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by MiddleAgedKen
Wed Apr 18, 2018 10:20 pm
Forum: The Kitchen Table
Topic: Happy Birthday 308Mike (58)
Replies: 7
Views: 204

Re: Happy Birthday 308Mike (58)

Happy birthday!
by MiddleAgedKen
Wed Apr 11, 2018 2:30 am
Forum: The Kitchen Table
Topic: Happy Birthday John_in_Longview (47)
Replies: 6
Views: 168

Re: Happy Birthday John_in_Longview (47)

Happy birthday!
by MiddleAgedKen
Sun Apr 08, 2018 4:33 am
Forum: Politics, Law, and Justice
Topic: Illinois town bans guns
Replies: 8
Views: 288

Re: Illinois town bans guns

It should, but I figure it's 50/50 that SCOTUS punts if it gets there.
by MiddleAgedKen
Thu Apr 05, 2018 12:17 am
Forum: The Kitchen Table
Topic: Happy Birthday Lokidude (36)
Replies: 3
Views: 153

Re: Happy Birthday Lokidude (36)

Happy birthday!
by MiddleAgedKen
Wed Apr 04, 2018 2:24 am
Forum: History and Current Events
Topic: Shooting at Youtube HQ
Replies: 17
Views: 583

Re: Shooting at Youtube HQ

Hell hath no fury, apparently.
by MiddleAgedKen
Wed Apr 04, 2018 2:22 am
Forum: Guns and Shooting
Topic: Want a 45 ACP Luger?
Replies: 11
Views: 547

Re: Want a 45 ACP Luger?

It's a solution in search of a problem...but a pretty cool solution.
by MiddleAgedKen
Sun Apr 01, 2018 4:32 pm
Forum: Culture Junkies
Topic: Whatcha reading redux.
Replies: 1212
Views: 123331

Re: Whatcha reading redux.

Just started Stendhal, The Red and the Black.

So far the protagonist is not particularly sympathetic; I have a hard time with that.
by MiddleAgedKen
Sun Apr 01, 2018 4:30 pm
Forum: History and Current Events
Topic: March For Our Lives events - anyone else attend?
Replies: 22
Views: 751

Re: March For Our Lives events - anyone else attend?

Basically, the Usual Suspects of the Organized Left had most of it already prepped, ready to go, just waiting for the right mass shooting with the right victim set. Vegas didn't provide it, though I think they tried, and they managed to pull the bump stock ban out of it. (I don't think they knew wh...
by MiddleAgedKen
Fri Mar 30, 2018 2:12 pm
Forum: Culture Junkies
Topic: School Me On Ringo
Replies: 16
Views: 413

Re: School Me On Ringo

Isn't the last centurion part of the Troy rising series? No, it's not part of any series. Not sure what caused him to write it, but I really enjoyed it. Wasn't it published around the first time the specter of a Hillary Milhous Rodham regime slouched toward Bethlehem, along with the apparent possib...
by MiddleAgedKen
Thu Mar 29, 2018 11:32 pm
Forum: Culture Junkies
Topic: School Me On Ringo
Replies: 16
Views: 413

Re: School Me On Ringo

The Last Centurion was really good.
by MiddleAgedKen
Wed Mar 28, 2018 11:28 pm
Forum: The Kitchen Table
Topic: Happy Birthday Rich (78)
Replies: 4
Views: 215

Re: Happy Birthday Rich (78)

Happy birthday!
by MiddleAgedKen
Tue Mar 27, 2018 7:37 pm
Forum: Culture Junkies
Topic: I seek -- I mean I have found -- the Grail!
Replies: 5
Views: 247

Re: I seek -- I mean I have found -- the Grail!

That third (ed.) comment skb posted is by J.D. Webster, designer of the Air Power series of games: Air Superiority, Air Strike, Desert Falcons, Eagles of the Gulf, and The Speed of Heat for jets, and Buffalo Wings, Whistling Death, and maybe others for WWII (I have Air Superiority, Air Strike, and T...
by MiddleAgedKen
Tue Mar 27, 2018 2:52 am
Forum: Culture Junkies
Topic: I seek -- I mean I have found -- the Grail!
Replies: 5
Views: 247

I seek -- I mean I have found -- the Grail!

