Wednesday, September 29, 2021

My sentiments exactly.

Keep in mind that this is an article about Howard Stern's opinion of the 100-million-dollar podcaster who took horse de-wormer for his COVID case. If foul language upsets you, now's the time to hit the "Delete" button in your email client.


Howard Stern Mocks Joe Rogan for Taking 'Horse Dewormer'
"We have no time for idiots in this country anymore," Howard Stern said on Monday of anti-vaccine "shitheads."

Matt Wilstein
Senior Writer
Updated Sep. 13, 2021 1:26PM ET / Published Sep. 13, 2021 1:22PM ET


Howard Stern has had it with the millions of Americans who would rather take medicine designed for deworming horses than accept that we already have a "cure" for COVID-19 in the form of a safe and effective vaccine. And that includes broadcasting disciple, podcast megastar Joe Rogan.

Taking on "all the shitheads in our country who won't get vaccinations," Stern said, "I heard Joe Rogan was saying, 'what are you busting my balls?' He says, 'I took horse dewormer and a doctor gave it to me.' Well a doctor would also give you a vaccine, so why take horse dewormer?"

The SiriusXM host was referring to Rogan's admission that he treated his recent case of COVID-19 with ivermectin, a drug that is typically used to deworm livestock. "We immediately threw the kitchen sink at it—monoclonal antibodies, ivermectin, Z-Pak, prednisone, everything," Rogan said on Instagram last month, without clarifying whether or not he had received the vaccine.

Previously, Rogan told his listeners they had no need to get vaccinated unless they fell into a specifically "vulnerable" group. "If you're a healthy person, and you're exercising all the time, and you're young, and you're eating well, like, I don't think you need to worry about this," he said in April. He later walked those comments back, admitting, "I'm not a doctor, I'm a fucking moron."

Stern's latest commentary comes on the heels of his assertion last week that unvaccinated people should not be granted hospital beds if they subsequently get infected and need life-saving medical help. "You had the cure and you wouldn't take it," he said last week.

"We have no time for idiots in this country anymore, we don't want you," Stern said later on Monday's broadcast. "Stay home, die there with your COVID. Don't take the cure, but don't clog up our hospitals with your COVID when you finally get it. Stay home, don't bother with science, it's too late. Go fuck yourself, we just don't have time for you."

Matt Wilstein
Senior Writer

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Tuesday, September 28, 2021



Sunday, September 26, 2021

flexible morality.

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Subject: A moving story šŸ˜‚
Date: Sat, 25 Sep 2021 11:15:04 -0400
From: David Kramer <>

A cowboy, who just moved to Wyoming from Texas , walks into a bar and orders three mugs of Bud. He sits in the back of the room, drinking a sip out of each one in turn. When he finishes them, he comes back to the bar and orders three more.
The bartender approaches and tells the cowboy, "You know, a mug goes flat after I draw it. It would taste better if you bought one at a time."
The cowboy replies, "Well, you see, I have two brothers. One is in Arizona , the other is in Colorado . When we all left our home in Texas , we promised that we'd drink this way to remember the days when we drank together. So I'm drinking one beer for each of my brothers and one for myself."
The bartender admits that this is a nice custom, and leaves it there.
The cowboy becomes a regular in the bar, and always drinks the same way. He orders three mugs and drinks them in turn.
One day, he comes in and only orders two mugs. All the regulars take notice and fall silent. When he comes back to the bar for the second round, the bartender says, "I don't want to intrude on your grief, but I wanted to offer my condolences on your loss."

The cowboy looks quite puzzled for a moment, then a light dawns in his eyes and he laughs.

"Oh, no, everybody's just fine," he explains, "It's just that my wife and I joined the Baptist Church and I had to quit drinking."

"Hasn't affected my brothers though."


Friday, September 24, 2021

Beep, beep

Saturday, September 18, 2021

Voice of Reason

Tom Tomorrow cartoon
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Friday, September 10, 2021

You’re not wrong. It is totally nuts

The Lincoln Project


Glenn, if you've ever asked yourself if maybe you are overreacting to something shitty the GOP freedumb mob did…

If you've ever wondered if you live in a bubble...

If you think you should follow different people online and broaden your perspective because there must be something you're missing…

Or if somehow, despite what your most core instincts are telling you, you think they're right about something and you just can't figure out what it is…

You can stop.

There's nothing wrong with you.

Your bubble might be anti-Trumpworld and you might only follow like-minded people online but you need your sanity like we all do.

And you know what? Your instinct that something is terribly broken...that the MAGA mob is doing irreparable harm to this country...damage you don't even think can be reversed in your own lifetime. 

You're not wrong.

Their thirst for power. Their desire for the spotlight.

Knows no limits. 

They have tapped into the worst, dare I say the most DEPLORABLE sentiments throughout this country, and dragged them onto center stage. This is what they are no longer bothering to hide but openly saying out loud - and legislating:

"Women, we no longer care if your pregnancy is the result of sexual assault or rape or your pregnancy might kill you. Have the baby and figure out a way to support it and no we're not increasing the minimum wage. Shame on you for being a leech on the system."

"Teachers, show your face in school, no masks allowed. We don't care if i

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"Children, you're too little to make decisions. Your life doesn't really matter anyway because you can't vote for us. Most of you will make it through intubation. Tell your parents to shut it."

They. Do. Not. Care.

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They don't care that states where vaccination rates are the lowest (namely the South) are also where the ER visits and hospitalizations of children are 4x the national average.

Of course they don't because that smells a lot like facts and you know they don't care about those either.

They're in fact incredibly busy not caring about you, the women you know and love, and the children who will someday (God willing) be the voting population of this country.

