Sunday Rant – 0424

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Joe’s Comment – What a week!
The American’s are leaving Iraq: will it be similar to the way they left Afghanistan?
The Governor of Texas, Greg Abbott, has had enough of the Feds, found a reason to act (in the Constitution), stopped the unholy “immigration” over the Texas border, and is now facing down Joe Biden’s clown show.  Not a good look.
A few weeks ago the BC government has added fentanyl to the list of “look the other way” appeasements to the weak addicted citizens in our midst, instead of institutionalizing the poor bastards.  Great choice BC!  Killing them is better than helping them.  Look how much money you will save!
The WEF met and the only good that came out of that extravaganza was high class prostitutes / courtesans / sex workers made a hay wagon full of $$$ (and so they should – free enterprise).
There is much more to wonder and shake yer head about – winter madness?
Hell, the best thing about last week was the weather; pissy snowy cold winter!
Good grief…..
A few highlights including Tucker Carlson speaking in Calgary and Edmonton cheered me up.  There is change coming.  Whether it will be for the better or not remains to be determined.
The reign of Obambi and Obiden has brought America (and hence the world) to the edge of a precipice.  Whether sanity will prevail is NOT a given.  The natural and usual division between people that was de jour in the past is now described in terms of right / wrong and good / bad.  The further division of people along the fault lines of whatever differences that can be observed or defined, continues.
I say let the days speed by.  Fair weather and sunny skies will improve dispositions.  Remember a sunny summer’s day driving a Triumph Bonneville on a country road –
Now doesn’t that feel better?
Bring it on, 2024…..

Canadiana

Tucker Carlson
On January 24th, Tucker Carlson, Jordan Peterson, and Danielle Smith addressed an audience in Calgary, and in Edmonton.
During the week, we were able to find most of the presentations / discussions on various platforms.
A Thunderclap Newman song is in order.  There is, indeed, something in the air.
The pustulous boil called COVID was lanced: all “official” entities stank in their response.  The truth is coming out.  Those who held positions of responsibility and trust have betrayed those who trusted.  There is no remedy.
There is a change approaching, but whether a change for truth and beauty or a change for evil and chaos is unknown.
Here is some hopeful watching.  Both Calgary and Edmonton crowds are enthusiastic, energized, and dare we say focused.
Joe says there are signs of a great year everywhere, if you know where to look:

Tucker also addressed the crowd all by his own self:

Finally, Tucker addresses the crowd in Edmonton, and participates in a panel discussion with Jordan Peterson, and Conrad Black, who participates while serving as moderator.  Age before beauty?
Jordan Peterson is making enemies.  Conrad’s experience and knowledge are comforting.  Tucker is Tucker.
Joe and I had a smile, a smirk, or an outright snort all the way through.
Fancy grapefruit!  Real Canadians raising a stink!  Who could have predicted such things?
So far Castro’s boy hasn’t declared an emergency.  Joe says give him a few days:

Of course, the entire brouhaha might be a distraction.  Remember “Q” during the run-up to the Trump election?  All bogus.  Surely we won’t fall for the same gag twice.
Joe says not necessarily so.  What better way to warn everyone than song?:

 

 

The Culture

Dr. Jordan Peterson
The Ontario Psycho Kangaroo Court (aka College of Psychologists of Ontario) condemned Dr. Peterson to “re-education” propaganda in order to keep his license to practice psychiatry.  His response was to appeal the “verdict” to another authority.  His appeal was denied.  The last and only recourse is the Supreme Court of Canada.
In this video, Dr. Peterson talks about the situation with his daughter Mikhaila.
Joe and I enjoyed this immensely!
His views on the condition of politics in Canada, the fight for his professional status, the changes he sees coming for The World©, and his health are all in the mix.  We haven’t enjoyed Dr. Peterson’s perspective any better than this video:

 

