his plan.
  • (Vanity) Political Limerick 9-22-2007

    09/22/2007 3:05:06 PM PDT · by grey_whiskers · 152+ views
    grey_whiskers ^ | 9-22-2007 | grey_whiskers
    See for example this thread first. A reporter who gave himself airs Found himself getting pushed down the stairs! And not just by riff-raff ...but the Congressman's STAFF! There's finally a Congressman who cares :-)
  • (Vanity) Political Limerick 9-21-2007

    09/20/2007 8:47:25 PM PDT · by grey_whiskers · 127+ views
    grey_whiskers ^ | 9-21-2007 | grey_whiskers
    See for example this thread first. Columbia University in a bid for more diversity Called Ahmadinejad Now that's really too bad! They've disgraced all of New York City!
  • (Vanity) Political Limerick 9-19-2007

    09/19/2007 9:00:08 PM PDT · by grey_whiskers · 7 replies · 260+ views
    grey_whiskers ^ | 9-19-2007 | grey_whiskers
    See for example this thread first. You've heard the latest from Dan Rather? It seems he's worked up in a lather! He's suing the network (Now he looks like a jerk) We've *all* grown tired of his blather!
  • (Vanity) Political Limerick 9-18-2007

    09/18/2007 9:24:56 PM PDT · by grey_whiskers · 142+ views
    grey_whiskers ^ | 9-18-2007 | grey_whiskers
    See for example this thread first. By the time you looked up and said, "What?!!" Bernanke had announced a rate cut Of a half a percent! Should we all thank the gent? ...or get mad he saved some banker's butt?
  • (Vanity) Political Limerick 9-17-2007

    09/17/2007 7:53:45 PM PDT · by grey_whiskers · 3 replies · 210+ views
    grey_whiskers ^ | 9-17-2007 | grey_whiskers
    See for example this thread first. By now I think we all should know That there are deeds which are just so low That to pay for the crime You cannot just do time Sentence them to Barry Manilow!
  • (Vanity) Political Limerick 8-8-2007

    08/08/2007 8:30:28 PM PDT · by grey_whiskers · 196+ views
    grey_whiskers ^ | 8-8-2007 | grey_whiskers
    See for example this thread first. What will our wildlife officials do? Have they found an escape from a zoo? Though it somehow seems hard (and without a green card) By I-90 they've found...kangaroo!
  • (Vanity) Political Limerick 8-5-2007

    08/05/2007 8:45:34 PM PDT · by grey_whiskers · 171+ views
    grey_whiskers ^ | 8-5-2007 | grey_whiskers
    See for example this thread first. WARNING! MATURE (or maybe *very* immature) topics. You have been warned. He was not an everyday masher Then again, he's not quite a flasher Sex in public, so, fine... but with a traffic sign? So I guess that makes him a "gate crasher" ??
  • (Vanity) Political Limerick 8-2-2007

    08/02/2007 8:23:46 PM PDT · by grey_whiskers · 1 replies · 203+ views
    grey_whiskers ^ | 8-2-2007 | grey_whiskers
    See for example this thread first. A terrorist from Glasgow has died Tried to detonate, but he just fried Did he have time to learn from the third-degree burn? "Islamic Kamikaze" with PRIDE!
  • (Vanity) Political Limerick 7-30-2007

    07/30/2007 7:23:56 PM PDT · by grey_whiskers · 1 replies · 172+ views
    grey_whiskers ^ | 7-30-2007 | grey_whiskers
    See for example this thread first. It must be a publicity stunt Should we all go look for Allen Funt? For the call letters spell Err, *ahem*, you see, well... I won't say it. I'll fall back and punt!
  • (Vanity) Political Limerick 7-25-2007

    07/25/2007 9:35:33 PM PDT · by grey_whiskers · 175+ views
    grey_whiskers ^ | 7-25-2007 | trey_whiskers
    See for example this thread first. New Jersey cannot fund its pensions Given with the best of intentions Being short really sucks Fifty-eight billion bucks! Cause for retiree dissensions!
  • (Vanity) Political Limerick 7-24-2007

