The Last Friday Motes?

It’s different when they say it: “People of color “need to get away from white people and have some community with each other,” according to White Fragility author Robin DiAngelo, who lauded racially segregated “spaces” during a discussion about promoting “racial justice.” Everybody applauds and she gets paid $20k for the speech. Scott Adams urged white people to “get away” from people who are Black and said he would no longer “help Black Americans.” His comic strip gets canceled, and he gets ostracized, Hmmm

And I can prove it: A serial pooper has been stalking the halls of the legendary Shubert Theater — and the last time they struck, a turd appeared in the aisle near Hillary and Chelsea Clinton at “Some Like It Hot.” A source close to the show confirmed the incident, saying “There was an incident when Hillary Clinton and Chelsea attended. the lights came up for intermission and there were two human turds in the aisle just near the famous political duo.” The house crew dealt with it very appropriately and quickly, and Hillary and Chelsea remained in the theater for the second act. I was no where near New York. Just ask my wife.

Home side-hustle: Police responding to a 911 call Tuesday for an “unconscious” man found him dead in a home containing an alligator and around 150 snakes – dozens of which were venomous. The dead man has not been identified, but police said he was 23 years old. the home’s four adult occupants were in business selling the snakes. He said a cobra, rattlesnake and black mambas were among the reptiles found in the house. The three children were taken into custody by CPS. Should have stuck with Avon.

Incompetence IS the standard: Another of Uncle Joe’s nominee’s shows just how fit they are for appointments. Along with those who can’t define “woman”, and those that don’t know a single requirement to license those they would be “guiding, now a judge that doesn’t know basic law. Biden District Court nominee S. Kato Crews as asked a basic law question during confirmation hearings. The question; “Do you know what a Brady motion is?” (It requires prosecutors to disclose evidence to the defense) This is a question a first year law student should be able to answer. Yet Crews had no clue how to respond. Crews currently serves a Magistrate Judge in Colorado and has been in the legal arena for more than two decades. Well, nobody said he was a good Magistrate.

See ya Monday, I hope:  TikTok influencer and time traveler Eno Alaric told his followers A very hostile alien species is coming to take back Earth, we will not win. Another alien, whose world was destroyed by the hostiles, will save some of us. On March 23, 2023, about 8,000 people will be taken to another habitable planet.” So the world is gonna end this weekend, here is a silver lining. You don’t have to file your taxes, your student loan is legitimately canceled, and Greta Thunberg is out of a job. So we’ve got that going for us, which is nice. Have a great weekend.

Thursday Motes, Consider If You Will

Don’t like Florida anyway: The Miami Beach City Commission voted Monday to pass a measure ordering liquor stores to close early after two deadly shootings riled the popular Florida spring break location. The City of Miami Beach has issued a state of emergency and a midnight curfew following two fatal shootings and “excessively large and unruly crowds,” according to the city. Last year there was 525,000+ “bikers” at Sturgis, for over a week, and there were no shootings, no curfews, and no riots. So, who do you want to visit your city? Students, or bikers? I know my choice.

A real “Don’t say gay” law: People who identify as gay in Uganda risk life in prison after parliament passed a new bill to crack down on homosexual activities. It also includes the death penalty in certain cases. As well as making merely identifying as gay illegal for the first time, friends, family and members of the community would have a duty to report individuals in same-sex relationships to the authorities. Snitch out your gay child, or else. BAWA*

Not on the menu: A couple in Colorado was attacked by a mountain lion while they were relaxing in a hot tub outside their rental home. The incident took place in Chaffee County at approximately 10 pm on Saturday night. While enjoying the hot tub, the man said that the felt something grip the top of his head. Poor critter thought it was soup. Is it just me or does it seem like there’ve been an increase in these attacks this past year. Maybe the animals are just tired of our shat.

Walmart pet food shelves 3/21/23.

  • Bloody Africia Wins Again*

Wandering Wednesday Motes

Why I don’t listen the ‘em: Caught a recent “Thing You Need To Know” pod cast. Ostensibly it was about the French Foreign Legion. It wasn’t, really. There are many things about the Legion, Camaron’, Mexico, the catastrophic Battle of Dien Bien Phu, Algeria, or the Congo. No, these two yoyo’s wanted to talk about a crappy Jean-Claude Van Damme movie from the 90’s. I’ve known a Legionnaire, tough, smart, and very quiet. I’ve met Van Damme, loud, soft, and full of himself. That’s why I don’t listen to pod casts. .

