Spotlight

I’m worn out from the pro-diseased minded marriage push, and didn’t want to add to the cacophony.  Thousands of barrels of ink have been used in print, man-hours of talk, and in return, the sodomites got to be the center of attention all damned year, and in some way or other for the past decade. They win whether they win or lose a vote or court case, for they are the top story, page one above the fold in the news box.

The push has been for same sex marriage. And the paradox of it was it was the straights who waged the fight on both sides, and who got the most excited. I cannot believe the push WAS for making marriage available, for all, for love. Otherwise, why the hate from the gay spokesmen toward plural marriage? Mention polygamy to them, and they freak out NONONONO, cannot be.

It sure is not to be left ALONE to their nefarious devices. Polygamists go to secret towns in the forest to live their lives, still doing their thing in spite of potential raids by the feds sticking their noses into the bedroom and regulating that. I wonder how many Muslim immigrants live plural marriages in this country, but are wily enough to live under the radar with it, and have the main marriage recognized by the government, but the others by Allah alone, who in their religion is the only one whose opinion matters. There is nothing to stop a homosexual couple from going out somewhere with some official of some type (from the state of fabulous for all I care) to proclaim a marriage, then coming back and plugging along with no fanfare.

But oh, no, no fanfare is not the goal. That is why once the activist courts all but institute homosexual marriage as normal and expected, that the real fight has just begun. Find a method to change someone’s orientation, then open a counseling center to change lives? Laws are being made to make that illegal, though how many times do people with alternative lifestyles change orientation, even as much as they swear they’re born that way and cannot change? I know a woman who for the past 20 years I’d swear was as lesbian as they come, with a string of quite violent relationships to go with her cigar chewing, rough and tumble personality. She married a male doctor this year. Another who wore a flat top crew cut and walked, swore, talked like she was R. Lee Ermey, then lost 50 pounds and married a man. A third was married to a guy and had a son, “discovered” herself, got divorced, cut off her long hair, and lived with a woman while running a coffeehouse. I saw her last month hugging and kissing on a guy at the corner bar, and when she saw me, shot me a “if you say a word I’ll kill you” look. Why are you so afraid I’ll ask “I thought you liked girls?” I thought it was your identity, along with being a point of pride. How many were fully blown homosexuals in prison, the straight when out of it?

Another way they’ll stay the center of attention is by suing churches and pastors who refuse to perform marriages. Forget about challenging them to sue mosques. That will not happen, and they don’t care if they have no integrity and are prejudiced against Christians. They know they are hypocrites, and like it that way. The point is to twist your arm and bully you into going to hell for their convenience. No one cares if one bakery will not bake them a cake. I’d rather have someone say no, so I can go to someone who is pleased to do the job, rather than chance someone doing a farmer’s sneeze on it out of spite in return for the coercion. Priests and ministers have refused STRAIGHT couples for a host of reasons; they didn’t think the couple was marrying for permanence and family but thought they were too flip about it or doing it on a lark, they don’t believe in remarriage when one or both of the parties got a civil divorce, but not a church annulment, they believe one or both of the parties HAD a valid and therefore unbreakable previous marriage. Sodomites like to think they are the only ones on Earth, so they think theirs is the only type of combination upon which clergy frown.

To turn you against God’s way, knowing you ruin yourself forever, just to make them happy. To run doctrinally faithful priests and ministers from the Chaplain ministry in the military. To run Christian charities out of the adoption process. To sue and shutter churches that do not comply and jail clergy who do not conform. To silence any science that can change their plight, even if that science can change a lot of other diversities and therefore maker a lot of people’s load be lighter. To turn everyday Main Street into the Folsom Street Fair. To totally urinate on anything good in society. I cannot imagine any other way they’d stay in the spotlight.

Weather

I grew up watching John Coleman describe the weather. Not give the weather, not read the weather, but get a grade schooler interested in learning how to read the sky, the wind, the smell of the air, and know how to dress for the day when John Coleman was not available to tell me. He lived the weather, for he loved weather, and did it in a fun way to get and keep your interest.

