Monday, March 26, 2018

Volume Four: Number Thirteen


The Elephant Celebes
Max Ernst
(1921)

Ivory
I like elephants. I consider them majestic creature worth our efforts to save them, but we are going about it the wrong way.

First, we need to stop illegal poaching.

We can do this by providing money for a large, professional police force, in Africa, like our National Park Service. These forces will be used to conduct patrols to arrest poachers. Next, we go after the wholesellers of ivory by seizing their equipment and financial assets. Lastly, we go after the people purchasing illegal ivory on the black market, by imposing hefty fines.

Second, we make the elephants and the parks where they live financially successful for the local residents.

We do this by building facilities to employ the local residents. These facilities can be hotels for visitors, guide services in and around the parks, retail stores selling gifts, artist proving unique items, and ...

Third, we harvest the elephants.

Yes, that's right, we allow visitors to kill several elephants every year. This could be done by having wealthy individuals pay hefty fees to hunt in these parks. For additional money the hunter would be able to keep the trophy.

For folks that couldn't afford $1000,000 to $1,000,000 for the trophy. The elephants and other animals would be sold, in auctions, to the highest bidder.

Needless to say, this would never happen. It's so much easier to burn millions of dollars worth of ivory and other illegal trophies.

Oooh, there's all that corruption, in Africa, too.


Doom and Gloom


$1.3 Trillion

California

Data

Groups 

Hackers

Homes

Indians

Iran

ISIS

Puerto Rico

Robots

Sound

Space Station


Terrorism

Tyranny 

White Males

Yellowstone 


Things You Might Want to Think About

2,000 Days
I want to see the sunrise from ... Mount Olympus, on Mars

$50,000,000,000
I guess these United States' is planning to handout more money to the world's richest welfare king, Elon Musk.

Ammunition
You and your family need more ammunition

Bet Y'a
They will make more then ten

Cellphone
Folks, ... She was luck, very lucky.

Double Standard
What's so sad about this incident.

The media can't see their double standards.

Extinction
This is worrisome, but ...

The Earth, thus Life, survived the previous extinction events

Full30
As you have probably heard, ...

Alphabet, Goggle, YouTube, or whatever its called has banned firearms-type videos.

No worry, there is an alternative.

Oh, ... Don't forget.

Please boycott YouTube, Reddit, and ... Citibank

Ha, Ha, Ha
I am told, 'The Perfect Acquisition Contract is One Contract Modification Away.'

Huh
Let me get this straight, ...

The college is getting rid of the knight, but they will keep the nickname 'Crusader' then they will use a purple shield with HC, for Holy Cross, as their new image.

Because, ... The knight “inevitably ties us directly to the reality of the religious wars and the violence of the Crusades.”

What do they think a shield will do? A purple one at that.

Koch
I like Libertarians, but I also hate them, too.

One reason, ...

They forget our country belongs to its citizens, not its illegal immigrants

Losing
Folks, bump stocks turn good ammunition into worthless smoke and noise. They are useless for survival and anything else. Sane folks would avoid them like the piece of sh*t that they are.

With that said, ...

They are parts for a semiautomatic rifle. Banning them would be one more step down the road towards a complete firearms ban.


Minorities
If you are a minority in your neighborhood, you need to be moving.

Take my word for it.

Routine
Even during peace, our military faces death

Sanity
Damn, it took someone long enough to finally realize, we need more engineers, chemists, biologists, plumbers, welders, ...

Ooops, .. Almost

South Africa
One of the ways, the South African, so-called, blacks brought down Apartheid was to disrupt the educational system.

Training
The nature of combat has been changing, gone are the days of open terrain and set-piece battles, so our nations will need to learn how to win in a dense urban environment.

So, ...

You and your family may be unwilling training OPFOR (Opposing Forces) for the military.

Weapons
That's right. Anything can be a weapon, including a space tugboat.

Watchdog
It sad to see a, former, great organization fall into decay, like the ACLU


Overheard

"... just doing what he was trained to do ..."

"The federal government's proposed changes to tighten Canada's firearms laws don't go far enough, ..."

"Time to stop laughing at Bloomberg. He’s starting to win, and he and his rich buddies can basically end us. The only thing we have as a defense is each other, and it’s absolutely imperative right now to keep NRA strong."

"It was the Seventies, after all"

But if these dangerous policies continue out of California, we might need to build a wall between California and Arizona as well to keep these dangerous criminals out of our state,..."

"The price we paid at the local grocer never indicated what the farmer got for growing the crop."

"The two Democrats demanded that Shalala explain the donations to Republican and apologize to the Democrats who faced the Republican challengers to whom Shalala contributed, and said she needed to contribute an equivalent amount — about $41,000, including the PAC money — to the Miami-Dade Democratic Party."

"Stop shopping there. Seriously. Stop."

"She was made aware that it was an intimate conversation in a sacred space of sisterhood and fellowship."


What Others Wrote

Ace of Spades HQ: The Morning Report, 3/23/18

Defense One: The D Brief, 23 March, 2018

Survival Blog: Survivalists Odds 'n Sods, March 22nd, 2018

Yer Ol' Woodpile Report: Index 521

Z Man Blog: Closer to the Heart


That's Just the Way it Was: Myrtle Beach, South Carolina (ca 1943)


The men of a mobile unit of the 25th service group



Private Ed A. Proudfoot, electrician with a mobile unit of the 25th service group. He is twenty-nine years old and comes from 199 East Hazelwood Avenue, Rahway, New Jersey. He worked as an electrician on the Pennsylvania railroad.



Sergeant Robert Steele, machinist with a mobile unit. He is thirty years old, married; his home is at 2243 North 6th Street, Philadelphia, Pennslyvania. He used to work as a machinist at the New York Shipbuilding Company in Camden, New Jersey



Sergeant Glenn A. Zimmerman, sheet metal worker with a mobile unit. He is twenty-nine years old and comes from 1105 Ellis Street, Stevens Point, Wisconsin. Before joining the Army, he worked as a milkman.



Corporal Paul Wenger, instrument repair man with a mobile unit. He is thirty-one years old, a former grocery store clerk in Atkins, Arkansas. He learned instrument repair at Chanute Field, Illinois.



Private Philip A. Zilinsky, propeller specialist with a mobile unit checking the pitch of a propeller. He
is twenty-eight years old, comes from 905 East 141st Street, Cleveland, Ohio, where he worked as a draftsman for the Standard Oil Company



Sergeant Richard A. Walton, a welder with a mobile unit. He is twenty years old, and came into the Army right out of high school. His home is at 343 Long Road, Wilkinsburg, Pennslyvania



A mobile unit of the 25th service group with its trucks



A mobile unit working on an A-20 which ran off a taxi strip

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