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Saturday, August 26, 2023

Heads Up For October 4th.. If We Even Make It That Far....





This is a test. This is only a test. But it's going to be one very big test.

On Wednesday, October 4 at 2:20 p.m. ET, every TV, radio and cellphone in the United States should blare out the distinctive, jarring electronic warning tone of an emergency alert, accompanied by a notice along these lines:

“This is a nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System, issued by the Federal Emergency Management Agency, covering the United States from 14:20 to 14:50 hours ET. This is only a test. No action is required by the public."

Here's what to know:  <<<<<




Irish Has A WTAF-YHGTBSM Moment Watching Human Stupidity......


Yesterday afternoon, on the way home from work, I stopped at the Sunoco / Dunkin' Donuts on Rt 125 in Kingston NH. I believe the speed limit on this section is 45mph which means 55-60mph.

 It's well traveled with all types of vehicles. This road is also quite  dangerous and there have been many fatalities along it's path.

Moving on:

I filled the truck, grabbed the coffee and pulled off to the side of the parking lot to answer a couple work emails I had gotten. ( Marked in yellow ). As I'm sitting there, an SUV crossover pulls in and stops right in the entrance. (Marked in red.)

A woman gets out leaves the drivers door open, proceeds to open the rear driver's side door and grabs a backpack out of the car. At first I'm thinking is there some kind of emergency? It's a shitty place to stop given the road and the speeds and the busy Friday for this place. The weather was gray , overcast and the roads were damp.

She walks around the back of the car and opens the tailgate. So now you have a car in the entrance to a busy gas station. People trying to pull out and this woman has 2 doors and the hatch open. I should have grabbed my camera.

My direction of site is facing out of the parking lot and glimpse 3 young teens walking up the break down lane. ( Marked by the arrow )

Ok, they are probably coming from the camp ground and are headed to the store. Why their parents would think it's a great idea to let them cross that street is beyond my comprehension. Come to think of it, almost everything is that is going on lately is beyond my comprehension so it's par for the course.

Anyway, they kids bunch up at the tip of the arrow at the corner of Meeks Rd. So now there are three stationary teens on one side of the road and a car blocking , mostly, the entrance on the other.

The teens look both ways, traffic is going by in both directions on a Friday afternoon and finally someone stops.

They run across the street, which is wide. I'm glad I didn't see a different outcome.

Meanwhile, remember the idiot?

They climb in her car and she does a u-turn and heads out of the parking lot.

"Wait- Wha? What the actual fuck. You stoopid idiot" I said to myself. "Why the fuck didn't you pull into Meeks Rd. on the right hand side where the kids where already headed?"

Not only did she block the entrance, she made the 3 kids cross a busy non-divided highway.

These fucking idiots vote. 

The bottom picture gives you a street level view and a car for size reference to the location.

I'm still flabbergasted.


Just One More and Ready To Go.....









A Plethora Of Saturday Sundries and Morning Memes To Peruse Over Covfefe...




Mutual Of Irish's Wild Kingdon... The FAFO Chronicles... Late Night Clips













Friday, August 25, 2023

Friday Femme Fatale Farrago .... Time's a Wastin'....






Plandemic 3: The Great Awakening....


 The Great Awakening is the third installment of the Plandemic series. This documentary experience assembles forbidden puzzle pieces to reveal the big picture of what's really happening in America and beyond. The Great Awakening is intended to be a lighthouse to guide us out of the storm and into a brighter future.

 Irish adds:  "I started watching this and it's amazing how many things that happened during the plandemic that have been memory holed. The beginning of this movie reminds us of many of those instances. We are being bombarded with daily useless information to keep us focused away from the memories of what was done to us. "


Here is the video with a  H/T to reader Ray











Iceland CO₂ Capture Project..Boondoggle


Blog Reader Roger sends....


"I watched the 60 minutes report on CO2 capture in Iceland and it looked interesting until you look at it closely.   Using their own numbers the total CO2 produced world wide is 40 billion tons per year.   This hot shit carbon removal plant removes 3 million tons/year and pumps it underground, they are working on a plant 10 times bigger which is still meaningless.   They also claim that they aren't producing any CO2 to run the plant since its electricity comes from geothermal heat.   What is totally ignored is that this electricity could be sent elsewhere instead of running this useless feelgood project.  The idea here is that if we spend huge amounts of money we can somehow make a difference so they only compare it to handpicked reductions in the US and Western countries.   The amount of CO2 captured is laughable when looking at the whole picture.  

Meanwhile China is adding 2 coal plants a week and India and other countries are doing the same.  Its sad that CBS puts this deceiving garbage out as a way to continue to mislead all the "green energy" people in their audience."



There's been a stampede of investment into direct air capture, but some advocates worry the carbon capture process may not be scaled up fast enough to make an impact. 

Direct air capture is a new technology that vacuums carbon dioxide out of the atmosphere. The CO2 is trapped by a special filter inside a giant collector – each the size of a shipping container. In Iceland, home to the world's first commercial direct air capture plant, CO2 is then sent to be buried deep underground in porous volcanic rock, where it hardens to stone in less than two years. 

Scientists estimate carbon capture needs to remove 10 billion tons of carbon dioxide annually, at the same time as there are drastic cuts in fossil fuels. ORCA, which CBS news correspondent Bill Whitaker visited in Iceland, can take out the emissions of about 800 cars, or 4,000 tons of CO2. Scaling direct air capture is a gargantuan challenge. 