He describes in his blog linked above on how he not only does not believe in globe-wide warming, but knows it’s fakery cloaked in scientific speak to allow global warmists to make serious coin off of the taxpayer. In the late 70′s we were due for a new ice age, since our factory pollutants’ blocking of the sun was cooling off the planet. When all the books that could be sold about the new ice age were sold, scientists spun around and said those same pollutants were warming the earth like a greenhouse. When all the books that could be sold about the new hot planet were sold, science changed it to climate change, so you no longer had to perform a polarity shift in your thinking, and cal sell all sorts of books next to each other on the table of the bookstore without a glint of irony on how studies of the same meta data can say up and down, left and right, black and white, at the same time.

No wonder I remain a Catholic, and haven’t become a scientism follower. Science takes more belief to swallow than I have.

Theft

So now Sterling is banned from association with the NBA, and by extension the team he owns, for life. All because of the release of private comments that if you or I recorded and released, we’d be sued for doing so. He is deprived of enjoying the property he legally owns and for which he paid the market rate for no greater crime than saying words of which someone does not approve, to a woman that his wife is suing, a woman who has all of the motive in the world to wreck his life. The asp that he clutched to his chest, with expected effect.

To my knowledge, he never missed a payroll to his black athletes while paying his non-black ones. Not has he stocked his roster in favor of non-blacks, even in his team’s rotten days. He has a part black girlfriend. He was given a lifetime award by the NAACP. No fan was turned away from the turn style or ticket window for being black.

He never spat in white customers’ food, like Jesse Jackson admits freely to have done. He never got a bunch of rioters excited enough to kill Jews, like Al Sharpton did. He never stomped a man to death, like Don King once did. None of those lose a dime over these heinous crimes, two of which are blatantly hate crimes.

But he loses a billion dollar + business, because someone did not like the words he said in private. Same as Paula Deen losing her income over something she said 30 years ago when the black thug was pointing a gun to her head.

Just let it sink in.

Sterling

It’s hilarious to see all of these talking heads on the tewee get excited over Clippers’ owner Sterling’s secretly recorded comments. Nowhere but in our currently dysfunctional, ate up society can a tired old Jew (Sterling’s family name is Tokowitz), who let his little head do the thinking, have his privacy shattered by the release of what to him was a secret one on one conversation, then have his problem with his half black, half latina girlfriend turn what is his request for her to keep her daliances with black athletes from being thrown in his face, making him a laughingstock to his friends, be turned into a racial issue between the whites and the blacks, flame fanning provided amply by Al Sharpton (who I’ll get to in a bit).

Sharpton says the Clippers should be taken away from Sterling. And Sharpton promises a rally soon. I remember when Sharpton held a rally in Crown Heights NYC and it resulted in two men dead and several others seriously injured by the AfAms who were worked up into a frenzy by Sharpton. Neither Sharpton nor his thugs were ever convicted of a hate crime. In fact, he has a nationally broadcasted show that gives him considerable money and exposure. The actual, real death and damage he inflicted on people got him his rise. Don’t even get me started on his involvement in the Tawana Brawley thing. But now this same one is calling for the theft of a business from a man who, though his language was not to the liking of the general populace, never harmed one hair on anyone’s head.

Sterling owns a team in an industry dominated by blacks, has a half black girlfriend, and paid his players well enough to attract the kind of talent that took the Clippers from league laughingstock to playoff status. If he loathed blacks so much, what gives?

Steve Sailer provides the best, most comprehensive coverage so far. He does not isolate the money quote, but gives background on the conversation and the people involved as a whole. Sterling’s mistress waves her other lovers under his nose, his wife is suing the mistress, and what does he do? Tries to talk Big Ideas with the bubblehead. Of course he was entrapped, of course she was coached to a) ask pointed questions, then b) record and illegally release the conversation to the press.

If I did what she did, I’d go to jail. Charles Barkley openly says in public he hates white people and does not lose any property. Farrakhan has made a living off of hating on whitey without losing any of the properties or businesses in his empire. But the true racists who make money and fame by yapping up racism stand to gain now they found a replacement for the dead subject of Mr. Skittlles.

I for one do not care what Sterling thinks of anyone. His team hires based on talent, it turns no one away from attending based on race. This is a situation as old as Samson and Delilah, the first Hebrew to let a piece of ass mess up his program. He was dumb enough to fall in love with his friend with benefits, his bedroom playmate. The minute she decided to show him up, he should’ve gone to the next cheerleader practice and picked one from the lineup. But no, and so his wife has a lawsuit against her, she got him on record whining about her black lovers, and so it goes.