Trump “charges”: Rep. Maxine Waters (Socialist-CA) has likely suffered the biggest meltdown so far. She went on MSNBC Saturday to give her “analysis” regarding Trump’s possible arrest. “It’s almost like he’s attempting to organize his domestic terrorists to show up and to resist him being arrested,” says Waters.  Just like when Trump said to “stay on the street” and “get more confrontational”. Oh no, that was Waters. Or when he said “We have to let people know that we’re not going to be satisfied unless we get justice in these cases. And so I just could not sleep, I could not rest, I could not be satisfied.” Ooops, that was Waters too. Hey, how about when he demanded, “Let’s make sure we show up wherever we have to show up and if you see anybody from that Cabinet in a restaurant, in a department store, at a gasoline station, you get out and you create a crowd and you push back on them, and you tell them they’re not welcome anymore, anywhere.” Nope, that was Maxine also.  Seems to me, the person inciting violence is Waters. Can we all say HYPOCRITE?  

Speaking of: About 500 people attended Kirk Caneron’s book-reading event for children in Fayetteville, AL.. While most in attendance were parents, grandparents, and children, there were also drag queens protesting a children’s book that fosters Christian and conservative values. Brave Books said in December that more than 50 libraries rejected proposals for Cameron to do book readings despite the same libraries sponsoring drag queen story hours. There were also protesters, including “pastor” (my quotes) Clint Schneckloth of the progressive Good Shepherd Lutheran Church that practices “full inclusion of the LGBTQ community in the life of the church” and defends specific communities, such as “black lives matter, the transgender network, Latinx, refugees, immigrants.” He claimed that the book reading was “indoctrination” and “propaganda. “They had the group sing the national anthem and say the pledge and the loudest applause throughout the event was for nationalist/patriotic stuff even more than the Christian crap,” Schneckloth wrote. And he has the nerve to call himself “pastor”? “Christian crap”? These people do not believe we are equal, they believe they are superior and should be in control.

Just sayin’: No one had an issue with drag shows, until you involved kids. No one had an issue with sex changes, until you involved kids. It’s not about LBGTQ “rights”. It’s about children’s rights.

Gas Hilo Hawaii 3.20.23

What are you paying?

Twisted Tuesday Motes

Watch for it: Okay, some “banks” have overreached and are collapsing. The “fed” comes along and bails them out. How long will they keep bailing? As long as they are “blue” banks. The first “red” bank will not be saved because “we can’t save everyone”. Not only will the bank, and its depositors, be thrown to the wolves, the administration will be self-righteous and sanctimonious about it. My prediction. We’ll see.

A sad Good-Bye:  Lance Reddick, an actor known for his performance as Cedric Daniels on “The Wire” and for his work as “Charon”, has died, according to his representative. He was 60. Reddick whose captivating presence often landed him in roles that required intensity and gravitas, began his career in the ’90s, with credits in shows like “New York Undercover” and “The West Wing”. His uniqueness and talent will be missed.  

Tired of the same headline: “Joe Biden Falsely Claimed (whatever)”. I am so tired of seeing this headline nearly every day. It seems like almost everything out “president” says is a lie or a false memory of something he made up to impress the “voters”. Just tired of the bs.

Very confused:  Assistant Secretary for Health for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Rachel Levine promised that medically changing kids’ genders will soon be normalized. Levine also said gender-affirming care for minors had the “highest support” of the Biden administration.  So says the guy, who thinks he’s a girl, who thinks she’s a “Naval” officer, who thinks they speak for the “elected” administration.

Idiot: Billy Baldwin’s Trump Derangement Syndrome (TDS) was dialed all the way up Saturday as the fraternal coattail-riding actor employed a vile form of measurement that appeared to celebrate use of deadly force against unarmed Americans exercising their First Amendment rights. His comment ““Protest, take our nation back!’ Trump inciting violence again,” accused the actor on Twitter. “Any uprising by the Gravy Seals will be over in 2 Ashli Babbitt’s or better known as… a half a Scaramucci. F*ck around…” Hey Billy, baby, Ashli was unarmed. And so unlike your azzhole Brother, we know how to properly use a firearm. We don’t shoot anyone “by accident”. Go ahead, “find out”.

