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Coming for the month of August: "IF I RULED THE WORLD" Solving the World's problems one day at a time! (Started early because of Mueller hearings!)
A midget was left speechless after being pick-pocketed... he never believed anyone could stoop so low!

Sunday, 25 August 2019

Sunday Morning Funnies!

Dear Friends:

I put this joke on Quora many moons ago, and today I noticed that it got 4 1/2 thousand views and 250 "likes" so I thought it would be a good one to display here:


From my blog: Allan’s Perspective!

The Pope and trump are on the same stage in Yankee Stadium in front of a large crowd.

The Pope leans towards Trump and says: “Do you know that with one little wave of my hand I can make every person in this crowd go wild with joy?

This joy will not be a momentary display but will go deep into their hearts and they will forever speak of this day and rejoice!

Trump replied; “I seriously doubt that!”

“With one little wave of your hand?”

“Show me!”

So the Pope backhanded him and knocked him off the stage, AND THE CROWD ROARED AND CHEERED WILDLY, and there was happiness throughout the land!

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Saturday, 24 August 2019

Saturday Morning Confusion: You shouldn't have to go to college to elect a President!

Dear Friends:

The more your inquisitive reporter learns about the United States of America the more confused I become!

What I'm talking about is the "Electoral College" system of electing a President.......... which after a court ruling this week doesn't make any sense at all! (It only made a bit of sense before, but absolutely NONE now!)

O.K. Here we go:
The Electoral College consists of 538 electors. You help choose your state's electors when you vote for President because when you vote for your candidate you are actually voting for your candidate's electors.
NOW, here's the low-down on the way it was........... and the way it is NOW!

The "Electors" (538 people picked from among the candidate's supporters) vote for whoever gets the most votes in that district......... or State........ or whatever????

BUT: Because of "Gerrymandering" .....certain political parties have an edge in certain districts, which means that the "popular" vote (the most votes) doesn't always determine who the Elector will cast his or her ballot for!

That's why Hillary Clinton in 2016 and Al Gore in 2000 both won the popular vote but lost the election!

Are ya with me so far?

O.K. Now it starts to get really weird:

In the 2016 election, one of the Electors didn't vote for Hillary Clinton or Donald Drumpf like they were supposed to.................... instead he crossed out Drumps name and wrote in John Kaisic!!!!!!

This led to a court challenge and this happened:

The court says that the "elector" (who usually votes for their candidate if they won the popular vote in that district) doesn't really have to vote that way..........! Instead, they can vote for who they want to vote for!!!!!! (So the guy's vote did count for Kaisic.)

THIS MEANS THAT INSTEAD OF WINNING THE POPULAR VOTE BY THREE MILLION AND STILL LOSING.... LIKE CLINTON........ SOMEONE COULD LOSE THE POPULAR VOTE BY TENS, OR EVEN HUNDREDS OF MILLIONS..... BUT STILL HAVE THE ELECTORS MAKE THEM THE PRESIDENT..... IF THEY CHOSE TO CAST THEIR BALLOTS THAT WAY!

I hope this made sense, but as I said, I'm rather confused this morning!

The way I see it anyway!



How Gravity Works!

Dear friends:

There is lots of discussion among physicists in the past few decades about the nature of gravity..... and how it works!

After some careful consideration, your ever inquisitive reporter has come across an answer that just might explain it! (Now I have to admit that there is no statistical way I am smarter than all those egg-heads, so this idea is probably wrong...... but ya never know!)

There is something called 'quantum-entanglement' that might help explain it:
In quantum physics, entangled particles remain connected so that actions performed on one affect the other, even when separated by great distances. The phenomenon so riled Albert Einstein he called it "spooky action at a distance." ... Entanglement occurs when a pair of particles, such as photons, interact physically.
To get the answer we might have to go all the way back to the birth of the Universe (the big bang) when everything was just one spot, or dot, or point, or thing! (And it was all the same thing, whatever that was!)

When the Universe expanded this "thing" split into energy and then photons and eventually atoms and they were all still  "connected" since they had been the same thing originally (quantum-entanglement) ........ so the "connection" stretched and stretched like a very long rubber band which always wanted to draw itself back to everything else.................. soooooooooooooo!

That's what we call gravity!

Now, the next question is: "What's this rubber band thing?"

