Starring Dolph Lundgren

An intelligent robot programmed to learn from and remember its environment escaped from a laboratory in Russia.

Huh. What’s Russian for “Sarah Connor”?

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Cartoon of the Day – Coverage

20160629LisaBenson
[Lisa Benson – GoComics]

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The Illustrated Frank J: It’s Not Working! Quick! Do More of It!

[source]

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How to Build a Cruise Ship

[AIDAprima Cruise Ship Construction & Christening in 4K by MK timelapse] (Viewer #303,279)

I’m not sure this is as visually fascinating as a lot of time lapses, but cerebrally, I found myself wondering often where those huge slabs of metal came from, and also how many millions of welding seams were required to get ALL these pieces to stay together tightly enough for this monstrosity to float.

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Let’s Not Bicker and Argue About Who Killed Who

The Justice Department released a “partial transcript” of the Orlando shooter’s 911 call, but it removed all references to Islam, ISIS, or Allah.

Swell. Like a history textbook chapter on WWII that doesn’t mention Germany, Jews, or Hitler.

[title reference link]

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Qualified

(Submitted by Slapout [High Praise!])

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Link of the Day: The Seventy Maxims of Maximally Effective Mercenaries

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The Seventy Maxims of Maximally Effective Mercenaries

Taken from the webcomic Schlock Mercenary. Which is one of the few remaining things on the internet that started before the Towers fell. If you want to start from the beginning, go here.

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Don’t Count Anyone Out Yet

A new poll shows that 25% of voters are still undecided.

So… Stay Puft is still in the running for Destructor ’16?

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Obama Warned Us – Senatorial Politics

Senate leaders’ refusal to give Judge Garland a fair hearing is pure politics. #DoYourJob
@BarackObama

“Which is completely unfair unless you’re passing a healthcare bill in the middle of the night on a party-line vote.”

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Straight Line of the Day: A Former Secret Service Agent Just Spilled Hillary’s Darkest Secret…

Works like this: I feed you Moon Nukers a straight line, and you hit me with a punch line in the comments.

A former Secret Service agent just spilled Hillary’s darkest secret

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Random Thoughts: Sit-ins and Brexit

I’ve yet to see a measure labeled as “common sense gun control” which was likely to stop a single criminal from getting a gun.

We have two awful people running for president, and they can be truthful and effective when talking about how awful the other person is.

Whether you leave the EU or not, you’re still going to be Europe, so I don’t know how things will get better.

They should make the next Doctor Who and James Bond the same person.

It’s been a while since I’ve seen the “I’m Just a Bill” School House Rock segment. Where does sitting on the floor fit in?

Usually people do protests to influence legislators, so when legislators do a protest it just seems like they’re confused.

What would be funny is if Britain left the EU and then became the 51st state of the U.S. “The circle is now complete.”

I know it’s fun to pretend, but you don’t actually get a say about whether other people – good or bad – will have guns.

Scientists have yet to develop any sort of defense to a roundhouse kick.

Republicans should unban automatic weapons and then Dems should ban them and they’ll have made progress on guns for all anyone will know.

Remember that gun from Turok: Dinosaur Hunter that would fire a projectile that drilled into people’s heads? Did we ever ban that gun?

Don’t think sitting around is going to get rid of the Bill of Rights. Dems are going to need red coats and muskets or something.

Don’t take anything I say as criticizing politicians for sitting around doing nothing. That’s pretty much the best they’re capable of doing.

The cheering on of the attacks on the 5th and 2nd Amendments displays pretty starkly how little liberalism remains in the left.

The Democrats are staging a sit-in to ensure that President Trump can use secret lists to take away people’s rights.

Trump is a garbage fire. And Democrats are no more serious and no less horrible than Trump.

Will there at least be a lady EPA that’s the villain in the Lady Ghostbusters?

Well, the sit-in ended, but at least no one learned anything.

The sad truth is that most of what we call the right and left in this country are reactionaries with no coherent political philosophy.

America is so civilized that people can say the awfullest things about a group known for owning guns without any fear of physical violence.

I’m much more proud than I should be that my 3yo son has gotten good at Temple Run.
“He’s playing video games at a 1st grade level!”

If Britain votes for Brexit, they’ll announce “So long and thanks for all the crumpets” before blasting off into space.

Americans are interested in a vote in another country. We should get a gold star.

Coming soon: The Texit vote.

Can the U.S. also vote to leave the EU or is that restricted to members?

“Traitors to the crown will be BREXECUTED!”

The sad fact about the EU is that a union of states just doesn’t work without first having a war with Britain.

A nation governing itself? Insanity!

So next from Britain comes a declaration of war against the rest of Europe, right?

I don’t understand all the politics involved in Brexit, but a bunch of weenies are freaking out so maybe it’s good.

Is Russia in Europe? I never really understood where Russia is. Always confused it with Mordor.

What the left are going to conclude about Brexit is this is exactly what happens when you aren’t condescending enough.

I’ll always remember when the Brexit results were announced the deafening cries of “Blimey!” and “Cheerio!”

Dismissing the concerns of large groups of people and calling them racist is probably a great long term strategy.

EU? More like “Ew!”
Political commentary brought to you by Jammie Dodgers. “Jammie Dodgers: Probably some sort of quaint British thing.”

Why can’t the effete elites and the beer-swilling working class be one happy family like Frasier and his dad?

Come on, GOP, dump Trump at the convention. It will be completely insane, and frankly, that’s what 2016 needs more of.

I would never write villains as one-dimensional as ISIS.

I’ve only read the GoT books and not seen the show. I believe I’ll eventually see the sixth book. I have no faith I’ll ever see the seventh.

One of the advantages of a Trump presidency is you won’t have the media constantly rallying behind him to cover up his incompetency.

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So… Is Calling it “Slander” Actually Slanderous?

Joe Biden said that Donald Trump was “slandering entire religious communities as complicit in terrorism”.

Note to Joe: slander DOES have an absolute defense

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Cartoon of the Day – Signals

20160628LisaBenson
[Lisa Benson – GoComics]

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The Illustrated Frank J: Wishing Powers, ACTIVATE!

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Why Don’t They Just Make the Whole Plane Out of Black Box Material?

[Airplane black boxes, explained] (Viewer #227,369)

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