    07/24/2007 8:13:12 PM PDT · by grey_whiskers · 1 replies · 184+ views
    grey_whiskers ^ | 7-24-2007 | grey_whiskers
    See for example this thread first. Ward Churchill has got himself fi-red They concluded that he had 'liared' Lets make him the first one whose free ride is all done The liberals' lies make us tired!
  • (Vanity) Political LImerick 7-22-2007

    07/22/2007 7:14:48 PM PDT · by grey_whiskers · 4 replies · 440+ views
    grey_whiskers ^ | 7-22-2007 | grey_whiskers
    See for example this thread first. For this story, believe it or not-- The cops found seven acres of pot So in order to close it, they had to bulldoze If they'd burned, how high would they have got?
  • (Vanity) Political Limerick 7-21-2007

    07/21/2007 3:17:50 PM PDT · by grey_whiskers · 1 replies · 235+ views
    grey_whiskers ^ | 7-21-2007 | grey_whiskers
    See for example this thread first. From Thailand, a news story that's grim A man dies when an elephant stomps him The beast had been provoked by the man it was poked So I guess this proves the man was dim!
  • (Vanity) Political Limerick 7-20-2007

    07/20/2007 8:08:17 PM PDT · by grey_whiskers · 206+ views
    grey_whiskers ^ | 7-20-2007 | grey_whiskers
    See for example this thread first. Laura Ingraham grills Johnny Sutton Her questions were right on the button! And as she closes in you can hear Johnny spin sounds like his head's made out of mutton!
  • (Vanity) Political Limerick 7-19-2007

    07/19/2007 7:32:02 PM PDT · by grey_whiskers · 175+ views
    grey_whiskers ^ | 7-19-2007 | grey_whiskers
    See for example this thread first. The news certainly is not the best of a weapons-related arrest Parts for old F-14's and you know what that means... They were purchased at Iran's behest!
  • (Vanity) Political Limerick 7-15-2007

    07/15/2007 7:40:39 PM PDT · by grey_whiskers · 382+ views
    grey_whiskers ^ | 7-15-2007 | grey_whiskers
    See for example this thread first. They admit it? Well, it's about time Illegal immigration and crime If you let them sneak in They'll continue to sin To reverse the trend would be sublime!
  • (Vanity) Prayer Request, moving back to Minnesota

    07/13/2007 8:11:44 PM PDT · by grey_whiskers · 19 replies · 583+ views
    grey_whiskers ^ | 7-13-2007 | grey_whiskers
    This is just a quick prayer request. I am relocating to Minnesota. I will be driving there the next three days, and my family is going to follow with the moving trucks in the first week in August. Any and all prayers for a happy safe trip, and God's blessing on the new life, are welcome.
  • (Vanity) Political Limerick 7-13-2007

    07/13/2007 8:05:12 PM PDT · by grey_whiskers · 379+ views
    grey_whiskers ^ | 7-13-2007 | grey_whiskers
    See for example this thread first. A Hindu prayer just got shouted down In the Senate, what was going down? If you think this is oddOne Nation, Under God "That's singular not plural," I frown.
  • (Vanity) Political Limerick 7-11-2007

    07/11/2007 5:43:27 AM PDT · by grey_whiskers · 323+ views
    grey_whiskers ^ | 7-11-2007 | grey_whiskers
    See for example this thread first. We have news of an Al Qaeda cell to attack the goverment, as well So they sound the alarm Someone wishes *THEM* harm! but the rest of us can go to hell
  • (Vanity) Political Limerick 6-10-2007

    07/10/2007 5:29:31 AM PDT · by grey_whiskers · 189+ views
    grey_whiskers ^ | http://www.freerepublic.com | grey_whiskers
    See for example this thread first. I say, I don't like this, not one bit This two-faced Democrat hypocrite There's a burglar he shot After he voted not to protect the Castle Doctrine. (Twit!)
  • (Vanity) Political Limerick 7-9-2007

    07/09/2007 6:47:08 PM PDT · by grey_whiskers · 171+ views
    grey_whiskers ^ | 7-09-2007 | grey_whiskers
    See for example this thread first. This is all too confusing for me It's a fraud lawsuit against Stan Lee He of Spider-Man fame Unlike Valerie Plame The wrongdoing's plain for all to see!
  • (Vanity) Political Limerick 7-8-2007