  • They are focusing on being "believable" - yes, Chris Christie actually said that.
  • They're focused on being electable - lookin' at you DeSantis - and it's not lookin' good.
  • They're focused on reigniting the January 6th atrocity by rebranding it and calling for another riot later this month.

Twenty years ago this month, after a rocky election and continued political divisiveness, this country came together after a terrorist attack rocked our nation.

We are not the same country today. We are weaker and if we know that, our global adversaries know it.

And I don't think we'll be able to come together again on anything until we get rid of the stranglehold the Trump GOP and their far-right maniacs have on this country. That is what we are working for and that is what we have to do. Your help is keeping us in this fight.

I'm telling you this because it is so hard to believe what is going on. Sometimes you have to pinch yourself to actually believe it.

We are right there with you. Our team is feeling it too. I can't remember when the men and the women who make up The Lincoln Project have been this furious. And they have every right to be.

And there's one thing our opponents should know by now about The Lincoln Project: The more pissed off we get the harder we fight.

I will tell you the same thing I tell our amazing team. 

This is the fight of our lives. Your anger, your disbelief, your rage is not futile. Not hopeless. It feels like it is. But let it show you just what we have to do. We have to beat these insane lunatics running our country into the ground, killing our kids, and thinking horse medicine is a better idea than a medically proven vaccine that the f'ing FDA has approved.

Rant over. For now.





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> Mitzi's husband Harry was late coming home again.
> Fed up, she wrote him a note saying, "I've had it! I've left you. Don't bother coming after me."
> Mitzi placed the note on his dresser, then hid under the bed to see his reaction.
> Some time later, Harry came home. She heard him rummage the fridge, walk up the stairs and enter
> their bedroom.
> She watched him go over to the dresser and pick up the note.
> After a few minutes, he wrote something on the back of her note. Then he called someone on his cell.
> "She finally did it. She left me… 'Bout time, right? Darling, from now it's you and me. Put on
> that slinky dress and meet me at the Waldorf. It's gonna be a night to remember, and breakfast in
> bed! …I love you too. Can't wait."
> Harry grabbed his keys and trotted down the stairs. Mitzi heard his car drive off as she emerged
> from beneath the bed, furious and sobbing.
> Wiping her tears, she grabbed the note to see what he wrote.
> "I saw your feet. We're out of ice cream. Back in ten minutes."

Thursday, September 9, 2021

Toons for Our Times, from The Week

Latest Cartoons

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This is an amazing, short video well worth watching.
About 4 minutes

Tuesday, September 7, 2021

Keep the faith.

Worth watching,something positive, for a change. Video file is attached.


NOW they have a quorum!

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Friday, September 3, 2021

Fw: Incredible Kodak moments

Lots of pictures.  Read the message at the end, too.





This explains why friends forward jokes. I've never thought of it this way before.
A man and his dog were walking along a road. The man was enjoying the scenery when it suddenly occurred to him that he was dead.
He remembered dying and that the dog walking beside him had been dead for years.  He wondered where the road was leading them.
After a while, they came to a high, white stone wall along one side of the road.
It looked like fine marble.
At the top of a long hill, it was broken by a tall arch that glowed in the sunlight.
When he was standing before it, he saw a magnificent gate in the arch that looked like mother-of-pearl and the street that led to the gate looked like pure gold.
He and the dog walked toward the gate, and as he got closer, he saw a man at a desk to one side.
When he was close enough, he called out, "Excuse me, where are we?"
"This is Heaven, sir," the man answered.
"Wow! Would you happen to have some water?" the man asked.
"Of course, sir. Come right in, and I'll have some ice water brought right up." The man gestured, and the gate began to open. "Can my friend," gesturing toward his dog, "come in, too?" the traveler asked.
"I'm sorry, sir, but we don't accept pets."
The man thought a moment and then turned back toward the road and continued the way he had been going with his dog.
After another long walk, and at the top of another long hill, he came to a dirt road leading through a farm gate that looked as if it had never been closed.
There was no fence.
As he approached the gate, he saw a man inside, leaning against a tree and reading a book.
"Excuse me!" he called the man. "Do you have any water?"
"Yeah, sure, there's a pump over there, come on in."
"How about my friend here?" the traveler gestured to the dog
"There should be a bowl by the pump," said the man.
They went through the gate, and sure enough, there was an old-fashioned hand pump with a bowl beside it.
The traveler filled the water bowl and took a long drink himself, and then he gave some to the dog.
When they were full, he and the dog walked back toward the man who was standing by the tree.
"What do you call this place?" the traveler asked.
"This is Heaven," he answered.
"Well, that's confusing," the traveler said.
"The man down the road said that was Heaven, too."
"Oh, you mean the place with the gold street and pearly gates? Nope. That's Hell."
"Doesn't it make you mad for them to use your name like that?"
"No, we're just happy that they screen out the folks who would leave their best friends behind."
So, sometimes, we wonder why friends keep forwarding stuff to us without writing a word.
Maybe this will explain it.
When you are very busy, but still want to keep in touch, guess what you do? You forward e-mails.
When you have nothing to say, but still want to keep contact, you forward jokes.
When you have something to say, but don't know what, and don't know forward stuff.
A 'forward' lets you know that
You are still remembered,
You are still important,
You are still cared for.
So, next time if you get a 'forward', don't think that you've been sent just another forwarded joke, but that you've been thought of today and your friend on the other end of your computer wanted to send you a smile.
You are welcome at my water bowl anytime...
So here's to keeping in touch.
Even if it sometimes it means only forwarding on an e-mail.






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