Oldies But Oldies

[date Mon, Mar 21, 2011 at 7:15 PM]

PN:

Hiatus continues. But……

Interesting flashback series.

CPAC’s “The Fifties” is a nine part series of the (middle of last century) history of Canada.

Here is Holly Doan to describe the series:

And here is the first episode, called “The Young”:

http://www.cpac.ca/forms/index.asp?dsp=template&act=view3&pagetype=vod&hl=e&clipID=5222

All of us old timers remember all of this – consciously or not. I was 6 years old in 1955.

Incredible series if this first and the second segment is indicative. A glimpse at how your beliefs and cultural foundations were formed.

From a personal perspective, I remember Marilyn Bell’s accomplishment – I was 5 years old when it happened. I remember hurricane Hazel. I remember!

The second and subsequent segments are here:

http://www.cpac.ca/forms/index.asp?dsp=template&act=view3&template_id=1390&hl=e#the young

Take the time to watch.

I will stifle my jaundiced political perspective ’til later…..

Joe (reminescing) Mekanic

Friday – Livin’ la Dolce Vita!

[date Fri, Feb 4, 2011 at 10:45 PM]

PN:

If a man takes no interest in public affairs, we do not commend him as quiet but condemn him as useless.”
–Thucydides, Peloponnesian Wars

For all you ladies reading this rant, what is the raw essence of man? Is this an interesting question, or perplexing? Take a look at this short video and ask yourself……. am I repulsed? Or am I strangely and magically drawn…. Either way, this is man!:

more man insanity at http://epicmealtime.com/ – be sure to check out Thanksgiving turkey….

The following is an animated GIF……. or is it?

Looks like the same well meaning simpleton. As Whittle said, “Sure, it works in reality, but will it work in theory?”.

You WILL want to read the article by Mary Leverette entitled “Welcome Back, Carter”:

http://www.newsrealblog.com/2011/02/01/welcome-back-carter-1979-redux-during-the-crisis-in-egypt/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+nrb-feature+(NewsReal+Blog+»+Feature)

This following image speaks volumes to the “Gorilla in the room”:

Another by the same cartoonist, Bosch Fawstin, starring his comic book hero, Pigman:

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A third from Bosch Fawstin. Very powerful image. Yes, the shadows are the World Trade Center, and the little box is the Kaaba (you can look it up):

A self explanatory image, with caption:


What could Obama do in 2012 to convince people who didn’t buy into his hopeychange in 2008 to vote for him in the next election?

I love quotes. Wherever I find them. Here’s a couple that make me smile:

Four boxes protect our freedom: the soap box, the ballot box, the jury box, and the cartridge box.

We are alone in the universe, or, we are not. Either way it’s incredible… Adapted from R. Buckminster Fuller/Arthur C. Clarke

There are 10 types of people. People who understand binary and those who don’t.

In vino veritas; in cervisia carmen; in aqua E. coli.

Ever heard of a thorium reactor? I hadn’t until I saw this video. Get all revved up in order to listen; these guys talk 100 words a minute! You might try watching it twice (worked for me):

Much like the VHS vs Betta duel of 20 years ago, the uranium vs thorium reactor battle was won by the inferior process with political wrestling and warfare in mind. This is the unit the Chinesers say they will miniaturize to a package small enough to be highly mobile – i.e. a space vehicle. All I can say is if the quality I see at the stores I frequent is indicative of their capability, this miracle reactor will be a while in the making.

A loverly little bit of real Canadian criticism by Lorne Gunter here. Read and weep:

http://fullcomment.nationalpost.com/2011/02/03/lorne-gunter-libs-believe-the-world-waits-for-canadas-egypt-stance/#more-27238

Lord Jesus save us REAL Canadians if the NDP, the Bloc, the Greenieweenies, and especially the Libertards ever, ever gain the upper hand. Again.

I say down with a political environment that allows someone to become a “professional politician”. The USA founding fathers had it right – serve your term and go back to your life. George Washington was such a man. Today, February 4, was the day he was unanimously elected the first president of the United States. When he finished his term, he went back to his land and continued his life. We have Senators on pensions. Many of them have done nothing for Canada. Their claim to fame is bruised lips from kissing the heinies of the “fearless leaders”. Harrumph, harrumph, where is the trough?

40 f’n years of kumbaya and unicorn sightings has damn near done us in. Close down the bordello….. I mean border…… to immigration from culturally wacked out semi-retard low IQ third world shit holes. I don’t mean to denigrate or demean any particular geographical area or geography of earth’s surface. The earth is a beautiful planet, but some of the vermin that inhabit it are another story…..

What are we doing when we rape those hell-on-earth places by taking their brightest and most able as immigrants (and that’s a stretch)? Who is left behind to fix / rebuild / renew / repair / redo / reinvent / lead those so called “countries”? When billions of dollars are poured into somewhere, like Haiti, where in f**k do the $$$ go? Is its entire existence validated when some simpleton like Sean Penn arrives and spews his political dogma like the twisted twat he is? Does it really take an Albert Einstein to do the math? Divide the total “aide” money by the population of the country – do you understand that something just ain’t kosher? Oh yeah, welcome home, Papa Doc!… Holy castrated dervishes whirling and twirling! Canada should invade Haiti and re-establish it as a western “democracy”. What a giant turd swirling in the toilet bowl of Caribbean “counties”.

To paraphrase Dennis Miller “that’s my point of view. Of course, I could be wrong.”

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Invented a new drink tonight. I was wanting a rum something, and there was a can of Ginger Ale sitting on the counter.

Who knew dark molasses smelly cane rum would taste soooo good with Ginger Ale? Hands Up! Oh….. all of you knew? And you didn’t tell me? I’d better have another.

Joe (Inventor) Mekanic
p.s. Ramirez for President.

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