Monday, July 26, 2021

It's the Bee, but is it satire or cold, hard fact?

 FBI Discovers Building Full Of Dangerous Extremists Organizing Acts Of Terror Across Country.

The Federal Bureau of Investigation has announced that it has uncovered a group planning to hatch terror plots all across the country. In a shocking twist, the organization is headquartered right in Washington, D.C., at the J. Edgar Hoover FBI building.

Classical corner

Young pianist Tiffany Poon performs the first movement of Schumann's Sonata No. 2 in G Minor (H/T: friend and commenter R-man). Here's her bio.

Sunday, July 25, 2021

Saturday, July 24, 2021

Sunday funnies


Whoops! Did you burn that cake? No problem!  (H/T: David Thompson)

Sit down, Charlie, or we won't get anything!

From Powerline's The Week in Pictures.

Another mighty, mighty man

 Mr. Ballen tells the story of the exploits of American (and Soviet!) soldier, Joseph Beyrle.

Friday, July 23, 2021

All things come to those who wait

So I wait patiently for a lightning bolt to strike the Grandmother of Lies, Nancy Pelosi: "'As a devout Catholic and mother of five in six years, I feel that God blessed my husband and me with our beautiful family, five children in six years almost to the day,' she said. 'But it’s not up to me to dictate that that’s what other people should and it is an issue of fairness and justice for poor women in our country.'”

Anything that comes out of her mouth that purports to be an assertion of religious belief - let alone Catholic belief - is an obscenity.

So, the Cleveland Indians are now the Cleveland Guardians

Sounds kind of blah.  I was scratching my head, wondering how they came up with this name, when I saw some guy's Tweet in the linked Twitchy post, in which he stated they just replaced "In-" with "Guar". Makes as much sense as anything else, I suppose.

Update Friend and commenter Gregory, in the comments: "I saw that Guardian was the brand name of a prophylactic. They could wear them on their heads instead of helmets.

I know that would make them look like a bunch of... But let's face it. They already are."