Islam Bodes Hatred
Joe and I are big fans of Robert Spencer (Jihad Watch) and of Andrew Klavan.
Imagine our delight in viewing a conversation between two good guys!
Or don’t…. your imagination is yours alone.
Our first inclusion of Robert Spencer / Jihad Watch in our ranting over the years was Sunday Rant – 3313.
In this interview, the “third rail” problem with Islam is made evident – those adherents to the violent murderous genocidal interpretation of Islamic teaching is fully supported in their foundation document, which is purportedly “the last and perfect word of doG”.  The Quran, the Sunnah(s), and the Hadith(s) all support and promote such evil.
A discussion and a reminder that evil never sleeps:

 

Brendan Kavanagh
Mr. Kavanagh has a very popular (2.2M subscribers, including Joe and I) Ub2b channel.
His moniker is Dr. K Boogie Woogie.
He resides in England.
A lot of his content is playing a “public space” piano and recording the interaction between “the public” and himself.
Joe and I have been watching (and admiring) Dr. K for years.
We are posting this particular video for it’s provocative content.
As a point of interest, the piano in questioned used to belong to Elton John.
It seems some visitors from China don’t know much about British culture.
The bashful diminutive Chinese woman that Brendan engages in conversation is unaware of the meaning of “public space” as enjoyed in the UK.
She is carrying a Chinese flag.
Things go along until an impasse is reached – the Chinese speaker insists that she and her group have the right to NOT be recorded in a public space.
Brennan tries to enlighten her.  Then he points out (literally) that she is carrying a Chinese flag, which he calls a communist flag.  Brendan touches the flag to emphasize his statement.
Enter The Dragon (breath)!!!
A male member (is that racist or sexist?) of the Chinese party starts shouting, including shouting over everything Brendan is trying to say, accusing him of accosting his female accomplice, denigrating the Chinese flag, and (of course!) RACIST!!!
Mr. Dragon breath threatens to call the police.
Brennan encourages him to do so.
Hilarity ensues when the coppers arrive.
What follows is more akin to Keystone Cops than Nazi Brown Shirts.
The female police person also wants to not be recorded in a public place!
Brendan points out that his video evidence exonerates the “touchy-feely” accusation, and that the female police person is also recording with her body cam….
The Chinese expedition and the police form a scrum off to the side while Brendan continues recording and playing the piano.
Here is the video “evidence”.  Brendan has over 2,000 Ub2b videos available on line.  This video starts “normally”, i.e., sit at the piano, start playing, and see what happens.  This video has precipitated some controversy (more below):

The above video has gone “viral”, using the parlance de jour.  What happens when different cultures touch at a most basic level?  Despite what style of governance is at the head of a culture or ethnicity or self identified group, the telling moment is when individuals of each collective make contact.  Perhaps the above was a loss of virginity for all participants.
Following is a segment about the incident on the BBC show “The Independent Republic of Mike Graham”.  For some reason the CCP party(ies) were not in attendance:

But wait!
There’s more…..
As of Tuesday morning (23 January 2024), the piano Brendan was playing, donated to the St. Pancras train station in London by Elton John, has been cordoned off.  An update from Brendan:

As of Sunday evening the furor continues.  This will be good for Brendan Kavanaugh.  Joe and I hope the Chinese folks don’t get “disappeared” by the CCP….

Health

Ivor Cummins
Mr. Cummins delivers the goods about a proper human diet.
What caught our attention is that Ivor arrived at the high fat low carb solution via a different path than the folks Joe and I have been following.
He stresses eating properly, getting exercise, and supplementing as required.
In the following video presentation, Mr. Cummins includes the “Tufts University Food Compass”.  We include it here as an object of ridicule –
WTF?  Whose dick do they think they are pulling?  Watermelon is sugar water.  Kale has no bio-absorbable nutrients worth chewing.  Ground beef, eggs, and cheese are worse for you than chocolate covered almonds?
This is evil.
Joe and I suspect that the likely suspect behind this laughable chart is the Seventh Day Adventist Church – purveyors of vegetarianism.
It is even worse than the government approved “food pyramid” that sucked us all in when we were young, naive, and not paying attention.  We now know what that brought to us conscientious healthy eaters –
Watching Ivor detail the history of his path to health, we noted several important themes.  Your health is your business; the government and the medical authorities work for you.  The “experts” may not be as expert as you would expect.  Be from Missouri (the “show me” state) – if you can’t explain something to me in easy to understand simple terms, perhaps you don’t understand yourself.
A short to the point video that Joe and I highly recommend:

