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by MiddleAgedKen
Mon Jan 15, 2018 7:11 pm
Forum: Politics, Law, and Justice
Topic: Gold Fringed Flag in Courtroom
Replies: 23
Views: 423

Re: Gold Fringed Flag in Courtroom

Copy of Three Felonies a Day might do it too.
by MiddleAgedKen
Sat Jan 13, 2018 7:25 pm
Forum: The Kitchen Table
Topic: Mom has passed.
Replies: 19
Views: 252

Re: Mom has passed.

I'm terribly sorry for your loss, Cybrludite.
by MiddleAgedKen
Thu Jan 11, 2018 4:32 pm
Forum: Politics, Law, and Justice
Topic: Gold Fringed Flag in Courtroom
Replies: 23
Views: 423

Re: Gold Fringed Flag in Courtroom

AGNTSA.

(Also kidding.)
by MiddleAgedKen
Thu Jan 11, 2018 4:31 pm
Forum: Politics, Law, and Justice
Topic: Don't be Evil
Replies: 5
Views: 205

Re: Don't be Evil

The "don't be evil" boat sailed back in 2010, when Google willingly hopped into bed with Beijing to censor search results in the PRC (guess it was good practice for what they're doing everywhere now).
by MiddleAgedKen
Sat Jan 06, 2018 2:55 am
Forum: History and Current Events
Topic: Winter 2017-18: A harbinger of things to come?
Replies: 18
Views: 422

Re: Winter 2017-18: A harbinger of things to come?

I once listened to a Blackhawks game out of Chicago in the car, while driving on 80 through PA. My dad used to pull in Detroit R&B stations from Barberton, OH as a kid.
by MiddleAgedKen
Wed Jan 03, 2018 11:18 pm
Forum: Protect and Defend
Topic: You call this prepared?
Replies: 10
Views: 671

Re: You call this prepared?

You know, I thought we'd got past the whole "First thing you need is an eight-figure net worth" school of survivalism (in reference to the original link, not to any comments here). :|
by MiddleAgedKen
Tue Jan 02, 2018 2:15 am
Forum: The Kitchen Table
Topic: Happy Birthday Combat Controller
Replies: 9
Views: 137

Re: Happy Birthday Combat Controller

Happy Birthday!
by MiddleAgedKen
Sun Dec 31, 2017 4:51 pm
Forum: Politics, Law, and Justice
Topic: Wichita PD Murder Unarmed Man At Fake SWAT Call
Replies: 21
Views: 591

Re: Wichita PD Murder Unarmed Man At Fake SWAT Call

Langenator wrote:It mystified me that, unless there was active violence going on, that stateside cops didn't employ similar tactics.


Because in every organization there are a few mall ninjas.
by MiddleAgedKen
Sun Dec 31, 2017 2:16 am
Forum: The Kitchen Table
Topic: Upcoming Staples Removal From Hip Surgery
Replies: 4
Views: 125

Re: Upcoming Staples Removal From Hip Surgery

Shades of MCB Agent Franks. Best wishes for a quick and complete recovery.
by MiddleAgedKen
Sat Dec 30, 2017 1:07 am
Forum: The Kitchen Table
Topic: Xmas 2017 Loot
Replies: 33
Views: 782

Re: Xmas 2017 Loot

Biggest gift: my whole family was together on Christmas Day. I got a great new set of kitchen knives for home, a smaller (good) set for the forward operating base, a BB-8 ornament, and a Barnes & Noble gift card that I turned into Monster Hunter: Legion and Monster Hunter: Nemesis (Nook editions...
by MiddleAgedKen
Tue Dec 26, 2017 4:13 am
Forum: The Kitchen Table
Topic: Merry Christmas!!
Replies: 9
Views: 231

Re: Merry Christmas!!

