Thursday Night Open Thread

I’m not really wanting to advertise for Amazon, but I am an Amazon Prime member. Been one for a long time.

I bought the membership before they had any of the video streaming. It was to save on two-day shipping. And, it was a good deal at the time. The video stuff that came later was a bonus.

Turns out that I’m not using all the benefits. I found a video that tells about 10 that not everybody uses.

[The YouTube]

Now, for everyone’s benefit, we present Thursday Night Open Thread. You lead the conversation. The only restriction is keep it no worse PG-13. Frank J. might be reading it, you see.

Who wants to start?

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Wait… Washington & Colorado Already Do That…

The Los Angeles school board passed a resolution forbidding ICE agents to take illegals into custody at public schools.

Next up: forbidding cops to bust drug dealers on school grounds.

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It Also Ties in Gothic Architecture, Which I Didn’t Even Exactly Know What That Meant

[A brief history of goths – Dan Adams] (Viewer #553,603)

I don’t think I’ve ever coherently wondered how all the different Goths were connected, but I was intrigued enough by the premise to derive a degree of satisfaction from the explanation, and watching the video saved me a lot of disinterested Googling through trivia to find out the answer.

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Link of the Day: Global Warming, Summarized

[High Praise! to Dilbert Comic Strip]

Climate Scientist Explains the Risk of Climate Change

[Think you have a link that’s IMAO-worthy? Send it to If I use your link, you will receive High Praise! (assuming you remember to put your name in the email)]

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Round Up the Usual Suspects

The head of the California Democratic Party African American Caucus said he was working with state party officials to determine who was responsible for cutting off the sound to Maxine Waters’ microphone as she spoke to the group at the party’s convention.

Let’s play Liberal Clue. It was Trump in the Kremlin with the Comey firing.

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It’s Like I’ve Heard This Argument Before, Somewhere…

[High Praise! to Les of Nuking Politics]

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Straight Line of the Day: Democrats Are Upset Because President Trump’s “Extreme Vetting” of Immigrants Will Include…

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

Democrats are upset because President Trump’s “extreme vetting” of immigrants will include…

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The Illustrated Frank J: It Looks the Same to 1-Dimensional Press Coverage


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I Do It By Idling My SUV While Listening to His Speech. OK, I Don’t Actually *Listen*…

In Italy to give a speech on global warming, former President Obama arrived in a private jet, took over an entire Tuscan resort village, and were driven everywhere by a 13-car motorcade.

Huh… wonder how poor people fight global warming.

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Cartoon of the Day – Redline

[Michael P. Ramirez]

It seems that almost every time I post something defending Trump, I always preface it with a reminder that I didn’t vote for the guy (or Clinton). I ought to stop doing that.

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