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Road to Nowhere

Long day, and was relaxing in the Lazyboy when I pulled a muscle in my neck/back.

While sitting in a lazyboy.

After 40, the only real mystery left is what is going to kill you…

Old People Suck, But Not As Much as the Professional Left

Svensker asks:

Can we somehow combine the Hatin’ on Boomers thread with the Hatin’ on Disgruntled Progressives thread? Cuz that would really cause tempers to flare and I wanna watch.

You know who really suck? Old members of the professional left. Splitters.

Consider this an open thread.

Like Small, Wet, Salty Badges of Emotional Truth

Day three of America being held hostage by hurt feelings- checked memeorandum, and sure enough, fee-fees lead the day. I’ve obtained this insider video of the professional left visiting the beach:

I’m swamped today so I figured I would fire shit up right off the bat.

Smedley Butler Rides Again?

Ryan D’Agostino at Esquire has an article wherein ex-Congressman Eric Massa alleges a vast conspiracy to destroy his credibility, because… well…

… The conference-room door closed, the congressman stirred his coffee and then folded his hands on the table before him, paused for a dramatic moment before beginning to speak. “Gentlemen, what we have here is a constitutional crisis,” he said. “If what I’ve been told is true — and I believe it is — General David Petraeus, a commander with soldiers deployed in two theaters of war, has had multiple meetings with Dick Cheney, the former vice-president of the United States, to discuss Petraeus’s candidacy for the Republican nomination for the presidency. And in fact, that’s more than a constitutional crisis. That’s treason.”
One month before, in early January, Congressman Massa had called me and sketched out the bare bones of the tale he was now propounding. Four retired generals, he said — “three four-stars and one three-star” — had picked up disturbing reports that Petraeus, the commander of United States Central Command, whose portfolio contains the worst trouble spots on the globe, including Iraq and Afghanistan, had recently met with Cheney — twice — and Cheney was trying to recruit him to run in 2012. Were he to be the nominee, Massa said, Petraeus would be in the unprecedented position of a military man running for president against his own commander in chief.
“We have to see this for what it is,” Massa said, his voice pleading. “There is a reason that we have in this country civilian leadership of the military. It is, among other things, to avoid something like this. Because in order to succeed electorally, General Petraeus must fail militarily. You understand? In order to succeed electorally, he must fail in his mission. Were he to run and win — and if he were to run, he would win in a landslide — we would be witness to an American coup d’état. It is the functional equivalent of the political overthrow of the commander in chief.”
The congressman was beside himself. And although we did not come to agreement on how best to describe the implications of such high-stakes, high-level skulduggery, he did manage to impress upon the small group in the soundproof conference room of the midtown high-rise that if the general and the vice-president were indeed hatching such a plot, it was a serious matter indeed.
He also managed to impress upon us something else: Congressman Eric Massa was a little bit crazy.
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Sunday Night Open Thread

Pacific and Treme.


Signs Point to Yes!

I’ve read this a couple times and I can’t tell if it is spoof or not, but here is the actual headline of a story at Christwire attempting to explain away the Rekers scandal:

You read it and tell me if it just a really bad attempt at excusing this away, or really good spoof. Obligatory link to the Onion’s classic “Why do all these homosexual people keep sucking my cock?”