Merry Christmas, everybody.
by MiddleAgedKen
Sat Dec 23, 2017 6:37 pm
Forum: The Kitchen Table
Topic: Happy Birthday Darrell (63)
Replies: 8
Views: 189

Re: Happy Birthday Darrell (63)

Happy birthday!
by MiddleAgedKen
Sat Dec 23, 2017 4:24 am
Forum: The Kitchen Table
Topic: Happy Birthday arctictom (66)
Replies: 4
Views: 120

Re: Happy Birthday arctictom (66)

Many happy returns of the day!
by MiddleAgedKen
Fri Dec 22, 2017 2:41 am
Forum: The Kitchen Table
Topic: Happy Birthday SharkBait (41)
Replies: 4
Views: 132

Re: Happy Birthday SharkBait (41)

Happy birthday!

Also, SharkBait! Hoo hah hah! (sorry, couldn't resist)
by MiddleAgedKen
Thu Dec 21, 2017 2:17 pm
Forum: The Kitchen Table
Topic: Recovering from Hip Replacement Surgery (L Hip)
Replies: 17
Views: 322

Re: Recovering from Hip Replacement Surgery (L Hip)

Glad it went well. Take care of yourself.
by MiddleAgedKen
Wed Dec 20, 2017 6:55 pm
Forum: The Kitchen Table
Topic: Happy Birthday Frankingun (48), Aegis (32
Replies: 6
Views: 155

Re: Happy Birthday Frankingun (48), Aegis (32

Happy birthday to you both!
by MiddleAgedKen
Tue Dec 19, 2017 2:27 am
Forum: The Kitchen Table
Topic: Happy Birthdays JohnOC (41), Jirover (36)
Replies: 4
Views: 122

Re: Happy Birthdays JohnOC (41), Jirover (36)

Happy birthday and many happy returns to you both!
by MiddleAgedKen
Sun Dec 17, 2017 3:56 pm
Forum: Politics, Law, and Justice
Topic: Philly to ban bullet resistant windows in businesses
Replies: 27
Views: 748

Re: Philly to ban bullet resistant windows in businesses

Yeah, it's amusing when I try to explain the Ohio drive-through to Pennsylvanians. You can get beer and wine in grocery stores there now, but there's a separate checkout for it.

Connecticut was still mostly package stores when I worked there a few years ago, too.
by MiddleAgedKen
Thu Dec 14, 2017 3:23 pm
Forum: The Kitchen Table
Topic: Happy Birthday Sea Dawg (71)
Replies: 2
Views: 90

Re: Happy Birthday Sea Dawg (71)

Happy birthday!
by MiddleAgedKen
Thu Dec 14, 2017 3:11 pm
Forum: The Kitchen Table
Topic: Happy Birthday Legman688 (35)
Replies: 2
Views: 112

Re: Happy Birthday Legman688 (35)

Oops -- happy belated, and many happy non-belated returns.
by MiddleAgedKen
Wed Dec 13, 2017 3:49 am
Forum: The Kitchen Table
Topic: Happy Birthday Mo K
Replies: 5
Views: 154

Re: Happy Birthday Mo K

Happy birthday!
by MiddleAgedKen
Tue Dec 12, 2017 4:19 am
Forum: The Kitchen Table
Topic: School Me On Classic Cocktail Ingredients
Replies: 23
Views: 584

Re: School Me On Classic Cocktail Ingredients

Bombay, Tanqueray, Beefeater are all good gins.

They're good gins, Brent.
by MiddleAgedKen
Tue Dec 12, 2017 4:17 am
Forum: The Kitchen Table
Topic: Happy Birthday DavidB (66)
Replies: 2
Views: 104

Re: Happy Birthday DavidB (66)

Happy birthday!
by MiddleAgedKen
Mon Dec 11, 2017 2:41 am
Forum: Politics, Law, and Justice
Topic: Follow up info on the Wis. John Doe Investigation
Replies: 2
Views: 167

Re: Follow up info on the Wis. John Doe Investigation

Nice of these jumped-up wardheelers to clarify who their real constituency is, isn't it?
by MiddleAgedKen
Sun Dec 10, 2017 5:04 am
Forum: The Kitchen Table
Topic: Happy Birthday kracman
Replies: 2
Views: 155

Re: Happy Birthday kracman

Happy belated birthday (and sorry it's belated -- couldn't access individual threads for a few days).
by MiddleAgedKen
Mon Dec 04, 2017 10:54 pm
Forum: The Kitchen Table
Topic: Happy Birthday Old Grafton (67)
Replies: 3
Views: 127

Re: Happy Birthday Old Grafton (67)

Many happy and healthy returns of the day!
by MiddleAgedKen
Mon Dec 04, 2017 4:20 am
Forum: Politics, Law, and Justice
Topic: A Convicted Felon, unlawfully in the US, with a stolen firearm...
Replies: 11
Views: 479

Re: A Convicted Felon, unlawfully in the US, with a stolen firearm...