Of all the people having a huff, zero have been impacted by Sterling nor his personal beliefs. Unlike all the offended liberals who live in SWPL white enclaves and act like they’re better (it’s hard for me to tell what is less diverse, Lollopalooza, SXSW, or a David Allen Coe concert), I’d love to wire the hypocrites and broadcast the stuff they say when they think no one’s listening.

Rancher

Once again, you get to know who really runs this Popsicle stand by who you can criticize. Much like Joe the Plumber and Kato Kaelin, Cliven Bundy had to invoke the Peter Principle (of rising to his level of incompetence) by being a pundit on all issues small and large at the 14:59 mark of his 15 minutes of fame.

“I want to tell you one more thing I know about the Negro,” he said. Mr. Bundy recalled driving past a public-housing project in North Las Vegas, “and in front of that government house the door was usually open and the older people and the kids and there is always at least a half a dozen people sitting on the porch they didn’t have nothing to do. They didn’t have nothing for their kids to do. They didn’t have nothing for their young girls to do.

“And because they were basically on government subsidy, so now what do they do?” he asked. “They abort their young children, they put their young men in jail, because they never learned how to pick cotton. And I’ve often wondered, are they better off as slaves, picking cotton and having a family life and doing things, or are they better off under government subsidy? They didn’t get no more freedom. They got less freedom.”

Oh Mr.Bundy, you done did it. You gave ammunition to the leftists who couldn’t defeat you by the gun, but they will now bury you under the pen. And they buy their ink in 55 gallon drums. I don’t see hate and venom from Bundy toward the blacks; I see a frustration and the condition of being fed up with what he sees with his own two eyes.

If I was an anthropologist from Uzbekistan let’s say and totally ignorant of the verbal dance we have in this country, and I studied history and current events of the USA, what would I see? I’d disagree with Bundy on slavery, but I’d move the pointer on history up 100 years to the Great Society. I’d see that African Americans were shut out of many trades and professions that whites got to advance within, but in spite of separate and lesser opportunity, I’d see a people where people married once for life, raised their children, filled the church on Sunday, and lived in sections of town where you could walk safely down the street and have a fulfilling life within your community. Then once I see all sorts of government aid, I’d see the community implode, single mothers the norm, businesses flee with their well paying factory jobs, drug use and gang activity, what was once on the margin, now the center of things, whole parts of cities as no-go zones. I’d see whites both liberal and conservative flee areas once they got more than 25% black. Then I’d see blacks who still want to keep it all together and not have their kids sucked into thug life move into the collar suburbs to get the heck away from the N-words themselves.

Has the federal government not gotten the African Americans to trade a private master for the public one? We used the Department of the Interior to make the Native American resident upon unproductive scrub land and dependent upon the government. He ended up drunk and diabetic, for the most part. Then the other alphabet agencies decided to help the African American in the same fashion, and now we have many, many more pets in Uncle Sam’s collection. God help them all when the state collapses under the groaning debt, and people who for generations haven’t known what to do other than to wait for the Eagle to land on the first of the month have to fend for themselves.

An Uzbekistani may get away with saying the emperor has no clothes until someone corrects him and says never mind the dumb foreigner. But be a white conservative rancher who points out the dysfunction that the government that tried to take him over inflicts on the people it claims to help the most, and he’s a klansman.

Dunst

Move over, Duck Man Robertson and Chick Fil A owner Cathy. Kirsten Dunst is ready for her turn on the Catherine Wheel with the Lavender Mafia:

We all have to get our own jobs and make our own money, but staying at home, nurturing, being the mother, cooking – its a valuable thing my mum created. And sometimes, you need your knight in shining armour.  I’m sorry. You need a man to be a man and a woman to be a woman. That’s why relationships work.

Oh, you silly goose. You thought you could get away with standing up for what is true and just.

Jobless

Og at Neanderpundit touched on how automation gets us fewer jobs for the same production.  Ed at Atomic Fungus also mentioned the jobless recovery, and that there will be swaths of the population that are made for simple factory life and not geniuses to be brainiacs in the office, and now that the factory job has either been automated or moved offshore, how will we deal with the realization that a good chunk of the formerly employed population will now be permanently unemployable?