Some or many of you in this here saloon may be aware of hex-and-counter board wargames. Seems like we've discussed them a time or two, somewhere along the line. Today, I have got my Grail game. Let me tell you a brief story. Back in the deeps of time, before Sauron forged the One Ring and five days ...
by MiddleAgedKen
Tue Mar 27, 2018 2:22 am
Forum: Guns and Shooting
Topic: Remington bankrupt / re-org
Replies: 8
Views: 419

Re: Remington bankrupt / re-org

It comes at the worst possible time. We've all seen the writing on the wall for years. The media is pushing this as an inevitable result of the Parkland Fascists and their agenda. Let 'em peddle their codswallop -- so much the worse for them when they realize that it ain't so, and that they've won ...
by MiddleAgedKen
Mon Mar 26, 2018 12:22 am
Forum: The Kitchen Table
Topic: Happy Birthday Odahi (61)
Replies: 3
Views: 155

Re: Happy Birthday Odahi (61)

Happy birthday!
by MiddleAgedKen
Mon Mar 26, 2018 12:20 am
Forum: History and Current Events
Topic: March For Our Lives events - anyone else attend?
Replies: 22
Views: 751

Re: March For Our Lives events - anyone else attend?

There were tens of people at the protest I saw yesterday. Somehow, there was one guy in the crowd -- near the edge, but definitely in the crowd -- with a sign reading something like, "Why do liberal Democrats keep shooting up our schools, nightclubs, and churches?" ("Impressive,"...
by MiddleAgedKen
Sat Mar 24, 2018 6:52 pm
Forum: Guns and Shooting
Topic: Dan Wesson revolver
Replies: 25
Views: 954

Re: Dan Wesson revolver

Right handsome shootin' iron there, Weetabix. :)
by MiddleAgedKen
Fri Mar 23, 2018 11:10 pm
Forum: History and Current Events
Topic: Youtube bans all gun and reloading channels
Replies: 31
Views: 1005

Re: Youtube bans all gun and reloading channels

Per Borepatch, Full30 seems to be gaining some momentum.
by MiddleAgedKen
Fri Mar 23, 2018 2:07 am
Forum: Guns and Shooting
Topic: Another AR Build ??????
Replies: 37
Views: 5851

Re: Another AR Build ??????

Yeah, context is everything though. In this political climate, you could probably scare the uninformed just as badly -- maybe worse -- with something like a Stag A2 Retro (and yes, I want one, LH model). That's basically a replica of a rifle that never existed, right? :lol: Nothing like a little ir...
by MiddleAgedKen
Wed Mar 21, 2018 11:59 pm
Forum: Politics, Law, and Justice
Topic: Officer Noor charged
Replies: 5
Views: 294

Re: Officer Noor charged

Probably still trying to decide whether to tank the case.
by MiddleAgedKen
Wed Mar 21, 2018 11:58 pm
Forum: Culture Junkies
Topic: For those who may have collected die-cast cars as a child...
Replies: 11
Views: 513

Re: For those who may have collected die-cast cars as a child...

My problem was always bent axles. Attempting to re-enact Speed Racer episodes probably didn't help any.
by MiddleAgedKen
Mon Mar 19, 2018 2:54 am
Forum: Guns and Shooting
Topic: Another AR Build ??????
Replies: 37
Views: 5851

Re: Another AR Build ??????

HTRN wrote:"Scary black rifle? Challenge accepted!" :lol:


Yeah, context is everything though. In this political climate, you could probably scare the uninformed just as badly -- maybe worse -- with something like a Stag A2 Retro (and yes, I want one, LH model).
by MiddleAgedKen
Fri Mar 16, 2018 7:17 pm
Forum: The Kitchen Table
Topic: Happy Birthday Little Sister (60)
Replies: 5
Views: 244

Re: Happy Birthday Little Sister (60)

Happy birthday!
by MiddleAgedKen
Wed Mar 14, 2018 6:30 pm
Forum: The Kitchen Table
Topic: Happy Birthday SeekHer (67)
Replies: 7
Views: 326

Re: Happy Birthday SeekHer (67)

Many happy, healthy returns of the day!
by MiddleAgedKen
Wed Mar 14, 2018 6:15 pm
Forum: Politics, Law, and Justice
Topic: Cruz's opponent has no shot
Replies: 4
Views: 345

Re: Cruz's opponent has no shot

Well, he'll carry Austin handily...

...which may be the point, more or less. There any Texas Lao Donks figuring to move on to something else soon?
by MiddleAgedKen
Mon Mar 12, 2018 5:46 pm
Forum: The Kitchen Table
Topic: Happy Birthday dpatten
Replies: 3
Views: 224

Re: Happy Birthday dpatten

Happy birthday!
by MiddleAgedKen
Sun Mar 11, 2018 3:38 pm
Forum: The Kitchen Table
Topic: Happy Birthday Weetabix (53)
Replies: 5
Views: 256

Re: Happy Birthday Weetabix (53)

Many happy and healthy returns of the day!
by MiddleAgedKen
Wed Mar 07, 2018 3:27 am
Forum: The Kitchen Table
Topic: Good news for JK and family
Replies: 24
Views: 791

Re: Good news for JK and family

Congratulation and best wishes!
by MiddleAgedKen
Tue Mar 06, 2018 4:18 am
Forum: Politics, Law, and Justice
Topic: Mad Maxine is at it again.
Replies: 3
Views: 246

Re: Mad Maxine is at it again.