There's no chance at all the prosecutor -- working for a would-be sanctuary and all -- took a dive, is there? I mean, that's far too cynical to even contemplate. :roll:
by MiddleAgedKen
Fri Dec 01, 2017 10:59 pm
Forum: The Kitchen Table
Topic: Happy Birthday gandalf23 (45)
Replies: 4
Views: 160

Re: Happy Birthday gandalf23 (45)

Happy birthday!
by MiddleAgedKen
Wed Nov 29, 2017 12:02 am
Forum: Politics, Law, and Justice
Topic: National reciprocity bill
Replies: 11
Views: 425

Re: National reciprocity bill

Think it's got a whelk's chance in a supernova once it gets to the Senate?
by MiddleAgedKen
Fri Nov 24, 2017 1:07 pm
Forum: Politics, Law, and Justice
Topic: Moore or Less in Alabama?
Replies: 20
Views: 665

Re: Moore or Less in Alabama?

If I were an Alabama voter I'd vote for Moore for the same reasons I voted for Trump, and I'm not a fan of either:

1. To keep someone objectively far worse for a suffering republic out of the seat.
2. Because <finger>.
by MiddleAgedKen
Wed Nov 22, 2017 4:58 am
Forum: History and Current Events
Topic: Obama's Presidential "Library" to have no books, papers
Replies: 12
Views: 564

Re: Obama's Presidential "Library" to have no books, papers

A post-literate library for a post-American president.
by MiddleAgedKen
Mon Nov 20, 2017 11:56 pm
Forum: The Kitchen Table
Topic: I hate the BMI
Replies: 28
Views: 722

Re: I hate the BMI

I swear the BMI is designed for ectomorphs and/or marathoners. I'm 6' and a fraction, about 205#. I walk to work most days (and when I'm teaching I'm on my feet a lot, plus I like to walk to run errands when I can), play basketball two mornings a week at OMG30 with other over-educated old farts and ...
by MiddleAgedKen
Sat Nov 18, 2017 7:45 pm
Forum: The Kitchen Table
Topic: Happy Birthday Archelgray18 (32)
Replies: 7
Views: 286

Re: Happy Birthday Archelgray18 (32)

Yup.
by MiddleAgedKen
Thu Nov 16, 2017 1:57 am
Forum: The Kitchen Table
Topic: Happy Birthday Archelgray18 (32)
Replies: 7
Views: 286

Re: Happy Birthday Archelgray18 (32)

Happy birthday!
by MiddleAgedKen
Wed Nov 15, 2017 2:14 am
Forum: The Kitchen Table
Topic: R&B / Blues Music
Replies: 19
Views: 560

Re: R&B / Blues Music

Weetabix wrote:Better try Lightnin' Hopkins, then, too.


Ayup. Maybe also Big Bill Broonzy, Rev. Gary Davis, and Blind Willie McTell.
by MiddleAgedKen
Wed Nov 15, 2017 2:11 am
Forum: Politics, Law, and Justice
Topic: Moore or Less in Alabama?
Replies: 20
Views: 665

Re: Moore or Less in Alabama?

Termite wrote:Bill Clinton weighs in on the issue.
Spoiler! :
"At least the women that I sexually assaulted were over 18."