Dr. Shawn Baker, Dr. Georgia Ede
What is the “perfect food” for yer brain?
That is, what energy source is the absolute best for brain function?
Some say ketones do the job better than anything else.
Joe and I think Dr. Ede knows the facts:

 

Joe’s Garage

Joe Calzaghe
This is a video about boxing.
Joe and I aren’t fans of the sport or fan boys of any particular fighter.  Gotta thank Steve C. and George F. for that awakening.  Those two clowns “demonstrated boxing” with us.  We came to across the room.  Hello?  Is that you mom?
We think Joe Calzaghe is a real life Rocky.  47 wins, no loses.  For 10 years, he won every belt he pursued.  His dad was his trainer – very unorthodox, very successful.  C’est magnifique!
We watched every minute, and enjoyed what we saw.
What in the world will we watch next?:

 

Entropy
What is entropy?
According to the title of the video, we probably have the concept wrong, or slightly bent.
Joe says in the winter months our entropy is high; our work output low.
That pretty well says it all:

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Joe’s Comment – The cold weather and one foot of “climate” have finally arrived.
The F350 diesel starts just fine if plugged in for a few hours, ensuring I have mobility.  All is good.
One month of Winter on the books as of today.
I’ve made the decision to treat the snow removal issue like last year – doG made the mess, he can clean it up.
There is a path trampled into the snow from the street end of the driveway right to the front porch stairs.  Good so far.
Snow is falling tonight – wet and warm.  A big thaw coming in the next few days.
The idiot on my shoulder has been at ease all week.  I’m sleeping better and less anxious about the weather crashing, because it has crashed and it ain’t that big a deal.  Except I repeat this behavior every Winter.
It is difficult to clutch pearls and wring your hands when wearing insulated mitts.

Canadianna

Quick Dick McDick
A “ride along” with QDMcD to do some cooking with friends.
Saskatchewan and Canada’s agrarian ambassador visits his friend Faren Saufort who owns “The Dam Smokehouse” in Nipawin SK.
The objective is to participate in a fundraiser for mental health.
And learn how Faren prepares his smoked whiskey chicken.
Sounds and looks delicious!:

 

The Culture

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sP08sIKXdLE

Yes indeedy!
Here is the same presentation on Rumble:

The German Farmer’s Protest
Tucker Carlson brings the protest to America.
Same same in Canada.
No shame in the so-called Main Stream Media®.
Joe and I are unsure of the outcome, because Germans are a little better educated than the average Canadian (in our not so humble opinion).
And a little less tolerant about being tyrannized too.
Now if the folks from Holland join the melee, we’ll have a real protest!:

 

History

Queen (?) Nefertiti
What a beautiful face!
Presumed to be over 3000 years old, and not a wrinkle.
After watching the video, the beautiful face is all we know for certain.
The French and Germans and British (and others) had great fun tomb raiding.
Joe and I are glad they did, otherwise the fabulous treasures may never have been shared with the world.  Indeed, may never have seen the light of modern day.
We appreciate art, although we are sorely deficient in artistic talent.
In the eyes of us beholding, a work of priceless value.
Here is a history of the mystery of Nefertiti:

Science

Dr. Willie Soon
Joe and I have been a fan of Dr. Soon since the first time we saw him present on the subject of CO2.
He is full of energy.
He is tremendously intelligent and an icon in his field.
He has a great sense of humor.
Our first exposure to Dr. Soon was in early 2018.  Alas, if you follow this link, Dr. Soon’s presentation has been removed from Ub2b.
Tucker Carlson interviews Willie, and lets him have unfettered freedom to speak.
The presentation below is on Rumble.  Who knows how long it will be available?
Not even The Shadow, we reckon (thanks and a hat tip to James C.):

Health

Dr. Ken Berry
A terrific summary of your personal PHD (proper human diet).
This presentation is a summation of all the knowledge Dr. Berry has accumulated in the last 5 or so years about the nature of the “proper human diet” (aka PHD).
Joe and I watched and tried to absorb as much as possible:

