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Anita Sarkesian needs money and has a new, get this, fundraising venture to sell! And it has to do with, get this, Toxic Men in Gaming!
And it's basically just Bullyhunters 2, and you know that Bullyhunters really needed a sequel.
Forgotten 80s Mystery Click
It's Gary Numan. But no, it's not Cars.
He did this song originally under the band name "Tubeway Army."
Forgotten 60s Mystery Click
Hints: Based on Russian folk song; sounds like some kind of 1910's cabaret drinking song; produced by Paul McCartney for Apple Records
When Paul McCartney was driving George and Ringo crazy trying to get Maxwell's Silver Hammer exactly right, because McCartney thought it could be a single -- "It could never be a single," Harrison said, "it's so fruity" -- Harrison suggested that McCartney just dump Maxwell's Silver Hammer on this artist
Forgotten 70s Mystery Click
"You never fail, to satisfy"
Much higher quality recording substituted for the old one
Wow, what a surprise! Fake "conservative" journalist Lachlan "Lackey" Markey, who was a liberal at the Free Beacon and is obviously now a liberal at The Daily Beast, and who used to be paid indirectly by Paul Singer (in as much as Singer funded the Free Beacon, Lackey's employer), just coincidentally decides that his Sacred Honor compels him to write a hit piece against Tucker Carlson for attacking Paul Singer
The Daily Beast article does not even contain the most basic disclosure that Lackey Markey used to work for the Paul Singer-funded Free Beacon. Just something that the public doesn't need to be told. Standard operating procedure for the "conservative" media.
I don't know what happened here and can't pretend to. All I can tell you is that the Cash-and-Carry model of "conservative" media, funded by billionaires whose secret interests are never disclosed by the "journalists" employing them, is completely honest and is in no need of investigation and mandatory disclosures of actual or apparent financial interests, whether current, prior, or future.
Will anyone else in the Cash-and-Carry Conservatism, Inc. bought-and-paid-for media even comment on this, about how this looks, well, rather shabby? No disclosure? Again? Why?
Will anyone question Lackey Markey or the Daily Beast or Paul Singer about this confluence of coincidence? Nah. There are a lot of people taking apples from this apple cart, and no one wants to upset it.
As Sarah Michelle Gellar said in Cruel Intentions, the way the popular kids get away with being whores but not being called whores is that "We just. Don't. Ever. Talk. About it."
Why read the IG Report when you can pontificate on matters of life and death? It won't be long before he tells us what is better, pads vs. tampons. [Mis. Hum]
423 So, wife works from home. She gets a call on her work phone.
I look over, and she has her video feed on, with me walking around in my underwear.
Come on, woman. I ain't giving it away for free.
Posted by: flounder, rebel, vulgarian, deplorable, winner
Always remember who it was in the alleged "conservative" media who swore up and down for the absolute, unquestionable integrity of their Deep State friends and sources and booty-calls, as well as for the Christ-like truthfulness of their ally Adam Schiff.
And remember the people who were open to doubting the alleged LG Paladins of the Deep State.
And make your news and commentary consumption choices based on that knowledge.
Also note that some people in the actual conservative media, like Mollie Hemingway, Sean Davis, Lee Smith, and Julie Kelly, actually read primary documents, whereas most people in the Fake Conservative, Inc. corporate-funded media only read Twitter and Jake Tapper's snarky chyrons. So all the Fake Conservative Media can report to you is what their liberal friends are saying about the primary documents (and by the way, their liberal friends didn't bother reading the primary documents either).
There is not just a profound lack of conservatism among the alleged conservative intellectual class, but also a profound lack of the basic habits of intellectualism, such as reading primary documents and, I don't know, getting the fuck off Twitter a couple of hours per day to do some actual work.
But hey, the paychecks from Paul Singer and Charles Koch keep coming, so everything's fine in Conservatism, Inc. land.
But here's the problem, fellas: You're being paid for access to an audience. You're being paid, just like a TV network is paid, for a bunch of eyeballs your sponsors can advertise their political agendas to, and you are the undisclosed pitchmen for their political products.
They paychecks are still coming, yes. But what happens when your sponsors realize that your audience has abandoned you?
Proudly offered by today's National Review: "Trump Defenders Continue to Push Ukraine Conspiracy Theories," by liberal corporate-owned propagandist Jonah Goldberg
I realized that I never even think to click on National Review anymore. I never read an article that comes out of the thing, even in the increasingly-rare case that someone sends one to me telling me it's good. So I clicked over to see what I was missing.
I think my decision to treat National Review as lower-production-value CNN is vindicated in full.
Glad to see that AEI sponge Ramesh Ponuru is still there, not disclosing his actual donors.