Barring all those trips on the Lolita Express (for some of which he ditched his Secret Service detail), anyway. I guess it's the Bart Simpson defense for those.
by MiddleAgedKen
Mon Nov 13, 2017 9:49 pm
Forum: The Kitchen Table
Topic: R&B / Blues Music
Replies: 19
Views: 560

Re: R&B / Blues Music

The Blues Brothers Band! Hmph! Bunch a wanna be players Steve Cropper. Duck Dunn (RIP). Matt Murphy. Tom Malone. Lou Marini. Wannabes? Ooohkay then. :P Anyway...what kinda R&B you want? Little more polished, go Detroit: Temptations, Supremes, Smokey Robinson, Four Tops, Jackson 5. Little more e...
by MiddleAgedKen
Sun Nov 12, 2017 10:26 pm
Forum: The Kitchen Table
Topic: Happy Birthday Thomas (52)
Replies: 3
Views: 183

Re: Happy Birthday Thomas (52)

Happy birthday!
by MiddleAgedKen
Wed Nov 01, 2017 12:31 pm
Forum: Politics, Law, and Justice
Topic: Having white kids is racist
Replies: 15
Views: 582

Re: Having white kids is racist

Yeah, that. My usual response to someone who says something like that (or some kind of gun grabbery, etc.) is to and say, "Let's accept for the moment that everything you say is true." (cock head, squint, smile a little) "Doesn't that just make your problem bigger ?" At some poin...
by MiddleAgedKen
Sun Oct 29, 2017 2:11 pm
Forum: History and Current Events
Topic: Ban the box - CA felons get a break
Replies: 9
Views: 422

Re: Ban the box - CA felons get a break

Langenator wrote:Can day cares check applicants against the sex offender database?


Next agenda item: normalize pedophilia. Result!
by MiddleAgedKen
Sat Oct 28, 2017 4:10 pm
Forum: History and Current Events
Topic: Ban the box - CA felons get a break
Replies: 9
Views: 422

Re: Ban the box - CA felons get a break

Vonz90 wrote:The Left keeps doing all this stuff to hurt minorities, at some point you have to figure they are doing it on purpose.


The Cannon Fodder of the Revolution ain't gonna motivate itself to charge the machine guns.
by MiddleAgedKen
Sat Oct 28, 2017 1:36 pm
Forum: The Kitchen Table
Topic: Just got my copy of Mom's DNR paperwork.
Replies: 20
Views: 689

Re: Just got my copy of Mom's DNR paperwork.

I'm very sorry.
by MiddleAgedKen
Thu Oct 26, 2017 2:26 am
Forum: Politics, Law, and Justice
Topic: Amazon Apparently Contemplating Leaving Seattle
Replies: 21
Views: 869

Re: Amazon Apparently Contemplating Leaving Seattle

McClarkus wrote:They could buy a town. With a boatload of land In flyover county for just about free. Then build your own. Do the Levittown thingie. Just a thought......


Not enough opportunity to fleece the taxpayers build public-private partnerships.
by MiddleAgedKen
Mon Oct 23, 2017 10:53 pm
Forum: The Kitchen Table
Topic: Venison at Arbys
Replies: 5
Views: 357

Re: Venison at Arbys

Lay in some extra Arby's three-pepper chili sauce. It's not Sichuan, but it's pretty tasty.
by MiddleAgedKen
Mon Oct 23, 2017 10:52 pm
Forum: The Kitchen Table
Topic: How to become a consultant?
Replies: 6
Views: 336

Re: How to become a consultant?

Repeat after me: What exactly is it you would say you do around here?
by MiddleAgedKen
Thu Oct 19, 2017 1:19 pm
Forum: The Kitchen Table
Topic: Happy Birthday martini
Replies: 5
Views: 295

Re: Happy Birthday martini

Happy belated birthday!
by MiddleAgedKen
Wed Oct 18, 2017 12:43 am
Forum: Humor
Topic: NFL Consequences
Replies: 5
Views: 342

Re: NFL Consequences

So the league will have 29 teams, plus whatever the hell the Cleveland Browns are....
by MiddleAgedKen
Sun Oct 15, 2017 3:51 pm
Forum: Politics, Law, and Justice
Topic: More White Female Teachers Screwing Students
Replies: 64
Views: 3292

Re: More White Female Teachers Screwing Students

You know, I have a difficult time believing this is something new. (snipped for space) But then you have to remember that this was back in the mid-late 1970's, and things were MUCH different back then than today!!! One big difference between then and now is that the idea that "the most importa...
by MiddleAgedKen
Sun Oct 15, 2017 3:43 pm
Forum: The Kitchen Table
Topic: Happy Birthday Grendy (33)
Replies: 4
Views: 298

