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Independence Day 2015

Saturday, 4 July 2015

Editing The Declaration of Independence1776

Today is the Commemoration of the Birth of a New Nation, conceived in Liberty, on the self-evident proposition that All Men are created equal. No other nation in history accomplished what these 13 Colonies did, and no other nation in history achieved what the United States of America accomplished in such a relatively short time span. God Bless America.

When in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another, and to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to which the Laws of Nature and of Nature’s God entitle them, a decent respect to the opinions of mankind requires that they should declare the causes which impel them to the separation.

We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.

READ IT.

Better yet, read it while listening to this:

Stars and Stripes Forever

Note that the link to the recording dated August 1903 contains a politically correct disclaimer:

WARNING: These historical recordings may contain offensive or inappropriate language.

That warning, attached to a recording of a classic John Philip Sousa composition from the early 1900s, was intended as a caution to those who might be offended by the *ahem* lyrics. Pure idiocy.

Have a great Independence Day, and Remember Always.

 

The .Gif Post No.396 – Tougher Than Woodpecker Lips, Cute Flying WTF & Budget Alien Attack

Friday, 3 July 2015

Woodpecker Lips
Flying WTF
Alien Low Budget
[Found here, here and here.]

Riding with the Hedgehog. Kiss it.

Thursday, 2 July 2015

Riding With The Hedgehog

[Found here, like you needed it pointed out in big ‘ol honkin’ red MSPaint freehand arrows and letters. ]

Another Great Gift Idea: Marblehead

Wednesday, 1 July 2015

Marble Head Game

Poke the Marble Head and the Whole Family will become excited, whoever they are. I really don’t want to know…

[Found here.]

Atlas, Zeus & Zen

Tuesday, 30 June 2015

Lake Hat

Someone’s got to support the oceans in the southern hemisphere, and it might as well be him.

[Original image found here. Cropped, rotated and enhanced only. No Photoshop.]

Nothing Much Happened Today.

Monday, 29 June 2015

Nothing Much Happened Today 15

Sinabung has been erupting sporadically since 2010, when it killed two people, but farmers refuse to leave its deadly slopes because the land is so fertile.

That’s Sinabung, as in Mount Sinabung, Sumatra, Indonesia.

[Unattributed image found here,  story here.]

Hollywood Vs. Reality

Sunday, 28 June 2015

Hollywood vs. Reality

[Found here.]

Saturday Matinee – Laws and Statutes: Words Have Meaning.

Saturday, 27 June 2015

John Mayall, 1970. Yeah, John, I agree, up until the point where the SCOTUS decides to rewrite them by fiat, then all bets are off and you’re left to figure out what happened. No more Room To Move.

Terry Gilliam‘s 1985 movie Brazil was prescient. It was originally promoted as farce, but too much of it has come true. It’s a must see IMO, especially in light of the recent judgments handed down by the presumed last bastion of logic, The United State Supreme Court. Once the Supreme Court fails to uphold Constitutional Law (as it did again this past week) the whole system of law collapses.

When the very people we elected to office to combat the corruption and cronyism refuse to do so and participate in the same, we are lost.

When the clear and precise words of The U.S. Constitution may be interpreted with alternative and convoluted meanings that have no foundation in the English Language by appointed (and supposed apolitical) jurists, we have no more recourse.

The majority of U.S. news outlets have become the equivalent of PRAVDA, and Washington D.C. might as well be renamed Obamagrad.

I pity you younger folks who have been indoctrinated into accepting this insidious propaganda and for the precedents that have been set. I hope that, as you grow older and wiser, you read history (real history, with all its warts, moles, lesions and scabs, and not the rewritten kind) and understand what’s coming down on you, your children and grandchildren, and try to repair the damage before those of us who know what’s happening are all gone. If you don’t figure it out soon, it’ll be too late, and I guarantee you’ll regret it.

For those of you who know what’s coming down, find a safe place to hide your reference books and eyeglasses, learn something about farming so you have a cover occupation, and remember that government-sponsored atrocities also happen in modern times.

Bunk Strutts

The .Gif Friday Post No. 395 – Contortion Copter, Cheap Baby Food & A Mad WTF.

Friday, 26 June 2015

ContortionCopter
Paper Baby Food
Angry WTF

[Found here, here and here. Guess what’s going on in the 3rd one.]

Your Dog Hates Your Music.

Thursday, 25 June 2015

Dog Hates Your Music

Ain’t too proud to beg.

[Found here.]


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