A flashback to last week’s rant.  Some sage words from Mary Ruddick –

Joe’s Garage

The Taurozzi Pendulum Engine
An Argentine engineer and inventor named Eduardo Taurozzi patented the design for the pendulum engine bearing his name in 1974.
He has been developing this engine since then.
Joe says it is an interesting experiment with a unique design.
Mr. Taurozzi has proven it can actually work.
But….. it has many inherent problems.
Joe compares it’s uniqueness to that of the rotary engine.
Both engines are designs that eliminate or minimize problems found in a conventional 4 stroke internal combustion engine, but in doing so create additional problems unique to their design.
So far the 4 stroke ICE design comes out on top.  This is understandable.  The ICE engine has been in production and development for well over 100 years.
Joe and I don’t see the conventional design being usurped any time soon.
Believe us when we say many brilliant minds have been thinking about just that – how to make a better mechanical work producer – for longer than internal or external combustion machines have existed.
Drive4Answers (aka D4A – he prefers to remain anonymous) does the analysis with his usual enthusiasm and thorough understanding of the subject:

413 cu. in. Dodge
Our friend Darryl Schaumleffel was a Chrysler / Dodge enthusiast.
The team at “Jim’s Automotive Machine Shop, Inc.” (aka JAMSI) is a father and son team who record very knowledgeable engine machining videos.
In this presentation, a 413 Dodge is the focus of attention.  Not content with a stock restoration, JAMSI decided to build a 483 stroker!
Joe and I learned a lot about the innards of the old time Dodge big block:

 

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Joe’s Comment – So far so good.  Two weeks into January before the nasties arrive is a good start.  By nasties I mean double digit below zero weather.
Staying busy, staying warm.
The greatest invention list keeps getting longer.
By far, the biggest bang for my buck is the amount of information I glean from having access to the World Wide Web with my favorite computer.
The only negative I can imagine about the Internet is by sitting too long in front of a monitor you will atrophy in mind, body, and spirit.
I haven’t reached that milestone yet.
As soon as I install a computer in the bathroom, and a refrigerator, that’s when the worries will start.
For now, I can still walk, talk, and eat up a storm.
All is good.
The obsession with surfing for knowledge and entertainment is making the worst part of the year very palatable.
Come on April!

 

Canadiana

Quick Dick McDick
First episode of the year from Saskatchewan’s and Canada’s agrarian ambassador.
From his introduction, it is obvious that nasty winter weather has descended on the good folks of Saskatchewan.
Even here in the Okanagan Valley an SW is a good plan for our older IDI Ford diesel trucks.  They are cold blooded to the nth degree.  Joe’s dually won’t think of starting on a summer day without a little snort of Cosby sauce (aka ether).  For Winter starting, it is a big snort, followed by a dreadful clatter of pistons and rods rattling their malcontent.  That’s the way it’s done.
2024 is going to be a fabulous year!:

BC Vaccine Mandate
The union representing Purolator workers in BC sued the company for firing unvaccinated workers.  The court has ruled that the workers be paid for time lost, and to be reinstated if they so desire.  An Epoch Times article here.  From the article –
A decision last month by arbitrator Nicholas Glass in the Purolator case, however, could play a significant role in future decisions, Ms. Anton told The Epoch Times.
“The Purolator case was a game changer,” she said in a phone interview. “It was a very well-written decision and it is the first time that a decision maker has gone down this road of, first of all, ordering compensation, that I know of… and secondly calling into question the British Columbia Public Health Officer.””
BC is the last province in Canada that still has a vaccine mandate for health workers.
Joe and I think this legal decision is:
a. just, and
b. about fucking time.
If Joe and I have any major concerns about the legal / justice system (and we do, in spades), the absolutely abysmal slow speed has to be our number uno grievance.
Speed of judgement, all things considered, is not a guaranteed milestone of good and exact jurisprudence.
For example, “Roe vs Wade” took a long time to arbitrate and the ruling, non constitutional (and wrong), destroyed at least 50 million lives.
Indeed, if Roe vs Wade is used as a measurement, it proves that time is not a meaningful factor in good jurisprudence.
The BC government is guilty of a heinous mistake.
Joe and I are acquainted with many people who lost their jobs because they had the backbone to stand up for their constitutional rights.
We will not hold our breath waiting for an apology or for the guilty bastards to face due process.
What we will do, having lived through the hysteria and insanity, be even more vocal about loosing our faith in any institution, business, association, or government body.
Once bitten twice shy is an old adage.
Is there such a saying about being totally betrayed by the very institutions that are in place precisely for the reason of stability in uncertain times?
Bah, humbug!
The “crooked timber” of politics at best is a worst case scenario…..