Re: Happy Birthday Grendy (33)

Happy birthday!
by MiddleAgedKen
Sun Oct 15, 2017 5:48 am
Forum: Humor
Topic: A Retitred Technician
Replies: 10
Views: 626

Re: A Retitred Technician

Michener used a variant of it in Chesapeake, when he had the oysterman Turlock (descendant of pirates) pull some wealthy yachties off a mud bank using Eastern Shore ingenuity.
by MiddleAgedKen
Sun Oct 15, 2017 1:39 am
Forum: Humor
Topic: Hellsing Ultimate Abridged Series.
Replies: 49
Views: 7386

Re: Hellsing Ultimate Abridged Series.

skb12172 wrote:Does anyone else think The Crimson Fucker would be a great name for a metal band?


Obligatory "I saw The Crimson Fucker on a bill with GWAR and the Genitorturers" here.
by MiddleAgedKen
Fri Oct 13, 2017 4:01 am
Forum: The Kitchen Table
Topic: Happy Birthday Windy Wilson
Replies: 5
Views: 461

Re: Happy Birthday Windy Wilson

Happy birthday!
by MiddleAgedKen
Fri Oct 13, 2017 4:00 am
Forum: History and Current Events
Topic: What to do with Puerto Rico?
Replies: 30
Views: 1232

Re: What to do with Puerto Rico?

Jered wrote:Make them go be their own country.


Yep. Last group off the dock plays "The World Turned Upside Down" (for the irony, don't y'know) and then sail away forever, screening all calls and leaving no forwarding address.
by MiddleAgedKen
Fri Oct 13, 2017 3:58 am
Forum: Politics, Law, and Justice
Topic: Utah Nurse Arrested for Refusing to Perform Blood Draw
Replies: 51
Views: 2507

Re: Utah Nurse Arrested for Refusing to Perform Blood Draw

Sounds like a "drag you down to his level and beat you with experience" type. :|
by MiddleAgedKen
Tue Oct 10, 2017 9:57 pm
Forum: History and Current Events
Topic: World War I
Replies: 31
Views: 1465

Re: World War I

The only things that would have given ABDACOM a chance to be viable would have been: (1) Attaching Force Z (with the carrier it was supposed to have), and (2) the Dutch had had time and money to actually build at least AMSTERDAM and ROTTERDAM (the proposed Project 1039 battlecruisers). Even then, AB...
by MiddleAgedKen
Sat Oct 07, 2017 2:04 pm
Forum: History and Current Events
Topic: World War I
Replies: 31
Views: 1465

Re: World War I

Jericho941 wrote:It's really hard to convey just how completely beyond the pale Stalin's brutality was, and how long-lasting the consequences of living under such a regime are.


Everything I needed to know about the Soviet Union I learned from Solzhenitsyn. :)
by MiddleAgedKen
Fri Oct 06, 2017 3:36 am
Forum: History and Current Events
Topic: World War I
Replies: 31
Views: 1465

Re: World War I

The terrible isolationism of the 20's that had the military nearly perish from lack of funds was mostly a reaction to Wilson and his excesses. He really was a foul, evil bastard. The bad joke about Wilson being the first fascist dictator of the 20th Century is too close to true to be funny. I would...
by MiddleAgedKen
Mon Oct 02, 2017 11:35 pm
Forum: Culture Junkies
Topic: Current events that make me think of movies
Replies: 2
Views: 271

Re: Current events that make me think of movies

Never saw Arlington Road, but I remember The Parallax View.
by MiddleAgedKen
Mon Oct 02, 2017 10:54 pm
Forum: The Kitchen Table
Topic: Happy Birthday cu74 (75)
Replies: 4
Views: 451

Re: Happy Birthday cu74 (75)

Happy birthday, sir!
by MiddleAgedKen
Mon Oct 02, 2017 1:56 am
Forum: The Kitchen Table
Topic: Happy Birthday Rod
Replies: 6
Views: 424

Re: Happy Birthday Rod

Many happy returns of the day!
by MiddleAgedKen
Wed Sep 27, 2017 2:49 am
Forum: The Kitchen Table
Topic: Happy Birthday gromulin (53)
Replies: 3
Views: 320