This weekend’s play list included Dan Seals, Lee Ann Womack, King George, Sean Rowe, and Bob Seeger. Also watched the Norwegian movie “Troll”. Good CGI, but story was used and predictable. Not even a good Saturday afternoon drink beer and ignore movie.

Blue Monday Motes

Only what they want you to hear: Apple temporarily removed former President Donald Trump’s debut single, “Justice For All,” from iTunes on Thursday after the hit single spent one week at number one on the iTunes chart, Kash Patel told Breitbart News. Trump released “Justice For All,” less than two weeks ago. The song features the “J6 Prison Choir,” an ensemble of January 6 prisoners who can be heard singing the national anthem while Trump recites the Pledge of Allegiance. the song was temporarily removed from iTunes for a period of hours on Thursday, consequently removing the song from its number one position on the charts. Just like “phasing out” AM radio, only what they want you to hear.

In a decision that jangled the nerves of some elected officials, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court last week reaffirmed a basic liberty established by the founding fathers: the right to be rude at public meetings. On its face it’s very dispiriting,” said Geoff Beckwith, executive director of the Massachusetts Municipal Association, which until last week had been nudging towns to develop civility guidelines for meetings. “Will it encourage the very few, very vocal individuals whose goal is to be disruptive? The S.J.C. is saying that’s the price of true freedom of speech.” You mean like the multiple Stanford students and the university’s dean for diversity, equity, and inclusion, Tirien Steinbach, who berated Judge Kyle Duncan and would not allow him to speak? At least three other members of faculty were present and allowed the judge to be shouted down.  I do long for the days when a man would have to account for his words on the “Field of Honor”. Lot more polite then.

Reminder: When you’re dead, you don’t know you’re dead. The pain is felt bu others. The same thing happens when you’re stupid.

Great class, and no class: Nathaniel Sanders, carried Sydney Benes, 22 to the first floor of Sullivans in Erie, Pennsylvania on Saturday so she could use the bathroom briefly leaving her wheelchair unattended at the top of a staircase. Seconds later, college hockey player Carson Brière, the 23-year-old son of Philadelphia Flyers interim general manager Daniel Brière, hopped in the wheelchair while seemingly joking with a friend. He then stood up and shoved the wheelchair down a staircase as he and the other man smirked. Benes says she plans to not accept “a cent” of the approximately $9,000 that’s been raised for her in a fund spearheaded by Sanders. Like I said, great class in Sanders. No class in Briere.

Absolutely freakin’ wrong: In Mexico, a 14-year-old boy nicknamed “El Chapito” has been arrested in connection with the drug-related slaughter of eight people at a birthday party. According to officials, “El Chapito” and a man known as “El Ñoño” allegedly rode up on a motorcycle and opened fire on a family celebrating a birthday at their home. Meanwhile, in the US, House Bill 1180, also called the Youth Accountability and Safety Act, would ultimately prevent anyone under 25 from being charged with felony murder. The new bill was introduced by Maryland Democratic Delegate Charlotte Cruchfield. Cruchfield’s reasoning behind the new bill is that a person’s frontal lobes are not fully developed until the age of 25. Ms. Cruchfild, you’re an idiot.

Sunday Rant – DTI

We’ve just passed the 1 year mark with the Russo-Ukraine conflict. Our friend John Farnam has a few words.

14 Mar 23

“There’s an attrition that takes place inside, one in which options and choices and even desires are ground ever smaller until finally their existence can no longer be confirmed by observation.

… until desire is a ghost.”

Doug Dorst

Some things never change!

On the “Eastern Front” during WWII, our world witnessed the notorious Soviet tactic of casually shoving an endless ocean of hapless, “cannon fodder” troops into the fray, only to be slaughtered wholesale.

However, this tactic “worked” in the sense that Stalin, ever trading space for time, could replace his staggering losses (and did), while Hitler could not. So, gradually momentum shifted. The tide eventually turned in the East, and Germans were forced to fight a retrograde retreat.

As noted, Russian losses were hideous, but of course Joe Stalin couldn’t have cared less!

In 1812, Napoleon similarly found himself on the short end of a war of attrition with the Russians. His invasion of Russia also faltered and ultimately ended in disaster, and mostly for the same reasons.