Damned if I know!

The way I see it anyway!



Russian Robot Flies to Space Station!

Dear Friends:

It's one o'clock, Saturday morning and I'm watching the NASA channel as a Russian rocket docks with the International Space Station. (ISS)

What's a little different about this particular mission is that there are no human crew members aboard the Soyuz rocket on this flight:
It's the first time that a robot (Skybot F-850) will take the commander's place in Soyuz — the Skybot will also monitor and report on conditions during the otherwise uncrewed flight, including the forces on the spacecraft as it enters orbit and the start of zero gravity.
After the Soyuz returns to terra-firma the '850' is expected to take a short vacation in the Black Sea resort town of Sochi before returning to active duty in a couple of weeks!

The way I see it anyway!


Friday, 23 August 2019

YOUNG KIDS REACT TO LED ZEPPLIN!


Let 'em in?

Dear Friends:

Do you remember that English guy "Jihadi John" who joined ISIS and made video's of beheading Westerners for some fucked-up religious reasons?

Well there was also a "Jihadi Jack" (Jack Letts, a British-Canadian who joined ISIS as a teenager.) 

He is being held in a jail in northern Syria after being captured by Kurdish forces in 2014 and was recently stripped of his U.K. citizenship...... so his father is petitioning the Canadian government to bring him back to Canada!!!!!!!!

 Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is assuring Canadians that he will uphold Canadian law in regards to “Jihadi Jack” .........but we're not sure if that means denying him entry to Canada..... or perhaps letting him in and having Trueau apologize for the terrible treatment he recieved at the hands of the Kurds!
 
The way I see it anyway! 

 

Thursday, 22 August 2019

Trump should do himself a favour!

Dear Friends:

As you know by now I am no fan of Don the Con Trumplethinskin, but when I look at what is in store for this guy over the next few years...... I can't help but have the tiniest bit of sympathy for him!

By that, I mean that the guy is eventually going to jail in complete disgrace folks! (Let's not kid ourselves, with all the stuff he has done...., added to his worsening mental state...., this guy is in for a very bleak future!)

Now like I said I don't like the guy....., and I hope he gets what is coming to him.........  but as far as "The Donald" himself is concerned he had better hope that he has a massive heart attack or killer stroke in the very near future! This is the only thing that will keep him from becoming a pariah of the American political system (Not that he isn't already!) and being vilified as the worst President in American history! (Not that he isn't already!)

Oh, the truth about his sins will come out anyway, one way or the other, but at least he won't be around to hear it!

The way I see it anyway!




Mayhem on the Highway!

Dear Friends:

A truck loaded with thousands of copies of Roget's Thesaurus crashed yesterday losing its entire load. Members of the Ontario Provincial Police had to close the express lanes of the westbound section of the 401at Hwy. 10 for almost six hours!

Witnesses were stunned, startled, aghast, taken aback, stupefied, confused, shocked, rattled, paralyzed, dazed, bewildered, mixed up, surprised, awed, dumbfounded, startled, nonplussed, flabbergasted, astounded, disappointed, jolted,  amazed, confounded, astonished, disillusioned, overwhelmed, horrified, numbed, speechless, and perplexed.

Wednesday, 21 August 2019

SNC LAVLIN, A CANADIAN DEBACLE!

Dear Friends:

Just because of all the trouble I write about concerning Don the Con Drumpf, that doesn't mean I am casting the first stone because we have our own fair share of problems with politicians right here in Canada!

SNC Lavlin is a HUGE construction company in Quebec that does lots of work in third world countries that need their infrastructure built up or fixed up.... and as a result, it's been found guilty of bribing people over there (like government officials) to get jobs.

Now this presents a bit of a dilemma since the only way you get jobs in a lot of these places IS TO BRIBE SOMEONE...... but since we should be setting a good example to other countries.... bribery is an offence under the Canadian Criminal Code! 

So, this puts Lavlin on the horns of a dilemma because your damned if ya do, and damned if ya don't.   

But it doesn't excuse the Prime Minister of Canada (Justin Trudeau) from putting pressure on the Attorney General to drop the charges..... and then try to cover up the interference when the whole thing goes south on him!