Re: Happy Birthday gromulin (53)

Happy belated birthday (and sorry for being late)!
by MiddleAgedKen
Wed Sep 27, 2017 2:44 am
Forum: Politics, Law, and Justice
Topic: More White Female Teachers Screwing Students
Replies: 64
Views: 3292

Re: More White Female Teachers Screwing Students

A few years back I remember coming across an article that mentioned a fair number of the perpetrators were taking prescription antidepressants.
by MiddleAgedKen
Sat Sep 23, 2017 5:00 am
Forum: Culture Junkies
Topic: Whatcha reading redux.
Replies: 1144
Views: 112013

Re: Whatcha reading redux.

Just started Monster Hunter Alpha (recently read Nemesis) and C.S. Lewis's That Hideous Strength (recently finished Perelandra), and also just finished Nick Cole's Soda Pop Soldier (that and CTRL-ALT-REVOLT! are both very good).
by MiddleAgedKen
Thu Sep 21, 2017 6:04 pm
Forum: History and Current Events
Topic: BBC publishes news in pidgin English
Replies: 9
Views: 693

Re: BBC publishes news in pidgin English

I thought I saw "sabi" or "savvi" in at least one story when this originally posted.
by MiddleAgedKen
Wed Sep 20, 2017 1:40 am
Forum: History and Current Events
Topic: More riots coming in St. Louis?
Replies: 27
Views: 1434

Re: More riots coming in St. Louis?

Weetabix wrote:1. Avoid crowds.
2. Nothing good happens after 10 PM.


Actually, a fair bit of good live music happenings meet both of those criteria...but I do agree that it pays to be choosy and keep your head on a swivel.
by MiddleAgedKen
Sun Sep 17, 2017 12:34 am
Forum: The Kitchen Table
Topic: Happy Birthday Aaron (37)
Replies: 4
Views: 324

Re: Happy Birthday Aaron (37)

Happy birthday!
by MiddleAgedKen
Thu Sep 14, 2017 1:59 am
Forum: The Kitchen Table
Topic: Happy Birthday George guy (32)
Replies: 4
Views: 496

Re: Happy Birthday George guy (32)

Happy birthday!
by MiddleAgedKen
Sun Sep 10, 2017 1:50 pm
Forum: The Kitchen Table
Topic: Happy Birthday Erik, oilcrash (37)
Replies: 3
Views: 443

Re: Happy Birthday Erik, oilcrash (37)

Many happy returns of the day!
by MiddleAgedKen
Sat Sep 09, 2017 1:32 pm
Forum: Culture Junkies
Topic: Whatcha reading redux.
Replies: 1144
Views: 112013

Re: Whatcha reading redux.

Sad news about Dr. Pournelle. It was ironic that I just read an article (can't recall where) a day or so ago, talking about Project Thor (aka Rods from God) as if it were back under consideration.

On the book front, just finished Silas Marner and C.S. Lewis's Out of the Silent Planet.
by MiddleAgedKen
Thu Sep 07, 2017 3:22 pm
Forum: The Kitchen Table
Topic: Happy Birthday Jered (33)
Replies: 10
Views: 603

Re: Happy Birthday Jered (33)

Happy belated birthday (sorry for the belatedness).
by MiddleAgedKen
Thu Sep 07, 2017 3:22 pm
Forum: The Kitchen Table
Topic: Happy Birthday metastasis_d (30)
Replies: 3
Views: 383

Re: Happy Birthday metastasis_d (30)

Happy birthday!
by MiddleAgedKen
Wed Sep 06, 2017 1:15 am
Forum: Politics, Law, and Justice
Topic: NOrks go hydrogen
Replies: 11
Views: 821

Re: NOrks go hydrogen

MarkD wrote:Yup, he's a third generation insane despot.