Today in Ukraine, we are witnessing Putin, now the aggressor, employing Stalin’s old tactics of relentlessly “grinding-down” his opposition, at the expense of extreme losses among Russian units and hapless Wagner mercenaries.

Like Stalin before him, Putin couldn’t care less!

He is confident that the West will grow weary of supporting Ukraine in the same way we grew weary of supporting Vietnamese, Afghans, et al!

There is plenty of Russian youth to replace his losses, so he fully intends to continue to gobble-up Russia’s former “satellite states,” one by one!

Putin holds in seething contempt Western politicians, particularly in the UK and USA, just as Stalin and Hitler did, and for good cause!


On his view of Putin and his contempt for the US and UK governments, John is absolutely spot on, And as far as tythe support for the Ukraine, many in both countries are trired of the constant $$ and material drain. At this point, I don’t think the US could defend itself and yet Uncle Joe continues to announce, almost daily, the addition of more supplies and funds to Zelensky and his cronies.

Saturday Story


When working night shifts surrounded by drunks, hookers, pimps, dealers and other assorted pillars of society, you had to make your own fun.

Sometimes it was writing a speeding ticket on a pimp while he was double parked outside Bob’s picking up some food.

Other times it was just pretending to be a little crazier than you really were.

But once in a while it would come as a flash of inspiration.

At this time, the area surrounded by Beretania, Nuuanu, and Smith Streets was an open and metered City and County parking lot. It was poorly lighted and wide open so all sorts of things could and would happen there. The Smith Street parking lot, as it was called.

For many years the Honolulu Police Department used Harley Davidson “45 Flathead” motorcycles with a side-car or the “ice cream box” 3 wheel motorcycles to patrol Hotel Street and parts of Waikiki. These motorcycles could get around in traffic or even use the sidewalk if necessary.

There was a little, very little, extra pay for being assigned to the bikes, but mostly it was an almost prestige thing. The area Sergeant had to request you and the Captain had to OK the assignment. As you could guess, it took me a while to get ok’d.

You could sneak around and if you were good you could sneak up on people and cars.

One night toward the end of the watch I happened to see one of my favorite pimps Cadillac parked over in the back corner of the Smith Street lot, across from the Shamrock Bar. The Shamrock Bar was a well-known pimp hangout.

From my vantage point I could see there were 2 occupants in the front seat.

They appeared to be looking at something on the seat between them.

I parked the motorcycle and approached from behind. As I got closer I realized they were chopping a bit of cocaine on a small mirror.

Any amount of cocaine was a felony, but as it was 10:35 and I was almost done, I just walked up and rapped real hard on the window.

The pimp in the driver’s seat, JR, took one look out the window, saw the uniform, and promptly dumped the mirror and the white powder on it, onto the white shag rug that covered the floor of the car. White powder in white shag, that would make evidence recovery tough.

He then slowly powered the window down, smiled and said “Can I hep yo offica?”

I do not know where I come up with these things, I really don’t. Maybe it was his half-assed attempt to dump the coke.

I looked at my watch and replied, “Yo JR, what time does that make believe Rolex you got on say it is? It’s almost time to go home and my Timex has quit tickin.”

You could almost hear his teeth grind as he slowly lifted his arm, looked at his watch (which really was a Korean Rolex knock off) and said “ten twenty fou.”

“Thanks JR,” I replied. “I’m outta here. You all have a good night now, hear?” and I walked back to my motorcycle.

As I walked I had to hide my laughter. I could hear them cussing’ and I got this mental picture of 2 pimps on their knees, snorting rug fuzz.

Friday Motes, Finally

Oh for the 80’s again: Cocaine production is at its highest level on record, with demand rebounding post-pandemic and new trafficking hubs emerging, a report from the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime found. The U.N.’s Global Report on Cocaine 2023 says new hubs for trafficking in the multibillion-dollar industry have emerged in West and Central Africa in the last two years. New improvements and innovations in cultivation of the coca bush and conversion from coca plant to cocaine have also helped production boom — rising by 35% between 2021 and 2022 to record levels. That’s great, but I couldn’t find an 8-ball if my life depended on it.

