Here's the real KaBoom:
I'll leave the captioning of the back view to y'all.
The species is currently listed as threatened by the state of Washington. In December 2012, a proposal was made by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to list the gopher as threatened. It would apply to the four local subspecies of the Mazama pocket gopher and their prairie habitat. Their prairie habitat in which the gophers live has been reduced by 90-95% in the last 150 years. A translocation project has been undertaken, but a mortality of 90% has been reported.
Got that? It's listed as a pest, but it's being protected? Where I come from they call that insanity.[...]The gopher is also listed as a pest in the state of Washington because it is known to cause damage to infrastructure. The gophers can destroy waterlines, endanger livestock, destroy crops and weaken levees and dams source
We need to quit focusing on Obama. He's a sock puppet. His handlers purposely keep your focus on him (can you say golf, vacations, tan suits, bad "optics") so they may maneuver behind the scenes unimpeded.The way you presented your thoughts in this posting motivated, and helped, bring it about. I'd heard of a.k.a. obama as a 'Sock Puppet' before, but the idea for this show came from your posting: let's go with that! The 'lunacy' of it all is better seen when we take off the 'OZ glasses!' Thanks!
Despair is a sin against the Virtue of Hope. I have more than enough sins without adding despair.Hope is the theological virtue by which we desire the kingdom of heaven and eternal life as our happiness, placing our trust in Christ's promises and relying not on our own strength, but on the help of the grace of the Holy Spirit.
"Let us hold fast the confession of our hope without wavering, for he who promised is faithful." "The Holy Spirit . . . he poured out upon us richly through Jesus Christ our Savior, so that we might be justified by his grace and become heirs in hope of eternal life."
The virtue of hope responds to the aspiration to happiness which God has placed in the heart of every man; it takes up the hopes that inspire men's activities and purifies them so as to order them to the Kingdom of heaven; it keeps man from discouragement; it sustains him during times of abandonment; it opens up his heart in expectation of eternal beatitude. Buoyed up by hope, he is preserved from selfishness and led to the happiness that flows from charity.
"We will hunt down terrorists who threaten our country, wherever they are," Obama declared in a prime-time address to the nation from the White House. "This is a core principle of my presidency: If you threaten America, you will find no safe haven."
Oh you gave them a voice, all right. It's just the wrong one. You're teaching them that it's perfectly okay to be snotty and nasty to adults as long as they're white. Wow. That's going to help them along in life. And, yes - if they were robbing stores they well could have been Mike Brown.Video producer Marcus Kon comments, “We wanted to give a voice to kids from Ferguson who have to grow up facing racism that most white people do not want to acknowledge still exists. It’s a wake up call for America from racism’s new ground zero.” He added, “All of the children featured in the video were auditioned and cast right there on the sidewalk next to where Mike Brown was gunned down. This could have been any one of them. Working with the kids and their parents, some of whom saw the shooting with their own eyes, was emotional and powerful and it all comes across in the video.”
No, Mr. Montgomery, these kids are most assuredly not articulate and adorable. They're annoyingly unintelligible, and send the smack-o-meter into the red zone for most rational people. You're also setting them up for failure by allowing them to think that it's the fault of someone else if they don't get ahead in life.Video director Luke Montgomery offered, “Some white people may be uncomfortable with the blunt tone of how these articulate and adorable Ferguson kids point out the racism they still face at the hands of white people. As a white guy myself, I’m OK with that.” He added, “If they think hearing about racism is difficult, they should try being black and living in America. Us white people need to erase it, and the first step is to own up and face it.”
“Do you hear what I’m telling you?” she asked the students. “Because I’m giving you some insights that a lot of rich kids all over the country — they know this stuff, and I want you to know it, too. Because you have got to go and get your education. You’ve got to.”
AFAIC, it’s the banks and the corporations problem. It’s their fiat credit and their problem.
Boycotting HD would only hurt the people who work there. I really wonder about some of these blogosphere blowhards. Sheesh, it’s getting as bad as the MSM bimbos.
JQ, we know you’re a corporate retail analyst extraordinaire, but there’s more important things in life than retail and partying like a rock star at Wildwood Beach, err, make that retail.
We made it down to the other WB over Labor Day, and plan to go again at the end of this month. No DHS drones this time, just an Osprey on a routine training mission.
And here's what the poster at The Burning Platform wrote in response:I also fondled little boys on the beach.
Why don’t you provide a scripture passage for us all to ponder you fucking douchebag?
Your ignorance of economics is enough to fill the Grand Canyon and your contribution to TBP could fit on the head of a pin.
Fuck off you bible thumping asshole.