The Google Car will be the next event horizon in employment.  If all the working men (and women) involved in transport were accounted for, they would make an army to rival the world’s largest.  Once you have the Google driverless car so competent it gets issued a state license to drive, the commercial trucking industry is next in the crosshairs of automation.  So we’ve made cab, bus, and limo drivers, chauffeurs and conductors of all types, and now freight hauling truckers and train engineers, obsolete.  The GPS can make farming farmerless: it now tells him where to drop the seed in the hole with pinpoint precision, so why have a him to tell at all?  Same for the harvest at the other end of the season.  I’ve been in the Chrysler Belvediere (Illinois) plant, where the only reason there’s a light on is for the safety of the maintenance personnel and for the cameras to record any anomaly in the line.  The assemblers are robots, and the forklifts are directed by pegs in the floor.  Granted, this is rudimentary first generation limited driverless work, but once the Google car gets smart enough, there go your forklift and heavy machinery drivers, as well as crane operators.

Aaron Clarey, and Ken Nubo before him, showed how the university system is not involved in producing professionals for careers as much as being a production line for degrees.  And how many are employed in a job other than their trained career, and how many in a job they could’ve gotten without the $80,000 degree?  Companies are today loathe to bring in people off of the street and train them as they did until the 1980′s.  So what’s the answer, to have people in college for 8 years with $300,000 of debt, and still not be sure of a job in the field as employers get more and more rarefied in their hiring expectations?

The Bell Curve exists for a reason, with half of people under 100 IQ, and the massive bulge of society within a couple of deviations from the 100 IQ mean.  There is no Lake Wobegon where all the kids are above average, and everyone has the 150 IQ, handsome/pretty face, and impeccable social graces to please employers who only have supercharged jobs you need to train for years to get right to offer.  We may come to a point where we can no longer have a dignified, honest job for everyone with the morals and initiative to want to earn their keep.  Oscar Wilde in The Soul of Man Under Socialism predicted a Renaissance of man as he no longer was slave to toil, and could rise to artistic and intellectual greatness.  A quick look at our public housing system where its residents have been free of work for three generations so far shows the opposite.

May you live in interesting times.

Theater

Entertain the thought that maybe, just maybe, the Reverend Fred Phelps, the same registered Democrat who ran for office five times as a Democrat and who was never a Republican, was talked one day into creating a character, a bombastic character that would rival any World Wrestling Federation nut, and have people naturally assume that the character is not only real, but that it correctly projects a true image of the average right wing conservative.

Of course, the character would have to be a real person, not a fictional character, so as not to be outed as a Potemkin Village of a man.  And he’d have to be an ordained minister, since the conservative right flowed from the churches.  His being a fat, pasty white guy also fit nicely into the narrative.  And bombastic, someone who shouts superlatives and extremes as his normal speech since a conservative is too dense to be calm and rational, much less to appreciate nuance and know there are levels to everything.

Now Mr. Phelps, you’re tapped to be this guy.  You don’t want to be hated?  Oh, the public will hate the conservative exaggerated parody you portray, but the ones close to you will know.  Half the guys in the WWF are hated rivals so there can be beloved good guys for whom the paying customers can root.  Besides, you and your family will never want for anything again.  The added plus is that as you keep on being the Westboro pastor Phelps, the people who you hate, true conservatives, they are the people that the general public will grow to hate more and more the more you portray the Christian Conservative parody.  We even have an ultra-liberal talk show with a lesbian secular Jewish (you can’t get better liberal props than that) hostess where you can launch your new conservative nutjob act and have it soar nationwide.

His church was independent, and never directly connected to any Baptist confession in spite of the name on the marquee.  Its only congregation was his immediate family.  Yet he and they were able to afford to cross the country with no expense unmet; how did they earn the money?  Can you come up with a more blatant front?  No conservative individual or group would make allegiance or even fellowship with Phelps, yet the press portrayed him as a sort of spokesman for the religious right. Right to Live rallies in the dead cold of January turn out hundreds of thousands every year, but they get ignored by the press so the nation thinks they don’t happen, but a rally by four members of the Westboro church, there’s ten minutes of a thirty minute news show.