Sad, but good, news: The remains of a United States Air Force pilot have been identified almost 80 years after he helped save the lives of seven airmen during World War II, officials announced this week. Lt. William B. Montgomery, a 24-year-old from Ford City, Pennsylvania, died in the summer of 1944, according to the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency, a branch of the U.S. Department of Defense that focuses specifically on recovering missing American military personnel. DPAA confirmed that Montgomery was accounted for in January, nearly eight decades after investigators declared his body non-recoverable while conducting land surveys in the years that followed the war. Welcome home Brother, Welcome Home.

Don’t need no stinkin’ legislature: On Tuesday, Uncle Joe announced an “executive order” with the aim of increasing background checks and “reducing gun violence”. Gun vendors like pawn shops and weapons stores are already required to run background checks. So another “law” to enforce all the other laws we already have. Here in Hawaii, the governor issues “Emergency Proclamations”. (Yes, it’s still an emergency). Just another way to get around the people and their “representatives” and do whatever they want without following that pesky old Constitution thingy.

Homeland “security”:  Connecticut State Police are “assisting” the U.S. Department of Homeland Security in a raid in Tolland Thursday morning. The raid is underway at Electric Blue Cafe, an adult club on Route 195, right off Interstate 84.  So, making the country safe from strippers?

Real life: Indian actor Aman Dhaliwal was held hostage and attacked by a man holding a tomahawk (axe) at a gym in California on Thursday, a video of which has gone viral on social media. The video shows the attacker, in a blue hoodie, clutching the arm of the actor – the tomahawk in the same hand – shouting out loudly for water. As the attacker turns his attention away from Mr Dhaliwal, the 6-foot-tall actor seizes the moment and tackles the man to the ground, the video shows. Unlike his movies, the Hindi actor did not break into a song and dance after the action sequence.

Thursday Motes To Catch Up

Another control: It’s been announced that future EV’s will not have AM radio’s.  AM, or amplitude modulation, is a popular medium for radio broadcasts across the United States, often for regional interests such as news, weather, and sports. According to a 2018 Edison Research study, most radio listeners tune in while in their cars, making radio broadcasters rely heavily on commuters and travelers. It’d likely worry broadcasters to hear that many new cars don’t include AM radios and that they’re largely EVs and hybrids. You know, the kinds of cars that are increasingly looking like our only options in the future. And who speaks out the loudest AGAINST EV’s ? AM radio talk show hosts. Simply another way to control what is said and the making “their” voice the only one herd.

The silence is overwhelming: Dorothy Dow, 83, was lying in her bed when three men and a woman kicked in her back door and attacked her in early August. The family said Dow’s right and left arms were broken, and she had cuts and bruises all over her face. the robbers then poured a flammable liquid on the victim and lit it. Dow did everything she could to survive and call for help.” She remembered she had a gallon of water she filled her breathing machine with. With those broken hands, she took that top off the gallon of water and poured it on her head to put out the flames,” said her daughter-in-law, Beth Dow. Dorothy Dow then managed to crawl to another room to get her cellphone and call 911. Police believe the motive was robbery. They say Dorothy Dow owned a blueberry farm and would pay locals cash to pick the berries. Some of the attackers were former employees. The msm has been silent.  Dorothy died Aug 9. Yes, her attackers are…..

For honor there is a price: The Vermont Christian school that forfeited a game in the girls state basketball playoffs because its opponent had a biological male student has been banned from participating in sporting events going forward. MVCS head of school Vicky Fogg explained in a statement it was unfair and unsafe for the high school girls to play against a biological male. The governing body for high school sports in the state, released a statement Monday saying Mid Vermont Christian School (MVCS) violated policies and is thus ineligible to participate in future events sanctioned by them. The ban covers all sports and will take effect immediately. So the entire school is being punished for standing up for it’s students. Honor always has a price.

More gun control needed: A man was shot 20 times and killed in Southwest Philadelphia on Friday night. The Philadelphia Police Department said the shooting shortly before 6:15 p.m. inside a corner store on the 5100 block of Hadfield Street. The 39-year-old man was shot 20 times throughout his body, according to police. He was rushed to an area hospital, where he later died. Police said no arrests have been made. Now it shouldn’t have taken more than what, 5 or 6 shots. 20! That’s just a waste of ammunition. We need to tech how to control your fire and control that weapon. (snark snark)