China permitted more coal power plants last year than any time in the last seven years, according to a new report released this week. It's the equivalent of about two new coal power plants per week. The report by energy data organizations Global Energy Monitor and the Centre for Research on Energy and Clean Air finds the country quadrupled the amount of new coal power approvals in 2022 compared to 2021.


Wednesday, August 23, 2023

Is anyone even shocked that this happened?


Russian Wagner Group Warlord among dead in plane crash that killed ten, officials said

Was he and his deputy really whacked or is this some sort of ploy by an intelligence agency (maybe more than one) to get Prigozhin to surface?

Of course this story will change humpteen times before the weekend, but this is a sample of what is currently available in the way of news. To read more, click HERE.

♫♪♫ Today's Earworm... You Can't Escape It.. You're Welcome...♫♪♫


When You're Finally Fed Up With Looking For A 10mm Socket...









Tuesday, August 22, 2023

♫♪♫ Presenting Jake Kohn... ♫♪♫


 15 year old Jake Kohn Music from Winchester, VA performing his original song "Frostbite"




Hover over the play button with your cursor. 


Push play and close your eyes, use only your ears. 





 H/T to James M.











How We Should Be Visualizing Them...







It's 4:38am....


  You are in that half sleep realm of rising from the subconscious knowing the alarm is most

likely going to go off soon. As you lay silent hoping for another hour, you suddenly feel

the presence.

Someone is staring intently at you. Do you move? Do you crack a sleepy eye?

The power is strong and it calls to you.

The power is hungry and needs to be fed.

The power is... a pain in the ass.




Monday, August 21, 2023

This Might Actually Work... Stay With It The Data Leads Up To The Conclusion...









♫♪♫ "Rich Men North Of Richmond" ♫♪♫ Go watch and help crank up the views ... 30M plus and counting


"Rich Men North Of Richmond"


I've been sellin' my soul, workin' all day

Overtime hours for bullshit pay

So I can sit out here and waste my life away

Drag back home and drown my troubles away


It's a damn shame what the world's gotten to

For people like me and people like you

Wish I could just wake up and it not be true

But it is, oh, it is


Livin' in the new world

With an old soul

These rich men north of Richmond

Lord knows they all just wanna have total control

Wanna know what you think, wanna know what you do

And they don't think you know, but I know that you do

'Cause your dollar ain't shit and it's taxed to no end

'Cause of rich men north of Richmond


I wish politicians would look out for miners

And not just minors on an island somewhere

Lord, we got folks in the street, ain't got nothin' to eat

And the obese milkin' welfare


Well, God, if you're 5-foot-3 and you're 300 pounds

Taxes ought not to pay for your bags of fudge rounds

Young men are puttin' themselves six feet in the ground

'Cause all this damn country does is keep on kickin' them down


Lord, it's a damn shame what the world's gotten to

For people like me and people like you

Wish I could just wake up and it not be true

But it is, oh, it is


Livin' in the new world

With an old soul

These rich men north of Richmond

Lord knows they all just wanna have total control

Wanna know what you think, wanna know what you do

And they don't think you know, but I know that you do

'Cause your dollar ain't shit and it's taxed to no end

'Cause of rich men north of Richmond


I've been sellin' my soul, workin' all day

Overtime hours for bullshit pay

♫♪♫ Damn Good Job Covering Alice In Chains... ♫♪♫


 I caught this version while listening to Pandora yesterday...











Cleaning O' The Inbox.. Some Monday Memes..






Sunday, August 20, 2023

My Covfefe Rabbit Hole and There Is No Way Of Fixing What's Coming.....

 Bear with me the rabbit hole slide was fast and deep.......

 Grabbing my covfefe this morning and easing into the email folders I had a 'latest distribution' email from

"Doug / Uncola at The Toll On Line" << . Here he wrote about the irony of  past and present 

phenomena comparing the not so distant past with today's 'new normal'.

 On a side note, I will probably go see Oppenheimer as well. 

When spelunking rabbit holes, I will always scroll the comments for

nuggets of gold and pursue those as well. 

Jim, over at The Burning Platform will always host The Toll Online offerings at his site.

Uncola had  The link in his the comments so I stopped over to TBP.

Having read the article at Doug's, I scrolled down to the comments section.

This comment caught my eye and was concise and hit home:


“The best way to suppress a rational person is to subject him to an existence of total and constant irrationality.”

– Gaius Baltar


 Holy shit. If that comment in and of itself doesn't describe everything that people with open

eyes are seeing in our current administration and daily bombardment from all sides.

*grabs more cofefe*

Search for Gaius Baltar.  ( For those that know the name, I was never a fan of that show so I

had no idea who it was). The results didn't lead to anything so I searched the quote itself. 

The top search was this twitter post. The second search led back to The Burning Platform.


 I hit the twitter link first to see what that was about.

That post led to this one at SONAR21 which is also the one submitted by Hardscrabble Farmer at 

The Burning Platform. ( from google search above ).

There is where I found the quote and the attribution to Gaius Baltar.

The best way to suppress a rational person is to subject him to an existence of total and constant irrationality. It is essentially gaslighting on a civilizational scale, directed at the dangerous rational group.

The article is long but well worth reading imho. 

It exposes the direction we are heading and the reason for the current state of idiocracy many of 

us are seeing or experiencing.


Currently there are 235 comments at sonar 21 ... I have to return to those later for more

 rabbit hole adventures.


Enjoy the day.