Seriously: If an allegedly "independent" commentator is receiving significant streams of money from deep-pocketed donors with specific ideological/financial aims, why on earth is not ALREADY a requirement that such writers routinely disclose the big-money agenda-drivers putting cash in their pockets? Why does conservative media get away with just ignoring the most basic protocols about transparency and honesty? This infects the entire Conservatism, Inc. system -- most of them are being paid money by some outside player, and yet none of them ever seem to do the most basic, elemental disclosure stating that they are receiving money from someone with interest in the subject matter they're writing about.
AEI is basically a corrupt pass-through organization whereby Big Money donors can purchase commentators/unacknowledged corporate spokesmen, but the commentators don't have to disclose they're being paid by, say, Charles Koch, because the shell-corporation AEI is supposedly the person paying the commentator.
When in fact it's actually the donor, who launders his donation through AEI. The donor gives them money to AEI, supposedly -- but it's "earmarked" for a specific recipient.
The recipient knows who gave him the money, who's endowing their "chair" or their "fellowship;" the donor, obviously, knows that he gave the commentator money.
The only people who don't know who's being paid by who are the general public these "independent" commentators supposedly serve.
Why don't we know? And why aren't we demanding disclosures on these matters?
I wonder why it's so important to keep that information hidden from the public.
Meet the inaugural class of "Adam Schiff 'Republicans' ":
Jonah Goldberg, Matt K. Lewis, Bill Kristol, Charlie 3-Wives Sykes, Steve Hayes, Jonathan Last, Andrew Egger, David Frum, and Adam Schiff 'Republicans' Class President and Drag Queen Fan, Mx. David French
Scott "Dilbert" Adams gets #Based
Really lets loose with the profanity at Democrats, dropping the c-word for Nancy Pelosi
The first 11 minutes are dynamite
91 "I've always been skeptical of the Russia stuff but they've got Carter Page caught red handed" is hilarious because it's the perfect Goldberg quote: first, pretend that you're not actually taking sides ("skeptical"), then absolutely take sides, and finally, be totally wrong.
Posted by: Sam Beezi

Goldberg loves this sort of "both sides" cuquivocation
Mollie Hemingway vs. Senorita Steve Hayes (and his college BF Bret Baier, and another leftie) on Special Report
I hope Mollie takes Hayes' head off, but she can't -- Brett Baier will rush in to protect his college butt buddy, as usual, and will probably try to get Mollie in trouble with Bill Sammon.
Mollie's got that suppressed smirk going like she's getting read to smash this grifter in the face.
Brett set up the panel so that he's got a lefty and Mollie on, and his butt buddy Steven Hayes can pose as the "reasonable centrist in the middle."
Oh boy, she just said "NeverTrump media" (Steve Hayes!) was "utterly humiliated" by the IG Report.
La Senorita Steve, ella es morta! Es morta!
Senorita Steve's big contribution was to claim that "this shows we are living in parallel realities" and we're both watching different movies -- which is a Bart Simpson Book Report fake thing to say. It's what you say when you didn't actually do the reading homework and just try to say something "safe" that won't expose you as an ignorant bluffer. It's obvious Steve Hayes did not read any of the report, and yet knew he was booked as an "expert commentator" to speak about it tonight. And yet even knowing he's going to have to speak intelligently about this, he still doesn't bother to read the very report he's Sagely Opining on!
Excuse me, if the "Expert Class" doesn't bother to do basic fucking reading, then they're not "experts" at all, and they certainly shouldn't be on TV or get to be the star of their own Very Important Newsletter.
BTW, Steve Hayes tried not to tangle with Hemingway. He meekly, c*ckishly offered this Scrabble Blank Tile of a bullshit filler nonpinion and then disappeared into the background, hoping his buddy Bret Baier wouldn't call on him again.
#NotMyLadyGhostbustersDisaster: Grossly fat manbaby incels whine that new Ghostbusters movie isn't #Woke enough and seems to be made for fans rather than Twitter Activists
One thing they're whining about is that the new movie does not acknowledge the Fake Lady Ghostbusters movie --but that movie itself did not acknowledge the real Ghostbusters movies. In fact, it was set in an entirely different universe where the real Ghostbusters never existed at all, and the Fake Lady Ghostbuters had to invent the ghost-busting technology (which had never before existed). Given that the Fake Lady Ghostbusters deliberately set itself in an entirely different universe and disregarded Ghostbusters history, why on earth would a Ghosbuters movie which is set in the real Ghostbusters universe acknowledge this fake parallel universe of toxic feminism and constant babbling and no laughs?
Wow...even the stoners over at Reason!
The Inspector General Report Is a Huge Blow to the FBI's Credibility. Why Is It Being Treated Like Vindication?
Somebody broke the office bong, so they may be thinking more clearly. [CBD]
Brazil's Jair Bolsonaro calls activist Greta Thunberg a 'brat' And that is accurate; she is an entitled, spoiled, tone-deaf brat. [CBD]
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