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Number 792, October 12, 2014
Rabid Crapweasel!

Don't forget!
Don't forget!
by Rex May


The Impeachable Offenses of Barack Hussein Obama
by Terence James Mason
In 6 parts.

Letters to the Editor
from Jeff Fullerton and A. Reader

Stupid Is As Stupid Does
by L. Neil Smith
Why is Gwyneth Paltrow so stupid? I can't put it more simply or politely. She looks smart enough, and is very attractive, to me, at least. But to judge from remarks she made the other day, the woman can't think her way out of a wet paper bag. I know many people think I put too much emphasis on looks, but it's a cold, dark, hostile universe out there. Here and there along our winding path, there are a few bright lights. Beautiful women who are willing to share their beauty with all of us cannot be thanked enough.

T Minus Two Months (Or Less): The Countdown to Norseman's Hell Begins
by Jeff Fullerton
Friday October Third 2014. Possibly the last perfect day in Greater Appalachia. At last the start of it anyway; which was warm and sunny and well into the upper 70s at least. But the clouds that moved in and then out again for yet another burst of warmth before what seems to be setting the stage for the rains that were promised to set in by afternoon. And that will probably be the beginning of the end of the Renaissance Summer which started out on the cool side of "normal" and wet at times before drying out right after the logging operation ended in late August. And now it has been very dry bordering on the verge of drought conditions which were slightly quenched by a brief soaking rain a few days ago. And maybe soon more rain will fall in the advance of a coming Canadian air mass that promises the possibility of severe storms followed by a dramatic shift to fall like conditions and even a little taste of winter in the mix!

The Tale of Two Movies
by Sean Gangol
There was a movie that I have been wanting to discuss for quite some time, but unfortunately I found more pressing subjects to write about, so it got pushed to the back of my mind. I decided to approach the subject again after seeing another movie that had a similar theme. So there are now two movies that I am going to discuss. The first movie was the remake of the sci-fi classic, "The Day the Earth Stood Still." Yes, the original is far better than the remake (understatement of the decade). Though I will say that the logic of the aliens in the original movie was somewhat flawed. It seemed absurd and hypocritical to try to prevent violence by keeping a giant robot on Earth that is willing to vaporize anybody that shows aggression. "Be peaceful, damn it! And don't you dare point out the irony of using violence to prevent violence!"

No Guns?
by MamaLiberty
The anti-gun people often tell us that a criminal would simply take a gun away from you and, probably, use it to kill you instead. OK, it could certainly happen, and probably does sometimes. We read often enough about victims who manage to take the criminal's gun and use it against him or her. It's a possibility either way. Is it the most likely outcome of using a gun in self defense? Does that make it pointless to have a gun in the first place? Of course not.

Neale's Gun Rant for 10-12-2014
by Neale Osborn
Anybody forget how I tend to start these off? I didn't think so. So here she comes, Mama Liberty! (in Burt Park's voice) This week, she discusses guns (shocker), retention of same, and what to do if you ARE disarmed anyway.

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Number 298 of a weekly cartoon series.

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He's back!

Yes, this issue welcomes our Publisher, Mr. L. Neil Smith, back to work! He's been away fiddling with a bit of bother caused by a stroke. Back to work!

Behold a meditation on the Enemies of Freedom from Sarah Hoyt:

They need to be exposed for what they are, because, as everywhere where the left gets power, they're a weird, misshapen assemblage of overreaching bureaucrats, twisted control freaks and lamentable human beings.

Illegal mistreatment of their political "enemies" and hatred of western civilization is what they DO. And the bizarre politeness of those who disagree with them is what allows them to do it.

People criticize Mitt Romney for saying that Obama was a good man. How could he have said otherwise. If he'd called the man the rabid crapweasel he is, half the right or more would have risen to dissociate themselves from him, because they've been trained to think it's somehow not fair or impolite to expose the left.

This is not belief. This is social conditioning, through all the years when it was accepted the "smart" and "nice" were on the left.

Even I was shocked reading a biography of Carter—did you know he tried to sell us to the Russians in return for help with his second election?—because I too had been sold on the idea he was only ineffective because he was so nice.

They're not your friends. They're not nice. They're not idealistic. No idealistic left survived the combined blows of Stalinism and the fall of the USSR. There's only, now, cynical left pretending to be idealistic to hide their grossly swollen appetite for power.

They've lost even their power of self deception.

All they have now is the naked will to power and you—you who dare stand in their way.

This is not a gentlemanly fight. You are NOT to use the Marquess of Queensbury rules. The other guy is holding a broken bottle.

No one is asking you to make yourself into a mirror image of the crapweasels.

But you should not be ashamed to expose them, make them uncomfortable, scream at them or point their vapid intellectual contradictions and contortions. Breitbart wasn't afraid, and look at the difference he made.

Stop trying to be nice. They aren't.

Expose, mock and shame.

Being nice is a poor substitute for being good. And you're called upon to be good. If you're merely nice, evil wins.

—"It's Time The Gloves Came Off" by Sarah Hoyt
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And, at long last, The Rise of the Machines. Or something:

Workers of the World, Goodbye
by Jim Goad

There was something pathetically nostalgic at the specter earlier this month of fast-food workers demanding compensation to the tune of $15 an hour for performing jobs that require almost no skills beyond not being in a coma. It recalled a halcyon age very long ago when management depended on menial labor, when a general strike of unskilled workers could bring bosses to their knees.

But now a company called Momentum Machines is touting a device that can allegedly shoot out 360 custom-ordered and fully wrapped burgers per hour, rendering the very idea of an exploited and undercompensated "fast-food worker" a quaint relic of a musty bygone age. According to the company's website, "It does everything employees can do except better." The machine will also presumably never call in sick, never get an order wrong, and will not tamper with food due to spite or boredom. It will also never demand a raise. According to the company's co-founder, "Our device isn't meant to make employees more efficient. It's meant to completely obviate them."

As someone who worked a string of dirty, low-paying, soul-smashing jobs—including a stint as a French-fry chef at Wendy's—to put myself through college, I bear witness that there is nothing remotely noble about being a menial laborer. It is a rancid myth, only a notch or two up the evolutionary ladder from the myth of the noble savage.
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