It appears that Justin Trudeau is following in the footsteps of his father (Former Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau) by displaying colossal arrogance and disregard for the law of the land.... and he should be replaced in the fall general election so that nobody thinks we have another Trump up here!


The way I see it anyway!






Put this in your pipe and smoke it!

Dear Friends:

For any Donald Trump supporters who are too fucking stupid or myopic to realized what's going on in the United States of America....... let me show you an article that ran in The New York Times today:
A Nazi sympathizer who threatened to butcher a Hispanic woman and boasted that President Trump would wipe out nonwhites in a “racial war and crusade” was arrested on charges of making threats, the F.B.I. said on Tuesday.

“This is a RACE WAR and ALL of you will DIE!” Mr. Lin wrote to the woman on Facebook in early June, according to a criminal complaint. The next day, he wrote, “You want to see what a real Nazi can do?” adding later that he was operating under the authority of Hitler. In July, he wrote that “I thank God everyday President Donald John Trump is President and that he will launch a Racial War and Crusade.”

Mr. Lin’s arrest was the latest example in a series of what the authorities say are racially motivated threats and possible attacks by violent domestic extremists that have received renewed attention amid a spate of mass shootings and other violence. “Domestic violent extremists collectively pose a steady threat of violence and economic harm to the United States,” the F.B.I. director, Christopher A. Wray, said last month at a Senate hearing.

Nearly all of those extremists are young white men. Some target their victims because of their ethnic heritage, such as the gunman who killed 22 people at a Walmart in El Paso on Aug. 3. The suspect has said he was targeting Mexicans who frequented the store near the Texas border.

The El Paso suspect also wrote an anti-immigration manifesto using language echoing that of Mr. Trump, who drew protests when he visited the city after the massacre. Democrats have accused Mr. Trump of stirring racial hatred as he fills his public remarks with fear-stoking language and sometimes false messaging.

The authorities have also arrested two men in Ohio, a state of growing concern for F.B.I. domestic terrorism investigators, in the weeks since a man walked into a Dayton bar and shot 26 people in half a minute, killing nine.

One of the men arrested in Ohio was accused of stockpiling weapons and ammunition and trumpeting the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing, which killed 168 people, as he made threats against Planned Parenthood. The other hinted at an attack on a local Jewish community center, prosecutors said, and had anti-Semitic and white nationalist propaganda inside his house.

Federal agents this month also charged a Las Vegas man who they said had discussed attacking a synagogue and had bomb-making materials at home. Prosecutors said he was also communicating with people who identify with a white supremacist organization. And the F.B.I. also arrested a man in Chicago who the authorities said had promised to “slaughter and murder” staff and visitors at an abortion clinic, a typical target of domestic terrorists.
A lot of people keep comparing Drumpf to Richard Nixon...... but believe me folks, he was a boy scout compared to this guy!

So.. what did we learn today kids?

Richard Nixon had the decency to resign for his sins......... this asshole ain't gonna go quietly!

The way I see it anyway! 



“Attempt No Landing There.”

Dear Friends:


Arthur C Clarke, author of 2001 A Space Odyssey,  famously warned against a mission to explore the most intriguing of Jupiter’s 79 moons, which has now been given the green light to proceed to the final stages of development of NASA’s Europa Clipper Mission.
It is proposed that the NASA mission will make a number of close flybys – it cannot orbit the moon as Jupiter’s radiation belt would fry its electronics – carrying cameras and intruments to measure the moon’s magnetic field.

The mission will look for subsurface lakes and provide data on the thickness of the moon’s icy crust. The team also hope to confirm the presence of plumes of water, previously detected by NASA’s Galileo spacecraft and the Hubble space telescope. If confirmed, it would mean scientists would not need to find a way of hacking through the moon’s icy crust to explore the makeup of the ocean.

The go-ahead for the final design to be made for the 2025 Europa Clipper mission spacecraft to be built and the instruments to be developed and tested. The mission spacecraft that will conduct detailed reconnaissance to see whether the icy orb could harbour conditions suitable for life. 
Scientists believe there’s a massive salty ocean beneath Europa’s icy surface that reaches 100 kilometres below the base of the ice –a depth 10 times greater than the Marianas Trench.


Back by popular demand: The Matrix!

Dear Friends:

I have been getting a lot of requests lately (especially from Quora readers) to repeat my answer to: "Are we living in a simulated Universe!"