As far as any of us know, the first of my relatives on either side of the family came to America in (wait for it) 1876.

No.
by MiddleAgedKen
Tue Mar 06, 2018 2:17 am
Forum: Culture Junkies
Topic: Whatcha reading redux.
Replies: 1212
Views: 123331

Re: Whatcha reading redux.

No, read the whole thing. I still need to get and read Volume III myself.
by MiddleAgedKen
Tue Mar 06, 2018 2:15 am
Forum: Politics, Law, and Justice
Topic: Trump turning on us.
Replies: 21
Views: 851

Re: Trump turning on us.

Points to JKOsprey for honesty. I couldn't support Sanders or Stein because I was convinced they were sincere about their beliefs. I couldn't vote Libertarian because I was convinced they, like the Reform Party, don't believe in anything other than ballot access. Bob Barr? Bill Weld? I ask you. I th...
by MiddleAgedKen
Sun Feb 25, 2018 1:39 pm
Forum: Politics, Law, and Justice
Topic: Gun Banner Makes Illegal SBR
Replies: 2
Views: 260

Re: Gun Banner Makes Illegal SBR

Netpackrat wrote:About as much chance of being prosecuted as David Gregory.


This. Enjoy the Nation of Men...while it lasts.
by MiddleAgedKen
Sat Feb 24, 2018 2:42 am
Forum: Culture Junkies
Topic: Whatcha reading redux.
Replies: 1212
Views: 123331

Re: Whatcha reading redux.

Finished Doctor Zhivago, and am about 300 pages into With Fire and Sword, the first volume of the epic trilogy of Poland by Henryk Sienkiewicz. Man, is it good. Do yourselves the great favor, if you haven't already.
by MiddleAgedKen
Sat Feb 24, 2018 2:36 am
Forum: Politics, Law, and Justice
Topic: Bank Of Omaha Dumps NRA
Replies: 8
Views: 445

Re: Bank Of Omaha Dumps NRA

skb12172 wrote:I had let my membership slide. Renewing now


Same here, I think.
by MiddleAgedKen
Fri Feb 23, 2018 10:40 pm
Forum: Politics, Law, and Justice
Topic: Bank Of Omaha Dumps NRA
Replies: 8
Views: 445

Re: Bank Of Omaha Dumps NRA

So Enterprise, FNB Omaha, Symantec, and Hertz (so far) have told an organization with seven figures' worth of dues-paying members: "We don't like your kind, and we don't want your business." Okay, duly noted. Also: popcorn! Suppose the boards of directors of those outfits had a chance to w...
by MiddleAgedKen
Thu Feb 22, 2018 3:09 am
Forum: Random
Topic: Younger Brother Died Today
Replies: 18
Views: 658

Re: Younger Brother Died Today

I'm sorry for your loss.
by MiddleAgedKen
Thu Feb 22, 2018 3:03 am
Forum: Guns and Shooting
Topic: Picked up a Victory Model
Replies: 23
Views: 1030

Re: Picked up a Victory Model

That is nice. If I suddenly got a yen to collect old .38 revolvers, I'd get one of those, a Colt Police Positive, and a top-break Smith (the latter in case I have to steal the Ark of the Covenant back from some Nazis).
by MiddleAgedKen
Thu Feb 15, 2018 8:13 pm
Forum: The Kitchen Table
Topic: Happy Birthday Catbird
Replies: 6
Views: 294

Re: Happy Birthday Catbird

Happy birthday!
by MiddleAgedKen
Thu Feb 15, 2018 12:23 am
Forum: Guns and Shooting
Topic: Picked up a Victory Model
Replies: 23
Views: 1030

Re: Picked up a Victory Model

Like. Very like.
by MiddleAgedKen
Mon Feb 12, 2018 11:41 pm
Forum: The Kitchen Table
Topic: Happy Birthday McClarkus (61)
Replies: 7
Views: 444

Re: Happy Birthday McClarkus (61)

Many happy returns of the day!
by MiddleAgedKen
Sun Feb 11, 2018 3:52 pm
Forum: Politics, Law, and Justice
Topic: The Trump Administration: Day One
Replies: 66
Views: 4044