You know what they say about family businesses: "Shirtsleeves to shirtsleeves in three generations."
by MiddleAgedKen
Sun Sep 03, 2017 1:18 pm
Forum: Politics, Law, and Justice
Topic: FBI recommends no charges against Clinton
Replies: 64
Views: 4814

Re: FBI recommends no charges against Clinton

Be a while yet...the fridge is full and the ball game is on.
by MiddleAgedKen
Fri Sep 01, 2017 3:16 am
Forum: The Kitchen Table
Topic: Happy Birthday MiddleAgedKen (56)
Replies: 4
Views: 501

Re: Happy Birthday MiddleAgedKen (56)

creak Thank you all -- much appreciated. Above ground, above room temperature, played basketball this morning, got a family and a job I love, a good dog, rewarding hobbies, and good friends. G_d is generous beyond my merit. :)
by MiddleAgedKen
Fri Sep 01, 2017 3:14 am
Forum: Guns and Shooting
Topic: HundK hundreds of millions in debt
Replies: 31
Views: 2020

Re: HundK hundreds of millions in debt

The basic problem is that the current HK management sees their business as one thing (selling large masses of parts to governments) and as far as I can tell they consider everything else a distraction. There is nothing wrong with that per se, it was actually the business model that HK started with....
by MiddleAgedKen
Wed Aug 30, 2017 11:51 pm
Forum: The Kitchen Table
Topic: Happy Birthday Durham68 (38)
Replies: 6
Views: 488

Re: Happy Birthday Durham68 (38)

Happy birthday!
by MiddleAgedKen
Wed Aug 30, 2017 1:14 am
Forum: The Kitchen Table
Topic: South Texas Check In
Replies: 19
Views: 1688

Re: South Texas Check In

If Jim is New Dawn Jim, I see comments from Sunk New Dawn from Galveston over at Borepatch or someplace like that -- seems like I saw one today.
by MiddleAgedKen
Mon Aug 28, 2017 11:10 pm
Forum: The Kitchen Table
Topic: Happy Birthday TraitorHater
Replies: 6
Views: 574

Re: Happy Birthday TraitorHater

Happy birthday!
by MiddleAgedKen
Fri Aug 25, 2017 8:30 pm
Forum: The Kitchen Table
Topic: Happy Birthday workinwifdakids
Replies: 4
Views: 404

Re: Happy Birthday workinwifdakids

Happy birthday!
by MiddleAgedKen
Wed Aug 23, 2017 1:03 am
Forum: The War Room
Topic: Another bad day for the Navy, this time off Singapore
Replies: 18
Views: 1427

Re: Another bad day for the Navy, this time off Singapore

First Shirt wrote:Why does this remind me of the Carter years?


Because history may not repeat, but it sure the hell rhymes.
by MiddleAgedKen
Mon Aug 21, 2017 4:35 am
Forum: The War Room
Topic: Another bad day for the Navy, this time off Singapore
Replies: 18
Views: 1427

Another bad day for the Navy, this time off Singapore

Reports are coming in that the USS John S. McCain (DDG-56) was involved in a collision with a 30,000-ton oil tanker near the Malacca Straits. The McCain sustained damage to the port quarter, according to media reports, and five sailors are reported injured, 10 missing (SAR underway, and I'm praying ...
by MiddleAgedKen
Sat Aug 19, 2017 5:17 am
Forum: Politics, Law, and Justice
Topic: Keep Hands off our culture
Replies: 13
Views: 1372

Re: Keep Hands off our culture

Well, you had to know this would happen: Romani Ite domum! :mrgreen:

Oh, like you weren't thinking about posting it yourself.... :P
by MiddleAgedKen
Fri Aug 18, 2017 8:21 pm
Forum: History and Current Events
Topic: More Venezuela....
Replies: 4
Views: 649

Re: More Venezuela....

I'm sure there are some wreckers somewhere they can blame.
by MiddleAgedKen
Thu Aug 17, 2017 3:41 pm
Forum: Politics, Law, and Justice
Topic: Charlottesville Riot
Replies: 43
Views: 2580

Re: Charlottesville Riot

Yeah. Amazing coincidence that all of a sudden Antifa = Big Red One at Omaha Beach (you should see the memes, if you can handle the RCOB).