Here it is:


Tuesday, 20 August 2019

Julian Castro comes out against the death penalty!

Dear friends:

In a political season already rife with hilarity, intrigue, horror, confusion and outright turmoil one U.S. Democratic candidate has staked his position with unwavering commitment folks!

Julian Castro has declared his full opposition to the death penalty!

Yup, Mr. Castro agrees with the ASPCA about animal euthanasia in shelters and doesn't care who knows it!

Huh?

You mean the death penalty for rover?

Yup, keep your murderous hands off our dogs, cats and goldfish! (We don't make this shit up folks!)


The way I see it anyway!

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Monday, 19 August 2019

If animals were too fat!


This n' That!

Dear Friends:

Three things on the agenda today:

1. Justin Trudeau has just apologized for the government destroying thousand of artic sled dogs in the '50s and '60s (?) as well as every other thing and situation and people the federal government has ever maligned, debased, trashed, insulted or condemned...............! Yet when faced with a serious breach of ethics identified by the Parliamentary Ethics Commissioner, he turns his back. Hopefully, Jody Wilson-Raybould will get an apology while she still can appreciate it.

2. Jimmy Kimmel has been named the honourary Mayor of "Dildo" Newfoundland..... which is a rather fitting tribute!

3. A Brexit preparation document leaked to the Sunday Times (paywall) reveals a British government bracing for the worst. The leak comes as prime minister Boris Johnson doubles down on his vow to leave the European Union on Oct. 31 with or without a deal.
The document, which appears to have been written just this month by the Cabinet Office and marked “official-sensitive,” lists key planning assumptions and details the likely repercussions of a no-deal Brexit. Among them: fuel, food, and medicine shortages, rising costs of social care, significant port disruptions, and a hard border with Ireland.

“This is not Project Fear—this is the most realistic assessment of what the public face with no deal. These are likely, basic, reasonable scenarios—not the worst case,” a senior government source told the Sunday Times.

The report is one of the first times that the government has shown that it assumes a no-deal Brexit. And, worryingly, the document states that both the public and businesses are unprepared for a no-deal scenario, in part because of “EU Exit fatigue” following the extension of the divorce date from March to Oct. 31.

Here are some of the ways they anticipate a hard Brexit will affect British industries and people.

Channel Ports and Border Checks
  • France will impose EU controls on UK goods immediately. Many British supply trucks will be unprepared for French customs, which could reduce the number of vehicles passing through to 40%-60% of current levels within one day. Disruptions could last three months or more, which could have a “catastrophic” impact on the British economy.
  • Increased immigration checks at borders will lead to delays at St Pancras (Eurostar), Eurotunnel, Dover, and EU airports.
Northern Ireland
  • The government expects a hard border to return to Ireland, which will severely disrupt trade and may lead to protests, job losses, and the rise of an illegal economy.
Food and Drugs
  • Six months of significant disruption to medicine supply chains is expected.
  • Some fresh food supply will decrease. There will not be an overall shortage of food, but availability and choice will be limited, and prices will increase.
  • The UK growing season will be over, putting greater pressure on the supply chain.
  • Panic buying could disrupt food supplies.
Law and Order
  • Law enforcement data and information-sharing between the UK and the EU will be disrupted.
  • Protests are expected across the UK.
Fuel
  • Border delays could lead to limited fuel availability.
  • Fuel import tariffs, which the government would cut to 0%, will lead to the closure of two oil refineries, resulting in 2,000 lost jobs, associated strikes, and disruptions to fuel supply.
Gibraltar
  • Gibraltar is unprepared for a no-deal scenario and will see significant disruption to the supply of goods and waste shipment.
  • Long border delays are expected for months, affecting workers, residents, and tourists.
Brits in Europe
  • British citizens living in EU countries will lose EU citizenship. Associated rights and access to services, like healthcare, may be disrupted, or even lost.
Fishing
  • It will be illegal for EU fishing boats to work in UK waters, potentially causing clashes between vessels.
Social care
  • Increases in inflation may put small providers out of business within 2-3 months, and larger ones within six months, due to rising costs of staff and supplies.
(P.S. The Canadian Province Of Quebec should keep this in mind if they ever decide to bring up Separation again! )

The way I see it anyway!