America, you’ve been punked!

Beauty

This society tends toward the plain, the unadorned, the bland, and celebrates the ugly.  Look at the unemployment line during the 1930′s Depression on shorpy.com.  Every man there is in a suit and hat.  Look at old product logos.  AT&T had this in 1939.  It told you what they did, and who they were.  1939 ATT Logo

Now they have this.  What the hell does this tell you about AT&T?AT&T_globe

I went to a church in Chicago that celebrates the old Latin Rite Tridentine Mass, but this time I went for their celebration of the New Mass.  I never saw the new Mass said this reverently.  If not for the language being English and the greatly reduced mannerisms, you’d think it was a stripped down Tridentine Mass.  I now understand people who knew the old Mass and why many were upset about how the new one came crashing in and their ornate sanctuaries got stripped of beauty.

And stock certificates.  The one for Dell at least has the spider web border. Dell Stock

but it’s nothing like this baby from 100 years previous:  Mining Stock

In the 1980′s, women wore makeup and permed their hair, wore dresses, and were feminine  Linda Purl

Today, this is voted the most eligible bachelorette in New York City by OK Cupid: 2014 Girl

Oh, for the love of God, where did we go wrong?  But as it goes, the lack of striving for the beautiful in the visual begets the lack of striving for it in other aspects, and so you get ugly slogan shouting instead of ideals.  We have gone from putting love and beauty into the most humble of roadside rural chapels Orthodox Chapel

to the ghastly Mies God Box.  God Box

Back

I feel like whizzing all over someone’s shoes, so here I am.  I may post more, or I may not.  I’m rather fed up anyway, and now with many of the so-called conservatives as much as with the usual idiot Left.  The Dems can make alliances between groups that hate each other otherwise, but the GOP cannot get groups with bleed over in their Venn diagrams to support each other.  So if you won’t support me, to hell with you then too.  Oh, that’s un-Christian?  It’s normally non-Chrstians who say that, so who cares.  When I say “That’s wrong,” I get “Don’t impose your morals on me; we’re a secular nation.”  Then when I suggest that we should’ve released plague into Afghanistan to win the war without American casualties, I get, “You need to be more Christlike.”  Sometimes the situation calls for turning over tables and bull whipping those who are in sore need of it.  I make a sad excuse of a martyr anyway, and much more fit the bill for crusader.  Passive is not my mode of operation.

I laugh when I see the crunchy granola so-called poor-loving former hippies supporting the worst rober baron capitalists since Vanderbilt and Carnegie as they bitch about Koch Brothers.  The Kochs are a known entity and no one tries to explain them away.  Soros working with the Nazis pointing out which properties were owned by Jews, now that requires some gymnastics that an Olympic gymnast would have trouble performing.  Never mind that both parties have long ago effed the common man.  Both sides support the wage depressing flood of illegal immigrants.  Obama goes to West Virginia and tells the coal miners to their faces that he was going to shut down their industry and end their way of life and they yelled “Whee!” and put him in, then wondered “W’happ’n?” when their mines shuttered.  Same for Trumka who thought the ACA was tits until companies were dumping his rank and file onto the public exchanges, then he decided it was toxic.

Indiana passes Right to Work and experiences extremely low revenues for this year so far.  You’re not going to get money from people who make $7-10 an hour, you idiots.  There used to be a situation where you could walk out your door and go somewhere where you made a good living, at least adequate for a family to not starve and at least have an apartment, and they trained you if they liked you and wanted to keep you.  And if the place was a circus, you got on the bus and hired in at the place 5 minutes west of there, and dropped anchor if it was a good fit.  The worst you were was broke, and you earned while you learned, and it didn’t ruin the company.  Now these companies got people suckered into front loading $80,000+ of education with not even a guarantee of a job, so you can as easily end up in a coffeehouse as in the job of your skill-set.

When BMW hinted it was building a plant in Slovakia as soon as that country got founded so it can make Bimmers with $10 an hour Slovak labor instead of $20 German labor, the free state of Bayern said very well, but if you did, you’d be banned from selling BMWs in Bavaria, forever.  BMW didn’t build the plant.  I’d die if an American Congressman had that set of balls.

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