They're red, all right. :evil:
by MiddleAgedKen
Thu Aug 17, 2017 3:30 pm
Forum: Politics, Law, and Justice
Topic: Keep Hands off our culture
Replies: 13
Views: 1372

Re: Keep Hands off our culture

You might be on to something. If it weren't called Trjfrkszjstan, it might not have become necessary to unleash Cookie Monster on it in the first place.
by MiddleAgedKen
Thu Aug 17, 2017 1:36 am
Forum: Politics, Law, and Justice
Topic: Seattle's Gun Tax Epic Fail
Replies: 8
Views: 820

Re: Seattle's Gun Tax Epic Fail

Hey, if it prices one poor person out of the gun market.... (spit)
by MiddleAgedKen
Sat Aug 12, 2017 2:55 pm
Forum: The Kitchen Table
Topic: Happy Birthday Captain Wheelgun (53)
Replies: 4
Views: 498

Re: Happy Birthday Captain Wheelgun (53)

Happy birthday!
by MiddleAgedKen
Thu Aug 10, 2017 8:45 pm
Forum: The Kitchen Table
Topic: Happy Birthday Dub_James (45)
Replies: 4
Views: 540

Re: Happy Birthday Dub_James (45)

Many happy returns of the day!
by MiddleAgedKen
Thu Aug 10, 2017 3:46 pm
Forum: History and Current Events
Topic: Google fires diversity desenter
Replies: 17
Views: 1431

Re: Google fires diversity desenter

Diversity is the goal and shall not be questioned. I took one of the HR droids at my company to task after she (it's always she) wrote a breathless, congratulatory, email to the whole company about the important, and I quote, "diversity hire" who just accepted a position with the company....
by MiddleAgedKen
Wed Aug 09, 2017 9:59 pm
Forum: Politics, Law, and Justice
Topic: The Reverend Shrillary
Replies: 7
Views: 909

Re: The Reverend Shrillary

"M-e-t-h-o-d-i-s-t" is a spelling of "Molech" I haven't seen before (casting no aspersions at actual Methodists).
by MiddleAgedKen
Wed Aug 09, 2017 9:52 pm
Forum: History and Current Events
Topic: Google fires diversity desenter
Replies: 17
Views: 1431

Re: Google fires diversity desenter

I tracked down the "Village" TrueType face. :)
by MiddleAgedKen
Wed Aug 09, 2017 9:15 pm
Forum: History and Current Events
Topic: Google fires diversity desenter
Replies: 17
Views: 1431

Re: Google fires diversity desenter

The Prisoner

The Village is what Google wants to make for us. Looks idyllic, but wander outside the boundary and along comes Rover.
by MiddleAgedKen
Wed Aug 09, 2017 8:01 pm
Forum: History and Current Events
Topic: Google fires diversity desenter
Replies: 17
Views: 1431

Re: Google fires diversity desenter

I'll just leave this here.

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by MiddleAgedKen
Tue Aug 08, 2017 4:06 pm
Forum: The Kitchen Table
Topic: Happy birthday Rumpshot
Replies: 8
Views: 646

Re: Happy birthday Rumpshot

Happy birthday!
by MiddleAgedKen
Mon Aug 07, 2017 11:30 pm
Forum: Protect and Defend
Topic: Bear goes after man on bike
Replies: 14
Views: 1225

Re: Bear goes after man on bike

SoupOrMan wrote:*reads subject line*

So, how did the bear get the bike in the first place?


Folks, it was bound to happen sooner or later. :lol:
by MiddleAgedKen
Tue Aug 01, 2017 4:31 pm
Forum: Politics, Law, and Justice
Topic: Police and the 2nd Amendment
Replies: 15
Views: 1237

Re: Police and the 2nd Amendment

I'm sure an internal investigation will show that they followed their procedures (spit).
by MiddleAgedKen
Tue Aug 01, 2017 4:29 pm
Forum: The Kitchen Table
Topic: Happy Birthday blackeagle603 (57)
Replies: 5
Views: 525

Re: Happy Birthday blackeagle603 (57)

Happy birthday!
by MiddleAgedKen
Tue Aug 01, 2017 4:28 pm
Forum: Culture Junkies
Topic: Getting a copy of MHI signed
Replies: 17
Views: 1506

Re: Getting a copy of MHI signed

Cybrludite, what did you do? </venkman> ;)

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