Check out this little factoid:Your mortgage payment (PITI) should be no more than the amount of money either you, or a married couple both working a minimum wage job, can earn. If for some reason, and it happens more often than you think, you lose your cushy job and have to work at McDonald's, you will at least be able to make your mortgage payment.
The longest-term new-car loans — 73 to 84 months — have jumped 25.1% in the past year and now make up 19.5% of total new-car lending, according to Experian Automotive. All other loan-length categories, in fact, have become less popular as buyers shift to longer terms to get lower payments.
Seven years to pay off a car? How about buying a cheaper car and paying cash? Yes - you can do it.The next-shorter category — 61 to 72 months, and considered a very long loan only a few years ago — now is 41.7% of new-car loans, Experian says. That's down 3.2% from a year ago, but it's still by far the biggest single loan-length category. source
Our beloved Mandy Nagy, also known as Liberty Chick, had a stroke yesterday and brain surgery to relieve the pressure today.
I am in touch with Mandy’s mom, who approved me letting people know via Legal Insurrection. Before surgery, Mandy also was able to nod approval with a small smile, her mom tells me.
Mandy has been writing for Legal Insurrection since March 2013, and started the Morning Insurrection newsletter for us a little over a month ago.
Mandy, who always had several research projects running while also writing for Legal Insurrection, was to start full time at Legal Insurrection tomorrow, Monday, September 8, in charge of running the blog.
We’re praying for Mandy, and keeping her seat at Legal Insurrection warm awaiting her return, however long it takes.
We will update as more information is approved for release by the family.
Update 7:35 p.m. – Mandy’s mom tells me she is out of surgery, and the surgery went well. I can’t tell you how much I miss Mandy and can’t wait until she gets back. Mandy always was the voice of reason around here in an unreasonable world.
Mandy has so many great accomplishments to her credit, and we look forward to so many more.
He delayed the mission to rescue James Foley and other ISIS hostages because he didn't want to be "Carterized." He sent the men in the rescue helicopters back to their bunks as he watched our people die in real time at Benghazi. And he delayed the Osama bin Laden raid for MONTHS out of fear of what a failed attempt would do to his re-election chances. In his latest FIREWALL, Bill Whittle shows how President Coward always puts his personal image ahead of the lives of American citizens.
Double R Ranch is an exceptional quality premium beef brand from the heart of the Northwest. Located in the Okanagan region of Washington State, the “Double R Ranch” sits on 70,000 pristine acres and is recognized for its raising of high quality cattle, as well as for its commitment to animal well-being and environmental stewardship, the preservation of its picturesque land and native wildlife, and the recycling of resources to create a model of sustainable beef production.
I might mention that Mr Rebholtz is everyone's image of a what a handsome rancher should look like. But - more important than that - he didn't take offense when I referred to his steers as "cows." Now that's a gentleman.Robert Rebholtz, Sr. had vision to produce the highest quality meat products in the Northwest. And the Double R Ranch is the “heart and soul” of this vision. Beginning as ranchers themselves, the Rebholtz family takes great pride in leading by example when raising the cattle that ultimately carry the Double R Ranch brand name. While the Double R Ranch itself cannot raise the numbers of cattle to support the beef brand alone, it is an integral part of a sustainable beef production model that supports numerous farmers and ranchers in the Northwest United States and Canada who share the same values and commitment to their livestock.
"I just want to encourage every one of us to realize when we obey God, we're not doing it for God—I mean, that's one way to look at it—we're doing it for ourselves, because God takes pleasure when we're happy," she said in the 36-second clip posted on YouTube, with her husband smiling at her side in approval. "That's the thing that gives Him the greatest joy…"
"So, I want you to know this morning: Just do good for your own self. Do good because God wants you to be happy," she continued. "When you come to church, when you worship Him, you're not doing it for God really. You're doing it for yourself, because that's what makes God happy. Amen?"
On August 27, the Manresa Gallery, the art gallery inside St. Ignatius Church, the church of the (Jesuit) University of San Francisco hosted Meditation Wednesday. The gallery described the event:
“Come enjoy a moment of presence.
“The 30 minute sessions will recharge you and it is a great way to end a work day and prepare for the evening.
“Ali Naschke-Messing writes, ‘Meditation is simply a practice of presence; it hones our capacity to allow all things to be naturally as they are. This can occur in any moment, in any environment.’ She is excited to host opportunities for communal silence. There will be a little instruction, but mostly silence. No experience with meditation necessary, just an open mind. source
If reports are to be believed, a compromise is in the works that will amount to nothing less than an endorsement of the gay identity in the 2015 NYC St. Patrick's Day parade.Will New Yorkers care?
The Irish Times reports that under pressure from NBC, not only will a group be allowed to march in the parade with a gay identity banner (something previously banned) but that none other than Timothy Cardinal Dolan will be Grand Marshal. read the rest