    07/08/2007 6:05:34 PM PDT · by grey_whiskers · 160+ views
    grey_whiskers ^ | 7-8-2007 | grey_whiskers
    See for example this thread first. Did you hear what has just come to pass? The Pope says to allow Latin Mass! If they don't know the words will folks say "For the birds!" What a way to kick libs in the *ss!
  • (Vanity) Political Limerick 7-7-2007

    07/07/2007 5:13:02 PM PDT · by grey_whiskers · 207+ views
    grey_whiskers ^ | 7-7-2007 | grey_whiskers
    See for example this thread first. The beginning of the Tour de France Now forgive me if I look askance Cause although Landis won just last year it's no fun if I cannot be rooting for Lance!
  • (Vanity) Political Limerick 7-6-2007

    07/06/2007 5:40:57 AM PDT · by grey_whiskers · 165+ views
    grey_whiskers ^ | 7-6-2007 | grey_whiskers
    See for example this thread first. Chinese news, and boy is it scary Chrysler's going to import their "Chery" Quality's not the best Cause they fail the crash test Think 'Chinese pet food' and be wary!
  • (Vanity) Political Limerick 7-5-2007

    07/05/2007 10:13:05 PM PDT · by grey_whiskers · 300+ views
    grey_whiskers ^ | 7-5-2007 | grey_whiskers
    See for example this thread first. This note from ex-V.P. Albert Gore "I now think politics are a bore" And so it isn't strange He's pursued climate change: It beats being a "Loserman, Sore!"
  • (Vanity) Political Limerick 7-4-2007

    07/04/2007 7:30:36 AM PDT · by grey_whiskers · 1 replies · 334+ views
    grey_whiskers ^ | 7-4-2007 | grey_whiskers
    See for example this thread first. It's enough to make anyone wince Elton John forced to yield to the prince Elton thought it was mean He's not prince, but a QUEEN! So he left his car and took a ...mince.
  • (Vanity) Political Limerick 7-3-2007

    07/03/2007 6:01:20 AM PDT · by grey_whiskers · 9 replies · 249+ views
    grey_whiskers ^ | 7-3-2007 | grey_whiskers
    See for example this thread first. Now what will the religious right say? Thompson's hired an advisor who's gay he backed McCain-Feingold (tho' it's kind of old) Is he turning RINO? Who can say?
  • (Vanity) Political Limerick 7-2-2007

    07/02/2007 6:46:46 PM PDT · by grey_whiskers · 309+ views
    grey_whiskers ^ | 7-2-2007 | grey_whiskers
    See for example this thread first. Bush has Libby's sentence commuted The Dems' response not very muted "He is above the law," said the Hillary squaw. To render judgment she's unsuited!
  • (Vanity) Political Limerick 7-1-2007

    07/01/2007 4:07:59 PM PDT · by grey_whiskers · 354+ views
    grey_whiskers ^ | 7-1-2007 | grey_whiskers
    See for example this thread first. I ask of you all, please, do not stare! US Open won by Christie Kerr Now, we will not insist that the trophy gets kissed Lest the picture's posted everywhere!
  • (Vanity) Political Limerick 6-29-2007

    06/29/2007 6:19:17 AM PDT · by grey_whiskers · 262+ views
    grey_whiskers ^ | 6-29-2007 | grey_whiskers
    See for example this thread first. This announcement should be repeated The Fairness Doctrine is defeated See, the Senate got mad "Talk radio is BAD!" (It might make RINOs be unseated!)
  • (Vanity) Political Limerick 6-28-2007

    06/28/2007 12:11:59 AM PDT · by grey_whiskers · 1 replies · 308+ views
    grey_whiskers ^ | 6-28-2007 | grey_whiskers
    See for example this thread first. I'm a history buff, but Good Lord! Paying 1 point 6 mill, for a sword? The sword of General Grant I confess that I can't picture paying that much from my hoard!
  • (Vanity) Political Limerick 6-25-2007

    06/25/2007 10:27:54 PM PDT · by grey_whiskers · 1 replies · 325+ views
    grey_whiskers ^ | 6-25-2007 | grey_whiskers
    See for example this thread first. So slow, like it's not moving at all The alleged (cough, cough) border wall They're following orders Don't defend the borders It's much more like the four-corners stall!