Re: The Trump Administration: Day One

We lost the Senate seat in Alabama because Bitch McConjob wouldn't back the Republican that could have won the election (Mo Brooks), he backed his buddy, who lost the primary to a certifiable nut job. Pretty much that. Roy Moore is a walking, talking monument to his own ego. For all his numerous fl...
by MiddleAgedKen
Sat Feb 10, 2018 1:48 am
Forum: Politics, Law, and Justice
Topic: Being Chinese is a Job
Replies: 5
Views: 376

Re: Being Chinese is a Job

Perhaps so, but when the one you name may disappear if not acceptable to the local warlords, perhaps it's the better choice to nominate one more acceptable in order to keep the church presence in China rather than have it vanish completely. The church had a similar problem with Stalin, so there is ...
by MiddleAgedKen
Sat Feb 10, 2018 1:24 am
Forum: Politics, Law, and Justice
Topic: The Trump Administration: Day One
Replies: 66
Views: 4044

Re: The Trump Administration: Day One

Vonz90 wrote:Hope I am wrong, but the midterms are looking like they will be a bloodbath for the GOP


Could go that way, but the Dem Cong generic ballot advantage has fallen off the table. However, I'm not sure that translates into good news for the Rep Cong Lite. I'd say the cards are in the air right now.
by MiddleAgedKen
Thu Feb 08, 2018 11:53 pm
Forum: Guns and Shooting
Topic: My NRA Defensive Pistol Course Experience
Replies: 11
Views: 755

Re: My NRA Defensive Pistol Course Experience

From your description, it sounds like the course was below the minimum daily requirement of RSO-ness.
by MiddleAgedKen
Tue Feb 06, 2018 1:01 pm
Forum: Culture Junkies
Topic: Whatcha reading redux.
Replies: 1212
Views: 123331

Re: Whatcha reading redux.

Revolutionary Characters is another good one by Gordon Wood.

Just finished Middlemarch, and am about 180 pages into Doctor Zhivago. Pasternak is no Tolstoy or Dostoevsky, but once you get past the first 60 or so pages it gets pretty good.
by MiddleAgedKen
Tue Feb 06, 2018 1:44 am
Forum: The Kitchen Table
Topic: Happy Birthday tfbncc (62), mekender (39)
Replies: 2
Views: 218

Re: Happy Birthday tfbncc (62), mekender (39)

Many happy returns to you both.
by MiddleAgedKen
Sun Feb 04, 2018 1:08 am
Forum: The Kitchen Table
Topic: Happy Birthday AlaskaTRX
Replies: 4
Views: 296

Re: Happy Birthday AlaskaTRX

Happy birthday!
by MiddleAgedKen
Wed Jan 31, 2018 4:00 am
Forum: Politics, Law, and Justice
Topic: People are Suing Wal-Mart Because Racism
Replies: 14
Views: 875

Re: People are Suing Wal-Mart Because Racism

Langenator wrote:So basically, she's virtue signalling again, and finding some schmucks to pay her while she does it.


To be minimally fair, it's nice work if you can get it.
by MiddleAgedKen
Sat Jan 27, 2018 4:33 am
Forum: Politics, Law, and Justice
Topic: Reference help
Replies: 17
Views: 769

Re: Reference help

This one is pretty good: Stephen Halbrook, That Every Man Be Armed.
by MiddleAgedKen
Mon Jan 22, 2018 4:16 am
Forum: Culture Junkies
Topic: Whatcha reading redux.
Replies: 1212
Views: 123331

Re: Whatcha reading redux.

Got about 130 or so pages to go in Middlemarch. I think I like Eliot better than Dickens.
by MiddleAgedKen
Mon Jan 15, 2018 7:11 pm
Forum: Politics, Law, and Justice
Topic: Gold Fringed Flag in Courtroom
Replies: 23
Views: 1069

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: 878

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: 1069

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: 527

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: 907

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: 1129

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: 477

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: 1218

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: 356

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: 1412

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: 512

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: 457

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: 344

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: 356

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: 747

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: 408

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: 356

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: 1313

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: 272

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: 296

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: 381

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: 1035

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: 292

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: 382

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: 385

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: 325

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: 831

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: 385

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: 737

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: 1186

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: 944

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: 1114

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: 511

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: 511

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: 886

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: 1186

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: 886

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: 407

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: 968

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: 698

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: 698

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: 1141

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: 1337

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: 618

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: 554

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: 613

Re: Happy Birthday martini

Happy belated birthday!
by MiddleAgedKen
Wed Oct 18, 2017 12:43 am
Forum: Humor
Topic: NFL Consequences
Replies: 5
Views: 577

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: 4804

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...

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