The Culture

Dr. David Martin
Dr. Martin has been an advocate for sanity during the entire COVID fiasco.
His bona fides are impeccable: he has been exposing fraud and criminal actions for over 30 years as an expert in biological warfare.
His presentations have been featured in this rant many times.  His “Paul Revere” warnings have been clear and direct, such as in Sunday Rant – 4621 (which presentation is no longer is available at the link we posted in our rant).
Joe and I thought Dr. Martin had the gloves off in his previous speeches.
However, in the video below the lion roars.
He condemns the W.H.O. (World Health Organization), calls to disband it, and demands the prosecution of the perpetrators.
He insists there was no pandemic but there was a “genocide”.
Joe and I found this presentation both revealing and an “I told you so” moment.
It seems there are some people who(m) cannot resist playing doG.
The likes of Dr. David Martin represent front line warriors against evil  disguised as humanitarian research.
Joe wonders how long this information will be available?
For posterity, this presentation was from Dr. Martin’s presentation to the European Parliament in Strasbourg France on September 13th, 2023 :

 

Health

Dr. Zoe Harcombe and Dr. Anthony Chaffee
Last week in Sunday Rant – 0124, we included a video from the poop doctor.
We expressed our concern about the misinformation included and the insistence that although the man is focusing on the wrong end of the telescope, he provided some valuable information about the mechanics of the gut.
In this video, Dr. Harcombe corrects the story.
She has been featured previously in our Sunday Rants, the earliest being Sunday Rant – 2719.
She and Dr. Chaffee talk nutrition for the human mammal.
The lack of necessity to consume fiber is a key point of the discussion.
Another is the value of fruit / vegetables as sources of the essential nutrients that support health.  A worthwhile time expenditure:

Dr. Ken Berry and Mary Ruddick
This is a data presentation.
Mary Ruddick travels the world investigating the “Blue Zones” and the indigenous peoples of the world, seeking knowledge of their health issues from the perspective of nutrition.
Ms. Ruddick, much like other “heroes” of the nutrition science world, was very ill and received very little relief from conventional medical intervention.
Her efforts to help herself lead to a career that brings aide to thousands.
Not only is she beautiful, well spoken, encyclopedic, and full of zest, her research confirms for Joe and I how fundamental to human well being a “proper human diet” is, and what that entails.
A lovely visit, easy to understand, and very pleasant to watch:

 

Joe’s Garage

Astrobotic Moon Landing
On Monday last, a Vulcan rocket carrying a payload for moon landing launched from Florida.
The NASA project, named “Peregrine” has unfortunately suffered a propellant leak.
The video below is a report on what the folks at Astrobotic have been able to do to enable Peregrine to complete the mission.
Joe notes that if this was happening 20 years ago, it would be front page news.
However, our current culture is obsessed with narcissistic pursuits such as gender identity and all its attendant misery.
Spoiler alert – the Peregrine capsule is returning to Earth and will be burned up on reentry.  Information not included in the video.
This video is a short history up to Saturday.
For current updates, click on the Astrobotic link above.
Joe says it’s about time humanity got back on track to colonize the Moon:

Drop Deck Trailer
Joe and I have often wondered about such a trailer, but we’ve never seen one – until we found this video.  The spring arrangement seems wonky to Joe, and I have concerns about the “U” frame integrity.
However, our heavy trailer has terribly steep ramps requiring a 10,000 pound winch to pull things on board.  Even with a snatch block we’ve bogged that winch down to a slow growl.
An interesting video that gave us some ideas for our own version:

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